The Living Centre - Eco-Spiritual Education Sanctuary

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Private Consultations & Empowerment Programs

Lorenna Kacera
Shantree Kacera D.N., Ph.D.

About Our Lifestyle Consultations & Programs

flowerThe Living Centre offers two unique private consultations and empowerment programs to assist in the regeneration of personal and ecological health. Ayurvedic lifestyle consultations with Shantree Kacera, RH., D.N., Ph.D., and ‘Eco-Life Coaching' with Lorenna Bousquet-Kacera, founder of Shamanu: Earth Wisdom.

Ayurvedic lifestyle consultations and empowerment programs address nutritional lifestyle needs and give you empowerment tools to create and maintain the nutritional program that best supports your unique body type.

Creativity lifestyle consultations address your physical, mental and emotional well-being through body-centered exercises, emotional therapies and dialogue.

The programs complement each other and can be taken together or separately, to give you the knowledge and skills needed to create a healthy, balanced and vibrant lifestyle.  

Spiritual Ecology Lifestyle Coaching

with Lorenna Bousquet-Kacera

LorennaAfter 68 of living on this beautiful planet, offering workshops, trainings and private sessions I have come to the conclusion that the underlying source of all dis-ease, one that is often overlooked in our medical and even the holistic health movement is, not only the disconnection between heart and mind, but our sense of alienation from nature. For most of human history we walked in union with the natural world - with a recognition of our interconnection and dependence upon mother nature. We had a sense of 'place', of being part of something awesome and larger than ourselves. With the Industrial Revolution, all of this changed. We hoped the new technologies would give us greater freedom, health, happiness and wealth, but it has not worked out that way. Yes, there were and continue to be many wonderful and important discoveries, yet stress levels, and many chronic diseases are at an all time high.

Nature deficit disorders are being identified. As a result many new and exciting forms of therapy have emerged - nature-based therapies, eco-philosophy, eco-psychology. I incorporate these processes into my sessions, along with the tools and practices I have cultivated over the past 25 years through the Shamanu: Earth Wisdom Teachings, my work with Inner Permaculture and Ayurvedic Living Nutrition.

Sessions are crafted to suite each person's individual needs. Noone can heal you - you heal yourself. I will support you, offer you a diversity of tools and techniques to regenerate the broken aspects of body, psyche, heart and spirit. If you embrace these processes in a pro-active way, then transformations will happen.  This is team work, with me as your guide and you setting the pace that uniquely fits your healing process. You will be expected to continue the work between sessions with  'homework' that can be incorporated into your everyday life. 

The Spiritual Ecology Lifestyle sessions offer nature-centered healing methods to help you achieve and maintain optimum states of both biological and psycho-spiritual balance. This wholistic approach stimulates your body's natural resilience and creativity.   


Sessions are 1 1/2 to 2 hours - $125   
Five Session or more - $100 (includes HST tax)

Lorenna Bousquet-Kacera is founder of Shamanu: Earth Wisdom Teachings, grandmother and lover of Life. She is co-founder and director with her husband Shantree of The Living Centre and Living Arts Institute. Lorenna is a Permaculture Educator and Ayurvedic Living Nutrition Educator with a specialty in evolutionary regeneration at the personal, ecological and spiritual levels  Learn more 

Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation Programs 

with Shantree Kacera, D.N., Ph.D

shantreeThe Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultations and Metabolic Empowerment Programs are a one-on-one integrative health plan designed by Shantree Kacera. Our wholistic health programs facilitate a way of life that moves clients toward optimum vitality, wellness and awareness.

The program brings into consideration an Individualized Diet, Lifestyle and Whole Food Supplementation and the finest Organic Herbs and Super-Food Nutrients. 
Shantree Kacera uses a personalized, integrated, wholistic approach to health. He observes and assesses a variety of dimensions and perspectives to provide an all-encompassing view of your overall state of health. This approach is based on Ayurvedic Medicine and uses a Tenfold Constitutional Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment Protocol.

A healing partnership is encouraged between you and Shantree as you make the most nurturing and healing choices for yourself. This guides your therapeutic protocol program in a way and at a pace that uniquely fits your needs. Your therapeutic plan includes:

* Your body-mind personality
* Nutritional program for your unique constitution
* Stress management practices
* Healthy lifestyle awareness
* Herbal & whole food supplementation
* Body-mind-spirit balance

An Ayurvedic lifestyle consultation offers natural healing methods to help you achieve and maintain optimum states of both biological and psycho-spiritual balance. These natural, wholistic approaches stimulate your innate vital healing forces, overcoming imbalances, and allowing optimum health to manifest.

This approach also uncovers hidden resistances to healing, allowing you and your practitioner to see and dissolve blocks as they arise. As the body, mind, and spirit rebalance, subtle and chronic disease often dissipate.

