The day will be filled with presenters passionate about building a community of women supporting women.
SESSION 1: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Lifestyle Change-Food is Medicine
Food is medicine and lifestyle change is essential. Reach your health goals mindfully and effectively without short cuts. Remove the word DIET from your vocabulary and reignite your passion for life by changing habits and behaviors, enjoying healthy food one day at a time. Use food to get your energy back and start your lifestyle transformation today!
Relax and Thrive with EFT
Linda Hopper and Betty Russell
Learn a scientifically proven technique that can help you reduce stress and neutralize negative feelings. Emotional freedom techniques (EFT) has been called one of the fastest growing self-help techniques available and it can transform the way you feel while providing you with the confidence to create the life you desire.
Reaching Your Full Potential
Do you want to reach your full potential? Do your own thoughts prevent you from reaching your wildest dreams and living the life you want? The reason most people don't reach their full potential is not because of their body or talent, but more so because their mind prevents them.This presentation will focus on the power of positive thinking as you learn the value of establishing objective goals and setting expectations.
SESSION 2: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Build your Muscles of Positivity and Resilience
Did you know that Positive Psychology is the science of happiness? Come join Besty as she provides you with tools to help you be more joyful every day. You’ll learn how to be better equipped to deal with life’s bumps in the road and why positivity and resilience matter.
Breaking Down the Barriers: Overcoming the 3 Main Obstacles to Weight Loss
Mandy Degalsmith, Ph.D.
You know what you should be eating. You want to exercise. You set goals and expectations for yourself. And still, do you have trouble staying with the plan? In this workshop, participants will learn the three main obstacles that prevent women from losing weight, barriers that most women don’t ever consider. You’ll leave with important ways to overcome these barriers.
The Power of the Pause
Would you like to access calm, generate confidence and invite insight? In this workshop, you'll learn how to structure your time to stay in “the zone” of effectiveness and well-being. You'll leave this session with a plan for enjoying the Power of the Pause throughout your day.
FULL GROUP SESSION: 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
A Woman's Voice - Wise & Empowered
Peggo Horstmann Hodes
Learn how to access the full power of your vibrant voice for authentic, clear, confident communication. Through sound, journaling and drumming, we will shake out our voices, finding joy and confidence in self-expression. In this workshop you will find your powerful woman's voice, which will help enliven self and community.
SESSION 3: 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
The Art of Connection
What is the value of consciously slowing down your decision making process in order to make mindful decisions in your work? In this community collage workshop, we’ll work with watercolor, pastels and markers. Together, we’ll discover the importance of connecting our thoughts to our actions in a given moment, and see on a larger scale how our efforts connect to others. We’ll practice paying attention to the details, recognizing surroundings, and also seeing how we affect the whole, in art and in life.
Breast Health Now - Recommendations for Breast Cancer Prevention
Dr. Sara Featherstone
The focus of this workshop will be on every day dietary and lifestyle choices to increase prevention and decrease risks of breast cancer. Overview of standard recommendations will be provided, with an emphasis on a naturopathic approach to promote optimal estrogen metabolism and breast health.
Ancient Secrets for Modern Times
Yoga and Ayurveda have helped people for thousands of years. These time-honored teachings on diet, body systems, psychology and life balance apply to today’s world, too. Learn simple ways to take care of and help yourself by using this ancient wisdom.
SESSION 4: 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
The Wired and Tired Superwoman: The Delicate Relationship between Stress, Hormones, Sleep and Weight
Dr. Laura Jones
The fast paced demands of a day in the life of a woman can often leave us feeling frazzled and unfulfilled, WIRED & TIRED. It’s no wonder we find ourselves struggling with fatigue, anxiety, sleeplessness, and weight gain. This presentation will touch upon the biochemistry of the stress response, circadian rhythm, the relationship between stress and sex hormone balance, as well as the links between stress, weight, sleep and mood. Knowledge is power!
Tips and Tricks for Applying Your Makeup Like a Pro
Is applying make-up a challenge for you? Are you interested in adding some makeup to your look but you don’t know how to do it or it feels like it is too difficult to tackle? This is the class for you! Cherie will help you see make-up application in a way that is easy, attainable and a tool that you can master and use with confidence.
Applying Yoga Wisdom in Today's World: An Exploration of Heartful Ethics
This session will focus on Yama, the first part of Patanjali’s eight limb yoga path. Participants will explore and discuss the ethical practices of yoga and their relevance to today’s world. Working with these teachings is about how we treat ourselves and others, and makes it possible for us to become more fully alive as individuals.