Natasha Trenev

With a 750-year history in cultured beneficial bacteria, Natasha Trenev’s family produced legendary yogurt prized by the royal family of Yugoslavia.  Her family arrived in the United States in the 1950s, when her father founded Continental Culture Specialists.  Following graduation from UCLA in 1970, a decade of research led to Natasha’s development of the first revolutionary method of producing an effective and scientifically validated single strain probiotic bacteria product.  Her efforts led to the establishment of the entire probiotics category in North America, Australia, England, Holland and Belgium.  As a developmental scientist, Natasha has spent years studying the effects of beneficial bacteria and has written several books on the subject.  Today, Natasha’s reference library is the world’s largest private repository on probiotics, referenced and recommended by prominent research scientists and medical schools.  Author: Natasha is an expert on probiotics and has shared her knowledge with many through books, journal articles and articles in major scientific, peer-reviewed publications.  She is currently working on additional books in the series of Probiotic Health Guides to continue her quest to educate the public.  She is also working on her most scholarly yet easy-to-read book, which she hopes will become the global “probiotics bible.”  Some of Natasha’s publications include: The first Probiotic Health Guide titled The Power of Probiotics: Secrets to Great Health in 2006; The definitive book on probiotics in 1998, Probiotics, Nature’s Internal Healers; The first authoritative, pioneering book in the field of probiotics in 1990, Probiotics: How Live Yogurt and Other “Beneficial Bacteria” Can Restore Health and Vi

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Dorothy Martin-Neville

Dorothy Martin-Neville, Ph.D., D.CEP, LMFT, LPC, EMP, an international speaker, healer, and author, has had a private practice in psychotherapy for over twenty years.  During that time she increased her knowledge and enhanced her practice of treating the whole person by becoming certified in Advanced Acupressure, Reflexology and Iridology, Hypnotherapy, Jin Shin Do, Barbara Brennan Healing Science, Reiki II, and Consegrity Therapy.  In 1992 she founded a private occupational school, The Institute of Healing Arts and Sciences, Inc., which offers two and four year Energy Medicine Programs approved by the Connecticut Commissioner of Higher Education.  In addition, the Institute offers seminars and workshops ranging from 3 hours to 5 days in length.  Dr. Martin-Neville, a Clinical Instructor at the University of Connecticut Medical School, created her own method of Energy Medicine/Energy Psychology treatment, The W.I.S.E. Method™ (Wholistic, Integrative, Spiritual, Energy) and was awarded grant funding from the NIH to research this treatment modality in working with Fibromyalgia patients.  She has also been the Co-Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Frontier Medicine Grant at the University of Connecticut Medical School, which received the two million dollar grant from the NIH to research energy medicine.  Her doctoral dissertation, The Psycho/Spiritual Correlates of Physical Disorders: A New Approach to Mind/Body Research, entailed both qualitative and quantitative research.  She has been named as a member of the Ethics Committee of ACEP, the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology.

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Jonette Crowley

Jonette Crowley is an internationally respected spiritual teacher and founder of the Center for Creative Consciousness, an organization dedicated to empowering humankind’s spiritual awakening.  Jonette is truly an explorer – both in the inner planes and in her travels around the world.  In many ways she is a modern day mystic, with gifts of clairvoyance, healing, and the unique ability to create the energetic space so that others can experience their own spiritual truths.  Since the late 1980s, she has received and shared the words and teachings of her spirit guides: White Eagle and Mark.  With their guidance, Jonette teaches spiritual growth and meditation workshops and retreats in the U.S. and Europe.  She conducts on-going weekly courses that are available live on the internet or by teleconference.  She has traveled extensively – to over 50 countries, and now joins together her passion for travel and spiritual growth by leading group adventure tours to sacred place around the world – Australia, Mexico, Nepal, Peru, and most recently to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa.  (Learn about trips, workshops, on-going classes on the web and by teleconference, spiritual growth courses on CD and tape, free meditations, and phone readings with White Eagle at  Jonette is also firmly rooted in the corporate world.  She has an MBA and holds the academic honor of Phi Beta Kappa.  She and her husband, Ed Oakley, own a nationally known leadership consulting firm, Enlightened Leadership Solutions (See  She and Ed live in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado.  They love skiing in the Rockies in the winter, and hiking and golf in the summer.  She has a teen-aged step-daughter, Katherine.

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Marie-France Hankinson

For over thirty years Marie-France has studied and developed her expertise in energy medicine, spiritual anatomy, emotional intelligence, human awareness, and self-development.  Her studies have also included metaphysics, theology, astrology, channeling and the art of Tarot.  Marie-France originally studied in London, U.K. the philosophies of Taoism, Buddhism, Zen and Tai’Chi; where she also completed a course in the Silva Method Focused Thinking program.  In the U.S., she continued her studies in the science of medical intuition with Carolyn Myss and Dr. Norman Shealy of the Holos Institute of Health in St. Louis, Missouri, and completed them at the Delphi University in Georgia; where she was awarded a PhD in Complimentary, Alternative and Preventative Therapies, including Transpersonal Psychology and Relationship Dynamics.  She also earned a Doctorate of Metaphysics.  Marie-France has also previously developed her own line of cosmetics, where she helped many of her clients to enhance their beauty.  Today, Dr. Hankinson uses cosmetics as a skilled artist, producing inspirational portraits through a combination of cosmetics, healing, and esoteric and inspired symbols.  Marie-France has been a practicing counselor internationally, during her travels and residences in U.S.A., Russia, Canada, Bermuda, the Middle East, and throughout Europe.  She is currently active in Hospice programs with Palliative Care to terminal patients, and also provides counseling to Cancer patients.

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