Medford and Ashland, Oregon
(541) 210-5687

 

Upcoming Events

 

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 Wednesday  Nights Nov. 29 - Dec. 20 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm   at Siskiyou Vital Medicine Medford, OR

From Stress to Success!                                                                                                                                  Learn Heart-Centered Stress Management methods that release stress, raise energy levels and activate natural abilities, skills and talents. This workshop will provide you an understanding of your own and other peoples stress, how it affects you and techniques to take home to manage your stress. You will also gain more energy and a way forward to further empower your life. 

Lead by internationally trained trainer, Maria LiPuma, M.Ed., Modern Energy Professional, MSM Facilitator

Fee: $95 for all 4 sessions. Bring a friend and get 50% off your workshop fee (You pay 50%, friend pays full fee). 


Wednesday nights
5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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Thursday Dec. 7 5:00pm - 6:30pm at Siskiyou Vital Medicine Medford, OR

 

 

 

Monday's Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29 5:30-7:30 pm at Siskiyou Vital Medicine

 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE! on Facebook
Siskiyou Vital Medicine's practitioners and guests "go live" on Facebook every Wednesday night from 6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. discussing various topics and answering your health-related questions. You can email inquiries ahead of time to admin@siskiyouvitalmedicine.com or you can ask them on the fly, LIVE!

Navigate Holiday Eating with Confidence                                                                                                         Health conscious men and women who struggle in their relationship to food, weight and body image know that the holiday season can be loaded with triggers that set off emotional eating. Join the conversation and get the support you need this season to help you hold onto your health goals!

Lead by Maria LiPuma, a Modern Energy Professional and Food Psychology Coach, who supports and empowers men and women to transform their challenges with food, weight and body image into experiences of growth, peace, and success.

This is a FREE presentation.

                                                                                                                                                                                 Life Mastery Series!                                                                                                                                                 

Our bodies are treasure houses of wisdom regarding our own personal path of Truth. In this series we will explore a different body system each month. The Life Mastery Series offers an inspiring and elevating approach to the study of the human body’s interconnected anatomy and physiology  through yogic teachings and ancient healing philosophies. The complexities of the body are presented in a refreshing and approachable style to help us identify and work with the physical anatomy, the mind, the subtle bodies – chakras, meridians, nadis -  integrating body, mind and spirit to give us an indepth understanding of ourselves.

What to Expect:

  • Teachings on the physiological processes for each body system:
    Through observation of the physical body we can gain insight into the essence of the human being and therefore, find deeper meaning in the unfolding drama of our physiology. By learning to perceive this unfolding we can cultivate a deeper and more authentic relationship with who we are as physical and spiritual beings. This information will be followed by yogic kriyas that allow for the experience of the physiology to be embodied and sensed. The combined teachings provide the opportunity for greater self-awareness and heightened physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

  • Kundalini Yoga & Meditation:
    Kundalini Yoga is the science of the human body, providing an experience of the True Self.  With practice, it bestows understanding and expansion of consciousness to a level of Self Mastery through activation of inner wisdom and intuition..  It provides a way to maintain good health and increase self-awareness.  Kundalini Yoga brings simple techniques to relieve stress and connect with the inner self.  The practice is a complete science of the human body, which combines breath, dynamic postures, sound current, and meditation to balance the nervous system and reset the body's natural flow of energy.   Emphasis is placed on maintaining awareness in any situation or environment, not just in yoga class!   Each practitioner's experience will be unique and will have the capacity to bring an overall state of well-being and peace.  Each session will consist of a full yoga set (or "kriya"), relaxation, and a meditation.

  • Sound Healing

    We perceive sound through every cell of the body. During the relaxation portion of each session, we will employ either singing bowls or the gong for sound healing.  These are ancient and sacred instruments of healing, rejuvenation, and transformation.  Some of the benefits of sound healing include: reduces stress and anxiety, strengthens the nervous system, balances the chakras, increases prana, works deeply on the mental, physical and spiritual bodies, quiets the mind, cutting through the clutter of the subconscious, promotes stillness and well-being, and aids the immune system.

January's Theme:                                                                                                                                                   The Sensory Systems: The life of thinking, feeling, and action within the human being is informed by the outer world as it enters through the five senses and engages with the nervous and endocrine systems. Learning how to work with our senses and integrate the information they provide in a healthy way is a key component to healing and vitality. 

