Wellness Keynote Speakers

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Wellness keynote speakers are messengers of mindfulness and are armed with the science behind the core principles of mindful leadership and lifestyle. They aim to improve overall gratitude, compassion, and being of service to others. GDA has the expertise to set up a mindfulness-based and stress reduction wellness keynote speaker for your event.


Keynotes: 5 Books: 6 Videos: 5

Shawn Achor

New York Times Bestselling Author and Positive Psychology Expert

Shawn Achor is the world’s leading expert on happiness and success topic. His acclaimed TED Talk, The Happy Secret to Better Work, has been seen by more than 20 million people around the world, and he’s shared his insight in his two books, The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Alison Canavan

Ellevate the Mind, Body, and Spirit Connection

Alison Canavan is a UCLA-trained Mindfulness Facilitator from The Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She runs a successful practice as a Health and Wellness coach; delivers motivational talks on health and well-being, all over the world, specializing in behavior change, mental health, addiction and improving mindset.

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Keynotes: 0 Books: 0 Videos: 0

Dr. Bob Carr

Professor & Director, Executive Master's Program in Health Systems Administration Georgetown University

Bob is an innovative strategist and creative problem solver. Adept at leading teams on a global scale with budgets that total in the millions, Bob has a proven record of success in developing and executing strategies that improve the health and wellness of employees.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Michelle Cederberg, CSP, CPCC

Health and Productivity Expert

Small steps to an energetic life! Even with a busy schedule. Michelle uses a practical, small steps approach to help busy people prioritize the things they need to do to have better health, energy and productivity. She shoots from the hip with methods that make a difference

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Courtney Dauwalter

Ultra-Endurance Athlete

Currently, Courtney is an ultra marathon runner living in Colorado. She holds the women's American record for distance run in 24 hours at 159.3 miles, overall winner of the Moab 240 Mile Endurance Run in 2017. 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Patti Dobrowolski

Visual Thinker + Change Activator

Visual goal setter Patti Dobrowolski captivates and inspires audiences using the business leadership tool of the future: Drawing Solutions.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Cindy Eckert (formerly Whitehead)

CEO and founder of Sprout Pharmaceuticals & The Pink Ceiling

Cindy Eckert is an expert Entrepreneur and Angel Investor with total exits over $1.5 Billion. After selling her pharmaceutical company, Cindy launched the The Pink Ceiling business incubator for women led or women focused businesses.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Lizanne Falsetto

Visionary Entrepreneur, Founder/CEO of thinkThin®, CEO Pink Talented Angels & LF Advisory, Global Wellness Expert

Lizanne Falsetto is founder of thinkThin®. She is a courageous health & wellness pioneer, foodie, trend spotter, business media commentator, and advisor to the next-generation of entrepreneurs.Lizanne launched The PINK TALENTED ANGELS, designed to bring female leaders and early/mid-stage entrepreneurs together to help one another thrive.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Lawana Gladney, PhD

Keynote Speaker, Trainer, Bestselling Author, Powerful Success and Wellness Expert

Dr. Gladney is a leading expert in the field of success psychology and emotional management.  She is a best-selling author that has reached millions internationally helping people to shift their brain for success. She is passionate about helping others create amazing lives.   

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 0 Videos: 16

Michaela Guzy

AwardWinningFilmmaker, Travel+HumanConnectionExpert, RecoveringCorpExec, NYUAdjunctProfessor + TVPersonality

Life looks different for Michaela Guzy since she began OhThePeopleYouMeet to refocus narratives on real people, places + purposes via new media. Michaela is an awardwinning filmmaker, travel+human connection expert AND appears on TVPersonality. Thanks to COVID, she's pivoted to RoadWarrior to document the world reopening safely. 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Charlie Rocket Jabaley

Influencer, Hip-Hop Mogul, Motivational Speaker, Athlete and Dreamer

Charlie Rocket inspires those around him. He’s lost 135 pounds. Became vegan. Ran 3 marathons. Reversed the growth of his brain tumor. Became an Ironman. Recently finished his nationally-known Dream Machine bike tour across America. Is currently on the cover of Runner’s World and secured partnership with Nike.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 9

Finnian Kelly

The Leading Expert on Living a Life of Intentionality

Finnian's personal legend, aka his purpose, is to embody INTENTIONALITY and inspire others to do the same.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Trish Kendall

Inspirational Speaker, From the Pit of Despair to the Peak of Success

As a little girl, Trish’s ability to trust and love were destroyed by the person who daughters trust and love the most. Now, she is proof that true success—enduring success—is choosing, every day, to give all your love and to receive all the love that others give you.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Amberly Lago

