Luisa Hall Valdez
Sex + Drugs + Mind/Body/Soul in Phoenix, Arizona
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 sunshine of Central Phoenix, where she lives with her Artista wife Marisa and her 15 year old cats Boogie & Jett. 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 Hall Valdez is a force impossible to ignore-- Balancing Happy + Healthy as the Creator of The Herbalista, she specializes in sex, drugs & mind/body/soul. Luisa 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
Arizona is Home - Familia Es Familia / Why Marriage Matters AZ
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