Past and Current CHEO Sponsored Events

Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm Parkwest Medical Center
Will Pye is a social entrepreneur, author and wisdom teacher. Read more about his life below. What is Radical Gratitude? A psychological technique inspired by the latest science to create a habit of happiness. A tool of manifestation, quickening the experience of your heart’s desires and life’s purpose coming into form. A catalyst for emotional integration, release and healing. A practice of spiritual awakening. At 31, he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Experiencing the event in complete peace and joy, and with a sense of opportunity, he realized it was time to give his life to sharing his discoveries.Read more
Jul 17 – Jul 19 all-day Well Being Conference Center
Will returns to Well Being Conference Center to present how meditation and emotional healing combined with whole foods and gentle movement can support your body’s own innate capacity to heal.  Will’s journey of radical gratitude through his diagnosis and treatment of brain cancer is told with honesty and clarity in his new book, “Blessed with a Brain Tumor.” This weekend will offer a radically different perspective for anyone (and their healing partners) who may be dealing with cancer or other life-altering illness. More information here.
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Avenue
Dr. Kate Flynn, chiropractor, author, and teacher, is excited to share simple tools to help you maximize your efforts and reach your potential for success. She’ll cover: • 7 common mistakes you may be making and how to correct them. • The importance of creating value. • Going beyond symptomatic resolution. • How to put it all together. This will be an introductory overview filled with pearls of wisdom you can immediately implement into your practice. Bio: Dr. Kate is the owner and founder of the Alternative Pain Clinic where she works with her patients to resolve the emotional componentsRead more
Aug 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Park West Physician’s Plaza
Presenter: Bonnie Soltis, ND Each human being is triune consisting of Soul, Spirit and Body. Bonnie will define the nature, diversity and function of the Soul and Spirit, and discuss how they affect the wellness of our Physical Body. These triune relationships, based on Universal Principles, are expressed in Science, Medicine, religious/spiritual teachings, as well as modern fields of quantum physics and mind/body medicine and will be observed. You will learn practical ways to connect this synergy, creating more vitality and harmony in your total life experience, going beyond one-dimensional living. Door Prize: Choice of a 40 minute Naturopathy coachingRead more
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Pershing, MD. Low Level Laser Therapy uses cold laser light energy to direct bio-stimulative light energy to the body’s cells without causing damage or injury. It is a safe and effective resource for a wide variety of conditions. When low level laser light penetrates into the skin and the blood, it supplies vital oxygen and energy to every cell. Reported benefits include improved blood circulation, reduced inflammation, relief of acute and chronic pain, stimulation of wound healing, and nerve function and immune function to name just a few. Join us as Dr. Pershing shares his experience andRead more
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm Park West Physician's Plaza
Presenters: Dr. Jose Malagon, MD Dr. Gregory Phelps, MD, MPH Dr. Richard Mays, MD, BCFM Our panelists, all classically trained MD’s, integrate a variety of complementary modalities into their practices. Each doctor will briefly tell us about their specialties and philosophy of medical practice. The balance of the program will be devoted to questions from the audience directed to any member of our panel of outstanding doctors. Door Prize –Evaluation and Integrative Manual Therapy session donated by Jerzy Tworek, PT. IMTC
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Meet & Greet 6:30pm, Program 7:00pm Presenter: Dr. Barry Sunshine, D.C. Do you know what to do to reduce your risk for Coronary Artery Disease, Diabetes, Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease.?  Dr Sunshine will share his vast knowledge on this  topic as he educates us about all of these life threatening conditions. You will learn what you can do to be pro-active to avoid these diseases and you will also learn many practical and natural solutions for those already dealing with these conditions.  Dr. Sunshine has an active practice in Knoxville and Maryville.  The door prize for the evening will beRead more
