Join us to hear from experts who will offer their insight into how you can maximize your overall well-being during the winter months. From yoga to nutrition, self-compassion, and essential oils, you'll discover a holistic approach to help you take care of yourself this winter.
You'll also learn how UJA helps empower people to live healthy lives.
Daryl Moss is a former commercial real estate broker who changed careers to become a holistic health coach after learning firsthand how nutrition and lifestyle changes can help heal the body. She went back to school to study nutrition and coaching so that she could help others live their healthiest and best lives.
Daryl came to her second career after using functional medicine to deal with her diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. Daryl realized that the traditional medications were only masking her symptoms, not getting to the root cause of the disease. As she changed her approach to incorporate functional medicine and then started to heal, she decided to go back to school so that she could help other people, especially those dealing with digestive issues, on their road back to health.
Daryl is the owner and founder of Mission to Wellness, a health coaching practice, where she develops customized wellness plans to help her clients get their bodies back into a state of balance. Her passion is helping people with autoimmune disease live their lives without the pain, discomfort, and embarrassment that comes with these conditions.
Daryl also runs virtual group wellness programs with two of her colleagues at The Synergy3. These programs are all geared to helping people make simple and sustainable changes in their nutrition and lifestyle to improve their health.
She lives in Westchester with her husband and has four grown children.
Dr. Ilana D. Rosenberg is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Scarsdale, New York. She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, relationship issues and loss among adults, children, and adolescents. She also specializes in women’s issues, including motherhood, work-life balance, depression, and anxiety.
Ilana uses a combination of techniques to help people take meaningful steps to transform their lives. These include mindfulness, self-compassion, cognitive techniques such as thought-defusion, strengths-based care, and an experiential model that involves working to create a safe relationship, undo feelings of aloneness, and to experience, name, and be with emotions in order to help foster change.
Jodi Siegel is a marketing consultant who has worked in traditional businesses, not-for-profits, and the wellness industry. While she continues to provide marketing consulting to clients, Jodi is pursuing her passion for yoga as a certified instructor. Jodi has been practicing yoga for over 15 years. She was attracted to the physical practice of yoga as part of her overall exercise regimen.
Over the past few years, Jodi has been integrating the breathing, emotional, spiritual, and philosophical elements of yoga to enrich her own experience and wellness. Jodi is certified and trained through YogaWorks and has blended those teachings with her own style. She believes that yoga should be accessible to everyone regardless of body type or experience level and that yoga reminds us of the strong connection between mind, body, and breath. Her focus is to guide you through a practice that will be personally fulfilling and align with your health goals.
Jodi is continuing her yoga journey by teaching classes and private clients and is working toward her 500-hour certification. Jodi lives and teaches yoga in Westchester.
Andrea Sieger is a pediatric speech therapist who has recently found a second passion — sharing and teaching people about essential oils. She is a wellness advocate with DoTerra, an integrative health and wellness company. She has the privilege of sharing her understanding of essential oils and how they support families with natural solutions. Andrea helps families find ways to incorporate essential oils into their daily lives to promote mental and physical wellness. She lives in White Plains and is a mom of two boys, two cats, and a dog.
Essential oils are extracts from plants which have amazing benefits to emotions, bodies and homes. They are a great way to support you, your family and your home naturally. During our panel discussion Andrea will teach you what oil to grab when you need to support your immune and respiratory system, and need help with sleep, mood, respiratory, sore muscles, energy, focus; just to name a few. She will share how oils can especially support you with all the craziness of life and winter!
For the past 20 plus years, Stephanie has been working in philanthropy, and producing large-scale fundraising events in both in New York and Tel Aviv as President of her own international consulting company - most notably with major charitable organizations such as Jewish National Fund, Nefesh B’Nefesh, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, Friends of the IDF, Hospital for Special Surgery, and several arts non-profits. She most recently served as the Director of Arts&Talks at the Bendheim Theatre at the JCC of Mid-Westchester.
Stephanie has a background in the performing arts, dance and acting, and with working behind the mic as a noted moderator, emcee and interviewer - talking with talented authors, dancers, actors, directors, musicians, and thought leaders.
A graduate of Cornell University, Stephanie lived in Israel for many years, and currently resides with her husband and four children in Edgemont, New York.
Event Chair: Elissa Hecker