Got Magnesium? A Sneak Peak into the World of Vitamins & Minerals
We are looking forward to having Bari Mandelbaum, CHN, NC, teaching the upcoming Daily Dose: Vitamins & Minerals class on March 3rd & 4th, 2018. Bari has been a longstanding instructor for the Wholistic Nutrition Program at The Wellspring School and is an all around fantastic teacher and practitioner.
We asked Bari to tell us about a favorite vitamin or mineral. Her pick? Magnesium! Below what she had to say about it.
Sneak Peek into Daily Dose: Supplements & Herbs w/ Rylen Feeney
Are you interested in herbs and supplements but aren’t sure which to choose for what specific health needs? With the wide and expansive variety of available products to choose from it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. Even if you are a practitioner it is hard to keep up with the research and to take time necessary to experiment to find which products deliver the consistent results you are looking for.
Detox, Cleanse or Fast? A question for Michael Guida, instructor at The Wellspring School
We are looking forward to kicking the New Year off with the weekend workshop, Wholistic Self-Care & Cleanses on January 6th & 7th, 2018. In addition to a robust review of various cleanse and detox protocols, the class also covers a vast array of natural self-care techniques including sinus, oral, feminine, nasal, natural bug repellant and much more!
Cleansing, fasting and detoxing have become ubiquitous terms in the realm of self-care.
Community Class Highlights for Winter 2013
With the New Year fast approaching, we are pleased to present a line-up of excellent community classes to help make 2013 a healthy, balanced and successful year.
Judging from the input we received from many of you through our survey last week, we think you’ll be very pleased with the variety of topics and the caliber of instructors!
To help you plan ahead and keep track of our upcoming classes, we have created a PDF flyer for you.
A Wholistic Approach to Optimizing Glycemic Control
Dyglycemia, or poor blood sugar handling, has exploded in scope far beyond diabetes. This epidemic condition is a direct contributor to far-ranging conditions, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, circulatory disorders, chronic fatigue, liver and kidney pathologies, depression and other psychiatric disorders, and more. This range of conditions includes diabetes, pre-diabetes and hypoglycemia. It affects at least 40 million Americans, and its prevalence is increasing at an alarming rate.
The conventional approach, typically,
Eat To Live II
This course continues to explore healthy eating for special populations and health conditions. An overview will be given of diets both current and historic to gain perspective of approaches over time. The class will explore holistic health weight loss strategies then focus on special dietary considerations in the treatment of the following western conditions: Women’s reproductive health, Fertility, Allergies/Asthma, Candida, Hypertension, & High Cholesterol, Hypo/Hyperthyroidism, Mental/Emotional, Migraines, Arthritis, Irritable bowel syndrome, Colitis, Autoimmune disorders,
T'ai Chi Chuan
All levels welcome! T’ai Chi Chuan is a Taoist form of exercise and active meditation. It is studied for the development of sensitivity, increasing levels of awareness, strength and stamina, correct physical posture and alignment, as well as the increased flow within and control of the practitioner’s Energy system. Through the practice of the Tai Chi Chuan form, including exercises in breathing, sensitivity, concentration and meditation, the practitioner facilitates the goal of energy awareness &
Qigong – Eight Brocades
Made up of a series of stretching routines with accompanied breathing, the Eight Brocade is one of the oldest and most widely practiced qigong series in the world. Practiced in China for over eight hundred years, the Eight Brocade Qigong exercises were the basis for Chinese Medical Chi Kung and were integral in developing the Yi Jin Jing, or “Muscle/Tendon Changing Classic. This practice is focused on overall health and longevity, opening up all the channels and cultivating internal and external qi.
Qigong – 1000 Hands Buddha
1,000 Hands Buddha is a seated qigong form featuring a series of hand mudras. The focus of this form is to cultivate the Heart and quiet the Mind so that you can hear the answers that are already within you.
Each class will start with a ten minute self massage before moving into 1,000 Hand Buddha. Both forms are great meditation basics to have in your personal spiritual toolbox.
Cost: $12.00 drop in
Herbal First Aid: Wholistic Prevention & Treatment for Colds & Flu
Join us for this comprehensive, two evening workshop where we will be going over causes, prevention and treatment for Common Colds and Flu. We will discuss natural remedies for sinus congestion, sore throat, coughing, sinus infection, body aches, fever, earache, nausea, diarrhea, lack of appetite, etc. We will also go over what you can do to strengthen your immune system and prevent getting sick in the first place. All of these remedies are natural,