Alive! Expo Atlanta 2013
"Recycle on the Run" with Ovie Mughelli Foundation
Join Ovie Mughelli, former All-Pro Atlanta Falcons player and the world's top Eco-Athlete at the Alive! Expo as the Ovie Mughelli Foundation showcases its signature, Recycle on the Run! Check out all the innovative products and services and learn on the GO.
"Let's keep the movement going year round and make the best impact possible for a better environment."
Asa Andrew, MD
Known as America's Health Coach, MD, Dr. Asa Andrew is a national best-selling author and host of one of the fastest growing radio and television programs in North America designed to transform your health and your life. He is a regular contributor to NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, and FOX and has appeared on many shows including Good Morning America and The 700 Club. As an internationally acclaimed expert in body transformation, fitness, wellness, lifestyle, and nutrition, Dr. Asa is a master communicator and highly sought after speaker for his entertaining message of Hope to audiences around the globe. In addition to being CEO of his companies, Dr. Asa has founded Diagnosis HOPE, a non-profit organization that encourages lifestyle, health, and wellness education to individuals and communities dedicated to diagnosing hope one person at a time.
Tommy Bethards believes the key to a happy life is a healthy heart. With heart health being the number one health concern worldwide, he has dedicated the last decade of his life to helping others achieve optimal wellness. Tommy is passionate about providing individuals with simple, yet effective protocols that can help people take control of their future and not become another health statistic.
Melodie M. Billiot
Dr. Billiot is the founder and owner of Alternative Health Atlanta and the developer of EVECTICSTM health therapy systems. She is known nationwide as an expert and sought-after teacher of nutritional and energetic techniques and as the developer of EVECTICSTM. Dr. Billiot is a member of the Energetix Medical Advisory Board (Energetix is an international holistic supplement manufacturer). She graduated from Life University in 1993 summa cum laude and valedictorian. She is certified in CRA and Nutrition Response Testing, System Desensitization Technique (SDT) and N.A.E.T. allergy elimination techniques, System Balancing Technique (SBT), JMT, several chiropractic adjusting techniques, and has studied extensively in homeopathy, herbology, Chinese medicine, clinical nutrition and pain control using nutrition. She became frustrated with the lack of consistent results with chiropractic treatment in areas other than musculoskeletal. In 1996, she started researching holistic and nutritional techniques to find a solution for her patients other than drugs and surgery and fighting a serious health problem of her own. As a result, Dr. Billiot recovered her own health and made significant improvements in patient results. Now, a decade and one-half later, Dr. Billiot has one of the most successful holistic practices in the country and trains other practitioners in clinical nutrition and other holistic techniques.
Chef Jennifer Hill Booker
Chef Jennifer Hill Booker is not only a Culinary Educator, she is the Executive Chef and Owner of Your Resident Gourmet, LLC
, a Personal Chef and Catering Company. Chef Jennifer was recently named, one of only four Georgia Grown Executive Chefs for 2013 by Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black and Georgia Restaurant Association President Karen Bremer. Chef Jennifer is a contributing columnist for Our Town Magazine, Basil Magazine and the Host of Basil Magazine's Basil Radio Show. She has had several of her original articles and recipes published in such magazines as Vegetarian Times, Jezebel, Southern Seasons and ESSENCE Magazine. Chef Jennifer offers Culinary Therapy for residents of The Cottages on Mountain Creek, is an adjunct Chef Instructor at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Atlanta, and teaches technique and cooking classes at Williams-Sonoma in Lenox Square Mall. When asked what she does for fun, Chef Jennifer's reply is always the same; going to her local farmer's market to check out the goods.
