Monthly Archives: March 2011

Spring Cleansing Nutrition Workshop

Hosted by: Melissa Furneaux, Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Cleansing has become increasingly popular as a way to rebalance the body and mind. If done incorrectly, however, cleanses may actually cause more harm than good. In this workshop you will learn: – What detoxification is, and what purpose it serves in the body – How often you should be cleansing – The pros and cons of popular detox diets – What type of cleanse is right for your body and your lifestyle

When: May 14, 2011 from 1pm – 2pm

Where: Alchemy & Elixir Health Group 320-1026 Davie St, Vancouver BC

Cost: $10 **Please note that spaces are limited. Please register in advance to reserve your seat.

For registration or information, please contact: Melissa Furneaux, B.Sc., RHN email: mfurneaux@gmail.com or ph: 604-760-9892 www.alchemyelixir.com

Raw Foods for the Rest of Us: A Demo and Workshop

Hosted by: Melissa Furneaux, Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Have you heard about the benefits of raw foods, but feel that raw foods are too complicated for your busy life? Feel intimidated by terms like dehydrating, juicing, and sprouting? At this workshop, we will cover: – the benefits of raw foods, and whom they are appropriate for – Convenient, realistic ways to incorporate more living foods into your life, without having to make drastic changes or invest in expensive equipment – You will get to see a demonstration of how to prepare a number of quick, healthy, delicious, raw recipes – AND you will get to try all of these recipes, along with being sent home with an information package and some tasty treats!

When: April 30, 2011 from 12 pm to 2 pm

Where: Alchemy & Elixir Health Group # 320-1026 Davie St, Vancouver BC

Registration: $40 **Please note that spaces are limited. Pre-payment is required to reserve your seat

For registration or information, please contact: Melissa Furneaux, B.Sc., RHN email: mfurneaux@gmail.com or phone 604-760-9892

For more information visit: www.alchemyelixir.com

 

Herbal Medicine and Womens Health

 Taught by Katolen Yardley, MNIMH – Medical Herbalist

Join us for an information evening exploring common herbal remedies, nutrition and relevant supplementation for common hormone imbalances and womens health: including PMS, fluid retention, fatigue and menopause related issues.

Date: Thursday May 12, 2011 from 6:30 until 8 pm.

Location: Alchemy & Elixir Health Group # 320-1026 Davie St. Vancouver BC  – co-sponsored with Choices Market

Cost: $ 10 Space is limited.

Space is limited. Call to preregister 604 683 2298 or email info@alchemyelixir.com

Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Taught by Shannon Larson, R. Ac.

Acupuncture is well known as a great option during pregnancy to address many physical discomforts but did you know that acupuncture and chinese medicine can be used to help prevent morning sickness, insomnia, edema, fatigue, and depression? Acupuncture can also help prepare the body for labour, encourage optimal fetal position and can be used for post- term labour induction. Join Shannon Larson, Registered Practitioner of Chinese Medicine and member of the Acumamas Team to learn more about how acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help support healthy pregnancies and positive birth outcomes.

Date: Wednesday June 8, 2011

Time: 6-7:30 pm. Price: 10 $ * proceeds are donated to charity. Seminar is co-sponsored with Choices Market.

Location: Alchemy & Elixir Health Group at # 320- 1026 Davie St. Vancouver BC

Space is limited: Call to preregister with Shannon at 778-233-0074