Heal Heartburn Naturally
Dec
4
7:00 PM19:00

Heal Heartburn Naturally

The first steps toward ditching heartburn symptoms, naturally and permanently with Dr. Jennea Wood

COST: $20, pre-registered. $25 at the door.

Heartburn and acid reflux encompass a commonly experienced spectrum of symptoms that range from pesky to downright distressing. Conventionally, these conditions are treated by blocking or neutralizing stomach acid with medications like Prilosec or Tums. But the long-term consequences of this approach are nasty. Come learn about the true root causes of acid reflux and how to start down the path of healing.

What we’ll cover:

  • What are the most common root causes of heartburn
  • A starter kit of Dr. Jennea’s herbal, nutritional and lifestyle strategies for healing from this condition
  • When is testing necessary
  • Why it’s important to address each person individually
  • When to seek additional support
  • Get your questions answered

* Please Note: We rely on a minimum number of attendees in order to hold an event. If you would like to attend this class, please sign up ahead of time to ensure the class can take place!

 

Dr. Jennea Wood is a board licensed naturopathic doctor in Oregon and California. She lives and practices in Portland, Oregon as well as traveling to the Bay Area to practice in San Rafael for several days each month. She strives to provide the kind of medical care that she herself would want: compassionate, respectful, supportive, thorough and always aiming to identify and treat the underlying causes of disease and help her patients establish the foundations of health. She provides a unique fusion of conventional medical testing and diagnosis, attention to modern research, and safe, effective natural therapeutics to help her patients feel vibrantly healthy. Dr. Wood’s areas of specialty include gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and respiratory disease as well as the therapeutic use of nutrition, herbal medicine and constitutional homeopathy.

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The Hidden Causes of Thyroid Disorders
Oct
29
1:00 PM13:00

The Hidden Causes of Thyroid Disorders

COST: $20, pre-registered. $25 at the door.

Thyroid disorders are common, and they can cause a variety of symptoms including fatigue, anxiety, depression, difficulty losing weight, hair loss and digestive issues. But 60% of people with a thyroid problem are not aware that they have it. Join us to learn about the best tests to identify thyroid issues, and an overview of the root causes of this condition.

What we’ll cover:

  • Why standard thyroid testing misses the majority of thyroid conditions and what testing you really need
  • The six most common root causes of thyroid disorders
  • The basics of diet and lifestyle to support your thyroid
  • Get your questions answered

 

Dr. Jennea Wood is a board licensed naturopathic doctor in Oregon and California. She lives and practices in Portland, Oregon as well as traveling to the Bay Area to practice in San Rafael for several days each month. She strives to provide the kind of medical care that she herself would want: compassionate, respectful, supportive, thorough and always aiming to identify and treat the underlying causes of disease and help her patients establish the foundations of health. She provides a unique fusion of conventional medical testing and diagnosis, attention to modern research, and safe, effective natural therapeutics to help her patients feel vibrantly healthy. Dr. Wood’s areas of specialty include gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and respiratory disease as well as the therapeutic use of nutrition, herbal medicine and constitutional homeopathy.

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Allergies, Eczema and Asthma: The Answers Lie in the Gut
Jun
10
2:00 PM14:00

Allergies, Eczema and Asthma: The Answers Lie in the Gut

COST: $20 pre-registered. $25 at the door.

Please join Dr. Jennea Wood for a 90-minute class on naturopathic approaches to understanding the root causes of allergies, eczema and asthma; three diseases with shared roots.

What we’ll cover:

  • What do these diseases have in common?
  • What is going on with the immune system?
  • How is the digestive tract involved?
  • How is your environment involved?
  • The importance of addressing each person individually
  • How to proceed safely and involve your primary care doctor
  • Get your questions answered

Dr. Jennea Wood, ND is a board licensed naturopathic doctor in Oregon and California. She lives and practices in Portland, Oregon and travels to the Bay Area to practice in her home county of Marin for several days each month. Her areas of focus include gastrointestinal, endocrine and autoimmune disease and insomnia. She strives to provide the kind of medical care that she would want for her family and herself: namely, compassionate, respectful, supportive, thorough and always aiming to identify and treat the underlying causes of disease and help her patients establish the foundations of health. In addition to working with patients one-on-one, she regularly teaches on topics related to natural healing. She particularly loves to teach about nutrition, herbal medicine, gut health, cleansing and the innate healing capacity of the human body.

