“Conquer Your Stress with Mind/Body Techniques”; “The Alternative Medicine Cabinet” with the famed guru, Dr. Kathy Gruver. Stress is a part of everyone’s life. We can’t always control it. But we can control how we react to stress. Find out how from well-known natural health expert, therapeutic massage practitioner and award-winning author of “Conquer Your Stress with Mind/Body Techniques” Dr. Kathy Gruver.
She will reveal 5 ways we can beat back daily stress at home, at work, in traffic, even in line at the post office! Meet her Sunday, July 27, 3:00 p.m, at Mystic Journey Bookstore, 1624 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice 90291.
In this free, interactive workshop, learn how mini-meditations, affirmations, massage, and more can help you lead a healthier, less stressful life with Dr. Gruver’s easy-to-learn techniques, presented with her trademark down-to-earth style.
Kathy Gruver earned her PhD in Natural Health and has studied at the famed Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School and at The National Institutes of Health. She has been featured as an expert in numerous publications including Yahoo.com, Ladies Home Journal, Massage and Bodyworks magazine, Massage Magazine, Glamour (Spanish ed., Dec. 2013) and Awareness magazine (Jan. 2014). She has written dozens of health and wellness articles and contributing posts.
Dr. Gruver has appeared as a guest expert on over 200 radio and TV shows including on NPR, CBS Radio, and Lifetime Television, and has given dozens of educational lectures around the country. She has also served as an expert witness for massage negligence and ethics cases.
Gruver is a winner of NAWBO’s Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards and nominee for the Gutsy Gal Awards, both in Santa Barbara. Her book “The Alternative Medicine Cabinet” was selected as a winner of the Beverly Hills Book Awards 2013, finalist for the Indie Excellence Awards, and was recently turned into a national talk show (OTV, debuting 2014 with Gruver as host). “Conquer Your Stress with Mind/Body Techniques” was a winner, Beverly Hills Book Awards, Indie Excellence Book Awards winner, and a 2013 USA Best Book Awards finalist. Both are available at Mystic Journey.
A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., Gruver lives a healthy, balanced lifestyle that includes regular hip-hop dance classes and flying trapeze classes on the Santa Monica Pier. She lives in Santa Barbara with her husband, Michael Cervin, a wine, food and travel writer, and their two cats.
The event is free and the public is invited.For more information, please visit www.TheAlternativeMedicineCabinet.com and www.KathyGruver.com. Mystic Journey Bookstore (310) 399-7070, www.mysticjourneybookstore.com .
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