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UNM Curanderismo Class

Traditional Medicine without Borders:

Curanderismo in the Southwest & Mexico

We are pleased to announce that the next in person summer Curanderismo class will be held July 10-21, 2017.


July 10-21, 2017 (2-week class!)

Register through UNM for credit or through UNM Continuing Education for non-credit or CEU options. 

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3 easy ways to take this class:

1.  Register for the traditional 2-WEEK IN PERSON CLASS for UNM credit via: UNM Registrar's Office  or 505-277-8900 or for non-credit via Continuing Education  or 505-277-0077.  

2.  Register for the ONLINE SPRING AND FALL UNM CREDIT COURSE  (must be enrolled as UNM student to register) via:  UNM Registrar's Office or 505-277-8900 

3.  Register for all three of the FREE MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSE (MOOC) 6-week courses via coursera. DATES FOR UPCOMING CLASSES COMING SOON!

(Video produced by Benson Hendrix, UNM University Communications and Marketing Department.) 

(video courtesy of Rebecca Gustaf, UNM Health Sciences Center)

Courtesy of 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.