In this workshop, Laura from LoKey Designs will take participants through the step-by-step process of planting and caring for a succulent terrarium. She will address proper handling, planting, decorating, and watering methods to ensure a healthy and vibrant arrangement. These glass terrariums include a loop at the top for hanging and have a flat bottom for displaying on a table. Succulent terrariums make great gifts and are low-maintenance enhancements to any home or office space.
“What do you do?” Julie Geeting, LPC, NCC, examines this simple question as a catalyst to help individuals experience greater well-being and purpose in their lives. Julie will also look at the connection between personal and professional development, incorporating research on how individuals can develop more meaning through work.
Chronic inflammation is at the root of a multitude of diseases and symptoms. From conditions ranging from poor metabolism to hypothyroid to heart disease, inflammation plays a key role. In this Lunch and Learn, Sarah Bird, DNP will look at the ways inflammation develops in the body, some of the signs and symptoms of chronic inflammation, and effective strategies to decrease inflammation and optimize health.
Back by popular demand! Amanda Chesnutt, CWC and Ashley Wiegand, PhD, LMFT, BCN will present an encore of their July seminar Developing Your Creativity. Ashley will introduce the neurobiology of creativity: what goes on in the brain when we are being creative and when we are not. Amanda will lead the group through a series of movement exercises that help build new pathways in the brain while discussing creativity in our daily lives.
Learn techniques to trust intuition in the creative process. In this art workshop, Art for Well-Being instructor Maria Ojascastro, MFA, will lead participants through a hands-on mixed media experience that transforms preprinted text, paint, and collage material into a vehicle for creative expression. Coffee, kombucha, tea, and wine will be available, along with some light snacks and refreshments.
Tom Burr, licensed massage therapist, will teach a fun basic self-massage protocol that can facilitate a heightened awareness of one’s own body, which can help release unnecessary tensions. Participants will learn easy ways to address stress, improve posture, and relax. Reserve your spot early: space is limited.
In this art workshop, Art for Well-Being instructor Maria Ojascastro will guide participants through an exploration of monoprint techniques focusing on texture and using Gelli plate printmaking. Both novice and experienced artists will enjoy stretching their creativity and further exploring multimedia collaging while nibbling on light refreshments in this afternoon art workshop.
In our increasingly complex society, we need to optimize our brain fitness to manage the inundation of choices, information, and stimulation that we are exposed to today. The benefits of meditation, mindfulness, and contemplation on mood, attention, compassion, and stress management, as well as the benefits achieved through the development of neuroplasticity, emotional intelligence, and character development are becoming more and more evident. A well-being approach that incorporates these practices will allow us to thrive in the twenty-first century.
Learn how to plant and care for a succulent arrangement with Laura Dooley of LoKey Designs! Laura will take you through the step-by-step process of choosing a succulent, handling and properly planting it, decorating it with natural materials, and watering it. Succulent arrangements are easy to care for and perfect to put around the house or office or give as a gift at holiday gatherings. This workshop will feature special treats from the local Sugaree Bakery Company, along with coffee and tea.
Come meet our dermatologist, Dr. Jeff Reed, and bring your skin care and beauty questions! Dr. Reed will hold a question and answer session about the risk factors for certain skin conditions, how often you should get a medical skin check, the best choice of dermal fillers and injections to help you reach your cosmetic goals, and any other questions you may have. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.