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Workshops 

Wellness Center workshops are available in-person and by Zoom except where indicated otherwise. Please note Zoom registration closes 2 hours before workshops begin; Zoom access details are sent prior to the workshop, but no later than 30 minutes before the workshop. Register in-person or use our online credit card links below. If you prefer to pay in-person, please email with the subject line “Pre-Register” so we can set-up appropriately. On-site registration begins 30 minutes before the workshop, and we accept cash, check, or credit card payment. All workshops begin promptly on time.

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction-A Gift with Innumerable Benefits

Saturday, October 7, 2023

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Presented by Dr. Tom Goddard

Reduce Stress and Help Various Health Conditions

Offered in-person and on Zoom.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction ("MBSR"), introduced to the healthcare system in the 1970s by Jon Kabat Zinn, has been shown in hundreds of peer-reviewed studies and clinical trials to be beneficial for healthy adults, teens, and children in reducing stress. Because stress causes many other health problems, it also has been shown to positively impact folks with eating disorders, certain psychiatric conditions, sleep disorders, pain, cancer, psychological distress, and a wide variety of other health conditions. In this experiential workshop, Dr. Tom will introduce some of the basic ideas and evidence-based exercises of MBSR -- ideas that anyone can take home and incorporate into their lives to improve their overall physical and mental well-being.

About Tom Ronen Goddard, Ph.D., Somatic Energy Practitioner
Dr. Goddard, working with the world-renowned expert on MBSR, Dr. Rezvan Ameli, has delivered MBSR training to clinicians at the National Institutes of Health, and is currently collaborating with Dr. Ameli on bringing a new, short-form version of MBSR training to the Research Triangle Region.

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Love Your Liver

Improve Your Liver and Digestive System

Offered in-person and on Zoom.

Saturday, October 14, 2023

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Presented by Constancita "Tita" Nieves, M.A.

During this workshop, participants will learn 10 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Liver, its functions, the connection to the gallbladder, and what the liver is responsible for.  In addition, participants will learn what impedes liver detoxification.  In this experiential and informative workshop, Tita Nieves, an experienced Wellness & Nutrition Counselor, will share her knowledge and passion about the digestive system, brain and nutrition.  She will also focus on what participants need to avoid in their diets, and identify the best foods to eat to help their liver and gallbladder function efficiently.

About Tita Nieves, M.A., Certified Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Practitioner   
Tita brings 18+ years of counseling practice and 35+ years of personal and professional development experience in public health and integrative medicine.  She has developed a unique approach to assist in empowering individuals through a combination of nutritional practices, exercises, mindfulness, and yoga.  During this process, she teaches meaningful strategies to change old belief patterns that perpetuate suffering and potential deterioration of health to a positive, wholesome way to live.

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VibeUP! 

Enjoy Gentle Yoga, Meditation, and a Sound Bath

Offered in-person only.

Sunday, October 15, 2023
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Presented by Stacey Paige

In this integrative journey of self-care, we’ll begin with gentle yoga and then move into guided meditation and a healing sound bath.  Or you can come only for the meditation and sound healing experience!  This workshop will support you to relax your body, calm your mind, clear stuck energy, and activate your body’s natural healing systems. 

Please bring your yoga mat, strap, two blocks and water.  You may also want to bring a blanket, pillow and eye covering for the sound bath.  Limited extra mats, blocks and straps will be available. Workshops start promptly at 3:00 pm; please arrive at least 15 minutes early. This is an in-person event only-no Zoom. Our schedule is:

2:30 pm - Registration opens

3:00 pm - Gentle Yoga

3:50 pm - Break / Sound Bath participants come in

4:00 pm - Meditation and Sound Bath

Full Experience, 3:00-5:00: $35     Register Here

Meditation and Sound Bath only, 4:00-5:00: $25   
Register Here

Sleep

Sleep Disorders: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Saturday, October 21, 2023

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Presented by Nancy Davison, PT/LAc

Are you having trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep?  What is sleep apnea?

Offered in-person and on Zoom.

More than 40 million Americans are sleep deprived.  Research has shown that chronic lack of sleep triggers health problems such as changes in memory and coordination, hypertension, diabetes, stroke and heart attack.  In this workshop, we’ll explore the variety of disorders that leave you feeling sleep deprived during the day. Are you experiencing unpleasant dreaming, tossing and turning? At times, it’s difficult to quiet our minds with thoughts of pending or incomplete tasks. We will explore causes of these problems i.e., pain, snoring/apnea, household disturbances, fears and worries, sadness, and positioning. 

Sleep is the best time to restore your mind and body. The primary focus of this workshop is to identify ways to improve the quality and duration of sleep, i.e., routines, diet, exercise, and positioning.  Participants are encouraged to share their struggles, as well as any solutions they may have discovered for a deep, restorative night's rest.

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With the Help of Angels

Saturday, October 28, 2023

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Presented by Kelly Nembhard, ACM

Learn About Angels and How to Connect With Them

Offered in-person and on Zoom.

Angels are energetic beings who are our companions on our life journey. They can help us overcome the barriers to our dreams and obstacles to our life purpose. During this workshop, participants will learn about angels and how to connect with them for guidance, protection, comfort, and healing. Participants will also enjoy guided meditations for strengthening your communication with angels, and our Angel Intuitive Kelly Nembhard will share tips for receiving the healing that they offer.

About Kelly Nembhard, NBC-HWC, CPMC, ACM
As an angel intuitive, Kelly Nembhard helps people connect with angels to discover their life purpose and true fulfillment. She translates the subtle hints and messages from angels into information that can be used to make healthy, positive life changes.​ Kelly is also a Reiki Master Teacher, Advanced Crystal Master, and board-certified health and wellness coach. To learn more about Kelly and her services, visit 
www.theearthangelpath.com

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