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Eventbrite - Culinary Medicine School Level 1 - webinar only early bird discount until July 24th!

Culinary Medicine Level 1 - part webinar only

August 16th, August 23rd and August 30th - 3 consecutive Wednesday evening webinar sessions from 7 pm - 9pm EST

Center for Healing and Transformation, 210 Prospect Street, Lee, MA 01238

Part A: webinar – Lectures, Presentations and Question & Answer sessions

  • Understanding the concept of yin and yang and extreme foods/Basic understanding of healing foods
  • Lifestyle suggestions for health
  • Understanding and balancing nutritional factors (minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals and vitamins)
  • Foods for common health conditions (skin conditions, headaches, constipation, back pain, insomnia, acid reflux and others)
  • Cravings and emotional eating
  • Introduction of the 5 transformations according to the seasons, times of the day, organs – supporting and destructive cycles
  • Intro to Oriental diagnosis of constitution/condition and face
  • Intro to Oriental diagnosis of hands and palms
  • Intro to Oriental diagnosis of feet and legs.

Part B: cooking intensive workshop – 3 –day-hands-on cooking workshop (6 cooking classes – lunch and dinner included all three days) available September 29th to October 1st!

  • Cooking for daily/personal needs:
  • Cooking with Grains
  • Cooking with Beans,
  • Cooking with Vegetables,
  • Cooking with Sea Vegetables
  • Preparing Healthy and Delicious Desserts
  • Home Remedies

    Click here for more information!

Eventbrite - Stress - the hidden stalker

August 17th, 7 pm - 8:30 pm, $25 Webinar presentation

Stress - the hidden stalker

  • Stress evokes a disturbance in our physical, emotional and mental equilibrium. A stressful event can trigger the 'fight or flight' response, causing hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol to surge in the body. A brief period of stress can be exciting and stimulating. However, long-term stress or chronic stress can be detrimental on our physical, emotional and mental health and well being.
  • Learn how to break the vicious cycle of chronic stress by choosing specific foods and preparations and lifestyle choices. 

Questions? Email bettinazumdick@verizon.net or call (413) 429-5610

 

Eventbrite - Culinary Medicine School Level 1 - webinar only webinar only

Complete Culinary Medicine Level 1

Eventbrite - Culinary Medicine School Certificate Level 1 Complete Culinary Medicine Course

September 6th, September 13th, and Sept. 20th - 3 consecutive Wednesday evening webinar sessions from 7 pm - 9pm EST

Center for Healing and Transformation, 210 Prospect Street, Lee, MA 01238

Part A: webinar – Lectures, Presentations and Question & Answer sessions

  • Understanding the concept of yin and yang and extreme foods/Basic understanding of healing foods
  • Lifestyle suggestions for health
  • Understanding and balancing nutritional factors (minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals and vitamins)
  • Foods for common health conditions (skin conditions, headaches, constipation, back pain, insomnia, acid reflux and others)
  • Cravings and emotional eating
  • Introduction of the 5 transformations according to the seasons, times of the day, organs – supporting and destructive cycles
  • Intro to Oriental diagnosis of constitution/condition and face
  • Intro to Oriental diagnosis of hands and palms
  • Intro to Oriental diagnosis of feet and legs.

Part B: cooking intensive workshop – 3 –day-hands-on cooking workshop (6 cooking classes – lunch and dinner included all three days) September 29th to October 1st!

  • Cooking for daily/personal needs:
  • Cooking with Grains
  • Cooking with Beans,
  • Cooking with Vegetables,
  • Cooking with Sea Vegetables
  • Preparing Healthy and Delicious Desserts
  • Home Remedies

    Click here for more information!

 

September 7th, Thursday, 7 pm - 9 pm, $25 webinar presentation

Eventbrite - Adrenal and Thyroid Imbalances

Adrenal and Thyroid Imbalances

  • Adrenal fatigue or overstimulation of adrenal glands?

    Adrenal imbalances can wreak havoc with your life. The more negatively the adrenal function is impacted, the more every organ and system in our body is negatively affected. Changes occur in your immune system, ability to think clearly, metabolism, fluid and electrolyte balance, heart and cardiovascular system, and even sex drive.

  • Thyroid hormones also control many activities in our bodies, including metabolism and heart rate. Depending on how much or how little hormone your thyroid makes, you may often feel tired or restless or you may loose or gain weight.

  • Find out how to bring the adrenal and thyroid function back into balance.

