Schedule

Each day's talks are on demand for a 24-hour period beginning at 10:00 A.M. U.S. Eastern.

Day 1: November 9, 2020

  • Stephen Porges, PhD

    Stephen Porges, PhD

    The Polyvagal Theory: Insights Into Resilience

    36:22

    What You'll Learn +

    • Impact of the autonomic state on reactions 
    • How safety cues calm the physiological state
    • Trauma distorts neuroception and creates defensive reactions

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  • Robert J Melillo, DC, DABCN, PhD(c)

    Robert J Melillo, DC, DABCN, PhD(c)

    What are Brain Imbalances?

    What You'll Learn +

    • Symptoms and treatment options
    • Connection between brain imbalance and the parasympathetic system
    • Understanding functional disconnection syndrome

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  • Jodi Cohen, NTP

    Jodi Cohen, NTP

    Practical Overview: Your Parasympathetic State

    40:27

    What You'll Learn +

    • Overview of the parasympathetic nervous system
    • Vagus nerve: The highway between your brain and body 
    • How vagal stimulation can support your health 

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  • Titus Chiu, MS, DC, DACNB

    Titus Chiu, MS, DC, DACNB

    Impact of Concussions on Your Nervous System

    What You'll Learn +

    • How trauma affects your nervous system
    • Using your senses to activate your parasympathetic
    • 1 simple movement for faster concussion healing

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  • Lloyd Burrell

    Lloyd Burrell

    Impact of EMFs on Your Parasympathetic

    What You'll Learn +

    • What are EMFs and which devices emit them?
    • Impact on parasympathetic nervous system
    • Strategies to protect yourself and your family 

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  • Eva Detko, PhD, MSc, BA (Hons), mIAHT

    Eva Detko, PhD, MSc, BA (Hons), mIAHT

    Building Emotional Immunity

    31:16

    What You'll Learn +

    • Impact of emotional toxicity on your nervous system
    • Strategies for healing 
    • Tools for building emotional immunity

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  • Ryan Wohlfert, DC, CCSP

    Ryan Wohlfert, DC, CCSP

    Longevity, Mindset and Parasympathetic

    What You'll Learn +

    • Why do people get sick and lose their energy?
    • Obstacles that block parasympathetic function
    • 6 ways to counteract any stressor

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  • Tara Hunkin, NTP, CGP, RWP

    Tara Hunkin, NTP, CGP, RWP

    Children and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    What You'll Learn +

    • Root causes of neurodevelopmental disorders 
    • Signs, symptoms and behaviors 
    • How parents can support their child's vagal tone

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Day 2: November 10, 2020

  • David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM

    David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM

    Disconnection Syndrome and Your Parasympathetic

    30:54

    What You'll Learn +

    • Impact on your parasympathetic nervous system and brain function
    • Role the amygdala plays in responding to threats to your safety
    • Restore balanced communication between the prefrontal cortex and amygdala

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  • Tom O'Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

    Tom O'Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

    Biology Behind Premature Aging

    What You'll Learn +

    • Understanding the stress response
    • Minimizing the "overwhelm factor" effect 
    • Supporting a peak performance life

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  • Niki Gratrix, BA, Dip ION, NANP

    Niki Gratrix, BA, Dip ION, NANP

    Healing Attachment Trauma

    What You'll Learn +

    • What is attachment trauma?
    • Impact on your nervous system
    • Practical steps for healing

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  • Heidi Hanna, PhD

    Heidi Hanna, PhD

    How to Circuit-Break Stress

    36:24

    What You'll Learn +

    • Ways that stress impacts your brain
    • How do sensory cues affect your relationship with stress?
    • Practicing stress mastery

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  • Debi Silber, PhD

    Debi Silber, PhD

    Unhealed Betrayal is Making You Sick

    What You'll Learn +

    • How betrayal impacts your body, mind and heart
    • 5 stages of healing 
    • Understanding post-betrayal syndrome 

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  • Michelle Norris

    Michelle Norris

    Navigating Hard Things

    42:45

    What You'll Learn +

    • Michelle’s journey through losing a child coupled with financial crisis
    • Understanding your shadow-self
    • Plant medicine for self-discovery and healing

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  • Alex Howard

    Alex Howard

    Reset Your Nervous System

    38:02

    What You'll Learn +

    • Polyvagal theory and how the nervous system affects healing
    • Cell danger response and the impact of stress on mitochondria
    • Steps to calm a maladaptive stress response  

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  • Eric Zielinski, DC

    Eric Zielinski, DC

    Essential Oils for Instant Calm and Parasympathetic Bliss

    What You'll Learn +

    • Impact of emotional stress on your health
    • Using essential oils to stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system
    • Choosing EOs for stress management

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Day 3: November 11, 2020

  • Kiran Krishnan

    Kiran Krishnan

    Microbiome and Your Parasympathetic State

    33:59

    What You'll Learn +

    • Gut-brain-nervous system connection 
    • How your gut impacts your mood
    • Creating positive behaviors to achieve a parasympathetic state

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  • Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD

    Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD

    Gut and Mental Health Connection

    30:42

    What You'll Learn +

    • Link between the digestive system and the brain
    • Difference between beneficial and opportunistic gut flora
    • How stress can compromise gut function
  • Anna Cabeca, DO

    Anna Cabeca, DO

    Keto Diet and Brain Health

    25:52

    What You'll Learn +

    • Not all keto diets are created equal
    • Powerful role social connection plays in the parasympathetic state
    • Importance of intermittent fasting for overall health  

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  • Donna Gates, MEd, ABAAHP

    Donna Gates, MEd, ABAAHP

    Impact of Stress and Your Genes on Gut Health

    What You'll Learn +

    • Link between gut health, the central nervous system and brain
    • How stress affects your digestion
    • Genes that influence your ability to move into a parasympathetic state

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  • Shivan Sarna

    Shivan Sarna

    SIBO and Gut Health

    What You'll Learn +

    • Impact on the parasympathetic, hormones and brain health
    • What causes SIBO and who is at risk?
    • Strategies to start healing today!

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  • Ritamarie Loscalzo, MS, DC, CCN, DACBN

    Ritamarie Loscalzo, MS, DC, CCN, DACBN

    Hormonal Impact of Sympathetic Overdrive

    What You'll Learn +

    • Which hormones are impacted by sympathetic dominance?
    • Transitioning from sympathetic to parasympathetic
    • Effect on digestion and blood sugar

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  • Daniel Kalish, DC

    Daniel Kalish, DC

    How Brain Health Impacts the Parasympathetic State

    29:25

    What You'll Learn +

    • How brain chemistry influences the parasympathetic state 
    • Impact of inflammation and cytokine production 
    • Choosing the right nutrients and overcoming SNPs

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Day 4: November 12, 2020

  • Elisa Song, MD

    Elisa Song, MD

    Cell Danger Response and the Parasympathetic State

    36:05

    What You'll Learn +

    • What is the cell danger response?
    • Vagus nerve, cell danger response and chronic illness
    • How to build cellular resilience in response to stress

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  • Terry Wahls, MD

    Terry Wahls, MD

    Connection Between Diet, Lifestyle and Pain

    What You'll Learn +

    • Diet and lifestyle are essential for healing
    • Treating autoimmunity
    • Low glycemic index, vegetable-rich, gluten-free and more

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  • Rashid A. Buttar, DO, FAAPM, FACAM, FAAIM

    Rashid A. Buttar, DO, FAAPM, FACAM, FAAIM

    Parasympathetic BioHacks

    What You'll Learn +

    • 5 steps to create a parasympathetic dominant tone
    • Connection between good deeds and the parasympathetic
    • Benefits of exercise

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  • Jay Davidson, DC, PScD

    Jay Davidson, DC, PScD

    Connecting the Dots to Your Mitochondria

    What You'll Learn +

    • Mitochondrial performance is key for optimal health 
    • Impact of deuterium on the parasympathetic nervous system
    • Understanding the rate-limiting step in hormone synthesis

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  • Evan Brand, CFMP, NTP

    Evan Brand, CFMP, NTP

    Sympathetic Stressors: Mold and Mycotoxins

    What You'll Learn +

    • How mold affects your stress response
    • Understanding mast cell activation 
    • Supplements to calm your nervous system

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  • Sachin Patel, DC

    Sachin Patel, DC

    The Doctor of the Future is the Patient

    What You'll Learn +

    • What is autonomic pairing?
    • Understanding heart rate variability
    • Strategies to help switch to the parasympathetic state

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Day 5: November 13, 2020

  • Joseph Pizzorno, ND

    Joseph Pizzorno, ND

    Parasympathetic State and Environmental Toxins

    29:51

    What You'll Learn +

    • Different ways your body reacts to toxins
    • Connection between the parasympathetic state and detox
    • Circadian rhythm and correlation to environmental toxins

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  • Daniel Pompa, PScD

    Daniel Pompa, PScD

    How Sugar and Fat Affect Your Vagus Nerve

    What You'll Learn +

    • Your parasympathetic nervous system is the key to healing 
    • Burning fat vs. sugar 
    • Overcoming hormonal resistance

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  • Wendy Myers, FDN-P

    Wendy Myers, FDN-P

    Fastest Ways to Relax Your Nervous System

    What You'll Learn +

    • Top causes of stress and sympathetic dominance
    • Importance of grounding and eliminating EMFs
    • Using bioenergetics to achieve a parasympathetic state  

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  • Christine Schaffner, ND

    Christine Schaffner, ND

    Women and Vagus Nerve Toxicity

    What You'll Learn +

    • Symptoms and diseases 
    • "Clean up" your vagus nerve
    • How the lymphatic system mobilizes toxins from your brain

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  • Todd Watts, DC, PScD

    Todd Watts, DC, PScD

    Mitochondria and the Parasympathetic System

    What You'll Learn +

    • Importance of mitochondrial function 
    • Key stressors that affect the mitochondria
    • How BioActive Carbon molecules help repair mitochondria

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  • Bridgit Danner, LAc, FDNP

