Integrative Health

BRAIN HEALTH
DR. GARY SMALL
More topics: Memory improvement, exercises for a healthy brain, brain aging, Alzheimer’s disease
DETOXIFICATION
MARK HYMAN, M.D.
More topics: Longevity diet, healthy eating, meat-free diet
EMOTIONAL MESSAGES OF PHYSICAL ILLNESS
DEB SHAPIRO
More topics: How to decode the emotional and spiritual messages of physical illness; creative visualization and meditation techniques that facilitate healing
GUIDED IMAGERY
DR. MARTIN ROSSMAN
More topics: How to use the power of your mind for healing, support for surgery, anxiety relief
HEALING DRUM CIRCLES
CHRISTINE STEVENS, M.A.
More topics: The health benefits of drumming, how drumming circles facilitate conflict resolution and stress relief, how hospitals use drumming to facilitate healing, how corporations use drumming for team building
MEDICAL SELF-HYPNOSIS
STEVEN GURGEVICH, PH.D. & JOY GURGEVICH
More topics:  Weight management, anxiety relief, insomnia, smoking cessation
QIGONG
KEN COHEN
More topics: Taoist healing techniques, healthy breathing, the human energy system

RESOURCE TAPPING
LAUREL PARNELL, PH.D.
More topics: EMDR, immediate trauma first-aid, how to support the body’s ability to heal, EMDR techniques for non-therapists, how to prepare for stressful situations
SOUND AND HEALTH
JOSHUA LEEDS
More topics: How sound affects the nervous system (psychoacoustics), relaxation, how to use sound to calm your dog, how to revitalize yourself with music
VISION IMPROVEMENT
MEIR SCHNEIDER, PH.D.
More topics: Eye health, eye strain, eye exercises for computer users, repetitive strain, muscular dystrophy
WALKING
MARK FENTON
More topics: The health benefits of walking, proper walking technique, weight management, heart health

Ken Cohen photoKen Cohen

Author of
The Essential Qigong Training Course (DVD)
Qigong (CD)
Taoist Healing Imagery (CD)

Ken Cohen is a renowned Taoist initiate, China scholar,and qigong master. In 1973, he was one of six students chosen by Alan Watts for private study of Taoism. Ken is the author of the internationally acclaimed book The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing and more than 150 journal articles. He co-authored, with Tu Xin-Shi, China’s gold medal artist, Autumn Leaves: The Wisdom and Art of Chinese Calligraphy. Ken is an adjunct professor at Union Graduate School and presents at universities and conferences throughout the world.

Visit Ken Cohen’s website


Mark Fenton photoMark Fenton

Author of Walking: The Ultimate Exercise for
Optimum Health
(CD)

Mark Fenton is the internationally recognized host of PBS’s America’s Walking. A former U.S. national racewalking champion and editor-at-large of Walking magazine, he is the author of The Complete Guide to Walking for Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness (Lyons Press, 2001).


Dr. Steven GurgevichGurgeviches photo
& Joy Gurgevich

Authors of The Self-Hypnosis Diet

Steven Gurgevich, Ph.D. is a health psychologist specializing in mind-body medicine. He is a faculty member at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine, where he teaches mindbody medicine to physicians at Dr. Andrew Weil’s Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Gurgevich is a Fellow and Approved Consultant of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Joy Gurgevich is a behavorial nutritionist, specializing in helping individuals make wholesome food choices for a healthy lifestyle. She is a preceptor at Dr. Andrew Weil’s Program in Integrative Medicine and the Behavorial Nutrition Expert at both of Dr. Weil’s websites.


Mark Hyman photoMark Hyman, M.D.

Author of The Detox Box

Mark Hyman, M.D., is co-medical director at Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires Health Resort in Lenox, Massachusetts. He combines the best of conventional and alternative medicine with a blend of science, integrity, intuition, and compassion. He is the co-author of Ultraprevention: The 6-Week Plan That Will Make You Healthy For Life.