 

September 9th, Saturday, 11 am - 1:30 pm Cooking Class: Culinary Medicine and Home Remedies, $65

  • Do you wish to find out what Culinary Medicine is and what it can do for you, your family and friends?
  • We are in the midst of a collective shift. There's never been a more exciting and intense time to be alive. I know that if you are considering this session, you sense the opportunity for your own transformation and healing and the healing of the planet. 
  • Venture deeper into the essence of food, cooking techniques, home remedies and experience it's miracle powers.
     

September 14th, Thursday, 7 pm - 8:30 pm, $25 Webinar presentation, Lyme Disease and The Power of Food

  • Realizing the complex interconnections between body, mind and spirit through her own healing journey from Lyme disease, Bettina knows that it is possible to overcome lyme disease and improve and deepen the quality of all your experiences in life. Discover how whole foods and whole food preparations are the basis to help you improve your health and move beyond lyme disease.
  • Learn about delicious dishes and discover specific foods and remedies that specifically target lyme spiroketes, while also reducing inflammation in your body and making you feel great.
  • Venture deeper into the essence of food and experience it's miracle powers for healing and well-being!
     

September 15th, Friday, 6 pm - 8:30 pm Cooking Class: Adrenal and Thyroid Imbalances, $65

  • This cooking class accompanies the webinar from Sept. 7th, however it can be taken on its own. Adrenal fatigue or overstimulation of adrenal glands?

  • Adrenal imbalances can wreak havoc with your life. Thyroid hormones also control many activities in our bodies, including metabolism and heart rate. Find out how to bring the adrenal and thyroid function back into balance by cooking and the right dishes and foods.

  • Venture deeper into the essence of food, cooking techniques, and experience it's miracle powers.

 

September 21st, Thursday, 7 pm - 9 pm, $25 webinar presentation

Women's Health information, tips, and research

Many women are struggling with problems, such as breast cancer, painful menstruation, PMS, disruptive menopausal conditions, fibroids, endometriosis, herpes, HPV and many more. In this session I will address issues related to women and the female reproductive organs, beginning with an understanding of the female body from the ancient oriental wisdom perspective.

We will discuss:

  • Foods and their effect on our physical, emotional and mental wellbeing.
  • How to discern early warning signs of possible problems related to women’s health.
  • Which foods and lifestyle choices are positively affecting women’s health.
  • How foods, hormones and emotions are related.
  • How to prevent or reduce toxins and stagnation to build up in our reproductive organs and bodies as a whole.

Explore this exciting class designed for women to learn more about health/wellbeing and healing approaches from a woman’s perspective.

Questions? Email bettinazumdick@verizon.net or call (413) 429-5610 now.

 

September 22nd, Friday, 6 pm - 8:30 pm Cooking Class:  Lyme Disease and The Power of Food, $65

  • This cooking class accompanies the webinar from Sept. 14th, however it can be taken on its own. 

  • Realizing the complex interconnections between body, mind and spirit through her own healing journey from Lyme disease, Bettina knows that it is possible to overcome lyme disease and improve and deepen the quality of all your experiences in life. Discover foods and cooking techniques which constitute the basis to help you improve your health and move beyond lyme disease.
  • Learn how to make delicious dishes and discover specific foods and remedies that specifically target lyme spiroketes, while also reducing inflammation in your body and making you feel great.
  • Venture deeper into the essence of food, cooking techniques, and experience it's miracle powers.

 

September 28th, Thursday, 7 pm - 9 pm, $25 webinar presentation

Intro to the Holistic Macrobiotic Approach to Breast Cancer

  • In this presentation, Bettina will introduce you to the positive dietary and lifestyle steps you can take to reduce risk and enhance recovery. A plant-based macrobiotic diet centered on whole grains, vegetables, beans, traditional fermented products, including organic non-GMO miso soup, sea vegetables, local fruits, and other vegetable quality foods will be presented as the foundation for breast cancer prevention and recovery.
  • Bettina has counseled women with breast cancer for many years now, with great success. Join this class to learn about your opportunity to use natural foods and remedies for healing support. Sampling of dishes and remedies included.

Sign up here: space is limited, email bettinazumdick@verizon.net or call (413)429-5610 now to reserve your space.

 

October 4th, Wednesday, 7 pm - 9 pm, $25 webinar presentation

Strong and Healthy Lungs

  • Bettina will discuss how to boost or regain healthy lung function and strengthen the whole respiratory function.
  • The importance of healthy lungs is well known as they’re one of the most active organs in the body: we can go weeks without food, and days without water… but not very long without air.
  • Learn how to bring balance to the lungs through diet and lifestyle activities. In the following cooking class (October 13th) Bettina will show you how to prepare specific food recipes and remedies to improve lung function.

Sign up here: space is limited, email bettinazumdick@verizon.net or call (413)429-5610 now to reserve your space.

