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An Introduction to Eating Disorder Prevention and Intervention

Course Information Eating disorders are complex illnesses that most often require long-term, comprehensive treatment with a team of professionals specialising in the field. For individuals showing early signs of disordered eating (i.e., those on the low end of the spectrum), Holistic Nutritionists can play an important role in prevention efforts. Should they choose to advance …

Doorways to the treatment of Pain: An integrated approach using Tui Na, Acupuncture and Ancillaries

Course Information In this 2-day workshop for acupuncturists, we will explore the emotional, spiritual, and constitutional causes of pain and hands-on practical approaches for treatment in clinic. I would like to take you on a journey of exploration through the channel sinews Jing Jin as conduits of Wei Qi and the instinctive unconscious, through the …

Development of Autoimmune Disease, a Comprehensive Approach to Stabilization and Arresting Future Progression

Course Information Autoimmune diseases are listed as the third leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the industrialized world. That means it’s in our offices every day. The number of people diagnosed with an autoimmune disease is increasing exponentially in the world today. Estimates are that anywhere from 3 to 7 out of every 10 …

Women’s Health Treatment Protocols & Diagnostics with Cycle Charting and Lab Analysis

Course Information Day 1: Menstrual Cycle Tracking and Laboratory Analysis for Reproductive Pathologies Day 1 will focus on analysis of reproductive pathologies with Krista, assessment of Menstrual Cycle Tracking, and Bev’s Laboratory Analysis. Krista will be introducing menstrual cycle charting, a tool for practitioners to assess reproductive pathologies with their patients and manage these conditions. …

A Journey around the Medicine Wheel

Course Information Join in an experiential learning weekend which will introduce the four directions and its related medicines. Learn how the Medicine Wheel influences our daily lives and how we can deepen our connection to create better harmony. We will explore the teachings of the four directions, journeying, Indigenous healing, animal medicines, allies and learn …

Building Plant Relations

Course Information In this 2-day intensive, Herbalist Yarrow Willard will dive deep into the world of communication and relationship building with plants and the natural world.  Often in the education process, there is much learning of theoretical information and practical skills, but a lack of development in an internal language of listening directly to what …

Achieving Optimal Health Through Nourishing Traditional Diets

Course Information Saturday Morning: ACHIEVING OPTIMAL HEALTH THROUGH NOURISHING TRADITIONAL DIETS Animal fats, properly prepared whole grains, enzyme-enriched foods and nourishing bone broths kept our ancestors healthy. Sally Fallon Morell, author of Nourishing Traditions, explains why you need these foods too. Beginning with a presentation of Dr. Weston Price’s unforgettable photographs of healthy traditional peoples, …

Maternity Acupuncture: Clinical Realities

Course Information A workshop using facilitated group discussion to problem solve through clinical scenarios. This workshop will use case history scenarios to explore clinical practice within an environment of group discussions. Several scenarios for each session will be used to illustrate the realities of clinical practice, red flags that require attention and Chinese medicine considerations. …

Natural Building Finishes: Finish Coats

Course Information Natural finishes provide an alternative to conventional paints and manufactured finishes. Learn how to create and apply breathable, non-toxic finishes to a variety of surfaces using natural and often local materials. Participants will spend the weekend focusing on finish coats for Light Clay, Cob, and other natural and conventional wall systems. An additional …

Natural Building Finishes: Base Coats

Course Information Learn how to create and apply non-toxic finishes to a variety of surfaces using local, natural materials. We will spend this weekend focusing on base coats for Light Clay, Cob, and conventional wall surfaces. There will be a lot of hands-on application, and the weekend will provide a good base of understanding of …