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March CTP 2020 SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Certification

March 164hr Thai Yoga Practitioner Certification 2020:

SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Certified Practitioner Program:CTP (164 hour residential intensive). This 13 day, ( March 6th. to March 18th. 2020) program covered all four levels of the Basic Professional Thai Yoga Certificate Program plus 20 additional breakout and/or supplemental courses. The CTP1 course is an intensive seminary training based on Traditional Thai Massage, Ayurveda, Yoga Therapy, Indigenous, Traditional, Natural and Native American Medicine.

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The March 2020: 164hr. SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner Certificate Course qualifies towards all advanced certificate (Accredited, State of Florida Compliant, AAPNA, NCBTMB) and SCNM College Degree programs in Indigenous, Traditional, Natural Medicine, Ayurveda, Ayurveda Life Style Consultant, Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist and SomaVeda® Thai yoga Therapy Practitioner. Graduates are qualified to practice and to provide health and wellness services for Spirit, Mind and Body for a variety of health related concerns and issues in all 50 states and Canada!

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The 164 hr. CTP1 qualifies as the pre-requisite course requirement for all SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine Degrees.  The SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner Certificate course additional qualifies graduates for all Intermediate, Advanced and Teacher Certification programs in SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapy .

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The Truth About Vaccines!

We all need to know the truth about vaccines.

 

By Dr. Anthony B. James

I published an Article in March of 2011 because of my families history with vaccine injury… To see or read the original article in it’s full length go to The Truth about Vaccines

As much as things change in some ways they remain the same!!

News and June 19, 2020 Update!

Two New Video’s Everyone Needs to see!


We need to know the Pro’s and Cons. We need to know the risk and any possible rewards. This necessary information is not just for parents! Now that we are in the “Corona” age  amid the shrill tone, the hue and cry for a “universal” vaccine? What is the real story? I do not know all the details as the Vaccine landscape is changing from day to day. I can tell you the CDC, The FDA, The US HHS is not sharing the whole story, not by a long shot. This is going to be a long issue affecting us and our children for decades and we need to know the players, the agenda, the real science from the mouth of the worlds top experts and the risks heading our way so we can make informed decisions on our person, professional, familial and societal position in regard to making choices about the indiscriminate and possibly, forceful mandated vaccination programs on the horizon.

A little over twenty years ago, when my nephew was only about 2 years old he suffered an irreparable injury from a mandated vaccine cocktail. He was a precocious, active, talkative, walking, climbing, laughing, cuddly baby boy. No illnesses or underlying conditions… i.e. perfect bill of health. My Brother and sister in-law took him to the Pediatrician for his mandated “standard” vaccinations (see graphic)

 

Immediately upon receiving the last shot he started screaming and curled up into a little ball. He screamed as if gasoline had been poured on him and set on fire. Later I learned this type of screaming when in extreme pain has it’s own name… it’s called keening and is typical of sounds we make when in extreme pain before dying of trauma. He could not be consoled. He did eventually stop this continuous screaming … when he entered into a coma. He was in a coma for between 24 and 48 hrs. and when he recovered he was no longer the same child. He no longer could speak, was unresponsive to verbal or any other type of stimulation, would start screaming again if touched and would no longer make eye contact. He rocked and mostly cried. He could no longer crawl or walk.

The first time after this, the first time he offered to be touched and volunteered a hug to me, his uncle, was at my mom’s funeral 20 something years later! I can not say how much I was moved by the simple gesture.

He was diagnosed with severely affected “Rapid Onset” Autism Spectrum disorder and life with an autistic son and nephew began. The Doctors and nurses told us it was a random “act of God”, even though in real time the odds of having a sudden (within minutes) deterioration into a coma after receiving his vaccination, not being related to the vaccination are infinitesimally small. We learned later than not only did this “occasionally” happen, but it happened so often the Federal government has set up a “Vaccine Court” to settle the cases under gag orders. If the truth got out to the average person in the public… no one would risk the life and future of their own child.

I have been researching Vaccines for a solid fifteen years and have learned much. I have learned to hope. After learning that the likely suspect in my nephews Autism was in fact a vaccination, I also learned of research into9 reducing the harmful effects he had suffered and to lead him to be less severely affected and to be able to be restored to some health and productive life. Through primarily changes in diet and the use of supplements including specialized probiotic’s, I am proud to say he is doing terrific. Yes, he still has Autism and issues, but as a millenial Young man he now has a job, hobbies and is quite the savant when it comes to dinosaurs!

I want to pass on the information that I and hundreds of thousands of parents and concerned scientist from both the US and around the world have learned to date about Vaccinations! You are going to have to make informed choices in the not so distant future. I am not saying what you as an individual or parent should do other than if and when you need to make a choice make an informed one.

My friends and associates Ty and Charlene Bollinger have put together an incredible team of scientists, Health and Vaccine experts to create the most up to date, current and accurate presentation on every aspect of vaccines.

Do vaccines have harmful side effects?

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SomaVeda® Uncomplicating Corona, The Good News and The Bad!

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SomaVeda® Uncomplicating Corona, The Good News and The Bad!

How and Why we (The World, The US) are vulnerable to Corona and Novel Viral and other pathogens and HOW TO FIX IT!

SomaVeda® Uncomplicating Corona

by By Ajahn, Dr. Anthony B. James, Dean of the SomaVeda College of Natural MedicineCollege of Ayurveda Medicine, Thai Yoga Center

New Updated! June 19th. 2020

The Bad News! So far as of today… the risk of death associated with Covid exposure is proportional to complicating , underlying chronic and or acute pre-existing issues. As I read through the numbers I see the vast majority on morbid outcomes occur for those individuals who ALREADY have severe health issues before becoming infected… Keep in mind the reason why so many are surprised or shocked when people die is because they didn’t consider the underlying, chronic diseases the patient was already dying or at risk of dying of a serious!

Read the whole article…But then try to find a way to wrap your head around the idea that the greatest health risk by far of Covid-19 to you and everyone you know is underlying unresolved heath issues and the chemical prescription drugs used to treat or control them!

Pre and Co-Morbidity! Coupled with deficient nutrition and rampant malnutrition, poor diet consisting of “Franken-foods” GMO’s, Artificial everything, anything, artificial sweeteners, out right malnutrition from common deficiencies of vitamin, minerals, Iodine, vitamin D, C etc. Lack of grounding, lack of sunshine, lack of fresh air, lack or insufficient exercise including load bearing and aerobic, chronic dehydration, insufficient deep sleep, Chronic constipation, Chronic Diarrhea, Gut Dysbiosis, Pre and Pro-biotics out of balance, ELF/ EMF Harmful energy exposure, Radiation from Chernobyl and Fukoshima… Don’t forget the many common Chemical Drugs/ Pharmaceutical that are known to shut down critical immune system functions…

Add in a real infectious vector Corona… Well you get the picture, right? It’s a perfect storm and the big numbers start to make sense!

Add in a real infectious vector Corona… It’s a perfect storm and the big numbers start to make sense!

The Good News! The solution? What we have been saying literally for the past 50 years. Concepts which still appear “novel” to the mainstream medical community and or industry. Conceptes which are labeled at best CAM i.e. complimentary and alternative medicine practices and at worst “Quackery”. Concepts such as Indigenous, traditional, Natural and Holistic Medicine and Health practices which reduce both the frequency, duration and morality of over 90% of the underlying chronic and acute issues which contribute to mortality (Death) including “Physician” caused death by malpractice and prescribing of harmful chemical and toxic drugs.