Early registration by Dec. 20: $75; After Dec. 20: $100

Drop in: $25 per class

To Register Call: (541) 210-5687


PAST EVENTS

Thursday Nights
Oct. 12 - Nov. 16
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

at Siskiyou Vital Medicine

Transform Your Relationship with Food
Food is inherently a deep emotional and psychological component of each of our lives. Through our childhood into adulthood we learn how to eat based on familial, community, ethnic, and greater societal programming. The modern era has seen a dramatic increase in the number of fad diets telling us how and what to eat for better health but never do they delve into the how and why’s of ones current eating habits and the unique needs of the individual. Authentic change occurs when one understands the underlying causes of a condition or pattern, whether it be psychological, emotional, spiritual, or physical.

Siskiyou Vital Medicine Nutritionist and Lifestyle Coach Ron Veitel, BSc and Naturopathic Doctor Sonja Halsey, ND lead this 6-week course held on Thursday nights. They’ll take a journey into how you can:

  • Identify and clear unhealthy patterns around food and eating.
  • See how you can use your relationship with food as a vehicle to learn about how you relate to life and the world around you.
  • Create a healthy relationship with food and your body.
  • Discover what meaning food has for you.
  • Learn how your lifestyle, personal set of beliefs, and biochemical uniqueness play a role in how you nourish yourself.
  • Imagine what a harmonious relationship with food would look like for you and begin to make that vision a reality.

This class is FREE to SVM members and $125 for non-members.  Space is limited so call to reserve your spot now, (541) 210-5687.


Thursday Night
Nov.14
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

at Siskiyou Vital Medicine

Eating Healthy Through the Holidays
Just when the stress of the holidays kicks in to high gear and we need healthy food to sustain us (and keep us sane) the most, holiday parties and competing priorities can leave us eating in ways that support us the least. Eating health through the holidays can be tough, but it can be done. Siskiyou Vital Medicine Nutritionist and Lifestyle Coach Ron Veitel, BSc and Naturopathic Doctor Sonja Halsey, ND lead this course are here to help and support you. 

This series is FREE to SVM members and $125 for non-members.  


Monday, Oct. 23
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

the Ashland Food Co-Op

A Practical Approach to the Gut-Brain Axis and Mood
Siskiyou Vital Medicine Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach Ron Veitel is presenting a free class at the Ashland Food Coop how your mood originates in your gut. In recent years the intimate relationship that exists between the gut, the brain and mood has come to the forefront of health research. This class will discuss the gut-brain axis and practical steps to improve your mood by improving your gut health.


September 30, 2017
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

at Siskiyou Vital Medicine
Medford, OR

Healthy Food Festival
SVM Nutritionist and Lifestyle Coach Ron Veitel gave a presentation at The Healthy Food Festival. He discussed how food affects your mind, body and spirit...especially in child development.

WHERE: Josephine County Fairgrounds in Grants Pass
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This was a family-friendly event. The lineup included fun for all ages, including:

  • Free food sampling
  • Cooking demos
  • Children's activities 
  • Child care for ages 3-10
  • Film screenings
  • A keynote speaker on childhood obesity
  • Educational materials on healthy living
  • Much more!

August 17, 2017
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

at Siskiyou Vital Medicine
Medford, OR

My Nutrition Map
Ron Veitel, BSc and Sonja Halsey, ND of Siskiyou Vital Medicine presented My Nutrition Map, a personal guide to nutrition and wellness. This course was designed to help participants transform their nutrition experience, taking them from Ugh to Ahh in six weeks! Classes were every Thursday for six weeks starting on August 17.

This class was FREE to SVM members and $125 for non-members.  


February 21, 2017
Southern Oregon University

BANFF Mountain Film Festival
SVM is a sponsor of the Banff Film Festival at SOU this year on 02/17/2016!  The BFF is one of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world. Here's a sampling of films from last years event. We hope to see you there!


February 17, 2017
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

at our future new location!
960 Ellendale Drive, Medford

Member Appreciation Party
We've had a great 2016 and our members were a big part of that. We are grateful for our growing community and we'd love for you to join us in celebrating you! Food, beverages, door prizes, raffles and more.


February 15, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
at Natural Grocers
1990 N Pacific Hwy, Medford, Oregon

FREE Nourished Belly, Happy Life Cooking Class
Gut healing begins in the kitchen. Join us in this monthly series as we explore a host of delicious gut healing recipes! You will learn new recipes and cooking techniques based on foundational healing principles. The healthcare practitioner team from Siskiyou Vital Medicine leads this class, giving you the opportunity to explore nutrition with a Naturopathic Doctor, a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, and a Family Nurse Practitioner by your side.


