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UNM Curanderismo Class

The 2-week class is back for its 18th summer!

Summer Class 2018 infographic

Please note that the Continuing Education option is a NON-CREDIT option. 

**Registration for Continuing Education is open!  Click here

Registration for UNM students begins early April.  

Department Course Offerings (CRN): Graduate: LLSS 593-010,  Undergraduate: LLSS 493-010, LTAM 400-010, RELG 347-001, SPAN 301-003, CCS 393-009, NATV 450-004, UHON 301-001

(please see your advisor for more details.)



3 easy ways to take this class:

  1. Summer only:  2 week in person for UNM credit or Continuing Education non-credit or CEU options
  2. Fall and Spring only:  Online UNM credit course
  3. Register for a FREE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) through Coursera (dates for upcoming classes coming soon)

(video credit:  Benson Hendrix, UNM University and Communications Department)

(video credit: Rebecca Gustaf, UNM Health Sciences Center)

(video credit: Cynthia Gomez (producer and director for Pipestone Productions)

This course uses instructors who are healers and health practitioners from the Southwest, Mexico and the Albuquerque community to provide information on the history of Curanderismo (the art of Mexican Folk Healing) in the Southwest and Mexico.

It explores an integrative approach to medicine and featuring demonstrations that incorporate Curanderismo with various traditional and holistic health techniques.

For more information on the class please email curanderismo@unm.edu or call (505) 277-4296.