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February 3 & 4, 2024
Vancouver Convention Centre

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Living Well Seminar Stage

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Saturday, February 3, 2024 | 10:00 am to 6 pm

Sunday, February 4, 2024 | 10:00 am to 5 pm

10:15 AM

Rebel Soul Health: Mastering the Basics

with Meghan Pearson, Womens Coach & Breathwork Facilitator

To become a master of your life, you must first master the basics of conscious living. In this workshop, we’ll cover four ideas that you must learn to start living a soul-fueled life!

Sponsored by: Rebel Soul Health

About the Presenter:

Retired TV Director, Meg studied yoga, breathwork and plant medicine in Costa Rica for 10 years. Healed from alcoholism, sexual trauma, and more she now uses what she’s learned to empower women through unique kick-ass coaching techniques and virtual breathwork retreats.

 

11:15 AM

Using Your DNA to eat right and support weight loss

with Dr. Lois Nahirney, CEO dnaPower Inc.

Did you know your body has its own unique roadmap for health? Your DNA is the key. Learn how your DNA holds the key for the right foods and exercise for your body and the steps to reduce weight.

Sponsored by: dna Power Inc.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Lois Nahirney is the President and CEO of dnaPower Inc. She is revolutionizing preventative healthcare by empowering people to make smarter diet, fitness and health decisions based on their unique genetic makeup.

 

12:15 PM

Why do certain magnesium supplements outperform others?

with Meaghan Esser, Owner/Managing Director

Join us for a presentation that explores the importance of magnesium in maintaining good health and brings understanding into why there are so many different options of magnesium supplementation – and how to choose the right one.

Sponsored by: ITL Health

About the Presenter:

After 9 years in her own successful nutritional consulting practice, Registered Holistic Nutritionist Meaghan Esser decided to lend her business and nutrition expertise to her family’s growing supplement business in 2019. Meaghan’s entrepreneurial mind combined with her love for research and educating others about magnesium made her a perfect fit for her role at ITL Health.

 

1:15 PM

Revitalize Your Recovery after a car accident: Uncover the Expert Path with Janice Low, Physiotherapist & Accident Survivor

with Janice Low, Physiotherapist

Join Janice Low, a resilient physiotherapist and survivor of three totalled car accidents, for an empowering seminar. Discover the indispensable steps to fast-track your journey to well-being post-accidents. Janice will explain 3 often overlooked hidden injuries like vestibular impairment, mild concussion, and dural tension—potential causes of lingering neck pain, eye strain and even fatigue.. Gain exclusive insights into the process to go through to ensure that you get all you deserve from ICBC to be able to fully recover and get back to being better than normal.

Sponsored by: Janice Low Physiotheraphy

About the Presenter:

Janice Low has a sunny, boutique clinic in Burnaby. She helps weekend warriors to keep working and playing hard even during their injuries. Movement heals! Rest is not best! Let her show you how!

2:15 PM

Invite Positive Vibes into your Home and Life using Classical Feng Shui.

with Meena Jagpal-Pare, Classical Feng Shui Master/Owner

For people new to or familiar with Classical Feng Shui, join Meena Jagpal-Pare as we discuss how Feng Shui and Energy Clearing can make a difference in our lives when the energy in our homesa and lvies are balanced. Learn valuable, practical tips about how to uplift your life.

Sponsored by: Momentum Feng Shui

About the Presenter:

Meena Jagpal-Pare, founder of Momentum Feng Shui, is a certified classical Feng Shui Master, spiritual mentor, and manifestation coachwhose goal is to help peopl achieve more balance, harmony, and prosperity in their lives.

 

3:15 PM

The Power of Healthy Hormones

with Andrew Munerwera, Gavin Mah and Petra Walter

Expert guest panel presented by Pure Integrative Pharmacy

Sponsored by: Pure Integrative Pharmacy

About the Presenters:

Andrew Munerwera: (product specialist premium retail for CanPrev)

Gavin Mah: BioMed president and CEO (industry expert addressing CHFA’s SOS campaign and Health Canada’s cost recovery concerns)

Petra Walter: BSc (Pharm) RPh (Compounding specialist expert in bioidentical hormones)

 

4:15 PM

Change Your Water, Change Your Life.

with Amir Noorpour

Join us as we talk about the different types of Water.

Sponsored by: Glass of Life Health Corp.

About the Presenter:

International Master Trainer for Water.

