Welcome to the 9th Annual Gaia's Essence Women's Wellness Conference September 2, 2017 | Melville Marriott
GEWWC 2017 | 9/2/17 | 9:00am - 5:00pm Melville Marriott | 1350 Walt Whitman Rd Melville, NY 11747
Address from our Founder: Farrah La Ronde-Hutchison, Environmental Scientist
This year we are celebrating 9 years of hosting our Women's Wellness Conference. A safe place for women to Connect, Empower and Educate each other on living healthier happier lives. We Empower Women to love who they are while embracing their journey of LIFE. Our theme this year: Embrace Your Story: celebrates our differences, diversities and experiences. They have made us stronger. Let's respect and support each other.
Often we all are embarrassed, ashamed or angry at the different paths our lives may have taken. The so called set backs are actually just lessons, giving us the tools required to remain in gratitude for the gift of life. We are all on different parts of our journey to Optimum Wellness.
Come enjoy a fun filled day of informative seminars, meet industry health and business professionals, health and business coaches, top speakers of their fields, meet medical and naturopathic doctors, while networking with other diverse selection of Exhibitors and Authors. We welcome you to join us as we Empower Women to Live! The conference will be hosted by our Founder this year.
Peace, Health and Love
Farrah La Ronde-Hutchison
GEWWC 2017 Conference Agenda
|Time||Conducted by:||Seminar Description|
|9:00am-9:30am||Registration||Guest arrive to the conference|
|9:30 am -10:00am||Farrah La Ronde-Hutchison||Welcome Address from our Founder|
|10:00 pm-10:30pm||Dr. Mike Berlin||Breakthrough, All-natural weight loss. Dr. Berlin, as seen on News 12, will discuss the true causes and cures of weight gain.|
|10:30 am-10:45pm||Linda Springer||Financial Wealth: How many works for kids!|
|10:45 am - 11:00pm||Lauren O’ Conner||Financial Education: Aligning Your Actions with your financial intentions.|
|11:00am-12:00pm||LUNCH & NETWORKING||Enjoy a healthy lunch while connecting with other amazing women.|
|12:00pm-12:45pm||Dr. Linda Golden||Dental Health and impacts on the life of a child. The latest in orthodontic advancement is the introduction of myofunctional orthodontics.|
|12:45 pm - 1:15pm||Orlandina Balan||Caribbean Carnaval comes to GEWWC: Celebrating the Gift of Music & Movement.|
|1:15pm - 1:45pm||BREAK & Networking||Network and connect with other amazing women!|
|1:45pm-2:30pm||Farnia Fresnel||Igniting transformational changes: A Powerful Presence: Write Your Fight Song|
|2:30pm-3:00pm||Dr. Sherr||Discovering Optimal Health From The Inside Out|
|3:00pm-3:30pm||BREAK & Networking||Network and connect with other amazing women!|
|3:30pm-4:00pm||Dr. Cerabino||How Do You Stop Food Cravings With Acupuncture|
|4:00pm - 4:15pm||Laura Tria||Know Your HerStory and Live a More Powerful Life!|
|4:15pm - 4:30pm||Michele Horan||Energetic Skincare: revitalizing inner and outer beauty.|
|4:30pm-5:00pm||Farrah La Ronde-Hutchison & Soh Young Lee Segredo||Women of Honor Award Ceremony / Performance by Soh Young Lee Segredo|
Our lineup of top industry professionals.
Dr. Linda GoldenGEWWC 2017 Keynote Speaker
Dr. Golden is a graduate of the New York University Dental School, and possesses a solid background in intergrade biological and holistic dentistry. Her training also included working closely with alternative and biological dentist Dr. Reid Winick. Dr. Golden completed a two-year internship with Dr. Rau at Switzerland's Paracelsus Institute, in an effort to further solidify her holistic approach to dental therapies. She always strives to keep her skills on the cutting edge of technology. She and her team have spent countless hours gaining education in the newest technologies, including laser therapies, 3D digital radiography, ozone therapy, use of zirconia, and much more.
