Cultivating Health and its partners offer a variety of playshops, teleclasses and special events. Stay tuned to this page for announcements about upcoming programs. It’s a great way to get your feet wet in the world of healthy living and meet fun, like-minded people.
Detoxify: Spring into a Healthy New You!
Feeling bloated, heavy and fatigued? There are a variety of uncomfortable and annoying symptoms related to toxic buildup.
Detoxing is your answer to feeling more energy, clarity and even kick start weight loss! In this teleclass series, you will get the tools needed to incorporate a gentle, yet effective cleansing program into your spring cleaning routine, and detox your mind and body with the help of an experienced Certified Health Coach and Nutritional Consultant.
During this four week program, you will spend one week easing into and planning for the detox, two weeks detoxing and exploring play and other forms of self-nourishment and one week re-introducing foods and preparing the body for a healthy new routine. This is a great way to renew and rejuvenate your body and spirit! Learn more about detoxification and it’s benefits in this recording.
This teleseries includes the Cultivating Health Cleanse Playbook which includes:
- Detox strategies
- Sample Menu Plans
- Detox Supply List (food and self care items)
- Supplement Recommendations
- Strategies to Enhance Your Body’s Detox Power
- Detox Resources
For an additional $100, sign up for a 1.5 hour nutrition consultation to personalize your detox experience and hone in on your unique health and nutrition needs. The consultation includes a Holistic Health Plan outlining food, supplement and lifestyle recommendations to empower you to improve your health and happiness!
Dates: Mondays, March 24 – April 14
Location: Your couch!
Investment: $90 or $190 with personalized nutrition consultation
Register by: March 21
Holistic Nutrition Certification Program
Starting in January, I will be co-teaching the Holistic Nutrition Certification Program with Anura and Mayuri at Tulsi Holistic Living in Georgetown. In addition, I will lead several interactive whole foods cooking labs that can be taken along with the nutrition program or separately. Please visit Tulsi’s class page for details and registration!
Date: TBD – starts this summer
Investment: $350 per level (6 total) or $1895; $65 per cooking class
PLAYdetox & Weight Loss Program
Lose weight, and feel healthier and clearer in 2 weeks! Join PLAYdetox, a gentle, yet effective detox program that will help you cleanse your body, mind and spirit. Learn what foods are making you sick and depressed, rid your body of toxins and incorporate more play to relieve stress. Includes a detox manual.
Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket & Pharmacy
Food Demos & Samplings
Healthy Happy Hour
Join, Whole Foods Chef and Produce Manager, Ellen Siegel, and Health Coach and Nutritional Consultant, Kim Rush Lynch, for monthly demonstrations highlighting healthy options at the Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket & Pharmacy and menu planning ideas. These demonstrations take place the second Tuesday of the month from 5 to 7pm or until supplies last. They are free and open to the public. Please see the Co-op’s website for a list of upcoming events.
Seasonal & Savory
During the last Wednesday of the month, Ellen and Kim demo and sample a variety of tasty dishes featuring nutritious fruits and vegetables from the Produce Department. In addition, Co-op wine consultant, John Mealey, coordinates tastings of several wines that pair well with the tasty fare. The demos occur in tandem with Patron Appreciation Day, the last Wednesday of the month when shoppers save 5% on their purchases. The demos are from 5 to 7pm or until supplies last. Please see the Co-op’s website for a list of upcoming events.
Healthy Horizons is a quarterly program designed to educate its patrons about the benefits of whole foods and healthy living. Certified Nutritional Consultant and Health Coach, Kim Rush Lynch, and Whole Foods Chef and Produce Manager, Ellen Siegel, have designed a variety of health and food education programs designed to help shoppers create healthier meal plans and lifestyles. In addition, these programs are an opportunity to learn more about the Co-op’s natural and organic foods offerings. The programs are FREE; however, registration is required to make sure we have enough samples and at least 10 participants to hold the program. All programs are held at the Greenbelt Youth Center at 7pm unless otherwise noted. Call 301.474.0522, ext 205 or send an email to email@example.com .
February 19– Cholesterol Care: Heart Healthy Habits
April 24– Liver Love: Detox for Health & Healing
June 5– Complex Carbs: Whole Grain Goodies
October 15– Sugar Blues: Sweet Veggies & Natural Sweeteners
Have you been interested in one of Cultivating Health’s workshops but the location has not worked out for you? Well, now you can participate from the comfort of your cushy couch with one of our teleclasses. Stay tuned to this page for details. Here is a sample of what Cultivating Health and PLAY offers:
Eating for Energy
Healthy Lunches for Kids
PLAY Ladies Night Out: Games, Cocktails & Mocktails!
You Are What You Eat…and HOW You Eat