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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Healing The Healers, Seminar At Sea

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
March 14 - 21, 2020
<em>Celebrity Equinox</em>
Celebrity Equinox
16 CE Hours
Course Fees
Attending course and receiving credits= $319 if booked by 11/23/19 & $399 if booked after 11/23/19
Attending course and not receiving credits = $219 if booked by 11/23/19 & $299 if booked after 11/23/19
Any guest/family member above 18 not attending course = $99

Program Purpose / Objectives

Nourish Your Life & Nourish Your Soul

High stress and the demands of clinical practice leave many doctors/practitioners "Burned Out & Depleted." During our "Healing The Healers" Seminar at Sea, attendees & their guests will learn how to heal their bodies from inside out.

Seminar Spotlights

Presenters: 16 Hours

Dr. Janelle Whitehead: "Healing the Healers" Healing Chronic and Acute ailments with a Holistic & Therapeutic Approach including Body, Mind, and Spirit. Vitalistic Applications for Clinicians across all disciplines. Hands on training for the Nutrition Exam & Neurological Vital Signs. Case Studies: Anxiety, Stress, PTSD, & Connecting the Immune System with GI disorders.

Dr. Mark Shannan: "'Laughter, Love and Healing" Creating Optimal Health. Connecting the Pillars of Health both inside and outside your clinical practice. Healing the Healer, thus expanding abilities to assist practice members in healing themselves. Laugh your way through learning and teaching. Doctor means Teacher, but FIRST, you must MASTER in the midst of "LIFE".

Dr. Nicole Hewitt: "It's a Jungle out There!" Practical Applications of Plant Medicine in a Modern World. Research from the Amazon Jungle, Across International Borders and Beyond. Ayurvedic Approach to Everyday Cases. A Chiropractic Internist's view of Labs, Testing, and Clinical markers for the toughest cases.

Christa Maples, CN: Building, Boosting, & Creating Your Tribe. Clinical Application of Healing Foods, Detoxification (of bad habits & bad physiology), & Physical Strength. Mindset, Motivation, & Purpose are the tools to build your body & your TRIBE! Risk, ethics, rewards, and everything in between.

Spotlight Speakers Panel: Case Studies (Please bring examples)

Optional Break Out Sessions:

Dr. Andrew Shepherd: "Riches in Niches" In today's tumultuous and constantly changing insurance environment we have seen reimbursement levels continue to decline. We will discuss the importance of staying ahead of the current market conditions and your competitors. This session provides an introduction into functional medicine topics that are not only the most beneficial to your clients, but some of the most effective and efficient services to implement into practice, no matter what your current model.

Lisa Hummel: "The Practical Physics of Music in a Therapeutic Setting" This session presents research and clinical application of Sound Therapy for healing the body by using music performance and hertz frequencies. Learn how Healing comes from the HEART via the nervous system energetic pathways.

Christa Maples: "Weight-loss and the Ketogenic Lifestyle" The Modern Myths and Truths based on Clinical Research. Shed weight, inflammation and inches with real foods for real life.

Jodi Osanna and Esther Headley: "Raising Your Healing Vibration With Essential Oils" Come explore Nature's Medicine and how Essential Oils speed healing in your everyday life with simple tips and tools. You'll experience how essential oils can raise your energy, enhance your personal wellness, and reap the benefits of these powerful oils.
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

Janelle Whitehead, DC

Janelle Whitehead, DC
‐ Doctorate of Chiropractic, Parker University
‐ Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications, University of Texas at Arlington
‐ Attended Angelo State University and Gateshead College (Newcastle, ENGLAND)
Further education and post-graduate courses include:
‐ (200+) health seminars in the USA, France, & “Fit Club” (children’s fitness) training in England.
‐ Approximately over 800 hours in Clinical Nutrition, both attending AND facilitating the courses.

Mark Shannan, DC

Mark Shannan, DC
‐ Bachelor of Science in Human Anatomy, University of Texas at Austin
‐ Doctorate in Chiropractic, Parker College of Chiropractic
Honors: James W. Parker Philosophy Award
‐ Applied Clinical Nutritionist Certification, Texas Chiropractic College/ ACN Seminars

Destiny Image Publishers
The Original Design for Health: the simple plan to restore and maintain health in 3 easy steps

Naturally Savvy Magazine
How to Choose Eggs at the Grocery Store

Nicole Hewitt, DC

Nicole Hewitt, DC
‐ DABCI (Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists) All requirements met to sit for board: 3 years and 300 hours of Postdoctoral education
‐ Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine, Cleveland Chiropractic College
‐ Basic Acupuncture Training, IAMA (International Association of Medical Acupuncture)
‐ Certified Yoga Instructor, 200 hour Training, Karma Yoga Center
‐ Abhyanga Ayurvedic Massage Certification, PranaYoga and Ayurveda Mandala Training Center
‐ Mantra and Sound as Healing Therapy, Certification, The Ayurvedic Institute,
with Doctor Vasant Lad
‐ Pulse Diagnosis Intensive, The Ayurvedic Institute, with Doctor Vasant Lad
‐ 500 Hour Yoga Training - Bhimtal, India

Christa Maples, CN

Christa Maples, CN
‐ Certified Nutrition Coach, National Academy of Sports Medicine Specializing in the Ketogenic Diet, Ketosis and Intermittent Fasting
‐ Certified Nutritional Health Coach, UDEMY Specializing in Ketogenic Diet, Ketosis and Intermittent Fasting
‐ Georgia Real Estate Commission of Realtors
‐ National Association of Realtors

Dr. K. Andrew Shepherd, B.Com., LLB, DC, CN

Dr. K. Andrew Shepherd, B.Com., LLB, DC, CN
Dr. Shepherd is the Clinic Director and Functional Nutritionist at Parker Wellness Centers and Genesis Regeneration Centers. He has been in private practice in Plano Texas for 17 years.

