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Community Immunity:
A Grassroots Perspective on Building Physical Health, Mental Resilience and Emotional Calm During Uncertain Times

 

Featuring conversations with a variety of health and wellness experts from within your community.

These interviews are as relevant today as they will be in the future for building and maintaining your health at any time.

When you purchase the series you will get unlimited, lifetime access to all of these interviews in both video and audio format plus special bonuses.

 

Hosted by Malcolm Saunders, owner and creative visionary of the Light Cellar, you will learn from the following:

 


Thriving Through Societal Shifts: Building Resiliency, Skills, and Interdependence with Daniel Vitalis

 



Medicine in Your Own Backyard: Looking to BioRegional Plant Medicine In Times of Need
with Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed

 



Medicinal Mushrooms, Herbs & Essential oils with Robert Rogers

 



Mushrooms and Bacteria: How These Unlikely Heroes of Your Immune System Create Resiliency & Robust Health with Sascha Kalivoda

 



Pregnancy & Postpartum During a Pandemic: Sound Advice for Mothers & Mothers To Be with Andrea Terrones


Deep Immunity: A Higher Level Perspective on Creating Super Immunity for the Flu Virus and Pathogen Protection with Yarrow Willard, Cl. H


Everyday Immunity: Strategic Daily Habits You Can Implement Using Real Food at Home with Luka Symons



How to Stay Emotionally Centred in Times of Chaos & Uncertainty with Tymothy Roy


Boosting Immunity Through Building a Healthy Terrain with Dr. Melina Roberts



Personal Health, Environmental Stewardship & Food Sovereignty: Why This Crisis is a Wake-Up Call and How You Can Immediately Be Proactive Towards Positive Change with Takota Coen

 



Cultivating Immunity through Stress Relief with Denis Manzer

 

Details on each interview is below...

 

What others are saying:


 

"Want to thank you for all the incredible courses I've taken and all that I've learned thorough them. I've incorporated so much of what I've learned into my lifestyle for about 5 yrs now and feel that I have built a solid foundation of health and immunity that is truly serving me at this time and in the current situation.
with gratitude and appreciation,"
   -   Barb


From the Community Immunity series creator, Malcolm Saunders

"It was truly an honour to host these conversations and make them available to you. My hope is they enrich your life and give you the confidence to build and maintain the health of you and your loved ones." - Malcolm

 

Below is a detailed description of each of the presenters and the topics they are sharing as well as a list of bonuses from some of the presenters for those purchasing the series.

 

Thriving Through Societal Shifts: Building Resiliency, Skills, and Interdependence with Daniel Vitalis

Listen in to get a positive, uplifting and empowering conversation grounded in a truth and reality we all need to hear and connect to right now

You will learn:

  • How our modern lifestyle is a perfect breeding ground that has created the conditions for exactly the kind of scenario we are living through
  • Why we might encounter more global emergencies and crisis in future and how you can begin now to prepare yourself for them
  • Concepts around threat levels as described from a tactical perspective and how we in the modern world have gotten too soft and complacent
  • Why skill sets always trump gear and why we should all look to re-skill in the human arts
  • Why now more than ever do we need to get out and connect with Nature
  • Daniel’s perspective on how this pandemic could affect society and steps you can take towards a brighter future
  • As you will hear Daniel believes this moment is one of opportunity.


This is an inspiring conversation that aims to uplift and inspire you to grow as a human and meet the challenges that life offers.



Bio:
For more than ten years Daniel Vitalis has lectured around North America and abroad, offering workshops that have helped others lead healthier, more nature-integrated lives. A successful entrepreneur, he founded the nutrition company SurThrival.com in 2008. He was the host and creator of the popular podcast ReWild Yourself.
Daniel is a Registered Maine Guide, writer, public speaker, interviewer, and lifestyle pioneer who’s especially interested in helping people reconnect with wildness, both inside and outside of themselves.
After learning to hunt, fish, and forage as an adult, Daniel created a new web series called WildFed to inspire others to start a wild-food journey of their own.
Headquartered in the Lakes Region of Maine, he lives with his beautiful wife Avani and their Plott Hound Ellie.



