The Mystery Deck was created by Dr. Andrew Weil, Ann Marie Chiasson and Sachia Kron
Andrew Weil, M.D., is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. Combining a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing natural and preventive medicine, he is the founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, where he is a clinical professor of medicine and professor of public health. A New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Weil is the author of 15 books on health and wellbeing, including Mind Over Meds: Know When Drugs Are Necessary, When Alternatives Are Better, and When to Let Your Body Heal on Its Own; Fast Food, Good Food; True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure; Spontaneous Happiness; Healthy Aging; and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health. Dr. Weil is a frequent guest on talk shows and the lecture circuit. He is the editorial director of DrWeil.com, the leading online resource for healthy living based on the philosophy of integrative medicine. He is also a founder and partner in the growing family of True Food Kitchen restaurants. In partnership with Seabourn and The Onboard Spa by Steiner, his “Spa and Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil” mindful-living program is offered on all of the Seabourn cruise ships.
Ann Marie Chiasson, MD, MPH, is the Director of the Fellowship at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine and is board-certified in Integrative Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Chiasson has a long standing interest in traditional energy healing traditions and has extensive experience exploring energy medicine and alternative healing practices including time spent with Mayan shamanic healers and psychic surgeons in the Yucatan peninsula. She is the author of Energy Healing- the Essentials of Self Care (Sounds True 2013,) co-author of Self-Healing with Energy Medicine with Dr. Andrew Weil (Sounds True 2009,) as well as multiple other academic and instructional publications on Energy Healing and Integrative Medicine. She teaches Integrative Medicine and Energy Medicine around the country and has also worked extensively as a Medical Director in hospice in Tucson and as an Integrative Family Medicine physician in Tucson and Canada.
Sachia is an illustrator and creative marketer with a focus on visual communication for ethical organizations. She uses imagery to create narrative that reflects the vision and mission of her clients. With a BSc in Environmental Science and continuing studies in Graphic Design, Sachia is driven by innovative and mission-driven companies.
Sachia has been co-facilitating transformational retreats in Arizona and Peru for over a decade. She has spent many years working with plant medicines and studies with traditional Andean healers in Peru.