Wellness Series

Beauty is more than skin deep. We believe that true beauty incorporates wellbeing, which is a whole body and mind experience,  incorporating diverse topics that can influence our overall wellness. Our season of JUARA Wellness Webinars address the questions, concerns, and self-care needs of our community. We have lined up sanity-saving how-to's, answers to medical, relationship, professional, and overall self-care questions, presented in an authentic, no-nonsense, straight-talking sort of way, with a big dash of positive vibes. Have a scroll to catch up on some of our thought provoking sessions and inspiring guests!

How to Foster Cyberwellness in an Online Era

JUARA Webinar, August 27, 2020

With Jay Scnheider, Hosted by JUARA Co-Founder Metta Murdaya

With the new norm leaving most of us and our families living online, learn about how to stay secure, safe and thriving in these times. From security need-to-knows to incorporating ways to feel connected without being overwhelmed online, join the discussion on Technology and CyberWellness and learn how to maintain balance, wellness, and sanity for you and your family.

Speaker Bio: Jay Schneider is the Director of Professional Services and Operations for ZyLAB North America, an international software company. In addition to being a Cybersecurity and Technology expert, he is also a dad trying to work from home and oversee his kids' remote schooling in a pandemic.

Beauty Inside and Out: A Mental Health Perspective during the COVID-19 Pandemic

JUARA Webinar, August 13, 2020

WITH DR. ALLIE SHARMA, HOSTED by Juara co-founder Metta Murdaya

A conversation of self-perception and self confidence in these pressure filled times. How can we address the dichotomy between our internal feelings and expected appearance in a visually oriented, supercharged zoom & online interaction-only norm? Learn about exploring inner vulnerabilities, recognize how mental health issues can manifest, how to cope, and how to own your beauty, strength, and confidence inside and out.

Contact information

Website: www.mind-studios.com
Follow Allie on Instagram.

Speaker Bio: Dr. Sonali (Allie) Sharma is a Cornell-trained Clinical Adult Psychiatrist with a private practice in Manhattan for over 10 years. She is also the founder of Mind-Studios, A podcast platform to humanize and normalize the conversation about mental health. Dr. Sharma is the host-ess of two podcasts, Model Mentality, and Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie Sharma - a safe space to collectively share stories and offer ideas for maintaining mental health and finding the silver lining in light of this health crisis.

How to Speak Effectively Beyond our Differences

JUARA Webinar, August 6. 2020

With Natsuyo Lipschutz, hosted by JUARA Co-Founder Yoshiko Roth-Hidalgo

Learn how to equip yourself with advanced cross-cultural communication skills needed to improve team dynamics, bridge cultural gaps, and leverage the diversity within your teams. Natsuyo Lipschutz is Founder & Managing Principal of ASPIRE Intelligence, a strategy consulting firm, as well as Executive Consultant for Breakthrough Speaking, a global public speaking consultancy

Contact Information

Website: http://natsuyolipschutz.us

Follow Natsuyo on Facebook @btspeakingglobal

Speaker Bio: Natsuyo Lipschutz is the founder & managing principal of ASPIRE Intelligence, a strategy consulting firm, as well as an executive consultant for Breakthrough Speaking, a global public speaking consultancy. Natsuyo is author of Amazon Japan’s #1 rated presentation book, 20Ji Ni Sogiotose. (English: “Say it in 20 words”) and also co-author to the bestseller The Success Blueprint.

Making the impossible possible through collaboration

JUARA Webinar, July 23, 2020

With Cassie Freeman, hosted by JUARA Co-Founder Metta Murdaya

Bring people together with intention and tap into your circles of community that will make what you want to happen HAPPEN! Cassie will share her own personal journey as an acclaimed actor, creator, and educator. As a connector and collaboration mastermind, she will also offer tools of effective communication and community building. Cassie is an unstoppable force of creativity who will inspire you to harness your own power to fully express yourself, discover, explore, and act on the possibilities that you can create.


