Dr. Carmen Hering on how to build a healthy sense of life
By Kate Hammond, Roots & Shoots and High School Movement Teacher
During the summer program of 2018 the Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training ran a course with Dr. Carmen Hering about First Grade readiness which explored the changes and challenges that we are seeing in children entering First Grade and how this impacting many of the assumptions we have about the First grade curriculum and character of the teaching.
During this time of year, as we slowly emerge out of the darkness of deep winter and the excesses of the holiday season, we frequently succumb to common community-acquired illnesses like respiratory infections, colds and flus. It is interesting to notice our body’s attempt to overcome cold, damp, stagnant processes with fever and inflammation!
Let’s take a deeper look at this phenomena and discover more about the role of fever and medical therapies that can help us. In this issue you will find articles describing anthroposophic medicines and the importance of fever, as well as a video on what makes anthroposophic medicines unique.
Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 Location: Tomales Town Hall 27150 Maine St., Tomales, CA Course Description: This course is designed for those with interest in the Biodynamic approach to Osteopathy in the Cranial Field as developed by James Jealous D.O. We welcome DO’s, MD’s and dentists, U.S. and international. Please contact us if you haven’t […]
A 3 part webinar series with Dr. Adam Blanning, Dr. Carmen Hering, Elizabeth Sustick, RN and Dr. Steven Johnson
Wednesdays June 13, June 27, July 11 from 7:30-8:30 pm Eastern.
June 27: Nature’s gifts: Natural approaches to fever with Dr. Carmen Hering and Elizabeth Sustick, RN
Fever can be an important ally for growth and healing. Through fever, warmth activates the immune system to defend and detoxify itself. We will explore the qualities of lemon and how it can be used to help the body redistribute and harmonize these warmth processes.
Dr. Carmen Hering graduated from TUC’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003. Since 2006, she has maintained a general medical practice in Albany, CA where she utilizes osteopathic and anthroposophic medicine. She serves as adjunct faculty at Touro University California, trains medical students and residents in her office, and serves as faculty for the annual International Postgraduate Medical Training (IPMT) program for anthroposophic medicine in the US.
What does osteopathic medicine mean to you?
For me, the principles of osteopathy are as true and relevant today as they were in Dr. Still’s time, as they are based on the study of the natural world in order to uncover its laws. If we learn to be a student of nature and develop real interest in our fellow human beings, then everything we do in our practice becomes osteopathy, from the moment the patient walks in the door.
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