January 2014

Wed
01
After School Snack Box
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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After School Snack Box
Wednesday, January 1st
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Bring your youth by for interactive fitness, etiquette and healthy eating education. Enhance your youth's performance with healthier snack choices and enhance their social skills with dining etiquette. Snacks provided are aligned with the Smart Snacks in School Guideline. Class Instructors: Yvelette Stines 10/16, Latricia Wright 10/2, 10/23 and Aisha Morrell 10/9, 10/30.

 

Fri
03
Hatha Yoga
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Hatha Yoga
Friday, January 3rd
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Community Room

Detroit's very own Pop Up Yoga "classroom" will be here teaching the basics of Hatha Yoga. Join instructor Cindy Spires Soper as she will guide you through this relaxing stretch and strengthening class.

Sat
04
Capoeira
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Community Room
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Capoeira
Saturday, January 4th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Learn the Brazilian folkloric dance with instructor Kelvin Wyatt. The art of Capoeira includes percussion instruments, fitness, and acrobatics. All ages are welcome!

Sun
05
Yoga
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Yoga
Sunday, January 5th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Relax and let go of life's everyday stress with Vinyasa yoga, a slow flow yoga class. Instructor is Whole Foods Market's very own Kwame!

Mon
06
"A Better Me" A Holistic Lifestyle Series
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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"A Better Me" A Holistic Lifestyle Series
Monday, January 6th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Each Monday in January, learn from some of the local experts in the fields of physical fitness, healthy eating, personal development and more! Each session will feature two different speakers from the field of holistic health care for the mind, body and spirit.

Tue
07
Healthy Food, Healthy Finance
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Healthy Food, Healthy Finance
Tuesday, January 7th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Eating healthy can be affordable! Learn how to budget a healthy lifestyle and still be able to save money!

Wed
08
Hatha Yoga
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Hatha Yoga
Wednesday, January 8th
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Community Room

Detroit's very own Pop Up Yoga "classroom" will be teaching the basics of Hatha Yoga. Join instructor Cindy Spires Soper as she will guide you through this relaxing stretch and strengthening class.

Wed
08
After School Snack Box
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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After School Snack Box
Wednesday, January 8th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Bring your youth by for interactive fitness, etiquette and healthy eating education. Enhance your youth's performance with healthier snack choices and enhance their social skills with dining etiquette. Snacks provided are aligned with the Smart Snacks in School Guideline. Class Instructors: Yvelette Stines 10/16, Latricia Wright 10/2, 10/23 and Aisha Morrell 10/9, 10/30.

 

Wed
08
Film Series
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Film Series
Wednesday, January 8th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Join us for our three part film series. We will be showing a film once a month for three months, each highligting different health points. The first of the series will be "Diet For A New America".

Thu
09
Tango Thursdays
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Tango Thursdays
Thursday, January 9th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Argentine Tango is known for its sophisticated flow and balance. Instructor Randy Fisher will teach this multi-level technique class. All levels welcome!

Thu
09
Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
Thursday, January 9th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Many of us start the new year with a variety of resolutions. Join us to learn ways to chart the path to healthy eating! Follow #WFMdish to particpate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
10
Hatha Yoga
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Hatha Yoga
Friday, January 10th
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Community Room

Detroit's very own Pop Up Yoga "classroom" will be here teaching the basics of Hatha Yoga. Join instructor Cindy Spires Soper as she will guide you through this relaxing stretch and strengthening class.

Fri
10
Friday Happy Hour
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Friday Happy Hour
Friday, January 10th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, $5

Join us for a tasting event of select wines from our specialty department! This class will be led by our specialty experts!

Sat
11
Health Starts Here Passport Event
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Health Starts Here Passport Event
Saturday, January 11th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store-Wide, Free

This is our official kick off to our Health Starts Here month! There will be sampling stations throughout the store focusing on healthy foods and Health Starts Here Recipes! Pick up a passport, stop at each station and enter yourself in to win a $50 Basic Pantry Makeover!

Sat
11
Elmo Visits
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Elmo Visits
Saturday, January 11th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-Wide, Free

Come see Elmo as he will be visiting Whole Foods Market Midtown!

Sat
11
Sugar Blues
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Sugar Blues
Saturday, January 11th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Join instructor Theresa Jefferson for a class on beating your sugar cravings!

Sun
12
Yoga
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Yoga
Sunday, January 12th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Relax and let go of life's everyday stress with Vinyasa yoga, a slow flow yoga class. Instructor is Whole Foods Market's very own Kwame!

