Boost Your Get Equipped With The Take Charge Well-being Science of Wellness of Your Joy Session 2: Physical Health & Nutrition The Congress of Black Women of Canada Ontario Region presents the 2023 Black Women's Wellness Revolution dedicated to the wellbeing, self-care & nurturing of Black Women across Canada. Saturday, May 27th congressofblackwomenon 1PM - 4PM www.cbwc-ontario.org BLACK WOMEN'S WELLNESS REVOLUTION @congressofblackwomenon @cbwontario What You HISTORY Should We are an organization with 50 years of community service. Founded in 1973 by Kay Know Livingstone with a vision to unite Black Women across Canada. About Us CBWC is a volunteer-based non- profit community organization. COMMUNITY ONTARIO CHAPTERS INTENTION London The Congress of Black Women Waterloo Brampton of Ontario (CBWO) creates Mississauga opportunities for Black women Ajax/Pickering to build connections and Oshawa/Whitby community as we address our Scarborough shared opportunities, challenges, and achievements. PROGRAMS & DETAILS ACTIVITIES Membership to our chapters is open to Youth Programs Black Women 16 years of age and over. Community Programs CBWO Website: https://cbwc-ontario.com Community Social Events Advocacy Follow us @congressofblackwomenon Wellness Summits Saturday, May 27th 1-4PM EST Session 2: Physical & Nutrional Wellbeing What To Expect Welcome Meet our host Nicole Waldron & Housekeeping Get Comfortable & Set yourself up Dr. Krissy Doyle-Thomas Caring for your Brain and Mental Health Presentation and Q&A Dr. Ibby Omole Unlocking your Circadian Rhythm for Optimal Self Care Dr. Colleen Prendergast Presentation and Q&A Improve Your Gut Health to Reduce Inflammation and Body Pain Presentation and Q&A Movement to Improve Physical Well-being With Dr. Colleen Prendergast Resources Community Resources & Prizes Thank you! Closing comments! Be sure to follow us on social media! MEET OUR SPEAKERS Dr. Krissy Doyle-Thomas @dr.krissy.phd Caring for your Brain and Mental Health Dr. Krissy Doyle-Thomas is a Professor in Brain Disorders Management and Mental Health and Disability Management at Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario. She is also a Medical Neuroscientist. Her imaging research uses Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) to understand the structural and functional properties of the brain among those with mental health conditions. Dr. Krissy received her PhD from McMaster University in Medical Sciences in 2010 and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Ibby Omole @dr.ibbyomole Unlocking your Circadian Rhythm for Optimal Self Care Dr. Ibby Omole is a Naturopathic doctor and registered acupuncturist. She has dedicated her practice to empowering the lives of those in her community one gene at a time. She is a compassionate doctor who uses genetic medicine to create individualized health plans that enable people to live healthier, happier and more radiant lives. Her mission is to be a trusted guide for those who are seeking to transform to wellness for life. Dr. Colleen Prendergast @healinglimitlessly Improve Your Gut Health to Reduce Inflammation and Body Pain & Movement to Improve Physical Well-being Dr. Colleen Prendergast is a licensed chiropractor, practicing since 2007. She started out her career with her own private practice in Paris, France where she studied chiropractic medicine at IFEC (Institut Franco Européen de Chiropratique) and is bilingual in French and English. She is a sports injury specialist and is certified in Canada as a Concussion Management Specialist, thus allowing her to diagnose, manage and educate on Concussions. Dr. Prendergast, studied at IHN (Institute of Holistic Nutrition) to become a Holistic Nutritionist, thus allowing her to add another arsenal to her tool box of helping others achieve optimal health and well-being. Nicole Waldron @victoryspeaks7 Nicole Waldron is a professional event planner, inspirational speaker, community advocate and podcaster. The multi-faceted Nicole Waldron works tirelessly for the advancement, progress, and prosperity of her community. Nicole has enjoyed a 28+ year career spanning fields as varied as project management, arts administration, public relations, governance and social advocacy. Our Host Reflection Questions We want to encourage you to take some time for reflection. To Start: 1. What do you hope to get out of today's session? 2. Currently, what challenges in physical health are you navigating? 3. What are you grateful for today? In Closing: As we close this session of our Wellness Revolution: 1. What were some of your most powerful learning moments and what made them so? 2. How are you inspired to improve your physical health? 3. What will you take away from this session? We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR A LIST OF WELLNESS RESOURCES: CBWO Website: cbwc-ontario.org/resources/ Let's stay connected! Stay up to date via our social media platforms. Upcoming events, giveaways, resources & community! @congressofblackwomenon/ facebook.com/cbwontario Thank You for joining us! The Revolution lives on in you!