Sierra Health Foundation October 2017

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Accessing Cellular Intelligence and Neuroplasticity for Making Lifestyle Changes


cell_tensegrity_sci_amer_jpegThis seminar will introduce you to your trillions of cells and how you can actually enhance their health and your wellbeing. As you explore how your thoughts, senses, and brain influence your cells, you awaken to the powerful resources you have within. Discover how to lessen your stress, enhance your energy and liberate more joy and pleasure in your life as you also experience first-hand the practical knowledge of cell biology and neuroplasticity. By the end of this workshop, you will be able to enlist the remarkable abilities of your trillions of cell allies every day for a more joyful journey.

connected brainWe also explore the power of the cells in our brain to learn new habits and change (neuroplasticity). Embodying the intelligence and wisdom inherent in your cells, you connect your bodymind and Spirit to maximize energy for daily life plus greatly enhance your abilities to heal.

This interactive workshop will engage your intellect, your body, mind and wonder. Guided visualizations and experiential explorations enrich the learning experience along with compelling visual presentations and engaging lecture material.

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Practical Benefits for Daily Life:

  • Lessen stress for improved health
  • Experience more energy and pleasure by being able to transform habits, beliefs, and behavior
  • Discover how to communicate with your cells and your brain
  • Activate your abilities to heal, reduce pain, and enhance cell intelligence
  • Improve your brain’s ability to learn and remember
  • Experience gratitude for all that your from the inside out

LEARNING OBJECTIVESAt the end of the program, participants will be better able to:

  • Describe how our cells and brain communicate with each other and apply those principles to communicate with your cells
  • Clinically apply strategies that support making change for self and clients
  • Apply and teach techniques to lessen stress reactivity in everyday situations
  • Utilize your newly learned sensory awareness skills to enhance learning and to create effective healing rituals
  • Describe three inner resources for cellular healing in everyday life
  • Identify three core principles for enhancing brain neuroplasticity

Who is this for?

  • Health professionals
  • Teachers
  • Yoga instructors and Bodyworkers
  • Individuals seeking to reduce stress and enhance their energy and pleasure
  • People presently challenged by cancer, or other illness or chronic health condition
  • Spiritual explorers

For Health Professionals, this program will provide you with knowledge and skills for guiding your clients to change habits, behaviors, and beliefs. It weaves together health psychology, sensory awareness, and cell biology with underpinnings of neuroplasticity, keys to helping the brain change. It will also provide effective strategies for managing stress and knowledge how our cells are influenced by the mind providing the science and reasons to be in the Now.  Continuing Education credits for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and nurses are available.

CE credits for psychologists are provided by the Spiritual Competency Resource Center (SCRC) which is co-sponsoring this program. SCRC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  SCRC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP16887) for licensed nurses in California.  The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for LCSw, LPCC, LEP, and LMFT license renewal for programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the Ameican Psychological Association.  For questions about CE, visit or contact David Lukoff, PhD at


When: Monday, October 16, 2017

Where: Sierra Health Foundation, 1321 Garden Highway, Sacramento, CA

 Register now at EVENTBRITE.  Cost: $125.00   CANCELLED, to be rescheduled.

Sandy Barrett PR photoSondra Barrett, Ph.D. has been at the forefront teaching health practices integrating science and spirituality for more than 30 years. Former UCSF Medical School faculty, she works with health professionals and individuals challenging cancer, heart disease, and/or autoimmune conditions.The author of three books, Secrets of Your Cells, Ultimate Immunity, and Wine’s Hidden Beauty, Sondra brings together a unique understanding of cellular wisdom, creative expression, and practical skills for daily life. Award-winning photographer, a student of shamanism and qigong, she is an advisor to Rainbow Valley Cancer Charity in Scotland and consults with individuals and small groups as a health guide.

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