1 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii 96761 USA
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Meet the Practitioners

“E Malama Kou Kino… Care for Your Body” at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
September 4 - 7, 2014

Robert Ferguson, MS, CN
America’s Diet Free Life Coach

Robert Ferguson, MS, CN is a nationally recognized voice of wellness and weight loss, CEO of Diet Free Life, LLC., entrepreneur, TV personality, motivational speaker, author, certified nutritionist and fitness expert who currently serves on the Presidential Task Force on Obesity for the National Medical Association. (More)

David-Dorian Ross
American T’ai Chi Champion

David-Dorian Ross has been playing T'ai Chi (The Art of Harmony) for 35 years and holds the record as America's competitive T'ai Chi Champion - winning 8 US Gold Medals, a World Silver medal and 2 World Bronze medals in T'ai Chi performance David-Dorian is the founder of T'ai Chi Fitness Instructor Training (F.I.T.)™ - the first teacher training program recognized by the fitness industry. (More)

Billy Beck III
Billy earned his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and his Masters in Exercise Physiology. He has been awarded many honors including the MET-Rx World’s Best Personal Trainer contest champion (2 times) and was named the PEAK and Personal Fitness Professional Magazine Personal Trainer of the Year. His expertise has been featured on NBC, CBS, Fox and ABC as well as on the pages of Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and dozens of other magazines, radio shows and interviews. He is the author of “LEAN & Mean: Fat Burning Secrets of the World’s Best Personal Trainer.”

Claudia Micco
Wellness Coordinator, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

A pioneer in the mind/body fitness movement for over 25 years, Claudia Micco teaches and trains clients from all over the world. She is also the creator of the HypnoFit method, combining self-hypnosis, exercise and “Aloha” to create life long healthy habits. She holds her ERYT 500 thru the Yoga Alliance, is a member of the Pilates Method Alliance and is a licensed Hypnotherapist and Massage Therapist.

Carl J. Powell, III
Carl J. Powell III is a classic, and has become one of the most well-known, well respected Fitness Experts in the business. For over 30 years, Carl has traveled the globe training entertaining audiences with his unique approach to total Wellness. With14 exercise videos to his credit, he is also the host of Magnificent Living Today, a local cable talk show. A Taijifit Master Trainer, Carl is a certified Taijifit, Pilates and Yoga Instructor, and has been certified by the American Council on Exercise, the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America.

Dr. Pat McLean
Dr. Pat McLean received her doctorate from Life College in 1984 after undergraduate work at Old Dominion University. She is certified by Dr. Richard van Rumpt in Directional Non-Force Technique. She and her husband, Dr. Michael McLean, have developed the LightForce® adjusting technique and LightForce® Corrective Care, a new approach to chronic recurring problems. This extremely gentle technique requires no popping, twisting, or “cracking” of the spine. Dr. McLean has served as the Virginia Delegate to the Representative Assembly of the International Chiropractor's Association, and is a nationally known speaker on Chiropractic, Cold Laser and Optimum Living. She was Virginia Chiropractor of the Year in 1997.

Krista Ferguson
Krista Ferguson is an author, seasoned professional fitness trainer, wellness coach, co-founder of Diet Free Life and creator of ENVIRO Eating, a program that offers simple solutions to eco-friendly eating. ENVIRO Eating empowers people with the knowledge of how to embrace sustainability so we can preserve our resources for future generations to enjoy.