AgriLife Extension to offer wellness workshops in Austin during March, April

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu

Contact: Sonia Coyle, 512-854-9600, sonia.coyle@ag.tamu.edu

AgriLife Extension will present four free wellness workshops in Austin during March and April. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)

AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County will present a series of four wellness workshops in Austin during March and April.

The workshops are free and open to the public. Participants can participate at any or all of the workshops, which will be from 11 a.m.-noon in the meeting room of the Aldrich 51 Apartments, 2604 Aldrich St.

 

March 9 – The Eat More workshop will address how people can eat more and still improve their health, particularly by consuming more vegetables.

March 16 – The Plan Better workshop will provide tips and tricks for healthy meal planning.

April 6 – The Move More workshop will address how to use everyday activities and movements to lose weight and feel better.

April 20 – The Live Better workshop will address mindful eating, portion control, fad diets, and smart and successful socializing.

“We are here to help people begin their journey to better health,” said Sonia Coyle, AgriLife Extension agent for family and community health, Travis County. “The objective of these workshops is to provide participants with information and direction on how they can find better health through best practices and better nutrition as supported by objective, scientific research.”

The series instructor will be Nicole Mwei, a certified holistic nutritionist and participant in AgriLife Extension’s Master Wellness Volunteer program. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing for the physical activity portion of the workshop.

For more information, contact Coyle at 512-854-9600 or sonia.coyle@ag.tamu.edu.

Coyle said although the workshops are free, space is limited and attendees should RSVP as soon as possible to Alexa.Heras@traviscountytx.org.

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