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Sessions 2018 – WELL Summit

Sessions 2018 – WELL Summit

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Sessions dedicated to helping you to launch, grow and thrive in your wellness business.

Are you looking to grow your wellness business with outside investment? Featuring a powerhouse group of female investors, this panel will help you to navigate the world of funding, giving you an inside peek into what investors look for when partnering with wellness companies.

Whether you’re a new brand or a brand looking to expedite your growth, this panel of female brand founders and retailers highlighting different ways of getting your product into the hands of your customers is for you. Panelists will discuss diverse avenues of distribution from traditional or mass market retail and boutiques to online sales through your own website or Amazon.

You have a message inside of you and you’re ready to share it with the world! As exciting as that is, figuring out where to start can feel overwhelming. In this informative session, you’ll learn the basics of how to define your message, nail down your target audience, and take those first steps toward finding and booking engagements. Come with your questions and get ready to ignite your speaking career!

When you step into entrepreneurship, it’s easy to get caught in the comparison trap, believing that in order to be successful you have to follow in someone else’s footsteps. The truth is, your success and impact ultimately comes down to being a trailblazer—more specifically, being the REAL YOU. It’s in leading with unbridled authenticity that you become magnetic and gain the power to stand out from the crowd. The first step? Leveraging who you are to create a distinct personal brand. In this talk, Blair teaches you three essential principles of branding: How to connect with your intuitive business vision, How to weave your story, style, and voice into your online presence, and How to cultivate what she calls “client woo-power.”

Using their combined expertise across digital mediums, our panelists are ready and willing to answer your specific tactical questions on how to use social media, e-newsletters and other online platforms to grow your wellness business to success. Bring your pressing questions and get ready to take notes, as these experts will provide tangible takeaways for you to use ASAP.

This session will help entrepreneurs learn how to identify, prevent and heal from the dreaded burnout. You will learn how to perform a life satisfaction assessment, practice utilizing the FOCUSING method to cultivate internal awareness and create a personal self-care management and emergency plan.

Sessions dedicated to understanding the fundamental aspects of living a healthy life.

Through an open and honest discussion about the OVERALL “puzzle” of wellness – we’ll chat about money and how it represents an important part of HOLISTIC well-being. We’ll explore why this topic can be taboo for many and how getting real about money worries and taking action through small steps can help us achieve a healthier life.

Bringing it back to basics doesn’t have to be boring. Allison Knott, MS, RDN, CSSD, will help you build a foundation of basic nutrition and explore common misconceptions. She’ll bring clarity to interpreting nutrition science as it is reported in the popular and social media, and help you understand and be able to apply basic nutrition principles to a daily routine. You’ll gain a better understanding of the importance of dietary patterns, and get tangible tips to incorporate into your daily life.

The average woman uses 12 products containing 168 unique ingredients EVERY DAY. From beauty products to cleaning products, do you know what’s in your daily routine? Our expert panel of healthy beauty and lifestyle experts will help you to decipher what ingredients are safe for your daily use and which ingredients you need to ditch, plus they’ll help you choose healthier, safer products for your family moving forward.

Interactive sessions that help you to apply wellness principles and foundations to your everyday life.

Discover what’s holding you back from your best life by understanding and connecting with your seven chakras, the centers of spiritual power in the body. In this interactive session, you’ll learn how use your chakras to manifest what you want in life, to identify chakra imbalances and to clear them—all on your own.

Attendees will do meditation with Satya, make a Mala bead during the session and leave with their own Mala bracelet.

“Fewer, but better quality” is an adage that has guided mindfulness and living sustainably. In this session, Piper will help us uncover small shifts that are not only better for the planet, but help us live in the present with intention, furthering our wellness and mindfulness journey. These steps not only help the planet, but unburden us in two powerful ways: 1) Fewer things to take up our attention, money, and time, and 2) The ease and satisfaction that come from living our values and knowing we’re a part of the solution to many pressing issues.

Who are the Everyday Athletes? They’re running races, going to HIIT classes, they’re regulars at boutique fitness studios, and they’re attending the WELL Summit. The everyday athletes are people who are focused on health and wellness and are challenging themselves in the gym and on the street. But how should they fuel for performance? As a certified specialist in sports dietetics, Allison Knott, MS, RDN, CSSD will provide science-based, practical recommendations for the everyday athlete to fuel for performance.


Neal Halfon

Neal Halfon, MD, MPH is founding director of the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, and also directs the Child and Family Health Leadership and Training Program in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Dr. Halfon is professor of pediatrics in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; health policy and management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health; and public policy in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Is well known for his health related publications.