Courses

Discover reasons why you are unable to sleep at night, struggling with low 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 as 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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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.
Take your fitness to the next level with this energetic cardio and strength training class. Learn how to recognize and engage the correct muscles for each exercise, then transfer these skills to everyday activities.

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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.

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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.

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As healthcare costs continue to increase, money spent treating chronic pain plays a significant role. Pharmaceutical remedies often fall short in treating chronic pain and/or result in undesirable side effects. Explore simple, yet effective, ways to augment current methods of pain management using energy medicine.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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.

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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.
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.

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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.

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