Events & Classes

The Healing Power of Painting

Wednesdays, February 17—March 9, 2016

In this uplifting four-session course, you’ll experience art-making as a means to personal growth. While learning techniques of painting and drawing, discover how the artistic process can be a lifelong tool for relieving stress, fostering resilience, and boosting your vitality. Learn more

Yoga to Break Free from Pain

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Discover yogic tools to address the unique abilities and limitations of people who suffer from pain. You’ll experience postures, breathwork, chanting and meditation, creating an opportunity to reduce stress and increase pain tolerance.  Learn more

Yoga for Understanding the Energetic Body

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

This workshop will explore the present science of the human biofield while introducing ancient techniques from India that help clear, restore, and enhance our vitality. Learn more

Yoga As Medicine: Yoga for Envisioning a New Life

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

This unique class is designed for those experiencing life discover yogic skills to use during difficult times of change and explore new ways to identify where your body is holding stress or indecision. Learn more

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Meet Our New Scholars and Fellows

We welcomed these accomplished visionaries and young trailblazers to our Scholars and Fellows Programs: Paul Dieppe, MD; Kurt Stange, MD, PhD; Andrew Ahn, MD; and Jeffrey Greeson, PhD, MS.  Learn more

Helping Wounded Warriors Heal with Nature

Service members being treated for catastrophic injuries at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center will soon have access to a woodland oasis to aid their recovery.  Learn more


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A Tribute to Scholar Ellen Hughes, MD, PhD

Dr. Ellen Hughes, a cherished educator and physician, lived life as she inspired others to: with joy, gratitude, profound spirituality, reverence of the great outdoors, and a deep commitment to others—most importantly, her family, friends, colleagues, and medical students. Learn more

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Advancing Integrative
Medical Care

The Institute is working to bring integrative medical care to patients recovering from severe trauma through its support of a unique integrative care program.  Learn more


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