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Health & Wellness/Nutrition
49er Lost Chords Club
The 49er Lost Chords, a throat cancer support group, meets the first Thursday of each month in the UC Davis Medical Center's Glassrock Building.
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Class/Workshop,Health & Wellness/Nutrition,Seniors
Advance Care Planning Workshop
Dignity Health Nurse Educator Chris Evans will share information about the Advance Health Care Directive and POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment). Each participant will receive a packet of helpful materials.
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Class/Workshop, Nature, Green/Environmental, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Education
After School Program at Soil Born Farms
This will be an opportunity for young women ages 13-18 to engage with the outdoor world and deepen their connection to themselves, their environment, their health, and each other. The program will build community and support teens in healthy transitions toward adulthood. Through interactions with the land, we aim to empower young women to build inner strength and confidence, as well as learn valuable leadership and life skills. Activities will include: gardening • cooking and eating together • health and nutrition • medicinal, edible and traditional uses of plants • wild crafted art • exploring the American River Parkway. The program will be flexible and adapted to meet the interests and passions of the group. Held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, September 13 to June 13, 2018 from 3:30 to 5:30pm. Price: $150 for 10 sessions. Scholarships available. To get more info, contact Alyssa at akassner@soilborn.org. Instructor: Alyssa Kassner, Soil Born Farms. Location: Soil Born Farms American River Ranch in the Farmhouse Kitchen & Youth Garden. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Community Event, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Aging 2.0 Telehealth Event
The world of healthcare delivery is rapidly evolving. Come and learn about telehealth and telemedicine, how they are changing the way we receive health care and how it will impact aging-in-place. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) defines telehealth as: “The use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration.” Please join us in the conversation with leading professionals in Sacramento's telehealth community. Discover entrepreneurial opportunities in telehealth innovation. We are honored to have: * Facilitator: Mr. Keisuke Nakagawa, Founder & CEO, Whitekoat and Founder, Health 2.0 Sacramento * Mr. Binda Mangat, President & CEO, Quorum Technologies, * Mr. Roger Santos, Founder & Principal Consultant, Next Generation Telemedicine Communication Consulting, * Dr. Javeed Siddiqui, Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer, TeleMed2U * Dr. Wesley Valdes, Healthcare & Telehealth Innovator. FREE ENTRY & REFRESHMENTS WITH RESERVATIONS (made through November 15th) $10 fee on November 16th
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Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Beer Yoga
Do you love yoga and beer? Or love beer and are curious about yoga? Big Stump Brew Co. hosts Beer Yoga every Sunday. Cost includes a one-hour yoga class and a Big Stump Brew after class.
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Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Education, Nature
Family Herbalist Course, Beginners Program
Join Herbalist Candis Cantin and her team in learning the basics of Western Herbology while integrating it with Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese medicine. This six-month course will include medicine-making, plant ID, how to treat acute ailments, use of tonic herbs and food for strengthening vitality, as well as how to harvest local herbs for medicine. You will learn about your own constitutional needs and ways to balance yourself for better health and well-being. This program will include herb walks around the farm and the American River. There will be lots of tasting, smelling, and hands-on experience with the herbs! Curriculum: Introduction to Herbal Medicine and your Ayurvedic Constitution, Making Herbal Medicine and Identifying Plants in the Garden and Wild Places, Continuing our Integration of Western Herbology and Ayurveda, Herbs and Food for Good Digestion, Herbs for Calming and Strengthening the Nerves, Tonic Herbs for Rejuvenation and Rebuilding Vitality. Second Saturdays, 10am – 4:30pm. October 14 • November 11 • December 9 January 13 • February 10 • March 10. All classes will be held at Soil Born Farms American River Ranch (2140 Chase Drive in Rancho Cordova). Early Bird Rate through 9/13: $475, Regular Rate after 9/13: $525. Payment plan option available: First payment of $175 required to reserve your space in the course. (Note: No payment plan offered for Early Bird registration.) Contact info@soilborn.org or (916) 363-9685. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Community Event, Meeting
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Meeting
Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free Twelve Step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating, bulimia or other food-related issues. Weekly meetings every Tuesday evening 7 - 8:30 pm at the Faith United Methodist Church. All are welcome.
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Education, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Community Event, Meeting
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Meeting, Sacramento
If you're struggling with food, come to a Saturday morning Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous 12-step meeting. FA is for anyone who suffers from overeating, under eating, bulimia, or obsession with food, weight or body size. There are no dues or fees. For a full directory of meetings, visit our website. www.foodaddicts.com Find out, Am I A Food Addict? Take the Quiz.
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Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Running
Healdsburg Half Marathon & Hallowine 5K
This end-of-wine harvest and Halloween-themed race runs through the Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys in late October, when the weather is ideal for running and the autumn-colored vineyards glow in the warm sunshine. Enter the costume contest, win wine awards for your age group, and enjoy wine-tasting, food, beer, exhibitors, live music and more. A Hallowine 5K is also offered, and is open to adults and kids ages 7 and older. Kids’ activities will be provided at the post-race wine & music.
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Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
HoopDance Happiness Class
Sweat, smile, move and groove in the modern evolution of the beloved children’s toy: the hula hoop. Learn how to get a great full-body toning and cardiovascular workout with a smile on your face. Handmade hoops for all ages and abilities to enjoy in each class will be provided. You'll work on a variety of drills and skills to challenge every level of hoop, from beginner to advanced.
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