Start the year learning about a healthier lifestyle with us! Join us for our Health & Wellness Show in Ernie Allen Court and HealthWise! Friday January 26, from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturday, January 27 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. For more information contact Carissa at

Seminar Schedule

Friday January 26
Dr. Pat Maddelena (HKIN, DC)11:30amConcussion & Whiplash: Similarities & Differences
Amanda Burke2:30pmCrohns, Colitis, Celiac and Candida- Best Natural Treatments
Amanda Young4:00pmKeto! A Holistic Nutritionists’ take on the Ketogenic Diet
Saturday January 27
Amanda Young10:00amEssential Oils Info Session featuring NOW Essential Oils
Dr. Jillian Bevan (ND) 1:30pm How to Restore Digestive Health

Speaker Bios

Dr. Jillian Bevan

Dr. Jillian Bevan is the naturopathic doctor at Function Health in Welland. She helps patients understand the root causes of their health concerns and teaches them how to reach their health goals. Dr. Bevan focuses on getting health back on track through dietary and lifestyle optimization, acupuncture, supplementation and herbal medicine.

Treatments are naturally focused and designed to make a healthy lifestyle sustainable. Jillian has a general family practice and has a special interest in treating digestive, stress induced, hormonal and mental health concerns.

Amanda Burke

Amanda Burke is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist and Life Extension Expert with over 10+ years of experience working with nutraceutical, herbal medicine, homeopathy, energy medicine, nutrition and detoxification. She is a passionate consumer advocate and promoter of safe medicine.

Pat Maddalena, HKin, DC

Dr. Patrick Maddalena is the lead chiropractor at Accelerated Health & Wellness Centre. Dr. Maddalena has experience treating a wide variety of patients, young athletes, professional athletes, motor vehicle accident patients and elderly patients. While earning his Undergraduate Degree from Brock University, Dr. Maddalena studied Kinesiology with a focus on foot biomechanics and gait analysis.

With further post graduate training Dr. Maddalena can also create custom orthotics for patients to assist with many foot, ankle, knee and low back complaints. Dr. Maddalena also applies low intensity laser therapy, diversified techniques, activator techniques, drop table techniques and flexion distraction manipulation. Dr. Maddalena treats all chiropractic conditions including lumbar disc herniations, low back pain, sciatica, cervical spine disc herniations, neck pain, headache and more. He has completed Concussion Management training through the Shift Concussion Management Program and can also perform baseline testing.

Amanda Young

Amanda became interested in holistic health and natural medicine after being diagnosed with Hypothyroidism and Celiac Disease. She found a natural, holistic approach helped manage her conditions, and restored her youthfulness, inside and out.

Amanda is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Registered Nutritional Health Practitioner, and Certified Holistic Health & Nutrition Coach. She is the owner of Forever Young Nutrition & Health. She specializes in nutrition, supplements, and natural health & beauty products that can help you feel Forever Young.

Mark Keating

Mark has over 25 years experience most recently holding executive positions with many leading organizations.

Mark is a strategic thinker with an exceptionally strong technical and business background. Throughout his career he has shown a passion for learning, continually reinventing himself to ensure effective leadership through informed decisions. The early years saw Mark hired as an IT specialist on a contract basis to securely deploy wide and local area networks, datacentres and related security appliances. Mark leveraged his experience and transitioned Information Trends into more of full-service IT company that included Enterprise/Network Architecture as well as Security and Management Consulting and was routinely called upon to build multi-year IT strategies and design highly secure, resilient IT environments through the application of best practices and best of breed technology.

His company was consulted by Giesecke and Devrient to design and manage all technical elements related to highly sensitive, seamless relocation to a new state-of-the-art, custom-built high security facility. Upon successful project completion Mark accepted a full-time position as Vice President of Information Technology. In 2012, Mark was appointed CIO for the Peel District School Board, which serves approximately 155,000 kindergarten to grade 12 students at more than 235 schools in the Region of Peel in Ontario, Canada (municipalities of Caledon, Brampton and Mississauga). The board employs more than 15,000 full-time staff and is the largest employer in Peel Region. In his role Mark spearheaded the 21st Century Teaching & Learning initiatives, gaining national recognition for the many programs, he successfully launched the board-wide BYOD, a cloud-based classroom management system, as well as a student portal, and a business intelligence platform.

Most recently, Mark founded and is the CEO of the Stillwater Addiction and Substance Abuse Treatment Centre here in Welland.

Vendor & Demo List

Community Support Services NiagaraNow Essentials OilsSouth Niagara Hearing Clinic
Earth’s Own Beverages (vegan)Pampered ChefSpread EM (Vegan)
Distress Centre NiagaraPathstone Mental HealthStillwater Treatment Centre
Earth Island Vegan Cheese (vegan)Pukka Teas (vegan)Tofurky (vegan)
Forever Young Nutrition & HealthRenew Life FiberVegiday Protein (vegan)
Function Health Clinic (Dr. Jillian Bevan)Rise Kombucha (vegan)Tupperware
NakaSealicious Fish OilVoxxlife
Natural FactorsSkinny Pop (vegan)WIN Health Solutions
NorwexSouth Niagara Health & Wellness CentreAnd more!

For more information on this event and other events taking place at the Seaway Mall, please visit our Events page here.