Curanderismo:Traditional Medicine without Borders

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This two-week course will provide information on the history of Curanderismo (the art of Mexican Folk Healing) in the Southwest and Mexico. Exploring an integrative approach to medicine and featuring demonstrations that incorporate Curanderismo with various traditional and holistic health techniques, such as: the creation of a sacred space; herbs and rituals; ceremonial use of the sweat lodge (temazcal); energetic cleansings (limpias); herbal smoke; medicine of the drum; Mayan abdominal massage; fire cupping (ventosas); juice therapy (jugo terapia); death and healing; intestinal blockage (empacho); laugh therapy (risa terapia); shawl alignments (manteadas); and Mayan acupuncture. This course will use instructors who are researchers in the field, healers, and health practitioners, from UNM, Mexico, the Southwest, and the Albuquerque community.
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Class Details

10 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

UNM Main Campus

Dr. Eliseo Torres 



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/10/2017 - 7/21/2017 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:10 AM - 12:40 PM Albuquerque, UNM Main Campus  Map, Room: Anthropology 163 Dr. Eliseo Torres