Monday, January 19, 2015

Healthy Habits: Menopause Information Session (MN)

Many women experience challenges during midlife, including symptoms of perimenopause and menopause such as hot flashes, night sweats and weight gain. On Thursday, January 22nd from 7PM-9PM, the SweatShop, Menopause Center of Minnesota and Dermatology Consultants will host a free event packed with information on positive, healthy ways to maximize wellness during this time. Attendees will learn from a panel of experts including Board-certified dermatologists, Certified Menopause Practitioners and the founder of the SweatShop, fitness and wellness icon Gayle Winegar. Panelists will provide information and field questions on topics such as: symptoms and treatment of perimenopause and menopause, ways to relieve symptoms affecting hair, skin and nails, and effective wellness and fitness tips for making midlife the best life of all. The host for the evening will be Jacquelyn B. Fletcher, award-winning author and co-creator and host of the Mayo Clinic’s Healing Words television show.
Perimenopause symptoms can begin for women as early as age 35. Join Dr. Tina Shaffer from Dermatology Consultants, nurse midwives/practitioners from the Menopause Center of Minnesota and fitness and wellness experts from the SweatShop Health Club for a panel discussion followed by the chance to meet and greet each expert. Talk to fitness and nutrition experts, gain expert tips for healthy skin and learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of perimenopause and menopause, plus demonstrations from the SweatShop fitness team.

With the right information you can make midlife the BEST part of your life. This event is FREE and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

What: Creating Magic at Midlife
When: Thursday, January 22, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: SweaShop Health Club, 167 Snelling Ave. North, Saint Paul MN 55104
About the Menopause Center of Minnesota: The Menopause Center of Minnesota was created to help women 35 and older who are dealing with issues and symptoms of perimenopause/menopause. Rebecca Mendoza, CNP and Diane Feller, CNM provide care to women at this important time in their lives. Both providers are NAMS (North American Menopause Society) Certified Practitioners. For more information is available at, on Facebook and on Twitter.
About Dermatology Consultants, P.A. – Dermatology Consultants, P.A. was founded in 1949 as one of the first practices devoted to dermatologic medicine in the Twin Cities. Today, Dermatology Consultants provides a full spectrum of services including general skin care for adults and children, skin cancer surgery and reconstruction, and cosmetic dermatology. Dermatology Consultants has four Twin Cities’ locations in Saint Paul, Woodbury, Vadnais Heights and Eagan. For more information, please visit us at, find us on Facebook and on Twitter @DermMN.
About the SweatShop Established in 1982, the SweatShop is St. Paul’s refuge from the warehouse-style health club. Inspired by a desire to “find daily exercise that made me want to get up and shout for joy,” founder and president, Gayle Winegar, poured her energy into creating a fitness facility that fulfills the need real people have to incorporate exercise into their crowded lives. The SweatShop welcomes nearly 2,000 members and non-member clients every year as well as a community of fitness and Pilates professionals. The SweatShop is also accredited by the Minnesota Department of Higher Education for its career training programs in fitness and Pilates, and is one of 54 worldwide Stott Pilates Licensed Training Centers. For more information visit, find us on Facebook and on Twitter.

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