Dr. Eric Pearl is the founder of Reconnective Healing (RH), a comprehensive option for life progress in overall health, balance, spirituality and wholeness. For over 20 years, Pearl has been traveling the world, serving alongside the global community as an ambassador for this evolutionary movement in health care. From August 19 through 23, he will be at the Palmer Events Center for seminars featuring a two-part training program for RH Levels 1 and 2, which allows participants to discover and explore RH frequencies and even open their own RH practices.
Austin residents will have an opportunity to experience the Qi Revolution, a seminar designed to teach the principles of qigong, the ancient Chinese system of exercises and breathing techniques. From August 26 through 28 at the Austin Convention Center, a ttendees will be able to immerse themselves in pure energy through the 9Breath Method, a signature technique that has been taught to over 50,000 people at Qi Revolution workshops around the country. Food healing science will also be taught at the event, along with strength training, hands-on healing, reflexology, tui na massage, five elements and more.
by Karisma Tamez
Growing food can save money and is guaranteed to be fresh. Homegrown produce doesn’t get recalled, while commercially grown produce often lacks vital nutrients. Home gardening gives people the right to control what goes in— and on—what is grown and eventually consumed.
The first-ever Camp Yogi will be held August 19 through 21 at The Retreat at Balcones Springs, near Marble Falls. Organized by a group of yoga-loving Austinites, the event is designed to bring together a younger demographic of yogis for a weekend of practice, play and presence.
Reset Retreat, a women’s luxury personal growth and yoga retreat in Belize, has announced the expansion of a new stateside retreat in Texas’ rolling hills of Hudson Oaks. The accelerated four-day program, which takes place September 15 through 18, includes daily yoga, life coaching sessions, self-improvement activities, farmto- table fare and accommodations at a luxurious property near Fort Worth. Reset Retreat is focused on creating a sacred space for guests to press the pause button and reexamine who they are, what they want and how to achieve their goals.
by Sheila Julson
Whether it’s floating in saltwater, receiving a blast of rejuvenating oxygen or relaxing in a salt cave, Austin is now budding with uncommon wellness treatments that have been in existence for decades, yet previously considered fringe or even freaky by mainstream America. However, as preventive health awareness grows, more people are discovering these untapped holistic modalities to achieve physical and mental balance.
The second International Day of Yoga celebration will be held at the Capitol building from 6 to 8 p.m., July 30. The free event is open to all and will be marked by the presence of Texas state officials, veterans, yoga studios, celebrities, seniors and children. The program will include 45 minutes of asana sequence, peace meditation, chanting, yoga dance, music and more. Participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat, water and sunscreen, as well as friends and family to celebrate this timeless tradition of yoga unifying our communities.
The Body Mind Spirit Expo returns to the Palmer Events Center, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., July 23, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., July 24. The Expo is dedicated to help people discover the radiant life that surrounds us at every moment. This year’s event promises a weekend filled with the finest presentations, exhibitors and entertainment; each intentioned to help people grow personally and discover a realm of wellness possibilities.
According to the World Health Organization, cancers figure among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, with approximately 14 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths in 2012. While survival rates have increased for almost all forms of cancer, oral cancer is usually not diagnosed until it has become advanced and/or metastasized. Data complied by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research shows that oral cancer rates are significantly higher for males than females.