SATURDAY/SUNDAY SEMINARS

Are you interested in learning more about natural and holistic health? At the Community Center, we specialize in educating people from all backgrounds and education levels about natural health and naturopathic practices. Our classes are taught by natural health professionals who are always eager to impart their knowledge onto others. We know that there are many others like us who have a passion for naturopathic study and leading a healthier lifestyle. So join us at the Naturopathic Community Center for one of our many weekend natural health classes.

Expand Your Knowledge

Saturday/Sunday Seminars have expanded to MORE with formatting on weekdays to provide a richer and more in-depth experience. These seminars are open to the public, natural health professionals, and massage therapists. These are great classes for professionals looking for CEUs for licensing requirements. The cost varies depending on the seminar.
Saturday/Sunday and More Seminars do require preregistration and payment. Call (989) 317-4787 to reserve your spot. Meals are on your own in most cases.
This year’s classes have been updated to included hands-on learning, a make it—take it using essential oils, permaculture and understanding the world around us as it pertains to our health, and making connections with your children.
Classes meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Naturopathic Community Center, 503 East Broadway Street, downtown Mount Pleasant. Lunch from 12 to 1 is on your own.

January 18th – Origin Point Medicine (OPM)

This class teaches the history, principles, and techniques of Origin Point Medicine. OPM is a simple and effective method that can be implemented at anytime and anywhere to improve the body’s self-healing mechanism. Dr. Chang Chao Han from Taiwan discovered this method when helping his wife with cancer in 2002. Since then, he conducted clinical trials and research on thousands of patients to develop a perfected system. Dr. Wang believes that OPM is the easiest, fastest, and most effective way to help people with pains in their body, and that is why she uses it in her practice. This is a hands on class with immediate results!

Instructor: Guijie Joyce Wang, ND
Class Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Class Fee: $89

February 1st – Social Media Marketing 101 & 102

Social Media Marketing can be a challenge for the tech savvy and non-tech savvy alike! We are providing students, laypersons, and professionals a way to better get their message, services, and products out to their target clients and customers. This way of communication is how the majority of our population seeks out information. If you want to grow your business, this class is a must! Taught by one of the top Social Media experts in the Midwest, Mandy Owens. Start with the 8 am to 12 pm session; it is a well rounded introduction and foundational understanding of social media, $50. Take the afternoon session from 1 pm to 5 pm to learn navigation, what to post, how often to post, how to respond to others, and how to use automation to save you time, $50. Take both for only $89!

Instructor: Mandy Owens
Class Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Class Fee: $89

February 2nd (Sunday) – How to Parent Confidently in Uncertain Times

This course will help you parent/grandparent using natural health and common sense solutions for everyday illnesses and parenting challenges! Parents are on the front line day in and day out, and it’s hard to know where to turn for trustworthy advice, especially when crisis strikes. From teething to fevers to sleep issues, let’s take a day to expand your parenting resources with safe effective natural remedies. Gain this and so much more from our Midwife Instructor Beth Barbeau who has over 30 years experience and 1000+ parenting households benefitting from her art and science.

Instructor: Beth Barbeau
Class Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Class Fee: $89

February 22nd – Advanced Social Media Marketing

For those who are already comfortable with social media and want to add marketing skills or for those who took the February 1st, 101 & 102 class and are ready for the next step! Instructor Mandy Owens will elevate you to a whole new level of marketing using the momentum and science of Social Media in your business plan. This creative fun class will inspire and help you meet goals!

Instructor: Mandy Owens
Class Time:9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Class Fee: $89

March 7th – Homeopathic Solutions to Behavioral Challenges in Children

A review of the major mental, emotional, and behavioral health concerns of childhood, including ODD, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, and Pans/Pandas. How to identify the differences of each diagnostically, and discuss how to find the closest simillimum to the child. Proven remedies and cases will be visited, as well as practice cases. To get the most out of the class, at least 3 yrs of Homeopathy will be useful but not required. Bring your reference books.

Instructor: Jackie Featherly, ND
Class Time:9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Class Fee: $89

March 8th (Sunday) – What Prescription Medicines Do to the Brain & Understand Cerebral Spinal Fluid

Learn the highest level of research and information from one of natural health’s greatest minds, Dr. Richard Olree, as he spells out the chain of events that occur when minerals, vitamins, amino acids, and man-made products are taken into the brain. Dr. Olree will explore the 20% of the immune system that lies beyond the gut biome in the Cerebral Spinal Fluid. The entire experience will help you understand how to prevent, clean, and heal from the current intentional and unintentional exposures to neuro-immune toxins.

Instructor: Dr. Richard Olree
Class time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Individual Class Fee: $89

April 25th – Natural Parenting Conference: Navigating your Natural Health Care Team

What does “Natural Health Care” look like for your family? What type of providers are available, and what kind of care do they have to offer? Whether you are just beginning to navigate the journey of Natural Parenting or you have been on the path for awhile, we have information and guidance we are excited to share with you! Topics covered will include fertility and birth and vaccine injury recovery. Among the speakers from across the state will be featured speaker Midwife Beth Barbeau. Beth is a Traditional Midwife, Childbirth Educator and Resonance Repatterning Practitioner, with over 30 years of natural health and childbirth experience. We are also honored to welcome family Chiropractor Dr. Dustin McIvre. With a focus on prenatal and pediatric chiropractic, he is committed to educating his patients and guiding them toward optimal health.

Instructor: Midwife Beth Barbeau, Dr. Dustin McIvre
Class Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Class Fee: $50

May 9th – Hormone Disruptors are Clogging Our Bodies: Learn How to Get them Out!

Is it your thyroid, perhaps your adrenals, that are tired? Folks are simply not feeling well, and the hormone test from your doctor may or may not say you’re in balance, but the bottom line is you don’t feel good! Take an in-depth look at what disrupts the glandular flow in the body, what the hidden environmental and food factors are, and most importantly, learn how to avoid and clean them out. Each of us can easily have one hundred to two hundred or more of these disruptors hiding within our own tissues. Improve long term blood sugar, mood, weight balance, energy, and drive as your instructor, Dr. Amy Jo Howard, takes you deep within the Biology of Hormones.

Instructor: Dr. Amy Jo Howard
Class Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Class Fee: $50