2022 Early Bird Registration is Open!
Registered Dietitian, Owner of Healthy Beginnings, Conference Director
Lea Palmer is a dietitian located in Eagle River, Alaska. Lea opened Healthy Beginnings in January 2020 with a mission to empower others to live a healthy life that they are absolutely in love with. In her practice, Lea has had a focus on maternal & pediatric nutrition along with individual health management for healthy weight, intuitive eating, and chronic disease prevention & management.
Physical Therapist, Owner of Transformation Physical Therapy
Sharon Howard, DPT, SCS graduated from Northern Arizona University with her doctorate in physical therapy back in 2009. She has worked in a variety of settings, but mostly in outpatient settings with the active and athletic populations. She currently owns her own practice, Transformation Physical Therapy and has a blog and an ebook to help people to remain active and injury free: thehealthyrunner.com
Director of Marketing and Communications, Alaska Sleep Clinic
Category: Sleep Health
Bio coming soon
Financial Advisor, Owner of Vision Financial Group
Category: Financial Health
Jason Dennis is a financial planner, IAR, and financial insurance professional. Jason was raised in Alaska. Have been working in the financial industry for 7 plus years since retiring from the Alaska Rail Road in 2014. He is a member of MDRT top 1% of financial planners in the world.
Dr. Christine West is a business psychologist and the founder of The Business MD. Her secret weapon expertise is in psychology, leadership, behavior modification and patterns, and emotional intelligence to address the positives and negatives in groups and individuals. With her expertise, Christine advocates healing and strategic advancement. This results in establishing business health, impactful leaders, and professionals while improving psychological health and safety in traditional and remote workplaces. Christine is very personable, extremely intuitive, open-minded, and spiritual. She loves to play outside, travel, and her German Shepherd Zenzi. Along with surrounding herself with forward thinkers, action takers, vibrancy, and authentic rebels, misfits and innovators who have an out of box cause.
Life Coach, Owner of Melissa Golas Coaching
Melissa has done the trial and error of finding what works in the personal development realm. With a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, and four years of experience coaching in the corporate world through HR departments, she now helps people use the magic of cognitive behavior techniques to create an intentional life that is even better than their daydreams.
Yoga Instructor, Owner of Yoga Vixen
Category: Fitness, Spirituality
Stephanie Newman is Yoga Vixen. Originally from Kansas she discovered yoga while living abroad in Southeast Asia. She began studying yoga in Hong Kong and completed her 200 Hour teacher training in Ashtanga Yoga in Phuket, Thailand. She is passionate about sharing her yoga, pranayama and meditation practices with the people of Alaska. She offers private and group classes in her home studio or in your home or office. She works with all levels and ages and also teaches at The Alaska Club.
Author, Podcast Host, Certified Professional Coach
Known as the “The Joy Seeker”, Lisa Dimino White inspires others to actively seek out and create more joy for themselves, their communities, and all of humankind. She does this through her best-selling book and podcast, both titled “Bursting with Happiness,” speaking professionally at national events, and personal coaching. She arms audiences and clients with simple tools for recognizing their greatness and upping their “joy factor.”
Interested in Presenting?
Healthy Beginnings is requesting applications for expert presenters in the following categories:
- Emotional Health
- Financial Health
- Environmental Health
- Sleep Health
- Spiritual Health/ Mindfullness
- Social Health
- Motivation and mindset