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Healing The Healers, Seminar At Sea

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
March 14, 2020 - 21, 2020

This conference has already sailed, but that doesn't mean you have to miss the boat! Click here to see our complete schedule of upcoming programs.

<em>Celebrity Equinox</em>
Celebrity Equinox


16 CE Hours


Attending course and receiving credits= $319 if booked by 11/23/19 & $399 if booked after 11/23/19
Attending course and not receiving credits = $219 if booked by 11/23/19 & $299 if booked after 11/23/19
Any guest/family member above 18 not attending course = $99


Nourish Your Life & Nourish Your Soul

High stress and the demands of clinical practice leave many doctors/practitioners "Burned Out & Depleted." During our "Healing The Healers" Seminar at Sea, attendees & their guests will learn how to heal their bodies from inside out.

Seminar Spotlights

Presenters: 16 Hours

Dr. Janelle Whitehead: "Healing the Healers" Healing Chronic and Acute ailments with a Holistic & Therapeutic Approach including Body, Mind, and Spirit. Vitalistic Applications for Clinicians across all disciplines. Hands on training for the Nutrition Exam & Neurological Vital Signs. Case Studies: Anxiety, Stress, PTSD, & Connecting the Immune System with GI disorders.

Dr. Mark Shannan: "'Laughter, Love and Healing" Creating Optimal Health. Connecting the Pillars of Health both inside and outside your clinical practice. Healing the Healer, thus expanding abilities to assist practice members in healing themselves. Laugh your way through learning and teaching. Doctor means Teacher, but FIRST, you must MASTER in the midst of "LIFE".

Dr. Nicole Hewitt: "It's a Jungle out There!" Practical Applications of Plant Medicine in a Modern World. Research from the Amazon Jungle, Across International Borders and Beyond. Ayurvedic Approach to Everyday Cases. A Chiropractic Internist's view of Labs, Testing, and Clinical markers for the toughest cases.

Christa Maples, CN: Building, Boosting, & Creating Your Tribe. Clinical Application of Healing Foods, Detoxification (of bad habits & bad physiology), & Physical Strength. Mindset, Motivation, & Purpose are the tools to build your body & your TRIBE! Risk, ethics, rewards, and everything in between.

Spotlight Speakers Panel: Case Studies (Please bring examples)

Optional Break Out Sessions:

Dr. Andrew Shepherd: "Riches in Niches" In today's tumultuous and constantly changing insurance environment we have seen reimbursement levels continue to decline. We will discuss the importance of staying ahead of the current market conditions and your competitors. This session provides an introduction into functional medicine topics that are not only the most beneficial to your clients, but some of the most effective and efficient services to implement into practice, no matter what your current model.

Lisa Hummel: "The Practical Physics of Music in a Therapeutic Setting" This session presents research and clinical application of Sound Therapy for healing the body by using music performance and hertz frequencies. Learn how Healing comes from the HEART via the nervous system energetic pathways.

Christa Maples: "Weight-loss and the Ketogenic Lifestyle" The Modern Myths and Truths based on Clinical Research. Shed weight, inflammation and inches with real foods for real life.

Jodi Osanna and Esther Headley: "Raising Your Healing Vibration With Essential Oils" Come explore Nature's Medicine and how Essential Oils speed healing in your everyday life with simple tips and tools. You'll experience how essential oils can raise your energy, enhance your personal wellness, and reap the benefits of these powerful oils.


PLEASE NOTE: To attend the conference or participate in conference events, participants, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

Register your interest and receive a full quote at 800-422-0711 (US/Can) or direct/int'l tel: +1-727-526-1571 or register online.

Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.


Janelle Whitehead, DC

Janelle Whitehead, DC

‐ Doctorate of Chiropractic, Parker University
‐ Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications, University of Texas at Arlington
‐ Attended Angelo State University and Gateshead College (Newcastle, ENGLAND)
Further education and post-graduate courses include:
‐ (200+) health seminars in the USA, France, & “Fit Club” (children’s fitness) training in England.
‐ Approximately over 800 hours in Clinical Nutrition, both attending AND facilitating the courses.

