• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-08-2021 to 07-08-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 12:30 PM → 02:00 PM
    Instructor: Tony Quintana
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Zoom

    Back by popular demand! Join Tony Quintana for an introduction to plant-based eating. Learn what it means to follow a plant-based diet, why people choose to eat this way, and how to transition to a plant-based diet. Discover the health benefits, as well as tips for meal planning, shopping, recipes, and cooking. This is a great opportunity for those... read more
    Back by popular demand! Join Tony Quintana for an introduction to plant-based eating. Learn what it means to follow a plant-based diet, why people choose to eat this way, and how to transition to a plant-based diet. Discover the health benefits, as well as tips for meal planning, shopping, recipes, and cooking. This is a great opportunity for those interested in learning more about plant-based eating or how to support a loved one who follows the diet. Limited enrollment. Tony Quintana holds a master's degree in health education from UNM and is the Plant-Based Eating Program manager for Animal Protection of New Mexico. He has worked in health education and health promotion for over nine years, managing nutrition, diabetes, obesity, and HIV programs. He is also an experienced fitness instructor with three fitness certifications from the American Council on Exercise. He follows a plant-based diet and enjoys sharing information on the benefits of plant-based eating.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-12-2021 to 07-12-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 12:30 PM → 02:00 PM
    Instructor: David Augustyniak
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Zoom

    Mushrooms and fUNGI are gaining more spotlight in the media, social media, culinary arts, pharmaceutical and medical industries, in flower and farming communities around the globe. Join us and David Augustyniak from UnI Fungi as we journey into the fUNGAL Frontier and explore all the possibilities of our ancient allies. We will talk about their use in... read more
    Mushrooms and fUNGI are gaining more spotlight in the media, social media, culinary arts, pharmaceutical and medical industries, in flower and farming communities around the globe. Join us and David Augustyniak from UnI Fungi as we journey into the fUNGAL Frontier and explore all the possibilities of our ancient allies. We will talk about their use in medicine, food, textiles, building materials, their historic impacts, remediation and farming applications, local foraging and clubs. Fungi now more then ever serve a critical role in humanity so join us in the “fUNGAL Frontier”. David Augustyniak is the owner and operator of both The Art Farm and UnI(You and I) Fungi. The Art farm is a beyond organic, permaculture teaching farm, focused on regenerative wholistic systems, the soil food web, and mycology. UnI Fungi is a commercial teaching mushroom farm focused on sourcing all materials organic and hyper local whenever possible. David is currently working on his advanced permaculture certificate from The Advanced Permaculture Student Online. He has hosted and taken several MYCOLOGY courses in NM and Colorado. He has been affiliated with New Mexico Mycological Society for almost six years and has served as Vice President and President for two years each. He is passionate about nature and being an earth steward. He is an amateur mycologist and citizen scientist with an endless list of interests. He considers himself a lifelong student and learner.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-15-2021 to 07-15-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Elizabeth Stone
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Zoom

    Building on the exhibit, "Enchiladas: A Global Journey to New Mexico," on display at Gutierrez Hubbell House May-August 2021, Dr. Stone examines the ways that migration, communication, and trade have helped shape local food traditions. Consider some of the methods, ingredients, and crops that have been adopted, cultivated, changed, and embraced by farmers... read more
    Building on the exhibit, "Enchiladas: A Global Journey to New Mexico," on display at Gutierrez Hubbell House May-August 2021, Dr. Stone examines the ways that migration, communication, and trade have helped shape local food traditions. Consider some of the methods, ingredients, and crops that have been adopted, cultivated, changed, and embraced by farmers and chefs in New Mexican kitchens and yards over time. Learn how food is an integral part of our network of cultural connection here in New Mexico. Dr. Elisabeth Stone, Site Manager at Gutierrez Hubbell House, previously held positions at Museo Larco, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Branigan Cultural Center, and University of Illinois' Spurlock Museum. Dr. Stone has over a decade of museum experience focused on New Mexico cultural heritage, particularly Indigenous history, archaeology, and contemporary life; and highlighting local foodways and history. She is Spanish-English bilingual and has taught at universities and museums in the US, Mexico, Spain, and Peru.
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    19 A Matter of Balance

