February 3 & 4, 2024
Vancouver Convention Centre

The Women & Wellness Seminar Stage

This seminar stage focuses on relevant topics affecting women’s health and features leading educators and influencers in areas including stress management, the hormone roller coaster, having it all, wellness through intuition and sexual health.

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Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 10:00 am to 7 pm

Sunday, February 2, 2020 | 10:00 am to 6 pm

11:00 AM

3D Appearance Nipple Tattoos after a Mastectomy

with Candice Falcon

A 3D appearance nipple can be achieved through tattoo, even on a flat surface! These tattoos can be done whether you’ve had reconstruction or not and whether you’ve opted for nipple protrusion surgery.

Sponsored by: Falcon Artistry

About the Presenter:

Candice Falcon is the Owner/Artist of Falcon Artistry Specialty Tattoo. A passion of spreading awareness around post-mastectomy restorative tattoos and the healing they provide, as well as the impact that cosmetic tattoos have on improving confidence and self-perception.


12:00 PM

Everything You Need to Know About Hormones

with Lorna Vanderhaeghe, MS

Lorna will be sharing everything you need to know about hormones. Weight loss, endometriosis, PMS, fibroids, breast lumps, ovarian cysts & much more.

Sponsored by: Body Plus Edcuation (Finlandia)

About the Presenter:

Lorna Vanderhaeghe, MS, is Canada’s leading women’s natural health expert who has been researching nutritional medicine for over 30 years. With degrees in nutrition and biochemistry, Lorna is the author of 12 books including, A Smart Woman’s Guide to Hormones.


1:00 PM

Energy Medicine – The Forefront of Health and Wellness

with Becca Nielsen, Registered Holistic Nutritionist

What is energy? How can energies affect us? What can we do about it? We have known for years that we have these body energy systems, but only recently has research allowed us to understand the significance.

Sponsored by: Core Potentials Academy

About the Presenter:

Becca has completed her Healing Touch, Reconnective Healing, Remote Viewing Explorer Level, and Energy Medicine certifications. She is the co-founder of Core Potentials Academy, and has been learning, practicing, and teaching about energy for over 30 years.


2:00 PM

PANEL – An Enlightening Discussion

with Mary Zilba, Jodie Emery and Karen Lee

Sponsored by: BC Fresh Magazine

About the Presenters:

Mary Zilba is an award-winning singer, television personality, producer & podcast host. She most recently added public company Managing Director to her resume as well with her new cannabis company called Marz Ventures Inc., a global fully integrated Cannabis Company with a focus on all aspects of the marijuana business including a special focus on women, seniors, and education.

Karen Lee is the Co-Founder and President of Glory Botanicals CBD. Karen has not only created brands to benefit women’s health, she has created a network of support, education, and inspiration for women of all walks of life.


3:15 PM

Are your breast cancer, depression, and gut health related?

with Nicolette Richer, Health Educator

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Sponsored by: Hollyhock

About the Presenter:

Nicolette Richer is a Regenerative Medicine Health Educator, entrepreneur, author, Doctoral student, and speaker. She is a savvy wellness facilitator and renowend environmental and sustainability expert. Nicolette transforms people with chronic disease into conquerors of their condition through metabolic nutrition and detoxification. Her ability to inform, inspire, and invigorate allows individuals to unlock their fullest potential.


4:15 PM

Mineral-Based Health Information Every Woman Deserves to Know (But Isn’t Taught)

with Rick Fischer

What do thyroid issues, fatigue, adrenal burnout, depression, hair loss, leaky gut, brain fog, mood swings, stiff joints, candida, and osteoporosis all have in common? Hidden mineral imbalances missed in blood tests and not mentioned by most doctors.

Sponsored by: Integrative Health Coaching

About the Presenter:

Rick Fischer is an internationally recognized leader in mineral-based nutrition education and, in clinical practice, specializes in the testing and rebalancing of minerals for the restoration of health.

5:15 PM

Outer Beauty Inner Power with Tao Calligraphy

with Ximena Gavino, Certified Master Teacher of the Tao Academy

Experience the outer beauty and invisible power of Tao Calligraphy, a healing art form for the heart. Join Master Teacher, Ximena Gavino in applying simple and graceful movements and meditation with Tao Calligraphy to open your heart and boost your inner core power.

Sponsored by: Master Sha Tao Centre, Vancouver

About the Presenter:

Master Ximena Gavino, a Certified Master Teacher of Tao Academy, travels throughout North America introducing people to the beauty and power of Tao Movement Meditation.


6:15 PM

Reclaim Your Hormones, Reclaim Your Life

with Aeryon Ashlie

Do you feel stuck in your health and wellness journey? Did you know that creating hormonal balance can often be the missing link? Join Holistic Health Coach Aeryon Ashlie as she discusses the impact hormones can have on your overall health and wellness. She will share tips and strategies to enable you to Reclaim your Hormones starting living your best life.

