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Gastonia, USA
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Wed Jun 29 2016 at 08:30 pm EDT
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Thursday Jun 2, 2016
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In this 30 min session, Dr. Philipson, Director of the Kovler Diabetes Center, at U of Chicago Medicine, will talk about the different types of diabetes and what are the implications of genetics on diabetes. Additionally, why this is important to people who have diabetes. Dr. Philipson will present then take live questions from the audience.
Life Coach Peggy Sealfon shares mindfulness strategies to activate dormant natural healing capabilities that can reduce the impact of diabetes. Learn how to enter an integrated state of being--a balance of mind and body--in which health and well-being are dramatically improved. Mindfulness training has been shown to lower blood pressure, improve cognitive function and impact better management of diabetes, especially for impulse awareness when it comes to diet. These skills can also be effective in mitigating stress, anxiety and depression which often accompany--and increase--diabetic symptoms. Learn how through training and practice, you can be empowered to overcome adversity and discover the secrets to reducing the physical and mental effects of diabetes.
Looking in the wrong place can cause you to make unnecessary or harmful diet changes, give up foods you don't need to, and waste money on special supplements and products. How do you know what information you can trust, whether online, from friends, or in the news? Join me to learn how to determine whether a source is credible, and get many ideas for where to turn for accurate nutrition information.
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Peggy Sealfon is a Personal Development Coach, Motivational Speaker and Author of the best-selling book Escape From Anxiety-Supercharge Your Life With Powerful Strategies From A to Z. She is certified in a broad range of modalities from ancient yogic practices to modern psychology to neurosciences. You can read more about Peggy at: PeggySealfon.com
With a lifetime of experience in athletics, training, and all aspects related to these, Ashleigh possesses the knowledge, ability and passion required to create a positive transformation in the bodies and minds of her clients. Her credentials and experience are extensive. She has a master's degree in Human/Clinical Nutrition through The University of Bridgeport,is a Certified Sports Nutritionist through The International Society of Sports Nutrition (CISSN), in addition to being one of the few CSCSs in Florida (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist). She is also a Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN), and a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS). She is a Medical Exercise Specialist (MES), and a Certified Level One Cross Fit Coach. Ashleigh graduated from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, in 2003. Here, she earned a BSc, studying kinesiology, exercise physiology, and psychology. Ashleigh is also a graduate of the National Coaching Institute, having completed extensive sports science modules in the long-term physical preparation of the elite athlete. Most recently, Ashleigh earned the right of few: formal partnership with GymnasticBodies as a developmental affiliate. She is Florida's first, and only GymnasticBodies (GB) affiliate, and the 7th global. Keep your eyes out for group classes, which are developing now. Ashleigh has worked with weekend warriors, college athletes and high-level competitors for 15 years. Her work has included positions as the health and wellness director and personal trainer for Fitness World and as an exercise therapist and physical preparation coach for Synergy Health Management, both in her native British Columbia. She also provided years of strength and conditioning coaching for the Camosun College Chargers men's and women's basketball teams and men's volleyball team; the 2004 Men's U23 national rugby team; and the 2004 World Junior Taekwondo Championships in Korea. Ashleigh brings her wealth of education and experience to Brilliant Fitness and Nutrition (BFN), and now, SLICE Gymnastics Training (GST), and uses it to create a culture that is focused on success, measurable results, hard work, fun, and ownership of outcomes. She brings cutting-edge training and nutrition solutions to her clients to help them achieve their wellness and performance goals. She is well known in the Tampa Bay area for her results-based coaching style. Ashleigh is an accomplished natural body building and figure show competitor, her resume available upon request. She won the overall title at the 2010 Hurricane Bay Championship and consistently places top 3 in the state of Florida in National Qualifying shows. Her pursuit of excellent in the figure world is a convenient spin-off of her training and healthy lifestyle. Her training methods and competitive wins have been profiled in several respected health and fitness publications. Ashleigh is also a published writer, providing articles about training and nutrition to numerous local publications. She has presented at national conferences including The International Society of Sports Nutrition Conference (ISSN) in June of 2010. Ashleigh launched Brilliant Fitness and Nutrition (BFN), formerly Brilliant Athlete in 2008 in Los Angeles, and then brought her company and her expertise to the Tampa/Clearwater area.
Shelly Najjar, MPH, RDN is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who helps women stop fighting their bodies, eat what they want, and feel healthy and confident so they can live the life they dream of. She loves traveling, bucket listing, and working on projects that are important to her. Maintaining a flexible, non-diet approach to wellness makes those things possible. Shelly helps clients get free from shame-based diet culture and teaches them to trust their bodies to improve their overall wellness... with NO off-limits foods.