Health & Wellness
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Heart-Worries vs. Heart-Wise
If you are interested in having a healthier heart then this workshop is for you! The words “heart-healthy” are everywhere: from restaurant menus, supermarket circulars, cookbooks, and internet blogs, to TV. Explore the confusion over what to eat and when. Examine myths and proven facts about helpful, scientifically proven nutritional supplements that are readily available. Exercise and relaxation techniques are the next best approaches for your heart health and we will learn some surprisingly easy ways for you to reduce blood pressure and improve heart health.
CE-HLTH 2094VA, 1 Sat., Oct. 6, 12:00 noon-4:00 pm, KNC-4, $50. J Ricks. #83386
Surviving and Thriving Through Menopause
Find out how to make sense of menopause and the changes you experience in your health and your life. The two-session program will help you gain a better understanding of the stages of menopause; how hormonal fluctuations affect your health and mood; lifestyle changes that can help relieve the many discomforts of menopause; and how to create your own personalized strategy for thriving through this important life stage.
CE-HLTH 2093, 2 Mon., Oct. 15 & 22, 7:00-9:00 pm, AAB-504, $50. A Velez. #83476
Sleep Problems? ZZZ’s on the Way
Can’t fall asleep? Fall asleep but then wake up? This class is for anyone who has any problems getting a good night’s sleep. Using cognitive techniques, this workshop will discuss all aspects of sleep hygiene as well as subtle, often overlooked blocks to restful sleep. Put a spring back into your step!
CE-HLTH 2074, 1 Wed., Oct. 3, 7:00-9:00 pm, GTW-219, $25. M Krieger. #83091
Painting for Health and Vitality
Discover how the process of painting can bring a sense of relaxation and renewed vitality into your life! Using mindful awareness of the breath and body, create watercolor paintings with a focus on color and energy. Draw upon the ancient wisdom of the chakra system as a guide for self-discovery and healing; engage in the creative process and develop powerful tools for balancing your energy and creating harmony. No prior painting experience necessary. Contact instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org for materials list.
CE-PRSDV 2128, 5 Tues., Sept. 25-Oct. 23, 6:00-8:00 pm, KNC-2, $95. S Gibian. #83106
Are you tired of the same old nutrition information? Do you eat for emotional reasons? Have you lost pleasure in eating? Come learn how to maintain a healthy attitude toward eating, while still enjoying your food. Through mindful eating, you will learn many easy and practical exercises to encourage a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle.
CE-HLTH 2069VA, 1 Mon., Oct. 8, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, KNC-2, $25. E Wind. #83047
The Sugar Blues & Gluten Woes!
Do you have food addictions? Are there times when you can have sugar? Which foods should you eliminate to stabilize moods and increase energy & focus? And what are gluten’s hidden sources? We are surrounded by foods filled with sugar or made with gluten; and we are hearing a lot of confusing or conflicting info about both. We will discuss that and so much more: metabolism building to increase your overall energy, how to balance your digestive system now using the right probiotics, and which enzymes to use with specific foods. You will learn easy recipe substitutions to help you to easily reduce the sugar and fat now in your favorite recipes, as well as a simplistic new exercise tool to reduce your weight in less than 1 hour per week and core strengthening exercises.
CE-HLTH 2075, 1 Sat., Sept. 22, 12:00 noon-4:00 pm, AAB-504, $50 (+ textbook). J Ricks. #83062
Forget the facelift! This natural method engages muscle activity to improve your looks regardless of your age and gender. Discover easy exercises, done while sitting, to tone muscles in the jaw, mouth, eyes, and forehead; reduce wrinkles and sagging skin; and allow more oxygen and nutrients to reach skin cells, giving the appearance of a fuller and more youthful look. Bring a hand mirror, metal teaspoon, unsharpened pencil, and face moisturizer
CE-FITNS 2056, 1 Sat., Nov. 3, 1:00-5:00 pm, KNC-2, $45. H Cuevas. #82961
Relaxation, Meditation and Your Own True Self
Explore Meditation, Part 1
Most ways of relaxing give us only temporary relief. Learn a handy five-minute meditation that will relax you profoundly and deeply – an ideal tool for a busy life. If you are a beginner, this is an easy way to see what modern meditation can do for you. If you are experienced, it will expand your perspectives and refresh your practices.
CE-PRSDV 2023, 1 Sun., Oct. 28, 2:30-4:00 pm, KNC-3, $25. A Rosenberg. #83243
Meditation, Part 2
This class will help you master and expand the meditation of Part 1. You will also learn how to make meditation a comfortable part of your daily routines. You will find your days increasingly infused with bright new joy and an unshakable peace.
CE-HLTH 2004, 3 Sun., Nov. 4-18, 2:30-4:00 pm, KNC-2, $60. A Rosenberg. #83244