Embracing the Benefits of Living a Balanced Lifestyle

Join us March 6, 2014 for the first of several free Health Matters lectures sponsored by the Orinda Parks and Recreation department and the Friends of the Orinda Library.  Health experts will be covering various healthy aging topics, as well as offering free mini fitness classes suitable for all levels.

Registration in the Orinda Library auditorium.  Coffee, tea and treats will be available.  Preregistration is not required.

simpsonLecture on Bone Health and Aging, presented by Dr. Lani Simpson, Bay Area health provider and educator. Dr. Simpson has been researching and studying bone health for the past 20 years.  Her clinical experience and multi-disciplinary approach have enabled education of thousands of patients and professionals about common yet life changing health challenges for older adults.

Simpson, an instructor of spinal anatomy and osteology, cofounded the Menopause and PMS Center and the Osteoporosis Diagnostic Center in Berkeley.

Choose from one of three mini fitness classes during the 20 minute fitness break, including Zumba Gold, Improving Balance, and Yoga.

klienartLecture on Nutrition and Aging Well, presented by Saskia Kleinert.   Kleinert, a nutritionist and health educator , has been in private practice since 1993.  Her approach to health care is both holistic and science based.  Kleinert is the founder and Director of the Emeryville Wellness Center, a successful multi-practitioner center in the SF Bay Area.

Kleinert received her nutritional education from Hawthorn University and through Dr. Andrew Weil’s Institute of Integrative Medicine.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Orinda Library and Orinda Parks and Recreation department, this event is free and open to all. For more information, contact Beth Girshman, or call 925-254-2184, ext 15.

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