Family Day Wellness Series Workshops
Saturday, October 28 - 2:00-3:00 P.M.
Saturday, November 18 - 2:00-3:00 pm
Saturday, December 16 - 2:00-3:00 pm
Come and explore a few simple strategies your family can apply to cultivating healthy lifestyle habits in the ares of exercise/play, nutrition/mealtime, and sleep/relaxation. Through this fun and experiential workshop, you and your children will partner together to develop an awareness around implementing simple lifestyle practices to promote the health and well-being of your family.
Family Day Wellness Series
Description: The Family Day Wellness Series is an opportunity to explore fun, simple strategies your family can apply to cultivating healthy lifestyle habits.
Part 1: Exercise and Play (Saturday, October 28, 2:00-3:00 pm)
Explore your family's interests toward movement and play styles to facilitate healthy exercise and play habits for the whole family. Fun, simple forms of exercise and play appropriate for your child's stage of development will be applied through Yoga, creative movement, dance, music, and functional movement.
Part 2: Nutrition and Mealtime (Saturday, November 18, 2:00-3:00 pm)
With an emphasis on the importance of sharing food together as a family, you will discover strategies to spark conversation and social interaction at the dinner table, to make nutritious whole food choices, and how to involve the whole family in simple meal preparation.
Part 3: Sleep and Relaxation (Saturday, December 16, 2:00-3:00 pm)
Sleep and relaxation are integral components of health and wellness. Evaluate your current bedtime routines, relaxation and sleep habits as a family and explore how simple lifestyle changes could impact the quality of your sleep, and, therefore, your overall health.
Cost for all 3 Workshops: $60 per adult + child, $5 additional child
Cost for each individual Workshop: $25 per adult + child, $5 additional child
Please contact Stacy at email@example.com for questions and/or to register.
Stacy Medina, a native of Chicago, expressed her passion for dance as a young girl, improvising in her front yard with the music blaring. Her passion led her to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance from the University of Illinois. Post graduation, Stacy studied Balinese dance in Indonesia and returned home to perform professionally with Chicago modern dance companies, including “The 58 Group” and “Estradanza.”
Embracing the opportunity to share her passion with youth, Stacy led classes for children and teens in a variety of dance styles for the Glen Ellyn Park District youth program. During this time, she became a Certified Pilates Instructor through Power Pilates and taught the therapeutic effects of Pilates to a varied population who sought to improve their health and quality of life through movement.
In an effort to fuse her background in dance and Pilates, Stacy earned a Masters in Occupational Therapy (OT) from Rush University. With an emphasis on holistic lifestyle management, Stacy is currently launching her private OT practice reStyle Lifestyle (stacymedina.com), specializing in working with families and individuals to cultivate and implement lifestyle changes for health and wellness.