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The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s

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4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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May 2018

Brew Your Own Bucha

May 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Ethan, founder of Blue Ridge Bucha, will share recipes and expertise from his tried and true homebrewing method, a process that is easy for participants to replicate at home. This session is appropriate for both beginning and seasonedkombucha brewers.  

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June 2018

The Science of Fear and How to Hack It

June 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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From this discussion you will understand the anatomy of fear along with wiring mechanisms of the brain and central nervous system. How fear and pain are related and how to unwire them through floating, tools of making fear manageable, and more. Benefits Tricycle Urban Ag and Tech4Troops.  

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Fighting Back

June 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Diabetes Type II, or insulin resistance, is a growing pandemic that goes hand in hand with heart disease, strokes, Alzheimer’s, and dementia. The class explores the physical, psychological, social and emotional aspects of the development of this pandemic and teaches you the groundwork for fighting back.

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July 2018

Screening

July 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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A Plastic Ocean begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years.

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The Evolution and Neuroscience of a Craving

July 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Terri will provide an overview of various Reset Diets that are designed to correct some of these cravings. Reset diets are short term plans with specific targets: hormone, metabolic pathways, cleansing, elimination (ie: allergies and food sensitivities), microbiome rebalancing, etc. In just a few weeks these diets can make very powerful changes to your biology. It is about choosing the diet that best fits you.  

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Introduction to Intuitive Eating

July 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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There is a way out of this cycle of dieting. Come learn about the 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating, a body-positive approach that is rooted in self-compassion, satisfaction and a rejection of the many (often conflicting) food rules that have been taught by diet culture.  

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August 2018

Food vs. Supplements: What Does the Body Prefer and Why?

August 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Amber Vitse gives us a peek behind the curtain to see how supplements are made and how they really compare to food. Amber’s goal is to educate ‘beyond the bottle’ to give you a bigger perspective of how supplements are made, along with the power of food, and how well it communicates with our bodies. Benefits Tricycle Urban Ag.  

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Harness Your Fat Burning Hormones

August 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Restoring your metabolic health directly translates to weight-loss success. Dr. Klinton Kranski specializes in helping people with resistant belly fat. He explains particular body shape characteristics and how your metabolic rate is controlled by hormones, which are influenced by what you eat and how a person exercises.

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Intimate Relationships: Moving Past Distance and Conflict to Connection and Joy

August 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Learn and practice ways to increase passion, joy, intimacy, and authenticity and more effective communication in your current or future relationships. Join Yvette Coronado and Chris Mercer as they share the most recent research about romantic relationships.

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September 2018

Joint Support: Strengthen Your Elbows and Wrists

September 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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The elbow and wrist are important, but overlooked joints in the upper extremity. Whether you’re a long time athlete looking to level up in your fitness and vitality, or just starting out and wanting to get it right off the bat for long-term injury prevention and success, this class is a useful tool for everyone. Personal trainer and Navy veteran Jamaal Grimes of Gym Guyz will go over basic biomechanics to empower you in your fitness planning and daily life.

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Business Beyond Banking: Identifying Successful Corporate Sponsorships

September 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Join Hunter Leemon as he talks about corporate sponsorships and how to identify the right organization for your business. During breakfast, Hunter will address the driving factors behind corporate support, particularly in terms of philanthropy and non-profits. .

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Reversing Cognitive Decline

September 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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There are many misconceptions about what is normal for our brain function and decline. As the incidence of dementia in the United States continues to rise, many people are left wondering what and if they can to anything prevent it. In this discussion, you will learn about common causes of cognitive decline, how to identify your own unique risk factors and ways to decrease the likelihood of developing disease through the right combination of lifestyle, nutrition and supplementation.  

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Pups and Pints

September 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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A pup friendly happy hour featuring music by 3rd Wave. There will be happy hour prices at the bar and more opportunities than ever to share the love with the Richmond SPCA.  

