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As an experienced speaker, Heidi has been featured at many national and global conferences, including the Fortune Magazine Most Powerful Women in Business Summit, ESPN Women's Leadership Summit, and the Million Dollar Round Table. Heidi is CEO and founder of SYNERGY, an integrative neuroscience partnership that provides brain-based training for individuals and organizations. She is also a frequent lecturer Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa in Tucson, Arizona. Heidi's publications include the NY Times best selling book The Sharp Solution, Stressaholic, Recharge and Relax Your Fat Off.
Adri is an International Vinyasa, Prana Flow yoga teacher, and Power Pilates instructor with many years of experience. Thanks to her extensive studies and continuos trainings, she has created a unique approach on how she teaches yoga. Her welcoming and caring approach will inspire you on and off the mat. Adri's mission is to help you awaken and reconnect with your Inner Beauty helping you live your life to your fullest potential. Adri travels the globe leading master classes and teacher trainings. Adri has been featured in online and printed ads for Athleta, Ahnu Shoes and Manduka. Her work has also been featured in Elephant Journal, Yoganonymous, and Origin Magazine. You can also take some of her amazing classes at YogaVives.com and LearnItLive.com. Adri is passionate about helping others and became an ambassador for Yogagivesback.org, a non profit organization dedicated to raise awareness and funds in order to alleviate poverty in India. Through the "Sister Aid" program, YGB seeks to fund education, vocational training on a personal basis, and micro credit programs as a way to get direct help to those in serious need. You can find Adri sharing her passion for yoga and inspiring others by leading workshops, teacher trainings and retreats. For more information please visit www.innerbeautyyoga.com
Lisa Torres is a fitness, beauty and wellness expert and has trained celebrities, professional athletes and changed thousands of bodies just like yours! Being disappointed by countless exercise methods and not attaining the strong, long, lean body she desired, Lisa worked with an orthopedic sports surgeon and various physical therapists to develop her Barre Physique Workout Technique. It is a unique workout fusion of various exercise disciplines including: extreme core conditioning, barre, Yoga, Pilates and orthopedic stretching to change and heal the body. All of the muscles of the body are safely worked to fatigue and then immediately stretched to achieve strength, flexibility and balance.
Margaret Marshall is The Healthy Living Expert. She is an articulate communicator and easily relates to an audience because of her realistic strategies to maintain a healthy mindset and lifestyle. Margaret enjoys almost three decades in the wellness/weight loss industry. She had a seventeen- year-run as a speaker and trainer for Weight Watchers, and the last fourteen years as an international speaker, and media personality. She presents wellness programs at Amtrak, Pepsi, JDA, Amex, Metlife, Cannon USA, National Grid, Sterling Equities, Fort Hamilton USAG, Time Inc, Time Warner Music, Verizon, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan Chase, CIBC, Sterling National Bank, Bank America, KPMG, Neuberger Berman, Fordham University, Hofstra University, Molloy College, The New York College for Health Professions, IPRO, United HealthCare, St. Francis Hospital, Winthrop Hospital, The Catholic Health System, The Mets Organization, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises, and The NYS Library System. .Margaret is the creator of The Five-Finger Food Guide. Her first book Body, Mind, & Mouth was followed, by Healthy Living Means Living Health in 2016, and was the #1 new release for health teaching materials on Amazon. Her articles appear on The Huffington Post, Thrive Global, Forbes.com, and in news outlets, government publications and women�s magazines nationally and internationally. Visit www.MargaretMarshallAssoc.com for further information.
