Healthy Planet Happenings

September 3, 10, 17, 24
Change Your Fragrance and Change Your Life!
12:00 – 4:30 P.M. Inspire, clear, focus or energize. Whatever your goal, empower your intentions with a handcrafted personalized perfume. September special $39. Consultation fee includes free 15 ml roll-on personalized perfume! Held at Cheryl’s Herbs located at 7170 Manchester Road, Suite A, St. Louis, Missouri. Call 573-680-7246 to book your appointment with Donna Nicks; certified aromatherapist.

September 6
Shaw Wildflower Market
4 p.m. till 7:30 p.m. at Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit MO. Local Wildflowers, Wine, Bread, Meats, Cheese, Art, Beer, Produce, bake off, and more. http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/visit/family-of-attractions/shaw-nature-reserve.aspx.

September 7
MDC partners with St. Louis Sprout and About For 3rd annual Celebration Event
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will partner with St. Louis Sprout and About to join the 2013 Sprout and About Annual Celebration event Saturday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Museum of Transportation. St. Louis Sprout and About (stlsprout.com/) is an online magazine and calendar that connects families with kid-friendly events and activities throughout the St. Louis area, including many opportunities to discover the wonders of nature and the outdoors. Admission to the Celebration and to the Museum of Transportation for this event is free. The Museum of Transportation is located at 3015 Barrett Station Road.

September 7 & 8
2nd Annual Midwest Crystal Fest To Unite, Inspire and Educate
The St. Louis area’s first outdoor family wellness festival set for Sept. 7th from 10a.m – 7 p.m. & Sept. 8th from 10-am – 6 p.m. in Kirkwood’s Emmenegger Nature Park. The two-day festival will feature great music & food, guest speakers, workshops, crystal vendors, jewelry, essential oil vendors, Native American ceremony and even a drum circle! There will be many fun kid’s activities which include a tye dying your own T-shirt, coloring contest, a treasure and crystal hunt! For more information about the 2nd Annual Midwest Crystal Festival, please visit www.midwestcrystalfest.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/midwestcrystalfest

September 7 & 12
Free Talk on Meditation
The Ishayas’ Ascension Meditation is a simple, natural way for the mind to experience a more settled state, increasingly quiet and silent levels while it remains alert. In this state of restful alertness, the brain functions with significantly greater coherence and the body gains deep rest for the release of chronic and deep stress. Come join us for a free introductory talk on this ancient teaching. There are two opportunities to attend this talk: Sat Sept 7 at 10am at Schlafly Branch Library, 225 N. Euclid Ave. and Thurs. Sept 12 at Body Temple Healing Arts at 6:30pm, 31 N. Gore Ave. A weekend workshop to learn these techniques will be offered in St Louis Sept 13-15. Please register at: 573-261-9373. For information 515-230-6571 www.theishayafoundation.org.

September 9
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a form of acupressure in which you “tap” on acupuncture points to relieve symptoms. This class provides you with a take-home technique you can use to relieve stress, anxiety, and pain. Kim Archer is a skilled presenter who can help with the toughest cases. She will also introduce Matrix Reimprinting, in which you revisit previous traumas with new perspectives – healing them through acupressure. Class to be held at 7pm at Community Acupuncture of St Louis, 2006 South 39th Street, STL, 63110. The cost of the class is $10. Please register: Either book online at www.acustl.com under “Make an Appointment”, or call 314-772-4325. Learn more about EFT at www.acustl.com, and click on “Other Services”.

September 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; seating is limited, arrive early, 314-432-7802. See patient success stories at www.PreventionAndHealing.com.

September 10
An Evening of The Work of Byron Katie – Yoga for the Mind
Join us for an evening of Inquiry – a process of questioning stressful thoughts and beliefs. Peace and relief come when we can look deeper into beliefs that cause us pain. Difficult situations can become easier within minutes with the Work. Byron Katie is a bestselling author with titles such as “Loving what Is” and “I Need Your Love, is that True?” Bryan Wagner is a certified facilitator of The Work, and will facilitate the evening. Experienced and new participants are welcome. Held at Community Acupuncture, 7-9pm, 2006 S. 39th Street, STL 63110. This event is free, and no RSVP is required. Call 314-772-4325 with any questions.