Joshua Leeds photoJoshua Leeds

Author of
Relax and De-Stress (music CD)
Increase Vitality (music CD)
Through a Dog’s Ear: How to Use Sound to Improve the Health and Behavior of Your Canine Companion  (Book with music CD)

Joshua Leeds is a sound researcher, music producer, and educator. He is one of few published authorities in the emerging field of psychoacoustics—the study of the effect of music and sound on the human nervous system. His application-specific soundtracks are used in homes, clinics, and classrooms around the world. He presents seminars internationally and is a faculty member of the California Institute of Integral Studies and Globe Institute of Recording, both located in San Francisco. He is the author of The Power of Sound and Sonic Alchemy.


Laurel Parnell, Ph.D.Laurel Parnell, Ph.D.

Author of
TAPPING IN: A Step-by-Step Guide
to Activating Your Healing Resources Through
Bilateral Stimulation

Laurel Parnell, Ph.D. is one of the world’s leading experts on EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). A clinical psychologist, she has trained thousands in EMDR in her international workshops.  Dr. Parnell is the author of Transforming Trauma, EMDR in the Treatment of Adults Abused as Children, and A Therapist’s Guide to EMDR. Her newest book, Tapping In, is the first self-guided training course for non-therapists on how to use “resource tapping” – an EMDR-based technique – to release emotional distress, build resilience, and aid in healing.


Marty Rossman photoDr. Martin Rossman

Author of
Self-Healing with Guided Imagery (CD)
Healthy Heart Kit (with Dr. Andrew Weil)

Martin Rossman, M.D. is a physician and acupuncturist who has practiced holistic medicine for over 30 years. He is cofounder of the Academy for Guided Imagery and the author of the award-winning Guided Imagery for Self-Healing and Fighting Cancer from Within.


SchneiderMeir Schneider, Ph.D.

Author of
The Natural Vision Improvement Kit
Yoga for Your Eyes (DVD)

Meir Schneider can see—and that’s a miracle. Born without sight, he refused to give into his blindness and instead began an intensive exploration of sight and self-healing systems. An internationally respected therapist and educator, Schneider is the founder and director of the School for Self-Healing in San Francisco. He was awarded a Ph.D. in the Healing Arts for his work with muscular dystrophy, and continues to teach worldwide.


Deb Shapiro photoDeb Shapiro

Author of Your Body Speaks Your Mind

Deb Shapiro has trained extensively in various schools of bodywork, Buddhist meditation, and Jungian psychology in both England and America. She has been teaching both bodymind therapy and meditation with her husband, Ed Shapiro, for the past 20 years. Their books include The Bodymind Workbook, Meditation: Four Steps to Calmness and Clarity, Voices from the Heart, and Unconditional Love. Deb and Ed Shapiro write the Daily Chillout text messages for Sprint and other cell phones.


Gary Small photoGary Small, M.D.

Author of
The Healthy Brain Kit (with Dr. Andrew Weil)
Improve Your Memory Now (CD)

Dr. Gary Small is the Director of the UCLA Center on Aging and one of the world’s leading physician/scientists in the fields of memory and longevity. He has developed breakthrough brain-imaging technology that allows physicians to detect brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease decades before patients show symptoms. Dr. Small has also authored over 500 scientific publications, received numerous awards, written two bestsellers (The Memory Bible, The Memory Prescription), and was named one of the world’s top 50 innovators in science and technology by Scientific American magazine. He lectures extensively around the world and has appeared on numerous national television shows including NBC’s TODAY, ABC’s 20/20, and Good Morning America, and has starred in a PBS special.


Stevens photoChristine Stevens

Author of The Healing Drum Kit

Christine Stevens is a modern day troubadour who introduces people all over the world to musical expression in the form of drum circles. Through her company UpBeat Drum Circles, Christine offers programs for corporate teambuilding, diversity training, and personal growth seminars. A popular speaker and presenter, Christine is equally at home in the middle of a 1,000-person drum circle or on the podium addressing thousands of professionals. As Director of Music Therapy and Wellness Programs at Remo Drum Company, Christine has led music and wellness seminars in England, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, and the United States.