• Women in Business Panel: "Success Through Managing Your Physical and Emotional Energy"

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    Name: Women in Business Panel: "Success Through Managing Your Physical and Emotional Energy"
    Date: May 18, 2018
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    The OPRF Chamber of Commerce provides a platform for its members to become community leaders and business influencers.  We curate your experience to find business success and identify unique targeted opportunities to help you lead, learn and promote your business.

    Please join us as we host a panel discussion with three phenomenal women who will speak on how to achieve: "Success Through Managing your Physical and Emotional Energy.This panel is hosted by the Women In Business affinity group and is the fifth in the Chamber's Professional Development Series.

    Sessions that are part of the Professional Development Series are open to  all members of the Chamber (men too!) so spread the word!

    Featured Panelists:

    Lynn Palmgren - Palmgren Acupuncture

    Dr. Sarah Watson - Watson Chiropractic

    Amanda Young - Clean Up Your Energy

    and your moderator: Lynn Soto, President, Berger, Newmark & Fenchel, P.C

    Discussion Topics
    Stress is unavoidable. The chemical changes that stress creates in our bodies can manifest as physical changes, and over a prolonged period of time can have a detrimental effect on your wellbeing. Negative energy can also impact how you run your business, your potential for growth and how you manage difficult situations. This panel will share ways to develop healthy stress-coping mechanisms, and how to fight the physical effects of stress so you can have better health, naturally.  Come with your questions, your "case studies" and your hard-to-deal-with issues! The discussion with these panelists will be facilitated by Lynn Soto, President of a prominent Chicago law firm, and will focus on trouble-shooting those sticky everyday situations in which we all find ourselves and how to manage them for success.

    About Our Panelists:

    Attorney turned acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist Lynn Palmgren is a co-owner of Palmgren Acupuncture in Oak Park. Her practice focuses on acupuncture for pain management, weight loss, and insomnia. She owns Palmgren Acupuncture with her husband Nick Arestopoulos who is also an acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist. She has a Master's from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, and is a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine.

    Lynn started the Relieve Stress at Work Program, an outreach program that provides on-site ear acupuncture to local businesses and non-profits. This program began in 2015 and has helped employees at over a dozen businesses and non-profits in the Oak Park area.

    Dr. Sarah Watson is Oak Park's pregnancy and pediatric chiropractic expert.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in biology from Loyola University Chicago, Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic, and Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy degree from Healing Oasis Wellness Center.  She also holds certifications in the Webster Technique from the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association (ICPA), and Anti Aging from the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic. Dr. Sarah is a member in good standing of the ICPA, and will receive her diplomate in Chiropractic Pediatrics in 2018.
    Dr. Sarah makes her home in Oak Park with her husband and two-year-old son. She enjoys riding, breeding, and competing her American Saddlebred horses.

    Amanda H. Young, President & Founder of Clean Up Your Energy, is a certified Energy Mastery Core practitioner. After having children, she quickly experienced changes in her own body including anxiety, panic attacks, hormone imbalances, and abdominal discomfort that left her seeking answers. In an effort to re-balance her health naturally, she consulted a long list of traditional doctors and non-traditional healers in pursuit of better health and improved happiness. On her journey, she was introduced to energy work by studying Reiki and Theta Healing while gaining a deeper understanding and connection to her own intuitive gifts.
    Realizing that the various techniques she was using to maintain her own health were limited in their ability to provide lasting relief, she sought a comprehensive healing modality to address both the physical symptoms she was experiencing and the emotional blocks that accompanied them.
    In 2016, she was introduced to Energy Mastery by its founder, Sheevaun O'Connor Moran, and went on to become a certified Energy Mastery Core practitioner in 2017. As a practitioner, Amanda has provided lasting relief from migraine headaches, concussions, anxiety attacks, respiratory illnesses, and physical body pains across the globe. Designed as a complete and elegant healing solution, Energy Mastery sessions can be performed in person or remotely as they involve no physical touch. Similar to Wi-Fi technology that connects our computers to the Internet, energy healing connects to an energetic body to clear and resolve issues at their core for fast and effective results.
    To learn more, contact Amanda@cleanupyourenergy.com

    Lynn Soto is the President of Berger, Newmark & Fenchel.  Lynn's practice of law involves representing businesses and individuals in corporate matters including acquisitions, sales,  transition and strategic planning as well as residential and commercial real estate transactions. In addition, her practice includes the representation of clients in all aspects of employer and employee relations including employment discrimination, unfair labor practice litigation, policy review and strategic planning. During her career she has practiced in both State and Federal Courts and various Administrative Agencies (Local, State and Federal).
    Lynn is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois Bar Association. She also serves on various boards and committees and has been very involved in working with the State Treasurer?s office regarding legislation to insure that insurance companies pay benefits in a timely fashion. In addition, she provides pro bono legal services which include advocating for children with learning disabilities.

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    OP Library - 2nd Floor (Near Art Gallery)
    Date/Time Information:
    9 am - 10:30 am
    Contact Information:
    Julie Thompson, Co-Chair
    Free to members and those considering membership. Please feel free to bring your own coffee and snack.
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