Eoin Finn interviews Dr. Lawrence Cheng on the synthesis between yoga and western medicine. Eoin and Lawrence will be presenting Yoga & Mind Body Medicine at Hollyhock on Sept 28 – Oct 2, 2016.
The chakras amazingly correspond with the endocrine system glands. How did this happen. What’s the western view of energetics? What does stress do to the body? How do the adrenals tax our system and what can yoga and meditation do to bring these systems back to balance?
Dr. Lawrence Cheng is a integrative and functional medicine doctor who is passionate about intelligently combining the best of biomedicine and complementary therapies to help people and communities be healthy, vibrant and thrive. He has trained under Dr. Andrew Weil at the University of Arizona Fellowship Program in Integrative Medicine. He is also a practicing Emergency Physician and has a Masters in Public Health from Harvard. He is the co-founder and co-director of Connect Health Centre for Integrative and Functional Medicine in Vancouver. connecthealthcare.ca
Globally renowned yoga teacher, ocean activist, surfer and Blissologist, Eoin Finn has been deepening his understanding of Yoga and Eastern Philosophy since 1989. In 1999 Eoin founded a yoga system called Blissology and has been teaching this unique, transformative, alignment based yoga. Through this practice he has been exploring strategies for bringing more joy, awe, love and bliss all over the world. Eoin is passionate about bringing spirituality down to earth, reclaiming quiet time in nature as the greatest spiritual portal and our best source of health and happiness. blissology.com
By Steven KH Aung, CM MD PhD OMD FAAFP / Clinical Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry / Adjunct Professor, Faculties of Extension, Rehabilitation Medicine / Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and School of Public Health, University of Alberta Dr. Aung will be presenting Aung Medical Qi Gong & Intuition at Hollyhock on Aug 11-14th
“No matter what the circumstances, no matter what kind of tragedy I am facing. I practice compassion. This gives me inner strength and happiness…I myself, you see, am the devoted servant of compassion. This is the way I really feel.” – The Dalai Lama(1)
A strategic retreat will often prove itself to be surprisingly necessary in the face of adversity. It provides us with an opportunity to re-group and gather our strength, while our health and well-being will also benefit from its employment. It also provides us with the ability to counter and overcome stress, as stress (distress) is one of the worst health epidemics known. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), stress is considered a major external/internal pathogen. In Western biomedicine, stress tends to be viewed as the primary factor behind psychosomatic disorders. A retreat is a vital step forward – toward taking control of your own health. Continue reading Aung Medical Qi Gong Retreat: Reinforcement of Practice→
Even the doctors and the most sophisticated tests can’t always find the source of a health issue, but there is one authority that always knows-your own body. “We intuitively perceive what we need for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing,” teaches Marie Manuchehri. “The biggest challenge for most of us is learning to trust our inner guidance.” With Intuitive Self-Healing, this registered nurse and renowned energy healer provides accessible instruction for helping you tune into your health at a deeper level. Offering case studies and practical self-care techniques, Marie invites you to learn more about:
· The chakra system-how to access and activate seven energy centers that hold the key to our wholeness and intuitive gifts
· A chakra-by-chakra examination of specific health and emotional issues, with easy self-assessment quizzes
· Energetic preventative care-detecting and addressing potential health problems before they physically manifest
· Hands-on tools for accessing intuition, including one-minute exercises to ground and balance your energy-anywhere
· Your intuitive style-how to discover your unique strengths for reading and working with subtle energy