Speakers

Dr. Stephen Hoody

Dr. Stephen Hoody

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

The missing link in wellness and weight loss

3 steps to lose weight, reset your metabolism and maintain your health for life.

You Will Learn:

1. Wellness is natural 
2.Correct the core 
3. Be conscious of your health score 
 
About The Speaker:
 
I went through 4 1/2 years of hell with my own health problems at age 23.  It was the worst and (eventually) the best time of my life.  It forged within me the desire, drive, skill and resolve to help humanity be healthy in the largest scale possible.  This is why I created NOVO Wellness and Weight Loss.  Fordham U., U of B Masters in Nutrition, NYChiropractic College.  
 
Founder/President NY Chiropractic Council, Founder/CEO New York Total Health Centers, Speaker at 100's of venues, author of "Keep It Off"

Dr. John Swierzewski

Dr. John Swierzewski

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

The Skin Microbiome-Common Misconceptions and New Treatments

The skin is the largest organ of the human body and its purpose is to protect. The skin is also the most misunderstood organ regarding its needs to stay healthy. Learn the common misconceptions and how to become an active participant in your skins health.

You Will Learn:

1-The microbiome - your skin is acidic to protect and hydrate

2- Foot Health and a New Healthy Habit

3- Scar treatments – Revolutionized

4- Eczema is an allergy and can be solved

About The Speaker:

Dr. John Swierzewski is a podiatric surgeon and the Founder of pH Select, Inc.  Dr. Swierzewski suffered from debilitating eczema from adolescence to the age of 37. After using the strongest doses of prednisone and the latest prescription creams and oral medications on himself, he sought a solution.  Dr. Swierzewski used his personal experience with his medical knowledge and a team of scientists to formulate natural products that are revolutionizing skin care and skin health.

Sandy Allen-Bard

Sandy Allen-Bard

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Sandy Allen-Bard is a Leukemia Nurse Practitioner who has recently joined Incyte as a Oncology Clinical Nurse Educator. Prior to this Sandy has been working at Weill Cornell Medical College/NYPH since 2001. Sandy has been very passionate about the patients and works very closely with the physicians in the management of the patient care. Sandy has been active in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and has been a running coach for Team in Training where she trains participants for endurance events as they fundraise for blood cancers. Sandy has used her love for running and has been an active fundraiser for the society herself. She continues to work passionately with many organizations and has been educating her colleagues on these very difficult diseases. Sandy will continue to work in this field until there are better treatments and hopefully a cure.

Lawrence Smith & Katarina Holm-DiDio

Lawrence Smith & Katarina Holm-DiDio

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

Wellbeing at Work- How a Culture of Wellness Became a Product while Making the world a Healthier Place

How do you change a culture and specifically, how do you create a culture of well-being and health at work that motivates and engages in the long term?  Many organizations offer wellness and well-being programs to their staff, but participation is often low, and dwindle over time.  How do you create long lasting behavioral and organizational change that is good for staff and business?

During this session we will explore recent research and best practices in changing behaviors and culture in organizations. We will share lessons learned from culture change at Raisoft, a company in Finland, and the birthplace of Smart Break, a 3 minute workplace wellness solution that is changing how we view and do wellness at work.

You Will Learn:

  • Practical lessons learned from Raisoft- Smart Break that can be implemented in other organizational contexts.
  • Increased understanding of behavioral and organizational change processes and what works
  • How small changes can make a big difference – how taking short but smart breaks makes us happier, healthier and more motivated at work and in school. 

About The Speakers:

Smart Break is a 3 minute wellness solution for your workplace. Our state-of-the-art software provides automated workout videos, exclusively designed for office workers who sit too much. These 3 minute breaks make you feel better instantly.

Jeremy Cotliar

Jeremy Cotliar

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM

CBD promoters for Liv. Labs; We have the best 100% THC-Free, organic CBD products.

Network Marketing Company that supplies amazing, 100% THC-Free, organic CBD products!  Energy, sleep, pain, etc. we have the solution! You can join the movement as well!

Michael Peluso

Michael Peluso

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Secrets To Uncovering A Successful Lifestyle And Business 10x Faster 

True Living LLC, a company dedicated to transforming the lives of entrepreneurs and visionaries through training programs, workshops, one on one coaching, group speaking and retreats.  He partners with his family's business, Three Summers Creative; an award winning full-service marketing agency based in NJ. 
 
