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Community Approach to Medicine with Group Healings

Tanvi Gandhi

Tanvi Gandhi

Dr. Tanvi Gandhi, a naturopath and acupuncturist, has joined Fairfield’s Barefoot Living Arts center with a focus on group healing. Such group healing has been practiced through ancient and tribal traditions, including storytelling, drum circles, shamanic ritual and ceremonies. These types of narrative-based medicine are an emerging field of mainstream integrative medical and counseling practices. 

Gandhi is currently offering group healing sessions during midweek and weekend retreats. These include a tea ceremony with intentions, guided meditation and body scan, acupuncture, and pranayama. There will also be weekly group meditations and qigong classes. 

Gandhi is a Connecticut-licensed acupuncturist, naturopathic doctor and a practitioner of Arvigo Techniques Mayan Abdominal Therapy.

For more information, email DrTanviGandhi@gmail.com or visit BarefootLivingArts.com. See Community Resource Guide listing, page 65. 

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