These CAM practices come by many names: Ayurveda, Traditional Thai Ayurveda- Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) including Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Yunani Medicine, Hilot Medicine, Naturopathy and Nature Cure Medicine, Monastic Medicine and or Religious Therapeutics, Native American Medicine, Herbology, Aroma-therapy, Acupressure, Light therapy, PEMF (Pulsed Electro-magnetic Therapy), Homeopathy, Chelation Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Health Coach etc. These are all recognized by The Who, provide care for billions of people to some degree or another in the world today. What these all share in common is that they provide relatively safe, predictable and functional medicinal outcomes towards reducing or eliminating underlying chronic and or acute health issues with little or NO risk of associated death. They share aims for example to KEEP YOU OUT OF THE Hospital, the emergency room.

Short Term, What Do I DO? Sixteen Helpful Suggestions from the Doctor!

What to do until or while your waiting for an appointment for counseling or treatment protocol from your chosen provider?

  1. Follow all “Stay at Home” or social distancing guidelines recommended by your local authorities… Remember Corona is real! These guidelines will also reduce any exposure to ANY other contagion such as the common FLU which can Kill You!
  2. Wear a mask in public… Clean and re-sterilize your mask regularly: Wash with hot soapy water, rinse, dry in regular over at 130degrees for at least 20 min. Spray with Colloidal Silver and let air dry. However! Do Not mistake this recommendation as a “Health Recommendation”! It is NOT! Wearing a Mask, any mask for a prolonged time causes Hypoxia and oxygen starvation which begins immediately to cause harm…Watch this video… Truth Bombs! Rant #2: Why Are We Wearing Mask?
  3. If you have a fever Do Not Go Out… Do Not Socialize and observe a voluntary stay at home. There are many reason other than Corona to have a fever, but for the care of those you love stay at home if you have a fever.
  4. Wash Your Hands Frequently… There are many guides to this now that everyone is an expert! If unsure if your doing it right… go to YouTube and search!
  5. Stay Healthy, drink plenty of water, eat right, get rid of the junk food, go outside, get plenty of sunshine, be happy , have some fun, enjoy your family and your pets!
  6. Take your supplements! Now is not the time to be slack! If you need to order or restock, do so now as delivery times could be slower for a while. Take those minerals, Iodine, Vitamen C, D, Zinc. Take your probiotics.
  7. Manage your diabetes by eating a mostly plant based diet. If necessary take a fortified meal supplement with digestive enzymes.
  8. Eat more Sprouts!
  9. Use an Infrared Sauna or Infrared Lamp, Bio-Mat etc.
  10. DO NOT take any drug as protection AGAINST infection! Remember ALL Chemical Drugs and or Vaccines have serious adverse effects! Don’t take any drug unless you know what those side effects, even death, are and are making an informed decision.
  11. Obtain a Nebulizer for both O2 therapy and or Colloidal Silver if need be.
  12. Work on your emotional, mental and or psychiatric health and stay balanced! Use your BET/ Tapping/ EFT/ Energy Psychology to stay healthy and happy on the inside.
  13. Let go of the minute by minute social diarrhrea and endless news updates… Once you know what your dealing with and where the real risk are coming from, then that is your point of focus! One more statistic is NOT going to assist you in either not becoming sick or dying of Corina!
  14. Spend time with attractive and positive people! Phone, video, yelling over the fence! However, you can do it. Socializing is also a necessary part of an over all health plan.
  15. Get real help for your pain issues! Back pain, neck pain, Knee pain… whatever it is there is a CAM Provider who can follow a safe protocol and treat your pain. Don’t suffer in silence because you don’t have to.
  16. Make that appointment for a personal consultation. Most good SomaVeda® Thai Yoga, Ayurveda, TCM, Chiropracters, Holistic Health Coaches and Nutritionist Counselors are really busy right now, so you likely will have to plan ahead.
  17. Schedule and start a SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapeutic Protocol with an NAIC Authorized Professionally Certified Professional to both reduce underlying health issues and build support for proper immune system function, to de-compress, de-stress and bring a joy for living back into your life!

In fact many hospitals and emergency rooms are turning sick people who are not severe and obviously infection (option) as it is. So where are these people, where are you and your family and or patient to turn to at this time? I say… same place recommended last year, and the year before… US! The holistic CAM provider is more your resource now than ever before. We are everywhere and in reality not hard to find. Seek out your provider and get cracking with some helpful counseling and therapy today. Don’t continue to procrastinate resolving the underlying health issues that yesterday might not have seemed so important but which today could contribute to taking your life!

Here’s an article “SomaVeda® Thai Yoga and Ayurveda Solutions for Corona Issues” (https://thaiyogacenter.com/somaveda-thai-yoga-and-ayurveda-solutions-for-corona-issues/)

PLEASE NOTE: We also have more in-depth Courses and lessons addressing both Corona and Strategies for solving many underlying health issues on our LearnThaiYoga.Teachable.com on-line learning platform… Specifically in the “Jump Start Your Healing Practice and Improve Your Income” All Inclusive Course, program. (https://learnthaiyoga.teachable.com/p/jump-start-your-healing-practice)

Pre and Co-Morbities: Underlying contributors leading to premature death complicated by Covid-19

These are: 

Metabolic X syndrome: (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/metabolic-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20351916)(https://www.the-hospitalist.org/hospitalist/article/219144/diabetes/covid-19-extra-caution-needed-patients-diabetes)

Obesity: Medical or otherwise (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5819164/)

Diabetes: All (https://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/24/6/1044), (https://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/landia/PIIS2213-8587(15)00379-4.pdf), (https://www.the-hospitalist.org/hospitalist/article/219144/diabetes/covid-19-extra-caution-needed-patients-diabetes),

Heart Disease including Hypertension: (https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/circep.108.816868), (https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/heart-disease.htm)

Cancer: All (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24706221), (https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/cancer)

Chronic Respiratory: i.e. smoking related, emphysema, COPD, Asthma etc.

Influenza A, B etc:

Pneumonia, Chronic Bronchitis:

Clinical Infection: Sepsis, MRSA etc. bacteremia, sepsis, and septic shock:

Tropical Infections Diseases: malaria, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis, onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis, Chagas disease, African trypanosomiasis, chickengunya and dengue.

Sub-clinical Infections of any kind: Bacterial, Viral or Fungal: UTI, Candidiasis

Emotional, Psychological and mental health disorders: (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3048500/), (https://www.who.int/mental_health/management/info_sheet.pdf), (https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/4/1/98-0118_article)

Medical Malpractice i.e. Iatragenic or Physican caused Mortility and or Death: (https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/22/medical-errors-third-leading-cause-of-death-in-america.html), (https://hub.jhu.edu/2016/05/03/medical-errors-third-leading-cause-of-death/), (https://www.headlice.org/news/2005/july/deathbymedicine.htm)

 

Please note: I am not going to attempt to list all of the sources here! It’s overwhelming. There are literally thousands of scholarly and or scientific literature describing th morbidity and co-morbidity or these complication health issues.

Primary Immune disorder:

Usually inherited or caused by problems in genes of cells in the immune system, Characterized by infections that are severe, recurrent, and challenging to treat, More common than cystic fibrosis, affecting 1 in 1,200 people in the US:

AIDS/ HIV

Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID): People with CVID have decreased levels of antibodies (immunoglobulins) in the blood and are therefore more likely to get infections.

X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA): People with XLA—an inherited form of PI—have very few B cells, which are specialized white blood cells that help protect the body against  infection.

Immune globulin G (IgG) Subclass Deficiency: IgG is divided into 4 subclasses: IgG1, IgG2, IgG3, and IgG4. People are said to have an IgG subclass deficiency when they lack or have very  low levels of 1 or more IgG subclasses, but their total IgG levels are normal.

Hyper-IgM (HIGM) Syndrome: People with HIGM syndrome have an excess of IgM and reduced levels of other immunoglobulins, including IgG and immune globulin A (IgA).

Selective IgA Deficiency: One of the most common types of PI in Caucasians, selective IgA deficiency, often goes undiagnosed in some people because they are never  sick enough to be seen by a doctor. Others, however, may develop a variety of challenges that need medical attention.

Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID): SCID, a serious form of PI, is a rare syndrome with multiple genetic causes.

Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome: Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome is a PI disease that affects both the T and B lymphocytes.

DiGeorge Syndrome: DiGeorge syndrome is a PI disease caused by abnormal formation of certain tissues during fetal development. The defect may affect the thymus  gland and impair production of T lymphocytes.

Ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T): A-T is a PI disease that affects a number of organs.

 

Pharmaceutical Drug  Issues:

A) Drugs that cause side effects that can exacerbate mortality…

B) Drugs that either are known to cause or to increase risk of induced Pulmonary Disease:

C) Types of lung problems or diseases that may be caused by medicines include, but are not limited to:

          Drug-induced interstitial lung disease

Symptoms of Drug-induced interstitial lung disease: dry cough and shortness of breath due to interstitial lung disease, an imaging study may be ordered. A CT scan of the chest would show changes (reticular or ground-glass opacities). Pulmonary function tests may also be ordered by your physician, which can show moderate-to-severe decreases in carbon monoxide diffusion capacity.

Sound familiar?

  • Allergic reactions — asthma, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, or eosinophilic pneumonia
  • Bleeding into the lung air sacs, called alveoli (alveolar hemorrhage)
  • Swelling and inflamed tissue in the main passages that carry air to the lungs (bronchitis)
  • Damage to lung tissue (interstitial fibrosis)
  • Drugs that cause the immune system to mistakenly attack and destroy healthy body tissue, such as drug-induced lupus erythematosus
  • Granulomatous lung disease — a type of inflammation in the lungs
  • Inflammation of the lung air sacs (pneumonitis or infiltration)
  • Lung vasculitis (inflammation of lung blood vessels)
  • Lymph node swelling
  • Swelling and irritation (inflammation) of the chest area between the lungs (mediastinitis)
  • Abnormal buildup of fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema)
  • Buildup of fluid between the layers of tissue that line the lungs and chest cavity (pleural effusion)

Many medicines and substances are known to cause lung disease in some people. These include:

  • Antibiotics, such as nitrofurantoin and sulfa drugs
  • Heart medicines, such as amiodarone
  • Chemotherapy drugs such as bleomycin, cyclophosphamide, and methotrexate
  • Street drugs

According to Merk…

Drug-induced pulmonary disease is not a single disorder, but rather a common clinical problem in which a patient without previous pulmonary disease develops respiratory symptoms, chest x-ray changes, deterioration of pulmonary function, histologic changes, or several of these findings in association with drug therapy. Over 150 drugs or categories of drugs have been reported to cause pulmonary disease; the mechanism is rarely known, but many drugs are thought to provoke a hypersensitivity response. Some drugs (eg, nitrofurantoin) can cause different injury patterns in different patients.

Depending on the drug, drug-induced syndromes can cause interstitial fibrosis, organizing pneumonia, asthma, noncardiogenic pulmonary edema, pleural effusionspulmonary eosinophiliapulmonary hemorrhage, or veno-occlusive disease (see Table: Substances With Toxic Pulmonary Effects).

List of Drugs Known to cause Lung Failure and Disease…

hydrochlorothiazide

MICROZIDEchlordiazepoxide

LIBRIUMcyclophosphamide

CYTOXAN (LYOPHILIZED)methylphenidate

CONCERTA, RITALINhydrocortisone

CORTEF, SOLU-CORTEFmercaptopurine

PURINETHOLnitrofurantoin

FURADANTIN, MACROBID, MACRODANTINbromocriptine

PARLODELpenicillamine

CUPRIMINEcarbamazepine

TEGRETOLsulfasalazine

AZULFIDINEmethotrexate

OTREXUPAzathioprine

IMURANchlorambucil

LEUKERANtetracycline

ACHROMYCIN Vdipyridamole

PERSANTINEprocarbazine

MATULANEphentermine

ADIPEX-Pgemcitabine

GEMZARminocycline

MINOCINterbutaline

No US brand nameAmiodarone

CORDARONEfluoxetine

PROZAC, SARAFEMethambutol

MYAMBUTOLmitomycin

MITOSOLtrazodone

OLEPTROetoposide

ETOPOPHOSisoniazid

LANIAZIDmethadone

DOLOPHINEmelphalan

ALKERANbusulfan

MYLERANtimolol

TIMOPTIC

List of Drugs that cause Lung and Heart Injury

Amiodarone is the most common heart drug that causes pulmonary abnormalities. Used for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, pulmonary toxicity affects as many as 6% of individuals on amiodarone. Among these cases, fatality rates range from 10-20%. Eek. A safer, similar medication used for atrial fib is Multaq (dronedarone) which is more expensive than amiodarone but may be a better first choice given the lower risk of lung injury.

Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) is a commonly prescribed antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections. Nitrofurantoin has been linked to both acute and chronic lung injury, believed to be a hypersensitivity reaction from the drug.

Methotrexate (Rheumatrex) is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis as well as other serious skin conditions and carries a known risk of acute interstitial pneumonia.

Biologic agents. Cetuximab (Erbitux), bevacizumab (Avastin), trastuzumab (Herceptin) and alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) are just a few of many in this newer class of medications that have been reported to cause drug induced interstitial lung disease. Again, these are medications used for serious illnesses like cancer and accepting the rare risk of interstitial lung disease may be “worth” it as you will be closely monitored.

Seizure medications. Phenytoin (Dilantin) and carbamazepine (Tegretol)—which is also used to treat pain from trigeminal neuralgia or shingles—are both known to cause drug-induced acute interstitial pneumonitis.

Aspirin and other NSAIDS (ibuprofennaproxen) may cause acute pulmonary hypersensitivity reactions which may occur within the first week of treatment—or as late as three years after first exposure.

Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (Bactrim) is a sulfonamide-containing antibiotic used for bacterial infections. It is a rare cause of drug-induced interstitial lung disease.

Hydralazine is used for the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure, and cases of nonspecific interstitial pneumonias have been reported.

Cholesterol medications aka “Statins.” This is tricky because while drug-induced interstitial lung disease has been reported with most statins including pravastatin (Pravachol), simvastatin (Zocor), and atorvastatin (Lipitor), they have also been shown in studies to be associated with lower mortality in people with interstitial lung disease and pulmonary fibrosis.

 

Drugs that can Lower or act as Immuno-suppressant’s

Diabetes Drugs:

Reported May 29, 2020, 4 p.m. Those with NDMA (N-Nitrosodimethylamine/ dimethylnitrosamine) formula: (CH₃)₂NNO were recalled and or banned worldwide. The Drugs listed are Metformin, ZANTAC (ranitidine) and other AND GENERIC ZANTAC OTC RANITIDINE DRUGS. All of the following can exacerbate, mask or contribute to Corona symptoms, course and severity, add to complications and complicate treatment of Corona. However many Doctors are still prescribing! (https://www.worldhealth.net/news/fda-recalls-extended-release-metformin-due-impurities/)

Exposure to NDMA can cause cancer. Injuries from NDMA exposure include but are not limited to:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Prostrate Cancer (Under age of 65)
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Esophageal/Nasal/Throat Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (for non-smokers)
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer

Corticosteroids

  • prednisone (Deltasone, Orasone)
  • budesonide (Entocort EC)
  • prednisolone (Millipred)

Janus kinase inhibitors

  • tofacitinib (Xeljanz)

Calcineurin inhibitors

  • cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune, SangCya)
  • tacrolimus (Astagraf XL, Envarsus XR, Prograf)

mTOR inhibitors

  • sirolimus (Rapamune)
  • everolimus (Afinitor, Zortress)

IMDH inhibitors

Biologics

  • abatacept (Orencia)
  • adalimumab (Humira)
  • anakinra (Kineret)
  • certolizumab (Cimzia)
  • etanercept (Enbrel)
  • golimumab (Simponi)
  • infliximab (Remicade)
  • ixekizumab (Taltz)
  • natalizumab (Tysabri)
  • rituximab (Rituxan)
  • secukinumab (Cosentyx)
  • tocilizumab (Actemra)
  • ustekinumab (Stelara)
  • vedolizumab (Entyvio)

Monoclonal antibodies

  • basiliximab (Simulect)
  • daclizumab (Zinbryta)

PLEASE NOTE: The above is NOT comprehensive. A list of possible drugs causing and or exascerbating would easily run into the thousands of possible suspects. I personally interviewed a past VP Pharmacology of CVS Pharmacy, who told me emphatically it is scientifically and procedurally impossible to calculate the side effects, adverse reactions and co-morbidity of three or more drug simultaneously.

