Thursday, March 20, 2014

DISCOVERY One Day Seminar Coming Up April 12th!



Strengthening Health Institute
Discovery - One Day Seminar
with Denny & Susan Waxman
 Get up and running with a healthy diet and lifestyle that is practical, effective and fun!

• Learn the ‘how-to’ and ‘why’ of our unique macrobiotic approach that helps so many people transform their health and feel great.

• Cooking Class and Meal Included: Simple, Quick & Delicious organic, plant-based recipes that utilize macrobiotic principle to make balanced, healthy dishes.

$95 Full Day (including Cooking Class & Meal)
$40 Cooking Class & Meal Only

April 12th, 9am - 5pm

Enroll Today! Call 215.238.9212 or CLICK HERE
1149 N. 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19123
Promoting Health and Well-Being Through Macrobiotics


Friday, November 22, 2013

Cooking Classes - Healthy and Delicious Plant-based Cooking for Everyone



COOKING CLASSES 
Cook the Best and Feel your Best!
Learn plant-based, healthy and delicious cooking with Susan Waxman, who brings the kitchen to life with cooking techniques that maximize nature’s best flavors and nutritional values.
• Healthy Holidays (Dec 14, 2013. 11am-2pm )
In this demonstration class you'll learn to make dishes that are fit for a feast. We will prepare a medley of small plates, entrĂ©e dishes and desserts that are suitable for the season and guaranteed to have you and your guests feeling merry and bright! $50 REGISTER ONLINE
            
• In the Mood for Love (Feb 8, 2014 11am-2pm)
Ignite a spark with recipes that will wet your appetite and arouse the senses. $50 

• Wake Up & Brighten Up (April 3, 2014. 6:30-9pm)
Capture the refreshing and uplifting energy of spring in your organic seasonal cooking. $40 
Enroll Today! 215.238.9212
1149 N. 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19123
SHI promotes the health of self, community and the environment through diet and lifestyle practices.

The Strengthening Health Institute admits students of any race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap and national and ethnic origin. 


Thursday, November 7, 2013

Monday, November 4, 2013

About Master Your Health 2014 (Comprehensive Certficate Program): Faculty & Curriculm


Each session of the Master Your Health 2014 is a balance of the Five Fundamental Areas of Study: Macrobiotic Philosophy & Theory, Healthy & Delicious Cooking, Oriental Diagnosis, Health Care, and Shiatsu Massage.

Every Session includes Hands-On Cooking Classes, Energy Awakening exercises and stretching, homework review, class discussions and group practice of self-diagnosis and group counseling. Delicious, organic,  freshly cooked food is included - breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert

Faculty:
Founder and Director Denny Waxman is a world-renowned author, health counselor, and long standing figure in macrobiotics. For over forty years Denny has guided people to health with his unique, effective and practical approach to creating health.

Susan Waxman’s personal passion is the art of cooking. As SHI’s co-director and executive chef, Susan brings the kitchen to life with cooking techniques that maximize nature’s best flavors and nutritional values.

Teaching Staff Warren Kramer, Patrick Riley, and Michelle Nemer come to SHI with esteemed careers as counselors, educators, and healers. Having traveled and taught throughout the country, these practitioners bring invaluable experience to SHI and its vision of holistic health education.
2014 Curriculum: 
  • "Towards a New View of Health" (January 29 - February 2):
    • Macrobiotic Philosophy: Order of the Universe & Yin Yang Theory
    • Hypoglycemia, Stress & Health Care
    • Energetic Power of Foods (Introduction)
    • Self-Diagnosis Practice
    • Understanding Cravings and Discharge of Toxins
  • "Health & Illness, Body Map & The Five Transformations" (February 21-23)
    • The Role of Activity in Health
    • Food as our Connection to Life
    • The Five Transformations Energy (Oriental Medicine &Macrobiotic's powerful tool for classifying foods, elements, and cooking styles with Health Application)
    • The Progressive Development of Illness
    • Anatomy (Physical Body and Energetic: Chakras & Meridians)
  • "Digestion: The Foundation of Health & Making Balance" (March 28-30):
    • Making Balance with Environmental and Seasonal Change
    • Creating Digestive Health
    • Understanding Gender Differences
    • Biological Evolution (Food & Health Applications)
    • Balancing Past Conditions
    • Internal Home Remedies
  • "Blood & Vitality" (April 25-27):
    • Blood Qualities and Relationship to Health
    • Understanding Acid and Alkaline Blood Quality
    • Health Care of Bones, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Teeth
    • Health Care of Anemia
    • Creating Healthy Sleep
  • "Blood & Immunity, Part 2" (May 30 - June 1):
    • Using Intuition in Healing
    • Overcoming Allergies, Asthma & Skin Troubles
    • Balancing Overweight & Underweight Conditions
    • Health Care for Colds, Flu, Fevers and Infections
  • "Diagnosis In Depth" (June 26-29):
    • Principles of Diagnosis: 
      • Environmental Diagnosis
      • Constitutional Diagnosis
      • Symptom Diagnosis
      • Facial Diagnosis
    • Self-Assessment & Group-Counseling
  • "The Power of Foods, First Aid & Healing Injuries" (July 25-27):
    • The Energetics of Foods: Cooking Styles, Remedies & Creating Balance
    • Health Care: First Aid 
    • Understanding Injuries & Alleviating Pain
  • "Heart, Circulatory System & Emotional Health" (August 22-24):
    • Natural View of Emotions
    • Creating Circulatory Health
    • Creative Expression (Understanding Emotional Health)
    • Understanding and Overcoming Depression & Anxiety
  • "Family & Reproductive Health" (September 18-21):
    • Understanding Sexuality, Fertility & Conception
      • Women's Health 
      • Overcoming Men's Reproductive Ailments
    • Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum Care
    • Healthy Babies & Healthy Children (Diet & Overcoming Common Problems)
    • Responding to Imminent Environmental & Social Challenges
  • "The Mind" (October 24-26):
    • Understanding the Nervous System, Judgement & Consciousness
    • Health Care of Common Nervous System Problems
    • Self-Diagnosis & Group Counseling
  • "Final Weekend" (November 20-23):
    • Review
    • Final Exam
    • Self-Diagnosis & Group Counseling
    • Celebration & Group Festivities



Friday, August 16, 2013

Cooking For the Harvest - Fall Cooking Class with Mary McCabe


Cooking for the Harvest - Fall Cooking Class with Mary McCabe

Quick dinner entrees and healthy meals that embrace the bounty of late summer and fall! Cooking demonstration and tasting. September 12. 6:30-9pm. $40 
 Register Online: fallcooking.eventbrite.com

Cook the best and feel your best!A big part of taking care of your body is knowing what you're putting into it. At SHI we teach you how to feed your body the right way without sacrificing flavor. SHI's cooking classes are the perfect way to learn plant-based, healthy and delicious cooking techniques that maximize nature’s best flavors and nutritional value. 

Where: Strengthening Health Institute (SHI)1149 N. 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19123
215-238-9212 or info@strengthenhealth.org for registration or more information. 
Register Online: fallcooking.eventbrite.com