Speaker Spotlight: Ari Katz, Founder & CEO, ROAR
Interviewed by Jen Coleman, CEO of My Elevated Experience
Q: Could you please offer a brief overview of ROAR for those who may not be familiar?
ROAR NYC is a brand new Ketamine Clinic Concept launching in early 2024. Founded by serial entrepreneur Ari Katz, ROAR NYC is a first-of-its-kind “safe space” KAT concept purpose built to scale. Initially, ROAR NYC will offer a 4-week highly curated program for KAT eligible individuals to experience the magic of sublingual KAT in a safe, controlled, and group setting in the heart of NYC. Each ROAR NYC class will consist of 4 Ketamine Fueled Discovery™️ sessions (1 per week) which will be supervised by both integration coaches and at least 1 nurse (RN). After the 4 week program, ROAR NYC will offer on-going, year-round integration support for all of its members, and will leverage a community driven approach to ensure optimal outcomes for all members.
Q: What motivated you to start ROAR?
After selling my business and experiencing my first watershed liquidity event in mid 2021 I found myself getting increasingly curious and proactive about my personal mental health and overall wellness. After a 2 year journey where I learned about an array of alternative wellness resources to combat mental and physical health issues, I found upon Ketamine therapy, and my life has never been the same.
With my last business, Sperling Dermatology, I focused on educating the consumer market on cutting edge aesthetic and body contouring treatments like CoolSculpting (we became the #1 provider in the world before selling the business in June 2021), with ROAR NYC I hope to apply the same sales and marketing techniques to help educate the consumer market about the magic and healing powers of Ketamine Assisted Therapy.
Q: What has been your experience with psychedelics and healing?
My own KAT experience took place over the last 6 months where I was fortunate enough to experience several breakthrough type sessions in the comfort of my own home. While I feel fortunate that I was able to have such a positive outcome from KAT without any true “integration support”, I know that many others will not have the same outcomes without true on-going support as well as a safe and comfortable environment to experience the power of KAT.
Q: How do you connect individuals with ROAR?
I plan to utilize the same blend of digital marketing and sales tactics that helped build a CoolSculpting empire here in the KAT space. Additionally, ROAR NYC will leverage an extremely influencer and community-driven approach to all of our marketing and branding.
To learn more about ROAR NYC, please our press release at link below: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/serial-entrepreneur-ari-katz-sets-sights-on-combating-mental-health-with-the-use-of-psychedelics-roar-nyc-will-be-nycs-first-true-safe-space-to-experience-the-magic-of-ketamine-assisted-therapy-kat-without-needles-in-effort--301981610.html
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