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Introduction to Natural Health and Healing

Would you like to learn more about natural health but don't know where to start? If so, then this is the course for you! We'll discuss the various stages of health and illness, and you'll discover that true health means wholeness of the mind, body, and spirit.

Using a variety of methods like diet, hydrotherapy, positive attitude, relaxation, yoga, chiropractic, natural remedies and more, you’ll explore way to achieve total health in mind, body, and spirit. By the end of this course, you'll have begun taking charge of your own health and healing!

6 Weeks / 24 Course Hrs
Starting October 18, 2017

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Introduction to Natural Health and Healing Details + Objective

Course Code: nhh

You Will Learn
  • Learn about the various stages of health and illness
  • Gain an understanding of naturopathy and helping your body heal itself
  • Find out about proper breathing techniques
  • Learn the value of hydrotherapy, diet, biorhythms, and fasting
  • Learn about vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, free radicals, and the basic requirements that constitute a healthy diet
  • Understand herbal healing, aromatherapy, body therapies, massage techniques, osteopathy, chiropractic, T'ai Chi, reflexology, yoga, Feng Shui, therapeutic touch, and natural remedies for common emergencies
How the course is taught
  • Instructor-led course
  • 6 weeks in duration
  • Courses begin each month
  • 2 lessons released each week
  • 24 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Go on a personal journey to better health that will positively impact you and your family
  • Maintain a personal health journal as you discover how your behaviors can affect your health
  • Learn ways to improve total health and healing including mind, body and spirit
  • Open the door to unique career opportunities as you learn to help others
Introduction to Natural Health and Healing Outline
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Week 1

Receive an introduction to the principles of natural healing and discuss the various stages of health and illness. Learn to self-evaluate your health and how your behaviors have positive and negative effects. Then, learn all about naturopathy and its basic philosophy—seeking ways to help your body to heal itself.

Week 2

Explore ways to use the power of the mind and the placebo effect as you learn more about brain function tests, visualization, relaxation therapies, and the power of belief. Then, look at nutrition including: nutrients, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and free radicals. You'll even learn how to develop menus to improve your health.

Week 3

Briefly explore the history of herbal healing and look at herbal charts to help you to understand some of the most beneficial herbal remedies. Then, learn about aromatherapy and how to blend oils for medicinal uses.

Week 4

Discover the wonders of body therapies as you explore many of the most popular therapies and their benefits including: massage techniques, osteopathy, chiropractic, T'ai Chi, reflexology, and yoga. Then, learn all about natural energy fields including how to center your consciousness, and you'll have the opportunity to try energy modulation.

Week 5

Gain an understanding of the relationship between your immune system and the health of your surroundings as you learn to identify pollutants in your environment. Then, discover how to use natural remedies for common emergencies, illnesses and injuries.

Week 6

Begin to understand the effect that light, color, and music can have on your mood and behavior. You'll learn how to heal and relax by using practical applications of these therapies. Finally, you'll continue to learn how physical, emotional, and spiritual factors make up your whole being as you begin to take charge of your own health and healing!

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Introduction to Natural Health and Healing Instructors
Theresa Snyder

Theresa Snyder is a Natural Health Consultant. She has been an educator for more than 20 years. She has earned a BS in Education as well as an MS in Natural Health. This provides her with the ability to teach courses related to the many disciplines related to Natural Health. She also enjoys teaching seminars related to natural health for a local hospital.

Introduction to Natural Health and Healing Requirements / Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Introduction to Natural Health and Healing Frequently Asked Questions
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When can I get started?

A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!

How does it work?

Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.

How long do I have to complete each lesson?

Keep in mind that the interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.

What if I need an extension?

The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.

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