SOURCE: Aspen Given Foundation
The Aspen Given Foundation and the Aspen Skiing Company Present:
“Complementary Medicine For Better Health”
Learn how to prevent disease while maintaining your health with alternative healthcare.
Wednesday February 7th at 5:30pm at the Given Institute
Dr. Tucker Meager, one of our Valley’s finest Naturopaths, David S. Jensen, D.C., local chiropractor and wellness advisor and Aaron Nickamin L.Ac. and Chinese Herbalist alternative professional specializing in Chinese medicine join to present the second lecture in the three part Aspen Skiing Company Lecture Series at the Given Institute.
Modern Medicine has provided us with many great accomplishments, yet prevention and maintenance is not always its primary focus. Come learn how to incorporate time tested methods of treatment and prevention into your life on Wednesday, February 7th at the second of three free lectures to be presented by the Aspen Given Foundation and Aspen Skiing Company.
Seating is free to all, and supporters of the Aspen Given Foundation may reserve a seat in advance. The presentation will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Given Institute, located at 100 E. Francis, Street, Aspen.
Dr. Tucker Meager, a licensed physician in the state of Washington who currently practices at the Valley Wellness Center, will introduce us to the field of natural medicine, exploring methods and practices that have been utilized for thousands of years. Dr. Meager, who teaches Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology and Naturopathic Philosophy and lectures on a wide range of topics from natural healing practices to the science of innate intelligence, will provide insight into the uses of natural medicine and the body’s response to natural remedies. He will also explore how modern medicine and natural medicine can work together to enable us to achieve positive gains in all areas of our health.
David Jensen is a Board certified chiropractor who practices at Mid-Valley Chiropractic and Wellness and Valley Wellness Centers and is the founder of the Institute for World Integrated Neurocenters in Basalt. In addition to this activity in the Valley, Dave has worked with the Dallas Cowboy’s, Miami Dolphin’s, ESPN Winter X-Games and World Cup skiers. He will be speaking about the integration of western and complementary medicine and the health benefits of utilizing these various types of treatment to achieve a balanced approach to health care.
Aaron Nickamin is a licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist practicing at Mid Valley Chiropractic and Wellness Center who specializes in pain management, nutritional consulting and dietary detoxification. Aaron is currently studying for his Ph.D. in Classical Chinese Medicine and his teachings include Jin Shin Jyutsu, Usui Reiki and Chinese Visceral Lymphatic Drainage. He will introduce the philosophy of Chinese medicine, its relationship to acupuncture and how both enhance the body’s ability to ward off disease. In addition, he will elaborate on how “Chi” circulates throughout the human body and has a profound effect on our organ systems. Finally, Aaron will explain how natural whole foods can have positive effects on our immune system during winter months when we are most susceptible to viruses.
Join us at the Aspen Given Institute for this unique exploration of how we can complement our modern approach to health care with ancient philosophies and practices that have been around for thousands of years.
The Given Institute, a property of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is celebrating its 35th year of hosting numerous national and international conferences, as well as offering professional medical seminars. The Aspen Given Foundation, a non-profit fundraising arm of the Given Institute, offers a full schedule of public lectures, brown bag lunch series with local doctors, a valley-wide dental health fair for children and vision screening for the public. The Winter Health Education Series is supported by friends of the Aspen Given Foundation, The City of Aspen, Alpine Bank, Vectra Bank, Aspen Public Radio, The Molly Gibson Lodge, The Aspen Times and Stanley and Judith Hoffberger. For more information, contact the Aspen Given Foundation at 970-925-3730, or visit the web site at www.aspengivenfoundation.org.
Aspen Given Foundation
100 E. Francis St.
Aspen, CO 81611