* Digestive Wellness, NaturallyDigestive Wellness, Naturally
Digestive Wellness, Naturally
with Mari Aleath Nichols
Thursday, February 4
6:30 pm, FREE
Is your digestive health compromised? Are you still trying to lose that holiday weight gain? Join MariAleath Nichols, National Educator for Renew Life™, to learn how probiotics, fiber, enzymes, and herbal cleansing formulas support healthy detoxification and promote digestive wellness, naturally.
* Gluten-Free DayGluten-Free Day
Saturday, February 6
11 am – 3 pm
Join us to sample gluten-free products, food and beer!
* I’m Gluten-Free. Now What?I’m Gluten-Free. Now What?
I’m Gluten-Free. Now What?
with Resolute Michaels, NTP
Tuesday, February 9
6:30 pm, FREE
Have you gone gluten free but found you still experience digestive issues, allergy symptoms and/or headaches? A nutritional therapist discusses potential hurdles in your path like cross-reactivity and the food sensitivities that often show up after gluten is removed. You’ll get the information you need to take the next step and start feeling better right away! Read Resolute’s article on page 12 for more information.
* Introduction to Essential OilsIntroduction to Essential Oils
Introduction to Essential Oils
with Elizabeth Bloom, DHM, DI. Hom.
Thursday, February 11
6:30 pm, FREE
Join the creator of Elizabeth Essentials for this popular interactive class on the amazing benefits of essential oils, including how to integrate them into your lifestyle to achieve and maintain optimal health and well-being. Participants will personally experience the entire product line, learn the many healing properties of each formula, and discover how to use them personally, and for your friends, family and clients.
COMBINE! with Deena The Deceptive Chef
Saturday, February 13
10 am - Noon, $10
After the shopping is done and we’ve put away the groceries, it’s time to figure out what dishes digest well together, the best times to eat and the optimal amounts to consume. Participants will also explore some of the myths and misconceptions about certain diets, which ingredients lead to high-level health, and how to create delicious, easy and cost-effective meals. Please register in advance to reserve your spot in part two of this popular series.
* Boost Immune Function!Boost Immune Function!
Boost Immune Function Naturally!
with Meghan Hintz, CF, LMP
Tuesday, February 16
6:30 pm, FREE
Are you dreading the cold and flu season ahead? Join a Wellness Coach (and former illness magnet) to learn natural ways of optimizing your body’s immune response so you can avoid illness or recover more quickly, and thrive through the cold, damp months of winter and beyond. We’ll cover the basics of the immune system and how it protects against pathogens; discuss nutritional support through food, herbs, and supplements; and consider how lifestyle impacts the immune system.
* Gluten SensitivityGluten Sensitivity
Gluten Sensitivity with Dr. Tom O’Bryan
A Masters of Nutrition presentation hosted by Susan Blake, BS, NTP, CGP
Thursday, February 18
6:30 pm, suggested gratitude offering $5
Whether you have a true sensitivity, just don’t feel good after eating certain foods, or you have no idea what’s causing your symptoms, join Susan when she shares excerpts from a video interview with an expert on gluten sensitivity. Attendees will discover how and why gluten sensitivities may be symptomatic of an underlying condition which must be addressed to achieve true healing. Class will conclude with tips and handouts on how to implement O’Bryan’s healing suggestions.
* Rawkin’ the Raw ChocolateRawkin’ the Raw Chocolate
Rawkin’ the Raw Chocolate
with Nicole Heart
Saturday, February 20
10 am-Noon, $20
The owner of Peace, Love & Raw demonstrates how to make three fabulous recipes that will wean you from store-bought chocolate forever! Students will learn to make Raw Chocolate, Cacao Cake, and Chocolate Fudgies, all using only a few simple, healthy ingredients (including low glycemic sweeteners). Join us for this delicious class and learn the easy but delicate process of making raw chocolate at home. Students will help decorate the Cacao Cake using the chocolates made in class. Preregistration required.
* Carob, Cocoa & Cacao A TastingCarob, Cocoa & Cacao A Tasting
Carob, Cocoa & Cacao A Tasting Lab
with Kim “in the Kitchen” Thornton
Tuesday Feb 23
6-7 pm, $15
Want more chocolate with less guilt? Join innovative chef/educator and certified health and weight loss coach, Kim Thornton, as she teaches you the delicious differences, advantages, and health benefits of carob, cocoa and cacao--three similar but very different foods--as well as when to use each in your recipes. Participants will sample No Bake Brownie Bites, Tantalizing Truffles, and Cookie Dough Bliss. All samples are delicious and gluten, corn, soy, wheat, and dairy free AND celiac, diabetic, hypertensive, paleo, and primal-friendly! Class includes a take-home recipe handout. Seats are limited. Pre-registration required.
* Safe and Simple Self TreatmentSafe and Simple Self Treatment
Homeopathy: Safe and Simple Science for Self Treatment
with Shane McCamey
Thursday February 25
6:30 pm, FREE
Tacoma (please note location)
Whether it’s winter colds and flu, springtime allergies, or summer mishaps and weekend warrior injuries, homeopathic remedies can be counted on for quick relief of symptoms without side effects. Join the trusted, longtime representative for Boiron when he discusses remedies for lingering colds and coughs, flu, allergy symptoms; bumps, burns, and bruises, arthritic and rheumatic pain; and sure-fire help for babies and children with teething pain, colic, diaper rash and growing pains.