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Lifestyle Classes - Open to Everyone!

Each journey through lifestyle medicine is unique. Some people may only need help in a few areas, while others may need a lot of support. These classes are open to anyone in the community hoping to make lifestyle changes. You may choose to take just one, a few, or a lot of these classes; whatever works best for you!

By visiting this page, you've already taken the first step in improving your quality of life. We look forward to seeing you soon!

A la Carte Lifestyle Medicine Classes

Developing a healthy lifestyle is different for everyone. So, St. Luke's developed a collection of classes that touch on all aspects of lifestyle medicine. Please review the options and register for the classes that best meet your unique needs.


Food is medicine. Learn how to incorporate more whole foods, fruits and vegetables into your diet.

  • Introduction to Whole-Food, Plant-Based Eating - Learn how to make more room on your plate for foods-as-grown and minimize highly processed and excessive animal foods.
  • ReFresh - A four-week nutrition education course designed to help you get on track with healthier eating and setting the groundwork for lifelong diet success.

Improved Sleep

Sleep is essential for optimal health. Learn the ins and outs of sleep to get the rest you need.

  • Insomnia Education - Explore how insomnia develops, persists over time and is treated with cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I). Learn how you can adapt strategies from CBT-I to manage insomnia on your own.

Lifestyle Medicine for Specific Conditions

These courses are highly targeted and specific. Dig deeper into lifestyle medicine and help get chronic conditions under control.

Recommended Classes

  • Eat Well to Live Well with Chronic Kidney Disease - Learn about the kidneys, potential complications of kidney disease and the importance of implementing evidence-based dietary recommendations to improve your kidney health.
  • Prevent and Reverse Diabetes - Learn about the underlying causes of pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes as well as the lifestyle factors that contribute
    to insulin resistance. Explore the science behind plant-based eating and understand the three essential elements to reducing insulin resistance, which can help you maintain a better blood sugar level. 
  • Empowered Relief™: Pain Management Workshop - Learn about the relationship between pain, stress and physical tension as well as how to develop a personalized pain management program. These skills will help you decrease stress and physical tension, develop adaptive thinking patterns and build a personalized self-soothing action plan for pain.
  • Introduction to Gestational Diabetes - In this class you will learn why it is important to manage sugars through pregnancy, recommended eating patterns to help control blood sugars and goals for blood sugar management.
Learn more about lifestyle medicine at St. Luke's