Want to know where to find some of the resources that I have mentioned to you? Start here. If there is something that you think I should add, please let me know!


The Institute for Integrative Nutrition  – Since 1992, The Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) has been the cutting-edge leader in holistic nutrition education. As the largest nutrition school in the world, IIN educates and transform the lives of students with the world’s foremost experts in nutrition and wellness like Andrew Weil, MD, Arthur Agatston, MD, Barry Sears, PhD, Mark Hyman, MD and Geneen Roth, among many others.

Vision Card Workshops – Create a deck of powerful personal images — Vision Cards — that embody your goals, values, hopes and dreams. During a day-long session you’ll develop a vision of the biggest life possible for you and start creating it right away. Encouraged by coaches Laurie Phillips and Mary Cayan, you’ll use beautiful stock photography and illustration books to cut out images and make a deck of cards that hold the juicy bigness of what your heart really wants.

Slow Food International – Slow Food is a global, grassroots organization with supporters in 150 countries around the world who are linking the pleasure of good food with a commitment to their community and the environment. A non-profit member-supported association, Slow Food was founded in 1989 to counter the rise of fast food and fast life, the disappearance of local food traditions and people’s dwindling interest in the food they eat, where it comes from, how it tastes and how our food choices affect the rest of the world.

The Perennial Plate – The Perennial Plate is an online weekly documentary series dedicated to socially responsible and adventurous eating.  The episodes follow the culinary, agricultural and hunting explorations of chef and activist, Daniel Klein.  Season One took place over a calendar year in Minnesota where every Monday for 52 weeks, Klein and camera girl Mirra Fine released short films about good food.  In Season Two, Klein and Fine traveled across America, taking the viewer on a journey to appreciate and understand where good food comes from and how to enjoy it.  In their Third Season, Klein and Fine are going around the world.  From China and India to Argentina and Italy, the duo will explore the wonders, complexities and stories behind the ever more connected global food system.

Bernie Siegel M.D. – As a physician who has cared for and counseled innumerable people whose mortality has been threatened by illness, Bernie embraces a philosophy of living and dying that stands at the forefront of the medical ethics and spiritual issues our Society grapples with today.

Nutrition Wonderland – Nutrition Wonderland simplifies the world of nutrition for people so they can make informed decisions about their health.  We report on new developments in complementary medicine, sustainable agriculture, healthcare and food safety, educating our audience about the impact food has on health.  Our writers analyze the latest scientific discoveries and policy changes in detail to demystify the complexities surrounding food.  We empower everyone to take charge of their diet, their lives and their health.


ProPhysical Therapy:  Mike Fricke – – 952.891.2645 –

Holistic physical therapy that is covered by most insurances. If you’re recovering from injury or surgery, if you’re having trouble getting your body moving the way you want it to or the way it once did, or if  you feel a loss of energy because movement is an effort—talk to Mike. He has a grounded, calming presence and when you tell him what’s wrong he really listens. He listens not only to understand your main problems, but to catch hints and clues about your body, your lifestyle, and your feelings. This helps him treat not just the pain but the whole person—body, mind, and spirit.

DothebodyGood: Massage and Shiatsu Therapy:  Maria Rieke Kraft- 612.709.3346 –

With a solid education in both Western and Eastern bodywork modalities and an understanding of the therapeutic process, Maria draws from a wide variety of techniques to treat the effects of stress on the body.

She loves to bring the body to a deeply relaxed state where muscles relax and healing occurs. She also enjoys giving a more vigorous massage with stretching to increase blood flow and loosen tight and stiff areas.

Maria is known for her creative integration of traditional Western table massage with Shiatsu and Thai techniques and stretches. She has experience working with tension headaches, frozen shoulder, low back pain, parkinson’s disease, fibromyalgia, insomnia, depression, and chronic tension due to repetitive stress.

Nationally Certified with NCBTMB
Completed Comprehensive Integrative Program from CenterPoint Shiatsu and Massage Therapy School and Clinic, 1040hrs
Hot Stone Therapy, CenterPoint
Thai Massage, Wat Po School of Thai Massage
Fascial Release, Northwestern Health Sciences University
Jone’s Strain Counter Strain, AMTA

Sacred Body Healing Arts: Theresa Fricke, RN, MA, CHTP – – 952.292.9138 –

Theresa’s healing energy work soothes and transforms troubles like painful life transitions, grief, chronic medical conditions, past trauma, and more. She provides a safe container for you to do your own deep healing work. Theresa has three decades of experience as a registered nurse and a healer in surgical and hospital settings.

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