HPRC is committed to supporting a healthy and happy Humboldt County

Humboldt Patient Resource Center is a dispensary in Arcata and Eureka. Since 1999 HPRC has been committed to health and well-being. In 2018, HPRC opened the Connection HPRC to support community events and education. The Connection is currently hosting FREE classes and events that focus on a healthy lifestyle.

Classes are open to everyone. Registration is not required for most classes, so drop in as your schedule allows.

FREE CLASSES AND EVENTS

Nov
30
Sat
CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY
Nov 30 all-day
Dec
2
Mon
The Meaningful Life
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Meaningful Life

Learn how to use goals as a way to discover what inspires, motivates and drives you to your Best Self. There will be a new topic each week. Lead by Goal Creation Coach Sarah Trapkus.

 

Class Topics:

  • November 11th: Learning to say No.
  • November 18th: Make your relationships stronger
  • November 25th: Turning big Ideas into tangible steps

 

  • December 2nd: Weight loss during the holidays
  • December 9th: Creating Resolutions
  • December 16th: Managing your to-do list
Yoga – Substitute Teacher
Dec 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Corbin and Claire aim to provide students access to openness, purpose, possibility, and balance in all domains of practice. Motivating students to bring their awareness “off the mat”, where the real practice begins. They teach with intention and passion helping guide students to unity. Teaching sequences with emphasis on prana flow, involving: somatic movements, pranayama, ayurvedic methods, meditation, chanting, and more.
Dec
3
Tue
Tea With Nurse Laura
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Laura Guerra, a family nurse practitioner, to learn about natural therapies for common health imbalances such as anxiety, depression, headaches, insomnia, joint pain. Bring your questions and health concerns for an open discussion. This is an informational class and not a substitute for health care from a medical provider. Laura will be joined by an HPRC Budtender, to discuss cannabis products and knowledge.

 

December 3rd: Natural Treatments For Brain Health!

December 17th: How To Maintain A Healthy Immune System!

Herbal Healing With Candice
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Herbal Healing With Candice

Delve into the magical world of plant medicine with Candice and discover various ways of using plants to support your health. Discussions will vary each week and will include how to use herbs for stress management, anxiety, pain and more. Learn how to use herbs in your food to nourish and restore the body back into vibrant health and how to make very basic herbal preparations to support you on your journey with plant medicine. Herbal ethics, safety, special considerations and resources will be highlighted.

Sponsored by Humboldt Herbals

Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC

Tai Chi Made EZ for Beginners is a gentle, easy form of exercise that reduces stress, increases strength, flexibility, and balance. Bring a bottle of water and your willingness to have fun as you explore this new world of “effortless effort”

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

Zumba @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba @ The Connection HPRC

Perfect for everybody and every body! Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together. By mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® classes are often called exercise in disguise. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility. Join the fun.

Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there!

Dec
4
Wed
Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC

Tai Chi Made EZ for Beginners is a gentle, easy form of exercise that reduces stress, increases strength, flexibility, and balance. Bring a bottle of water and your willingness to have fun as you explore this new world of “effortless effort”

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

 

Group Walk @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Group Walk @ The Connection HPRC

Walk with us every Wednesday starting at The Connection. Rain or shine, we hope to see you there!

Nutrition with Amy
Dec 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Nutrition with Amy

Learn about different nutrition topics in each class, like eating for health where you’ll learn how to incorporate complex carbohydrates, plant-based proteins, and clean easy to digest fats into your diet. Learn about your constitution and what diet direction is best for your individual needs.

We will cover the basics of Ayurvedic doshas and when it’s appropriate to apply a building, balanced, or cleansing diet approach.

