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ADDRESS: 75 BROAD STREET, SUITE 2505 NEW YORK, NY 10004

TEL: 212.742.2875  |  HCU@HEALTHCORPS.ORG

2019 SCHEDULE

HOUSTON, TX

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 | UNITED WAY

Presented By:

Arrivals and registration. Morning beverages provided by Fontana Coffee Roasters and MALK Organics.

Registration  

9:15 - 10:00 am

Presented by Michelle Bouchard, President, HealthCorps

Welcome

10:00 - 10:10 am 

Henry Richardson is the Founder of DEFINE Body + Mind with a Master's in Positive Psychology and stellar dedication to all things wellness. As a pioneer in the industry, Henry will share his journey, perspective, and passion with the audience.

Keynote Presentation

10:10 - 10:30 am

Led by Dr. Patrick Porter, Ph.D.; Inventor, BrainTrap Technologies 

 

Find out how visualization eliminates the effects of stress on your DNA and how brain-based therapy breaks the cycle. Apply these techniques today and safely balance your nervous system as you inoculate yourself against the stressors of everyday life.

Morning Session #1: The Science of Visualization

10:30 - 10:40 am

Led by Casey Barbles, Founder, The Informal Grub

Nutrition professional, Casey Barbles, shares how intention, Psychology, knowledge, and kindness all affect everyday food choices.

Morning Session #2: Changing the Nutrition Narrative: A New Perspective on Choosing How and What to Eat

10:40 - 11:00 am

01 / The KonMari Method

Presented by Ashley Barber, Owner, Simply Maven HTX & Certified KonMari consultant

Dive deep into the method of tidying up that has swept the nation, and connect with Houston's very own KonMari consultant. Simply Maven HTX will help you explore your relationship to your things, your values, and what you most desire from your life. The point is to tidy once and for all and in the course learn a life skill that will result in less stress, more time, and more energy to pursue your passions, spend time with loved ones, or engage in whatever creates a more joy-filled life!

02 / Healthy Eating Essentials

Presented by Casey Barbles, Founder, The Informal Grub

Casey is serving up the tips and healthy eating "hacks" to help you own the day-to-day. From stocking the house with essential ingredients to learning both classic and inventive food combinations, whipping up flavorful, crave-worthy meals will be yours in no time.

 

03 / Yoga

Presented by Tiffany Ysassi, Black Swan Yoga

We've partnered with Black Swan Yoga Houston to offer an all-level experience perfect for anyone seeking a mid-day flow. Participants are responsible for providing their own mats. Appropriate yoga attire required.

 

 

04 / The Science of Visualization

Presented by Dr. Patrick K. Porter, Ph.D., Inventor, Braintap Technology

Inventor of BrainTap and author of over 800 guided imagery sessions, Dr. Patrick Porter will guide you through a process of using the latest visualization techniques to conquer stress, eliminate bad habits, and build mental resilience. Participants will better understand the power of optimistic thinking and reframing negative experiences for a greater understanding of their mind's full potential.

Morning Breakouts

11:05 - 11:50 am

Moderated by Michelle Bouchard, President, HealthCorps

Our panel of lifestyle experts to discuss all things wellness- building a wellness business, finding balance in a busy world, the role of community in seeking success, and the future of the health and wellness.

Panelists:

Estela Cockrell, Owner, Switch2Pure

Caroline Knapp, Founder, House of Harper

Charlise Springer, Former International Athlete & Master HIIT Trainer

Panel Discussion: The Business of Wellness

11:55 am - 12:30 pm

Enjoy healthy eats and meet the brand ambassadors, products, and services that keep Houstonians well!

Exhibitors include:

  • HealthCorps

  • Simply Maven 

  • Athleta

  • Sprouts Farmer's Market

  • BrainTap Technology

  • Green Seed Vegan

  • Switch2Pure

  • Edible Magazine

  • SWEAT 1000

Photo Booth by www.myeventisthebomb.com & Divine Creations

Lunch & Wellness Fair

12:30 - 1:30 pm

01 / The Art and Science of Mindfulness

Presented by Ann Friedman, Ph.D., Founder, Mindful Being

Certified in Mindfulness Facilitation from UCLA's Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, Ann Friedman will present the scientific evidence to support the overwhelming positive effects of mindful living. Learn tips and practical skills that will help you implement this life-changing practice. 

02 / Using Play + Imagination to Unlock Vitality

Presented by Dr. Beatriz Craven, Ph.D. and Holly Coneway, LPC

Dr. B and Holly will guide participants in a time of play and imagination as a means of re-igniting our (all-to-often) atrophied and lifeless imagination muscles. With a newly revitalized imagination muscle, we will visualize what we want our vitality-filled futures to look lie and will end our time together by creating actionable steps to begin gently and playfully incorporating into our lives, so we can start living lives full of vitality today!

 

03 / Yoga

Presented by Tiffany Ysassi, Black Swan Yoga

We've partnered with Black Swan Yoga Houston to offer an all-level experience perfect for anyone seeking a mid-day flow. Participants are responsible for providing their own mats. Appropriate yoga attire required.

 

04 / The Science of Visualization

Presented by Dr. Patrick K. Porter, Ph.D., Inventor, Braintap Technology

Inventor of BrainTap and author of over 800 guided imagery sessions, Dr. Patrick Porter will guide you through a process of using the latest visualization techniques to conquer stress, eliminate bad habits, and build mental resilience. Participants will better understand the power of optimistic thinking and reframing negative experiences for a greater understanding of their mind's full potential.

Afternoon Breakouts

1:35 - 2:25 pm

Presented by Dr. Robert Davenport, HealthSpan

 

One simple change can make a huge impact, physically and mentally, on your ability to thrive in your day-to-day. Robert will go over the important role posture plays in your overall health. 

Go Back to Get Ahead

2:30 - 2:40 pm

Presented by Dr. Beatriz Craven & Holly Coneway

Dr. B and Holly will close our day by helping participants create a new framework for thinking about goals. They will leave feeling clear on what it important to them in this life and how they can start taking action in line with those thing that matter most to them!

Closing Workshop: A New Way to Goal Set: Making Life Richer Through Values-Congruent Action

2:40 - 3:10 pm