Mon
13
Teaching Kitchen Grand Opening
5:30 PM @ 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B
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Teaching Kitchen Grand Opening
Monday, January 13th
5:30 PM
3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B, FREE
Guest speakers including a Grand Opening speech by Dr. Reginald Eadie*
 
Akua Woolbright, PhD, Whole Foods Market, Community Health and Wellness Educator will announce upcoming classes and the special February 28-Day Healthy Eating Challenge.
 
The February 28-Day Healthy Eating Challenge speakers will be present, so come out and meet your support team!
 
There will be plenty of lively cooking demos followed by dinner and music!
 
*Reginald J. Eadie, M.D., M.B.A.
 
Dr. Reginald Eadie has held several prominent positions at the Detroit Medical Center since April 2008, currently serving as President of Hutzel Women’s Hospital. Dr. Eadie writes and speaks to audiences in Detroit and around the country about the healing powers of food. Author of How To Eat And Live Longer
 
Interested in a class? Registration is required for all classes. Please RSVP by e-mailing Dr. Akua Woolbright.
Mon
13
"A Better Me" A Holistic Lifestyle Series
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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"A Better Me" A Holistic Lifestyle Series
Monday, January 13th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Each week in January, learn from some of the local experts in the fields of physical fitness, healthy eating, personal development and more. Each session will feature two different speakers from the field of holistic health care for the mind, body and spirit.

Tue
14
Meditation For Beginners
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Community Room
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Meditation For Beginners
Tuesday, January 14th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Community Room, Free

Learn a simple yet powerful 15 minute practice that creates enhanced clarity, improved health and a state of peaceful joy. This practice is offered by Isha Foundation, an international, non-profit, public service organization dedicated to cultivating human potential.

Wed
15
Hatha Yoga
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Hatha Yoga
Wednesday, January 15th
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Community Room

Detroit's very own Pop Up Yoga "classroom" will be teaching the basics of Hatha Yoga. Join instructor Cindy Spires Soper as she will guide you through this relaxing stretch and strengthening class.

Wed
15
After School Snack Box
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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After School Snack Box
Wednesday, January 15th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Bring your youth by for interactive fitness, etiquette and healthy eating education. Enhance your youth's performance with healthier snack choices and enhance their social skills with dining etiquette. Snacks provided are aligned with the Smart Snacks in School Guideline. Class Instructors: Yvelette Stines 10/16, Latricia Wright 10/2, 10/23 and Aisha Morrell 10/9, 10/30.

 

Wed
15
Recycling With Jerry
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Recycling With Jerry
Wednesday, January 15th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Learn ten new ways to help warm your home this winter. You will also learn new ways to recycle in your own home with instructor Jerry Lawrence.

Thu
16
Four Pillars to Healthy Eating
12:00 PM @ Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B
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Four Pillars to Healthy Eating
Thursday, January 16th
12:00 PM
Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B, FREE

In this class participants will learn how to identify the types of foods that will help them feel better, look younger, gain more energy, and possibly live longer. We will carefully distinguish between real food and fake food stuff, and how our bodies respond to each.

 

Interested in a class? Registration is required for all classes. Please RSVP by e-mailing Dr. Akua Woolbright. Akua.Woolbright@WholeFoods.com
Thu
16
Four Pillars to Healthy Eating
5:30 PM @ Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B
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Four Pillars to Healthy Eating
Thursday, January 16th
5:30 PM
Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B, FREE

In this class participants will learn how to identify the types of foods that will help them feel better, look younger, gain more energy, and possibly live longer. We will carefully distinguish between real food and fake food stuff, and how our bodies respond to each.

 

Interested in a class? Registration is required for all classes. Please RSVP by e-mailing Dr. Akua Woolbright.
 
Thu
16
Tango Thursdays
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Tango Thursdays
Thursday, January 16th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Argentine Tango is known for its sophisticated flow and balance. Instructor Randy Fisher will teach this multi-level technique class. All levels welcome!

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
Thursday, January 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Keeping your resolutions going can be difficult. Join us to share and learn how and where to find the motivation to stay on track with your healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
17
Hatha Yoga
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Hatha Yoga
Friday, January 17th
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Community Room

Detroit's very own Pop Up Yoga "classroom" will be here teaching the basics of Hatha Yoga. Join instructor Cindy Spires Soper as she will guide you through this relaxing stretch and strengthening class.

Sun
19
Decoding Food Labels
10:00 AM @ Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B
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Decoding Food Labels
Sunday, January 19th
10:00 AM
Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B, FREE

Participants will learn how to accurately read food labels and make wiser food choices. This class is interactive with participants reading labels and presenting their findings to the group (includes field trip to store for scavenger hunt).