Growing up around his family's Sunrise Health Food store in Lansing, IL, Daniel Chapman, Founder and CEO of Redd Remedies®, has lived in the world of natural products his entire life. After graduating from Trinity Christian College with a B.S. in Business Management, Mr. Chapman returned to Sunrise to carry on the family business. Focusing on his primary goal – to help individuals put their health and their lives in order Mr. Chapman proved that putting people before profit is the best way to grow a business. In 2005, Mr. Chapman decided to expand his focus of improving the lives of others through the launch of Redd Remedies. With origins dating back to 1961 when the first Sunrise Health Food store opened its doors, Redd Remedies has evolved into a leading natural health supplements provider and an advocate for a holistic approach to wellness. Today, with two retail outlets and nationwide distribution, Redd (which means "to put in order") Remedies® is holding true to its pledge to provide customers with therapeutic natural health solutions, quickly and completely. Mr. Chapman currently resides in Illinois with his wife Valerie and his two sons, Wiley and Eli. Mr. Chapman is active in his local Christian community, serving on the board of directors of South Pointe Youth for Christ for the past 18 years and the board of Bible League International for the past 14 years. He considers his faith to be a driving force behind his commitment to helping others and giving back to his community. Redd Remedies® is a sponsor of the nonprofit American Botanical Council, American Herbal Products Association, Natural Products Association and is distributed in independent health food stores and natural pharmacies nationwide. For a list of retail stores, visit www.reddremedies.com
Brenda Cobb founded the Living Foods Institute in Atlanta, Georgia in September 1999 just seven months after she was diagnosed with breast and cervical cancer. She refused the surgery and chemotherapy that her doctor recommended because she had seen her own family members and friends diagnosed with the same type of cancers try the traditional treatments and fail. Brenda set out on a journey to explore a natural way of healing and discovered Raw and Living Foods and Detoxification. Brenda began her healing journey in February 1999 and by September 1999 she was disease free. Since opening the Living Foods Institute Brenda has expanded her Healthy Lifestyle Course to help people heal on every level. She and her staff have trained thousands of people from all over the world with every type of disease from Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Candida, Arthritis, Allergies, Asthma, AIDS and Lupus to Multiple Sclerosis, Bell’s Palsy, Depression, Migraine Headaches, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia and many more chronic and acute illnesses . To date she has written 10 books "The Living Foods Lifestyle®", "Colon Cleansing For Optimum Health" and "101 Raw and Living Food Recipes", "Get Started Now For Good Health" "The Living Foods Lifestyle Training Manual", "Healing Fibroids, Endometriosis, Tumors and Cysts", "A Plan For Health", "Good Health Now" "33 Quick & Easy Organic Raw and Living Food Recipes", "Essential Oils Heal Body, Mind & Spirit", and she has a CD on the benefits of Raw and Living Foods and a Healthy Lifestyle. She has hosted her own radio show, Living Well on WGUN 1010AM in Atlanta, Georgia where she has helped listeners learn about the benefits of good Lifestyle Habits. She has appeared live on CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX networks as well as many cable stations giving advice on healthy eating and living. She was awarded an Honorary Cultural Doctorate in Therapeutic Philosophy from the World University in September 2003. She was awarded the Phoenix Award by the City of Atlanta and numerous awards from other organizations for her work. Brenda’s mission is to help "Heal the World One Person at a Time". For more information visit www.livingfoodsinstitute.com
John J Fenton
John is an experienced T'ai Chi & Yoga Master, Brain Education Leader & Ambassador and a Certified Wellness Coach. He has trained and studied intensively for over five years in the philosophy and methods of Dahn Yoga and DahnMuDo. He guides members in yoga and t'ai chi and has trained with one of the world's leading masters in DahnMuDo. John works with groups as well as private one-on-one clients in addition to making presentations to large audiences. Passionate about our health and wellness in the 21st Century, he has devoted his life to helping others lead healthy, happy and peaceful lives. John learned the importance of good health and disciplined fitness as a collegiate athlete, and he has incorporated lessons learned into his practice. Aside from his passion about health, John is businessman with more than 32 years of experience, and he has successfully led profitable and growing businesses. John is a 2010 graduate of Leadership Atlanta and serves in leadership roles for several Atlanta-based organizations.
