Akasha Health Summit
Akasha Holistic Wellbeing introduces the first edition of the ‘Akasha Health Summit’ at the Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam
On Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 February 2019, Akasha Holistic Wellbeing at the Conservatorium hotel in Amsterdam organizes the very first edition of the Akasha Health Summit. During this weekend guests can expect activities and workshops all evolving the global conversation on wellness for all with a healthy, happy and holistic lifestyle.
What's it about
Akasha brings together a variation of health-defining doctors and experts in nutrition, exercise, meditation, sleeping and a happy mind. Visitors can subscribe for lectures, personal consults, workshops and masterclasses. Akasha is also organizing various activities, ranging from nutrition and psychological consults to yoga classes, meditation sessions, beauty lessons and state-of-the-art treatments.
During the first edition of this event, Akasha is proud to announce the following line-up of doctors, provocative thinkers, and paradigm shifters: Prof. Dr. Erik Scherder (neuropsychologist), Bianca Brangstrup (Vita Viva), Hanna Verboom (Cinetree), Juriaan Galavazi (Holistic Doctor), Maarten van Huijstee (Delight Yoga), Karen van Ede (beauty expert), Anouk Puister (Happy Sleeper) and Mischa Coster (media psychologist).
YOUR PERSONAL TICKET
The Akasha Health Summit offers several ticketing options to join the weekend, from a wellness weekender for wo persons including a luxurious stay at Conservatorium hotel to a 2-day access summit ticket, a 1-day access summit ticket and also special mom-to-be summit tickets. You can join the Akasha Health Summit already when booking a ticket with access for 3-sessions on one day, starting from €90,- per ticket.
meet our speakers
Meet some of the doctors, provocative thinkers, and paradigm shifters of the first Akasha Health Summit
Prof. Dr. Erik Scherder
Dutch professor of neuropsychology, connected to the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam (VU), is specialized in explaining about the functioning of our brains. He has been appointed Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau and awarded with the ‘RUG teacher of the Year Award’ and the ‘VU Education Award’. Due to this he was invited to the Dutch television show De Wereld Draait Door, MAX Masterclasses and in 2015 three episodes of DWDD University, in which the functioning and disorder of the brain were the main topic. During the Akasha Health Summit Prof. Dr. Erik Scherder will explain about the positive effects of movement on the brain functioning.
Hanna is a Dutch actress and movie director and founded Cinetree in 2014, a film platform by and for movie and documentary lovers. Next to her acting work, she is actively setting up charity projects for Get It Done and had her directing debut with the short film Alice that could be seen in theatres all over the world. During the Akasha Health Summit Hanna will showcase the movie ‘The Human Scale’ which will debate the question if the city makes us happy and how the world will change in the coming years.
Bianca is managing director of VITAVIVA, mum of four kids and a wellness-expert. For more than 17 years, VITAVIVA has been a reliable high quality online retailer of dietary supplements in Europe. Today, everyone is increasingly exposed to stress and environmental toxins that compromise our health, VITAVIVA works to address these challenges and to make a difference. During the Akasha Health Summit Bianca will host several seminars on the impact of supplements as well as private consultations.
Juriaan is Holistic doctor and coach. Body and mind are inextricably linked and in his work he helps people to feel fit in both areas by his unique coaching methods by which he shows you how you can impact your own wellbeing. During the Akasha Health Summit Juriaan will host several private consults as well as seminars on this topic.
Maarten van Huijstee
Maarten is Co-Founder of Delight Yoga and studied yoga and meditation with masters throughout the world for over 15 years, ranging from transcendental to more traditional Buddhist meditation. He has been teaching creative and business leaders for over the last five years and will explain all about the meaning of ‘Akasha’ during the Akasha Health Summit. Delight Yoga is also the proud partner for the yoga and meditation programming of the entire event.
Dr. Samefko Ludidi
Dr. Samefko Ludidi is a lifestyle expert, writer & educator, Gym Owner and entrepreneur. He has his Ph.D. in the irritable bowel syndrome, a M.Sc. Metabolism & Nutrition and B.Sc. Movement Sciences. His mission and specialism is translating health from science into practice. During the Akasha Health Summit, Samefko will explain more about the choices we make when it comes to food and what we can learn from research.
