August 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, 14 & 15

Making ‘Unleaded’

Airs on KDHX Digital Ch. 980 in the City of St. Louis: 08/02 & 08/09, 8:30 pm, 08/04 & 08/11 7 pm, 08/07 & 08/14 12:30 pm, & 08/08 & 08/15 6pm.  To view online, go to http://kdhxgreentime.blip.tv/ and search for episode 346.  What has happened since Will Godar made his movie, “Unleaded” about high levels of lead in Herculaneum?  Are lead problems improved or unchanged in Missouri and the US?


August 4

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain

Support Group

meets the first Wednesday of every month at Mother Earth Wellness Studio, 2085  Jennemann  Lane, Arnold Mo. 63010 at 7:00 p.m.  “Put a L.I.D. on your Pain”! presenter is  Karen Kowal, RN.LMT,NCTMB, founder of Mother Earth Pillows and Pillossage. Thermal Self-Care tips that are easy, effective and educational! Learn why the L.I.D. Self Care Techniques works… then learn how to accomplish these if you live with FMS or Chronic pain. Learn a Baker’s Dozen ways to reduce Pain with heat that you can easily do at home! This class is for anyone who lives with pain and for Health Care Professionals who work with those in pain. Please contact us at 636-296-3500 to R.S.V.P.


August 4

Black & Green Wednesday

FORUM: Cuba’s Environmental and Medical Revolution. 7 pm, at Legacy Books and Café, 5249 Delmar (near Union)

A panel discussion will include: Bud DeRaps, Global Exchange; Daniel Hellinger, Political Science Professor, Webster University; Audrey Hollis, Greater St. Mark Community Garden; Rebecca Fitz, Medical Student, Escuela Latinoamericana de Medicina; Don Fitz, Gateway Green Alliance [moderator]. Sponsored by Gateway Green Alliance and Universal African Peoples Organization.  For more information call 314-727-8554 or visit: http://www.gateway-greens.org/2010/10-aug4.htm.


August 6

The Healing Center’s Summer Soirée

Friday Evening, August 6th at 6:30, at the Brentwood Recreation Center, 2505 South Brentwood Blvd. (1.3 miles South of the Galleria). Do you like to cook?  Are you looking for some inspiration?  Join Dr. Rebecca Gould D.C. and our Healing Center staff and friends for an evening of delicious food and fun.  This FREE event will be a cooking class and a party all rolled into one.  We will be sharing some delicious whole-food recipes and have a blast with nifty kitchen gadgets from Pampered Chef.  Food, music, and door prizes. Space is limited, there will be no at-the-door registrations.  Guests must register in advance to The Healing Center, 314-727-2120.


August 7 & 21

African Drumming

Led by Sky Kingsland. First and Third Saturdays of the Month: 4:30 – 6:00pm. The Studio at The Center for Mind, Body & Spirit Cost:  $15.Please call The Center at 314.725.6767 to register for this class.


August 8

Just Breathe and Know

Facilitated by Shleby Corson, Certified TB Facilitator and

Susan Cotter, Intuitive & Life Coach, 1-4pm, The Studio at The Center for Mind, Body & Spirit, 7647 Delmar Blvd., Cost:  $75. Join us as you are guided in a safe and sacred space to understand who you are and why you do the things you do.  Come change in a playful yet powerful way througfh your breath and your knowing.  You will leave the afternoon energized and more in touch with yourself. Please call The Center at 314.725.6767 to register for this class.


August 9

Experience The Most Successful

Diet on The Planet

with Internationally Acclaimed Author and Raw Food Chef

Paul Nison. You don’t want to miss this lecture! Did you know when you eat is just as important as what you eat? It can determine your health and wellness. Raw Food Chef and Author Paul Nison has studied the topic of health digestion for years and will share information no one else is talking about! Healing Arts Center 2601 South Big Bend Blvd

St. Louis, MO 631437:00 p.m. $10.00 but RSVP needed. For Directions call 314-647-8080to RSVP email  drfeelgood_826@hotmail.com. For more info about Paul’s visit www.paulnison.com.


August 10

Integrating Alternative Medicine

with Conventional Medicine

FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion – Integrating Alternative Medicine with Conventional Medicine – Learn how to build your immune system and take charge of your health. If you are suffering from chronic conditions, you’ll learn why you don’t have to live with your “incurable” symptoms anymore. Topics covered include: Cancer, Heart Disease/Stroke, Diabetes, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, ADD/ADHD, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Food Allergies, Nutrition, and many more. You should come to this discussion also if you feel, “My Doctor said everything is fine! Then why do I feel so lousy?” Second Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm at our healing clinic – Prevention and Healing, Inc., Dr. Simon Yu, M.D., Board Certified Internist, 10908 Schuetz Road, St. Louis,  MO  63146, Weaving Internal Medicine with Alternative Medicine to Use the Best Each Has to Offer. Call to verify meeting date and reserve your space at 314-432-7802. See patient success stories at www.preventionandhealing.com.


August 14-15


This ancient form of meditation uses mantras which are selected for each individual. The results can be reduced stress, improved health, more satisfying relationships, increased creativity and renewed enthusiasm for life!  Class will be held at the Maria Center.  Contact Shirley Stoll at 800-796-1144 or email shirlstoll@charter.net or visit online at www.MeditationConnect.com.


August 16


A plain-talk seminar with Christine Salter, MD, DC. 7pm, Richmond Heights Community Center, 8001 Dale Ave. Richmond Heights, MO 63117.  Sponsored by the Centre for Vibrant Health and Wellness.  For more info or to RSVP call 314.361.0111.




