Learning from the Greeks – An Exceptional Seminar

Improving patients’ life – An exceptional Seminar

Want to learn how the Mediterranean diet, curative and preventative uses of herbs, oils, perfumes and therapeutic massages, and the art of healthy living can improve patients’ life?

Historian of medicine Alain Touwaide will guide an exceptional journey through ancient Greek medicine and therapies.

This Seminar will promote a scientific approach to practices for a better living of patients. It will present the Greek foundations of therapists’ practices together with the philosophy, knowledge and wisdom that underpinned their approach to medicine and a healthy life. It aims to provide practitioners with insights that will help them develop new and better-informed care for patients.

The Seminar will be held at the MOA Wellness Center, 4533 S Centinela Ave., Los Angeles, CA 9006, Saturday February 13 and 20, 2016, 2:00 to 6:00pm. Besides an introduction to ancient Greek medicine, the Greek way of maintaining good health, the Greek therapeutikon, and the art of restoring a healthy life, topics will include:
• Treating illness: herbs;
• Wellness: oils, perfumes, therapeutic manipulations and masssages;
• Prevention: eating the right food and living a health life.

Dr Alain Touwaide is a world-renown historian of ancient medicine. In recent years he has been
affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution and has been selected among the 100 scientists whose work might change the way of doing science. In 2007 he has co-founded the Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions of which he is the Scientific Director.

Participation is limited to 20 (first come, first served). Registration is required. Fee: US $ 350,-.

Contact: Clifton Matsuno, PT. MOA phone #: 310-574-9900.
Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions: http://medicaltraditions.org. Email:

2 comments on “Learning from the Greeks – An Exceptional Seminar

  1. I would be interested in attending one of these seminars. Does Dr. Touwaide have anything scheduled near the Atlanta area. Thank you

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