The Heart for Humanity Foundation, a charitable organization created by Master Chufei Tsai of Miami's Zen Village, is sponsoring a groundbreaking health symposium in Miami with integrative healing experts from around the world. The Miami International Integrative Health Symposium & Well-Being Expo will be on October 12th and 13th of 2013 at the James L. Knight Center in Downtown Miami. Saturday the 12th will feature a symposium with interdisciplinary discussions including researchers, policy-makers, and professionals, who will explore how integration of complementary and alternative healing practices can support prevention and treatment of major public health challenges, such as cancer, heart disease, chronic illness, stress-induced illness, mental health, and addictions.
Sunday the 13th will feature a well-being expo with demonstrations and samples for attendees to experience alternative healing methods and remedies. Attendees will get to sample massage and acupuncture, sip herbal teas, and learn about yoga, Tibetan medicine, Ayurveda, holistic nutrition, permaculture, medical and ecological tourism, and more.
The weekend of events begins with an opening recption at 7:30am on Saturday and ends with a Sunday evening gala starting at 7:00pm. The Integrative Health Symposium and Integrative Well-Being Expo each run from 9am-5pm. More information can be found at www.miihswe.org, www.heartforhumanity.org, and www.zenvillage.org. Those who wish to attend can register through those sites. Event sponsors include the American Heart Association, University of Miami, Florida International University, Miccosukee Tribe, City of Miami, and Zen Village. Those interested in learning more can also call 305-567-0165 for details and registration.