BPL has partnered with Bama Health Foods on Wellness Wednesdays during April.Are you striving to eat healthier or lose weight after a year of the COVID-19 pandemic? National reports show that the average American gained weight last year during COVID-related stay at home orders.The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) and Bama Health Foods want to help you.BPL has partnered with Bama Health Foods to share healthy tips during the month of April as part of its Wellness Wednesdays Virtual Series. Join us on the BPL Facebook page at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesdays.Bama Health Foods is a health food store as well as a community wellness center that has served Birmingham's community for over 50 years. The store found new life in 2018 with new owner Jacquie Fazekas. Their mission is to enlighten and equip the community with the tools needed for a healthier life.Join us on the Birmingham Public Library Facebook page every Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. from the comfort of your own home or anywhere on the go via your smart phone, laptop or desk computer.The series kicked off on Wednesday, April 7, with \"Whole Wellness the Natural Way.\"Other topics in the Wellness Wednesday series are as follows (beginning at 9:00 a.m.)Wednesday, April 14 \"Herbs for Wellness\"Wednesday, April 21 \"Eat Your Way to Wellness (food demo)Wednesday, April 28 \"Movement for Health and 30 Minute Yoga Demo)We hope you can join us every Wednesday during April at 9 a.m. on the BPL Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/BirminghamPublicLibrary).Let's get Healthy! For more information, click here www.cobpl.org. BPL launched Wellness Wednesdays as a virtual program last summer, withBama Health Foodsleading a Total Wellness series. During March 2021, BPL's Wellness Wednesday series focused on weekly exercise tips from instructor Regina Dickens of PK Fitness.
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.