Free Wellness Seminars
Free Wellness Seminars 2017
The Positive Choice Integrative Wellness Center hosts FREE seminars and workshops throughout the year. The seminars are open to everyone. You are welcome to participate even if you are not a member of the Kaiser Permanente health plan. All seminars are held at the Positive Choice Integrative Wellness Center unless another location is listed in the description. You may reserve your spot in a seminar online by clicking on the reservation button by each seminar or call, 858-573-0090
JUST ONE MOMENT
Friday, September 8th from 6 to 7:00 pm
Right here… right now… you are reading this, but where are you? Are you paying attention? Is your mind racing to the future or thinking about the past? The past is history, the future’s a mystery, but this moment is a gift. That’s why they call it the present. Join Ali Chambers, MA to learn a Mindfulness Meditation skill that can help you be more aware and present in your life. If practiced regularly, this skill can help you de-stress, worry less, improve your health and well-being, and enjoy more effective communication.
TREATING DIABETES WITH A PLANT-BASED DIET
Friday, September 22nd from 6 to 7:00 pm
Tired of taking diabetes medication or trying to avoid having to take it? Many people who have diabetes have been able to achieve a remission by doing Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn’s whole-food, plant-based diet. Dr Raymond Berdugo will cover the benefits of a whole-foods, plant-based diet in the treatment of diabetes, and share tips on how to get started and stay on track.
EXERCISE TO BOOST METABOLISM
Friday, October 6th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Too bad there isn’t a pill that you can take to speed up your metabolism. But there are exercises that can help give your metabolism a nudge upwards and Melanie Keezer, MS, will teach you them. Melanie will cover the science behind metabolism, and then lead you through a 30-minute workout designed to rev up your caloric burn. Come dressed to exercise.
Friday, October 20th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Vitamin N is essential to your wellbeing and vitality. The “N” stands for nature, and daily doses of nature are healing, reduce stress, and can increase feelings of compassion and well-being. Kay Rethwisch MS, RD, CDE, will review natures healing properties, and give you resources on where to connect with the best nature spots in San Diego. Learn fun ways to create small spots of revitalizing nature in your home.
MUSCLE BUILDING 101
Friday, October 27th from 6 to 7:00 pm
Come dressed to burn calories and learn. Anneliese Piazza, MS is going to cover the latest strategies for effective strength building: form, workout design, and nutrition. You’ll leave knowing how to create and/or improve your strength routine and get a 30-minute workout.
CANCER AND NUTRITION —THE POWER ON YOUR PLATE
Friday, November 17th from 6 to 7:00 pm
If you haven’t had cancer, you don’t want to get it and if you have had it, you don’t want it to come back. Sixty percent of cancers could be avoided by proper nutrition. Dr. Raymond Berdugo will cover the science on the benefits of a plant-based diet and how it protects you from cancer.