Thursday, October 12, 2017

View "Simplify Your Marketing" with Karin Rozell

What's the fastest way to fill your practice without tons of money, complicated web technology or advanced marketing skills? Author Karin Rozell is here to tell us! Join Hawthorn University and Karin Rozell for Simplify Your Marketing: How to Fill Your Practice With Ideal Clients by Giving Great, Little Local Talks. Karin's presentation is now available to review here:


Karin will teach us to get in front of a room of ideal clients and give them a great talk. The kind of great talk that:
Requires low/no technology and minimal financial investment;
Creates clients and opportunities, every single time you speak;
Positions you as an expert in solving a specific problem for a specific group of people;
Calls you to choose a message, get out there and test it right away;
Sets you up to leverage your talk into a webinar, podcast, teleclass or book.

In this webinar, you’ll learn the essentials of what makes giving local talks work to fill your practice. You’ll leave this class with a very good idea of how this marketing strategy works for small practices, what common mistakes to avoid and what is essential for making this work for you, your practice and your family.   

Karin Rozell is the author of two small business books, a 17-year marketing mentor and creator of the Happy Little Practice Method. She specializes in working with family oriented practitioners to simplify their message and marketing so that their practice does what it needs to do: make a great income, make a difference and make their family happy too.  Learn more about Karin at KarinRozell.com, Bookin90Days.com and GreatLittleTalks.com.

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

Karin Rozell

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

All About Alumni: Conscious Playful Food - A Holistic Approach to Cooking Professionally with Kyra Bramble

Kyra Bramble is a “health food ninja”!   A private chef with a catering business centering around special needs diets including raw, vegan, gluten-free, paleo, and traditional, diets. Now she travels the world cooking for retreats, leading workshops, and continuing her education.

Kyra credits her Hawthorn education as giving her an edge over other chefs and caterers and allows her to compete and thrive in a niche market. Tune in to hear more from Kyra Bramble as she presents Conscious Playful Food: A Holistic Approach to Cooking Professionally, live and online Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 12 PM Pacific.

For more information and to RSVP please visit: 
http://hawthornuniversity.org/WEBINARS/All-About-Alumni-Archives/

Kyra Bramble is a plant-based chef, wild crafter, holistic nutritionist in training, and all around lover of all things edible. She sees food as a way to share her soul with the world as she believes that through food we learn about science, history, spirituality, and our own unique bodies. Her goal is to inspire others to respect and LOVE the food they put inside of themselves, and to diminish the dogmatic judgement attached to health food advocates. Her workshops present and break down original recipes that ANYONE — regardless of culinary experience and dietary habits — can make at home and enjoy. She is the owner and founder of More Pleaze and works as a holistic natural food chef food chef, yoga teacher, and special events caterer. She currently lives in the jungle on Maui. She has a Le Cordon Bleu degree from California Culinary Academy, a 1000+ hour SFHN certification from Hawthorn University, and a Wildcrafter Certification from Earth Medicine Institute.

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

Kyra Bramble, Le Cordon Bleu Chef, SFHN, RYT
SFHN program graduate, 2016

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Revisit Combining Essential Oils and Herbs with David Crow, L.Ac.

Certain essential oils can be combined with herbs for specific therapeutic benefits. In this presentation, David Crow returns and explores how essential oils and aromatherapy can be integrated with herbal treatments. The presentation will explore which essential oils can be safely combined, and how, with herbs according to therapeutic functions.  The recording of David's presentation is now available here: http://hawthornuniversity.org/WEBINARS/Webinar-Archives/.

David will help us to understand when and how essential oils and aromatherapy are a primary, adjunct or contraindicated treatment, to understand the compatibility or lack of compatibility of specific groups and species of essential oils and specific groups and species of herbs, and simple combinations of herbs and essential oils for specific therapeutic benefits.

David Crow is an acupuncturist and herbalist with over thirty years experience. He is the author of several books, including In Search of the Medicine Buddha, a book about his studies of Tibetan and Ayurvedic medicine in the Himalayas. A well-known lecturer in the field of natural medicine, Mr. Crow’s work is largely focused on the synthesis of botanical medicine, ecology and spirituality. He is the founder of Floracopeia, a company that supports ecologically sustainable agriculture through the production of essential oils and aromatic treasures. For more information about David or Floracopeia visit their website: http://www.floracopeia.com.

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

David Crow, L.Ac.




Thursday, August 31, 2017

All About Alumni: Holistic Health Journey - From Family to Patients with Dr. Melissa Peters

We are all interested in “creating a silver lining amidst the clouds”. That’s the heart of the story Dr. Melissa Peters weaves of transitioning from her Hawthorn University studies to private practice, and how a dream job offer that ultimately was not led her to creatively developing her own niche in gut/brain, sports nutrition and epigenetics.

Join Melissa Peters as she presents Holistic Health Journey: From Family to Patients, live and online Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 at 12 PM Pacific.