Mark Shannan, DC

Mark Shannan, DC

‐ Bachelor of Science in Human Anatomy, University of Texas at Austin
‐ Doctorate in Chiropractic, Parker College of Chiropractic
Honors: James W. Parker Philosophy Award
‐ Applied Clinical Nutritionist Certification, Texas Chiropractic College/ ACN Seminars

Destiny Image Publishers
The Original Design for Health: the simple plan to restore and maintain health in 3 easy steps

Naturally Savvy Magazine
How to Choose Eggs at the Grocery Store

Nicole Hewitt, DC

Nicole Hewitt, DC

‐ DABCI (Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists) All requirements met to sit for board: 3 years and 300 hours of Postdoctoral education
‐ Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine, Cleveland Chiropractic College
‐ Basic Acupuncture Training, IAMA (International Association of Medical Acupuncture)
‐ Certified Yoga Instructor, 200 hour Training, Karma Yoga Center
‐ Abhyanga Ayurvedic Massage Certification, PranaYoga and Ayurveda Mandala Training Center
‐ Mantra and Sound as Healing Therapy, Certification, The Ayurvedic Institute,
with Doctor Vasant Lad
‐ Pulse Diagnosis Intensive, The Ayurvedic Institute, with Doctor Vasant Lad
‐ 500 Hour Yoga Training - Bhimtal, India

Christa Maples, CN

Christa Maples, CN

‐ Certified Nutrition Coach, National Academy of Sports Medicine Specializing in the Ketogenic Diet, Ketosis and Intermittent Fasting
‐ Certified Nutritional Health Coach, UDEMY Specializing in Ketogenic Diet, Ketosis and Intermittent Fasting
‐ Georgia Real Estate Commission of Realtors
‐ National Association of Realtors

Dr. K. Andrew Shepherd, B.Com., LLB, DC, CN

Dr. K. Andrew Shepherd, B.Com., LLB, DC, CN
Dr. Shepherd is the Clinic Director and Functional Nutritionist at Parker Wellness Centers and Genesis Regeneration Centers. He has been in private practice in Plano Texas for 17 years.

Since graduating from Parker College of Chiropractic, Dr. Shepherd has gained extensive post graduate education in Electro-diagnosis, Pediatrics, Regenerative and Functional Medicine. He has a Diploma in Nutrition and a Diploma in Manipulation Under Anesthia.

Dr. Shepherd has a passion for educating and lectures both nationally and internationally. He has been featured in Chiropractic Economics and appeared on the Veria Health and Wellness Network. He is an expert health care presenter and educator for Bella Vita Wellness Retreats and Ocean Cruises.

Dr. Shepherd has published 4 books and his most recent "Your Health, Your Choice" is a road map to live your life free from dis-ease, take control of your own health, and ensure graceful aging.

Lisa Hummel, B.M.Ed., M.M.

Lisa Hummel, B.M.Ed., M.M.

Lisa is a professional musician and private music instructor in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. She has more than 15 years of experience teaching private lessons, masterclasses, sectionals, camps, general music, strings, band, has been a guest lecturer at the college level and is currently a musician in residence at Alpha Wellness Center. Lisa also maintains a studio with over 40 students and has written a beginner hornist guidebook used in lessons.

Lisa obtained a Bachelors of Music in Education and a Masters Degree in Music Performance where she received numerous recognition and awards, such as “Student Teacher of the Year” and “Ohio College Music Educators Leadership Award”. She has performed with a number of select ensembles, orchestras, concert and marching bands. In those ensembles she has had the opportunity to perform with the following notable musicians and composers: Randy Newman, Marvin Hamlish, Karel Husa, Robert Page, and Frank Ticheli.

Jodi Osanna

Jodi Osanna is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Energy Practitioner with a passion for healing. She is the owner of Wellspring Holistic Healing. She has traveled extensively throughout the United States, working with numerous alternative health professionals. Jodi graduated from the National Holistic Institute in San Francisco, California in 2013, manifesting her dream to help others to find a better quality of life.

Esther Headley

Esther Headley is the founder of ESHolistic Life LLC, which emanated from a vision when Esther answered a commitment to fulfill her life mission of helping others. Her quest was to study different types of healing and energy modalities which offer her clientele a wholesome package of mind, body and spiritual healing.


