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'Explore Mind, Body, Spirit' at CSU's 5th Annual Holistic Fair Feb. 9

Updated February 7, 2009

Colorado State University Wellness Programs will hold the 5th annual holistic fair, "Explore Mind, Body, Spirit," Monday, Feb. 9, at the university's Lory Student Center.

Alternative wellness practices

The fair is designed to enhance the knowledge of Colorado State University and Fort Collins community members in complementary and alternative wellness practices related to mind, body and spirit connections.

A mind-body panel discussion will kick off the event. "What is Spirituality?" will be held from noon-12:50 p.m. in Room 228 Lory Student Center. The topic will be explored by a CSU student panel.

All events are free

A series of more than 20 mind-body workshops will be centered around topics and issues related to mind, body and spirit connections. Workshops will be offered at 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. in various locations throughout the Lory Student Center.

The vendor fair will offer an introduction to services, practices and products related to mind, body, and spirit with more than 50 representatives as well as drop-in educational spotlight sessions provided by vendors throughout the afternoon. The vendor fair will be held from 1:30-5:45 p.m. in the LSC Main Ballroom.

"Minding the Body, Mending the Mind"
Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. 
6-7:15 p.m.
Lory Student Center Theatre 

Concluding the CSU Mind, Body, Spirit Fair will be a keynote address, "Minding the Body, Mending the Mind" by Joan Borysenko, a trained medical scientist and psychologist with a doctorate from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Borysenko will present information on the intersection of mind/body health science, human development and spiritual growth.

Borysenko, is the author of 13 books and numerous audio programs. Trained both as a medical scientist and psychologist, her doctorate is from the Harvard Medical School where she served as instructor in medicine before founding Mind/Body Health Sciences in Boulder, Colo.

A pioneer in psychoneuroimmunology and behavioral health, her work also encompasses practical wisdom on human development and spiritual growth. She is co-founder and director of theClaritas Interspiritual Mentor Training Program, and host of the Hay House radio network's Your Soul's Compass talk show. 

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The CSU Wellness Programs is comprised of Campus Recreation, Hartshorn Health Services and the University Counseling Center. "Explore Mind, Body, Spirit" is free to all CSU and Northern Colorado community members.


Contact: Tamar Cline
E-mail: Tamar.Cline@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-3319