Event Date: 01/26/2020   Event Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Join us at Little Jumbo for CRAFT: Authors in Conversation, a new series conceived and hosted by New York Times bestselling author Denise Kiernan! Little Jumbo, located at 241 Broadway Street in Asheville, features classic and classically-inspired craft cocktails, food, live music and more. Their staff will create a specialty cocktail or mocktail for each event. The doors will open at 2:30 pm and the event will begin at 3:00. If you are not already a Little Jumbo member, there is one-time $1.00 fee. The event is otherwise free of charge and Little Jumbo offers free parking at the corner of Broadway and Monroe. Visit https://www.littlejumbobar.com/ for more information. A small number of reserved seats will be available to those who purchase the featured book from Malaprop’s prior to the event. Additional seating and standing room will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis. Starting off CRAFT’s inaugural year is New York City author Ada Calhoun, who will join Kiernan to discuss, Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis, an expansion of Calhoun’s viral story for Oprah.com about the distinct issues facing Generation X women. She and Kiernan will discuss the book, Calhoun’s inspiration and research, and the craft of writing at the event.

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241 Broadway Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 01/27/2020   Event Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Are you ready to part yourself into shape? That's what the Zumba program is all about. If you can walk, you can Zumba! Bring water and towel. Wear comfortable exercise clothing and shoes!

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36 Grove Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 01/28/2020   Event Time: All Day

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Feel Stronger, Safer, Relaxed. Learn how to reduce your fall risk and feel more confident. In this 8-session series, participants learn exercises and gain practical skills to prevent falls. Program is Free, registration is required and ends 1/28/2020. Register be calling 828-251-7438 or emailing [email protected] You don NOT have to be a YMCA member to participate. Workshop dates: 2/4/20 through 3/24/20, from 10am to 12noon.

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30 Woodfin St , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 01/28/2020   Event Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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Physio has Group Fitness classes for only $5 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 AM! Appropriate for all fitness levels, you will benefit from our classes no matter what! Your insurance benefits may include fitness classes. We can find out for you. Give us a call! 828-333-5005. If you are like most of us - you need a little extra help to get over the hump. Call Crystal for a complimentary personal training consultation! 828-333-5005

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660 Merrimon Ave Ste C , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 01/30/2020   Event Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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1/30– 12:30-1:30 – Neuropathy Lecture – Ryan’s Solutions for Neuropathy At our FREE seminar, you’ll learn how you can get back to doing the things you love with our safe, effective, non-surgical, FDA cleared neuropathy treatment program. The underlying causes of peripheral neuropathy, and they key to prevention The Nobel prize winning discovery that every neuropathy patient MUST know How peripheral neuropathy is diagnosed, and when it can be successfully treated A technology originally developed by NASA that helps decrease painful neuropathy symptoms 3 simple changes to your diet that can help prevent peripheral neuropathy from developing Advanced diagnostic testing to help determine if your condition can be treated A simple home therapy that is used by some of the largest specialty hospitals in the country to treat certain types of neuropathy The seminar is FREE, and lunch will be served, however, you MUST call the office at 828-628-7800 to reserve your spot.

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1000 Brevard Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 02/01/2020   Event Time: 2:00 PM

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DBSA Asheville - Magnetic Minds provides peer-led self-help support groups for those who share the similar challenges of depression and bipolar disorder. As a peer-run organization, Magnetic Minds hosts topic-based discussion groups, not therapy sessions. DBSA Asheville - Magnetic Minds provides members with a chance to help themselves and others through supportive communication, mutual exchange of information and ideas, and a sense of belonging. People with mood disorders can benefit from others who have “been there.” We encourage community learning through sharing our experiences, challenges, and solutions.

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1316-C Parkwood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 02/04/2020   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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WNC Prostate Support Group Us TOO - meeting monthly in Asheville to discuss prostate health, cancer, treatment, side effects, and how to cope. Medical professionals speak on a regular basis. This month Dr. Quinton Cancel of Mission Urology will speak.