Sat Mar 14 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- 3:30 pm
Sun Mar 15 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Mon Mar 16 San Juan, Puerto Rico
3:30 pm 11:00 pm
Tue Mar 17 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed Mar 18 Tortola, British Virgin Islands
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Thu Mar 19 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Fri Mar 20 Nassau, Bahamas
12:30 pm 7:00 pm
Sat Mar 21 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
7 Night Eastern Caribbean


Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

San Juan, Puerto Rico - The vibrant capital of Puerto Rico, San Juan offers something for every traveler — world-famous beaches with crystal clear waters, incredible cuisine, rugged natural beauty and a rich history that goes back 500 years. With its ancient fortresses and colorful colonial-era buildings, San Juan makes it easy to feel as though you’ve slipped into the past. Life moves at a slower pace along the sunny cobblestone streets of Old San Juan, and salsa beats seem to waft perpetually from open windows. If you’re craving a hike, head to El Yunque National Forest. And if you’re more in the mood to unwind, set your sights on the beautiful shores of Isla Verde or El Condado. Mealtime is also an adventure, with so many delicious options to try — from mofongo and pastelon to chillo frito and alcapurrias. Pair every bite with a piña colada — Puerto Rico’s national drink.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. - Named after a Danish Queen, Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking deepwater harbors in the world. The key sights of Charlotte Amalie are located within the town centre, making it easy to combine sightseeing with St. Thomas’ fantastic shopping opportunities. Eighteenth century architecture provides the perfect backdrop for walking tours and shopping here in the "Duty Free Capital of the World." For a dose of history, visit Emancipation Park, the American-Caribbean History Museum, or Bluebeard the pirate's castle at Magen’s Bay. If tropical bliss is what you're after, head to any of Charlotte Amalie’s pristine beaches, where the warm water, white sands and palm trees will lull you into deep relaxation!

Tortola, British Virgin Islands -  Besides being one of the most scenic islands in the Caribbean, Tortola also has a fascinating cultural and historical side. For a glimpse into the island’s colonial past, visit the Virgin Islands Folk Museum. The restored house was once the family home of shipwright, Joseph Wilfred Penn and features a deep collection of Arawak and Carib pottery and stone tools, as well as plantation artifacts. Hike along the seven available walking trails in Sage Mountain National Park for stunning panoramic views of the island and the surrounding natural habitat. Snorkeling in the crystal-clear Caribbean Sea and a rum tasting at Callwood Rum Distillery are essential on a cruise to Tortola. Sample the delicious curries, spicy soups, and sumptuous shellfish dishes available in abundance at local restaurants and many snack shacks around the island.

Nassau, Bahamas - Caribbean charm shines in the Bahamian capital, where you’re never more than a few steps away from rhythmic percussions, appetizing flavors, white-sand beaches, and some of the clearest waters in the world. This picture-perfect paradise was once a pirate’s haven— and you can explore its colorful past of buccaneers, blockade-runners and bootleggers along historical streets and at the three colonial fortresses that line the shores. If you’re looking for a more hands-on maritime adventure, look no further. Cruise to Swim with stingrays, dive with dolphins, or spot colorful coral on a glass-bottom boat.

Celebrity Equinox

PLEASE NOTE: To attend the conference or participate in conference events, participants, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

Register your interest and receive a full quote at 800-422-0711 (US/Can) or direct/int'l tel: +1-727-526-1571 or by registering online.