Medicine in Your Own Backyard: Looking to BioRegional Plant Medicine In Times of Need with Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed

In this light-hearted conversation Latifa shares about her knowledge of, and experiences with, local plants that can be easily found, identified, ethically harvested and then turned into medicine. During this session…

You will learn:

  • A Nature based approach to living through the crisis and beyond
  • The 1 certainty you can turn to for reassurance and fulfillment every day, any day
  • How to deepen your relationship to the plants which are all around you
  • How to begin your journey of plant medicine
  • #1 local herb for coughs, colds, flus and respiratory infections that is available to you any time of year anywhere you live
  • 4 ways to purify and cleanse the air in your house
  • 2 other key systems in addition to immune system you need to support in this time and which herbs are beneficial for them
  • How we might move forward as a society if we truly value health
  • And so much more…




Bio:
Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed is a herbalist, botanist, wild forager and educator based in Calgary, Alberta, Treaty 7 Territory. She runs a sliding-scale herbal medicine practice, and is particularly interested in reconnecting people to nature to create well-being in individuals and communities. She regularly runs retreats, workshops and plant walks to teach people how to safely identify and use wild plants as food and medicine. Latifa offers consulting services to individuals and organizations related to plant identification, and edible and medicinal plant usage in Alberta and British Columbia. She is co-owner of ALCLA Native Plants, a native plant nursery in Calgary, Alberta.




Medicinal Mushrooms, Herbs & Essential Oils with Robert Rogers

A very down to Earth conversation from an incredibly knowledgable and experienced herbal practitioner full of practical wisdom. In this insightful conversation…

You will learn:

  • Why and how food is your best medicine
  • What specific food should you avoid right now and its most ideal health-promoting replacement
  • The top vitamin to take at this time and how you can create more of it from the food you eat
  • Why it is important to not to suppress a fever if you happen to experience it
  • Over-the-counter meds to avoid during a fever and which natural foods and herbs to include for a fever
  • The one medicinal mushroom contra-indicated for fevers
  • One of the most delicious medicinal mushrooms which is also a great anti-viral
  • What are the best remedies for those with those who have an auto-immune disease or compromised immune system
  • Should you take Reishi while sick?
  • Robert’s top go-to herbs whenever faced with threat of a cold or flu
  • How to intelligently choose herbs as the best remedy for your situation
  • An important and specific note about Astragalus - when to take it and when not to
  • Herbs for decreasing stress and calming the nervous
  • The truth about elderberry
  • One of the greatest ways to keep the immune system healthy
  • And so much more…



Listen in and enjoy Robert’s incredible wisdom as well as what he hopes are the changes society will take and the individual opportunities we have during this time.

Bio:
Robert Dale Rogers has been an herbalist for over 50 years, and is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild and was recently honoured as an Herbal Elder of Canada . He earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta, where he is presently an assistant clinical professor in Family Medicine. He is also an adjunct professor at York University.
He presently teaches plant medicine, including plant and mushroom medicine, aromatherapy as well as flower and mushroom essences in the Earth Spirit Medicine faculty at the Northern Star College in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Robert is past chair of the Alberta Natural Health Agricultural Network and Community Health Council of Capital Health. He is a Fellow of the International College of Nutrition, past-chair of the medicinal mushroom committee of the North American Mycological Association and on the editorial boards of Fungi magazine and Discovery Phytomedicine.
He is the author of 52 books on medicinal plants and fungi of the boreal forest, including The Fungal Pharmacy: The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms and Lichens of North America; A Cree Healer and his Medicine Bundle; and Herbal Allies: My Journey with Plant Medicine



Mushrooms and Bacteria: How These Unlikely Heroes of Your Immune System Create Resiliency & Robust Health with Sascha Kalivoda

