Roxane Battle Morrison

Roxane Battle is a veteran television journalist, award-winning author and mom. Her recently published memoir, “Pockets of Joy,” became an Amazon best seller in three categories: Divorce, Single Parenting and Motherhood. Following a successful 20-year television career, most notably as an anchor and reporter at the Minneapolis NBC affiliate KARE-TV, Roxane now works as a creative consultant and frequently speaks on the topics of mindfulness and work-life merge.

Louisa Hext

Louisa is an experienced family mediator, parenting consultant and coach. Her diverse skills and client-centered process empowers individuals to create fair and reasonable agreements. Louisa is the North American coordinator for the award-winning, traveling photographic exhibition, The F Word: Stories of Forgiveness, a program of The Forgiveness Project based in London, United Kingdom.

Lisa Bouta

Lisa Bouta

Lisa Bouta is a catalyst for healing the planet. She works with women who are shifting their relationships and careers and want more meaningful work to create a successful life of fun, freedom, love and laughter. Her unique blend of expertise in facilitation, attraction marketing, coaching, opportunity creation and well-being make her an extraordinary support for living one’s life to the fullest. Lisa is also a certified excellence life systems coach and a certified laughter yoga teacher and trainer.
Sherrie Donovan Moore

Sherrie Donovan Moore

Sherri Donovan Moore was born in St Paul. She came to writing late but found herself enjoying the creative process and sharing fictional stories from her life. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, remodeling her kitchen and writing a sequel to her first novel.








Audrey Grossman

Audrey is a licensed alcohol & drug counselor with 10 years hospital-based experience. She is trained in educational psychology, counseling, addiction and grief, along with being Reiki/Japanese energy medicine certified. Audrey is a “Heal Your Life” workshop leader, author of self-love articles and a guided meditation CD “Peaceful Heart.” Audrey is passionate about helping people restore a foundation of self-love in the process of releasing painful histories and personal transformation.

Dr. Shannon Gulbranson

  Dr. Shannon is the bestselling author of “Date Yourself Well: 12 Engagements of Becoming the Great Lover of Your Life.” She is the host of “Women Sipping On Life,” a daily podcast with listeners in over 56 countries. Dr. Shannon is the Founder and C.E.O. (Caring Empowered Owner) of Healing Life Coaching, Inc. and Date Yourself Well C.A.M.P. Her New York City + Minneapolis-based consulting company provides Life Coaching to individuals and corporations throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia. She is also an inspiring international speaker and the author of “Dr. Shannon Knows and It’s No Secret.”


Ellen Saul

 Ellen Saul, MS, LP, CST-T, ISST, STA is a clinical psychologist with 30 years of experience in counseling children, adults and families. Her large toolbox includes work with attachment and trauma, EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Sandplay Therapy, and In Touch Again sensory work. She is a certified international teacher for Kalffian Sandplay. She has survived a divorce and delights in over 25 years of a blended family, which now includes 12 grandchildren.

Dr. Deborah Simmons

Dr. Deborah Simmons has been working with individual adults and couples for 15 years to resolve a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, health problems, and relationship issues.She is a co-owner of Partners in Healing of Minneapolis (PIH).









Sonja Bjork

Sonja Bjork has been working in the financial services business for more than 24 years of increasingly responsible positions working with advisors and their clients across the country, within The Hartford Financial and Prudential. When she is not working she spends time with her husband, daughter, friends and extended family. She lives into her commitment to wellness, cooks, camps, hikes and studies life through study of mind, body, spirit; the nature and sciences.

Hanna Cox

Hanna has a degree from Colorado State University and a broad background in client services and risk management. She grew up around the insurance industry and officially joined the family business in 2012, is now a partner and an integral part of the leadership team. Since 1950 Cox Insurance has been an independent agency, specializing in personal insurance, establishing strong client relationships and providing hands on advice.





Janice Novak

Janice has a master’s degree in Health Education and is a best-selling author, speaker and posture expert.

Dr. Barbro Brost

A native of Sweden whose first six years of chiropractic practice took place in Stockholm, Dr. Brost graduated in 1979 from Northwestern College of Chiropractic, (now Northwestern Health Sciences University) She completed a three-­year diplomat program in neurology and certification in acupuncture, while continually studying clinical nutrition at the postgraduate level. She co­-founded the Brost Clinic in 1985, one of the largest chiropractic and natural health care clinics in the Midwest and appears regularly on ABC Channel 5’s Twin Cities Live show offering healthcare advice.

Cindi Claypatch

Cindi Claypatch M.A. is the founder and director of the Health Realization Training Center. She has over 30 years of experience creating programs, consulting, training, counseling, public speaking and healing. She promotes health and wellness in a variety of settings such as business, health care and school districts. She is certified in intuition, trained in many healing modalities, was mentored by Peruvian shaman Americo Yabar and a private counseling and healing practice called Prospectives.

Sandra Julian has worked in the health care industry as a health advocate and educator for over 20 years. She is a graduate of Aveda Institute, The Institute for Integrative Nutrition and has certifications in mind body medicine from The Center for Mind Body Medicine in Washington, DC. In addition, Sandra is an artist and designer, holds a Bachelor of Science in clothing and textiles and is a professional photographer, musician and writer.










Jennifer Beckman

 Jennifer A. Beckman has practiced family law for 27 years and has been selected as a “Superlawyer” for many years. Jennifer guides her clients to work toward a cooperative resolution while educating them as to the intricacies of the law, yet if there is an issue that needs court involvement she will discuss that option as well. Jennifer is compassionate toward her client’s financial needs and emotional struggles and assists them to leave the process with their dignity intact and as a whole person rather than in fragmented pieces. 





This is great and the speaker was excellent.  Very insightful and such a good message of empowerment and hope.