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A New & Exclusive Collaboration:
Illuminations has been at the forefront of offering holistic healing programs in the field of mental, emotional, spiritual and behavioral sciences since 2008 with other 10,000 graduates.
But as evidence and research grows, many of the underlying root cause of chronic health conditions can be found in your diet, environment, gut microbiome, lifestyle and genetic factors.
In our endeavor to build an academy that’s truly holistic, integrative & evidence based, Illuminations Holistic Training Academy is proud to announce an exclusive new collaboration to offer a Functional Nutrition Certification Training in the UAE & GCC in association with the RENOWNED ITHRIVE ACADEMY.
Who is this course for?
If you are an existing well-being professional, medical doctor, mental health provider who is passionate about holistic healing education and wants to learn more about mind-body medicine to heal chronic disease & ailments, then this course is just perfect for you.
What is Functional Nutrition:
Functional Nutrition is a holistic wellness approach that takes into account all the essential aspects of an individual such as their daily habits, important health metrics, current lifestyle and the environment they are living in.
Bridge the Gap in your Wellness Practice &
Address the Root Cause of Chronic Health Issues:
OUR GOAL is to empower existing healers, therapists & wellness enthusiasts to be able to address & heal chronic ailments through an evidence based approach that gives them more credibility.
Learn the Astonishing Truth & Significant Role Nutrition & Gut Health has on your Mental Health
YES. THE ORIGIN OF MANY DISEASES IS ROOTED IN STRESS, TRAUMA & SUPRESSED EMOTIONS….
But as evidence grows, important factors such as environmental stressors, lifestyle, diet, genetics, gut microbiome and health parameters that were contributing to these problems are being overlooked by many behavioral therapists.
In fact, the gut produces 90% of serotonin (happy hormones) in the body.
So sometimes, no matter how much therapy we undergo, there may be a missing link that’s being left unaddressed.
ITHRIVE Offer complete & long term resolution with cases related chronic health conditions, ONCE THE ISSUE HAS PERMEATED INTO THE PHYSICAL BODY.
JOIN A FREE WORKSHOP ON FUNCTIONAL NUTRITION TO GAIN MORE INSIGHT INTO THIS NEW AMAZING PROGRAM
Join us for a series of free workshops conducted by Irina Khanna both online and onsite.
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Understanding the Human Body
This module covers the anatomy and physiology of all the body systems. It is important to understand the inner workings and functions associated with all the organs in order to better comprehend the diseases that can arise as a result of their dysfunction.
Interpreting Blood Tests
This module is the mainstay of understanding the science of Functional Nutrition. It deals with explaining the importance of blood and different blood markers and how their discrepancies can help find the actual reasons behind health problems. Treating just the symptoms is like providing a temporary care and not a sustainable solution.
This module focusses on certain important factors like the energy production process in the body, the interdependence of nutrients on one another for effective metabolism, impact of epigenetics (lifestyle factors) on the biochemical reactions, among others. It is when the nutritional biochemistry goes haywire, diseases develop.
Nutrients are substances required by organs of the body to perform basic functions. There are multitude of nutrients with their unique properties all of which contribute to smooth operations of the body and keeping diseases at bay. This module explains the important functions, food sources, deficiency and toxicity symptoms of the different nutrients.
Microbiota is the community of microorganisms that reside inside the gut. It is rightly said- ‘Healthy gut, healthy you’, as these microbes greatly determine the healthy state of being. This module covers the important functions associated with the gut microbiota, different factors influencing the population of bad gut bacteria, diseased conditions associated with poor gut health and lastly the impacts of these tiny living beings on overall health.
Stress and therapies for healing
Stress has become an integral part of our daily lives and is also speedily becoming one of the causes behind major lifestyle diseases. In this module, you will understand the physiology of stress and how to assess it using blood tests. You also learn how to make sense of physical, mental and emotional stress, discover the sources of stress and thereby uncover the strategies to manage it.
