Program Kickoff: Opening Remarks by Charles DeSantis, Welcome from the BB&R Wellness Consulting Team
Making the Most of Your Diet and the Top Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight Kristin Kirkpatrick
Why Aluminium is a Contributor to Alzheimer’s Disease Chris Exley
The Power of the Flower: Giving Nature a Chance Gazelle Hashemian
A 10 minute exercise break with Julien Williams, A.C.E. Certified Personal Trainer
Mindfulness and Optimal Health: The Challenge of a Lifetime and the Adventure of Living Our Lives as if it Really Mattered Jon Kabat-Zinn
Lunch, Exhibitors, Book Signings and Yoga on the Lawn/All Levels Welcome (Bring Mat)
Nutrition for Digestive Health and Happiness Kathie Madonna Swift
Conversation with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Jim Gimian
Panel Discussion: Let’s Learn Just A Little Bit More. . .And . . .What To Do When You Get Home
Reflections on the Day and Giveaways!
Interested in Being a Sponsor for 2017?
Thank you for your interest in sponsoring the Achieving Optimal Health Conference. We are proud to announce that this is our 5th year hosting the conference at Georgetown University. Our audience reaches consumers who are decision makers in their households who are interested in living a healthier life. We also reach members of the military, teachers, students, employers and health practitioners who are part of the health and wellness network. For more information on sponsorship contact Therese Burch at email@example.com or 202-549-0040
What to expect at the Achieving Optimal Health conference
- Inspirational lectures from world renowned health experts
- A fabulous network of health-conscious conference attendees
- Free Healthy Lunch
- Free pass to visit BB&R’s Market of local and national companies and enjoy demonstrations of new products and healthy food samples
- Fabulous give aways and prizes
- Free parking
You don’t need to bring much! You may want to bring a pen to take notes, as there will be tons of interesting information presented that you won’t want to forget.
Casual, comfortable attire is recommended.
No. A healthy lunch will be provided!
Yes of course. Children ages 12 and under are admitted at no charge.
Yes! Our volunteers are an important part of making this conference so wonderful. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Meet the Founders
Doro Bush Koch
Doro Bush Koch is a founding partner at BB&R Wellness Consulting. As part of the company’s mission to help people live physically and spiritually healthier lives, Doro teaches introductory workshops about mindfulness. In this culture of doing, that has lost touch with living fully in the present moment, the discussion Doro offers is that of experiencing and reflecting on the impact of simple breath techniques and meditation for health purposes and to enhance our daily lives. Doro has produced her second meditation CD, Take This Moment to Breathe, which will be available for purchase at today’s conference.
Patricia Reilly Koch
Patricia Reilly Koch is the lead seminar presenter and a founding partner of BB&R Wellness Consulting. She is a Board Certified Holistic Health Counselor and nutrition expert who has studied alternative approaches to health and wellness for more than 25 years. Tricia’s passion is teaching people how to develop a deeper understanding of healthy foods and lifestyle choices so that they can find their own individual path to greater energy and vibrant health.
Therese Burch is a founding partner in BB&R Wellness Consulting. As a Certified Holistic Health Coach she is committed to the concept of bringing mind and body together in harmony to achieve greater health and a longer life. With more than 25 years of experience in high-level management positions in both the public and private sector, she uses her skills to help communicate the BB&R message to the wider public. Her ability to reach people and “get the job done” has made her a warrior for healthy living.