Health & Wellness Pavilion

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The Texas Conference for Women is committed to your health & well-being. Don’t miss these exciting health topics and speakers featured in the Health & Wellness Classroom, located inside Halls 1 & 2.

Health & Wellness Pavilion Speaker Schedule

8:00 am – 8:15 am: Top Supplements for Women

Anderson, Katherine 120x120Speaker: Katherine Anderson, national director, neuropathic medicine, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (@cancercenter)
Katherine Anderson will provide an overview of top supplements for women, including fish oil, vitamin D,calcium, magnesium, black cohosh and probiotics. Each of these supplements has strong indications for women’s health in both managing common symptoms and thinking ahead with preventive maintenance.

 

8:15 am: Ask the Experts… Meet Katherine Anderson in the Health & Wellness Pavilion to continue the dialogue and ask questions about supplements in a more intimate one-on-one setting.


12:35 pm – 12:50 pm: Superfoods for Fueling Your Healthy Plate

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Speaker: Rebecca Canby, Austin regional dietitian, H-E-B (@heb)
What foods will keep you fueled throughout your busy day? Dietician Rebecca Canby will share which foods fuel an active, busy lifestyle and which of these are the nutrient-dense superfoods that take you that much further. Attendees will learn the benefits of these superfoods and how to include more of them in your meal and snack planning.

12:50 pm: Ask the Experts… Meet Rebecca Canby in the Health & Wellness Pavilion to continue the dialogue and ask questions about superfoods in a more intimate one-on-one setting.


2:45 pm – 3:20 pm: Patient Education on Fibromyalgia with a Focus on a Prescription Treatment Plan

Wright, RandallSpeaker: Randall J. Wright, M.D., diplomat, American Board of Sleep Medicine and diplomat, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (@pfizer)
More women than men suffer from fibromyalgia, which is a condition of chronic widespread muscle pain. Symptoms include aching muscles that are tender to the touch and pain in various parts of the body. As this can make daily activities difficult, Dr. Randall Wright will share his insight as to how best to manage fibromyalgia.

3:20 pm: Ask the Experts… Meet Dr. Wright in the Health & Wellness Pavilion to continue the dialogue and ask questions about fibromyalgia in a more intimate one-on-one setting.


3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Fitness Through Dance (Located in Ballroom A)

Louis van Amstel headshotInstructor: Louis van Amstel, Emmy-nominated Dancing with the Stars choreographer and three-time World Dance Champion (@louisvanamstel)
Join Emmy-nominated “Dancing With the Stars” choreographer and three-time World Dance Champion Louis van Amstel for a fun and energetic fitness class. Louis is the creator of the LaBlast series, a partner-free dance-based workout where attendees will learn to dance, get fit and most importantly, have fun. Come ready to sweat!

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