Credentials and accolades follow the name of JJ Flizanes wherever it appears and for good reason. JJ is an Exercise Architect and the creator of world-class fitness programs and routines, such as the Foundations Program forThe New York Sports Club and Invisible FitnessTM. What sets JJ apart from her Celebrity Fitness counterparts lies in her anatomically centered routines which protect overworked and aging joints from catastrophic failure. As a fitness coach, JJ and her team assist people in their accountability and beliefs around health and fitness. Named by Elite Traveler Magazine as their 2007 Global Black Book pick of Best Personal Trainer in Los Angeles, JJ has been lauded by Shape Magazine as one of the top 6 fitness trainers in 2003. She is the author of the Amazon.com best selling book Fit 2 Love: How to Get Physically, Emotionally, and Spiritually Fit to Attract the Love of Your Life and Knack Absolute Abs: Routines for a Fit and Firm Core. JJ’s philosophy is simpleto sculpt a more visibly toned body while creating a strong and balanced invisible support structure of nutrition, centeredness and health. The key to her unique programs is visible in her client’s results: sleek, toned and hot bodies achieved with an eye to injury prevention and the avoidance of joint degeneration. The foundation to all her programs however is working with mindset and belief systems. As a leader in innovative exercise, JJ is not only certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), but also served as a Continuing Education Provider. JJ launched her professional career in 1996 as the Foundations Director for the New York Sports Club, where she designed curriculum and in-house certification for new and previously uncertified fitness trainers. With a focus on Biomechanics, JJ is a regular lecturer for The Learning Annex and debuts as a featured speaker for New York Times Best-Selling Author of The Millionaire Mind, T. Harv Ecker’s Peak Potentials seminars in early 2007. A favorite of journalists, JJ has been featured in many magazines in addition to the ones previously mentioned including Muscle and Fitness HERS, Elegant Bride, Fitness Magazine, E Pregnancy Magazine to name a few. Her television appearances include LA’s KTLA, CBS and NBC. She appeared regularly with summer fitness tips on YOURLA on NBC in Los Angeles last year. She has also been heard on The Aware Show with Lisa Garr in local radio. In January of 2007, JJ launched her most challenging and exciting program to date: The 90 day Health and Body Makeover, in which candidates take on creating a new body and lifestyle for life. Invisible Fitness offer fitness training, fitness coaching, workshops & seminars, and corporate programs. For program details, please contact the office at 1.800.571.5722. Personally, JJ was recently married to Brian Albers at the Princeville Hotel on the island of Kauai on August 9th, 2008. She enjoys her relationship with her husband, amazing family and friends! Check out facebook for photos!
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Internationally renowned fitness expert, Fitz Koehler brings over 20 years of experience teaching around the globe, a Master's Degree in Exercise and Sports Sciences, a truckload of passion and the masterful art of coercion to the podium. She likes to joke that she has a PhD in harassment, but the fact is - when Fitz talks, people respond! She speaks on a variety of health and fitness related topics, and can customize her message to fit your needs. Increasing the overall fitness level of your organizations- associates is the easiest way to increase productivity and morale while increasing your profits. Fitz is a proven speaker who leaves dramatic results in her wake. Her seminars are packed with solid information, and provide powerful tools, which allow her audiences to make immediate changes to better both their lives and performance. Countless studies have proven that by improving your organization's overall health, you will increase your profit margin. Ridding your organization of unnecessary sick days alone will boost your earnings. Fitz is an entertaining, yet potent speaker your audience can't live (well) without!   Beyond corporate presentations, Fitz has been a featured speaker for: universities, conferences, women's groups, police and fire departments, churches, youth groups, physicians, senior centers, hospitals, health club chains and more.
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As a lifelong martial artist (since age 5), student of human behavior and fitness expert, Bob pulled everything together to become America's #1 Mind-Body Transformation Expert. He is certified as an NLP Trainer, hypnotherapy, fitness trainer and is a 5th degree blackbelt in Kenpo as well as a senior instructor in Jeet Kune Do. Having served in the Marines, he brings the attitude to help transform his clients and audience in both the mind and body. Bob is the author of Mind Your Own Fitness and co-author (along with Dr. Lori Shemek) of the forthcoming book, The Four Pillars of Fitness Success.
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Dr. Lori Shemek, the best-selling author of “FIRE-UP YOUR FAT BURN! and leading health expert, The Huffington Post has recognized Dr. Shemek twice as one of the TOP 16 HEALTH AND FITNESS EXPERTS alongside such names as Dr. Oz and David Zinczenko author of ‘Eat This, Not That’ and the Huffington Post also recognized her as one of the TOP 35 DIET AND NUTRITION EXPERTS. She is also a health expert for the ABC TV show, GOOD MORNING TEXAS. She is a leading authority on inflammation and its role in weight loss, preventing disease and optimizing health. Dr. Shemek holds a Doctorate in Psychology; she is a Certified Nutritional Consultant and a Certified Life Coach. She has appeared on numerous top-rated radio talk shows as well as TV; She has been featured in Ladies Home Journal, Shape Magazine, Health Magazine, I-Village, Yahoo, Livestrong, CNN, Fox News, The Ricki Lake Show – Friends of Ricki and many others.
