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Classes

Fall/Winter Virtual Classes

While we will miss cookin’ in the Co-op kitchen, we’re excited to offer free, virtual classes! If you’re interested in being a digital instructor we’d love to have you on board. Email marketing@wholefoods.coop for more details. 

Co-op Qigong

Rebecca James-Alsum

Tuesdays: Dec. 7 and Jan. 4

7pm to 8pm

Saturdays: Dec. 18 and Jan. 29

10:30am – 11:30am

Join us for a Qigong session that includes the Five Elements from Spring Forest Qigong with instructor Rebecca Alsum. Qigong is the practice and study of energy flow that can be used to harmonize the body, breath, and mind. This practice combines meditation, breathing techniques, and simple movements to cultivate one’s qi and create space for healing the body. You do not need anything but your body and breath for this practice and can wear whatever clothing is comfortable. The motions are simple and accessible for all ages and abilities. Join us for this gentle yet powerful healing practice. 

Local participants wishing to join Rebecca in person can do so at Svälja Yoga, There will be a sliding fee for in-person attendance to cover the cost of the studio.

Tuesdays: Dec. 7 REGISTER NOW and Jan. 4 REGISTER NOW

Saturdays: Nov. 27 REGISTER NOW Dec. 18 REGISTER NOW

and Jan. 29 REGISTER NOW

Easy Holiday Appetizers

Jen Gilbertson

Thursday, December 9

6:00pm – 7:30pm

In this class participants are encouraged to cook along! We will be making easy, delicious appetizers perfect for holiday gatherings! Recipe links will be on the Eventbrite class page and/or will be emailed prior to the class.

REGISTER NOW

Kids in the Kitchen: Holiday Treats

Jen Gilbertson

Saturday, December 11

10:00am – 11:30am

Chefs of all ages are invited to make delicious treats that will be perfect to give as gifts for friends and family! Recipe links will be on the Eventbrite class page and/or will be emailed prior to the class.

REGISTER NOW

Co-op Yoga Night – Advanced Vinyasa

Joella Erin of JEM Yoga & Message

Tuesdays, December 14 and January 11

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Participants will perform skills that challenge your strength, flexibility, mobility, and control with this intermediate to advanced vinyasa yoga class.

REGISTER NOW

Co-op Yoga Night – Slow Flow Yoga

Joella Erin of JEM Yoga & Message

Thursdays Dec. 16 and Jan. 20

5:30pm–6:30pm

Perfect for beginner to intermediate yoga students, join us for a relaxing yoga session in the privacy of your own space. All levels welcome!

Dec. 16 REGISTER NOW and Jan. 20 REGISTER NOW

Herbalism for Beginners

Stacie Quade

Tuesdays Dec. 28, Jan. 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 29, Apr. 26, May 31, June 28 and July 26

6:00pm – 7:30pm

In this nine-week course each class will build on the ones prior. Participants will begin with an introduction to the practice of western herbalism and work our way through learning the basics how to work with herbs in relation to our individual constitutions, how to identify common herbs, and the most fun part- how to make and apply herbal preparations!

For each class we will introduce one common herb and begin to get to know it.

Class 2 – Categories of herbs and how to use them REGISTER NOW

Class 3 – What are Constitutions and how do we use them to identify herbs to help us REGISTER NOW

Class 4 – Doctrine of Signatures and how to identify individual herbs REGISTER NOW

Class 5 – Types of herbal applications and how to make them REGISTER NOW

Class 6, 7, 8, 9 – specific plants, making different remedies, organoleptic experiences. REGISTER NOW

Havana Eats – Cubano Cuisine

Jen Gilbertson

Thursday, January 6

6:00pm – 7:30pm

We will be making several flavorful Cuban recipes like Flavorful Black Beans, Sheet-pan Cuban Chicken and Traditional Fried Plantains. Recipe links will be on the Eventbrite class page and/or will be emailed prior to the class.

REGISTER NOW

Alzheimer’s Association Presents: Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

Thursday, January 13

6:00pm – 7:30pm

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

REGISTER NOW

Kids in the Kitchen: Easy, Healthy and Delicious

Jen Gilbertson

Saturday, January 15

10:00am – 11:30am

Eating your fruits and veggies is easy when they taste great! In this class we will learn several easy, healthy and delicious recipes! Recipe links will be on the Eventbrite class page and/or will be emailed prior to the class.

REGISTER NOW

SunDo

Kim Hedegaard of Body Awareness Therapeutic Massage

Tuesdays Nov. 16 and Jan. 18

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Grab your yoga mat and join us for a new class that joins movement and meditation, SunDo! Using Taoist meditation techniques, practitioners will progress through special sets of postures that are held while breathing very slowly and deeply. Together, the postures and breath work help to revitalize the body and mind by cultivating Qi – the life-force energy within us.

Jan. 18 REGISTER NOW

Keeping Your Immune System Strong

Jean Sumner

Thursday, January 20

10:00am – 11:30am

It’s so easy to become sick this time of year. In this class participants will learn ways to strengthen your immune system.

REGISTER NOW

Flexitarian Cooking

Chef Arlene Coco

Saturday, January 22

10:00am – 11:30am

Chef Coco is on a mission to introduce people to healthy foods. As a flexitarian chef, she will talk about cooking Flexitarian and how to cook inspired menus that feed all- vegetarians, vegans, and meat-eaters. Recipes featured will be Creole Bruschetta, Polenta Cakes with Winter Vegetables, and a chocolate mousse with a secret ingredient in it that your family will never guess! This is a demo class; you can watch and learn the dishes to cook later at your convenience. Recipe links will be on the Eventbrite class page and/or will be emailed prior to the class.

REGISTER NOW

Alzheimer’s Association Presents: Dementia Conversations

Thursday, January 27

6:00pm – 7:30pm

When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care.

REGISTER NOW

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