Physical

Your Body and Stress

Posted October 28, 2020 | By ale_bellot

Digital Education Programming Presented by the
Center for Health & Wellbeing

October is Stress Awareness Month at the Center for Health & Wellbeing! Effective stress management helps us break the hold stress has on our lives, so we can be happier, healthier and more productive. By managing stress, we can live a balanced life, with time for work, relationships, relaxation, and fun—and the resilience to hold up under pressure and meet challenges head on.

In this program, you’ll join CHWB experts from the Crosby Wellness Center, Nourish Coffee Bar + Kitchen and AdventHealth to learn more about how exercise, nutrition and preventative techniques can positively impact your body’s reaction to stress.

Crosby Wellness Center Fitness Specialist, certified Personal Trainer and Yoga Instructor Terry Umarally will speak to the stress-relieving benefits of exercise, then lead a series of targeted movements designed to melt away tension.

Next, Chef Collette Haw will tantalize your taste buds and calm your jagged nerves when she shares her recipe for dark chocolate and lavender avocado mousse with a strawberry chutney. This healthy after-dinner treat is rich in dark chocolate, an ingredient scientifically proven to reduce levels of the stress hormone, cortisol.

Finally, Dr. Charles Lammers from AdventHealth will discuss the physiological effects of your body under stress, address symptoms that could possibly be cause for concern, and advise on circumstances that warrant professional help.

Special Instructions: Please be prepared for this program with a sturdy chair to be used during Terry’s movement portion.

This program is presented by the Center for Health & Wellbeing.

About Your Program Presenters

About Terry Umarally, Crosby Wellness Center

Terry Umarally holds a B.S. in Exercise Physiology and Athletic Training with additional certifications including: National Strength and Conditioning Association Strength & Conditioning Specialist, 500+ Hour Trained Yoga Teacher, Olympic Weightlifting, Kettlebell Level 1&2, and Pre & Postnatal Exercise.

His training specialties include: Strength, Flexibility, Fat Loss, Endurance, Corrective & Proper Movements, Postural Awareness, Balance, Core Strength, Healthy Lower Back, Look & Feel Good! Terry is also a Licensed Massage Therapist.

About Chef Collette Haw, Nourish Coffee Bar+Kitchen

Chef Collette Haw is a classically trained Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park, New York) graduate. With an exceptional talent for taking a healthy ‘ho-hum’ to a flavor-rich ‘yum!’ Chef Collette approaches the Nourish menu with a unique hybrid of her comfort-food-gone-healthy and ‘food as medicine’ philosophies. Prior to assuming her leadership role at Nourish, Chef Collette spent several years operating her own successful meal delivery service out of Longwood, Collette’s Clean Eats, and as a private chef to a celebrity family in Atlanta.

About Dr. Charles J. Lammers, AdventHealth

Dr. Lammers has held the position of licensed clinical psychologist with Medical Psychology Associates for over ten years. He has worked with a variety of psychiatric conditions, including pain management difficulties and pre-surgical evaluations. Dr. Lammers, along with the professional staff at Medical Psychology Associates provide psychological evaluations for the residents of Central Florida and surrounding areas. Other areas of treatment include cognitive, behavioral and emotional aspects of complex medical conditions and problems.