Through fun, inspiring and informative events, Spirit of Women will help motivate you to take action for your health and the health of your family.
Conversations for Women
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The Lodge Des Peres
Thursday, September 5 | Basics of Mindful Eating
The overall goal of mindful eating is to have a healthy relationship with food. Participants learn several techniques that can help them understand their eating habits and learn how to modify them to reach nutrition goals while enjoying food more. Emotional eating will be part of the discussion.
Thursday, September 26 | Preventing Falls
If you or a family member are over 65, this talk is for you! Falls are the number one cause of injury, hospital visits due to trauma and death from an injury among people age 65 and older. It is estimated that 1 in 3 older adults fall each year, but research has shown that many fall risks can be reduced. Learn useful information to help prevent falls using various interventions, especially balance and mobility training, medical management and environmental/home modifications.
Thursday, October 10 | Taking Control
Urinary incontinence seems like something we shouldn’t talk about. But the fact is 1 in 3 women experiences bladder and pelvic health issues. This session, for women only, discusses the most common types of incontinence, risk factors associated with it and intervention strategies that you can incorporate into your daily life that includes exercise specific to bladder health.
Thursday, October 24 | Healthy Cooking Basics
Counter hectic schedule or food apathy with a game plan for healthy eating. Learn the basics of healthy cooking and keeping your home stocked with healthy choices to manage your waistline, your health and your budget. We’ll cover meal planning strategies, choosing food wisely and smart ingredient swaps. The class includes a cooking demo with a sample and plenty of resources.
All Decked Out
5:30 to 8 p.m.
DoubleTree Hotel - Chesterfield
Before the holiday hustle and bustle gets into full swing, join us for a fun filled St. Luke’s Spirit of Women event – All Decked Out. Ladies, spend an evening with family and friends before the holidays! Enjoy appetizers, beverages, shopping and tips to stay healthy through the holidays and beyond. Free mini-massages and screenings available. Discounted massage certificates available for sale. Fee is $25 which includes health screenings, mini-massages, appetizers, desserts, drink tickets and more. Registration required. Questions? Call 314-205-6706.