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Dr. Smith will teach the audience how to increase the body’s ability to fight off disease and stress, and prevent injuries through all the latest and greatest on wellness and humor.
A talk about different development childhood disorders, which one is on the rise, common and non common symptoms, motor system and primitive reflexes, metabolic contributions to ASD, mitochondrial dysfunction, autoimmunity and the brain, gut brain axis and optimization of gut health, supplementation options.
This presentation is designed for any youth program or school from grades 3 - 12. In this presentation Young Marine Sergeant Major, Nina Staben will speak about gateway drugs, the negative effects they have on a body, and how drugs affect school, family, friends, and your future. There will also be a discussion on peer pressure and how to effectively get out of a situation in which someone is pressuring you to do something you don't want to do. MORE >Each presentation will be tailored according to the age group. For kids in middle and high school, the presentation will include real-life stories of drug use and discuss how to manage peer pressure.
A talk about how our bodies detox, the pathways, the processes, the genes, when we need to help the process, environmental toxins and how to stay away from them. Which toxins are the most harmful and what we should choose to use instead of those. Summary of important nutrients for detoxification and gut health importance. MORE >
Dr. Funmi Apantaku Onayemi inspires women to overcome the fear of breast cancer based on her three decades of leadership in the field as a researcher, community networks’ operative and survivor. She demystifies the beliefs and misconceptions that have fueled paralyzing fear about the disease – paralyzing fear that has caused alarming rates of avoidable deaths. MORE >She shares encouraging news with staggering statistics of breast cancer survivorship. Women will release the fear as they are enlightened and assured that hope has come.
Be your own pain therapist! Myofascial release is a centuries old form of muscle therapy practiced by various therapists and clinicians the world over. Michael offers a method of self treatment using simple household items everyone has. If you've ever used a foam roll at a health club, physical therapy center or chiropractic clinic You're halfway there. MORE >Many people have gained the benefits of this simple device but for most of us they're awkward, difficult to use on the floor, or just downright painful to use. This short seminar demonstrates how anyone can experience profound, virtually instantaneous benefits of myofascial muscle release therapy by using these methods a few minutes a day in their home, office, or even their car! Think of how sitting at your computer or being stuck in traffic can actually be theraputic! Really!
I can truly speak before a group of people and offer no exaggeration, overstatement or fabrication of any kind. Give me ten minutes of your time and I guarantee you'll be convinced.
My presentation of Taoist Tai Chi includes the background of the Taoist Tai Chi Society. Then I will demonstrate the first 17 moves of the 108. I will teach the audience the first three moves so they can feel what Taoist Tai Chi is like. Then, Q & A.
Sabrina goes through five stretches that can be done in five minutes at your desk. These are quick yet effective to help increase circulation and reduce pain and stress. In this interactive program you will learn each stretch and the many benefits of daily stretching and exercises. MORE >You will walk away with:
-simple stretches that can be done anywhere
-stretches that can be done seated in a chair or standing
-less pain and stiffness
-more energy and mobility!
Now there's Part 2, Five more Stretches in Five Minutes!
Anthony Surrusco, D.C., Clinic Director, Clarendon Chiropractic: A Creating Wellness Center. Creating Wellness Chiropractic Physician. Certified Gluten Practitioner. Functional Medicine Expert.
Auto-immune conditions such thyroid disease, leaky gut syndrome, poor digestion, chronic fatigue, diabetes, joint pain, skin rashes, brain fog and mood swings are just a few known conditions that affect millions of people in the United States. The age of thinking that autoimmune conditions are impossible to treat are over! This program will outline how to identify the potential root causes of these conditions and the proper procedures at effectively reversing them. MORE >
Living with a life altering or life limiting illness takes an emotional toll on everyone connected to the patient. This talk examines the impact of a diagnosis, the treatment and aftercare plans on the social emotional well being of the patient and family.