FirstHealth Centers for Health & Fitness

Health & Nutrition Classes

To register for these classes, please stop by the front desk at 170 Memorial Drive, Pinehurst, NC 28374 or call (910) 715-1800. 

Fermentation: Cooking Demo and Tasting
Instructor: Chef Sueson Vess of SpecialEats.com
Tuesday, March 19 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • $20 members/$25 community • Register by March 15
Learn how to DIY probiotic foods and beverages. Recipes include: Jun Kombucha, Cultured Vegetables (Ginger Beets and Orange Ginger Carrots), and Coconut Water Kefir.  *All recipes are gluten-free and dairy-free.

Vegetable Haters: How to Start Eating Vegetables
Instructor: Ashley Carpenter, RD, FirstHealth Fitness
Thursday, March 21 • 12:15 p.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
If you’re someone who doesn’t eat vegetables because you don’t like them, don’t know how to buy them, or don’t know how to make them, this class is for you. We’re going to change that.

Organic Food Gardening
Instructor: Taylor Williams, Agricultural Extension Agent, Moore County Cooperative Extension
Wednesday, March 27 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
Do you dream of harvesting some of your own home grown foods, but just don’t know where to start? Wondering which vegetables and herbs are easy to grow in the Sandhills? From pots to plots, learn tips to suit gardens of any size.

Healthy Eating Hacks
Instructor: Ashley Carpenter, RD, FirstHealth Fitness
Thursday, April 11 • 10:45 a.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
When did eating get so complicated? Let’s keep it simple. Get tips on budget-friendly shopping, pantry staples, and meal ideas.

Moroccan Nights: Cooking Demo and Tasting
Instructors: Spoonlickers Catering
Thursday, April 18 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • $20 members/$25 community • Register by April 15
Recipes include: Avocado Tabbouleh in Lettuce Cups, Turkey Kefta Meatballs, Apricot Walnut Couscous, Roast Chicken with Clementines and Olives, and Green Tea Mocktail

The Health-e-Skeptic
Instructor: James Liffrig, MD, FirstHealth Family Medicine
Thursday, April 25 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
Introducing an easy approach to wisely assess health-related consumer products.

Stop the Spinning: Staying Active with Vertigo
Instructor: Ian Pierce, PT, FirstHealth Physical Therapy
Tuesday, April 30 • 6 p.m. at Pinehurst center • FREE to members and community • Registration required
Learn about causes, treatment options, and how to reduce or eliminate dizziness and disorientation to improve vision issues, balance and mobility.

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