The Future of Healing Event
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Are you ready to step into the future of healing? In a time when far too many ailments afflict the body and so much pain lives in the soul, life is asking us to embrace a fresh new approach to healing and transformation. To that end, The Future of Healing Online Conference showcases the voices of 70+ top professionals and thought-leaders to help us step into new possibilities and a healthier future. Marc David & Emily Rosen, founder and director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating will be your hosts in this exciting time together as we explore cutting edge thinking in the fields of nutrition, eating psychology, functional medicine, mind-body health, cultural transformation, spiritual awakening, the new sexuality, supplements and medicinals, planetary health and more. You’ll be inspired by experts from a variety of disciplines who have something unique and innovative to share. It’s time for an approach to healing that honors all of who we are – body, mind, heart, planet and soul. If you’re ready to step into the future of healing, then please join us!

Marc David

Marc David M.A. is the Founder of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, a leading visionary and teacher in Eating Psychology and Nutrition, and author of the classic and best-selling books Nourishing Wisdom and The Slow Down Diet. He lectures and consults internationally, and his approach appeals to a wide audience of eaters who are looking for fresh, inspiring and innovative messages about food, body and soul.

Emily Rosen

Emily Rosen is the Director of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating where she oversees business development strategies, student affairs, marketing and public relations, and keeps a pulse on the fields of nutrition and eating psychology to ensure the Institute's position as a leader worldwide. She’s a popular senior instructor at the Institute, and is at the forefront of the new wave of women leaders and change agents.

Amy Pershing
Amy Pershing
Amy Pershing LMSW, ACSW is the Founder of “Bodywise™,” a comprehensive treatment program for binge eating disorder. She is Clinical Director of the Center for Eating Disorders in Ann Arbor, MI and a founder of Pershing Turner LLC, a consulting practice offering clinical training and education for professionals. She is a Past President of The Binge Eating Disorder Association, and the author of “Hungerwise™,” a 10-week program for ending chronic dieting and weight cycling. Pershing lectures internationally on the treatment of BED and her own recovery.
Gudni Gunnarson
Gudni Gunnarson
A lifelong practitioner of yoga, Gudni set out to develop a revolutionary fitness system for mind, body, and soul, which became GlóMotion. His mission is to “help people discover their inner gló and energy,” to which he is joyously and passionately committed. Mr. Gunnarsson is the author of the Icelandic bestseller (Máttur Viljans, 2011), Presence Is Power
 (Máttur Athyglinnar, 2012), Glow: How to Resonate Prosperity, and Vision Work, 2004.
Dr. Kelly Brogan
Dr. Kelly Brogan
Dr. Brogan is boarded in Psychiatry/Psychosomatic Medicine/Reproductive Psychiatry and Integrative Holistic Medicine, and practices Functional Medicine, a root-cause approach to illness as a manifestation of multiple-interrelated systems. She is one of the nation’s only physicians with perinatal psychiatric training who takes a holistic, evidence-based approach in the care of patients. She is the Medical Director for Fearless Parent, and an advisory board member for GreenMedInfo.com, Fit Pregnancy, Pathways to Family Wellness, NYS Perinatal Association, and Fisher Wallace.
Dr. Srini Pillay
Dr. Srini Pillay
Srini Pillay, M.D. is a world-renowned psychiatrist, executive coach, award-winning author and brain-imaging researcher who applies his extensive background in human psychology and the brain to help people overcome psychological obstacles. Recently, Srini has created many programs to help people reach their greatest potential, including The Untapped Power of You, Burnout Buster, the app GearShift, and Noodlefist Habit Changer. He is also author of Motivational Book of the Year, Life Unlocked: 7 Revolutionary Lessons to Overcome Fear.
