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Dear Colleagues,

Thank you for expressing interest in participating in the first Aegle Workshop on Integrative Medicine.  Although this is planned to be a series of events for continuing medical wellness education, the success of this endeavor depends on your support and feedback.  Your comments and questions during the announcement of this first wellness workshop at the PRIMA convention last week were all taken into consideration.

As announced, the Workshop will be held in Balesin Island Club from the 11th to the 13th of November, the whole day of the 12th being the workshop proper.  Registration fee is Php28,000* (or US$600) per participant, which includes roundtrip airfare from Manila to Balesin, accommodation, etc.  (See outline below)  Participants may settle the registration fee through bank deposit or credit card at:


Bank:  PBCOM
Account Name:  Aegle Wellness Center, Inc.
Account Number:  248-10-100021-6

Please be sure to send deposit slip through email to

The following is an outline of details and mechanics of the workshop:

Registration inclusions:

  • roundtrip airfare from Manila to Balesin Island Club for 1 pax

  • 3D2N twin-sharing in Mykonos Village w/breakfast

  • welcome cocktails & dinner, workshop lunch and dinner, coffee breaks

  • workshop handouts

Mechanics of accommodations: 

  • two registrants to occupy one villa (twin-sharing)

  • if a registrant wishes to occupy one villa by himself/herself, registrant may pay for the villa night at Aegle rate of 10k per villa per night (20k for the 3D2N of the workshop; 48k total*)

  • registrants can bring their family/guests at Aegle villa rate (10k/villa/night; guest rate is regularly for 20k/villa/night; roundtrip airfare is 8k per person*)

  • option to extend additional night at Aegle rate


Friday (November 11)

8am-12nn - Arrival and Check-In (Balesin Island Club)
12nn-4pm - Island tour and free time
4pm-6pm - Welcome Cocktails
6pm-9pm - Welcome Dinner (Costa del Sol/Balesin Sala)

Saturday (November 12)

08am - Introduction to Integrative Medicine (Ben Valdecanas)
09am - Optimizing Health: From Diagnostics to Treatment (John Rogerson)
10am - Functional Endocrinology: From Bench to Bedside (Louie Valencia)
11am - Skin Science 101: Beauty From Within (Ruby Magpantay)
12nn - Lunch Break (Ambrosia)
01pm - Presentation:  The Sports Medicine Approach to Anti-Ageing (James Stoxen)
02pm - Workshop: Ways Physicians Can Improve Human Performance and Slow Ageing by Focusing on the Body's Spring Mechanics (James Stoxen)
03pm - Hormone Balancing Through Pineal Gland Stimulation and Light Therapy (John Rogerson)
04pm - Nutritional Intervention as a Cornerstome of Lifestyle Modification (Alvin Magpantay/Aegle Nutritionist)
05pm - An Introduction to Medical Acupuncture (Melanie Manlongat)
06pm - A Novel Approach to the Management of Prostatic Disease (Jason Penaranda)
07pm - Dinner (ThanassisTaverna)

Sunday (November 13)

8am - 10am - Flight back to Manila

We also have a sponsorship package for those interested to join through this manner. 

  • Sponsorship Package:

  • Rate: 80k

  • Inclusions:

    • roundtrip airfare and 3D2N accommodation for one (1)

    • one-page ad in workbook

    • 3-minute AVP during breaks

    • logo on photo wall

    • product brochure/catalogue inside giveaway kits

    • unlimited networking opportunities during the weekend

Thank you once again, and looking forward to meeting you all at this event.  Please feel free email me for any inquiry or clarification:

Yours in the best of health,

Ben Valdecanas MD
*Prices do not include VAT

The First Aegle Workshop On
Integrative Medicine In Balesin

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