Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Saturday, October 3, 2009
Aromatherapy, Earthworms, Eating HealthyAromatherapy is part art part science. It is a fun and interactive way to spice up the day and make learning fun.
Earthworms are an educational and entertaining way to learn about composting and conservation.
Making food fun is always a top priority when The Health Chic is around, so who better to help kids make wiser eating choices?
Just pick your topic and call to reserve your space. Times and locations will be based on the needs of your group. Cost is $5 per child plus material fee (varies $2-$5 per kid.)For a list of other classes view the schedule.Please RVSP either via email or by calling Cagan Crossings at 352-243-9005 or Haines City at 863-419-8584.
Friday, October 2, 2009
Tea & Chat- Cagan Crossings- FREE
Tea & Chat, Every Friday, 5:15pm
This was the very first class that started it all back at my first Herb Shoppe. Very informal, bring a lawn chair and your favorite teacup. I'll bring the tea and we'll chat about the health benefits of drinking it.
Then we'll talk about whatever is current in health news. This Friday I'll get things started by sharing my favorite tips about food. Plus, get a sneak preview about our new Organic Food Buying Club.Please RVSP either via email or by calling Cagan Crossings at 352-243-9005.
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Fall is near, the kids are back in school, and at the Herb Shoppes we've got new classes, just for you!
Come relax and learn how to save some money by making your own personal care & cleaning products.
Need a field trip for your homeschool group? Read about our new program for homeschoolers.
And have some fun with romance. Add a spark back to your relationship with our newest passion party.
This Fall, save money, save time, and feel sexy and fabulous!
Click here for current class schedule.
Please RVSP either via email or by calling Cagan Crossings at 352-243-9005 or Haines City at 863-419-8584.
Intro to Aromatherapy- Thurs, Oct 1, 5pmLearn history, safety, basic blending techniques. Gain the confidence you'll need to start using essential oils to make your own personal care and cleaning products.
Natural Cleaning Products- Thurs, Oct 8, 5pmLearn how to make your own cleaning products at a fraction of the cost using common household items and essential oils.
Monday, September 14, 2009
Instructor: Jennifer Hochell Pressimone
Date/Time: Every Thursday, 5:30-7p
Location: Clermont Herb Shoppe & Day Spa
Week One: The ABC+D’s Of Natural Health 10/1
The Digestive System
Week Two: The Intestinal System 10/8
The Circulatory System
Week Three: The Immune System 10/15
Natural Health for Children and Pets
Week Four: The Respiratory System 10/29
Water & Air Purification
Week Five: The Glandular System 11/5
The Hepatic System
Week Six: The Nervous System 11/12
Week Seven: The Structural System 11/19
The Urinary System
pH Balancing Simplified
This class will share information about the different body systems, how they interact with each other and recommended herbal supplements and essential oils to complement each system to obtain optimal health. The class information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to treat, diagnose or prescribe.
Payment due at time of registration (non-refundable). Cash, checks (payable to Jennifer Pressimone) and Visa/MC accepted. Class dates and topics are subject to change with notice.
Call 352.243.3588 to register or for more information.
Saturday, September 5, 2009
Nature's Sunshine offers a compensation plan that is unmatched, especially compared to sharing-based, group-building companies. You have an opprtunity to earn high retail margins, up to a 20% rebate and 40% in sponsoring commissions. Build your own business with no limitations to provide your family with a consistent, stable and unlimited income potential.
This session is Free and open to everyone. See you there!
Thursday, September 3, 2009
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Clermont Herb Conference 2009 Agenda
9am- Welcome, On-time arrival drawing
9:10am- Thomas Easley- Herbs for Everyday Use
Understand how herbs work, safety, and quality. Learn common and uncommon uses for popular herbal remedies. We suggest you bring your NSP Comprehensive Guide for this portion of the workshop.
9:50am- Panel Intro, Panel Discussion
We put our guest panel to the test as we ask them pointedly, “If you were stuck on a desert island and could only have one single herb, which one would it be and why?”
10:05am- Q&A, Break
10:15am Cleansing & Weight Loss- Thomas Easley
Are you tired or toxic? Could autointoxication be the root cause of body aches, fatigue, memory issues, poor immunity, skin problems, and weight challenges?
This class will introduce you to basic, gentle whole body cleansing programs as well as more advanced cleanses targeted for special needs.
So how do our panelists maintain their ideal weights? Learn real programs for real results. Whether you are an emotional eater, a carb addict, or if it just seems as if your metabolism has gotten stuck in reverse our panel will share their best strategies for getting you where you want to be.
11:20am- Q&A, Break
11:30am- Digestion- Thomas Easley
Good digestion is the key to energy, vitality, and overall good health. So how do your digestive juices flow? Learn the importance of this system and how malfunctions can lead to everything from bloating, and reflux to arthritis and other degenerative aliments.
