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Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesday sampling at a previous event

Visit our Wellness Department every Wednesday to enjoy flash sales, product sampling, and free wellness classes! 

 

Each week, we'll highlight a different product to sample and offer at a discouted price. We'll have representatives from the company or our own wellness department staff on hand to educate and answer questions on the product. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram accounts for weekly Wellness Wednesday details!
 
Every Wednesday, from 12-3, we'll also have Rebecca Hein of Underground Alchemy available in the Wellness Department as a resource. Rebecca is a Community Herbalist and urban farmer. In 2011 she founded Underground Alchemy, a local herbal apothecary. The herbs are grown on reclaimed vacant land in Albany's South End and handcrafted into a line of remedies aimed at promoting wellness and self care. Available at the Honest Weight Food Coop, the Troy Farmers Market and through her Herbal CSA. Some of her Wednesday demonstrations will include Fiery Cider, Immune Allies, and Propolis Sage Throat Spray

Be sure to check out our Wellness Wednesday classes and services!

Nutritional Counseling and Personal Training, 8:30am – 9:30am in our Practitioner Room

Weight loss concerns?
Confused about what to eat or not to eat?
Want to gain an edge in your athletic abilities?
Looking to remedy an injury?

Hollan, owner of TrU Fitness and Nutrition, is a nationally-certified personal trainer and nutritional consultant that brings a life-changing individualized approach to optimizing your body through cutting edge nutrition, better movement mechanics and functional fitness. Some of her services include guidance in nutritional approaches to managing autoimmune disease, setting up a functional kitchen, cooking and meal prep for busy folks, food log assessments, and myth busting nutritional fallacies.

Register for a FREE 30 minute session at our Service Desk

Guided Group Meditation: Yoga Nidra, 6pm – 7pm in our Community Room

Based on the ancient teachings of meditation, iRest provides tools to help you relax deeply, release stress and increase resiliency, with a goal of improving interpersonal relationships and providing greater control and mastery of life. This is now a weekly guided meditation practice suitable for beginners.

Please bring a yoga mat and dress warmly or bring a blanket and plan to arrive a few minutes early to maximize the session. No need to register. Just show up!

Native American Mindfulness, Healing Chants, and Drums, 7:15 – 8:30pm in our Community Room

Join Fidel Moreno, Water Protector, for this session of chanting, meditation, and drumming.

Native American healing Chants will be shared as well as a 20 minute silent meditation for clearing and grounding. There will also be a 20 minute drumming activation circle with personal hand drums and rattles.

Fidel Moreno: (Huichol/ChiChimeca/Mexican-American) Long time water protector, Fidel is a traditional singer and ceremonialist, and also award-winning film producer of The Peyote Road and Wiping the Tears of Seven Generations. His latest film is Gathering Our Hearts at Standing Rock.