HES-361 - Intro to Natural Health/Healin

Would you like to learn more about natural health but don't know where to start? If so, then this is the course for you! We will discuss the various stages of health and illness, and you'll discover that true health means wholeness of the mind, body, and spirit. You will start a personal health journal to evaluate your current lifestyle and observe how your behaviors can affect your health. We will also explore naturopathy, which seeks ways for the body to heal itself. You will find out about proper breathing techniques that enhance health, and you'll learn the value of hydrotherapy, diet, biorhythms, and fasting. We will also examine using the power of the mind for healing the body--discussing brain function tests, visualization, and relaxation therapies. You will see the great power of belief. Then we'll delve into vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, free radicals, and the basic requirements that constitute a healthy diet. After our talk, you'll be able to develop menus that improve health. We will also look at herbal healing, aromatherapy, body therapies, massage techniques, osteopathy, chiropractic, T'ai Chi, reflexology, yoga, Feng Shui, therapeutic touch, natural remedies for common emergencies, and much more. By the end of this course, you'll have begun taking charge of your own health and healing!
Academic Level
Continuing Education Level
Subject
Health
Department
Continuing Ed - Open Classes
Credits
Not Available
Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
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