Thursday, August 4, 2016

Finding Calm & Improving Sleep with Simple Herbs, Foods, & Meditation

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September 22, 2016 7-8:30pm
Greenstar Co-op, Ithaca NY

It can be hard these days to slow down and quiet the body and mind. Many people feel stressed or anxious, and sometimes have trouble falling or staying asleep. While we may not be able to change our job or basic daily responsibilities, we can modify our food choices, use medicinal herbs, slightly adjust our routines, and practice simple meditation and breathing techniques to feel more relaxed and get better sleep. In this free class, licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, Amanda Lewis, will discuss these natural treatment options and offer some calming tea samples as well!

Monday, March 7, 2016

A Cancer Prevention Lifestyle

Thursday, March 10, 2016
7-8:30PM Greenstar, Ithaca NY
Find out how you can significantly reduce your cancer risk with things like vitamin D, green tea, exercise and eating right. As many as 375,000 cases of cancer could be prevented each year in this nation through healthy lifestyle and dietary choices. Amanda Lewis, L.Ac. will discuss specific things you can do, and offer some delightful teas to sample.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Spice up Your Life

Thursday, January 7, 2016 
7 - 8:30 pm, Greenstar, Ithaca NY
Can turmeric prevent Alzheimer's and ginger treat arthritis? Discover the health benefits of spices that you may have right at home in your kitchen. Amanda Lewis, L.Ac. will discuss how spices such as clove, cumin, fenugreek, garlic, licorice, and others can be used as medicine and offer some delightful tea samples along the way!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Treating Colds and Flus with Herbal Home Remedies

Thursday, Oct 22, 7 - 8:30 PM
Greenstar Co-op, Ithaca, NY
In this fun and informative class, local acupuncturist and herbalist Amanda Lewis will talk about treating colds and flus using teas that you can make from bulk herbs, as well as prepared herbal formulas. She'll cover some popular herbs, such as echinacea, goldenseal, and astragalus, but she will also discuss less common herbs like yarrow, elder, and honeysuckle…offering some delightful samples of tea along the way!

This class is free and open to the public, and is held in the Classrooms@GreenStar, 700 W. Buffalo St. Registration is required - sign up at GreenStar's Customer Service Desk or call 273-9392.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Home Remedies Using Bulk Herbs

Thursday, July 30, 7 - 8:30 PM
Greenstar, Ithaca, NY
In this fun and informative class, local acupuncturist and herbalist Amanda Lewis, will discuss some of the classic medicinal uses for 25 of the bulk herbs available at GreenStar…offering delightful samples along the way! She will also give instruction on basic herbal combinations and preparations. Some of the herbs include: ashwaghanda, astragalus, holy basil, licorice, marshmallow, nettle, valerian, and yarrow.

This class is free and open to the public, and is held in the Classrooms@GreenStar, 700 W. Buffalo St. Registration is required - sign up at GreenStar's Customer Service Desk or call 273-9392.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind: Simple Secrets to Feeling Your Best

Free Class and Discussion Series 
Green Earth Market, 4 Market St, Oneonta 

1. The Benefits of Chinese Medicine:
Healing the Whole Person 
Tues, May 5th - 6:00-7:30pm
  1. Using Medicine From East and West
  2. Yin and Yang: Balance is the Key
  3. Natural Cycles of the Body
  4. What’s a Treatment Like?
2. How Acupuncture Works
Weds, June 3rd - 6:00-7:30pm
  1. Basic Principles: The Science of Acupuncture
  2. Feeling Your Own Energy
  3. Energy Pathways: Everything is Connected
  4. Acupuncture Demonstration
3. Food and Herbs for Health, Longevity, & Rejuvenation
Weds, July 15th - 6:00-7:30pm
  1. Using Food as Medicine
  2. Herbs: Natural Remedies Without Side Effects
  3. Healthy Shopping Tips

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Anti-Aging & Longevity Super Foods

Wednesday, April 22nd, 6:30-8pm
Greenstar Co-op, Ithaca NY
We need look no further than our fridge for some of the best age-defying, all-natural treatments out there. And all we have to do is add them to our diet. 

Amanda Lewis, Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, will share these secrets to the fountain of youth according to Traditional Chinese Medicine. 

This class is free and open to the public and will be held at the Classrooms@GreenStar (former Enterprise Building), 700 W. Buffalo Street. Registration is required - sign up at GreenStar's Customer Service Desk or call 273-9392