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    Whether you aim to get fit, manage pain or heal from an illness, the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing can help using a holistic approach that focuses on the mind, body and spirit.

    Individuals come to our clinics and fitness center, or as hospitalized patients, to find:

    • a path to better well-being through stress management services, weight loss programs and nutrition consultations
    • solutions, ranging from acupuncture to exercise consultations, for chronic illnesses and chronic pain
    • relief from the symptoms of diseases like cancer and the side effects of treatments
    • and much more

    Our doctors, nurse practitioners, acupuncturists, and other experts have the highest credentials in their fields.

  • Guided imagery CDs now available

    Penny George Institute proudly presents our guided imagery CDs. These albums were made possible through the generosity of Classical Minnesota Public Radio and the Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation.

    Guided imagery for stress reduction

    Guided Imagery for stress reduction

    Working with the gentle rhythms and cycles of the breath, become more aware of how breathing affects the body in order to maximize oxygen exchange and improve health. These techniques combine breathing exercises and muscle relaxation with the use of the listener’s imagination to journey into comfort and peace.

    This album will become a favorite of listeners as they learn how to help their body relax, release stress, and feel more adept at managing the demands of life.


    Guided imagery for pregnancy

    Guided Imagery for pregnancy and birth


    Guided imagery for pain relief

    Guided imagery for pain relief


    Download one or all of our albums on CD Baby or iTunes today. Reduce stress with guided imagery and learn breathing and relaxation techniques designed to help you manage pain. 

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    Make a gift to the Penny George Institute Foundation to ensure that more people have access to holistic health care focused on the mind, body and spirit. Give today.


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