Integrative Medicine Lecture Schedule
2016 Lecture Series 5:30 - 6:30 PM
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Lectures are free and open to the public.
All talks take place at the UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine.
For more information, call 412-623-3023.
"Reducing Stress with the Alexander Technique"
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Many of us deal with stress and pain in our everyday lives, but don’t know what we can do to help ourselves feel better. In this workshop, participants will learn about the Alexander Technique, a simple yet profound method of mindful movement that alleviates stress and improves overall wellbeing. The Alexander Technique is especially effective for relieving back pain and other chronic pain. Come learn how the Alexander Technique can help you move with greater ease and confidence.
- Speaker: Caitlin Freeman, M.AmSAT
Certified Alexander Technique Instructor
“Shiatsu for Head and Neck”
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Learn simple Japanese acupressure moves to give yourself relief from everyday stress and help you feel calm and grounded.
- Speaker: Kate Sherman, MSCP
Shiatsu Massage Therapist
"Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and Cancer”
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Learn how nutrition and supplements can support the benefits of traditional cancer treatments and potentially ease harmful side effects.
- Speaker: John Laird, ND
“Stretching For Your Fascia”
Thursday, October 20, 2016
We all know about the benefits of stretching but what about stretching our fascia—the connective tissue webbing that covers our muscles and bones? Join David as he shows you how to incorporate the principles of Fascial Fitness and Fascial Stretch Therapy into your routine.
- Speaker: David Lesondak, BCSI
Thursday, November 17, 2016
An Introduction to Reflexology... and other easy ways to treat your feet. Taking care of those hard-working feet is so important to whole body health. Come and take home new skills, a foot map, and printed instructions.
- Speaker: Jessie V. Larson, LMT