Canyon Ranch Speakers Program

As the leader in developing integrated programs for health and wellness, Canyon Ranch has assembled a highly qualified team of professionals who excel in their respective fields. Our physicians, psychologists, nutritionists, exercise physiologists and spirituality experts have extensive experience that is matched by their genuine passion for helping people lead more fulfilled lives.

Our experts will engage your audience with thought-provoking concepts, breakthrough insights and practical advice. Your audience will be inspired, encouraged and enlightened.

To schedule a speaker or to inquire about fees,
call 800-975-8880, Ext. 4178.

Or, you may use our Reserve A Speaker online reservation form.

Read more about our inspiring speakers:

Tucson

Stephen Brewer, MD
Medical Director at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, specializing in family medicine, integrative medicine, acupuncture, sports medicine, cardiac health risk reduction and optimizing lifestyles.

Param Dedhia, MD
Canyon Ranch in Tucson Weight Loss Program Leader and Director of Sleep Medicine; specializing in integrative medicine, executive health, longevity, mind and body medicine, diabetes and joint health.

Michael Hewitt, PhD
Canyon Ranch Research Director of Exercise Physiology and an expert on exercise and aging, and exercise and healthy weight.

Rabbi Sherre Z. Hirsch
Spiritual life consultant for Canyon Ranch and author of We Plan, God Laughs, frequent television commentator on religious and spiritual issues and the 60th woman ordained in the Conservative movement.

Ann Pardo, MA, LPC, BCC
Director of Life Management at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, experienced meditator, negotiator and counselor, and specialist in aging, depression, caretaking, spirituality, grief and loss, dance therapy, body image, addiction, stress management and relationships.

Lisa Powell, MS, RDN
Director of Nutrition at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, former contributing nutrition editor of Self magazine, contributor to nutrition articles and cookbooks, guest on food and cooking shows, and a breast cancer survivor.

Chef Scott Uehlein
Canyon Ranch Corporate Chef, co-author of Canyon Ranch Nourish and Canyon Ranch Cooks, master showman and frequent guest on national television shows.

Lenox

Richard Butler, MS, USPTA
Senior Exercise Physiologist at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, certified tennis professional and an expert in the areas of aerobic fitness for optimal weight and disease prevention, endurance training, event goal setting, swimming and cycling instruction.

Cynthia Geyer, MD
Medical Director at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, board-certified in internal medicine, and an authority on women’s health, prevention and healthy aging.

Mark Liponis, MD
Canyon Ranch Corporate Medical Director, and author of UltraLongevity and co-author of UltraPrevention, plus many articles, and a frequent television guest.

Jeffrey Rossman, PhD
Director of Life Management at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, author of The Mind-Body-Mood Solution and specialist in stress management, overcoming depression, hypnosis, biofeedback, meditation, marriage and family consultations, and creating lifestyle changes.

Chrissy Wellington-Garner, MS, CNS, LDN, CPT
Nutritionist at Canyon Ranch in Lenox and a certified personal trainer, expert on performance and sports nutrition, childhood obesity, family nutrition and digestive wellness; featured in various national magazines and featured guest on CBS This Morning.

Miami Beach

Larisa Alonso, MS, LN, RDN
Nutritionist at Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach, with clinical experience in integrative medical clinics in the Pacific Northwest. Specialist in functional nutrition with areas of interest including diabetes, cancer, skin health, inflammatory disorders, digestive disorders, cardiovascular disease, detoxification and nutritional supplements.

Jeff Dolgan, MS, CSCS, HFI
Registered clinical exercise physiologist at Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach and certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. In training for certification in Mechanical Diagnosis of Spinal Care by the McKenzie Institute. Special interests include the effects of exercise in combatting obesity and diabetes, and improvement of sports performance through specialized training.

Karen Koffler, MD
Medical Director at Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach, specializing in neuroplasticity, sexual health, metabolism, heart and bone health. Former Director of Integrative Medicine at Evanston Northwestern Hospital in Illinois; studied medicine at the University of Arizona under the guidance of Andrew Weil, MD.