Upcoming FREE Programs at Mount Carmel Healthy Living Center

Communication & Connection

Looking to strengthen your communication skills, better communicate your own values, while being mindful of the values of others? This class provides the tools to develop new healthy communication strategies in your life. Call 614-234-4660 to register. Instructor: Gary Kopp

  • Monday, October 1, 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Free Cooking Demo + Lunch

These cooking demonstrations, presented by Mount Carmel Chefs and a registered dietitian, will focus on teaching techniques to prepare a healthy meal for your household. Call 614-234-4660 to register.

  • Tuesday, October 2nd, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 6, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 4, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Weight Management

In partnership with Lower Lights Christian Health Center, this class meets monthly to help you improve your eating habits and lose weight. This class is led by a Registered Dietitian.

  • Tuesday, October 2, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 6, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 4, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Music, Mind, and Emotions

Have you ever considered why you love the music that you do? Learn strategies to help us explore how music affects our minds and how we can use it as a tool to understand and express our emotions. Call 614-234-4660 to register. Instructor: Josh Edwards, MSW, LSW

  • Wednesday, October 10, 3 – 4:30 p.m.

C.H.E.F.S. — Cheap, Healthy, Easy and Fast Cooking Class

C.H.E.F.S. classes will focus on preparing cheap, healthy, and easy to make recipes for salads, sides, snacks, soups, suppers, and sweets. This fun, interactive class is a combination of demonstration and hands-on cooking. Tastings will be provided. Call 614-234-4660 to register. Space is limited.

  • Monday, October 29, 10– 11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, December 12, 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Take a Break from Your Story with Mindfulness

Mindfulness refers to being wholeheartedly present to the everyday moments in our life. Being mindful means paying full attention to each moment, in a kind and non-judgmental way. This class leads you teaches you the basics of incorporating mindfulness practice into your daily life. Call 614-234-4660 to register. Instructor: Matt Fleming, PCC-S

  • Monday, November 5, 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Building Resiliency

We are more together than we are by ourselves, and when we join collectively, anything is possible! Begin to experience greater capacity to recover when “life happens” through collective support. We’ll practice grounding, centering, and growing our resilience. Call 614-234-4660 to register. Instructor: Emelyn Lybarger

  • Wednesday November 7, 2 – 4 p.m.

Gentle Yoga for Relaxation

Learn how gentle yoga can help reduce your stress, improve strength and increase range of motion. Yoga mats and supplies are provided if needed. Chair yoga is also available during this class if needed. Call 614-234-4660 to register. Beginner level. Wear comfortable clothing. Instructors: Liz McGory, RTY and Erin McIntyre, RYT, LMT

  • Tuesdays, November 13 – December 4, 3 – 4 p.m.

Cooking Matters Cooking Class for Adults

This six-week hands-on cooking class is facilitated by Local Matters and offers the opportunity for individuals on a limited budget to learn how to shop for and prepare delicious and nutritious food on a budget. Registration is required. Call 614-234-4660 to register. Must attend all six sessions.

  • Wednesdays, November 14 – December 19, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Making the Most of the Holidays

Explore ways to simplify and maximize the joy of the season. You’ll look at your own holiday traps, learn how to develop meaningful traditions and share ideas for designing holiday practices that reflect the true meaning of the season. Call 614-234-4660. Instructor: Betsey Cowardin, LISW-S

  • Monday, November 19, 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Grounding and Gratitude

Looking to relieve stress, build confidence, and feel more calm and present? This class will lead you through exercises to help you cultivate gratitude and practice meditation. Call 614-234-4660 to register. Instructor: Casey Slive.

  • Tuesday, December 11, 10 – 11 a.m.

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