Turning Tragedy Into Triumph

Amberly’s life story of astounding resilience has inspired a revolutionary lesson she offers to the world. She brings unique strategies developed to teach others how to tap into their superpower of resilience and persevere through any challenge.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Mary LoVerde

International Work-Life Balance Expert and Change Catalyst

If you feel like you have too much to do and not enough time to do it, you are right. There is too much to do and not enough time. It is time for a new approach. The new life balance motto is: When you can't keep up- connect.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Laurie MacCaskill

Cancer Survivor, Speaker, Motivator

Laurie MacCaskill motivates and inspires audiences by sharing her life-changing experience with one of the deadliest forms of cancer.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Tessa Morgan

Mindfulness Expert, Accredited Trainer in Emotional Intelligence & Personal Growth Coach

Tessa Todd Morgan is a professional speaker, certified yoga instructor, personal growth coach and accredited trainer in Emotional Intelligence. As the Founder of TRIESSENCE, Tessa has coached hundreds of individuals and organizations to achieve a balance of physical, mental and spiritual wellness.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Shasta Nelson

Expert on Friendship and Global Keynote Speaker

Shasta Nelson is a keynote speaker, author, and leading expert on friendship. Frequently featured in the media as the go-to resource on healthy relationships.

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Keynotes: 13 Books: 2 Videos: 4

David Nico

Author, Leadership Catalyst, Wellbeing Authority, Visiting Fellow at Harvard

David Nico PhD, is the Catalyst to Equip Leaders with Dynamic Strategies to Enhance Well-Being, Professional Effectiveness, and Organizational Profitability.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 2 Videos: 10

Carly Pollack

Owner of Nutritional Wisdom, Author of Feed Your Soul, Functional Nutrition Practitioner

There are countless diets and 30-day challenges geared to help people lose weight, heal digestion, and feel more energy. Yet, these temporary protocols fall short when it comes to true transformation. Carly blends an understanding of body science, brain wiring, and self-development to facilitate real and permanent change.

 

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Kristen Race, Ph.D.

Neuroscientist & Mindfulness Expert

Kristen Race, Ph.D has created brain-based mindfulness programs used by businesses, schools and families worldwide. Her programs provide simple mindfulness strategies and tools that are designed to create resiliency towards stress. Her dynamic and accessible presentation style makes her a great fit for all audiences.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 8 Videos: 1

Tom Rath

Author, Speaker, Researcher

Tom Rath is an author, speaker, and researcher who studies the role of human behavior in business, health, and well-being.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 5 Videos: 5

Dane Rauschenberg

Extreme Athlete - Ran 52 Marathons in 52 Weekends

Dane Rauschenberg is the extreme athlete who successively ran a certified marathon every weekend in 2006- 52 in total. Dane has quickly become a sought-after motivational speaker for not only races of all distances, but also universities, corporations and businesses nationwide looking for someone to create a spark.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Dan Reidenberg

Suicide Prevention & Teen Mental Health

Daniel J. Reidenberg is currently the Executive Director of SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education), a national non-profit agency working to prevent suicide and help suicide survivors and those suffering with depression.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 1

David Romanelli

Bestselling Author, Wellness Innovator, and Entrepreneur

Bestselling author, wellness innovator, entrepreneur and "intergen" pioneer, David will bring a unique approach to the hardships of work-life balance

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Delaney Ruston

Physician and Documentary Filmmaker

Since the release of her first feature-length film, UNLISTED in 2009, Delaney has been a sought-after speaker. Her engaging presentations weave together compelling stories with cutting-edge science, inspiring audiences to rethink their assumptions.

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Keynotes: 0 Books: 0 Videos: 0

Kristina Wandzilak

Co-founder and President of Full Circle Intervention

Kristina Wandzilak, CAS, BRI-II, co-founder, has been a leader in the addictions industry since 1995. Kristina is highly respected and renowned for her compassionate and effective work.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 2 Videos: 5

Leah Weiss, PhD

Author; Stanford Professor and Researcher; Expert on Burnout, Mindfulness, Soft Skills, Compassion, Self-Compassion, and Purpose

A founding faculty member of the Dalai Lama’s Compassion and Cultivation Program at Stanford University, Leah Weiss, PhD, MSW is a ​lecturer at Stanford Business School, researcher and meditation expert​. She​ has dedicated her life to teaching people how to leverage research-based mindfulness.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

David R. Williams

Professor of Public Health and Professor of African American Studies and Sociology at Harvard University

Dr. Williams is internationally recognized as a leading social scientist focused on social influences on health. His research has enhanced our understanding of the complex ways in which race, racism, socioeconomic status, stress, health behaviors and religious involvement can affect physical and mental health.

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