January 2015 Classes

Every week Marlene’s hosts naturopaths, nutritionists, chefs, authors, and other leaders in the natural healing community. Click here or click on class titles below to register online.

  • At least 48 hours advance registration is required for all fee-based classes.
  • You may pre-register in person, by calling Tacoma (253-472-4080) or Federal Way (253-839-0933), or online here.
  • Refunds will be issued with at least 48 hours advance notice. With less than 24 hours notice, no refunds will be issued.
  • Plan to arrive 15-20 minutes early for all events. We cannot reserve seats for free classes.
  • Please refrain from wearing any fragrance, natural or artificial, to classes.
  • If you have special dietary needs, please let us know when you register for cooking classes.

Questions? Call us at either store, or email us at classhost@marlenesmarket-deli.com. Thank you!

Hearty, Filling, Tasty… Raw!

with Jenelle York, MS, RD

Saturday, Jan 3

10 am – 1 pm $20


Jenelle, a Registered Dietitian and vegan pin-up food artist, teaches you how to make Warming Squash Bisque, Hearty Kale Salad, and Creamy Chocolate Pudding. Learn the health benefits of plant-based eating – and taste them, too – in this fun new class!

Overcome Barriers to Better Health in 2015Ashley_Looker_BetterII

with Ashley Looker

Tuesday, Jan 6

6:30 pm, FREE


Don’t underestimate how your thoughts, feelings and emotions impact your health and ability to “stick with” your healthy lifestyle goals. Learn to overcome barriers, create realistic health goals, and develop a personalized health plan to keep you on track all year! Raffle for a free coaching with Ashley!

 Clear Lymph, Clean Bowels and Purify Liver with Watedirk_yow_goodr and Oxygen

A talk and book signing with Dirk “thricealightingonwater” Yow, BS

Thursday, Jan 8

6:30 pm, FREE

Federal Way

Water is a solvent, a delivery system, and a catalyst for building hydro-static pressure to create an internal purge response. Learn how to alleviate symptoms of IBS, leaky gut, diverticulitis, gas, bloating, heavy metal accumulation and other imbalances. Book signing for Yow’s new book, Wheels of Wellness, follows his talk.

Get Back on Track for the New YearHansie_Wong

with Hansie Wong, MD

Saturday, Jan 10

10 am – 11:30 am, FREE

Federal Way

Could your New Year’s goals be too broad or too vague? Learn to set realistic resolutions, establish intentions, and create an outline of your goals for the year with an Integrative Health Coach and MD!

Gain by LosingRex_Jones

with Rex Jones

Tuesday, Jan 13

7 pm, FREE


When you “gain” (extra pounds, toxins, stress), your health can actually “lose.” But, when you “lose” (extra pounds, toxins, and stress) you actually “gain”. Join Garden of Life educator Rex Jones when he takes your health to the next level with a sound, food-based approach to cleansing, detoxifying, and weight loss.

Don’t Go Deaf, Blind or Lose Your Mind!Jonathan_Wright

with Jonathan V. Wright, MD

Thursday, Jan 15

6:30 pm, FREE

Federal Way

Protect your golden years from auditory, visual, and cognitive decline by correcting digestive problems and restoring hormone activity in this rare evening with Jonathan V. Wright, M.D., founder and medical director of the world famous Tahoma Clinic in Renton.

Health is Fragile, Handle with Foodsteve_sherry_fry

with Steve and Sherry Fry

Saturday, Jan 17

10 am – 1 pm, $20

Federal Way

This comprehensive but beginner-friendly class offers an overview of our modern diet and its corresponding health challenges. Combined with video trailers and lots of tasty samples, students will learn to make and receive generous samples of Muffin Tops (from fresh ground flour), Bragg-a-Berry Salad, and Cream Cheese Dessert with Raw Cacao.

Movie Screening: Speciesism: The Movienina_osberg_headshot

with Nina Osberg

Tuesday, Jan 20

6:30 pm, FREE


At its heart, Speciesism asks us to confront the ethical, financial, cultural, and health impact of confined animal feedlot operations and the role of human beings in the animal kingdom. Sometimes funny, sometimes shocking, this documentary will be screened by Nina Osberg, certified instructor for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, graduate of the T. Colin Campbell Foundation, and certified health coach.

Releasing Trauma through Hypnotherapyann_curry_lores

with Ann Curry, MSW

Thursday, Jan 22

6:30 pm, FREE

Federal Way

Hypnotherapy is a safe and effective way to release emotional blocks and traumas in your past, present and future life. Let hypnotherapist Ann Curry show you how to tap into the power of the subconscious mind and the strength of the soul, to allow for living to your highest potential.

Healthy Body, Mind and Spiritsusan_blake

with Susan Blake, NTP, CGP

Saturday, Jan. 24

10 am – 1 pm, $20


Join Susan Blake, NTP, CGP and locate or refine your path to body, mind and spirit health by clearing old patterns to allow new creativity to flow. Learn how each path supports the other through individual and group activities, a guided meditation, and more! Every participant will receive a coupon for a free follow-up visit with the purchase of an initial consultation.

The Revealing Power of Makeup

with Laini T. McNeal

Tuesday, January 27

6:30 pm, FREE


Allow your definition of beauty to expand! Take a historical journey with Laini T. McNeal to explore make-up’s history as a tool to express one’s unique divinity throughout the centuries, and how to utilize these ancient beauty secrets to create your own beautiful, unique power mask. You will never look at your lipstick the same! There will be an audience member demonstration using holistic beauty products sold at Marlene’s.

Make the Connection: Leaky Gut Syndrome and Brain ChemistryResolute_Michaels_Use This One

with Resolute Michaels, NTP

Thursday, January 29

6:30 pm, FREE

Federal Way

Relief from symptoms of anxiety, depression, disordered eating, and ADD/ADHD, can be as simple as a shift in diet. Attendees will receive practical tips, tools, a helpful “cheat sheet” of ideas, take a short quiz, and learn the number one change to make today to begin healing brain and mood issues. Resolute Michaels’ passion is working nutritionally with clients dealing with neurological issues. Resolute will soon complete her certification by the BioIndividual Nutrition Institute to work with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Kickstart Your Health in the New Yearnina_osberg_headshot

with Nina Osberg

Saturday, Jan 31

10am – 12pm, FREE

Federal Way

Nina Osberg, Certified Food for Life Instructor, graduate of the T. Colin Campbell Foundation, and health coach, helps you get the best start to your New year with a whole foods, plant-based diet. Nina will suggest ways to add more greens, beans, fruits and grains into your daily diet in a fun and easy way. If you’re a cancer survivor, have diabetes, want to lose weight or just be healthier in 2015, this class is for you.




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