Brenda Elsagher, International Speaker, Author, CHP

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Keynote Speaker

Brenda Elsagher is an international speaker, author, and comedian and loves to help people laugh! An experience with cancer began a journey of learning to use humor to cope with difficult things. This prompted a career shift from a small business owner to comedian and she learned to talk about taboo subjects that brought out great laughter. Not long after that, at age 42 she attended college and wrote her first book. She got an A by the way! Since then, she has written 4 other books and became a CHP, Certified Humor Professional through the Association of Applied and Therapeutic Humor, one of less than 100 people in the world with that designation. Brenda was appointed the volunteer position of Director of Affiliated Support Group Affairs for the United Ostomy Association of America and calls herself the “cheerleader” working with nearly 300 support groups across the USA. Brenda resides in Lakeville, MN and is a mother of two, and grandma to two and married to the same old husband for 34 years.


Saturday, 4/22/23 8:45-10:00 AM

Keynote: Humor and Healing from the Patient’s Perspective

This presentation will be engaging, funny, and heartwarming, giving the massage therapist an opportunity to experience the perspective of a patient.  A rare look “behind the scenes,” with numerous and humorous insights for massage therapists, they will walk away assured they make a difference in the lives of their patients.