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Growing Old Gracefully: an online Zoom class sponsored by Dominican Hospital PEP classes

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Tired all the time? Don’t have the energy you used to? Come to this class to learn how to maintain your vitality and strength while growing older. Science is now proving that lifestyle choices can be as important as genetics when it comes to aging well. This class will focus on building healthy habits and a few key

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Holistic Strategies for your Immune Health: an online class sponsored by Dominican Hospital PEP classes

 

Winter can be a challenge for your immune system, but it doesn’t need to be.

If you get sick all the time or catch every cold that goes around, it would be worthwhile to assess your habits and environment and make some changes. Come learn some holistic strategies to boost your immunity. In this class you will learn

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Learn how to have Healthy Bones

Thanks to the modern miracle of Western medicine there are imaging tests that allow us to see the bones and assess if a person has osteoporosis. And thanks to the holistic methods of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), there are many potent tools to help us build healthy bones

 

Osteoporosis makes the body more vulnerable to bone fractures because

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Heart Afire: The Fire Element

The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also their mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the heart.

The heart season is summer, and heart is considered the most yang: hot, bountiful and abundant. Yang is what is

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Valentine’s Day, TCM and Heart Health

Every February men all over the world flock to the local flower shops and jewelry stores in search of the perfect bouquet or piece of jewelry to express their undying love to their significant other. Why?  Nobody knows for certain, but there are at least a couple of theories.

One theory is a Catholic priest, Valentine, was imprisoned for helping

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