Our Network of Speakers
Tawny is on a lifelong journey to remember who God created her to be. Separation, disconnection, and forgetting who she was was so severe in her life that she felt grossly out of alignment with her spiritual DNA.
Nicole is a Holistic Health Educator, wellness program developer, product formulator and Master Herbalist, and author with over 13 years of experience studying, teaching and using herbal medicine and other holistic modalities.
Robin Christenson is an expert in Sexual, Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction. She has over a decade of experience as a uro-gynecologic physical therapist and founded a premiere Orange County integrative center for pelvic health, Womanology+RestoreHIM.
Nicolette David is originally from Catalina Island. After attending Pepperdine University, she taught high school English for several years, then served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Bulgaria. Nicolette truly believes in yoga’s ability to heal the body, its inevitability to quiet the mind, and uniqueness to strengthen and soften the spirit; it is a gift for all people. Nicolette currently teaches at multiple studios in Orange County and specializes in private instruction for injury rehabilitation, pain management, and performance enhancement for competitive athletes.
Liz Dube — Is a sex and relationship therapist, speaker, and blogger who is passionate about helping others increase intimacy and sexual satisfaction in their relationships. She has a private practice in Long Beach & Huntington Beach, CA where she helps men, women, and couples get sexually empowered.
“The Godmother of the Hybrid Movement”, Kimberly Fowler is founder of YAS Fitness Centers, author, philanthropist, feminist, athlete, speaker and survivor. Since opening YAS Fitness Center in Venice, California in 2001, Fowler has regularly shaken up the yoga and fitness worlds with her fresh, no-nonsense workouts designed for everyone from elite athletes to, well, everyone.
It started in 2001 with the original YAS Fitness Center. No one had ever combined yoga with indoor cycling before let alone built a studio dedicated to the combination. Some yoga purists ridiculed mixing hard-charging cardio with straightforward yoga. A revolutionary fitness idea was coupled with daring foresight in real estate. Kimberly opened her flagship YAS Fitness Studio on Abbot Kinney in Venice, CA.
Karen Herold works at Hoag Memorial Hospital where she runs the Hoag Early Risk Assessment Program (HERA). This program is designed to empower women by making them aware of their breast cancer risk and educating them about clinical and lifestyle recommendations that decrease their risk.
Sarah James is the author of Whoorl.com, a lifestyle blog with an emphasis on green beauty, unfussy style, and a mindful approach to daily life. Over the past ten years, Sarah has blogged about everything under the sun – with her finger on the pulse of the modern woman’s lifestyle, she’s happy to share her successes and challenges, and is open and authentic in bringing that conversation to the table.
Becky Leonard discovered her passion for pregnancy, labor & delivery, and postpartum support after delivering her two amazing babies-Charlee Marie in 2008 and Samuel Cash in 2010—and providing guidance to family and friends who were also on the “baby train.”
Jennifer Lyons – TEEN GIRL LIFE COACH – designed her own biz as a cheerleader, coach and guide for TEEN GIRLS. She listens, supports, advises, informs and challenges girls to know and honor themselves in this crazy—and sometimes scary—world.
Megan has over thirty years of success in the Health and Wellness Industry including Stress and Pain Management, Mindful Meditation and Therapeutic Yoga. Her advance trainings include, M.A., Certified Yoga Therapist Rx, YogaWorks Certified, with over 1008 hours of Formal Yoga Teacher Trainings and Self Care.
Lu Parker is an Emmy award winning journalist & host, author, former Miss USA, and animal advocate. She is currently co-anchor of 1p and 3p newscasts at KTLA Channel 5
Sandhiya is a corporate controller turned Ayurveda practitioner. Ayurveda – ‘The science of life’ is a 5,000 year old medical practice from ancient India, and the sister science of Yoga. Ayurveda employs the 5 sense therapies (taste, smell, sight, hearing and touch) in helping a person achieve vibrant health and balance of body, mind and spirit.
Jenny Ross, the owner and executive chef of the living-foods restaurants, 118 Degrees, in Orange County, California, has been a pioneering spirit of the raw-foods movement since 2000, beginning with her first Los Angeles café.
Cheri Swanson is a nutritionist based in Costa Mesa, California. Her love affair with the study of health and nutrition began at an early age. After years of being chronically ill as a child with ruptured eardrums and digestive problems, Cheri began wondering how poor nutrition might be connected to her illnesses.
Anusha has over 15 years of international senior management experience working for Fortune 50 global corporations, charitable organizations & private companies in three continents. She holds a BA, MA, Diploma in Mentoring, Certified Professional Coach qualification, Registered Yoga Teacher/RYT with Yoga Alliance and is a Meditation Practitioner.
Dr. Shelly Zavala
As a doctor of psychology and licensed marriage, and family therapist, Dr. Zavala assists her clients in empowering themselves through the concept of self-responsibility, accountability and living with intention and authenticity. She is passionate about bringing together the concepts of neurobiology, relationships and spirituality, and is an avid reader and researcher of how these three concepts come together and impact peoples lives.