Durango Diaries, the biweekly storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald, is back Wednesday, as three local health care practitioners share stories about alternative medicine.
The event will be held at 6 p.m. at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.
Speakers will include:
Teresa Jantz, owner of Touchpoint Therapy LLC, who has been practicing Reiki for 10 years, including angelic, crystal and animal Reiki, as well as being a master teacher and practitioner. Reiki brings about inner peace, happiness and optimal health for her students and clients.
Sydney Cooley, a licensed acupuncturist. Before becoming a Chinese medicine practitioner, she worked in criminal justice and with emotionally disturbed adolescents. That work inspired her to help people heal through holistic medicine.
Dr. Nicola Dehlinger, a naturopathic doctor with Pura Vida Natural Healthcare. An expert in the treatment of anxiety, depression and insomnia, she minimizes supplements and medications by empowering her patients to heal themselves.Season 4 of Durango Diaries will continue through November at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Durango library. Upcoming event topics are:
Oct. 16: How you can save the environment. Local environmental advocates will share stories about how small movements can grow. Bears Ears advocate Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk, Great Old Broads for the Wilderness Executive Director Shelley Silbert, city of Durango Sustainability Coordinator Imogen Ainsworth and advocate of eco-friendly business practices and Durango Cannabis Co. co-founder Nic Borst will share their stories.
Nov. 6: Photography. Three photographers will share the stories behind their favorite photographs and how they work to create the perfect frame. Storytellers include portrait and wedding photographer Allison Ragsdale, nature photographer Frank Comisar and Herald photographer Jerry McBride.
Nov. 20: Forever young. As our population ages, no one seems to be slowing down. Three retirees who are still pursuing active lifestyles will share their stories. Speakers include National Senior Games swimmer Kathy Kronwall, 82; Pilates instructor Diane Legner, 80; and skiing expert Major Lefebvre, 70.
The podcast of each Durango Diaries, including past seasons, can be heard on iTunes, Spotify or the Herald’s website at durangoherald.com/durangodiaries.
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