Mary O'Malley
Mary O'Malley
Mary O’Malley is an author, counselor and awakening mentor in Kirkland, Washington. In the early 1970’s, a powerful awakening led Mary to begin changing her relationship with her challenges, freeing her from a lifelong struggle with darkness. Mary’s new book, What’s In the Way IS the Way, provides a revolutionary approach for healing our fears, anxieties, shame, and confusion, so we can live from a place of ease and well-being. Eckhart Tolle says, “Thank you, Mary, for your contribution to the evolution of human consciousness.”
Steven Gurgevich
Steven Gurgevich
Dr. Steven Gurgevich is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, and Director of The Mind-Body Clinic within Dr. Andrew Weil’s Arizona Center of Integrative Medicine. Dr. Gurgevich continues his thirty-seven years of private practices at Behavioral Medicine, Ltd, and Sabino Canyon Integrative Medicine, in Tucson, Arizona. He is a Fellow, Approved Consultant, and faculty of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Dr. Gurgevich and his wife, Joy, live and practice near Sabino Canyon National Park in Tucson, Arizona.
Kathie Swift
Dr. Mark Hyman
Dr. Mark Hyman
Dr. Hyman is a practicing family physician, an eight-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in his field. He is also the founder and medical director of The UltraWellness Center, chairman of the board of the Institute for Functional Medicine, a medical editor of The Huffington Post, and a regular medical contributor on Katie Couric’s TV show, Katie. His latest book, The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet, addresses the obesity epidemic by providing a step-by-step approach to managing blood sugar levels, diabetes and a healthy weight.
Dr. David Perlmutter
Dr. David Perlmutter
David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition who received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award. After completing residency training in Neurology, also at the University of Miami, Dr. Perlmutter entered private practice in Naples, Florida. He is the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of Grain Brain, The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs and Sugar - Your Brain’s Silent Killers.
Sayer Ji
Sayer Ji
Sayer Ji is a widely recognized researcher, author, and presenter, Steering Committee Member of the Global GMO Free Coalition, an advisory board member of the National Health Federation and Fearless Parent, a reviewer and editor of the International Journal of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, and the founder of the world's most widely referenced, evidence-based natural health resource of its kind. He founded Greenmedinfo.com in 2008 in order to provide the world an open access, evidence-based resource supporting natural and integrative modalities.
Andrea Nakayama
Andrea Nakayama
With a passion born of the loss of her young husband to a brain tumor in 2002, functional nutritionist, educator and speaker Andrea Nakayama has taken the idea of food as personalized medicine from a clinical practice to guiding thousands internationally through the online programs of Replenish PDX and Holistic Nutrition Lab.
Dr. Josh Axe
Jon Gabriel
Jon Gabriel
In 2001 Jon Gabriel weighed 409 lbs. Overweight, overworked and unhappy, he was ready to give up. Then on 9/11/2001, Jon received a wake-up call. Scheduled to fly from Newark to San Francisco, it was only by chance that he was not on the United Airlines Flight 93 that was hijacked by terrorists and crashed in PA with no survivors. Jon realized that life was a precious opportunity not to be wasted. Over the next 2 ½ years, Jon lost over 226 lbs without dieting, pills or surgery, stopped feeling stressed and overworked and started living the life of his dreams. His book The Gabriel Method is an international bestseller.
Christa Orecchio
Christa Orecchio
Christa Orecchio is a clinical and holistic nutritionist, and founder of thewholejourney.com. She is the San Diego Fox5 nutritionist, where she talks weekly about how to use food as medicine, as well as the co-host of a nationally syndicated health talk show called “The Randy and Christa Show: News that Makes you Healthier.” Christa spent nine years in private practice and believes in helping people heal by identifying the root cause of health issues in lieu of addressing individual symptoms. She teaches others, via her online courses and media, how to use food as medicine so they can live vibrant lives.
Jack Kruse
Jack Kruse
Dr. Jack Kruse is a respected neurosurgeon and CEO of Optimized Life, a health and wellness company dedicated to helping patients avoid the healthcare burdens we typically encounter as we age. He is currently in private practice in the Gulf South. As a neurosurgeon, Dr. Kruse’s research has been published in respected dental and medical.
