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Take Wellness to a Deeper Level

Renee Lehman

(7/2017) If you have enjoyed my articles over the past, please consider joining me for the 14th annual Building Bridges of Integration for Traditional Chinese Medicine Conference. The 2017 Conference is entitled: Consciousness, Self-Discovery, and Everyday Health (highlighting self-discovery, the inner awareness that illuminates the vital link between consciousness and everyday health). It is being held September 14-17 at the Hyatt Regency, Reston, VA.

The Building Bridges Conference is America’s premier educational event on body–mind–spirit healing. This is a landmark conference which has introduced conference attendees to an innovative framework that connects timeless ancient wisdom with the latest advances in modern science (quantum physics). Healthcare professionals (whether conventional, complementary, or integrative practitioners), and those with a thirst to live healthy, joyful lives will experience an unforgettable three days.

This unique perspective illuminates a deeper understanding of humans as energy beings. In many of my articles I have written about Qi (pronounced chee), the wise and intelligent Universal Life Force that runs through all living things. I have also written articles dealing with Oneness. Modern science tells us that everything is energy (Qi) and everything is connected. All that is, is part of the Universe. Nothing exists in isolation. Based on these discoveries, health, and healing can be viewed as a window into the body’s quantum information framework. During the conference speakers will use the ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) framework to show how healing goes beyond the physical level, thus revealing that we are an expression of Oneness and Universal love.

The Answer is Within

Healing becomes a journey to reclaim your true purpose and become aligned with your inner blueprint. This personal and ultimately private journey is one of self-discovery. Health and wellness occur when you access your "innernet," not the internet! Through self-discovery, we recognize our connection to the universe and that nothing is separate.

"Truth is not something outside to be discovered, it is something inside to be realized." - Osho

"Everything is energy. Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only be changed from one form to another." - Albert Einstein

"Neither will they say,‘See here!’ or ‘See there!’ For behold, the kingdom of God is within you." - Luke 17:21

Over the past 14 years, this conference has offered a revolutionary energetic framework (based in TCM) for bringing the whole person into balance and harmony. This framework views health and well-being from the angle that consciousness, self-discovery and health are deeply connected. Conference presenters show how this is possible. The sessions are thoughtfully integrated with practical information for to participants discover how to gain optimal health and enhance daily life. "Tools" are offered to support the understanding of body-mind-spirit integration for the purposes of self-discovery and healing.

How is this Conference Different?

The uniquely developed agenda purposely weaves focused workshops, Qigong practices, evening dialogues with presenters and colleagues. There are also opportunities to receive healing Lifeforce: Tao of Medical Qigong sessions. The Building Bridges for TCM Conference draws our participants back year after year. It provides a way to understand how true health and wellness result from multidimensional influences of emotions and spirit. Healthcare practitioners leave this conference with tools of prevention, self-care and self-cultivation for themselves and for their patients that encompass body-mind-spirit medicine. I have been attending the conference since 2009, and have learned valuable, practical ways to support my clients as they transform their health.

Featured Speakers:

Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D., is a quantum physicist, cosmologist, climate change researcher and works extensively on consciousness. He teaches individuals and organizations on the natural laws that apply everywhere and are the foundations of the universe, for well-being and success. He is the Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor of Computational Physics, and Director of the Center of Excellence of Earth Systems Modeling and Observations at Chapman University; Visiting Professor, Division of Environmental Science & Ecological Engineering, and Advisor BK21 Plus Eco-Leader Education Center, Korea University, Seoul, Korea; and Affiliated Researcher, National Observatory of Athens, Greece. He has authored 315+ articles, is author or editor of 17 books, including The Conscious Universe (Springer), Looking In, Seeing Out (Theosophical Publishing House), and is co-author with Deepak Chopra of the 2017 book, You Are the Universe (Harmony).

Nan Lu, OMD, is founding director and president of Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation, the country’s foremost educational organization for traditional Chinese medicine. As Grand Master of Wu Ming Qigong, he is a lineage holder of ancient knowledge not found in today’s textbooks. He has devoted his life to preserving the unique body–mind–spirit wisdom of TCM and Wu Ming Qigong. A longtime TCM practitioner, his mission is to help patients and his Qigong students discover their healing abilities and the effect of consciousness in everyday health. Dr. Lu’s latest book is Digesting the Universe: A Revolutionary Framework for Healthy Metabolism Function, a major work that addresses the multidimensional aspects of today’s chronic health issues. He holds a doctorate in traditional Chinese medicine from Hubei College (University) of TCM, China, and is a clinical associate professor at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook, School of Social Welfare.

Lillian Pearl Bridges is the world’s leading authority on Face Reading and Facial Diagnosis. She is credited for reawakening Chinese Medicine to this body of ancient knowledge and introducing it to Western Medicine and Business. She has taught widely to Complimentary and Allopathic Doctors, Acupuncturists and other Natural Health Practitioners, CEO’s and Executive Management Teams. She has developed a Golden Path Program to help her individual clients discover their life’s purpose. Lillian is the founder of The Lotus Institute, Inc. and The Lotus Institute Press based in Seattle, WA. She is a lineage holder from a long line of Master Chinese practitioners in her Chen Family and received her degree in Psychology from UCLA. She is the author of Face Reading in Chinese Medicine, 2nd Edition.

Christine Page, MD, known as a mystical physician, has been a pioneer in the field of healthcare for over 35 years, working in particular with women. As an international speaker and gifted intuitive, she sees herself as a bridge builder whether between different modalities of wellbeing or states of consciousness. She is the author of eight books including Frontiers of Health and her latest The Handbook of Women’s Mysteries.

There are many other speakers, including myself. So, if this article has peaked your interest, check out the Building Bridges of Integration for Traditional Chinese Medicine 2017 Conference: Consciousness, Self-Discovery, and Everyday Health, September 14-17, 2017. Hyatt Regency, Reston, VA. Visit for more details and to register. (28 CMEs granted and PDAs from NCCAOM pending)

Hope to see you in September!

Renee Lehman is a licensed acupuncturist and physical therapist with over 25 years of health care experience. Her office is located at 249B York Street in Gettysburg, PA. She can be reached at 717-752-5728.

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