Presentations

    • Finding the Heart of the Matter
      Finding the Heart of the Matter 
      ........In Oriental Medicine theory, we learn that the energy of the heart governs the mind. This may sound like an ancient postulation with no basis in real science, however, nothing could be further from the truth. Researchers have not only proven the physiological connection between the heart and the mind/emotions, but they have also determined ways in which we can use this connection to boost our physical and emotional health. Studies show that the rhythm of the heart is disturbed by the experience of negative emotions, and balanced by positive emotions.

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    • How to Effectively Communicate With Your Healthcare Provider
      How to Effectively Communicate With Your Healthcare Provider Establishing a relationship with a doctor you trust may be on of the most valuable relationships you ever establish.  Having confidence in your healthcare provider increases the likelihood of an accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and better compliance with your treatment plan. Dr Dawn Gordon has been practicing Chiropractic medicine in Vero Beach for ten years and will share her experiences to help you benefit more from your healthcare.  Dr. Dawn will discuss how you can establish a trusting relationship with your healthcare provider by asking appropriate questions and revealing pertinen

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    • Our Pelvic Girdle: The Inside Story
      Our Pelvic Girdle: The Inside Story The skeletal structure of our Pelvic Girdle is a significant source of back and lower extremity pain, which is not readily recognized and thus is often misdiagnosed.  The internal pelvic floor tissue is not only a source of these painful conditions but is also responsible for issues women commonly face such as incontinence, sexual dysfunction and post-partum disorders.  The reluctance to discuss these personal issues creates much unnecessary suffering and the misunderstanding that these problems are “normal”.  My talk will cover bio-mechanical causes of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and present via

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    • Making Sense of Supplements
      Making Sense of Supplements Vitamin D? CoQ10? Fish oil?  Do I need them?  Am I Vitamin B12 deficient?  Why am I so tired?  If you’ve ever pondered these questions, or simply wondered how to make sense of all the supplements you’ve seen on store shelves, in the media, and even in your doctor’s office, then join Dr. Melissa Dean as she discusses these important topics:   1) When and why supplements are necessary  2) How to assess which supplements you really need  3)  Why quality matters and how to ensure you’re getting your money’s worth.  Because Dr. Dean also holds a Master’s degree in Metabolic Nutrition, she’ll give e

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    • Empowered Eating: Choosing What’s Right For Your Body
      Empowered Eating: Choosing What’s Right For Your Body 
      ..Are you tired of mixed messages regarding what you should be eating? Does trying to make the right choices when you’re grocery shopping leave you more frozen than a TV dinner? Come and join certified health coach Jayne McAllister as she gives you the tools to cut through the clutter and make choices that are right for your body, your lifestyle and your budget. You’ll leave this talk feeling clear about which foods are truly healthy and which should be left on the grocery store shelf.

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    • Food Sensitivities: The Hidden Culprit in Feeling Crummy
      Food Sensitivities: The Hidden Culprit in Feeling Crummy 
      ...Are you tired of feeling achy, fatigued, and foggy headed? Food allergies contribute to a variety of ailments that you might not expect, including arthritis, autoimmune disorders, anxiety/depression, sleep disorders, difficult weight loss, sinus problems, migraines and many others. Eating a diet that minimizes reactive foods can alleviate these ailments in many people, and generally improve quality of life and well-being. Come learn how to discover if you have food sensitivities and what to do to start feeling better. We'll explore the latest in lab testing and kinesiology, and we'll discuss dietary modifications and acupuncture treatments that effectively eliminate symptoms and fix the root cause of food sensitivities.

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    • Putting it All Together for Optimal Health: Hormones, Nutrients, Toxins, Mind and Body Balance
      Putting it All Together for Optimal Health: Hormones, Nutrients, Toxins, Mind and Body Balance The current conventional medical model is oriented towards the alleviation of symptoms and the treatment of disease, rather than the restoration of health. For example, if we have high blood pressure; we can use a Beta-blocker. If we have gastric reflux; we can block stomach acid. If we have arterial stenosis; we can stent or bypass the artery. If we have high cholesterol, we can suppress HMG-CoA reductase with a statin drug.  If we get cancer, we try to remove it and destroy it.  However, this medical model that only band-aids symptoms and ignores the true cause of disease is quickly becoming

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    • Reclaim Your Peace
      Reclaim Your Peace Nancy Adams will guide us in reducing stress.  In her workshop, you will feel your shoulders relax and tensions release as she shows you how to use deep relaxation and visualization to feel an inner peace.  As you use this technique at home, this inner peace improves relationships and promotes your health on all levels—physically, emotionally and spiritually. Nancy is a certified facilitator of Peggy Huddleston’s Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster Workshops.  She also gives workshops to Reduce Anxiety, Headaches and Insomnia and shows clients how to lessen the side-effects of Chemotherapy.

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    • Morning Flow Yoga
      Morning Flow Yoga Pagoda Play: The perfect combination of meditation, breath work, and movement.  This three part class offers students the opportunity to dial in to the great teacher within and enjoy a meditative exploration on the mat.  This Yoga Escape is a combination of Posture, Breath, and Qi-Gong! The Perfect way to kick off your weekend, unwind, and relax.  Open to all levels.

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    • Reiki:  Balancing the Body, Mind, and Spirit
      Reiki: Balancing the Body, Mind, and Spirit What a Beautiful way to start the day- Balancing the mind, uplifting the emotions, and centering the physical body all while reconnecting with Spirit.  After a brief explanation of the essence of Reiki, Penny will lead you in a morning meditation while she and other local Reiki practitioners give Reiki treatments to participants.  Experiencing the gift of Reiki for even a few minutes can change your whole day! Penny is a daily practicing Reiki Master Teacher whose love of Reiki is absolutely infectious!  She has inspired and taught hundreds of people how to use Reiki.  You, too, can

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