I’ve been a Recovery Beyond member since the beginning of 2021. I found out about the organization through Scott Brown’s social media posts and have been actively involved ever since, participating in and leading the hikes, fitness activities and community events. I am a former professional athlete and now a tennis coach, and have been in sobriety since January 2021. I love being outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, and believe in the healing power of nature, mountains and physical activity. I am originally from Ukraine, but moved to the United States to play tennis for the University of Maryland, where I received a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. I like to use my knowledge of the human body and my athletic background while designing the fitness workouts for Recovery Beyond, and believe that fitness should be fun and accessible for all. I think socializing and being a part of a supportive community is an essential part of recovery, and Recovery Beyond has been instrumental in providing that for me. I hope to share the opportunity of starting anew and healing with more people in recovery.