Dr. Alan Christianson
Dr. Alan Christianson
Alan Christianson is a Phoenix, Arizona-based Naturopathic Medical Doctor (NMD) who specializes in natural endocrinology with a focus on thyroid and adrenal disorders. He is the author of the soon to be released Adrenal Reset Diet, the bestselling Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease, and Healing Hashimoto’s - a Savvy Patient’s Guide.
Donna Gates
Donna Gates
Donna Gates is the best-selling author of The Body Ecology Diet: Recovering Your Health and Rebuilding Your Immunity, The Body Ecology Guide to Growing Younger: Anti-Aging Wisdom for Every Generation. The Body Ecology Diet was the 1st of its kind—sugar-free, gluten-free, casein-free, and probiotic rich. In 1994, Donna introduced the natural sweetener stevia to the US, began teaching about fermented foods, and coined the phrase inner ecosystem to describe the network of microbes that maintains our basic physiological processes. In 2013 she completed an Advanced Fellow with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Dr. Tom O'Bryan
Dr. Tom O'Bryan
Dr. Tom O'Bryan is an internationally recognized speaker and workshop leader specializing in the complications of Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease as they occur inside and outside of the intestines. He is the founder of www.theDr.com. He recently hosted the paradigm-shifting ‘The Gluten Summit - A Grain of Truth,’ bringing together 29 of the world’s experts on Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity at www.theglutensummit.com.
Marcelle Pick
Jonny Bowden
Jonny Bowden
Jonny Bowden, also known as The Nutrition Myth Buster ™ is a board-certified nutritionist and expert on diet and weight loss. He has appeared on the Dr. Oz Show, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, and CBS and contributed to articles in The New York Times, Forbes, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, Vanity Fair Online, Men’s Heath, Prevention, and more. Dr. Jonny is the author of 14 books including The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, Living Low Carb, and is co-author of the controversial best-seller, The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease and the Statin-Free Plan that Will.
JJ Virgin
JJ Virgin
Celebrity Nutrition & Fitness Expert JJ Virgin helps clients lose weight fast by breaking free from food intolerances and crush their sugar cravings. She is author of New York Times Bestsellers The Sugar Impact Diet, The Virgin Diet and The Virgin Diet Cookbook. JJ is also a frequent blogger at Huffington Post, Mind Body Green, and other outlets as well as a popular guest on TV, radio, and in magazines.
Yuri Elkaim
Yuri Elkaim
Yuri Elkaim is a health and fitness expert, holistic nutritionist, and The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The All-Day Energy Diet. Other than his charming good looks, he's most famous for helping people enjoy all-day energy and amazing health in a very short period of time without radical diets or gimmicks. He's also a former pro soccer player and served as the strength & conditioning and nutrition coach at the University of Toronto for 7 years. He's on a mission to transform the lives of more than 10 million people by 2018.
Dr. Izabella Wentz
Dr. Izabella Wentz
Dr. Izabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP is a pharmacist who has dedicated herself to addressing the root causes of autoimmune thyroid disease after being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in 2009. She is the author of the best-selling patient guide “Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: Lifestyle Interventions for Finding and Treating the Root Cause,” and a co-producer of the Hashimoto’s Institute.
Dr. Brian Mowll
Dr. Brian Mowll
Since 1998, Dr. Mowll has been helping people with all forms of diabetes properly manage their complex health conditions by addressing the root causes. He has spent over 20 years studying and applying clinical nutrition, physical fitness, lifestyle management, functional medicine, and diabetes self-management education. He is the host of the widely popular Reversing Diabetes World Summit, has written over 500 articles about diabetes and natural health, and has been a featured speaker throughout the US. Dr. Mowll treats patients in the Philadelphia area and globally through his acclaimed Diabetes Coach™ program.
Steven Wright
Steven Wright
Steve Wright is a health engineer and digestion specialist. He used to suffer with bloating, gas, constipation, acne, weight gain and more. Over the last 6 years he's devoted himself to fixing his own health and then educating others on what he's learned. He writes and teaches about fixing the root causes of digestive issues and other complex health problems at SCDlifestyle.com.