 

Eventbrite - Culinary Medicine Level 2, webinar only webinar only

Complete Certificate Culinary Medicine Level 2 - part webinar, part hand's on cooking workshop

Eventbrite - Certificate Culinary Medicine Level 2 Complete Culinary Medicine Course LV 2

October 11th, October 18th and October 25th - 3 consecutive Wednesday evening webinar sessions from 7 pm - 9pm EST

October 27th - October 29th - Level 2 hands-on-cooking intensive - 3-day-cooking workshop (6 cooking classes)

Center for Healing and Transformation, 210 Prospect Street, Lee, MA 01238

Part A: webinar – Lectures, Presentations and Question & Answer sessions

  • Further studies on the 5 transformations regarding cooking
  • Liver and Gallbladder disorders like fatty liver, gallstones, hepatitis (diagnosis and home remedies)
  • Heart and Small Intestine disorders like hardening of the arteries, high or low bloodpressure, etc., Crohn’s disease and home remedies (diagnosis and home remedies)
  • Spleen-Pancreas and Stomach disorders like hypoglycemia, diabetis, ulcers, acid reflux disease, etc. (diagnosis and home remedies)
  • Lung and Large Intestine disorders like constipation, diarrhea, colitis, asthma, lung cancer, etc. (diagnosis and home remedies)
  • Kidney, Bladder, Reproductive organ disorders like kidney stones, UTI’s,  etc. (diagnosis and home remedies)
  • Diagnosis of tongue and posture
  • Diagnosis of dreams and dreams as a doorway to power, love, knowledge, self realization and more

Part B: cooking intensive workshop – 3 –day-hands-on cooking workshop (6 cooking classes – lunch and dinner included all three days)

  • Cooking for tree energy/spring
  • Cooking for fire energy/summer
  • Cooking for soil energy/late summer
  • Cooking for metal energy/fall
  • Cooking for water energy/winter
  • Sea-vegetable and Soy Products Cooking cooking

Click here for more information!

Questions? Email bettinazumdick@verizon.net or call (413) 429-5610 now.

 

October 12th, Thursday, 7 pm - 9 pm, $25 webinar presentation

Depression and Anxiety? How to shift the balance to a chain reaction of wellness!

  • Feeling depressed or anxious? Are you tired of trying more pills without relief and more side effects? Discouraged by past attempts of taking control? Lean practical approaches and skills based on holistic and integral systems combined with up-to-date research to move beyond the vicious cycle.

  • With the right tools you can find relief: In this class we will discuss foundational foods, remedies and lifestyle practices that will lead you to experience the resilience and well-being of your body, mind and spirit.

Sign up here: space is limited, email bettinazumdick@verizon.net or call (413)429-5610 now to reserve your space.

 

October 13th, Friday, 6 pm - 8:30 pm Cooking Class:  Strong and Healthy Lungs, $65

  • This cooking class accompanies the webinar from October 4th, however it can be taken on its own. Bettina will demonstrate cooking techniques, home remedies and foods to improve or retain strong and healthy lung and respiratory function.

  • The importance of healthy lungs is well known as they’re one of the most active organs in the body: we can go weeks without food, and days without water… but not very long without air.

  • Venture deeper into the essence of food, cooking techniques, and experience it's miracle powers.

 

October 17th, Tuesday, 7 pm - 9 pm, $25 webinar presentation

Digestive Distress?

  • Constipation? Diarrhea? Inflamed gut? Irritable Bowl Syndrome? This webinar will be all about healing digestive disorders from acid reflux, to ulcerative colitis and everything in between!

  • You can heal yourself by using food as medicine!

  • You may have experienced how an upset digestive system is interfering with a clear mind and a happy outlook on life.

  • Discover practical ways to assess and improve your digestive system and simultaneously improve your mental and emotional health and wellbeing. In this class we will discuss foundational foods, cooking methods, remedies and life style practices that will assist in eliminating accumulated toxins and waste from our digestive system, strengthening our digestive system and digestive flora, enhancing nutrient absorption and improve the health of our digestive system and body as a whole.

  • Instead of focusing on society’s limited view of healing and heath, take matters into your own hands by learning about food as medicine, culinary medicine. Food choices and lifestyle habits that cause digestive problems in the first place will be discussed.  

  • Find out about a working approach to prevention and healing.

Sign up here: space is limited, email bettinazumdick@verizon.net or call (413)429-5610 now to reserve your space.

 

October 20th, Friday, 6 pm - 8:30 pm Cooking Class: Intro to the Holistic Macrobiotic Approach to Breast Cancer, $65

  • This cooking class accompanies the webinar from September 28th, however it can be taken on its own. 

