An entertaining, provocative, and sought-after public speaker,
Joan has a special ability to translate stories and discoveries
from her space research to our lives on Earth
Maria Cattaui, Emeritus Exec. Director,
  International Chamber of Commerce


Joan Vernikos, founder of Third Age Health and former Director of Life Sciences at NASA, shows you how to use the power of gravity, and manage stress, to take control of your health and vigor. Dr. Joan motivates, coaches and trains individuals, businesses and organizations to grab the challenge, put a spark in their life and provide value to their stakeholders.

Joan draws on deep organizational executive leadership experience, coupled with her own space and stress research, to deliver a powerful and motivational message.

To inquire about having Joan speak for your organization, click here.

"Joan Vernikos gives practical recommendations on how we can best take charge of our health and maintain our independence."

Sen. John Glenn, forward to The G-Connection, Harness Gravity and Reverse Aging

"Joan engages the room and explains what stress is and how to deal with it in a fun and thoughtful way. You'll walk away with new ideas, practical stress management tools and tips for instant relief to use at home and in the workplace"

Bruce La Fetra, St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, CA

"Wonderful!...favorite tip was to relax my jaw when I feel stressed. I get instant relief every time!"

Kristy Dalrymple, aeronautical engineer, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, CA

Recent presentations:
  • Harvard Business School Alumni, Washington DC: The Road to Active Living.
  • Lockheed Martin Women’s Intrinsic Network, Sunnyvale, CA: Managing Stress in the Workplace (webinar transmitted throughout Lockheed nationally)
  • Institute of Science and Technology, San Lorenzo, Brazil: Gravity, is the Great Sculptor – Ignore it at your Peril.
  • Stanford Health Library, CA: Stress Fitness for Seniors
  • Executive Womens’ Roundtable, Washington, DC: The G-Connection: The Road to Active Living.
  • HAWC, Arlington, VA : Managing Stress in Today’s Uncertainty - A Half Day Workshop.
  • University of N. Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC: Space, Age, Health.
  • Charlottesville Senior Center, VA: Managing Stress – Stress Fitness for Seniors.

For Inquiries or Bookings, contact Dr. Joan by clicking here.

See her speak at NASA here.

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