Dr. Peter Osborne
Dr. Peter Osborne
Dr. Peter Osborne is clinical director of Town Center Wellness in Sugar Land, TX. He is a doctor of chiropractic and a Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist, licensed with the Pastoral Medical Association and a Doctor of Pastoral Science and Medicine. His clinical focus is the holistic natural treatment of chronic degenerative musculoskeletal diseases. He is an expert in the relationship that gluten sensitivity and food allergies play in chronic inflammation, and has helped thousands of patients recover from chronic painful conditions.
Dr. Liz Lipski
Daniel Vitalis
Daniel Vitalis
Daniel Vitalis is a Leading Health, Nutrition, and Personal Development Strategist. Encouraging us to 'ReWild Ourselves', he teaches that Invincible Health is produced by a life aligned with our biological design. His entertaining, motivational and magnetic delivery style has made him an in-demand public speaker in North America and abroad. He is the creator of FindASpring.com, a resource helping people find fresh, clean, wild water wherever they live, and the founder of SurThrival.com, a brand pioneering a lifestyle of health and adventure. Daniel was recently featured in the widely acclaimed film 'Hungry For Change'. He can be found at DanielVitalis.com.
Mikki Willis
Mikki Willis
Mikki Willis is a community builder, inventor, visionary artist, and founder of Elevate. Elevate's primary initiatives include PlayItFWD, a viral distribution platform for film and media; Elevate Films, a production company focused on transformational film; Elevate Film Festival, the 1st international socially conscious filmmaking challenge; theXperience, live entertainment designed to elevate consciousness; and Elevate Presents, a live event production/innovation initiative. He received the 2008 Conscious Life Humanitarian Award, and is an active member of the Transformational Leadership Council.
Suzanne Arms
Suzanne Arms
Suzanne Arms is an internationally-renowned author, photojournalist, teacher, visionary, and activist. She is the author of seven books including Immaculate Deception, which was named a Best Book of the Year by the New York Times and started a movement. She also directed the movie Birthing The Future®. Suzanne is passionate about creating healthy, non-violent, sustainable communities by transforming how we bring humans into the world, empowering women, following biological principles, and protecting the mother-baby.
Joe Martino
Amish Shah
Amish Shah
Amish Shah is a conscious entrepreneur best known for developing innovative platforms, crafting impressive marketing campaigns, and creating rapid business/sales growth models built to scale. In 2013 Amish started a conscious and divine enlightenment company called Deep Origins to use his previous experience in marketing, leadership, sales and technology to awaken the world through conscious media. Beyond his businesses, Amish Shah has devoted his life to helping others achieve personal greatness and accomplishments as well through many of his courses, volunteer work and his new non-profit organization.
Michael Fishman
Gunnar Lovelace
Gunnar Lovelace
Gunnar Lovelace is a lifelong health advocate and 4X entrepreneur. He's the CEO and co-founder of Thrive Market - a booming health-and-wellness membership based ecommerce site focused on providing wholesome products at wholesale prices. Previously, he has founded and sold 2 software companies along with being active in nonprofits, retail, fashion and real estate businesses. Gunnar is fascinated by topics related to evolutionary transformation and how business, media and technology can be a vehicles for social change.
Dr. Sara Gottfried
Dr. Sara Gottfried
Dr. Sara Gottfried MD is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Hormone Cure. She teaches men and women how to balance their hormones naturally, regardless of age. She is a Harvard-educated physician, speaker and author of The Hormone Cure. Board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, she is known for quoting Top 40 lyrics and blending the seriousness of women’s health with playfulness and humor.
Dr. Madeleine Castellanos
Dr. Madeleine Castellanos
Madeleine M. Castellanos, M.D. is a psychiatrist who specializes in sex therapy. In her practice, she uses a functional approach, both physically and psychologically, in order to get at the root cause of difficulties rather than just chasing symptoms without true resolution. In addition to sex therapy, she provides bio-identical hormone replacement as well as functional medicine counseling to her patients. She is the author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Wanting to Want: What Kills Your Sex Life and How to Keep It Alive. She also provides a wealth of information on sex and sexuality through her own blog, TheSexMD.com.
