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Emiliya Zhivotovskaya’s Bio

By on January 1, 2007 – 12:37 pm  No Comment

Emiliya Zhivotovskaya, MAPP, ERYT is President and Founder of Flourish, an organization dedicated to utilizing research based tools to enable individuals and organizations to flourish.

Emiliya fuses the best of Eastern philosophy with Western science to provide people with holistic tools for increasing their happiness, well-being and sense of flourishing.  She draws on research from positive psychology, neuroscience, sports psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy, kinesiology, body mechanics, nutrition, yoga, complimentary alternative medicine, spirituality and energy sciences.

Emiliya spreads these tools through individual coaching, consulting, workshops, training programs, classes, healing sessions, writing, audio programs and virtual seminars.

Emiliya is a success coach for the National Society of Leadership and Success and she runs the New York Science of Happiness Group.

She is a former facilitator of the Penn Resilience Program and has international experience training teachers in positive psychology and resilience programs. She conducts seminars based on positive psychology in the community and Yoga Ed. in the school systems. For years, she has studied naturopathic and complimentary alternative medicine and incorporates holistic approaches into her work.

Emiliya holds a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania where she studied with the founder of the field, Dr. Martin Seligman.

She is a summa cum laude graduate from Long Island Unversity’s Honors Program where she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and triple-minored in fine art, business and philosophy.

Additionally, Emiliya has a near decade of work as a professional entertainer. Her top strengths are gratitude, love of learning, zest and enthusiasm, forgiveness, love and the capacity to be loved!

Emiliya contributed a chapter to the Positive Psychology News book, Character Strengths Matter.

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