Donese Worden, N.M.D., is an award-winning physician and global health educator who expertly and compassionately bridges the worlds of advanced conventional and alternative medicine. As a naturopathic medical doctor, she is licensed in prescribing both pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. Her passion is in helping people interpret medical science so they can take charge of their health and make informed decisions.
Dr. Worden’s unique skill set combines extensive experience in medical practice, research, academics, marketing, public speaking, and media, which sets her apart from other respected industry leaders.
In addition to her clinical practice, she’s served as the principal researcher for numerous medical industry companies, designing and conducting research for medical devices and nutraceuticals. She currently has three active research projects with major institutions/hospitals.
Highly regarded for her life-changing work, she won the 2014 Hope Award for her significant contribution to prevention and education in behavioral health.
Dr. Worden, who has a master’s degree in communications and television broadcasting, has become a well-seasoned talk show host from her many years of television experience. She hosted two talk shows for NBC in a three-state NBC southern network and also worked as a news anchor for affiliates of ABC, CBS, and NBC.
Featured on the cover of The National Speaker’s Association magazine as one of the top speakers in the nation, Dr. Worden has given keynote lectures for numerous medical societies and health organizations.
Dr. Worden developed a groundbreaking integrative masters level course ” Ancient Healing Traditions for Modern Times” and has been teaching it as a faculty associate at Arizona State University for more than a decade.
Her website is drworden.com.
Barry Goldstein’s musical experience spans many styles and genres from Co-Producing the Grammy Award winning track” 69 Freedom special” with Les Paul for Best Rock Instrumental in 2005, to providing ambient music for Shirley MacLaine. In addition, He has composed and produced music for Television, Film, Major record labels and Top Ten Recording artists. Barry’s music is being used in hospitals, hospices, cancer centers, and medical practices. In addition, Barry has worked with the “Father of Biohacking” Dave Asprey and reached the Billboard Top Ten New Age albums with New York Times Best Selling Authors Dr. Joe Dispenza, Dr. Daniel Amen, Neale Donald Walsch, and Anita Moorjani. His Bestselling book “The Secret Language of the Heart” has become a “go to” manual for utilizing music beyond art and entertainment. It provides over 50 groundbreaking studies that assist the reader in using music to improve their health and quality of life. www.barrygoldsteinmusic.
“Barry Goldstein is a prolific, soulful musician and a talented and heart-centered teacher. His course gave me all the information, inspiration and resources I needed to heal and transform my life.“
“I highly recommend taking a course with Barry! He introduces new science and research that enlightened me about the medical benefits of music.”
Well-researched and curated information and practices from a passionate and experienced human being.”
Franco and Kay
Deepen your personal awareness and development as you explore intriguing countries throughout the world. We offer you a unique opportunity to learn from internationally prominent speakers, authors and luminaries as you immerse yourself in fascinating places.
Kay is the main organizer and logistic expert of this retreat. Her background in international trade and finance and her attention to details will ensure that this will be a quality experience for all. She is in communication with everyone who is a part of this program and makes sure that all aspects of this endeavor are synchronized. Kay is also in charge of participant wellness and takes care of everyone from the time they register until they are back home. Kay is the co-owner and vice-president of Global Journeys. She provides a wealth of experience in travel and cultural connections. Kay was born and educated in British Guyana, moved to the U.S. and has traveled and worked with people in many European countries, Russia, Egypt, South Africa, British West Indies, and Central America. Her knowledge and connections with various cultures is a wonderful asset as she works with and teaches a variety of people. Her vision of providing service to those in need and doing so in a celebratory way certainly is a foundation of this retreat.
Franco Marini is a professor at the Daniels College of Business and works with the University of Denver on several educational experiential projects. He created and operates Global Journeys Inc., a travel-based company providing personal and professional growth through specialized travel offerings. www.globalj.org One of Marini’s strongest attributes is his ability and knowledge of how to empower human development as it impacts the enhancement of individual strenghts and results of an organization. One of his primary focal points is working with the attributes and contributions of individuals and empowering each participant to effectively break through bariers to achieve a level of being their very best.