Relief of symptoms depends upon your commitment to your healing process and degree of wellness. The clinic does not focus on or assume responsibility for making diagnoses of pathological disease processes such as cancer. Instead, they aim to discover the underlying psycho- physiological and spiritual processes that keep one from enjoying optimum health.

Who Can Benefit?

Anyone seeking greater health, balance, and well-being will benefit from a personal Ayurvedic lifestyle consultation. You will be empowered with the knowledge and tools needed to transform your life. Our Ayurvedic metabolic empowerment lifestyle programs are a powerful way to shift our perception and paradigm to a life-enhancing and regenerative future.

Metabolic Empowerment Lifestyle Program Options

Nutritional Fast - One Month Program
Includes two 1-hour sessions and one 30 minute telephone check in session
Nutritional Fast Package with juice and herbal recipes and a detailed step-by-step process and progress charts
(Total 2 1/2 hours) - $350 (plus hst tax)

One Season - Three Month Program
Includes three 2-hour sessions and two 15 minute telephone sessions
(Total 6 1/2 hours) - $750 (plus hst tax)

Two Season - Six Month Program - The Comprehensive Regenerative Program
Includes three 2-hour sessions and six 1-hour sessions either in person or telephone sessions
(Total 12-hours) - $1250 (plus hst tax)

Students enrolled in one of our Mentorship Programs - Six Month Program
(Total 10-hours) -$1000 (plus hst tax)

One hour session - $150 (only available for previous clients or students)

To schedule an appointment or learn more, call us today at:
 or 519-652-0230
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Telephone Consultations

$95 for a 60-minute session with Lorenna Kacera 

$150 for a 60-minute session with Shantree Kacera, D.N., Ph.D.

$150 for a 60-minute session with both Shantree Kacera & Lorenna Kacera

 *Please note: The Living Centre does not have a direct relationship with insurance companies. We provide guests with the documentation needed to provide to their companies for reimbursement.    

About Ayurvedic Constitutional Diagnosis
The Art of Ayurvedic Diagnosis is a unique opportunity to experience a tenfold diagnosis process that will support you in determining current conditions, imbalances in the doshas and ways to correct these imbalances. 
To find out the root cause of a disease in Ayurveda few examinations are conducted. The examination of a patient is divided into three parts. They are as follows:
• Observation. 
• Palpation, Percussion, Touch. 
• Interview & Questions
These steps are applied to a further detailed examination of the patient that is conducted in two ways - Tenfold Examination and Eightfold Examination. The check-up of the patient is done by this test considering the following ten factors. 
The tenfold examination has been practiced for thousands of years in ancient Indian and used in Ayurvedic Medicine. In this examination, as the name suggests, the check-up of patient is done by considering the following ten factors:
Tenfold Examination
• Regarding the structural and functional abnormalities of the body
• Geographical situation of the place where patient lives
• Physical strength
• The season and climatic conditions
• The digestive system of the patient 
• Prakruti The natural tridosha constitution of the body
• Age of the patient
• Psychological strength of the patient
• General and personal habits of the patient
• Nature of the food 
After tenfold examination, the eightfold examination is conducted to diagnose the imbalance or disorder. In this examination, there are 10 constitutional blueprints, which are more practical and useful.
Eightfold Examination
• Pulse
• Urine
• Fecal matter
• Tongue-taste
• Voice and speech of the patient
• Touch, skin and tactile sense
• Eyes and vision
• General body build & Facial diagnosis, e.g.: lean, muscular, etc.
Shantree Walter Kacera, RH., D.N., Ph.D.

Shantree Kacera is one of the world's leading authorities on an integrative approach to Ayurvedic Medicine and Living-Foods. He has been a pioneer in Nutritional Medicine of the Energetics of Living Plants for optimal health.

He has been bringing research and understanding into the field of the new Nutritional Paradigm.

He is an Ayurvedic Live-Food Nutritionist, Therapeutic & Shamanic Herbalist, and Constitutional Iridology Educator and Practitioner with over 35 years experience in the Natural Healing Arts.

He is the founder and co-director of Spirit of the Earth, The Living Centre and Living Arts Institute Eco-Spiritual Education Sanctuary, founded in 1983. 
Shantree received his doctorate in Nutritional Medicine and Herbalism in the 70's. Since then he has been exploring the effect of food and herbs on one's physical, mental and emotional health. His passion and study has led him to explore the full benefits of an Ayurvedic high-energy live-food approach to nutrition, and the Energetics of a plant based lifestyle integrating bioregional plants.

He has been known for his cutting-edge researcher in plant energetics and nutritional science authority of live-foods focus on local plants. Learn more