Health Education Classes
|Topic||Name of Class||Organization||Schedule||Sign-Up Info||In person/Virtual||Descsription||Cost|
|Anxiety||CCHP Managing Anxiety Naturally||Contra Costa Health Plan||Self-paced||Website||Virtual||This class helps individuals understand root causes of anxiety. This course teaches how diet can trigger or help anxiety symptoms, which foods we can add to the diet daily to that promote health and which foods to avoid.||Free|
|Asthma||Asthma Basics Course||American Lung Association||Self-paced||Website||Virtual||Free online Asthma awareness course to help inform individuals on the topic.||Free|
|Diabetes||Inspiring Communities Diabetes Prevention||Contra Costa Health Services||Weekly||Website||Virtual||"Eligibility: For people diagnosed with pre-diabetes.
This program is designed to help you make lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes. The program is delivered virtually, in 1-hour sessions. You can be empowered and make realistic goals with a trained lifestyle change coach while having fun discussions."
|Diabetes||Ask the Experts: Make the Most of Your Health Care Visits||American Diabetes Association||Check Website||Website||Virtual||"Eligibility: Requires referral. Ask your PCP.
This event is to help learn tips on how to prepare for visits with your diabetes care team and questions to ask to get the support you need."
|Nutrition||Farmer's Market||Fresh Approach||Check Website||Website||In Person||Fresh Approach offers fresh produce throughout the Bay Area at an afforable price and discounts for member that participate in certain programs such as CalFresh etc. The program also offers resources on nutrition and cooking.||Free to attend|
|Nutrition||Food as Medicine Cooking Groups||Contra Costa Health Services||Check Website||Referred by Doctor||Virtual||"Eligibility: Requires referral for members with diabetes. Ask your PCP. This program helps members with Diabetes learn about nutrition and healthy food choices. "||Free|
|Parenting||Parenting Classes||First 5 Contra Costa Center||Check Website||Website||Virtual and in-person||First 5 offers interactive classes and tools for parents and children. This program puts an emphasis on the first 5 years of a child's life.||Free|
|Physical Activity||SITC Virtual - Zumba (Trium Fitness @ Aperia Mall)||Eventbrite||Check Website||Website||Virtual||SITC program is designed to provide working adults an opportunity to kick-start their workday with an invigorating workout. In view of the current situation, virtual sessions are being piloted to provide participants with more opportunities to join in for the workout sessions online.||Free|
|Physical Activiy||Sunday Morning Yoga (all levels)||Eventbrite||Check Website||Website||Virtual||Move your body during an hour long yoga class which is accessible for all levels of yoga with Seattle instructor Tina Templeman. Gaining mental and physical strength during these times is important for the mind, body and soul. Tina has 20+ years experience of teaching and training teachers in asana, anatomy, and meditation.||Free|
|Physical Activity||Yoga Wellness Wednesday's||Behavioral Health||Check Website||Website||Virtual||Behavioral Health offers mindful yoga classes||Free|
|Physical Activity||Fight For Air Climb||American Lung Association||March 4, 2023
555 California Street Building
|Website||Indoors, Outdoors or Virtual.||Celebrating its 16th year in San Francisco, the vertical race will be back in the stairwells of the iconic 555 California Street Building. Climbers will once again race up the 1,197 stairs to enjoy breathtaking views of the Bay.Whether you're new to stair-climbing or a veteran Climber, you can be involved in this health event.||Free|
|Smoking Cessation||Tobacco Dependence||Kick It California||Self-paced||Website||Virtual||Kick It California presents a web-based course where one is given the tools and resources to overcome tobacco addiction so one can enjoy the benefits of better health, extra money in one's pocket and healthier relationships.||Free|