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5 Oak Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 02/06/2020   Event Time: 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM

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"The secret of getting ahead is getting started." Mark Twain Program for Building a Better Life & Community: Getting Ahead is internationally recognized for its interactive small group format. No one “teaches” you what you need to learn – you discover what’s best for you when you agree to: • Participate in problem-solving discussions and investigations. • Help your community by finding better ways to help people out of poverty. • Members commit (as far as possible) to meeting 2.5 hours on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays, for 20 sessions January–November 2020. NEEDED FOR COMMUNITY INVESTIGATIVE GROUP – WHY NOT YOU? WHY NOT NOW? __________________________________ DO YOU WANT TO HELP WORK ON PERSONAL & COMMUNITY ISSUES & SOLVE REAL PROBLEMS WITH REAL SOLUTIONS? __________________________________ HOW ABOUT WORKING TO UNDERSTAND YOURSELF & OTHER’S & WHY PEOPLE HAVE A HARD TIME GETTING OUT OF POVERTY? WOULD YOU SET ASIDE TWO NIGHTS A MONTH FOR A DYNAMIC PROGRAM THAT CHANGES LIVES? 11 Resources! Personalize your plan to a better life utilizing these key resources: Financial – Spiritual – Emotional – Language – Motivation/Persistence – Integrity/Trust – Mental/Cognitive – Relationships/Role Models – Social Capital/Connections – Physical – Knowledge of the Hidden Rules Where: Foster SDA Church, 375 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville, NC, 28803. When: 2nd & 4th Thursdays, beginning 1/23/20. Registration Deadline–1/16/20: Contact Kathy Carver ([email protected] 828-274-2014 x 303) Stipend: poverty level members given $20 stipend per meeting Childcare: is provided, must be registered Dinner: in the spirit of reciprocity, every member is on a Thrive Team that prepares/serves a meal Commit to Getting Ahead. Write Your Future Story. 2nd & 4th Thursdays on the Month January through November, 2020 Starting January 23, 2020 5:45pm Foster Church’s Multi-Purpose Room

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375 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 02/07/2020   Event Time: 8:30 AM

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Sacred Passage: End-of-Life Doula Certificate Offering 66 Continuing Nursing Education (CNEs) PHASE 1: February 7-9, 2020 | PHASE 2: May 6-10, 2020 Asheville, NC Cost: $3495 USD | First 15 Participants Register for $3145.50 USD For more information Contact: [email protected] | 303.440.8018   TheSacred Passage: End-of-Life Doula Certificate Program offered through The Conscious Dying Institute prepares caregivers from all disciplines and care settings to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment and restore death to its sacred place in the beauty, mystery and celebration of life. It builds communities of care and healing, benefiting all those involved in care at the end of life. Unlike many 3-day proscriptive, fast-serve “How-to” certificate workshops, by entering into this innovative 3-month course of study with the Conscious Dying Institute, you will receive more than a certificate. You will receive a new body of innovative training in End-of-Life Literacy AND experience nurturing and transformative, personal inner-work.  Conscious Dying Education is a body of work arising from our founder’s forty years of practice in multiple healing arts and spiritual lineages resulting in transformational healing for everyone. It is a unique whole-person, whole-being, whole-health education process with uniquely transformational and innovative courseware offered through the Conscious Dying Institute, the country’s leading end-of-life literacy and doula educational organization. You will receive a new language, a new inner experience based on your true essence. You will renew your healing gifts and talents, and restore your true purpose and calling—a purpose reconnected to your spiritual path. This combination of end-of-life literacy and transformational education, creates a new caring, healing, culture and communities of care at the end-of-life and restores death to its sacred place in the beauty, mystery and celebration of life. It changes end-of-life care by transforming caregivers, preparing caregivers to be authentically present, communicate with vulnerability, honesty, and compassion and give comforting healing care to anyone, regardless of health status or setting. Graduates will be able to implement the Conscious Dying Principles and Practices: Increase beauty, pleasure, contentment Provide emotional and spiritual support Initiate conversations about the dying process Model self care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue Demystify the stages of the dying process Acknowledge mysteries, miracles, and unexplained events Learn how to be with intense emotions in self and others How to honor other’s beliefs while being true to your own Be a Steward of a conscious death Attend at bedside so that no one dies alone Program At-A-Glance This End of Life Doula Certificate is a 2 phase 8 day onsite program for front line clinicians, clinical leaders, educators, home and family caregivers, healing arts professionals, volunteers, and anyone interested in exploring their own life and death.  The Certificate offers 66 Continuing Nursing Education (CNEs) and a Best Three Months: End of Life Coaching and Care Practicum between phases 1 and 2. What’s Included? Two Certificate Trainings in One! End-of-Life Doula Certification Best Three Months©: End-of-Life Coaching and Care Pre-Onsite  Curriculum Courses delivered on all-new, online curriculum platform containing reflective writing and reading resources for phase 1 and 2 pre-program learning. 66 CNEs from ANCC (American Nurse Credentialing Center) Two personally powerful and experiential onsite events offering depth exploration into self/other care-and-healing modality practices in the 5 Domains of Life, activities and practices for after-death care and vigil 12-Week Virtual Practicum using Best Three Months© Conscious Dying Coaching and Care Planning through the 5 Domains of Life End-of-Life Doula Certificate upon completion of assignments and training Mentoring by staff and faculty for questions on training materials Practical tools for marketing and business development Natural, wholesome, allergy-free Paleo-centric meals included during on-sites* Payment plan options *Number of meals included varies by location.  Who is it for? Anyone wishing to know more about their own life and death and or who wishes to serve others facing death: Frontline staff, nurses, clinicians, healing arts professionals, home and family caregivers, or anyone wishing to serve at the end of life, including those interested in exploring their own mortality and desiring to deepen their present moment awareness and full experience of life. Who Attends? Para and Legal Professionals; Massage Therapists and Healing Arts Practitioners; Physicians, Nurses, PAs, NPs, PTs, Hospice and Palliative Care Professionals; Directors of Nursing Education; Nursing Students; Children and Families facing death or loss of loved ones; Directors, Staff, Activities Directors, Residents of Senior Care Communities; Psychologists, Chaplains, LSWs; and anyone wishing to learn more about their own death and serving others at the end of life. Supportive coursework for yoga students, teachers and teacher trainings Continuing education for caregivers, therapists, and nurses, hospice volunteers Community Organizations, and Faith Based groups The regular program price is  $3495.00 USD. First 15 registrants save 10%. Payment options are available.    If you would like more information:  [email protected] Refund / Cancellation Policy: No refunds. If for any reason you need to cancel your attendance for this event, we will happily reschedule for another program within 12 months. Meals are also non-transferable without a two week notice.