  • Bettina will demonstrate foods, cooking techniques and remedies that reduce risk and enhance recovery. A plant-based macrobiotic diet centered on whole grains, vegetables, beans, traditional fermented products, including organic non-GMO miso soup, sea vegetables, local fruits, and other vegetable quality foods will be presented as the foundation for breast cancer prevention and recovery.
  • Bettina has counseled women with breast cancer for many years now, with great success. Join this class to learn about your opportunity to use natural foods and remedies for healing support. Sampling of dishes and remedies included.
  • Venture deeper into the essence of food, cooking techniques, and experience it's miracle powers.

 

October 26th, Thursday, 7 pm - 9 pm, $25 webinar presentation

Healthy Memory and Laser-like Focus thru Whole Foods – Memory Loss or Brain Fog? Attain Healthy Memory and Laser Like Focus thru Whole Foods

  • Grain Brain? Wheat Belly? Vilifying eating grains when it comes to gut and brain health is not the solution. The truth is that whole grains, properly prepared, are exceptionally beneficial to optimizing brain function. Discover the secrets to a fully oxygenated brain and learn how to create new neural pathways with simple diet changes.
  • Scientific studies on the brain are expanding our knowledge almost daily and we now know that changes in diet, behavior and environment are developing and implementing new neural pathways and new synapses.
  • In this class you will learn:
    *How to eliminate brain fog and encourage a stronger memory.
    *How to choose and prepare foods to encourage optimal brain activity.
    *Key foods that help to remove and prevent toxins from being absorbed into your system.
    *How to avoid the damage caused by stress, environmental factors, and poor nutrition.
    *How diet and lifestyle affects the expression of genetic factors
    Enhancing our brain function is within our reach.
  • Attend this class to find out which foods and life style choices will enable you think faster, have sharper focus and crystal-clear memory along with more peace of mind and a greater awareness of the exuberant, cooperative venture of nature, spirit and body.

    Sign up here: space is limited, email bettinazumdick@verizon.net or call (413)429-5610 now to reserve your space.

 

November 7th, Tuesday, 7 pm - 9 pm, $25 webinar presentation

Dreams as a Doorway to Knowledge, Wisdom, (Em)Power(ment), and Peace

  • Dreams will often point to dynamics we might have overlooked in our waking life, so that we can make the necessary course corrections. Dreams serve many purposes such as providing precognition of future events, being able to telepathically connect to loved ones, receiving instruction in dreams and healing, as well as warnings and much more. In this class we will explore various aspects of dreams, including how to program your dreams, lucid dreaming and interpreting your own dreams.

  • Also, during this webinar we will discuss: Pre-sleep suggestions to program our dreams, reviewing our purpose and intensity of desire for inducing a certain dream content or dream state, techniques to help remember our dreams better, dream telepathy and precognition, instructive and warning dreams, dreams as bridges to other worlds and to our ancestors and descendants, dreams as a public forum, impact of our dreams on our chemical, physiological and psychological balance in our body, changing a dream or nightmare, lucid dreams, interpreting your own dreams.

    Sign up here: space is limited, email bettinazumdick@verizon.net or call (413)429-5610 now to reserve your space.

 

Special topics teaching available at request:

  • Macrobiotic Healing and Cooking (miscellaneous subjects, see topics below)
  • Meditation, Chanting
  • Luminous Beauty – Beauty that shines from within
  • Memory Loss or Brain Fog? Attain Healthy Memory and Laser Like Focus thru Whole Foods
  • Healthy Weightloss
  • Digestive Distress
  • Women's Health
  • Depression Adieu! Hello Happiness!
  • Stress: the Silent Stalker
  • Liver Detox - Lively Liver!
  • Breast Cancer
  • Thyroid and Adrenal Gland Balance
  • Prana of Food
  • Healthy Heart
  • Overcoming Lyme Disease
  • Navigating the Holidays with Delicious and Healthy Holiday Meals
  • Emotional eating? Sugar addiction or other food cravings?
  • Tao Yin Yoga, Gentle Exercises combining Yoga and Qi Gong
  • Dreams as a Doorway to Inner Knowledge, Peace, Wisdom, and Power
  • Power of Crystals and Healing with Crystals

Please email (bettinazumdick@verizon.net) or call (413)429-5610 for more information.

Cancellation Policy

Payments made will be refunded in full (less a $50 processing fee) if you cancel 14 or more days prior to your arrival date. If you cancel between 13 days and 1 day in advance, a nonrefundable credit (less a $50 processing fee) will be held for one year from the date of issue. No credit or refund is available if you cancel on your arrival day, if you do not show up, or if you leave a program or event early.

Schedule is subject to change: Bettina Zumdick reserves the right to cancel any program at any time. In this event, you will be given a complete refund.