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It's time to reclaim your health from the debilitating symptoms of your autoimmune or chronic disease.

Essentials Track: May 12-14, 2021
Advanced Track: July 7-9, 2021
+BONUS Lectures and Group Coaching Calls
Starting Jan 2021

Hosted Live, Virtually To Your Home or Office Via ZOOM

Your disease does not have to define your future—

Understanding your unique autoimmune triggers will help you create a personalized healing protocol to transform your health and help you feel good once again.

 

Wahls Diet - Becoming Well

 

Dr. Terry Wahls is living proof that a diet and lifestyle intervention can have a profound impact on autoimmune dysfunction and chronic disease.

She spent 20+ years declining from Multiple Sclerosis until she took her health into her own hands and made the radical recovery from tilt-recline wheelchair to biking once again.

By following a therapeutic diet and lifestyle protocol, Dr. Wahls shows us that you can still thrive and live a full, meaningful life despite your diagnosis.

Begin Your Own Health Transformation At The Virtual Wahls Protocol® Seminar

2021 Virtual Schedule At-A-Glance:

Essentials Track:

May 12-14, 2021

Livestream via ZOOM

Advanced Track:

July 7-9, 2021

Livestream via ZOOM

BONUS CALLS

January-April 2021, 12-1:30pm CST

Livestream via ZOOM

Don’t wait for months to get the health support you need right now. Dr. Wahls is connecting with Wahls Warriors monthly starting in January 2020. Expert guest speakers will have 45 minutes to talk with 15 minutes of moderated questions led by Dr. Wahls. The last 30 minutes of these calls are reserved for breakout groups — Dr. Wahls will spend time visiting each breakout group.

  • January 5: The Influenza and Coronavirus—What we can control to potentially reduce the risk of infection and disease severity—Dr. Elisa Song
  • February 2: Meal Planning, Shopping, Food Swaps—Andrea Sprauge, Holistic Chef
  • March 2: Why Is Sleep So Important: A Physical Therapist Perspective—Sheryl Poremba, PT, CMM
  • April 6: Histamine Intolerance: The Missing Link—Dr. Becky Campbell

Essentials Track, May 12—14, 2021,
All Times in CST

This is an evolving schedule— times, topics, and speakers may change slightly.

ESSENTIALS TRACK—DAY 1: EVENING SESSION

May 12, 2021 Topic Speaker
5:30 pm Welcome Dr. Terry Wahls + Guests
7:00 pm Breakout Sessions Led by Dr. Wahls

ESSENTIALS TRACK—DAY 2: FULL DAY

*all times in CST zone

May 13, 2021 Topic Speaker
10:00 am Creating Resilience: Part 1 Dr. Terry Wahls
11:00 am Create Your Functional Medicine Timeline Dr. Terry Wahls
12:00 pm Break
12:15 pm Your Semi-Annual Movement Check-up By Your Physical Therapist Sheryl Poremba PT, CCM
12:30 pm Lunch Demo Andrea Sprague, FNTP
1:30 pm Wahls Diet™ Part 1 Dr. Terry Wahls
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Your Semi-Annual Movement Check-up By Your Physical Therapist Sheryl Poremba PT, CCM
3:00 pm Mobility, Posture & Pain—10 Tips and Exercises for Pain Prevention and Self Treatment Dr. Chris Lorang
4:00 pm TBD TBD
5:00 pm Your Semi-Annual Movement Check-up By Your Physical Therapist Led by Dr. Wahls
5:15 pm Creating Resilience: Part 2 & Basic Detox Led by Dr. Wahls
6:00 pm Day 2 Adjourns

ESSENTIALS TRACK—DAY 3: FULL DAY

*all times in CST zone

May 14, 2021 Topic Speaker
10:00 am Self Care and Autoimmunity Dr. Terry Wahls
11:00 am Overcoming Lyme Disease, Mold Toxicity And Other Infections That Cause Autoimmune Disease Dr. Darin Ingels
12:00 pm Break
2:15 pm Movement: Belly Dancing Ravi Batista
12:30 pm Lunch Demo Andrea Sprague, FNTP
1:30 pm Movement as Medicine – Overcoming Back Pain Ed Paget, Osteopath, Lifestyle Medicine Coach
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Movement: Belly Dancing Ravi Batista
3:00 pm When Can I Stop My Medicine? And How the Wahls Protocol® Can Get You There Dr. Ken Sharlin
4:00 pm What it Takes to Develop Resilience Dr. Joan Rosenberg
5:00 pm Movement: Belly Dancing Ravi Batista
5:15 pm Creating Resilience: Part 3 Dr. Terry Wahls
6:00 pm Day 3 Adjourns

BONUS Weekly Lectures & Support

Speaker will have 45 minutes to talk with 15 minutes of moderated questions led by Dr. Wahls. The last 30 minutes of these calls are reserved for breakout groups — Dr. Wahls will spend time visiting each breakout group.

BONUS SUPPORT CALLS

*all times in CST zone

Date Topic Speaker
May 18  Timeline Review Dr. Terry Wahls
May 25 Examining Traditional and Alternative Approaches to Multiple Sclerosis Management Dr. Mitzi Joi Williams
June 1 5 Chef Tips to Implement the Wahls Diet and Stick to it Andrea Sprague
June 8 Resilience,sleep, self-care—Looking at the stressors in our lives Shelley Gawith, FNTP
June 15 Tick-borne Co-Infections, Toxin-Induced Autoimmune Encephalitis Tom Moorecroft, DO
June 22 Essentials Track Adjourns Dr.Terry Wahls

Advanced Track, July 7-July 9, 2021

All Times in CST

This is an evolving schedule— times, topics, and speakers may change slightly.

ADVANCED TRACK—DAY 1: EVENING SESSION

*all times in CST zone

July 7, 2021 Topic Speaker
5:30 pm Welcome Dr. Terry Wahls + Guests
6:00 pm Is Intermittent Fasting (IF) the Fountain of Youth? & How It Impacts Auto-immunity Cynthia Thurlow,
7:00 pm Combatting Neurodegeneration: Part 1 Dr. Terry Wahls

ADVANCED TRACK—DAY 2: FULL DAY

*all times in CST zone

July 8, 2021 Topic Speaker
10:00 am Combatting Neurodegeneration: Part 2 Dr. Terry Wahls
11:00 am TBD Dr. Ken Sharlin
12:00 pm Break
12:15 pm Movement: Tai Chi Lori Enloe PT
12:30 pm Lunch Breakouts
1:30 pm Dr. Dian Ginsburg
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Movement: Tai Chi Lori Enloe PT
3:00 pm Libido, Sexual Health and Intimacy Dr. Anna Cabecca
4:00 pm Building a Resilient Internal Terrain with Plants and Nature Dr. Maya Shetreat
5:00 pm Movement: Tai Chi Lori Enlo PT
5:15 pm TBD Led by Dr. Wahls
6:00 pm Day 2 Adjourns

ADVANCED TRACK—DAY 3: FULL DAY

*all times in CST zone

July 9, 2021 Topic Speaker
10:00 am Autoimmunity in Children: Identifying Root Causes for Prevention & Reversal Dr. Elisa Song
11:00 am The Secrets of Epstein Barr Virus:  When You Struggle from Chronic Fatigue or Autoimmune Disease and Nothing Work Dr. Kasia Kines
12:00 pm Break
12:15 pm Movement: Dance For All Abilities Leslie Nolte
12:30 pm Lunch Demo Andrea Sprague, FNTP
1:30 pm Gut Dysbiosis, Immune Activation, and Histamine Intolerance – Untangling the Web Dr. Michael Ruscio
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Movement: Dance For All Abilities Leslie Nolte
3:00 pm Reversing cognitive decline with precision medicine Dr. Dale Bredesen
4:00 pm MS Research Update Dr. Terry Wahls
5:00 pm Movement: Dance For All Abilities Leslie Nolte
5:15 pm Creating Your Ideal Future Dr. Terry Wahls
6:00 pm Day 3 Adjourns

BONUS Weekly Lectures & Support

Speaker will have 45 minutes to talk with 15 minutes of moderated questions led by Dr. Wahls. The last 30 minutes of these calls are reserved for breakout groups — Dr. Wahls will spend time visiting each breakout group.