Considering that the average person in the US (48.4%) takes at least One drug per month more than 36.6% of person in the US take between 3 and 5 prescription chemical drugs per month (CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/drug-use-therapeutic.htm) it doesn’t take a science degree to see that 100% of all of these are likely to have one or more adverse effects and 36.6 % will likely have severe and complicated, un predictable list of adverse effects just from the drugs alone.

A) Profiles for prescription drugs… https://hpi.georgetown.edu/rxdrugs/#

Let’s not forget the OTC Meds, NSAIDS etc. like the recently banned “Zantac” which also have a huge list of adverse effects including death.

Add GMO’s and Artificial sweeteners no to this growing list of factors which can cause or exacerbate co-morbity with … well… anything! Including with Covid.

List of side effects/ adverse effects of Artificial Sweeteners:

First names of Artificial Sweeteners: 

ACESULFAME POTASSIUM: ACK,  Ace K, Equal Spoonful (also +aspartame),  Sweet One, Sunett

ASPARTAME: APM, AminoSweet (but not in US),  Aspartyl-phenylalanine-1-methyl ester,  Canderel (not in US), Equal Classic, NatraTaste Blue, NutraSweet

ASPARTAME-ACESULFAME SALT: TwinSweet (Europe only)

CYCLAMATE: Not in US as per FDA, Calcium cyclamate, Cologran = cyclamate and saccharin; not in US, Sucaryl

ERYTHRITOL: Sugar alcohol, Zerose, ZSweet

GLYCEROL: Glycerin, Glycerine

GLYCYRRHIZIN: Licorice

HYDROGENATED STARCH HYDROLYSATE (HSH): Sugar alcohol

ISOMALT: Sugar alcohol, ClearCut Isomalt, Decomalt, DiabetiSweet (also contains Acesulfame-K), Hydrogenated Isomaltulose, Isomaltitol

LACTITOL: Sugar alcohol

MALTITOL: Sugar alcohol, Maltitol Syrup, Maltitol Powder, Hydrogenated High Maltose Content Glucose Syrup, Hydrogenated Maltose, Lesys,  MaltiSweet (hard to find online to buy), SweetPearl

MANNITOL: Sugar alcohol

NEOTAME

POLYDEXTROSE: Sugar alcohol (Derived from glucose and sorbitol)

SACCHARIN: Acid saccharin,  Equal Saccharin, Necta Sweet, Sodium Saccharin, Sweet N Low, Sweet Twin

SORBITOL: Sugar alcohol, D-glucitol, D-glucitol syrup

SUCRALOSE: 1′,4,6′-Trichlorogalactosucrose, Trichlorosucrose, Equal Sucralose, NatraTaste Gold, Splenda

TAGATOSE: Natrulose

XYLITOL: Sugar alcohol, Smart Sweet, Xylipure, Xylosweet

 

List of side effects, adverse effects of Artificial Sweeteners: 

Studies have suggested an association between the use of non-nutritive sweeteners and health outcomes (such as body weight, diabetes, cancer, and oral health)… See earlier in this article references for these specific issues relating to co-morbidity!

According to Dr. Osborne: “Current research is limited on the beneficial effects and the long term health risks associated with the ingestion of artificial sweeteners. However, cyclamate (an early artificial sweetener), was banned by the FDA in 1970 due to carcinogenic risks in experimental animals. With this ban, the artificial sweetener market took a hit. Consumers were left scared knowing there could be a cancer risk associated with ingestion of artificial sweeteners. Shortly after, manufacturers replaced one toxic artificial sweetener with new equally toxic sweetener. Many consumers report headaches, dizziness, rashes, bloating, nausea, diarrhea, and digestive problems after ingesting artificial sweeteners. These side effects could build up over time and cause serious long term diseases with regular consumption of these processed sugars.

Currently, the great debate is between the FDA and scientists. In a study determining the effects of saccharin, sucralose and aspartame consumption in both mice and humans, the ingestion of artificial sweeteners altered microbial metabolic pathways6. Studies indicated glucose intolerance was elevated due to changes in gut microbiota. Gut health has to be optimal in order to maintain a healthy immune system and normal metabolic functions in our body.  Such metabolic functions include maintaining normal blood pressure, blood glucose, and cholesterol levels. More studies need to be conducted, but scientists believe that there is also a relationship between sweeteners and certain cancers, chronic fatigue syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, autism, and systemic lupus. 

In numerous studies observing weight loss with the ingestion of artificial sweeteners, there is not enough proof that consumption is beneficial in weight management2. Studies are able to show short-term weight loss, but lack any long term weight loss results. However, consumers are still consuming artificial sweeteners in order to reduce their caloric intake with the intent of weight loss based on physician’s recommendations.

Artificial Sweeteners can also develop into an addiction. These processed sugars are 200-13,000 times sweeter than regular sugar5. Over time, the consumption of these artificial sweeteners can alter taste buds and result in a constant craving for foods that are overly sweet. More nutritious foods such as fruits and vegetables become less palatable, so less nutritious sugar-free substitutes and carbohydrates are consumed instead. Consequently, risks for nutrient deficiencies and weight gain increase.”

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Be well!

Disclaimer: Ayurveda based recommendations are not FDA Approved: These recommendations are under religious therapeutic advice and All treatment recommendations are for either NAIC Tribal Org Members and or Practitioner Ministers only: Please note the following recommendations are in addition to the really good overall advise and NAIC Monastic Medical Recommendation’s guidelines as well as legal edicts as per governmental authorities. All health and medical recommendation’s on an individual level must follow your personal physicians recommendations.

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By Ajahn, Dr. Anthony B. James, Dean of the SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine and College of Ayurveda Medicine

 

Ayurveda teaching from ajahn Dr. Anthony B. James

UPDATED June 22nd. 2020

Hi everyone and good day! Yes, almost everyone (those paying attention) is concerned with the Covid-19 pandemic now consuming the air waves of every news channel! And rightly so!  How is this all going to pan out? For most it is a bit uncertain in the short term. For the long, well, it’s going to work out! How do I know this? It always has and always does! This is not the first pandemic of epic proportions and risk to all nor will it be the last.

When we look at the functional, indigenous traditional medicine histories of the past we know that Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Native American Medicine as well as Homeopathy and Nature Cure (i.e. Traditional Naturopathy), especially as found in the Christian Monastic Medicine traditions of the Hospitaller’s (Founder of the Modern “Hospital” concept and “Nursing” weathered in some cases MANY pandemics.

The knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of surviving epidemics has not changed, not been lost just because the “times” have changed. Yes, we do have modern medicine and “medical respirators”, although we have a shortage of individuals who know how to operate these high tech life saving devices.

