ACORNS and CTCCCP Webinars: Live in Ceremony and Heart Health & Dental Health

ACORNS and CTCCCP present two webinars

February 25, 2021
9:30 – 11 a.m. PST | Live in Ceremony
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Heart Health & Dental Health – Are They Related

Details below.

Live in Ceremony
Presented by Ernie Albers

“Live in Ceremony” is a presentation about living your life and approaching your life’s obstacles in a ceremonial way.  Using traditional stories and lessons and relating them to life in today’s world.  Sharing the use of physical movement and developmental postures (warm-up) and relating those movements to ceremony and traditional living.

Ernie Albers is Yurok tribal member as well as a Karuk and Hupa descendent.  Ernie comes from a long line of traditional storytellers and has been deeply rooted in ceremony and culture from a young age.  Taking lessons learned from ceremony, Ernie utilizes storytelling to relate them to life and obstacles in today’s world.  Ernie also co-owns Lifted Arcata, a personalized group training gym specializing in functional movement and human-specific training.  Ernie strives to run Lifted Arcata in the same way as a ceremony.  Everyone plays their role to the best of their ability, everyone has trust in one another, and there is one goal in mind.  He wants Lifted Arcata to feel like a community and family, putting community health -physical, mental, and spiritual- as a priority.


Heart Health & Dental Health – Are They Related
Presented by Jan Carver

Jan Carver, M.S.H.S, R.D.H., is the Dental Project Coordinator for the California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc.’s Local Dental Pilot Project of the Dental Transformation Initiative.  Prior to her career in dental public health, Ms> Carver was a Dental Hygiene Educator for eight years.

Ms. Carver’s session will cover the relationship between oral health and heart health.  This information is especially important for patients during the pandemic as dental visits may not be top of mind when communities are social distancing.  Please join the webinar to learn more.




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