Vitality Magazine - Toronto's Monthly Wellness Journal

Saturday Speakers - November 28, 2015

Lecture Hall 201 Lecture Hall 202 Lecture Hall 203 Lecture Hall 204 Stage One (Exhibit Hall)
Stage Two (Exhibit Hall) Activity Stage

Lecture Hall 201

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
REGENERATE AND ENJOY A VITAL LIFE

with Roland Jentschura, M.Sc. (Germany)


Roland Jentschura has studied human metabolism and nutrition for 20 years, with a focus on disease recovery through Alkaline-Acid balance and purification. In addition to lecturing worldwide, he’s also a consultant to the Austrian Olympic team, and author of numerous publications on health and human biochemistry. Come and learn how to prevent disease with an alkaline-balancing lifestyle. 


Available afterward for questions at YOU IN FOCUS PRODUCTS booth 116.  


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12:45 pm - 1:45 pm 
FIX HORMONE IMBALANCES:
THE BODY SHAPE DIET CURE

with Cass Ingram (Chicago, Ill.)


Your body shape reveals your hormonal weaknesses. It’s key to knowing what you should and shouldn’t eat, and what supplements to take. Discover the ideal diet to improve your overall health and shape, through Ingram’s The Body Shape Diet


Available afterward for questions at HEALTHY PLANET booths 255-256.
 


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2 pm - 3 pm  
INFLAMMATION – THE SILENT KILLER    

Dr. John Dempster, ND, FAARM, ABAAHP

Long standing, unresolved inflammation has been associated with an armful of disorders including heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and autoimmune conditions. Our modern diet, lifestyle, environment and genetics all play a role with our body’s inflammatory response – often pushing us further into the red. Come and learn the most cutting edge natural treatments to curb inflammation, help reduce disease risk, and treat many of the chronic health conditions facing us today. 

Available afterward for questions at SMITH’S PHARMACY booth 202.  


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3:15 pm - 4:15 pm 
SUSTAINED 100% ENERGY –
OPTIMIZING EVERY HOUR, EVERY DAY

with Sam Graci (Salt Lake City, Utah)

Join Sam for tips on how to fuel the body for genuine energy and vitality! Learn why people suffer from low energy; how superfoods including fruits, vegetables, and herbs invigorate the body. Discover natural caffeine sources that enhance mental alertness, and the power of downtime and gratitude.

Available afterward for questions at HEALTHY PLANET booths 248-263.  


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4:30 pm - 5:15 pm  
DESIGNING YOUR UNDIET:
FUELLING A HEALTHY AND AWESOME LIFE

with Meghan Telpner, CNP, CNE (Toronto, Ont.)

Meghan Telpner will motivate and entertain with her signature humour and honesty. Meghan will share her own health journey, infused with nutritional science and know-how, explaining how she came to design the ideal, optimally healthy UnDiet, and guiding you along on how to create the best one for yourself.

Available afterward for questions at ACADEMY OF CULINARY NUTRITION booth 115.
 



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5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

MY TOP TEN SUPPLEMENTS FOR LONGEVITY

with Dr. Zoltan Rona, MD, MSc (Toronto, Ont.)

There are many natural health products proven to help you live longer by preventing illness, lengthening your telomeres, and reducing inflammation. This lecture will discuss the top 10 longevity-enhancing supplements and provide the scientific rationale for their use. Learn how you can be proactive at improving your health, preventing illness and living longer using the right supplements.
 

Available afterward and throughout the weekend for questions at HIGH LEVEL WELLNESS booth 101.


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Lecture Hall 202
11:45 am - 12:45 pm  
7 BILLION DIETS FOR 7 BILLION PEOPLE:
WHAT WORKS FOR YOU? 
with Julie Daniluk, RHN

Nutritionist and author Julie Daniluk shares science-based nutrition facts in a fun and interactive workshop. Should you be Paleo or vegetarian? Should you enjoy raw cuisine or macrobiotic? It all comes down to what your body needs. Julie will help you navigate the world of nutrition. Learn 10 key superfoods that reduce the inflammation that looms in the background of your pain and weight gain. Check out more information at www.juliedaniluk.com


Available afterward for questions at CANADIAN SCHOOL OF NATURAL NUTRITION booth 132.
  