 

Interested in a class? Registration is required for all classes. Please RSVP by e-mailing Dr. Akua Woolbright.
 
 
Sun
19
Repair Your Shoes
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Community room
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Repair Your Shoes
Sunday, January 19th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Community room, Free

Learn why it is important to repair your shoes for good foot health.

Sun
19
Decoding Food Labels
12:00 PM @ Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B
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Decoding Food Labels
Sunday, January 19th
12:00 PM
Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B, FREE

Participants will learn how to accurately read food labels and make wiser food choices. This class is interactive with participants reading labels and presenting their findings to the group (includes field trip to store for scavenger hunt).

 

Interested in a class? Registration is required for all classes. Please RSVP by e-mailing Dr. Akua Woolbright.
 
 
Sun
19
All About Greens
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room
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All About Greens
Sunday, January 19th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Join Dr. Akua woolbright for a class that is focused on the importance of incorporating greens into your life.

Sun
19
Yoga
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Yoga
Sunday, January 19th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Relax and let go of life's everyday stress with Vinyasa yoga, a slow flow yoga class. Instructor is Whole Foods Market's very own Kwame!

Mon
20
"A Better Me" A Holistic Lifestyle Series
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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"A Better Me" A Holistic Lifestyle Series
Monday, January 20th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Each week in January, learn from some of the local experts in the fields of physical fitness, healthy eating, personal development and more. Each session will feature two different speakers from the field of holistic health care for the mind, body and spirit.

Tue
21
Healthy Food, Healthy Finance
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Healthy Food, Healthy Finance
Tuesday, January 21st
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Eating healthy can be affordable! Learn how to budget a healthy lifestyle and still be able to save money!

Wed
22
Hatha Yoga
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Hatha Yoga
Wednesday, January 22nd
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Community Room

Detroit's very own Pop Up Yoga "classroom" will be teaching the basics of Hatha Yoga. Join instructor Cindy Spires Soper as she will guide you through this relaxing stretch and strengthening class.

Wed
22
Inspiration Candies
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Inspiration Candies
Wednesday, January 22nd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Learn how to prepare and create delicious organcic vegan chocolate truffles!

Thu
23
Combating Food Cravings
12:00 PM @ Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B
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Combating Food Cravings
Thursday, January 23rd
12:00 PM
Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B, FREE

Come learn why dieting and willpower won’t work, and how to eat and lose weight at the same time. We will examine the biological reasons we crave high calorie foods, and the steps we can take to turn these cravings off.

 

Interested in a class? Registration is required for all classes. Please RSVP by e-mailing Dr. Akua Woolbright.
 
 
Thu
23
Combating Food Cravings
5:30 PM @ Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B
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Combating Food Cravings
Thursday, January 23rd
5:30 PM
Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B, FREE

Come learn why dieting and willpower won’t work, and how to eat and lose weight at the same time. We will examine the biological reasons we crave high calorie foods, and the steps we can take to turn these cravings off.

 

Interested in a class? Registration is required for all classes. Please RSVP by e-mailing Dr. Akua Woolbright.
 
 
Thu
23
Tango Thursdays
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Tango Thursdays
Thursday, January 23rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Argentine Tango is known for its sophisticated flow and balance. Instructor Randy Fisher will teach this multi-level technique class. All levels welcome!

Thu
23
Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
Thursday, January 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As we approach the end of the first month of the new year, join in to share and learn ways to keep things delicious and interesting for your long term healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
24
Hatha Yoga
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Hatha Yoga
Friday, January 24th
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Community Room

Detroit's very own Pop Up Yoga "classroom" will be here teaching the basics of Hatha Yoga. Join instructor Cindy Spires Soper as she will guide you through this relaxing stretch and strengthening class.

Sat
25
Capoeira
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Community Room
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Capoeira
Saturday, January 25th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Learn the Brazilian folkloric dance with instructor Kelvin Wyatt. The art of Capoeira includes percussion instruments, fitness, and acrobatics. All ages are welcome!

Sun
26
Yoga
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Yoga
Sunday, January 26th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Relax and let go of your everyday stress while building your core strength. Vinyasa yoga is a slow flow form of yoga that is taught by Detroit Whole Foods Market's very own Kwame Lebrew!

Mon
27
Making A Plan That Sticks
12:00 PM @ Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B
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Making A Plan That Sticks
Monday, January 27th
12:00 PM
Let's Talk Food Nutrition & Culinary Education Center - 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B, FREE

Come learn how to put it all together by setting goals and creating a plan of action that you can maintain. This is an interactive class with participants helping each other to identify potential obstacles and solutions.

