Courses

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, April 28, 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.


June 22, 2021 to August 26, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
June 29, 2021 to July 22, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
If you've taken the Better Bones & Balance course 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.


June 22, 2021 to August 26, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
June 29, 2021 to July 22, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Paleo, Keto, Intermittent Fasting, Mediterranean, Vegan. Confused about the differences between popular diets? This interactive course navigates the philosophies of each diet. By highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of these and other popular diets, you'll be able to determine which one might be a good fit for your health and lifestyle goals.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.


June 29, 2021 to July 22, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Join Nurse Practitioner and Certified Eden Energy Medicine Advanced Practitioner Gail Jett to explore the basics of energy healing and energy medicine. Learn the science behind these modalities and ways to augment your own health and well-being with some simple techniques that can increase energy, vitality, mental clarity and focus.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Join Integrative Nutritionist Dianne Porter for a comprehensive overview of the keto diet to help determine if it might be 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, July 20, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Central Oregon's climate creates a challenging growing environment, but many medicinal herbs seem to love it. This course will explore garden designs, gardening and propagation techniques, and recommended herbs for this region.


Wednesday, June 2, 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.


May 5-26, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Is it true that "we are what we eat?" Have you ever wondered if your diet affects your annual lab test results? Join Integrative Nutritionist Dianne Porter and examine common lab tests such as the Complete Metabolic Panel, Complete Blood Count, Lipid Panel and those that look at key essential nutrients. Explore what the lab results mean for your health. Learn ways to use your diet to effect positive change in your labs and your overall health.


Tuesday, May 18, 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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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.


June 22, 2021 to August 26, 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.


June 21, 2021 to August 25, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
June 22, 2021 to August 26, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
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.


July 12, 2021 to August 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
July 16, 2021 to August 13, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
This two-day per week course is appropriate for anyone who wants a slower Tai Chi course or those dealing with chronic health conditions. The slow, gentle and simple movements help facilitate healing and improve range of motion, flexibility and balance.


July 12, 2021 to August 11, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
If you have ever had bodywork done such as massage, acupuncture, or other forms of energy work, you have been told to drink plenty of water afterward. Have you ever wondered why? Join Nurse Practitioner and Certified Eden Energy Medicine Advanced Practitioner Gail Jett to gain a deeper understanding of the critical role that water plays in your health, the surprising history of water research and the current level of scientific understanding - the information may surprise you!


Saturday, May 8, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Discover the regional bounty and find out how to identify and use locally available medicinal plants. Holly Hutton, Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild, will teach you how to ethically wildcraft, identify plants, and understand how they were traditionally used.


June 23-26, 2021, Bend Off-Campus & Online