February 1 – 28, 2021
All events are currently taking place virtually, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
For additional information, visit the website at http://www.bchd.org/.
Take a look at what’s scheduled for February…
February 2021 Virtual Events
FREE Virtual Center for Health & Fitness Open House
Join Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health & Fitness for free live, virtual exercise classes. Meeting info and class schedule will be shared when you register at beachcitiesgym.com
Date/time: Jan. 25-29
Free Virtual Blue Zones Project Nutrition Workshop
Held by Beach Cities Health District, learn about Blue Zones Project inspired food from registered dietitian, Marissa Martorana, and get a taste of how to live longer, better. Meeting info will be shared when you register at bchd.org/blue-zones-grocery-stores.
Date/time: Thursday, Jan. 28, 4 – 5 p.m.
Free Virtual Talk to a Trainer Event
Join Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health & Fitness Medical Exercise Specialist Chris to learn about your hip and knee health when working out. Meeting info will be shared when you register at beachcitiesgym.com.
Date/time: Saturday Jan. 30, 10 – 10:45 a.m.
Free Virtual Maximize Gratitude and Connection
Dive into the Maximize Gratitude workshop, part of Beach Cities Health District’s Mental Health & Happiness Series. This evidence-informed workshop will include reflection, sharing and the opportunity to match with a group of people interested in supporting mental well-being. Visit bchd.org/series to register.
Date/Time: Saturday, Jan. 30, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Virtual Families Connected Parent Chat
Families Connected Parent Chat, presented through a partnership between Beach Cities Health District and South Bay Families Connected, is a free support group open to all parents. The session will be led by a licensed professional from the Thelma McMillen Center at Torrance Memorial Medical Center and provides an opportunity to discuss shared parenting challenges. Visit southbayfamiliesconnected.org for meeting information.
Date/time: Every Monday Feb. 1, 8, & 22 – 11a.m. (Does not meet Feb. 15)
Free Virtual Happiness Chat
Held by Beach Cities Health District, this is a casual discussion group with light-hearted activities to spark conversation. Share ideas, tips, resources, jokes, quotes – anything that supports our happiness! Meeting info will be shared when you register at bchd.org/series.
Date/time: Tuesdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Free Virtual Mindfulness Drop-in
Take 30 minutes to down shift and practice mindfulness techniques with Beach Cities Health District. The sessions will be led by trained staff. No prior experience with meditation or mindfulness is required. Meeting info will be shared when you register at bchd.org/mindfulness.
Date/time: First Wednesday of the Month (Feb. 3), 4-4:30 p.m.
Free Virtual Safe in the South Bay Series: COVID-19 Vaccine 101
Beach Cities Health District’s Safe in the South Bay Series is bringing health experts, cities, chambers, schools and community members together around this fast-moving pandemic. The live-streamed series #4 will focus on COVID-19 vaccinations and the psychology and resilience of living during a pandemic. Join an esteemed panel of experts who will provide the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccines and the ways residents, organizations, businesses, schools and the Beach Cities community can support COVID-19 recovery. Meeting info will be shared when you register at bchd.org/coronavirus.
Date/time: Thursday Feb. 4, 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Free Virtual Blue Zones Project Social Hour
Join Blue Zones Project for a virtual “Social Hour.” Enjoy good company and practice some of BZP’s Power 9 Principles of Longevity, including Down Shift and Right Tribe. Meeting info will be shared when you register at bchd.org/socialhour.
Date/time: Tuesday, Feb. 9, 4 – 5 p.m.
FREE Virtual Healthy Heart Workshop
Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health & Fitness will be hosting a FREE community workshop in honor of February being American heart month. Learn how to eat for better heart health. Meeting information will be provided when you register online at beachcitiesgym.com.
Date/Time: Thursday, Feb.11, 11– 11:55 a.m.