Cassie: www.creativehaus.com

Follow Cassie on Instagram @cassiedamsel

Speaker Bio: Cassandra is an actor, writer, executive consultant and communications trainer, adjunct Professor at Fordham, and founder of Creatrix Haus. She has shared the screen with Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah, Chris Rock, Tom Selleck, Alfre Woodard, Donald Glover, and many more. Cassandra specializes in communication, and diversity training for corporations, and teaches actors, writers, directors, and stage designers the skill of collaboration. She is the founder of several non-profit organizations that help children unlock their creativity, and her latest venture is founding Creatrix Haus - a company that brings creative people together to affect positive change in the world.

How to Shop Smart & Save Money During Challenging Times

JUARA Webinar, July 16, 2020

With Trae Bodge, Hosted by JUARA co-founder Yoshiko Roth-Hidalgo

Join Smart Shopping Expert & Lifestyle Journalist Trae Bodge to learn how to improve your financial wellness during challenging times. From finding the best deals to unique ways to make extra money and finding side hustles, Trae will share her personal finance enhancing strategies and latest discoveries to help people save money. 

contact information

Website:  www.truetrae.com and www.onetakemedia.biz/ 

Follow Trae on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @truetrae

Speaker Bio: Trae Bodge is an accomplished lifestyle journalist and TV commentator who specializes in smart shopping and saving money. Her expert commentary can be found on CNNUnderscored.com, USNews.com, Kiplinger.com, and Marketwatch.com, and in magazines like Newsweek, Better Homes & Gardens, and Woman’s Day. She has appeared on-air hundreds of times, including on Good Morning America’s GMA3, NBC Nightly News, Inside Edition, and network affiliates around the country.

Harnessing Creativity and Staying Inspired in the Face of Challenge

JUARA Webinar, July 2, 2020


An open dialogue with world-renowned concert pianist and Steinway artist Adam Gyorgy who will share his personal story on elevating oneself through sharpening mind, body, and creative energies to face challenges in these pandemic times. Adam will speak about staying focused, positive, and being adaptable to create space for one's own genius to arise.

Contact information

Website:  Adam Gyorgy Foundationhttp://www.adamgyorgy.com/en
Follow Adam on Facebook @adamgyorgy

Speaker Bio: With over a million followers on Facebook, Adam is a world-renowned concert pianist who has achieved international recognition with a global fan base. As a Steinway Artist and one of the finest and most innovative performers of his generation, he preserves the tradition of historic classical artistry and brings a modern twist with his improvisations. With 20 years of performance experience on the global stage, Adam gives back to developing music communities across the world, especially Indonesia, through The Adam Gyorgy Foundation.

Real Benefit or Marketing Ploy? Test your Green Skincare IQ

JUARA Webinar, June 25, 2020

With Jennifer Hurtikant, hosted by JUARA Co-Founder Yoshiko Roth-Hidalgo

Green and clean formulations have been on the rise.  But what “green” claims actually matter and which ones do not?  Join Jennifer Hurtikant, formulation expert and Chief Technical Officer at The Meta Beauty Group, who will shed light on some of the most common claims and which ones actually matter.

Contact Information

Website: https://www.metabeautygroup.com/

Speaker Bio: With over 20 years of experience in Cosmetic Research & Development, Jennifer Hurtikant has been at the forefront of product innovation, creating several award-winning formulations along the way. Having earned her Master’s Degree in Cosmetic Chemistry, she is founding partner of Meta Beauty Group, an innovation consultancy and incubator.

Fight Fear & Stay Sane

JUARA Webinar, May 27, 2020

With SheIla ferguson, hosted by juara co-founder Metta Murdaya

Sheila Ferguson, author of Journey Back to Me, shows us how to reliably tap into our inner strength, wisdom & peace. We can't choose our circumstances, but we can always choose how we want to respond to them. In this discussion, we will help everyone recall what we have always known and perhaps forgotten -- something we all do when we get caught in the demands of our busy lives or fixated on difficulties we encounter. We lose ourselves and forget what's important. Until we remember.

Speaker Bio: Sheila Ferguson is a former high tech executive, business performance expert, and author of Journey Back to Me: Touring the Landscape of My Mind, an imaginative tale that gift-wraps all the power of a groundbreaking self-help book into one rollercoaster of a story. Its lessons, perfect for the current challenges we find ourselves, teach us that governing our thoughts is the key to joyful living and becoming our best selves.