Russell Friedman, DC
Dr. Friedman, DC, BSME is a national speaker on corrective spinal biomechanics. He is the only triple Board certified Upper Cervical Chiropractor in GA. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Tulane University. He is a past board member of the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association as well as the Upper Cervical Research Foundation. He is the current president of the board for Quantum Spinal Mechanics 3. His passion to integrate structural and energetic consciousness health is ongoing.
Maya GG is a classically trained harpist who has performed at various prestigious venues. She believes that music is interactive and eludes messages beyond simple entertainment. With this heartfelt revelation, Maya began to incorporate harp music, and spiritual influences to minister to the heart, mind, body and soul into her work. After obtaining a duel degree in music performance and psychology, Maya continued her knowledge in healing music, and studied Harp Therapy at Bedside Harp, along with practicing harp therapy at Robert Wood Johnson hospitals, and numerous other hospices within New Jersey. Maya’s integrated background in mental health and therapeutic music contributes greatly to the development of her harp therapy practice, which advocates her dedication to preventive health services, where she practices wellness, specializing in addiction and grief.Maya believes that therapeutic relief should not begin when we are sick, but it should be an ongoing practice towards healthy living and wholeness. Maya continues to learn, grow and share her knowledge with all those in need. Maya GG. Harp Therapist/Activist/Health Advisor.
Joel Higginson has been instrumental in working with many of the world's leading doctors and scientists on the project responsible for formulating and manufacturing the world renowned cardiovascular product ProArgi9 Plus. As a result, he has traveled throughout many parts of the world promoting the significant cardiovascular benefits of ProArgi9 Plus and educating people on the advantages of natural products and programs. Americans are very aware of cardiovascular disease, yet many still desperately seek healthy alternative products and programs to better protect and prevent them and their loved ones from suffering from the devastating side effects of cardiovascular disease. Our whole body approach to optimal health can make a difference!
Jane Holmes, Director of Living Foods Institute, shares a powerful message of motional healing using the power of the words, the mind and the beliefs. She is an internationally recognized professional photographer, featured in numerous publications around the world. She put aside her photography career to join Living Foods Institute in 2000 and quickly became a favorite teacher. Her many varied life experiences have helped to make her a well loved and respected mental and emotional teacher. She has helped many thousands from all over the world, move through and heal deep emotional and mental blocks, so they may heal of serious diseases and create the possibilities of health for a lifetime. Her humor and flavorful stories bring excitement and fun to the healing process. She has the unique ability to help a person get in touch with issues that could be holding them back and making them sick. Her loving and sweet spirited way creates a safe, secure environment for a person to finally let go and move into the great possibilities they were born to manifest. She is able to help a person cut through years of buried “guck” in a relatively short amount of time, so powerful progress can quickly be achieved. Her mission is to help people remember their greatness and express the real authentic self. Through her teachings, she has empowered many to go beyond their wildest expectations, to fulfill their goals and create a life of joy and happiness.
Dr. Frank Tian Xie
Dr. Frank Tian Xie is the Assistant Professor of Marketing, University of South Carolina Aiken. Dr. Frank Tian Xie obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Peking University in Beijing, China, and MBA & Ph.D. from Georgia State University in Atlanta. He has been on the faculty of business at Drexel University in Philadelphia and University of South Carolina in Aiken. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Xie had eight years of industry experience serving in managerial and consulting positions in firms such as Airtouch Cellular (now Verizon Wireless), SunTrust Equitable Securities, and Innotrac Corporation. His consulting clients include Economic Development Partnership of Aiken, United States Postal Services, Hutchins & Rea Music, and Apeks International. As a practitioner of Falun Dafa of more than 10 years, Dr. Xie has spoken about this ancient meditation and cultivation practice from China in many forum, seminar, and panel discussions at the UN in Geneva and New York, and in many cities in North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.