Online Radical Wellness Class

Sundays at 7:30am AEST.

Lasting Change Through Balancing the 5 Pillars of Healing.

Is Radical Wellness for me?

This program is for you if you:

* Have chronic medical conditions like ​Diabetes, Fatty Liver, High Blood Pressure, weight problems or inflammation​ and wish to gain better control of your health.

* Have ongoing ​gut issues​ like IBS, Reflux (Heartburn) or a weak metabolism.

* Feel mostly weak and tired and are keen to ​boost your vitality and energy levels.

* Are a busy professional and are keen to ​boost productivity​ and efficiency by improving your focus​ and ​gain clarity​ about your purpose.

This program is an evidence based approach that incorporates practical tools that allow you to lead a life of peak potential.

Transformed

Your guide to Whole Health, Wellness and a Purposeful Life.

Our intention is to unlock the innate healing abilities of the body to create peak health and healing of chronic diseases, some of which modern medicine does not have a cure for.  A companion book to the Radical Wellness Programme. Download this free e-workbook for starting your journey from information to transformation.

What does Radical Wellness involve?

Radical Wellness Program has been founded by Dr Arun Dhir, a prominent Gastro Intestinal surgeon from Melbourne. Dr Arun is a yoga and a meditation teacher himself and sees a higher purpose in his work as being a bridge between Eastern and Western modalities of healing. He is a health reformist and is a passionate educator. He writes and speaks regularly on these concepts that are reflected in his work “Happy Gut Healthy Weight” (Balboa Press 2018) and “Creating a New You – Health Journal ” (Metagenics 2019).

A typical class has four components:

  • Tapping into Body Power: Yoga and breath control
  • Tapping into Mind Power: Guided meditation for health
  • Information to Transformation Session: Planting the seeds
  • Group Intention Healing: Focused group activity

These classes are now ONLINE group sessions of 90 minutes duration on Sunday mornings 7.30 – 9.00am AEST.

Alt Time Zones – Pacific Time 2:30pm to 4:00pm on Saturday

This human body is a remarkable “machine”.

Although we have been given this amazing gift, at times we do not quite appreciate the inner workings of this amazing machine. Our ignorance of these matters keeps us from becoming a “greater” version of ourselves. This is something that can be accessed through not only right nutrition and physical activity but by effectively balancing our body’s energies and through transformational mind work.

He who has health, has hope; and he who hopes, has everything.

– Thomas Carlyle

Well·Ness

(noun)

The harmony between mind, body & spirit.

Advances in neuroscience and neuropsychology have shown that mind and body are in constant communication, with a flow of nerve signal and hormones from the brain to the cells of the body and then back again. We know the mind tells the body how to feel, but the body can tell the mind how to think.

Mental stress and unresolved trauma can affect the well-being of our physical body just as long-standing physical pain can manifest in mental pain or illness. Limiting mental patterns accumulated through trauma over time, creating an unconscious negative mental talk that has the ability to manifest as disease.

When we live in high-stress states for extended periods, we will end up impacting the heart (leading to arrhythmias or high blood pressure), digestion (causing indigestion, reflux irritable bowel and inflammation) and the immune function (causing colds, allergies, rheumatoid arthritis and even cancers).

Becoming conscious or aware of how our stress related emotions are pushing us into states of disease and throwing our immune system out of balance, allows us to look at how bringing a balance in the 5 pillars of healing can result in optimal health.

Five Pillars of Health and Wellbeing

Mind

 

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Body

 

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Gut

 

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Heart

 

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Soul

 

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Radical Wellness is a holistic approach to wellness where we re-integrate the body and mind, re-programming their negative relationship and transforming it into a positive one, allowing you to experience the optimum health that you desire.

The basis of all disease is an imbalanced immune system

The immune system is key to human health and is defined as “the bodily system that protects the body from foreign substances, cells, and tissues…” When out of balance, the immune system not only fails to protect the body but can even attack it, mistaking “self” cells for invading pathogens, resulting in debilitating diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. Even cancers are an immune mediated disease in many situations.

Radical Wellness Program focuses on balancing the immune system by recalibrating the body’s stress response and using tools like Yoga, Meditation and Group Intention, which have been proven to have an effect on Genes and Immune function.

Reference:

  • Regulation of gene expression by yoga, meditation and related practices: A review of recent studies
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1876201812001931
  • Meditation can produce beneficial effects to prevent cardiovascular disease
    https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/hmbci.2014.18.issue-3/hmbci-2013-0056/hmbci-2013-0056.xml

Why Radical?