BONUS SUPPORT CALLS

*all times in CST zone

Date Topic Speaker
July 13 Goal Setting Dr. Terry Wahls
July 20 Reishi, Lion’s Mane, and Turkey Tail: Medicinal Mushrooms and MS Dr Nicole Apealian
July 27 What just happened to my child? Dr. Tom Moorcroft
August 3 Building Cellular Resilience in Children for a Lifetime of Health Dr. Elisa Song
August 10 Primal Play Darryl Edwards
August 17 Advanced Track Adjourns Dr. Terry Wahls

2021 Speakers

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Dr. Terry Wahls Bio

Dr. Terry Wahls is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials.  In 2018 she was awarded the Institute for Functional Medicine’s Linus Pauling Award for her contributions in research, clinical care and patient advocacy. She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. Dr. Wahls restored her health using a diet and lifestyle program she designed specifically for her brain and now pedals her bike to work each day. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles.

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Dr. Ken Sharlin M.D., M.P.H., IFMCP Bio

Ken Sharlin, M.D., M.P.H., IFMCP, is a board-certified neurologist and functional medicine practitioner.  He received his medical degrees from Emory University, and functional medicine education through The Institute for Functional Medicine.  He was the first physician to be recognized as a Wahls Protocol Certified Health Professional.  In addition, Dr. Sharlin has trained in the Bredesen Protocol for Reversal of Cognitive Decline (ReCODE) in Alzheimer’s disease.  He practices general neurology, conducts clinical research in multiple sclerosis, and directs his functional medicine program, Brain Tune Up!, through his clinic, Sharlin Health and Neurology, located in Ozark, MO.

Lecture: When Can I Stop My Medicine? And How the Wahls Protocol Can Get You There

In this presentation, Dr. Sharlin will present the currently available data on what is known about discontinuing disease-modifying therapy for multiple sclerosis, the likelihood of disease recurrence once medication is stopped, and strategies to potentially reduce the likelihood of recurrence using the principles of The Wahls Protocol and functional medicine. Upon completion of the talk participants will gain a broad understanding of why it is that The Wahls Protocol and functional medicine address the root causes of multiple sclerosis and arm them with the information they need to apply these principles in their own lives.

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Dale E. Bredesen, M.D. Bio

Professor, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 

Founding President and CEO, Professor Emeritus, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, CA

Bio:

Dale Bredesen graduated from Caltech and received his medical degree from Duke.  He served as Resident and Chief Resident in Neurology at UCSF, then was postdoctoral fellow in Nobel laureate Stanley Prusiner’s laboratory.  He was a faculty member at UCLA from 1989-1994, then at the Burnham Institute to direct the Program on Aging.  In 1998 he became the Founding President and CEO of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, and Adjunct Professor at UCSF; then in 2013 he returned to UCLA as the Director of the Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research.

The Bredesen Laboratory studies basic mechanisms underlying the neurodegenerative process, and the translation of this knowledge into effective therapeutics for neurodegenerative conditions, publishing over 220 research papers. He established the ADDN (Alzheimer’s Drug Development Network) with Dr. Varghese John in 2008, leading to the identification of new classes of therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease. 

He identified subtypes of Alzheimer’s disease, followed by the first description of reversal of symptoms in patients with MCI and Alzheimer’s disease, published in 2014, 2016, and 2018.  His book, The End of Alzheimer’s, was on the New York Times Bestsellers List for 5 months and has been published in 32 different languages.

Lecture: Reversing cognitive decline with precision medicine

Neurodegenerative disease has been the area of greatest biomedical therapeutic failure, likely at least in part because the therapeutics developed do not target the underlying drivers of the disease process. Thus trials of novel therapeutics pre-determine a treatment rather than evaluating each person and addressing the contributors to decline. Following anecdotal, published success with a precision medicine approach that utilizes an increased data set size to identify and treat Alzheimer’s disease, we are now performing the first clinical trial to use this same approach.

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Sheryl Poremba PT, CCM Bio

Sheryl focuses on the practical, most direct treatments, and education for her patients and clients to see immediate results. Her exceptional clinical experience and teaching background enables her to actively involve her patients in their treatment program. Sheryl has used several key tools/props extensively in acute care, home health, and outpatient settings, and provides holistic, individualized treatment plans for every patient.

Sheryl’s professional experience ranges from clinical specialist to management in acute care, home health, and outpatient settings. She currently owns a private practice and lectures nationally. She also has the unique experience as a certified case manager having worked with insurance companies to determine medical necessity of therapy and manage limited funds for providers. She contends with the same clinical challenges as most clinicians are because she is currently a treating therapist, educator, and private practice owner.

While also working as a Physical Therapist for 30+ years, Sheryl has taught at numerous clinics, colleges, and universities. Dynamic and down to earth, Sheryl’s immediate and fluid teaching style brings concepts and techniques to life. Her enthusiasm and eclectic approach complements her expertise in educating the adult learner. She shares her synthesis of information, practical tools and strategies, experience, and perspectives to provide the best care for patients and clients.

Sheryl also provides wellness education programs and support for clients not receiving physical therapy. Sheryl has been a Certified Wahls Protocol Health Professional since 2018.

Lecture: Your Semi Annual Movement Check Up By Your Physical Therapist

Physical therapy has always played a key role in restoring and maintaining function and physical therapists are experts in the movement system. Your physical therapist (PT) may perform your movement checkup once or multiple times a year, and if appropriate, provide recommendations to help you maintain or improve your function. In this presentation, Sheryl will present how your PT may evaluate your strength, range of motion, balance, flexibility, posture, mobility, gait, and overall function on an on-going basis using standardized tests and personalized measurements.

Your physical therapist can be instrumental throughout your journey so in this presentation, Sheryl will share key functional tests and measurements including several that you can perform during her presentation and later as self-tests to monitor your own function. Plus you will receive her “Your Semi-Annual Movement Checkup” form of potential examination items plus a resource and reference list of selected standardized tests.

Lecture: Why Is Sleep So Important? A Physical Therapist’s Perspective

We now understand that sleep is a vital priority in our self-care and there are many frequently asked questions. What does sleep have to do with our ability to move, heal, or think? How many hours of sleep do we need? Is interrupted sleep a problem? Do we need to feel refreshed when we wake up? Is it okay to need a nap during the day?

