The Gut Talk - Discussing the Connection Between the Gut and the Brain with Dr. Marika Geis
- healing your gut essentially puts you on track for healthy aging and mitigates the risk factors involved in the development of chronic disease;
- outlining the basics of gut physiology and the links to immunity, inflammation, and mood;
- a loose guide identifying when something is amiss - what does dysfunction look like; and
- what to do about it - simple tools to heal every stage of digestion.
About Dr. Marika Geis:
Marika is a registered, licensed doctor of naturopathic medicine in British Columbia and Saskatchewan. She trained at the accredited Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, Ontario and was graduated in May of 2006.
Her clinical year brought with it valuable experience working with HIV/AIDS patients at the Sherbourne Health Centre, in addition to her regular rotation at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic, the largest in North America.
In the years leading up to her role as Naturopathic Doctor, Marika earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise and Health Physiology at the University of Calgary. She has traveled extensively throughout Southeast Asia, India and Taiwan in addition to the Middle East and Australia. Her travels have brought unique learning experiences which continue to resonate and inform her approach to living as balanced and fulfilled a life as possible.
This talk will take place at Flux - School of Human Movement, 3424 13th Avenue on Saturday, November 1st at 4pm. This event is FREE but we will be accepting donations for the non-profit organization - Regina Cat Rescue. The talk will be followed by a potluck to celebrate the end of our “Heal Your Gut Challenge 2014’.
The Entangled Animal Speaker's Series was created by Principal Coach and Owner of Flux - School of Human Movement, Darci Anderson, as a way for people to critically engage with and ask questions on topics related to food, health and ecology. Past guest speakers include Dr. Shannon Hayes, author of Long Way on a Little and The Radical Homemaker's Guide and Mr. Philip Brass of the Peepeekisis First Nation.