Voices Of The Ranch
Dr. Dana Dean is a behavioral optometrist who specializes in holistic optometry and vision intelligence. She has had a private optometric practice in San Diego for the past 15 years. Originally from South Africa, she completed her studies in San Diego as well as attending the New England College of Optometry in Boston. She treats her patients holistically performing vision therapy on both children and adults. Her patients also include brain injuries, stroke victims and adults who want to achieve maximum success in life and reach their true potential. Not only does she see patients performing eye-brain-body connection and building visual efficiency, she also lectures on the topics of vision and brain integration, vision and the aging eyes, vision and spirituality, vision with balance and coordination, as well as vision intelligence. Dr. Dana Dean is also a passionate advocate for educating teachers on the importance of vision and learning in a school setting.
Join Ranch Co-Founder Deborah Szekely, Director of Guest Relations Barry Shingle and Guest Presenter Dr. Ben Brown for a live Zoom discussion.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
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Thursday, May 28 - Dr. Ben Brown
Ben Brown, MD, is Medical Director, for Ornish Lifestyle Medicine and an Associate Clinical Professor at University of California San Francisco. Ben has worked on lifestyle retreats with Dean Ornish, MD, since 1994. He has seen so many medical miracles with this powerful lifestyle medicine program that he was thrilled to become the Medical Director in 2014. The lifestyle program includes a plant based diet, relaxation, exercise and group support and has been scientifically proven to reverse coronary artery disease. Ben has more than 20 years in clinical medicine and has delivered more than 1000 babies. He has been a founding member for 5 non-profits and has spear headed multiple community wide change projects. While in medical school he founded and directed an international non-profit (Community Partners International ) to help serve the refugees along the Thai-Burma border and has done approximately 20 medical missions to the area and many missions to other areas (Bolivia, Haiti, Nicaragua). He worked as a rural family doctor in Point Reyes, California, and as Chief Medical Officer for Santa Rosa Community Health Centers. He teaches residents at the Santa Rosa Family Practice Residency where he developed an Integrative Medicine for the Underserved (IM4Us) Fellowship and started the IM4Us international movement (IM4Us.org ). Ben is double boarded in Family Medicine and in Integrative Medicine, and has written and lectured extensively on reversing heart disease, physician wellbeing, facilitating life-style change and transformation. He is an award winning photographer, writer and humanitarian and is the author of 50 Simple Things to Save Your Life During Residency and is working on his next book Know Yourself, Share Your Gifts, Master Change.
Tuesday, June 2, Laura Pauli
Tuesday, June 2, Laura Pauli
Laura’s love of food and wine began in her Italian grandmother’s kitchen as she rolled homemade pasta, kneaded focaccia, stewed Bolognese sauce, sliced biscotti and pressed pizzelles. It picked up a few decades later when Laura received her Grand Diplôme in Classic Culinary Arts with Artisanal Baking from the French Culinary Institute.
While in New York, Laura cooked for and assisted some of the world’s best chefs, many at the renowned James Beard House including Alice Waters, Morimoto, Mario Batali, and more.
After cooking school, Laura cooked at Farallon in San Francisco and followed as back kitchen chef on three of Jacques Pépin’s PBS cooking shows.
She moved to France in May 2004 where she cooked her way around the country from the Côte d’Azur cooking at the Cannes Film Festival to a lobster boat in Brittany to the world famous Pierre Hermé Patisserie to the 3 Michelin star Four Seasons George V. Laura cooked for the legendary Olivia De Havilland and was the chef at the chateau featured in the DaVinci Code movie, the highlight being on set during the filming.
Laura kicked off 2017 with a formal focus on wine, passing the Court of Master Sommeliers’ Certified Sommelier exam with the goal of bringing a more expansive wine knowledge to her cooking. When Shelter in Place was mandated, Laura pivoted to host online, live cook-alongs showcasing local farmers, fishmongers, producers, winemakers, distillers, fitness experts, musicians and singers. You can find Laura here: https://cucinatestarossa.blogs.com/
Bon appetit and cheers!
Thursday, June 4 - Richard Leider
Thursday, June 4 – Richard Leider
Richard Leider is the Founder & Chairman of Inventure–The Purpose Company–and is ranked by Forbes as one of the “Top 5” most respected executive coaches in America. Author of nine books, including three bestsellers, his work has been published in 21 languages. His books Repacking Your Bags and The Power of Purpose are considered “classics” in the Personal Growth field. His newest book, Life Reimagined made the bestseller lists in the first month after its release. As a Senior Fellow in the University of Minnesota’s acclaimed Center for Spirituality & Healing, he leads The Purpose Project studying the impact of “meaning” on longevity, health, healing and happiness. For 30 years, Richard has led “Inventure Expedition” walking safaris in Tanzania, East Africa. He lives outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his wife Sally.
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