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Beyond the Purple Pill
May
13
2:00 PM14:00

Beyond the Purple Pill

The First Steps Toward Ditching Heartburn Symptoms, Naturally and Permanently with Dr. Jennea Wood

COST: $20 pre-registered. $25 at the door.

Heartburn and acid reflux encompass a commonly experienced spectrum of symptoms that range from pesky to downright distressing. Conventionally, these conditions are treated by blocking or neutralizing stomach acid with medications like Prilosec or Tums. But the long-term consequences of this approach are nasty. Come learn about the true root causes of acid reflux and how to start down the path of healing.

What we’ll cover:

  • What are the most common root causes of heartburn?
  • A starter kit of Dr. Jennea’s herbal, nutritional and lifestyle strategies for healing from this condition.
  • When is testing necessary?
  • Why it’s important to address each person individually.
  • When to seek additional support.
  • Get your questions answered.

 

Dr. Jennea Wood, ND is a board licensed naturopathic doctor in Oregon and California. She lives and practices in Portland, Oregon and travels to the Bay Area to practice in her home county of Marin for several days each month. Her areas of focus include gastrointestinal, endocrine and autoimmune disease and insomnia. She strives to provide the kind of medical care that she would want for her family and herself: namely, compassionate, respectful, supportive, thorough and always aiming to identify and treat the underlying causes of disease and help her patients establish the foundations of health. In addition to working with patients one-on-one, she regularly teaches on topics related to natural healing. She particularly loves to teach about nutrition, herbal medicine, gut health, cleansing and the innate healing capacity of the human body.

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Day Long Self-Care and Cleansing Immersion
Apr
9
12:00 PM12:00

Day Long Self-Care and Cleansing Immersion

With Dr. Jennea Wood, ND and Karla Downing, RN

Cost: $180

Register Online: www.abodyofwork-sf.com

Or Call: (415) 561 - 3991

This workshop is primarily experiential with explanations and Q&A built in. We will begin with a delicious lunch of foods that promote cleansing. For the rest of the afternoon and evening, we will explore techniques and protocols to aid the body in elimination of toxins. Some of the techniques we will cover include rebounding, movement and castor oil packs to move the lymph, naturopathic hydrotherapy to support the digestive and lymphatic systems, and learning how to make your own cleansing foods and incorporate these techniques into your life. We want you to have a hands-on experience of self-care cleansing. The systems that we will be addressing include the digestive, lymph, respiratory, skin, mind and subtle body/energy channels.

Lunch provided

Please join us in a fun, relaxing day of self-care!

Please wear clothes that are comfortable and can get sweaty and a little oily.

Karla Downing R.N. has been a holistic health care practitioner and body worker/massage therapist for over 35 years. As well as being a Registered Nurse, she is a certified Integrative Restoration, iRest/Yoga Nidra teacher and certified cannabis consultant; Yes, cannabis therapy can be very healing and cleansing for the digestive system. Gut health through fermented and live foods is one of her joys, making food medicinal and delicious. She is the founder of ALIVE Retreats, a residential cleansing retreat and Mind Body Synergy Technique. Studying, practicing and teaching meditation is a large part of her life, with the understanding that the mind and body are both important to keep free of congestion. Her passion is to help people connect; to themselves, to their health, to innate wisdom and to each other, with kindness.

Dr. Jennea Wood, ND is a board licensed naturopathic doctor in Oregon and California. She lives and practices in Portland, Oregon as well as traveling to the Bay Area to practice in her home county of Marin for several days each month. She strives to provide the kind of medical care that she herself would want: compassionate, respectful, supportive, thorough and always aiming to identify and treat the underlying causes of disease and help her patients establish the foundations of health. In addition to working with patients one on one, she regularly teaches on topics related to natural healing. She particularly loves to teach about nutrition, herbal medicine, gut health, cleansing and the innate healing powers of the human body. 

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Introduction to Cleansing
Apr
6
5:30 PM17:30

Introduction to Cleansing

With Dr. Jennea Wood, ND and Karla Downing, RN

Cost: $30  (This fee may be applied to the Sunday day-long workshop fee, and FREE to those who attended the January talk.)

Register Online: www.abodyofwork-sf.com

or Call: (415) 561 - 3991

Cleansing is a big topic these days, and for good reason. We know that life is full of environmental and internal toxins; yet cleansing programs can be confusing and controversial.

