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Saundra Dalton-Smith

Saundra Dalton-Smith

Keynote Speaker: Physician, Work-Life Integration Researcher & Award-Winning Author

Saundra Dalton-Smith Biography

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is the founding physician and CEO of Restorasis, a workplace wellbeing consulting firm serving its client base through keynote speaking, training, and consulting. She is dedicated to restoring wellbeing in the workplace by working with companies that care about their employees and want them to succeed at work as well as at home. She helps organizations overcome employee burnout and leadership overwhelm to create a healthy culture where innovation and optimal performance thrive. She is a board-certified internal medicine physician with over 20 years in clinical practice. She received her B.S. in Biochemistry at the University of Georgia and graduated with honors from Meharry Medical College in Nashville. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Baker College and Davenport University in Michigan teaching courses on health, nutrition, and disease progression.

Dr. Dalton-Smith is a global thought leader on the mind-body-spirit connection and restorative practices featured in numerous media outlets including CNN, ABC, Prevention, MSNBC, CBS, FOX, Women’s Day, Fast Company, INC, Psychology Today and TED.com’s Ideas Worth Sharing. She is also a Good Housekeeping Top 100 medical expert featured in Doctors’ Secrets.

Her international bestseller Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity shares life-changing insight on the seven types of rest needed to optimize your productivity, increase your overall happiness, overcome burnout, and live your best life. Over 250,000 people have discovered their personal rest deficits using her free assessment at RestQuiz.com.

Her speaking credits include numerous corporate, non-profit, and association events each month. Her past speaking experience includes opening speaker for TEDxAtlanta, featured speaker for The Million Dollar Roundtable, and Centers for Disease Control Wellness Series Speaker Series as well as speaking for global brands like Nike, Salesforce, and Google. She has shared her expertise with over 16,000 health care professionals to encourage the current and next generation of doctors to treat the whole person while also being mindful to take care of their own wellbeing.

Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Saundra Dalton-Smith and other top speakers and celebrities.

Saundra Dalton-Smith Speaking Topics

The Restorative Edge

In this talk for busy over-stressed individuals, Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith shares keys to thriving in the midst of change and challenges. Discover how better self-awareness of energy draining activities can lead to greater resilience. When you are equipped with a restorative edge strategy, you will experience improved energy levels throughout the day which helps sustain your creativity, mental clarity, and overall productivity. Dr. Dalton-Smith shares the role of resilience, change management, and self-care in optimizing personal productivity, mastering time/energy management, increasing your efficiency, and cultivating wellbeing.

Sacred Rest: The Key to Overcoming Burnout and Cultivating Happiness

How can you keep your energy, happiness, creativity, and relationships fresh and thriving in the midst of never-ending family demands, career pressures, daily stress, and changes? Based on the research in Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity and her #1 rated “Best Advice Shared” TED talk and featured article, Dr. Saundra breaks down the real reason why so many people are tired all the time. Her seven types of rest are discussed including ways to determine which type of rest you need most and how to get more of each. This practical approach to getting the rest you need in the middle of your busy day without having to take a sabbatical or a vacation gives the exhausted permission to embrace rest, set boundaries, and seek self-care without any guilt. Audiences leave with clear, practical takeaways they can immediately put into practice to overcome burnout and cultivate more happiness in their life.

The Change Paradox – It’s as Bad as You Think

Change management is not only vital to our personal wellbeing, it’s also central to an organization’s success. Managing change well is the key to employee retention, productivity, and wellbeing. In this talk, Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith shares research on how companies can decrease the stress of change and cultivate a work force that is ‘change positive’. She discusses how understanding your personal response to change can help you navigate transitions more smoothly and position you for better outcomes.

Fireside Chat with Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith

Dr. Dalton-Smith conversational approach to addressing work-life integration challenges allows for a unique experience for audience to have their specific questions answered and get actionable steps they can apply immediately. She has been interviewed by celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. Each engagement is unique and will provide your audience with practical takeaways.

Workshop: The Power of Rest

Based on her #1 bestselling book – Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity, this workshop takes a deep dive into the seven types of rest found in her research to help attendees first identify their personal rest deficits and then develop a rest strategy for both their personal and professional life. Leaders will also learn how to identify rest deficits within their team and ways to incorporate restorative practices within their departments to create a wellbeing culture where team members feel valued and supported. This workshop is 2-4 hours long and includes assessments, group activities, and pop-up restorative sessions that demonstrate how easy it can be to bring the power of rest into any situation.