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenter: Bill Pickett, Certified Tai Chi for Health Master Trainer Each year in October, CHEO plans a special program of interest to all, coinciding with a brief annual meeting during which we elect leadership, recognize our volunteers and celebrate who CHEO is and where we are going, Everyone is welcome to attend, members and guests alike. Refreshments will be served and there will be time to socialize. The highlight of the afternoon will be Bill Pickett’s presentation of Shibashi: Tai Chi Qigong 18 movements – a gentle, beautiful, and flowing exercise that is both a joy to do and deeplyRead more
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm Park West Physicians Plaza, classroom 1
Meet & Greet: 6:30pm, Program: 7:00pm Presenter: Bonnie Soltis, ND Each human being is triune consisting of Soul, Spirit and Body. Bonnie will define the nature, diversity and function of the Soul and Spirit, and discuss how they affect the wellness of our Physical Body. These triune relationships, based on Universal Principles, are expressed in Science, Medicine, religious/spiritual teachings, as well as modern fields of quantum physics and mind/body medicine and will be observed. You will learn practical ways to connect this synergy, creating more vitality and harmony in your total life experience, going beyond one-dimensional living. Door Prize: ChoiceRead more
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Meet and Greet: 6:30pm   Program: 7:00pm Presenter: Ruth Shelton, Herbalist Herbs are our oldest medicines. As a species, we evolved alongside them using them for healing, eating and spiritual practices. The more “civilized” we became the less we turned to them. However, humans love to reinvent and once again, “Everything old is new again!” Ruth Shelton has been studying and using herbs for 15 years. Naming herself The Empirical Herbalist, she has used her knowledge in a variety of ways from skin care, supplements to reinstating a natural balance in the body. She will be discussing and sharing some ofRead more
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm Park West Medical Center Classroom
Presenter: Dr. Rocio Huet, MD, DACP, DABMA, DABIHM Can you train your brain to feel less stressed and increase your happiness? Dr. Amit Sood, MD, the chair of the Mind Body Initiative at Mayo Clinic, says YES. Dr. Sood is the creator ofSMART, (Stress Management and Resiliency Training), a structured program scientifically proven to decrease symptoms of stress and anxiety, and increase well-being, resilience, self-regulation, mindfulness, happiness, and positive health behavior. Come hear from Dr. Rocio Huet, who has completed extensive training in Dr. Sood’s SMART program as she shares information on skills that will help you develop deep andRead more
Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenter: Suzanne Jonas, Ed.D. Ever get the chills from listening to music? Ever have an ‘aha’ out of the blue that changed your life in some way? How do these responses relate to quantum physics and healing? How do we get ‘out of our mind’ and find our Inner Healer? During this presentation we will examine the new paradigm of 5 Levels of Human Consciousness and their relationship to dis-ease. We will look into the weird quantum world and see the importance of leaps. We will touch on a few mind shifting techniques to access ‘aha’s: music, guided imagery, levelsRead more
Jan 11 @ 6:30 pm Park West Physician's Plaza Classroom #1
Presenter: Dr. Kate Flynn, DC Step into your authentic self by stripping away the “shoulds,” “haveto’s,” and expectations of others. Join Dr. Kate Flynn, author, teacher, and healer, for an evening of letting go. You were divinely created to be uniquely you. Isn’t it time you figure out who that is? Gallery reading, guided activation, and door prizes. Learn more about Dr. Kate at www.activatingascension.com
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm Knoxville Convention Center
Healthy Living Expo 2016: Friday, January 22 9am- 3pm; Saturday, January 23 9am-4pm Visit CHEO at Booth #417 Print Your Free Complimentary Tickets  (a $10 value) for Expo Admission and Door Prize drawings. The area’s largest event focused on health, fitness, nutrition and living green is coming to the Knoxville Convention Center. The Healthy Living Expo offers interactive, educational exhibits, demonstrations and presentations. Each year, Expo producers work to find new ideas, products and information. Here were some of the featured events for the 2016 Expo. Eat Right Nutrition Stage Get Active Fitness Stage Healthy Living/Healthy Planet Meds Collection Over 200 Exhibits
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Meet & Greet: 6:30pm Program: 7:00pm Presenter: Paul Kelly, BS, CSCS, LMT, Advanced MAT, MMT During the past few years we have learned more about the Brain’s Perception of Pain compared to Actual Pain. Paul will discuss the current Neuroscience on Pain and Desensitization. He will also demonstrate how the Myoskeletal Method can be used to treat common pain syndromes. Paul has extensive background and certification in Advanced MyoSkeletal Alignment technique, Strength and Conditioning, Massage Therapy, Sports and Athletic Training, Exercise Science and Sports Medicine. He has a full time practice in Knoxville and teaches MyoSkeletal Alignment at national andRead more
Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm Park West Physician's Plaza
Presenter: Dr. Joseph Holliday, MD Arteriosclerosis, a major cause of death in more than 52% of the population, actually begins in early childhood. Chelation therapy, a safer and much less expensive option, can be used instead of or in addition to the conventional choices when an artery becomes blocked. It can be used as both a therapeutic modality and a preventive measure and has produced remarkable results in the treatment of Arteriosclerosis, Sclerotic Heart Valve. Coronary Heart Disease, Angina, Heart Attacks, Stroke, Senility, Arthritis, Degenerative Joint Disease and Psoriasis. Clinical studies also demonstrate dissolving of arteriosclerotic plaque, lower cholesterol andRead more
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Meet & Greet: 6:30pm Program: 7:00pm Presenter: Debbie Agee, BSN, M.Ed, Ed.S, Cert. Food For Life Instructor. For many years researchers have been investigating how food choices can help prevent some cancers and, when cancer has been diagnosed, how these choices can improve survival.  While their work is by no means finished it is a great beginning for understanding the effects food has on our health. We will look at steps we can take to build our general defense against this disease. The goal at Food for Life is to translate scientific findings into simple, practical steps you can useRead more
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm Park West Physician's Plaza
Meet & Greet: 6:30pm Program: 7:00pm Presenter: Brenda Rasch, PT, PC Can we become more skilled at listening to the inner wisdom of our body, and the  subtle messages that come from being really present to our bodily experience? Embodied Life™ is a way of developing this skill through 3 primary practices. The Feldenkrais Method® uses the latest in neuroplasticity research to help you move the way your body was designed to move with a greater sense of ease, like we did when we were younger and more flexible. Embodied Meditation helps to develop the capacity to sit with whatever arises, to bring kindness to ourRead more
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenter: Dr. Gary M. McCown, DDS, MAGD Did you know that research reveals a direct connection between dental disease and systemic illness? Dr. McCown will explain how root canals, periodontal disease and osteonecrosis (cavitations) can cause systemic disease. He will also discuss the connection between mercury/ silver fillings and neurological illnesses such as Parkinson’s disease and ALS. Dr. McCown is a DDS, and holds a Master certification from the Academy of General Dentistry He practices holistic dentistry and has an active practice in Knoxville. Door prizes donated by Dr. McCown: Books -“The Toxic Tooth” by Robert Kulacz, DDS and ThomasRead more
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm Park West Medical Center Classroom
Presenter: Joe Nowell, Pharm. D The Thyroid is responsible for the function of nearly every organ system in the human body. It is why we metabolize food, extract vitamins, derive energy, as well as, develop and grow our nervous system and it is the “Thermostat” of the body, helping with the regulation of our core body temperature. The symptoms you may experience such as dry skin, brittle nails, weight gain, tiredness, cold extremities and hair loss can all be traced back to one organ system failure, the inactivity of the Thyroid. There are several possibilities to why the Thyroid mayRead more
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenter: Dr. Richard Mays, MD Peripheral neuropathy is one of the most common neurologic disorders resulting in a wide range of symptoms from mild numbness, tingling and burning sensations to severe pain of the extremities. It usually involves the feet and lower legs initially. Dr. Mays will discuss the various causes of Peripheral Neuropahty and available treatment options including nutrition, botanicals, supplements, as well as complementary and alternative medicine modalities. Dr. Richard Mays is a board certified family physician with a special interest in integrative medicine. He has been in private practice in Knoxville Tennessee since 1987. Door Prize: TheRead more
May 9 @ 6:30 pm Park West Medical Center Classroom
Presenter: Dr. Jose Malagon, MD Recent research indicates that Diabetes can drastically improve with behavior and lifestyle changes. Dr. Malagon, a family physician in private practice in Clinton, TN believes in treating Diabetes holistically and getting to the root of the problem. He enjoys helping people learn how to heal themselves and has been leading monthly Diabetes classes for his patients for the past three years. Dr.Malagon will share with us some of the highlights of what he teaches his patients and offer practical tips to improve lifestyle. Door Prize: Five Complimentary Diabetes Education Classes donated by Dr. Malagon
