GIVEAWAY: Win Two Tickets to the Take Back Your Health Conference April 26-28 in Virginia ($384 Value)
April 22, 2013 in Giveaway
You guys – I will keep this post pretty short because I’m too excited to share this opportunity with you! Robin Shirley, founder of the Take Back Your Health Conference and certified health coach (interviewed on my blog here), is offering TWO FREE TICKETS to the conference coming up on the weekend of April 26-28 to My Life in a Pyramid readers. Yeah, that’s YOU! If you’re reading this, you can easily enter for a chance to win. Scroll to the Rafflecopter widget at the end of this post to enter.
The Take Back Your Health Conference is an amazing weekend-long conference at the Washington Dulles Hilton in Northern Virginia. It’s happening on April 26-28, so mark your calendars! Robin started planning these conferences a couple of years ago, and people who have attended have come away feeling refreshed, inspired and empowered to make lifestyle changes that have literally helped them “take back their health”. In addition to really awesome talks about health, food, exercise and growing your business, the schedule also includes yoga classes, an exhibit hall with some great local vendors, breakfast, and an amazing cafe menu – take a look at that menu, you’ll want to come for that alone!
Here’s what you can expect at the conference this year:
14 Celebrated Teachers
Real Local Food, Ferments & Superfood Demos
Take Back Your Health Café
Healthy Exhibitor Hall
Financial Freedom Seminar
Gift Bags and Prizes
Giant Wall of Art Therapy
Edible and Responsible Landscaping
Yoga and Movement Classes
Group Guided Meditations
Check out this video for some exciting highlights:
List of Topics and Speakers for the Spring 2013 Take Back Your Health Conference
Weeds are incredible; they’re healthy, and they’re edible! Yet most people are afraid to harvest wild edibles out of fear of eating the wrong thing. Join author Sergei Boutenko for a fun and informative introduction to wild edible plants! In this lecture, you will learn the basics for how to stay safe while reaping the benefits that green wild edibles have to offer.
Immune System Make Over with Robin Shirley - @robin_shirley
Robin grew up with out-of-control systemic inflammation, which her doctors labeled as Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and chronic Lyme disease. She has spent over 10 years on her own studying and experimenting with nutrition, herbs, movement and various alternative therapies. Robin has personally experienced the power of holistic nutrition and lifestyle adjustments on reducing pain and inflammation and increasing joy and pleasure, which is her inspiration to serve and support others with health challenges.
Movement Grounded in Ayurvedic Wisdom with Christine Krieger
Christine will lead us through simple sitting and standing exercises based in yoga and Ayurveda to keep our body limber and lubricated! Movement affects the body and the body systems by inducing stress release, working the hormones and organs, cleaning the lymph system and the blood and stimulating hormone release. Christine will teach about the healing effect of movement. She will also be teaching optional morning yoga classes on Saturday and Sunday before the lectures begin.
Financial Freedom for Physical and Emotional Health with Kate Northrup - @katenorthrup
Kate Northrup is a professional freedom seeker and creative entrepreneur. She created financial freedom for herself at the age of 28 through building a team of more than 1,000 wellness entrepreneurs in the network marketing industry. She will speak to how our financial health is connected to our physical and emotional health. We’ll unlock some simple, totally doable actions you can take to creating financial freedom that don’t involve spreadsheets or investment accounts.
Permaculture and Re-Growing Paradise with Anthony Anderson - @rawmodel
In this discussion Anthony outlines the positive solutions that will bring us from poverty to full abundance at every level. Covering topics like selecting land, planting trees, working with animals, Anthony brings an uplifting message of hope and leaves the audience with a solid foundation to begin their own gardening journey.
Transforming Our Food & Fermenting Your Way to Radical Health with Kimberly Hartke - @kimberlyhartke
This presentation will teach you how to make and use fermented foods both internally and topically for longevity. You will learn why fermented foods are a valuable addition to your daily diet, the importance of enzymes for digestion, metabolism, why home preservation is safer than you might think, why cultured raw milk is a super food with healing power, and the many types of fermented foods and how they each improve your health.
The 8 Underlying Causes of all Health Problems by Dr. Robert Johnson - @justaskdrbob
Toxins are one of the eight underlying causes of disease. Dr. Johnson will speak to everyday toxins like chlorinated water, sugar, caffeine, processed and microwaved food, dust, cell phones, cosmetics, household cleaning agents, air pollution, mold, mercury amalgam fillings and stress. And he will teach you easy steps to rid your body of toxins in order to increase your energy, improve digestion, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, slow or actually reverse aging process, dramatically reduce chronic pain and inflammation, reduce depression and improve your mood, and lose weight.
From Birth to Bliss—The Power of Conscientious Living with Dr. Norman Shealy - @normshealy
The most important innovation in acupuncture in 4000 years—Acupuncture points can be activated with specific essential oils, as well as with needles! Although massage and tapping of points can be useful, optimal results until now have been with needles and electrical stimulation. Now specific blends of essential oils on specific circuits in the body have been shown to raise oxytocin, reduce free radicals, increase calcitonin, regulate aldosterone and raise DHEA. Clinical applications for a wide variety of disorders will be discussed.
Transform Your Life with Tonic Herbs with George Lamoureux - @jingherbs
Master herbalist George Lamoureux will provide a roadmap to vibrant health and longevity, drawing from the ancient and time-tested teachings of the Taoist sages. You’ll learn the three types of energy in your body, and how each one can be depleted or renewed. You’ll also learn about herbs that can protect your DNA and slow the aging process. George has been a tonic and clinical herbalist for two decades and has founded a Chinese herbal company called Jing Herbs.
Lyme Disease and the Brain with Dr. Joseph Annibali - @amenclinics
Lyme disease is epidemic on the east coast and is quite common in the rest of the United States. In most patients, Lyme disease affects brain functioning. Using brain SPECT imaging, we can usually see the ways in which Lyme negatively affects the brain. Once we see what Lyme does to the brain, we are then in a position to give targeted recommendations for improving brain function in Lyme patients. This presentation will explain how we use brain SPECT to diagnose and treat the brain issues that arise with Lyme.
How to Leverage the Internet To Build your Business with Cory Gallant - @zestycook
Join Cory Gallant, President of Zesty Consulting services, for an interactive and informative session where you will learn: 5 things you’re doing every day that are wasting time and money, how your website can make you money while you sleep and how to use social media to drive sales.