The 5th permaculture flower petal: holistic medicine, nutrition, Yoga, body/mind/spirit, spirit of place, indigenous cultural revival, reclaiming birth, life, & dying from allopathic medicine, music/dance, and our deepest connection to nature.
Latest Activity: Apr 2, 2011
Home birth & breast feeding
Reclaiming birth and infant nutrition as part of the economy of nature and the household.
Complementary & wholistic medicine
A wide spectrum of approaches to health care outside of conventional allopathic medicine.
Yoga, Tai Chi & other body/mind/spirit disciplines
The maintenance of health through regular designed exercises based on eastern traditions.
Spirit of place, indigenous cultural revival
Reconnection of spiritual and cultural values to place and “country”.
Dying with dignity
Movement to reclaim dying from institutionalised medicine.
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