 

5:15 PM

Healthy Brains, Healthy Hearts: The Importance of Fatty Acids throughout our Lifetime.

with Alma Barranco-Mendoza, Ph.D.

A study in the 50s raised concerns about dangers of dietary fats, shaping public health recommendations. We will present how recent research proves this wrong, showing the critical importance of fatty acids in the brain and cardiovascular health throughout our lifetime.

Sponsored by: Infogenetica Solutions

About the Presenter:

Infogenetica Co-Founder and CEO with 25+ years doing health research focusing on diabetes, cancer, mental and cardiovascular health. Taught at SFU, UFV, and TWU. Has numerous publications and awards, and co-founded the Institute of Chronic Conditions and Aging.

 

10:15 AM

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with Veronica Tissera, Vice President of Customer Experience

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Sponsored by: Nurse Next Door

About the Presenter:

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11:15 AM

The effects of our food choices on the Environment.

with David Steele, Ph. D.

Dr. Steele will outline the dramatic effects our food choices have on the environment and on our health, as well.

Sponsored by: Earthsave Canada

About the Presenter:

David Steele, Ph. D., is a molecular biologist, retired from UBC, with a strong interest and background on the effects of our food choices.

 

12:15 PM

The Power of Integrative Health

with Andrew Munerwera, Gavin Mah and Stephanie Ching

Expert guest panel presented by Pure Integrative Pharmacy

Sponsored by: Pure Integrative Pharmacy

About the Presenters:

Andrew Munerwera: (product specialist premium retail for CanPrev)

Gavin Mah: BioMed president and CEO (industry expert addressing CHFA’s SOS campaign and Health Canada’s cost recovery concerns)

Stephanie Ching: BSc Pharm (Pharmacist expert in pharmacy specialties)

 

1:15 PM

Working With Wellness

with Gilly Thomas

Description coming soon.

Sponsored by: Working with Wellness

About the Presenter:

Gilly has extensive experience in private practise as a bodymind therapist and workshop facilitator. She is the Founder of Somatic Affective Talk and Touch, a 2 year training program offered in the Okanagan Valley.

2:15 PM

PANEL – Mental Health 101: How to go from surviving to thriving

with Dai Manuel, Peter Twist, Simone Lovell, Ras Contractor and Janice Bannister

Join us as we discuss Mental Health + Wellness, it’s impact on our family and friends, and tips on how to thrive.

About the Presenters:

Ras Contractor has incorporated his lifelong passion for health and wellness into strategic planning, leadership development and team building programs ultimately developing Mind and Body Training which he uses as the fundamental step in the high performance journey. Over the past 10 years, Ras has been building healthy, dynamic teams and organizations by installing self-development, empathy and consistent strategic planning. He has had the pleasure of working with business leaders and their teams in many different industries which has helped reinforce the following concept: If people’s needs are met, they thrive.

Simone Lovell is a fitness and wellness coach passionate about holistic health. Her approach combines physical fitness with mental wellness strategies, emphasizing the interconnectedness of body and mind. Simone’s work centers around empowering individuals to take control of their health and well-being through lifestyle changes and self-care practices.

Peter Twist is a celebrated coach specializing in mental resilience for sports and health. His expertise covers surviving and overcoming illness, setbacks, and loss through thriving and developing peak physical abilities and mental well-being for active, healthy lifestyles and pro sports athletes.

Janice Bannister is a stand-up comic, storyteller, and a therapeutic laughter coach. As a former Psychiatric Nurse, Janice brings her scientific knowledge to her workshops and stand-up comedy classes. Her skills help people find joy and resilience by using laughter and authenticity as part of their daily mental wellness practices.

Dai Manuel is a lifestyle mentor and performance coach. He is known for his dynamic mental and physical health approach, focusing on sustainable lifestyle changes. Dai’s philosophy revolves around the ‘Whole Life Fitness,’ integrating fitness routines with mental health strategies to achieve overall well-being and life balance.

 

3:15 PM

How to eat for a healthier and happier brain.

with Holly Xing

Find out the smart way to make what we eat and how we eat serve our brain, to give us sustained energy, better mood, more motivation and more enjoyable life.

Sponsored by: Eightbillion.com LLC

About the Presenter:

Holly Xing graduated from University of British Columbia with a degree in Nutritional Sciences. She is a research and formulating scientist specializing in the innovation of food and beverage that deliver natural nootropics and adaptogens to improve brain health.