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A Better You

Virtual AL

Celebrate Health, Wellness and Vitality with UnitedHealthcare's Inaugural A Better You Virtual Event UnitedHealthcare will host A Better You, a free, health and wellness educational event, online to continue helping African Americans safely access the resources and information they need leading up to the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Virtual attendees will learn about the basics of Medicare - including the different parts of the program, eligibility requirements and enrollment windows - to help them make informed health care coverage decisions.  The online event will feature renowned keynote speakers including: Eighty-four-year-old, record-breaking body builder Ernestine Shepherd,Continue Reading ...

Free

Mini-Medical School: Different Topic Each Week!

Virtual AL

OLLI at UA along with UA College of Community Health Sciences and University Medical Center is hosting this lecture series to explore medicine, health care, and health trends. Faculty physicians will lecture on issues and advances in medicine and research, incorporating science, research and clinical applications. Learn how the body works, hear about advances changing how we see disease and health, and find out where cutting-edge research is headed. See catalog at olli.ua.edu for complete list of weekly topics. Free, but registration is required for EACH Tuesday session. All sessions are via Zoom technology. Not familiar with Zoom? No worries,Continue Reading ...

Free

Virtual Mental Health Monday Arts & Disabilities

Virtual AL

Presented by UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine Speakers: Becky Leifman, Alie B. Gorrie, Kevin Spencer, and Kerrie Benson In our second discussion on Arts and Disabilities, we will talk about the benefits of arts engagement for individuals with disabilities. Participation in the performing arts has been found to have a positive impact on self-esteem, social identity, and feelings of belonging. Our guests will share their work in dance, theatre, and magic! Please contact Lauren Edwards with any questions (laurenme@uab.edu).

Lunch & Learn The Art of Feng Shui

Virtual AL

Join us on Wednesday, January 27 at 12pm CST for our first Lunch & Learn Series event of 2021 featuring a FREE Feng Shui workshop and let us help you move into the new year with a more harmonious space. Katie Rogers will lead participants through an introduction to Feng Shui and share with us how decluttering via Feng Shui is applicable in our own spaces. About the Speaker // Katie received her certification in Feng Shui in 2003-4 through the Feng Shui Training Center in Salt Lake City, UT where she studied under author, Sharon Stasney, in the TibetanContinue Reading ...

Mental Health Monday Creating Your Self-Care Kit

Virtual AL

Self-care is imperative for mental health! That is why UAB Arts in Medicine’s Virtual Mental Health Monday is excited to bring you this special 90-minute workshop, “Creating Your Self-care Calming Kit,” led by Cristal Brister on Monday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m. CT / 7 p.m. ET. During this experiential session, participants will deepen their self-awareness regarding what their needs are during times of angst. Participants will engage in embodied Applied Theater techniques utilizing sound and movement, self-reflective writing moments, and creative play. About the Speaker // Cristal Brister is a creative catalyst for change committed to elevating the voices ofContinue Reading ...

FREE // Must Virtually Register

Feel-good Dance with WORKITJANET

Virtual AL

Are you thinking of ways you could move your body? Do you want to have fun while doing it? We have good news for you! You can do both with an empowering dance coach WORKITJANET! Get your dose of happiness and instantly boost your mood with this energizing dance class! Janet will guide you through some simple and easy-to-follow dance moves that will end in a short and fun dance combo. Don’t worry if you think you can’t dance, or if you are already an expert, because ALL LEVELS are welcome to join. Come and dance it out on February 27thContinue Reading ...

Free

How to bump up your nutrition with budget-friendly meal ideas

Virtual AL

Good nutrition is essential for well-being. But during the global pandemic, and the accompanying restrictions, we may often find ourselves struggling with keeping good eating habits. We might struggle with having a routine because we are home all day, cooking the dishes we like because we don’t have access to all the ingredients, or simply just knowing what to buy. At wellyou we stand behind practicing healthy habits to obtain happiness and well-being. While staying at home can induce a lot of snacking and lack of motivation to eat well, we believe that with proper guidance and structure everyone can reapContinue Reading ...

Free

Vinyasa Yoga with wellyou

Virtual AL

Do you like yoga but you get bored of the slow pace of classes? Do you need something more challenging when it comes to yoga? Are you looking for something that will make you sweat? Then this class is made for you! Join Asya for a Vinyasa Yoga session that will energize you and challenge you, while sweating your stress away! You will work on many aspects of fitness overall, such as stability, balance, strength, and flexibility! This session will take place on February 20th at 12 pm EST. See you there!

Free

Lunch & Learn Women’s Heart Health

Virtual AL

Join ArtPlay and Arts In Medicine for a special Lunch and Learn in honor of American Heart Month. Joy O’Neal will share her personal story about navigating heart disease and treatment — especially focusing on the struggles women face when dealing with heart disease. About the Speaker // Joy O’Neal is the Executive Director at The Red Barn, a nonprofit offering therapeutic horseback riding to children and adults with disabilities.  She has a master’s degree in Public Administration from UAB.  In 2016, she was diagnosed with advanced heart failure after being misdiagnosed for over two years. FREE // Must VirtuallyContinue Reading ...

FREE // Must Virtually Register

Sweat to Sweet: By Créme Fresh Home and Body

2201 2nd Ave S

Crème Fresh Home & Body is a self care brand that provides handmade soy candles , perfumes , and soon body products ! We are having an event on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at True 40 Downtown Bham where girls can come and take a FREE barre class then exclusively shop my new line of body care items.   Sign up for 1 of (4) possible sessions to shake, sweat, and SHOP!

Free

Sunday Yoga Series

Cahaba Brewing Co. 4500 5th Ave South, Birmingham, AL

Join us for a weekly physically distanced yoga class led by Hayley Holdridge, a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT), with over 200 hours of experience. Your ticket includes a yoga class that blends movement, meditation, and breath to create peace within the body and mind - plus a pint! All proceeds will be donated to a different charity each month. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunday-yoga-series-tickets-140928385595

$10.00
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Sunday Yoga Series

Cahaba Brewing Co. 4500 5th Ave South, Birmingham, AL

Join us for a weekly physically distanced yoga class led by Hayley Holdridge, a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT), with over 200 hours of experience. Your ticket includes a yoga class that blends movement, meditation, and breath to create peace within the body and mind - plus a pint! All proceeds will be donated to a different charity each month. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunday-yoga-series-tickets-140928385595

$10

Rumpshaker 5K In Person and Virtual/Challenge Events

Homewood Central Park 1632 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL

We are very excited to announce the 13th Annual Rumpshaker 5K to be held on Saturday, March 27th, 2021 in Homewood, Alabama. We know this has been a challenging year for so many and we are thankful for your continued support of the Rumpshaker organization. Without your support we would not be able to carry out our mission to raise awareness and provide hope and support to those fighting this disease. 2021 Registration Options: * In Person 5K event limited to the first 500 registrants * Virtual 5K (eligible for team discount) * 100 Mile Challenge (eligible for team discount)Continue Reading ...



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