Amy Aiello is a certified Nutrition Consultant and Ayurvedic Practitioner. Integrating Ayurvedic diagnostics and whole food nutrition Amy creates personalized programs to support your individual needs. Providing meal plans, recipes, and lifestyle adjustments. Incorporating local and seasonal foods whenever possible. Amy supports you in slowing down and tuning in to the relationship of what we consume and it’s a direct effect on our well being. As an educator, Amy provides you with up to date nutrition facts as well as accessible ways to apply eastern modalities into a western lifestyle. With over 15 years of experience in natural health, Amy passionately assists you in creating sustainable patterns that support health and long term wellness. Amy has an educational background in western and eastern herbalism, aromatherapy, Ayurveda and Whole Foods nutrition. Studying with various teachers such as Jane Bothwell, Candis Cantin, David Crow, Jade Shutes, DeAnna Batdorf, and Bauman College.

She believes food can be medicine transforming diseased states into thriving vitality.

Zumba @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba @ The Connection HPRC

Perfect for everybody and every body! Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together. By mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® classes are often called exercise in disguise. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility. Join the fun.

Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there!

Dec
5
Thu
Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC

Tai Chi Made EZ for Beginners is a gentle, easy form of exercise that reduces stress, increases strength, flexibility, and balance. Bring a bottle of water and your willingness to have fun as you explore this new world of “effortless effort”

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

The Power of Mirroring
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Power of Mirroring
THE POWER OF MIRRORING:
Focusing on interpersonal relationships and self-development.
“Mirroring” is a communication practice that teaches us how to understand our relationships while experiencing a sense of relief, validation and personal empowerment. Michael Jason Sherman brings a decade of experience in New York as a transformational coach and workshop leader having taught this uplifting and inspiring work to individuals, couples, executives and groups. “THE POWER OF MIRRORING” will provide you with real skills to support and awaken you about your relationships, career and overall life journey. 
Class taught by: Michael Jason Sherman, MA
Stress Management
Dec 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Playing Into Transformation
Dec 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Playing Into Transformation

Transformational Improv with damian

In this class, you’ll use the power of improv and explorative games to fuel transformation. Letting go of the old and bringing in the new all through play and fun!

•Ease anxiety and stress

•Increase your confidence and clarity

•Connect with your powerhouse of creativity

•Bring the play and fun back into your relationships

•Have fun and laugh your way into peace and connection

•Use play to release the past and move into presence and prosperity

•Create easy action steps to support your dreams to manifest

Yoga Nidra @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Yoga Nidra @ The Connection HPRC

This 1 hr class is centered around a 30 minute resting meditation. The Yoga Nidra practice is framed with relevant teachings, info, and awareness cultivation exercises. You are encouraged to bring comfort items such as blankets or pillows and special items to place on the altar. More About Nidra: YogiJeffrey.Info/Nidra

Dec
6
Fri
QiGong @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
QiGong @ The Connection HPRC

Learn 2-10min exercises that encourage energy.

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

Pilates With Tamra @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pilates With Tamra @ The Connection HPRC

A great intro into Pilates Mat work. You, your body, and the mat is all you need to tap into your core strength. This class will take you through the principles of Pilates that focus on breath, coordination, balance, and of course core strength. Core is not just your abdominals, your core includes your hips and lower back as well. If you have a strong core the rest of your body will strengthen with ease.

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

Yoga With Tamra @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Yoga With Tamra @ The Connection HPRC

In this hour of yoga you will explore vinyasa flow that involves moving through yoga poses at your own rhythm. This class will focus on breath and alignment to create a balance within your own body. All levels are welcome.

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

Dec
7
Sat
Tai Chi Meets QiGong
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Tai Chi Meets QiGong

Explore the profound healing of movement meditation, deep breathing and mindfulness. We will explore various exercises and forms including tai chi, basic qigong, silk reeling, lain gong, self massage and more. All levels of experience are welcome!

Healing through poetry
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Healing through poetry

Join Wil Gibson in exploring the healing power of words through poetry. All writing levels and skills are welcome. During this hour and a half class, you will experience many different aspects of the art of poetry.

