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  • Women, Weight, and Hormones: 7 Strategies for Fighting Fat After 40

    Are you finding that fat is collecting around your mid-section and no matter how well you watch what you eat or how much you exercise that weight is not budging? If this is your story, your inability to lose weight probably has more to do with your hormone levels than anything else. Until you discover and correct any imbalances, trying to lose weight will be like shoveling sand against the tide. In this workshop you will learn seven key strategies for fighting fat and losing weight, including concrete solutions (not tricks) for controlling appetite and cravings, which foods turn off your fat creating genes, and which foods interfere with your ability to burn fat. Understand ten simple things you can do every day to keep your metabolism burning brightly, how to tell if your thyroid is creating weight problems for you and what to do about it, major sources of hormone mimicking chemicals and how to get rid of them, what HRT or birth control pills have to do with weight gain, how to have your hormone levels checked reliably, what steps need to be taken to safely break the vicious cycle of hormone related weight gain, and how to help your body begin to lose weight again.
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  • Overcome Your Carbohydrate Cravings

    Do you crave starches, snack foods, and sweets and find the more you eat, the more you want to eat? Is your snacking out of control? In this workshop, we will discuss a two week plan that will STOP your cravings (no kidding!), help you lose weight and help keep your insulin levels balanced. Overcoming carb cravings is not a matter of willpower but a matter of biology. Learn how you can stop the vicious cycle of food craving and weight gain. No hype – just the facts.
  • Acupressure to Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia, and More

    Acupressure is an ancient healing art and self-help tool. It can offer great relief with no side effects and help you feel your best. Along with the specific points to help relieve stress, insomnia, anxiety, irritability, and even weight gain, you will learn the Nine Master Pressure Points which are the most helpful and most frequently prescribed to help and assist every system in your body.
  • Posture & Osteoporosis: Building Better Bones

    This workshop is for those who want to earn how to improve their posture and STOP the rounding over that occurs with age. Have you ever caught sight of your reflection in a window or mirror to see that your head leads the way? Or noticed that your shoulders and upper back are too rounded forward? You’ll learn simple techniques to stand straighter instantly. We will do specific exercises to help flatten your upper back, straighten your shoulders and flatten your midsection. We’ll talk about how to reduce the risk of osteoporosis and related injuries and how to re-gain bone mass. We’ll discuss the latest research findings on nutrition and talk about which forms of calcium are better absorbed; importance of magnesium, vitamin D and trace minerals for bone health; foods that help and/or harm your bones and more. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. $3 Supply fee payable to instructor for a resistance band OR bring your own.
  • Vitamins & Herbs: Facts and Fallacy

    Confusion abounds about vitamin supplements. Do you need them? Which ones are best? How do you choose? In this workshop, you will learn the 7 guidelines that determine if a supplement is well balanced or a waste of money. (The instructor DOES NOT sell any supplements). Also, we’ll discuss what current research says about: antioxidants, phytochemicals, anti-aging nutrients, colloidal minerals, chelated minerals, sustained release formulas, and herbal preparations such as St. John’s Wort, Ginkgo, Ginseng, Echinaccea, & DHEA.