Referrals & Links

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Retreats & Cleansing Centers

Gabriel Cousen’sTree of Life – Patagonia, Arizona. Dr. Gabriel Cousen’s Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center is the best of that desert beauty. Fasting, Detoxification, Yoga, Spirituality & Health Education Center. There can be opportunity for employment for those interested in community life. I was Gabriel’s assistant for a year when he was in Petaluma and have studied and learned much from him over the years. He embodies the raw food lifestyle and spirituality.

Ann WigmoreThe Ann Wigmore Institute – Dr Ann was Founder-Director of the Ann Wigmore Natural Health Institute in Puerto Rico and the Ann Wigmore Foundation in Boston. She died an untimely death from smoke inhalation in a fire in her Boston center in February, 1994. At the time of her death, she was 84 years young and had more energy than most 20-year-olds! “Longevity Lady is grateful for this role model.”

Hippocrates InstituteHippocrates Institute I spent over a month here when it had just opened in the 80’s. A tributary of the Boston Hippocrates Institute headed by Drs. Brian and Anna Maria Clement. West Palm Beach, Florida.

Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E.Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. in Virginia Beach, VA. While in New York City, many of my clients at that time adored it with its beautiful beach. Colon Hydrotherapy is only one of the many water therapies: including Cedar Cabinet Steam/Fume Baths, Epsom Salts Baths, Facials, & castor oil packs: wellness techniques from Edgar Cayce, the sleeping prophet, twentieth century psychic and medical clairvoyant,(1877-1945).

Optimum Health InstituteOptimum Health Institute There’s wheatgrass, live foods, colonics and classes. San Diego, CA. Many of my clients have enjoyed the benefits of Optimum Health. You will learn something. Food is a bit bland and sparse. But if you go prepared, it will be good for you to experience that. Appreciate the emptiness. It is a beautiful thing. Perception is all!

We Care SpaWe Care Spa – ‘Upscale.’ Colonics, raw foods, liquid diets, spa treatments, products. A number of my clients enjoyed their stays. Desert Hot Spings, CA. Staying at We Care is a whole new, ultra-lavish experience, thanks to the Villas, a deluxe group of plush rooms fit for royalty. Like I said ‘Upscale’.


Raw Food Chefs & Raw Food Preparation Classes

Cherie Soria, founder and director of Living Light Culinary Arts InstituteLiving Light Culinary Arts Institute Cherie Soria is founder and director of Living Light Culinary Arts Institute and author of Angel Foods: Healthy Recipes for Heavenly Bodies and The Raw Food Diet Revolution: Feast, Lose Weight, Gain Energy, Feel Younger! Cherie has trained many of the top raw food chefs today, which is why people often refer to her as the mother of raw gourmet cuisine.

Elaina Love, Pure Joy Living FoodsPure Joy Living Foods • Elaina Love Pure Joy Planet is dedicated to helping people integrate raw living foods into their daily diet. Our products, recipes, classes, retreats, workshops and services revolve around the simple concept that raw living foods are fundamental to personal health and a healthy planet. Vegan, vegetarian and nutritional diets create wellness, energy and clarity.


Local Petaluma Area (Practitioners, Yoga & more)

Brian Bouch MD, Medical Director for Hill Park Medical CenterHill Park Medical Center Brian Bouch MD, Medical Director. For over twenty years the practitioners at Hill Park Medical Center have been providing a unique blend of medical care which combines the best of western and alternative medicine. This is called integrative medicine. By paying careful attention to the body, mind and spirit we strive to provide each person with medical care that looks to the roots of health and healing.

Ian & Cindy Rawlinson

Ian & Cindy Rawlinson L.Ac. • Five Element Acupuncture • Chinese Herbs • NAET Allergy Treatment • Polarity Therapy
Each of these methods of healing focus on the underlying cause of illness and help to re-establish the natural state of balance we call health.

Donna Agoitia with Tango PetalumaTango Petaluma • Argentine Tango Donna Agoitia formed Tango Petaluma in 2004 to help grow the Argentine Tango community in the Northbay. Creating a place locally for tango dancers to dance, practice, and learn. “Not only is she my friend and graphic and web designer, she tangos so good, it should be illegal! ;->”

Rumpling the still skin by Denise LeiteDenise Leite is a lifelong self-taught artist, born in Mass, and raised in California. When she was young, she danced in thunderstorms, and impersonated Elvis for her girlfriends. “Rumpling the Still Skin is a gorgeous, wild book. The print I have at home is called On Earth as it is in Heaven. Denise is definitely AGING HOT. You go, Girl!”


RAW Potlucks Galore

Santa Rosa – North Bay Living Foods Community

2nd Wednesday of the month, 7pm – 9:30 PM
Longest running Sonoma County


Contact info: Jeannine (707) 942-6449


Contact info: Laura (707) 258-6225

San Francisco – S.F. Life
East Bay – The East Bay Living Foods Community