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1 pm - 1:45 pm 
MEDICATIONS FOR MANAGING DEPRESSION, ANXIETY AND INSOMNIA
with Dr. Philip Rouchotas, M.Sc., ND 

Many of the medications currently used for mental health are ineffective, can cause serious side effects, and raise the risk of more serious harm. This talk will explore the evidence surrounding these medications, and highlight effective natural medicines that can be safely added to these prescriptions, as well as natural treatment options available to those not yet medicated for depression, anxiety, and insomnia. 

Available afterward for questions at SMITH’S PHARMACY booth 202.



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2 pm - 2:45 pm 

EPIGENETICS: HOW YOUR LIFESTYLE
AFFECTS YOUR DNA

with Dr. Joel Wallach, DVM, ND
(Chula Vista, Calif.)


The science of Epigenetics is about unlocking clues to how environment and lifestyle can induce changes in the expression of certain genes linked to biological development and disease. Join Dr. Wallach as he discusses the link between lifestyle, gene expression and disease manifestation. His exciting book Epigenetics will also be available. 

Available afterward for questions and book signing at YOUNGEVITY CANADA booths 162-163.


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3 pm - 3:45 pm 

THE POWER OF A BEAUTIFUL SMILE

with Dr. Dana Colson, DDS (Toronto, Ont.)

Your mouth can be your best asset for looking attractive and healthy at any age. Wellness-Based Dentistry can help you achieve this with a holistic approach using minimally invasive tehniques combined with the latest technologies and biocompatible materials. Learn how this can take years off your appearance and save money on dental work in the future.

Available afterward and throughout the weekend for questions at
DR. DANA COLSON & ASSOCIATES booths 152-153.



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4 pm - 4:45 pm 
STRATEGIES TO MANAGE DIABETES
with Andria Barrett, CNP, FAS (Toronto, Ont.)

Come and learn about the latest research on supplements and strategies for managing diabetes (both Type 2 and pre-diabetes). Join Andria as she shares the latest research on supplements such as Omega-3, Gymnema, and probiotics, and discusses strategies and tips for diabetes management. This educational and fun presentation draws on the principles of blood sugar balance. We will also look at artificial sweeteners and sugar alternatives. 

Available afterward for questions at SMITH’S PHARAMCY booths 202.
 


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5 pm - 5:45 pm
CHANGE YOUR MIND, CHANGE YOUR LIFE
Dr. Mandy Wintink, PhD (Toronto, Ont.) 

During this session, you will learn how to identify and re-frame your thinking style into a positive, optimistic, and success-driven perspective. You will also learn the mental and physical health benefits of doing so, and the brain science associated with optimism and positivity. Come and acquire the tangible tools for changing your mind, your brain, and your life.

Available afterward and throughout the weekend for questions at
CENTRE FOR APPLIED NEUROSCIENCE booth 45.




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6 pm – 6:45 pm

CLEARING INFLAMMATION
TO REDUCE YOUR DISEASE RISK
with Darrick S. Kim, PhD (Chicago, Ill.)

 

Inflammation is a major cause of many diseases including arthritis, diabetes, and cancer. Come and learn about the top natural supplements and herbs for managing symptoms and clearing toxic inflammation without drugs. Special focus on black peppercorns, chrysanthemum flower, turmeric rhizome, and more.

Available afterward for questions at EPHRAKAY INTERNATIONAL booth 138.