This thought provoking, questionnaire-oriented presentation will help you identify physical issues potentially associated with sleep deprivation and factors that limit your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep at night, including those that physical therapy can address with positioning, muscle relaxation, exercise, breathing, and other PT interventions. In addition, you will be able to start an action plan with “Top 10 Sleep Tips” of evidence-informed healthy habits to help you sleep better tonight!

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Andrea Sprague, Holistic Chef, F-NTP Bio

Andrea is a Health Supportive Chef & Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. She helps clients learn to love food again after food allergies or a healing crisis causes them to radically change their diets. With over a decade in the culinary business, Andrea first went to culinary school to learn to cook for herself after a food allergy diagnosis. In culinary school, she discovered not just her love of cooking, but a new way to feed herself that completely eliminated the symptoms of the food allergy that had plagued her for years. Through her own health journey, she discovered the immense healing power food can have and dedicated her life to helping others heal in the same way. She utilizes healing diets like the Wahl’s Protocol to create nutrient-dense menu plans that are also delicious and satisfying. Andrea is a certified Wahls Health Practitioner. Andrea’s mission is to help people live their best life, focusing on the role nutrition plays in their overall wellbeing. She is masterful at helping people implement dietary changes that stick. She has a series of online courses focused on allergy-free cooking that is designed for both the home cook and professional chefs.

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Darin Ingels, ND, FAAEM Bio

Dr. Ingels is a respected leader in natural medicine with more than 28 years experience in the healthcare field. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine and Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs. His practice focuses on finding root causes of illness for children and adults with complex medical illnesses.

Dr. Ingels has been published extensively and is the author of “The Lyme Solution: A 5-Part Plan to Fight the Inflammatory Autoimmune Response and Beat Lyme Disease”, a comprehensive natural approach to treating Lyme disease. He has also been a Lyme and MS patient and has been able to reverse and control his symptoms using natural methods. Dr. Ingels specializes in Lyme disease, autism and chronic immune dysfunction. He uses diet, nutrients, herbs, homeopathy and immunotherapy to help his patients achieve better health.

Lecture: Overcoming Lyme Disease, Mold Toxicity And Other Infections That Cause Autoimmune Disease

Coming soon!

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Ed Paget, Osteopath Bio

Ed Paget is a UK trained osteopath and exercise physiologist currently living in Canada.  He specializes in treating people with back pain by using a natural whole body approach that blends the best of modern science with evolutionary wisdom.  This unique approach hasn’t gone unnoticed and Ed has been recruited to work with many Canadian National Teams and was invited to the Sochi Olympics as part of team Canada’s medical contingent.

Lecture: Movement as Medicine – Overcoming Back Pain

In this lecture Ed Paget will cover the basic concepts of pain science with regards to back pain.  He we debunk the common myths about what can be causing back pain and highlight some of the problems in our current medical treatment of chronic pain. He will the lead delegates through a series of simple self-assessments and exercises that are easy to do and can help people regain confidence in their spines.

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Joan Rosenberg, PhD

Best-selling author, consultant, and master clinician, Dr. Joan Rosenberg is a cutting-edge psychologist who is known as an innovative thinker, acclaimed speaker and trainer. As a two-time TEDx speaker and member of the Association of Transformational Leaders, she has been recognized for her thought leadership and influence in personal development. Dr. Rosenberg has been featured in the documentaries “I Am”, “The Miracle Mindset”, “Pursuing Happiness” and “The Hidden Epidemic”. She’s been seen on CNN’s American Morning, and ABC, CBS, FOX, PBS and OWN networks, as well as appearances and radio interviews in major metropolitan markets. A California-licensed psychologist, Dr. Rosenberg speaks on how to build confidence, emotional strength, and resilience; how to achieve emotional, conversational and relationship mastery; how to integrate neuroscience and psychotherapy; and suicide prevention. An Air Force veteran, she is a professor of graduate psychology at Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, CA. Her latest book, 90 Seconds to a Life you Love: How to Master Your Difficult Feelings to Cultivate Lasting Confidence, Resilience and Authenticitywas released February 2019.

Lectures: What it Takes to Develop Resilience

There are distinct elements that contribute to one’s sense of resilience that include one’s ability to experience and move through unpleasant feelings; emotional strength, assertiveness and engaging in resilient thinking. Not only will participants be able to understand how these concepts weave together, he or she will be able to apply each of these concepts upon completion of this lecture.

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Dr. Elisa Song Bio

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Lecture: Managing Influenza And Other Seasonal Viruses

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Lecture: Autoimmunity in Children: Identifying Root Causes for Prevention & Reversal

Our children are facing an epidemic of autoimmunity – from Atopic Disease to Juvenile Rheumatoid arthritis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, to PANS/PANDAS. Understanding the root causes and potential triggers of the development of autoimmunity in children can lead the way toward more effective prevention and treatment strategies. During this session, we will explore the role of the gut microbiome, chronic infections, environmental toxins and psychological stress on the progression of autoimmune illness in children. We will then explore a functional and integrative pediatric approach to identifying and treating each child’s unique set of root causes to truly heal them from the inside out.

Lecture: Building Cellular Resilience in Children for a Lifetime of Health

With 8 in 10 children predicted to have a chronic diagnosis by 2025, now more than ever we need to understand the foundations of cellular resilience in children to build a lifetime of optimal health and wellness. Cellular resilience allows our cells to cope with stress and recover rapidly and completely. Cells differ less in their “vulnerability” than in their “resilience.” During this session, we will explore the 5 Foundations of Cellular Resilience to help our children thrive body, mind & spirit. The 5 Foundations are: 1) Nutritional & Lifestyle Resilience; 2) Gut Health Resilience; 3) Immune Resilience; 4) Mitochondrial Resilience; and 5) Emotional & Vagus Nerve Resilience

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Nicole Apelian, Ph.D. Bio

Dr. Nicole Apelian is an herbalist, a biologist, an anthropologist, a survival skills instructor, and a mother. Nicole was a challenger on the second and fifth seasons of the History Channel’s TV series “Alone”, where she thrived in the wilderness totally solo with little more than her knife and her wits and stars in the new UK documentary mini-series “Surviving the Stone Age: Adventure in the Wild”. She is the author of two books, The Lost Book of Herbal Remedies: The Healing Power of Plant Medicine and A Reference Guide to Surviving Nature: Outdoor Preparation and Remedies (GEAR-WILDLIFE-WEATHER-FIRST AID).

An unexpected diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in 2000 led Nicole to apply her scientific research skills towards her own personal wellness. She focuses on a healthy living strategy, including deep nature connection and gratitude practices. Through changes in her lifestyle & diet, recognizing profound mind-body linkages, and making and using her own herbal remedies, Nicole went from bedridden to being fully alive and from surviving to thriving. 

She has spent years living in nature with the San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert, one of the last Indigenous peoples who still live as hunter-gatherers. Developing strong relationships within the tribe helped Nicole learn many of the remedies and skills she practices and teaches today and she continues her work with the San through her non-profit, “The Origins Project“. 

