Marsha Billes DO
Dr. Marsha Billes is a dedicated and compassionate Family Physician who has been successful at combining traditional and integrative medicine to reduce chronic disease and promote wellness. She is Board Certified in Family Practice, and Integrative Medicine and she is also Certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She has been using Yoga Therapy and Measured Yoga Therapy in her practice as an additional modality for assessing the health of her patients- both individually as well as teaching chair yoga therapy in a group for the past 3 and a half years.
Dr. Billes graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989 and did her Internship and Family Practice Residency at Beaumont-of Farmington Hills in 1990-1992. She was also Chief of Staff at Beaumont-Farmington Hills (previously known as Botsford Hospital) in 2003. She continues to serve as an Associate Clinical Professor through MSU-COM. She thoroughly has enjoyed teaching medical students and P. A students and she has spent 26 years in private practice. Dr. Billes has also been a National Speaker on Diabetic Neuropathy and treatment with forms of methylated folate. She currently practices at The Beaumont Weight Control Center in Canton as well as supervising the Wellness Program at Envision Health -a program which she actually helped develop.
She is also doing Integrative Medicine consults there in addition to using Yoga Therapy. These techniques that she will share with us today have helped lower blood pressure, stress and hemoglobin a1c levels as just a few benefits that Yoga as Medicine can provide.
Dr Billes also serves as a Director on the Board of Life In Yoga Institute and she continues to work with Dr Rajan Nayarayan using the Biowell machine which uses photonic imagery to assess stress, vitality and energy levels and organ system balance using pre and post readings with Yoga therapy techniques.
She is very excited about sharing these various modalities which have been life changing for her patients and have enhanced her life personally.