Slow Living is Healthy Living
October 2, 2015•9 min
Would you ever go to a doctor's office located on a farm?Would you ever go to a doctor's office located on a farm?SunRaven, the home of Dr. Michael Finkelstein's practice, is a sacred gathering place for those eager to live, study, or facilitate a whole-being vision of health and wellness. A converted barn on spacious land in Westchester County, NY, SunRaven embodies a farm; a brook with a wooden bridge; a garden with flowers, herbs, and vegetables; a wooded area that is home to wildlife; and even a resident peacock, Stanley, who greets all the guests. In this beautiful and nurturing environment, seekers discover the path of a harmonious and balanced life, all the while connecting with like-minded individuals, enjoying hearty meals straight from the earth, practicing rejuvenating body-mind exercises, and engaging in dynamic conversations about the essence of what it means to be truly alive.SunRaven physically embodies the principles of Dr. Finkelstein's Slow Medicine, which teaches the intra- and inter-connectedness of all forms of life. In this way, SunRaven not only is a surprising departure from the typical medical center and doctor office, but the space itself is also a catalyst for the healing process. Listen in as Dr. Finkelstein joins Dr. Susanne to share more about SunRaven, as well as the principles of Slow Medicine.