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March 3, 2018 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Spring is the optimal time to follow a nutrition reset plan and take control of your wellness. Join nutritionist Laura Farnsworth for an in-depth exploration of the benefits of the Elimination Reset Plan, including methods for successful implementation and careful reintroduction of potential food triggers. Individualized support is included to ensure your success.

Why consider an Elimination Reset?

Do you suspect that certain foods cause digestive upset or contribute to an inflammatory response? Food sensitivities are becoming more prevalent because of diets that contain processed ingredients with reduced nutrients and less diversity, primarily consisting of soy, corn, and wheat. Because food sensitivity testing can sometimes be inaccurate, the current “gold standard” assessment is the 3-week elimination diet followed by a reintroduction phase.

Workshop topics include:

· Differentiation of food allergies, food intolerances, & food sensitivities

· Benefits of the Elimination Plan

· Implementation instructions for the 3-week Reset Plan

· Reintroduction of common food triggers

· Food journaling to identify potential food sensitivities

· Next steps following the plan

· Individualized support through one-on-one coaching with Laura

Laura Farnsworth earned her Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health from Maryland University of Integrative Health and currently practices as a Clinical Nutrition Intern. For more information, see


If you seek to balance your mood and experience more joy and connection, then this workshop is for you. The change from the cold, dry days of winter to the warmer, wetter heat of spring can have a profound impact on our sense of well-being. Most of us feel these changes in one way or another, whether by experiencing disturbed sleep, changes in digestion and mood, or heightened emotional symptoms such as anxiety, worry, or frustration. When we experience these symptoms, we experience it in our entire bodies: our muscles, our bones, even our vital organs and immune system. LifeForce Yoga, developed by Amy Weintraub, begins with the understanding that you are so much more than your mood, and the story of your life. Your birthright is a deep, blissful connection with all that surrounds you.

The practice of LifeForce Yoga will diminish your sense of separation, which is the literal source of anxiety and depression. The connection you feel to that which is most authentic within you and your connection to others will be enhanced. LifeForce Yoga is a practice that is highly adaptable to individual needs, so each person can move into a balanced emotional, mental, and physical state of equanimity and self-awareness.

In this workshop, you will learn and practice breathing exercises, easy postures, guided meditations, and other effective, evidence-based, mood regulating yoga practices not regularly taught in yoga class. Over time, these practices can lead to improved immune response and physical health.

Anyone can benefit from this practice, regardless of fitness level, flexibility, or prior yoga experience. Come away with the tools to release whatever blocks you from your sense of wholeness and connection. Improve your mood and welcome ease into your life.

Karen is a registered E-RYT 200 teacher through Yoga Alliance, a certified LifeForce Yoga practitioner, and a certified Silver Age Yoga for Seniors instructor. She offers private and group instruction in yoga for depression, anxiety, and stress management. In addition to her mentorship with Ann Hunt, she has studied with Amy Weintraub, Stephen Cope, Erich Schiffmann, and several other teachers. One of Karen’s most beloved mantras is “Loka samastha sukinoh bhavantu,” or, “May all beings be happy and free. May my thoughts, words, and actions somehow contribute to their happiness and freedom.” Her goal is to help guide you towards removing the obstacles that prevent you from seeing your wholeness.


For 30 days this spring, you have the opportunity to vastly improve your health. We will be doing a cleanse using whole foods to help heal your body from the inside out. This is a program that everybody will benefit from completing in different ways including but not limited to: improved sleep, loss of excess weight, improved digestive functioning, less pain/stiffness of joints, improved mood and attention, less skin irritation, etc. This holistic approach is gentle on your body and will give you the tools to maintain a healthy lifestyle far beyond the conclusion of the program.

“Chronic, low-level inflammation at the cellular level develops without pain and can lead to obesity, diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Inflammation is our body’s normal and healthy response to injury or attack on the immune system. Inflammation on the surface of the body is commonly described as heat, redness, swelling, and pain.”–Institute for Integrative Nutrition

You will be guided on how to go about removing common highly inflammatory foods from your diet and replacing them with whole foods instead. This cleanse is customizable to your own eating tastes, preferences, and restrictions making it a perfect fit for all!

In this program we will explore:
-How to remove common inflammatory foods from your diet and replace them with whole foods.
-Recipes full of anti-inflammatory foods to help heal your gut.
-The opportunity to take advantage of “Ruddy Duck Nights Out” with specials that are specifically designed to fit this program: convenience, socialization, and confidence while eating out.

Program structure:
Meeting: Sunday March 18th 3 pm
Meeting: Sunday March 25th 3 pm
Meeting: Monday April 2nd 7:45pm
Meeting: Monday April 9th 7:45 pm
Meeting: Sunday April 15th 3 pm
Email me for support/questions
Accountability and support via private Facebook group

Hallie can provide education, plans and guides, support, accountability, and health with this program for you. There is no need to purchase anything as the focus is on real whole foods that nourish your body in the most basic and wholesome way.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Hallie at or via phone at (804) 914-2602.
Early Bird Pricing before March 2nd- $105
Pricing March 3rd and beyond- $125
To register, click here.


Holy Yoga w/ Dawn Powell: April 14, 2018

Join us on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. for this specialty class with Dawn Powell, 500 RYT. Holy Yoga is experiential worship specifically created to deepen your connection to Christ. The sole purpose is to combine mixed level yoga with a Christ honoring experience that offers an opportunity to believers and [...]

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Reveal to Heal, Workshop w/ Stacy Seebart, Apr. 28, 2018

Slow down, root down and witness. Join us in this workshop on Saturday, April 28 from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. as we take a deeper look at the layers of Self and how to tap into our own innate power of healing. Stacy will guide us through discussion and then guide a slow juicy yoga [...]

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Power of the Pelvis Workshop w/ Stacy Seebart, Apr. 29, 2018

Join us on Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m to explore the power of the pelvis. In this workshop, Stacy will guide a short overview lecture of the anatomy & physiology of the pelvic floor. She will address the components of our second chakra called ‘svadhisthana’ and it’s connection to our physical [...]

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Intro to Yoga Sculpt Workshop: January 28, 2018 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

Are you ready to take your yoga practice to the next level? Join Sarah Dill, RYT-200 at Evolve Yoga + Wellness on Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. for an exciting new workshop: Sculpt Yoga! Infusing all the best parts of a strength training workout with a yoga practice. Sculpt Yoga focuses [...]

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Let’s Talk Baby Childbirth Education new class begins January 27

Hello and Welcome to Let’s Talk Baby Childbirth Education class. This a modern take to childbirth Education.  In this class you will learn about, COURSE TOPICS Birth as a Normal Process • Mind-Body Connection • Anatomy & Physiology • How Fear Affects Labor • Anxiety Triggers • The Power of Hormones • Breathing for Birth • Relaxation [...]

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Lifeforce Yoga® to Balance Your Mood & Beat the Winter Blues-By Donation, 1/21/18

Whether the cold winter months cause you anxiety, stress, or depression, or you simply want to feel more joy in your life, this workshop is for you. Join Karen Janowsky on Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. for a special Lifeforce Yoga® class to balance your mood and beat those winter blues! [...]

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Fermentation Fun with Laura Farnsworth, MS, January 20, 2018

Start off the new year nurturing your gut health and learning about fermented foods. Fermented foods are traditional foods such as sauerkraut, yogurt, kvass, kefir, miso soup, kimchi, and kombucha. Fermented foods offer beneficial bacteria and yeasts, increased nutrient content, and immune-boosting properties. Learn about various types of fermented foods and how they benefit digestion [...]

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