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Friday, September 21
 

10:00am

Reflexology
The benefits of Reflexology for health and wellbeing through improving circulation and encouraging the body to relax.

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Sarah Filiter

Maine Council of Reflexologists


Friday September 21, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

11:00am

Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Pelvic organ prolapse is a common gynecological problem for women as we age. The national lifetime risk for this condition is 30-50% of women. My talk will focus on anatomy and physiology of the problem and treatment options, with a question and answer period to follow.

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Kathy Beach

Maine Affiliate, Amer. Coll. Nurse-Midwives


Friday September 21, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

12:00pm

Juice Fest! Soul Feast! Local Food & Wild Herb Detox
Learn how to do a weekend or week long raw organic juice fast using seasonal garden veggies, wild and foraged foods. Discover nutritional and heart-opening benefits of juicing foods from your own back yard. Get in touch with meaningful transitions within the seasons of the year - and of your life.

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Siri Temple

Traditional Ayurveda & Yoga Therapy


Friday September 21, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

1:00pm

Herbal First Aid

Learn how to heal yourself in a pinch using weeds and wild plants from your backyard!


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Friday September 21, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Herb Tent Along the paved road, across from the Fleece Tent and behind the Blacksmith Shop in Folk Arts

1:00pm

Nurse-Midwifery Care to Victims of War
Presentation of experience working with Doctors Without Boarders in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A description of the challenges of working with a population at war, setting up a field hospital, and what we can do to raise awareness.

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Linda Robinson

Maine Nurse-Midwives


Friday September 21, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

2:00pm

Awareness & the Art of Being - Fox Walking to Notice
Join Jen Deraspe, Holistic coach and founder of Nurture Through Nature Retreat Center, for mindfulness and meditation practices sure to help you experience the fair from a more grounded and aware place. Come quiet your mind and drop into your senses. FMI: www.ntnretreats.com

Speakers
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Jennifer Deraspe

Nurture Through Nature


Friday September 21, 2012 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

2:00pm

Into to Qigong
Take home a couple simple techniques for maintaining health and enhancing your well being from the ancient traditions of Asia. Learn to nourish your body as you would your soil.

Speakers
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Abi Morrison

Red Bird Acupuncture


Friday September 21, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

3:00pm

Mindfulness for Stress Reduction
An introduction to mindfulness practice for stress reduction. Over 30 years of research support the effectiveness of mindful meditation in changing habits of responding to change in life; as well as changing our brains, our cells, aging and quality of life.

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Jane Gerlach

American Coll. Nurse Midwives


Friday September 21, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

4:00pm

New Findings on the Biochemistry of Inflammation
Chronic inflammation is the cause of most diseases of modern civilization. With a new understanding of inflammation biochemistry we can intelligently design a healing diet for Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, Obesity, Arthritis, Autism, MS, Behavioral & mood issues, & etc....

Speakers
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Tim Ketcham

Tim Ketcham LMT IMTC


Friday September 21, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent
 
Saturday, September 22
 

9:00am

Juice Detoxing with Raw Wild Superfoods
Speakers
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Siri Temple

Traditional Ayurveda & Yoga Therapy


Saturday September 22, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am
Herb Tent Along the paved road, across from the Fleece Tent and behind the Blacksmith Shop in Folk Arts

10:00am

Jin Shin Whatsu? Intro to Jin Shin Jyutsu Healing
An introduction to JSJ energy medicine covering history and philosophy, the benefits of receiving JSJ, what a treatment session is like and when to use self-help. The talk may include a demonstration and/or specific self-help instruction.

Speakers
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Karen Searls

Inner Stillness Jin Shin Jyutsu


Saturday September 22, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

11:00am

Five Natural Ways to Fight the Flu
Forget sneezing into your elbow. Here are five ways to help safeguard your family, whether it's a seasonal flu or the next pandemic.

Speakers
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Christopher Maloney

Maloney Medical


Saturday September 22, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

12:00pm

Sahaja Meditation
Sahaja meditation is a time honored technique which simplifies the attainment of our highest state of being.This method balances all aspects of our nervous system.Come learn how to awaken the living energy built within you which is ready to support your journey towards peace, harmony and health.

Speakers
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Jane Gagnier

Sahaja Meditation


Saturday September 22, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

1:00pm

Living Gluten Free
Dr. Vacher will be speaking on the complexities of gluten-intolerance, diagnosis and treatment as well as the complications of food buying, food preparation and life-style changes necessitated by this condition. Dr. Vacher will bring her personal experience with the condition to the talk.

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Kerri Vacher

Belfast Natural Medicine


Saturday September 22, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

2:00pm

Awareness & the Art of Being - Fox Walking to Notice
Join Jen Deraspe, Holistic Life Coach and founder of Nurture Through Nature Eco-Retreat Center, for a guided meditation walk through the fair to experience space, earth and sky in a grounded, peaceful way.