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120 Coxe Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 02/13/2020   Event Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Herbalism Workshop ~ Join us for a fun and educational herbalism workshop, with our resident herbalist Luci Orofino, of Nature’s Cure Apothecary. Participants will learn about specific essential oils and herbs and create a handcrafted custom essential oil blend and an herbal tea blend to take home. Create a love potion and/or an aphrodisiac blend to empower ones self to receive more love prosperity and abundance. Perfect for your own enjoyment, or to give as handmade gifts to loved ones this Valentine's Day. This hour and a half session is held inside our Wellness Studio. (NOT inside the salt cave). You can always add on a Salt Cave session at 5pm to make a special day! Get ready to learn, create and meditate with some powerful herbs and essential oil blends for this season of love! . Reserve your space now www.ashevillesaltcave.com $28 per person - non refundable

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16 N. Liberty St. , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 02/14/2020   Event Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Give the gift of love this Valentine's day! Bring your lover, your bestie, or grab a family member and take a load off of the hardest working part of your body! Let one of our exquisite massage therapist work all the tension out of your feet to help you get ready to take on the rest of your week with renewed energy, all while being bathed in the invigorating, negative ions and saturated salt air of our therapeutic salt cave. You will receive a 20 minute foot massage and 45 minutes of salt therapy for only $75 person. This session includes chocolates and fruit, herbal tea, and a salt gift! Only 10 spots available per each session 5pm and 6pm. Reserve your spaces now www.ashevillesaltcave.com

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16 N. Liberty St. , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 02/14/2020   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Come just as you are. No artistic experience is necessary. We will meet you with a collection of art and design materials and techniques to explore for the evening. Each month we will begin with no end (product) in mind as we unfurl our creative voices. All materials are included and each participant receives a BEcoming YOU sketchbook at their first session that can be used all year long. Designed and created by our director, Ginger Huebner, this sketchbook will be your guide for your time with us AND at home between sessions and beyond. Schedule: The Second Friday evening of each month 7:00-9pm for 12 months - Starting in February 14 2020 Registration required: $25 per session $250 for the entire 12 months (= 2 sessions free!)

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573 Fairview Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 02/19/2020   Event Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Join the Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter for a workshop series for caregivers. “Caring for My Loved One with Dementia – Preparing for the Road Ahead” will help caregivers learn strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s. Registration is strongly suggested to ensure space for all attendees. To sign up, visit https://tinyurl.com/AshevilleFeb19 or call 1-800-272-3900.

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1 University Heights , Asheville, NC 28804
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