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Worried about your family history of diseases being your destiny? Believe that low energy, low libido,illness, wrinkles and saggy skin areinevitable? Come learnseven ways to slow and control the aging process and improve your health. You are not a victim ofyour biological clock!You can also call (83...
Self criticism, past regrets, and anxiety about the future can really put a damper on our relationship with ourselves. In this class you'll discover self-friendly ways to meet these challenges more effectively and cultivate a warm understanding, compassionate, and wise part of you that's always ther...
Get your heart pumping and your joy flowing in this fun interactive drumming class! Learn how playing simple rhythms on hand drums can invigorate your body, release stress, and create a calm meditative state. You will learn proper ergonomics and easy-to-learn, step-by-step techniques for getting the...
Stress and emotional eating can cause the pounds to pile on and lessen your ability to lose weight. Learn some useful strategies and techniques for better managing your emotions for a healthier body.You can also call (831)457-7099 to sign up for this class,or visit the PEP office at 610 Frederick St...
Fasting has been utilized for decades as a tool to reduce inflammation. The impact of fasting can range from improving skin, brain function, blood sugar, hormones, pain, your microbiome and much more. Come find out about the different types of fasting: from intermittent fasting, modified protein spa...
Do you experience difficulty waking up? Do you need a "pick-me-up" mid-morning or afternoon? Is your low energy interfering with family, work, and enjoyable activities? Discover the many potential root causes of this health challenge and learn about lifestyle and nutritional ways to fight fatigue an...
Freedom from Smoking is an American Lung Association programdesigned for adults who want to quit smoking. This program has helped hundreds of thousands of smokers quit for good, it emphasizes understanding the psycho-social and behavioral aspects of nicotine addiction and methods to 'kick the habit'...
If you have osteopenia or osteoporosis, come learn about natural treatment options. Exercises that benefit your bones, foods and herbs that support optimum bone health, balancing the Yin and Yang of bone building, using body, mind and spirit practices to support your body's own healing mechanism.You...
Tired all the time? Don't have the energy you use to? This class will teach you how to maintain your vitality and strength while growing older. Science is now proving that lifestyle choices can be as important as genetics when it comes to aging well. The focus will be on building healthy habits and ...
Whether you're turning 65 or helping a family member navigate the system's complexities, understanding Medicare can be overwhelming. At this seminar, a registered HICAP counselor will help demystify:The A, B, C's (and D) of MedicareWhen and how to enrollSupplementing MedicareChoosing a drug planOrig...
This program is designed for people experiencing stress and complements management of illness and chronic pain. It consists of training in mindfulness meditation, yoga, and group support. It is modeled after Jon Kabat-Zinn's U Mass program featured in Bill Moyer's, "Healing and the Mind". Participan...
Do any of these sound like you? Have a growing muffin-top that won't go away? Feel exhausted no matter how much you sleep you get? Your brain won't come "online" and interferes with your work and home life? You feel like you're not showing up fully to your life and don't know what to do about it? If...
Have you been told you have prediabetes? Did you know that most people who develop Type 2 diabetes had prediabetes first? The good news is, if you have prediabetes you can prevent or delay the development of Type 2 diabetes with proven lifestyle changes. Come meet with our diabetes educators to lear...
Do you suffer from a painful inflammatory condition? Our registered dietitian will teach you what foods can help lower inflammation and what foods are considered pro-inflammatory. You can also call 831.457.7099 to sign up for this class,or visit PEP at 610 Frederick St.Santa Cruz between9 a.m. and 4...
Learning how to perform basic self-massage techniques can help an individual reduce chances of repetitive stress injury, minimize muscular imbalances and improve overall flexibility, function and athletic performance imbalances.You can also call (831) 457-7099 to sign up for this class,or visit the ...
Winter can be a challenge for your immune system, but it doesn't have to be. If you become sick often or catch every cold that goes around, it would be worthwhile to assess your habits and environment to make some changes. Come learn some holistic strategies to boost your immunity. In this class you...
Attention women who aretired of feeling like a "victim" of menopausal hormone changes and are fed up with low energy, with emotions all over the map, your waistline is growing no matter what you do, and you're constantly having hot flashes, then this class is for you!Come learnsimplestrategies that ...
Discover how to find out if you have a thyroid condition. The root causes of thyroid illness and what you can do now to restore thyroid health naturally. Brain fog, belly fat, fatigue, digestive issues, constipation and so many other symptoms may be thyroid related. If you've been on medication for ...