Public Events

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Digestion…

Digestion…

What Goes Wrong & How to Fix It January 10th, 2020 | 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm  PRESENTED BY | Erin Livers, BA, ICNT When our digestion is working well, we give it little thought. But nausea, pain, gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation or a diagnosis of IBS, IBD, diverticulosis, or something called leaky gut can ruin more than our day! And what to do? Join me as I follow our food on its incredible journey through the digestive process to discover how we can fix what goes wrong. Bring your questions, and be ready to learn about the...

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Natural Repair of the Human Body

Natural Repair of the Human Body

Ginger! The Ancient Healer January 14th, 2020 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm PRESENTED BY | Harry Funk, CH… Ginger and more specifically its rhizome, is an ancient herb whose recorded use dates back almost 5,000 years. First noted as being used by a group called the Austronesian peoples, who resided in modern-day Taiwan, it was used traditionally as a cooking spice and digestive aid, but was also used in specific healing rituals. In time it made its way into south India where it grew in popularity in the spice trade. Today it is used globally...

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Revitalize Digestion Seminar for Practitioners, Students Welcome

Revitalize Digestion Seminar for Practitioners, Students Welcome

How to Guide Your Clients Through an Anti-Inflammatory Elimination-Challenge Diet & Gut Healing Program January 25 – 26th, 2020 | 10 am – 4 pm PRESENTED BY | Erin Livers, BA, ICNT As holistic health practitioners we’ve learned that to address the health of our clients, we must first start with their digestive health. That’s why we’ve been taught protocols such as Functional Medicine’s 5Rs gut healing protocol, how to design elimination-challenge diets to determine inflammatory foods, and what herbs and probiotic...

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Vital Fermentation

Vital Fermentation

 January 28, 2020 | 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm PRESENTED BY | Evan Galhotra, CH . . . Fermentation is a wild process of nature that humans learned to utilize in order to preserve our food. In this class, student clinician Evan Singh will share just one of many fermentation traditions from around the world: lacto-fermented sauerkraut, an ancient European tradition of preserving cabbage. This class will include: a step-by-step demonstration of the sauerkraut-making process incredible facts regarding the human gut, and how it is influenced by...

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Oral Health

Oral Health

February 4, 2020 | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm PRESENTED BY | Liz Faermark, CH . . . Your teeth and mouth can reveal many stories: perhaps one of your ancestry and their traditional foodways, or of your current relationship with the food you eat and the nutrients you assimilate. Maybe the story tells of chronic disease, mood disorders, surgeries-past, or of the trillions of bacteria in your mouth and gut that make up your microbiome. Oral health, like many other facets of whole-body wellness, relies on the use of preventative care. The good news?...

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A Botanical Approach To Eating Disorders

A Botanical Approach To Eating Disorders

March 10th, 2020 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm PRESENTED BY | Barrett Hartley, CH… While Eating Disorder is extremely common in our society, education, and discussion on the topic can be infrequent. is designed to change that dialogue and dissolve any shame regarding disordered eating. The three most common types of eating disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating. Each of these physiological conditions has its own unique patterns and presents itself differently in each individual. Definitions – descriptions –...

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Seeing a Clinician at the Evergreen Center

Seeing a Clinician at the Evergreen Center

    The Evergreen Center at CSCH offers a safe, non-judgmental space. For your first visit, up to 2 hours is set aside to discuss your history, diet, lifestyle, health issues, and goals. We don’t diagnose or treat diseases. We look for health patterns in each individual person and offer education, support, and guidance for making positive changes. We recognize that everybody is unique and has different goals and needs. People visit us for a myriad of reasons, including nutritional advice, support for addressing food intolerances,...

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Heal Thy Gut

Heal Thy Gut

A Holistic Approach to Leaky Gut Syndrome January 21, 2020 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm/span> PRESENTED BY | Lexy Currier, CH, CN, CFEP . . . What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? Our intestinal linings are covered with cells called enterocytes. Enterocytes are epithelial cells that line the inner surface of the small intestine and are meant to monitor what nutrients and proteins go into our bloodstream. When our gut is working properly, our gut will have a tight barrier that controls what is absorbed. When our gut develops an unhealthy lining, more...

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Personalized Lotion-Making-Class

Personalized Lotion-Making-Class

December 2, 2019 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm PRESENTED BY | Roni Slavit, CH . . . Medicine making is one of the most exhilarating parts of herbalism. Lotion making feels like we are defying science, blending oil, water and wax to create a product that is light and absorbable, but also firm and concentrated. The individual ingredients you use, as well as in what proportion you use them, give you a great deal of control over the consistency and medicinal properties of your lotion. I like to use coconut oil for its naturally anti-bacterial qualities,...

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Ethically and Sustainably Sourcing Herbs

Ethically and Sustainably Sourcing Herbs

  November 20, 2019 | 5:30 – 7:00 pm   PRESENTED BY | Tara Miller Herbs and herbal products are an ever-growing industry. More people are seeking out the practice of herbal medicine and the use of herbs in healing and herbal supplementation has grown dramatically. As more people are drawn to the healing power of plants, it becomes increasingly necessary to ensure the sourcing of herbs is done in a safe, sustainable, and environmentally responsible way. We should be aware of the products we consume and the impact we have as...

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