Disclaimer: This is a theoretical article and opinion about how far can Ayurveda (Ayurveda of Thailand and Thai Yoga i.e. Traditional Thai Massage) be useful in preventing, reducing and/ or treating the symptoms of SARS-2  Covid-19. We are not claiming to prevent or to cure it. Do not follow any advice given in the article (or any part of our website) without consulting your doctor. We have not cured any patients of Corona virus with the treatments discussed below, neither do we claim that these treatment ideas cure it or prevent. Consider it as a mere conceptual article and our learned opinion. However, we have reports of many people no longer suffering, sick or diing who are following these protocols!

SomaVeda® Thai Yoga and Ayurveda Solutions for Corona Issues

Please note the following recommendations are in addition to the really good overall advise and NAIC Monastic Medical Recommendation’s guidelines as well as legal edicts as per governmental authorities. All health and medical recommendation’s on an individual level must follow your personal physicians recommendations.

So… best bet for most people is to:

A) Reduce your exposure! This concept of physically limiting your direct risk of infection by creating and maintaining physical space (6 to 10ft.) from vectors (source of infection/ carriers) whether directly known or unknown… i.e. Social (Physical) distancing to a reasonable degree, is valid and useful in the small and the big picture of slowing down exposure rates in the general population. However, I say within reason for a reason. Our entire lives are built on and based on socialization and social interaction… It is simply not possible for the greater population to sequester and isolate. Income level, access to deliveries… especially a condition for rural and or remote areas! No “Grub Hub” or “Uber Eats” in these areas. Maybe your a “Prepper” maybe not. But all of us need to be somewhat on the “prepper” train right now  and for some unforeseeable future. No matter what your up to reduce your social activities to those activities which support health and self sufficiency as best you can. Many “essential” infrastructure persons from health providers to first responders will have the same issues as most of us while being required to get out there in high risk environments… no choice. My advise to these persons is do what you can aside from your job responsibilities to take care of your self and your family! You now have multiple jobs in that you have a public responsibility and still need to take care of your own households.

  1. Avoid total isolation: While we need to exercise caution in regard to large gatherings and social interactions, our health can suffer if we isolate ourselves completely. Social isolation, Social Distancing disrupts the functioning of the vagus nerve—the brain-gut connection that regulates our immune system and our response to stress. Try to maintain a sense of social connectedness by engaging in small and safe social gatherings, eating meals with your family or a few friends, and avoiding over-reliance on electronic socialization. Above all, stay calm and open hearted while observing these commonsense precautions which might be prudent for any “Flu or Flu type -Bug”:

    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

    • Wash your hands frequently.

    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

    • Stay home when you are sick.

    • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue; then throw the tissue in the trash.

    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using soap and water or household cleanser.

    • Keep bundled up and warm during cold weather.

B) Be healthy… If your not? Ask yourself “Why am I not healthy?” if the answer is anything that has been in your power and means to correct… get on it! Every health expert including myself will tell you that your baseline of health and wellness will be a contributing factor in both your personal susceptibility and if and when exposed (and you will be), you experience as virulence, degree of illness and risk of death. We here at the SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine and Thai Yoga Center have been teaching all of these concepts for years! Those of you who are graduates from our programs and especially my classes have heard me tirelessly and repetitively tell to to get your personal health in order.

Do the medicine you have been taught. Use the resources you have been given to get healthy i.e. “Physician, Heal Thy Self” as both a pre-condition and as a formal condition towards healing others. Those of you who have followed the teachings are now in excellent shape to deal with the current crises… those of you who followed lackadaisically or didn’t think it was important enough to double down and master the ancient and modern medicine teaching given are now in the same boat as everyone else, those who did not have education, those who don’t have a clue!

You may not like this! I want to say that those graduates  and or former students who exclusively have chosen to re-define our SomaVeda Indigenous Traditional Medicine® Thai Yoga as exclusively “Bodywork” and or “Massage” are just now wishing you had paid more attention to the parts of the program dealing with immune system, nutrition, supplementation, detoxification and counseling… You know who you are! However, all is forgiven. Break out your notebooks, text and course materials and dig deep into your notes for solutions you can do right now and which you can use as a basis for counseling! Now is the time to build and redirect into the counseling services your qualified and authorized to do which do not require physical contact and or even being in the same room! You can counsel by phone appointment, “Skype”, FB Live, “Insta” Live, Twitter or whatever format works best for your communications with your clients.

For example, it is proven clinically and scientifically that improving your emotional/ mental health has an immediate and direct impact of your immune system function and overall health and wellbeing. We have an amazing technology called B.E.T./ EFT and or “Energy Psychology” which EVERY SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Certified Practitioner at EVERY practice level is required to learn and know! Now is the time to put that training and secondary certification/ scope of practice to use. Who does not need professional counseling on their negative and old unresolved negative emotional issues, fears, phobia, anxiety issues right now? Those therapist who are paying attention are scheduling paid professional consultation by phone and on-line. If your not… ask your self “Why not?”

A big part of what it means to be able to help bring healing to others is to “Work on Your Self”. Use the “Tapping” to build your own stability and remove confusion and irrational fear to better enable your own clarity to make better decisions during difficult times. Yes physical distance can be helpful… however, do not isolate yourself from your own healing practices and certainly do not be one of those “Healers” who in a crises disappears or is other wise “Not Available”. If your a trained healer, minister or Practitioner Therapist now is the time to prove your metal. Put up or shut up. Help or admit defeat to your lack of discipline and either immediately start supporting those who can do the work or get out of the way. If these words seem strong or critical, then so be it. This current time and pandemic is EXACTLY what we have been training for. This is why true healers, practicing authentic, genuine medicine have been training for. I hope with all my heart that you, my current and former students choose to step up and not out!

I want to recommend for the “Self Work” part of the equation right now my book “Angels Speak, The Art and Work of Crafting Consciousness“. Take some of the “Free Time” you now have because you may not be able to “rub on people” for money and continue to educate yourself on how to work on yourself in such a way as to reconnect to being able to contribute in difficult times.

IMPORTANT ALERT: If you are, and or define your professional livelihood as a “Massage” person my heart goes out to you as the massage industry is experiencing a huge crash which is likely to continue for the future. Non-medical, non-essential touching for esthetics, relaxation and or “therapy” may even be banned by the government in the near future.

I have a solution for you… Learn SomaVeda® Thai Yoga, Ayurveda and Indigenous Traditional Natural Medicine. Yes we are the masters of Thai Traditional Physical Therapy (Thai Yoga Massage) however, in our traditional based system we teach “ALL” of the Ayurveda, Yoga Therapy and Indigenous Protocols which do NOT Require touching at all! If all you know or can do is rub of people then now is the time to re-direct!

Have confidence! SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapeutic Day Protocol works! It directly and immediately builds and improves all immune system quanta and measurable factors including those for fighting infections and in resisting all contagious issues. Not only is this a scientific fact, supported by an ever increasing body of science and scientific investigation, research trials, but, we have a mutli-decade of anecdotal history and evidence supporting the many benefits of the work we have been given.

SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapy Benefits: Have a look at the article I published a couple years ago on this very topic… Why Learn SomaVeda® Thai Yoga?

SomaVeda® Ayurveda, Health Coaching and Counseling Has the Solutions and Adjuncts you need for the current Crises!

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Only “Isolate” if you are sick or suspect your sick!

Health officials recommend relying on good judgment and “social distancing” to keep ourselves safe. Yet even as we limit our social interactions, it’s important to remember that we are all in this together. This realization is essential to our well-being. Throughout the long history of humankind (and of the animal kingdom, too) those who learned to collaborate and intelligently adapt have prevailed.