For more information and to RSVP please visit: 

Melissa will discuss her continued education, how she established accounts with supplement and labs testing services, her genomics work, and how she does it all while staying out of the limelight!

Dr. Melissa Peters is a Certified Holistic Nutrition Practitioner. She is a member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals & the American Holistic Health Association. She focuses on increasing “gut-brain” function as well as power, strength and endurance among individuals  and athletes. 

Dr. Peters has created individualized athletic optimization programs and detoxification protocols for environmental toxins, bowel function, weight loss, stress reduction, memory improvement, and overall gut-brain health programs. She works with a broad range of clients, including children and adults. Her practice focuses on supporting optimal health through individual biochemical needs based on nutrient and metabolic testing. She offers individual as well as group consultations and seminars.

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

Melissa Peters
MHNE Graduate 2013

Monday, August 28, 2017

5 Key Legal Steps to Protect Your Holistic Business with Lisa Fraley, JD, CHHC, AADP

As a holistic nutrition professional, it is important to protect yourself and your business. Learn the ins and outs of applicable law with Lisa Fraley, a Holistic Lawyer who will share her five easy legal steps to keeping your income, website and content safe, to secure your finances, keep away copycats and protect your programs, products and courses. 

Join Lisa Fraley for 5 Key Legal Steps to Protect Your Holistic Business, live on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 4 PM Pacific.

Register for this webinar at:

In this webinar, you'll learn effective (and inexpensive) ways to get legal coverage, one step at a time, so you can focus on changing the world and improving others' health, one client at a time.

Lisa Fraley, JD, CHHC, AADP, is an Attorney, Legal Coach®, Speaker, and #1 Best Selling Author of Easy Legal Steps...That are Also Good for Your Soul. With her unique blend of coaching, legal expertise, and spirituality, Lisa has supported thousands of heart-centered entrepreneurs and small business owners to protect themselves, their businesses and their brands.

Lisa earned her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University, B.A. with honors from Miami University (Ohio), and became certified as a Health Coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, Life Coach through Coach U, and Fitness Instructor through ACE. She is also a Transformational Coaching Method Master Coach through HCI/Holistic MBA, accredited by the AADP, and the former President of the Junior League of Portland, Maine.

Disclaimer: Webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

Lisa Fraley, JD, CHHC, AADP

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Toxins and Detoxification: Application of Nutrition and Lifestyle with Dr. Deanna Minich

Detoxification is a popular subject, and it is important to know the context of its practices as they relate to health and disease, and also their general view and acceptance in the medical arena today. Dr. Deanna Minich, a health educator and author with more than twenty years of experience in nutrition, mind-body health, and functional medicine, joins us to help us understand the many facets of detoxification. Join Dr. Minich for Toxins and Detoxification: Application of Nutrition and Lifestyle, now available for review: http://hawthornuniversity.org/WEBINARS/Webinar-Archives/.

Dr. Deanna Minich’s presentation will also help us to:
Identify biochemical and genetic pathways involved in detoxification processes: ARE gene upregulation biotransformative enzyme induction or inhibition, and heavy metal metabolism.
Understand the role of nutrition, nutrient actives, and botanicals in modulating detoxification processes.

Dr. Minich holds Master’s and Doctorate degrees in nutrition and has lectured extensively throughout the world on health topics, teaching patients and health professionals about health. She is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, a Certified Nutrition Specialist, and a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner. Her passion is bringing forth a colorful whole-self approach to nourishment called Whole Detox and bridging the gaps between science, soul, and art in medicine.

Disclaimer: Webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.


Dr. Deanna Minich

Thursday, July 27, 2017

All About Alumni: Evolving with My Practice with Marjie C. Andrejciw, MT (ASCP), MS, NC

Diversifying your practice, becoming “the boss”, growing with your niche, working synergistically, and marketing yourself are all important steps in your holistic health and nutrition business journey. Marjie Andrejciw, Hawthorn MSHN program graduate, has been in practice for over 9 years specializing in chronic illness.  During that time she expanded her practice with a retail health food store with 5 employees.  

Join Marjie as she shares her journey as she evolved from being a student at Hawthorn University to a Holistic Nutritional Counselor with a thriving practice when she presents Evolving with My Practice.

You can view this All About Alumni presentation and many others at:

Marjie Andrejciw has over 10 years of experience as a Medical Technologist in the clinical laboratory, and is well versed in interpreting and understanding the significance of laboratory testing. Through Seeking Health Educational Institute she is certified in two levels of Methylation & Clinical Nutrigenomics. She is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Air Force. Having suffered from an autoimmune disease and genetic methylation imbalances, Marjie truly understands how challenging recovering your health can be. Not only is she able to be sympathetic but is also realistic, having personally walked the pathway towards recovering her own health.

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

Marjie Andrejciw, MT (ASCP), MS, NC
Hawthorn MSHN program graduate, 2008