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Each year COBHA sponsors a Holistic Health Wellness Fair bringing together traditional and alternative practitioners, businesses and educational institutions reflecting our diverse Santa Cruz Community.
Our aim is to promote personal and community wellness and sustainability through networking and education.
2018 will be our 13th annual fair.
Save the Date: August 25, 2018!
The fair takes place in downtown Santa Cruz, on Lincoln St. between Pacific and Cedar Streets.Find out more »
It’s All About The Blend A quick & easy guide to better blended smoothies, soups, juices and bowls Suzy Brown Saturday, September 22 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. $50 + $15 materiel fee We will explore how essential oils will boost your culinary creations while dramatically changing the flavor profile of your dish. Learn the health benefits of perfect blended smoothies, soups, juice and buddha bowls. Simple, quick and easy recipes that you will be able to recreate in your own…Find out more »
Spiritual Nutrition Paulette Suzanne Sunday, October 7 1:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m. $80 In this workshop, we will explore the Spiritual Nutrition paradigm and how it affects and amplifies the evolutionary unfolding of the spiritual being that we are. From this perspective, we can think about nutrition in a different way. We will learn that what we eat affects the functioning of our mind, and how our food choices reflect our state of harmony with ourselves, our world, and…Find out more »
Its All About the Blend! Series II: Holiday Harvest This is the 2nd workshop in our series with Holistic Nutrition Consultant Suzy Brown and I am so excited to announce the theme. If you attended our first workshop then you know what I mean when I say "YUM". Suzy brought so many simple and delicious recipes for us and I have no doubt that she will once again bring it all to the table. We decided…Find out more »
Pendulum Dowsing Wayne Hoff Sunday, November 11 1:00 p.m. –5:00 p.m. Space is limited $90 Pendulum dowsing is the most common form of dowsing. You can use it in all areas of your life and business. Using a pendulum is like having a precision meter to indicate what your intuition is telling you. In this class we will be learning to dowse accurately with a pendulum, and then use the pendulum with charts and directly with oils and supplements.…Find out more »
Take A Deep Breath with Giovanna Piumarta & Pinecone Botanicals Saturday December 1st, 2018 10:00am-2:00pm $70 (includes Materials) Giovanna demonstrates the process of Distillation and guides you through the creation of your own botanical healing salve, using local plants and other simple ingredients, to help increase respiratory health & well-being. Attendees will learn: Presentation of herbs that assist in healthy respiratory systems. Demonstration of distillation process & guidance on…Find out more »
The first recorded use of kombucha was in 221 B.C. during the Chinese empire of the Tsin-Dynasty. They called it “The remedy for immortality” or the “divine tische”. Today, Kombucha is becoming increasingly recognized as a delicious beverage that has many health benefits. Kombucha seems to be everywhere now. Bartenders are pouring kombucha martinis, they line the shelves at most health food stores, and Walking Man Brewery of Stevenson, WA, won a gold medal at the 2006 World Beer Cup…Find out more »
We will be discussing the basic Principles of Health and Wellness that can be immediately implemented in your life. You will learn about functional medicine tests for assessing your health including adrenal stress tests, full functional thyroid testing, autonomic nervous system assessment using heart rate variability and organic acids urine testing for assessing biochemical individuality, detoxification, and nutrient needs. We will also cover the need for periodic detoxification, the key role of the liver, kidneys and lymphatic systems for proper…Find out more »
Geranium Day & Spring Open House Join us Sunday April 28, 2019 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm Enjoy Geranium Infused Treats and learn about our courses and workshops! Receive 10% off all classes when you sign up during our Open House. Register below. Or if you'd like to register over the phone, please call COBHA at (831) 462-1807.Find out more »
Face reading is a perceptive modality whose history traces back thousands of years spanning many traditions, from ancient Chinese medical diagnostics to modern psycho physiology. Face reading teaches you how to read the signs everyone carries with them, giving insight into a person's nature, their current emotional state, the health they are presently experiencing, and the strengths and challenges they were born into. Face reading is a method of diagnosis for both health and personality, and is a skill used…Find out more »