Menopause can start as young as 35 and last into your 60s.  Join us for a full day of comprehensive workshops. Discover today’s innovative solutions with conventional and alternative options with experienced professionals. 

all under one roof at one time.   

Sessions  address:

Hormonal health, sleep & mood, bladder, diet, mental health, life style and much more!

  • SATURDAY OCTOBER 19, 2019
  • AT THE SAWRIDGE INN & CONFERENCE CENTRE EDMONTON SOUTH
  • 4235 GATEWAY BLVD NW. EDMONTON, ALBERTA
  • DOORS OPEN AT 9:A.M. SESSIONS 9:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
  • EMAIL: ANITA@FROMTHEEARTHNATURALLY.COM
  • PHONE: 780 418-0948 
  • TICKETS: 69.00 INCLUDES LUNCH and a chance to win one of several door prizes. 
  • Get your tickets at Eventbrite: Celebrate World Menopause Day 2019

Dr. May Senaee, Urogynecologist, of the Royal Alex Women's hospital,Dr. Stacey Richards ND, of SMRT Health; Susan Prendergast Nurse Practitioner, Ellithia Health Care; and Traci Belyk Nurse & Physiotherapist, Cura Physiotherapy are just  a few of the many professionals who will be presenting the latest  information and approaches in women’s health. Discover how to keep weight off, deal with a leaky bladder, feel more energy, and love every part of your body in this one-day event!  Check out a variety of support products and services in the mini trade-show ready to enhance your health and wellbeing. Try new yoga moves for a healthy body, discover the key to keeping weight off from a dietician/nutritionist and learn how to strengthen relationships from a psychologist.  

LAST YEARS EVENT HAD WOMEN RAVING AND CELEBRATING MATURE WOMANHOOD WITH A REFRESHING NEW ATTITUDE!  

THIS IS US-

LIVING OUR BEST LIFE! 



MENOPAUSE: TODAY'S MANY OPTIONS 

This conference will introduce women to a variety of the best resources, professionals and support programs available today from traditional medicine to embracing key lifestyle changes that facilitate a healthy menopause transition.  

Prepare For Your Peri-Menopause, Navigate The Menopause Transition And Maintain A Healthy Life Post-Menopause. If You Are 38 To 65 This Conference Is For You! 

GET THE TOOLS EVERY WOMAN should have        

Through our event presenters-teachers who are leaders in their fields. 

Menopause and Medicine: an unfortunate history, a promising future

 May Sanaee, MD MHScEd FRCSC, is a practicing Urogynecologist at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta and has a special interest in pelvic floor health, especially related to the minimally invasive surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence. She is also a medical educator and researcher. Dr. Sanaee has expertise ranging from pelvic floor mesh complications to the use of mindfulness for the treatment of chronic sexual pain.

The gut-hormone connection: How Gut health is the Boss of Your Overall Health

Health starts in the gut. It is amazing what the gut controls. From our ability to lose weight and keep it off to feeling emotionally balanced, and everything in between 
Dr. Richards embraces an eclectic general practice with special interests in womens health and proactive aging. Her strong interest in healthy aging, has lead to specialized training in Intravenous Therapy, Bio-identical hormone therapy, Mesotherapy and Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture - a non surgical facelift used to reduce the signs of aging.
During her tenure at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Richards received her Bachelors of Science degree, Microbiology where in addition to developing a deep understanding of winter she discovered an interest in both patient care and research. She chose naturopathic medicine because of its principles and application in both areas. Her medical training was completed at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
 

"Up All Night: Hormones, Sleep and Mood". 

Susan Prendergast NP PhD(C) is the Clinical Director and Nurse Practitioner at Ellithia Healthcare. Susan has a unique background in that she has worked in a variety of specialty areas in women’s health, primary care and acute care. She also has advanced knowledge in comprehensive hormonal evaluations, Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, nutritional and exercise programs, and natural therapies.
Susan is PhD Candidate at the University of Alberta and a Nursing Professor. Susan loves teaching but is even more passionate about women’s health and supporting women to feel their best at any age! 

Menopause:  surviving chaos

A story of a menopause that went wrong and the courage it took to not only journey back to normal but to make a difference for other women world wide. 
Anita Dyrbye, CEO of From The Earth Naturally Ltd., and founder of the Menopause Conference.  

