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Help Us Raise the funds for our next research program on Alheimer’s disease and Integrative Health
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Our 2019 Symposium will focus on Aging and Integrative Health 
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CWL Research Paper was just published: Substitution of medical cannabis for pharmaceutical agents for pain, anxiety and sleep.

  • April 5, 2018Uncovered Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain
    From BARRY BRIDGES – Courtesy of BankRate  MARCH 9, 2018  Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is in demand among chronic pain patients. Some estimates say that at least 40% of people with chronic pain use CAM therapies such as chiropractic care, therapeutic massage and acupuncture. Unfortunately, insurance coverage doesn’t necessarily reflect CAM’s popularity with the public. Americans spend tens of billions of ...
    All heavenly bodies—our earth, its sun, planets, stars—are surrounded by an invisible force field that spreads out into the space between them. Likewise, the human body (and indeed all life) is blessed with its own energy field which is not only interwoven with the physical but also interconnected with unseen realms beyond. Just as the sun’s rays can affect the ...
  • January 18, 2018Phenomenal Touch
    A form of intimate, loving-touch bodywork founded by Leslie Bruder, Phenomenal Touch relies on the quality of the touch and the manipulation offered for a successful outcome. Together, the recipient and the fully present practitioner enter a deep space, connected with the sacred spirit, in which the practitioner meets the client where she is. The session can include about seventy-five ...
  • January 18, 2018Dolphin Dance Healing
    A multifaceted aquatic and subaquatic exploration, Dolphin Dance is a bodywork modality with multiple expressions, including passive receiving; interactive and alternative sessions; a series of intensive workshops teaching its healing form and principles; a movement-based group experience in warm water; and a performance tool for aquatic artists. It was developed by Lilia Cangemi, a professional dance teacher, massage therapist, Watsu ...

CWL is launching of our New Series of content on Alternative Modalities:

“Our Inner Ocean, A World of Healing Modalities ” by LeCain W. Smith

“Good Health is something we all aspire to, but it’s so much more than just being free of disease. A perfectly functioning body, tranquil mind, and vibrant spirit working together harmoniously create the joy and happiness that put the ”good” in good health and the “worth” into a life worth living.” 
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Do you know what is the Trager Approach?

Also referred to as Psychophysical Integration, this form of therapy combines hands-on bodywork with a set of simple movement exercises, called Mentastics or mental gymnastics, to release muscle tension, increase range of motion, and reeducate the body.

It was developed by Dr. Milton Trager between the 1930s and 1950s as a means of releasing deep-seated areas of holding and pain or dysfunction interrelated with the neurological functioning of the mind and body. After using running and gymnastics to successfully correct his frail boyhood condition, he discovered that he had the ability to restore health with his hands, and while training to be a boxer, he found that he was able to heal a number of people, including a polio victim. After giving up boxing and getting involved in dancing and acrobatics, he pursued therapeutic training to support his own growing abilities.

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    The Weil Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that sponsors CWL and our research. In 2017 the Andrew Weil Foundation donated $5,000 to contribute to our effort to educate about Integrative Health. Thank you!