In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Basima Williams will discuss the many causes of a weakened immune system — such as stress, lack of sleep, poor diet, and environmental toxins, among others — and how this can impact an individual’s life and general well-being. She will focus on ways to help boost immunity and improve overall health in order to prevent illness before it starts.
This workshop will explore themes related to effective communication between parents and their children. Kevin Cloninger will discuss why talking with a child or teen can be so difficult, due to a host of different developmental factors. For example, we will look at how brain development in childhood and adolescence influences listening, speech, and perception, and how parents can take this into account in order to communicate effectively with their children. Afterwards, we will discuss some practical strategies to help improve empathy and communication. Coffee, tea, and water will be provided. $25 for members and non-members. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Non-members may call 314-801-8898 option 2 to sign up. Proceeds from the workshop will go to support Anthropedia’s work in the community.
Low back pain is considered one of the leading causes of musculoskeletal disability worldwide, affecting both work and everyday life demands. The reality is, there is no single approach that will help cure everyone’s low back ailments, because we are all unique individuals with different makeups and demands. This Lunch and Learn will focus on scientific principles that help you understand motions, postures, and loads and how they influence spine health and function. It will carve out an understanding for different mechanisms of injury, how to overcome poor spine health, and effective exercises, strategies, habits, and routines for a stronger and more stable spine.
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.
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.