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment


Penthouse Suite, PS Penthouse Suite (PS)
The retreat includes stunning accommodations, a private restaurant, and exclusive lounge and sundeck that rivals a high-end resort. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms. 1378 sq ft. with 197 sq. ft. veranda. 
Call: 800-422-0711
and we'll find the best value for you.
Royal Suite, RS Royal Suite (RS)
Unwind in a luxuriously large living and dining area featuring floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, a primary bedroom featuring the luxury king-size mattress, a primary bathroom with a large soaking tub, a separate shower, and double sink vanity, and a spacious private veranda. No matter where you are in this suite, you’ll enjoy stunning views of the sea. One bedroom, one bathroom. 687 sq ft. with 72 sq. ft. veranda. 
Call: 800-422-0711
and we'll find the best value for you.
Aqua Sky Suite, AS Suite/Deluxe Aqua Sky Suite (AS)
The Aqua Sky Suite offers a blend of expansive views and intimate luxury. Enjoy exclusive access to Luminae and the private lounge, unlimited access to the Persian Garden, complimentary dining at Blu, and a personal spa concierge. 319 sq. ft. with 79 sq. ft. balcony.
for Pricing
Celebrity Suite, CS Suite/Deluxe Celebrity Suite (CS)
These two-room suites feature a large living area with floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, private veranda, and a primary bedroom with a king-sized bed. 460 sq. ft. with 51 sq. ft. veranda
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Sky Suite, S1 Suite/Deluxe Sky Suite (S1)
The Sky Suite offers a blend of expansive views and intimate luxury. Enjoy exclusive access to Luminae and the private lounge. 319 sq. ft. with 79 sq. ft. balcony.
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Sunset Sky Suite, SS Suite/Deluxe Sunset Sky Suite (SS)
The Sunset Sky Suite offers a blend of expansive views and intimate luxury. Enjoy exclusive access to Luminae and the private lounge, and beautiful panoramic views at the rear of the ship, perfect for viewing sunsets. 319 sq. ft. with 79 sq. ft. balcony.
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Ultra Deluxe Veranda Stateroom, UV Suite/Deluxe Ultra Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (UV)
Ample indoor and outdoor space come together to create your private sanctuary at sea. Relax in a spacious lounge and enjoy amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience. Your personal veranda lets you greet the day, enjoy fresh sea breezes, and soak in breathtaking sunsets. Each veranda stateroom includes world-class amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience.
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Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $295.21 per person.
Deposit $250.00 per person

Cruise pricing is presented per person, based double occupancy of the stateroom, per standard industry practice. Pricing presented above is listed accordingly to allow easy comparison for the stateroom categories displayed. Our agents always provide 'total cost' pricing disclosing all particulars before you make any commitment.

3rd/4th in Stateroom - Please call to secure the best possible pricing

COMPETITIVE PRICING PROMISE: We will match any price currently offered by the cruise line; this promise includes their short-term, promotional rates. As a value-added organizer of meetings at sea, however, we do not seek to compete with 'cruise discounters,' 'travel clubs,' or 'distressed inventory' sales operations.
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Market Rates offered directly by the cruise line and quoted by our agents are also subject to change at any time prior to depositing on your stateroom. Those rates are capacity and revenue controlled and can be withdrawn without notice.
CANCELLATION PENALTY POLICY WILL APPLY: We recommend Travel Insurance to protect your investment from unexpected, late cancellations.
Cruise Cancellation Policy:Late Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please congirm the policy applicable to this cruise with one of our agents.
Course Fee Cancellation Policy: 30+ days before sailing date - 75% Refund ; 7-29 days before sailing date - 50% Refund; Less than 7 days before sailing date - No Refund
FUEL SUPPLEMENT: During periods of unusual oil price volatility, cruiselines may implement a fuel surcharge at any time prior to sailing.

Chubb Travel Protection Overview

Please note, this insurance protection is available to the residents of the United States only,
that coverage limits are per person and that limits can vary by State.

Standard Plan Benefits Travel Basics Travel Essentials Travel Choice
Trip Cancellation 100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
Trip Interruption 100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
150% of Trip Costs
($150,000 maximum)
150% of Trip Costs
($150,000 maximum)
Trip Interruption - Return Air Only $500 $750 $1,000
Trip Delay $500 ($100 per day) $750 ($150 per day) $1,000 ($200 per day)
Missed Connection NA $250 $500
Baggage & Personal Effects $750 ($50 deductible) $1,000 $2,500
Baggage Delay $200 $300 $500
Accident & Sickness Medical Expense* $15,000 ($50 deductible) $25,000 $50,000
Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation of Remains $150,000 $500,000 $1,000,000
Accidental Death & Dismemberment NA $10,000 $50,000
Assistance Services Included Included Included
Additional Benefits (if purchased within 15 days of Initial Trip Payment; Day 1 is the date the Intial Trip Payment is made)
Pre-Existing Medical Condition Exclusion Waiver Included Included Included
Trip Cancellation/ Interruption due to Financial Default Included Included Included
Accident Sickness Medical Expense Excess Coverage Primary Coverage Primary Coverage
Baggage & Personal Effects Excess Coverage Excess Coverage Primary Coverage
Flight Accident $25,000 $50,000 NA
Missed Connection NA Additional $250 Included in base plan
Optional Benefits (if selected byt the Applicant and required premium is paid)
Medical Coverage Upgrade Included in base plan Included in base plan Additional $50,000
including Emergency Evacuation* Additional $150,000 Additional $500,000 Included in base plan
Car Rental Collision Coverage $35,000 ($250 Deductible) $35,000 ($250 Deductible) $35,000 ($250 Deductible)
Flight Accident Amount selected up to $500,000 Amount selected up to $500,000 NA
*Coverage, pricing and availability may vary by state
*Additional Benefits change not available for CA, CO, KS, MN, MO, MT, NH, NY, PA, TX or WA residents at this time.


