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What is Integrative Medicine?

The defining principles of integrative medicine.

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About Integrative Health & Medicine

Meridian Integrative Health & Medicine has developed a comprehensive health and wellness program.

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How Our Program Works

A comprehensive health and wellness program that focuses on the whole person- body, mind and spirit.

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Integrative Health & Medicine Services

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What is Integrative Medicine?

Integrative medicine emphasizes the patient-physician relationship and makes use of all appropriate therapies, including conventional evidence-based medicine as well as complementary treatments. 

Integrative medicine goes beyond treating patients’ immediate symptoms to address the complete range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that impact day-to-day health.

Events & Classes

May 2017

Yoga for Those Living with Cancer: Restore for Rest

Restorative yoga provides a safe harbor where you can reconnect with your true nature and find deep rest. Promoting profound relaxation with fully supported poses, breath awareness, and meditation this practice reduces the effects of stress and helps with insomnia and anxiety. Props and poses are utilized to allow the body to melt into stillness and for the mind to find calm. It is in this state of stillness and release we discover balance and deepened connection with self. Cost is $10 per class. Drop-ins are welcome; cash or check only, please.

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Yoga for Those Living with Cancer: Restoring to Meet the Day

Research has found that a restorative practice can reduce the effects of stress and anxiety, can improve sleep, lessen fatigue and assist with digestion. This class invites you to come inside yourself for a deep release and renewal of the body, mind and heart. Completely supported by bolsters, blankets and blocks, poses are held to allow the body to fully relax and the mind to fully surrender. Each pose helps in specific ways to stimulate and relax the body to move towards balance. Each class includes breath awareness, restorative poses and meditation. By calming the nervous system, we feel refreshed and ready to meet the day. Cost is $10 per class. Drop-ins are welcome; cash or check only, please.

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Acupuncture and You, Perfect Together

This course exists to provide the attendee with an understanding of the theory and philosophy of acupuncture; its use throughout history; the modern research on acupuncture; and current and future acupuncture treatment paradigms. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of acupuncture, how it works, and how it can be used as a resource for health and healing. Cost is $25 per class. Drop-ins are welcome; cash or check only, please.

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What is Integrative Health and Medicine?

This free course exists to educate the community on integrative health, how it can benefit the whole person, and introduce the team approach to health and well-being. Course content will include a PowerPoint presentation on the five pillars of health: Purpose, Resilience, Nutrition, Activity and Sleep. There will be time for Q&A; an introduction of practitioners and what their roles involve; and how to access IHM practitioners. This course is free.

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Get Better Sleep

This class will offers participants information about acute and chronic insomnia, risk factors of not getting enough sleep, the sleep cycle, main causes of sleep difficulties, self-assessments, and strategies for improving sleep. Cost is $30 per class.

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Creating an Active Life

This course will improve fitness and decrease stress, improve mood and cognition and decrease the risk for chronic disease. This course is designed for people who want to get more exercise, but don’t know where to start. Prior to participation, a questionnaire will be given to screen for contraindications to exercise. This form can be emailed prior to registration by sending a request to IntegrativeHealth@hackensackmeridian.org. Cost is $30 per class.

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Sugar Blues

This course is intended to help people beat the “sugar blues” by understanding why sugar is addictive, how it makes us feel, health consequences, and benefits of eliminating it in our diet. Cost is $20 per class.

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