Sponsored by: Prairie Naturals

About the Presenter:

Aeryon Ashlie is the founder of Aeryon Wellness, #1 Best Selling Author, On-air Radio Personality and Certified Holistic Nutritional Health Coach. Aeryon is a strong believer in the Holistic Intuitive Approach, and her latest venture of support supplements are a result of personal experience with adrenal, weight management and sleep issues.


11:00 AM

Life’s Magic!

with Gina Best

There is magic in how you manage life’s up’s and down’s. Being ok is a foundation for an amazing life for you and your loved ones. Do YOU factor into the equation – it matters more then you think.

Sponsored by: One Boob Down

About the Presenter:

Gina Best is a serial Entrepreneur and maverick Coach with a penchant for pushing people’s buttons and compelling Women to deal with their personal stuff so they can attack their businesses and lives with passion and authenticity.


12:00 PM

Alkaline and lectin free detox – A sustainable way to enjoy a healthy life

with Stephan Wilmes, The Alkaline Diet Guy – You In Focus

Stephan will introduce the basics of human metabolism, the consequences of a calorie-rich acidic diet, an overview on toxic and harmful substances. Come enjoy learning how to easily implement a gluten and lectin free, alkaline lifestyle and improve your health & wellbeing.

Sponsored by: You in Focus

About the Presenter:

Stephan Wilmes, aka the Alkaline Diet Guy, 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.


1:00 PM

Women’s Mental Health & the Hormone connection – Get EMPowered, Embrace YOUR Journey!

with Celeste Stephan

Come join Celeste as she shares her story of healing, in hopes to EMPower you with the same Nutritional tools to: improve your mental wellbeing, promote hormonal balance and Embrace YOUR journey to becoming the Balanced woman you have hoped to be, right now!

Sponsored by: Truehope Canada

About the Presenter:

Celeste Stephan has been sharing her passion for nutrition and healthy living with her family company, Truehope since 2005. Having personal experiences in confronting her own mental health with social anxiety and depression, and finding answers for her infertility and hormone imbalances through proper nutrition, she has brought a personal element to her work within Truehope.

2:00 PM

Modelling healthy eating behaviours in the household

with Tracy Leung

Numerous factors play a role in our day to day food choices. One of the major determinants of our eating behaviour are the ones around us, especially those in our households. In this seminar, we will discuss how being a model for healthy choices can help yourself and those around you make healthier eating decisions.

Sponsored by: Nesters Market

About the Presenter:

Tracy Leung is a recent graduate from the Food, Nutrition and Health program at UBC. Along with food relationships, Tracy also has a great passion for traveling and experiencing new adventures. You can find her at Nester’s Market as the Health and Wellness advisor.


3:00 PM

Light Bladder Leakage Is NOT ‘Just Part Of Being A Woman’

with Kim Vopni, Vagina Coach

Despite what the media tells you, pads are not something you need to accept as your destiny just because you are a woman, because you have had babies or because you are nearing menopause. Learn how to ditch the pads using the 3C approach to pelvic floor fitness.

Sponsored by: Pelvienne Wellness Inc

About the Presenter:

Kim Vopni is a self professed Pelvic Floor Evangelist and is known as The Vagina Coach. A personal trainer with specialized education in the pelvic floor, Kim helps women laugh without leaking in pregnancy, motherhood and menopause.


4:00 PM

The Adrenal, Stress Weight Loss Connection

with Aeryon Ashlie

Do you feel stuck in your weight loss journey? Did you know that ongoing daily stress can negativly effect your fitness goals. Join Holistic Health Coach Aeryon Ashlie as she discusses the impact stress can have as your overall health and wellness. To achieve the outcomes that matter to you, tips and strategies related to the Adrenal, Stress, Weight Loss Connection will be a focus.

Sponsored by: Prairie Naturals

About the Presenter:

Aeryon Ashlie is the founder of Aeryon Wellness, #1 Best Selling Author, On-air Radio Personality and Certified Holistic Nutritional Health Coach. Aeryon is a strong believer in the Holistic Intuitive Approach, and her latest venture of support supplements are a result of personal experience with adrenal, weight management and sleep issues.


5:00 PM

The 3 Little Words to Help You Stop Complaining & Start Living

with Dai Manuel, Lifestyle Mentor

Why is it that some people thrive well into their 100’s while other people see their quality of life rapidly decline as they age? The answer will surprise you. In this presentation, Dai will share with you the formula for living your best life by adopting a simple 3-word mindset.

Sponsored by: DaiManuel.com

About the Presenter:

Dai Manuel is a super dad, dating his wife, and on a mission to positively impact one million role models to lead FUN-ctionally fit lives mentally and physically.