Speaking about Physical, Emotional, Spiritual and Social Wellness
Engage! Powell River’s only dynamic TED-X style
speaker forum of the year.
Topic #1 - Spiritual Wellness
SPEAKER: John Louie, First Nations Counsellor
John Louie is a men’s support worker who provides care at Tla’amin Health Services in Sliammon. He provides support to residential school survivors, along with care, crisis response, access and referral to secondary services, cultural and spiritual healing activities.
Topic #2 - Emotional Wellness
SPEAKER: Dr. Lara Lauzon, World Leading Wellness Expert
Dedicated and passionate about active living, Lara demonstrates a belief that healthy individuals help to make a healthy community. Lara is an Assistant Professor at the University of Victoria in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education and her research area includes Personal Health, Wellness and Potential. Her Ph.D. research was in the area of Teacher Wellness.
Topic #3 - Physical Wellness
SPEAKER: Erinne Willock, Olympic Cyclist and mother
Erinne is a Canadian professional road cyclist. She represented her nation Canada at the 2008 Summer Olympics, and also claimed a silver medal in the women’s time trial at the 2006 Pan American Road and Track Championships in Valencia, Venezuela.
Topic #4 - Social Wellness
SPEAKER: Brad Stokes Bennett, Best-Selling Author Corporate Trainer
Brad Stokes Bennett is a best selling author, corporate trainer investment advisor with TD Wealth Private Investment Advice and founder of the Kindness Crew. His positive message of kindness has reached millions. He has been featured on CNN Headline News, Good Morning America, and CBC Newsworld.
Thank you to Rx Wellness Sponsors!
- City Transfer
- First Credit Union & Insurance
- Mother Nature Garden Home & Pet
- Powell River Peak
- Vancouver Coastal Health
- Image 1 Salon & Spa
- Safeway Powell River
- Coast Fitness
- Massive Graphic
- Crossroads Village
- City of Powell River Parks & Recreation
- Medicine Shoppe
- Formosa Holdings
- Action Schools! BC
- Agius Builders
- Ross Cooper
- Warren Behan
- EFAP Committee
The purpose of Rx Wellness is to provide quality, research based perspectives on personal wellness and share inspirational stories related to physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellness.
This event is spearheaded by Chris Bratseth in conjunction with School District 47.