Lets "Wine" Down Together

JUARA Webinar, May 21, 2020

With Heather Whitman, hosted by JUARA co-founder Metta Murdaya

Did you know that it is one thing to drink wine-and another to taste it? Time to awaken our senses, relax, and enjoy a wine-tasting (BYOWine!) from the comfort of your home. Plus, learn some behind-the-scenes of winemaking from an industry insider! Don't drink wine? Bring your own fragrant beverage - coffee, tea, or even whiskey! 

Contact Information

Website: https://www.vininterest.com/

Follow Heather on Instagram @vininterest

Speaker Bio: Heather Whitman, Sommelier & Founder of Vininterest

Time for Self-Love and Mindful Awareness

JUARA Webinar, May 13, 2020

With Tiffany Panhilason, Hosted BY JUARA CO-FOUNDER METTA MURDAYA

In challenging times, we have an opportunity to create a space where we can be better, more mindful, loving, and conscious people by starting with self-love and practices that can get us connected to ourselves and others. As a successful screen actress, founder of two fashion brands, and the President of Mentari's Human Trafficking Survivors Empowerment Program, Tiffany sees humanity in many forms. Come hear her experiences and insights on how to navigate oneself to a bright, joyful, and loving place through the pandemic and beyond. 

contact information

Website: IMDB profile, One One Six
Follow Tiffany on Instagram @tiffanypanhilason

Speaker Bio: Tiffany Panhilason, Actor, Activist, Entrepreneur (One One Six, Love Remedy), and Trauma Informed Mindfulness Leader and Author.

Jamu - How an Ancient Tradition Can be Today's Sanity Saver.

JUARA Webinar, May 7, 2020


Getting control over your own environment is tough today - but being in control of how you take care of yourself is incredibly empowering. Learn how 2000 years of secrets can be readily available at your disposal and you can be your own wellbeing healer at home!

Contact information

Website: https://www.juaraskincare.com

Follow Metta on Instagram @mmurdaya

Speaker Bio: Metta Murdaya, JUARA Co-Founder

Drinking the Correct Tea to Support you through Pandemic Times

JUARA Webinar, June 4, 2020

With Dr. Clayton Shiu, hosted by JUARA Co-Founder Metta Murdaya

Have you ever wondered how the ritual of drinking Tea and other daily health rituals can keep your mind, body, and spirit Healthy? Join us as we learn from an expert, the differences between famous Asian teas, their oxidative properties, their Chinese herbal benefits, and so much more. Together, we'll share a cup of positivetea!

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Speaker Bio: Dr. Shiu is a Board Certified Nationally Licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, Founder of The Shiu Clinic

Skincare fact or fiction? Shedding light on skincare's biggest questions!

JUARA Webinar, April 23, 2020


Can pores really shrink and does red wine cause skin redness?  Shed light on the most common skincare mysteries and separate fact from fiction with JUARA Co-Founder Yoshiko.  

contact information

Website: https://www.juaraskincare.com

Speaker Bio: Yoshiko Roth-Hidalgo, JUARA Co-Founder

From Wannabe-Productive to Getting Sh*t Done.

JUARA Webinar, April 8, 2020


Suddenly being at home when boundaries between work, play, personal life and kids all blurred together can seem liberating in short bursts, but a disaster for getting things done in the long term. So how do we cut through the chaos and make space for productivity? 

Contact information

Website: https://www.communityjourneys.com/  

Explore Andrea's latest Sapphire Circle Coaching Program.

Speaker Bio: Andrea Bednar, Master Performance Coach & founder of Community Journeys

How to Get Along While Hunkering Down

JUARA Webinar, April 5, 2020

With Dr. Sahar Khoshakhlagh, hosted by JUARA co-founder, Metta Murdaya

Learn how to better communicate and resolve conflict in your relationship and family while being confined at home in this interactive session with Dr. Koshakhlagh. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and receive advice for your particular case.

Contact Info

Website: http://cgctherapy.com/about

Speaker Bio: Dr. Sahar Khoshakhlagh, Psy.D., LMFT, Common Ground Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, PLLC

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