May 25 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenters: Amber Keirn , Amanda Keller and Christina Diaz, LE, RMT Which essential oils are best for you and your family? There is no better way to express how essential oils work other than by seeing and smelling them for yourself. Just when you thought you knew everything you wanted to know about these oils, there’s more. Mark your calendar and book your trip now for an essential oil journey with with Amber, Amanda and Christina. Door prizes: Essential oils donated by Amber and Amanda and a Reiki session with infusion of essential oils by Christina
Jun 6 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Activity Center
The Complementary Health Education Organization invites you to “Radical Gratitude: An Evening with Will Pye”, International Inspirational Speaker, Author and Wisdom Teacher on Monday, June 6 at the Rarity Bay CAC. Meet and Greet is at 6:30 pm, Program at 7 pm This Special Event is being co-sponsored by CHEO and the Well Being Foundation. We are most fortunate to have Will Pye speaking in East Tennessee. There is a suggested minimum donation of $10 for all attendees. Everyone is Welcome! Radical Gratitude is a psychological technique inspired by the latest science to create a habit of happiness. At 31,Read more
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm Park West Medical Center Classroom
Presenter: Carrie Wagner, RCR, CCTT Discover how therapeutic reflexology and thermography can be an integral part of your path to wellness and vitality. Volunteer participants will help to demonstrate the benefits. The Thermography demonstrations will show how reflexology is working on the body. Carrie Wagner is a Certified Registered Reflexologist and owner of Knoxville Reflexology Group, Inc., since 1995. She has received extensive training in the areas of: Auto Immune Detox Protocol, Applied Kinesiology and Muscle Testing, Auricular Therapy, Cold Laser Therapy, Detoxification Protocols. Emotional Release Techniques, Essential Oils, Facial Reflexology, Foot/Hand Reflexology, Functional Blood Work Analysis, Functional Endocrinology, Homeopathy,Read more
Jun 22 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenter: Barry Richmond Stress poisons us. Every stressful event floods us with stress hormones, as harmful to our bodies as rivers of acid. The more stress we have, the more difficult it is for our cardiovascular and immune systems and even our brains to function well. Chronic stress ages us before our time, and if left unchecked, can kill us. HeartMath is a system of powerful, easyto-learn and use tools and technology to prevent, manage and reverse the effects of stress. Scientific research indicates HeartMath helps us meet life’s inevitable challenges with poise and resiliency. Barry, a Certified HeartMath Coach/MentorRead more
Jun 24 – Jun 30 all-day Regal Cinemas Downtown West 8
Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe is a film which posits that the Centers for Diseason Control and Prevention played a significant role in the controversy over the MMR vaccine, which former physician Andrew Wakefield claimed was harmful for patients, and could potentially cause autism. Wakefield directed this film, based on his own article which was published in the publication The Lancet in 1998. ~ Tom Ciampoli, Rovi Times for the movie VAXXED are Fri, Sat, Sun 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:00 and Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur 1:30, 4:30, 7:30
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm Park West Medical Center
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Pershing, MD Low Level Laser Therapy uses cold laser light energy to direct biostimulative light energy to the body’s cells without causing damage or injury. It is a safe and effective resource for a wide variety of conditions. “When Photobiomodulating light penetrates into the skin and the blood, it supplies vital oxygen and energy to every cell. Reported benefits include improved blood circulation, reduced inflammation, relief of acute and chronic pain, stimulation of wound healing, and nerve function and immune function to name just a few. Join us as Dr. Pershing shares The Power, The Research, and The Benefits of this fascinating modality. The door prizesRead more
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
MOVIE NIGHT: Episode 1 of The Truth About Cancer’s Global Quest Documentary Series One in two men and one in three women that are alive today are going to face cancer. The Truth About Cancer has travelled across the globe to over 20 different countries to interview top scientists, researchers, doctors and cancer patients that are preventing, treating and beating cancer. The Truth About Cancer’s mission is to empower us with knowledge and give us cutting edge lifesaving information so that we can make educated decisions when choosing options for health and well-being. Please arrive by 6:30. We plan to begin this program by 6:40  Read more
Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm Tellico Village Yacht Club
CHEO Presents Special Showings of The Truth about Cancer – A Global Quest Series The Truth About Cancer has travelled across the globe to over 20 different countries to interview top scientists, researchers, doctors and cancer patients that have discovered successful options for cancer survival. The Truth About Cancer’s mission is to empower us with knowledge and give us cutting edge lifesaving information so that we can make educated decisions when choosing options for health and well-being.  This is information that you will not find in the mainstream media. CHEO has purchased the complete Global Quest series of the 9Read more
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm Park West Medical Center Classroom
Note: Change of date to third Monday is only for the Sept. program Presenter: Dr. Barry Sunshine, DC Exposure to Electro-Magnetic Fields ( EMF’s) pose many potential health hazards. In his presentation, Dr. Sunshine will discuss the EMF’s from smart meters, cell and cordless phones, microwaves, powerlines, home wiring, computers and other appliances and give us suggestions on how we can protect ourselves. Dr. Sunshine has an active chiropractic practice in Knoxville and Maryville. He is a Board Qualified Applied Kinesiologist, a Chiropractic Orthopedist and a Chiropractic Rehabilitation Specialist, a Certified Thermographer and a TBM (Total Body Modification) practitioner. DoorRead more
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenter: Ward Tummins, L Ac The healing power of acupuncture promotes longevity and can be helpful for a multitude of conditions. Acupuncture has been shown to be very beneficial for stress reduction, pain reduction from injuries, arthritis, headaches, low back pain, TMJ, relief from emotional turmoil, anxiety and depression, improved circulation and enhanced immunity to name a few. Ward Tummins, L Ac, will give us a basic understanding of acupuncture and explain how it can help the body to harmonize its rhythms and cycles allowing a person to improve and maintain a higher level of wellness. He even plans toRead more
Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm Tellico Village Yacht Club
CHEO Presents Special Showings of The Truth about Cancer – A Global Quest Series Cancer Causing Viruses, Cancer Stem Cells, GMO’s, Juicing and Eating the Rainbow The Truth About Cancer has traveled across the globe to over 20 different countries to interview top scientists, researchers, doctors and cancer patients that have discovered successful options for cancer survival.. The Truth About Cancer’s mission is to empower us with knowledge and give us cutting edge lifesaving information so that we can make educated decisions when choosing options for health and well-being. This is information that you will not find in the mainstreamRead more
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Open Chord Music & Cafe
Each year in October, CHEO plans a special program of interest to all, coinciding with a brief annual meeting during which we elect leadership, recognize our volunteers and celebrate who CHEO is and where we are going. Everyone is welcome, members and guests alike. The highlight of the evening will feature some of CHEO’s talented members presenting a side of them that many of you haven’t had the privilege of seeing. The CHEO Talent show will include, music, song, dance, art, magic, humor and more. This Special Event will take the place of our usual October Knoxville program and willRead more
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenter: Don Walker, D.Ph Eat  Right for Your Blood Type is a program to improve your overall health developed by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo. Don Walker, a compounding pharmacist and owner of the Village Pharmacy in Maryville, specializing in individualized hormone replacement for men and women and veterinary compounding and pharmaceutical grade nutritional supplements, will present an overview of the Eat Right for Your Type diet. Don will discuss the 4 blood types and the recommended foods to eat and the foods to avoid for each of the blood types: Type O (the Hunter), Type A (the Cultivator), Type BRead more
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm Park West Physician's Plaza
Presenter: Steve Kerr, CHEO president  Do you know the two Qi Gong movements that everyone should be doing? Steve Kerr will show us these movements during his presentation and will also include an overview of the different types of Qi Gong and why they are pertinent now. Steve has spent more than 30 years practicing martial arts, both External and Internal with his main focus being Tai Chi Chuan/Qi Gong. In addition, Steve Kerr is an inductee in the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Steve works with both individuals and groups, for specific problems and general maintenance. He willRead more
