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Local Dietician & Wellness Coach Provides Mindfulness Workshop

PULLMAN — Melissa Francik, MS, RDN, LD, NBC-HWC, CSOWM, a Registered Dietitian, Wellness Coach, and Weight Management Specialist with Pullman Regional Hospital’s Nutrition Therapy department will host a mindfulness workshop and Q&A session at Merry Cellars in Pullman, on Wednesday, August 17 at 5:30 p.m.

Francik will facilitate a workshop drawing from Stephen Porges’ Polyvagal Theory, which proposes human bodies are constantly evaluating sensory input to stay safe, often subconsciously, based on past experiences. As a result, people may often find themselves automatically in a defensive state.

This social event provides an opportunity for guests to engage in a mindfulness exercise, learn tools to help evaluate their current state, and have a casual conversation with Melissa Francik. Appetizers are provided at no cost.

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Women’s Wellness is monthly series, facilitated through Pullman Regional Hospital’s Center for Learning & Innovation, with a coffeehouse-style conversation, facilitated by a health professional on topics appealing to women, 30 and older. Women’s Wellness provides participants with access to facts, and information about current
trends in healthcare, and connects attendees with Pullman Regional Hospital, Clinic Network, and Summit Therapy & Health Services professionals and community health partners.

Everyone is welcome to attend these free presentations.