Psalm Isadora
Psalm Isadora
Psalm Isadora is a sex expert, author and yoga teacher based in Los Angeles. She has taught thousands of workshops internationally and specializes in simplifying the ancient methods of Tantra to help modern men and women have better sex. Psalm's work has appeared in Playboy and Elephant Journal. Her new video series Venus Code: Unlocking Orgasm for Women & Couples is now available online.
Destin Gerek
Destin Gerek
Destin Gerek is a transformational empowerment coach who specializes in helping you awaken your sexual energy, while harnessing this newfound power to passionately manifest your biggest visions, and create the life of your dreams. A globally recognized thought leader in the realms of sexuality, consciousness, and personal transformation, Destin has been working in the field of human sexuality for over 17 years.
Dr. Jen Landa
Dr. Jen Landa
Jen Landa, M.D., OB-GYN, is a respected authority on the subject of women’s health, hormones and functional and regenerative medicine. She is a frequent contributor to the media, with appearances on the Dr. Oz. Show and a regular medical column on Fox News. She is the Chief Medical Officer of BodyLogicMD, the nation's largest franchise of physicians specializing in bioidentical hormone therapy. She is the author of The Sex Drive Solution for Women, which has helped thousands of women put the passion back into their relationships, and creator of the Three Weeks to Endless Energy Program. Dr. Jen trains doctors and medical practitioners in the U.S. and internationally in cutting-edge treatments that are helping patients throughout the world reclaim their energy and sex drive. Dr. Jen received her undergraduate degree from Albany Medical College of Union University and her Ob/Gyn training at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. She lives in Orlando, Florida with her husband and two children.
Veronica Monet
Veronica Monet
Veronica Monet as seen on CNN, FOX and The New York Times is an Empathy Expert and Conflict Resolution Specialist, combining deep empathy with certifications as a Sexologist, Sex Educator and Anger Management Specialist. Her holistic and unique approach to relationship difficulties combines Sexology with Anger Management techniques. Veronica helps clients connect with compassion and create vibrant, heart-centered relationships. She coaches men, women and couples over the telephone and in-person at her northern California office. https://theshamefreezone.leadpages.net/how-to-stop-fighting-ebook/
Sol Sebastian
Sol Sebastian
Sol Sebastian is the founder of www.AlchemyofMan.com, a global men’s program that reacquaints men with their deeper power, wisdom, and lust for life. With humor, insight, and kick-ass compassion, Sol brings men back to their essential nature through a synergy of ancient practices, trans-personal psychology, and 21st century street smarts.
Jessica Drummond
Mantak Chia
Mantak Chia
Mantak Chia is the creator of the Universal Healing Tao system and director of the Universal Healing Tao Training Center and Tao Garden Health Spa & Resort. Since childhood he has been studying the Taoist approach to life, and in 45 years of teaching he has taught tens of thousands of students throughout the world, trained and certified over 1,500 instructors, and published 48 Universal Healing Tao Books and 38 DVDs. His sincere wish is that every individual have the opportunity to complete the harmonious evolution of body, mind and spirit.
John Robbins
John Robbins
John Robbins is the author of nine bestsellers that have sold more than 3 million copies and been translated into 31 languages. These include Diet for a New America, The Food Revolution, Healthy at 100, and (with Ocean Robbins) Voices of the Food Revolution. John is Founder and Board Chair Emeritus of EarthSave International, and co-founder and co-host of the 150,000+ member Food Revolution Network. He is recipient of the Rachel Carson Award, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, the Peace Abbey’s Courage of Conscience Award, Green America’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and many other accolades.
