Health, Prevention And Aging: Free 6-Part Workshop Series

| December 30, 2012
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Experts from the fields of nutrition, exercise physiology, organic farming and age management medicine will share their expertise during six hands-on workshops during January and February. The speakers will sort “fact from fad” in an increasingly complex search for optimum health. This unique broad-based approach will bring together many perspectives.

Six Dates:  Mondays, January 14 through February 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m. each week
Location:  “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center, 273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis

Nutrition workshops:

January 14

- Kait Fortunato, a registered dietitian, will discuss the basics of nutrition and the role of inflammation, glycemic index and the omegas.

January 21

- Dr. Rudi Rodriguez will provide an overview of the relationship of nutrition to disease and highlight secrets to healthy living and longevity drawn from research.

January 28

- Dr. Rudi Rodriguez will present the scientific basis for current approaches to eating, with a goal to understand the rules and tools to prevent heart disease and diabetes.

- Megan Fry will present information on organic farming and husbandry.

Exercise workshops:

February 4

- Todd Pekel will discuss aspects of aerobic fitness, cardiovascular health and how to go about it.

- Thomas B. Strong will provide insights into the often neglected area of flexibility.

February 11

- Butch Hammersmith will discuss balance and core strength that is quickly lost during aging.

- Pam Adams will cover women’s resistance training, body sculpting aspects, and motivation.

- Jaret Simpson will explain “the why” and “the how” of regular resistance training.

Mind Body Dynamics workshop:

February 18

-  yoga, meditation, breath walking

The workshops are free, but registration is required. The workshops are geared for all ages. Please R.S.V.P. for each workshop by contacting Jennifer Jennings at jmjennings@annapolis.gov or410.263.7958.

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