Community gardens are popping up everywhere. What a great opportunity to learn how easy it is to participate in the dirt-to-table experience that comes from growing your own food. An added benefit are the relationships that are created when the community works together for a common goal. Community gardens enhance our community’s environmental, economic, and social resilience by promoting adoption of sustainability practices. Learn to reap the benefits of consuming more organic foods.
Using Essential Oils
Essential oils have been used for centuries, but most people today don’t quite understand their benefits and how to use essential oils. Certain blends of essential oils can be calming to help relieve nervous tension, relieve stress and depression. Peace and tranquility are essential for holistic health. Get a general overview of essential oils and how you can use them for aromatherapy, health, and for cleaning.
It’s easy to neglect yourself while trying to take care of everyone else. Managing personal wellness—mind, body, and spirit— is essential to your overall well-being. Attend this class to learn how to check in with yourself to be sure you are truly okay. Learn simple ways to maintain your health, to stay encouraged, and how to cultivate a mindset of well-being. Get ready to feel better about yourself.
According to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), Preventable chronic conditions are a major contributor to the cost of insurance premiums and employee medical claims which are at an all-time high and continue to rise. Work-related stress is the leading workplace health problem followed by angina pectoris (chest pain), high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart attack. This class will focus on stress management and offer ways to enjoy life more while stressing less.
Lack of physical activity and poor eating habits are two common causes of childhood obesity. Parents and caregivers can help reverse this growing epidemic by simply preparing healthier meals and engaging children in daily physical activity. Help your children develop proper eating and exercise habits now to reduce the risk of developing related chronic diseases, stress, sadness, and low-self esteem as adolescents and adults. Bring them to them Kids Corner—a place where children learn how to stay healthy and active in a fun and friendly environment.
Are you bored with your meal plan? Spruce up the routine with delicious and more flavorful foods using herbs and spices. Chef Deborah Miller of Keiser College of Culinary Arts is skilled in culinary education, catering and more. She and her team offer tips that will help you start cooking like a pro. Last year’s event included brown rice with sizzling chicken and vegetables—yum! She taught how to prepare meat so that its tender and not dry and ways to seal in the flavor for a robust taste. We anticipate this year’s event being even better. We’re keeping the menu a surprise! Mark your calendar and get ready to experience the Keiser College of Culinary Arts cooking demonstration.