2012 Conferences

‘Very happy to announce our Fifth Annual Conference was a huge success!’ We are going to keep the program up to show our level of educational content. We will announce the next program closer to the next conference.

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5TH Annual  

Holistic Skin Care Conference – 2012

Hosted in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Public Access (Non AHSCP Member) – for $289:

Professional Access (AHSCP Member) – for $80:

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Fifth Annual AHSCP Conference

10:15 am >> The Anti-Aging Effects of Whole Plant Ingredients + Anti-Wrinkle Treatment Demonstration

Elina Fedotova, CEO of Elina Organics & AHSCP President; Product Formulator, Cosmetic Chemist & Licensed Aesthetician, “Best Facial” Chicago Magazine
Learn about Elina’s favorite anti-aging botanicals and find out why she recommends them over synthetic skin care ingredients. Elina will also share her latest anti-wrinkle treatment, demonstrating how to stimulate collagen production to visibly decrease lines in targeted areas.

Break 11:15 – 11:30 am

11:30 am >> Nonsurgical and Minimally Invasive Advancements in Aesthetics
Dr. Bradley Bengtson, M.D., Ranked one of the nation’s top plastic surgeons by Best Doctors in America®, named “Best Plastic Surgeon” by Grand Rapids Magazine, 2010-2012 ~ Grand Rapids
Results once considered impossible without “going under the knife,” can be achieved non-invasively with new FDA-approved technological advances in aesthetics. Dr. Bengtson will discuss two non-surgical procedures: the Ulthera skin tightening/lifting system and the CoolSculpting nonsurgical fat reduction system. He will also talk about the use of facial fillers from patient tissue.

Lunch 12:30 – 1:30 pm

1:30 – 2:00 pm >> How to Integrate Nutrition into Your Holistic Skin Care Practice
Rachael Pontillo, BS, American Association of Drugless Practitioners, Certified Holistic Health Coach, Owner of Holistically Haute, Licensed Aesthetician, Holistic Health Coach, Dermascope Magazine Columnist ~ Flourtown, PA
Clients often confide diet and lifestyle choices to their aestheticians. Often these choices can prevent them from reaching their skin care goals. However, in most states, aestheticians are not permitted to recommend dietary or lifestyle changes without additional certification. Find out how to bring holistic nutrition to your spa to boost client results, retention and referrals and stand out from your competitors.

Break 2:00 – 2:15 pm

2:15 – 2:45 pm >> Facial Acupressure
Keeley Bruce, MA, Certified Natural Health Practitioner Master Aesthetician, Internationally Trained in Massage Therapy, Reflexology and Medical Foot Care, CEO of Keeley’s Mobile Spa Services ~ Northern VA
Learn how to incorporate facial acupressure techniques into your practice to enhance your client’s experience on the table and achieve beautiful results.

Break 2:45 – 3:00 pm

3:00 – 4:30 pm >> The Scientific Basis for Treating Inflammatory
Conditions of the Skin with Natural Therapies

Dr. Alan Dattner, MD, Founder of Holistic Dermatology New York City
Learn how a natural, drug-free approach to treating acne, rosacea, eczema and other inflammatory conditions makes sense scientifically from a licensed dermatologist. Find out when you need to recommend more conventional treatment to your clients, and how to work effectively with dermatologists to help advance the field of Holistic Dermatology and skin care.

Break 4:30 – 4:45 pm

4:45 – 5:25 pm >> Practical Ways to Energize Body, Mind and Spirit
Yuriy Savoskin, NASM Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist & ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Arnold Classic Gold Medalist, 2006 ~ Columbus, OH
Tips from around the world on energy work for holistic practitioners. Learn simple exercises to incorporate into daily life to help boost your energy, improve your bodies postural alignment and blood circulation.

5:40 – 6:10 pm >> Take Your Business to the Next Level!
Shelley Rosenfeld-Brooks, BA, Licensed Aesthetician, Owner of Conscious Skin Care, AHSCP Vice President ~ Alameda, CA
Is fear or insecurity blocking your true potential? Learn practical tools to move beyond mental and emotional barriers and watch your business grow!

October 22nd, 2012

10:00 am >> How to Balance the Body During a Facial or Massage Treatment
Kathy Poel, Licensed Aesthetician, Reiki Level 1 & 2 Grand Rapids, MI
Cindy Sabo, Licensed Aesthetician and Massage Therapist Spring Lake, MI
Learn new ways to enhance facial and body treatments using energy work and other holistic therapies.

Break 11:15 – 11:30 am

11:30 – 12:10 pm >> How Yoga can Enhance the Health of the Skin
Michele Fife, E-RYT, owner of Seva Yoga; Director, Seva Yoga Teacher Training School and ‘Wellness Expert’ for ABC affiliate
WOTV4. ~ Grand Rapids
Learn how the stress-reducing practice of yoga and a good diet can help detox the body and lead to healthy, beautiful the skin. The benefits of skin brushing, an ancient Ayurvedic tradition, will also be discussed.

12:10 – 12:40 pm >> Detoxify or Wrinkle!
Dr. Linda Hegstrand, MD, Medical Director of the Complete Wellness Center ~ Grand Rapids
Internal cleansing to detoxify the body is essential to maintain/revive a youthful appearance. Dr. Hegstrand will discuss how cleansing your body from the inside works synergistically with the Elina Organics Skin Care line.

Break 12:40 – 12:55 pm

12:55 – 1:35 pm >> Chakra Integration Workshop
Grace DeHaan, RN, & Bio-Energetic Synchronization Technique Practitioner ~ Kalamazoo
Bioenergetic Synchronization Technique (BEST) is a gentle hands-on procedure that helps to balance energy and re-establish the full healing potential of the body. Find out exactly what chakras are and how they’re connected to our emotions. Learn how to balance your body’s energetic communication system through the chakras. Find out exactly what chakras are and how they’re connected to our emotions. Techniques to help balance, integrate, and ground the body’s energetic system will be shared.

2:00 pm >> Latest Protocols from Elina Organics
Elina Fedotova, CEO of Elina Organics & AHSCP President; Product Formulator, Cosmetic Chemist & Licensed Aesthetician, “Best Facial” Chicago Magazine
Learn Elina’s latest rejuvenating treatments for lips and
neck area. Product Adjustment Workshop.

3:00 pm Practitioner Sharing

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