MENOPAUSE, "IT'S HOT IN HERE"

Dr. Bisi Aluko MB.ChB, FCFP(SA), M.Fam Med, CCFP, PDPDerm,
A Certified Family Physician with over 25  years of medical practice. One of the founding member of the female physician group that runs a weekly Women's clinic of the West View PCN for over 10  years. Has a passion in menopausal women's health and as a member of the North American Menopause Society keeps updated on the best management and findings about the care of peri and post menopausal women through articles, new researches and annual attendance at the NAMS meetings. Her passion has lead her to acquire some new novel lasers to help some women in their journey through the menopausal changes and she also holds menopause teaching classes to educate women about expectations and navigating through the changes occurring in the body at this special stage of life.

MENOPAUSE: SEXY BODY SECRETS FOR SEXUAL ENERGY (Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy)

Traci Belyk, will introduce you to "violet The Vulva" and numerous ways in which you can use your body's abilities and energy to improve your sexual function and satisfaction. Knowledge is pleasure and power. 
"Very helpful and informative giving me life the changing tools I needed to never leak in my pants when I laugh!" 
Traci is a registered nurse and pelvic health physiotherapist with CURA Physical Therapies in Edmonton. 

Breathing, Bending and Balancing Our Way Through Menopause

Need a way to cool your body without standing in the snow? How about a way to calm the beast inside without lashing out at someone or something? In this interactive session comprising breath work, yoga postures and meditation, Bobbi-Jo will leave you with tools to help manage the effects that menopause has on your body, mind and spirit.
Bobbi-Jo Siverns Yoga Instructor, Running Coach.

The crowned one: reclaiming menopause. 

Claire Wilde is a registered psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and the Psychologists' Association of Alberta. She is Level 3 trained in the Gottman Method and is a Certified EMDR therapist. Claire works from a relational cultural perspective and uses a variety of strategies that are evidence based, solution focused, and emotion centered. She works with individuals, couples and families.

Balancing Your Nutrition 

As a woman do you feel lost during this transition, like your body is betraying you? Do you feel that no matter what changes you make your energy, weight, mood doesn’t seem to alter. Discover nutrition strategies that will increase your ‘NET HEALTH’. Balancing Your Nutrition is an informative and entertaining session that will leave you with practical tips that will shift your net health balance from negative to positive.
Heather Reid, BSc, RD, CDE  It’s one thing to live, but then another thing to love the life your living. Heather Reid, truly embraces this in her life and feel that this starts with fueling your body properly. Heather, Bsc, RD, CDE is a Registered Dietitian with Revive Wellness Inc a team of leading-edge, private practice Registered Dietitians in Edmonton. She obtained her degree in nutrition with a minor in kinesiology from the University of Alberta and has practiced in many different areas and has many passions within the field. These have driven her to further her education and become a Certified Diabetes Educator, a certified MONASH FODMAP IBS dietitian and complete a variety of other courses. She has been practicing has a dietitian for almost a decade and feels that nutrition and trying to achieve balance in life is a lifelong mission for most women and is excited to share her knowledge and expertise.
  

Intro to Celebrate World Menopause Day

Shawna Randolph is a highly respected and trusted communications specialist with an extensive array of experience, knowledge and invaluable skills needed to be an exceptional consultant.
Shawna is most well known in Alberta as a popular television news journalist.  She most recently was co-host of CTV-2'sAlberta Primetime (2013-2018), a daily province-wide current events news magazine show. She is also well known for her time with CTV Edmonton (1991-2001), most notably as the station's prime news anchor.  
Shawna provides media relation’s training/consulting/coaching; emcee services; as well as voiceover/on-camera services for corporate videos.

Menopause, keeping your sense of humour!

Susan Carter, comedian . . . you can imagine the laughs with this popular comedian! 
“Clean comedy because you never know when Mom will show up” has been Susan’s motto since she started doing comedy in 1993.  She loves working at Corporate Events, Christmas Parties and Ladies Nights – but only before the strippers!

  If you have any questions or wish to be part of this event as one of our selected vendors  please email Anita Dyrbye at: info@vivaca.net