Courses

If you feel like you've done everything you can and still haven't managed to significantly reduce arthritis pain, come and find some new answers.

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Discover the reasons you may be unable to sleep at night, struggle through your days with no energy, and why your libido has disappeared. Hormones can influence behavior and mood, give zest for life or leave you dragging. Men AND women end up riding the hormone roller coaster because many hormones fluctuate throughout the day, the week, and the month.

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The Better Bones & Balance program, developed by researchers at the Bone Research Lab at Oregon State University, uses targeted exercises that reduce the rate of bone loss, improve strength and balance, and reduce the risk of falls.
If you are apprehensive about exercise, join this class and explore the best paths of movement based on your needs and abilities. Enjoy freedom to move at your own pace as you build strength and stamina with a nurturing instructor in a small group setting.

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Interested in learning how to reduce the rate of bone loss, improve strength and balance, and reduce the risk of falls? We invite you to attend this free information session to learn more about the Better Bones & Balance program developed by researchers at the Bone Research Lab at Oregon State University. Wear comfortable clothes and come prepared to move.

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If you've taken the Better Bones & Balance class for at least one complete term, please join this group of experienced students who want to get even stronger and more balanced.
The Better Bones & Balance program, developed by researchers at the Bone Research Lab at Oregon State University, uses targeted exercises that reduce the rate of bone loss, improve strength and balance, and reduce the risk of falls.
Build core strength and muscle endurance in a supportive environment. Focus will be on proper technique, using movements that emphasize injury resilience and prevention. Targeted exercises will be used to gradually build strength, stamina, confidence and body awareness.
One of the most powerful tools for eating a consistently healthy diet is a personal eating plan. An eating plan provides a template for when and how much to eat so that you get the unique balance of protein, carbohydrate, fat and fiber that's right for you.
Learn about the latest and most popular dietary plans from Whole30 to Paleo and everything in between. In this class, students will learn to eliminate the most common craving-inducing, blood sugar disrupting, gut-damaging, inflammatory food groups for a full 30 days.
We all want to feel 100% as soon as possible after an injury or surgery, without any lingering pain or restricted movement. From bruising or cuts to torn muscles and broken bones, there are simple things you can do to restore yourself fully and in record time.
Central Oregon is a challenging growing environment, but many medicinal herbs seem to love it. This class will explore medicinal garden designs, gardening and propagation techniques and recommended herbs for this region.
This gentle yoga class allows you to explore the connection of mind, body, and spirit through the gentle movements of yoga for whole body fitness. Breath awareness and the basics of proper and safe alignment will be the foundation of the practice of yoga poses.

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Explore how essential oils are uniquely positioned to create profound emotional awareness and release. Students will explore three of the most effective essential oils for emotional change.
Deepen your connection to self by understanding the body's internal and external energy systems. Students will explore three of the most effective essential oils for spiritual expansion, energy field awareness and personal empowerment.
Learn the physiological effects of essential oils on the human body as well as proper use and application of essential oils. Students will explore three of the most effective essential oils for physical healing.
This unique three-class series is packed with in-depth knowledge and information about the powerful healing properties of essential oils. Explore the principles of healing to help create effective treatments on physical, emotional, and energetic levels.
Reiki, an ancient Japanese form of hands-on healing, promotes relaxation, balance, and well-being using the life-force energy called Ki. Learn about the history of Reiki, how to use it to promote healing for yourself and others, and practice giving and receiving Reiki.
For students who have completed Reiki I, this class teaches techniques to promote emotional and mental healing, and to provide long distance healing.
Explore the practice of HeartMath meditation and how to achieve a state known as heart coherence - the measurable synchronization of our physical, mental, and emotional states. Supported with 15 years of research from the Institute of HeartMath, this practice offers profound physical, mental, emotional and spiritual benefits.
Wondering how to use herbs for healing? This hands-on class will help students explore how to make and use simple herbal remedies. Learn to make infusions, decoctions, syrups, oxymels, tinctures and salves. Students will take home a variety of recipes for easy to make herbal remedies.
Many cultures throughout the world utilize herbs as tonics for healthy aging. This class will cover many of these herbal traditions and explore the use of herbal tonics to strengthen immunity, endurance and longevity.

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This two-day per week class is appropriate for anyone who wants a slower Tai Chi class, such as seniors and those with physical challenges. Dr. Paul Lam, in conjunction with his team of Tai Chi associates and medical experts, created Tai Chi for Health programs so they are enjoyable and easy for people to learn no matter what their physical condition or age, even without prior knowledge of Tai Chi.

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Explore how foods like wheat and soy can interfere with thyroid function, while iodine and certain herbs can help. Fill out a thyroid questionnaire and learn to take your basal body temperature, an indicator of thyroid function.
Starting in our 50's, our nutrient needs increase and become closer to those of the average athlete! This is because our major systems tend to weaken as we age. This class will examine the foods, dietary habits and supplements that can help us be healthier as we age.

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Pilates is a method of achieving mind and body connections for safe, effective movement. Pilates principles can be applied to people of all ages and abilities.
Discover how to restore bone health with or without medication. Find out how bone-rebuilding medications work and their potential side effects so you can make an informed decision.
Learn the amazing, effective art and science of reflexology! This intensive weekend will be equally powerful for body workers looking to expand their technique, as well as the individual with no background at all!

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Reiki is a gentle, noninvasive, powerful practice that is rising in popularity as an effective alternative treatment for healing. It is becoming widely accepted across health related fields. Many hospitals, including the St. Charles Cancer Center, offer Reiki treatments for patients.

This course contains no sessions at this time.

Reiki is a gentle, noninvasive, powerful practice that is rising in popularity as an effective alternative treatment for healing. It is becoming widely accepted across health related fields. Many hospitals, including the St. Charles Cancer Center, offer Reiki treatments for patients.
Have you checked in to Heartburn Hotel? It may be time to re-evaluate your travel plans! Learn why medications can be essential for treating Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in the short term yet damaging to your digestion over time.
The journey of transformation is the journey of our bodies, hearts, minds and spirits aligning into and creating our most authentic Self. Whether you are seeking major change in your life or looking for a way to make a good life better, this course will help you gain the tools to reconnect with who you really are and who you want to become.

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Join International Tai Chi Champion, Master JianFeng Chen from China, and learn the foundations of Tai Chi. Start with the 8 and 24 Yang styles in a relaxing space. This class is for both new and advanced students who want to know the form, science, and martial art application behind each move.
This two-day per week class is appropriate for anyone who wants a slower Tai Chi class or those dealing with chronic conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, Parkinson's or MS. The slow, gentle and simple movements facilitate healing, range of motion, flexibility and balance.
Learn how to reset your metabolic hormones to lose weight and feel great in just 21 days. Weight loss isn't about restricting calories and willpower. It's about hormones: the chemical molecules that govern nearly all aspects of your body fat.
This class is for anyone who is challenged with losing weight or who may be doing "all the right things" and still not losing weight. Learn 10 root causes of weight gain, eight of which are not related to eating too many calories.
Discover the regional bounty and find out how to identify and use locally available medicinal plants. You'll learn how to ethically wildcraft, identify plants, and understand how they were traditionally used.
Experience yoga in an inclusive and comfortable environment. Practice fundamental yoga poses for whole body fitness with a sense of exploration while moving in a pain-free range of motion.

This course contains no sessions at this time.