Luisa Valdez

Holistic Health Practitioner in Phoenix, Arizona

Luisa Valdez

Holistic Health Practitioner in Phoenix, Arizona

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Luisa is a fiery Aries, 3rd-Generation Phoenician, and Army Veteran. She enjoys rock n' roll and laughing as often as possible. When she isn’t going a million miles a minute, Luisa blisses out on the desert landscapes and enjoys being a homebody in her round house in Sunnyslope. Luisa puts the LOCA in Localist and embraces all she can of the 602 + Valley of the Sun! She's a nature nerd, functionally fashionable, and can't resist a dance break.

Luisa is a force impossible to ignore-- Balancing Happy + Healthy as the Creator of The Herbalista, she specializes in sex, drugs & mind/body/soul. She is a disabled Army Veteran and manages chronic pain from long-term injuries + illnesses while also managing The Herbalista as a lifestyle and wellness brand.


2014 Caesar Perez Lifetime Service Award - Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS

Former Program Coordinator/Events Assistant for Aunt Rita's Foundation

2013 "Rising Star" - Ion Arizona Magazine 6th Annual Prismatic Pride Awards

Former Vice Chair on the Board of Directors for Phoenix Pride

LGBTQ Outreach Coordinator for AIDS Walk Phoenix & 5k Run

Selected as one of the “40 Hispanic Leaders under 40” in Arizona - 2010

Candidate for the AZ House of Representatives in Legislative District 15 - 2010

  • Work
    • The Herbalista
  • Education
    • Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
    • United States Sports Academy