Power Session: “These Hands of Mine” is a power session for attendees to explore the path between their fork and feet. Mary will be sharing the philosophy for optimal health is much more than the food an individual consumes. This session encourages a participant to take action in becoming the best version of themselves by building nurturing relationships, commit to an enjoyable relationship with movement, master a fulfilling vocation, and embrace a spiritual practice for a life-long healthy lifestyle.
About the Speaker: Mary Ardapple Dierker is a retired restaurant owner, wellness professional trained in diet, lifestyle, and through wellness coaching, she advocates for others’ health with her life-long passion for food and people. After 30+ years, as the owner of O’Leary’s Restaurant and Apple’s Bakery, both located in Peoria, IL, Mary is now committed to lead by example how living a healthy transformational life can become a prescription for abounding abundance. In 2016, after graduating as a Health Coach from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Mary also is a yoga instructor with training from YogaFit. As a successful health & lifestyle coach and author, she guides others on their path to living their dream life. Mary is a goal-oriented coach, committed to both, her clients and for the world to be kinder gentler. She advocates for food-based economy growth, food insecurity issues, and an active relationship with movement. Working with the Greater Peoria Family YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program, Mary strives to reverse chronic disease by encouraging healthier lifestyle practices. A Chief Encouragement Officer, Mary believes there is no age limit for an individual to experience health and wellness improvement. To reach Mary directly, please email firstname.lastname@example.org