Update: Abundant Health offering Virtual Health Fair through Feb. 10


Together, Abundant Health teams across the Greater Northwest Area are offering a five-week Virtual Health Fair for anyone interested.

The one-hour classes will focus on holy health, Tai Chi, meditation, and prayer as methods of improving overall health. The classes will begin on Thursday, Jan. 13 and run through February 10, 2022. Classes start at 5 p.m. Alaska Time, 6 p.m. PDT and 7 p.m. MST with guest presenters in each of the areas.

Register for the classes here.

If you have any questions, contact Emilie Kroen at ekroen@yahoo.com

The class line-up is as follows:

January 13 – Holy & Healthy with James N. Tate III: Tate is a health minister, author and holistic wellness practioner. The presentation aimes to motivate, educate and inspire Christians to live a holy and healthy life, through nutrition education and the wellness scriptures of the Bible.

January 20 – Tai Chi by Fernando Navarro: Navarro has been a certified Tai chi instructor by the Oregon Health Authority since 2014. His presentation will focus on “Tai Ji Quan: Moving for a Better Balance.” This is an alternative exercise program for improving balance and preventing falls.

January 27 – The Heart of Contemplation by Rev. Beth Estock: An ordained elder in The UMC, Estock is a meditative yoga teacher and leadership coach. The benefits of meditation will be presented as a partical way to use it for individual health and well-being.

February 3 – Diving Deeper, Drawing Closer by Rev. Linda Quanstrom: A retired elder, Quanstrom will talk about how she was introduced, and how she introduced the art of ancient prayer and meditative practices with her congregations. She will acquaint participants with ancient prayer and other spiritual practices for wholeness.

February 10 – Love Beyond Borders: An Interfaith Movement to End the Pandemic, presented by Dr. David Boan. Participants in this session will learn about the grassroots project that began at First UMC in Boise and has turned into a global health project to provide vaccine equity by partnering with UNICEF and the General Board of Global Ministries. This bonus session of the Health Fair will discuss the various roles and opportunities for churches and individuals to engage in the campaign.

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Kristen Caldwell
A mom, a writer, a wannabe runner, Kristen Caldwell calls Vancouver, Wash., home and loves getting to tell stories of the people and places that make up the Greater Northwest Area.

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