FirstHealth Centers for Health & Fitness

Health & Nutrition Classes

To register for these classes, please stop by the front desk at 170 Memorial Drive, Pinehurst, NC 28374 or call (910) 715-1800. 

Julia Child’s Birthday Celebration: Cooking Demo and Tasting
Instructor: Chef Sueson Vess of SpecialEats.com
Thursday, August 22 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • $20 members/$25 community • Register by Aug 19
Recipes include: Ratatouille Reinvented, French Potato Salad (with Resistant Starch), and Crème Brulee. All recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan.

Ask the PT: How to Deal with Shin Splints
Instructor: Heather MacMillan, DPT, FirstHealth Physical Therapy
Thursday, August 29 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
Learn how to identify shin splints, causes, prevention, and how to deal with the pain of having them.

Cholesterol-Lowering Foods
Instructor: Ashley Carpenter, RD, FirstHealth Fitness
Tuesday, September 17 • 12 p.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
Learn which foods can help lower cholesterol and protect your heart health.

Optimizing Nutrition for Age 65+
Instructor: Ashley Carpenter, RD, FirstHealth Fitness
Thursday, Sept 19 • 11:30 a.m. at SO PINES center • FREE to members and community • Call (910) 692-6129

During all stages of life, your body has special nutrition needs that should be addressed. Get the expert nutrition tips you need to stay healthy and strong through the years.

Spanish Tapas: Cooking Demo and Tasting
Instructors: Spoonlickers Catering
Thursday, September 19 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • $20 members/$25 community • Register by Sep 16
Recipes include: Pan Con Tomat, Grilled Eggplant in Tomato Vinaigrette, Ajo Blanco with Herb and Olive Gremolata, and Tortilla Espanola with Bitter Green Salad. All recipes are vegetarian.

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Prevention and Coping Strategies
Instructor: Amy Phariss, Outreach NC Editor
Tuesday, September 24 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
Come explore the facts and myths of Seasonal Affective Disorder with OutreachNC editor, Amy Phariss. Phariss will explain the science behind the diagnosis and provide tips that will empower you to take proactive steps to beat the winter blues and stop Seasonal Affective Disorder in its tracks.

 

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