Discover how your life, career and clients can be transformed by 4 days immersed in learning. This groundbreaking and proven curriculum brings together world-renowned nutrition researchers and behavioral experts for a continuing education opportunity unheard of elsewhere.
Sculpting the Ultimate Coach Within: How to Deliver Remarkable Client Results While Blazing an Epic Career Path
Friday, June 28 • 9:40–10:40am
John Berardi, PhD
Many wellness professionals struggle to turn their passion for helping others into a sustainable business that attracts new clients and delivers exceptional results. Dr. Berardi will share a roadmap for how you can achieve massive success pursuing the career you love—with freedom to live and work on your own terms! He will educate and inspire with personal stories, introspective exercises and practical ideas.
Dynamic Nutrition Science: Parsing Today’s Most Relevant Research for Real Life
Friday, June 28 • 10:45–11:45am
Jenna A. Bell, PhD, RD
Deciphering what nutrition science means and grasping how to apply the evidence in a simple, relevant way is a challenge. Today's body of evidence reaches well beyond macronutrients and it can be overwhelming to navigate. Dr. Bell will identify the most popular consumer trends in food and nutrition, and package them in the context of contemporary, peer-reviewed scientific evidence. She will provide clear messaging for translating the science into examples that will resonate with clients.
LUNCH SEMINAR: The Current and Future State of Health Coaching
Friday, June 28 • 11:45–1:00pm
Jessica Matthews, DBH, NBC-HWC
Enjoy a complimentary lunch while you get the inside scoop on the current landscape and future opportunities in the evolving field of health and wellness coaching. Take home specific strategies and a recipe for success to elevate your professional work.
Skills Not Pills: Calming the Inflammation Superhighway With Focused Nutrition and Behavior Change
Friday, June 28 • 2:30–4:00pm
Marc Bubbs, ND, MS
Dr. Bubbs will explain inflammatory response and why it’s both necessary for, and detrimental to, human health. He will also discuss current philosophies exploring dietary patterns, specific foods (pro and con), and the power of the mind in the complex matrix of what provokes or calms the body.
The Mobile Health Map: Inspiring Your Clients and Your Business
Friday, June 28 • 4:40–5:40pm
Michelle Alencar, PhD
In this session, learn about the compelling research on mobile health for sustainable behavior change, five key strategies for making the virtual office an extension of your services, as well as how to create a virtual multidisciplinary team (RD-Trainer-Health Coach-Physician).
BREAKFAST SEMINAR: To Dairy or Not to Dairy? Translating the Science for Your Clients
Saturday, June 29 • 8:00–9:20am
Jim White, RDN
With the growing popularity of plant-based food options, this session will explore the science behind the nutritional, health and sustainability qualities of dairy and plant-based dairy alternatives. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast as you discover the opportunities both can play in fueling your client’s day.
The Neuroscience of Behavior Change: How to Train the Brain to Create Healthier Habits
Saturday, June 29 • 9:40–10:40am
Julia DiGangi, PhD
It’s become clear that the string holding together the pearls of a holistic wellness program—nutrition, exercise, stress reduction and recovery—is sustainable behavior change. Dr. DiGangi, a neuropsychologist who has devoted her career to the connection between our brain and our behavior, will address evidence-based strategies to guide clients toward behavior modification that sticks.
Bridging the Gap Between Good Intentions and Meaningful Nutrition Change
Saturday, June 29 • 10:45–11:45am
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN
Join Monica Reinagel, the “Nutrition Diva,” as she distinguishes between cognitive commitment and tactical empowerment; identifies common sensory, cultural and logistical impediments to greater compliance; and provides practical tools and strategies that result in positive and sustainable changes to eating habits.
LUNCH SEMINAR: Reversing the Invisible Epidemic: Coaching People Who Have Prediabetes
Saturday, June 29 • 11:45am–1:00pm
Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP
Join Dr. Muth for this complimentary lunch seminar that will outline how health coaches and health professionals are uniquely positioned to fill a critical need in delivering diabetes prevention programs.
5 Minutes to IGNITE Your Product Knowledge
Saturday, June 29 • 2:30–3:30pm
Cut all the fluff. Get right to the point. That is the mission behind this fast-paced IGNITE session, featuring top industry brands. You will hear 5 minutes from each company, sharing their best tips for improving your business and client results with their products and tools.
The HOPE Solution: How Our Purpose Empowers!
Saturday, June 29 • 4:40–5:40pm
Lee Jordan, MS
The HOPE Solution offers research-based practices for building well-being through living a purpose-powered life. Health coach and personal trainer Lee Jordan will share easy-to-implement tools and strategies to grow your practice and elevate your approach to serving others.