Farnia Fresnel, MBA, PMP, CPCC, ACCFounder & CEO, The Lenserf Group
With decades of experience across multiple business verticals & operational responsibility greater than $65M, Farnia led many high profile business transformation initiatives for Fortune 500 firms. Farnia now heads The Lenserf Group where she inspires companies to grow strategically, with stronger leaders, faster, small businesses to adopt solid process and a "long view“ and groups of entrepreneurs & driven individuals to reset perspectives on their capabilities. With an innate ability to listen to what you are really saying (and hear what you are afraid to say), she actively challenges her clients not only to envision and own their stories but also to get in motion. Farnia holds an MBA from Stern School of Business, a BS in Engineering from The University of Pennsylvania, professional certificates in project management (PMP), international business & international relations, coach certification from the International Coach Federation and The Coaches Training Institute and she is a Myers-Briggs practitioner
Dr. Mike BerlinLong Island club reduce and Family Wellness Center.
Dr. Michael Berlin, one of Long Island's top holistic health centers and seen on News 12. He will educate us on the true causes of weight gain and how to heal it for life! Taking into account re-balancing your hormones and completely heal your digestive system, immunity, fatigue, headaches, sleep problems, emotional eating, cravings, and more! Dr. Berlin is trained as a highly skilled and talented healer and communicator and brings to the community over 25 years of experience working in health care and mind-body healing. Dr. Berlin is a well-known speaker/educator, has been a wellness coach for thousands of people.
Lauren O’ConnellFinancial Representative at Wealth Advisory Group
Lauren joined Wealth Advisory Group in June of 2016. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a concentration in European Studies from SUNY Cortland. After graduating college, Lauren joined Douglas Elliman Real Estate, formerly Prudential Long Island Reality. She started as a receptionist, and worked her way up to Marketing and Advertising Manager. After having her second child, Lauren decided to take time away from the office and focus on raising her children. Lauren was introduced to Wealth Advisory Group through a friend from her former organization. She was drawn to the cooperative culture of the firm and holistic philosophy of The Living Balance Sheet. Lauren has her Life & Health, Series 6 and Series 63.
Dr. Olga Isaeva, DDSHolistic Dentist
Dr. Olga Isaeva DDS is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Dentistry (2004) and had practiced as a General Dentist in North Carolina & Long Island, NY. Her new practice—Nature’s Dental, is primarily devoted to Biomimetics – Nature Mimicking Dentistry, as Dr. Olga (as she prefers to be called) strongly believes that Biomimetics is the future of all dental care. Dr. Olga considers that a truly beautiful smile starts with our healthy selves. In 2016, Dr. Olga graduated from American College of Integrative Medicine and Dentistry, recommitting herself to the art and science of Naturopathics and "Doctor Do No Harm" motto. Join Dr. Olga in the kids room at her seminar: So You Think You Can Brush :). Demonstrating brushing and flossing techniques, followed by the plaque detector application to instruct the kids further on all the hard to reach places in the mouth.
Orlandina BalanIFBB, Founder the Fitter Woman
Orlandina's fitness journey began in the Fall of 2011. It was a time filled with doubts, uncertainties and unknowns. The gym initially served as a place to help her escape the stressors in my life at that time. After awhile the purpose of the gym changed. It became a vehicle which would help her to look directly at her circumstances and face them head on. The company has three-fold purpose; to expose women and families to various forms physical fitness activities; to educate women and families about good eating habits and how to sustain them with busy lifestyles; to empower women and families by helping them to develop healthy and positive mindset. Join Orlandina on September 2nd as she demonstrates how to set our worries aside, strengthen our resolve and prepare our mind, body and spirits for change. When done, all guests will feel lighter, brighter and motivated to gain control of their lives. In the process they will unveil and discover the Fitter Woman that lies within.
Retha FernandezFounder of Soul of Long Island
Retha has spent 15 years overseeing technology strategy development and execution. As a Certified Meditation Instructor, through the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, she instructed and guided individuals through the process of embracing meditation and mindfulness as a life skill that complements and supports personal and professional development programs. Through her company, Soul of Long Island, LLC, she offers instruction in a four-session course, taught in groups or individually, to learn meditation as a stress management and self-empowerment tool. Certified in Primordial Sound Meditation, her teachers include Deepak Chopra, Roger Gabriel, Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley) and Yogini Shambhavi. She is trained in Transcendental Meditation, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. Join Retha as she heads the mini meditation segments at the conference.
