Natural Remedies/Hydrotherapy, Aug 4-9

   Sun, August 4 @ 09:00 am - Fri, August 9 @ - 11:59 pm
    Campus of Andrews University

2013 Natural Remedies and Hydrotherapy Workshop

  • Invites pastors, pastors’ wives, health professionals and others to this popular workshop.
  • Focus—the skillful use of natural remedies, water, and nutrition in time of illness and health. Objectives—prepare persons to use natural remedies to bring healing to the suffering, demonstrating the gospel in practice.
  • Limited to 60 participants


  • 30 hours of lectures and demonstrations during five days with hands on labs
  • Certificate of achievement given to those completing the workshop successfully
  • Graduate credit (1-4) for MA, MDiv and MAPMin students


  • Dr. Gerard Damsteegt, workshop director, MPH, RD, Andrews University
  • Dr. Winston Craig, PhD, RD, Andrews University
  • Dr. Don Miller, ND, Uchee Pines
  • Dr. David DeRose, MD, Weimar Center of Health & Education
  • Vicki Griffin, MS Human Nutrition, MPA, MACN, Michigan Conference Health Department
  • Dr. David Village, PhD, Andrews University


  • $350.00 workshop fee; $300.00 if no labs and space available
  • Spouses and repeaters (no labs if class full) entitled to 50% workshop fee discount
  • Book approx. $100.00 (mainly for students but may choose upon arrival)
  • Registration form and payment holds a place in class (limited to 60); registration closes July 25
  • Visit our website: or email; 269.471.3541
  • On campus accommodations: 269.471.3360 or



  • How to treat the common cold, fever, headaches, nausea
  • How to treat sprains, strains, arthritis and infection
  • Physical fitness and nutrition
  • Rest, recreation, sleep, chronic fatigue syndrome, high blood pressure
  • Obesity, eating disorders, food cravings
  • Posture, body mechanics, alignment
  • Charcoal therapy
  • Personal addictions, stress and the mind, mental illness and natural remedies
  • Use of garlic and other medicinal herbs
  • Massage, low back pain and neck pain
  • How to treat gastro-intestinal disorders with natural remedies
  • Hydrotherapy and the immune system
  • Therapeutic potential of natural products to fight cancer
  • Role of nutrition in heart disease and diabetes prevention


  • Sunday, 5:30-8:30, orientation and lectures
  • Monday-Thursday, 7:30 – 11:30; 1:30 – 3:30 lectures
  • Monday-Thursday, 4:00 and 6:00 hands on labs (need only one session-1 ½ hours)
  • Friday, 7:30 – 10:00

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   Fran McMullen