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COOKING & WELLNESS: A SUMMER RETREAT
June 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
Open to people living with breast, ovarian & gynecological cancers.
Date: Saturday, June 22
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Location: Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights, NY
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.