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Transformative Medicine: A Journey toward Radical Healing Week of July 30-August 4, 2017

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What if health issues, from acne to injuries to cancer, aren't random, meaningless events but a somatic language that holds clues to existential questions such as, What is my purpose? How can I change the way I approach life so that I create patterns of health and vitality? During five physically, emotionally, and spiritually nourishing days, participants can learn the rudiments of that somatic language, and go home with new tools and awareness to care for yourself body and soul.
Transformative Medicine is a holistic model created by Ruediger Dahlke that offers insight into some of the psycho-spiritual influences on your health. In this paradigm, illness is not an enemy but a messenger with clues about how to transform yourself. A side effect of the process may or may not be the end of the illness. This workshop is for you if you suffer from nagging health issues, need new insight on a serious issue, want to prevent illness, or long for a rich new lens through which to see your life's journey. This workshop is not designed to cure specific ailments.
After registration, participants will receive materials including a comprehensive form to fill out that focuses on psycho-spiritual and physical history. The instructor will review these in detail and customize the workshop accordingly.
Recommended reading: Dahlke, The Healing Power of Illness; Ford, The Dark Side of the Light Chasers.


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