Digestion is one of the many body systems vital to health and well-being: it involves different organs working together to fuel the body by converting food into energy and by breaking food down into essential nutrients. In this seminar, dietitian Victoria Nieveen will help you understand the process of digestion and teach you simple strategies to optimize the overall health of your digestive system and naturally overcome some common digestive issues.
In this Lunch and Learn, Hot Topics in Functional Medicine: From Gut Health to Chronic Disease, Dr. Scott Jamison will present the latest trends and critical topics in health today, including autoimmune issues, SIBO, intermittent fasting, the gut-thyroid connection, cancer, and much more. He will discuss how functional medicine can help individuals get to the root cause of their health challenges and will review the core foundations and applications of this systems-based approach to medicine.
Stem cell therapy uses the regenerative power of stem cells to treat a wide range of orthopedic conditions, including soft tissue injuries involving tendons and ligaments. Dr. Matt Bayes from BlueTail Medical Group will give an overview of stem cell therapy and the benefits of receiving this treatment.
Join us for an afternoon seminar with Tommy Tenholder, massage therapist and lead esthetician, who will address how to transition your skin from winter and spring into summer. Tommy will discuss a skincare routine, appropriate products, and tips on how to keep your skin healthy and glowing in the warmer months.
Form, footwear, and diet all play a part in being a healthy runner. Ashley Kumar, physical therapist, will discuss the ideal form for running as well as how to perform an effective warm-up and strength training program to prevent common running injuries. She will also discuss optimal nutrition for active runners, as well as the best footwear to improve runs.
Join us for a seminar with Ashley Wiegand, PhD, LMFT, BCN, addressing neurofeedback, an innovative new technology offered at PALM Health. Ashley will discuss how neurofeedback can be used in the diagnosis and treatment of concerns such as ADHD, concussion, anxiety, and other mood disorders.
We say that seeing is believing, but our perceptions can be distorted, and our thoughts can further amplify these distortions. Research from the Center for Well-Being at Washington University has shown that the meaning and perspective we develop in our lives has a profound impact on our physical and mental health. In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Nigel Lester will explore the power of developing healthy perspectives and provide a practical guide to perceiving, reframing, and transcending problems to bring creative solutions to our everyday lives.
Like all other species on this planet, human beings have developed in harmony with the cycles of nature. In this seminar, our Director of Well-Being Coaching, Kevin Cloninger, PhD, PCC, will explore how nature affects human beings for better and sometimes for worse. He will also explore the healing power of nature and how an unbalanced natural environment affects people in ways they are barely—if at all—aware of. He will conclude with some tools and exercises to help manage these interactions.
Learn how visual art moves your mind to action by giving you expressive tools that help you adapt to everyday challenges. Art for Well-Being instructor Maria Ojascastro will teach you how to utilize Harvard’s Project Zero Observational routine to observe carefully and interpret thoughtfully. She will show you how ever-increasing fine motor and visual challenges help open new neural networks, increasing neuroplasticity and self-directedness.
“What do you do?” Julie Geeting, LPC, NCC, examines this simple question as a catalyst to help individuals experience greater well-being and purpose in their lives. Julie will also look at the connection between personal and professional development, incorporating research on how individuals can develop more meaning through work.