Past Events...

The Ghosts and Mrs. Pyle Historical Ghost Tours

Cooking with Ris and Heidi; The Frugal Way

Probiotics and Enzymes: The Fundamental Fuel

No Bones About It...Cook High Protein Meals with Healthy Fats and Beans


NaRisa Waldo, founding owner of  Waldo Way Dairy Farm and Heidi Hoke hosted

interactive, educational cooking classes. In Processed-Free Cooking: The Frugal Way, 

we showed you how you can feed your family “healthy foods” and save money too.  

We are now featuring different food themes which relates to informative, educational

presentations supporting a Processed-Free Lifestyle.

Step back in time and share the ghostly essence of past at the OP Pyle and Gov. Jim Hogg historical landmark sites, dating back from 1903. Presently, Vitae Pondera Institute of Natural Health, this beautiful Queen Anne home is a historically designated estate which stands on nearly two acres of memorial gardens, a stream, Koi pond, vast organic gardens, gazebos, and an additional two story guests house that offers equally eerie experiences of a rich historical nature. This is a two-hour event, that offers plenty of time and opportunities for interactive paranormal exploration.

HeartBeats Drumming on Valentine's Day... 

"A good time was had by all." These are the words of one of the many joyfully dancing drummers at this vibrational medicine event for cardiovascular health.   On Valentine's Day, many gathered for a bountiful table of healthy snacks and appetizersThe Belfry provided a most unique metaphysical-steam punk atmosphere, that will intrigue your curiosity and free your spirit to flight! This special drumming event provided a novel experience in music/sound /vibration therapy, learning various drumming techniques of the African djembe drum. Rhythms were made on hand drums, djembes, tambourines, cymbals, wood blocks, claves and belly-dance belts (they are percussion, too!). These various drumming techniques enhance your experience and can be adapted to other percussion instruments, as well.



An Etheopean Dinner Fit  for Royalty...

The Herbal Medicine Maker's Classes

Vitae Pondera Institute of Natural Health held a wonderful class series on 'The Herbal Medicine Maker', which provided fun, interactive, instructional classes, taught by Dr. Heidi Hoke, are just in time for the Spring planting season. 

'The Herbal Medicine Maker' classes are designed for all those interested in learning the various methods of propagation, harvesting, and home-processing of herbs for health and medicinal use. In 26 lessons, we began at an intermediate level and progress to advanced processes. 

Complementary tasting samples are provided at many of the health and nutritional events. Nutritional and herbal classes for small groups can be scheduled with multiple ethnic themes such as Asian, Indian, African, Etheopean, South American, and Mediteranian. All combines a Processed Free America philosophy with a wonderfully intimate, interactive experience for private classes or health gatherings. This makes a great program for women's' groups of special interests.

Please call 903-569-9913 or inquire at heidi@vitaepondera for more information.



Disclaimer:  All information and health suggestions are intended only to educate and assist in personal health efforts. No information in the website is be construed as orthodox or conventional medical advice or diagnosis, but is intended as health and dietary information and lifestyle strategy for wellness and prevention of disease. The information generated should not be interpreted as a substitute for physician consultation, evaluation, or treatment. The resources listed in this guide are not intended to be fully systematic or complete, nor does inclusion here imply any endorsement. If you have any questions regarding any lingering health concern, you should seek medical assistance. 



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Vitae Pondera Institute of  Integrative Health

An Expansion of Vitae Pondera College of Natural Medicine and Vitae Pondera, LLC

123 N. Line St. Mineola, Texas 75773

903-569-9913 ~ 561-613-7569