before you cruise

Riverside Hotel

620 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 3330

Relax in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, where world-class restaurants, hopping nightclubs and enchanting courtyards frame the city's only hotel on the trendy Las Olas Boulevard‐the Riverside Hotel.

Seasons Classic Room Standard Executive Tower Standard Executive Tower Balcony
October 1, 2020 - December 25, 2020 Tues-Sat: $139
Sun/Mon $119
Tues-Sat: $169
Sun/Mon $149
Tues-Sat: $189
Sun/Mon $169
December 26, 2020-April 11, 2021 Tues-Sat: $209
Sun/Mon $189
Tues-Sat: $249
Sun/Mon $229
Tues-Sat: $269
Sun/Mon $249
April 12 - May 23, 2021 Tues-Sat: $139
Sun/Mon $119
Tues-Sat: $169
Sun/Mon $149
Tues-Sat: $189
Sun/Mon $169
May 24 - September 30, 2021 Tues-Sat: $109
Sun/Mon $99
Tues-Sat: $139
Sun/Mon $129
Sun/Mon $149

These rates are subject to availability. Rooms are based on single or double occupancy, per night, plus 13% tax.
Children under 18 are complimentary when sharing a room. Each additional person 18 years of age and older will be charged an additional $15.00 per room, per night.
Any requests for a rollaway bed are $15.00 per bed, plus tax, per night. Maximum guest room occupancy is four persons.
Should the preferred rate not be available, the best available rate will prevail.


Cambria Suites

141 SW 19th Court
Dania Beach, FL 33004

If you're looking to enhance your cruise vacation from Fort Lauderdale, FL, come in a day early and stay at Cambria Hotel & Suites Fort Lauderdale, Airport South & Cruiseport .
A 4-mile drive from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, this relaxed hotel is also 9 miles from the Port Everglades cruise terminal, and 7 miles from Gulfstream Park's casino and sports venues.

Low preferred rates available through Continuing Education Inc./University at Sea ® :

Date Price
*January 1 - April 3, 2021 *$139.00
April 4 - October 2, 2021 *$89
October 3 - December 31, 2021 *$119.00
*Black Out Dates: Feb. 12-14, 2021 & Oct 28-31, 2021
The above rates are based upon availability and subject to change. All rates are subject to applicable sales and occupancy tax, currently 13%.

  • WIFI in sleeping rooms and public spaces
  • Complimentary Airport Transportation from 5:00am to 12 Midnight.
  • Self-Parking at no charge while staying at the hotel, extended stay parking is $8.00 per day per vehicle
  • King or Queen Bed
  • In Room Coffee Maker
  • Microwave and Refrigerator
  • Sofa Bed
  • Flat Screen
  • In room save
Check-In/Check Out

Check in time is 3:00pm and checkout is 11:00am

**Available at Cambria, Gourmet Bistro serving an Ala Carte Breakfast. tax.
Full service Bar & Restaurant also opens for Cocktails and Dinner at 5pm. Restaurant and bar options are subject to COVID19 safety regulations.

Fort Lauderdale Marriot Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316 USA

Discover our vibrant beach hotel in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa invites guests to embrace beachfront living in style. Nestled along a quarter-mile stretch of pristine private beach, our hotel effortlessly blends laid-back tropical tranquility with signature Marriott service. Enjoy our perfect location near the shops, dining and nightlife of Las Olas Boulevard. Benefit from or close proximity to Fort Lauderdale International Airport.

After a busy day of travel, rejuvenate in our updated guest rooms and suites, many of which feature private balconies to soak in waterfront views. Dive into our lagoon-style pool, spend the day jet skiing and snorkeling, or pamper yourself at our luxury spa. Showcasing an array of unique restaurants, our resort offers ample opportunities for culinary adventures.

Ask your CEI agent for details and availability.

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Or +1-727-526-1571
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.