Healthy Planet Happenings

Through August 19
Art by day, magic by night; Missouri Botanical Garden; 314-577-5100 or visit www.mobot.org/lanternfestival. See story page 3.

Beginning June 1
the Saint Louis Science Center will present Amazing Nano Worlds!, a new exhibition that delves into the science of nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is the manipulation of matter on the atomic and molecular scale, to small to be visible by the naked human eye. Visitors to the exhibit can explore the world of nanotechnology by becoming part of it, by being immersed in molecules enlarged 100 million times their actual size. Children can also plunge into the “Giant Blood Drop” in search of ‘white blood cells’ hidden among thousands of ‘red blood cells’.

Through June 24
Family entertainment in the air-conditioned big top just behind Powell Hall (Grand and Samuel Shepard Drive); tickets from just $10; 314-289-4040, www.circusflora.org.

June 2 & 3
Yoga Open House
Free Yoga Magazines. Refreshments. 2101 Arsenal, 11-4, Email: Gretchen.Karros@Gmail.com.

June 2 & 4
Airs on KNLC Channel 24 06/02 at noon and KNLC Renewable Energy Channel Channel 24-2 06/04 at 8:00 p.m. What can you do right now to make your little piece of earth more sustainable? In 2011, St. Louisans organized a tour of backyards with vegetable gardens, berry bushes, rain barrels and chickens. Jacquelyne Aubuchon and Terry Winkelman discuss plans to repeat the event the last Sunday of June every year. To purchase tickets and find out more about the exhibit and related free programming, visit slsc.org.

June 2-4
Equine Assisted Therapy
Training Clinic (E.A.P.D.)
1-6 pm, Southern Illinois @ Carbondale. Learn from acclaimed trainer- Chris Irwin. chrisirwin.com or 618-521-3606 for more info./register. 1-877-394-6773.

June 3
Elements of Wellness Open House
11-3. Come in and find out more about Elements of Wellness and what we have to offer. Creating a community environment dedicated to health and wellness. – Free massage Demos – Sample our wellness classes – Tour our space – Win a free massage – Free Yoga class at 3pm. 9715 Olive Blvd, Lower Level, Olivette, MO 63132, 314-432-1778, www.eowmassage.com, info@eowmassage.com.

June 12
Do It Yourself Sustainability
Do It Yourselfers (DIYs) can take sustainability to a new level after they see multiple presentations at the next local US Green Building Council meeting on June 12. Inventors and presenters, using the Pecha Kucha format, will expose the audience to as many earth-saving sustainability projects as possible – using a maximum of 20 slides automatedly showing 20 seconds each. Pecha Kucha formats have been employed mostly for social and business networking. At this meeting, preserving natural environments will be the common thread. Topics such as electric cars, landscaping challenges, home weatherization, remodeling kitchens and recycling trash will be covered in a fast-paced and fun show. Presenters have registered for their 400 seconds (approx. 6 minutes) of fame. The June 12 USGBC meeting will be held at the new Sheet Metal Workers Local 36 at 2319 Chouteau in St. Louis zip code 63103. Networking with refreshments starts at 5:30 pm and the slide show starts at 6:15. USGBC members and full-time students are free. Fee is $20 for non-members. To register online, go to USGBC-MOGateway .org/events or call 314-577-0225.

June 12
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 date; seating limited, arrive early, 314-432-7802. See patient success stories at www.preventionandhealing.com.

June 14
reMAKE Thursday
@ Perennial Artisan Ales
(8125 S. Michigan, 63111). Thursday, June 14th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. This month Perennial will show you how to transform an old leather belt into a hip, bohemian leather bracelet. You’ll get step-by-step guidance to transform vintage maps into a classic hand fan. Plus, reuse old t-shirts to make a carry-all tote for summer! There’s a project for every skill level, and Perennial staff will be onboard with the know-how to guide you through each project. Start your weekend early with conversation and crafts among friends. This event is open to the public with a $5 suggested donation to support Perennial. Let Perennial know you and your friends will be coming by e-mailing classes@perennialstl.org by Monday, June 11th, 2012. With a 15 – 20 person limit, the guest list is expected to fill quickly. All materials + tools will be provided. 314.832.2288, classes@perennialstl.org, website: www.perennialstl.org/classes-events.

June 15, 16, 17
St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival
Ball Park Village. (Next to Busch Stadium). Over 80 beers from more than 30 local brewers. Get your beer on! For more information & tickets visit www.stlbrewfest.com.

