Meet the Team
Outdoor Recreation Director
John brings 30 years of experience with the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation, including search and rescue missions on Utah Lake and the Great Salt Lake. In 1993, he became Park Manager at nearby Snow Canyon State Park, where he served to help protect the natural environment (including his nurturing of the Naturalist program) while providing outstanding recreation opportunities. Guests at Red Mountain Resort have benefited from John’s vast knowledge and passion since 2006.
John served in the United States Navy and is a graduate of Utah State University with a degree in Outdoor Recreation.
Dave Becker is a freelance commercial photographer creating images for a broad base of corporate and government clients — lifestyle, architectural, environmental portraits as well as aerial capture. Dave enjoys conducting photography sessions for our guests and teaching them how to use their camera gear and get the most from it.
Outdoor Recreation Guide, Archeologist
Boma has spent the last 30 years following his boyhood dreams of studying Native Americans. Twenty-five of those years he worked as an Archaeologist for the Bureau of Land Management in Yuma, Arizona. His Master’s Degrees in Archaeology and Ethnology makes him the ideal guide in this archaeology-rich environment.
In his spare time, Boma researches rock art throughout the Southwest, specializing in petroglyphs, pictographs and geoglyphs of the ancient Native Americans—a passion he enthusiastically shares with Red Mountain guests.
Spa, Wellness & Fitness
Director Of Spa And Wellness
Marci Howard-May has been a nationally certified massage therapist since 1997. She graduated from East West College of the Healing Arts in Portland, Oregon. She began working as a massage therapist in Park City, Utah while completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science at the University of Utah in 2000. She then divided time between working at a day spa in Salt Lake expanding her spa treatment experience and working in Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Utah Hospital. Marci then managed the Preventive Cardiology Clinic for the university hospital for a few years. She returned to bodywork at Tamarack Resort and Spa Del Sol in McCall, Idaho. Marci then relocated to St. George, Utah as Supervisor of Spa Services for Sagestone Spa & Salon and currently holds the position of Director of Spa and Wellness.
Dr. Brad Crump, D.C.
Health Services Manager
Brad has been practicing Chiropractic medicine since 1994 and has established successful practices in both California and Utah. He has been with Red Mountain Resort since 1999, overseeing the Health Services department and developing and implementing programs such as Chiropractic care, bone density testing, cholesterol testing, anti-aging assessments and specialized exercise and nutrition testing. He is also an Am I Hungry™ licensed facilitator.
Brad also provides weekly lectures on such topics as Seven Habits of Healthy Aging, Women's Health and Hormones, Healthy Bones and Foot Care Essentials.
Kim is an ACSM certified personal trainer and has been an A.C.E. certified group instructor since 1989. Her knowledge of fitness is deep, her enthusiasm contagious. She has studied The MELT Method under the direction of Sue Hitzmann and is passionate about a helping people relieve pain with this new method. She currently has the following MELT certifications: Hand and Foot, MELT instructor and Neuro Strength Modules 1 and 2.
Kim holds certifications with Zumba® Drums Alive®, Tabata Bootcamp™, Nia® and Flirty Girl Fitness®.
Spa Services Supervisor
Eric is a Utah native, raised in Castle Dale, Utah, near the rugged San Rafael Swell. He is a graduate of the Utah College of Massage Therapy and a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist. After starting his career performing massage in a chiropractic office and ski resort, Eric sought the warmer weather found here at Red Mountain Resort and joined the resort team in 2007. Eric employs structural integration techniques into his bodywork, helping his clients realign their whole bodies through fascial manipulation so that they can enjoy greater mobility and overall wellness. When not at Red Mountain, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife & son camping & exploring the natural wonders in Southern Utah.
Certified Personal Trainer
Rebecca has been a certified fitness professional since 1998. She currently holds certifications through ACE cPT, ACSM cPT, AFAA, AEA, Nia® Technique Blue Belt, Spinning, Balletone®, Reebok® Coreboard, Yoga-Fit, Poolates™, Drums Alive and Power Pilates. She has been a Trainer and Fitness Instructor at Red Mountain Resort for 11 years. Rebecca believes that fitness training should be systemic, incorporating the whole body rather than isolating muscle groups.
Also certified in Kundalini yoga, Rebecca believes in strengthening yourself from the inside out, incorporating the mind, body, emotions and uniqueness of yourself as an individual.
Shaman Spirit Guide
Betina has been facilitating the healing of individuals and groups for twenty years. She is the author of Sacred Earth, Silent Angel: The Healing Energies of Zion Canyon, founder of the Zion Canyon Native Flute School, and a Level VI Training in Power graduate. In 1993 she was drawn to study with Don Americo Yabar, a shaman from the holy mountains of Peru.
After eighteen years of study in Andean, Mayan and Native American spiritual arts, Betina has come to share her healing wisdom with the guests of Red Mountain Resort.
Yoga Teacher, Ryt
In 1985, while living in Paris, France studying art and French, Enilse found Yoga, and began her journey and appreciation for alignment, precision and emotional transformation through years of Iyengar instruction. Registered with Yoga Alliance since 2002, Enilse is also a trainer in Yoga for Scoliosis, certified as M.E.L.T. Instructor and offers workshops in Restorative Yoga. Enlise has taught yoga, fitness and body/mind classes and workshops at Red Mountain since 2004.
