Schedule of Events:
10:00 Registration Opens
10:30-11:30 Breakout Sessions
Dr. Ellen Albertson, PhD, RDN, CD, NBC-HWC
Dr. Ellen Albertson, PhD, RDN, CD, NBC-HWC is a Psychologist, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Mindful Self-compassion Teacher and Reiki Master. The Glow & Grow Coach, Dr. Ellen empowers women to get unstuck and find the confidence, clarity and energy to make their next chapter their best chapter. She has over 25 years experience motivating and teaching women how to optimize health and happiness through self-compassion, self-care, and finding work-life balance.
The author of four books, she has also written for numerous publications including: Self, Better Homes & Gardens and Good Housekeeping. She has appeared on Extra, Maury Povitch, the Food Network, and ABC World News and been quoted in Reader’s Digest, Psychology Today, Women’s Health, Family Circle and WebMD. Her groundbreaking research on Self-compassion and Body Dissatisfaction in Women was published in the journal Mindfulness.
A member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Psychological Association, Dr. Ellen holds a Doctorate in Psychology from Fielding Graduate University, a Master of Science in Nutrition from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Connect with her at: DrEllenAlbertson.com or on Facebook at facebook.com/DrEllenAlbertson/
Meditation with John Huddleston
Chair Yoga Flow Go Red with Catherine Hamilton
A chair yoga class will be offered during the breakout sessions. The chair yoga class will be a 20 minute class for all levels, there is no yoga experience required. Chair yoga can be done almost anywhere – at home, at work, even on an airplane. The chair yoga class is designed to improve strength and flexibility, reduce stress and awaken energy. Participants will receive a hand out that they can take with them to start a chair yoga practice on their own.
The class will be taught by Catherine Hamilton. Catherine is vice president of consumer services and planning at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont. She is an advocate for a better consumer experience in health care and the need for a “wellness” revolution where we live, work and play. Catherine, a long time Go Red Vermont supporter is a certified yoga instructor who teaches yoga in a chair and on a mat free of cost throughout Northern and Central Vermont. Catherine lives in South Burlington with her husband and twelve year old twin boys.