SYLVIA EUGENIA RUIZ

FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Specialties:  Project management, facilitation, trauma healing, movement and performance improvisation, natural motivator, creative writing, cross cultural communication, contemplative practices, languages (Spanish, English, French). 

I value: Solidarity, compassion in action, challenge, collaboration, kindness, sense of safety and belonging, integrity, long-term relationships and partnerships, healing processes, environmental awareness, and innovative thinking.  

I founded Primordial motivated by  a dream: Creating a space for healing processes that celebrates diversity, where we discuss difference openly, and are centered in the needs and capacities of non-dominant groups (mainly Latinxs). 

Positions/Affiliations/Responsibilities/Passions: Primordial’s Multicultural Healing Community Executive  Director, outreach specialist at UW Madison’s Educational Psychology, Mindfulness facilitator at UW Health Mindfulness Program, healing trauma at Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute (third-year student), artist, traveler, LGBTQIA+ community member, wife, daughter, friend of the Earth and friend of my friends.