Can your bloodtype affect your digestive system? You bet, according to “Eat Right for Your Bloodtype” author Peter D’ Adamo. Do certain supplements work better for different bloodtypes? Learn which ones might work best for you.
12:30pm- Q&A, Lunch
1:45pm- Super Human Syndrome
Are you superman or superwoman? Are you the ultimate caretaker? An overachiever? Is it getting harder and harder to keep up with the demands of work and family? Learn about the adrenal glands/nervous system and the connection between stress and good or poor health. Then learn how to best nourish and care for this important body system.
2:25pm- Panel Discussion
Super Person Syndrome
Understanding Emotions & Heath
Using Essential Oils- Jennifer
The Food Connection- Wendimere
3:05pm- Bringing it All Together- Thomas Easley
So how do you know how to get started? Incorporate the simple ABC+D approach created by herbalist Steven Horne of the Tree of Lite Institute to create just the right supplement program for you and your family.
3:45pm- Panel Discussion
Our herb panel will share their favorite tips of how to know when to choose one supplement over the other. They share their “insider” techniques for helping people help themselves choose the right supplement.
4:05- Q&A, Closing prize raffles, Help fill orders
4:15pm Optional Business Building Session
Learn simple ways to earn income with NSP’s high-quality products.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Jennifer Hochell Pressimone
Friday, August 14, 2009
Tickets are $40 for General Admission and $150 for VIP seating which includes a book, VIP reception, and VIP seating. This regional event is hosted by the Florida School of Holistic Living.
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Treat mom to something different and useful this Mother's Day!
Sunday, May 10th, Free
11am- Rain Barrels
Create and install a rain barrel from start to finish then learn learn how to attach it to a micro-irrigation system. Hands on demonstration.
Barrels are available for $30 each.
Step by step guide to starting your own compost system. Workshop starts with the basics of composting kitchen waste, then transferring it to an outside compost system.
Advanced composting topics include incorporating earthworms into your system and using compost for lawn and garden.
1pm- Aquaponics & Container Gardens
Create an edible and sustainable backyard by incorporating aquaponic and container gardening systems. See a working system in progress.
This is an outside location. Bring a lawn chair, sunscreen, and hat.
This event is possible through a grant from the Alafia and Peace River basin boards of the Southwest Florida Water Management.
The Health Chic House
12 N 5th St
Haines City, Fl 33844
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Saturday, April 11, 10am-6pm
There will be three classrooms set-up for this event. The outside classroom, the inside classroom and the inside front workshop. This schedule will be updated weekly, so check back for updates so that you may plan your day accordingly. Visit the Class Descriptions, Instructor Bios, and other activities for more information. All workshops are FREE unless otherwise noted. Class times and topics subject to change.
Outside Classroom- Room A
10:10am- Using Rain Barrels
11:10am- Florida Friendly Landscaping
12:10pm- The Slow Food Movement
2:00pm- Benefits of Earthworms
3:00pm- Organic Gardening
4:00pm- Micro Irrigation
5:00pm- Using Rain Barrels
6:00pm- Florida Friendly Landscaping
Inside Classroom-Room B
10:30am- Hidden Rivers of Florida Movie
12:00pm- Beneficial Bugs
1:00pm- The Meatrix Movie
1:05pm- Healthy Living Trivia Game
2:15pm- Hidden Dangers in Kids’ Meals Movie
3:00pm- Tips for Saving Water Inside
3:30pm- Choosing the Right Low Flow Toliet
4:30pm- Healthy Living Trivia Game
Inside Front Workshop- Room C
10:30am- Making herbal salves and oils
11:30am- Step by Step Guide to Starting a Garden
12:30pm- A Better Sip...the Buzz on Organic Wine & Coffee
2:15pm- Choosing Healthy Food: Local, Organic & In Between
3:15pm- Intro to Aquaponics
In addition to workshops, various exhibits will happen throughout the day. Visit Other Activities and our Exhibitor/Vendor page to find out what else is happening.
There are a few vendor spaces still available. Call Wendimere Reilly at 863-419-8584 for more details.
Don’t miss out on Earth Day Celebration 2010. Book your sponsorship and vendor space now for 2009 pricing.
Take the Pledge Today!
Earth Day is one of the signature events at The Health Chic House. Our event is held in partnership with the Haines City Park and Rec Dept, and Main Street.
This event has been made possible through a generous grant from the Southwest Florida Water Management Peace and Alafia River Basin Boards, sponsorship by Florida Refuse and other local patrons.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
February 7th, 9-10:30am, $15, Romance Herbs and Aromatherapy
Join us and learn about herbs that may heighten passion with your partner. Experience aromas for creating a romantic atmosphere and make your own sensual massage roll-on. Come feel the love!