    $0.00 CLASS FULL
    Sessions: 9
    Class Date(s): 06-02-2021 to 07-28-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 01:00 PM → 03:00 PM
    Instructor: Ilene Dunn and Teresa Fulton
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Zoom
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    Does a fear of falling prevent you from doing the activities that you love? If so, you are not alone. This nine-week, evidence-based program utilizes lively group discussion, problem-solving strategies, videos, and 25 minutes per session (in classes #4 through 9) of gentle physical activity to help you manage concerns about falls, change your environment to... read more
    Does a fear of falling prevent you from doing the activities that you love? If so, you are not alone. This nine-week, evidence-based program utilizes lively group discussion, problem-solving strategies, videos, and 25 minutes per session (in classes #4 through 9) of gentle physical activity to help you manage concerns about falls, change your environment to reduce risk of falls, and increase your activity, all with the support of your peers. This class is offered via Zoom and a device (e.g., computer, tablet/iPad, smartphone) with a functional microphone and camera are required. Limited enrollment.  
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-14-2021 to 06-14-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Brookes McIntyre
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Zoom

    Join Brookes McIntyre of American Bone Health to learn how good posture and body mechanics help prevent fractures. She provides instruction on how to assess yourself for healthy posture, how to move more safely in your everyday activities, and simple exercises to build into your daily routines to improve posture. This presentation includes... read more
    Join Brookes McIntyre of American Bone Health to learn how good posture and body mechanics help prevent fractures. She provides instruction on how to assess yourself for healthy posture, how to move more safely in your everyday activities, and simple exercises to build into your daily routines to improve posture. This presentation includes handouts covering tips for safe movement, exercises for bone health, and setting a goal for improvement. Brookes McIntyre is a certified speaker on bone health and osteoporosis for American Bone Health, a national nonprofit organization that teaches people how to build and keep strong and healthy bones for life with practical, up-to-date information and resources to prevent bone loss and fractures.  She also serves as a member of the New Mexico Adult Falls Prevention Coalition and the CNM Exercise Science and Wellness advisory committee.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-15-2021 to 06-15-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Nadia Marsh and Nitin Budhwar
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Zoom

    We are the result of our environment. In this talk, doctors Marsh and Budhwar review our current understanding of how our environment shapes... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-25-2021 to 06-25-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Greg Ogawa, MD
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Zoom

    Don’t take your eyes for granted! It’s important to take good care of our eyes so they will continue to work well for... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 06-29-2021 to 06-29-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 02:30 PM → 04:00 PM
    Instructor: Adrienne Smith
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Zoom

    Are you a caregiver to a family member? We know the challenges and rewards of being a caregiver. Join us to learn about the customized training modules available to caregivers through New Mexico Caregivers Coalition-- a statewide training and advocacy organization. We also discuss skills essential for caring for a loved one, as well important concepts and... read more
    Are you a caregiver to a family member? We know the challenges and rewards of being a caregiver. Join us to learn about the customized training modules available to caregivers through New Mexico Caregivers Coalition-- a statewide training and advocacy organization. We also discuss skills essential for caring for a loved one, as well important concepts and practices such as person-centered care, effective communication strategies, infection prevention, safe transfer, mobility, and self-care. Limited enrollment. Adrienne R. Smith is founder, president, and CEO of the New Mexico Caregivers Coalition, a statewide organization that advocates for and advances the professional development and workforce issues of New Mexico’s direct caregivers. Her areas of expertise include youth development, youth employment, workforce development, resource development, and advocacy. She has a Bachelor’s in Biology from Millsaps College and a Master’s in Public Policy and International Administration from University of Texas at San Antonio.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 07-27-2021 to 07-27-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Mona Ghattas
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Zoom

    The world of vitamins and supplements can be confusing and overwhelming.  This presentation helps clarify where to start with picking out the vitamins and supplements that will benefit you. Ghattas discusses common uses, vitamin depletions from common prescription drugs, and what to look for when purchasing different brands, and much... read more
    The world of vitamins and supplements can be confusing and overwhelming.  This presentation helps clarify where to start with picking out the vitamins and supplements that will benefit you. Ghattas discusses common uses, vitamin depletions from common prescription drugs, and what to look for when purchasing different brands, and much more. Mona Ghattas, Duran's president, owns and operates the pharmacy and restaurant. She has been a pharmacist since 1984 and was the 2019 president of the New Mexico Pharmacists Association. She graduated from UNM with a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 08-04-2021 to 08-04-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Joan Gibson
    Term: 2021-2
    Location: Zoom

    COVID-19 has upended personal and public health care decision making. Joan Gibson will highlight health care decisions currently up for review: If you have an advance directive, have your wishes changed over this past year? How should we balance public safety and personal liberty? Should we mandate vaccinations? If we must ration access to care, how should... read more
    COVID-19 has upended personal and public health care decision making. Joan Gibson will highlight health care decisions currently up for review: If you have an advance directive, have your wishes changed over this past year? How should we balance public safety and personal liberty? Should we mandate vaccinations? If we must ration access to care, how should decide? We will use a values-based decision-making process for prioritizing what matters most. See bio #
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