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HEALTHY BREAST Practitioner's Program

January 23, 2015 to January 25, 2015

Category B
CCNM, Online
Open to: 
NDs, Healthcare Practitioners, Students
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Early bird deadline: 
January 9, 2015
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COURSE DATE: Jan 23-25, 2015 Learn how to treat women interested in maintaining or improving the health of their breasts with diet, nutritional supplementation, botanical medicine, acupuncture, detoxification strategies, immune building regimens and hormone balancing protocols. Learn which diagnostic tests - blood, saliva, urine you can use to better assess risk factors for breast cancer and to follow a woman's health progress. Learn how to work as a team with medical doctors, physiotherapists, lymphatic drainage specialists and when to refer. Become skilled as a healing resource for women to turn to for breast health advice and coaching. The Saturday of this weekend will be geared to the diagnostic, diet and supplementation, and psycho-spiritual aspects of managing women with breast challenges (perfect for nutritionists, naturopathic doctors and medical professsionals), while the Sunday will focus on botanical medicine, acupuncture, and naturopathic assessment and intervention strategies. This weekend will also give you more skills to teach and facilitate support groups based on Sat Dharam Kaur's Healthy Breast Program as described in her books "A Call to Women" and "The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to Breast Cancer". This training was created as a tool to help women both prevent and treat beast cancer using naturopathic therapies, psychological and spiritual exercises, kundalini yoga, and environmental activism. Topics Include: • Detoxification Strategies for Breast and Whole Body Health • Hormone Balancing for Breast Ailments • Diagnostic Tests to Evaluate Breast Health and Susceptibility to Breast Cancer • How to Reduce Environmental Links to Breast Cancer Using Nutrition • Strategies for Immune Enhancement • Scientific Basis for the Healthy Breast Diet • Studies Supporting a Supplementation Protocol for Breast Cancer Prevention and Recovery • Botanical Medicine and Breast Health • Other Naturopathic Modalities in Improving Breast Health

Sat Dharam Kaur ND
Sat Dharam began studying Kundalini Yoga with Yogi Bhajan since 1979 and has facilitated teacher training programs over the last 20 years in Toronto, Cambridge and Ottawa, Ontario; Nelson, B.C.; Canmore, Alberta; and New Mexico. Sat Dharam teaches a popular and transformative 220-hour Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Program in Toronto and Canmore, Alberta annually. She has developed and teaches a yoga-based addiction recovery program with Dr. Gabor Maté, and has pioneered a breast health yoga training, designed to help educate women in breast cancer prevention through Kundalini Yoga and lifestyle change. She has been a guest instructor at the summer Kundalini Yoga Festival in France, at 3HO Women’s Camps in New Mexico, at the Toronto Yoga Show in 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010 and the Toronto Yoga Festival 2008 as well as the Vancouver Yoga Show in 2011. Sat Dharam is the president of Kundalini Yoga Wellness and Health Association, an organization dedicated to developing Kundalini Yoga for health applications. Sat Dharam graduated in 1989 from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine with awards in homeopathy and psychology. She holds both B.Sc. and B.A. degrees from the University of Guelph and a diploma in fine art from the Ontario College of Art. Sat Dharam was awarded the “Naturopathic Doctor of the Year” award by the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors in 2000 for her work in breast cancer prevention and environmental education. She lectures regularly at The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine on breast health and stress management. She presented the Healthy Breast Program at the first, second and third world conferences on Breast Cancer in 1997, 1999 and 2002, and at conferences around the world. Sat Dharam's bestselling books include A Call to Women, The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to Breast Cancer, and The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to Women's Health. She was also interviewed for a chapter in the recently published book, Sharing Sadhana, by Victoria Bailey. She lives on an off-the-grid organic farm with her family near Owen Sound, Ontario when she is not travelling, teaching or seeing patients. She offers daily Kundalini Yoga classes and a shared early morning sadhana at her studio, Trillium Healing Arts, in Owen Sound.

Friday, January 23, 2015 - Friday 6-9pm

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