Dennis is a coach, speaker and writer. He deals with the topics happiness and wellbeing, the processing of (old) pain, burn-outs and how you make the transition from working and living from your head to working and living from your heart. Dennis helped many people to find direction, inner peace, awareness and pleasure. During the Akasha Health Summit he will give several happiness wellbeing consults and talks.
Anouk is the founder of Happy Sleeper, sleep coach and yogi. She has experienced the impact of sleep deprivation in her own management career and life as a mother resulting in a burn-out. Now Anouk helps others gain more insight and experience better nights. She combines her managerial skills with scientific sleep insights and yoga techniques in workshops. She shows how to improve your sleep quality and experience more energy and happiness during the day by listening to your own natural rhythm. During the Akasha Health Summit Anouk will host a Happy Sleeper seminar and several workshops.
Mila van Rijn
Skinstructor at Babassu. I guide you trough the Skin Gym Face Workouts. During these training sessions the facial muscles will be intensively trained in a very short time. This ensures stronger facial muscles and tighter contours.
Join the Babassu Skin Gym Masterclass for an open youthful look and get advice for your personal Skin Gym routine at home. Experience the high quality Skin Care products from Babassu during the Masterclass and receive beauty advice for an optimal result.
Nathalie always wanted to do something for the greater good and hopefully The Cold Pressed Juicery does just that. It makes people aware of what they put in their bodies, it makes people healthier, happier and more energised. One of the main goals at The Cold Pressed Juicery is being as sustainable as it possibly can, not only in how they feed you, but also in their actions. They don’t just want to quench your thirst with green goodness, they live it too. Join Nathalie’s sessions about how to optimise your overall health and feel your best or visit The Cold Pressed Juicery pop-up in the hotel during the summit.
In a light-spirited manner yet sticking to the authentic teachings of yoga, Victoria uses the wisdom of Ayurveda in her yoga classes for students to experience spiritual access through physical practice. Canadian-born, Amsterdam raised and moved to Los Angeles in 1997 to discover the world of yoga and Ayurveda, Victoria moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2005 to study at The Ayurvedic Institute under the guidance of her primary teacher, Dr. Vasant Lad. Victoria teaches various classes, all that are challenging as they are nourishing, strengthening yet softening, bringing the students to a place within themselves where they have direct experience of finding both strength and softness, where all opposites become balanced. Join Victoria for an Ayurvedic yoga class or workshop.
Toña Wong Chung
Toña has been working as a holistic (relationship) coach for more than 20 years and her book How to Be the Best Lover in the World is based on her experiences. Her whole life is dedicated to following the path of her heart. In an intriguing manner she guides people to do the same, sometimes against conventions. In her honest and humorous talks, she encourages you to reflect on your relationships with yourself, your lover and your loved ones. She teaches you, in an accessible way to reconnect with your own feelings and therefore also with the people around you. Join Toña during the Lessions in Love talks.
Marissa is a young, dynamic and super practical spiritual pioneer. She has been immersed in allround human studies and has been following this passion all throughout her life of how to bring the awareness of emphatic importance into a modern-day audience. By experimenting with the inner knowledge , she uses her findings to heal deep seated pain - and brings back the magical, internal technologies -qualified by the heart- which we forgot for long time.
Eveline and Judith started their own woman healthcare clinic Femme-Amsterdam 4 years ago. Thé clinic to be when you have a desire to become pregnant, when you are pregnant and also post-pregnancy you are more than welcome! Their motto is: to be open minded, everything is possible. Their success: sharing as much of their knowledge as possible with their clients, guiding them as well as possible in the special period of their lives. Femme-Amsterdam will do non-medical ultrasounds with super realistic views of your baby in 3D&4D for the mom-to-be’s as well as consultation hours.
Sharon is an Orthomoleculair therapist, mom of a 2,5 year old daughter, speaker and writer for well-known online-magazines. Sharon her passion for health and nutrition started since she was 18 yrs old, after one kidney was removed she had to change her lifestyle. Now she is guiding others to achieve optimal health in her own practice Voeding maakt je beter. She successfully finished educations like; Hormonal balance, Natural nutrition, Orthomoleculair therapist, Intestinal health (Gutflora specialist), Nutrition before, during and after pregnancy and Thyroid solutions. During the Akasha Health Summit Sharon will host a Mom-to-be Nutrition Masterclass and general Nutrition Masterclasses