Tom Malterre
Tom Malterre
Tom Malterre received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Nutrition from Bastyr University and is licensed by the state of Washington as a Certified Nutritionist. Tom travels throughout the United States and Canada lecturing at conferences on topics such as Vitamin D, Gluten Intolerance, and Digestive Health. He empowers people through classes, seminars, and private counseling with his insight and depth of knowledge on the biochemical interactions within our body and their relationship to our diet.
Nick Polizzi
David Wolfe
David Wolfe
With over 16 years of dedicated experience and understanding of the inner workings of the human body, David is a true living master of what it means to “walk the talk” on the road to higher and higher levels of natural beauty, vibrant health, and peak-performance. He is the author of many best-selling books including Eating for Beauty, The Sunfood Diet Success System, Naked Chocolate, David Wolfe on Raw Foods, Amazing Grace, Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future and The LongevityNOW Program. David empowers and inspires people to take charge of their own health because, after all, Health is Wealth!
Paul Watson
Paul Watson
Captain Paul Watson has served as Master and Commander on seven different Sea Shepherd ships since 1978. He continues to lead Sea Shepherd campaigns to protect defenseless marine wildlife around the world. Some of his many accomplishments include: co-founder of the Greenpeace Foundation (1972), co-founder of Greenpeace International (1979), founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (1977), National Director of the Sierra Club (2003-2006), and author of Ocean Warrior (1993), Earthforce (1993), Seal Wars (2000). Captain Watson was also presented with the Jules Verne Adventure Award (2012).
Marc Bekoff
Marc Bekoff
Marc Bekoff, Ph.D., is a former Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and co-founder with Jane Goodall of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. He has won many awards for his scientific research including the Exemplar Award from the Animal Behavior Society and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Marc has published more than 1000 essays, has edited three encyclopedias, and written 30 books, including Rewilding Our Hearts: Building Pathways of Compassion and Coexistence and The Jane Effect: Celebrating Jane Goodall (edited with Dale Peterson), coming in 2015.
Michael Green
Michael Green
As Executive Director of CEH, Michael Green has led efforts to protect children and families from lead and other toxic chemicals and from illnesses related to pollution. Prior to founding CEH, Mr. Green designed a waste management plan for the Tibetan refugee community in Dharamsala, India, and cared for the sick at Mother Teresa’s mission in Calcutta. He later worked for the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization in The Hague. He is a recipient of The California Wellness Foundation’s Leadership Award, and was awarded the Compassion in Action Award for his work protecting children from lead.
James Maskell
James Maskell
James Maskell is Founder of the Evolution of Medicine, empowering doctors and integrative practitioners to deliver remarkable community medicine focused on prevention and root cause resolution of symptoms. He is also host of the Functional Forum, a monthly live show for health professionals on the clinical, practical and technological aspects of the future of medicine in a fun and entertaining way. From September 21-28 2015, he will present the second edition of the Evolution of Medicine Summit, bringing together those innovators on the cutting edge of evolved medicine.
Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
John Gray
John Gray
John Gray is the leading relationship expert in the world and best-selling author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus. In his book Work With Me: The 8 Blind Spots between Men and Women in Business, he teaches us how to achieve a more comfortable and productive work environment. John’s new book Staying Focused in a Hyper World: Natural Solutions for ADHD, Memory and Brain Performance provides practical strategies for improving relationships at all ages and stages of life. John seeks to create a world where men and women understand, respect, appreciate and ultimately work together.
Udo Erasmus
Udo Erasmus
Poisoned by pesticides in 1980, Udo Erasmus used his university education in biological sciences, biochemistry, genetics, and psychology to cure himself naturally. He invented a way to ‘make oils with health in mind,’ wrote Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill, fathered flax oil, designed Udo’s Oil Blend, and has given 5,000+ educational talks plus 3,000+ media interviews in 40+ countries. In addition to health, his focus for the next 30 years includes personal contentment, sustainable energy, how to thrive not just survive, social harmony, and proactical education for thriving in the 21st century.
