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Skagit Regional Health classes and events

Cooking and Nutrition: Eating for Fuel

If you are getting ready to hike a mountain, walk in your first 5k or are a seasoned triathlete, your food choices and eating schedule can help or hurt your performance. Learn how to adequately fuel for various activities and optimize recovery. Practical strategies for food and drinks will be shared. This presentation will be led via Zoom by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist from Sound Dietitians, LLC. Pre-registration is required by visiting or call 360-386-9918. This event is sponsored by Skagit Regional Health.

May 20 (THUR)

2 – 3 p.m.




Meditation for Everyday Living: Bringing Ease into Our Lives

Whether you are brand new to meditation or have an established practice of this transformative way of being, join us for an intimate online class of simple ease and peace. Instructor Jan Hodgman notes, “The basis of meditation is bringing our awareness to what’s right here in the moment, just as it is. It’s quite simple to be satisfied. All we need to do is to connect with what is here right now and see that we don’t need anything more than what is already available to us. We’ll explore being with our breath in an easy, natural way and how this can even be done in walking meditation.”

Jan Hodgman, MA, has meditated for more than 50 years and spent eight years in a Zen monastery in Japan. She loves to remind students that it’s not necessary to go anywhere to experience the simple joy of being. Call 360-814-2424 or email to register. Skagit Regional Health employees will receive a discount.

June  10 (THUR)

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.




Cooking and Nutrition: Herbs and Spices

The use of spices and herbs helps give flavor to our meals, but did you know there are health benefits to using certain ones as well? In this presentation you will learn how to use herbs and spices, the difference between fresh and dried herbs, importance of shelf life and how incorporating different combinations might “spice up” your meal plan. This Zoom presentation and cooking demonstration will be led by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist from Sound Dietitians, LLC. Pre-registration is required by visiting or call 360-386-9918. This event is sponsored by Skagit Regional Health.

June 17 (THUR)

4 – 5 p.m.




Aging in Place
Join Käaren Flint, Community Outreach and Education Specialist from Hospice of the Northwest, in an online session to learn tips and strategies for healthy aging and how to stay in your home longer. Please email or call 360-814-5550 to receive a secure Zoom link.
June 24 (THUR)
10 – 11 a.m.

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