Health & Wellness

Wellness Offerings – May 2023


No Limb-its Amputee Social and Support Gatherings – Monday, May 1 @ 4 PM-5:30 PM, Upper Level
Join us for free monthly gatherings where individuals living with limb loss can meet others with similar experiences and struggles. Members can ask questions, learn how to adapt to their new normal, support others in their journey with living with limb loss, and enjoy return to life activities.

Your Birth: Beyond the Basics – Monday, May 1 @ 6:30 PM-8:30 PM, Lower Level
There is so much more to birthing than “breathing through contractions.” In this class you will learn tips and tricks you won’t hear in other birth classes. You will know how to work with your body, not against it, for a more comfortable, efficient birth.

CranioSacral Therapy (Thursday Evenings are for Healing) – Thursday, May 4 @ 5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Upper Level
CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle hands-on technique that uses a light touch to examine membranes and movement of fluids in and around the central nervous system.  Relieving tension in the central nervous system promotes a feeling of well-being by eliminating pain and boosting health and immunity. CST may provide relief from a variety of symptoms including headaches, neck pain, and side effects of cancer treatment, among many others.

Milk Parties! – Mondays, May 8 & 22 @ 9:30 AM-10:30 AM, Lower Level
Let’s celebrate breastfeeding! This FREE support group is for moms and breastfeeding babies of all ages, as well as pumping moms and pregnant women. Come and share your victories about breastfeeding and receive help for your challenges. This is a great way to receive support and offer support to other moms in return!

5-Week Prenatal Yoga Series – Monday, May 8 @ 5:30 PM-6:20 PM, Lower Level
Release tension and move your body in ways that can ease the common discomforts of pregnancy. Deepen your connection with your body and your baby, developing greater trust in your body, your intuition, and the process of birth. Practice openness, breath, and surrender – preparing mind, body, and spirit for birth and motherhood.

Lymphatic Drainage Head/Face (Thursday Evenings are for Healing) – Thursday, May 11, 5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Upper Level
Lymphatic drainage delivers oxygen around the skin to improve circulation and help drain excess fluids/toxins via lymph nodes. This can help reduce sinus pressure or puffy eyes, and improve breakouts/complexion. Essential oils can be added by request to help with results.

The Healthy Kitchen: Panzanella – Thursday, May 18 @ 5:30 PM-6:30 PM, Upper Level
Panzanella is a classic Tuscan bread salad. At first glance it looks elaborate and complex but in reality, it is made with simple, fresh, readily available ingredients.  Don’t let the word “bread” scare you away from this delightful salad! We will have a gluten-free bread option available. This salad carries a wow factor without the worry of extra work!

Community Acupuncture (Thursday Evenings are for Healing) – Thursday, May 18 @ 5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Lower Level
Community acupuncture allows for individualized treatment in a common treatment area. Share the healing space with others in a relaxed community environment. Each participant will receive a 30-45 min acupuncture treatment while comfortably relaxed on a reclining chair. Only areas below the knees and elbows are commonly needled. You will be asked to fill out a brief health history form before the first appointment, so please arrive 5-10 minutes before your scheduled appointment.

Prenatal Breastfeeding Education Class – Saturday, May 20 @ 9 AM-12 PM, Upper Level
Knowing about breastfeeding and what to expect is a good idea before your baby arrives. This hands-on, interactive class will give you the knowledge you need to feel ready to meet your baby and start the breastfeeding journey. Moms are encouraged to have a support person come along for the class.

Book Club – Thursday, May 25 @ 5:30 PM-6:30 PM, Upper Level
Join each month for a time of thoughtful reflection and meaningful discussion on books all themed around mind, body, and spirit health and wellness. Have a book you would like to recommend? Let them know! Open to the community, men, and women of all ages.

Reflexology (Thursday Evenings are for Healing) – Thursday, May 25 @ 5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Upper Level
Reflexology is a holistic, non-invasive therapy based on the theory that every part of your body has corresponding reflex points found on your feet. Reflexology is suitable for most everyone and of all ages. While many people use reflexology as a way of relaxing the mind and body and counteracting stress, many medical professionals are recognizing reflexology as a well-established, respected and effective complementary therapy for a variety of diagnoses.

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