February 2017 classes

Every week Marlene’s hosts naturopaths, nutritionists, chefs, authors, and other leaders in the natural healing community.


Learn to Love Yourself  - CANCELLED- 

with Jessica Scales, LMFT | Tuesday, February 7 6:30 pm, FREE Tacoma

You wouldn’t be unfair, mean, or over-critical to your best friend, right? Often though, we treat ourselves that way without thinking twice about it. Stop bringing yourself down! Join Jessica and develop confidence, kindness, and an improved relationship with yourself

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From SAD to Sunny – Alleviating Seasonal Affective Disorder

with Resolute Michaels, NTP | Thursday, February 9 6:30 pm, FREE Federal Way

Seasonal Affective Disorder affects many in the Pacific Northwest, sabotaging our best efforts to stick with our New Year’s Resolutions. Did you know nutrition can help ease the depression, sadness and lethargy that accompanies the lead-up to warmer, longer spring days? Resolute will shine light on the nutrition protocol and steps you can follow to put the spring back in your step long before Spring arrives.

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Love your Belly – Celebrate a Gluten Free Valentine’s Day

with Chiara Maria Kae, PHD, RDN | Saturday, February 11 10 am – Noon, FREE Federal Way

Set the stage for a heart-throbbing, gluten free Valentine’s Day! Learn to create nutrient-rich, luscious gluten free foods that both your belly and sweetheart will adore. Chiara will also review prepared gluten free items, provide an interactive self-assessment, and offer Q&A support for your gluten free lifestyle. Enjoy gluten free treats and tips for gluten free shopping at Marlene’s.

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Chocolate and Wine Tasting with Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

at Demo Counter | Tuesday, February 14 3 pm – 5 pm Both stores FREE!

Take a flavor tour of the world with chocolate and wine! Sip certified Salmon Safe wines from Terra Blanca and enjoy smooth, rich chocolate creations from Theo and Honey Mama. 21+ with ID. Shop from our favorite Valentine’s Day gift and wrapping ideas, all in one place!

Essential Oil Love Potions

with Elizabeth Bloom, DHM | Thursday, February 16 6:30 pm, FREE Federal Way

Let the power of essential oils infuse your love life with warmth and intimacy. Alleviate and balance stress, grief, anxiety, insomnia, and let the loving feelings flow. Join Elizabeth and learn to appreciate the physical and emotional benefits of therapeutically blended essential oils.

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Gluten-Free Whole Foods Cooking Class

with Rebecca Wolfe, Personal Chef | Saturday, February 18 10 am - Noon, $20 Tacoma

Focus on whole foods and never miss the gluten! Gluten free for over 7 years, Rebecca will share her experience and skills. Learn the gluten free cooking basics with a demonstration and taste plenty of samples! Take home resources and recipes to continue exploring on your own.

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Reflexology for Heart Health Support

with Linda Frank, RF, NBCR | Tuesday, February 21 6:30 pm, FREE Tacoma

The heart is far more than a pump. Learn about the new science behind the heart’s larger role in our physical and mental well being. Linda will discuss how the gentle, precise stimulation of Reflexology coupled with other simple means can support heart health, reduce pain, and relax the mind. For more information, visit reflexologyforbetterhealth.com.

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Deceptively Delicious, Delightfully Healthy Biscotti

with Deena, The Deceptive Chef | Thursday, February 23 6 pm, $20 Tacoma

Learn to create biscotti so good they call to you, and nutrition so dense your body will be glad to answer. Take charge of your sweet tooth with healthy biscotti you can enjoy anytime! Deena will show you how to use alternative ingredients to make allergen free versions of classic recipes. Come ready to get your hands in the mix!

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Favorite Dishes from Indian kitchens

with Mitra Mohandessi | Saturday, February 25 10 am – Noon, $30 Tacoma

Indian cuisine? Yes, please. Gluten free Indian cuisine? Oh my. Yes, please! Enjoy samples of an authentic home cooked meal as you explore the herbs and spices used in traditional Indian kitchens. Mitra will demonstrate preparation of Pulao (spiced rice) and Punjabi Murgh Makhani (Butter Chicken). Take home a recipe for Cucumber Raita, a great accompaniment for any type of dahl, rice or meat.

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Feeding your Heart for Health

with Stephanie Johnson, BS, NTP | Tuesday, February 28 6:30 pm, FREE Tacoma

Could over-consumption of processed foods be hurting your heart? Boost your heart health with the Six Pillars of Health! Learn how to fight inflammation and nourish the cardiovascular system with healthy foods. Stephanie will discuss how improving heart health with nutrients and oxygen impacts overall health.

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  • 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!

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