Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back_Adrienne_Bulinski

How does your world go from success to tragedy in a matter of seconds? And then, how do you pick yourself up and keep marching forward? How do you find your footing? 

You are invited to a FREE community event sponsored by the HOPE Coalition of Boulder County.  Bouncing Back: Caring For Emotional Health When Physical Ability Changes

This event is intended for everyone, including: parents, older adults, athletes (casual to competitive), coaches and trainers, and therapists.

Saturday, April 2, 2016
8:30 – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Boulder Valley Christian Church (7100 S. Boulder Road, Boulder, CO)

The conference is free but your RSVP is greatly appreciated.  Please register by March 25 at If you miss the 3/25 registration deadline please call as you are still welcome to attend!

For questions: 303.880.6030 or

Bouncing Back Agenda:

8:30-9:00 Check in/ Breakfast
9:00-9:45 Adrienne Bulinski — Finding Your Footing
9:45-10:15 Travis Maron — Whose Game Is It?
10:20-10:50 Dr. Sherrie Ballantine — A Walk Through the Years: Navigating Injury from Youth to Adulthood
11:00-11:30 Robin Saltonstall PhD — Staying in The Game in the Second Half of Life
11:30-12:10 Small group discussions
12:10-12:30 Q/A with all presenters

Adrienne_Bulinski_motivational_speakerKeynote for Bouncing Back

Adrienne Bulinski: Finding Your Footing

Description: How does your world go from success to tragedy in a matter of seconds? And then, how do you pick yourself up and keep marching forward? How do you find your footing? Adrienne has walked-the-walk of perseverance, and while it isn’t easy, it is possible! Join Adrienne as she shares her story of success and failure, depression and attitude, and overcoming life’s obstacles. Adrienne puts it all out there, helping audiences navigate their own challenges: challenges that are both emotional and physical. You can indeed find your footing!


Breakout Sessions: 

Dr-Sherrie-Ballantine-1-150x150 Dr. Sherrie Ballantine-Talmadge: A Walk Through the Years: Navigating Injury from Youth to Adulthood

Dr. Sherrie Ballantine-Talmadge is a Chicago native and former team physician for Northwestern University. She is board certified in both Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. She enjoys utilizing her broad spectrum of training to care for active individuals and athletes as a primary care sports medicine physician.

Upon arriving in Colorado, she initially joined Boulder Center for Sports Medicine, now known as CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center. In Boulder County, she serves on the Brain Injury Resource Committee with Boulder Valley School District where the team wrote, passed and implemented a concussion policy for all students from elementary through high school. In addition she champions the Performing Arts medical program at the center called, CU Perform. With her other female colleagues at the center, she is also involved in the Women in Sports Medicine program. Her unique combination of osteopathic and sports training allows her to approach patients in a comprehensive manner, including osteopathic manipulation as needed, for the recreational to the Olympic-level athlete.

Dr. Ballantine-Talmadge completed her Sports Medicine Fellowship in Toledo, Ohio. She has worked at three Division I universities, and travels as a team physician with US Figure Skating. She has also provided coverage at the Chicago Marathon and at the Kona Ironman Triathlon.

Dr. Ballantine-Talmadge is extremely blessed to have a wonderful family. She enjoys hiking as well as skiing, canoeing, horseback riding and many other outdoor activities with her husband and daughters.
Learn More About Dr. Sherrie

TravisMaron-150x150Travis Maron: Whose Game Is It?

Travis Maron is the Coal Creek Physical Education Teacher
& Head Boys Basketball Coach at Centaurus High School. Travis has a BA in Human Performance and Sport, an MA in Sport Coaching and 14 years of coaching experience at youth and high school levels. His session will cover youth sports specialization, the role of parents and adults in youth sports, and what we can do to help our children avoid burnout and injury.


Hope Coalition BoulderRobin Saltonstall, PhD:  Staying in The Game in the Second Half of Life: Fitness and Fulfillment after 50

Robin holds an interdisciplinary PhD in Medical Sociology (Integrative Health with a specialization in Women, Health, and Healing) from the University of CA, San Francisco Medical School. She is a Duke University trained Integrative Health Coach, and completed her Post-Graduate Certificate in Holistic Science at Schumacher College, England in 2014. She was previously a medical ethicist at Stanford University, a health consultant to national foundations, and an Instructor in women and health issues at the University of Colorado.

Robin directs 50plus Integrative Health in Boulder, CO, which targets the specific physical and mental health issues of individuals traversing midlife and beyond. Her specialties are Integrative Health Coaching for Midlife and Beyond, Mindfulness for anxiety and depression, and Physical Rehabilitation, including traditional approaches and yoga therapeutics.

Robin’s mission is to integrate the best of neuroscience, depth psychology, anatomy, and movement as a means to be healthy, fit, and fulfilled in the second half of life.

Learn More About Robin