Anthony CerabinoCEO of Healthcare Wellness Center
Anthony holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Acupuncture, (Board Certified) and a Massage Therapy Diploma. He specializes in helping people with old musculo-skeletal injuries through various soft-tissue healing techniques and stretching routines. He has had many success stories with joint inflammation, muscles spasms, frozen-joint syndromes and sport injuries. In addition, he focuses on migraines and systemic issues related to digestion, respiration and emotional imbalances. Anthony is also a certified NAET practitioner. Anthony believes that the best results are achieved by taking a wholistic approach to wellness combining Acupuncture/Acupressure and Massage Therapy with Essential Oils, Breathwork, Therapeutic Stretching, Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Eastern/Western Nutritional/Dietary advice. Join Dr. Cerabino as he shares how do you stop food cravings with acupuncture.
Michele HoranRevite’ Skin Care
Michele Horan is a New York State licensed Esthetician, (NYSLE) Certified Reiki Master and the owner of Revite' Skincare in Syosset NY. She is a graduate of F.I.T. (Fashion Institute of Technology) with a Bachelors of Science in Marketing. Her passion is to touch people both inside and out by awakening an "inner beauty" and "energy". Beauty is all about health being made visible. Join Michele from Revite' Skincare who specializes in revitalizing inner and outer beauty creating transformation for women suffering from the pains of aging. Renewing and rejuvenating thru balancing vital energy and incorporating product based upon Traditional Chinese Medicine and the 5 element theory. Helping women "feel" and "look" their best by feeding the skin from the outside in and healing the skin from the inside out. Harnessing energy to empower women to live on passion, purpose, and become who they were meant
Linda SpringerFinancial Advisory
Linda joined Primerica in 2003 after hearing about a business opportunity from a Primerica Representative. At that time in her life, she was working as a Museum Curator and was searching for a chance to improve my family's quality of life. For me, the Primerica Opportunity was a dream come true. Today, my organization continues to grow and I’m on my way to fulfilling my goals and dreams. Linda is an investment advisor with Primerica for 20 years, teaching families how to save for retirement, how to protect their families with life insurance, and how to stay debt free. Join Linda at her seminar on How Money Works for Kids is the title of my presentation. She is especially prepared to educate young people and their parents how to save for their future. Prior accomplishments include co-authoring 3 Field Guides on Long Island's Woodland, Wetlands and Seashores.
Dr. Alan P. SherrFounder of the Northport Wellness Center
Dr. Alan P. Sherr is an established chiropractor since 1980, and established the Northshore Wellness Center in 1995. A holistic health care practice that takes a vitalistic approach to health care and encourages individuals to take responsibility for their own health. The mission of the Northport Wellness Center is to “direct people to the realization that life and healing come from within and that, ultimately, the promotion and maintenance of health is superior to the treatment of disease.” Dr. Sherr truly enjoys assisting others along their path to optimal health. Dr. Sherr approaches all of his patients with knowledge and compassion. He recognizes that all individuals and families present with unique symptoms and experiences and treats them with a plan that meets their specific goals and needs. Join Dr. Sherr as he demonstrates how we can discover our Optimal Health From The Inside Out.
Laura TriaAuthor of HerStory
Laura Tria’s education as well as her life experience has been diverse. In the last 20 years she has become a Life Coach, a Spiritual Counselor as well as a Master Reiki Practitioner. In everything she does, The Feminine is at the forefront of Laura’s mind. She is the author of “HerStory, A Feminine Interpretation of Ancient Knowledge”, a book that speaks on womyn and their original story in the most novel and yet nostalgic way. For many years, Laura has taught and worked with “Pride for youth” a not-for-profit organization that provides a safe haven for the LGBT youth community. In this short presentation, Laura will guide you through a questionnaire that will let you know just how well you use or don't use your Powerful Feminine Energy. She'll then share with you keys to unlocking ancient feminine knowledge that will support and shift your point of view. This conversation will leave you inspired to take action in your life in a more positive and powerful way.
Musical Performance at the Women of Honor Ceremony
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Michelle Andrea Stewart
The Lenserf Group
Hempstead Girls and Boys Club
The Family Wellness Center
Open Wellness Empowerment
Soul of Long Island
Yoga Wisdom LLC
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