Is the Founder and Executive Director of the American Botanical Council (ABC), the leading independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to disseminating accurate, reliable, and responsible information on herbs and medicinal plants. He is the Editor/Publisher of HerbalGram, an international, peer-reviewed quarterly journal. Mr. Blumenthal has been a leader in the concerns for more rational regulations of herbal and natural product manufacturing, and education on alternative medicines for more than 37 years. He has appeared on over 500 radio and television shows and has written over 600 articles, reviews and book chapters for many major publications. Mark and his team are passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs, medicinal plants. Read more http://abc.herbalgram.org
Is a highly regarded expert in media and media relations who has a broad background in handling high profile cases as a journalist and as a crisis manager. Mr. Cohen has operated as a senior news executive for many of the most prestigious and largest local newsrooms in the United States. He served as executive in charge of properties and newsrooms in Los Angeles, New York and Philadelphia. Mr. Cohen was also the founding executive producer of Court TV, and was responsible for the launching of the network and the selection and coverage of 145 high profile cases. He holds three degrees, including a B.S. in Education, a Master?s in Modern History, and a Masters in Journalism. Mr. Cohen is the author of the memoir, "THE NEWSLIFE: from ARKANSAS TO ARUBA."
Is a registered Holistic Nutritionist and Culinary Consultant focused on teaching real health through lifestyle and dietary choices that are easy and delicious! She is the Host of Peggy K's Kitchen Cures on Veria Network, Author of Must Have been Something I Ate, Nutrition Correspondent on ABC and CBCs Steven and Chris Show, writes for and has been featured in various outlets such as Today's Parent Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Shape, AccessHollywood.com and Yahoo!Shine. Ms. Kotsopoulos obtained her RHN designation from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, completed her Health Educator Certification from Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach Florida, graduated from Living Light Culinary Arts Institute in California, and founded beVibrant - a wellness consultancy in Toronto. Peggy works hard to make healthy eating both easy and delicious. Read more http://www.peggyk.com/
Suhas Kshirsagar BAMS, M.D.
Is a world-renown Ayurvedic physician & Educator from India born of a traditional Rig-Vedic family. He holds a M.D. in Ayurvedic Medicine, with a Gold Medal from the prestigious Pune University in India. Dr. Suhas travels extensively around the world teaching Ayurveda, designing courses and curriculums, consulting with high-profile health and wellness corporations, and sharing the stage with other pioneering figures such as Drs. Deepak Chopra, Tony Robbins and Wayne Dyer. He is one of the few Ayurvedic practitioners in the US who practices Medical Astrology. His latest book on Ayurvedic weight loss is scheduled to be published in 2014. Dr. Suhas is currently the Director of "Ayurvedic Healing" an Integrative Wellness Clinic in Santa Cruz, California. Dr. Suhas offers tremendous insight into the world of Ayurvedic healing. Read more http://www.ayurvedichealing.net
Dr. Joe Pizzorno
IIs one of the world?s leading authorities on science-based natural medicine, a term he coined in 1978. A physician, educator, researcher and expert spokesman, he is the founding president of Bastyr University, Editor-in-Chief of Integrative Medicine, A Clinician's Journal, Vice-chair of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Functional Medicine, co-founder and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and Chair of the Science Board of Bioclinic Naturals. Dr. Pizzorno is recipient of numerous awards and honors, the most recent being Clinician of the Year (2012) by the Natural Products Associations. He is author or co-author of 8 books, including the widely acclaimed Textbook of Natural Medicine and best-selling Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (new editions in 2012). Dr Pizzorno and his team are composed of dedicated healthcare leaders who are passionate about delivering evidence-based health guidance to help increase the daily function and quality of life of people throughout the world. Read more http://www.salugenecists.com
Is the founder of YAMA Talent, the world's first management company, consulting firm and booking agency dedicated to nurturing yoga teachers and businesses. An avid yogi and a tenacious, creative entrepreneur with her finger on the pulse of the rapidly expanding yoga industry, she is well connected, and the go-to strategist for top professional yoga teachers, studios and brands looking to be relevant in the yoga marketplace. Committed to running an ethics based business, her personal mission is to be a catalyst for better living, and to bring the tools of wellness to communities of all kinds. Ms. Taylor has been featured in the New York Times and also sits on the Board of Advisors for The Lineage Project which brings mindfulness practices to At Risk youth in NYC. Ava brings a unique voice as that of a business coach offering advice from a wellness and yoga philosophy. Read more http://yamatalent.com/news