    Bridgit Danner, LAc, FDNP

    Toxic Mold and Stress on Your Nervous System

    31:02

    What You'll Learn +

    • What is toxic mold?
    • Impact on your immune system, gut, hormones and nervous system
    • Safe and effective strategies

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  • Marco Ruggiero, MD, PhD

    Marco Ruggiero, MD, PhD

    Probiotics and GcMAF for Rebalancing the Parasympathetic

    What You'll Learn +

    • We have four brains, and two of them are not human!
    • Role of immune system modulators 
    • Detoxifying your brain 

Day 6: November 14, 2020

  • Maya Shetreat, MD

    Maya Shetreat, MD

    How Plants Support the Parasympathetic State

    What You'll Learn +

    • Your role in the foundational cycle of nature 
    • Impact of inflammation
    • Creating a natural setting to awaken the parasympathetic state

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  • Amy Stark, MEd

    Amy Stark, MEd

    How to Shift Out of Fight or Flight

    What You'll Learn +

    • We are energetic beings
    • Benefits of tapping 
    • Using EFT to mitigate fear

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  • Jason Prall

    Jason Prall

    Emotional Experiences and the Parasympathetic State

    What You'll Learn +

    • Impact of childhood trauma 
    • Using movement to address trauma
    • How the reticular activating system encourages health

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  • Deanna Minich, PhD, CNS, IFMCP

    Deanna Minich, PhD, CNS, IFMCP

    Power of Phytonutrients

    32:16

    What You'll Learn +

    • What are phytochemicals? 
    • How phytochemical-rich foods improve parasympathetic tone
    • Research on how colorful foods improve health

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  • Eileen Day McKusick, MA

    Eileen Day McKusick, MA

    Understanding Your Electric Health

    What You'll Learn +

    • Our bodies are chemical, mechanical, electric and acoustic
    • Correcting the impact of stress on your adrenal rhythm
    • How shifting rhythms and patterns allows your physical body to heal

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  • Greg Eckel, ND, LAc

    Greg Eckel, ND, LAc

    Role of the Parasympathetic in Brain Health

    30:14

    What You'll Learn +

    • Stress, parasympathetic nervous system and brain health
    • Link between vagus nerve health and neurodegeneration
    • Hormone balancing and brain health

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  • Sterling Cooley

    Sterling Cooley

    Vagus Nerve Stimulation Technology

    What You'll Learn +

    • Exploring different stimulation techniques
    • Differences between electric and ultrasonic stimulation
    • Daily strategies for whole body benefits

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Day 7: November 15, 2020

  • Ari Whitten, PhD (Cand.), CES, PES

    Ari Whitten, PhD (Cand.), CES, PES

    The Role of Mitochondria and Your Parasympathetic State

    What You'll Learn +

    • Biggest factors damaging mitochondria
    • Impact of circadian rhythm on health and parasympathetic tone
    • Understanding the concept of hormesis

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  • Diana Driscoll, OD

    Diana Driscoll, OD

    Acetylcholine and Your Vagus Nerve

    27:00

    What You'll Learn +

    • Dr. Driscoll's personal struggle with POTS
    • Correlation between acetylcholine and your vagus nerve
    • How to trigger the natural release of acetylcholine

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  • Jack Wolfson, DO, FACC

    Jack Wolfson, DO, FACC

    Parasympathetic State and Heart Health

    What You'll Learn +

    • Correlation between your autonomic nervous system and heart health
    • Understanding what happens prior to a heart attack 
    • Regain your heart health naturally

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  • Jen Esquer, DPT

    Jen Esquer, DPT

    Downregulation to Decrease Pain

    22:34

    What You'll Learn +

    • Using breathwork to control your autonomic nervous system
    • Manipulating the diaphragm to turn on downregulation
    • How your vision affects your nervous system 

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  • Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

    Lasers, Pain and the Parasympathetic State

    What You'll Learn +

    • How lasers reduce pain and inflammation
    • Reprogram pain patterns with light therapy 
    • Stimulate your vagus nerve

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  • Nicolas Pineault

    Nicolas Pineault

    Electrosmog Stress on Your Nervous System

    29:56

    What You'll Learn +

    • Impact on your nervous system, parasympathetic state and sleep 
    • EMF sources in and out of your home
    • Lowdown on 5G and what you can do about it

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  • Tiffany Caplan, DC, CFMP, BCIM, IFMCP

    Tiffany Caplan, DC, CFMP, BCIM, IFMCP

    Autoimmune Pain and Parasympathetic Connection

    What You'll Learn +

    • What are your symptoms trying to tell you? 
    • Connection between stress and the immune system
    • Tap into your body's natural healing state 

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  • Justin Marchegiani, DC

    Justin Marchegiani, DC

    Improving Thyroid Function

    What You'll Learn +

    • How food and stress impact your thyroid
    • Symptoms and testing for adrenal and thyroid function
    • Activate your parasympathetic state with proper breathing

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Encore Weekend Starts November 21, 2020

All expert talks from the event are unlocked for 48 hours beginning at 10 A.M. U.S. Eastern!