• First, you will hear a poem that will set the class mood for the day and give topics of opening discussion and inspiration points. 
•Relevant writing prompts will be given.  
•Followed by quiet writing time. Help and guidance will be provided if needed. 
•This class will end with a safe space to share your writing if desired. Editing advice will be available  UPON REQUEST ONLY. 
Wil Gibson has been publishing poetry and touring the country for the last 20 years and conducting workshops for the last 10. You can find more information at wilgibson.com.
Zumba With Cindy
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Zumba With Cindy

Join Cindy for a fun, energetic, medium-high intensity 1-hour Zumba class. This Latin-inspired dance workout is one of the most popular and effective group exercise classes in the world. You don’t need to be a great dancer to feel welcome in our Zumba class. 7 benefits of Zumba: • It’s fun. • You can boost your metabolism. • It’s known to burn 600-1,000 calories in just 1-hour. • You can tone your entire body. • You may boost your heart health. • You can improve your mood. • You may improve coordination.

Yoga With Caitlin
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Yoga With Caitlin

Join Caitlin for a Vinyasa flow yoga class. This dynamic style of Hatha yoga joins physical postures or asanas. We will focus on the breath in this practice and create a steady internal rhythm. The class is designed to cultivate heat in the body, with creative sequences that build strength, flexibility, and body awareness.

Caitlin has spent her life dancing, hula hooping, and practicing yoga. In 2016, Caitlin went to India and studied yoga and meditation. In Rishikesh, she completed an RYT 200 Yoga Alliance Certification. More recently, she has started sound healing, teaching, and meditation.

Arts Alive!
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Arts Alive! At The Connection, Saturday, December 7th, 6:00-9:00 PM

Art: Peter Zappel — Mixed Media — -Lost Coast Wall Sculpture Series

 

Hosting “Growing Your Food Business Launch”, brought to you by:

North Coast Small Business Development Center & Humboldt Made.

A meet and greet with Humboldt’s newest food businesses to share their products with the public for the first time.

 

*No music because of it being too loud already.

 

Dec
9
Mon
The Meaningful Life
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Meaningful Life

Learn how to use goals as a way to discover what inspires, motivates and drives you to your Best Self. There will be a new topic each week. Lead by Goal Creation Coach Sarah Trapkus.

 

Class Topics:

  • November 11th: Learning to say No.
  • November 18th: Make your relationships stronger
  • November 25th: Turning big Ideas into tangible steps

 

  • December 2nd: Weight loss during the holidays
  • December 9th: Creating Resolutions
  • December 16th: Managing your to-do list
Yoga With Emily
Dec 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Yoga With Emily
Bio:

Emily is a light-hearted teacher who is drawn to yoga because it continually brings her home to herself. She loves to practice and teach yoga on the beach, under the redwoods, and in the mountains and finds joy in using music to guide the practice.

She believes our own bodies are our greatest teachers, and creating space to experience them aligns us with our hearts and our inner wisdom. She focuses on building a strong foundation and encouraging an individual practice. Her aim is to help students feel grounded in their bodies so they may bring their clearest, most vibrant selves to express and experience life.

Class Description:

A flowy vinyasa practice designed to be accessible for all levels. This class brings in enough movement to feel challenged and energized while maintaining space to find stillness and remain grounded. Always set to a  lively playlist, the aim is to have fun and leave class feeling a bit more yourself!

Dec
10
Tue
Herbal Healing With Candice
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Herbal Healing With Candice

Delve into the magical world of plant medicine with Candice and discover various ways of using plants to support your health. Discussions will vary each week and will include how to use herbs for stress management, anxiety, pain and more. Learn how to use herbs in your food to nourish and restore the body back into vibrant health and how to make very basic herbal preparations to support you on your journey with plant medicine. Herbal ethics, safety, special considerations and resources will be highlighted.

Sponsored by Humboldt Herbals

Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC

Tai Chi Made EZ for Beginners is a gentle, easy form of exercise that reduces stress, increases strength, flexibility, and balance. Bring a bottle of water and your willingness to have fun as you explore this new world of “effortless effort”

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

Zumba With Cindy
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba With Cindy

Join Cindy for a fun, energetic, medium-high intensity 1-hour Zumba class. This Latin-inspired dance workout is one of the most popular and effective group exercise classes in the world. You don’t need to be a great dancer to feel welcome in our Zumba class. 7 benefits of Zumba: • It’s fun. • You can boost your metabolism. • It’s known to burn 600-1,000 calories in just 1-hour. • You can tone your entire body. • You may boost your heart health. • You can improve your mood. • You may improve coordination.

