May Luncheon

  • May 15, 2024
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • The Collective Encore • 10221 Wincopin Circle • Columbia
  • 35


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Recognizing, Understanding, and Powerfully Managing Stress and Anxiety

In recognition of Women's Health Month and Mental Health Awareness Month, we'll be delving into a topic that significantly impacts the lives of many women. Our panelists will provide a comprehensive overview of anxiety, as well as practical strategies for managing it. If you’d like to feel equipped with a holistic toolkit for effectively navigating anxiety in your professional and personal life, join us on May 15 at Collective Encore!


Dr. Lisa Gordon - Physical aspects of stress and anxiety: causes and solutions

With more than 40 years of experience, Dr. Gordon provides her patients with high-quality care, supporting their journey to better health. Using only non-invasive modalities, including gentle Chiropractic, NeuroEmotional Technique, Nutrition Response Testing, Advanced Allergy Therapeutics, Heart Sound Recorder and a variety of other methods,  Dr. Gordon has seen transformations in her clients that are powerful and life changing. Those seeking improved mobility, relief from pain or a holistic approach to managing chronic health conditions will find the wide range of services available at the Natural Health Improvement Center important steps on their journey to optimal health.

Kiersten Lortz - The neuroscience of stress and anxiety

Kiersten Lortz is a Purpose and Productivity Coach and the founder and CEO of Possibilities Coaching and Consulting LLC. She's the author of Possibilities: Partnering with God to Create a Life You Love and has been a keynote speaker for women's conferences across the East Coast. She founded the Possibilities Conference in 2022 and is a certified life coach through the ICF-accredited Life Coaching Institute of America as well as a graduate of Marie Forleo's B-School and Amy Porterfield's Course Confident programs. Kiersten was a professional violinist for 25 years before becoming a coach and enjoys music and studying Japanese. She and her husband, Tim, are the parents of four crazy kids and live in central Maryland.

Brenda McGregor - Three simple steps to reliably reduce stress and anxiety

Brenda McGregor brings over thirty years of invaluable experience in the hospitality industry, excelling in both Accounting and HR roles. Throughout her career, she's cultivated collaborative environments where individuals thrive. Notably, she established and expanded the HR department of a midsized hospitality management firm, earning recognition for fostering high-performing teams dedicated to enhancing both associate experience and organizational success. Transitioning from corporate life, Brenda now empowers individuals through Brenda McGregor Coaching, guiding clients toward personal and professional fulfillment. She prioritizes creating a welcoming space where clients feel encouraged to pursue their goals confidently. Beyond her professional pursuits, Brenda's dedication to equity extends into her personal life, cherishing time with her diverse family and engaging in community support as a "Team Mom" for her husband's high school football team. With extensive executive coaching experience, Brenda offers transformative support, breaking through limitations to help clients realize their dreams. Advocating for inclusivity and equity, Brenda's coaching philosophy centers on reigniting passion and providing compassionate support for a more fulfilling life journey.

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