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  • Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

    Acupuncture and Chinese MedicineHave you ever wanted to learn about acupuncture and Chinese medicine? Instructor Nikki Vanecek will explain how Chinese medicine works, who it can help, and she will perform acupuncture and cupping demonstrations. This class will help you understand the benefits of acupuncture. Nikki has a Master's degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Northwestern Health Sciences University and has owned TCM Wellness Acupuncture in Spring Park for the last nine years.Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine 101Thursday, September 196:30 - 8 pmWestonka Activity Center   Conference Room#7600-A19F$35 How Can Acupuncture and Cupping Treat Pain?Thursday, November 146:30 - 8 pmWestonka Activity Center    Conference Room#7600-B19F$35 How Can Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Treat Stress and Anxiety?Thursday, January 166:30 - 8 pmWestonka Activity Center    Conference Room#7600-A20W$35
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certificatiom

    CPR/AED and First Aid CertificationWould you know what to do in a cardiac, breathing or first aid emergency? The right action can help save a life! With an emphasis on hands-on learning, this First Aid/CPR/AED course gives you the skills to save a life. Training meets OSHA's Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training for the infant, child, and adult. Skills include how to respond to a cardiac and breathing emergencies in all ages, CPR, use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) and choking. First Aid will include wounds and bandaging, burns, head, muscle, bone and joint injuries, heat and cold emergencies, poisonings, and sudden illnesses. Upon completing this course you will receive a two-year certification. Instructor: Shelly Nahan (Health & Safety Specialist with Team Take Heart)Monday, September 306-9 pmWestonka Activity Center   Conference Room#7518-A19F$59Monday, November 116-9 pmWestonka Activity Center  Conference Room#7518-B19F$59
  • Core Off the Floor - Abdominal Strengtheners that Won't Make you Get on the Floor

    Core Off the Floor - Abdominal Strengtheners that Won't Make You Get on the FloorA few reasons abdominal muscles weaken and lose shape are past pregnancies, surgeries, sitting at a desk all day, being sedentary, and poor posture. In this workshop you will learn a series of extremely effective exercises that will quickly strengthen all four layers of abdominal muscles, especially the deepest layer without stressing your back or neck joints and without having to get on the floor. Don't waste time with traditional crunches. Learn a different, more effective way to flatten your stomach, re-shape your waistline, and prevent/relieve lower back discomfort. Instructor: Janice NovakThursday, October 36 - 7:30 pmWestonka Activity Center   Conference Room#7566-A19F$29
  • Essential Oils - Christmas Make and Take

    Essential Oils - Christmas Make and TakeCome make some healthy presents or stocking stuffers for yourself or gifts for your loved ones. Many people are surprised to learn how many toxins and chemicals are used every day in our homes. These chemical toxins can lead to serious health challenges for both people and animals. Learn how to make your home a safe environment to live in for both people and animals. Instructor Bobbi Siljander will share recipes as well as make some products that are organic and toxic free that you can take home with you (two DIY items). Some examples could be a great smelling foaming hand soap, universal cleaning solution, and/or  purifying spray. Her family has been using these products for five years and have experienced their benefits.Wednesday, November 206 - 8 pmWestonka Activity Center   Conference Room#7510-A19F$25
  • Essential Oils for Cold and Flu Prevention

    Essential Oils for Cold and Flu PreventionJoin Instructor Bobbi Siljander to learn more about essential oils. Feel a cold or flu coming on? Are you sick winter after winter? Try using oils early and often!  Essential oils can be used in a variety of ways. Some of these ways that work for her family of six will be discussed in this class. SImple tricks that really boost the immune system, detoxify the body, purify the air and applying topically to ward off infectious bugs are just a few examples. We will cover the most commonly used essential oils that many people have been using for several years now. This is a great extension to the Basics class. Monday, October 216 - 8 pmWestonka Activity Center   Conference Room#7509-A19F$25
  • Group Hypnosis to Lose Weight & Stop Smoking

    Group Hypnosis to Lose Weight & Stop SmokingAll behavior change must occur at a subconscious level to maintain a lasting change. Hypnosis is very relaxing. You will be in control at all times and at no time will you be unconscious. Bring a pillow and blanket or sleeping bag to sit or lie on for more comfort. Dress comfortably in layered clothing to adjust to the temperature of the room. If you have questions or would like more information about group hypnosis, please check out www.hypnosisclinic.net Instructor Mary Fischer, New Way Hypnosis Clinic. Dr. Fischer has 29 years of experience teaching group hypnosis classes in over 60 Community Education locations.PLEASE NOTE: Due a schedule conflict, the date has been changed from the previously published catalog dateThursday, November 216 - 9 pmEducational Service Center   Community Room6 - 6:30 pm           Check-in and receive materials        6:30 - 7:30 pm            Introduction (attendance required)7:30 - 8:15 pm                 Weight Loss Hypnosis        8:15 - 9 pm            Stop Smoking/Chewing Hypnosis Group Hypnosis for WeightIf you have lost weight consciously many times, only to gain it back again, make a subconscious change today! Stop craving sweets, and fatty, greasy foods. Stop unhealthy snacking and overeating. Get motivated to exercise. Increase willpower and self-confidence.Thursday, November 21#7519-A19F$59 Group Hypnosis to Stop Smoking/Chewing TobaccoWhat will your future be like if you don't stop smoking or chewing tobacco today? If you have the desire to quit, hypnosis can help you stop immediately, without withdrawal, cravings, or weight gain.Thursday, November 21#7519-B19F Both sections:  Weight Loss and Stop Smoking/Chewing Tobacco Group HypnosisThursday, November 21#7519-C19F$105
  • Thyroid - This You Need to Know

    Thyroid - This You Need to KnowIf you currently take thyroid medication but are still gaining weight and still have a variety of symptoms, there's more you need to know. Fatigue, weight gain, depression, anxiety, rising cholesterol levels, inability to focus, thinning hair, digestive problems, abnormal blood pressure, reduced sex drive, and heart palpitations are only some of the symptoms. In this workshop we'll discuss: how thyroid function can make any illness worse; the five things that need to be measured but usually aren't; why the No. 1 thyroid replacement may not be helping you; connection between thyroid, fibromyalgia and arthritis; foods that help or hinder; commonly misunderstood rules of how and when to take thyroid meds; environmental triggers and info you need to discuss with your doctor. This workshop is a source of information only and should by no means be considered a substitute for the advice of a qualified medical professional. Instructor Janice Novak has a Master's degree in Health Education and is a best-selling author, speaker and wellness consultant.Thursday, December 126 - 7:30 pmWestonka Activity Center   Conference Room#7565-A19F$29