March 24, 2011
author/filmmaker/and cancer cowgirl
Kris Carr is a best-selling author, filmmaker and cancer survivor. She is the subject of the inspirational documentary, Crazy Sexy Cancer, which she wrote and directed for TLC and Discovery Health. Her awarding-winning books, Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips (foreword by Sheryl Crow), and Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor (foreword by Marianne Williamson) are sassy, in-the-trench guides to triumphing over disease. Carr teaches Boot Camp wellness workshops at retreat centers across the country. She is a faculty member in the nutrition program of The Urban Zen Integrative Therapist Training, a 500-hour certification program created by Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation. As an irreverent foot soldier in the fight against disease, Carr inspires countless individuals and their families to make the link between personal and planetary health by adopting a plant-based diet and improving lifestyle choices. Her witty anecdotes, and tips for tackling adversity motivate people to become empowered participants for change. Carr has been featured on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, The Early Show, Today Show, Montel, Access Hollywood, The Mike & Juliet Show, Good Morning America and The Oprah Winfrey Show. She is the co-founder of Red House Pictures.