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Janet Omstead

Author, Play Expert, Speaker

Events, Features, and Interviews

Book Janet to speak at your in-person or virtual summit, guest on your podcast or teach in your mastermind program.

Official Bio

Janet Omstead is on a mission to re-ignite the world’s passion for play to fight chronic disease while improving quality of life as we age.  

With over 20+ years of experience in the health and wellness industry, she helps individuals and groups reframe exercise as play so they can make sustainable progress toward optimal health while having fun! 

Whether speaking, coaching, or leading RED January Canada, Janet’s strength lies in her joyful, “anything is possible” approach. 

She believes optimal health begins with the habit of play and based her best-selling book “The Play Book:  How To Get In The Habit Of Good Health” on a toolbox full of valuable tips and resources.

Keynote:  Moving Towards Vitality:  The Power of Play!

Janet Omstead was the keynote speaker at our Women in Business Conference, Ambitious AF: Fearless Growth & Connection for Women in Business, on July 12th, 2023. Janet’s ability to blend insightful knowledge with an interactive experience was what set this keynote apart. She had a knack for infusing the science-backed benefits of play with real-world anecdotes that resonated with every audience member. I would definitely recommend Janet’s keynote, Moving Towards Vitality: The Power of Play.

Workshop:  Move Towards Success:  Balancing Work And Wellbeing

Questions For Janet.

The Power of ‘PLAY’ as a Foundation for a Healthy and Longer Life:

  • 1
    What is ‘PLAY’?
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    How did you discover the importance of play?
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    Why is it important to incorporate play into your day?
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    What are the ongoing health benefits of play?
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    What action steps can people start doing today to incorporate play-based movement into their day?
  • 6
    What is the Play and the mind/body connection?

Janet Omstead on self-care (or being a caregiver)

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    What steps can we take to help ourselves before we help others?
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    How can we find time to play even when life gets in the way?
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    Why some people can create lasting change and some can’t.

Janet Omstead on mental health:

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    The brain-changing benefits of play
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    How can play add healthy years to your life?
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    What can the outdoors provide us with to manage our mood?
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