Shaan Saar
Glory through the storm
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About Shaan Saar

The Hebrew translation of Shaan Saar is glory through the storm, an appropriate handle for the creation of a unique, Wellness concept. In June 2018 after several years of friendship and training martial arts and competitive physique sports together Gabriel Mora and Renee Rose created Shaan Saar and began to travel the US teaching Krav Maga Self Defense to underserved communities. With the firm belief that every person, regardless of race, ethnicity, religious background, sexual orientation or identity has the right to learn to defend themselves the “Safe Space” program for LGBTQ and Female Violent Crime Survivors was created. Using his extensive education, knowledge and background in Sports and Exercise Science, Martial Arts and the Krav Maga Street Defense System Gabriel partnered with Renee Rose to set on a mission of making the highest quality Self Defense education available throughout Central Florida for all. With a warm welcoming environment, compassionate, highly educated male / female team Shaan Saar offers a tapestry of fitness and wellness modalities for all ages and skill levels. From Krav Maga for self defense, confidence, self discipline and empowerment to local / national programs for assault survivors and violence preparedness Shaan Saar rounds out the deepest level of commitment to our clients by incorporating injury prevention and restorative Pilates, Personal Training and lifestyle coaching.

Mission Statement: Shaan Saar was created to inspire the best in personal safety education, wellness and sustainable well-being. We aspire to end violence and exploitation facing our world's most isolated and vulnerable communities. Shaan Saar is founded on a mission of facilitating wellness and longevity worldwide through workshops, courses and a prehab / injury prevention system of evidence based wellness principles for athletes and the fitness minded. We welcome the challenge of integrating the time honored traditions of martial arts and wellness for a comprehensive system that serves our clients on a global scale.

Gabriel Mora

Gabriel is an Israeli Black Belt and the youngest and one of the highest ranking Master Instructors in Krav Maga Street Defense system in the world. As a third degree Krav Maga Street Defence Certified Master Instructor he specializes in women’s self defense.

In addition to being a lifelong internationally trained martial artist and Krav Maga practitioner Gabriel is also a certified personal trainer sports nutrition specialist through the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science and multiple fitness ad training certifications. In 2017 he began collaborating with specialty medical practitioners to develop healing protocol for athletes affected with autoimmune and immunological illness.

Gabriel is Balance Body Pilates Reformer trained by Master Instructor Patricia Massey. He specializes in Pilates for athletic performance and correcting muscle imbalances. He strongly believes Pilates develops the mind body connection necessary for explosive training and improves precision for self defense and martial arts.

Gabriel began his Krav Maga instruction under Ken Brayman (Street Defence US headquarters liaison) in 2003. In 2015 Gabriel completed the Street Defence Basic Instructor Course under Michael Ruppel (Creator of Krav Maga Street Defence), 2016 the advanced instructor course, 2017 the Master Instructor Course and 2018 Weapons Instructor Course. He designed a Women’s Self Defense course with national trauma therapists to address neurobiology of attacks and his national work specifically with the LGBTQ and Domestic Violence survivors earned him a nomination for Action Martial Arts Magazine Excellence in Teaching award.

Renee Rose Currier

Partner and co-founder of Shaan Saar, Renee has enjoyed an over 20-year career in cuisine, fitness sciences and biohacking for the anti-aging and wellness industries. Holding a degree in Biochemistry from Tulane University she is also a Certified Fitness Trainer and Sports Nutrition Specialist with the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), elite level competitive bikini athlete and published fitness model. She is a Balanced Body Method Pilates Instructor for Equipment and Pilates Mat, specializing in systems for athletes, martial artists and Pre/Postnatal Programs.

As a professional, Parisian apprentice trained Chef and a passionate supporter and participant of the bodybuilding and nutraceutical industry Ms. Rose has dedicated her career to blending the art of cuisine with the science of creating better bodies and optimal wellness. Devoted to mastering every field she takes on she has owned and operated multiple culinary and hospitality concepts, worked as a consultant for the culinary, wellness and complimentary medical community.

After having two children and being diagnosed with multiple autoimmune and a rare immunological illness she began collaborating with Gabriel Mora to create a system for nutrition, heart rate variability training, self care and stress reduction in order to heal herself and biohack her own life. Incorporating Krav Maga into that system Ms. Rose passionately works to advocate for self defense training as radical self care to eliminate toxic build up in body systems and help others living with chronic illness.

Orlando Family Magazine  ”Best of the Best Orlando” 2019

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”Best of the Best Orlando” 2019

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