This series focuses on the leading edge of complementary and alternative medicine, and gives viewers science-based information about new ways of achieving holistic wellness, that is, health that is much more than the mere absence of physical illness, but is instead the optimal wellness of mind, body, and spirit. Although the series is on the leading edge of holistic medicine, it's firmly grounded in science. Hosts: Judy Brooks, Roy Walkenhorst, Michele Bernhardt and Dr. Pedram Shojai.
Healing Quest Previous Broadcasts
Inner World With Michele Bernhardt: Intergenerational Traumas (Episode #1205H)
KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 28, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
Michele explores a kind of trauma that could be affecting us without our even knowing it. And it's a behavior pattern we could be unwittingly passing on to our children. But she says the good news is that it's possible to heal this at any age. Animals and Healing - We survey some of American's leading emotional fitness experts about the role animals play in keeping us healthy in mind, body and spirit. Lemon/Chlorine Water Tip - If you're one of those people who always puts a slice of lemon in your drinking water congratulations: you're doing a very smart thing. Water expert Leo Szymborski explains why. Healing Moment: Snowy Mountain - Relax with the unforgettable nature footage of acclaimed cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg.
Inner World With Michele Bernhardt: Somatic Experiencing (Episode #1204H)
KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 7, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
Michele reports on a healing technique designed to release trauma buried deep inside the body. We meet Peter Levine, the developer of Somatic Experiencing, and Ray, a Marine badly wounded in Iraq but now much improved as a result of Peter's therapeutic approach. Yoga Across America - Gina Garcia's motto is "Yoga for everyone everywhere" and her non-profit organization is seeking to bring this ancient practice to Americans who haven't had access to it or perhaps have not been able to afford it. So far she's attracted some powerful helpers, including Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa. Healthy Cheese Nutrition Tip - It's been quite a while since the words "healthy" and "cheese" were heard very often in the same sentence but that is changing fast. Nutrition expert Sally Fallon Morell explains. Healing Moment: Sunset Waves - Relax with the unforgettable nature footage of acclaimed cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg.