Every week Marlene’s hosts naturopaths, nutritionists, chefs, authors, and other leaders in the natural healing community.
How to Manage Your Stress
with Oksana Mulyukova, ND, Licensed Acupuncturist Tuesday, July 11 | 6:30 pm, FREE | Tacoma
Discover the profound effects of stress on our body and mind. Dr. Mulyukova’s lecture will include helpful tips on healthful stress relief techniques and lifestyle adjustments, as well as important stress fighting nutrients. You will have a chance to experience the stress relieving power of auricular acupuncture and a specific stress reducing breathing technique.
with Meghan Kaul, CAPH Thursday, July 13 | 6:30 pm, FREE | Federal Way
Learn to use Pranic Healing® to accelerate the body’s ability to heal itself. After reviewing the basics of energetic anatomy, Meghan will discuss how to do a “body scan,” give yourself a quick energy boost, disconnect with those who may be draining our energy, and lead a meditation that creates peace, stillness, and bliss. Meghan Kaul is a Certified Associate Pranic Healer.
Ketogenic Summer Cuisine
with Stephanie Johnson, NTP & Rebecca Wolfe, Personal Chef Saturday, July 15 | 10 am – noon, $20 | Federal Way
Do you know the benefits of a low-carb, high-fat diet? Join a nutritional therapist and a personal chef to find out what a delicious ketogenic diet could do for you. In this fun and friendly class, you will learn to prepare satisfying keto-friendly summer fare and receive recipes to try at home. Please pre-register.
Safely Soak Up the Sun
with Jonathan Wright, MD (ND, hon) Saturday, July 15 | 3:30 pm, FREE | Federal Way
Join Dr. Jonathan V. Wright, founder and Medical Director of Tahoma Clinic in Tukwila, Washington, as he shares his recent research on the association between diet and skin cancer, dietary factors that support healthy skin, ways to get the sun’s beneficial rays safely to optimize Vitamin D synthesis, and many other tips for healthy summer living.
The Joys and Challenges of Caregiving
with Brad Larsen, DDS Tuesday, July 18 | 6:30 pm, FREE | Tacoma
Caregiving is a situation that will confront a majority of Americans at some point in their lives. Join life-long caregiver, Brad Larsen, to rediscover the hope that life can be rich and fulfilling in spite of this challenge. Find a positive, healthy approach to this difficult, but rewarding task.
Caring for Yourself and Others with Plant Medicine During Life Changing Illnesses
with Carol Trasatto, Herbalist Thursday, July 20 | 6:30 pm, $10 | Federal Way
Holistic medicine offers a wealth of means to support yourself or to care for a loved one while dealing with a life-changing illness, undergoing treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or other intense medical procedures, or for traversing the dying process itself. Join experienced herbalist Carol Trasatto as she discusses a holistic, plant-based approach to support all those involved in critical illness scenarios. Please pre-register.
The Art of Making Kombucha
with Julie Kamin-Martin, founder of OlyCultures Saturday, July 22 | 10 am – noon, $25 | Tacoma
Join the founder of OlyCultures to learn how to make a classic effervescent drink at home. Explore which teas and sugars work best for kombucha, and then learn how to create your first batch! Julie will also discuss bottling, how to create your desired effervescence, and tips for customizing with natural flavors. Look forward to trying several tasty samples! Please pre-register.
Yoga: Caring for Your Mind, Body and Soul
with Dee Escobedo, Registered Yoga Teacher Saturday, July 22 | 1:30 - 3:30 pm, $10 | Tacoma
Learn how gentle movements can unite body and mind, encourage concentration, and prepare you for meditation. Registered Yoga Teacher, Dee Escobedo, will guide students through warm ups with deep breathing and gentle stretches, move into holding poses for strengthening, sequence into some balancing postures, and end with a guided meditation. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring some water, a large towel, and a mat for your personal use. No experience necessary. Please pre-register.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!