Nov 30 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Energy Medicine is the wave of the future and the FUTURE IS NOW! Our Panel of experts has diverse backgrounds and experience in several energy modalities. Each panel member will take about 20 minutes to give us a better understanding of Energy Medicine, how it works and how health may be restored by balancing energy fields. You will learn about the energy fields around us and within us, and how external applications of energies can and do affect us. The presentations will include explanations of various energy fields surrounding our bodies, meridians, chi, sound waves, various human generated healing modalitiesRead more
Jan 10 @ 1:30 pm Gallery Room- 5th Floor (Elevator available), Tellico Village Yacht Club
CHEO Presents Special Showings ofThe Truth about Cancer-A Global Quest Series The Truth About Cancer has travelled across the globe to over 20 different countries to interview top scientists,  researchers, doctors and cancer patients that have discovered successful options for cancer survival.. The Truth About Cancer’s mission is to empower us with knowledge and give us cutting edge lifesaving information so that we can make educated decisions when choosing options for health and well-being.  This is information that you will not find in the mainstream media. CHEO has purchased the complete Global Quest series of the 9 episodes and invitesRead more
Jan 17 @ 6:30 pm South College - Parkside Learning Center
Presenter: Don Oakley When we actually try to calm our minds by sitting silently, what is generally found is an uninterrupted stream of thought. And if we try to stop those thoughts, especially those annoying ones, it only seems to energize those thoughts. In his presentation, Don Oakley will explore the nature of thought itself, our identity with our thoughts, the function of conditioned thoughts, witnessing our thoughts, and the role that meditation can play in discovering our own consciousness within which all content occurs. Don will also direct us in an experiential entry into unconditioned consciousness. The program willRead more
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Step into your authentic self by stripping away the “shoulds,” “have-to’s,” and expectations of others. Join Dr. Kate Flynn, author, teacher, and healer, for an evening of letting go. You were divinely created to be uniquely you. Isn’t it time you figure out who that is? Gallery reading, guided activation, and door prizes provided by Dr. Kate. Learn more about Dr. Kate  Meet & Greet @ 6:30pm, Program Starts 7pm
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm Gallery Room- 5th Floor (Elevator available), Tellico Village Yacht Club
CHEO Presents Special Showings ofThe Truth about Cancer-A Global Quest Series The Truth About Cancer has travelled across the globe to over 20 different countries to interview top scientists,  researchers, doctors and cancer patients that have discovered successful options for cancer survival.. The Truth About Cancer’s mission is to empower us with knowledge and give us cutting edge lifesaving information so that we can make educated decisions when choosing options for health and well-being.  This is information that you will not find in the mainstream media. CHEO has purchased the complete Global Quest series of the 9 episodes and invitesRead more
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm South College – Parkside Learning Center
Learn to cultivate your own herbs! In the garden or on the patio, growing herbs is easy and very rewarding! Kathy will discuss the basic growing procedure, and how to harvest and use herbs for tea, oils/salves, and tinctures. Kathy E. Burke Mihalczo is the owner of Erin’s Meadow Herb Farm, now in its 22nd year. She frequently presents herbal programs in Knoxville at venues such as the Dogwood Arts Home and Garden Show, The University of Tennessee Gardens “Blooms Days”, The Healthy Living Expo, and Knoxville Botanic Gardens. Kathy is a regular contributor on WTNZ-TV “Mornings with Fox 43”.Read more
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenter is Dr Jessica Smiley-Hedrick, D.C. What is Beyond Functional Medicine? Is micro managing the body with natural supplements really going to get you well? We all agree our bodies are self healing and self regulating beings until ????? What happens when our natural resources that facilitate healing have been altered? Or, when our daily living practices fail to support, or even destroy, our bodies’ natural abilities to heal and be well. How do we recognize and respond to the various states of autoimmunity our bodies are experiencing? Dr Jessica Smiley will discuss the neurologic/metabolic journey of discovering ways toRead more
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm Gallery Room- 5th Floor (Elevator available), Tellico Village Yacht Club
