It is my great honor to offer my contribution to ‘A Map of the Terrain: for Body-Mind-Spirit Practitioners’ alongside a community of local pioneers.
Thank you, Simon Chow (Chairman of Body-Mind-Spirit Platform) for this kind invitation.
Riding on the encouraging success of the forum `Spiritual teaching and the future of Hong Kong’ in May, we are now offering: ‘A Map of the Terrain: for Body-mind-spirit (BMS) Practitioners’ on 19 June 2018.
Eight veteran BMS trainers are gathering to share their best practice as well as key for success. We hope to create mutually enhancing and loving energy for the practicing BMS community, and to set a professional benchmark for BMS trainers.
We are truly honoured by your presence at this bold step to promote integrated body-mindspirit wellness in our community.
Guest speakers will be followed with a one hour open discussion with the audience.
Presentation might include:
1. a brief summary of your key work and results;
2. the main reasons for your success;
3. what can we do together for the future of HK as BMS practioners.
Chairman of Boby-Mind-Spirit Platform
Date: Tuesday, 19 June, 2018
First session 1:30-3:40pm: Rosina Arquati , Angela Spaxman, Dr. Dimitrios Lenis, Dr. Red Chan
Second session 4-6pm: Julia Byrne , Kinzie , Danny Khursigara , Chung To
Fee: Free of charge. Donations for BMSP welcome.
Host: Dr Simon Chau, chair, BMSP
Venue: Dreams Possible, 2107, Dominion Center, 43 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Chung To, “Empowering AIDS Orphans”
Chung To is founder of Chi Heng Foundation (1998), an NGO with a sustainable program that sponsors the education and care of cumulatively over 20,000 children whose parents have died of AIDS in China. Named as one of “Ten Future Leaders of China” by People Magazine, Chung has been a visionary leader in the NGO field, contributing to the development of civil society in China through constructive dialogue with government leaders. Chi Heng program has received support from UNESCO, The Global Fund, The Clinton Foundation, The Asia Foundation, etc. Prior to moving to HK in 1995, Chung resided in USA for 13 years, where he received a master degree at Harvard University. He worked in investment banking in New York and HK for ten years.
Dr. Dimitrios Lenis, “Natural secrets for anti-aging and better health”
Dr. Lenis studied Chiropractic Medicine in California where he graduated in 1988. By 1991, he went to Athens to work with the Greek Olympic athletes. He found that neither Chiropractic nor traditional Greek massage therapies were truly effective to treat the muscle and joint problems of the top athletes. Dr. Lenis invented a new therapeutic device `Muscle Anti-aging’ which led to 12 new records for the Greek Athletes within 6 months, and has helped thousands of people with back pain, slipped disks, headaches, etc. Dr. Lenis also researched, developed, and published books on subjects related to natural anti-aging. In 2007 Dr. Lenis moved to Hong Kong where he practiced Chiropractic, muscle anti-aging.
Julia Byrne, “Art Therapy: A conduit to create a healthy body, mind and spirit connection of the self”
Julia grew up in HK and holds a Master Degree in Art Therapy and has been dedicated for over the last 25 years pioneering Art Therapy through various local organizations/NGO with a wide variety of client groups including depression, schizophrenia, autism, ADHD, domestic violence and trauma survivors. Based on a deep belief in the healing powers of the arts in therapy, and the importance of the body-mind-emotion-and spirit connection, Julia works with clients to gain personal insights, and make life changes. Julia is the founding president of The Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists and is lecturer and academic advisor on the Expressive Arts Therapy Program at The Centre for Behavioral health CBH, HKU.
Kinzie, “Conscious Community Leadership”
Kinzie is a vibrant Canadian woman who founded HK heartbeat in 2001 to promote conscious everyday choices for natural life in the fast lane. Her work was sparked by the shock of conspicuous consumption on her arrival to Hong Kong in 1992. Kinzie is a local zero-waste pioneer. She combines corporate communications experience with self-taught technology skills and harnesses spiritual energy to produce creative projects that encourage sharing, collaboration and cooperation. Community is in her DNA — a gift from ancestors who settled in remote, rural Saskatchewan and survived long, harsh prairie winters by pulling together in times of tragedy and gathering regularly in the local one-room schoolhouse to showcase local talent and homegrown, home-cooked favorites in celebrations of life and love.
Rosina Arquati, “From Animal Communication to Spirituality”
Rosina is a natural animal communicator. She has made Hong Kong her home for the last 41 years, living with her husband, and her rescued dogs. She has devoted herself to the care and understanding of animals, with compassion from her heart. Rosina helps people to appreciate animals as amazing companions, and to guide people to come to better understand their pets. As a Reiki Master and the wife of a veterinarian, she uses her unique skills together with veterinarians treating animals, combing complimentary therapy with veterinary medicine and other skills enhancing the healing of animals. Rosina is the most pioneer teacher in animal communicator and is well respected by the community of animal communicators in HK.
Dr. Red Chan, “Coaching ex-offenders and drug addicts”
Red received her doctorate from Oxford University on full scholarship (1998-2003). Her academic career spanned half in HK and half in the UK. In the past ten years, Dr. Red expands herself into the field of life education. She is now part-time CEO of Dreams Possible, Chair of HK Thanks-Giving Movement, and Board Member of CODAHK (Children of Deaf Adults), all are registered charities in HK. Dr. Red is an experienced life coach and a trainer fluent in Cantonese, Putonghua, and English. Her personal mission is to devote the rest of her life in philanthropy and the practice of holistic body-mind-spiritual health.
Danny Khursigara, “Emotional Success and the Future of HK”
Danny is co-author (with Jack Canfield from the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and America’s No#1 Success Coach) of the bestselling Road to Success, a Quilly Award winner. Danny is one of the most highly sought-after coaches in Asia and is named a Top 100 Authority by Influence Magazine. Danny has been a career banker with over 19 years of multicultural experiences in capacity
Danny Khursigara, “Emotional Success and the Future of HK”
Danny is co-author (with Jack Canfield from the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and America’s No#1 Success Coach) of the bestselling Road to Success, a Quilly Award winner. Danny is one of the most highly sought-after coaches in Asia and is named a Top 100 Authority by Influence Magazine. Danny has been a career banker with over 19 years of multicultural experiences in capacities of COO & CFO for Fortune 500 financial institutions across several key locations in Asia Pacific. Danny’s expertise lies in helping C-SUITE Corporate leaders in multicultural environments to create a cohesive peak performance work culture with a team that shares a common vision.
Angela Spaxman, “Executive Coaching and Spiritual Development of HK”
Angela is one of pioneers of executive coaching in Hong Kong with more than 20 years of experience in the people-development field as a coach, corporate facilitator and consultant in both Hong Kong and Canada. She is the Founding President of HKICC, Hong Kong International Coaching Community (2002-2005), highly regarded as a pioneer and community coaching leader in Hong Kong. Angela has 13 years of community leadership experiences in coaching, environmental protection and other areas of social service. She is the President of International Association of Coaching (2008-2009), and the Chairman of Clear the Air, Hong Kong (1999 to 2001).