Dr. Aura Imbarus is an awarded educator, journalist, life coach, and author of the critically acclaimed Amazon bestseller, Out of the Transylvania Night: A Story of Tyranny, Freedom, Love and Identity, a memoir detailing her life in Romania during the communist regime and Conversations with the Past ( Sept 17, 2020).
She is also the founder of See Beyond. Live. Love. Inspire. a company that issues See Beyond Magazine, a motivational and inspirational publication for teens, young minds, and young-at-heart adults. She also offers life coaching and international global events planning.
She has combined her BA in foreign languages, MA in American and British Studies, and PhD in World Humanities with additional special interests, becoming a licensed clinical hypnotherapist, and training with Dr. Brian Weiss and Dr. Wanita Holmes. Since 1998, she has taught both high school and college level classes in Southern California. She had been featured on NBC, ABC, CNBC, Good Morning San Diego, and in Forbes Romania.
Aura Imbarus serves as the president of the California Ballet’s Advisory Council, and she is the cofounder of GROW Alliance, a Romanian self-help annual conference, and founding board member of RACC, Romanian-American Chamber of Commerce in California. With her business partner, Leo Frincu, World Champion in Wrestling, she is producing a podcast called, Raw and Real as well as events focused on the transformation of the mind and body. In her free time, she enjoys ballroom dancing, sports, yoga, world travel, and especially exposure to different cultures.