Ayurveda provides us with a host of ways to ramp up our immune system. Here are a few tips that may not be the first you would think of! Take a look, and please reach out to me if you have any questions.

  1. Support your agni: Our digestive system is the root of good health. Help keep it in good working order with plenty of whole grains and fresh fruits and vegetables. Eat three nourishing meals a day. Breakfast should be warm and easy to digest, lunch should be your largest meal of the day, and dinner should consist of a light, warm, and easily assimilated dish, such as a soup, or lightly steamed veggies and rice. Stay away from processed foods, sugars, and heavy, oily foods. Dairy foods can also be problematic due to their mucus-forming properties.

  2. Consume a small amount of Trikatu daily before lunch: Trikatu is a Sanskrit word meaning “three spices” or “three peppers.” Trikatu is an Ayurvedic blend of equal parts of the fruits of black pepper (Piper nigrum), long pepper (Piper longum), and the rhizomes of ginger (Zingiber officinale). Its many benefits include the following:

  • Helps to clear excess kapha or mucus from the body
  • Supports healthy digestive, circulatory, and respiratory functioning
  • Helps rekindle agni (digestive fire)
  • Boosts metabolism
  • Scrapes away excess fat tissue (helpful for weight management)
  • Helps remove impurities and toxins (ama) from the body
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  1. Take amalaki: Amalaki (a.k.a. amala) contains a number of health-enhancing nutrients, including vitamin C and other antioxidants. Amalaki is widely available for purchase online as well as from stores that specialize in  natural foods or dietary supplements. Buy herbs here.

  2. Enjoy tulsi tea throughout your day: Tulsi, or holy basil, is a delicious form of basil that not only is a respiratory tonic, but also has antiviral qualities. It is also acts as a powerful nervine tonic that can help soothe anxiety, relieve stress, and rejuvenate the nervous system. Buy herbs here.

  3. Get good sleep: Sleep is of equal importance to two other key aspects of health: proper nutrition and regular exercise. This vital trio—nutrition, exercise, and sleep—form the three pillars of health. Sleep deprivation suppresses production of the infection-fighting cytokines, antibodies, and cells that are your body’s first line of defense against the virus.

No Vaccine, and with a scarcity of Masks & Hand sanitizers, Our Own Body’s Immunity is our best defense. Ayurveda has for centuries addressed the issue of how to develop and maintain immunity. Here is a few Immunity To-Dos for your family.

CoronaVirus: Ayurvedic Analysis, Possible Prevention, Treatment Principles, Remedies Article by SCNM Staff Professor, Dr. Hebbar. Update April 8, 2020

IMMUNITY TO-DOs

Good digestion — a prime requirement

  • It is advised to consume Samskrithamadhu (Ayurvedic Honey) with lime in warm water daily in the morning to keep the whole digestive tract healthy. Actually all Wild , Unprocessed Honey is Ayurvedic! Look for the wildest, unprocessed, local honey that you can find. Use liberally in a variety of forms from topically to orally as a medicant. Of course you can also forget that it is a traditional medicine and just use in your tea, coffee or as a snack!
  • As per Sushruta Sutrasthana 45/132 and Ashtanga Hrudaya Sutrasthana 5/51-52:
  • Madhura – sweet
  • Kashaya Anurasa -astringent sub taste
  • Rooksha -dry
  • Sheeta – coolant
  • Improves appetite and digestive fire (Agnideepanam)
  • Improves skin complexion (Varnyam)
  • Improves voice quality -Svarya
  • Laghu – light to digest
  • Sukumara -improves softness of skin
  • Scrapes the inner side of the channels (lekhanam)
  • Good for heart (hrudya)
  • Vajikarana -aphrodisiac
  • Sandhana -heals wounds and fractures quickly
  • Cleanses and heals (shodhanam ropanam)
  • Good for eyes (chakshushyam)
  • Prasadhana – improves skin qualities
  • Penetrates deep into body channels (sookshma marganusari)
  • Natural detox agent (vishaprashamanam)
  • Chakshushya -good for the eyes (vision),
  • Pitta shleshmahara -Balances Pitta and Kapha
  • Medohara – useful in obesity
  • Chedi -breaks up hard masses,
  • Trut -relieves thirst,
  • Shelshmahara -balances Kapha
  • Useful in Visha -toxicity
  • Hidhma -hiccup
  • Asrapitta -bleeding conditions
  • Meha -diabetes, urinary tract diseases
  • Kushta -skin diseases
  • Krumi -worm infestation
  • Chardi – vomiting
  • Shwasa  -dyspnoea, chronic respiratory diseases
  • Kasa – cough, cold
  • Atisara – diarrhoea
  • Vrana shodhana -cleanses wounds
  • Vrana sandhana, ropana – heals wound quickly
  • Vatala -increases Vata
  • Ruksha – dry
  • Kashaya, Madhura – astringent and sweet
  • As per Charaka, it is one of those ingredients, that can be taken on a daily basis. (Pathya). (Reference: Charaka Samhita Sutrasthana 5/12 )
  • Drink warm freshly boiled water with Cinnamon, Clove, Cardamom, Ginger, Black Pepper, and Star Anise. These spices improve digestion and are antimicrobial.Fresh Tumeric roots
  • Add fresh Turmeric to your soups or prepare fresh Turmeric Pickle with each meal. Turmeric apart from its anti-inflammation properties is also very good at improving our digestion.
  • Chyavanaprasam (is a good source of C vitamin) – useful for deficient immune disorders, respiratory ailments (also useful in debilitating diseases where the immunity goes down drastically).
    Those who cannot take ghee/sugar of Chyavanaprasam may take Tiktakam Kwatham morning and evening. It is an ancient Ayurvedic herbal supplement tablet that is robustly anti-viral.
  • Agastya Rasayana (Leham) – useful for general debility, respiratory ailments including bronchial asthma, hiccup, cough
  • Dasamula Arishtam after lunch and dinner- is a very powerful and potent health tonic to boost immunity as well as strengthen the lungs and the respiratory system.
  • Pippalya Asavam is a very potent health tonic to kindle the digestive fire
  • But the best way to develop Immunity is to cook fresh vegetables especially sourced from a local organic farm. Many local CSA’s are instituting either delivery and or “Drive Through”, call them, maybe they can sort out your weekly CSA Fresh Produce Box!  *** With Coronavirus – Why risk going to the Grocery Store – when you can have fresh vegetables delivered from Farm

Ayurveda Bitter Melon

This is not all! Please visit the other Articles I have posted on related issues and solutions!

SomaVeda® Therapeutic Day Program

Thai Yoga Center Corona Virus Update

Health Alert! Chinese Coronavirus and Colloidal Silver

Flu Season is Here! Natural Solutions for Infections for Thai Yoga and Ayurveda Practitioners

Thai Yoga Concepts: Sustainable Eating and Sustainable Health: Part 1-4 of 4

 

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LearnThaiYoga On-LineWe have many helpful courses and content published on our LearnThaiYoga.Teachable.com On-line learning program… There are both review courses suitable for trained and or certified practitioners and entirely new content for all including targeted and specific courses for infections in general and Corona specifically. To gain access to the full collection of courses, lessons and video’s you will need to sign up and subscribe to the monthly program! It’s only $12.00 per month and well worth it! Please note: although some of the LearnThaiYoga.Teachable.com courses offer completion certifications non of them offer professional “practitioner” certificates at this time. If your looking for an On-line program offering professional certification send us an email and request to be put on the list for the new course coming!

I plan to update this lesson with live links to the Ayurveda foods and medicines to stock your Ayurveda medicine Chest asap. If you have specific and or urgent needs please email me.

As always may Spirit Bless you and yours!

