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CMHS to Hold Stress Management Workshop & Drum Circle on Nov. 7

Ventura, California, 10/22/2015

The Community Memorial Health System HealthAware program will hold a stress management workshop and drum circle on Saturday, Nov., 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Community Memorial Hospital, 147 N. Bent St.

The stress management workshop will be held on CMH’s eighth-floor auditorium; the drum circle will take place in the Cancer Resource Center parking lot, across the street from CMH at 2900 Loma Vista Road.

The workshop will provide information on a variety of topics at the following times:

  • 9 a.m. – The correlation between stress and cardiovascular disease, presented by Omid Fatemi, M.D., who specializes in interventional cardiology
  • 9:30 a.m. – Emotional freedom techniques
  • 10 a.m. – Aromatherapy
  • 10:30 a.m. – Mindful eating
  • 11 a.m. – Yoga
  • 11:30 a.m. – Mindful meditation
  • Noon – Reiki

Free services will include a chair message and blood pressure screening. The drum circle will run from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will be facilitated by John Lacques from

For reservations and more information, call CMHS’s HealthAware program at 805/667-2818 or email