Barbara McAfee

Barbara is a vocal “midwife,” guiding people to find their voice, whatever that means to them.  She is the author of “Full Voice: The Art and Practice of Vocal Presence” (Berrett-Koehler, 2011) and keynote speaker. She is also a singer/songwriter with seven CDs and founder of The Morning Star. She is a former organizational development consultant and full-time instigator of radical aliveness.

Theresa Nutt

Theresa Nutt is a transformational health and life coach, author, speaker, and member of the graduate faculty at the University of Minnesota in the health coaching program.  She empowers women who are disenchanted with the daily grind to become Vibrant. Imaginative. Unforgettable. The women she works with are successful, smart, and high achieving, are hyper-responsible, and find themselves daydreaming about that magic “someday” when they can finally be first on their list.

Jennifer Grant

Jennifer Grant

Jen Grant is the founder of Inspiring Radiance.  She’s a two-time author, travels locally and nationally speaking, is the creator of the 40 Days Program and co-host of the “Happy, Healthy and Fit Life” podcast. Jen has been a featured expert on KARE 11 and WCCO radio and is a certified instructor of yoga and meditation. Her deep experiences and focus on growth will show you that you can fill your life with love and make your dreams a reality!






Brenda Shaeffer

Dr. Brenda Schaeffer is a seasoned psychologist, international lecturer and best-selling author of “Is It Love or Is It Addiction?” Her other publications include “Love’s Way,” “Loving Me, Loving You,” “The Healthy Relationships Series,” and “Love or Addiction? For teens.” Her media experience includes multiple TV interviews and online interviews with CNN and PBS. She believes that painful life events are wake-up calls and that therapy can be movement forward on our soul’s journey.


Brenda Demotte

  Brenda has been working with people who have experienced major life changes since 1972. Her past career as a funeral director, and her present work as a grief therapist and psychotherapist, have brought her into contact with people facing the loss of a significant person, job, body image, geographic location, and health. She has participated in research studies involving children, bonding, and loss, and is the founder and director of Professional Counseling and Grief Services.








Amy Holewa

Amy R. Holewa, CFP, CDFA, has over over 20 years of experience as an independent financial planner including budgeting, risk evaluation, investments, taxes, retirement planning and estate planning.  She is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ and Certified Financial Planner™.  In 2012, Amy expanded the focus within her financial planning practice to include helping clients deal with the challenging financial issues of divorce and help them avoid common financial mistakes made during the process.





Lisa Bobyak

Lisa Bobyak

Lisa Bobyak, Living Fully Balanced LLC, supports high-achieving women so they can show up fully for the people and things that they love most. Because she’s overcome unexpected challenges herself and thrived in spite of them, Lisa’s discovered her “on purpose” work: to help others do the same. She is dedicated to helping women bounce back from setbacks and feel balanced and even better than before. Living Fully Balanced: because running on empty doesn’t have to be the norm.

 Amber Weingart is a Bioenergetic practitioner, traditional Naturopath and Quantum Neuro Reset Therapy advanced practitioner who works with the most advanced Bioenergitic techniques in the world. She is on a mission to help people regain their health naturally, specifically in the area of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness.

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.






Linda Wray

Linda is an experienced collaborative family law attorney and mediator, as well as a proficient litigator, devoted to persevering the dignity and values of her clients through effective representation. She is a leader in collaborative law, having served as President of International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (2014/2015), President of the Minnesota Collaborative Law Institute (2006), and chair or co-chair of numerous committees. She speaks at conferences to encourage problem solving rather than adversarial focus to dispute resolution.




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