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ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA

Complementary Medicine with the Mayo Clinic and Integrative Health Care

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Program #5755RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Aug 4 — Aug 9, 2013

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Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Kahler Grand Hotel offers guests 707 deluxe guest rooms, 2 restaurants and lounges, as well as a domed, sky-lit recreation area that features a stunning view of downtown Rochester. Hotel is connected by either climate controlled pedestrian subway or skyway system to the rest of downtown. Hotel is only 10 minutes from the Rochester International Airport. United States Presidents, foreign dignitaries and diplomats from foreign countries have stayed at the Kahler Hotel when they are at Mayo Clinic.

Contact info:
20 2nd Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902 USA
phone: 507-282-2581
web: www.kahler.com

Room amenities: Data port on the phone, tv with remote control, pay per view movies, coffee maker, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Complimentary shuttle transportation to Mayo Clinic Complexes, area shopping malls and movie theaters, a business center with high speed Internet access, recreation area with pool, whirlpool, sauna, exercise and game area, and 2 on-site restaurants.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Approx. Cost is $50 per night.
Road Scholar participant must contact the hotel prior to the Road Scholar start date. The phone number is 507-282-2581. Participants should call no earlier than four weeks prior to the Road Scholar start date.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, August 04 - Orientation/Overview of Rochester
Afternoon: Arrival and check-in to hotel. Orientation will start at 4:30 PM on the mezzanine.

Dinner: Dinner will be served to the Road Scholar participants in a meeting room at the hotel.

Evening: Presentation on Rochester, MN.

Lodging: The Kahler Grand Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Kahler Grand Hotel offers guests 707 deluxe guest rooms, 2 restaurants and lounges, as well as a domed, sky-lit recreation area that features a stunning view of downtown Rochester. Hotel is connected by either climate controlled pedestrian subway or skyway system to the rest of downtown. Hotel is only 10 minutes from the Rochester International Airport. United States Presidents, foreign dignitaries and diplomats from foreign countries have stayed at the Kahler Hotel when they are at Mayo Clinic.

Contact info:
20 2nd Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902 USA
phone: 507-282-2581
web: www.kahler.com

Room amenities: Data port on the phone, tv with remote control, pay per view movies, coffee maker, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Complimentary shuttle transportation to Mayo Clinic Complexes, area shopping malls and movie theaters, a business center with high speed Internet access, recreation area with pool, whirlpool, sauna, exercise and game area, and 2 on-site restaurants.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Approx. Cost is $50 per night.
Road Scholar participant must contact the hotel prior to the Road Scholar start date. The phone number is 507-282-2581. Participants should call no earlier than four weeks prior to the Road Scholar start date.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, August 05 - Nutrition Speaker/Introduction to Integrative The...
Nutrition Speaker/Introduction to Integrative Therapies/Simulation Center and lectures/Tai Chi

Breakfast: Breakfast will be at NEDS, the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the hotel.

Morning: Presentations "News in the Field of Nutrition" and "Introduction to Integrative Therapies"

Lunch: Lunch will be served at the Kahler meeting room.

Afternoon: Tour of Mayo Simulation Center and then lectures on "The Benefits of Therapeutic Massage" and "Reiki." (Topics and Tour subject to change)

Dinner: Dinner will be at NEDS, the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the hotel.

Evening: An hour of Tai Chi for all participants. The instructor will teach to the individual's ability and experience. (Topic Subject to Change)

Lodging: The Kahler Grand Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Kahler Grand Hotel offers guests 707 deluxe guest rooms, 2 restaurants and lounges, as well as a domed, sky-lit recreation area that features a stunning view of downtown Rochester. Hotel is connected by either climate controlled pedestrian subway or skyway system to the rest of downtown. Hotel is only 10 minutes from the Rochester International Airport. United States Presidents, foreign dignitaries and diplomats from foreign countries have stayed at the Kahler Hotel when they are at Mayo Clinic.

Contact info:
20 2nd Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902 USA
phone: 507-282-2581
web: www.kahler.com

Room amenities: Data port on the phone, tv with remote control, pay per view movies, coffee maker, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Complimentary shuttle transportation to Mayo Clinic Complexes, area shopping malls and movie theaters, a business center with high speed Internet access, recreation area with pool, whirlpool, sauna, exercise and game area, and 2 on-site restaurants.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Approx. Cost is $50 per night.
Road Scholar participant must contact the hotel prior to the Road Scholar start date. The phone number is 507-282-2581. Participants should call no earlier than four weeks prior to the Road Scholar start date.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, August 06 - Complementary Medicine Lectures and Tai Chi
Breakfast: Breakfast will be at NEDS, the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the hotel.

