Recovery 2.0

with Tommy Rosen

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Conference Overview

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16,000 people from 70 Countries participated.
35 experts shared cutting-edge, inspirational, practical,
powerful teachings about addiction, recovery and personal transformation.
All 35 hours of interviews are available to you now.
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The Experts

Learn more about each speaker and their session!


A Special Keynote Message

with Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson is a hugely successful international entrepreneur, icon, and chairman of the Virgin Group. His autobiography Losing My Virginity and his second book Screw It, Let's Do It have both been international bestsellers.


The Addicted Brain: Insights From a Neuroscientist and Former Drug Addict

with Dr. Marc Lewis

Dr. Marc Lewis is a developmental neuroscientist and professor of human development and applied psychology at Radboud University in the Netherlands, and professor emeritus at the University of Toronto. He is the author of over fifty journal publications in neuroscience and developmental psychology.


The Globalization of Addiction

with Dr. Bruce Alexander

Bruce Alexander is a psychologist and Professor Emeritus at Simon Fraser University, where he has worked since 1970. His primary research interest has been the psychology of addiction. He is best known in the UK for the "Rat Park" experiments, which helped to demonstrate the falsity of the outworn belief that simple exposure to narcotic drugs … More


May Cause Miracles

with Gabrielle Bernstein

Featured on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday as one of the next generation thought leaders, Gabrielle Bernstein is making her mark. Expanding the lexicon for the next generation spiritual seekers, Gabrielle is a #1 bestselling author and launched her new book, May Cause Miracles, at the beginning of January 2013!


Meditation and Transformation of the Addictive Mind

with Guru Charan

Gurucharan Singh Khalsa is a psychotherapist, teacher and writer, and is a world recognized expert in Kundalini Yoga. He is a business consultant, therapist, past MIT instructor and the director of a large community of yoga practitioners.


The Sacred Chamber - Connecting with Your Highest Self

with Jennifer McLean

Internationally acclaimed entrepreneur, author and creator of The Body Dialog system of healing, Jennifer McLean is a spiritual catalyst. Intelligent, heart-centered and mindful Jennifer works with the acclaimed masters from the transformational thought and wellness communities, amplifying their teachings at a level her audience can absorb, no… More


Maintaining Sobriety, Achieving Balance and Healing Families

with Elisa Hallerman

Elisa is an attorney and a certified drug and alcohol counselor, and she is currently pursuing her Master’s and Ph.D. in Depth Psychology with an emphasis in Somatic Studies at the Pacifica Graduate Institute. Elisa Hallerman founded HallyLife in October 2011 and opened HallyLife/WEST, a sober living house, that same month. She combined her pa… More


Meditations from The Mat and Along the Road of Recovery

with Rolf Gates

Rolf Gates, author of the acclaimed book on yogic philosophy Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga is one of the leading voices of modern yoga. Rolf conducts Vinyasa Intensives and 200/500 Teacher Trainings throughout the US and abroad.


Recovering Couples: From Dysfunction to True Love

with Beverly Berg

Beverly Berg, MFT, PhD, has worked with children and adults in her psychotherapy practice for over 25 years. She has been active in the field of chemical dependency as a marriage, family, and child therapist since 1982. Dr. Berg’s work is founded on the integration of psychological, emotional, physical, and spiritual well being. She has studie… More


Emotional Freedom Technique and Overcoming Addiction

with Nick Ortner

Nicolas Ortner is the CEO of "The Tapping Solution," and Creator and Executive Producer of the breakthrough documentary, "The Tapping Solution," which explores EFT or "tapping", a healing tool based on ancient Chinese acupressure and modern psychology.


Take Refuge: The Buddhist Path of Recovery

with Noah Levine

Noah Levine is a Buddhist teacher, author and counselor. He is trained to teach by Jack Kornfield of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA. He teaches meditation classes, workshops and retreats nationally as well as leading groups in juvenile halls and prisons.