The wisdom you will hear from Sascha Kalivoda is the result of countless hours researching, along with years of personal implementation, of modern as well as ancient time-tested health principles. She shares with you what her experience and studies have shown to be the best path to daily living health. In this session…

You will learn:

  • Why Mushrooms are a powerful human ally in health
  • Which are the top medicinal mushrooms you could turn to and rely on in these times and why?
  • The anti-viral properties of specific medicinal mushrooms
  • How viruses replicate and how mushrooms interrupt with this
  • The microbiome and how it can support you inside and out
  • Probiotics, Prebiotics, Postbiotics,
  • The importance of sleep - now more than ever
  • Why you need to be turning off your wifi
  • And so much more


Bio:
Sascha Kalivoda loves real food and the people who produce it. With background in chemistry, she is a speaker, educator and holistic nutrition expert on a never-ending quest to understand what true nutrition and wellness look like. One of her major missions is to bring wisdom back into the kitchen and reconnect with the cycles signals from nature to regain the life-giving information of our ancestors. Becoming a mother in 2009 changed her forever and further ingrained in her the desire to inspire others to reassess their priorities and put their health at the top of their lists to preserve the health of future generations.  She strongly believes we can have a world of healthy, happy and robust people, but we have to decide to make it so.  Sascha can be found on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/saschakalivoda.






Deep Immunity: A Higher Level Perspective on Creating Super Immunity for the Flu Virus and Pathogen Protection with Yarrow Willard, Cl. H

Herbalist Yarrow Willard has a wonderful ability to remove us, if even just for a moment, from crisis and to get into a place of much needed perspective. He shares a very natural, intuitive and accessible approach to health, revealing concepts and strategies that allow one to adapt and thrive with the dynamic flow of life regardless of what is going on internally or externally. In this spirited conversation…

You will learn:

  • The 6 Basic Tissue States to help intuitively understand your health and make empowering choices in caring for yourself anytime of year or condition
  • The best protection against any virus or pathogen - now and at any time
  • What is your immune system from a wholistic perspective
  • How build up your digestive fire
  • How spicy foods work to boost your immunity in 2 different ways
  • How to strengthen your lungs
  • What are expectorants and when to use them
  • How to make changes to your lifestyle and improve your health in a sustainable way
  • How to become adaptable to a world of constant dynamic shifts
  • The best mental and energetic states to adopt that are the foundation for your immunity.


As you will hear in this interview, Yarrow shares and invites us to a different way of how we can show up in the world. We can all learn from his approach to life and health which is fun and intuitive and creates a natural flow of harmony that has a tangible feeling of freedom.
I hope you will enjoy and implement some of the philosophical and yet very practical advice which is shared by Yarrow.

 

Bio:
Yarrow Willard (The Herbal Jedi) is a Clinical/Master Herbalist, Director of the Wild Rose College of Natural Healing and Co-creator of the Harmonic Arts Botanical Dispensary. Raised by herbalist parents, he has been immersed in a world of plant medicine since birth. Yarrow is an entertaining educator who is passionate about herbs, mushrooms, superfoods, advanced nutrition and the growing science of re-claiming wellness and vibrant living in the modern age.






Pregnancy & Postpartum During a Pandemic: Sound Advice for Mothers & Mothers To Be with Andrea Terrones


I feel like this conversation offers a soothing balm for any new or expecting mother who is trying to stay healthy, calm and informed during this time. Andrea Terrones has such a nurturing nature and shares a very grounded perspective rooted in current research as well as her years of experience as a doula and a life dedicated to helping mothers.


You will learn:

  • How stress and fear affects your immunity
  • Best types and forms of medicinal mushrooms for mothers and children
  • The best and safest immune herbs Andrea recommends for mothers
  • What role a good prenatal vitamin can play in your health - and do you need to do more?
  • Which nutrient to take especially if you do get sick with a fever
  • The most assuring fact for mothers and children right now in this pandemic
  • Best approach for children to support their immunity
  • Several strategies for getting liver into your everyday


Listen in and be sure to share with any new or expecting mother who needs a little more reassurance of how to healthy navigate these times.


