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School History - Dr. Jensen Visit- UK SNM


School of Natural Medicine honors Dr. Bernard Jensen – Conference at the University of Cambridge – 1981

“It is a blessing to be a part of a school where the mentors care and are like family. I am in love with my studies and this school.

Thank you for your continued support and encouragement for my Self-Healing.” Brittany Lupori

Since 1977, School of Natural Medicine is recognized as a world class ideal for the evolutionary education and practice of pure Naturopathy, enhanced by Iridology and holistic natural therapeutics and naturopathy therapies.

School of Natural Medicine, while under Founder Farida Sharan’s direction for 12 years in Cambridge, England, created Conferences to bring all major world teachers of Iridology & Natural Medicine to Cambridge: Dr. Raymond Christopher, Dr. Bernard Jensen, Dorothy Hall, Willy Hauser, and Denny Johnson. The Conferences created waves of excitement about Iridology & Natural Medicine that rippled through hundreds of practitioners in the United Kingdom and abroad. The teachers also learned about each other’s work!

The School of Natural Medicine, under the leadership of Farida Sharan ND, created the first Iridology register in the UK, The British Register of Iridologists (BRI), to honor professional standards of training and practice. Members of the BRI eventually founded the Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists International (GNII) in 1992, 4 years after Farida moved the School of Natural Medicine to Boulder, Colorado. 

Since 1988, School of Natural Medicine in Boulder, Colorado welcomes local, national and international students who enroll, travel and move to Boulder to attend professional trainings based on Self-Healing embodiment of the teachings.

School of Natural Medicine’s teachings also spread worldwide as invitations were extended to Farida Sharan to teach full trainings in many countries including Thailand, Australia, South Africa, England, Canada, Malaysia, and Iceland.

School of Natural Medicine Graduate, Betty Sue O’Brian ND, is currently the President of the International Iridology Practitioners Association (IIPA), and School of Natural Medicine Graduate, Hakim Salim Khan MIr, is currently the President of the Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists, International (GNII).

. . . graduating authentic, highly skilled practitioners worldwide since 1977

PureHealth School of Natural Medicine International is an approved Colorado State Board of Higher Education Private Occupational Schools offering Naturopathy, Master Herbalist, Master Iridologist, and Healing Diets Diplomas, and Essential Oils Therapist, Flower Essence Practitioner, and Master Touch Reflexologist Certifications.

Trainings in Boulder, Colorado are offered in flexible class modules of 8 students or less that are devoted to dynamic hands-on skills and interactive teaching that graduate confident, creative and passionate practitioners. Students of all ages, education, experience and location choose their path through the spring, summer and autumn offerings of Online Courses, weekend classes, depth Herbal Medicine and Healing Diet Summer Immersions, Self-Healing, Clinical Training, Retreats and Graduation Intensives. To understand the unique quality of SNM, check out the School News Blog Posts for inspiring information on classes, students, graduates enhanced photos and testimonials, and on the School Calendar.

School History-Dorothy Hall-School of Natural Medicine

School of Natural Medicine honors Dorothy Hall – Conferences at the University of Cambridge – 1985 & 1986

In 2007, Bonny Casel Melendy ND, a graduate of the School of Natural Medicine, past student of Dr. John Christopher, Dr. Bernard Jensen, Denny Johnson and Dorothy Hall, and daughter of Farida Sharan, re-opened the School of Natural Medicine, UK in Cambridge. SNM UK attracted a strong international student body for it’s Naturopathy and Natural Physician Diploma training programs, that combine online courses with Summer Intensives in Cambridge, Herbal Immersions, Self Healing and a Clinical Training Retreat.

Following the tradition of the School of Natural Medicine, USA, the School of Natural Medicine, UK, is dedicated to remaining a small school that specializes in training students to the highest level of primary care Natural Physicians. We offer personal and caring class environments where evolution of the individual and self healing is considered of equal value to academic and clinical training. We are committed to uphold the true spirit of holistic and Natural Medicine history, respecting the authenticity of a long and honorable tradition of deep rooted integrity and sincerity deserving of a practitioner’s lasting passion.

In 2013, Bonny founded PureHealth School of Natural Medicine Online, to focus on making the study of Natural Medicine available to students around the world, who would otherwise be unable to attend classes in the UK or USA. The Online Courses are also a significant aspect of Diploma Trainings.

Bonny Casel Melendy ND resides in Nepal and England, offering dynamic, fully integrated Natural Physician Summer Immersions in Cambridge, England and personal mentoring for Online students year round, while continuing to create new courses.

Willy Hauser Iridology Conference UK

School of Natural Medicine honors Willy Hauser, Heilpraktiker from Germany – Conference at the University of Cambridge – 1984

 School of Natural Medicine Summer School  UK

School of Natural Medicine UK Summer School – 1988 – School Lecturers

SNM UK Summer School 1988 Group

SNM UK Summer School 1988 Group

School of Natural Medicine UK Summer School 1988

School of Natural Medicine UK Summer School 1988



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