GREENS, GRAINS, AND BEANS: WHOLE-FOOD, PLANT-BASED NUTRITION (LLI 1104): Whole-food, plant-based nutrition is emerging as one of the most popular trends of this century. That is good news considering the skyrocketing rates of obesity and serious chronic diseases in the USA. Instructor Joan Davis, RN, MS, will describe the surprising research and pioneering doctors helping people recognize the connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Whether you’re just curious or already committed to better eating, this class will provide information and inspiration towards better health and a longer life. 55+ LLI Program.
NUTRITION MYTH BUSTERS (LIO 0149): Whether it is an old food myth or one started by a modern fad, myths have no place in nutrition. You will engage with a nutritionist in this class to help you determine the best balance for your own nutritional needs. Madelaine Dickinson, RD, is a registered dietitian and nutritionist with extensive specialty training in integrative and functional medicine. Bring your questions and the myths you’ve heard and help turn fable into fact.
PERFECT HEALTH: THE CHOPRA CENTER FOR WELL-BEING AYURVEDIC LIFESTYLE PROGRAM (LIO 0094): With the new direction that the Affordable Care Act is taking us, personal accountability and responsibility for one’s health has become more important. The Chopra Center Ayurvedic Lifestyle Program’s strong grounding in self-knowledge and mind body health provides a holistic approach to wellness. Your instructor, Mary Beth Janssen’s mantra is, “self-care is the ultimate health care,” and your experience in class will be based on the best seller Perfect Health by Deepak Chopra, M.D. You will learn to bring balance and healing into your life through a powerful regimen of Ayurvedic practices designed to balance the body and mind, enhance nutrition, reduce emotional turbulence, and re-awaken the senses. In this five lesson course designed by Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D., you will learn to achieve equilibrium and integration of mind, body, soul and environment. This will empower you to make nourishing choices, achieve healing, and experience change. Mary Beth is a certified Mind Body Health Educator for The Chopra Center. She is an author and teaches highly experiential wellness seminars, workshops and retreats worldwide.
RELATIONSHIPS: RAISING THE B.A.R.(LIO 0053): Learn how the three necessary elements of Boundaries, Apology, and Resistance lead
to meaningful relationships and personal fulfillment in this fast-paced and fun workshop.
Pamela Rak is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice. Her teaching
style is dynamic, engaging, and meaningful.
RESILIENCE TO STRESS WITH IREST MEDITATION (LIO 0144): Deeply relax and restore with Integrative Restoration, or iRest®. Easy to practice, this guided meditation will help you learn relaxation, mindfulness and meditative inquiry practices to help you release negative emotions and thought patterns and calm your nervous system. You’ll gain the resilience to meet life circumstances with an appropriate response—as you experience a deep sense of ease and well-being. iRest is a proven effective approach to alleviating anxiety, fear, pain, depression, insomnia, PTSD, addictions and other health issues. Instructor Jacqui Neurauter is an iRest Certified BodyMind Therapist and Coach. Bring a small pillow and a mat or blankets to lie on the floor, or sit in a chair, and dress with layers.