At home in the Pacific Northwest, she makes her own herbal medicines from local plants as part of her healthy living strategy, especially as related to autoimmune issues, and has her own herbal medicinal apothecary line

Find out more about Nicole at www.nicoleapelian.com.

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Lecture: Reishi, Lion’s Mane, and Turkey Tail: Medicinal Mushrooms and MS

Reishi, Lion’s Mane, and Turkey Tail are three medicinal mushrooms gaining attention for autoimmune disorders. Evidence shows these mushrooms are exceptionally effective in regulating the immune response in autoimmune conditions like MS and also help with leaky gut syndrome and gut inflammation.

Research strongly suggests that some medicinal mushrooms need to be extracted in both alcohol and water to access all the active compounds. For example, in Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum), the main components with pharmacological activity are polysaccharides and triterpenoids. Polysaccharides (including beta-glucans) extract in water while triterpenoids, like ganoderic acid, extract in alcohol. 

Recent research will be presented.

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Maya Shetreat, MD Bio

Maya Shetreat, MD is a neurologist, herbalist, urban farmer, and author of The Dirt Cure. She has been featured in the New York Times, The Telegraph, NPR, Sky News, The Dr. Oz Show and more. Dr. Maya is the founder of the Terrain Institute, where she teaches Terrain Medicine™, earth-based programs for transformational healing. She works and studies with indigenous communities and healers from around the world, and is a lifelong student of ethnobotany, plant healing, and the sacred.

Lectures: Building a Resilient Internal Terrain with Plants and Nature

Human health has depended on the elements of the natural world since the beginning of time. Our bodies evolved with the support of the medicine of plants and nature. In fact, most pharmaceuticals were derived from one or more compounds extracted from plants. And we now know that even common, accessible plants contain thousands of such healing compounds.

Plants and nature are a foundational part of healing, recovery, and maintaining resilience in the face of acute and chronic illness. Though traditional wisdom has told us this for centuries, there is now excellent scientific evidence to support this as well. In a world when so much is uncertain – and even science and medical knowledge is ever-changing – the healing power of herbs, plants, and connecting with the elements of nature are eternal and true.

In this session, 

(1) You will learn about plants and nature practices that have powerful healing properties. 

(2) You wlll be able to identify common plants with powerful medicinal effects.

(3) You will have easy recipes to make your own tonics for calming, sleep and more.

(4) You will understand why our ecological terrain (the world around us) is so important for the health and wellbeing of our internal terrain (our bodies).

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Dr. Michael Ruscio Bio

Michael Ruscio is a doctor, clinical researcher and best-selling author whose practical ideas on healing chronic illness have made him an influential voice in functional and alternative medicine.  His research has been published in peer reviewed medical journals and he speaks at integrative medical conferences across the globe.

Dr. Ruscio’s best-selling book, Healthy Gut, Healthy You, has paved the way for a ‘start with the gut’ philosophy which has enabled doctors and patients to obtain improved outcomes with minimal expense and effort.

He is leading the charge to make alternative medicine more affordable, effective and practical, through a pragmatic application of evidence-based therapies.  Dr. Ruscio’s ability to objectively analyze medical literature has made him a trusted voice of reason, a voice he shares on his top-rated podcast and website.

Lecture: Gut Dysbiosis, Immune Activation, and Histamine Intolerance - Untangling the Web

Gut dysbiosis, immune activation, and histamine intolerance can co-exist in an interconnected web. Individuals may experience dermatological, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and/or respiratory symptoms.

While a diagnosis of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) is sometimes made, patients with these hypersensitive immune responses can significantly improve symptoms with natural interventions.

While some of the science is still preliminary, this talk will provide progressive, yet evidence-based recommendations for using diet, lifestyle, environment, probiotics, antibacterial treatment and over-the-counter medications in the management of gut dysbiosis, immune activation, and histamine intolerance. 

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Dr. Dian GInsberg Bio

Dr. Anna Cabeca is an internationally-acclaimed menopause and sexual health expert, global speaker and pioneering promoter of women’s health.  She is Emory University-trained and triple board-certified in gynecology and obstetrics, integrative medicine and anti-aging and regenerative medicine. She is the author of two books, The Hormone Fix and Keto-Green 16.

Dr. Anna is known as The Girlfriend Doctor helping women combat negative hormone-related symptoms and implement natural and easy-to-follow solutions that will have them feeling happier, healthier and confident.  

Dr. Anna’s compelling story is inspired by her own life experiences; she went through menopause twice – the first time at 39 after suffering a tragedy of losing a toddler, and then again at 50 years old. She was actually able to reverse her own early menopause at 39 (and the probability of doing this is about 1%!), and went on to conceive a beautiful daughter. 

 Dr. Anna infuses her presentations with humor, raw connection and passion, and she impacts lives each and every day. Follow her journey on her blog at DrAnnaCabeca.com and connect with her on Facebook and Instagram.

Lecture: Sleep- Stress-and the Autoimmune/Adrenal Connection

Autoimmunity and Adrenal issues have been studied for years. As research continues it is more and more apparent that MS and the disease progression is of an autoimmune inflammatory origin. 

There is a clear connection between microbiome disruption, sleep, leaky gut, free radicals and the development of autoimmune disease and MS. Chronic cortisol disruption will lead to issues with neurotransmitter(NT) production. Abnormal NT will prevent restorative sleep and increase the stress response even more.  In the light of chronic cortisol, leaky gut and eventually brain inflammation changes occur.

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Kasia Kines DCN, MS, MA, CN, CSN Bio

Dr. Kasia Kines is a CEO and Founder of Global EBV Institute and Holistic Nutrition Naturally. She is an international leader in recovery therapy for Epstein-Barr Virus infections and the Amazon best-selling author of The Epstein-Barr Virus Solution. She is a Doctor of Clinical Nutrition, a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, and a Certified Nutritionist licensed by the Washington State, trained at the prestigious Bastyr University. Dr. Kines trains other clinicians in her methodology in her EBV Clinical Training and Certification Program and runs her EBV Recovery Program for people with chronic EBV.

Dr. Kines has been in clinical practice since 2005, providing individualized support to several thousands of clients with complicated health issues, especially gastrointestinal and autoimmune, with EBV being the main focus in the last few years. Her virtual practice serves clients nationally and globally. Dr. Kines lives in Friday Harbor on San Juan island, WA with her husband, a cat and an African gray parrot

Lectures: The Secrets of Epstein Barr Virus: When You Struggle from Chronic Fatigue or Autoimmune Disease and Nothing Works

Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) is marginalized in medical community even though the devastation it causes in the US population is of epic proportion. This presentation explains how far-reaching EBV is, its prevalence, and consequences. Evidence is consistent and overwhelming and yet, millions of people fall through the cracks of traditional medical approach to the virus, which is grossly outdated. Dr. Kines takes the audience on a fascinating journey through the eyes of the virus and the evidence-based recovery, backed up by her clinical experience.