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Lecture Hall 203

11:45 am - 12:30 pm 

FACTS, FICTIONS, AND FAIRY TALES: WHAT TO BELIEVE WHEN HEALTH EXPERTS SPEAK

with Paul Demeda, Holistic Nutritionist, CNP

Being bombarded with new, changing, and often conflicting health information – especially in the areas of foods, nutrients, and exercise – can lead to confusion, wasted effort and money, and to making potentially harmful health decisions. Understand why the “science” of health and medical research is not as definitive as we often think it is. Learn key ways to assess the value and accuracy of the health information you are exposed to.
  

Available afterward for questions at INSTITUTE OF HOLISTIC NUTRITION booth 154.





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12:45 pm - 1:45 pm 
BREAK UP WITH YOUR BLEMISHES: GET
ACNE-FREE BY ATTAINING BEAUTIFUL SKIN NATURALLY

with Jean Eng & Kriss Grcic

Learn how to gently and naturally break the acne cycle with Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine. Understand the root cause of your breakouts to design an effective and customized program using all-natural acne solutions and facial treatments. Explore the many safe and proven options that can enhance your unique beauty. Watch a demonstration of facial cosmetic acupuncture and learn why it can work for you.

Available afterward for questions at PURE + SIMPLE BEAUTY
booths 156-157. 



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2 pm - 2:45 pm 

ICELAND – HEALING AT THE HEART OF THE EARTH

with Sandra Moon Dancer, B.Sc., M.H.Sc.

Iceland, the land of fire and ice. Energy teachings, song and beautiful photos allow you to experience the heart chakra of Mother Earth, a land of healing like no other. With 30 years experience, in the healing of indigenous peoples’ communities, Sandra Moon Dancer is an internationally renowned shaman. She shares stories of adventure, enlightenment and beauty. Join us in the land of fire and ice. Receive an early bird discount for travel in 2016. 

Available afterward for questions at CENTRE OF CIRCLE WISDOM booth 48.  


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3:00 pm - 3:45 pm 
MY TOP TEN PLANT-BASED
MEAL IDEAS FOR BUSY PEOPLE

with Marni Wasserman, Culinary Nutritionist

Marni has made the transition to eating more plant-based meals so easy, that even the most stubborn carnivores will be leaving this talk inspired to eat more plants at home. Learn to transform your plate, and you will always feel fully nourished after every meal you make. The benefits of a plant-based lifestyle have been publicized far and wide, and include healthy weight, better metabolism, improved immune system, improved cholesterol, and ridding your body of sickness and disease.

Available afterward for questions at MARNI WASSERMAN + THE ULTIMATE
HEALTH PODCAST booth 96.
   



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4 pm - 5 pm

THE SACRED LANGUAGE AND SCIENCE OF SOUND: AN ENERGY MEDICINE WORKSHOP

with Gaisheda Kheawok

In the Seneca and Celtic traditions, being a singer is synonymous with healing. In the shamanic energy medicine tradition, “everything is energy and everything is frequency.” Sacred sound bypasses the storylines of the mental and emotional bodies and goes directly to the source of dis-comfort. Gaisheda Kheawok is a seer and medicine person. Her cutting-edge work in shamanic soul-based energy medicine has pioneered the bridge between ancient tribal wisdoms and contemporary healing practices.

Available afterward for questions at THE WHISPERING SONG TEACHING LODGE booths 86-87.


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5:15 - 6:00 pm
THE ABCs OF ESSENTIAL OILS: 
SAFE AND EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVES TO
TOXIC HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS
with Sabina DeVita, Ed.D., NNCP, IASP, CBP 


Dr. DeVita will share her own personal wellness journey, and those of her clients with chemical/environmental sensitivities, who made the change to a holistic lifestyle. She will share material, from her book Vibrational Cleaning, about why therapeutic high-energy essential oils are a major breakthrough for home care and well-being. Learn how the “Thieves” household cleaner is a safe, effective plant-based cleaner for laundry and dishes. Find out how the “Thieves” and “Purification” essential oil proprietary blends can cleanse mould, mildew, and much more without the use of toxic chemicals.  Discover the advantages of improving indoor air quality with Pine essential oil, well known for its germ-fighting, disinfectant properties and its ability to revitalize the mind, body, and spirit.  