CHEO Presents Special Showings of The Truth about Cancer – A Global Quest Series  Episode 5 – Cancer Causing Blindspots, Toxic Vaccines, Homeopathy and the Power of Emotions  The Truth About Cancer has travelled across the globe to over 20 different countries to interview top scientists,  researchers, doctors and cancer patients that have discovered successful options for cancer survival.. The Truth About Cancer’s mission is to empower us with knowledge and give us cutting edge lifesaving information so that we can make educated decisions when choosing options for health and well-being.  This is information that you will not find in the mainstream media.Read more
Mar 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm South College - Parkside Learning Center
Presenter is Ron Eslinger, CAPT USN (R), RN, BCH, FNGH. Self-Hypnosis is a common daily occurrence activated when we day dream. drive, read, watch TV, etc. Partnering self-hypnosis with mindfulness allows us to emerge ourselves into inner peace and change. Ron will give us a scientific background of hypnosis as a means of turning a thought into a chemical response in the brain, specifically the Limbic System, which can create positive changes in our minds and bodies. Techniques for managing headaches, back pain and other chronic pains will be demonstrated through the Pain Brain Connection and case studies. Self-hypnosis canRead more
Mar 24 @ 6:30 pm Gallery Room- 5th Floor (Elevator available), Tellico Village Yacht Club
CHEO Presents Special Showings of The Truth about Cancer – A Global Quest Series  Episode 6 – The Nocebo Effect, Helpful Vaccines, Advanced Detoxing and Inside a German Cancer Clinic  The Truth About Cancer has travelled across the globe to over 20 different countries to interview top scientists,  researchers, doctors and cancer patients that have discovered successful options for cancer survival.. The Truth About Cancer’s mission is to empower us with knowledge and give us cutting edge lifesaving information so that we can make educated decisions when choosing options for health and well-being.  This is information that you will not find in theRead more
Mar 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenter is Mary Ann Goeffrey, RN, HTCP/I Do you want to change undesirable feelings or behaviors and understand how you can use your “other than conscious mind”? In this easy to understand “funshop”, you will learn how to take charge of your brain. This will be a fun filled experiential evening where several techniques will be taught to help you make positive changes. Mary Ann Geoffrey is a holistic nurse in private practice. She has helped many clients overcome fears, anxiety, unwanted behaviors/habits and destructive self-talk. She studied with Anthony Robbins and received her NAC certification through Robbins Research International.Read more
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm South College - Parkside Learning Center
Presenter is Dee Matchett, Osteogenic Technician and Peer Educator for American Bone Health Did you know that 27% of residents entering an assisted living facility do so after breaking a hip, and 50% of those residents will be dead within a year? Dee Matchett will help us recognize simple signs that may indicate bone loss, and inform us about controllable factors for bone loss, medications and conditions that cause bone loss, the side effects of prescription medications used for treatment, and the benefits of osteogenic loading. Dee Matchett, is an osteogenic technician for OsteoStrong® and a Volunteer Peer Educator forRead more
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Tellico Village Yacht Club, 5th floor
Episode 7, “Attacking Cancer with Clean Electricity, Unique Water, Natural Sunlight and SuperFoods”. The Truth About Cancer has travelled across the globe to over 20 different countries to interview top scientists, researchers, doctors and cancer patients that have discovered successful options for cancer survival.. The Truth About Cancer’s mission is to empower us with knowledge and give us cutting edge lifesaving information so that we can make educated decisions when choosing options for health and well-being. This is information that you will not find in the mainstream media. Please arrive at 6:30 so we can start the film (approximately 1Read more
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Have you ever wondered why beekeepers never get rheumatoid arthritis? Did you know the base for anti- malarial drugs is the wormwood plant? Or that milk thistle helps to overcome liver toxicity? Did you know that garlic was used not only to ward off vampires, but also to lower cholesterol and blood glucose levels? For thousands of years, the blending of herbs, plants and animals, into ‘potions’ full of the most unlikely ingredients, has helped treat anything from diabetes to malaria. Modern medicine has simply found ways to combine herbs, proven to have medicinal properties, with current technologies to createRead more
