Healthy Planet Happenings

August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Recurring meditation class
beginning Saturday August 3rd from 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.; at 51 Graeler Dr., St Louis 63146. Recurring event on Saturdays. www.bodypresencing.com; gail@bodypresencing.com for more information and to sign up. Confirmaton necessary.

August 7
Interactive Workshop on LEED v4.1
During this half-day workshop, USGBC’s technical staff will walk participants through LEED v4.1 BD+C and ID+C credits including a restructured Materials and Resources section, the addition of a greenhouse gas emissions metric and updated thresholds. The workshop will also touch on the full life cycle of the building, by reviewing LEED Operations and Maintenance and recertification options available to projects and how BD+C and ID+C credits are structured to support ongoing performance. Offering 3 LEED Specific BD+C, ID+C, & O+M GBCI CE Hours & 3 AIA LU WHEN: August 7, 2019 | 10 am – 2 pm WHERE: August 7, 2019 | 10 am – 2 pm FEE: $69 for USGBC-MGC members, $99 for non-members REGISTER: www.usgbc-mogateway.org/calendar

August 13
Weaving Integrative Medicine with Internal Medicine
FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion – Weaving Integrative Medicine with Internal 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 if you feel, “My Doctor said everything is fine! Then why do I feel so lousy?” Second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at our healing clinic: Prevention and Healing, Inc., 10908 Schuetz Road, St. Louis, MO 63146. Seminar led by Dr. Simon Yu, M.D., Board Certified Internist. Weaving Integrative Medicine with Internal Medicine to Use the Best Each Has to Offer. Call to verify meeting date; seating is limited, arrive early, 314-432-7802.Patient stories at preventionandhealing.com.

August 14
LEED Zero and 4.1: The LEED We’ve Been Waiting For
This session will review LEED v4.1 (BD+C) along with LEED Zero Energy and Carbon to provide an overview of the various changes, an introduction to the new tools and metrics, examine the definitions and challenges of Net Zero Energy, Water, and Carbon, and discuss how LEED v4.1 and LEED Zero work for various project types. WHEN: Wednesday, August 14, 8:00 – 10:00 am WHERE: Washington University Danforth University Center, Room 234 FEE: $30 for USGBC-MGC Members, $45 for Non-members. Register: www.usgbc-mogateway.org/calendar

August 15
Past Life Regression and Personal Transformation Workshop
7 to 9 pm at my office. Join us for a special seminar as Peggy Levinson shares with you how you can uncover memories from your past lives. Using a technique called past life regression. Peggy will guide you through the process of recalling these memories located deep inside your unconscious mind. She will explain what past life regression is and how it works, and discuss how your past lives may be impacting you right now in your current life. Visit claytontherapy.com for location and directions. 314-644-3339.

August 20
Green Schools Quest MENTOR Info Session
Since the Green Schools Quest launched six years ago, over 100 schools have participated – many for multiple years. As we gear up for the 2019-20 school year, we are seeking Green Mentors to work with local schools. Learn more about this exciting opportunity! A brief overview of the Green Schools Quest program and mentor responsibilities will be presented, followed by the opportunity to hear directly from past mentors as they share their experiences. Light lunch will be served. WHEN: Tuesday, August 20, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm WHERE Saint Louis Lighting Group, 7414 Manchester Rd (63143) FEE: Free, but pre-registration is required REGISTER: www.usgbc-mogateway.org/calendar.

August 24
Edg-Clif Vineyard, Winery & Brewery Field Dinner
Please join us Saturday evening, August 24th for our 10th annual Field Dinner hosted by Edg-Clif Vineyard, Winery and Brewery. The event is a 5-course heritage dinner which begins at 5:30 pm up at the Bottling House with appetizers featuring Edg-Clif wine cocktails, craft cheeses, sausage and a variety of farm pickles. Music will be provided by Potosi Mayor T. R. Dudley. Dinner will be served al fresco under the pavilion by volunteers from the Potosi High School FCCLA Club. Each year the Field Dinner supports two Agriculture scholarships and a Farm Business grant for Washington County residents. Past winners and featured producers are invited to speak at the Field Dinner.
Tickets are $60 per person. Call Debby at 573-438-8555 for tickets, reservations or more information. Sponsored by Washington County Community Partnership.

August 24
Meditation, Tea and Astrology
Join me for a morning of meditation, tea, and an astrology topic that is relevant to you personally and to all of us globally. This event will meet on Saturday, August 24th from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Enjoy meditating in a serene environment with like-minded people, doing a guided meditation followed by tea and light discussion. The astrology topic will be about how the planets of Jupiter and Saturn show up in your chart individually, what you can understand more about yourself through these strong outer planets influence on you, and then looking at what is to come in the next two years with these planets transiting in the sign of Capricorn, and how you may be touched also by these planetary movements. No need to have any prior meditation or astrology experience. Come, enjoy the morning, and learn a little bit about yourself for your own personal growth. Where: 51 Graeler Dr., St. Louis, MO. 63146. There is a walkway on the side of our house; the house with the red garage door. Follow the pathway to the back of the house and enter into doorway. Please remove your shoes upon entering the facility. When: Saturday, August 24th from 9:00 a.m. until noon Cost: 50.00 per person. Pay in full through paypal, or though my website, www.bodypresencing.com. Call or email to reserve your space: 314-995-9755, gail@bodypresencing.com. This event will meet on a quarterly basis with a new topic to explore! Dress in comfortable clothes, and bring a blanket or yoga mat for your convenience and if needed.

August 25
Book signing and charity event
August 25th 3-5pm at EcoFit, 10801 Indian Head Industrial Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63132. Reshaunda Thornton, the Dietitian against Diets, TEDx speaker, and author of Play to Win the Food Fight – Practical strategies, debunking diet mentalities, overcoming emotional struggles. All proceeds go to The Fit and Food Connection non-profit organization. For more information contact Reshaunda Thornton RD., LD., CSSD. BetterVessel Nutrition, (832)771-7649, www.Bettervesselnutrition.com.

September 12
Jean Ponzi TED Talk!
TEDx Gateway Arch features Healthy Planet’s own “Green Jean” Ponzi in their program CRASH COURSE, at the Pageant. Jean’s TED talk will illuminate how Nature can free us humans from the paralyzing hook of polarized thinking and nudge us into motion: sustainable, enjoyable, sensible and response-able to the big needs of this time, for our species on this planet. Jean’s perspective is seriously funny, and grounded in over 30 years serving as a strong local voice for Earth. The TEDx Gateway Arch program CRASH COURSE features local artists, entertainers, athletes and revolutionaries, sharing deas that can change our world. Collide with TEDx for a captivating evening you won’t soon forget, with Jean Ponzi presenting Grow Greener To Get UnStuck. Thursday Sept 12, 6 p.m. at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar St. Louis 63112. Tickets on sale at www.tedxgatewayarch.org.

September 29
Exhibitor Reservations Now Being Taken For Healthy Planet Fall Expo
The Healthy Planet magazine invites everyone to come celebrate the first week of Autumn at its 38th Natural Living Expo, Sunday, September 29, 10 am to 4 pm, at the Webster Groves Recreation Center, 33 East Glendale Road in Webster Groves. To sign up as an exhibitor, please call or email us for an expo application form. 314-962-7748. JBL44@aol.com. See page 7 for more information.