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Your Gut Feeling: A Look at Digestive Health from an Eastern and Western Perspective

  • Sage Center for Yoga & Healing Arts 1907 Wyandotte St. Kansas City, MO 64108 (map)



with Dr. Sarah Kucera and Dr. Leigh Wagner

This workshop is full of information you don’t want to miss! Ayurvedic practitioner and chiropractor Dr. Sarah Kucera and functional nutritionist Dr. Leigh Wagner discuss the ways you can improve your health through digestive health from the perspectives of both Eastern and Western Medicine. This hour and a half talk will include the reasons gut health is essential for the health of our entire being, how our digestive system works, the difference between different symptoms and diagnosis related to the gut, the top conditions Kucera and Wagner see in clinical practice, and how to incorporate practices from both systems’ general guidelines for optimal digestive health.

Leigh is an integrative and functional medicine nutritionist who helps health conscious people solve complex health issues with personalized nutrition. Her research involved integrative medicine approaches for irritable bowel syndrome. Leigh teaches graduate courses on integrative dietetics at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Sarah is a chiropractor, yoga teacher, Ayurvedic practitioner, and founder of Sage Center for Yoga & Healing Arts. She’s author of the book The Ayurvedic Self-Care Handbook: Holistic Healing Rituals for Every Day and Season.