Martial Artist, Energy Healer, Storyteller: The Life's Work of Francesco Garripoli

Francesco "Garri" Garripoli almost became an M.D. But when he realized soon after beginning pre-med in the mid-1970s that Western medicine was missing something for him, he walked away from a full scholarship at the University of Colorado — and moved to Hawaii to study with an 81-year-old master of Eastern healing.

Later in his life, a life-altering accident would galvanize Francesco's deep desire to help open Western culture to mind-body medicine.

Read more of Francesco's biography in our Wellness center.


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