Available afterward for questions and book signings at
YOUNG LIVING ESSENTIAL OILS booths 146-149.



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6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
THE FUNDAMENTALS OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY LIVING
with Julie Daniluk, RHN

Join Julie Daniluk, nutritionist and best-selling author of Meals that Heal Inflammation, as she explains these fundamentals. Understand how to bust stress, eliminate pain, and balance hormones with this fun workshop. Learn more at www.JulieDaniluk.com

Available afterward for questions at JULIE DANILUK CONSULTING
booth 111.



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Lecture Hall 204
12 pm - 12:45 pm 
SENSORY BALANCING THERAPY:
AUTISM BREAKTHROUGH TREATMENT 

with Kelly Armstrong, OTR/L (Jacksonville, Fla.)

Explore Sensory Balancing Therapy (SBT), a non-invasive application of DC microcurrent used to rebalance the nervous system and produce behavioral changes in autism, and decrease stress and disease. Witness SBT’s efficacy though hands-on demonstrations, and discuss patient case scenarios.

Available afterward for questions at ACUMED MEDICAL LTD. booth 119.
 


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1 pm - 1:45 pm
AYURVEDIC AROMATHERAPY
FOR WELLNESS AND CHAKRA BALANCE

with Ravi Ratan, M.Sc. (Mumbai, India)

Healing with essential oils is rooted in the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, which describes three doshas: Vata, Pitta, Kapha. These are based on body type and the combination of the five elements – earth, water, fire, air and ether. Using oils according to the elements for chakra healing is the basis for Ayurvedic aromatherapy.

Available afterward for questions at FM’S AROMATHERAPY booth 67.  


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2 pm - 2:45 pm 
WHY FUTURE ORGANIC FOODS
ARE HERE TO STAY
with Robert Appel, Author and Broadcaster

Today’s foods are contaminated by radiation, pesticides and genetically modified DNA from seeds and plants. There are few true “clean” foods found when electronically tested for nitrates and pesticides. Discover how to test your food and remove contaminants, restore health, and remove pollutants from your body.

Available afterward for questions at BIOTRONIX RESEARCH INSTRUMENTS
booth 109. 



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3 pm - 3:45 pm 
HOW PAST LIVES AFFECT
YOUR HEALTH TODAY

with Jane Durst-Pulkys, B.Sc., RNCP, CNP

Chronic health issues can be like recurring dreams, representing unfinished business or lessons to be learned from past lives. Discuss questions, share experiences and gain techniques to explore health issues from a spiritual perspective.

Available afterward for questions at ECKANKAR booth 83.  


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4 pm - 4:45 pm 
THREE MISSING MAGIC MINERALS 
with Evelyn Krpan

Evelyn shares the latest news about Dr. Hulda Clark’s Concentrates for eliminating parasites, and the advances in addressing new, nastier parasite mutations. Learn how to get a complete internal facelift from digestion to liver and gallbladder or kidney problems. Look and feel like your wonderful self again.

Available afterward for questions at HULDA CLARK REMEDIES booth 108.


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5 pm - 5:45 pm
REINCARNATION AND THE
EVOLUTION OF CONSCIOUSNESS
with Michael Uyttebroek

Wondering about reincarnation? Gain new insights on this fascinating subject. Topics include: What is spirit-form (what is its purpose and how does it evolve?); reincarnation vs. incarnation, programming of the personality; spiritual consciousness, and more. 

Available afterward for questions at FIGU-LANDEGRUPPE CANADA
booth 70.



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Stage One (Exhibit Hall)

11:45 am - 12:30 pm 
REVERSING NEARSIGHTEDNESS
with John Yee, BA, MA, RO

Ortho C can reverse near-sightedness quickly and safely, and without the risk and healing time or laser surgery. Unlike other methods, Ortho C doesn’t change the shape of the cornea but relaxes the muscles within the eye safely and naturally.

Available afterward for questions at THE EYE FIX booth 124.


