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Westport Farmer’s Market Health Focused Lecture Series in January

January 12, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 26, 2023

Westport Farmer's Market Health Focused Lecture Series in January

Westport Farmers Market to host Health Focused Lecture Series throughout January. The Westport Farmers Market will host a four-part lecture series at their winter location at Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens in Westport. Lectures will be held each Thursday through January at 1:00 pm.

Westport Farmers Market Corporate Sponsor, Dharma Massage is co-hosting the series to help create an outlet for health education. “We are hosting this lecture series to support a healthy community. Education and exploration in one’s health is incredibly important and we are happy to provide the space and experts to our community.” said Lori Cochran-Dougall, Executive Director of Westport Farmers Market .

January 5, 2023 1:00 – 1:20 pm followed by Q&A

Abbey Chase
Owner, Abbey Chase Yoga

Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or terrified to roll out a mat, this discussion is for you. Abbey Chase of Abbey Chase Yoga invites you on a journey to explore the history, benefits and myths of this practice that has stood the test of time. Learn how to approach yoga as a beginner and advance as a seasoned yogi. You will leave feeling inspired and excited to practice!

January 12, 2023 1:00 – 1:20 pm followed by Q&A

Dr. Andrew Crape
Muscle Activation, Neurological Inhibition, and Chronic Pain.

Have you ever wondered why so many of us struggle with recurring pain in the same area of the body?  Even if symptoms improve from the onset, why is the healing often incomplete?  Come join me to discuss neurological signaling to the musculoskeletal system and the techniques to restore proper function.

January 19, 2023 1:00 – 1:20 pm followed by Q&A

Rev. Dr. Mark L. Heilshorn, LMT, MMP
Owner of Dharma Massage Therapy, 250 Post Road East. Suite 202. Westport, CT 6470

Topic: The Lymph has been described as the body’s giant mop. What is causing our lymph to become toxic? Why is drainage so important? How can we keep our lymph clean? A brief demonstration of “Manual Lymphatic Drainage.” MLD is a procedure that can address the following: weight loss, allergies, cystic breasts, eczema – any autoimmune condition such as Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Lyme disease, and long term Covid.

January 26, 2023 1:00 – 1:20 pm

Christine Beal Dunst
CEO and Co-founder of Embody Wellness Company

Topic: Gut Healing and Anti-inflammatory Bonebroth Detox Soup Demo using many of the ingredients you can find at the market. Learn how to make this healing soup in less than 30 minutes, the functional ingredients and their benefits to your body, and why gut health is so critical to your overall wellness and immunity.


January 12, 2023
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Gilbertie’s Garden Center
7 Sylvan Lane
Westport, CT 06880
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