Saundra Dalton-Smith Videos

Saundra Dalton-Smith | TEDxAtlanta
Sacred Rest with Saundra Dalton-Smith - Part 1
Live Free From Fear - Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith

How to book Saundra Dalton-Smith?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Saundra Dalton-Smith for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Saundra Dalton-Smith, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Saundra Dalton-Smith or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Saundra Dalton-Smith?

Booking fees for Saundra Dalton-Smith, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Saundra Dalton-Smith, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Saundra Dalton-Smith?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Saundra Dalton-Smith for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Saundra Dalton-Smith for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Saundra Dalton-Smith or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Saundra Dalton-Smith or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Saundra Dalton-Smith is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including College, Inspirational and Women in Society. The estimated speaking fee range to book Saundra Dalton-Smith for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Saundra Dalton-Smith generally travels from Birmingham, AL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Andrea Pennington, Dr. Kristen Lee and Dr. Janet Taylor. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Saundra Dalton-Smith for an upcoming event.

Saundra Dalton-Smith Speaking Topics

  • The Restorative Edge

    In this talk for busy over-stressed individuals, Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith shares keys to thriving in the midst of change and challenges. Discover how better self-awareness of energy draining activities can lead to greater resilience. When you are equipped with a restorative edge strategy, you will experience improved energy levels throughout the day which helps sustain your creativity, mental clarity, and overall productivity. Dr. Dalton-Smith shares the role of resilience, change management, and self-care in optimizing personal productivity, mastering time/energy management, increasing your efficiency, and cultivating wellbeing.

  • Sacred Rest: The Key to Overcoming Burnout and Cultivating Happiness

    How can you keep your energy, happiness, creativity, and relationships fresh and thriving in the midst of never-ending family demands, career pressures, daily stress, and changes? Based on the research in Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity and her #1 rated “Best Advice Shared” TED talk and featured article, Dr. Saundra breaks down the real reason why so many people are tired all the time. Her seven types of rest are discussed including ways to determine which type of rest you need most and how to get more of each. This practical approach to getting the rest you need in the middle of your busy day without having to take a sabbatical or a vacation gives the exhausted permission to embrace rest, set boundaries, and seek self-care without any guilt. Audiences leave with clear, practical takeaways they can immediately put into practice to overcome burnout and cultivate more happiness in their life.

  • The Change Paradox – It’s as Bad as You Think

    Change management is not only vital to our personal wellbeing, it’s also central to an organization’s success. Managing change well is the key to employee retention, productivity, and wellbeing. In this talk, Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith shares research on how companies can decrease the stress of change and cultivate a work force that is ‘change positive’. She discusses how understanding your personal response to change can help you navigate transitions more smoothly and position you for better outcomes.

  • Fireside Chat with Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith

    Dr. Dalton-Smith conversational approach to addressing work-life integration challenges allows for a unique experience for audience to have their specific questions answered and get actionable steps they can apply immediately. She has been interviewed by celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. Each engagement is unique and will provide your audience with practical takeaways.

  • Workshop: The Power of Rest

    Based on her #1 bestselling book – Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity, this workshop takes a deep dive into the seven types of rest found in her research to help attendees first identify their personal rest deficits and then develop a rest strategy for both their personal and professional life. Leaders will also learn how to identify rest deficits within their team and ways to incorporate restorative practices within their departments to create a wellbeing culture where team members feel valued and supported. This workshop is 2-4 hours long and includes assessments, group activities, and pop-up restorative sessions that demonstrate how easy it can be to bring the power of rest into any situation.

Saundra Dalton-Smith Videos

Saundra Dalton-Smith | TEDxAtlanta
Sacred Rest with Saundra Dalton-Smith - Part 1
Live Free From Fear - Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith

Saundra Dalton-Smith Reviews

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    Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - Jan 06 2022

How to book Saundra Dalton-Smith?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Saundra Dalton-Smith for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Saundra Dalton-Smith, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Saundra Dalton-Smith or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Saundra Dalton-Smith?

Booking fees for Saundra Dalton-Smith, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Saundra Dalton-Smith, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Saundra Dalton-Smith?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Saundra Dalton-Smith for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Saundra Dalton-Smith for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Saundra Dalton-Smith or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Saundra Dalton-Smith or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Saundra Dalton-Smith is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including College, Inspirational and Women in Society. The estimated speaking fee range to book Saundra Dalton-Smith for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Saundra Dalton-Smith generally travels from Birmingham, AL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Andrea Pennington, Dr. Kristen Lee and Dr. Janet Taylor. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Saundra Dalton-Smith for an upcoming event.

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