Speakers
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Jennifer Deraspe

Nurture Through Nature


Saturday September 22, 2012 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

2:00pm

Birth Options for Women with Previous Cesareans
With Cesarean birth rates in the US at an all-time high, more and more women are faced with the challenge of weighing their options for subsequent births. What are our options in Maine? This talk will address the subject of Vaginal Birth After Cesarean(VBAC)in Maine with plenty of time for questions

Speakers
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Suzanne Norgang

Certified Nurse-Midwife


Saturday September 22, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

3:00pm

BodyTalk Brain Balancing
Every day stress breaks communication down within the body-mind complex. With the simple, self-applied cortices technique you can facilitate self-healing. The BodyTalk cortices technique can be used on anybody to help relieve anxiety, depression, pain, sleep problems and so much more! Come learn!

Speakers
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Alison Van Zandbergen

BodyTalk Healthcare


Saturday September 22, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

4:00pm

Loving What is Through the Work of Byron Katie
Come learn a simple method of self-inquiry that helps to identify and question the beliefs that cause stress. Come discover a way out of confusion and into lasting inner peace.

Speakers
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Jennifer Deraspe

Nurture Through Nature


Saturday September 22, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent
 
Sunday, September 23
 

10:00am

Homeopathy for First Aid
Presentation of the homeopathic first aid kit, how to take an acute case--information that you need to select a remedy, and uses of several important remedies for everyday family care.

Speakers
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Laura Bridgman

Evergreen Healing Ctr.


Sunday September 23, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

11:00am

Plant Nutrients & Cancer Suppression Evidence
Dr. Semmes will give a tour of the evidence-based landscape, including information from the American Institute of Cancer Research and World Cancer Research Fund, the Natural Medicines Database, archives of leading cancer centers and exciting peer-reviewed oncology review articles.

Speakers

Sunday September 23, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

11:00am

Prevention & Initial Treatment of Lyme Disease
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Josie Skavdahl

Northern Sun Family Health Care


Sunday September 23, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hayloft The speakers tent in Agricultural Products, the area between Crafts and Folk Arts

12:00pm

Helping & Empowering Elders to Stay in Their Homes & Lead Healthier Lives
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Allan Teel, M.D.

Allan S. Teel, MD is a family physician in Damariscotta, Maine. During his twenty-five-year medical career, he has worked with thousands of older patients in the hospital, at nursing homes, in assisted living homes, and in their own homes. Each one has left a lasting impression... Read More →


Sunday September 23, 2012 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Railcar Speakers Tent Behind Environmental Concerns and YEZ, next to the shingled building (Sprinkler Water Tank Building)

12:00pm

Family Yoga
Family Yoga

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Sylvie Piquet

Family Yoga


Sunday September 23, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

1:00pm

Honoring the Old with the Science of Today
This talk will be about integrating modern medicine with the wisdom and traditions of the past. We will explore how self care is at the core of all medical treatments and learn some old techniques with some new scientific backing. Come learn why the old ways fit well with the new for better health.

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Ben Tipton

Ben Tipton PA-C


Sunday September 23, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

2:00pm

Awareness & the Art of Being - Fox Walking to Notice
Join Jen Deraspe, Holistic Life Coach and founder of Nurture Through Nature Eco-Retreat Center, for a guided meditation walk through the fair to experience space, earth and sky in a grounded, peaceful way.

Speakers
JD

Jennifer Deraspe

Nurture Through Nature


Sunday September 23, 2012 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Meet at Booth Look up the Vendors' booth location.

2:00pm

The Simple Reason Your Back Hurts
We are born with the innate ability to learn how to sense and move our body. We never lose this potential, but stress,anxiety and injury cause our muscles to get stuck. Sensory Motor Amnesia is the invisible cause of the stiffness and pain associated with many conditions and diseases.

Speakers
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Noreen Owens

Hanna Somatics By Noreen Owens LLC


Sunday September 23, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

3:00pm

Massage for Anyone Living with Cancer
Many people face living with cancer on a daily basis. Some people, including some healthcare providers, aren't sure that massage therapy is safe for someone who has cancer. In my talk I will discuss the fact and the fiction of massage, exercise and how it relates to a cancer diagnosis.

Speakers
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Patti Corscaden

Holistic Touch Inc


Sunday September 23, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

3:00pm

Therapeutic Gardening
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Ellen Gibson

Maine AgrAbility


Sunday September 23, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hayloft The speakers tent in Agricultural Products, the area between Crafts and Folk Arts

4:00pm

Birth Doulas: Continuous Support During Birth
Doulas have been attending laboring women for thousands of years. This tradition supports women through one of the most challenging and potentially empowering events of their lives, vastly impacting how they feel about mothering a new child. Learn how Doulas can support your home or hospital birth.

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Quinn Blaiklock

Doula Quinn


Sunday September 23, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Health & Healing Speakers Tent

4:00pm

Healing Gardens/Sacred Spaces
Gardening is a satisfying past time. Science now shows that gardens are more than for beauty: every feature of a healing garden & sacred space, location, shape, plants, stone/rock, water, etc. are intentionally selected and placed to facilitate healing energy. Learn why & how from Kat Beaudoin, AICP.

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Kat Beaudoin

Intentional Garden Designs


Sunday September 23, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hayloft The speakers tent in Agricultural Products, the area between Crafts and Folk Arts