March 25th Newsletter
March 24, 2013
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Our next Meet & Greet at the practice is THURSDAY, APRIL 4th at 6:00pm.  Bryan will give a tour of the space, speak to his philosophy of practicing integrative medicine, and answer questions.  This is open to all interested in learning more about H.I.P.

Grandparents Corner:

Would you like to look forward to going to the doctor?

Are you concerned about the future of Medicare or health care?

Would you like to avoid being hospitalized or going to the ER?

Do you ever feel lonely/isolated, or wish for more time with your doctor?

At H.I.P we care about the health & well-being of your whole family. Parents and grandparents can visit Brent Jaster, MD and Heart.mind.Medicine. Dr. Jaster accepts Medicare, Medicaid and other major insurance, or has affordable cash fees.

Dr. Jaster focuses on preventing and reversing disease, reducing medication use, aiding weight loss, and promoting higher quality of life. In addition, Dr. Jaster has nationally recognized expertise for creating a delightful patient experience, and a "community" that improves health and promotes healing.


FREE for Medicare – “Welcome to Medicare" or "Annual Wellness” visit

Pre-Diabetes, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Vascular Disease, High Blood Pressure, Abnormal Cholesterol, Overweight or Obesity

Call today to learn how Heart.mind.Medicine could help you reverse the disease process.720.971.6588 -- Brent Jaster, MD, FAAFP

March & April Happenings at H.I.P Studio

EVERY WEDNESDAY AT NOON Gentle Yoga with Tara Emrick, CYT

Great for beginners AND anyone looking for a gentle yoga class.  $12 drop-in.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27thReboot! Discovering Your New Formula for Happiness, Success and a Less Stressful Life with Ashley Sakker - FREE

10:00 to 11:00am

Stress changes who we are.  That’s bad news.  The good news is that it’s absolutely fixable.  Changes at work or within our family can “scramble” our formula creating exhaustion and confusion about our direction. It’s time to learn some strategies for making your life work for you!  This empowering workshop will teach you:

  • Which of the key aspects of your “formula” are causing you the most trouble (free assessment provided as part of the workshop)
  • How to get rid of GUILT
  • Key information about the brain that can help you improve your self-confidence, health, career choices and relationships

Please contact Ashley Sakker for more information at or 720.436.7498.  This workshop is FREE.

TUESDAY, APRIL 2ndBeyond Trauma with Anne Maxwell LCSW, RPT-S, CFMW 

6:00 to 7:30pm

Has your child, or have you, experienced what could be called traumatic events? Does it seem as if the effects of the trauma reverberate in your lives?  What if the trauma and its effects didn’t need to function as the guideposts to your children’s lives…or to yours?  What if it doesn’t need to dictate their future?  What if there was another way to begin to move beyond all of that?

In this 90-minute workshop, we will begin to explore a different mindset and approach that may actually bring more ease to them and to you as well.  Great for adoptive families AND all families.  $15 per person or $20 per couple.  Register by calling 303-467-2228, or go to

SATURDAY, APRIL 6thExplorations in Ayurveda:  Using the wisdom of Ayurveda and Yoga to support optimal health in adults and children with Kyle Roberts

2:00 to 5:00pm

Ayurveda is an ancient healing system that has been continually practiced for well over two thousand years. Translated as the "science of life," Ayurveda is a practical approach for creating optimal health in both mind and body. The examination of one's life can directly influence the development of physical, mental and spiritual health in the growing child. The aim of this course is to provide methods for preventing imbalance, boosting immunity, and strengthening the power of mind. Discussion will consist of healthy diet, safe and easy to use Herbs, practical meditations, and yoga. 

Intended for parents, the course is open to all as a method for universal healing.

Register online at  Click on our H.I.P Studio link to register.  Please enroll unpaid and bring cash or check (made payable to H.I.P Studio) to the workshop.  Cost is $45.  More information:

Kyle will also be available for private consultations in order to address personal concerns ($65 per consultation).  Please contact Kyle directly to schedule a consultation:  904-993-4155 or

THURSDAY, APRIL 11thFive Element Chinese Medicine with Judi Terrill, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac.

6:00 to 9:00pm

Learn the basic theory of the nature based Five Element Model of Chinese Medicine.  Explore the elements in nature, specifically water, wood, fire, earth and metal to identify the individual characteristics, needs and best environment for healthy development and well-being.   Discover how nature’s wisdom can be used as a guide for relational interactions and create harmony and balance in family dynamics.

This class is intended for parents, medical professionals and other interested adults. 

