February 17 and 18, 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Centre
Saturday 10:00am to 7:00pm | Sunday 10:00am to 6:00pm | Under the Sails, East Building, Hall B & C

Living Well Seminar Stage

Attend some of our cutting-edge presentations by authoritative sources on today’s most pressing health and wellness issues.

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Saturday, February 17, 2018 | 10:00 am to 7 pm

Sunday, February 18, 2018 | 10:00 am to 6 pm

 

EMCEE

Stephanie Florian

We are excited to welcome back Stephanie Florian Media personality and Actor To Emcee our Living Well Stage.

About the EMCEE:

A Vancouver based media personality and actor with a passion for people, adventure and storytelling, Steph’s idea of the perfect day is on set, on stage or playing outdoors. A UBCP actress and Mom of two boys, when she’s not on stage, on set or on-air predicting the weather for CTV News Vancouver, she’s raising her two little dudes, chasing adventures and inspiring others to do the same. Her secret? – Yoga and fitness, meditation and an active healthy lifestyle.

 

11:00 AM

Eat for your Genes: Lose Weight and feel better by knowing your DNA

with Dr. Lois Nahirney, CEO of dnaPower Inc.

Wouldn’t it be great to know the right diet for your body? Do you want to lose weight and feel better? Now you can, by knowing your unique genetic makeup. Dr. Lois Nahirney will teach us how DNA can give insight to your body for diet, exercise and more! Enter to win one of her two books: 1-DNA Restart: Unlock your Personal Genetic Code to Eat for your Genes, Lose Weight and Reverse Ageing. 2- Canada 150 Women: Conversations with Leaders, Champions and Luminaries.

Sponsored by: dnaPower Inc.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Lois Nahirney is the president and CEO of dnaPower Inc. and Skin DNA Inc. Her business leverages state of the art DNA testing to help people make better diet, fitness and health decisions. Dr. Nahirney has over 25 yrs experience as a Senior Executive and has been recognised with many awards.

 

12:00 PM

How to Create a Healthier Home – Chemical Awareness & Environmental Health workshop

with Agnes Pisarski & Meghan Roushorne

Join Agnes and Meghan from Health Canada in a workshop covering chemicals in the environment & how they affect health, safety with household chemicals, radon testing, air quality, gardening tips, food & safe food handling, drinking water, extreme heat, and safety with consumer products. Agnes and Meghan will also provide valuable resources for you to take home.

Sponsored by: Health Canada – Environmental Health Program

About the Presenters:

Agnes Pisarski delivers chemical awareness workshops for families with children, Early Childhood Educators, daycare staff, seniors, and new immigrants. She also raises awareness on how to create a healthier home at various tradeshows and events.

Meghan Roushorne provides education and advice on issues related to air quality and health. She also enjoys connecting with people through workshops and other outreach opportunities.

 

1:00 PM

A – Eating Alive Program, B – ADHD and Concussion

with Dr. Saeid Mushtagh, ND and Dr. Jonn Matsen, ND, Author

ADHD and Concussion – Post concussive symptoms can be varied. Many patients can develop symptoms that are similar to ADHD. Dr. Mushtagh will be talking about quantitative Electroencephalogram as a novel diagnostic techniques and treatment approach useful in dealing with concussion and ADHD.

Dr. Jonn Matsen’s Eating Alive Program is the result of over 30 years of practice and success threating all kinds of chronic conditions, from digestive problems to autoimmune disease. Dr. Jonn Matsen’s Talk will be a summary of the Eating Alive Program as well as his personal experience with concussion and its treatments.

Sponsored by: Northshore Naturopathic Clinic

About the Presenters:

Dr. Mushtagh’s clinical focus is in the area of neurological disease and mental health. His career in mental health began in 1996 as a research student in the Center for Mental Health and Addiction at the University of Toronto. He completed his postgraduate studies at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2006, and has been practicing integrative and functional medicine since. He is a teaching faculty at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.

Dr. Jonn Matsen graduated from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA, and began his practice at the Northshore Naturopathic Clinic in North Vancouver, BC, in 1983. In over 30 years of practice, Dr. Matsen has seen more than 40,000 patients. He is the author of three books. In his spare time, Dr. Matsen does volunteer work for The Squamish Streamkeepers, a group that’s involved in improving fish habitats.

 

2:00 PM

Staying Alkaline in an Acidic World

with Stephan Wilmes, The Alkaline Diet Guy

Eating processed foods, and constant stress creates acidity and robs your body of mineral deposits. The process of deterioration then starts. Stephan Wilmes, The AlkalineDietGuy, will tell you how to rebalance the alkaline levels in your body through regeneration, purification and cleansing.

