February 29, 2020 at the Carbondale Civic Center

9:30am       Registration Opens

10:00am     Expo Floor Opens

10:15am     Opening Remarks

10:30am     Workshops

11:30am     Workshops

11:45am - 1:15pm LUNCH

12:30pm     Workshops

1:30pm       Workshops

2:30pm       Workshops

3:45pm       Nia Dance Movement

4:00pm       Expo Floor Closes

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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 – Arts of Health

Understanding CBD
& 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.