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Cynthia Thurlow, NP Bio

Cynthia Thurlow is a globally recognized expert in nutrition & intermittent fasting, highly sought after speaker, CEO and founder of Everyday Wellness Project. She’s been a nurse practitioner for 20+ years, is a 2x TEDx speaker: her 2nd talk on intermittent fasting has been viewed nearly 6 million times. She has been featured on ABC, FOX5, KTLA, CW and in Medium and Entrepreneur. She’s also the host of Everyday Wellness podcast, which was listed as “20 Podcasts That Will Help You Grow in 2020”  by Entrepreneur magazine. https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/343590

Lecture: Is Intermittent Fasting (IF) the Fountain of Youth? & How It Impacts Auto-immunity

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a strategy that may contribute to longer and healthier lives. This is has been demonstrated in observational studies in humans and animal models, though, more research is necessary. By further refining our understanding of the physiology of the fasted state in animal models—and eventually via human clinical trials—we hope to gain a better grasp of IF’s effects on key bio-physical markers, to determine whether IF consistently contributes to anti-aging, and to identify the extent to which IF may significantly enhance metabolic health, autoimmunity and longevity.

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Dr. Anna Cabeca Bio

Dr. Anna Cabeca is an internationally-acclaimed menopause and sexual health expert, global speaker and pioneering promoter of women’s health.  She is Emory University-trained and triple board-certified in gynecology and obstetrics, integrative medicine and anti-aging and regenerative medicine. She is the author of two books, The Hormone Fix and Keto-Green 16.

Dr. Anna is known as The Girlfriend Doctor helping women combat negative hormone-related symptoms and implement natural and easy-to-follow solutions that will have them feeling happier, healthier and confident.  

Dr. Anna’s compelling story is inspired by her own life experiences; she went through menopause twice – the first time at 39 after suffering a tragedy of losing a toddler, and then again at 50 years old. She was actually able to reverse her own early menopause at 39 (and the probability of doing this is about 1%!), and went on to conceive a beautiful daughter. 

 Dr. Anna infuses her presentations with humor, raw connection and passion, and she impacts lives each and every day. Follow her journey on her blog at DrAnnaCabeca.com and connect with her on Facebook and Instagram.

Lecture: Libido, Sexual Health and Intimacy

Dr Anna Cabeca, the Girlfriend Doctor, introduces the solution for women who are suffering with vaginal dryness, loss of libido, and a feeling of disconnect in their relationships due to hormonal and endocrine changes. As we enter this time period of neuro-endocrine vulnerability (before, during, and after menopause) we deal with autoimmune conditions and consequences from the gynecologic standpoint. These must be addressed, and absolutely can be reversed, to create greater intimacy, connection, and quality of life, while reducing vaginal dryness and incontinence, and increasing pleasure.

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Dr. Becky Campbell Bio

Dr. Becky Campbell is a board-certified doctor of natural medicine who was initially introduced to functional medicine as a patient. She struggled with many of the issues her patients struggle with today, and she has made it her mission to help patients all around the world with her virtual practice. Dr. Becky Campbell is the founder of Dr. Becky Campbell.com and author of The 30-Day Thyroid Reset Plan and The 4-Phase Histamine Reset Plan She has been featured on multiple online publications like Mindbodygreen, Bustle, Popsugar and more. She has been a guest on the Mind Pump Podcast, Harder to Kill Radio and many others as a thyroid health & Histamine Intolerance expert. Dr. Campbell specializes in Thyroid disease, Autoimmune disease and Histamine Intolerance and hopes to help others regain their life as functional medicine helped her regain hers.

Lectures: Histamine Intolerance, The Missing Link

I will speak on histamine intolerance, which is a widely-overlooked issue in medicine today. Histamine is of extreme importance to the immune system, Gastrointestinal system and a powerful chemical messenger between the body and the brain. 

Many people have a misconception of histamine, thinking it is only a bad thing. I would like to educate your audience on the role histamine plays in the body and when histamine becomes a problem. I would also like to teach them how to identify if histamine intolerance is an issue for them, and the symptoms to look out for. I provide tools for reducing histamine in the body, finding the underlying causes of histamine intolerance and teaching people how to increase their body’s ability to breakdown histamine. I discuss the different phases of diet changes for histamine intolerance, including reducing inflammatory foods in addition to high histamine foods. This method is very useful for those with autoimmune disease in general.

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Shelley Gawith NTP Bio

As a Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP), a Certified Gluten Practitioner and a Certified Restorative Wellness Practitioner which collectively enable her to specialise in functional laboratory testing to provide further insight and information to her clients.  

She draws on her life journey and shares her personal near-death health story going from an over achieving work-a-holic to having a physiological body breakdown that left her almost bedridden for two years.  She was told by countless medical practitioners that she was going to die. This led her to dive deep into Functional Nutrition and rebuild her body. Now she travels the world as a keynote speaker at a conference or delivering corporate trainings and presentations to help others to do the same.  

Shelley divides her time between seeing clients 1-1 at her own private clinic, running her online programs, speaking, facilitating workshops to Corporates in NZ and overseas as well as helping other wellness practitioners to have booked out clinics like hers so that she can amplify her impact on wellness even further.

Lecture: Resilience, sleep, and self-care—Looking at the stressors in our lives

Most people don’t know all the stressors that are in their lives. So I begin this lecture by looking at all the stressors in the persons life, we fill up the beaker. Then we have options we either bring down those stressors in our lives, or we have to make the beaker bigger, we make the beaker bigger by implementing self care rituals. As a practitioner I like all of these self care strategies to also have health benefits so we need to be getting double results. Improving your health while also improving your self care rituals. As you do this, your resilience increases.

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Dr. Chris LoRang Bio

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Lecture: Mobility, Posture & Pain—10 Tips and Exercises for Pain Prevention and Self Treatment

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Darryl Edwards Bio

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Lectures: Primal Play

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Lori Enlo Bio

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Movement: Tai Chi

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Ravi Batista Bio

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Movement: Belly Dancing

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Leslie Nolte Bio

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Movement: Dancing For All Abilities

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The Virtual Wahls Protocol® Seminar is your opportunity to learn research-backed wellness information and practice the skills that will empower you to navigate your autoimmune or chronic disease.

Join Dr. Terry Wahls and her curated roster of experts in health, wellness, and longevity as they guide you through 2 and a half days of cutting-edge education and practical skills you can use to shape your personal health protocol.

This year’s conference will focus on teaching you HOW TO implement what you learn into your everyday life.  Most people don’t even realize that small, actionable changes in your routine can create profound lasting transformations!

The benefit of the virtual event is that you can start creating new healthy behaviors and habits right away in your own home—you will start living your healthier, more vital life with no delay.

If you are ready to deepen your understanding of how your diet and lifestyle choices are impacting your long term health and vitality so that you can stop driving inflammation, start nourishing your cells, and restore the biochemical balance your body needs to run the chemistry of life, then join us at the Virtual Wahls Protocol® Seminar!

This is going to be a interactive, insightful and transformational event! I can’t wait to see you there.

Sign up for either the Essentials Track or the Advanced Track—or join both and save on the bundle!

Hear what past attendees have to say

  • This is my second year participating in the Wahls seminar. Obviously this year was different because of the pandemic but Terry Wahls and her team did their best to create a program packed with expert talks, tips and great information for anyone struggling with an autoimmune disease. Terry can only provide the information and encouragement but it is up to each of us as individuals to implement what we have learned. Looking forward to implementing what I have learned over the next year until the next seminar!

