The naturopathic doctors in our clinic and other health professionals within the community provide seminars, mostly free-of-charge, for patients and the public as a way of teaching the basics of conscious living and achieving optimal wellness.
October 2018 Seminars
October 16th at 6:30pm by Dr. Leena Athparia, ND
Preparing for Fall - Vata Care
As the seasons change, you need to ensure you prepare your body, mind and spirit for the fall. Ayurveda helps us understand how the forces in nature affect us and what we can do to restore balance. Common concerns in the fall include dryness, cold limbs, increased anxiety and slower digestion. This seminar will teach you how diet and lifestyle tips can keep you "tuned up" fall.
Understanding the elements & doshas
Signs of vata imbalance
Diet and lifestyle guidelines for fall
Recipes for fall season
October 23rd at 6:30pm by Dr. Denis Marier, ND, MA
Cancer as a Hero's Journey
In this inspiring presentation, Dr. Denis Marier, ND examines the Hero's Journey as outlined by comparative mythologist Joseph Campbell. The monomyth is a story-thread that runs through all great myths and stories from Odysseus of ancient Greece to Luke Skywalker and Harry Potter. Dr. Marier shows us how these very same elements occur in our own journeys with cancer, helping patients identify their own heroic elements in their individual cancer journeys. This presentation will help to foster resiliency and find meaning in the face of the great challenge of cancer.
Introduction to the Hero’s Journey
Identification of the commonalities between being a cancer patient and being a Hero
Tapping into allegory for meaning and resiliency
November 2018 Seminars
November 20th at 6:30pm by Dr. Leena Athparia, ND
A large proportion of adults struggle with sleep. When you are not rested, this leads to fatigue and reduced productivity in the day. It is not just the amount of hours you sleep but also the quality of your sleep. The key to solve any sleep problem is truly knowing the root cause. This seminar will help you determine the causes of your sleep disorders and will provide guidance on the lifestyle changes that can be made to improve sleep.
Common causes of poor sleep
Ayurvedic understanding of sleep disorders
Natural options for sleep aid
Nov 17-18 at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine