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Healthy Eating and Active Living

Kick-Start Your Healthy Habits


with Amy Pearl

Calendar Next session starts Sep 23, 2019 at 3 pm

This class will provide you with the latest evidence-based research about how our choices and lifestyle habits affect the brain, body inflammation and overall functioning.  Two health coaches with clinical social work and nursing backgrounds will guide you in developing a beginning wellness plan with resources to support you in in making the changes that you choose to improve your health. Some topics and experiences that we will cover:  

  • Identify strengths, challenges and resources to develop and follow through with a personal wellness plan   
  • Learn about community resources that can support your wellness plans   
  • Experience mindfulness techniques that can support your relationships, stress management skills, and overall health.

Instructors: Julie Schirmer, LCSW, Health Coach and Amy Pearl, RN, Health Coach

This class is sponsored by Maine Medical Center Family Practice

The Secrets of Inflammation


with Theresa Freeman, PT, LMT, CHC

Calendar Next session starts Sep 23, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join us to learn about the hot topic of inflammation and how it can affect our health and wellness. It impacts everything; how we eat, sleep, and even poop! What is it? How do we know if we have it? What can we do to help manage it?

Let Theresa help answer some of these questions. We will touch on the basics of inflammation in regards to sugar, glycemic index, digestion and sleep. You will learn some simple, user friendly information on how your diet and sleep can affect your health.

Our instructor will share some information around inflammation from her personal and professional experience. She will talk about how to make subtle adjustments to improve health and weight management.

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