    2020 Virtual Guest
  • I plan on attending the Wahls Protocol Seminar every year. I learned about so many resources that can help me manage ms. Dr. Wahls and faculty are knowledgeable and truly care about improving the health of people with autoimmune disease. They are helping people in a way that traditional medicine is unable to at this team. So grateful for these wonderful humans. Great investment for your health!

    2020 Virtual Guest
  • The Wahls Protocol Virtual Seminar Experience has been a life changing event for me! Diagnosed 6 years ago with MS, I was shocked and in disbelief for years. I started a DMT, as recommended, however, I believed I could just work much harder to overcome MS and maintain my professional and personal lifestyle by not acknowledging that my diagnosis would be a life-changer.

    2020 Virtual Guest

You’ll hear transformative lectures that will teach you:

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How a lifetime of food and environmental exposures led to the poor health you have.

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How the health of your cells determines the health of your body and that you cannot become well until your cells are well.

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The root cause of why your cells started to malfunction,
leading to your illness.

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What specific steps you can take to address
the specific root causes of your poor health.

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How to properly feed and nourish your cells so that they can
repair and rebuild a healthier you!

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How to grow your inner motivation so that you are willing to
make the needed diet and lifestyle changes to get your cells healthy once again.

You will be joining Dr. Terry Wahls and hundreds of people living with MS, autoimmune, and chronic disease to celebrate each other and learn from some of the most forward-thinking (and eating) integrative medical professionals in the industry.

It has never been more critical for you to have a guide who knows the functional and integrative medicine approach to create optimal health. Our conventional colleagues are not equipped to answer these questions.  They don’t know how to guide patients through diet, lifestyle, supplement use, and the functional medicine approach to optimizing health. 

Hear what past attendees have to say

  • The teamwork of Dr Wahls' Seminar 2020 offered an array of topics that exposed new awareness, helping to empower my potential for healing.

    2020 Virtual Guest
  • This is a much-needed review of the protocol with others experiencing the same condition I love and appreciate all involved!

    2020 Virtual Guest

Experience a Hands-On Approach to Health

Get access to live sessions from Dr. Terry Wahls and other guest experts in health, wellness, longevity, and more!

You’ll learn all the valuable information from either the essentials or advanced tracks (or buy access to both) during the event.

Learn and practice the skills and strategies to create your own wellness protocol.

Get a full year of access to the Seminar Portal—revisit the calls and lectures anytime!

Start practicing your new personal protocol from the comfort of your home!

Feel prepared NOW—you’ll start learning specific steps to navigate your health journey.

The Essentials Track

May 12 (Evening Session)

May 13-14, 10am -7pm CST

We urge first-year attendees to choose the introductory track, which offers a detailed look at the various Wahls® Diet plans and how to implement them successfully, growing your internal motivation to adopt the Wahls Protocol®, and the skills you and your family need to sustain your commitment to the Wahls Protocol®.

The Advanced Track

July 7 (Evening Session)

July 8-9, 10am -7pm CST

If you have been to the seminar before, we suggest you choose the Advanced Track. This includes more information on the critical roles of hormones in autoimmunity and neurodegeneration. You will also learn about the latest research in autoimmune disorders and the microbiome.

  • Virtual Essentials Track
    $597/ $697Now—December 31, 2020
    • BONUS: 4, 1.5-hour Pre-conference Group Coaching Calls (Once per month beginning in January)
    • BONUS: 6 Weeks of 1-hour Post-Conference Group Coaching Calls
    • For anyone new to the Wahls Protocol®
    • Q & A opportunities with every session
    • More guidance and support to improve your self-care (from Dr. Wahls)
    • More content and contact!
    • More confidence —you will understand what is under your control to get through this crisis
    • Access to ALL recordings in the Wahls Protocol Seminar Portal
  • Virtual Advanced Track
    $597/ $697Now—December 31, 2020
    • BONUS: 4, 1.5-hour Pre-conference Group Coaching Calls (Once per month beginning in January)
    • BONUS: 6 Weeks of 1-hour Post-Conference Group Coaching Calls
    • For returning attendees or those seeking advanced information
    • Q & A opportunities with every session
    • More guidance and support to improve your self-care (from Dr. Wahls)
    • More content and contact!
    • More confidence —you will understand what is under your control to get through this crisis
    • Access to ALL recordings in the Wahls Protocol Seminar Portal
  • Virtual Seminar Bundle
    Best Rate
    $997/ $1097Now—December 31, 2020
    • BONUS: 4, 1.5-hour Pre-conference Group Coaching Calls (Once per month beginning in January)
    • BONUS: 12 Weeks of 1-hour Post-Conference Group Coaching Calls
    • 8 months of support and contact with Dr. Wahls
    • Q & A opportunities with every session
    • More guidance and support to improve your self-care (from Dr. Wahls)
    • More content and contact!
    • More confidence —you will understand what is under your control to get through this crisis
    • Access to ALL recordings in the Wahls Protocol Seminar Portal

Hear what past attendees have to say

  • It was serendipitous when I noticed near the beginning of the pandemic that Dr. Wahls had released her second Protocol book. And that she was offering an online seminar for many to follow.

    Her seminar introduced me to Functional Medicine practitioners of many stripes: neurology, exercise, cooking, autoimmune specialist, e-stim, toxins and mold. The list of topics and presenters was outstanding. Questions were answered in real-time within a chat format and participants could share experiences with one another in break-out rooms. What a gift!

    My husband and I ended up following Level 1 The Wahls Diet™. But let me tell you about my clinical results after 3 months.

    When I first started in February, I was using a rollator everywhere, not going anywhere by myself and had brain fog that kept me from thinking about and doing things I love to think about and do.

    Four months after starting the Protocol, I saw my neurologist. He actually said “WOW! Tell me what’s going on.” I’ve parked my rollator and am now using a cane, and I was able to explain “The Wahls Protocol” to him.

    We decided to defer any more Ocrevus infusions (unless I have recurring symptoms), stop a stimulant he had me on (I’d already stopped a second one), but kept all the B and D vitamins. And that’s the extent of my meds list.

    I’d truly forgotten who I used to be. A sexy, fun, smart lady who loves living in the city and making art. I have an architect husband, Mike, whom you’ve all met online in Wahls Seminar 2020. And with his unconditional love and support, we both benefited immeasurably.

    I get to keep him, too. 🙂 That’s a pretty great story, don’t you agree?

    Anne & Mike McGinn 2020 Virtual Guest

Hear from past attendees:

Featured Article: "Wahls Seminar Provides Different Perspectives on Managing MS: A Nutritionist’s View",
by Alana Kessler MS RD (www.bewellbyak.com) on Multiple Sclerosis News Today Blog

“To say these few days were inspiring would be an understatement. From the cutting-edge content to the precise scheduling, every day was packed with a Michelin star-quality menu of the latest scientific research, interactive community building, mindful exercise, and opportunities to learn and explore new and creative strategies to heal and uplevel the functionality of the body, mind, and spirit.”

Read the full article, click here. 

Visit Alana’s website www.bewellbyak.com

  • I wasn’t sure what to expect coming to the seminar for the first time. At most I thought I would gain an immense amount of knowledge and useful resources to keep me on track. What I gained was SO much more! The community of warriors, and immediate connections have been such indescribable gifts 🧡. I slept most of the day yesterday - back to work today and I am more motivated than I ever have been to make my health a priority. I’m missing you all, already!