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12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
COQ10 - THE POWERHOUSE ANTIOXIDANT
with Dr. Kate McLaird, ND 

Dr. McLaird will explain the integral role of vitamin CoQ10 within the body and how it serves as the “powerhouse” of antioxidant activity. Based on recent scientific literature, see how this vitamin can improve health conditions including cardiovascular concerns, fertility, intense migraines, and brain health. Practical tips and suggestions will empower you to take control of your own health, and make the most informed choices on CoQ10 supplementation to feel your best!

Available afterward for questions at HEALTHY PLANET booth 278.  


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1:45 pm - 2:30 pm 
REVERSE AGING FOR YOUR BRAIN!
with Dr. Kate Rhéaume-Bleue, ND

Did you know that you can grow new brain cells? Fight Alzheimer’s early and enhance mental sharpness at any age by understanding the science of cognitive health. Join author and popular media guest Dr. Kate Rhéaume-Bleue to learn exactly what happens to the brain as we age and how to grow your brain younger. Dr. Kate will discuss diet, supplements, habits for healthy cognition, and brain-boosting games.


Available afterward for questions at HEALTHY PLANET booth 279.
 


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2:45 pm - 3:30 pm 
ARE YOU ESTROGEN OVERLOADED?
with Andrea Donsky, B.Comm., RHN

Estrogens are not just hormones produced by women but are found in our food, environment, cosmetics, and more. Join Andrea for an eye-opening discussion on estrogen overload, also called estrogen dominance. Discover how to balance hormones without prescription hormone drugs, and the secret to eliminating acne, breast and ovarian cysts, fibroids and more.

Available afterward for questions at HEALTHY PLANET booth 254.  


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3:45 pm - 4:30 pm 
SELF-HEALING WITH SOURCE ENERGY
MEDICINE AND THOUGHT FIELD THERAPY

with Fern Wolf

If you believe that the tools for healing should be simple, safe and universally available, then you will be inspired by this talk. Learn how quickly and easily you can apply Source Energy Medicine and Thought Field Therapy to restore, balance, and transform every aspect of your being.

Available afterward for questions at GOOD VIBRATIONS HEALTH
booth 104.



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4:45 pm - 5:30 pm 

RAISING YOUR CONSCIOUSNESS THROUGH LOVING YOURSELF 

with Ann Sahadath and Bill Little

Join Bill and Ann, hosts of the show Conscious Connections and founders of the ever-growing Clearly Conscious Community, as they share the journey of Consciousness and Love. Discuss questions on defining and raising consciousness, and how it applies to everyday life.

Available afterward for questions at CLEARLY CONSCIOUS ENERGETICS booth 84.  


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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF YOUR KARMA

with Erik Valdman

Good health, rewarding relationships, and even business and financial success are all mere indicators of the state of our karma. Erik will share his understanding of ancient energy practices. Learn how to awaken your internal inherent abilities and reposition yourself for health, happiness, and prosperity.

Available afterward for questions at ART OF BIM booth 121.


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Stage Two (Exhibit Hall)

11:30 am to 12:15 pm
THE POWER OF PLANTS

with Paul Zammit, Director of Horticulture,
Toronto Botanical Gardens

Discover fun and creative ways you can improve your wellbeing by selecting the right plants for the right place. Whether you have a small backyard garden, balcony garden or just a window sill, well help you unearth a full range of plants that will have you eating fresh and feeling great. Paul will also discuss pollinator-friendly plants for your garden that will help increase your garden’s yield while supporting our local beneficial insect population. You’ll also learn about the best double-duty indoor plants that not only look great, but clean the air as well. 

Available afterward for questions at THE BEE SHOP booth 265.



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12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

HOW TO BALANCE YOUR BLOOD SUGAR

with Henry Xiong, RAc., R.TCMP


Come and find out about the nutritional approach to balancing blood sugar and preventing diabetes. This is achieved through modifying the diet and nutrition, while at the same time tonifying the kidney, liver, spleen, and pancreas. Henry will include a close look at medicinal herbs, especially a new Astragalus formula.

