Health & Wellness
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How to Talk with a Doctor
This course will focus almost exclusively on recommendations of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Mayo Clinic, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Heart Association (AHA), and a select few additional organizations—impartial and authoritative. Many of the materials we will discuss are available free of charge on the internet.
CE-HLTH 2095VA, 1 Wed., July 24, 7:00-9:00 pm, KNC-3, $20. B Kirsch. #5624
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 Wed., June 12 & 19, 6:00-8:00 pm, AAB-304, $50. A Velez. #5705
Quick and Simple Guide to Inner Peace
Many of us lead such overscheduled lives that we believe we do not have time to take care of ourselves. Dr. Akhu offers bite-sized, highly useful self-care suggestions, techniques, and practices for busy people. Join her as she shares a few techniques you can begin using immediately to take better care of yourself.
CE-PRSDV 2167, 1 Thurs., June 6, 6:30-8:00 pm, KNC-2, $20 (+ $30 optional materials fee for book and card deck). A Akhu. #5562
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 Tues., June 4, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, KNC-3, $25. E Wind. #5059
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 to class.
CE-FITNS 2056, 1 Sat., Aug. 24, 1:00-5:00 pm, KNC-3, $45. H Cuevas. #5669
What is the root cause of your anger? Anger should not be held in or go unchecked, but managed in an appropriate manner. This class will help you learn how to gain a perspective on anger as well as developing coping skills. These skills help reduce the emotions and physical arousal that anger causes. Patterns of anger responses can send one into an exhausting spiral that hurts themselves and others. Come discover why anger management is an important tool of self-awareness.
CE-PRSDV 2169, 1 W/Th, June 5 & 6, 6:00-8:00 pm, AAB-308, $50. A Hyman. #5860
Becoming Unstuck: Transformation through Care of the Mind, Body & Spirit
Whether our “stuckness” is due to circumstances, stress, decisions, illness, etc., science-based mind-body medicine is a powerful tool to move forward. This workshop will introduce meditation, biofeedback, and guided imagery. Discover the potential of a wide range of benefits, including deepening self-awareness and intuition, improved sleep and mental functioning, improvement in pain, and reduced blood pressure.
CE-PRSDV 2164VA, 1 Sun., June 9, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, KNC-2, $45. S Charbonier. #5011
Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation
Have you wanted to try meditation but did not think it was for you? During this one-session class, we will explore several types of meditation that you can incorporate in your daily life.
CE-PRSDV 2105VA, 1 Mon., June 3, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, KNC-3, $25. E Wind. #5058