As flu and cold season approaches, maintaining the health of the immune system is vitally important. In this seminar, registered dietitian Katheryn Scauzzo will address proper nutrition for enhancing and supporting the immune system to help prevent winter illnesses and to stay as healthy as possible through the coldest months of the year.
Myofascial release techniques can be a helpful addition to a regular exercise regime to help improve mobility, prevent injury, release tension, and aid in muscle recovery after exercise or movement. In this practical session with Heather Walther, PT, participants will learn self-myofascial release techniques from head to toe. Please wear comfortable clothing to move around. Participants must have the ability to get up and down from the exercise mat.
It’s that time of year! Protect yourself from influenza this season with a flu shot from our clinic. All membership levels are welcome, as well as family members and children. The Flu Shot Clinic will be on a walk-in basis. Please bring your insurance card with you in order for us to bill your insurance. If you do not have insurance, self-pay pricing is available.
In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Cynthia Kardesch will have a practical discussion about cannabidiol (CBD) oil, a natural remedy derived from the hemp plant that is used for a variety of common ailments. She will address how the oil works, who may benefit from it, who should avoid it, how to use it, possible side effects, and how to choose the right product based on individual needs.
All female PALM members ages 40 and older and their guests are invited to schedule a mammography screening with the Siteman Cancer Center Mammography Van, which will be parked in the PALM Health parking lot on October 8. The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine offers mammograms at no cost to women who qualify, per their insurance coverage. Funding is provided by Susan G. Komen® Missouri.
In this art workshop, both shy and confident artists are invited to increase their creativity by combining crisp lines and strong design using the tape resist painting method. Art for Well-Being instructor, Maria Ojascastro, will provide participants with plenty of examples and guidance. Kombucha, tea, and wine will be available, along with light snacks and refreshments.
The human brain is the most complex organ in the body; naturally, it makes sense that the brain requires a range of specific vitamins and minerals in order to function properly. In this seminar, registered dietitian Katheryn Scauzzo will take a deeper look at brain-boosting nutrients such as antioxidants, B vitamins, healthy fats, and omega-3 fatty acids to help you choose the best foods to fuel your body’s most intricate organ.
Like all other species on this planet, human beings have developed in harmony with the cycles of nature. In this Lunch and Learn, our Director of Well-Being Coaching, Dr. Kevin Cloninger, will explore how nature affects human beings for better and sometimes for worse. He will discuss the healing power of nature and how an unbalanced natural environment affects people in ways they are barely—if at all—aware of. Kevin will conclude with tools and exercises to help manage these interactions.
Learn how to plant and care for a succulent arrangement with Laura Dooley of LoKey Designs. Laura will take participants through the step-by-step process of choosing a succulent, handling and planting it, decorating it with natural materials, and watering it. Participants will receive one succulent or cactus of their choosing (additional plants may be purchased for $5 each), a container, planting materials, care instructions to take home, and light refreshments and treats from Sugaree Bakery Company.
There is a French saying, “c’est en forgeant qu’on devient forgeron,” which translates to “it is smiting that makes the smith,” or “it is in doing that we become.” Working towards meaningful goals is inherently transformative. Accomplishing personal goals improves our sense of purpose, self-efficacy, and satisfaction with life. In this seminar, well-being coach Sarah Lewis will teach you to formulate, set, and take action on your goals using the SMART method and concepts from Anthropedia’s Know Yourself workshops.