Common Health Dysfunctions Plaguing Humanity
This module focusses on the pathophysiology and symptoms of chronic lifestyle diseases including Type 2 Diabetes, Thyroid disorders, Cardiovascular diseases, Autoimmune conditions, Neurological, Respiratory, Pediatric, Digestive, Bone and joint, Liver and Kidney disease and concluding down to their root causes and specific blood markers required for diagnosis.
Understanding Food and Functional Nutrition Therapy
This module covers the Functional Nutrition dietary guidelines for chronic lifestyle diseases and equips you to use ‘Food’ as ‘Medicine’. Besides, learn about an elimination diet, keto diet and intermittent fasting along with how to create a dietary protocol according to Functional Nutrition.
Toxins and Detoxification
Toxins pose a great danger to health and are often neglected. Learn about the different sources of toxin exposure, their impacts on health and how they can contribute to the pathogenesis of chronic diseases from this module. Also, an effective detoxification is all about understanding and supporting the detoxification pathways of the body.
Coaching and Business skills
This module helps you improve your coaching skills and techniques in helping a client heal. This gives an advantage of expressing yourself as a knowledgeable yet empathetic coach. This module enhances your morale as a healer and helps you form a better connection with your clients.
Understanding Electromagnetic fields (EMFs)
Electromagnetic fields are part of the non-ionizing radiations in the electromagnetic spectrum. Otherwise touted to be safe, these waves create havoc inside the body since we are surrounded by them almost all the time. This module helps you understand the meaning and types of EMFs, risks and mechanisms of damage and lastly the mitigation strategies to overcome exposure impacts.
Movement and exercise are two most important aspects of patient healing in combination with correct dietary choices and lifestyle patterns. Learn about the various exercise fundamentals and easy techniques to achieve good movement and a lot more from this module.
ABOUT THE iThrive’s Certification in Functional Nutrition (iCFN) – HYBRID TRAINING
iThrive Academy’s Certification in Functional Nutrition is a 4-month HYBRID online & onsite training. It involves teaching across 12 modules focused entirely on different aspects of entire patient healing.
WHY ITHRIVE OVER OTHER ONLINE COURSES?
LIVE & INTERACTIVE: MOST ONLINE NUTRITION COURSES ARE PRE-RECORDED & DO NOT HAVE LIVE INTERACTIVITY. ALL ITHRIVE COURSES ARE TAUGHT LIVE
CONDUCTED BY 13 QUALIFIED EXPERT TEACHERS & PROFESSIONALS IN THEIR FIELD
MENTORS & STRONG SUPPORT SYSTEM: ITHRIVE ASSIGNS MENTORS TO STUDENTS TO GUIDE THEM THROUGH THE EDUCATION JOURNEY
PERSONALIZED APPROACH BOTH ONLINE & ONSITE: MOST COURSES ARE CONDUCTED ONLINE ONLY. ILLUMINATIONS HAS INTRODUCED A MORE PERSONAIZED APPROACH WHICH INVOLVES BOTH ONLINE & ONSITE WHERE SENIOR INSTRUCTORS WILL CONDUCT ADVANCE LEVELS IN PERSON.
About the Facilitator:
DR. IRINA KHANNA
Hypnotherapist and Holistic Counsellor
Dr. Irina Khanna is a well-known hypnotherapist, psychotherapist & trans-generational healer focusing on resolved inherited family programs through constellation therapy. She graduated from a degree in dentistry. She began her career after experiencing life-changing results from experiencing and resolving unconscious patterns within her. This led her to study further on how our mind and energy levels influence areas of our life that appear unknown to our conscious understanding.
Her goal is to spread this awareness and encourage individuals to explore their power from within. She is originally from Georgia in Eastern Europe but has lived in India for the last 20 years and currently heading and offering her services in the Pune branch of Dubai’s Premiere Well-Being Center known as Illuminations.