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm South College – Parkside Learning Center
Each one of us comes to earth with Guardian Angels and Spirit Guides. They know us very well, and are masters of healing. They are here to support us, both in easy and rough times, even when we are not aware of them. Lisa Gontarski has been doing energy work with clients for over a decade. She works with people to clear past traumas, and open up healing, in the physical, emotional and spiritual realms. Lisa will talk about the differences and similarities between Spirit Guides, Guardian Angels, and Archangels; who they are and how they connect to us. HealingRead more
May 24 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenter: Dr. Charles C. Adams, MD, Integrative Internal Medicine Specialist Wouldn’t it be nice to reduce pain and have a peaceful brain? Dr. Adams will be speaking about two “new” therapies that offer patients therapeutic and non-drug options.  Ozone Therapy is an old therapy that is being re-discovered and being used world wide.  To quote Dr. Wolff, “If Ozone were patentable, it would be the most widely used therapeutic in Medicine and Dentistry.  Its primary uses are for pain relief, an anti-infective, and anti-aging. PS: it has saved some knees from knee replacement! The other therapy to be discussed isRead more
May 31 @ 6:30 pm Tellico Village Yacht Club, 5th floor
Wednesday, May 31 – 6:30- at TV Yacht Club – 5th Floor (elevator available) CHEO presents: Special Showing of The Truth About Cancer’s Global Quest Series Episode 8: Comfort Options, Nature’s Epigenetic Switches, Peptides & Using Micronutrient Protocols The Truth About Cancer has travelled across the globe to over 20 different countries to interview top scientists, researchers, doctors and cancer patients that have discovered successful options for cancer survival. The Truth About Cancer’s mission is to empower us with knowledge and give us cutting edge lifesaving information so that we can make educated decisions when choosing options for health andRead more
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm Parkside Learning Center
Naturopathic Medicine: Shaping the Future of Health Care Presenter: Glory Ledbetter, ND, BS Human Nutrition The philosophy of Naturopathic Medicine is based on prevention, the intelligence of nature, and treating the cause of a problem rather than the symptoms.. During the presentation you will learn: How Naturopathy incorporates Therapeutics: Herbs, Nutrition, Hydrotherapy, Manipulation, and Homeopathy Education requirements and Qualifications for Naturopaths The Impact and Cost Savings Naturopathy has on Public Health Door Prize: Book- Life Extension’s Disease Prevention and Treatment, 5th Edition provided by CHEO.
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Don’t miss our outstanding panel of experts sharing these popular nutritional and lifestyle plans. Choose a plan that resonates with you! Learn how to cook & eat for vitality and longevity using: the Whole Food Plant-Based Diet – “Culinary Medicine” the “Eat Right 4 Your Type” – Blood Type Test Kit the Bible Diet the Paleo and the Mediterranean Plan Plus Enjoy! Plant based delicacies and recipes – Debbie Agee Herbal teas for optimum health – Diane Minch Door Prizes: ”Eat Right 4 Your Blood Type” book donated by Doris Fisk, and “The Bible Diet” book donated by Dr. MaysRead more
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm Parkside Learning Center
Be sure to attend this informative and lively Panel Presentation about various methods of cleansing toxins from the body and the whys and wherefores of each. Topics to be included are: Seasonal cleanses for Liver, Blood, Lungs/Large Intestine and Kidneys using easy to find ingredients The how and why of colon hydrotherapy and the benefits when combined with proper nutrition Using herbs for detoxing Fasting protocols and their benefits Intermittent Fasting and metabolism reset Door Prizes: 3 free initial 50 minute Health Coaching Sessions donated by Barbara Rose Dr. Miller’s Holy Tea (8 bags) donated by Paula Perkins From I-40,Read more
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm Rarity Bay Community Center
Presenters: Dr. Joseph Holliday, MD, CCT, FACAM Dr. Charles Adams, MD, Integrative & Holistic Medicine Dr. Richard Mays, MD, BCFM, ABOM Save the date for this Open Forum Panel of esteemed Medical Doctors! Bring your questions about integrative medicine and well-being to share at the Open Forum session. Learn about these Physicians’ holistic health care philosophies and practices. Learn how Complementary and Integrative health practices and therapies can contribute to your well being and treatment of body dis-ease. Discuss with the Physicians complementary therapies such as Ozone, Chelation, Intravenous Vitamin C, Pulsed ElectroMagnetic Field, Hyperbaric Oxygen, Micro-Current, and more! DoorRead more