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Energy healing expert to speak at CHAI Circle annual retreat

Anne Marie Chiasson
Anne Marie Chiasson

The CHAI Circle will host Ann Marie Chiasson, M.D., M.P.H., author of “Energy Healing: The Essentials of Self Care” at its 11th annual retreat next month.

A program of Jewish Family & Children’s Services, CHAI Circle is a support group for women in the Jewish community with a history of cancer (CHAI stands for Cancer, Healing and Inspiration).

The retreat will be held Sunday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Canyon Ranch Health Resort, 8600 E. Rockcliff Road.

Chiasson is the assistant director of the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine for the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona and is board certified in family medicine and hospice and palliative medicine. Her presentation, “Self Healing with Energy Medicine,” will impart easy-to-learn energy techniques to boost vitality and facilitate healing.

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. RSVP by Oct. 23 to Andrea Siemens at 795-0300, ext. 2365 or asiemens@jfcstucson.org.