­Touching the Dark: Finding Joy and Health in the Winter Season
Jan
10
7:30 PM19:30

­Touching the Dark: Finding Joy and Health in the Winter Season

Does the stroke of midnight on December 31st give you hope? Or does the idea of jumping into new fitness routines, diets, and the taming of bad habits make you want to run for the hills?

Join me for a 90-minute interactive session on the beautiful 1440 Multiversity Campus in the redwoods of Scotts Valley, CA. We will explore the impact of winter on your physical and emotional wellness and help you take a kind and honest look at yourself.

You’ll learn:

  • ·    Strategies for avoiding colds and the flu

  • ·    How to address seasonal sadness

  • ·    Aspirational goal setting techniques that work for YOU.

Become your most bodywise this winter and take a step toward optimal health, well-being, and vitality in 2019.

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Optimal Well-Being and Longevity Week in Costa Rica at Blue Spirit
Jan
12
to Jan 19

Optimal Well-Being and Longevity Week in Costa Rica at Blue Spirit

COME TO EXPERIENCE A UNIQUE HOLISTIC, INTEGRATED APPROACH TO ACHIEVING YOUR FULLEST HEALTH POTENTIAL WHILE LIVING WITH PURPOSE, PEACE, AND PASSION.

Join us for a week long workshop at the Blue Spirit retreat center in Costa Rica––settled on a hilltop that overlooks the Pacific Ocean and a three-mile long white sand beach that is protected as a turtle refuge. Dr. Rachel and other outstanding teachers help you discover a full spectrum of proven practices to transform your inner and outer well-being in fun and effective ways that you can continue at home.

Directly experience the changes you want to see in your life. Return home with clear strategies for greater longevity and well-being in your life.




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Eight Dates : Essential Conversations for Love
Feb
14
7:30 PM19:30

Eight Dates : Essential Conversations for Love

You’re invited to a funny, eye-opening, and compelling Valentines date like no other. Rachel and Doug Abrams will lead you through the laughs, joy, and learning of their newly released book, Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love co-authored by world-renowned relationship experts Drs. John and Julie Gottman.

Look forward to rich discussion, hands-on practice, and opportunities to connect.  This event is perfect for new or established couples (or singles interested in relationship) to practice having deeper conversations with more focused listening and attention. Rachel and Doug will hit upon hot topics that all partners navigate, including:

  • Fun and Adventure

  • Dreams

  • Work and Money

Come with a partner!  Come by yourself! Come with a bestie! Take away valuable tools for diving into meaningful exchange and making love last.

Evening includes dinner {and dessert — of course :) }

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ESALEN: Bodywise Workshop
Nov
30
to Dec 2

ESALEN: Bodywise Workshop

In this three-day workshop, Doctor Rachel will support you to discover what your individual health and wellness challenges are, by identifying your unique needs for food, sleep, movement, love and purpose, through active exercises, interactive group support and self-exploration. You will learn how you can access your body wisdom to navigate your life in the direction of vitality, joy and contribution.  This workshop is open to people of all ages and life stages.

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Bodywise Talk at 1440
Aug
23
7:30 PM19:30

Bodywise Talk at 1440

Join me for a talk on the beautiful 1440 campus in Scotts Valley. 

Learn actionable steps to help you become more BodyWise, take part in guided self-exploration exercises, learn practical steps you can take to feel better in your body, and you can ask me your questions!

Tickets are $20 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/becoming-bodywise-an-evening-w…

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HEART- IM
Mar
30
to Apr 30

HEART- IM

Humanistic Elective in Activism, Reflective Transformation, and Integrative Medicine (HEART-IM)

"The Humanistic Elective in Activism, Reflective Transformation, and Integrative Medicine (HEART-IM), will provide twenty-five (25) fourth-year medical students with a unique and rewarding way to conclude their medical school careers and prepare for their future work as healer-physicians." - American Medical Student Association

Doctor Rachel will be speaking to the students of the 2018 HEART-IM on March 30th.

For more information, or to apply for the program click here

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Oct
1
to Oct 6

Through Our Own Eyes: A Retreat For and By Women Physicians

Join me in a fulfilling discussion on Body Wisdom!

"This is our twelfth meeting of women physicians since 1997. In a community of peers and colleagues, we will reflect deeply on our personal and professional lives, encourage a better balance of work and play, and support each other in our evolution as healers. Our theme for this conference is Healthy Body, Open Mind: Unleashing Your Creativity.

Each day participants will experience these activities:

· Facilitated small-group seminars to explore the creativity and joy, as well as the grief and traumas, of medical training and practice

· Exploration of self-care strategies, work-life balance, and effective personal and career transitions

· Open time to pursue activities that renew your vitality and creativity"

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