Healing, Learning, and Growing in Groups

Wendy is available for corporate presentations, in-site wellness workshops, school presentations and lectures around the country. Please let her know of your topics of special interest. To see her current schedule, please click here. To see her calendar of events and classes, please click here. Some of the topics can include but are not limited to:

Sweetness Without Sugar: To see a flyer, please click here
Holiday Health: To see a flyer, please click here

Upcoming Events

Bright Birthing Monthly Village Circle

8/30/15 – Introductory class for Introducing Solids and Making Your Own Baby Food (brightbirthing.com); Participants can join me at Bend Yoga for more in the Fall!

2015 Fall Classes at Bend Yoga Charlottesville

Starting Solids/First Foods for Babies

Please join me for an engaging and informative conversation about this important milestone. Learn about starting solid foods for your babies from a whole-foods perspective, when to start, how to minimize food allergies and sensitivities, in addition to time-and money-saving tips for making your own baby food. Delicious recipes and tastings will be included to help get you started on this journey.

Navigating Food Allergies and Food Sensitivities in Your Home

With the amount of food allergies and sensitivities on the rise, please join me for this class to help you navigate these shifts in your own family. Learn how to make “Eating Without” easier and even fun.  Come learn some basics about common food allergens, what to look for on food labels, how to substitute some of your favorite foods and questions to ask your local grocery stores or restaurants.  Leave with more confidence to bring back to your daily living and the potential for a different perspective.

Feeding the “Picky” Eaters

Nourishing Our Toddlers – (even if “picky”)- Does your child sometimes say “no” to even his/her “favorite foods”? Are you trying to navigate the desires of your little one’s? Please join Wendy for a talk focusing on some behaviors to anticipate, how to make mealtimes more enjoyable, tips for creating healthy boundaries around food and eating, and what toddlers need for growth and development.

Effects of Sugar on Children

In this talk, Wendy focuses on ways that nutritional changes can be an important component in managing the effects of sugar on children. Some examples include a discussion of which sweeteners to remove from your family’s diet, a review and sampling of sweeteners to use for long-term health, and choosing food for overall blood sugar balance.
Class 5: Suggestions & Easy How-to’s for Meals with Caregivers

Suggestions and Easy How To’s for Meals with Caregivers

In this talk, Wendy will address some common questions that arise between new parents and their well intentioned and loving grandparents and/or caregiver helpers. Some of the topics discussed include ideas for healthy substitutions to common foods, suggestions for “what to prepare” or tasks that are helpful to you, as well as tools for compromising that can pave the way to receiving help.

Past Events

K-12 environment

  • University Montessori School

Nutrition for Traumatic Brain Injury – In this talk, Wendy will focus on ways that nutritional changes can be an important component in trauma recovery. Some examples include meeting your protein needs, incorporating healthy fat and oils and balancing blood sugar. More specifics will be tailored to the day’s participants.

Starting Solids – First Foods For Babies – Please join me for an engaging and informative conversation about this important milestone. Learn about starting solid foods for your babies from a whole-foods perspective, when to start, how to minimize food allergies and sensitivities, in addition to time-saving tips for making your own baby food. Delicious recipes and tastings will be included to help get you started on this journey. More specifics will be tailored to the day’s participants.
For more classes related to kids and families, please click here.

Feeding the “Picky” Eaters -Nourishing Our Toddlers – (even if “picky”)- Does your child sometimes say “no” to even his/her “favorite foods”? Trying to navigate the desires of your little one’s? Please join Wendy for a talk focusing on some behaviors to anticipate, how to make mealtimes more enjoyable, tips for creating healthy boundaries around food and eating, and what toddlers need for growth and development. Taste testing and recipes included using a whole foods approach.
For more classes related to kids and families, please click here.

Effects of Sugar on Children – In this talk, Wendy focuses on ways that nutritional changes can be an important component in managing the effects of sugar on children. Some examples include a discussion of which sweeteners to remove from your family’s diet, a review and sampling of sweeteners to use for long-term health, and choosing food for overall blood sugar balance. More specifics will be tailored to the day’s participants. For more classes related to kids and families, please click here.

Other Classes Available Include the Following and More:

Balancing Blood Sugar

Diabetes

Raw Food-Getting the nutrients you need

Feng Shui for the Body “Living the Body Bagua”

Gluten Free Baking

Basics of Nutrition and Integrated Health

Transitioning to new ways of nourishing

Vegetarian Diets

Eating with Food Sensitivities and Allergies

Cleansing for Health

Women’s Health

Eating to Optimize Your Health

Sports Nutrition

Men’s Health

Wendy has presented in a variety of locations including personal homes, a car dealership and some of these below:

The New Body Mind Spirit
Nature’s Child
University of Maryland School of Medicine at Kernan Hospital
University Montessori School