January 2013

Sat
05
Yoga in Whole Body
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Whole Body Salon
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Yoga in Whole Body
Saturday, January 5th
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Whole Body Salon, FREE

Join us on Saturday morning for a FREE beginning/intermediate vinyasa yoga class taught by Angie Poon from Just Breathe {Yoga}.  After class we’ll enjoy a Health Starts Here-approved breakfast.  Bring your yoga mat and meet in the Whole Body Salon.

Wed
09
Colon Health and Cleansing
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Body Salon
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Colon Health and Cleansing
Wednesday, January 9th
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Body Salon, FREE

Start the New Year off by cleansing and detoxifying your body.  Local naturopath, Lisa Ayala, will be giving a lecture about colon cleanses and juice fasts.  Kathleen will also be sampling some delicious juice blends and giving goody bags to the first 15 attendees.  Meet in the new Whole Body Salon.

Thu
10
Gluten-Free Tour
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Meet at customer service
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Gluten-Free Tour
Thursday, January 10th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meet at customer service, FREE

Have you recently been diagnosed with gluten sensitivity?  Kathleen will help you identify whether something contains gluten, and help you find foods you can eat.  She will also provide some great gluten-free recipes.

Mon
14
14-Day Blast Off Begins!
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blastoff
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14-Day Blast Off Begins!
Monday, January 14th
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blastoff, FREE

This is the perfect opportunity to get back on track after the holidays and/or gear up for February’s Engine 2 Challenge.  Sign up to receive healthy challenges via email for the next 14 days.  Kathleen will be supporting the challenge in the store and on Facebook.  Sign up at: www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blastoff

Tue
15
Seasonal Fruit Sampling
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ in the produce department
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Seasonal Fruit Sampling
Tuesday, January 15th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
in the produce department, FREE

The second day of the 14-Day Blast Off suggests trying a new fruit.  Kathleen will be sampling a variety of season fruits--some of which you may have never tasted!  Come have a taste!

Wed
16
Unprocessed Snack Demo
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ In the produce department
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Unprocessed Snack Demo
Wednesday, January 16th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
In the produce department, FREE

Day three of the 14-Day Blast Off suggests trying an unprocessed snack.  Kathleen will demonstrate and sample both sweet and savory snacks that are whole and unprocessed, yet still delicious and satisfying. (FREE)

Thu
17
Green Smoothie Happy Hour
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ all throughout the store
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Green Smoothie Happy Hour
Thursday, January 17th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
all throughout the store, FREE

Stop by the store between 3 and 5pm for samples of delicious green smoothies.  You’ll be shocked at how tasty getting your greens can be!

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
Thursday, January 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

How you eat can help elevate your exerise. We'll share ideas, favorite recipes, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation from 6pm - 7pm CST.

Fri
18
Stuff Your Own Pepper
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ in the prepared foods department
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Stuff Your Own Pepper
Friday, January 18th
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
in the prepared foods department, FREE

Visit our prepared foods department to mix and match various Health Starts Here stuffing blends to make the perfect stuffed Whole Trade bell pepper.  You can take the night off from cooking and still have a healthy and delicious meal for you and your family!

Tue
22
Oil-Free Cooking Demo
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ in the produce department
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Oil-Free Cooking Demo
Tuesday, January 22nd
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
in the produce department, FREE

Whether you’re getting ready for February’s Engine 2 Challenge or just trying to reduce your calories/fat, this oil-free cooking demo will show you that you don’t need oil to sauté, roast or bake. 

Wed
23
The 5 Secrets to Permanent Weight Loss
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ In the new Whole Body Salon
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The 5 Secrets to Permanent Weight Loss
Wednesday, January 23rd
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
In the new Whole Body Salon, FREE

Do you constantly battle with weight loss and/or keeping the weight off?  Dr. Vikki Petersen from the Doctors Speakers Network will share how to shed pounds in a healthy, sustainable manner without restrictive fad diets or “fat loss” pills.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Super Foods
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Super Foods
Thursday, January 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

You've heard about "super foods" but what's behind all of the hype? Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to discuss just what super foods are, what they can do for you, and how to get more of them in your diet in tasy ways. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Fri
25
Break a Sweat
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Meet at Customer Service
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Break a Sweat
Friday, January 25th
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Meet at Customer Service, FREE

Start off the day with a brisk walk along the Los Gatos creek trail to get your heart rate up.  We will meet in the store and then walk along the beautiful creek and then meet back at the store for a healthy snack. (FREE)

Fri
25
Heart Watch Health Screening
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ In the front of the store
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Heart Watch Health Screening
Friday, January 25th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
In the front of the store, varies, depending on the test

Now is the opportunity to have your cholesterol, lipids, diabetes risk and bone density tested.  Heart Watch will also be performing allergy screening and body composition.  Some of the tests require prior fasting, so check out the handouts around the store or at: http://westcoasthealthservices.com

Sat
26
Tailgating Party!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ on the patio in front of the store
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Tailgating Party!
Saturday, January 26th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
on the patio in front of the store, FREE

Get ready for the big game! We’re having a tailgating party on our patio in front of the store, Whole Foods style! We’ll have healthy tailgating ideas, barbequed in-house sausages and much more.  It’ll be a blast, so be sure to stop by! (FREE)

Tue
29
Engine 2 Challenge Orientation
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ meet at customer service
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Engine 2 Challenge Orientation
Tuesday, January 29th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
meet at customer service, FREE

Are you interested in participating in the Engine 2 Challenge but you don’t know what is entailed? Join Kathleen for an E2 tour of the store, where you’ll learn about what is permitted on the diet and receive some great Engine 2-approved recipes.

Thu
31
Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
Thursday, January 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From big game parties to comforting dinners and healthy soirees, winter is a great time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids Can Cook Sushi
Thursday, October 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Gatos, $15

Join our Sushi partner KIKKA for a hands on class for kids on making sushi. FREE rolling supplies to take home for all participants with registration! Call our Customer Service team at (408)358-4434 to sign up today.

Join our Sushi partner KIKKA for a hands on class for kids on making sushi. FREE rolling supplies to take home for all participants with registration!

Bison Brewing Tasting
Friday, October 24th
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free!

Bison Organic Beer: More than a beer, a movement. Founded in 1989, Bison is an artesian Brewery out of Berkeley dedicated to brewing balanced, drinkable and 100% organic non-GMO beers with an interesting twist. Swing by and drink to that!

(Must be 21 or over/event held in Specialty Dept/event subject to change)

Bison Organic Beer: More than a beer, a movement.

Party in the Patch Kids Club
Saturday, October 25th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, $5 per child. Pumpkins are sold seperately.

Join us for an afternoon hour-long activity to celebrate the Halloween season!

The day includes three activities:

  • Mini Pumpkin Decorating
  • Cookie Decorating
  • Halloween Healthy Snack

The class includes all supplies for all activities with the exception of pumpkins to decorate.

This is a hands-on class and is best suited for ages 4 and up. Come in costume if you’d like!

Please register for either 12 to 1 p.m., or 1 to 2 p.m. Register by emailing  FremontEvents@wholefoods.com, or at Customer Service.

Join us for an afternoon hour-long activity to celebrate the Halloween season!

The day includes three activities: