Friday, January 24, 2014

PAST: HEALTH & WELLNESS: "AIM for a Healthier DC" Free Workshops, Demos and more in Celebration of International Integrative Health Day this SAT, Jan 24 with AIM Health Institute at St. George’s Episcopal Church 160 U St NW from 3:00pm - 6:00pm, Free

AIM for a Healthier DC  Learn more about Yoga, Naturopathic Home Remedies, Acupressure, Nutrition... Enjoy Cooking demos, Zumba, Arts and Craft, Massage 101 and more!
Saturday, January 24
3:00pm - 6:00pm
In celebration of International Integrative Health Day, AIM Health Institute has partnered with DC’s medical schools and community members to host a day of free workshops and health promotion at St. George’s Episcopal Church. 

Integrative medicine combines conventional medical therapies and complementary therapies as its practitioners intertwine research-based care with the wisdom of traditional healing to treat the whole person: mind, body, & spirit. AIM Health Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization bringing the world of integrative medicine to all, regardless of ability to pay.

Key features of this event include: yoga; naturopathic home remedies and acupressure; nutrition and cooking demonstrations; arts and crafts; Zumba; massage 101; free raffle prizes; and featured guests, Learn more about Alternative & Holistic Health · Acupuncture · Medical Research

Featured Guest Speaker:
Donna “The Animal” Wilkinson- DC Divas Running Back and 2 time Gold Medalist!

Free Raffle Prizes (examples: one hour massage, Trader Joe’s gift bag)

Free workshops and empowerment sessions offered: 
  • Naturopathic home remedies and acupressure (Dr. Orceyre, ND, MSOM,LAc)
  • Learn Massage 101 (Elizabeth Goldberg, LMT)
  • Healthy And Delicious Food Demonstration (Julie Wendt, MS and Rosina Cabo, PA-C, MNM)
  • Yoga (Heather Ferris, RYT)
  • Narrative Medicine (Dr. Linda Raphael, MA, PhD and Lauren Kascak, MS)
  • Creative Arts (Pauline Daniels, Director of Life Enrichment for Goodwin House)
  •  Zumba (Kelly Smith and Certified Zumba Instructor Jess Hawkens)

Metro: Shaw - Howard University and walk or take a bus closer, any of the 90 lines will get you closer, to the stop closest to 2nd St NW, see metro trip-planner for bus options. 

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