Meet Our Experts

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog, MD

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog, MD

Chief Medical Officer

"Your body is your most faithful friend, one of your most valuable resources, the sacred vessel that holds your spirit. I can think of a few things more worth of your devotion."

Well & Being’s team of world-class spa and wellness experts are lead by Dr. Tieraona Low Dog – whose extensive career in the study of natural medicine, and its role in modern health care, began more than 35 years ago. Dr. Low Dog studied midwifery and massage therapy, as well as herbalism. She served as President of the American Herbalist Guild and ran a teaching clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico before going on to receive her doctorate degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Tieraona opened and ran a successful integrative medical clinic in Albuquerque before joining the faculty of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona where she served as the Director of Fellowship from 2005-2015. Tieraona has recently authored three National Geographic books, Healthy at Home and Life is Your Best Medicine and co-authored the Guide to Medicinal Herbs. She serves on numerous editorial/advisory boards, and has appeared on E!, ABC’s 20/20, CNN, and is a frequent guest on the Dr. Oz show and NPR’s The People’s Pharmacy.

Samara Gonzales

Samara Gonzales

Spa Director

A Successful retail executive with 20+-year track record revitalizing and managing multi-site business units. Proven career of producing multi-million dollar profits through pinpointing operational inefficiencies, designing new sales and merchandising strategies, and encouraging the revitalizing of employee morale. New business opening expertise set up over 190 stores all around the country Implementing corporate vision and organizational strategy to guarantee both Health of the organization and service to de consumer.

Prior to joining Trilogy Spa Holding Samara had 20 years of broad experience as a retail district manager executive for major retail companies, Mark Ecko Enterprises, Pacific Sunwear, Claire’s Accessories, Victoria Secret. Managing  Puerto Rico & South Florida area with 6 different division. DIMOND AWARD WINNER 2003 and 2004. Samara also had the challenge to serve as a Marketing Director USA & Canada for Sunset World Hotel & Resorts in Cancun, Mexico.
 
She holds bachelor’ degree in Business Administration from New York University at Stony Brook.

Dagmarie L. Sánchez

Dagmarie L. Sánchez

Spa and Fitness Operations Manager

Dagmarie Sánchez is the Spa and Fitness Operations Manager for Triology Spa Holdings at The El San Juan Hotel in Puerto Rico. Dagmarie is a Spa professional with more than 17 years of hospitality experience, 14 years of those dedicated to Spa Operations.

Dagmarie has spa business management experience and accomplished diverse functions including relationship building, business development, promotional planning, and customer service among others. Also, has implemented creative innovative strategies to increase sales and have earned multiple Top Seller awards for exceeding product and service sales quotes.

Dagmarie started her career at the Ritz-Carlton San Juan Spa in 1999-2014 where she held various positions. Also, worked at Summer Bay by Exploria as a Sales Agent and most recently worked at The Condado Vanderbilt Spa as a Spa Team Lead.

Dagmarie’s career history is built on well-developed interpersonal, communication, and project management abilities as well as driven and resourceful professional.

Luis Maeso Ocasio

Luis Maeso Ocasio

Lead Fitness Specialist

With more than 20 years of experience as a certified personal trainer he also poses a B.A. in physical education, plus an MBA related to wellness. Luis also have multiples certifications in the area of physical activity and wellness such as Personal Trainer, Cross Fit Level 1, Wellness Coach, Float Fit Trainer, Intrinity Board Trainer, Athletic Trainer, Youth Trainer, Master Irish Alternative Trainer, CPR and First Aid among others. In all these years he managed multiple successful gym facilities, he also certify people to achieve the Puerto Rico license to become a personal trainer in the island. Work with Olympic athletes who represents the island in different modalities during this last period and also has worked as physical trainer with hundreds of athletes in 10(+) different sports.