Star Advanced Medicine Offers New Skin-Tightening Treatments

Star Advanced Medicine, an integrative medical practice in Warminster, is now adding Exilis Ultra 360 treatments to its list of services, which already includes regenerative orthopedic procedures and bio-identical hormone optimization. The Exilis Ultra 360 is a pain-free way for patients to quickly and easily smooth wrinkles and experience shaping, tightening, cellulite reduction and facial rejuvenation.

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Opportunities to Learn Healing Touch this Winter

Local healers will have the opportunity to take Healing Touch Level 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., January 13 and 14, with snow dates planned for January 27 and 28, at Holy Redeemer HomeCare, in Philadelphia. It is also presented at Main Line Health, in Radnor, February 24 and 25.

The two-day course is taught by Jean M. White, founder of Healing Touch Pennsylvania, in Langhorne. The class includes 16 to 18 continuing education contact hours of instruction for nurses and massage therapists, but is open to anyone interested in learning the energy-based healing modality from a professional trainer.

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Author Dana Micucci Leads Ascended Master Retreat in Grand Tetons

Susan Duval Seminars hosts its Ascended Master Retreat, “Accelerate Your Self-Mastery”, with award-winning author and healing practitioner Dana Micucci, July 27 to 29, at majestic Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. Travelers will enjoy guided tours, meals and a stay at Jackson Lake Lodge, with breathtaking views of the mountains.

During the retreat, Micucci will lead in the esoteric teachings and practices of the Ascended Masters. Participants will connect with the Ascended Masters through meditations and guided visualizations, receiving instruction and information pertinent to each soul’s journey.

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Organic Conference in Harrisburg

Growing Pennsylvania’s Organic Farms 2017 annual conference will take place from 7 a.m., December 12, to 4 p.m., December 13, at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel to support Northeast and Mid-Atlantic organic farms by presenting information and discussions on the best available organic farming practices. Presenters will focus on advanced organic production practices for beginning and transitional organic farmers, and address current organic farming issues.

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Have a Happy Lavender Holiday

Hope Hill Lavender Farm, LLC, will host their sixth annual Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., December 9, featuring a new farm store selling lavender products, jewelry, pottery, books, and craft and culinary items for the holidays.

There will be wine and beer sampling and complimentary lavender refreshments, along with coffee, tea, soup and cookies available for purchase—even a violinist for entertainment. Enter to win a $25 gift card with purchase.

Owner Wendy Jochems says, “Hope Hill will have our lavender products available, along with other locally sourced and made in USA items for the perfect Christmas gift purchases.”

Admission and parking are free. Location: 2375 Panther Valley Rd., Pottsville. For more information, call 570-617-0851 or visit HopeHillLavenderFarm.com. December 2017

New Location, Hours for Star Advanced Medicine in 2018

Star Advanced Medicine, specializing in cutting-edge orthopaedic therapies, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections and a wide range of natural aesthetics treatments, is relocating to a new office space in Warminster at 755 Old York Road, Suite 101, beginning December 1.

In addition to regular Tuesday, Thursday and Friday hours, clients can now receive services from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sundays, and can reserve appointments by request on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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Drinkable Arts Sponsors Painting with a Purpose, Supports Local Charities

Drinkable Arts Philadelphia is a mobile art event company providing instructor-led paint on wood or glassware events at area homes and restaurants. Local owner and operator Ava Adames recently created a separate charitable initiative she calls “Painting with a Purpose.”

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Warrington Chiropractor Donates Coats, Care

LifeAligned Upper Cervical Chiropractic, in Warrington, is hosting a winter coat drive for the month of November.

Through its “give and receive” offer, anyone can donate a new or slightly used winter coat at the LifeAligned office, and in return for their generosity receive $250 in services, to include a doctor consultation, examination, upper cervical X-ray study and a report of findings. Readers should call in advance to schedule their appointment.

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Learn Healing Touch, Earn CE Credits from a Local, Certified Instructor

Jean M. White, founder of Pennsylvania Healing Touch, in Langhorne, will be teaching Healing Touch Level 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., November 11 and 12, at Holy Redeemer HomeCare, in Philadelphia. The two-day course includes 16 continuing education contact hours of instruction for nurses and massage therapists, and is ideal for those professions as well as anyone interested in gaining an in-depth understanding of this energy-based healing modality.

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Elizabeth Joyce Offers Psychic Fair this Fall

Author, psychic and energetic healer Elizabeth Joyce is organizing a Fall Psychic Fair, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 4 and 5. Event takes place at the James Lorah House, 132 North Main Street, Doylestown.

The Fall Psychic Fair benefits Bucks County charities and offers attendees different forms of massage and bodywork, including reiki and vibrational healing. Lectures are scheduled every hour beginning at noon, as well as opportunities to receive readings from several local and guest psychics, including Frank St. James of Psychic Detectives and Celeste Oliver, a descendant of the founders of modern spiritualism, the Fox sisters.

“Feel good about yourself and learn how to transform your life with the many holistic services available,” says Joyce. “Meet others in your community and network!”

Cost: $5 donation, $7 lunch, all services extra, free parking. For more information and to register, call 215-996-0646, email Elizabeth_Joyce@verizon.net or visit New-Visions.com. November 2017

Find What Your Soul is Searching for at the Awaken Healing Expo

AWAKEN Center for Human Evolution brings together local gifted healers and readers this month for its 5th annual Awaken Healing Expo. The expo includes an array of educational and experiential events, private sessions with healers and holistic vendors. The weekend fundraiser benefits AWAKEN and is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on November 11, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on November 12,
in Newtown.

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Montgomery Integrative Health Hosts “Be Your Best Fest” Community Open House

To celebrate the opening of its new facility, Montgomery Integrative Health Group (MIHG) will host Be Your Best Fest, a community open house event, from 1 to 4 p.m., October 15, at its Wyndmoor location.

The day will kick off with a complimentary yoga class at noon (participants should bring their own mat) and will include a tour of the facility, which has been beautifully renovated and is located inside a historic schoolhouse. Attendees will meet MIHG’s team of functional medicine practitioners and health/life coaches, and they can browse the essential oils, jewelry and other offerings for body, mind and soul. Light, healthy fare will be provided.

Heidi Wittels, M.D., founded the practice in 2015 with the vision of providing “whole-person” clinical care. Daila Pravs, M.D., joined the practice this year and brings over a decade of family medicine experience, which she blends with her integrative medicine training.

MIHG also hosts an array of complementary providers offering support services in areas such as lyme disease, nutrition and lifestyle coaching, acupuncture, massage, chiropractic care, laser therapy, infusion therapies and genetic support. Their comprehensive set of services, as well as yoga classes, educational opportunities and community meetups, are accessible to all patients that become members of the center.

The practice is proud and excited to introduce itself to Springfield Township and surrounding communities. “Come and get to know us!” enthuses Practice Manager and Health and Corporate Wellness Coach Donna Butler. “If you have been looking for an integrative health provider, or just want to see what we are all about, this is a great way to learn more about MIHG’s practice and its specialties.”

Location: 1108 E. Willow Grove Ave., Wyndmoor. For more information, contact Donna Butler at 215-233-6226, ext. 107, or visit MontgomeryIntegrativeHealth.com. October 2017