Sponsored by: You In Focus

About the Presenter:

Stephan Wilmes is a former professional athlete, an alkaline coach and the founder of the Ayurveda Wellness Center in Munich, Germany. He is an internationally renowned speaker on re-alkalizing the body and his company, You In Focus Products, is the North American distributor of Dr. Jentschura’s alkalizing program from Germany.

 

3:00 PM

Bodhi Meditation and Health

with Arlene Kroeker

How can meditation make a difference in your life? We will discuss the benefits of Bodhi Meditation which is easy to learn, simple to do, and offers quick results. Meditation can change your life.

Sponsored by: Bodhi Meditation – Canada Bodhi Dharma Society

About the Presenter:

Arlene Kroeker is the former editor of Bodhi’s Meditation & Health Magazine, a free publication distrubuted world-wide. Arlene has her MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and currently works in the marketing and communication department at Bodhi Meditation.

 

4:00 PM

Top Ways to Reduce Stress

with kristen Harper, Health and Wellness Speaker MBA, BSB

Learn the Top Ways to Reduce Stress from Health and Wellness Expert Kristen Harper. You will learn why stress is detrimental to your health and the best stress reduction techniques to bring your health back into balance. Get your FREE foot Reflexology Rollers during her speech

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Sponsored by: Perfect Health Consulting Services, LLC

About the Presenter:

Kristen Harper is a speaker, radio show host on Voice America and Health and Wellness expert. With the goal to help people around the world become healthy, Kristen founded her company ‘Perfect Health Consulting Services’, LLC in 2009. She is a certified Nutrition Consultant, holds a Master of Administration with an emphasis in Health Promotion, a B.S. in Business Management. She is presently studying to become a Registered Dietitian.

 

5:00 PM

The Power of Bio-Identical Hormones

with Dr. Jacqueline Hermanson, ND

Are you in menopause or andropause? Do you feel like you’re aging to fast? Have you lost your zest and energy? Are you experiencing hot flashes sleep disturbances, weight gain or lack of sex drive? If so, do you want your life back? Understand the power and role of bio identical hormone replacement; learn about testing and proper treatment options.

Sponsored by: EnerChanges Health Clinic

About the Presenter:

Dr. Jacqueline Hermanson, ND is passionate about helping patients achieve health, happiness, and purpose in their lives. Dr. Hermanson has a general family practice with a focus in women’s health, pediatrics, and integrative cancer care.

 

6:00 PM

Your True Colours

with Donna Fairhurst, Reiki Master, Life Coach, & Psychic

Join Donna for a conversation on Aura Imaging. Learn how your energy, Aura and Chakra colours and strength reveals the state of your current physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health.

Sponsored by: Soul full Solutions

About the Presenter:

Donna is a gifted Reiki Master, Life Coach, & Psychic, with the ability to see and move energy & hear spirit. She combines energy healing modalities with state of the art technology to create accurate real time Aura & Chakra Images and readings. She has studied spiritual and energy healing modalities around the world for over 40 years.

Frank is an experienced Spiritual & Business Coach. This Dynamic duo is dedicated to raising the vibration of the planet one student at a time with joy & purpose.

 

11:00 AM

The Power of Bio-Identical Hormones

with Dr. Lindsey Hanson, ND

Have you been told your thyroid is normal? Up to 20% or 30 million North American women with low thyroid are misdiagnosed. The thyroid porduces thyroid hormones that control many essential metabolic functions in the body. Even small decreases in this vital homone can dramatically change a person’s health and life span. Learn how proper thyroid testing and support can change your health.

Sponsored by: EnerChanges Health Clinic

About the Presenter:

Dr. Lindsey Hanson, ND is passionate about empowering patients in achieving their optimal health goals by exploring the root cause of disease. Dr. Hanson has a general family practice focusing on weight loss, mental health, and substance use disorders.

 

12:00 PM

Food For Thought: The Nutrients Needed to Nourish Your Brain

with Dr. Patrick Callas, ND

Dr. Patrick Callas ND will be discussing the foods & nutrients required to recover and optimize brain health as well as the anti-nutrients to avoid. The benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms for brain health and overall immunity will be highlighted.

Sponsored by: Purica

About the Presenter:

Dr. Patrick Callas practices at SCIMEDICA Health Clinic in South Surrey focusing on integrative cancer care, anxiety, depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and recovery from brain injuries such as post-concussion.

