April 13, 2024
Annapolis, US 56 F

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

Eesti: Maheköögivili

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 [email protected] or410.263.7958.


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