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Saturday, June 22, 2019  to   Saturday, June 22, 2019
Cooking & Wellness: A Summer Retreat
Hilltop Hanover Farm
Cooking & Wellness: A Summer Retreat

Sat, Jun 22, 2019 10:00am - 3:00pm | US/Eastern

Location: Hilltop Hanover Farm

Category: Educational, Wellness & Social Programs


Open to people living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers. Pre-registration is required. To register, call Support Connection, 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

The day will start with a nutrition workshop & some hands-on wholesome cooking. After enjoying a delicious meal with good company, learn about the use of acupressure as part of a self-care regimen.

Cooking Segment: Learn useful, delicious ways to simplify cooking whole foods. Refine your culinary skills. Take healthy meal preparation to the next level. Topics will include Food Facts, Myths, and Misconceptions: Navigating the Field of Culinary Nutrition • Empowerment through Preparedness: What Meal Planning Can Do for You • Food & Mindfulness.

Presenter: Emilie Berner, Chef & Coordinator of the Chef Peter X. Kelly Teaching Kitchen at NY-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital.

Bachelor’s degree from Barnard College, Master’s degree from New York University. Trained at The Natural Gourmet Institute for Health Supportive & Culinary Arts.

Wellness Segment: “Acupressure During Cancer Treatment.”

Acupressure utilizes acupuncture points as a part of a self-care regimen. Learn concepts and techniques and how they can alleviate discomforts. There will be demonstrations, participation exercises, and discussion.

Presenter: Jillian C. Schwartz, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M, owner of Clearview Acupuncture, PC. Staff member at NY-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital where she works with inpatients and cancer patients. Board certified in Oriental Medicine, trained with Acupuncturists Without Borders, and a volunteer EMT-B for Cortlandt Community Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Contact: Support Connection
Email: info@supportconnection.org
Phone: 914-962-6402;800-532-4290

Location Details
Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights NY 10598 USA