August 17 –

Connecting Your Health

Between Your Teeth and Body

FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion. You may not realize it, but your teeth and gums may be making you ill or weakening your immune system. Hidden infections. Unresolved illness. Find out what may be happening between your teeth and body and what to do about it. Discover how infection and illness transfer between the teeth and body. Understand how biological dentistry focuses on your overall health. Learn about what dental materials are compatible with wellness, mercury-free, tooth-colored fillings,the impact of dental procedures, how certain dental procedures can influence your body, and nutritional therapy that supports a healthy mouth. Third Tuesday Each Month, 6:30 pm at the Holistic Dentristy office of, and presented by, Dr. Michael Rehme, D.D.S., C.C.N. (Certified Clinical Nutritionist), 2821 N. Ballas Rd, Suite 245, St. Louis, MO 63131. A Healthy Choice for Dental Care. Call to verify seminar date and reserve your space at 314-997-2550. See Patient Stories at www.toothandbodyconnection.com.


August 17  (3rd Tuesday of Each Month)

Community Outreach Evening

7:00-9:00pm, A Gathering Place Massage School offers an evening of relaxation and bodywork, including Chair Massage, CranioSacral Therapy, Singing Bowls from Nepal, Reiki-Energywork, VibroAcoustic Sound Therapy, and much more. This event is free!  Held at 12131 Dorsett Road, Suite 101, Maryland Heights. Contact us at 314-739-5559 or www.agatheringplace.com.


August 21

47th Annual Moonlight Ramble

Join 10,000 of your closest friends and come “Ride the Night” on August 21st starting at the Muny in Forest Park. Registrationbegins at 9:00pm with the ride kicking off at Midnight. With your donation to Hostelling International, you get a safe and secure route, glow in the dark t-shirt, post-ride party with free food and drinks compliments of Schlafly Brewing Company. For more information on our activities, go to www.moonlightramble.org or call 314-644-4660.

August 21


Garlic event in the Schlafly Bottlweorks Crown Room in Maplewood, 10 -11:30 am. by Jack Petrovic, Schlafly Bottleworks Gardener. Learn the different varieties, planting, harvesting, curing, storing and braiding. You can taste and learn to rate Hardneck and Softneck garlic. the event is free but seating is limited. Any funds collected will go to support Joe’s House of Maplewood. Remember, the more garlic you grow, the more friends you’ll have.


August 26th


Explore the connection between your physical health and spiritual health. This leading edge information will be presented Thursday August 26, 2010, 6:30 -8:00 PM. Prevention and Healing, Inc. (office of Dr. Simon Yu) 10908 Schuetz rd., Saint Louis, Mo. 63146 314-432-7802. Presented by: Paul Johnson, Chaplain and Mary Francis Hoffman, MTP, CHTP, RYT. Call today for more information and to reserve your spot. 314-443-0206. PLEASE NOTE DATE IS A THURSDAY!


August 28


7:30AM Registration.  6K Run, 1/4 mile Youth Run and 1 mile Fun Walk at Creve Coeur Lake.  Go to www.firstgiving.com/birthrightstl to register online!


August 28


2:00 – 3:30 pm This is the fourth in a series of classes that will focus on essential oils for each Chakra individually for 7 consecutive months. Class will include a grounding session and heart chakra meditation. Taught by Kathy Klug LPN CA Registered Aromatherapist. Cost: $15. Held at Cheryl’s Herbs. Visit www.cherylsherbs.com for more information. Please contact us for a reservation 314-645-2165.


August 28 & 29

LouFest Sustainable Music Festival

See LouFest Ad on page 2 & story on page 13.


August 29

Rise & Shine for a Cure

108 Sun Salutations for Ovarian Cancer Research. Announcing the 2nd annual Rise & Shine for a Cure, 108 Sun Salutations to raise awareness and fund research for ovarian cancer.  Hosted by St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness (SLOCA) in partnership with several area yoga studios, the event will take place at the World’s Fair Pavilion in Forest Park beginning at 9:00am on Sunday, August 29th.

Rise & Shine for a Cure is open to the public, no yoga experience required.  Tickets cost $25 in advance and $30 at the door.  Included in the cost will be healthy snacks and refreshments.  Raffle tickets will be available for prizes such as private yoga instruction, a wellness consultation and thai yoga massage. For more information, please visit www.sloca.org.


August 31

Bone Health

7pm at The Healing Center 734 DeMun in Clayton. What do calcium supplements, dairy products and Osteoporosis drugs all have in common? They do not fix the causes of poor bone health. This class is for those who are concerned about bone health or who have Osteoporosis or Osteopenia. We will discuss natural and holistic ways to support the bones.  The class is free but space is limited, so pre-registration is required.  Please call 314-727-2120 to reserve your seat.


September 5 & 12

Beginning T’ai Chi Class

The St. Louis T’ai Chi Ch’uan Association, a not-for-profit organization based in Webster Groves is starting a session for beginners Sunday, September 5 & 12 at 10:00 am. For information, call 314-961-1355, or check the website: www.taichistlouis.org.


September 19

Food & Farmers Expo

Sponsored by Farm to Family Naturally, Sappington Farmers Market and The Healthy Planet magazine. Come meet the farmers and learn about the food you eat. Take home a bag full of local, healthy produce. See ad on page 8. Make your plans now to attend. For more information please call 314-962-7748.