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. 

Immune Boosting Nutrition
Instructor: Ashley Carpenter, Dietitian
Thursday, Sept 27 • 6:15 p.m. at SO PINES center • FREE to members and community • Call (910) 692-6129 to register
NOW is the time to get ready for cold and flu season! We will cover the most current information regarding the pattern of eating that is “immune boosting” and the pattern of eating that is “immune busting.”

Live, Laugh, Leak?
Instructor: Dr. Janet Harris-Hicks, FirstHealth Urogynecology
Tuesday, September 25 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
The unwanted leakage of urine or stool is NOT a normal part of aging. Come learn options of intervention to eliminate these bothersome issues and get back to what you do best – loving, laughing…living!

Decoding Nutrition Labels
Instructor: Ashley Carpenter, RD, FirstHealth Fitness
Thursday, October 11 • 12:15 p.m. at Pinehurst center FREE to members and community • Registration required
With so many tempting labels and claims vying for your attention, how do you know if a product is actually good for you, or just sounds healthy to get you to throw it in your shopping cart? Learn how to breakdown the label to choose the best products for you and your family.

Fall Harvest: Cooking Demo and Tasting
Instructor: Chef Sueson Vess
Thursday, October 18 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • $20 members/$25 community • Register by October 15
Recipes include: Butternut Squash Thai Curry, Fall Harvest Salad with Roasted Orange Vinaigrette, and Winter Squash Flatbread with Baba Ghanoush. *All recipes are gluten-free.

Knee Injuries: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention
Instructor: Heather MacMillan, DPT, FirstHealth Moore Rehab
Tuesday, October 23 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center FREE to members and community • Registration required
Many knee injuries can be successfully treated with conservative measures, while others require various degrees of medical management. Learn about common causes, treatments, and prevention strategies.

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