Counting calories and hours on the treadmill will never achieve the lasting results that help you look and feel your best. That’s why JJ specializes in weight loss resistance related to food intolerances and sugar addiction. She has helped hundreds of thousands of people finally lose the weight and feel better fast with her groundbreaking diet and mindset pro- grams. She shows people how to eliminate weight gain, fatigue, and pain related to food intolerances, as well as shift from being sugar burners to fat burners. She also teaches how to build a strong, positive mindset so that your health and life goals are always within reach.
JJ is a prominent TV and print media personality, including co-starring on TLC’s Freaky Eaters. JJ regularly speaks at major integrative medical and consumer conferences, hav- ing shared the stage with Jack Canfield, Suzanne Somers, John Gray, Dr. Daniel Amen, and Brendon Burchard. She appears regularly in the media, including PBS, Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, the TODAY Show, Dr. Phil, and Access Hollywood. JJ hosts the popular JJ Virgin Lifestyle Show podcast and regularly writes for Huffington Post, Rodale Wellness, Mind Body Green and other major blogs and magazines.
JJ has provided nutrition and training programs for a wide variety of famous faces, including CEOs, athletes, and celebrities like Gene Simmons, Ben Stiller, Taj George, Jeanne Tripple- horn, Nicole Eggert, Tracie Thoms, and “Superman” Brandon Routh.
JJ is a board-certified Nutrition Specialist, board-certified in Holistic Nutrition, and a Cer- tified Nutrition and Fitness Specialist. She has completed over 40 graduate and doctoral courses and continues to learn every day to keep her audience up-to-date on the latest science. JJ is also a business coach and founded the premier health entrepreneur event and community, The Mindshare Summit.
Utilizing the Equine Gestalt Coaching Method, Devon assists women who are searching for healing unresolved issues and creating fulfilling futures.
A lifelong horsewoman with a charismatic and down-to-earth attitude, Devon experienced the healing power of horses firsthand. Her intelligent, empathic work with others grew directly out of her own journey through bulimia and depression, where at the crossroads, equine therapy saved her life. It opened the door to her life’s work of connecting others to horses for healing and spiritual renewal.
Devon has been featured in COWGIRL Magazine, FOX News Radio, and is a contributing author in the Amazon best-selling book, “Speaking Your Truth: Courageous Stories from Inspiring Women.” To learn more about Devon and the healing power of horses, enjoy www.beyondthearena.com.
Inspired by how yoga made her feel empowered, strong and centered, Dina signed up for the teacher training program at Sonic Yoga, and became a Registered Yoga Teacher in 2010. She currently leads classes at America’s #1 health club chain Equinox Fitness Clubs, The Yoga Room, and the Brooklyn Athletic Club. She’s been featured in Shape, Lucky, Om Yoga Magazine, Yoga Journal Italia and is a top trending teacher on RateYourBurn. Dina is a contributing writer for online educational resource Teachasana, proudly co-led the inaugural 200-hour Teacher Training at Anthea Yoga, and serves as a mentor for new yoga teachers getting started on their path.
Dina’s mission is to make yoga fun and accessible to everyone! She specializes in working with beginners, and strives to inspire students to explore on their mat without judgement. Her teaching philosophy is simple: “Breathe. Play. Grow.” Aware of how many people struggle to find time to fit yoga into their routine, Dina started an initiative to bring yoga to corporate offices and has been fortunate to offer her services to multiple companies including: New Balance, Columbia University, King & Spalding Law Firm and Kate Spade.
Her focus is paying it forward, hoping to help others experience the positive changes that she and her family experience everyday. Sarah now blogs exclusively at SarahFragoso.com, communicates through a thriving social media platform, and conducts consistently sold-out nationwide seminars and world-wide retreats. She also co-owns a local gym with her husband John, JS Strength & Conditioning. For the last 6 years, Sarah has also been a top ten iTunes podcaster with her current new podcast hit, Better Everyday With Sarah & Dr Brooke, ranking at number 2 in Alternative Health on the very first day of it’s release.
Rebecca’s own athletic background and passion for the industry has led her to various areas of the fitness and wellness industry, including being a Ms. Galaxy Title holder, health & fitness Company Ambassador, fitness model, and wellness radio show host.
Rebecca has been featured on “The Today Show”, “EXTRA”, and has been written up in periodicals such as Vogue, The New York Times, Hamptons, InStyle, Shape, TimeOut NY and Daily Candy amongst others.
Reno started her career at an age when most would consider retiring, earning her first Oxygen cover at 43, after losing 84 pounds and healing herself. She has competed in numerous physique contests and endurance events. The founder of the Eat Clean® series that kicked off a food revolution by the same name, Reno has sold millions of copies, in several languages. She has helped millions lose weight and become well, thanks to Eating Clean®. Once 204 pounds and officially obese, Reno has maintained this using the Eat Clean Diet® method.Reno is best seen live, where she rivets the audience with her gut-wrenching authenticity and powerful storytelling. She loves life, and is a tenacious woman who has endured intense personal loss including the passing of her son and her husband. Reno is a force.Reno is an expert health and wellness advisor for Canfitpro where she speaks, lectures and conducts wellness seminars and online education programs.
Specialties:The psychology of overweight, motivation, inspiration, nutrition, exercise and one on one coaching.
Author, speaker, educator and media veteran.
Katie specializes in healthy weight loss, pre-natal nutrition, hormone balancing as well as stress reduction. With Katie’s support, the woman she counsels lose weight, eat healthier, maintain a balanced mood, prepare for pregnancy, increase energy levels, and live a healthier and more vibrant life.
