Beatriz Coronel has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology as well as a Master of Arts in Psychology. She was born and raised in NYC and exposed to the arts at a young age. Prior to Groove With Me she worked at Free Arts NYC developing art programs for families to enhance communication. At Comunilife’s Life is Precious™, a Latina teen suicide prevention program, she combined individual and group counseling, art therapy, academic enrichment, music education, and wellness initiatives in an effort to decrease risk factors while increasing protective factors. Beatriz believes that intervention is prevention. She is committed and passionate about working with youth, families, and communities.