About AlmaYEspíritu Consulting


Deliver mindfulness-based life and work balance tools to people around the globe.


Compartir herramientas de Mindfulness para contribuir a un mayor equilibrio y bienestar en la vida de las personas alrededor del mundo.

AlmaYEspiritu has had the honor and privilege to welcome many amazing souls and spirits that have made it what it is today. As of January 2022, we have moved away from building a StartUp due to funding issues and resources. However, we continue to offer consulting services to new and existing clients. Don’t hesitate and let us know how we can be of service!

AlmaYEspiritu ha tenido el honor y el privilegio de darle la bienvenida a muchas almas y espíritus únicas las cuales la han hecho lo que es hoy. A partir de enero de 2022, hemos dejado de construir una StartUp debido a problemas de financiación y recursos. Sin embargo, continuamos ofreciendo servicios de consultoría a clientes nuevos y existentes, así que no dudes en contactarnos.

Consultant | Facilitator | Author of Pertenæcer©

After several years in the corporate world working for companies such as CBS, Telemundo, Comcast, ESPN, DishLATINO and receiving multiple awards for her leadership, performance and innovation skills, Criss decided to make a radical change in her profession. Why? She was intrigued about what made some people successful and how they maintained a life and work balance

In 2016, she launched AlmayEspiritu.com, a consulting business whose mission is to deliver mindfulness-based life and work balance tools to people around the globe. In 2019, she earned a Masters’s Degree in Mindfulness from Lesley University, and in 2020 Criss became a certified teacher of the renowned program, Search Inside Yourself, a leadership program developed at Google. That same year, Criss published PERTENÆCER: Eight-Week Mindfulness and Meditation Training and Practices for Latinx Immigrants in the United States ©”. In spring 2022, she co-authored a paper titled “Building a more Diverse and Inclusive Science: Mindfulness-based Approaches for Latinx Individuals” which was published in the Mindfulness Journal. Throughout the year, Criss delivers mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and stress management workshops to companies and organizations around the Globe.

Criss is originally from Venezuela, however, she spent most of her adult years living and working in the United States. She currently resides with her husband in Toledo, Spain. Criss enjoys practicing meditation, reading, traveling, walking in nature, doing yoga, Zumba, or playing tennis!


Hugo Cuervo is part of the inspiration and pillars of AlmaYEspiritu. In 2019, Hugo retired after over forty years of a successful and amazing career as a certified ASME Engineer. Hugo was able to impact the work and lives of many businesses in Latin America, the United States, and Europe. In this new stage in life, he volunteers with AlmaYEspiritu as a way to support his daughter (Criss). In his role, he acts as an advisor and Chief Financial Officer. During his free time he likes to play tennis, Pickleball, long walks in nature, and spend quality time with his family and especially his wife (Luz).

 Luz Cuervo. For most of my life, I have served my family as a guide, mother, and wife. Yoga has been my practice for over 15 years, and that was my beginning and introduction to meditation. Now I join my daughter with many wishes to support and help my daughter and the people who need it in the world. Namaste.