She has also supported businesses through corporate wellness programs for six years in New York City and Los Angeles, partnering with companies such as Mattel, Digitas, Karl Storz, Publicis Modem and Prodege amongst others. Katie previously worked in digital advertising and print journalism before pursuing a career in nutrition and wellness. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and dog, Piper. When Katie is not health coaching, you can find her on her yoga mat, watching movies, walking on the beach, hiking and spending time with friends. You can learn more about Katie here www.katiebressack.com and feel inspired to live a healthier life by following her on Instagram @katiebressack
Michelle Steinke-Baumgard & Keith Baumgard
In addition to her virtual training business, Michelle recently launched her own nonprofit, Live the List focused on helping widows and widowers complete bucket list dreams to honor their late spouse while moving boldly into their future. Michelle’s overarching goal is to help people live a full, fit and intentional life beyond life’s hardest moments.
Keith Baumgard is the Co-Founder of My1FitLife, and Live the List Nonprofit. Fitness has been a life-long passion of his, starting from a young age. Keith’s degree is in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine allowing him to extensively learn and study the anatomy and physiology of the body, specifically the muscular system. Having a background in this allows him to continually develop unique and effective exercise programs. He started his career as a personal trainer right out of college and continue to work with clients still today. In 2004 he lost his best friend in a plane crash and realized how important exercise and fitness is in helping with the grieving process. His greatest reward is seeing others achieve their goals and live up to their full potential.
Bonnie & Steve Pfiester
While Steve transforms bodies, Bonnie offers the support, education, and encouragement that clients need to get the most out of their training. A fitness model and columnist whose work has appeared in a variety of national and local publications, she was once named Club Solutions magazine’s Most Fit Health Club Professional.
Dr. Brooke Kalanick
Dr. Brooke takes a balanced approach to health, using both conventional and alternative therapies. Metabolic nutrition, fat loss resistance, and fitness remain her area of focus and in her Manhattan clinic she primarily treats women with Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism and PCOS – as well as other female hormone imbalances.
With these women she works to reset their hormones, their heads, and their habits, so they can finally feel at home in their bodies.
Mark and Michele Sherwood
Drs. Mark and Michele co-authored Amazon #1 best-selling book, The Quest for Wellness. Their second book is nearing completion. They have been seen on national TV, been quoted on CNN and are regular contributors to the Huffington Post.
Dr. Mark is a 24-year retired veteran of the Tulsa Police Department, where he logged a decade of courageous service on the department’s SWAT Team. He is also a former Oklahoma state and regional bodybuilding champion, and ex-professional baseball player. Dr. Mark’s passion for wellness motivated him to develop several wellness-based courses, which he teaches to law enforcement professionals, corporations, and churches throughout U.S. and worldwide. He firmly believes that “each person has an awesome destiny and purpose in life, which can be revealed only through the pursuit of total wellness.” Mark is a motivational speaker whose presentations are sought by audiences nationwide. His passion and experience for total wellness make him a versatile role model for people of all ages.
Dr. Michele is double board certified (internal medicine and sports medicine) and has been certified and trained through Cenegenics, BioTE Medical, Metagenics, Helm’s Medical Institute, A4M, and AMMG. She specializes the following medical services: Age Management Medicine, Naturopathic and Functional Medicine, Acupuncture, First Line Therapy, Lifestyle Coaching, Prolotherapy, and soft tissue modalities of Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy. She has an extensive fitness and athletic background: Martial Arts (brown belt- Judo, Black belt Tae-Kwon-Do), Strength Training/Bodybuilding (multiple state and national titles), Russian Kettlebell System (RKC Certified, CK-FMS Certified, Primal Move Certified) and Iyengar Yoga Methods.
The couple understands the importance of nutrition, medical food & supplementation, exercise prescription, rest, stress management, hormone balance and the functional movement.
Catherine Roscoe Barr
Alyson Charles – “Rockstar Shaman”
Internationally renowned television host, speaker and healer, Alyson Charles aka “RockStar Shaman” went from being a national champion athlete, #1-rated hip-hop morning show host and national daytime television talk show host to aligning with her calling as a shaman after a traumatic moment provided her awakening.
Since then, her ability to share ancient sacred knowledge and divine energy and be a powerful catalyst for change has her named a “Top Meditation” by Oprah, the cover story on Marie Claire Magazine, resident shaman for “Best Health Site” Well and Good Magazine, providing a monthly energy forecast and working with top celebrities, CEOs and renowned global brands like The New York Times, The Four Seasons, HBO, National Geographic Channel, Forbes, Art Basel, SAKS, ABC Radio, ELLE, SELF and others.
Lauren Griffith & Chef V
Chef V- Veronica Wheat founded Chef V in 2010, providing private wellness chef services to clients in the San Diego area. Today, Chef V is a national player in the organic food delivery industry.Veronica is a passionate chef, a certified nutritional therapist, member of the board of the California Certified Organic Foundation (CCOF) and a volunteer for Southern California charities.
And Veronica practices what she preaches. Not much of a breakfast person, Veronica waits until she’s hungry and then has 16 oz of Green Drink, which holds her perfectly until lunch. Don’t tell anyone but Veronica looooves French Fries. “They are my vice,” she says, adding, “Yes, I am human, too!” But Veronica stays on track by doing lots of yoga and hiking and going for walks with her dog and husband, Brandon.
Her unparalleled knowledge of fitness and health has established Kristin as a sought-after yoga and Pilates trainer with a continuous roster of high profile celebrities including LeAnn Rimes Cibrian, Emilia Clarke, Tina Fey, Bethenny Frankel, Savannah Guthrie, Steve Martin, and Christine Taylor Stiller. Her appeal has always been that she makes fitness fun, cool, and accessible to students of all ages and stages.