You must have heard the word “Radical” in relation to cancer treatment – Radical mastectomy ( breast removal) or Gastrectomy (stomach removal). Radical is a word that reflects the drastic nature of the disease and perhaps the treatment as well, in its potential to cause destruction and hopefully cure.

Another meaning for the word “Radical” in the Oxford dictionary is “Fundamental and Comprehensive.”

Upon reading this, it dawned upon me that if disease can be “Radical”, why can’t health and wellness be “radical” too?

What is Radical Wellness about?

Radical wellness is not a magic pill. Rather, it’s a way of life! Modern-day stress, with the highly digitalised lives and easy access to “processed” foods (I call them foods with no life), set the stage for a health crisis.

At our Radical Wellness classes, we teach the fundamentals that underpin this way of life. The basis of all health and wellness starts by tapping into the inner pharmacy that our amazing body has a storehouse of. We use three tools to achieve this:

Yoga

Meditation

Group Intention

Special Feature for Radical Wellness Classes this Term – Awaken Your Gut Brain

Most of us see the gut as an organ of digestion and elimination. This is only partly true. The relevance of the human gut and its role in determining your overall health and well-being has been recognised for centuries.

The father modern medicine, Hippocrates coated that all disease begins in the gut. Modern scientific research is confirming that gut has several known digestive functions which are crucial to our health and well-being.

Some of these are:

  1. The gut is the seat of your ​Immune system
  2. The gut is a seat of your ​Metabolism
  3. The gut is the largest ​Endocrine organ​ in the body producing ​serotonin, dopamine and other hormones that maintain our health and well-being
  4. Most importantly the gut is your ​Second Brain​ and sends intuitive signals to our brain.
Unfortunately, majority of us are misinformed by the media and will buy into variety of myths which causes us to experience issues with digestion, immune system, weight problems and it leaves us feeling disconnected and confused.

As a society we turn to supplements and probiotics to restore our gut health, which only serve as a Band Aid fix.

Did you know that Yoga and Meditation are extremely beneficial for your gut health?

Take a tour of our Radical Wellness class – that incorporates Yoga and Meditation.

Join me for next term where we will build a sound model on how to “Awaken your personal power by Restoring Gut Health” along with demystifying the science behind it.

I am also really excited to announce our collaboration with

Hear from Radical Wellness attendees

I would like to tell you how much I enjoyed and learnt from the Radical Wellness Program. The importance of the body and mind is critical for a healthy life. I did not know before of the link between the gut and the brain. The last week was so informative about protein and building it up for a lasting life. I hope everybody got as much out of it as I did! Thanks Dr Arun.
Chris

Churchill, Victoria

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Pete doing Radical Wellness class
Deb doing Radical Wellness class
Thank you Dr Arun, for the session this morning. We loved all of it. Your presentation and delivery of the information is really second to none. It’s presented in an uncomplicated way that people can relate – it’s compelling – and a great mix of resources referenced. Debbie and I are very grateful that you have come into our lives.
Pete and Deb

Adelaide, South Australia

Do we have the ability to rewrite our health destiny?

Absolutely!

At Radical Wellness we firmly believe any health and wellness reform, starts with taking personal responsibility and changing your inner environment. This inner environment can potentially influence outcomes of modern medical “treatment” – pills and procedures, that you may have been prescribed.

How much does it cost?

Online classes are just $17 per class.

Refunds Policy
No show will mean a loss of fees. However if you inform us 24hrs in advance, you get a credit to your next class.

All donations go towards “Circle of Life Foundation” for educating the underprivileged.*
*Not yet a registered charity

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Why Choose Wellness with Dr Arun Dhir

Dr Arun Dhir is a Gastrointestinal surgeon and has practised his craft for over three decades. He is a Monash University lecturer, researcher and author of two books. He is also a Yoga and meditation teacher registered with Yoga Australia. His clinical practice embodies an integrative approach towards individuals experiencing the scourge of obesity.
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Disclaimer: Radical wellness program focuses on recalibrating and balancing the inner environment. Some clients may need to continue to take help of medications for extended periods of time, depending on the severity of their medical condition. Our intention is to integrate the radical wellness program with any ongoing medical treatment that our patrons may require, under the supervision of their medical practitioners. The program is an integrative approach rather than an exclusive approach, that is based on safe, professional and an evidence based approach to health and wellness. We urged our patrons to not suspend, discontinue or alter any medical treatment without the recommendation of their medical practitioners. Dr Arun Dhir, his associates, team members and partners will not be liable for any harm, injury or loss arising out of this.