 

1:00 PM

Discoveries in Ageless Performance

with Franco Cavaleri, BSc PhDc & Guest Angus Reid

Franco Caveleri PhDc will share revolutionary mind and body optimization strategies for weight;performance, inflammation, and pain control using the latest exogenous ketone and curcumin technology. Special guest, Angus Reid, BC Lions Grey Cup Champion, will share his life-changing experiences using these discoveries.

Sponsored by: Reset BioResearch Inc

About the Presenter:

Franco Cavaleri BSc PhDc will share revolutionary mind and body optimization strategies for weight, performance, inflammation, and pain control using the latest exogenous ketone and curcumin technology. Special guest, Angus Reid, BC Lions Grey Cup Champion, will share his life-changing experiences using these discoveries.

 

2:00 PM

Diet Does Not Equal Nutrition

with Dr. Jason Marr, BScH., ND

It’s not good enough to just eat well. The words ‘diet’ and ‘nutrition’ get used almost interchangeably these days in conversation. In this presentation, Dr.Marr will discuss the distinct difference between diet and nutrition, and how we can get the most out of our body and brain through food, supplements and functional foods.

Sponsored by: Genuine Health Inc.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Jason Marr, BSCH Nd is an Expert Health & Wellness Speaker and Director of Evoke Integrative Medicine Ltd. Dr.Marr works with urban professionals, arming them with real-world tools to overcome burnout, stress and fatigue, towards maximizing performance, productivity and performance.

 

3:00 PM

A – Eating Alive Program, B – ADHD and Concussion

with Dr. Saeid Mushtagh, ND and Dr. Jonn Matsen, ND, Author

Post concussive symptoms can be varied. Many patients can develop symptoms that are similar to attention deficit disorder. Dr. Mushtagh will be talking about quantitative Electroencephalogram as a novel diagnostic techniques and treatment approach useful in dealing with concussion and ADHD.

Dr. Matsen’s Eating Alive Program is the results of over 30 years of practice and success, treating all kinds of chronic conditions, from digestive problems, to autoimmune disease. His talk will be a summary of the Eating Alive Program plus Dr. Matsen’s personal experience with concussion and its treatment.

Sponsored by: Northshore Naturopathic Clinic

About the Presenters:

Dr. Mushtagh’s clinical focus is in the area of neurological disease and mental health. His career in mental health began in 1996 as a research student in the Center for Mental Health and Addiction at the University of Toronto. He completed his postgraduate studies at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2006, and has been practicing integrative and functional medicine since. He is a teaching faculty at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.

Dr. Jonn Matsen graduated from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA, and began his practice at the Northshore Naturopathic Clinic in North Vancouver, BC, in 1983. In over 30 years of practice, Dr. Matsen has seen more than 40,000 patients. He is the author of three books. In his spare time, Dr. Matsen does volunteer work for The Squamish Streamkeepers, a group that’s involved in improving fish habitats.

 

4:00 PM

How to Create Authentic Happiness

with Serge Mazerand, Speaker / Pianist / Healer / Owner of Keys to Serenity

Authentic happiness is a journey. Serge inspires his audiences to understand that it is not something that we pursue on the outside, but that we create from within.

Sponsored by: Keys To Serenity – Serge Mazerand Music Productions

About the Presenter:

Serge Mazerand is a pianist, and composer of healing and relaxing music and author of an awardwinning book called “7 Keys to Serenity – Creating Harmony Within” – transposed the key principles of musical harmony into keywords that help us create harmony and serenity in everday life.

 

5:00 PM

Matcha Green Tea: It’s History, Production, & Superfood Qualities

with Calli O’Brien – CEO of My Matcha Life

Join Calli O’Brien, in her fascinating talk on the history and bright future of Matcha! Nature’s Superfood, and receive a Matcha Sample! Matcha’s new popularity especially among western consumers has created an unprecedented interest in this centuries old tea. However, not all Matcha is created equal.

Sponsored by: My Matcha Life Inc

About the Presenter:

Calli O’Brien is a dedicated Matcha pioneer, and promoter, since 2006. (As well as a multiple-award-winning athlete) Calli O’Brien gleaned her Matcha knowledge from the world’s top Matcha Tea Masters. She has co-written a 26 minute Matcha documentary, co-authored the 2015 Matcha Report, and lectured at the Smithsonian Institute, and CEO of My Matcha Life ltd.

 

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