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Educational Forum Schedule Posted

Part of our mission here at Natural Horizons Wellness Center is to educate our patients and the public so they can make informed decisions about their health and lifestyles. As part of that quest we have formulated a schedule of classes for each month on a variety of topics. Listed below are the classes we will be hosting in the upcoming months. All classes are from 6:30 - 7:30 PM at Natural Horizons Wellness Center, 11230 Waples Mill Rd., #125, Fairfax, VA. 22030. Be sure to add them to your calendar so you won't miss them. We are sure they will be well worth your time. Wed. July 28th “How To Prevent Injury During Exercise" Dr. Vishal Verma DC will be your host for this informative evening. He finds most people who begin an exercise program quit early on due to injury or pain from improper techniques or warm up. In this seminar you will receive practical tips on how to properly exercise whether you are a beginner or involved in a more advanced program. A light healthy refreshment will be served for your enjoyment. Reservations are required. Please call the center at 703-246-9355 to reserve your spot. Cost: $10.00 Thurs. Aug 12th “Is It A Craving Or An Obsession” It is accepted that wanting ice cream with dill pickles at midnight when you are six months pregnant is a craving. But how do we know if daily consumption of a certain food, hours of exercise, shopping, internet usage or any other activity has gone from healthy enjoyment to an obsession. In this discussion Jacques de Broekert, M.Ed, will give helpful insights indentifying markers to look for in your life and suggestions to reign in your behavioral patterns. A healthy light refreshment will be served. Reservations are required. Please call the center today at703-246-9355 to reserve your seat. Cost:$10.00 Tues. Aug 17th “Body Centered Hypnosis – A Connection To Change Lizette Ayala, C.Ht will lead this informative evening's discussion. She will explain ways to help you focus on your desires and how hypnotherapy can help you move forward on the pathway that will assist you in achieving those goals. A healthy pick-me-up snack will be provided by "Healthy Bites" for your sampling. Reservations are required so please call today at 703-246-9355 to reserve your seat. Cost: $10.00 Wed. Sept 15th “Muscle Therapy/Massage – The Key To Good Posture And Function” Our nationally certified massage therapist, Annette Eccles, will help you understand why grinding your teeth effects your chronic lower back tension or why your tight hamstrings cause your neck to hurt. She will explain how muscle therapy ties into every thing you do in your life, from how you stand and sit to how you move. Also learn self-help techniques for releiving muscle tension. Please bring a tennis ball with you to class. A light refreshment will be served by "Healthy Bites" for your enjoyment. Reservations are necessary so please call today at 703-246-9355 to reserve your seat. Cost: $10.00 Tues. Sept 28st “Preventive Action To Reduce Cumulative Effects Of Low Level Ionizing Radiation” Donna C. King, B.S. Environmental Health Specialist will share a portion of her knowledge gained from the paper she published in the July 2008 issue of "Neurotoxicology". Low level ionizing radiation exposure is cumulative over a lifetime. Adolescents and aging populations are more vulnerable to negative effects of all types of ionizing radiation. Certain areas in the country and particular lifestyles increase exposure. Protection is essential to maintain and improve a healthy outcome. This promises to be an evening filled with valuable information. A light healthy treat will be provided by "Healthy Bites" for your refreshment. Reservations are required so please call our office today at 703-246-9355 to reserve your seat. Cost: $10.00 Thurs Sept. 30th “Non-Surgical Approach To Pain Management” How successful has your conventional treatment plan been for managing your pain? Would you consider an alternative approach to impending surgery? Come discover a truly comprehensive program that will reduce your pain and increase your over all well being without using harsh drugs or invasive surgery. Dr. Verma, DC and Annette Eccles, NCTMB will be teaching you techniques to correct the source of your pain. A light healthy treat will be provided by "Healthy Bites" for your refreshment.Reservations are required so please call today at 703-246-9355 to schedule. Cost: $10.00 Thus. Oct. 7th "I’ll Start My Exercise Program……Tomorrow” You know exercise is good for you. You mean well. Your intentions are good but somehow it just doesn't happen. Why??? Jacques de Broekert, M.ed, will raise your awareness of the physiological barracades keeping you from starting or maintaining, not only an exercise program, but also other healthy lifestyle choices. He'll also give you hints on how to overcome those obsticles. With the approaching holiday season and winter coming on, you don't want to miss this wonderful and motivating evening. A light snack will be provided for your enjoyment by "Healthy Bites". Reservations are required so please call the center today at 703-246-9355 to reserve your seat. Cost: $10.00 Wed. Oct. 13th “Get Ready For The Cold & Flu Season – Prevention Is The Key" Come join Dr. Lucky Bennett, ND, our naturpath and learn self care techniques and secrets that will help you prepare for the cold and flu season. She will teach valuable information about immune system function and how you can stay healthier as you enter the winter season. Information will be directed to all ages from babies to the elderly. A healthy organic snack will be provided by "Healthy Bites" for your enjoyment. Reservations are required so please call today at 703-246-9355 so you can say "NO" to colds and flu. Cost: $10.00

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