WOMEN'S HEALTH NATURALLY!
SPEAKERS & SCHEDULE
February 29, 2020 at the Carbondale Civic Center
9:30am Registration Opens
10:00am Expo Floor Opens
10:15am Opening Remarks
11:45am - 1:15pm LUNCH
3:45pm Nia Dance Movement
4:00pm Expo Floor Closes
WHN! Speakers and Workshops
Kendall Boysen – Encouragementology
You've Got the Power - 10:30am
Kendall will use the practice of instilling hope as the platform for sharing the power of human connections. She will paint humorous yet serious pictures of the dangers of relying on digital communication and the modern conveniences limiting human interaction.
Anita Brown – Midwest Medical Thermography
Healing Autoimmune Disease:
Prevention, Detection, Recovery - 10:30 am
In this talk, Anita will address what autoimmune disease is, how it can start much earlier than we think, how to detect early signs and how to heal ourselves back to optimal health. Autoimmune issues can be debilitating, but they can also be overcome. This presentation will offer suggestions for diet, lifestyle and personal choices that can help alleviate symptoms and reverse disease.
Dr. Terry Harmon - Chi Rho Chiropractic
The Autonomic Nervous System - 11:30am
Dr. Harmon will talk about the Autonomic Nervous System, the harmful effects of Sympathetic Dominance, and how to test and optimize your Autonomic Nervous System to facilitate hormone, mitochondrial (aka energy), and brain health/function.
Amy McMorrow Hunter – The Climate Economy
Three Steps to a Low Carbon Lifestyle -12:30pm
People are what’s going to save humanity in this climate emergency. Human ingenuity and behavior change are our only hope. Amy will share the Climate Economy Education Inc's 3-Step Program for a Low-Carbon Lifestyle. This is your checklist for thriving authentically in a world with a changing climate.
Debra Lowrance – Labor of Love Midwifery and Women’s Health Services
Birth 2020 and Beyond - 1:30pm
Looking at the current state of maternity care in the US and Illinois, Debra will define midwifery and the role it plays in women’s health, help us understand Evidence Based Care and the barriers to receiving it, and highlight emerging issues in obstetrical care that include racism and obstetrical violence.
Joyce Fischer – Peace, Love and Oils
I Am Empowered - 11:30am
Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” We have the ability to empower ourselves with positive affirmations. By combining positive thoughts with essential oils, it can help you believe in yourself and program your mind to think in ways that make you feel empowered.
Amy Kinzie – Natural Health & Wellness
& the Endocannabinoid System - 12:30pm
Amy will explain the chemistry of CBD and how the body responds to CBD oil, as well as how the body makes its own cannabinoids. She will also share about what health conditions benefit from CBDs, and other herbs and foods that affect the endocannabinoid system.
Dr. Bonnie Juul – Natural Health & Wellness
How Stress Affects DNA - 1:30pm
Dr. Bonnie will present the scientific effects stress has on telomere growth and organ health, how habitual thinking 'grooves in' neurological pathways that reinforce stress/ill-health/dis-ease, and how to reverse the thought habit and actively choose new neurological thought patterns to improve health.
Yolanda Heath - Health and Wellness Specialists
Emotions Affect Your Physical Body - 2:30pm
Yolanda will present an integrated, wholistic approach on how emotions affect physical health. She will present ways to bring about healing through massage, aromatherapy, nutrition and natural supplements.
Abigail Fields – Lewis Elementary School Student/ Boys and Girls Club
Childhood Grief - 2:30pm
Abigail will present on the experience of childhood grief, from the perspective of the child. Her presentation strives to help adults understand how children feel and what they are going through, and for children to learn about coping skills.