“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.
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.
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.
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.
Why is stretching so essential? What’s the best way to do it quickly and effectively? Come learn about the benefits of stretching and the most useful stretches for all the major muscle groups. Heather Walther, PT, has worked with physical therapy clients and professional athletes alike, and will help correct form and posture during this practical session. Please wear comfortable clothing to move around. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.
This seminar will focus on the importance of self-care and how it applies to helping individuals let go of stress. Kevin Cloninger, PhD, PCC, will explore the neuroscience, philosophy, and evolutionary history of the mind-body relationship and delve into the nature and science of thought and the psychophysiology of stress. In conjunction, he will provide tools that can help individuals work on letting go of stress in their professional and personal lives, including physical exercises, relaxation techniques, and reflective exercises.
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.
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.
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.
Understand the history, theory, and benefits of using the steam room, infrared sauna, and Himalayan salt room. Dr. Sita Kedia, Chief Medical Officer, will address the best practices for using these complementary therapies. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.