Davenport, IA/7.21.17 - The first Professional Development Integrative Lifestyle Forum (PDILF) will be held on Friday, September 29th, 2017 from 9am-2pm at the Rhythm City Casino in Davenport, Iowa. The PDILF will bring information to the public in a live, interactive format. This event has something for every business: whether you are a business owner, manager, entrepreneur, interested in moving up the corporate ladder or getting more out of your career. It will also show you how to increase energy levels and improve your overall health. 

This extraordinary event will feature the following nationally recognized speakers; Dr. Sayed A. Shah, MD and Andy Core, who will educate and inspire the improvement of work-life balance, growth and success, productivity and wellbeing.
Dr. Sayed A Shah, MD, co-founder of Mandala Integrative Medicine, is a leading gut health expert and medical doctor with world-class expertise in functional medicine. His personal journey with Integrative Medicine started when his son was diagnosed with Autism. By using Integrative Medicine practices, he has been able to overcome many of the challenges his son faced. Integrative Medicine is personalized medicine focused on dealing with the root cause of a disease instead of just treating symptoms.  “If your hormones and gut microbiota is out of balance, this will have a direct impact on your mood, energy levels, immunity, digestion, ability to lose weight and sleep,” Dr. Shah says.
Andy Core, M.S. is a credentialed, award-winning thought leader on increasing employee engagement, productivity, and wellness motivation. His talent lies in helping hard-working, conscientious adults thrive at work and in their personal lives. Core has spent the past 15 years researching ways to become better equipped to thrive in today’s hectic society. By doing so, he helps organizations build teams that cost less, have better attitudes, and accomplish more. Core is the co-host of the PBS affiliate television show “Fighting Fat”, voted Top 5 Global Health/Healthcare Speakers for 2012, as well as Top 100 Productivity Experts to Follow on Twitter for 2014 (#33); and received the 2005 Arkansas Governor’s Outstanding Individual Leader in Fitness award.  He also is the author of “Change Your Day, Not Your Life,” “Healthy Motivation,” and “Master Your Body.”
The Professional Development Integrative Lifestyle Forum will be a high-energy, supportive environment for all. There will be demonstrations, breakout sessions, a healthy lunch, and more. Participants will gain insight on how to begin or improve their quest for a balanced life and developing a mindset for growth and success.
General admission is $35 per person and a block of rooms have been set aside at Rhythm City Casino for out of town attendees.  You can purchase your tickets at

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