Dr. Michael Murray
Dr. John Douillard
Dr. John Douillard
John Douillard, DC, has published over 500 health videos and articles, written six books, produced numerous health DVDs and CDs, and has formulated his own line of organic health care products. He is the former Director of Player Development for the New Jersey Nets NBA team, and has been featured on the Dr. Oz Show, in Woman's World Magazine and in Yoga Journal. He currently directs the LifeSpa Ayurvedic Center in Boulder, CO, where he lives with his wife and six children. Join Dr. John for the (Free!) 3 Season Diet Challenge for 12 months of seasonal guidance.
David Winston
David Winston
David Winston is an Herbalist and Ethnobotanist with 45 years of training in Cherokee, Chinese and Western herbal traditions. He has been in clinical practice for over 38 years and is an herbal consultant to physicians, herbalists and researchers throughout the USA and Canada. David is the founder/director of the Herbal Therapeutics Research Library and the dean of David Winston’s Center for Herbal Studies, a two-year training program in clinical herbal medicine. In 2013, David was presented with the Natural Products Association Clinician’s Award and awarded a fellowship by the Irish Register of Herbalists.
Dr. Aviva Romm
Dr. Aviva Romm
Aviva Romm, MD is a Yale-trained, Board Certified Family Physician, midwife, herbalist, and award-winning author. She is the author of 7 books on natural medicine, including Botanical Medicine for Women’s Health. Dr. Romm is an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, a member of the Advisory Board of the Yale Integrative Medicine Program, Medical Director of the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia and Therapeutic Compendium, and sits on the expert panel of the American Herbal Products Association’s Botanical Safety Handbook.
Trudy Scott
Trudy Scott
Trudy Scott is a nutritionist on a mission to educate and empower women about the healing powers of real whole food, amino acids and simple lifestyle changes for eliminating anxiety and emotional eating. Trudy works with clients one-on-one and in groups and presents nationally to mental health and nutritional professionals on food and mood, so they too can bring about life-enhancing mood transformations. She is author of The Antianxiety Food Solution: How the Foods You Eat Can Help You Calm Your Anxious Mind, Improve Your Mood & End Cravings, and the creator and host of The Anxiety Summit.
Dr. Hyla Cass
Reed Davis
Reed Davis
Reed is a Certified Nutritional Therapist and Founder of the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Certification Course. He has provided functional lab assessments to over 11,000 clients for hormone levels as well as adrenal function, digestive problems, immune system and detoxification issues. Reed serves as Health Director and Case Manager at The Better Health & Wellness Center, teaches a course in functional medicine in 50 countries, and is a Clinical Advisor at BioHealth Laboratory where he helps doctors develop natural protocols to restore function instead of just treating symptoms.
Seane Corn
Seane Corn
Seane Corn is an internationally renowned Vinyasa Yoga Teacher and spiritual activist. Featured in commercials, magazines and named the National Yoga Ambassador for Youth AIDS in 2005, Seane now uses her national platform to bring awareness to the HIV/AIDS crisis. Since 2007, she has been training activists through her co-founded organization Off the Mat, Into the World, and has spent time in India, Cambodia and Africa working with prostitutes and street children, providing support for child labor and educating people about HIV/AIDS prevention. Seane is also co-founder of the Seva Challenge Humanitarian Tours.
Kyle Cease
Kyle Cease
Kyle Cease is an inspirational speaker, transforming audiences through his unique blend of comedy and motivation. Following his successful Comedy Central Hour Special “Weirder, Blacker, Dimpler” and a #1 ranking on the network’s Standup Showdown, Kyle began speaking at colleges, universities, summits and Fortune 500 conferences about his use of Comedy to overcome life’s obstacles. Kyle has since become one of the nation’s most sought after speakers.
Dr. Pedram Shojai
Dr. Pedram Shojai
Pedram Shojai, OMD is a man with many titles. He is the founder of Well.Org, the editor of BeMore! Magazine, the author of Rise and Shine (Process, 2011), the producer and director of the movie “Vitality,” and the upcoming film, “Origins.” In his spare time, he’s also a taoist priest, a doctor of Oriental medicine, a kung fu world traveler, a fierce global green warrior, an avid backpacker, a devout alchemist, a Qi Gong Master, and an old school Jedi bio-hacker working to preserve our natural world and wake us up to our full potential.
