January 2014

Fri
03
Smoothie Bar
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Body department
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Smoothie Bar
Friday, January 3rd
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Body department, $3 each

Boost your energy and send your taste buds into orbit with a freshly made smoothie! Choose from three delectable flavors (all vegan) loaded with energy boosting superfoods. Can’t choose which one? Ask us to sample them all!

 

Fri
03
VitaMix Road Show
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce deartment
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VitaMix Road Show
Friday, January 3rd
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce deartment, $529 per machine

Looking for a simple way to boost your nutrition and reduce your time in the kitchen in the new year? Look no further than VitaMix! This high powered blender makes smoothies, soups, sauces, desserts and so much more. Stop by for a demo and free samples and chat with a VitaMix representative.

 

Sat
04
Cardio Abs
10:30 AM @ Community Room
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Cardio Abs
Saturday, January 4th
10:30 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Want to improve your core strength, balance and posture? Instructor Regina focuses on developing strong abdominals and back musculature for a lean and strong center. This class is a focused workout with cutting edge abdominal and lower back exercises with the addition of controlled intervals of cardio conditioning.

Sat
04
Pilates
12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Pilates
Saturday, January 4th
12:00 PM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

This introductory class taught by Regina will feature a series of exercises performed on a mat to complement different elements of Pilates core and posture work. We will focus on powerhouse strengthening exercises and increasing your flexibility. Appropriate for any age or fitness level.

Sun
05
Yoga with Amy
9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Yoga with Amy
Sunday, January 5th
9:30 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Amy Quigley teaches a vinyasa flow style class, combining a beneficial mix of pranayama and asana, with special attention to alignment. She strives to guide her students to have their own experiences with yoga. She currently teaches at The Abington Club, Tara yoga, and Penn State Abington. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

Sun
05
Yoga with Justine
11:00 AM @ Community Room
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Yoga with Justine
Sunday, January 5th
11:00 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Justine focuses on breath work, proper alignment, gaze setting, and practice intentions. Her class is all levels. Justine teaches locally at The Twisted Monkey in Rockledge, and is teacher and Co-Founder for Philly Yoga Factory, Philly's first donation based yoga program. She is also the Community Liaison in Center City for Philly Area Yoga.

Sun
05
Family Cooking: Seasonal Winter Delights!
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Community Room
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Family Cooking: Seasonal Winter Delights!
Sunday, January 5th
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Community Room, $15 for first family member, $8 for each additional person

Please register at Customer Service.

Calling all chefs from small to tall!  Join Instructor Shayna Marmar in making kid-friendly dishes that are fun to make and fun to eat! Shayna will help families prepare two recipes that feature seasonal winter produce. Then sit down and enjoy a meal together.

 

Mon
06
Meatless Mondays
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Prepared Foods hot bar
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Meatless Mondays
Monday, January 6th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Prepared Foods hot bar, fill a plate for $8 (lid must close)

Meatless Monday is sweeping the nation! Enjoy delicious meatless options from our hot bar and see just how tasty skipping the meat can be! From 4-7pm you can fill a plate for only $8 (lid must fit) and get a FREE dessert! Halimah, our Healthy Eating Specialist, will be on hand with great information about plant-based diets and to offer suggestions for dishes to try.

Tue
07
Healthy Looks Good on You!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Healthy Looks Good on You!
Tuesday, January 7th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store-Wide, Free

Choosing healthier options is easy and enjoyable! Sample incredibly tasty dishes from around the globe to see how adding fresh fruits and veggies can turn any dish into a nutrient-dense powerhouse! From vegan quesadillas to grass-fed beef shwarma, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

 

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. 

Sat
11
Cardio Abs
10:30 AM @ Community Room
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Cardio Abs
Saturday, January 11th
10:30 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Want to improve your core strength, balance and posture? Instructor Regina focuses on developing strong abdominals and back musculature for a lean and strong center. This class is a focused workout with cutting edge abdominal and lower back exercises with the addition of controlled intervals of cardio conditioning.

Sat
11
Pilates
12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Pilates
Saturday, January 11th
12:00 PM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

This introductory class taught by Regina will feature a series of exercises performed on a mat to complement different elements of Pilates core and posture work. We will focus on powerhouse strengthening exercises and increasing your flexibility. Appropriate for any age or fitness level.

Sun
12
Yoga with Amy
9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Yoga with Amy
Sunday, January 12th
9:30 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Amy Quigley teaches a vinyasa flow style class, combining a beneficial mix of pranayama and asana, with special attention to alignment. She strives to guide her students to have their own experiences with yoga. She currently teaches at The Abington Club, Tara yoga, and Penn State Abington. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

Sun
12
Yoga with Justine
11:00 AM @ Community Room
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Yoga with Justine
Sunday, January 12th
11:00 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Justine focuses on breath work, proper alignment, gaze setting, and practice intentions. Her class is all levels. Justine teaches locally at The Twisted Monkey in Rockledge, and is teacher and Co-Founder for Philly Yoga Factory, Philly's first donation based yoga program. She is also the Community Liaison in Center City for Philly Area Yoga.