    Patti L. 2019 Attendee
  • I just ordered a salad from the hotel. The manager says, "I don't have any more Wahls certified meals." I tell him that's ok, I'll try to make my own. He comes back, and says "I'm out of salmon but have chicken. How does that need to be prepared?" "I want you to kick MS' ass!"

    I was almost in tears. It was so kind and the perfect thing to hear at the perfect moment.
    Cecy 2019 Attendee
  • What a great seminar and retreat (as an alumni I think the retreat part was even more golden this year). I had a 3 hour layover at the Denver Airport and am now on my way to Vancouver, BC. During that time I worked on a goals list of things I want to add/tweak/increase to further my healing. The trip always makes me feel so motivated to do more. Now to get my butt in motion and DO more!

    Cindy H 2019 Attendee
  • I cried when I told my husband about the seminar. It suddenly became so overwhelming. The connection that we experienced was so very beautiful and powerful. I'm just sitting here feeling profoundly thankful that I got to be a part of such an amazing group of people. Thank you, everyone! I'm holding you all in my heart this morning!

    Sherilyn 2019 Attendee
  • I love it when something completely unexpected happens, those unplanned moments when everything is exactly as it should be, and I'm able to be in the moment, and feel true bliss. If somebody told me last week that I would be singing and dancing in public - and enjoying it, I would have thought he was nuts. But what the heck, when the river is flowing only a real nut tries to swim upstream.

    Seminar Attendee 2019
  • The Wahls Protocol Seminar was great, and the "After Seminar-Seminar" was pretty great too! It's all about community, and the community that has developed and continues to grow around the Wahls Protocol is truly amazing. Together, we can accomplish anything, and nobody gets left behind. We're all in.

    Seminar Attendee 2019
  • I’m speechless. I has been a really memorable week, not only food and protocol, it’s been all about life changing posibilites and purpose minded life projects. And in top of it, marvelous people to bond with. “ ... if you’ve gotten where you are not being 100%, imagine what you can be and do being your 100%” Thanks Dr Wahls for your kindness and selfishness less to welcome me/us in your tribe, in working for more knowledge and supporting each other in this life healing/enjoyment process.

    Ana 2019

Together we will learn how we can take better care of ourselves, practice and adapt new skills, be healthier, stronger, and more vital for ourselves, our family and our community.

Travel & Hotel Information

Registration:
Thursday July 30, 2020 @ 2:00 pm. The first lectures begin at 6:00 pm on Thursday

The Seminar & Retreat will have reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate.
Book your room through this link, click here.

The hotel is located at 1200 Collins Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

The Eastern Iowa Regional Airport is the local airport (Airport code CID)
Both the hotel and the airport can arrange travel shuttles for convenient transport.

If you need further assistance with your travel arrangements,
please contact Annette Reed at Hawkeye World Travel (319) 351-0300.

Event FAQ's

Am I able to get a refund if I cannot attend?

While we understand that life happens and the unexpected can occur, we stress that your ticket is purchasing the incredibly valuable information that the Seminar provides. If something comes up, please alert customerservice@terrywahls.com and we will give you digital access to the content from the seminar. There are no refunds with no exceptions. Please read the terms and conditions  before making your purchase.

When should I plan to arrive and leave?

  • Plan to arrive Thursday, July 30th and register by 5:30 pm
  • The first lecture begins on Thursday, July 30th at 6:00 pm — this is different from previous years.
  • Saturday, August 1 the seminar will end by 5 pm
  • Health Professionals taking the certification track: Event will end at 5:00 pm on Sunday

How do I book my hotel room?

We will have a block of rooms reserved for Wahls Seminar participants at the Marriott. For ease and convenience, we suggest you stay at The Marriott.

Book your room now, click here.

If you’d like to have a room closer to the elevator or a wheelchair-accessible room, please directly call the hotel to arrange that. Please be aware here is a very limited amount of handicap-accessible rooms.

You also call the reservation hotline at 1-800-396-2153. You will need to inform the reservation agent they are with the Wahls Protocol® Seminar to receive discounted rates.

If you have any problems making reservations please contact Annette Reed at 319-321-0842.

Will I be able to stay Wahls Protocol® Compliant?

The event will serve Wahls Protocol® Compliant meals during the conference. We will post a menu as soon as its available. There are no substitions or customizations for the meals, we do make them flexible for vegetarian and kosher attendees. There are also grocery stores near by including New Pioneer Co-op and a Natural Food Store.

I am a health practitioner, is this event eligible for CME?

Unfortunately, we have not been able to offer CME credits because of the conflict of commercial interest policy outlined by accme.org as explained here.

When can I find the schedule for the 2020 Wahls Protocol® Seminar & Retreat?

We are still locking in our speakers and seminar topics for the 2020 seminar. We will post the schedule as soon as its available.

Is there a Facebook group for 2020 Wahls Protocol® Seminar & Retreat?

Yes, the Facebook group is exclusively for new attendees and alumni. This is a closed group, if your request isn’t accepted to join the group, please message customerserivce@terrywahls.com

How do I get there?

The hotel is located in the northern part of Cedar Rapids, about a 20 minute drive north of the Cedar Rapids airport, and just a few miles off of interstate 380. If you’re flying in, we suggest either taking the complimentary hotel shuttle, hiring a taxi (estimated at $42 each way), or renting a car if you’d like to do some sightseeing on your own! The Marriott offers complimentary parking for guests if you bring a car. To reserve the complimentary Marriott  shuttle pick up for your stay, you must book it in advance: Marriott Shuttle Phone: 1-319-393-6600 If you do choose to rent a car from the Eastern Iowa/Cedar Rapids airport, a full listing of car rental agencies can be found by clicking here.

What should I wear?

The Marriott hotel ballroom can sometimes be chilly, so we suggest you dress in layers during the day sessions. August in Iowa is pretty hot and humid, so if you go outside, you might want to consider bringing a cooling vest or head wrap if you are heat-sensitive. For those with sensitivity to light, we suggest bringing sunglasses with you that you can wear inside during the day-sessions, as the meeting room lights can be bright.

My company would like to become a Wahls Protocol® Seminar & Retreat sponsor.

We are always looking to connect with companies driven to promote health and wellness. Please contact our sponsorship manager here for more information.

Hear what past attendees have to say

  • This seminar is truly life-changing. I didn’t realize all I could learn. I loved the virtual format and found it kept me accountable over the weeks! Love the community as well. 

    Holly 2020 Virtual Guest
  • The inspiration offered through the current virtual events has been great; better than we had hoped for.

    The virtual format is more comfortable and less challenging than face-to-face is.

    Having access to the recorded presentations for review at my leisure is valuable.

    2020 Virtual Guest
  • I read about the annual Wahls Protocol Seminar and immediately registered and attended the 2019 Protocol Seminar. I was so thankful I did. I am a Wahls Warrior on a healing journey with the other Wahls Warriors. This is my second Protocol Seminar (2020) and I will be signing up for my 3rd. Thank You Dr. Wahls for going before us and now coming alongside us in our journey for healing to happen through lifestyle and food!

    2020 Virtual Guest

What do you have to gain?

