This September 9-13, Dr. Candace Pert will join Chopra Center co-founders, Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D., in San Diego for a 4-day workshop that integrates the ancient healing system of Ayurveda with the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience, psychology, and modern medicine.
Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) May 1, 2009 -- Mind-body healing pioneer, best-selling author, and acclaimed neuroscientist, Dr. Candace Pert, will be a featured guest speaker at the Chopra Center's Journey into Healing workshop this September in San Diego.
"Journey into Healing" is an in-depth exploration of mind-body medicine led by Drs. Deepak Chopra and David Simon and a team of the world's foremost experts in integrative and holistic healing. Special topics include natural stress management techniques, the nutritional factors of illness, evidence-based herbal medicine, and mind-body approaches to cancer, heart disease, depression, anxiety, addiction, and digestive disorders.
Every year hundreds of people from around the world attend Journey into Healing including health care professionals as well as individuals seeking personal healing and transformation. Journey into Healing is an accredited mind-body medicine course offering CME credits (Continuing Medical Education) for physicians, and CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for nurses and allied health practitioners including naturopaths, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and therapists.
"Dr. Pert is an extraordinary pioneer in the field of mind-body science, and I've admired her work for many years," said Deepak Chopra. "Her research has provided evidence that the body is not a mindless machine, but is connected to the mind in a network of intelligence that shapes our health, awareness, and how we experience the world. We're excited that she will be part of the faculty of Journey into Healing it's going to be an amazing learning experience for everyone who attends," said Dr. Chopra.
Candace Pert, Ph.D. is a renowned neuroscientist and pharmacologist recognized for her many scientific contributions, including her discovery of opiate receptors in the brain and body. She is also a popular teacher and bestselling author of "Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Bodymind Medicine" and "All you Need to know to Feel Go(o)d." She has a rare ability to speak to mixed audiences of mainstream physicians, alternative practitioners, and individuals seeking knowledge for their personal healing journey, offering valuable insights and knowledge in a clear and compelling way.
The Journey into Healing workshop takes place this September 9-13 at La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California. Special group and early bird discounts are available.
For more information and to reserve your seat, please call 888.736.6895 or visit www.chopra.com/journey.
About the Chopra Center
The Chopra Center for Wellbeing was founded by Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D. in 1996. Located in Carlsbad, California, the Center offers a wide variety of programs, retreats, and teacher training programs that integrate the healing arts of the East with the best in modern Western medicine. The Chopra Center has helped millions of people around the world find peace of mind, physical balance, and emotional healing. The website www.chopra.com is your starting point on the path to wellness.
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