Mon
13
Meatless Mondays
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Prepared Foods hot bar
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Meatless Mondays
Monday, January 13th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Prepared Foods hot bar, fill a plate for $8 (lid must close)

Meatless Monday is sweeping the nation! Enjoy delicious meatless options from our hot bar and see just how tasty skipping the meat can be! From 4-7pm you can fill a plate for only $8 (lid must fit) and get a FREE dessert! Halimah, our Healthy Eating Specialist, will be on hand with great information about plant-based diets and to offer suggestions for dishes to try.

Mon
13
Engine 2 Diet 28 Day Challenge Orientation
6:00 PM @ Community Room
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Engine 2 Diet 28 Day Challenge Orientation
Monday, January 13th
6:00 PM
Community Room, Free

A Healthy New Year!

The Engine 2 Challenge starts in January! Come to an orientation meeting to learn what it’s all about. We’ll use the original Engine 2 Diet book as a guide with fun recipes from Rip’s newest book!

Mon
13
Engine 2 Diet Orientation
6:30 PM @ Community Room
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Engine 2 Diet Orientation
Monday, January 13th
6:30 PM
Community Room, Free

Have you heard about the power of plant-based diets? Are you wondering what all the commotion is about? Join us for this informational meeting where we’ll answer all of your questions about getting started on the road to better health. Enjoy delicious Engine 2 Diet inspired foods and meet our Healthy Eating Specialist who will guide you on the journey. This year’s Challenge will use the original Engine 2 Diet book as a guide with fun recipes from Rip’s newest book. Additional supplemental recipes and guides will also be included.

 

Tue
14
How to Make and Keep Good New Year Resolutions
6:30 PM @ Community Room
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How to Make and Keep Good New Year Resolutions
Tuesday, January 14th
6:30 PM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Rabbi Sigal Brier, inspirational teacher & artist will share how to make good resolutions and commitments, and keep them in the New Year. Rabbi Sigal offers methods to help you restore well-being, peace & joy in your life and how to use Sankalpa® method for support.  To learn more about Rabbi Sigal and Sankalpa® visit  www.rabbisigal.org and  www.sankalpa.org

 

Wed
15
All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ New Cafe
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All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner
Wednesday, January 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
New Cafe, $5 per person

Take a night off from cooking and enjoy a homemade meal that will delight the entire family! The menu includes spaghetti with marinara, garlic bread, and a fresh garden salad.

 

Thu
16
Healthy Eating Store Tour
6:00 PM @ meet in the new cafe
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Healthy Eating Store Tour
Thursday, January 16th
6:00 PM
meet in the new cafe, Free

Please register at Customer Service

Are you looking to improve your health in the New Year? Eating nutrient dense foods is the first step to creating a healthier you. Let us introduce you to the most powerful foods out there. We’ll add new tools to your arsenal for selecting and preparing delicious foods that are great for you!

 

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. 

Sat
18
Cardio Abs
10:30 AM @ Community Room
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Cardio Abs
Saturday, January 18th
10:30 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Want to improve your core strength, balance and posture? Instructor Regina focuses on developing strong abdominals and back musculature for a lean and strong center. This class is a focused workout with cutting edge abdominal and lower back exercises with the addition of controlled intervals of cardio conditioning.

Sat
18
Pilates
12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Pilates
Saturday, January 18th
12:00 PM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

This introductory class taught by Regina will feature a series of exercises performed on a mat to complement different elements of Pilates core and posture work. We will focus on powerhouse strengthening exercises and increasing your flexibility. Appropriate for any age or fitness level.

Sat
18
Health Starts Here Expo
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Health Starts Here Expo
Saturday, January 18th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store-Wide, Free

Sometimes making healthier choices takes a little support. We’ve enlisted the entire community to help! Enjoy samples from some of our favorite vendors, fitness classes, and a café filled with local groups and organizations that can assist you on the road to a healthier you! Visit our website or Facebook page for details and times for fitness classes.

 

Sun
19
Yoga with Amy
9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Yoga with Amy
Sunday, January 19th
9:30 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Amy Quigley teaches a vinyasa flow style class, combining a beneficial mix of pranayama and asana, with special attention to alignment. She strives to guide her students to have their own experiences with yoga. She currently teaches at The Abington Club, Tara yoga, and Penn State Abington. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

Sun
19
Yoga with Justine
11:00 AM @ Community Room
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Yoga with Justine
Sunday, January 19th
11:00 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Justine focuses on breath work, proper alignment, gaze setting, and practice intentions. Her class is all levels. Justine teaches locally at The Twisted Monkey in Rockledge, and is teacher and Co-Founder for Philly Yoga Factory, Philly's first donation based yoga program. She is also the Community Liaison in Center City for Philly Area Yoga.