Beyond Addiction: The Yogic Path to Recovery

with Sat Dharam Kaur

Sat Dharam Kaur is a naturopathic doctor, writer and Kundalini Yoga teacher who has developed a 16 module addiction recovery program called Beyond Addiction: The Yogic Path to Recovery, incorporating the teachings of Yogi Bhajan, Dr. Gabor Maté and naturopathic principles. The program includes Kundalini Yoga, breathing techniques, meditation, … More


Starving for Love: Recovering from Eating Disorders

with Chelsea Roff

Chelsea Roff is a nationally-recognized author, speaker, and yoga instructor. She serves as Managing Editor for the Chopra family’s online magazine, Intent, and integrates her background in science, women’s health, and humanitarian issues in her teaching and writing.


Women in Recovery: The Graceful Path of Recovery

with Aykanna

Sukhdev Jackson leads "The Power Of A Woman" retreats and is an acclaimed musician using the ancient science of yoga and chanting as she travels internationally, teaching and giving concerts with the musical group Aykanna, inspiring people to reconnect with their true identity - their Soul.


Sex and Relationships in Recovery

with Anna David

Anna David has been writing about addiction and recovery for nearly her entire 12+ years of sobriety—in her book Party Girl, which Dr. Drew Pinsky has hailed as "the best book about addiction and recovery I've come across," in her three books that followed and for publications as varied as Details and The Daily Beast. She also speaks at colleg… More


Kick any Habit, Manage Any Addiction

with Christopher Kennedy Lawford

In recovery for more than 26 years from drug addiction, Christopher Kennedy Lawford campaigns tirelessly on behalf of the recovery community in both the public and private sectors. He currently works with the United Nations, the Canadian Center on Substance Abuse, the White House Office on Drug Control Policy, and the World Health Organization… More


Food, Drugs and Fear: A Survivor's Tale of Recovery and Triumph

with Rainbeau Mars

Rainbeau Mars – From her birth under a double rainbow to her rise on the big screen, this actor, author, and innovator has left imprints of her inspiring story around the world. She has a natural ability to lead individuals on a journey to a greener, healthier lifestyle.  In her 3 Week Cleanse program, offered seasonally online to a global com… More


The Daily Love and Recovery

with Mastin Kipp

Mastin Kipp is an entrepreneur and writer from Los Angeles, CA. He is the founder of which is a website, daily email and Twitter account that’s merging pop culture with inspiration.


Ayurveda: The Ancient Science of Living and Recovery

with Durga Leela

Durga Leela (spiritual name) is the founder of Yoga of Recovery. Durga holds the RYT-500 qualification, having completed both the Sivananda Yoga teachers Training Course and an Advanced Yoga Training. She is also extensively trained in Meditation and Vedanta.


InSight: Vipassana on The Path of Recovery

with Trudy Goodman

Trudy Goodman is currently the senior Vipassana teacher in Los Angeles from the Theravada lineage of the major meditation centers  where Trudy trained -- and now teaches, with the blessings of her teachers: Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA, The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, and Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA.


Spiritual Healing: Living in Connection With a Higher Power

with Akahdahmah Jackson

Akahdahmah Jackson is a 5th generation plant and spirit medicine man, inheriting this legacy from his Great Great Aunt Mamie, a pinewoods plant and spirit medicine woman from Alabama.  He was ordained as a Harmonic Healing Minister, in 2000, he serves the community as a Herbalist,  Spiritual Councilor, Whole-listic Health Educator, Longevity M… More


Understanding The Roots of Addiction

with Dr. Gabor Maté

Dr. Gabor Maté is a Hungarian-born Canadian physician who specializes in the study and treatment of addiction and is also widely recognized for his unique perspective on Attention Deficit Disorder and his firmly held belief in the connection between mind and body health.


Profound Recovery Through The Food You Eat

with David Wolfe

Internationally renowned author and one of the world’s foremost authorities on raw-food nutrition, David Wolfe conducts nearly 100 health lectures and seminars, and hosts at least 6 raw adventure retreats each year in the United States, Canada, Europe, the South Pacific, as well as in Central and South America.


