Embroidery of Amazonian Icaro
FORMAL DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONS
Focus on person-centered research methods and health promotion practices, Coherence and self-regulation in life of complex, adaptive beings. Evidentiary models and methods for inclusive perspectives on Sciences, Medicine, Salutogenesis and determinants of health. Manuscripts in preparation:
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Diploma - Biophoton Therapy and Biontology, Institute of Applied Biophoton Sciences, Rotterdam;
Certificate - Contemplative End of Life Care, ThanaDoula, Institute of Traditional Medicine. Thies included a two-month practicum in Palliative and Complex Care at the Baycrest Hospital in Toronto;
Training - Mindful Meditation for Stress Reduction, led by Dr. L Sykes (MBSR, Jon Kabbat-Zinn);
HBA - Honors Business Administration, Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. Focused on media based systems and enterprise.
Marine Biology - Credit course with months of living in the Caribbean, learning in classroom and water, biology as ecology, complex systems.
INITIATION - 1st PERSON OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES
Wisdom and Healing Traditions
Participant and apprentice in North and South American indigenous practices: Sweat lodge ceremonies with West coast Sioux; Yopo practices from the Orinoco Basin; Santo Daime from Brazil; initiate in Peruvian plant medicine including Amazonian Ayahuasca and Mesa Huachuma ceremonial works.