Mon
20
Meatless Mondays
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Prepared Foods hot bar
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Meatless Mondays
Monday, January 20th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Prepared Foods hot bar, fill a plate for $8 (lid must close)

Meatless Monday is sweeping the nation! Enjoy delicious meatless options from our hot bar and see just how tasty skipping the meat can be! From 4-7pm you can fill a plate for only $8 (lid must fit) and get a FREE dessert! Halimah, our Healthy Eating Specialist, will be on hand with great information about plant-based diets and to offer suggestions for dishes to try.

Tue
21
Private Store Tour & Cooking Class
5:00 PM @ Community Room
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Private Store Tour & Cooking Class
Tuesday, January 21st
5:00 PM
Community Room

Did you know that we offer private cooking classes and tours for local organizations and groups? From Girl Scout troops to book clubs, we can custom design a class for your group. For more information, e-mail Dana.Mensah@WholeFoods.com

 

Wed
22
Extreme Couponing & Value Tour
10:00 AM @ meet in the Community Room
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Extreme Couponing & Value Tour
Wednesday, January 22nd
10:00 AM
meet in the Community Room, Free

Please register at Customer Service.

Is your wallet still recovering from all of your holiday spending? Let us help you save some dough! Sticking to a budget while grocery shopping is not only possible, but easy at Whole Foods Market! Join us on a tour of the store and get great tips for keeping your budget in check. Plus, we’ll offer some fantastic tips for finding and using coupons to save even more!

 

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. 

Sat
25
Cardio Abs
10:30 AM @ Community Room
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Cardio Abs
Saturday, January 25th
10:30 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Want to improve your core strength, balance and posture? Instructor Regina focuses on developing strong abdominals and back musculature for a lean and strong center. This class is a focused workout with cutting edge abdominal and lower back exercises with the addition of controlled intervals of cardio conditioning.

Sat
25
Pilates
12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Pilates
Saturday, January 25th
12:00 PM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

This introductory class taught by Regina will feature a series of exercises performed on a mat to complement different elements of Pilates core and posture work. We will focus on powerhouse strengthening exercises and increasing your flexibility. Appropriate for any age or fitness level.

Sun
26
Yoga with Amy
9:30 AM @ Community Room
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Yoga with Amy
Sunday, January 26th
9:30 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Amy Quigley teaches a vinyasa flow style class, combining a beneficial mix of pranayama and asana, with special attention to alignment. She strives to guide her students to have their own experiences with yoga. She currently teaches at The Abington Club, Tara yoga, and Penn State Abington. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

Sun
26
Yoga with Justine
11:00 AM @ Community Room
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Yoga with Justine
Sunday, January 26th
11:00 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Justine focuses on breath work, proper alignment, gaze setting, and practice intentions. Her class is all levels. Justine teaches locally at The Twisted Monkey in Rockledge, and is teacher and Co-Founder for Philly Yoga Factory, Philly's first donation based yoga program. She is also the Community Liaison in Center City for Philly Area Yoga.

Mon
27
Meatless Mondays
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Prepared Foods hot bar
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Meatless Mondays
Monday, January 27th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Prepared Foods hot bar, fill a plate for $8 (lid must close)

Meatless Monday is sweeping the nation! Enjoy delicious meatless options from our hot bar and see just how tasty skipping the meat can be! From 4-7pm you can fill a plate for only $8 (lid must fit) and get a FREE dessert! Halimah, our Healthy Eating Specialist, will be on hand with great information about plant-based diets and to offer suggestions for dishes to try.

Tue
28
Half Pints Kids Club: Healthy New Year!
5:00 PM @ Community Room
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Half Pints Kids Club: Healthy New Year!
Tuesday, January 28th
5:00 PM
Community Room, $5 per child

Please register at Customer Service.

Now that the holidays are over it’s time to get the whole family eating a healthier diet… including the kids! At this month’s Half Pints Club we’ll try some new fruits and veggies and learn how to cut and prepare them ourselves! The kids will make a big pot of vegetable soup to enjoy with crusty whole grain bread and do a fun craft while it cooks.

 

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. 

Events At Nearby Stores

FRIDAY FIT DEMO
Friday, November 28th
11:45 AM
Express Lanes, FREE

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Genevieve,  where she will be available to answer all of your questions pertaining to Healthy Eating. Enjoy a sample of one of her delicious seasonally inspired recipe!! Be sure to pick-up her monthly calendar of events or a free-nutrition consult voucher!

Customer Service Information Booth
Saturday, November 29th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cafe , Free

Learn about our Green Mission Program. 

Learn about our Green Mission Program. 

Foodie Mini Class
Sunday, November 30th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Specialty Department , Free

Stop by our Specialty Department every Sunday this month and learn to enhance your meals at home with the ingredients on our 5 specialty food bars! Each week our team will show their favorite food pairings & tricks. 

Stop by our Specialty Department every Sunday this month and learn to enhance your meals at home with the ingredients on our 5 specialty food bars!