Continuing Education 2-Day Workshop Begins April 14
Food Matters for Health Professionals is a 2-day intensive workshop that includes classroom discussion and hands-on cooking in the kitchen (including full meals each day). Co-taught by a physician and chef/culinary nutrition educator, Food Matters will cover the role of food, lifestyle, and cooking in preventative health and wellbeing.
Improve Your Health and Wellbeing Through Research
The University of Minnesota, with the YMCA, is conducting a new study in the Twin Cities. The goal of this study is to help people 50 years of age and older, stay “Forever Well” by learning new ways to stay healthy, happy and fit. There is no cost for taking part in this NIH funded study.
Wellbeing Lecture with Michael Pollan
Creator and star of Netflix series "Cooked" and best-selling author Michael Pollan will present a Wellbeing Lecture at Northrop on March 29, 2018.
Mindfulness at Work Community Course
Online class begins April 13
Registration is now open for this engaging community course.
You'll learn about mindfulness, and how it relates to essential workplace skills, such as resilience, task execution, critical analysis, intra/interpersonal growth and leadership.
Become a Health Coach
HEALTH COACHING PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
Integrative Health and Wellbeing coaching, an emerging method of partnering with patients to achieve their overall goals, is practiced from a holistic perspective that views each person as intrinsically whole and the ultimate expert in his or her healing journey. Health coaching is being offered in a wide range of venues including hospitals, clinics, community health and fitness facilities, corporations, educational institutions, and private practices. If you're interested in becoming a health coach, applications are due soon!
With two decades of experience in healthcare innovation, the Center has played a pivotal role in improving the health and wellbeing of people, organizations and communities at the local, national and international levels. Our remarkable faculty, experts drawn from the University and the community, are committed to innovation, service and social change.
Aligned with the University's mission of education, research and service, the Center is a pioneer in forging new paths for interprofessional education and research - breaking down silos and disciplinary boundaries. Our diverse and multidisciplinary faculty strive to advance health and wellbeing around the world.
No matter where you are on your journey to increased wellbeing, we encourage you to discover, learn, engage and partner with us.
At the U, future doctors and nurses learning to treat patients with food
The click-clack of knives chopping on cutting boards and the savory smell of sauteed onions filled the air on a recent evening.
Eight students from the University of Minnesota training to be doctors, nurses and counselors raced around the classroom, donning aprons instead of lab coats. Their assignment: Prepare a delicious, healthful meal to treat patients’ specific health problems.
“Smells like a steak,” Theodore Wang said, as he sprinkled a pinch of salt over shiitake mushrooms simmering in olive oil.
Anatomical considerations/understanding critical to executing safe/effective Hatha Yoga instruction. Overview of human gross anatomy/bodily systems essential to Hatha Yoga. First in sequence of three courses in University of Minnesota Yoga Teachers Education & Training Sequence. Students who complete sequence may be qualified to register with Yoga Alliance as 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher.
The average American spends just 27 minutes a day preparing food—which means that many people now spend a lot more time watching other people cook on TV than doing it themselves.