Health Grooves:Speaking to Healers About Healing

In Health Grooves, Dr. Ricky Fishman will be in conversation with practitioners, researchers, academics and others working at the cutting edge of health care; from chiropractors and acupuncturists to functional medical doctors and naturopaths; from gene splicing cancer researchers to medical clowns who cheer up the children in hospital cancer wards. The purpose of this podcast is to dig deeply into the causes of disease and the many modalities utilized to treat them. Through conversations with many of the great practitioners he has come to know throughout his career, he hopes to cast a light onto a medicine of the future, in which people are empowered to heal themselves using both ancient time tested practices and modern technologies. We are living in an age of medical miracles, but also at a moment when our lifestyles are the cause of most disease that we are suffering from. We have become disconnected from the rhythms of the planet. We have forgotten how to eat, to move, to be in community. Disease sets in to remind us of these disconnections. The hope is that Health Grooves can shed some light onto why we get sick and how we can heal.

The State of Integrative Medicine with John Weeks (E07)

The State of Integrative Medicine with John Weeks (E07)

Ancestral Healing and Political Resistance with David Escobar, MA (E06)

By Ricky Fishman, DC

John Weeks is a writer, speaker, chronicler and organizer whose work in the movement for integrative health and medicine began in 1983. In this interview, John discusses the state of integrative medicine and the challenges that alternative and complementary modalities face in todays health care landscape.

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Ancestral Healing and Political Resistance with David Escobar, MA (E06)

Ancestral Healing and Political Resistance with David Escobar, MA (E06)

Ancestral Healing and Political Resistance with David Escobar, MA (E06)

By Ricky Fishman, DC

As a first generation Salvadoran-American David Escobar sees participation in low-rider culture as his own healing journey; one that has the added benefit of asserting his “cholo-power.” In this episode, we discuss David’s ideas about cultural resistance and healing. He describes “low-riding” culture, how it evolved and the many misconceptions and misunderstandings the dominant Anglo culture of the United States has about “low-riding.”

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On the Healing Magic of Forest Bathing with Julia Plevin (E05)

On the Healing Magic of Forest Bathing with Julia Plevin (E05)

On the Healing Magic of Forest Bathing with Julia Plevin (E05)

By Ricky Fishman, DC

Julia Plevin is actively engaged in bringing forest bathing to the world. In this conversation, Julia describes how she came to be involved with forest bathing and what the work means to her and those she guides through the experience. Following the conversation, Ricky reflects on the nature of healing from an energetic perspective, where he believes forest bathing is doing its deepest healing work.

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On the Cutting Edge of Integrative Health Education with Dr. John Scaringe, DC, EdD (E04)

On the Cutting Edge of Integrative Health Education with Dr. John Scaringe, DC, EdD (E04)

On the Cutting Edge of Integrative Health Education with Dr. John Scaringe, DC, EdD (E04)On the Cutting Edge of Integrative Health Education with Dr. John Scaringe, DC, EdD (E04)

By Ricky Fishman, DC

John Scaringe has been serving as President for the Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) for nine years. In this episode we discuss the state of professional integrative health education. The Southern California University of Health Sciences began as the Los Angeles Chiropractic College. Dr. Scaringe is a true leader in integrative medicine, setting up a medicine of the future where MDs, PA’s, chiropractors and other practitioners can work together seamlessly.

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“The Prison Yoga Project” with Chanda Williams, MA, RYT (E03)

“The Prison Yoga Project” with Chanda Williams, MA, RYT (E03)

The Prison Yoga Project with Chanda Williams, MA, RYT (E03)The Prison Yoga Project with Chanda Williams, MA, RYT (E03)

By Ricky Fishman, DC

Chanda Williams, MA, RYT, is a yoga therapist with a background in body mechanics, wellness coaching, and advanced training in trauma-informed yoga practices. In this episode we discuss Chanda’s work with the Prison Yoga Project. Chanda teaches classes with incarcerated men to support them in their personal transformation through yoga practice. She describes how this work touches the men but also how it has changed her.

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On Obesity Prevention and Education with Cliff Hochberg, DC and Health Coach (E02)

On Obesity Prevention and Education with Cliff Hochberg, DC and Health Coach (E02)

Health Grooves - On Obesity Prevention and Education with Cliff Hochberg, DC, and Health Coach (E02)Health Grooves - On Obesity Prevention and Education with Cliff Hochberg, DC, and Health Coach (E02)

By Ricky Fishman, DC

Dr.  Cliff Hochberg practiced as a chiropractor for 31 years before deciding to go full time into health coaching. After having had a personal health and weight loss transformation himself, Cliff felt he could serve people in a more meaningful way by helping others do the same. In this episode, we speak with Cliff about his journey from successful chiropractor to health coach.

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