2265 North Clybourn Avenue    Chicago, IL 60614    P: 773.296.6700     F: 773.296.1131

Mindful Practices For Surviving SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) or How To Cope With The Winter Blues-January 2015

Mindful Practices for Surviving SAD is an eight week program that explores the self and how it relates to the winter season. The natural world rests during winter while it rejuvenates for spring, the days darker and shorter to conserve the energy needed for the rest of the year. But while these are necessary attributes of the winter season, they cause side effects in many people.

Each session will build on the previous one, with the intention of reconnecting to ourselves and this season of life. Discover the purpose of winter in your own life, and learn how you can thrive during it. We’ll be teaching breathing techniques, affirmations, guided meditations, and gentle yoga movements to help offset the side effects of these dark winter days. You’ll even learn to find comfort throughout the stillness of the season.

Topics Will Include:
Motivation                 Overcoming Anxiety              Depression & Mood
Inner Listening          Accessing Energy                 Cultivating Contentment

Eight sessions at WholeHealth Chicago
2522 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60614

Wednesdays (6:30-8:30 pm), January 28-March 18

One session–$40
Four-session package–$140
Single eight-session payment–$265

For more information or to register, call (773) 296-6700 or email Renee at renee@wholehealthchicago.com.

 

Renee Zambo is a 450hr Yoga Instructor through Integrative Yoga Therapy. Renee began practicing yoga from a book when she was sixteen as a way to reduce stress, connect to her body and center her mind in high school.  The physical and mental benefits continued to prove themselves for the six years preceding her first Teacher Training Program in 2010. Renee continues to study Yoga Therapy and is very interested in helping others find how they can connect and heal their body, mind and spirit.

 

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**Join us for a demonstration of Taoist Tai Chi® internal arts of health
Saturday, August 26th at 11:00AM – 12:00PM
There is no fee for this program
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2265 North Clybourn Ave.
773-296-6700

This demonstration of Taoist Tai Chi® arts will give you an opportunity to learn more about this ancient path to good health of body and mind. Taoist Tai Chi® arts help to promote a healthy, balanced life style and a simple way to manage stress. Taoist Tai Chi® arts offers a chance to discover a powerful adaptable, and accessible tool for all ages, including seniors, and people with specific health concerns. These arts can be used to help people take responsibility for their health on its own or as a complement to medical treatment they may be receiving.

 

**Facial Rejuvenation Guasha Class
The Ultimate DIY Anti-Aging Facial!

With Mari Stecker, LAc
Thursday September 21, 2017, 6:30-8PM, $65 course fee

Join us and learn a traditional Chinese facial rejuvenation technique that you can do yourself! Guasha treatment is a 2,000 year old Chinese massage technique that uses a flat tool to apply pressure to the skin to increase circulation as it moves along acupuncture channels.

Facial guasha is an easy to learn technique that:
* encourages blood flow and promotes radiance
* prevents wrinkles
* activates cells to regain facial elasticity
* drains fluids to detoxify skin and reduce puffiness
* sloughs off dead skin cells
* uplifts and tones skin
* firms up facial muscles
* minimizes dark circles
* promotes a healthy, younger and more radiant look

Space is limited and registration is required.
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**Vaginal Rejuvenation
October 12th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm  Fee: $65
With Mari Stecker, LAc & Renee Zambo, RYT

Are you experiencing vaginal dryness? Or pain with intercourse? Have you been told you have vaginal atrophy due to menopauseAre you frustrated because you believe your sex life is overWell, it doesn’t have to be!

Come learn easy, non-pharmaceutical, non-hormonal, low cost techniques that you can do at home to help alleviate vaginal dryness, atrophy, thinning of vaginal skin and/or painful intercourse.

This class is appropriate for any woman who is experiencing discomfort during intercourse, pelvic exams or daily activities due to vaginal dryness and atrophy as well as women who are experiencing vaginal changes due to perimenopause, menopause, cancer treatments, hysterectomy or medications.

This class will include information on specific instructions for self-treatments that can be done at home as well as yoga postures and meditation that focus on the pelvic region.

Movement and breath will draw awareness to the pelvic floor, and facilitate both the full relaxation and activation of pelvic floor muscles. A short guided meditation will reconnect awareness to the feminine energy held within the pelvis.

Space is limited and registration is required.
Register on-line or by calling (773) 296-6700.

 

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