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. 

The Health-e-Skeptic
Instructor: James Liffrig, MD, FirstHealth Family Medicine
Thursday, April 25 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
Introducing an easy approach to wisely assess health-related consumer products.

Stop the Spinning: Staying Active with Vertigo
Instructor: Ian Pierce, PT, FirstHealth Physical Therapy
Tuesday, April 30 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
Learn about causes, treatment options, and how to reduce or eliminate dizziness and disorientation to improve vision issues, balance and mobility.

Eat Right for Your Type of Arthritis
Instructor: Ashley Carpenter, RD, FirstHealth Fitness
Thursday, May 9 • 10:45 a.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
Learn which foods help to ease pain, fight inflammation, and slow disease activity.

Crazy for Crepes: Cooking Demo and Tasting
Instructor: Chef Sueson Vess
Thursday, May 16 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • $20 members/$25 community • Register by May 14
Recipes include: Breakfast Crepes with Sweet Potato Hash, Dinner Crepes with Mushroom Italiano, and Dessert Crepes with Strawberries and Lemon “Cream”. *All recipes are gluten-free and vegan.

Live, Laugh, Leak?
Instructor: Dr. Janet Harris-Hicks, FirstHealth Urogynecology
Tuesday, May 21 • 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!

Bone Building Nutrients
Instructor: Ashley Carpenter, RD, FirstHealth Fitness
Thursday, May 30 • 6:30 p.m. at SO PINES center • FREE to members and community • Call (910) 692-6129 to register
Maintaining bone health throughout your lifetime is important to lower your risk of osteoporosis, falls, and fractures. Learn about key nutrients that will keep your skeleton strong and healthy.

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