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Point Pleasant Beach, USA
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Tue Jun 28 2016 at 09:00 pm EDT
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Monday Jun 6, 2016
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In this class Maria Benardis will share her personal self-healing journey. Successfully healing the incurable cysts all over her body after she became frustrated with the doctors not been able to help her and the multiple surgeries; one removing three quarters of her left lung. She had also put on weight that she could not lose with multiple recommended diet plans. She lost the weight and healed herself with the ancient Greek wisdoms and practices from ancient Greece which included health-promoting high vibrational foods, practices to heal the mind and spirit, exercise and other ancient Greek therapies (an ancient Greek word) was the catalyst that transformed her life, health and profession. Maria feels it is her duty to share these wisdoms and practices and to help others and is passionate about sharing this information with others so they can heal too. The class will explore many of the wisdoms and practices that helped her lose weight and heal herself. You will learn about the right food choices and other mind, body, spirit, practices that will help reduce and eliminate the risk of developing illnesses and that various tools and practices that can help you lose weight and overcome illness.
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Maria Benardis is a Gourmand Award winning Author, Intuitive chef, Teacher, Speaker, Intuitive Health & Wellness Coach and Founder of Greekalicious (www.greekalicious.nyc)(mariabenardis.com) dedicated to been a catalyst in awakening people to the ancient Greek wisdoms that help people live their optimum health and life. Successfully healing the incurable cysts all over her body after she became frustrated with the doctors not been able to help her and the multiple surgeries; one removing three quarters of her left lung. She healed herself with the ancient Greek wisdoms and practices from ancient Greece which included health-promoting high vibrational foods, practices to heal the mind and spirit, exercise and other ancient Greek therapies (an ancient Greek word) was the catalyst that transformed her life, health and profession. Maria feels it is her duty to share these wisdoms and practices and to help others and is passionate about sharing this information with others so they can heal too. After spending many years as a well-respected and highly sought-after accounting, taxation and financial specialist, Maria decided a career change was in order and went back to her first love- cooking. To fully embrace the whole culinary experience, she spent several years studying ancient Greek cuisine and its wisdoms and travelling throughout Greece. Maria honed her skills by working in the kitchen at XO, owned by one of Australia most influential celebrity chefs Neil Perry and after vacationing on the Greek Island of Mykonos, Maria experienced her life-changing calling and epiphany which inspired her venture out on her own. Greekalicious is a culmination of the many years she has spent studying ancient Greek cuisine and its healing wisdoms travelling throughout Greece; alongside contemporary professional cookery experience. This successful business has expanded to include cook books, catering, products, restaurant consulting, Greekalicious pop-up restaurants, private chef services, culinary tours to Greece and intuitive health & wellness services after completing studies at the Food Coach Institute. In her Intuitive Health and Wellness Practice Maria works with clients, one-on-one to help make changes and shifts in their lives to reach their optimum best health and life. Maria also uncovers any problems that clients might be missing that may be sabotaging their results. Maria also conducts health and wellness workshops and talks and recently spoke at 92Y, NYC. After much success in Australia Maria set her sights on expanding to the United States. In 2014, Maria packed up and moved to New York City, where she continues to spread her wisdom and passion about Greek cooking and its healing wisdom at many venues including the Natural Gourmet Institute, Brooklyn Kitchen, and Havens Kitchen. Maria has published two cook books titled "My Greek Family Table"(Publisher: Penguin Group Australia) which won the Gourmand World Cook Book Award 2009 -Best Mediterranean Cook Book in Australia and "Cooking & Eating Wisdom for Better Health" (Publisher: BALBOA). She also has an eBook titled Greekalicious Feast. Much more than a financial decision, Greekalicious is Maria's first and foremost love; providing her an opportunity to share and educate the world about her Greek heritage, culture and ancient Greek wisdom on food, cooking, eating, health, happiness and longevity. Maria appears regularly in the media and on Television to share these ancient Greek wisdoms and practices. She also writes for many publications and include Huffington Post Blog, Mind Body Green and the Global Healing Exchange magazine. Maria makes learning about health, food, and wellness a harmonious and joyful experience for everyone.
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