Since graduating from Parker College of Chiropractic, Dr. Shepherd has gained extensive post graduate education in Electro-diagnosis, Pediatrics, Regenerative and Functional Medicine. He has a Diploma in Nutrition and a Diploma in Manipulation Under Anesthia.

Dr. Shepherd has a passion for educating and lectures both nationally and internationally. He has been featured in Chiropractic Economics and appeared on the Veria Health and Wellness Network. He is an expert health care presenter and educator for Bella Vita Wellness Retreats and Ocean Cruises.

Dr. Shepherd has published 4 books and his most recent "Your Health, Your Choice" is a road map to live your life free from dis-ease, take control of your own health, and ensure graceful aging.

Lisa Hummel, B.M.Ed., M.M.

Lisa Hummel, B.M.Ed., M.M.
Lisa is a professional musician and private music instructor in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. She has more than 15 years of experience teaching private lessons, masterclasses, sectionals, camps, general music, strings, band, has been a guest lecturer at the college level and is currently a musician in residence at Alpha Wellness Center. Lisa also maintains a studio with over 40 students and has written a beginner hornist guidebook used in lessons.

Lisa obtained a Bachelors of Music in Education and a Masters Degree in Music Performance where she received numerous recognition and awards, such as “Student Teacher of the Year” and “Ohio College Music Educators Leadership Award”. She has performed with a number of select ensembles, orchestras, concert and marching bands. In those ensembles she has had the opportunity to perform with the following notable musicians and composers: Randy Newman, Marvin Hamlish, Karel Husa, Robert Page, and Frank Ticheli.

Jodi Osanna

Jodi Osanna
Jodi Osanna is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Energy Practitioner with a passion for healing. She is the owner of Wellspring Holistic Healing. She has traveled extensively throughout the United States, working with numerous alternative health professionals. Jodi graduated from the National Holistic Institute in San Francisco, California in 2013, manifesting her dream to help others to find a better quality of life.

Esther Headley

Esther Headley is the founder of ESHolistic Life LLC, which emanated from a vision when Esther answered a commitment to fulfill her life mission of helping others. Her quest was to study different types of healing and energy modalities which offer her clientele a wholesome package of mind, body and spiritual healing.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

Cruise Itinerary

Sat Mar 14 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- 3:30 pm
Sun Mar 15 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Mon Mar 16 San Juan, Puerto Rico
3:30 pm 11:00 pm
Tue Mar 17 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed Mar 18 Tortola, British Virgin Islands
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Thu Mar 19 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Fri Mar 20 Nassau, Bahamas
12:30 pm 7:00 pm
Sat Mar 21 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
7 Night Eastern Caribbean

Ports of Call

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

San Juan, Puerto Rico - In days of yore, the waters near Puerto Rico teemed with pirate ships commanded by the likes of Sir Francis Drake. Aye, they are long gone, but in their wake they have left an island of national treasures: La Casa Blanca, built in 1501 for the island's first governor, Ponce de Leon; the cobblestone streets of Old San Juan; the tropical rain forests of El Yunque.  

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. - Named after a Danish Queen, Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking deepwater harbors in the world. The key sights of Charlotte Amalie are located within the town centre, making it easy to combine sightseeing with St. Thomas’ fantastic shopping opportunities. Eighteenth century architecture provides the perfect backdrop for walking tours and shopping here in the "Duty Free Capital of the World." For a dose of history, visit Emancipation Park, the American-Caribbean History Museum, or Bluebeard the pirate's castle at Magen’s Bay. If tropical bliss is what you're after, head to any of Charlotte Amalie’s pristine beaches, where the warm water, white sands and palm trees will lull you into deep relaxation!

Tortola, British Virgin Islands -  Besides being one of the most scenic islands in the Caribbean, Tortola also has a fascinating cultural and historical side. For a glimpse into the island’s colonial past, visit the Virgin Islands Folk Museum. The restored house was once the family home of shipwright, Joseph Wilfred Penn and features a deep collection of Arawak and Carib pottery and stone tools, as well as plantation artifacts. Hike along the seven available walking trails in Sage Mountain National Park for stunning panoramic views of the island and the surrounding natural habitat. Snorkeling in the crystal-clear Caribbean Sea and a rum tasting at Callwood Rum Distillery are essential on a cruise to Tortola. Sample the delicious curries, spicy soups, and sumptuous shellfish dishes available in abundance at local restaurants and many snack shacks around the island.

Nassau, Bahamas - The captivating capital of the 700 Bahamian islands. Attractions include forts to explore, coral reefs to snorkel and a fascinating straw market to shop

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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