Seminars & Lectures

One of the tenets of naturopathic medicine is “Doctor as teacher”. As a strong believer in the doctor’s role in educating the wider community, Dr. Shannyn makes herself available to speak before small and large audiences about various health-related topics.

With vast experience in public speaking and teaching, Dr. Shannyn’s seminars are informative and engaging to people of all age groups and various levels of knowledge about health.

If you would like Dr. Shannyn to speak before your group, organization, or school, please contact the office.

Classes offered by Dr. Shannyn

Location: San Diego Community College Continuing Education
18 CEU’s offered for nurses for Introduction of Naturopathic Medicine

All classes are open to the general public.
Nutrition Myths and Using Food as Medicine
February 27, March 5 & March 12, 2016
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Cesar Chavez Campus at San Diego Community College
This class is designed to dispel modern nutrition myths of our culture.  We will also talk about a multitude of diets, both fads and goods and you may discover the best one for you.  Nutrition history from all over the world will be discussed and how to apply the best to day to day life and for all ages.  The instructor is a local natural medicine expert.

See the San Diego Continuing Education website here.

Gluten Free Expo
February 20-21st, 2016
Del Mar – Location and Time to be posted soon!

Introduction of Naturopathic Medicine
In this class, students will learn about philosophy and the basic modalities used in naturopathic medicine.  Classes will include lectures, handouts, discussion, informal quizzes and hands-on application of natural medicine techniques. Students will learn about nutrition, homeopathy, water therapy and have the opportunity to experiment on themselves and make an herbal project.  We will explore terms such as integrative, holistic, allopathic and learn from the collective experience of the class.   Scientific evidence and folklore will be included.   The class focus will be on the balance of health not individual diseases, diagnoses or treatment protocols.  For the purpose of this class, we will talk in generalities and not specifics.

Six week class.  September 12- October 17, 2015.
Registration now open. Sign up and come anytime during the series here.

Homeopathy and Hydrotherapy for the Family
May 7, 14, 21, 28 & June 4 (5 week class)
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Cesar Chavez Campus at San Diego Community College

In this class, students will learn about homeopathy and water therapy and how to apply it for use in their family.  Homeopathy teaching will include philosophy, specific remedies and common ailments.  Constitutional homeopathy is beyond the range of this class.  The history of hydrotherapy, basic physiology and the many ways it can be applied.  General philosophy and the basic modalities used in naturopathic medicine will also be touched on.  Classes will include lectures, handouts, discussion, informal quizzes and hands-on application of natural medicine techniques. Students will have the opportunity to experiment on themselves and learn from the collective experience of the class.   Scholarly articles may be provided during the class to provide scientific evidence related to class discussion.