Current Events and Classes

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October 22 - October 28
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    Tai Chi & Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

    12:30 PM-3:00 PM
    HHC Devon Location
    1310 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    This class will incorporate therapies for chronic pain including tai chi and acupuncture. Stand-alone acupuncture is also available every Monday at 3:30 pm. Acupuncture will be provided by students from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.

    When: Mondays 12:30-3:00 pm for the group and 3:30-5:00 pm for drop-in acupuncture

    Where: 1300 W. Devon

    Yoga at Wilson

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM
    HHC Wilson Location
    845 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640, USA

    Join us for a yoga class that promotes relaxation, movement, and flexibility and that is suitable for all levels of experience.  If you are new to yoga and would like to try it out for free, this class is a perfect opportunity! This class will be led by Toni Scott, RN, a certified yoga instructor from the Uptown community.

    Mondays  5:30-6:30 pm

    Where: Heartland Health Center-Wilson

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    Walking Group

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Our weekly walking  group meets every Tuesday at noon at the Devon Health Center, weather permitting. Participants go for a 30-40 minute walk around the Loyola University Campus, and back. All are welcome.

    Where: HHC Devon, 1300 West Devon

    When: Tuesdays 12:00-1:00 pm

    For more information about this class contact Kristin Alexander at 773-751-7816.

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    Tai Chi

    12:00 PM-1:45 PM
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Tai chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Tai chi is often used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.

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    When: Wednesdays from 12-1:45 pm

    Where: HHC Devon, 1300 W. Devon Ave.

    Clase de Cocina y Nutrición

    2:00 PM-4:30 PM
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    En esta clase vamos a aprender sobre topicos de la nutrición y el bienestar, y practicar destrezas de cocinar. Cada semana vamos a cocinar un o dos recetas saludables, deliciosas, y baratas. Despues de cada clase le daremos algunos de los ingredientes para llevar a su casa. A finales del curso, participantes que han asistido a mas que 4 clases van a recibir un regalo de un libro de recetas.

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

    4:30 PM-7:00 PM
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Mindfulness is a particular kind of paying attention.  We call it awareness in a non-judging way. Mindfulness based programs have been proven to be a great addition to medications  for dozens of medical conditions, both those that are defined as physical (like high blood pressure or ulcerative colitis or cancer) and those that are defined as mental (like anxiety and depression). Join this class to learn to practice mindfulness and improve your health and life! Learn more about mindfulness from Dr. Arthur Hoffman here.

    When: Wednesdays October 25-December 13, 4:30-7 pm

    Where: Heartland Health Center Devon, 1300 W. Devon

    Led by: Dr. Arthur Hoffman

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    Gardening Group

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM

    Join HHC in working on a community garden plot near our Devon Health Center. Learn to prepare a garden bed, plant and grow vegetables, and take fresh vegetables home when they are ready to harvest.

    Thursdays 10-11 am through October

    Contact Kristin Alexander at 773-751-7816 if you would like to join!

    Cooking & Nutrition

    2:00 PM-4:30 PM
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    We offer Share our Strength’s Cooking Matters program in partnership with EverThrive Illinois. This program teaches participants to prepare and shop for healthy, budget-friendly meals. At each class we discuss a nutrition topic and prepare a meal together. Each participant will bring home a bag of groceries after each class with some of the ingredients needed to prepare the meal at home.

    In this  class we will:

    • Learn to cook healthy and delicious food and enjoy a meal together
    • Discuss nutrition, meal planning, and shopping
    • Explore how stress and emotions affect health and eating habits
    • Set personalized health goals

    Freedom from Smoking

    6:00 PM-7:30 PM
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    Learn how to overcome your tobacco addiction…so you can start enjoying the benefits of better health. We offer the American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking program, rated the most effective program at helping participants quit smoking. Through this eight-week program, we guide participants in overcoming the physical, mental, and social aspects of nicotine addiction. Participants will develop individualized quit plans and practice strategies for overcoming smoking urges and staying smoke free. We encourage participants to use nicotine replacement methods and talk to their providers about medications that can assist in quitting.

    Where: HHC Devon, 1300 West Devon

    When: Thursdays, Sep. 14-Nov. 2 from 6:00-7:30 pm

    To sign up, please call 312-718-0660, or fill out this sign-up form.

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    Stress Relief & Relaxation

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    HHC Devon Location
    1300 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, USA

    In this group you will learn ways to reduce your stress and anxiety through seated, guided exercises. This is not a talk therapy group.

    Where: HHC Devon, 1300 West Devon

    When: Fridays from 10-11 am starting September 15

    For more information about this class contact behavioral health consultant Karee Wallach at 773-751-7816.

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