Dr. Fab Mancini
Dr. Fab Mancini
Dr. Fab Mancini is FOX News’ Healthy Living Expert, best selling author of The Power of Self-Healing, and host of his popular radio show, Self-Healing with Dr. Fab. He is also the author of Chicken Soup for the Chiropractic Soul, an internationally acclaimed educator, business leader, and President Emeritus of Parker University. Fab has received honors like Heroes for Humanity, Humanitarian of the Year, CEO of the Year, and induction into the Wellness Revolutionaries Hall of Fame. Most recently, the President of Mexico named the library at UNEVE, Mexico's new leading university, after him.
Kute Blackson
Kute Blackson
Unlike those who promise to simply help people “get” what they want, Kute’s life work instead reveals to people what they have to give, by liberating who they are most truly and deeply. The focus: Freedom. Today, the venue for his message may be one-on-one, a vast stadium setting, experiential seminars, and transformational travel intensives all of over the world. Kute has an energy that is so powerful and complete, one cannot leave his presence without a recollection and feeling of what love truly is, true love, who they have been all along. His transformative and healing energy is sought out worldwide.
Dr. Andrew Newberg
Dr. Andrew Newberg
Truly an Agent of Change, Joe is a 27 year old who is focused on changing the world. After leaving college, he changed paths, and focused on learning about what people felt needed to be fixed. Through that, Collective Evolution was born. CE is an organization for people who want to change the world; for people who are looking for something beyond everyday life.
Renee Airya
Renee Airya
Renee Airya is a spiritual inspiration and former fashion model who has healed herself from three near death experiences, including massive brain surgery and facial paralysis. As a Professional Intuitive Guide & Coach for Leaders and Master Healer for 15 years, Renee transforms others with her signature “Airya Method of Awakening” sessions. It brings Renee great joy to serve as an “Awaken The Dreamer” facilitator for Pachamama Alliance, founder of “The Energetic Entrepreneur Experience” and author of her soon to be released book, “Sexy Intuition: Turn Yourself On.”
Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona
Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona
Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona is Executive Director of the Coyote Institute for Studies of Change and Transformation in Augusta, Maine, and is also an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the University of New England College of Medicine. His upcoming book with Barbara Mainguy is Remapping the Mind.
Dr. Bruce Lipton
Dr. Bruce Lipton
Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. Stem cell biologist, bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and recipient of the 2009 Goi Peace Award, he has been a guest speaker on hundreds of TV and radio shows, as well as keynote presenter for national and international conferences. He lectures to conventional and complementary medical professionals and lay audiences about leading-edge science and how it dovetails with mind-body medicine and spiritual principles. He is regarded as one of the leading voices of the new biology.
Dr. Jeffrey Bland
Dr. Jeffrey Bland
Dr. Bland is known as the “Father of Functional Medicine.” Over the past 35 years, he has traveled more than 6 million miles teaching more than 100,000 health care practitioners in over 40 countries about Functional Medicine. He has been a University biochemistry professor, a research Director at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, the co-founder of the Institute for Functional Medicine in 1991, and the founder/President of the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute. He has authored more than 100 scientific publications and 11 books for the health professional and health consumer.
Dr. Martin Rosen
Dr. Martin Rosen
Dr. Rosen has served for over 30 years in the MetroWest area of Boston as a family chiropractor. His specialties are pediatric care and craniopathy. He has written multiple books, research studies and instructed thousands of his peers on the importance of the nervous system and cranium in the development of a healthy child. His latest book: “Pediatric Chiropractic Care” was released this year. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Rosen has served on numerous chiropractic boards and lectured extensively nationally and internationally on chiropractic, practice management, chiropractic philosophy and craniopathy.
Dr. Alberto Villoldo
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