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5 Healthy Happenings in Metro Detroit This Month

February 17, 2020

Winter weather can make it hard to motivate — but these free events can help you meet your fitness goals this month

By Arianna Endicott

Cooking for a Healthy Heart and Weight

Feb 17

6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m.

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, 2333 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte

A registered dietician will teach this workshop designed to help you learn how to make great-tasting food that’s also great for you. Taste samples of healthy, easy meals while learning what to watch for while you cook.

 

Metro Detroit Community Yoga Circle

Feb 19, 26

6:30—7:30 p.m.

Hazel Park Memorial Library, 123 East 9 Mile Rd., Hazel Park

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Join Dr. Brittany Anderson, a Sterling Heights chiropractor, for this weekly beginner yoga class. Bring your yoga mat, water, and comfortable clothes to reconnect with your body through poses that improve posture, strength and flexibility.

 

Hustle for Your Health

Feb 20, 27

6—7 p.m.

Chase Branch Library (Detroit Public Library Branch), 17731 West 7 Mile Rd., Detroit

Getting in shape doesn’t have to mean going to the gym. Instructor Ms. Cheryl will teach participants to hustle (i.e., line dance) in a judgement-free zone. All skill levels are welcome to join in on the fun!

 

Whole Foods Plant Based Living for Weight Loss, Chronic Disease Prevention and Mental Health

Feb 26

6—7:30 p.m.

Detroit Main Library, 5201 Woodward Ave., Staff Lounge, Detroit

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Whether you’re already following a plant-based diet, want to learn more about switching to one or just want to understand how  diet affects your lifestyle, this meeting is for you. Every fourth Wednesday of the month, the Plant Based Nutrition Support Group holds events to discuss and answer questions about the plant-based lifestyle.

 

Metal Health Iron Pour

Feb 27—29

9 a.m.—5 p.m.

555 Arts, 2941 E Warren Ave., Detroit

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This three-day workshop is designed to act as art therapy for people suffering from PTSD. Participants will learn about sculpture and the foundry process. To register, interested participants should email Jay Elias at evolutionartstudio@outlook.com with “Mental Health” in the subject line.

 

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