Courses

This course is designed to help you begin or take the next step toward changing any behavior (e.g., losing weight, eating better, improving a relationship, reducing stress, creating life balance, etc.). Learn the five evidence-based principles that have proven essential to the foundation of successful behavioral change.


Wednesday, February 3, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Discover reasons why you are unable to sleep at night, struggling with low energy, or why your libido has disappeared. Hormones can influence behavior and mood, give zest for life or leave you dragging. Explore the connection between thyroid, adrenal, and sex hormones, and learn how you can gain control.


Wednesday, February 17, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


March 30, 2021 to June 3, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
If you've taken the Better Bones & Balance class for at least one complete term, join this group of experienced students who want to get even stronger and more balanced. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


March 30, 2021 to June 3, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Improve core stability through targeted exercises that promote body awareness, mobility, endurance and strength. The course will focus on optimal alignment and breathing cues to support proper form and technique. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


March 30, 2021 to June 3, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Join Integrative Nutritionist Dianne Porter in this course focused on learning to distinguish the difference between the science and the marketing behind food labels. We'll decode items in your pantry, fridge and freezer and learn what's in them - and what's not. And you'll take home a store-by-store guide to a nutritionist's top picks for healthier processed foods in Central Oregon.


Thursday, April 22, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
We make many choices in the course of our day, but some of those decisions stand out. There are moral and ethical dilemmas that leave us wondering if we made the right choice. A simple example is whether to sit in a slow-moving exit lane or cut in at the last moment - sound familiar? Join us for a lively discussion about the various types of dilemmas we face as well as what drives us to make our choices. End the time with a toolkit to help you navigate your next dilemma.


Wednesday, February 24, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
In this comprehensive overview of the ketogenic diet, Integrative Nutritionist Dianne Porter will help you determine if this diet is right for you. Explore the types of foods to include as well as which ones to exclude in your diet. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and how to troubleshoot for stalled weight loss, mood balance, fatigue, and sleep issues. You will also learn how to manage your carbohydrate intake.


Tuesday, February 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Many cultures throughout the world utilize herbs as tonics for healthy aging. Explore many of these herbal traditions and the use of herbal tonics to strengthen immunity, endurance and increase longevity. Learn about individual herbs and explore age-old formulas.


Wednesday, February 10, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Explore how to reset your metabolic hormones to balance your weight and feel great in just 21 days. When your metabolism is broken, it is difficult to feel your best. The Hormone Reset Detox will show you how to make specific dietary changes, eliminate metabolism-wrecking foods (meat, alcohol, sugar, fruit, caffeine, grain, dairy and toxins), repair your body, and reset your hormones.


February 24, 2021 to March 17, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Discover how to establish a healthy approach to weight loss and weight management. By the end of this course, you'll know how to set effective goals for eating, exercise, and many other elements that affect your weight, and be on your way to losing weight and keeping it off for good.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Learn to create delicious and nutritious meals by reducing fat without sacrificing flavor. This course provides tips on menu planning and quicker cooking, and it allows you to try out over 50 exciting lower-fat recipes.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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Experience a uniquely dynamic, introspective, and transformative process that asks the most important life questions. This class will empower you to access your own inner wisdom, power and passion. You will be gently guided by a certified professional coach to clarify, align, and write your life vision and purpose statements based on your core values and guiding principles, and take actions that produce intentional results.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Join NASM Certified Personal Trainer Shantyel Bowman for small group fitness training designed to help you meet your individual fitness goals including greater cardiovascular health, muscular strength/endurance and flexibility. With a Masters Degree in Athletic Training, Shantyel takes a holistic approach to total body wellness. The course will focus initially on stabilization and balance then transition to endurance, strength and power. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


April 6, 2021 to June 10, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Join functional fitness specialist Shondra Zimmerman for small group fitness training designed to help you meet your individual fitness goals including greater cardiovascular health, muscular strength/endurance and flexibility. Shondra's mission is to help you learn the general rules of the moving body, while pushing your physical limits in a safe and progressive environment. She uses a combination of mindful functional strength, joint mobility and proper stretching to help you reach your goals. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Numerous scientific studies confirm the benefits of practicing Tai Chi. Benefits include increased flexibility, balance and strength. Often referred to as a "moving meditation," Tai Chi may also lower blood pressure and reduce stress. International Tai Chi Champion Master JianFeng Chen will help you start your journey of internal energy movement with the 8 and 24 Yang styles using humor, Eastern philosophy and practical application.


February 15, 2021 to March 15, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
February 19, 2021 to March 19, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This course connects the body and the breath to ease overactive minds while reducing stress. Explore the use of sports science and alignment principles for safe flowing movements and asanas, to increase strength and flexibility, develop greater balance, and enhance feelings of well-being. All skill levels are welcome. Some equipment is recommended for this course.


This course contains no sessions at this time.