About Us

Dimitri Therios

Dimitri began his martial arts training at the age of 13 in the art Chinese Kung Fu.  He continued to train extensively in different arts including Brazilian Jujitsu, Wing Chun, Escrima and Chi Gung internal energy meditation.  In 2002, Dimitri began training with Jerry Poteet, one of five individuals hand picked and privately trained by Bruce Lee, in the art of Jeet Kune Do.

After spending years training privately and traveling with Jerry on seminars in Europe and the U.S., he was certified as one of only seven Full Instructors worldwide in Jeet Kune Do.  He is also trained as an instructor by CFT / Warrior Diet creator Ori Hofmekler in exercise physiology and nutrition.

After 22 years of training and researching various martial arts and health & fitness programs, Dimitri developed Somareti: Warrior Athlete; a complete training method translated from the ancient Greek as 'body excellence' that combines the martial arts, fitness, nutrition and Chi Gung.

Laura Michelle Prestin

Miss Prestin is one of the leading internationally published fitness models in the world.  Laura has graced the covers of numerous magazines, being voted #1 in Canada by Inside Fitness Magazine, as well as the ‘most talked about’ American Curves Magazine cover worldwide.

She holds a degree as a Registered Practical Nurse specializing in health, fitness & anti-aging; a Bikini Pro Champion with 10 years of fitness and health expertise; and has shared her insights as a writer for Inside Fitness Magazine and Oxygenfit for Women.

Miss Prestin is also the creator of PrestinFit, a complete and unique training program that synergistically combines high intensity circuits that shift between strength and speed exercises with a highly effective intermittent fasting diet plan to build a powerful physique in the gym or in the comfort of your own home.

Tim Oas

Tim started his martial arts journey at the age of 8 in the art of Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido.
He continued in his studies on the martial arts in western boxing, kickboxing, Greco-Roman wrestling, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Through the understanding of martial art and sports specific exercise, Tim expanded his knowledge of athletic training in a multi-faceted way.  By combining his knowledge of both the martial arts and collegiate athletic training programs, Tim has acquired decades of knowledge in the martial arts, as well as the field of athletic training and competitive sports methodology.

To add to his already extensive knowledge in this field, Tim has also been trained as an instructor by CFT/Warrior Diet creator Ori Hofmekler in exercise physiology and nutrition.

Tim has amassed over 20 years in the martial arts and over 15 years of competitive sports specific training.  His knowledge and expertise in this field has made him a valued addition to Somareti: Warrior Athlete Training method.

Octavio Quintero

With 24 years of experience in the Martial Arts industry, Octavio Quintero is a world renowned Instructor in North America, Europe and Asia. He has been featured in Inside Kung Fu and Black Belt Magazine. Octavio was an exponent to Jerry Poteet’s JKD Secrets & Instructional Videos.

Credited Martial Arts History:  Ju-Jitsu, Kenpo Karate, Escrima, Wing Chun, & Full Contact Kickboxing, Octavio was one of only a handful of experts to receive a Full Instructor Jeet Kune Do level in 2006 by the late Jerry Poteet- an original Bruce Lee student.  In addition Octavio was an assistant to Jerry for personal training sessions and seminars.

Octavio’s current projects:  Online Video Guide as supplemental training while receiving hands on training during seminars or personal training.

A proponent of Fitness, Health, Fight Conditioning and the over-all Total Balance of Physical Performance; Octavio is committed to coaching those who are seeking a life changing experience.

Octavio is excited to be a member of the Somareti Warrior Athlete Coaching Team.

Hands on training will soon to be available in the Portland, Oregon area.  I look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your health & fitness goals.
octavio.oq@gmail.com

530-821-9527

www.theartofjkd.com

His knowledge and expertise has made him a valued addition to the Somareti: Warrior Athlete Training method.