Kristi and Dr. Daniel Falk give a fun twist on being healthy in their debut children’s book.
About the Authors
Kristi Jacques Falk is the founder and executive director of The Wellness Council for South Carolina. Kristi, a resident near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is passionate about the positive effects “true wellness” has on the lives of children and adults in South Carolina.
Diagnosed with juvenile diabetes at the age of twelve, Kristi has searched for a healthy path for her life. In 2000, she owned and operated Abundant Life Whole Foods Market in Conway, South Carolina, where her knowledge of healthy lifestyles expanded and was put to good use. After a couple of years, she realized that she needed to reach a larger audience and organized the Alternative Healthcare Expo, which later became The Wellness Expo of Myrtle Beach. In 2006, Kristi founded The Wellness Council for South Carolina with a goal of educating and improving the lives of citizens throughout the state.
She has appeared on local television and radio programs and featured in publications such as Coastal Business Life, South Carolina Woman Magazine, Natural Awakenings Magazine, The Sun News, and Weekly Surge. She is currently a member of the South Carolina Association of Non-Profit Organizations, South Carolina Public Health Association, Some Free Horry, and is co-chair of the Training and Education Committee of Eat Smart, Move More SC.
Her first children’s book, Eartha Gets Well, which she co-authored with her husband, puts the message of healthy choices and the impact we can have on the Earth into words and pictures that children can understand.
Dr. Daniel A. Falk serves as president of the Board of Directors for The Wellness Council for South Carolina. A resident near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Dr. Falk’s enthusiasm for helping people can be seen each day in his chiropractic practice. He not only treats patients, but educates the public to live active, healthy, and happy lives. Dr. Falk brings this enthusiasm to The Wellness Council to help it achieve the mission of improving the health of all of South Carolina.
Dr. Falk received his doctor of chiropractic from Parker College of Chiropractic, cum laude, with a bachelor of science degree in anatomy. He also received a bachelor of art degree in biological sciences, with a minor in economics from Rutgers College, Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Although Dr. Falk specializes in a family chiropractic practice, he also has significant training in sports chiropractic, having worked with tri-athletes as an “IronDoc” at the Iron Man Championship Competition in Hawaii. He was the official chiropractic physician of the Carolina Spartans, the profession women’s football team of Myrtle Beach. He also serves as president of the South Carolina Chiropractic Association through 2013, as well as a member of The American Chiropractic Association, Kiwanis of Conway, Rotary of Conway, Conway Chamber of Commerce, and the Conway Toastmasters.
His first children’s book, Eartha Gets Well, which was co-written with his wife Kristi, puts the message of health choices and the impact we can have on the Earth into words and pictures that children can understand.
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About the Book
Eartha Gets Well is available through the BQB online store, and the below retailers: