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Learning Center – Speaker Series

Learning Center

Speaker Series

Introducing…The 2018 Healthiest You Speaker Series

Find the path to your HEALTHIEST YOU and join the Kinetic Edge Team at the Woodlands Wellness Center at one of our FREE educational seminars!

With passion and a mission to improve community health, Kinetic Edge is sponsoring a complimentary speaker series on important health topics. We will be presenting a wide variety of topics led by orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors, mental health professionals, registered dietician nutritionists, fitness professionals, physical therapists and more!

Saturday, June 16


Presentation Topic: The Agony of Da Feet!

Attention members of the community and Gymnasts, Dancers and Weight Training Athletes of all ages! Dr. Prisk will be providing a short lecture on common foot and ankle injuries and how to prevent them. After his lecture he will be offering complimentary injury assessments!

Dr.Prisk is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon in Pittsburgh affiliated with West Penn Hospital of Allegheny Health Network and UPMC East Hospital. He has been in practice for over 10 years and sub-specializes in treating complex conditions of the foot and ankle.

Dr. Prisk is actively involved in the care of gymnasts, dancers, and weight training athletes. As a former NCAA All-American gymnast, IFBB Professional Dancer with the Bodiography Contemporary Ballet, and IFBB Professional Bodybuilder, he brings experience and empathy to his practice.

More interesting facts about Dr. Victor Prisk:

  • Consultant to the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, International Federation of Body Builders and Fitness (IFBB), and the National Physique Committee (NPC)
  • Member of the GNC Medical Advisory Board
  • Highly published author and columnist
  • Former Assistant Professor at Drexel and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Also holds a B.S with honors in Zoology with emphasis in Physiology and BioChemistry
  • 1st Place National Ranking NCAA Still Rings 1996-1997
  • Congressional Appointment to the United States Air Force Academy

Prisk Orthopaedics and Wellness, PC,
2490 Mosside Blvd, Monroeville, PA, 15146
(412) 525-7692


Saturday, July 28


Presentation Topic: Injury Prevention and Performance Mobility

Dr. Scott has been working with injuries of all types for the past 8 years, but his true passion is for sports injuries. He works with athletes of all types and abilities; from high school competitors, to weekend warriors, to professionals. His most recent accomplishments include being team Chiropractor for Pittsburgh Harlequins Division I Rugby Football Club and Robert Morris University Athletics, as well as competitive CrossFit athletes around the Pittsburgh area.

His Certifications include:

  • Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (CCEP)
  • Full-body certified in ART (Active Release Technique)
  • Member of the ART Ironman Provider Network
  • Member of the ART Elite Provider Network
  • Certified SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment) Provider
  • Titleist Certified Level II Medical Professional
  • USA Rugby ICIR (Immediate Care in Rugby) Certified

Dr. Scott received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 2006 where he majored in Chemistry. He then attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa where he graduated with his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2010.

Next Level Spine & Sports Injury Center
2605 Nicholson Road
Building 3 – Suite 120
Sewickley, PA 15143
(724) 719-2900


Saturday, August 18



Presentation Topic: How to Calm Inflammation for a Healthier You

Liz McKinney, licensed Dietitian Nutritionist represents RED Dietitians, LLC. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition from the Maryland University of Integrative Health and is a board certified nutrition specialist.

RED Dietitians, LLC strongly believes in the promotion and integration of health, fitness and a balanced lifestyle. The registered Dietitians on staff can assess client needs based on desired weight, lifestyle, medication and other health goals (such as lowering blood fat levels or blood pressure) and weave them into a comprehensive plan that makes them achievable.

RED Dietitians focus on weight management, general nutrition/wellness, diabetes, heart health (high cholesterol, lipids), high blood pressure, special diet needs (vegetarian, celiac disease, GERD, IBS, etc.), food sensitivities, and nutrition and brain health.

RED Dietitians, LLC
105 Maple Drive
Warrendale, PA 15086
(724) 814-0247


Saturday, October 13


Presentation Topic: Breath and Body Awareness Through Yoga

Presentation and Yoga Class…Come Prepared to Participate!

Stevie Smith, Studio Manager and Yoga Instructor

After years of being a professional dancer, Stevie obtained her 200-hour teaching certification through South Hills Power Yoga. She is currently working towards her 500-hour certification. Stevie is married, has two beautiful toddlers and is expecting her third child this fall.

“Yoga is my big giant pause”. “It allows me to put a scope on things that nourish me. The reminder of breath in my practice immediately brings calm into my physical and mental body.”

Yoga is the perfect combination of practicing mindful movement and mental meditation.

Through Yoga, you can:

  • Manage stress/improve mental health
  • Increase flexibility
  • Increase muscle strength and tone
  • Improve respirations, energy and vitality
  • Maintain a balanced metabolism
  • Lose weight
  • Improve cardio and circulatory health

Power yoga allows you to move vigorously and breathe calmly. At SALT we are a breath- based, sweaty powerful flow in a community of acceptance, non-judgement and service. Everyone is profoundly welcome at SALT.

Salt Seven Fields
203 Highpointe Dr/Blvd
Seven Fields, PA 16046
(724) 584-1624


Saturday, October 27


Presentation Topic: Pre-hab, Re-hab Workout

Getting the most out of your exercise program!

Learn how to prepare and recover from your workouts to make sure you are getting the most out of your exercise program. The presentation will cover:

  • Pre-hab and Re-hab advice
  • How food helps us recover
  • How to limit soreness
  • How to mentally attack your workout
  • A sample workout
  • A led cool down stretch
  • 14-day free trial offer

Matt White is the head trainer at Burn Boot Camp Wexford with 7 years of training experience. He is an I.S.S.A (International Sports Sciences Association) certified personal trainer that specializes in corrective exercise and injury prevention.

Burn Boot Camp
155 Lake Drive
Suites 101 and 102
Wexford, PA 15090
(412) 567-8228

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