  • I wasn’t sure what to expect coming to the seminar for the first time. At most I thought I would gain an immense amount of knowledge and useful resources to keep me on track. What I gained was SO much more! The community of warriors, and immediate connections have been such indescribable gifts 🧡. I slept most of the day yesterday - back to work today and I am more motivated than I ever have been to make my health a priority. I’m missing you all, already!

    Patti L. 2019 Attendee
  • I just ordered a salad from the hotel. The manager says, "I don't have any more Wahls certified meals." I tell him that's ok, I'll try to make my own. He comes back, and says "I'm out of salmon but have chicken. How does that need to be prepared?" "I want you to kick MS' ass!"

    I was almost in tears. It was so kind and the perfect thing to hear at the perfect moment.
    Cecy 2019 Attendee
  • I love it when something completely unexpected happens, those unplanned moments when everything is exactly as it should be, and I'm able to be in the moment, and feel true bliss. If somebody told me last week that I would be singing and dancing in public - and enjoying it, I would have thought he was nuts. But what the heck, when the river is flowing only a real nut tries to swim upstream.

    Seminar Attendee 2019
  • Every day of the conference I laughed, I spent time in deep thought, and I was moved to tears of joy and happiness. Each day was a full day - a heck of a day. It was five days that were incredibly special in my life that I will remember forever.

    Kim S. 2017 Seminar Attendee
  • I made friends with attendees, presenters and myself. This was a life changing conference attended by some of the smartest most engaging people I've ever met. The lessons learned will be with me for a lifetime and with strict adherence I strongly suspect I too will recover from this chronic condition that has permanently disabled so many.

    Joseph A. 2017 Attendee
  • The Wahls Protocol Seminar was great, and the "After Seminar-Seminar" was pretty great too! It's all about community, and the community that has developed and continues to grow around the Wahls Protocol is truly amazing. Together, we can accomplish anything, and nobody gets left behind. We're all in.

    Seminar Attendee 2019
  • Now, we can't stop thinking about next year, so we can do it again! Back to the real world, it was a truly memorable experience. We learned about the biome, and nutrition. We heard about the latest research and therapy. We found out about hormones, how to move like an animal and the importance of mindfulness. But I learned something that was much more important. After the seminar, when everything had quieted down, and the conference rooms that had been home to so much energy had emptied, I found what we had travelled so far for. Human connection. Everything we need is right in front of us; it is up to us to accept what is so graciously offered. Friendship exists for those who seek it, and take a chance by giving a little of themselves in the spirit of conversation and listening as others do the same. We had no idea what awaited in Cedar Rapids, but I do believe we found exactly what we needed.  

    2018 Seminar Guest
  • What a great seminar and retreat (as an alumni I think the retreat part was even more golden this year). I had a 3 hour layover at the Denver Airport and am now on my way to Vancouver, BC. During that time I worked on a goals list of things I want to add/tweak/increase to further my healing. The trip always makes me feel so motivated to do more. Now to get my butt in motion and DO more!

    Cindy H 2019 Attendee
  • This Wahls Warrior princess (using the bright red walker) at the seminar thanks ALL of you for restoring my hope!! I have NEVER been in a crowd of such empowered, like-minded people determined to NOT be victims of their disease since I was diagnosed in 2004! Again, THANK YOU and I wish for you nothing but great health and much happiness.

    Shawn K. 2017 Seminar Attendee
  • just want to say I am so happy I was able to attend this seminar❤️ Listening to Dr Wahls share her story and journey I person was so inspiring and connecting with like-minded people was priceless✨ I have left feeling inspired, motivated and grateful for the new found friendships I have made.  Thank you for all involved working on this event - everyone was so welcoming. It was such a great conference hearing all the speakers and connecting with some amazing like minded individuals!  I felt really inspired and motivated - the community you all created was such a positive experience.  

    2018 Seminar Guest

Event Sponsors

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Seminar sponsor, Pique Tea

Event FAQ's

Am I able to get a refund if I cannot attend?

While we understand that life happens and the unexpected can occur, we stress that your ticket is purchasing the incredibly valuable information that the Seminar provides. If something comes up, please alert customerservice@terrywahls.com and we will give you digital access to the content from the seminar. There are no refunds with no exceptions. Please read the terms and conditions  before making your purchase.

When can I find the schedule for the 2020 Wahls Protocol® Seminar & Retreat?

We are still locking in our speakers and seminar topics for the 2020 seminar. We will post the schedule as soon as its available.

Is there a Facebook group for 2020 Wahls Protocol® Seminar & Retreat?

Yes, the Facebook group is exclusively for new attendees and alumni. This is a closed group, if your request isn’t accepted to join the group, please message customerserivce@terrywahls.com

My company would like to become a Wahls Protocol® Seminar & Retreat sponsor.

We are always looking to connect with companies driven to promote health and wellness. Please contact our sponsorship manager here for more information.

Terms & Conditions

  • I am ready to register RIGHT NOW before the limited seats are filled!
  • Payment: All payments are non-refundable. Full payment is required to confirm your registration. The event is limited in size and will fill quickly. Registrations are on a first come, first serve basis. Your registration is not confirmed and payment is not deemed made until full payment is received and you receive a confirmation invoice. Terry Wahls LLC., reserves the right to place you on a waiting list should the space be unavailable when payment is submitted. Payment will only be refunded if the space is sold out.
  • Payment is accepted by, Visa, MasterCard, Discover/Novus, American Express and PayPal.
  • Cancellation by Attendee. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN. In the event of cancellation, Attendee will be given access to the pre-recorded Wahls Seminar and materials from the seminar. Attendee is solely responsible for a cancellation of hotel, airline, and/or car rental reservations. Wahls is not responsible for any consequential or other losses resulting from Attendee’s cancellation of the Seminar.
  • Cancellation by Wahls. In the unlikely event of Wahls’ cancellation, if specific speakers are cancelled, the seminar will be continued with alternative speakers and prerecorded material as needed to conduct the live event. Alternatively, if the entire live seminar is cancelled, Attendee will be provided access to a pre-recorded version of the specific Wahls Seminar. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN. Wahls is not responsible for any consequential or other losses resulting from Wahls cancellation of the Seminar.
  • Terry Wahls, LLC, reserves the right to cancel or reschedule for any reason, including insufficient demand or force majeure. If the event is canceled, Terry Wahls, LLC’s only responsibility will be to provide access to the pre-recorded seminar lectures, seminar lectures and seminar materials via the seminar membership site. Terry Wahls LLC., cannot assume responsibility for any additional costs or any fees relating to the issuance and/or cancellation of air tickets or other travel arrangements.
  • By purchasing a registration to The Wahls Protocol Seminar 2020, this constitutes as acknowledgement and acceptance on behalf of myself (and the individual(s) for whom I’ve purchased a registration) to the following:
    (A) Any and all audio-visual video, film, or photographic recording of The Wahls Protocol Seminar 2021 for future marketing and publicity use by Dr. Terry Wahls and The Wahls Foundation.
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    (C) I further understand and agree that Dr. Terry Wahls is under no obligation to capture photos or footage of me, or to make use of any photos or footage if they are created at The Wahls Protocol Seminar 2021.See terms and conditions.

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