Learn how our bodies function and how to make changes in your lifestyle for improved health and wellbeing by attending the Rest & Renewal Lifestyle Group Visits.

Schedule your monthly or weekly Rest & Renewal Lifestyle group visit appointments at Whittier Clinic! Call the Connection Center at 612-873-6963.

Rest & Renewal Lifestyle Group Visits

The Rest & Renewal Lifestyle Group Visits meet monthly, every 3rd Monday evening at 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm or weekly on Wednesday afternoons for six weekly visits at 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm.

Rest & Renewal Lifestyle Group Visit Appointment Schedule

There are three options to choose from a monthly series is held on Monday evening’s and repeats every six-months (3rd-Mondays) – begin anytime, and/or make up missed appointments. Two six-weekly series is held on Wednesday afternoon’s with new group visit series beginning January 9, and February 20, 2019.

Calming STRESS through Resilience
Monday evening, April, 15, 2019, October 21, 2019
Wednesday afternoon, 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm: January 9, 2019, February 20, 2019

Restoring Optimal SLEEP
Monday evening, May 20, 2019, November 18, 2019
Wednesday afternoon, 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm: January 16, 2019, February 27, 2019

Honoring the Body with NUTRITION
Monday evening, June 17, 2019, December 16, 2019
Wednesday afternoon, 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm: January 16, 2019, February 27, 2019

Centering with Mindful MOVEMENT
Monday evening, 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm: January 21, 2019, or July 15, 2019
Wednesday afternoon, 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm: January 30, 2019, March 13, 2019

CONNECTIONS with what has Heart and Meaning
Monday evening, 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm: February 18, 2019, August 19, 2019
Wednesday afternoons, 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm: February 6, 2019, March 20, 2019

Celebrating the WHOLE PERSON
Monday evening, 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm: March 18, 2019, September 16, 2019
Wednesday afternoons, 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm: February 13, 2019, March 27, 2019

Join a Group Visit Lifestyle Appointment series if you:

  • are a registered patient with Hennepin Healthcare (you do not have to have your primary doctor in the Hennepin Healthcare system.)
  • are interested in holistic, integrative and functional health
    and wellbeing
  • intend to attend all appointments
  • are covered by Medicaid/Medicare, Medical Assistance, Hennepin Healthcare / Hennepin County employee plans. Co-pays and deductibles apply similarly to a one-on-one level 3 or 4 primary doctor’s visit. Check with your insurance provider – some private insurance plans also cover group visit appointments.

Kara Parker, MD, AIHM, IFMCP is a doctor and teacher at Whittier Clinic who is trained in Lifestyle and Functional Medicine. She has a passion to gather patients together to discover and share ways to thrive.

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