Certified Pilates Instructor
Stephanie began her training in the Pilates method in an attempt to heal her left shoulder after a car accident. Pilates was the only therapy she found that actually restored mobility and eliminated her chronic pain. Now certified through Power Pilates in New York, Stephanie gets high marks from our guests due to her thorough direction and attention to form. She is passionate about helping others find relief from pain by lengthen their spine and building abdominal support.
Dr. Jared Taylor has been practicing acupuncture for over a decade, after specializing in acupuncture at Parker University Chiropractic School in Dallas Texas. He's now returned to his hometown of St. George Utah and is excited to be part of the Red Mountain team. He is considered by many of his patients to be intuitive and a great practitioner.
Ian Phillip White
Yoga Teacher, Bsc, Mh, Mi, E-ryt 500
Ian began his yoga practice in the 1980s because he was suffering from scoliosis and daily back pain. At the time he was being treated by the head of the British School of Osteopathy three times per week. Even after the first yoga experience Ian felt relief from this constant pain. He began teaching Hatha Yoga in 1996, and is a Certified Sivananda Yoga Instructor. He is registered at the highest level with the Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500. He specializes in safely taking people from inflexibility and pain all the way through to the strongest vinyasa (flow) practices. His philosophy is to use the tools of yoga to assist each individual to let go of pain and transform their bodies and minds to their highest potential.
Barbara Harrison is highly intrigued by the intuitive arts, and has added many therapies to her Intuitive Tool Box including Guided Imagery, Past Life Regression, Tea Leaf Reading, Numerology, Rune and Mandala reading. She encourages you through the use of these tools to open yourself to the eternal nature of your existence and guide your life direction.
Diana White has had the gift of intuitive healing since she was a young child and over the years she has helped loved ones and friends to find their paths toward emotional and spiritual healing. Those gifts include aura readings & balancing energy fields. A private intuitive session with Diana can lead you to explore your spirituality, find connection to source, heal past wounds, realize forgiveness helping you to create balance and acceptance in your life.
Sergio believes that your health and well-being is a precious gift and must be kept at its best to be able to keep up with the rapid pace of today’s world. A member of the National Association of Personal Trainers, Sergio keeps up with the latest fitness trends and is a Beach Body® Coach and Insanity® Certified. He keeps trainings fun while encouraging and supporting his clients to add exercise to their life, so they can enjoy it to its fullest.
Certified Practice Leader For Tai Chi
As a Red Mountain Resort Team Member since 2007, Dave is our Certified Practice Leader for Tai Chi, as well as a Certified Facilitator for the 2Young2Retire Program. With 30 years of prior experience in Industry and Higher Education, Dave inspires our Resort Guests with a zest for inner peace and life-long adventure!
Shamanic Energy Provider
Brittney Marie is trained in the healing arts of Shamanic Energy Medicine, Chinese Stone & Crystal Medicine, sacred geometry, and sonic alchemy. She has journeyed to the sacred sites and mountains of Peru and received the rites and initiations of the Q'ero lineage. Blending energies of the natural elements of the earth and within the individual, her work is intended to empower people to transform what is present into its highest expression.
Bringing over 25 years of work experience at high-end luxury resorts, Luethje returns to Red Mountain Resort to resume his former role as Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage. Raised by health conscious vegetarian parents, Luethje learned early on to appreciate a healthy lifestyle. His interest in healthy, yet gourmet cuisine was further enhanced when he joined the Red Mountain Resort team in 2004.
Chef Luethje returns to Red Mountain Resort after spending four years as the Executive Chef at Miraval Resort & Spa in Tucson, AZ. Prior to that, he served as the Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage at Red Mountain from 2004 through 2008. Before joining Red Mountain, Luethje spent two years as the Executive Chef at Teton Mountain Lodge in Jackson Hole, WY and a year at Cedar Breaks Lodge in Brian Head, UT. He also spent several years at Enchantment Resort in Sedona, AZ as well Loew’s Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson. Luethje has won multiple annual awards for best cuisine and cooking classes, including the number one rated spa cuisine in the Condé Nast Traveler 2007 Readers’ Choice Awards, and has also made appearances at the James Beard House. Additionally, he co-authored Miraval Resort & Spa’s first cookbook, Mindful Eating, published by Hay House USA in May 2012.
Executive Sous Chef
Her Connecticut family traditions and a love of gardening and the outdoors, are the building blocks of Red Mountain Resort’s Executive Sous Chef’s Shelley Pulcini-Corso’s culinary talents. The preparation for family holiday gatherings filled with traditional Italian items, led her to experimenting with her favorite recipes when she became a vegetarian in her teens. While majoring in graphic arts in college, she artistically recreated recipes from classic cookbooks as a hobby. A post college cross-country trip led her to settle in Tucson, taking her healthy cooking talents to the Wild Oats Market, specializing in vegetarian creations. She continued to hone her skills to join the acclaimed Canyon Ranch team. During her tenure with Canyon Ranch-Tucson, Corso earned a number of promotions due to her keen eye for presentation and baking talents, contributing several recipes for the recent Canyon Ranch cookbook. Corso was promoted to the Chef de Cuisine of the Canyon Ranch Spa Club in Las Vegas. Corso enjoys hiking, biking, reading and is looking forward to bringing her love of gardening to Red Mountain Resort.