Dec
11
Wed
Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC

Tai Chi Made EZ for Beginners is a gentle, easy form of exercise that reduces stress, increases strength, flexibility, and balance. Bring a bottle of water and your willingness to have fun as you explore this new world of “effortless effort”

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

 

Group Walk @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Group Walk @ The Connection HPRC

Walk with us every Wednesday starting at The Connection. Rain or shine, we hope to see you there!

Zumba With Cindy
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba With Cindy

Join Cindy for a fun, energetic, medium-high intensity 1-hour Zumba class. This Latin-inspired dance workout is one of the most popular and effective group exercise classes in the world. You don’t need to be a great dancer to feel welcome in our Zumba class. 7 benefits of Zumba: • It’s fun. • You can boost your metabolism. • It’s known to burn 600-1,000 calories in just 1-hour. • You can tone your entire body. • You may boost your heart health. • You can improve your mood. • You may improve coordination.

Dec
12
Thu
Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Tai Chi Made EZ With Glenda @ The Connection HPRC

Tai Chi Made EZ for Beginners is a gentle, easy form of exercise that reduces stress, increases strength, flexibility, and balance. Bring a bottle of water and your willingness to have fun as you explore this new world of “effortless effort”

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

The Power of Mirroring
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Power of Mirroring
THE POWER OF MIRRORING:
Focusing on interpersonal relationships and self-development.
“Mirroring” is a communication practice that teaches us how to understand our relationships while experiencing a sense of relief, validation and personal empowerment. Michael Jason Sherman brings a decade of experience in New York as a transformational coach and workshop leader having taught this uplifting and inspiring work to individuals, couples, executives and groups. “THE POWER OF MIRRORING” will provide you with real skills to support and awaken you about your relationships, career and overall life journey. 
Class taught by: Michael Jason Sherman, MA
Stress Management
Dec 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Playing Into Transformation
Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Playing Into Transformation

Transformational Improv with damian

In this class, you’ll use the power of improv and explorative games to fuel transformation. Letting go of the old and bringing in the new all through play and fun!

•Ease anxiety and stress

•Increase your confidence and clarity

•Connect with your powerhouse of creativity

•Bring the play and fun back into your relationships

•Have fun and laugh your way into peace and connection

•Use play to release the past and move into presence and prosperity

•Create easy action steps to support your dreams to manifest

Yoga Nidra @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Yoga Nidra @ The Connection HPRC

This 1 hr class is centered around a 30 minute resting meditation. The Yoga Nidra practice is framed with relevant teachings, info, and awareness cultivation exercises. You are encouraged to bring comfort items such as blankets or pillows and special items to place on the altar. More About Nidra: YogiJeffrey.Info/Nidra

Dec
13
Fri
QiGong @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
QiGong @ The Connection HPRC

Learn 2-10min exercises that encourage energy.

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

Pilates With Tamra @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pilates With Tamra @ The Connection HPRC

A great intro into Pilates Mat work. You, your body, and the mat is all you need to tap into your core strength. This class will take you through the principles of Pilates that focus on breath, coordination, balance, and of course core strength. Core is not just your abdominals, your core includes your hips and lower back as well. If you have a strong core the rest of your body will strengthen with ease.

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

Yoga With Tamra @ The Connection HPRC
Dec 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Yoga With Tamra @ The Connection HPRC

In this hour of yoga you will explore vinyasa flow that involves moving through yoga poses at your own rhythm. This class will focus on breath and alignment to create a balance within your own body. All levels are welcome.

Everyone is welcome, and we hope to see you there! 

The Connection HPRC

334 F Street Eureka, CA 95501 Get Directions
(The former Bank of America building in Eureka)
Phone: 707.826.7988
Email: Naomi.HPRC@Gmail.com

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