Workshops

The Co-op hosts an extensive selection of wellness and holistic living workshops, most at no cost. We also host a number of in-store & local events throughout the year. Workshops and classes are held on the 3rd floor of the Co-op Building, in room 309. Descriptions for upcoming workshops are listed below. Please pre-register for classes (recommended & appreciated!) below or by giving us a call at (360) 336-5087 extension 136.


Upcoming Workshops

Free Movie! Sustainable Food Film

Wednesday, February 27, 7:00 PM

The Co-op’s February Free Film Series is back! Join us for a free film every Wednesday night in February. Movies take place on the 3rd floor of the Co-op Building, in room 309. We provide snacks and light refreshments. We’ll press play at 7pm! Hope to see you there.

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Community Building Through Foster Care with Youthnet

Tuesday, March 5, 6:30 PM

Interested in investing in your community by becoming a foster parent? Meet Youthnet foster care staff for a presentation and Q&A. Attendees will learn about Skagit’s current foster care issues, how kids and teens enter foster care, and what it looks like to be a part-time or full-time foster parent.

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Blissful, Easy Childbirth Using Birth Hypnosis with Jeni Miller

Saturday, March 9, 10:00 AM

What if childbirth could be easier, more comfortable, empowering and blissful? It can! Understanding how your state of mind impacts your body and birthing experience is an important step toward creating the birth scenario you desire. Self-hypnosis is a natural state of mind that empowers you to control your body and its sensations in labor and birth.

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Electro-smog: What It Is & How to Protect Yourself with Regina Zwilling

Tuesday, March 12, 5:30 PM

Electro-Magnetic Frequencies (EMFs) are everywhere. Our wireless devices and networks are creating an environment that makes it next to impossible to get away from them. In this talk, Regina will explain how EMFs damage your health, why they are especially damaging for our children, and how you can minimize the dangers of electro-pollution.

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ThetaHealing®, a Path of Transformation with Senior Practitioner Valerie Rose

Wednesday, March 13, 6:30 PM

ThetaHealing® is a gentle, powerful technique for changing the underlying beliefs that cause suffering. ThetaHealing® identifies and releases unconscious beliefs that can produce challenges, including stressful relationships, financial hardship, and physical disease. This gentle, powerful practice also transforms personal and ancestral trauma, without re-experiencing the original ordeal.

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Transition from Burnout to Bliss with Amy Pattee Colvin

Thursday, March 14, 6:30 PM

Do you ever feel stressed out, overwhelmed, or even burned out? Perhaps you ruminate about the past or worry about the future? Have you ever had trouble sleeping, felt, tired, achy, or blah? Join Amy for an interactive workshop that includes qigong, guided meditation, and conversation.

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Skagit Valley Food Co-op’s 2019 Wellness Fair & Sale

Saturday, March 16, 11:00 AM

Save the date for a day of self-care and wellness inspiration! The Wellness Fair is Saturday, March 16th 11am-3pm.

It’s a free day of fun and hands-on learning at the Skagit Valley Food Co-op! We invite you to explore the path to wellness as experts from the community gather to give you new self-care skills and tools for holistic well-being. Experience hands-on classes, get free samples, and get one-on-one advice from local wellness experts.

All Wellness Department items will be 25% off, Saturday, March 16th only!

Open to everyone!

See this year’s line-up of free classes:

Room 309:
11:30am – Wellness with Essential Oils | Michelle Mahler
12:30pm – Curious About Keto? | Ancient Nutrition
1:30pm – Nourishment with Fermentation | Jennie Bryan-Goforth

Room 310:
11:30am – Stress & Digestion | Isabel Castro
12:30pm – The Happiness Principle | Regina Zwilling
1:30pm – Cannabis Basics | Michael Scott

 

Meet these wellness experts on our 3rd Floor:

• Jennie Bryan-Goforth, WSU Consumer Food Safety & Preservation’s Healthy Living Coordinator
• Regina Zwilling, Zwilling Health
• Michelle Mahler, Circle of Healing Essential Oils
• Joan Barlow, Native Springs Spa Boutique
• Kelly Nickerson, Bloom Apothecary
• Karl Mincin, Nutritionist
• Susan Pole, Love Your Light
• Valerie Rose, Vera Wellness Center
• Isabel Castro, Ayurvedic Health Center
• Momma Goose
• Sockwell Compression Socks
• Middle Way Acupuncture Institute:  MWAI will be hosting a free Community Acupuncture Clinic during the Wellness Fair
• Otra Vez Jewelry
• Plus CBD Oil
• NST Bowen Therapy
• Mad Hippie
• Boiron
• Lost Art Apothecary
• Gaia Herbs
• Shepard Moon Concoctions


Own Your Power… Go Solar! with Banner Power Solutions

Thursday, March 21, 6:30 PM

As Northwest Power Solutions Experts, the Banner Power Solutions team will be on-hand to answer questions about solar for the home, business, or farm. Learn how solar power, generators, and retrofit lighting work and can cut down your energy bill; and how to lower the cost of your solar project through State and Federal incentives.
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