September 14
Celebrate Kids Day of Service at Whole Foods Market (Galleria)
Kids and families join up with Whole Foods Market Galleria Team Members for a two-hour volunteer project to prepare the Urban Harvest STL downtown community garden for fall. Afterwards, Whole Kids Foundation will provide a free salad lunch for the volunteers.10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. (lunch will be at 12:00 p.m.)1631 Doctor Martin Luther King Drive, St. Louis, MO 63106-3720 (park in the surface lot on 14th and MLK, and walk 1/2 block to the garden). Serving its communities is a core value for Whole Foods Market, and getting a chance to team up with customers and other community members to give back is all the more important. These hands-on volunteer opportunities help connect local families and Whole Foods Market Team Members with the community and also provide a chance for access to and discussions about healthy food and eating habits. To sign up, visit (https://wfmUHSTLgardenCLEANup.eventbrite.com/).

September 14
Tower Grove Park, Sons of Rest Pavilion. Registration: 10:00 a.m. Walk: 11:00 a.m. (2.7 miles). Event ends at 2:00 p.m. Dogs are welcome. Costume contest, raffle, entertainment, and FREE vegan food! Help raise money for Farm Sanctuary and support compassion for all. Early adult registration: $15. Event-day registration: $25. Children under 18 are FREE. To register online, www.walkforfarmanimals.org.

September 14, 3pm-11pm
September 15, 3pm-8pm
St. Louis Indian Music Festival
St. Louis Indian Music festival presents the true gems of Indian civilization – its music. The two main classical music styles – Carnatic and Hindustani – were derived from vast musical knowledge acquired from a mind boggling array of melodies; intricate, structured, consummate rhythms; with a blend of sublime spiritual aspect. Both these music systems perplex a new listener, but enthralls an experienced connoisseur. These music systems provide abundant opportunity for creativity; opens multitude of melodies on pure notes as well as embellishments called Gamakas which churns out Raga with an envelope of Tala. Master artists from India and USA soothe your evenings with an unforgettable music. Come and join us. At the gate: $25 per day / online $20 per day. Free admission for Soorya and Sangeetha members. Midwest Music Conservatory, 15977 Clayton Rd Ballwin, MO 63011. Tickets are available on www.namaskardesi.com & www.sulekha.com. Also in Seema Enterprises on both Page/Manchester venues.

September 17
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 Stories at www.toothbody.com.

September 17
Free Monthly Wellness Support Group
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 the article on our web site at www.PreventionAndHealing.com titled “New Medicine, New Biology: Spiritual Wellness, Spiritual Assessment, and Spiritual Care.”

September 20
7:00 – 9:00 pm. Natural remedies have long been used to support cancer recovery. Cheryl has been fortunate to experience years of feedback from customers on this subject. Learn which actions of herbs and essential oils would be most supportive. Cheryl will tell the stories behind two historical formulas known as the Hoxey Formula and Essiac Tea. Cost: $15. Held at Cheryl’s Herbs. Visit www.cherylsherbs.com. Please call in advance for a reservation 314-645-2165.

September 20
Great Forest Park Balloon Race Glow in the Park Dinner Benefits Humane Society
Great Forest Park Balloon Glow Dinner benefiting the Humane Society of Missouri, held under the auspices of the Great Forest Park Balloon Race. All guests receive private parking and private entrance to Forest Park, a fabulous dinner, cocktails, and a spectacular view of the Balloon Glow and fireworks show. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit hsmo.org or call 314-951-1501.

September 27
Fourth Friday Art Walk in Ste. Genevieve
Art galleries and many shops stay open until 9pm for the Fourth Friday Art Walk. Enjoy wine and refreshments as you view works by local and regional artists displaying a variety of art forms. www.artstegen.org.

September 28
Strut Your Mutt St. Louis
Tilles Park, 10:00 A.M. Time to Strut for Homeless Pets! Get ready, get set, get your pooch warmed up. It’s time for Best Friends Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt in St. Louis. Join in a relaxing walk to help homeless pets, and then celebrate afterwards at Tilles Park at the ultimate doggie festival. The St. Louis Strut Your Mutt is one of 11 events being staged between Aug. 31 and Sept. 28 across the country by Best Friends Animal Society®. More information is available at www.strutyourmutt.org.

September 28
Green Homes Great Health Festival
See our online article.