Ronna Prince, Founder, Modern Mastery™, Global Wholeness Corp, HeartMath Coach, Workshop Leader and Inspirational Speaker
Ronna Prince is the writer and producer of Sacred Journey of the Heart, a film about the science and spirit of our connection. She is also a life coach, an inspirational speaker and a songwriter. Ronna created a step-by-step personal growth process that she trademarked as Modern Mastery™. She guides clients through the process of transition and creating a new reality that aligns with each person’s unique talents and dreams.
Ronna is a certified Radical Forgiveness Coach and a licensed coach and trainer of the Institute of HeartMath™ tools and techniques. Ronna’s goal with the film, Sacred Journey of the Heart, is to encourage viewers to “dive in” and learn about the scientifically proven power of the human heart to lead the way in transforming our lives.
The film is part of a larger project that Ronna envisioned in 2009 entitled “Global Wholeness.” Global Wholeness Corp is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to bring healing and wholeness to oneself, our families and our communities through heart-based living. Global Wholeness supports projects that bring healing and wholeness to communities through charitable giving.
Dr. Donald Backstrom graduated from National Chiropractic College in Lombard, IL in 1986 and began practicing chiropractic in Glen Ellyn, IL that same year. Along with his doctorate in chiropractic, Dr. Backstrom also has a Master of Science degree in clinical psychology, Bachelor of Science degrees in both psychology and human biology, and post doctorate training in both rehabilitation and neurology. He has advanced training in meridian therapy (acupuncture) and clinical nutrition.
Dr. Backstrom is a Brimhall Certified Chiropractor as of April 2009. He has been practicing the Brimhall 6 Steps to Wellness protocol since 2002 utilizing the cold laser, percussor, nutritional supplementation and other modalities to obtain optimal results with his patients. Dr. Backstrom 's desire is for everyone is to have optimal health and well-being.
Scott Cervine, Editor and Art Director
Scott is a sought after director and editor throughout the film community. His unprecedented amount of respect among his clients and peers, garnered a successful career of writing, directing and editing nearly twenty films to date, Including, Lost and Found (Connie Britton, 2008 Release); We Were One (Official Seleciton/Elevate Film Festival 2008); Angel In The Hood (Lonnie Lardner, 2008 Release); Habenero (Carlos Moreno Jr., 2007); Miraculous Collision (Spiritual Cinema Circle, 2007); Life Coach (Jonathon Silverman, Rainn Wilson, Ron Livingston, Carla Gugino/Best Director and Best Comedy, Moondance Film Festival, 2006); Beyond the Bridge (Best Film Hollywood HD Indie. Fest., 2006); Closer Than Ever (Allen Williams/Spiritual Cinema Circle, 2006) and Marriage and Beyond, (Russ Geary, 2005).
Scott’s passion for directing is fueled by his sharp eye as an editor and his unique ability to inject laughter into serious topics. His short film, Out of Proportion, won the grand prize at the “Beverly Hills Short Film Festival” and was distributed world wide. And most recently Cervine was proud to have directed the award winning feature length documentary entitled The Shadow Effect currently being distributed by Hay House. Robert Kholer (Los Angeles Times) has this to say about Cervine’s talent as a film maker: “Scott Cervine is an irresistible force.”
Skip Thomas, Director
Skip Thomas, Director, has a lengthy career in documentary filmmaking and television advertising. Among Skip’s many award winning television documentaries is a project that was near and dear to his heart; Skip was hired to produce a thirteen-minute segment about children waiting for heart transplants for the nationally televised news magazine ABC Primetime, which then went on to become a 4 part ABC series.
Skip also wrote, filmed and edited a PBS special documentary entitled “He Loves Me Not”, on the topic of dating violence. This documentary won several international awards including honors at the New York Television and Film Awards the Houston International Film Festival, and a Gracie and CINE award.
The secret to Skip’s success comes from a creative spark deep within his heart and soul, which connects the subject, producer and his audience. “It is a gift to turn everyday information into a compelling creative journey and tap into the consciousness of an “every day” audience, touch the nerve of humanity and change the way we all look at the world as it is now, this is the dream I am living out everyday. - Skip Thomas