January 7 - February 7, 2017
at Siskiyou Vital Medicine

GAPS Intro Nutritional Group
The GAPS nutritional plan focuses on healing your digestive system. It supports immunity and can improve and/or resolve such issues as:

  • Digestive distress | Immunity | Food sensitivities
  • Skin health | Energy & mental clarity | Weight management

This is a support group for the 30-day life changing GAPS Intro protocol. For more information, contact Siskiyou Vital Medicine's resident Nutritionist Stacie Bailey.


January 18, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

at Natural Grocers
1990 N Pacific Hwy, Medford, Oregon

FREE Nourished Belly, Happy Life Cooking Class
Gut healing begins in the kitchen. Join us in this monthly series as we explore a host of delicious gut healing recipes! This month features Seafood Chowder, Pickled Red Onion and a surprise! You will learn new recipes and cooking techniques based on foundational healing principles. The healthcare practitioner team from Siskiyou Vital Medicine leads this class, giving you the opportunity to explore nutrition with a Naturopathic Doctor, a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, and a Family Nurse Practitioner by your side (MORE).


December 7, 2016
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

at Siskiyou Vital Medicine

The GAPS Introduction Nutritional Plan
focuses on healing your digestive system. It supports immunity and can improve and/or resolve: 

  • Digestive distress | Immunity | Food sensitivities
  • Skin health | Energy & mental clarity | Weight management

Join us for an informational meeting, complete with food samples!
FREE for Members | Public $5


December 4, 2016
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

at The Urban Cork tasting room
330 N. Fir St. Medford, Oregon

Wine & Whiskers: A Wine Tasting & Fashion Show for the Animals
Sponsored by: Siskiyou Vital Medicine
On Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Papillon Rouge & La Strada Boutiques will be hosting a fundraising event at The Urban Cork tasting room in Medford supporting the Southern Oregon Humane Society. The theme of the fashion show & wine tasting event will highlight all the things that keep us warm: furry animals, good clothes and good wine!
The event cost is $45 per person and includes two glasses of wine per ticket with light hors d'oeuvres. More wine will be available at an additional cost as well as raffle tickets to purchase other donated items. Event tickets are available in stores at the Papillon Rouge & La Strada Boutique locations as well as online. All proceeds from the event will be donated to SoHumane.

Tickets are limited to the first 85 people so head in to the stores to get yours todayMore info...


November 16, 2016
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Every third Wednesday

at Natural Grocers
1990 N Pacific Hwy

Medford, Oregon

FREE Nourished Belly, Happy Life Cooking Class
Gut healing begins in the kitchen. Join us in this monthly series as we explore a host of delicious gut healing recipes! You will learn new recipes and cooking techniques based on foundational healing principles. The healthcare practitioner team from Siskiyou Vital Medicine leads this class, giving you the opportunity to explore nutrition with a Naturopathic Doctor, a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, and a Family Nurse Practitioner by your side (MORE).


September 10 & 11, 2016
Lake of the Woods, OR

Lake of the Woods Triathlon
Siskiyou Vital Medicine is again the medical team for this triathlon. 
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June 13 & 14, 2016
Applegate Lake

Granite Man Races
Siskiyou Vital Medicine will be volunteering their services at the upcoming Granite Man event on June 13th and 14th at Applegate Lake. We will have a booth where our practitioners will be providing physical medicine assistance and sports taping to Granite Man athletes. 


April 30, 2016
Science Works in Ashland

Siskiyou Challenge Races
Siskiyou Vital Medicine practitioners will have a booth set up at Science Works in Ashland for the Siskiyou Challenge on April 30th. We will be assisting athletes before and after their race(s)! 


April 16, 2016, 10am
Southern Oregon University
Stevenson Union 319

Pesticides - People - Pollinators and the Planet Conference
Dr. McClane will be presenting "Repairing Human Systems after Toxic Exposure to Synthetic Pesticides". Schedule and Website can be found at: http://www.pollinatorprojectroguevalley.org/#!presenters-and-schedule/psl08


February 17, 2016
Southern Oregon University

BANFF Mountain Film Festival
SVM is a sponsor of the Banff Film Festival at SOU this year on 02/17/2016!  The BFF is one of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world. Here's a sampling of films from last years event. We hope to see you there!