Wednesday, July 7, 2010

VC in t-minus two days...

Just a few notes on the Veggie Challenge...

Each participant in the challenge will receive an information folder including shopping lists, recipes, nutritional and environmental information relating to vegetarianism, and specific food/nutritional information and resource lists. They will also receive a coupon for 20% off a private yoga + massage, or acupuncture session, and a coupon for 15% off a colonic at Release.

Everyone is welcome to the pamphlets, books and other information available in our veggie corner at the studio... come check it out!

The July events are as follows:

July 10: Veggie Challenge kicks off with a Lecture by Annie Dorobis
"Transitioning to a Vegetarian Diet”
3:30 - 5pm, $20 pre-registration, $30 day of.

Whether you’re looking to cut down on eating meat or are ready to eliminate it entirely, this workshop is designed to help you on your way.

The lecture will cover:
-Common reasons for becoming vegetarian
-Tips on stocking your pantry
-Easy recipes to get you started
-Tips on eating out
-Some facts and fiction about nutrition

Please note that this is not a cooking class, but a few small tastings of vegetarian products will be offered.

July 11: Field trip to Trader Joe’s with Jackie Vargas "Grocery Shopping for the Vegetarian Diet” 10am, Meet at the studio and travel together

July 17: Movie Night (Food Inc) and Potluck, 6pm (screening begins, 7:30pm)

July 22: Lecture by Dr. Manny, "How to make healthy lifestyle changes," 7:30pm

July 27: Lecture with Alexa W, "On food in Chinese Medicine," 6:30pm

July 31: Vegan bake-sale (proceeds go towards Nicaragua 2011)

TBA: "Indian Spice Tour," and dinner (@ Indian vegetarian restaurant) with Sukhmani S.

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