MGF writes: “Do you have any information about two workouts named Gyrotonics and Essentrics i.e if they are new age or not?”
AS writes: “Please can you tell me if vega testing is new age…i.e where electrodes are held in hands and imbalances or illness is detected and recorded on machine – supplements prescribed to restore health of body. Also can you tell me if psychotherapy is new age in particular CBT.”
MF write: “Nowhere can I find a Catholic critique of The Healing Code by Alex Loyd. Highly suspicious, misleading, pseudo scientific quackery at the very least, and at worst, a dangerous New Age scam that exploits the vulnerable with strange techniques cloaked in quasi-religious terminology. . .
SL writes: ” . . . I lost my sister to cancer two years ago. After her cough became progressively worse with alternative therapies she finally sought conventional treatment at the behest of her family. Unfortunately, it was too late in the course of her Stage 4 lung cancer . . .
Referred to as a New Age contemplative, Joan Borysenko is a highly educated woman and very popular speaker who tries to appeal to everyone and ends up incorporating New Age and eastern religious beliefs with science into a kind of eclectic hodge-podge that exposes the faithful to non-Christian worldviews.
MH asks: “Do you know the origin of using Bentonite Clay and Charcoal capsules as a way of cleansing your body of toxins, impurities, and heavy metals? Also, do you know if this therapy is safe to do? Supposedly they both absorb heavy metals and are carried out of one’s digestive system. An environmental Dr. is advising me to do this. I wanted to make sure it’s in line with Church teaching and is safe to do.”