Event info

Date(s)April 27, 2017

Time6:00pm - 9:00pm



Women’s Clinic of Northern Colorado (WCNC), PVH and MCR Foundation and UCHealth are proud to present a symposium focusing on the health and well-being of women in Northern Colorado:

Keynote Speaker:
CSU Professor, Toni Zimmerman, PhD
“Embrace and Manage Stress, Don’t Eliminate It”

Plus: Experiential and Educational breakouts.

Mindfully discover ways to find balance in our lives…
whether it’s work, family, hobbies, volunteering, faith-based activities, exercise or social media.

Let’s learn how to make intentional decisions about how our time is spent.
Break-Out Sessions:

Educational Break-Out Sessions (Choose 1 – either 1A or 1B):

1A – From Stress to Self-Awareness, Deanna O’Connell, RD (educator with UCHealth Community Health Improvement)

Do you feel that stress is impacting your health or enjoyment of life?  In this session, we’ll explore stress as it relates to pain, emotional health, food intake and even inflammation.  Discover how lifestyle practices help you to take charge of your stress and understand their connection to positive emotions and physical health.  Learn how your self-awareness can cultivate your enhanced personal well-being.


1B – Family, Work, Leisure…Finding Balance!, Kristin Glenn, MBA (educator at WCNC)

Does it ever feel like an impossible juggling act? Let’s learn creative strategies to manage our daily lives!   Our brains are incredibly adaptable and able to help us get through life’s challenges.  Proven strategies from the BrainWise curriculum including increasing your “Constellation of Support” and adapting your “Emotional Elevator” will be discussed.   Past BrainWise participants report feeling calmer, less lonely, friendlier and more in control of their lives.

Experiential Break-Out Sessions (Choose 1 – either 2A or 2B):

2A – Yoga Meditation Experience, Stesha Irons, RN, CNM, MS (provider/educator at WCNC)

In this session you will be guided to generate a deep relaxation using gentle yoga and positive life affirming meditation techniques.


2B – Stress Less Live More, Jen Strating, MS (Fort Collins Biofeedback)

Have difficulty relaxing? Looking for more calm and tranquility? Come learn ways to relax and enjoy a more balanced life. You’ll experience relaxation and mindfulness techniques that you can easily incorporate into your daily life.


Medical Center of the Rockies


Registrations are closed for this event.