Bio:
Andrea Terrones has trained inTraditional Mexican Medicine Postpartum Healing, Sobadas, Mayan Abdominal Therapy, Holistic Pelvic Care, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurvedic Postpartum Care, Body-Mind Therapy, Shamanic Healing, Hypnosis, Reiki, Health Coaching, Breastfeeding Support, Thai Massage and Sound Healing and is currently on the path to becoming an herbalist.
She currently lives in Calgary, AB and offers her services through her company Ma Womens Health

 






How to Stay Emotionally Centred in Times of Chaos & Uncertainty with Tymothy Roy

Listen in on a philosophical conversation to expand your perceptions and empower you with some practical tips to help you stay emotionally centered. During this conversation…

You will learn:

  • How the body is a transcript of the mind
  • How to develop psycho-spiritual sovereignty
  • Tools to mitigate stress and anxiety
  • Tym’s WTF protocol
  • What is autonomous interdependence and why we should be each working towards developing this
  • A map to Emotional Mastery


Tym’s goal in this session is to help stretch your paradigm. Accompanying this conversation is a free download of Tym’s Emotional Mastery Principles which can be found at Tymothyroy.com/emp


Bio:
Tymothy Roy helps people access their deeper inner power and bring that into the world in a meaningful way. He is a lifelong student of relationships, wellness, spirituality and trauma relief. You can find his work at tymothyroy.com







Everyday Immunity: Strategic Daily Habits You Can Implement Using Real Food at Home with Luka Symons

In true to character, the always enlivening and enlightening Luka Symons, treats you to a look at the digestive tract, and how it is actually where we need to focus to strengthen our overall vitality and immune health. In this spirited conversation…

You will learn:

  • How our immune system is where we most closely interact with the outside world
  • Why it is important to understand that the immune system is a place of experience and learning 
What makes up 80% of your immune system and how you can nourish that part of you
  • How looking after your gut bolsters your immune system, and best ways to support gut health
  • Top 3 nourishing, whole foods every family should make and consume during this time
  • What roles your liver plays in an immune response, and why it is then so crucial to look after it
  • Top 3 liver-supportive foods you could be eating right now
Why sleep is a key for immunity 
The one macronutrient you should eat at every meal to feed your immune system
Why it is important to understand that your immune system is a sensory organ how deeply it is connected and responsive to your emotional state
The number one activity you need to do every day
  • And more…


In short, this conversation shares best practices via food and life hacks to target immune support and why ones approach should always be about the using Real Food - what that means and what to do about it. Sit back, listen, enjoy and get ready to have some fun in the kitchen.

Bio:
Luka Symons is a Holistic Nutrition Practitioner for people who are wondering where their food + body groove has disappeared to. Through her uplifting & informative workshops, talks and one-on-one consults, she's here to shake up your approach to food and your gorgeous self -- while making it all feel like a walk in the park. You can find her at lukasymons.com as well as on Instagram and Facebook




 

Boosting Immunity Through Building a Healthy Terrain with Dr. Melina Roberts

Dr. Roberts delivers hope, optimism and a perspective that is not only refreshingly insightful but also practically helpful. In this conversation…

You will learn:

  • A very different perspective from which to view this virus
  • The deeper lessons for us as a society to learn from this pandemic
  • The most important foundation of health you need to focus on right now
  • The big debate of the 1800’s which has since created a big division of philosophy and approach when it comes to health medicine
  • How most of society has the approach to food and health is wrong
  • What steps you can take through the foods you eat to build gut and immune health
  • Top nutrients to be sure to include, at the very least in your diet, as well as for supplementation
  • and so much more!




Bio:
Melina Roberts is a Naturopathic Doctor, Author, International Speaker, Biological Medicine Expert who is dedicated to staying on the leading edge of medicine. She is the director of the Advanced Naturopathic Clinic in Calgary was recognized as one of the top Biological Medicine practitioners in North America.