February 11th, 6-8pm, $40, Perfume Making
Join Michele Boeddeker for this fun class where you learn how to make your own perfume using 100% essential oils. Take home your signature scent to enjoy.
February 12th, 6-7pm, $15, Heart Herbs and Aromatherapy
Learn which herbs and essential oils are beneficial to the heart and circulatory system to promote optimal performance. Take home a Free Gift.
February 17th, 6-9pm, $25, CPR
Learn how to save a life by attending this class. Learn Basic Life Support, CPR, and Automated External Defibrillator by Patricia Pioro, RN, BSN
February 18th, 5-6pm, Free, Herbal Orientation
Join Michele Boeddeker to learn how to incorporate healthy habits into your lifestyle. Gain insight on simple ways to upgrade your choices for imporved health.
February 19th,11-4pm, Price Varies, Blood Analysis
Call 352-243-3588 to make an appointment with Brandi Stewart, Microscopist, to have your live and dried blood cells analyzed.
Learn the basic principals of Chinese Herbalism and which Nature's Sunshine
combinations support each element. Learn which element you are and how to customize a program to meet your specific needs.
February 25th, 6-7:30pm, $10,Hormone Balancing for Men and Women
Join Michele Boeddeker as she helps you understand the differences between male and female hormones and their effects on the body. Learn which different products are beneficial when balancing these hormones.
February 25th, 6-7pm, $15, Advanced Aromatherapy
Learn about various essential oils including their properties and benefits. Gain tips for proper dilution ratios, blending techniques and why quality matters.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Saturday, April 11, 2009
The 2nd Annual Earth Day Celebration at The Health Chic House will take place on Saturday, April 11th, 10am-7pm. There is already a full day of workshops and activities scheduled. See the list at Earth Day 2009.
We are currently accepting applications for vendors, workshop presenters, and entertainers. School/civic groups are encouraged to enter their Earth Day projects. Prizes will be awarded for creativity, content, and usefulness.
Visit the Photo Album to see the highlights from last year's event.
If you are interested in volunteering for the event, or for more information call Wendimere Reilly at 863-419-8584 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, February 1, 2009
Pamper yourself or the one that you love with one of our relaxing and rejuvenating spa treatments for only
$50 per treatment
Choose from a one hour custom facial, one hour custom massage or a one hour Spa Sampler (facial/massage combo.)
Gift Certificates Available
Specials valid Feb 1-28, 2009
Friday, January 30, 2009
Wednesday, Feb 11th, 4-7pm
Tickets- $5 (tix on sale at 3pm day of event)
The Town Center at Cagan Crossings will be holding the first annual Chocolate Fest on Wednesday, February 11th, 4-7pm. Tickets are $5.00 each and go on sale the day of the event at 3pm. Ticket holders will visit participating Town Center merchants to receive their chocolate tastings.
Participating merchants include: Anytime Fitness, China 2, Goin' Postal, Herb Shoppe, Herme's Barber Club, NY Beauty Supply, Florida Blood Mobile, Four Corners Academy of the Arts, Simka's Sweets, Ricky Ritos, Rollin Dough Bake Shop, Xavier's, Posh Tanning, and Sabor Tropical. Be sure to arrive early as there will only be 100 tickets sold for this event.
Proceeds from the event benefit the Cagan Crossings Merchant Alliance and will be used to sponsor future community focused events. For more information visit www.cagancrossings.com or call Wendimere at 352-243-9005.
Thursday, January 8, 2009
Business Meetings Every Friday 5:30pm-6:30pm
January 15th, 6-7pm, $15, Aromatherapy 101
Join Cristine to learn basic information on the use of pure essential oils including history, safety, benefits and application. This class is great for beginners or those who want to brush up on the basics.
January 17th, 9-10am, Free, Herbal Hour
This months herbal hour is on "Iodine Deficiency." Learn the importance that Iodine plays in the functioning of our body systems.
January 20th, 6-9pm, $25, CPR
Learn how to save a live by attending this class. Learn Basic Life Support, CPR, and Automated External Defibrillator by Patricia Pioro, RN, BSN
January 21st, 6-8pm, $175, Self Discovery Through Journaling
Let Lee Butler, herbalist and Certified Natural Health Profession, take you on a 5 week journey of journaling every Wednesday. Let her teach you valuable tools to empower yourself to reach within to discover your inner wisdom. You will be guided through various exercises to tap into your intuition, open up creativity and bring clarity to your life.
January 22nd, 6-7pm, $15, Clean Green
January 24th, 9-10am, $10, A New Year-A New You
January 28th, 11:30-2pm by Appt. Only, Price Varies, Thermal Imaging
Thermal Imaging is available by appointment only. Known to detect inflammation in the body. The prices vary depending on which body parts are imaged. Call for further information 352-243-3588.