Disclaimer: Ayurveda based recommendations are not FDA Approved: These recommendations are under religious therapeutic advice and All treatment recommendations are for either NAIC Tribal Org Members and or Practitioner Ministers only: Please note the following recommendations are in addition to the really good overall advise and NAIC Monastic Medical Recommendation’s guidelines as well as legal edicts as per governmental authorities. All health and medical recommendation’s on an individual level must follow your personal physicians recommendations.

 

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SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Certified Practitioner Program:CTP (164 hour residential intensive). This 17 day, ( January 10th. to January 26th. 2020) program covered all four levels of the Basic Professional Thai Yoga Certificate Program plus 20 additional breakout and/or supplemental courses. The CTP1 course is an intensive training based on Traditional Thai Massage, Ayurveda, Yoga Therapy, Indigenous, Traditional, Natural and Native American Medicine.

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Founder and Chief Instructor: PAK • Progressive American Kabri Kabrong, Karate and Arnis USA • 1981 to Present… The photo above was taken at my school in Charlottesville, VA in 1982… Notice in front row Guro Danny Inosanto, Sifu Francis Fong (Francis Fong Wing Chun Gung Fu), Khruu Alfonso Tamez, Sifu Larry Hartsell and second row behind Khruu Alfonsi is Guro Lastra Mahlika Jeorge Lastra, Sifu Lun Sin among others beside myself!

Dr. Anthony B. James, Khruu Buddhai Sawan Institute 1984Buddhai Sawan, Phaa Khruu Samaii giving Khruu/ Teacher Recognition

Instructor/ Teacher • Buddhai Swan Institute, Thailand • Traditional Krabi Krabong– Muay Boran (Also spelled Kabri Kabrong/ Thai Sword Fencing and Traditional Thai Boxing) • Grand Master Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn • Nongkam, Thailand • 1983 • Certified Buddhai Sawan in 1986.

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Honorary Black Belt • Burmese Bando • Delivered at the 1986 Bando Nationals, Port of Prussia, PA • Grand Master U Myung Gyi, Master’s Erol Younger, Joe Manley and Lloyd Davis • 1986

Guro/Instructor • Pekiti Tersia/ SinaTirsiaWali Kali, Mas Guru Greg Alland System, New York- Atlanta Georgia 1982- 1984

Guro/Instructor ” Rank of Guro Unang Tagpagturo” • Arnis de Mano • Guro Jorge Lastra, Lastra Brotherhood of Arnis Style • Virginia Beach, VA/ Visyan, Philippines • 1982

Danny Inosanto "Love is the highest"Guro/Instructor • Kali / Arnis de Mano • Maphilindo/ Maphilindo Silat • Dan Inosanto, Kali Academy/ Inosanto Academy, Big Springs, Texas and Culver City-Los Angeles California • 1981

Pekiti Tersia, Big Springs Texas, 1981

leo Gaje Courtesy Tom BisioInstructor • Pekiti Tersia Arnis de Mano • Maphilindo/ Maphilindo Silat  • Guro Tuhon Leo T. Gaje Jr. • Big Springs, Texas 1981

Tuhon Leo T. Gaje Jr., Pendakar Suyadi "Eddie" Jaffri, Guro Danny Inosanto

Instructor • Pangian Lanka Empat Silat- Penjak Silat • Maphilindo/ Maphilindo Silat  • Pendakar Suyadi “Eddie Jaffri” Jaffri • Big Springs, Texas 1981- 1982

DrJ Jiu Jitsu Union 76 sm1st Degree Black Belt • Go Budo Jiu-Jitsu, Sei Shin Kai/ American Karate & Jiu Jitsu Union • Atlanta, GA , Sensei Soke Richard P. Baillargeon, Sensei Jim Wallace, Master Daeshik Kim Style (Korean)

Dr. James, Tang Soo Do Side Kick

1st Degree Black Belt • American Karate • Sensei’s: Lloyd Garrard, Joe Corley, Sam Chapman, Bill Wallace, Larry Hartsell • Atlanta, GA • 1975. I personally supervised and built/ set up the Pro-boxing ring used by my Teachers Joe Corley and Bill Wallace in which the very first professional full contact Kickboxing Fight “The Battle of Atlanta!”  and championship was held at the Georgia Tech Coliseum.Bill Wallace won and became the first PKA World Middle Weight Champion. I was working nights as an American Karate Instructor at the Buckhead Joe Corley American Karate school at that time.

Battle of Atlanta 1975,

2nd. Degree Black Belt • Tang Soo Do Mu Duk Kwan, Sensei Lloyd Garrard, Sensei Chuck Norris (Korean) 1976

2nd Degree Black Belt • American Karate, Lloyd Garrard, Joe Corely, Bill Wallace 1976

2nd Degree Black Belt • American Karate, Joe Lewis Style, AIKIA , WKA Certified Instructor

Instructor • Tai Chi Chuan • Chang Man Ching Style, Sifu Refugio ( Fugi) Escobedo • Atlanta, GA 1987

Wing Chun Sifu Francis Fong with Ajahn Dr. Anthony B. James

Wing Chun Kung Fu • Atlanta • 1975 to 1988 • Sifu Francis Fong

I will attempt to add and to update more about other amazing teachers and programs I have been privileged to work with over the past 54 years!

Until then all respect to all my teachers whether listed here or not.

Grand Master Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn, Buddhai Sawan Sword Fighting Institute and Dr. Anthony B. James

Grand Master, Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn, Buddhai Sawan Sword Fighting Institute

Grand Master Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn, Buddhai Sawan Kabri Kabrong Sword Fighting Institute and Dr. Anthony B. James

Wai Khruu and Respect to our Grandmaster of Buddhai Sawan Tradition

History of Buddhai Sawan Tradition in America

In 1986 Dr. Anthony B. James received the prestigious “Aachan Khruu” Award, Blessing and Certification from the Grand Master of the Buddhai Sawan Sword Fighting Institute of Kabri Kabrong. Thai Traditional “Krabi Kabrong” , Nongkam, Thailand. Kabri-Kabrong is the Traditional Martial Art system of Thailand and one of the great martial arts traditions of the world.

In addition to the Buddhai Sawan Kabri Kabrong Sword Fighting and Muay Boran systems (Fan Dap & Lerd Rit), Grand Master, Phaa Khruu Samaii introduced Dr. James to the spiritual, meditative (Vipassana) and Traditional Thai Ayurveda and Nuad Phaen Boran Thai adjunct to the Buddhai Sawan fighting tradition.

It was Phaa Khruu Samaii who personally introduced Dr. James to Phaa Khruu Uppakort of Ayurved Vidyalai and Aachan Moh Boonsorn Kitnyam of the Traditional College of Medicine. Buddhai Sawan Teachers, Masters and Grand masters have always practiced traditional medicine to address the many injuries that typical occur during the intensive training. The traditional medicine practices of the Buddhai Sawan tradition are based on the Ayurveda of Thailand (See History of Ayurveda of Thailand), (Thai Traditional Medicine and Thai Traditional Physical Therapy).

Buddhai Sawan Institute Official Logo

Dr. James lived at the school and trained as a traditional Apprentice at Buddhai Sawan under 36th generation Grand Master, Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn.

Dr. Anthony B. James, Khruu Buddhai Sawan Institute 1984Buddhai Sawan Khruu ANthony B. James demonstrates the block and cut technique.

Anthony James receives teacher/ Khruu documents from Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn. Buddhai Sawan. Dr. J is the second “Non-thai” to ever receive Buddhai Sawan teaching credentials. 1986

 

Click Here for Buddhai Sawan & Kabri Kabrong Photo Gallery!

