Luanne Pennesi, a registered nurse practicing for nearly 30 years in both conventional and integrative medicine, is the new rising star in the field of natural health, sharing information that motivates people to take back their personal power and lead happier more productive lives at ANY age. Pennesi has helped countless people make sense of “alternative” approaches to health and anti-aging and to take control over their health and longevity naturally through the practical application of real time, common sense, scientifically based information. She has been named 2006 Person of the Year by Peak Potentials, which is the home of the prestigious Millionaire Mind Intensive.
Having had an extensive clinical and administrative background in Adult medicine and Oncology (cancer) nursing, Luanne knows first hand the devastating effects of chronic stress, leading a toxic lifestyle, developing chronic illnesses and enduring the long term, debilitating side effects of many conventional medical therapies.
Her extensive credentials and experience include:
o Masters of Science in Natural Health.
o Nursing licenses in NY, NJ, Florida, California.
o Certified Nurse AMMA™ therapist, which is a comprehensive and sophisticated Oriental diagnosis and massage therapy treatment application employing an acupressure point regimen.
o Certified Neurolinguistic Healer.
o Level IIB Healing Touch practitioner.
o Founder of the Metropolitan Wellness Group, a NYC-based holistic wellness center, which is now Metropolitan Medical HealthCare & Wellness. Luanne is now the Executive Director of the center as well as their premiere Lifestyle Counselor.
o She was the NYS coordinator for The American Holistic Nurses Association for 5 years.
o She was the Program Coordinator of Stress Management and Esteem Building for the Holistic Nursing Programs at the New York College for Holistic Health, Education and Research in Syosset, NY.
o In 2000, she hosted her own show, The Healing Hour, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
o She was a founding member and was a broadcast affiliate for The People's Network, a revolutionary television network devoted exclusively to providing motivational, instructional, inspiring and success-oriented programming.
o You can see her on Staten Island Cablevision's The Thinking Mind with George Stern and the Metro Channel's Health Styles with Mary Mucci.
o Luanne often shares the stage with health and nutrition expert Gary Null at his health support groups all around the country and assists him with updating his world famous, highly effective natural protocols for chronic illnesses.
Luanne is a dynamic, energizing individual who makes learning fun as she presents holistic health concepts in a manner that is easy to understand and to integrate. To prove her authenticity, she personally lives the healthy, positive, adventurous life that she prescribes for others. She is a world class field and track athlete in race walking. Recent achievements include being named a Metropolitan Athletic Congress Master's Athlete of the Year, a three time Grand Prix Race Walk Champion, and a Silver Medalist at the 2005 World Master Track and Field Meet, San Sebastian, Spain.