Movement, Nutrition and Self-Care for Women:
An Energy/Mitochondrial Perspective

Presented by Monique Class, MS, APRN, BC

January 3, 2019
12:30 pm ET / 9:30 am PT

About This Webinar

In this webinar, Ms. Class will explore the current science regarding food plans, movement and self-care strategies. She will discuss how these factors can improve mitochondrial function, enhance energy and promote graceful aging in women throughout their life span.

This webinar, presented by Monique Class, MS, APRN, BC is the fourth in a series of Food As Medicine webinars presented by The Center for Mind-Body Medicine and hosted by leading nutrition author, speaker and integrative nutritionist Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN.

Learning Objectives

In this webinar, we will:

  1. Identify the benefits of a mild ketogenic food plan.
  2. Explore the science of movement and exercise as it relates to mitochondrial health.
  3. Identify three self-care strategies for improving mitochondrial function.

Monique Class, MS, APRN

Monique Class, MS, APRN, BC, is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Holistic Health at the Center for Functional Medicine in Stamford, CT. In addition to her role as a Nurse Practitioner at the Center, Monique leads Meditation, Detoxification and Mind-Body Skills groups, utilizes imagery technique with private clients, consults with clients on herbal and natural remedies for a variety of health issues, and performs routine gynecological exams and procedures.

Recognized as a leader in the fields of Integrative Healthcare and Holistic Nursing, Monique is a senior faculty member for the Institute for Functional Medicine, a clinical instructor for Yale Graduate School of Nursing, a senior faculty member of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, DC, and a faculty member for the Integrative Nurse Coach Certification program. With extensive training and clinical experience in many therapeutic approaches including functional nutrition and mind-body therapies, Monique is also certified by the Psychosynthesis Institute in Imagery and Meditation and has extensive training in herbal medicine.

Monique Class, MS, APRNCMBM Faculty Member, Family Nurse Practitioner & Clinical Nurse Specialist in Holistic Health

Monique Class, MS, APRN
CMBM Faculty Member, Family Nurse Practitioner & Clinical Nurse Specialist in Holistic Health

About Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND

Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ

Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ

Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ  is the co-founder of the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy, www.IFNAcademy.com, a comprehensive, online, educational program for dietitians interested in functional medicine.

Notable in her dietetic career, Kathie has served as the Education Director for the Center for Mind Body Medicine’s highly acclaimed Food As Medicine professional training program for almost two decades.

Kathie is the co-author of  The Inside Tract: Your Good Gut Guide to Health with Dr. Gerard Mullin. Her most recent book,  The Swift Diet: 4 Weeks to Mend the Belly, Lose the Weight, and Get Rid of the Bloat, with co-author Joseph Hooper features the latest science on the microbiome. Connect with Kathie at www.kathieswift.com

Food As Medicine for Women’s Health

Kathie will join James Gordon, MD, and leaders in the worldwide movement for women’s health to present everything you need to know about using food to promote health and prevent and treat illness on May 19-24, 2019 at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA.

Learn More about Food As Medicine for Women’s Health

Food As Medicine for Women’s Health Webinar Series

This is the third webinar in The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s Food As Medicine for Women’s Health Webinar Series. Join us for the entire series:

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