Buddhai Sawan Teacher (Khruu) Certification issued to Dr. Anthony B. James April 1984 by Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn, Nogkam, Thailand

Phaa Khruu Samaii Bless the Students in the Annual Buddhai Sawan Masters Blessing ceremony

Dr. James is also recognized as a Gold Sash Aachan and Khruu of Buddhai Sawan Lineage of Krabi Kabrong in the US.

USMTA Weapons of Thailand Kabri Kabrong Verification of Grades

USMTA Recognitions for Buddhai Sawan Aachans

 

Click Here for additional Martial Arts bibliography and teaching recognition’s for Dr. Anthony B. James

 

NAIC SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine Graduation November 2019

St. James Episcopal Church (House of Prayer)

Saturday, November 16th. 2019 The Native American Indigenous Church (NAIC) Seminary/ Priory of Saving Grace & SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine (SCNM)/ Thai Yoga Center in Affiliation with the Sacred Medical Order of the Church of Hope (SMOKH) & The Eastern Apostolic Orthodox Catholic Church of the East (Syrian / Chaldean Rite) hosted the annual SCNM College Graduation, Induction and Ordination of Ministers Ceremony and Celebration.

SCNM Graduation November 2019

NAIC SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine Graduation November 16th. 2019

SCNM Graduation PHOTO Gallery

We held our annual SCNM College Graduation at the Historic St. James Episcopal Church (House of Prayer) in Tampa, Florida. Faculty, students, friends and family members were in attendance. Several functions were served during the ceremony. Formal induction into our respective sacred religious orders. The Ordination of Ministers and Monastic Doctors, Granting of Degree’s and Diploma’s as well as the signing of a formal mutual recognition Treaty between the Taino, Borinkin Tribal Nation of Puerto Rico and NAIC, SMOKH.

We were privileged to have attendees and dignitaries from Puerto Rico, Nevis-St. Kitts West Indies, Bolivia, Ecuador, various US states and Canada. Presiding over religious ordinations was Father (Padre) Mar Basilius Adao Perrera Patriarch of the Eastern Apostolic Orthodox Catholic Church of the East (Syrian / Chaldean Rite) who traveled from Brazil to be with us. Dr. Anthony B. James Dean of SCNM, Dr. Julie A. James Registrar SCNM represented SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine, a Florida DOE Compliant Degree Granting Institution. Prof. Dr. Charles McWilliams Dean of our affiliate PanAmerican School of Natural Medicine Nevis, West Indies and Lares Puerto Rico pressed in capacity of Grand Maestro. SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine Graduate Ken Lee Pennock was awarded dual degrees of Doctorate of Natural Medicine and Doctorate of Sacred Natural Medicine with emphasis in Ayurveda Medicine. Dr. Kenneth Lee Pennock is in addition a SomaVeda Integrated Traditional Therapies® Thai Yoga Certified Teacher, Advanced Certified SomaVeda® Thai Yoga practitioner, Medicine Man and ceremony leader in the Native American Indigenous Church Tribal Church and organization.

Students and faculty currently attending the November 164 Hour SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Practitioner Certification Program, SomaVeda® Ayurveda Life Style Consultant Certification and SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Teacher Certification Program were also in attendance.

SCNM Graduation PHOTO Gallery

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Flu Season is Here! Natural Solutions for Infections for Thai Yoga and Ayurveda Practitioners​

LearnThaiYoga On-Line

Natural Solutions for Infections for Thai Yoga and Ayurveda Practitioners

Infections and Infectious disease from simple topical to chronic catastrophic are always a concern. As a SomaVeda® Thai Yoga, Ayurveda and or other Natural Medicine provider you need to have concrete and reliable strategies to deal effectively with infection. This is no joke. Many medical office visits begin and end with a minor infection not adequately treated that escalates. Once inside that medical facility, emergency room etc. you are now exposed to potentially even more severe types of Hospital born infection such as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus​), Legionella (Legionella pneumophila​) etc. If you could handle these infections at home or for your patients and clients you would certainly save them time and money, but potentially save them from risk of death from other unnecessary contagious exposure.

Flu Season is here!

UPDATED APRIL 27, 2020:

We are heading into the Cold and Flu season. Now is the time to prepare ahead for how this exposure is going to affect you, your clients and your family!

This course now offers a certificate of completion suitable for framing!

Why do we need natural solutions for infections? Real life examples and the rise of antibiotic resistant viral and bacterial infections. This course will present a broad overview of the infectious disease issue from the perspective of a natural health practitioner. We will examine both specific concerns and their solution strategies. These strategies once understood can be implemented both in personal life and in counseling with affected clients in the wellness counseling model.

Learn How to fight and remedy many infections and infectious disease naturally.

This course contains eleven (11) lessons with a short quiz after each lesson. Once all lessons are completed and the quizes passed an NAIC CE hr. Certificate of Completion will be issued and immediately downloadable.

All course work and necessary materials are presented on the LearnThaiYoga.Teachable.Com platform. There are eleven lessons and a test for each lesson content.

Intro: Every Practitioner Needs Infection Strategies

Lesson #1: An Experience with MRSA

Lesson #2: Antibiotic Resistance According to the CDC

Lesson #3: Considerations in use of antibiotics

Lesson #4: Possible connections between Infection/ Antibiotic use and Depression

Lesson #5: Candida/ Yeast infections may contribute to Cancer!

Lesson #6: Acidosis may contribute to Infections including MRSA!

Lesson #7: GMO’s and antibiotic resistance

Lesson #8: 10 Steps to Avoid Infections

Lesson #9: Alternative, complimentary and natural approaches to conventional antibiotics

Lesson #10: Ayurveda Solutions for Infection

Lesson #11: Natural Solutions for Infections found in with Homeopathy

Infection Course #2: Also included is the “Natural Solutions for Corona, Flu and Novel Viral Infections” course which targets the unique health crises and “pandemic” currently challenging everyone! Includes 24 individual lessons including research, Do’s and Dont’s, Underlying Issue concerns and current best practices and recommendations for counseling or SomaVeda® Ayurveda and Health Coaching.

 

Be sure to join the “Learn How To Jump Start Your Practice and Improve Your IncomeLearn How To Jump Start Your Practice and Improve Your Income” 34 course: All Inclusive course program to gain access to the many courses in it currently! For a limited time only $12.00 per month to gain access to this amazing program, courses, video’s and lessons.

If your not a subscriber yet then today is a good day! Be sure to join the “Learn How To Jump Start Your Practice and Improve Your IncomeLearn How To Jump Start Your Practice and Improve Your Income

Currently Available in the Jump Start Your Practice All Inclusive Subscription Course (New Content! Saturday, April 27th., 2020), this All Inclusive course program includes:

  1. Thirty Four (34) different professional courses.
  2. 481 Lectures-lessons
  3. 180 Educational and Demo Video’s
  4. 42 Audio Lectures and or Mp3 Files
  5. 53 Free Textbooks, Free Reports plus Handout!
  6. Over 366 hours of professional Thai Yoga Therapy and Related Educational Content!
  7. 2 Free NCBTMB/ FSMBT CE Courses suitable to renewal requirements for Massage Therapist National Certification Board License Renewal!

NEW!! Also includes New Covid-19 and Novel Infection Strategies and protocols for dealing with current pandemic and related! (Updated April 27th. 2020)

I’m proud to be your partner in building and developing your practice!

Thai Yoga Massage Aachan Dr Anthony B James

Be well, Dr. James

LearnThaiYoga On-Line at Teachable.com (https://learnthaiyoga.teachable.com/)

Prof. Anthony James DNM(C), ND(T), MD(AM), DOM, DPHC(h.c.), PhD(IM), PhD(h.c.HM), RAAP, SMOKH
Dean, Professor, Director of Education and Traditional MedicineChairman:
Native American Indigenous Church, INC (NAIC)
SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine
The Thai Yoga Center

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