Our best defense is to support our natural ability to keep our systems clear and functioning.

This evening is primarily informational, and will cover the following topics:

Dr. Jennea will discuss:

  • The organs of detoxification and elimination and how to support them
  • Foods that support cleansing
  • Foods that hinder the body’s ability to cleanse.
  • Dietary and environmental sources of toxicity
  • Supplement support for cleansing
  • Cleanse kits vs. whole food based cleanses
  • Cleansing retreats
  • How to tailor your cleanse to the seasons

Karla will discuss:

  • The need to cleanse the mind and emotions
  • Techniques on clearing the energy body
  • A simple meditation to clear the mind
  • Movement to clear the energy body

Karla Downing R.N. has been a holistic health care practitioner and body worker/massage therapist for over 35 years. As well as being a Registered Nurse, she is a certified Integrative Restoration, iRest/Yoga Nidra teacher and certified cannabis consultant; Yes, cannabis therapy can be very healing and cleansing for the digestive system. Gut health through fermented and live foods is one of her joys, making food medicinal and delicious. She is the founder of ALIVE Retreats, a residential cleansing retreat and Mind Body Synergy Technique. Studying, practicing and teaching meditation is a large part of her life, with the understanding that the mind and body are both important to keep free of congestion. Her passion is to help people connect; to themselves, to their health, to innate wisdom and to each other, with kindness.

Dr. Jennea Wood, ND is a board licensed naturopathic doctor in Oregon and California. She lives and practices in Portland, Oregon as well as traveling to the Bay Area to practice in her home county of Marin for several days each month. She strives to provide the kind of medical care that she herself would want: compassionate, respectful, supportive, thorough and always aiming to identify and treat the underlying causes of disease and help her patients establish the foundations of health. In addition to working with patients one on one, she regularly teaches on topics related to natural healing. She particularly loves to teach about nutrition, herbal medicine, gut health, cleansing and the innate healing powers of the human body. 

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Introduction to Cleansing
Jan
17
6:30 PM18:30

Introduction to Cleansing

With Dr. Jennea Wood, ND and Karla Downing, RN

Cost: $30

Register Online: www.abodyofwork-sf.com

or Call: (415) 561 - 3991

Cleansing is a big topic these days, and for good reason. We know that life is full of environmental and internal toxins; yet cleansing programs can be confusing and controversial.

Our best defense is to support our natural ability to keep our systems clear and functioning.

This evening is primarily informational, and will cover the following topics:

Dr. Jennea will discuss:

  • The organs of detoxification and elimination and how to support them
  • Foods that support cleansing
  • Foods that hinder the body’s ability to cleanse.
  • Dietary and environmental sources of toxicity
  • Supplement support for cleansing
  • Cleanse kits vs. whole food based cleanses
  • Cleansing retreats
  • How to tailor your cleanse to the seasons

Karla will discuss:

  • The need to cleanse the mind and emotions
  • Techniques on clearing the energy body
  • A simple meditation to clear the mind
  • Movement to clear the energy body

Karla Downing R.N. has been a holistic health care practitioner and body worker/massage therapist for over 35 years. As well as being a Registered Nurse, she is a certified Integrative Restoration, iRest/Yoga Nidra teacher and certified cannabis consultant; Yes, cannabis therapy can be very healing and cleansing for the digestive system. Gut health through fermented and live foods is one of her joys, making food medicinal and delicious. She is the founder of ALIVE Retreats, a residential cleansing retreat and Mind Body Synergy Technique. Studying, practicing and teaching meditation is a large part of her life, with the understanding that the mind and body are both important to keep free of congestion. Her passion is to help people connect; to themselves, to their health, to innate wisdom and to each other, with kindness.

Dr. Jennea Wood, ND is a board licensed naturopathic doctor in Oregon and California. She lives and practices in Portland, Oregon as well as traveling to the Bay Area to practice in her home county of Marin for several days each month. She strives to provide the kind of medical care that she herself would want: compassionate, respectful, supportive, thorough and always aiming to identify and treat the underlying causes of disease and help her patients establish the foundations of health. In addition to working with patients one on one, she regularly teaches on topics related to natural healing. She particularly loves to teach about nutrition, herbal medicine, gut health, cleansing and the innate healing powers of the human body. 

