Lunch Seminars

Bariatric Surgery and What Comes Next: Fostering Behavioral Change

Complimentary lunch hosted by:

Kinesis Centre

Join us for the lunch seminar on Friday, June 29 at 11:50–1:15pm
Coronado Ballroom, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

In this session, Claudia Cofrancesco, founder of The Kinesis Centre, will provide her unique perspective as a patient who underwent bariatric surgery in 2007. She will discuss the challenges she faced with respect to nutritional and behavioral change and share her experiences as she struggled to adapt to her new lifestyle. She will provide insight into the knowledge gaps of the bariatric community and lend her advice on how best to guide your bariatric clients through the challenging terrain of behavioral change.

Claudia Cofrancesco, certified Precision Nutrition Level 1; creator of Training the Bariatric Client (online CEU)

About Claudia Cofrancesco, certified Precision Nutrition Level 1; creator of Training the Bariatric Client (online CEU)

Claudia Cofrancesco is an accomplished business leader who has been repeatedly recognized for outstanding performance, exceeding goals and generating profits. Holding a Master of Science in Real Estate Development and Finance from New York University, she is a veteran Property Manager known for her innovative management style, excellence in interpersonal communication and strategic relationship development. Claudia’s personal experience with morbid obesity, bariatric surgery, and struggle to find her way back to wellness led her to lose and keep off 439 lbs. and found The Kinesis Centre, a company dedicated to serving the unique health and fitness needs of bariatric clients and filling a wide gap in wellness services. Claudia is a Certified Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach and the creator of Training the Bariatric Client, an online course providing continuing education to fitness professionals on how to train their clients.

This seminar is sponsored by Kinesis Centre Kinesis Centre

Motivational Interviewing: Help Clients Own the Talk That Drives the Walk

Complimentary lunch hosted by:

Join us for the lunch seminar on Saturday, June 30 at 12:00 Noon

What if you could help clients to literally talk themselves into making meaningful behavior change? Join Dr. Muth for this complimentary lunch seminar that will revolutionize your approach, and take home easy-to-implement strategies that will make a true difference in your client sessions.

Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP

About Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP

Natalie is a board-certified pediatrician and obesity medicine physician, registered dietitian and health coach. She practices general pediatrics with a focus on healthy family routines, nutrition, physical activity and behavior change in North County, San Diego. She also serves as the senior adviser for healthcare solutions at the American Council on Exercise. Natalie is the author of five books and is committed to helping every child and family thrive. She is a strong advocate for systems and communities that support prevention and wellness across the lifespan, beginning at 9 months of age.

This seminar is sponsored by ACE ACE