This 7-day retreat is designed to support your cancer recovery. By teaching mind-body integration techniques, stress management, and much more, your journey to self-healing for general health and overall well-being will be much better supported. Participants will learn evidence-supported self-healing techniques designed to enhance their recovery and develop a positive, optimistic and confident attitude about their life journeys.
Led by internationally-renowned expert Kevin Chen, PhD, the retreat encourages participants to explore, experience, and engage in topics such as pain management, nutrition, exercise, mind-body medicine, and stress management. Movement-based sessions enliven the body, while the interactive lectures stimulate the mind and spirit.
This special retreat is designed specifically for people who have faced cancer, and their caregivers. Participants will gain powerful skills designed to:
A special workshop on nutrition by Dr. Chris D’Adamo
Healthier, Happier Relationships with Dr. Linda Nadia Hole
Who Should Attend: People facing cancer or who have had cancer in the past. Participants are encouraged to bring a family member or caregiver at a reduced price in an effort to support their well-being, too!
Dr. Kevin Chen is an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and president of the World Institute for Self-Healing, Inc. With Chinese origin and a life-long Qigong meditation practice, Dr. Chen is among the few scientists in the U.S. who has both extensive knowledge of Qigong as well as active involvement in Qigong and meditation research. He is the associate editor-in-chief of the English version textbook “Chinese Medical Qigong” (2010), and the publisher of Yang-Sheng, a magazine that promotes self-healing of the body, mind and spirit. Dr. Chen has extensive experience using Qigong to facilitate health and healing in people facing cancer, and have offered similar intensive Qigong training for cancer patients for many years.
Dr. Hole is an integrative holistic physician with over 35 years of experience, including decades of experience in her medical practice. She is a pioneer in the integrative holistic approach to the treatment of cancer and other chronic conditions. Read more about her here.
Food: Our menus are based on group preferences and budget. We offer delicious, balanced vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals which typically include raw salads and hot vegetable dishes. Upon request, we will gladly prepare unseasoned blanched or steamed dishes for lunch and dinner. We easily accommodate gluten/dairy free needs, and many of our seasonings and oils are provided on the side for guests to season meals to taste. Several rooms have refrigerators, so guests are welcome to bring food that suits their needs if they have issues we cannot accommodate. Please note that we are unable to reduce meal costs due to food allergies.
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