$50 per person or $75 per couple.  Please contact Judi to register:   720-484-5357 or

SATURDAY, APRIL 13th Yoga for Grief 2-hour workshop with Tara Emrick, CYT, MSW


This two-hour workshop is for anyone grieving loss. We will begin with a discussion on how yoga can help us attend to our sorrow and then flow through a gentle yoga practice, ending with a guided meditation. The yoga practice will provide an opportunity to connect with your body in a safe and non-judgmental space. No previous yoga experience necessary.

Register online at  Click on our H.I.P Studio link to register.  Please enroll unpaid and bring cash or check (made payable to H.I.P Studio) to the workshop. Cost is $35.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14thAccess Bars with Anne Maxwell LCSW, RPT-S, CFMW 

9:30am – 5:30pm

When was the last time you felt truly nurtured?  When was the last time you felt a true sense of peace with your body?  The Access Bars™ is an amazing Access ™ body process that can start you on your way to a different way of functioning.  It is a unique, energetic process that involves lightly touching points on the head to allow your body and mind to release limitations, thoughts and judgments that have been keeping you stuck.  It has yielded amazing results for so many people, children and grownups alike!  From sleep issues, to depression, to struggles with school and homework, to stress, to worries … people are amazed at the effect it can have on them after just one session! 

Anne has taught well over a hundred people how to run Bars™, and, the testimonials from both parents and children are heartwarming.

  • “Bedtimes used to be so difficult … Last night, he begged me to run his bars, and, he fell asleep within 5 minutes.”  - RM, mother of 5 year old boy.
  • Mom! I’m so happy! If you want me to be this happy every day, you need to run my bars every night.”  8 years old girl, who had struggled with depression, the morning after she got her bars run for the first time by her mom.
  • “I think my mind is blank!”  9 year old boy, who had been through some recent, traumatic events, after I ran his bars for 15 minutes.

The Bars™ are easy to learn.   You will be given a manual with details of everything you need to know in order to be able to run the Bars™ successfully when you go home!  And, during the class, you will give and receive the Bars™ twice each.  If you are looking for change in your life, the Bars™ is a great place to start!  Cost:  $200; $100 if repeating within a year; ages 16-18 ½ price; ages 15 and under, free

To register, go to, or call 303-467-2228

TUESDAY, APRIL 16thGong Synergy:   Resonant Field Journey for relaxation of thought and passive body tuning with Paul Conly

6:30 to 7:30pm

Connect to the dynamic force of creative energy sent out as sound vibration at the dawn of the universe!  Gong Synergy is a cleansing of negative influences through the use of sacred Chinese and Tibetan sound instruments.  You can feel the YÄ«n liú (音流), the “Sound Current,” which induces calming and the attainment of  clarity flowing from old Wuhan gongs and flying cymbals.  Tibetan instruments can heighten consciousness and guide devotional meditation through sound-created resonant fields.  No physical exercise is required.
Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat and light blanket.  Please book early because space is limited.  Register online at  Click on our H.I.P Studio link to register.  Please enroll unpaid and bring cash or check (made payable to H.I.P Studio) to the workshop. Cost is $25. 

SATURDAY, APRIL 20th  Mama’s Natural Medicine CabinetUsing essential oils with Cammy Polson

10:00am to 12noon

This class will introduce you to the top 5 oils every household should have on hand.  A class to educate mamas (or daddys) on alternative ways to treat minor first aid, and common ailments.  One more tool for your "loving parent" tool belt.

You will learn:
*how to safely use oils with our sweet babies (yes, there IS a SAFE way).
*how to avoid synthetic and chemical laden products and replace them with simple natural recipes and essential oils.
*how to nurture one back to optimal health naturally & quickly.
*how to help decrease toxic load from synthetic, unnatural environments and products.

You will be given "tools" for quick soothing techniques that are toxin free.  And also encourage the body back to health naturally.  For example, did you know Lavender Essential Oil can take care of diaper rash in one application (and without irritating your angel's most sensitive skin).

I’ll give you MY recommendations for:
* top five oils to have around.
*simple instructions on application
*grades of oils (yes, this matters)
*safety tips
*Simple formulas for Symptomatic relief
*And optimally creating balance in YOUR home.

$20/$15 early registration (by April 15th). Please contact Cammy to register: or 303-931-6874

TUESDAY, APRIL 23rdYoga for Grief Drop-in with Tara Emrick, CYT, MSW

7:00 to 8:15pm

This 75-minute monthly drop-in class is for anyone grieving loss.  This gentle flow yoga class will include pranayama (breath practice) and guided meditation.  Beginners are welcome. $15 drop-in.   More information at

For more information about any of our offerings at H.I.P Studio, including studio rental information, please contact Tara at 720.232.6514 or  Thank you!