June 16
Free class- Brain Power Nutrition
7pm at The Healing Center, 734 DeMun Ave in Clayton. Do you experience brain fog, inattention, poor memory or mental fatigue? Well, here is a class you will not want to miss! The brain is truly the command center for the body. Many healthy people do not feel as sharp as they think thy ought to. Discussion about these issues mostly center on stress,behavior and psychology, but what about nutrition? Can you feed your brain? There are indeed foods and nutrients to include or exclude from your diet that may benefit the health of the brain. Join Dr. Rebecca Gould DC and learn about feeding your brain. Pre-registration required. Follow the registration link at www.HealingSTL.com or call 314-727-2120.

June 16 & 18
Ozark National Scenic Riverways
Airs on KNLC Channel 24 06/16 at noon and KNLC Renewable Energy Channel Channel 24-2 06/18, 8pm. Ozark rivers, and especially the Current River, have been known for clear water, gushing springs, and long, clean gravel bars. Includes two movies by Tom Malkowicz.

June 19
Free Monthly Wellness Support Group
June 19 – Free Monthly Wellness Support Group. Come and enjoy an evening of fellowship, learning opportunities in Medical Spiritual Information and exercises to strengthen your journey in managing your plan of care and treatment. Support Group Leaders: Dr. Simon Yu, M.D. and Chaplain Paul R. Johnson, M.Div. When: Third Tuesday each month (with an occasional exception) 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, 314-432-7802. For more information, read article at www.PreventionAndHealing.com titled “New Medicine, New Biology: Spiritual Wellness, Spiritual Assessment, and Spiritual Care.”

June 19
Free class – Fat Burning!
6:30 pm at Whole Foods, BrentwoodJoin Dr. Rebecca Gould DC for an informative chat about body composition, weight and health. Do you have a high body fat percentage? Have you worked unsuccessfully to lose belly fat? Getting your body to tap into stored energy and “burn” body fat is tricky, but it can be done. In this class we will discuss body composition, why we store fat, hormones, nutrition, and exercise strategies for fat loss. Dr. Gould will have a Bioelectrical Impedance computer on hand for those who wish to have their body composition measured. Pre-registration is requires, use registration link can at www.HealingSTL.com or call 314-968-7744.

June 19
Connecting Your Health Between
Your Teeth and Body
FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion. Connecting Your Health Between Your Teeth and Body. 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 Dentistry 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 Success Stories at www.toothbody.com.

June 19
A Gathering Place Massage School offers an evening of relaxation and bodywork, including Chair Massage, Chinese Healing Modalities, Energywork, Metal Singing Bowls, and much more! This event is free! Held at 12061 Dorsett Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043. Contact us at 314-739-5559 or www.agatheringplace.com.

June 22 &23
2-Day Vitamin Expo – Supplement Showcase at Whole Foods Market
Sponsored by Healthy Planet Magazine. 11:00 am – 2:00 pm & 4:00 – 7:00 pm. A good, wholesome, well-balanced diet provides a spectrum of proteins, vitamins and minerals. Even when eating well, there may be beneficial nutrients that are difficult to obtain from food sources alone. This expo will help you fill in the gaps needed to round out your diet and support the optimal structure & function of your whole body. Swing by and meet our featured wellness partners. They will be showcasing & providing coupons for tons of our products of which, those featured will be on sale for 15%. They will share knowledge and help guide you in making the best selections for the supplements you could most benefit from. Also enter to win gift baskets full of supplement goodies.
Saturday, June 23
FREE! Nutrition Support Classes.
Support for Weight loss and Stress Management, 11:00 am • Digestive Support, 12:00 • The Benefits of Fish Oil, 1:00 • The Benefits of Enzymes, 2:00pm. Whole Foods Market – Galleria, 1601 S. Brentwood, 63144, 314-968-7744.

June 23 & 25
Threats to the Ozark Riverways
Airs on KNLC Channel 24 06/23 at noon and KNLC Renewable Energy Channel Channel 24-2 06/25 at 8:00 p.m. Missouri has some of the most beautiful rivers anywhere. But they are being threatened by illegal roads, ATVs (all terrain vehicles), scenic easements, and horse traffic. Kally Coleman and Greg Iffrig discuss why these are problems and how viewers can help protect rivers by contacting FOR and the Sierra Club.

June 28
7:00 – 9:00 pm. Once a month, Cheryl’s Herbs offers this free event to those seeking holistic, ways to improve body, mind and spirit. Cheryl will explain how to make your own natural remedies and featured guest, Jo Lena Johnson, will remind us that listening, responding to what your mind, body, spirit are saying are keys to healing. Sample Cheryl’s Summer Millet. Free. Held at Cheryl’s Herbs. Visit www.cherylsherbs.com. Call for a reservation 314-645-2165.

July 2 deadline
In a small group with a certified life and career coach, you’ll take stock of who you are, get clear on what you want and act to improve your life. Mon., July 16 – Thurs., July 19, 7-9PM. Brentwood Center of Health. $299 if you book before July 2. (Full Price $350). www.shannonfalkenstein.com/whatsnext.