 

Interested in a class? Registration is required for all classes. Please RSVP by e-mailing Dr. Akua Woolbright.
 
 
 
Mon
27
Making A Plan That Sticks
5:30 PM @ 3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B
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Making A Plan That Sticks
Monday, January 27th
5:30 PM
3670 Woodward Ave., Suite 103-B, FREE

Come learn how to put it all together by setting goals and creating a plan of action that you can maintain. This is an interactive class with participants helping each other to identify potential obstacles and solutions.

 

Interested in a class? Registration is required for all classes. Please RSVP by e-mailing Dr. Akua Woolbright.
 
 
Mon
27
"A Better Me" A Holistic Lifestyle Series
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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"A Better Me" A Holistic Lifestyle Series
Monday, January 27th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Each week in January, learn from some of the local experts in the fields of physical fitness, healthy eating, personal development and more. Each session will feature two different speakers from the field of holistic health care for the mind, body and spirit.

Tue
28
Advantages of Genetic Testing
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Advantages of Genetic Testing
Tuesday, January 28th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Our environment and our food choices impact our genetic makeup. Learn why genetic testing may be important for you with instructor and enzyme therapist Mark Rojek.

Wed
29
Hatha Yoga
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Hatha Yoga
Wednesday, January 29th
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Community Room

Detroit's very own Pop Up Yoga "classroom" will be teaching the basics of Hatha Yoga. Join instructor Cindy Spires Soper as she will guide you through this relaxing stretch and strengthening class.

Wed
29
Capoeira
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Capoeira
Wednesday, January 29th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Learn the Brazilian folkloric dance with instructor Kelvin Wyatt. The art of Capoeira includes percussion instruments, fitness, and acrobatics. All ages welcome!

Thu
30
Tango Thursdays
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Tango Thursdays
Thursday, January 30th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Argentine Tango is known for its sophisticated flow and balance. Instructor Randy Fisher will teach this multi-level technique class. All levels welcome!

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ online
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Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
Thursday, January 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
online, free

The Big Game is coming up so it's time to start thinking about great game-day grub! Join us to share menu ideas and recipes that are sure to keep everyone happy and full. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
31
Hatha Yoga
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Hatha Yoga
Friday, January 31st
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Community Room

Detroit's very own Pop Up Yoga "classroom" will be here teaching the basics of Hatha Yoga. Join instructor Cindy Spires Soper as she will guide you through this relaxing stretch and strengthening class.

Events At Nearby Stores

Hello Beauty Summer Body Care Fair
Saturday, August 2nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market in Troy, FREE

Saturday August 2    12-3
Hello Beauty Summer Body Care Fair
Has all of the sun and swimming of summer 2014 taken a toll on your hair and skin?  Stop in to our Whole Body Department at Whole Foods Market in Troy and learn simple and inexpensive ways to give that extra TLC to your hair and skin!  Sample some of our NEW products and, learn easy to make DIY products at home!
 

Saturday August 2    12-3
Hello Beauty Summer Body Care Fair

Wine Sampling Saturdays! 2-4pm
Saturday, August 2nd
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Troy Cheese Island, FREE

Wine Sampling Saturdays!    2-4pm
Break up the Saturday shopping routine and join us in our wine department at Whole Foods Market Troy for some FREE wine tastings!  Each weekend we’ll feature NEW varieties to sample with special pricing to tantalize your taste buds without breaking the bank this summer; try before you buy, take home and enjoy!! 

 

Wine Sampling Saturdays!    2-4pm

Zookeeper 2 - Zoo Food Camp at the Detroit Zoo
Monday, August 4th
12:00 AM
The Detroit Zoo, $270 per child Zoo camp runs 8/4-8/8

Monday August 4-8
Zookeeper 2  - Zoo Food Camp at the Detroit Zoo
Camp Times: 9am –4pm  Cost: $270/child
Whole Foods Market in Troy is teaming up with the Detroit Zoo for a feeding frenzy!  This weeklong camp for children entering second grade will explore natural diets of animals and see how the Zoo best replicates these diets. This camp includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the Zoo Commissary where animal food is ordered, stored and prepared complete with a Make your own trail mix from Whole Foods Market.   To sign up your child visit http://www.detroitzoo.org/education/safari-day-camps or call 248-541-5717 x3800.

Monday August 4-8
Zookeeper 2  - Zoo Food Camp at the Detroit Zoo
Camp Times: 9am –4pm  Cost: $270/child