 

Available afterward for questions at SAGEE CANADA booth 150.

 


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1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

HOW TO REDUCE STRESS AND
RAISE YOUR ENERGY AT THE SAME TIME 

with Dr. Gaetano Morello, M.Sc., ND

Stress and fatigue are two of the biggest issues affecting our fast-moving lifestyles. Join Dr. Morello as he  explains stress response and why it impacts our health. Learn the real science behind stress and what can be done naturally to reduce its impact on the human body. Discover which key components are involved in energy production and how to better support our bodies to become energetic again.

Available afterward for questions at SMITH’S PHARMACY booth 202.  


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2:30 pm - 3:15 pm 

BENEFITS OF MAGNETIC THERAPY

with Ruth Murray


According to Dr. Kenneth Maclean, magnetic therapy is good for any disorder and harmful to none. Safe and natural, magnetic therapy is one of the most popular forms of self treatment for people looking for natural solutions to help relieve conditions such as pain, stress, and lack of energy. 

Available afterward at SERENITY 2000 - IT’S MAGNETIC booth 29.



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3:30 pm - 4:15 pm 
THE EPIGENETIC DIET USING NATURE’S
MOST PRIZED SUPERFOODS

with Renita Rietz

Join Renita as she discusses the basics of epigenetics,  and how we can influence our genetic destiny, slow down the aging process, and minimize degeneration through dietary and lifestyle choices. Renita will present strategies for prevention and regeneration, and reveal superfoods that have the capacity to interact with the epigenome and modify gene expression. 


Available afterward for questions at YOUR ORGANIC SOURCES
booths 252-253.



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4:30 pm - 5:15 pm 

ENERGY HEALING

with Grand Master Qi Feilong, TCM

Join world-renowned Qigong Master Qi Feilong as he demonstrates Qi energy. Watch how internal healing energy can twist a steel spoon, and break chopsticks with a $20 bill. Starting with a group meditation and healing, learn how Qigong holistic therapies can help to restore and maintain total body health.

Available afterward for questions at WORLD SHAOLIN CHANMI KUNGFU ASS’N & QIGONG WELLNESS booth 51.  




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5:45 pm - 6:45 pm 

“EARTH SONG” CD RELEASE HEALING CONCERT  

with Michael Moon

Join Michael for a gentle sound healing experience incorporating songs and chants for the earth with guided and musical meditations. The experience is designed to open our hearts, and feel the interconnected web of Mother Nature within and around us. 


Available afterward for questions at THE TEMPLE OF SOUND booth 2-3.



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Activity Stage

2:30 pm to 3:15 pm
SELF SHIATSU
with Lisa Dowling 

Learn simple self-shiatsu techniques to help with symptoms such as digestive issues, headaches, and back pain. 

Available afterward for questions at SHIATSU THERAPY SOCIETY booth 106.


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3:45 pm to 4:30 pm
LIVE CIZE DEMONSTRATION
with Tara Houser and Cara Dorland

Dance your way to a stronger, healthier you with Shaun T’s newest dance-style fitness program.

Available afterward for questions at INDEPENDENT TEAM BEACHBODY COACH booth 80.


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5 pm to 6:15 pm
LEARN TO CHECK YOUR FOOD WITH DOWSING
with Master Teresa Yeung 

Learn how to dowse and check your food, supplements and herbs using chi-activated energy to protect against dirty energies, electromagnetic frequencies, and improve mood.

Available afterward for questions at THE SEVENTH HAPPINESS SCHOOL OF CHI GONG booth 66.


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6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
PROBIOTIC SUPPLEMENTS – AN OVERVIEW

with Greg Gharibian

Join Greg for a general overview of probiotic supplements. Learn how probiotic work, what to look for in a supplement, and what digestive problems they can help with.

Available afterward for questions at CUSTOM PROBIOTICS CANADA
booth 212.



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