Local Calgary AB Classes

March 2018

Thriving Through Menopause

Sunday, March 11th, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, $47 at The Light Cellar

Learn holistic health and nutrition tips to navigate through menopause in vibrant health and well being.

In this class you will learn:

  • What’s going on hormonally in perimenopause and menopause and how it affects your weight, bone health, sex drive, sleep, moods and disease risks
  • A targeted nutritional approach to help control symptoms, such as poor sleep, brain fog, low energy and hot flashes, and keep you in optimal health through menopause
  • The reason behind why you gain belly fat and how to lose it during menopause
  • Natural alternatives to hormone replacement therapy
  • Self care and nutrition tips for optimal breast health

I will demo and sample smoothies, elixirs, healthy desserts and snacks to balance hormones, assist in weight loss and control hot flashes in perimenopause and menopause.

Register online by clicking below or call 403 453 1343

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Nutrition for Women's Hormone Balance

Wednesday, March 14th, 6:30 pm -8:30 pm, $30 at Neal’s Yard Remedies Flagship Store – 4th Street

Do you believe that food is more than simply calories in, calories out? Not exactly sure how to harness your meals true potential for healing?

Food has the potential to balance your hormones for more energy, glowing skin, balanced moods and effortless weight loss. Madeline MacKinnon, certified nutrition consultant and founder of Natural Hormone Healing will lead you through an informative and delicious class.

You’ll learn how to structure your meals using the right macronutrients to balance your hormones. She’ll go over foods to include for healthy estrogen levels that help to reduce hot flashes, increase confidence and libido.

Madeline will sample out some of her signature recipes including:

  • Fresh Jicama Carrot Slaw
  • Superfood Bliss Balls
  • Hormone Balancing Berry Smoothie
  • Healthy Hot Chocolate Elixir

You’ll get a mini-book to take home with a ton of useful info, including the recipes you sampled in class. You’ll walk away with the confidence and understanding of what to eat to achieve optimal hormone balance.

Register  by clicking below or call 403.460.8400

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Adrenal Fatigue Recovery

Saturday, March 17th, 1 00 pm – 3 00 pm, $35 at The Light Cellar

Adrenal Fatigue… Do you have it?

Are you feeling exhausted, wired but tired, anxious, or have sugar cravings and brain fog?

Something’s up with your adrenals and there are natural ways to get back to feeling like yourself.

Get on the fast track to adrenal fatigue recovery. You’ll uncover which of 3 stages of adrenal fatigue you are in and how to heal yourself with nutrition, self care rituals, elixirs and customized herbal protocols.

By the end of class you’ll have learned:

  • What the cause is of your adrenal fatigue
  • How to determine what stage of adrenal fatigue you’re in and the warning signs of potential adrenal fatigue
  • How different herbs complement each stage of adrenal fatigue and which ones compete (yet still recommended by many health professionals) with each other to delay your healing process
  • Lifestyle shifts you can make to reset your circadian rhythm to reset your cortisol levels
  • Key nutrients to focus on to get your body healing.

You’ll be provided with print outs of Madeline’s adrenal assessment, a nutrition guide for adrenal fatigue, and recipes to compliment the class.

Register online by clicking below or call 403 453 1343

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Elixirs For Women’s Hormone Balance

Saturday, March 24th, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, $47 at The Light Cellar

Learn how to make delicious elixirs, tonics and deserts to support women’s health in all stages of life. You will learn which herbs and superfoods are beneficial in supporting optimal fertility, menopause and PMS symptoms, adrenal fatigue, low libido and thyroid issues.

Recipes sampled and demoed in the class will include:

  • Herbal Matcha Latte
  • Adrenal Tonic
  • Medicinal Mushroom Latte
  • Seabuckthorn Tonic
  • Schizandra Beauty Elixir
  • Superfood Aphrodisiac Fudge

All recipes are vegetarian, dairy free, gluten free and refined sugar-free.

Register online by clicking below or call 403 453 1343

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April 2018

Eating For Your Cycle: Moms and Teens

Saturday, April 14th, 1 00 pm – 3 00 pm, $35 for 2 tickets (Mom + Teen) at The Light Cellar

Join me for a teen-focused class; we will talk about the four phases of your menstrual cycle and how they affect your moods, brain chemistry, fertility, energy and mental clarity.

