John Pierre to Speak at Chicago VeganMania Event on Saturday, October 10th

veganmaniaChicago VeganMania is a celebration of the dynamic new vegan culture and community. It will take place on Saturday, October 10, 2015 and it will bring together vegan restaurants, vegan food companies, community leaders, entrepreneurs, doctors, chefs, businesses, organizations, singers and dancers in one big place to show them all off to the world.

Chicago VeganMania is a big friendly party and festival with wonderful food, great music, lively entertainment, unique vegan products and great vegan chefs. This is the fifth year for Chicago VeganMania and this year they’re back, bigger than ever. So stop by for an exciting and wonderful day.

Chicago VeganMania boasts two presenter stages – the Main Presentation Stage where you can gain knowledge and inspiration from some of the vegan movement’s top leaders and thinkers, and the more in-depth and participatory Panel Discussion Stage, where groups of well-known vegans and everyday heroes join forces to discuss ideas and lifestyle tips in a more casual environment.

For a more personal experience, they are expanding their popular Ask A Vegan Expert tables where you can get one-on-one advice from a vegan expert advice on anything from baking, parenting, fitness tip or legal advice.

The Main Presentation Stage
This year, Chicago VeganMania has exciting lineup of presenters representing some of the most important areas of vegan thought and healthy and compassionate living. Presenters this year are:

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, Compassionate Cooks and the 30-Day Vegan Challenge

Alex Hershaft – FARM USA

John Pierre – Vegan Fitness Trainer to the Stars – He speak about first book, “The Pillars of Health,” along with doing a fitness panel.  He will also talk about the Living With Harmony community he is building.

Dr. Joel Kahn – leading vegan cardiologist

Robert Grillo  – leader of Free From Harm

Carrie LeBlanc – from Compassion Works International

The Panel Discussion Stage
The forums and discussions are being held in a more intimate setting that allows up close connection with the speakers. These panel discussions more casually structured and are designed to encourage the free flow of ideas as well as increased opportunities for audience participation.

We hope you can visit Chicago VeganMania and be sure to meet our founder John Pierre!

John PierreNutrition and Fitness Consultant

John Pierre is a nutrition and fitness consultant who has devoted over 30 years to improving the lives of others through his expertise in plant-based nutrition, physical fitness, women’s empowerment, geriatrics, and compassionate living.

As a dedicated activist, John gives lectures across the nation at schools, conferences, businesses and retreats to help improve the health and well-being of others. John also teaches fun and exhilarating boot camps and offers one-on-one personal training to people of all ages. Just a few of John’s clients include Maggie Q, Ellen DeGeneres, Emily Deschanel and Pamela Anderson.

John has also been inducted into the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) Hall of Fame for his dedication to spreading the message of plant-based nutrition, peace and compassion to improve people’s lives, the treatment of animals and concerns facing our environment.

Whether it is speaking at a conference, teaching a boot camp class or donating his time and money to an organization in need, John has devoted his life to making the world a better place with every opportunity he has.

John has written two books: “The Pillars of Health”, which focuses on the four pillars of health–nutrition, mind, motion and compassion— and “Strong, Savvy, Safe,” which focuses on tools for protection and vibrant health.

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