Our guests this week all hail from the wonderfully therapeutic California Health and Longevity Institute, nestled appropriately amid the peaceful waterfalls and landscaped grounds of the beautiful Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. They each will bring a new dimension to self care, relaxation, balance and preventive health care. Sit back, enjoy, and hopefully be inspired to make this years celebrations full of beaming energy and laughter.
California Health & Longevity Institute, IncFour Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
Barbara E. SavinClinical Hypnotherapist and Healing Energy Specialist
Barbara E. Savin, author of “Reclaiming Your Health with Self-Healing” and “Reclaiming Your Power,” is the Clinical Hypnotherapist and Healing Energy Specialist for California Health & Longevity Institute, Inc. Her goal at California Health & Longevity Institute, Inc. is to help people through the use of preventive and natural health care methods. Barbara has many years of clinical experience as a natural healthcare practitioner. She is educated as a Gentle Energy Touch master/teacher, a certified Reiki master/teacher, a Magnified Healing master/teacher, a pranic psychotherapy practitioner, a healing touch practitioner, and a visualization and meditation instructor and is a certified clinical hypnotherapist. Previously, Barbara owned her own successful vitamin and supplement distribution company, and she also worked for Blue Cross and Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. As a regional sales director with General Nutrition Center, she won “Regional Director of the Year” for three consecutive years.
Barbara is a member of the National Guild for Hypnotherapists, the American Board of Hypnotherapy and the International Association of Counselors and Therapists. She is currently working toward certification in emotional freedom technique.
Ilana Kukoff, Ph.D.Lifestyle Consultant and Workshop Facilitator
Dr. Ilana Kukoff is an educational entrepreneur and founder of several companies. Ilana is the founder and CEO of Cognition Builders, an education company that teaches students how to learn. Cognition Builders is the parent company of Mind Over Marriage, a marriage education company that is currently developing a reality show. Dr. Kukoff is also the co-founder, and former Chief Scientific Officer, of Rethink Autism, an internet-based autism service provider.
Dr. Kukoff is a graduate of Columbia University and has a Ph.D in Behavioral Psychology. She has been a featured speaker on NPR, at UCLA and a TED: Ideas Worth Sharing event.
Roger Thai, D.D.S.Director of Dentistry
Dr. Roger Thai has transferred his personal core belief for doing what is best for his clients without compromise into the practice of dentistry. His style of dentistry has a rare combination of both artistry and technicality. His love for cosmetic dentistry and “anti-aging” preventive dentistry is what he is best known for throughout California. Dr. Thai loves educating his clients as well as advising them appropriately to make the best decision about their oral health. In his personal time, Dr. Thai gives back to the community by providing pro-bono dental work quarterly at the Watts Clinic in Los Angeles and coaching Little League baseball and basketball.
Dr. Thai graduated from the Dugoni School of Dentistry at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco and was awarded a scholarship from the United States Air Force Health Professional Program. Upon graduation, he completed studies in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. For the next three years, he worked one-on-one with specialists in the field of dentistry to gain further mastery of his profession. Dr. Thai continues to pursue excellence through staying current with technology, participating in continuing education and surrounding himself with renowned experts in the field of dentistry.