You Will Learn:
 
  1. Learn the top three reasons why health and wellness entrepreneurs fail to develop a thriving business in today's marketplace.
  2. Discover a step by step approach to delivering value to the people that need your service.
  3. Learn the number one trick that helps “Put Life Back Into Businesses”

About The Speaker:

Michael Peluso is a transformative lifestyle and business coach for high-performing entrepreneurs and organizational leaders who are looking to enjoy more freedom within both their lives and businesses.  Through a process called “Intelligent Lifestyle Design,” Michael takes on entrepreneurial challenges which prevent health and business from prospering, believing that you must transform your mindset first in order to transform your business.

Millie Lee, MD Integrative Cardiology

Millie Lee, MD Integrative Cardiology

1:30 PM to 2:00 PM

"Heart Disease is a Lifestyle Disease"

Nearly half of all Americans have some form of Cardiovascular disease and it remains the leading cause of death globally. Yet, heart disease is a lifestyle disease, and as such, is largely preventable. It is important to know your individual risk for developing heart disease. Find out what can be done to prevent and reverse it.

You Will Learn:

  • What is heart disease
  • Risk factors for heart disease
  • How to prevent and reverse heart disease

About the Speaker:

Dr. Millie Lee is an Integrative Cardiologist, integrating her 20-year experience as a cardiologist with a holistic approach to health and wellness. With her knowledge of functional medicine, nutrition, and yoga therapy, she combines the best of evidence-based Western medicine with complementary lifestyle practices unique to each individual. Incorporating mind, body, and soul,  she works with her patients to either achieve and maintain health or prevent disease.
 

Marie Anne June Tagoda

Marie Anne June Tagoda

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM 

Taking Back Your Health and Happiness (Hope and Healing from Chronic Pain, Fatigue, and Invisible Illness)  

Discover the source of your chronic pain, fatigue, and invisible illness...  Medicine and diets my not be enough in living your optimum best.  Start the process in becoming happy and free to enjoy your life.
 
You Will Learn:
  • Learn the source and meaning of your chronic pain and illness
  • How to deal with your condition in order to live happy and be free to enjoy your life
  • Identify the obstacles blocking your healing (and how to overcome them!)

About The Speaker:

Marie Anne June L. Tagorda is a medical intuitive, critical care nurse,  life and wellness coach,  sound-vibration-energy healer, and bestselling author who will share her process for achieving self-healing and happiness.  Her life's work is to facilitate healing by identifying the root issues of your life and help you clear away the blockages that keep you from living your optimum best. 

Greg Tarnacki

Greg Tarnacki

2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

How High Technology will Impact Health and Wellness

I will cover the current trends in Artificial Intelligence and genomics as they pertain to custom treatments. I will talk about wearable tech and home attendants and wrap up with our mission to deploy technology to kids with cancer.

What You Will Learn:

1. What is Artificial Intelligence

2. How AI and emerging tech will impact my health and wellness and

3. what does the future look like for tech in the healthcare field?

 

About The Speaker:

Greg Tarnacki is an 18 year veteran of the NY technology market having developed clients like Bristol Myers Squibb, EY, Goldman Sachs and NY Health and Hospitals. Greg has served an Americorps year in Newark helping Opportunity Youth to find jobs and pursue higher education. He is currently the Executive Director and founder of 18Loop, a startup nonprofit that deploys high technology to help kids with cancer tolerate treatment, recover and thrive.

Edward Liu

Edward Liu

3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Self-Empowerment and the Expansion of Our Happiness

Are we always looking on the outside for answers to our life’s challenges?  Yes, we are all connected and there are wisdom, insights and other people’s experience and expertise that we should tap into.  But how do we build on this knowledge and tap into our own spirit and inner resources and take greater ownership of our personal growth?  New Author and twenty + years NYC inspirational educator Edward Liu explores this question with his new book The More We Become.  

What You Will Learn:

  • The different pathways to happiness and how we can expand it. 
  • What are the common pitfalls and assumptions we have about the art of personal fulfillment?
  • How does our personal empowerment supports the expansion of our happiness?
About the Speaker:
Edward Liu is a 20 + year inspirational NYC educator who seeks to help individuals go from challenges/suffering to empowerment/positive actions through his new book The More We Become. Mr. Liu believes with personal transformation comes an increase willingness and capacity to positively impact those you care about, making your world and our world a better place.