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

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

Rest & Renewal Lifestyle-Based Group Medical Visits

The Rest & Renewal Lifestyle-Based Group Medical Visits meet monthly, every 3rd Monday evening at 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm or weekly on Wednesday mornings for six-weekly visits at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Rest & Renewal Lifestyle-Based Group Medical Visit Appointment Schedule

Support for desired lifestyle changes to function at your best (start anytime in a series).

Six-weekly Wednesday morning (10:00 – 12:00 pm) appointment series

Calming STRESS through Resilience, November 13
Restoring Optimal SLEEP, November 20
Honoring the Body with NUTRITION, November 27
Centering with Mindfulness and MOVEMENT, December 4
CONNECTIONS with what has Heart and Meaning: December 11
Celebrating the WHOLE PERSON, December 18

Or Once-a-Month, 3rd Monday evening (5:45 pm – 7:45 pm) appointment series

Calming STRESS through Resilience; April 15
Restoring Optimal SLEEP; May 20
Honoring the Body with NUTRITION; July 15 (Skip June)
Centering with Mindfulness and MOVEMENT, August 19
CONNECTIONS with what has Heart and Meaning, September 16
Celebrating the WHOLE PERSON, October 21

Join a Group Medical Visit Lifestyle-Based 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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