Morning: Lectures on "Diabetes: What You Need to Know When Your Friends Come Over," "Herbal Therapy 2010: Snakes in the Grass" and a Acupuncture Demo. (Topics Subject to Change)

Lunch: Lunch will be in the hotel meeting room.

Afternoon: City Tour, Mayowood Home Tour, and an hour of Yoga. (Topics Subject to Change)

Dinner: Dinner will be at NEDS, the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the hotel.

Evening: Lecture on "Western Medicine, Alternatives and Healing." (Topic Subject to Change)

Lodging: The Kahler Grand Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Kahler Grand Hotel offers guests 707 deluxe guest rooms, 2 restaurants and lounges, as well as a domed, sky-lit recreation area that features a stunning view of downtown Rochester. Hotel is connected by either climate controlled pedestrian subway or skyway system to the rest of downtown. Hotel is only 10 minutes from the Rochester International Airport. United States Presidents, foreign dignitaries and diplomats from foreign countries have stayed at the Kahler Hotel when they are at Mayo Clinic.

Contact info:
20 2nd Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902 USA
phone: 507-282-2581
web: www.kahler.com

Room amenities: Data port on the phone, tv with remote control, pay per view movies, coffee maker, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Complimentary shuttle transportation to Mayo Clinic Complexes, area shopping malls and movie theaters, a business center with high speed Internet access, recreation area with pool, whirlpool, sauna, exercise and game area, and 2 on-site restaurants.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Approx. Cost is $50 per night.
Road Scholar participant must contact the hotel prior to the Road Scholar start date. The phone number is 507-282-2581. Participants should call no earlier than four weeks prior to the Road Scholar start date.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, August 07 - Bio-Imaging Lab Tour
Breakfast: Breakfast will be at NEDS, the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the hotel.

Morning: Lecture on "Label Logic: Reading Between the Lines," and Introduction to "Reflexology." (Topics Subject to Change)

Lunch: Lunch will be in the hotel meeting room.

Afternoon: Tour of Mayo Clinic's Bio-Imaging Lab. Late afternoon lecture on "Reiki."(Topics Subject to Change)

Dinner: Dinner will be at NEDS, the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the hotel.

Evening: Evening is free to relax and enjoy the area. (Subject to Change)

Lodging: The Kahler Grand Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Kahler Grand Hotel offers guests 707 deluxe guest rooms, 2 restaurants and lounges, as well as a domed, sky-lit recreation area that features a stunning view of downtown Rochester. Hotel is connected by either climate controlled pedestrian subway or skyway system to the rest of downtown. Hotel is only 10 minutes from the Rochester International Airport. United States Presidents, foreign dignitaries and diplomats from foreign countries have stayed at the Kahler Hotel when they are at Mayo Clinic.

Contact info:
20 2nd Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902 USA
phone: 507-282-2581
web: www.kahler.com

Room amenities: Data port on the phone, tv with remote control, pay per view movies, coffee maker, iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Complimentary shuttle transportation to Mayo Clinic Complexes, area shopping malls and movie theaters, a business center with high speed Internet access, recreation area with pool, whirlpool, sauna, exercise and game area, and 2 on-site restaurants.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Approx. Cost is $50 per night.
Road Scholar participant must contact the hotel prior to the Road Scholar start date. The phone number is 507-282-2581. Participants should call no earlier than four weeks prior to the Road Scholar start date.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, August 08 - Hands-On Practice!
Breakfast: Breakfast will be at NEDS, the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the hotel.

Morning: Lectures on "Nutrition in the News: The Truth Behind the Headlines" and "Chiropractics" along with "Yoga." (Topics Subject to Change)

Lunch: Lunch will be in the hotel meeting room.

Afternoon: Free time along with lecture on "Meditation."

Dinner: Dinner at Victoria's Italian Cuisine from 5:30-7:00 PM.

Evening: Evening is free to relax and enjoy the area.

Lodging: The Kahler Grand Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, August 09 - Departure
Breakfast: Breakfast will be at NEDS, the Nutrition, Education and Dining Service cafeteria of Methodist Hospital. NEDS is located directly across the street from the hotel.

Morning: Lectures on "Healthy Hints for Eating Out," "Tai Chi." and "Aging Well." (Topics Subject to Change)

Lunch: Closing Lunch will be in the hotel meeting room.

Afternoon: Independent departures after lunch.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


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Rochester, Minnesota
Rochester Convention and Visitors BureauYour guide to Rochester.
For additional information, visit: www.rochestercvb.org

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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16 Expert-led lectures
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