12:00 – Wendy Paxton: “Snoring? Not sleeping well? Let’s take a closer look!”
Wendy Paxton is a Certified Oral Myofunctional Therapist and Registered Dental Hygienist specializing in sleep and airway. Wendy grew up in Montana and received her BS in Dental Hygiene at the University of South Dakota. She has supplemental certifications and training in sleep, health, wellness and fitness. She currently works alongside two Board Certified Prosthodontists and collaborates with many medical professionals to advocate for your optimal health. Wendy works with both children and adults improving sleep and airway by getting to the root cause. Most of all, she inspires others to live their most healthy and best life!
Sleep Better MT: We specialize in sleep/children/adults/Oral appliance/Myofunctional therapy/Cpap alternatives.
12:30 – Kevi Burger: “Carrier, Convertible, Booster Seats, Oh My! The scoop on Child Passenger Safety”
Kevi Berger – certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, started at Foundation for Community Health in 2020 with more than 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, primarily as an Executive Director and Financial Officer. As a long-standing member of the Missoula Buckle Up Montana coalition and six-time car crash survivor, as well as a wife, mother and grandmother, she believes in the mission and values of FCH and the safety mission of Safe Kids. She is a certified Naloxone Master Trainer as well as a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician. In her professional life as well as her personal life, she looks forward to each day, helping others learn more about safety and caring for each other and our community.
1:00 – Dr. Liz Walker: “Pour from a Full Cup: Why Stress Wreaks Havoc on All Areas of Your Life” – Learn what stress does to the body in the short and long term along with solutions that are easy to implement, low cost and manageable to the whole family.
Dr. Liz Walker is the owner of The Primal Collective – an expansive office that provides Quantum Wellness Care centered around Chiropractic care. Dr. Liz is passionate about helping others to see the potential that they have within them. She loves working with people from all walks of life but has a specific interest and passion for bumps (pregnancy) and babes (pediatrics).
1:30 – Danielle Pettry, PhD: “Someone is choking. Would you know what to do?” Choking can happen at any time or place, and young children and infants are especially prone to choking! People are often unsure what to do when someone starts to choke, so we will take this time to learn how to help adults, children, and infants who have a mild or severe airway obstruction.
Danielle Pettry, PhD is the owner of Fight-or-Flight Emergency Medical Educators and the EMT Lead Instructor. Born and raised in West Virginia, she moved to Bozeman, Montana in 2011 to pursue her PhD in Mathematics Education at Montana State University. She began her career in emergency medicine as a professional ski patroller at Timberline Four Seasons Resort in West Virginia in 2009, and after ski patrolling 5 years at Big Sky Resort, is now a patroller at Montana Snowbowl.
2:00 – Maurika Moore: “New Rules for Health and Wellness Care at the Fulfillment of Life”
As a founder and administrator of a grassroots and local Missoula Montana in-home care company for aging folks, Maurika is a thought leader on continuity of health care and personal care through aging and end of life. Having worked in many areas of aging healthcare Maurika brings a unique and innovative approach to finding solutions for elders and their families. Maurika is an entrepreneur who launched multiple successful startups in the healthcare and elder care space. Maurika co-founded her first business in the hospice industry at the age of 27.
3:00 – Jenifer Krause: “Trauma: How it is Stored and How it Can be Healed”
Jenifer has studied many healing modalities from both the east and the west. She has spent a decade studying and practicing Ashtanga Yoga, has certificates and degrees in Photography, Massage Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Aromatherapy, Spiritual Coaching, is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Metaphysics and has authored 3 books.
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