You will also learn:

  • How to use food to promote clear healthy skin and prevent acne
  • Natural remedies and alternatives to the pill to reduce menstrual cramping and heavy periods
  • Nutrition tips and herbs to prevent PMS and irregular periods
  • How your period is your monthly ‘report card’ for your overall health
  • Madeline with demo delicious, hormone balancing and healthy desserts, teas and superfood smoothie recipes that both moms and teens will enjoy and benefit from.

You’ll go home with a recipe collection that you and your daughter(s) can make together.

Register online by clicking below or call 403 453 1343

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Getting The Glow: Superfood Recipes, Beauty Elixirs & Skincare Rituals

Saturday, April 28th, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, $35 at The Light Cellar

Confused about what to do to solve your skin issues? Maybe you’re dealing with acne and wrinkles at the same time (how frustrating is that?!). You believe your body is built from what you eat, and you’re wondering why is it that you eat well and still struggle with cystic acne, dry patches, inflammation and blackheads.

Join Madeline MacKinnon, certified Nutritionist and Founder of Natural Hormone Healing, and learn how to get the glow from the inside out at any age. Madeline will discuss essential nutritional building blocks to prevent wrinkles, clear up acne, and increase much-needed moisture in your skin for the winter.

You will learn how to:

  • Identify hormonal symptoms showing up in your skin and what you can do about it
  • Build collagen for wrinkle reduction, shiny hair and strong nails
  • Understand the benefits of traditional Chinese tonic beauty herbs
  • Make a beauty tonic or smoothie to clear up acne and blemishes
  • Create natural skin care using essential oils and simple ingredients found in your kitchen

Madeline will demo and sample her Schizandra Rose Beauty Elixir, Daily Collagen-Building Beauty Smoothie, Morning Turmeric Lemonade, Liver Support Beauty Tonic and Superfood Bliss Balls.

You will go home with a recipe book to recreate the recipes at home and experience the benefits.

Register online by clicking below or call 403 453 1343

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May 2018

Healing Adrenal Fatigue

Sunday, May 6th, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, $35 @ Junction 9 Yoga & Pilates

Are you feeling exhausted, wired but tired, anxious, or have sugar cravings and brain fog? Something’s up with your adrenals and there are natural ways to get back to feeling like yourself.

Join Madeline MacKinnon, certified nutrition consultant and the founder of Natural Hormone Healing, and Jamie Cameron, a teacher with a decade of experience in group settings, and get on the fast track to adrenal fatigue recovery.

Jamie and Madeline will help you uncover which of the 3 stages of adrenal fatigue you are in and how to heal yourself with nutrition, self care rituals, elixirs and herbal protocols. You will get to sample and go home with Madeline’s Adrenal Tonic Latte recipe. Jamie will guide a deeply restful yoga nidra practice designed to heal and restore mind and body while planting the seed of san kalpa, a personal resolution to harmonize all aspects of self.

Sign up online here for $35 or call Junction 9 at 403-474-9118

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Elixirs For Women’s Hormone Balance

Saturday, May 12th, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, $47 at The Light Cellar

Learn how to make delicious elixirs, tonics and deserts to support women’s health in all stages of life. You will learn which herbs and superfoods are beneficial in supporting optimal fertility, menopause and PMS symptoms, adrenal fatigue, low libido and thyroid issues.

Recipes sampled and demoed in the class will include:

  • Herbal Matcha Latte
  • Adrenal Tonic
  • Medicinal Mushroom Latte
  • Seabuckthorn Tonic
  • Schizandra Beauty Elixir
  • Superfood Aphrodisiac Fudge

All recipes are vegetarian, dairy free, gluten free and refined sugar-free.

Register online by clicking below or call 403 453 1343

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About Madeline

 

Madeline MacKinnon is the founder of Natural Hormone Healing and is a highly-sought after, leading expert in the emerging field of herbal culinary arts, elixir making and tonic herbalism.

Besides working with her own private clients, Madeline is also an instructor at The Light Cellar’s teaching kitchen in Calgary AB. She teaches hormone balance courses on traditional food nutrition, elixir making, and food as medicine culinary arts.