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Emotional Empowerment: Turn Your Negative Feelings into Your Greatest Allies

September 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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This class will focus on teaching the key components of the empowered language of our emotions in order to learn how to get out of your own way. The emotional empowered approach will allow you to see negative feelings under a new light and you'll learn how to use them in your favor, so you can improve your overall quality of life in all areas and stop chasing your tail.  

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From Stressed to Zen with Mindfulness and Aromatherapy

September 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Mindfulness and aromatherapy techniques are powerful and natural ways to help the body and mind reduce stress, find calm, and stay energized to get you through your busy day. ILearn:​ how stress adversely affects you mind and body and five essential oils recommended for taking you from stress to zen.

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Omega-3s for Brain Injury, Depression and ADHD

September 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Curious about the benefits and therapeutic role of fish oil? Terri will share the dramatic benefits seen in recent years by using higher doses of fish oil in certain conditions. This includes her direct experience with the top researchers at NIH and FDA and how to apply these new protocols to help you and your family.

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Dream, Believe, Achieve: Align Your Values, Purpose and Goals

September 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Chris Mercer’s Dream, Believe, Achieve class is an invigorating and streamlined framework for defining your purpose, clearing away roadblocks, and setting you off toward your goals. Whether you are getting started on a new journey or feeling stuck in your current one, this class provides a fun, creative environment for you to develop your ideas, meet other motivated people and start moving forward. You can learn more about Chris at ChrisMercerCoaching.com.

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The Anatomy of Empathy

September 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Empathy is front and center now more than ever in part because of the rise in crimes against humanity. As a result, people are desperate to help undo some of the damage left in its wake. Igniting empathy is the ultimate resource for the helpers.  

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October 2018

Business Beyond Banking: The Art and Strategy of Networking

October 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Join Keith Reynolds, Co-Founder and CEO of Synapse, and learn the art of networking. Keith will go over ways to make meaningful relationships while implementing your own personal networking strategy. Breakfasts will take place on the first Tuesday of the month and are free for anyone to attend. Registration and breakfast start at 8:00 a.m., and the speaker runs until 9:15 a.m.

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Neck Check: Understanding the Cervical Spine

October 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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The cervical spine is of great importance within your anatomy. The muscle systems of the neck are connected with reflex systems that are involved with postural orientation, proprioceptive systems (a.k.a. body awareness and control in space), and stabilization of the head, eyes, and whole body. this class is a useful tool for long-term injury prevention and success. Personal trainer and Navy veteran Jamaal Grimes of Gym Guyz will go over basic biomechanics to empower you in your fitness planning and…

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End Sibling Drama

October 9, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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If sibling drama is the problem, please join MegAnne Ford, Certified Parent Coach and Positive Discipline Educator, for an evening of problem solving and finding real solutions to bring harmony back into your home. You will learn: the common challenges that siblings invite, why our actions as parents or guardians often enable their poor behavior, and 3 strategies to practice to end the drama forever.

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Meet Your Microbiome

October 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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“Gut Microbiome” is now the hottest area of medical research today. Much of this information was unlocked ten years ago thanks to advances in genetic sequencing that have revealed the thousands of different species of microbes living in our gut and the profound effect they are having on our health. We now know that the types of bacteria that are present or absent will determine our weight, mood, immune responses, turn our disease-causing genes on and off, and more.

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Harness Your Fat Burning Hormones

October 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Dr. Kranski specializes in helping people with resistant belly fat. His unique approach to weight loss is simple: The problem is not the weight, it is health – hormone health. Dr. Kranski will also share with you essential insights into the nature of and strategies for handling the different body types and how each one stores and burns fat. Dr. Klinton J. Kranski is a chiropractor and applied clinical nutritionist who has extensive training in weight loss through nutritional supplementation…

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3 Steps to Overcome Emotional Eating

October 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Emotional eating leads to weight gain and poor health, which leads to more stress, which leads to more emotional eating making it a vicious cycle. In this class your will learn if you are an emotional eater, what causes emotional eating as well as what is needed to cope with emotions without using food. Pamela Biasca Losada, MS (Psychology) and Certified Health and Emotional Empowerment Coach offers private health and emotional empowering coaching to eliminate stress and emotional eating, to…

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Your Etheric Body: The Vital Unseen Health Factor

October 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Did you know that an unhappy relationship or other emotional trauma could be the reason you catch a cold every winter? Have you ever been talking to someone and felt especially drained at the end of the conversation? Have you ever noticed your mood change (for better or worse) after eating certain foods? Join Danièlle Fouché Leonard, Certified Associate Pranic Healer, and learn more about this important part of your being and its role in your health and state of…

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Spooky Screenings + Halloween Costume Contest

October 29, 2018
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Starting at noon (and on repeat until the evening events), they’re showing a different spooky classic. Monday, 10/29 | Ghostbusters Tuesday, 10/30 | Beetlejuice Wednesday, 10/31 | Hocus Pocus Halloween Costume Contest | October 31st | 7AM – 9PM

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November 2018

12 Health Recipes to Feed Your Body and Soul

November 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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This 90-minute class provides 12 nutritious recipes, nourishing spiritual principals, and delicious sample tastings with Danièlle Leonard and Terri McDowell as they facilitate mindfulness during the busy holiday season. Danièlle Leonard, Certified Pranic Healer, will share 12 spiritual principles to use when choosing foods and drinks during the holidays to “feed” your life. Terri McDowell, Licensed Occupational Therapist and Certified Integrative Health and Nutrition Coach, will provide 12 delicious, practical, and easy recipes to create a holiday table to support…

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End Power Struggles

November 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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One of the most talked about parenting challenges MegAnne Ford, Certified Parent Coach and Positive Discipline Educator, helps her clients work through are power struggles. While studying psychology at VCU, MegAnne Ford fell in love with figuring out how the mind worked. Focusing on positive connection and healthy attachment really drew her in, igniting her passion for working with people.

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Hemp-Derived CBD: 10 Things You Should Know

November 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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In this informative lecture, you will: learn about the discovery of CBD, its natural sources, including the differences between agricultural hemp and high-THC cannabis plants, discover how CBD interacts with the body via the human endocannabinoid system (ECS), and how it is related to overall well-being, and learn why hemp is the eco-friendliest way to balance the endocannabinoid system.

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Harness Your Fat Burning Hormones

November 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Restoring your hormonal health directly translates to weight-loss success. Dr. Kranski specializes in helping people with resistant belly fat. His unique approach to weight loss is simple: The problem is not the weight, it is hormone health.

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Wake Up and Show Up with Paris Robinson

November 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Paris will tell you what it's like to get shot 4 times in the chest, lose his family home and mother to cancer all in the same year. He'll tell you incredible stories that will have you "shaken and awakened". He'll tell you what it's like to actually get a second chance. Paris now focuses much of his time on giving back. He gives presentations, podcasts interviews, and provides individual coaching, helping people get over their excuses and build better…

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December 2018

Emotional Empowerment

December 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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This class will focus on teaching the key components of the empowered language of our emotions in order to learn how to get out of your own way. Pamela Biasca Losada, MS (Psychology) and Certified Health and Emotional Empowerment Coach offers private health and emotional empowering coaching.

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February 2019

Love Potions: Essential Oil Aphrodisiacs

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Aromatherapy has long maintained that there are certain oils that powerfully influence our sensuality and sexual appetite. Learn about a select few essential oil aphrodisiacs from Carol Quigless, Certified Clinical Aromatherapist. Get suggestions for making your own Valentine's blend or try MedEssential Oils’ Love Potion #IX.

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Easy, Practical Back Pain Solutions

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Beet at Ellwood Thompson’s, 4 N Thompson St
Richmond,Virginia23221
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Greg Dow, licensed acupuncturist describes proven, time testest techniques that will improve your life. Come and learn tips and tricks for overcoming back pain so you can stay active and healthy.

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