Personal Health, Environmental Stewardship & Food Sovereignty: Why This Crisis is a Wake-Up Call and How You Can Immediately Be Proactive Towards Positive Change with Takota Coen

In this conversation you will hear the perspective of someone whose life mission is to change the health of the planet through the way we eat and think. As a student of permaculture who is practicing regenerative agriculture I knew Takota would have a lot of insight and valuable wisdom to share with us right now. Not only in how to navigate these times but most importantly with advice on what he feels each of us should do next. This is a conversation of optimism, opportunity and especially and invitation and call for practical action.

You will learn:

  • A proactive permaculture perspective - turning the problem into the solution
  • Why systemic problems are at the root of this crisis
  • How we can each begin to address to turn this around and avoid a repeat in the future
  • The nutritional foundations each of us should have in place to remain healthy
  • Are supplements necessary in this day and age?
  • The wisdom behind the phrase: “Its not the cow, its the how”
  • An empowering tool to move from anxiety to action: Concern vs Influence
  • #1 opportunity we have now that we need to act on in the next 6 months
  • The most fundamental flaw in our current food system
  • How most of the worlds problems would go away if we did just the 1 thing…
  • The most positive and effective strategy for dealing with overwhelm of different ideas and conspiracies (true or not true) that come at you from various forms of media


This is a very positive, proactive conversation that offers a window into a reality of personal health, environmental stewardship and food sovereignty.


Bio:
Takota’s life mission is regenerate the health of the planet and its people. His family's commitment to increasing the biodiversity of their land and the nutrient density of the food they produce since 1988 has garnered international recognition and numerous environmental awards. Takota and his parents offer free tours, internships, permaculture workshops, and traditional cooking classes on their 250 acre farm near Ferintosh and they provide seasonal deliveries of milk fed pork, grass fed beef, and forest garden berries to Camrose, Red Deer, Edmonton and Calgary. To find out more about how you can eat the change you want to see in the world visit www.CoenFarm.ca




Cultivating Immunity through Stress Relief with Denis Manzer

 
Listen in on this conversation as Denis walks his talk and shares with you about one of the greatest stress-relieving herbs and why it is a great way to not only build immunity but a host of other cascading benefits. In this session…
 
You will learn:

  • How stress affects your immunity
  • How to stay joyful in face of stress
  • What is an adaptogen and the role they play in the body
  • What are the biological effects of these herbs
  • The concept of immunonutrition and glyconutrients as food for the immune system
  • One of the greatest herbs for stress, anxiety and insomnia
  • The 2 emotions each associated with the liver, heart and lungs


Grab a cup of tea, sit back and relax and enjoy this conversation with Denis Manzer.



Bio:
Denis has a deep love for wild foods, superfoods, herbs, medicinal mushrooms and fermentation and has been developing himself as a leader, teacher and expert in this fields for more than 10 years. He is co-creator of the Annual Calgary Fermentation Festival. You can find his work at fermentyourfood.com as well as through his social media channels @denismanzer

 

 

 

 

Once you purchase a link will be sent to you to access all of the video and audio versions of these interviews.

 

Plus you will access the following BONUSES...

 

$19 off the Kitchen Remedies: Inspiring Simple Recipes to Build Community Immunity online e-course by Malcolm Saunders

Free Recipe Guide to creating 2 powerful medicinal mushroom Elixirs from Sascha Kalivoda

Free Resource Guide for Using Wild Plant Medicines in Alberta from Latifa’s Herbs

Free Recipe e-Book from Takota Coen

Free Emotional Mastery Principles Guide from TymothyRoy - pdf report

10% Discount code for any items from Robert Rogers website: www.selfhealdistributing.com

15% Discount off any e-learning with Luka Symons from her website

40% of any or all of Dr. Melina Roberts e-courses from her website

 

Thank you for all your support. Let us know if you have any questions.

We hope you will enjoy the series.

 

 

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