May Workshops

Come join me this Spring for these free library workshops.

FOOD AND MOOD

Learn how to optimize your health and mood!

This workshop explores the effects of food on your mood and vice versa. You will gain a better understanding of your food cravings, learn about important nutrients, and be able to identify which nutrient-dense foods best improve mood.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 3-4pm
Tukwila Library
14380 Tukwila International Boulevard
Tukwila, WA 98168
directions
_________________________

POWER OF POSTURE

I’m bringing back my most popular workshop for Mother’s Day! Come understand why posture is important and how it affects our daily living. We will begin with a self-assessment of your posture and focus on certain exercises to improve posture from your head to your toes. You can get a preview of these exercises here. This session will be interactive and involve movement so please wear comfortable clothing. You can also read more about posture here.

Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 2-3pm
Covington Library
27100 164th Ave SE
Covington, WA 98042
directions
_________________________

FIND YOUR WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Are you feeling overwhelmed with work or home life? Do you have a hard time juggling various activities in your life? This workshop will explore how you spend your time now as well as reflect upon activities that bring you meaning. We will discuss the four most important metrics for a successful life and you will discover what actions will need to be taken in order to create a personal work-life balance.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 2-3pm
Federal Way 320th Library
848 S. 320th Street
Federal Way, WA 98023
directions

Intro to Taichi

If you come to World Taichi Day and want more or if you aren’t able to attend World Taichi Day, I will be giving this popular Intro to Taichi workshop on the same weekend.

Taichi is an ancient Chinese martial art that exercises the mind and body through slow movements. Practicing taichi regularly can improve balance and coordination, increase energy and stamina, reduce stress, and calm the mind. Come learn about the fundamental taichi principles and basic taichi movements. Even if you’ve participated before, you’re welcome to come again to practice, review, and learn new movements. This FREE workshop will involve active participation so please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

WHEN: Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 2-3pm

LOCATION:
Maple Valley Library
21844 SE 248th Street
Maple Valley, WA 98038
directions

WORLD TAICHI DAY 4/27/19

It’s that time of year again when we celebrate WORLD TAICHI DAY with others in the community and around the world! All are welcome, regardless of age or ability! Please wear loose, comfortable clothing for all activities.

Here is the program schedule for Saturday, 4/27/19:

7:30-9am           Taichi class at the Federal Way Community Center ($2 drop-in fee) directions

10am-12n          FREE Taichi/Qigong class at Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way, WA. Click here for more information and directions.

1:30-5pm           FREE private taichi lessons (RSVP required). Light refreshments will be served.

5:30-8pm           Community potluck dinner and celebration

If you’re interested in private lessons or the potluck, please RSVP via my contact form for more details.

I look forward to celebrating World Taichi Day with you!

Intro to Taichi

I will again be giving this popular “Intro to Taichi” workshop!

Taichi is an ancient Chinese martial art that exercises the mind and body through slow movements. Practicing taichi regularly can improve balance and coordination, increase energy and stamina, reduce stress, and calm the mind. Come learn about the fundamental taichi principles and basic taichi movements. Even if you’ve participated before, you’re welcome to come again to practice, review, and learn new movements. This FREE workshop will involve active participation so please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

WHEN: Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 11am-12noon

LOCATION:
Des Moines Library
21620 11th Ave S
Des Moines, WA 98198
directions

Mindfulness

Do you hear a lot about mindfulness and wonder what it is? Do you struggle with being mindful in your life?

In this workshop, we will go over the importance of mindfulness as well as its attitudinal foundations. We will put them into practice with a few exercises to help you integrate mindfulness into your life. This is a participatory workshop so please come with an open mind and curiosity!

WHEN: Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 2-3pm

LOCATION:
Kent Library large meeting room
212 2nd Avenue North
Kent, WA 98032
directions

COST: FREE