Saturday, April 13, Shirk Center Classrooms
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come join an array of presenters as they explore topics related to Living Well & Living Green.
|TIME||NORTH CLASSROOM||SOUTH CLASSROOM|
|10:00 AM||Yoga For Wellness||Non-Surgical Scoliosis Correction|
|*11:00 AM||Investing With Your Values||Suburban/Urban Permaculture|
|NOON||What is a Food Co-Op, and Why Should I Care?||Movement, Stretching, and Massage for Wellness and Pain Management|
|1:00 PM||To Frack Or Not To Frack: Is There Even a Question||Using Essential Oils for Pain Relief|
|2:00 PM||All About Green Building Materials||Why Homegrown & Handmade|
|*11:00 AM Shirk Practice Gym: Hula Hoop for Everyone|
10:00 am – Yoga for Wellness: Benefits of Yoga and How to Fit It Into Your Busy Schedule
North Classroom – Ashley Moran
Yoga benefits every level of wellness. Learn a brief history of yoga, benefits of specific poses, and how to fit this ancient practice into your modern-day schedule.
10:00 am – Non-Surgical Scoliosis Correction
South Classroom – Joseph Ramirez, D.C.
Dr. Ramirez challenges the current medical model of “watch and wait,” bracing, and surgery, and provides a non-surgical solution for those seeking correction of Scoliosis.
11:00 am – Investing With Your Values
North Classroom – Russ Rybicki, AIF®
“My retirement portfolio invests in some of the biggest polluters and human rights abusers. What can I do?” Learn what you can do in this workshop.
Representative of and securities & advisory services offered through Financial West Group (FWG), FINRA/SIPC. Progressive Asset Management Group is the socially responsible division of Financial West Group. Progressive Asset Management, Inc. and Financial West Group are unaffiliated entities.
11:00 am – Suburban/Urban Permaculture
South Classroom - Bill Wilson
Permaculture design can transform a standard suburban or urban lot into a paradise of beauty, food production, shade and fertility.
Noon - What is a Food Co-Op, and Why Should I Care?
North Classroom – Melanie Shellito
Food co-ops are sprouting up across the country! What IS a community-owned grocery? How does it benefit your family? The local economy? Our food system?
Noon – Movement, Stretching, and Massage for Wellness and Pain Management
South Classroom – Nidia Butler
Body movement, stretching, and massage are key components to lifelong wellness and reduction of pain and stress. Come learn how they can help you!
1:00 pm - To Frack Or Not To Frack: Is There Even a Question
North Classroom – William C. Rau – Professor Emeritus, Industrial Sociology from Illinois State University
Professor Rau will give a brief overview of fracking and examine House Bill 2615, which would allow deregulated hydrofracking of oil and shale gas fields in Illinois. His presentation will include a detailed discussion on the shortcomings of the bill and the concerns that surround it. William will conclude with suggestions on how to reduce “natural” gas usage in our own lives. Time will be provided for questions and answers.
1:00 pm – Using Essential Oils for Pain Relief
South Classroom – Nancy Harston
Nancy will give an explanation of how essential oils work. She will follow with a description of specific oils and their uses, and an opportunity to experience the oils 1st hand.
2:00 pm - All About Green Building
North Classroom – Andy Scott
Andy will give you an in depth look into what makes a building material sustainable. He’ll cover everything you need to know about the materials used in certified Green built houses.
2:00 pm - Why Homegrown & Handmade
South Classroom - Deborah Niemann
Why would anyone want to have a garden, milk goats, or bake bread? Learn why homegrown and handmade food is not only cheaper but better for you and the environment.