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October 6 Integrative Medicine Symposium

the self”, which brings ease to everyday activities as well as in the playing of music.


niversity of Bridgeport and Stonybrook University have collaborated to present the Natural Integrative Medicine Symposium on October 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., located on the campus of the University of Bridgeport. This conference will provide both conventional and evidence-based alternative approaches to healthcare, and is open to health professionals as well as the general public. For more information or to register, contact Anne Nilson at 203.576.4880. See ad pg 8.

Greenwich Alexander Technique Studio Offers Free Musician Workshops


he Greenwich Alexander Technique Studio has moved to a new location on Lewis Street in downtown Greenwich. To celebrate the grand opening, the Studio is sponsoring a series of free workshops for musicians on injury prevention and recovery. The workshops will be facilitated by Vincent Fraser, Certified Teacher and Craniosacral Therapist Vincent Fraser who has worked with musicians and music educators for many years, both privately and in music schools and studios.    The technique is taught in many conservatories and music schools here and in Europe, and has helped many musicians recover and prevent injury. It has also been proven effective for back and neck pain in a study by the British Medical Journal. It teaches a form of embodiment known as a “conscious use of

The workshops will be held on October 17 and 25 at 7 p.m. in Greenwich. To reserve a spot or for more information, call Vincent at 203.570.2059. See ad pg 14.

Naturopathic Open House
on October 16


r. Debra Gibson and Dr. Deb Bossio, naturopathic physicians, are hosting an Open House on Tuesday, October 16, to celebrate their new shared offices in Ridgefield. Drs. Gibson and Bossio, both previously located in Ridgefield, recently combined offices in a beautiful and comfortable new space, located at 100B Danbury Road. Drs. Bossio and Gibson apply Debra Gibson effective natural therapies to a broad range of health issues, from digestive disorders to Lyme disease, from allergies to weight management, always focusing on finding the underlying cause of health issues. Nutrition, botanical (herbal) medicine, homeopathy, lifestyle coaching and functional laboratory analysis are tools used in their approach. They provide natural healthcare for families and Deb Bossio people of all ages and are committed to educating and supporting patients on their path to wellness. Stop by, say hello, and meet these natural doctors. All are welcome. The Open House will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 100B Danbury Road, Ridgefield, Suite 102. Delicious and healthy refreshments will be served. For more information call 203.431.4443. See ad pg 34.

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