A Master Yogi's Eye View of Addiction and Recovery

with Guru Singh

Guru Singh m.s.s., is a yogi, teacher, writer, composer-musician, shaman, ordained minister, healer, and most importantly as he says "a family man", living in Los Angeles and sometimes in India, London and New Mexico. Living with his wife and their two children, his life exemplifies a delicate and vital balance; honoring family and personal co… More


Addiction, The Body + The Chakras

with Ashley Turner

Elevating personal growth as a lifestyle, Ashley Turner, M.A. is a mind-body psychotherapist and yoga-meditation teacher. The creator of 4 best-selling yoga dvd's, Ashley offers free weekly video trainings, works with clients via Skype and leads events to power points around the globe.


The Last Bet: A Life Beyond Gambling Addiction

with Arnie Wexler

Arnie Wexler is one of the foremost experts on compulsive gambling in this country, and has been involved in helping compulsive gamblers for over 30 years. He has appeared on many of America's top television shows, including Oprah, NightLine, and 48 Hours. He has been quoted and profiled in hundreds of magazines and newspapers. Find out more a… More


The Landscape of Drug and Alcohol Treatment Today

with Dr. Howard Samuels

Howard C. Samuels, PsyD is a leading drug and alcohol addiction expert. He is a licensed therapist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with years of experience running two successful treatment centers, and is the founder of The Hills Treatment Center.

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with Ron Tannebaum and Kenny Pomerance

Ronald Tannebaum and Kenny Pomerance are the Co Founders of, the largest social network dedicated to the global recovery community.  They have 60 years of combined continuous recovery, and through their work with they are able to serve hundreds of thousands of pe… More


Yoga and 12 Step Recovery

with Nikki Myers

Nikki Myers developed Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR) in 2004. Nikki is an accomplished yoga therapist, teacher and somatic experiencing practitioner.


Yoga and Your Relationship With Food

with Kia Miller

Kia is a devoted Yogini and teacher who imparts her wonderful passion for life and well-being in her teaching. Her style pulls from multiple yogic disciplines, and is both intuitive and steeped in the traditional aspects of yoga.


Caregiver Burnout & Compassion Fatigue

with Jamie Huysman

James Huysman, Psy. D, LCSW, aka Dr. Jamie, is a fierce advocate of patient-centered healthcare and a work force in touch with its own wellness.  He is a popular conference speaker and media guest on the topics of caregiver burnout, compassion fatigue, addictions and healthcare reform.  Dr. Huysman blogs for Psychology Today, writes for Florid… More


Finding the True Path of Recovery: Moving from the Head to the Heart

with Guru Prem

Guru Prem Singh Khalsa is a Yoga Teacher and has been teaching Kundalini Yoga for over 25 years. He is certified by the Kundalini Research Institute as a Trainer of Teachers of Kundalini Yoga. Guru Prem travels throughout the world teaching the principles of Divine Alignment to students of all types of Yoga. He has had a Yoga therapy/therapeut… More


Recovery 2.0: A Holistic Approach to Addiction and Recovery

with Tommy Rosen

Tommy Rosen is a certified Vinyasa Flow and Kundalini Yoga Teacher and a leading authority on addiction and recovery with 20 years experience helping others to overcome addictions of every kind.  He is one of the pioneers in the relatively new field of Yoga and Recovery, which utilizes yoga and meditation to help people to move beyond addictio… More


Hazelden Turns 64: Best Practices of In-Patient Treatment for Addiction

with Daniel Frigo

Dr. Frigo is an academician who trained and practiced as a clinical social worker.  He has taught graduate students for 18 years and received three awards for excellence in teaching at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he taught for 12 years, and where he continues to teach as a visiting professor.  Dr. Frigo’s academic and r… More

Your Host


Tommy Rosen

Tommy Rosen is a yoga teacher and addiction recovery expert who has spent the last two decades immersed in yoga, recovery and wellness. Tommy is certified in both Hatha and Kundalini Yoga and Meditation. He is one of the pioneers in the burgeoning field of Yoga and Recovery and has over twenty years of experience assisting others to holistically transcend addictions of all kinds. Tommy teaches regularly at yoga conferences and festivals, including Wanderlust, Hanuman, Bhaktifest and Tadasana. He is the host of the upcoming Recovery 2.0: Beyond Addiction Online Conference and also teaches annually at Esalen, Omega and Kripalu.  

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