Form, footwear, and diet all play a part in being a healthy runner. Ashley Kumar, physical therapist, will discuss the ideal form for running as well as how to perform an effective warm-up and strength training program to prevent common running injuries. She will also discuss optimal nutrition for active runners, as well as the best footwear to improve runs.
We say that seeing is believing, but our perceptions can be distorted, and our thoughts can further amplify these distortions. Research from the Center for Well-Being at Washington University has shown that the meaning and perspective we develop in our lives has a profound impact on our physical and mental health. In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Nigel Lester will explore the power of developing healthy perspectives and provide a practical guide to perceiving, reframing, and transcending problems to bring creative solutions to our everyday lives.
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.
Grab your sweetheart and enjoy a romantic dinner at PALM Health this Valentine’s Day! Our heart-healthy prix fixe menu will include a selection of nourishing courses and an optional wine pairing. Live music and a soothing ambiance will make this an elegant and unforgettable evening with your valentine.
This seminar takes a look at the nutrients that help keep the heart beating. Specific vitamins and minerals aid in the proper functioning of the heart, which is essential to maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system. Katheryn will also address the best ways to lower cholesterol and blood pressure through diet to reduce the risk of heart disease. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.
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, you will learn to formulate, set, and take action on your goals using the SMART method and concepts from Anthropedia’s Know Yourself workshops. Participants will also practice setting a SMART objective during the seminar.
Autoimmune disease is on the rise and is second to heart disease in healthcare costs. In this Lunch and Learn, The Rising Tide of Autoimmune Disease, Dr. Varsha Rathod will help summarize the causes and upstream mechanisms of autoimmune disease, as well as what you can do to help yourself. Some thought-provoking ideas will be presented. $38 for members and their guests. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app.
The old adage, “You are what you eat,” traces back to a 19th-century French gastronomist. Unfortunately, in the nearly 200 intervening years, many of us seem to have lost touch with this common-sense advice, as poor eating and stress-related habits have resulted in high levels of obesity, cancer, heart disease, and other health problems.
Learn to unlock your natural fat loss potential! In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Basima Williams will explain how to make your body work for you in terms of losing fat, gaining lean muscle, improving daily stamina, and boosting energy levels. Supported by medical literature, these techniques will help increase your metabolism while slowing the cellular aging process. $38 for members and their guests. Register online through our class schedule on the PALM app.
Learn about the health benefits of incorporating herbs into your diet. Since ancient times, herbs have been used both as spices and as home remedies for minor ailments. Katheryn Eldridge, RD will help you understand how herbs play an important role in any healthy lifestyle. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.