Day 7 - April 9
The Wonder of Far Infrared Sauna in Reclaiming Vitality
Connie Zack, co-owner and Chief Sales Officer of Sunlighten Inc., founded the business in a basement in 1999. Prior to Sunlighten, Connie held various sales and management positions at Procter & Gamble. In 2006, Connie was recognized as a Women Who Mean Business honoree, Top 25 highest ranked women, by the Kansas City Business Journal. Connie was also highlighted in the 2009 Celebration of Women by the Women’s Foundation of Kansas City.
Sunlighten has been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine Hot 100 three years consecutively, and Inc 500 America’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2006. Additionally, Sunlighten received the Ewing Marion Kauffman (Mr. K) Award in 2008 and has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show and Dr. Oz.
In February 2008, Connie opened Sunlight Day Spa, located at Sunlighten’s™ headquarters, to the public. Sunlight Day Spa’s focus is on holistic healing, with services revolving around rejuvenation and detoxification to help promote healthy living.
Connie is a St. Louis Missouri native and obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Indiana University. She resides in Leawood with her Husband Aaron and two children Hudson and Aiden.
Better Belly - Fermentation and Gut Health!
Summer Bock is a Fermentationist and founder of Guts & Glory, an online company dedicated to providing clients with the knowledge and actionable skills to heal their digestive issues naturally. Her practice is based on the premise that good health starts in the gut. She is a trained herbalist with a background in microbiology and is certified by Columbia University in Integrative Nutrition. Her online group programs have a reputation for having a highly engaging and fun community atmosphere. Amidst the abundant and often conflicting health info out there, you need to be informed to make good decisions so you can become stronger and more energetic. Summer is a master at 'the why' behind making changes in your diet and lifestyle. Whether you take her Probiotic Power Cleanse, Gut Rebuilding, or the Fermentationist Certification Program, you'll enjoy making gut healing accessible while clearing up the confusion about probiotics and fermented foods.
Autism - A Natural Approach to Unlocking Your Child
Susan Levin is an Author, Nutrition Consultant, and the mother of a child who recovered from autism. A Harvard graduate and native New Yorker, Susan explored careers in law and design before unexpectedly discovering that her passion lay in her family when her toddler was diagnosed with autism, and she changed her life to help him. Susan is the founder and CEO of Unlock Your Child, a community of families affected by autism and ADHD. She continues to embrace her passion by writing, lecturing, coaching families, and offering online programs. Her newest program, The Autism Mom’s Self-Care Workshop, will be launching in February 2017. You can reach Susan through her website, unlockyourchild.com, or by email at [email protected].
The Sweet Freedom Vitality Solution
Sherry Strong is the author of ‘Return to Food - the life-changing anti-diet’, founder of the Return to Food Academy and Sweet Freedom Project. As an award winning chef, nutritionist and food philosopher she became the Victorian Chair of Nutrition Australia, Melbourne President of Slow Food, Curator and Co-Founder of the World Wellness Project. Sherry has been featured on numerous television shows internationally with over 24 years in the business of helping people develop a healthier relationship with food, their body and the planet. Her most recent passion project is the Sweet Freedom Summit and 8 Week Online Program, helping people end sugar addiction for good.
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
Chinese Medicine and The Modern Woman
Shiroko Sokitch, MD is a doctor who cares about you! Her mission is to help you heal and regain the health and vitality you deserve when no one else has found the answers. She does this by using a unique blend of Chinese and Western medicine to help you learn to listen to your body, and find out what works for you. Trained in general surgery, and working as an Emergency room Doctor for 10 years while attending acupuncture school, gave Dr. Shiroko a broad range of medical experience. In addition to practicing integrative medicine for 23 years, she hosted a public access TV show, Perspectives on Healing, for two years, has had a Sonoma County news column for 15 years, and is writing her second book-7 Keys to Accelerated Healing - which will be out in the next year. The owner of Heart to Heart Medical Center in Santa Rosa, California, since 1993, Dr. Shiroko is an expert at using many modalities to bring your body to balance and wholeness. She specializes in: acupuncture, chronic illness, pain treatment, hormone balancing, bio-identical hormones, digestive problems, and brain chemistry balancing.
Dr. Stephanie Davis
The Skin You're In: Understanding the Gut-Immune-Skin Connection
Dr. Stephanie Davis, DC is a Functional Medicine practitioner, Research Director for Living Matrix, speaker, and mother. Dr. Davis specializes in healing eczema by identifying the root causes of this autoimmune condition. She believes truly healing the skin comes from an inside-out approach, not just treating the surface. After years of treating gut and autoimmune conditions, she saw that eczema frequently occurs with them and needs to be addressed given its significant impact on the patient’s lives. Her goal with every patient is vibrant health inside and out.
How to Heal and Detox your Thyroid Naturally
Wendy Myers, FDN, is the founder of Liveto110.com and MineralPower.com. She is a functional diagnostic nutritionist in Los Angeles, Ca. She attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York and has a degree in Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California. She uses Hair Mineral Analysis and other functional medical tests to design custom Mineral Power programs. This is an individualized targeted nutrient therapy program to facilitate toxic metal and chemical detox, heal the adrenals and thyroid, regain energy and brain function and reverse and prevent disease.