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Vibrant Health Through Cold and Flu Season
Nov
20
2:00 PM14:00

Vibrant Health Through Cold and Flu Season

By November, autumn is moving closer to winter. This means shorter, cooler days with the same work and school responsibilities and deadlines. No rest for the weary in our fast paced culture. Not to mention the onset of cold and flu season and possibly leftover Halloween candy…  : ) All of these factors combine to challenge your immune system. This is a great class for adults, teens and older children who want to learn how to stay healthy through the darkest days of the year.

What we’ll cover:

  • Expert tips and tricks to help you and your family thrive through the fall and winter.
  • Fire Cider Demo: Fire cider is a wonderful traditional home remedy and one of my most effective tools for preventing colds and flus.
  • You will leave with my favorite Fire Cider and Elderberry Syrup recipes.
  • Get your questions answered.

COST: $20 pre-registered, $25 at the door

CONTACT: For more info, contact Cheryl at Gathering Thyme by sending an email to info @ gatheringthyme.com or calling 415-524-8693

 

 

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Healing Digestive Complaints
Oct
29
3:00 PM15:00

Healing Digestive Complaints

Millions of people in the US struggle with frustrating and uncomfortable symptoms of the digestive tract. Come learn about what is likely going wrong and some simple, safe techniques that can help you feel better, and improve your overall health at the same time.   

What we’ll cover:

  • What is naturopathic medicine and what does it have to offer for this condition?
  • What are the root causes of digestive upset?
  • The connection between gut and brain
  • Why it’s important to address each person individually
  • When is testing necessary and what tests?
  • Dr. Wood’s most successful herbal, nutritional, and lifestyle strategies for healing the digestion
  • Get your questions answered by a doctor trained in both conventional and holistic medicine

COST: $20 pre-registered, $25 at the door

CONTACT: For more info, contact Cheryl at Gathering Thyme by sending an email to info @ gatheringthyme.com or calling 415-524-8693

 


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What is inflammation, really?
Sep
22
7:00 PM19:00

What is inflammation, really?

Come for a deeper look that goes beyond the buzzwords and examines what inflammation really is, what it means for your health, and what to do about it. This information is particularly pertinent for anyone struggling with heart disease, asthma, allergies, autoimmune disease, arthritis or cancer.

What we’ll cover:

  • The origins of inflammation in the body
  • When is it good and when is it bad?
  • How does it cause or exacerbate chronic diseases?
  • The gut-inflammation connection
  • How to keep inflammation in check with diet, lifestyle and herbs
  • Get your questions answered by a doctor trained in both conventional and holistic medicine.

COST: $20 pre-registered, $25 at the door

CONTACT: For more info, contact Cheryl at Gathering Thyme by sending an email to info @ gatheringthyme.com or calling 415-524-8693

 

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Healing digestive complaints
Jun
18
1:00 PM13:00

Healing digestive complaints

Join Dr. Jennea Wood, ND for a 90-minute class on healing digestive complaints.

Millions of people in the US struggle with frustrating and uncomfortable symptoms and disorders of the digestive tract including gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea and abdominal discomfort. Though these symptoms aren't dangerous, they can seriously impact people’s lives.

What we’ll cover:

  • What is naturopathic medicine and what does it have to offer for this condition?
  • What are the root causes of these conditions?
  • The connection between gut and brain
  • Why it’s important to address each person individually
  • When is testing necessary and what tests?
  • Dr. Wood’s most successful herbal, nutritional, and lifestyle strategies for healing from these conditions
  • Get your questions answered

COST: $20 pre-registered, $25 at the door

CONTACT: For more info, contact Gathering Thyme "info @ gatheringthyme.com or call 415-524-8693.

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Allergies, Eczema and Asthma: The Answers Lie in the Gut
May
21
3:00 PM15:00

Allergies, Eczema and Asthma: The Answers Lie in the Gut

Please join Dr. Jennea Wood for a 75-minute class on naturopathic approaches to treating allergies, eczema and asthma.

Topics covered:

  • What is naturopathic medicine and what does it have to offer for these conditions?
  • What do these diseases have in common?
  • What is going on with the immune system?
  • How is the digestive tract involved?
  • The importance of addressing each person individually
  • Herbal and nutritional strategies to begin the healing process
  • How to proceed safely and involve your primary care doctor
  • Get your questions answered

COST: $20

CONTACT: For more information, contact Gathering Thyme "info @ gatheringthyme.com" or call us at 415-524-8693.

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