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Classes

Classes are held at the Loft, unless otherwise specified. The Loft is located at 218 North Main Street, on the second floor above Images of the Past and Present, directly across Main St. from River Market.

Entrance is located on the south side of the building. The Loft has a room capacity of 21 people. Parking is not allowed in the space next to the building; please use street parking or the River Market parking lot.

Please pre-register in-store at River Market, phone (651) 439-0366 or email Ola Schmelig at education@rivermarket.coop. Payment due at registration. We accept all major credit cards. If you need to cancel, please notify us at least 3 days in advance for a full refund.

For instructors, here is our class proposal form and Loft best practices.

Natural Body Wisdom

Saturday, November 1

10-11:30am

Listening to the body’s language has been a part of natural health care for centuries. Pulse can give a clue about health as well as effective treatment, muscle response time – applied kinesiology – can give good information about nervous system health as well as body preferences, and even intuition can be used to hone in on medicinal herbs or organs that need the most attention. Presented by Dr. Kelley Hagenbuch D.C., M.H. The class is free for any co-op owners and $5 for non-owners.

A Guide to Holiday Weight Management

Thursday, November 6

7-8:30pm

You have worked hard to stay healthy year-round, but do you know the fool-proof secrets to avoiding the average 3 lb. holiday weight gain? Strategize and enjoy the holiday festivities by incorporating the ten weight-management secrets that will stay with you through-out the year. Learn and have fun with

Dr. Kellie Seth, DC, and take home the ten healthy-eating secrets and delicious healthy holiday recipes!

The class is free for any co-op owners and $5 for non-owners.

Are You Ready To Reverse Your Diabetes?

Saturday, November 15

10am-12pm

In this class you will learn why diabetes is an inflammatory condition, identify common foods that cause inflammation, the correct exercise for the diabetic, why low fat diet is not good, and the curriculum to reverse diabetes naturally. Presented by Dr. Daryl L. Cooper D.C., F.A.S.B.E.

The class is free for any co-op owners and $5 for non-owners.

Herbal Balms for Winter Skin

Saturday, December 6

10am-12pm

Winter is hard on skin. Soothe yours with surprising herbs from nature. Learn how to choose moistening herbs to suit your skin type, make an olive oil infusion and combine to make your own simple salve.

Great idea for a thoughtful holiday gift, Christmas is just around the corner! Presented by Dr. Kelley Hagenbuch D.C., M.H. The class fee is

$5 for member-owners and $10 for non-owners.

Stress, Hormones and the Belly Fat

Thursday, December 11

6-8pm

Stress damage comes from injuries, the air we breathe, the food we eat, or don’t eat, the things we drink, the medicines we take, the man-made chemicals all around us, and the negative emotions we choose to embrace. Over time inflammation and chronic disease symptoms develop. In this class you will learn how hormone imbalances can affect your sleep cycles, carbohydrate cravings, and why counting calories doesn’t work for belly fat. Presented by Dr. Daryl L. Cooper D.C., F.A.S.B.E.

The class is free for any co-op owners and $5 for non-owners.

Herbal Balms for Winter Skin

Saturday, December 6

10am-12pm

Winter is hard on skin. Soothe yours with surprising herbs from nature. Learn how to choose moistening herbs to suit your skin type, make an olive oil infusion and combine to make your own simple salve.

Great idea for a thoughtful holiday gift, Christmas is just around the corner! Presented by Dr. Kelley Hagenbuch D.C., M.H. The class fee is

$5 for any co-op owners and $10 for non-owners.

European Models of Health Care for Healing

Tuesday, December 9 and January 13

3-4pm

Neighborhood Nursing, from the Netherlands, is holistic and relationship based health care. Now in Stillwater, the first USA town, Neighborhood Nurses are working in local teams to help you navigate the medical system, identify and coordinate strengths and resources within yourself, family, friends, community and the environment.

Three nurses from Buurtzorg Neighborhood Nursing: Chris Brandt, Michelle Michels, and Sara Stolzenberg will be presenting and offering tips and a little stocking full of tools for health and well-being during this holiday and winter season. Come young and old, caregivers and the curious and explore these local health care options.

Free class, registration required.

How to Make an Evergreen Wreath

Wednesday, December 10

6:30-8 pm

A seasonal wreath is a lovely way to bring nature’s beauty to your home and it also makes a perfect hostess gift. They are quick, easy and inexpensive and we will make one using fresh natural plant material. Kathy St. Peters will share her tips and secrets on how to collect the materials, assemble the wreaths and how to best display them in your home. All materials and tools provided but you can bring your own as well. Seating is limited, sign up early.

The class fee is $5 for any co-op owners and $10 for non-owners.

Stress, Hormones and the Belly Fat

Thursday, December 11

6-8 pm

Stress damage comes from injuries, the air we breathe, the food we eat, or don’t eat, the things we drink, the medicines we take, the man-made chemicals all around us, and the negative emotions we choose to embrace. Over time inflammation and chronic disease symptoms develop. In this class you will learn how hormone imbalances can affect your sleep cycles, carbohydrate cravings, and why counting calories doesn’t work for belly fat. Presented by Dr. Daryl L. Cooper D.C., F.A.S.B.E.

The class is free for any co-op owners and $5 for non-owners.

Let’s Make Lefse

Saturday, December 13

10 am-12 pm

Learn how to make this tasty, traditional Norwegian flatbread. Working together, we will combine potatoes and other ingredients, shape this potato dough into balls, roll out into a thin potato pancake and cook it on a hot griddle. There are countless ways to enjoy it: slather on butter; sprinkle with sugar; spread with nut butters and jam; create a fresh fruit-chocolate-yogurt dessert or savory sandwich wrap. If you have one, please bring a large rolling pin with a cloth cover and a zip lock baggie for the “good lefse-you betcha” to take home.

Presented by Kathy St. Peters. Seating is limited, sign up early.

The class fee is $5 for any co-op owners and $10 for non-owners.