Events & Classes

SVT Health & Wellness offers events and classes in Homer, Seldovia and Anchor Point. Whether it’s a Thriving Thursdays class, a Brown Bag Lunch talk or other event, you’re sure to learn something new to improve your health and wellbeing.

Unless otherwise noted, all classes are free (donations accepted) and located in the Wellness Conference Room at the SVT Health & Wellness location at 880 East End Road in Homer. As always, all people are welcome.

Call 907-226-2228 for more information on any of these events.

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OCTOBER Thriving Thursdays Classes:

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October 5   

Vein Care & Treatment with Dr. Don Ives of the Laser Vein Center

Join Dr. Ives from the Laser Vein Center of Alaska as he talks about how he evaluates his clients for venous insufficiency. He will demonstrate using a duplex ultrasound machine how he evaluates each patient for all sources of venous reflux disease, plus how he prescribes an individual treatment plan based on the pattern of reflux which can cause pigmentation and skin ulcers, spider and varicose veins.   He will share about the procedures involved in getting vein therapy and/or surgery.   

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October 12   Intuitive Bodywerks with Reflexologist/Massage Therapist, Erik Schreier

Come join us to learn more about the benefits and techniques of foot reflexology therapy and how massage and foot reflexology can help alleviate pain, tension/stress and promotes homeostasis. Reflexology is the application of appropriate pressure to specific points and areas on the feet, hands, or ears. These reflex points correspond to different body organs and systems, which has a beneficial effect on a person’s health. Erik has been incorporating this modality with massage for some surprising results!

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October 19  Emergency Preparedness with Melody Barratt of SVT Health & Wellness

Are you ready if disaster strikes?  With disaster awareness front and center this fall, this is the perfect time for a Disaster Readiness Workshop.  We will learn about earthquake, tsunami and volcano risks in our area, as well as view a presentation on the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Then we will learn how to create an Emergency plan for you and your family and create ‘go’ bags for home and car, putting together an inexpensive disaster kit. This workshop is about making you feel safe, confident and prepared for any type of disaster.

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October 26  Anatomy of a Wellness Plan with Jennifer Crow, Holistic Health Coach

(Focused on Ages 50+) All are welcome.  Explore 10 Aspects of Wellness to decrease the worry, fear, overwhelm of aging. Find your current “wellness score” & discover the next steps for you in developing a plan in which to move forward from. “Master your mind. Renew your body. Empower your soul.” 

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Specialty Class available at SVT Health & Wellness:


Lunchtime Qigong with Ken Domela

Tuesdays & Thursdays

12:15-12:45 p.m.
Rejuvenate yourself during your lunch hour with a session of Qigong. Qigong (chi-gong) is a form of martial healing arts that builds and cultivates life force energy. It is a gentle approach used to balance qi (chi) by aligning breath, movement and awareness. Practicing Qigong can raise one’s energy and vitality while providing a gentle form of exercise that induces a relaxed state of well-being which can be done either sitting or standing. Ken will modify the movements for individual participant needs.

Sessions will take place in the Wellness Conference Room at SVT Health & Wellness. $5 for drop in participants, $32 for a pre-purchased month. Call Ken at Shuhari Studio: 907-299-4972 to sign up.