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U Barre: Raising the “Barre” in East Sac

U Barre: Raising the “Barre” in East Sac

By Kearsten Shepherd

Since moving to East Sacramento a little over a year ago I’ve been searching for a new gym. In my former suburban neighborhood I had a plethora of fitness choices ranging from the national chains, to the small independents, as well as boot camp and cross fit groups that met at the neighborhood park.

Since moving, I’ve tried a few of the local gyms, as well as One Flow Yoga (which I love) and of course TEAMRide – both of which are great but only offer one thing. The gyms themselves have been ok, but offer inconvenient class times (for this working girl) or have additional fees to take a group class... Read More

"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills this Wednesday Evening!

"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills this Wednesday Evening!

We know eating fresh fish is great for a healthy diet but how do we select and cook the often advertised “fish of the day”?  

Don’t miss the next “Live With the Chef” cooking class on Wednesday, February 26, at 6 p.m. at Arden Hills when the talented wellness chef shares helpful tips about selecting and cooking fresh seafood so your meals maximize both nutrition and taste. This special monthly cooking class is focused on incorporating fresh ingredients designed for a healthy and well balanced diet. You're invited to join this ongoing adult cooking series - couples are welcome, too!

Due to the popularity of this class, space is limited and reservations are required. For reservations, please call 916-482-6111; for more information, please visit www.ardenhills.net/sports-fitness/nutrition/wellness-seminars/

Sutter Medical Center Earns National Accreditation

Sutter Medical Center Earns National Accreditation

The bariatric surgery program at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento has been accredited as a Level 1 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The accreditation demonstrates the surgery program’s commitment to delivering the highest quality care for its bariatric surgery patients.

To earn the accreditation, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento met the essential criteria to ensure its ability to support a bariatric surgical care program and the institutional performance requirements outlined by the BSCN Accreditation Standards. Accredited bariatric surgery programs provide both the hospital  resources necessary for optimal care of morbidly obese patients and the support and resources necessary to address the entire spectrum of care and needs of bariatric patients, both pre-and postoperatively.

Try Alternative Treatments For Improved Health

Try Alternative Treatments For Improved Health

Traditional healthcare normally takes priority over alternative treatments, but some alternatives may be worth considering.  One of them is aromatherapy, which makes use of essential oils and dry herbal / plant material to relieve stress, fatigue, cold and flu symptoms, and others.  Sacramento cosmetologist and aesthetician Laura DuPriest stated that "essential oils work physiologically, but they also work psychologically because people relate the smell to other experiences," adding that studies on its effectiveness are sparse.

Arden Hills Presents Wellness Seminar about Anti-Aging Strategies

Arden Hills Presents Wellness Seminar about Anti-Aging Strategies

We’re all in search of a fountain of youth so we can look young and vibrant as we get older.

For those interested in learning more about evidence-based strategies for women to optimize health, longevity and achieve peak performance, don’t miss a special -- and complimentary -- Wellness Education Seminar at Arden Hills on Wednesday, February 19, from 6 to 7 p.m.  Presented by Anti-Aging Expert Dr. David Greene M.D., the seminar is titled “Anti-Aging Strategies for Women” and Dr. Greene will address many topics of concern for women who are striving to stay looking young and feeling healthy.

For more information about this helpful and complimentary Wellness Education Seminar at Arden Hills, please call 916-482-6111 or visit www.ardenhills.net/sports-fitness/nutrition/wellness-seminars/

Arden Hills Presents Wellness Seminar about How Strengthening Your Core

Arden Hills Presents Wellness Seminar about How Strengthening Your Core

Strengthening your core is absolutely key to achieving weight loss and overall fitness goal...but it’s easier said than done.

Learn about the latest research and find out if your daily exercise routine is benefiting your body or breaking it down during a special -- and complimentary -- Wellness Education Seminar at Arden Hills on Wednesday, February 12 from 6 to 7 p.m.   Presented by Certified Personal Trainer Andrew Titherington, the seminar is titled “Strengthening Your Core."  Participants are encouraged to ask questions and learn the answers by moving your body as this is a “learn-by-do” workshop (so please wear comfortable clothes). 

For more information about this helpful and complimentary Wellness Education Seminar at Arden Hills, please call 916-482-6111 or visit http://www.ardenhills.net/sports-fitness/nutrition/wellness-seminars/
 

Sacramento to Celebrate National Wear Red Day with Fashion Show Feb. 7

Sacramento to Celebrate National Wear Red Day with Fashion Show Feb. 7

The American Heart Association in Sacramento will celebrate the 11th anniversary of National Wear Red Day with its own Wear Red Day event and first-ever Go Red fashion show at Arden Fair mall on Friday, February 7.

The fashion show will feature local heart disease survivors, cardiologists and volunteers. Women, men and families of all ages are invited to attend the celebration and to help raise awareness of heart disease as the number one killer of women by wearing red.

The event is free to the public and will also include free health screenings provided by Sutter Heart & Vascular Institute, red lipstick matching provided by Macy’s, kids zone with balloon art from Twistin Tim, autograph signing with the Sacramento Kings dancers and Slamson and chances to win Macy’s gift cards. The festivities are scheduled to take place from 10am to 2pm in the center court of Arden Fair.