Pilar Gerasimo is the founding editor of "Experience Life" (www.experiencelife.com), an award-winning, whole-life health and fitness magazine that reaches more than 2.5 million people nationwide, and is available at many Barnes & Noble and Whole Foods newsstands.
Pilar is also the author of "Being Healthy Is a Revolutionary Act: A Manifesto for Thriving in a Mixed Up World," a work that provided the philosophical basis for RevolutionaryAct.com, and for her blog at the Huffington Post.
Pilar has been a guest on Dr. Oz’s "Oprah & Friends" radio program and has partnered with Functional Medicine pioneer Dr. Mark Hyman to create and co-present the UltraSmart Weight Loss Workshop at the Omega Institute. She sits on the advisory board of the University of Minnesota’s Health Journalism & Communication program and has served as a judge for the National Magazine Awards.
Pilar’s central passion is empowering people to live their healthiest, most authentic lives so that they can give their best gifts — and thereby help change the world for the better. A Fulbright Scholar, she holds a B.A. with honors in Comparative Literature from Mills College. She lives with her husband Zack and their three-legged pitbull on an organic cooperative family farm in western Wisconsin.
Follow her on Twitter @pgerasimo.