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Patricia Alcivar aka "Patty Boom Boom" was born in Elmhurst, New York on December 12, 1978 and was raised by her parents who emigrated from Barranquilla, Colombia. Patricia has an accomplished amateur background having won two consecutive NYC Golden Gloves titles at 119lb in 1998 & 1999. She also won the gold at the first Women's National Amateur Boxing Championships in 1997 and went on to take the silver the very next year. Her impressive performance won her athlete of the year as voted by the United States Olympic Committee. This was the first time ever a female athlete was given this honor for boxing. In addition, Patricia won Gold on Team USA in the first ever-International competition against Canada in 1998 in Scranton, PA. Patricia sees her life as a challenging adventure. Leaving an abusive home at the age of 15 years old and managing to finish school while working under age to support herself was tough, but it is part of what has literally made a fighter out of her. She has always looked to different sports as both an outlet and a way of building her self-esteem and confidence. Patricia is a multi-faceted athlete and an aspiring young actor. She has participated and finished 10 NYC Marathons as well as countless triathlons, road races and adventure races. One of her long-term goals is to complete a full Ironman. She has been seen on television commercials, (including ads for Gatorade and 24 Hour Fitness) as well as a variety of print and magazine advertisements. Today, Patricia works as a Spanish Translator/Interpreter, Fitness Consultant & EMT to help support her dream to be a World Champion and hopes to pursue her goals of obtaining a degree in Physical Therapy and be able to give back to the community that has embraced and supported her. Patricia currently resides in Forest Hills, NY & trains at Trinity Boxing. She recently captyured her first title as a professional boxer winning the New York State Title in March 2013. Her focus is on becoming a World Champion and using her story as a source of inspiration to women around the world. “Face Your Fears, Live Your Dreams!”
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Ezra Dew Is Herald of Truth and Life, U.S. Marine, Peak Performance Strategist for Mind Body Spirit, Fitness Trainer and Health Ambassador,Motivational Speaker, Actor, Natural Bodybuilding and Physique Champion, Published Fitness Model, Writer, Host, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. My mission and calling is to be used as an instrument of righteousness to transform as many lives as possible as a motivational and inspirational evangelist a “I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness of fear make straight the way for faith.” My vision, drive and passion is bringing Light to the dark programming this world has blinded most with limiting and inhibiting beliefs. The objective is helping others achieve what I have been so blessed and fortunate to overcome and experience. Style is to Overstand versus Understand, Create versus Wait, and to be the Apostrophe between the I and M in Impossible reading I’M Possible.
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Danny Hester’s first exposure to sports and fitness began at age six with his involvement in gymnastics, wrestling and the martial arts. Mr. Hester developed a deep understanding of the value of mental discipline, training regimens and motivation techniques during his high school and college years, and became a championship wrestler while attending Moorpark College. He also attained black belts in Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu and Wu Shu. These experiences formed the basis of Mr. Hester’s lifelong commitment to physical fitness, health and mental wellness. Mr. Hester pursued his interest in psychology, physiology and kinesiology throughout his collegiate course of study and graduated with a degree in nursing from Ventura College. He then spent several years working in the Orthopedics Unit at Ventura County Hospital rehabilitating patients with skeletal and muscular impairments ranging from ankles, hips and knees to back, shoulders and neck. In 1990, Mr. Hester entered the sport of bodybuilding as a means of renewing his interest in personal competition, physical fitness and mental discipline. He participated in over 100 bodybuilding competitions, winning highly competitive regional and national titles such as Mr. Ventura, then went on Mr. Los Angeles, Mr. California, Mr. North America, Mr. Venice Beach, and Mr. Natural Muscle Mania. His recent return to competition after 10 years and placing 3rd at the Mr. USA and 2nd at the Nationals at the age of 40 was inspirational. His success as a bodybuilder coupled with his reputation for achieving excellence without artificial enhancement provided Mr. Hester with a high level of notability in the fitness and bodybuilding industry. His likeness has been featured on the covers of prominent, globally recognized fitness magazines such as Muscle Media, Iron Man, and Sports Fitness. Mr. Hester’s training and nutrition regimens have also been featured in popular fitness lifestyle magazines such as Muscle Fitness and Muscle Development. Mr. Hester’s product endorsements ranged from sportswear (Fossil and Perfetto) to nutritional supplements manufactured by industry leaders such as Weider, EAS and Pro Fight. He has also established a prominent profile among commercial and consumer fitness marketing and sales professionals as a featured speaker on nutrition and fitness equipment seminars at world renowned bodybuilding exhibitions and trade shows. Mr. Hester’s prominence as a professional bodybuilder and product spokesman combined with his expertise as a fitness professional has led to a successful personal wellness and fitness consultancy with clients ranging from professional athletes (boxing Champions Sergio Martinez, Fernando Vargas and Olympic speed skater Apolo Ohno. celebrities (Charlie Sheen, Mickey Rourke, Carrie Oti, Dr. Dre and the dance group The Jabbawockeez) to urban professionals throughout the Los Angeles community. He has earned professional certifications from The National Health Club Association and the International Sports Sciences Association.
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