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Holistic Experts to Teach Secrets of "Vibrant Aging" at Morristown Medical Center

Morristown, NJ, October 2012 – A team of senior teachers from the Himalayan Institute will offer perspectives and advice on how to embrace the aging process and age vibrantly at Morristown Medical Center on Saturday, October 27, 2012.

A leader in the field of yoga, meditation, spirituality and holistic health, the Himalayan Institute is a nonprofit, international organization dedicated to serving humanity through educational, spiritual and humanitarian programs.

At “Vibrant Aging: Making the Most of Life,” teachers from the institute will provide practical tips and techniques for maximizing opportunities and minimizing challenges that people face at later stages in life. The event will also showcase services offered by the Atlantic Integrative Medicine program, such as health assessments, exercise and nutrition plans and yoga, which can help older individuals to achieve those goals.

“This event is all about shifting the perception that aging is a process of decline,” said Nancy Ann Cotter, MD, medical director for Atlantic Integrative Medicine at Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center. “We are excited to have teachers from the Himalayan Institute show how we can inhabit our older years healthfully, comfortably and in a way that contributes to the world around us.”

The speakers will include:

  • Carrie Demers, MD – board-certified in internal medicine, a holistic physician who blends modern medicine with traditional approaches to health. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Demers went on to study massage, homeopathy, nutrition, herbal medicine, yoga, and ayurveda. She has been director of the Himalayan Institute Total Health Center for the past 12 years.

  • Rolf Sovik, PsyD – the current president and spiritual director of the Himalayan Institute and a clinical psychologist in private practice, Dr. Sovik has studied yoga in the United States, India, and Nepal. Former co-director of the Himalayan Institute of Buffalo, NY he is the author of Moving Inward, co-author of the award-winning Yoga: Mastering the Basics, and a columnist for Yoga International magazine

  • Deborah Willoughby – The founding editor of Yoga International magazine, she has a master’s degree in English literature from the University of Virginia. After a career in Washington, DC, as a writer and editor, she turned her full attention to the study and practice of yoga. She served as president of the Himalayan Institute from 1994 to 2008.

When: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Where: Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater, Morristown Medical Center, 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ

The fee for this event, including lunch is $75. Pre-registration is required by October 19, 2012. To register by phone, please call 1-800-247-9580, or register online >

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