Grand Rapids Events for the Natural Folk {4.23.12 – 4.29.12}

Tuesday, April 24

Open House for the West MI Academy of Environmental Science

location: West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science
4463 Leonard St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

time: 4:30 – 7:30PM

details:Imagine watching a golden butterfly spread its wings for the first time; turning ordinary branches into a garden arbor; writing a report on paper you’ve made yourself; discovering ways to turn storm runoff into a fertile growing area. At West Michigan Academy, learning takes an active role, and students apply classroom lessons to broader, real-life areas daily. This is a great opportunity to tour our campus, get to know our educators, and discover the vast benefits of attending West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science. Tuition-Free Public School Preschool – 12th grade NOW ENROLLING

cost: FREE

(information from GR Kids)

Wednesday, April 25

Pregnancy: Keeping it Healthy and Low Risk

location: Hopscotch Children’s Store

time: 5:30 – 7:30 PM

details: Healthy Living Classes led by Heather Dexter of Earth Mother’s Natural Health and Birth Services

cost: $5.00

Intro to GAPS

location: Elder and Sage

time: 6:00 – 7:30PM

details: The Gut & Psychology/Physiology Syndrome (GAPS) describes the connection between how our physical and mental health is dependent on the health of our digestive tract and the micro-organisms contained within it. GAP Syndrome is the underlying cause to an outstanding number of diseases including: ADHD, autism, anxiety, depression, arthritis, lupus, allergies, eczema, chronic fatigue, irritable bowel, gluten-sensitivity, constipation, acid reflux, and more. These are the people that fall into the gap of modern medical knowledge and have limited success with nearly every standard treatment out there. Naturopathic Doctor and Certified GAPS Practitioner, Kathryn Doran-Fisher will explain what is GAPS and describe the GAPS nutritional plan with specific supplementation to heal the lining of the digestive tract and allow the body’s elimination systems to function properly.

cost: $3.00



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Donielle is a natural momma of two, lover of real foods, and owner and editor of Grand Rapids Natural Living and Naturally Knocked Up. You can usually find her in the kitchen whipping up some nourishing foods, cuddled on the couch reading books to the littles, avoiding the laundry and Mt. Saint Dishes, or tapping away on the laptop. Her husband puts up with her sometimes crazy "hippie" ways, but loves her regardless. Welcome to my home away from home.