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A talk about different development childhood disorders, which one is on the rise, common and non common symptoms, motor system and primitive reflexes, metabolic contributions to ASD, mitochondrial dysfunction, autoimmunity and the brain, gut brain axis and optimization of gut health, supplementation options.
A talk about how our bodies detox, the pathways, the processes, the genes, when we need to help the process, environmental toxins and how to stay away from them. Which toxins are the most harmful and what we should choose to use instead of those. Summary of important nutrients for detoxification and gut health importance. MORE >
In a world full of tension and uncertainty how do we keep our focus, compassion, and find steadiness and meaning in our lives? Science, neuroscience , and psychology agree the body can be the key to our inner sense of calm and clarity so we can stay strong and choose our direction. MORE >Jaci McCarty of the Mccarty Method will teach you tools and practices that access the nervous system, vagal nerve, brain and energy body so you can learn what works for you. This is an experiential practice which will include, mindful movement, breath work, mindfulness practices, and meditation. This class is appropriate for all levels and can be done from a chair.
Be your own pain therapist! Myofascial release is a centuries old form of muscle therapy practiced by various therapists and clinicians the world over. Michael offers a method of self treatment using simple household items everyone has. If you've ever used a foam roll at a health club, physical therapy center or chiropractic clinic You're halfway there. MORE >Many people have gained the benefits of this simple device but for most of us they're awkward, difficult to use on the floor, or just downright painful to use. This short seminar demonstrates how anyone can experience profound, virtually instantaneous benefits of myofascial muscle release therapy by using these methods a few minutes a day in their home, office, or even their car! Think of how sitting at your computer or being stuck in traffic can actually be theraputic! Really!
I can truly speak before a group of people and offer no exaggeration, overstatement or fabrication of any kind. Give me ten minutes of your time and I guarantee you'll be convinced.
Dr. Funmi Apantaku Onayemi inspires women to overcome the fear of breast cancer based on her three decades of leadership in the field as a researcher, community networks’ operative and survivor. She demystifies the beliefs and misconceptions that have fueled paralyzing fear about the disease – paralyzing fear that has caused alarming rates of avoidable deaths. MORE >She shares encouraging news with staggering statistics of breast cancer survivorship. Women will release the fear as they are enlightened and assured that hope has come.
My presentation of Taoist Tai Chi includes the background of the Taoist Tai Chi Society. Then I will demonstrate the first 17 moves of the 108. I will teach the audience the first three moves so they can feel what Taoist Tai Chi is like. Then, Q & A.
Alzheimer's/Dementia affects both the patient and the caregiver. Learn how to provide care for people living with Dementia with a focus on what they CAN do.
A Pillars Community Health staff member can be available to present such topics as “Healthy Teen Relationships,” “Domestic Violence in the Workplace,” and “Smack’d” (separate presentations available for teens and adults).“Smack’d” involves a staff member offering statistics and a survivor sharing his/her personal story; this presentation is regularly provided to hospitals, schools, and churches, among other venues. MORE >A Pillars Community Health staff member could also present on sexual violence topics such as “Sexual Health,” “Stop Porn Culture,” “Stalking Awareness,” “Sexual Assault Awareness,” and “Child Abuse Awareness.”
Understand the Parkinson's Disease process and learn how to implement a Patient-Centered care approach to PD.
Discover why most of the water and beverages we drink can actually have detrimental effects to our health. This eye opening presentation will have you, "thinking about what you're drinking". Once you understand the science behind the liquids we drink daily, you will change the way you look at what you use to hydrate and energize your body with. Learn the simple natural steps that could lead to relief for many health challenges including; Type 2 Diabetes, Acid-Reflux, High-Blood-Presure, Weight-Gain, Elevated Cholesterol, and even Low Energy. MORE >Consider the following:
* 75% of all Americans are chronically dehydrated
* 37% mistake thirst for hunger pangs
* Staying properly hydrated can reduce back and joint pain
* A lack of water is a leading cause of fatigue
Your group will hear about the importance of consuming hydrogen enriched water to naturally address many health issues.
Find out why many well know pro athletes have made this water the water of choice and no longer consume sports drinks, tap and even bottled waters.
Free samples will be made available to your members.