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Health of the Land, Health of the People


Sat 25 Oct 2014, 8:30am–5:00pm

Where: Edgewater Hotel, Sargood Drive, Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Earlybird: $75.00
  • Full Price: $100.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: arna7

The Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand is excited to announce the dates for their ancestral health conference to be held in Wanaka on Labour Weekend 2014, at Edgewater Resort.

If you are interested in understanding human health and wellness from an evolutionary perspective, then this is a must attend event.

Your health, and our collective health as a society, is a big deal. Life today is much different than that of our ancestors, from our daily lives, to the environment we exist in. The world we live in has evolved but our genes have remained largely unchanged. What impact does this have on our health? And what impact does our changing lifestyles and habits have on our land? Is life as we know it now sustainable, for the land and the people?

This event is designed to bring together scientists, health practitioners, clinicians, athletes and general public interested in reversing the disturbing trends that affect our individual health and the health of our land. We have a fantastic line up of speakers on a broad range of topics that will educate, inform and inspire and the location is stunning: Edgewater Resort in Wanaka. What a great way to spend your Labour Long Weekend!

Attending this conference is an opportunity to learn how you can take control of your health, the health of the society you live in, and sustainably care for the land that nourishes you. With a focus on environment issues, sustainable practice, health challenges and evolutionary science and nutrition, this day is sure to nourish you inside an out.

We guarantee engaging talks with a mix of clinical case presentations, personal stories and accessible academic/science sessions. We are also introducing an optional movement session to the day from 3.30pm to 5pm with some of the best trainers in the country.

Wanaka is the perfect location for this event, with the conference being held on the very edge of Lake Wanaka at Edgewater Resort. We anticipate attracting a large number of ancestral health enthusiasts, from all over the country, and encourage you to secure your spot early.

Programme & Speakers:

- Holistic Health: What Can Modern Medicine Learn from Our Ancestors?
Dr Anastasia Boulais, Medical Doctor, Christchurch

- Health of the Land, Health of the People, John McRae, Organic Farmer, Wanaka

- Biophilia: It’s in Our Nature, James Murphy, Nutritionist, Christchurch

- Rejecting Reductionism: Ancestral Health, Circadian Rhythms and Psychiatry
by Dr Greg Brown, Medical Doctor, Wellington

- Nourishing Your Gut Microbiome for Optimal Health, Kate Callaghan, Nutritionist, Wanaka

- JFK, Cinderella and the Maasai: Connecting Tissue, Health and Movement
, Matthew Stewart, Osteopath, Sydney

- Body Mass, Public Perceptions and the Psycho-sociology of the Endurance Athlete, 
Dr Andrew Dickson, Organisational Sociologist, Massey

- Using Ancestral Health Principles to Guide the Training of Endurance Athletes, Jamie Scott, Health Researcher, Christchurch

- Ancestral Movement Workshop:
 Max Bell, Aaron Callaghan and James Murphy

Tickets online only, no door sales and limited to 100. Early Bird tickets now available!