man pointing to screenLectures and Seminars

Michael Palma is available to speak to your group on a variety of health promotion topics, including: wellness, nutrition, stress management and fitness. Please contact us via email admin@PersonalizedWellnessSolutions.org to inquire about rates, dates and times!

Seminar Title 

Description   

The pH Miracle This seminar is for individuals feeling symptoms of low energy and fatigue, poor digestion, excess weight, unclear thinking, aches and pains, and chronic health conditions. Participants will learn how to balance their blood pH level so that the body can heal itself.

Yellow Brick Road to Health & Wellness

(Module 1)

This seminar describes and explains the stages of change.

A Balancing Act

(Module 2)

This seminar describes and explains the similarities and differences between health and wellness.  It also explains the 6 dimensions of health and wellness (Social, Occupational, Spiritual, Physical, Intellectual, and Emotional)

Calories In Versus Calories Out

(Module 3)

This seminar describes and explains the importance of balancing nutrition with physical activity.

The Ideal Food Pyramid

(Module 4)

This seminar provides participants with the Ideal Food Pyramid. The Ideal Food Pyramid creates a terrain that continually produces, nurtures, strengthens and reinforces vital, healthy and strong cells.

Stress Management

(Module 5)

This seminar looks at the connections between stress, health & wellness. It also provides participants with information about various stress reduction techniques (guided imagery, meditation, etc).

The Journey Continues …

(Module 6)

This seminar wraps up the previous five seminars and helps the participants put the information together in a way that is going to help them reach their health & wellness goals.

Bringing Wellness to Life

Session 1

This seminar helps participants recognize and understand the definition of wellness and its six dimensions.

Bringing Wellness to Life

Session 2

This seminar takes a more in depth look at the Physical, Occupational & Spiritual dimensions.

Bringing Wellness to Life

Session 3

This seminar takes a more in depth look at the Intellectual, Social & Emotional dimensions.

Bringing Wellness to Life

Session 4

This seminar helps participants figure out what is important to them and decide what their next steps are in regards to health & wellness.

Understanding Carbohydrates

This seminar provides more in depth look at carbohydrates.  We discuss the chemical make-up of these nutrients, explain some sources of these nutrients and discuss the general guidelines around how much carbohydrate a person needs to eat each day.

Understanding Fats

This seminar provides more in depth look at fat.  We discuss the chemical make-up of these nutrients, explain some sources of these nutrients and discuss the general guidelines around how much fat a person needs to eat each day.

Understanding Proteins

This seminar provides more in depth look at protein.  We discuss the chemical make-up of these nutrients, explain some sources of these nutrients and discuss the general guidelines around how much protein a person needs to eat each day.

Diabetes – Know Your Numbers

This seminar is for people with diabetes.  A review of preventative screenings, blood glucose goals, meal planning and physical activity is discussed.

Diabetes – Know Your Healthy Steps This seminar is for people with diabetes and focuses on the importance of physical activity in maintaining optimal blood glucose management. Participants will put together an individual exercise plan.
Diabetes – Know Your Resistance This seminar is geared towards those who are at risk for diabetes (pre-diabetes) and heart disease. How to maintain a healthy weight and the importance of physical activity are discussed.

Aim for a Healthy Weight

Session 1

This seminar will set the stage for the next three seminars. It will provide practical and easy to use information on maintaining or losing weight. It will also give participants an opportunity to commit to reaching a goal using the SMART Principle.
 

Aim for a Healthy Weight

 

Session 2

This seminar takes a more in depth look at nutrition. It explains how to read food labels, describes some of the things to look for (fat substitutes, hydrogenated oils, fiber, etc) and provides tips for eating at restaurants. This seminar will also help participants identify their own barriers to why they are not eating as healthy as they could be. It will also give participants another opportunity to commit to reaching a goal using the SMART Principle.

 Aim for a Healthy Weight

 Session 3

This seminar explains the three types of physical activity (aerobic, anaerobic, & flexibility) and provides suggestions on how to incorporate them into a person’s weekly schedule. This seminar will also help participants identify their own barriers to why they are not physically active. It will also give participants another opportunity to commit to reaching a goal using the SMART Principle.

 Aim for a Healthy Weight

 Session 4

This seminar will give participants an opportunity to discuss what they have learned about nutrition, physical activity and themselves as a result of attending the previous three seminars. It will also encourage participants to continue using the SMART Principle as they set ongoing goals.
  Creating Your Cardio Routine This seminar helps participants design their own personal aerobic exercise routine using the FITT principle.
  Creating Your Strength Routine This seminar helps participants design their own personal resistance training routine using the FITT principle.
 Taking Care of You This seminar helps participants identify their stressors and guides them through the process of addressing them.
Stress Management  This seminar looks at the connections between stress, health & wellness. It also provides participants with information about various stress reduction techniques (guided imagery, meditation, etc).

Smoking Cessation 

(6 week program)

This series of six 1-hour seminars are designed to educate, motivate and encourage people to quit smoking. It teaches attendees about behavioral change, the importance of sound nutrition and physical activity, stress management, etc. Three seminars are lecture based and three seminars are group discussions. A group Quit Date is built into this program.
  Understanding Label Lingo This 30 minute seminar focuses on how to read a food label. By learning how to read a food label, participants can meet a variety of health goals, including weight management, blood pressure and cholesterol reduction, and increasing fiber.


 

 

 
 
Wellness     
"The process
of becoming aware
of and making changes toward
a more successful existence"