Events coming up: For Those With Lupus

    Upcoming Events

    • 11 May 2015 – 12:00 PM
      Ways to Boost Your Energy Level

      Low energy is a universal symptom of living with lupus and other chronic conditions, and it can significantly impact daily activities. Join certified Alexander Technique instructor Erin Thompson as she focuses on ways to increase energy, vitality, and mobility by improving postural alignment for increased lung capacity and joint freedom in daily activities.

      Oakdale Center, Saint Mary’s University, 7200 Hudson Blvd. N., Suite 200, Oakdale, MN

    • 12 May 2015 – 12:00 PM
      Yoga Fundamentals

      In this gentle fundamentals class, participants will practice a variety of standing and reclining asanas, or poses, with an emphasis on beginner modifications, breathing, and relaxation techniques.

      Lupus Foundation of Minnesota Office, 2626 East 82nd Street, Bloomington, MN

    • 14 May 2015 – 12:00 PM
      Research Updates Webinar with LFM-Funded Researcher Gillespie

      In this webinar, Dr. Emily Gillespie  will talk about her study of the relationship between lupus and women, particularly African-American women. Several gene expression patterns, or biomarkers, appear to be unique to African-American patients.

      Webinar, Join from Anywhere, Your Computer,

    • 20 May 2015 – 12:30 PM
      Reduce Pain and Inflammation through Acupuncture

      Join acupuncturist Amy Schroeder for a free acupuncture session to reduce the pain and inflammation you may experience living with lupus.

      Apple Valley Center, Saint Mary’s University, 14200 Cedar Avenue, Apple Valley, MN

    • 27 May 2015 – 6:30 PM
      Fatigue Management Program

      A common and often overwhelming symptom of lupus is fatigue. Learn how you can lessen the impact fatigue has on your life with this free, online, fatigue management program with registered occupational therapist Arianna Thome.

      Online, Join from Anywhere, Via Your Computer,

    • 9 Jun 2015 – 12:00 PM
      Yoga Fundamentals

      In this gentle fundamentals class, participants will practice a variety of standing and reclining asanas, or poses, with an emphasis on beginner modifications, breathing, and relaxation techniques.

      Lupus Foundation of Minnesota Office, 2626 East 82nd Street, Bloomington, MN

    • 17 Jun 2015 – 6:30 PM
      Be Your Best Health Care Advocate Seminar

      When living with a chronic illness, our job is to take care of ourselves, which includes being our best health care advocate. Join Kimberly Dahline for a free seminar where she will discuss skills to better advocate for ourselves, manage provider communications, and organize information, all of which are vital to managing our health.

      Maple Grove Library, 8001 Main Street North, Maple Grove, MN

    • 18 Jun 2015 – 12:30 PM
      Foundations of Health: Using Naturopathic Medicine to Maintain Optimal Health

      Take the natural path to health by establishing restorative diet and lifestyle habits! During this seminar, presented by Dr. Kristin Becker, ND, participants will gain a deeper understanding of how naturopathic medicine and the use of diet, exercise, stress management, and sleep can help reduce lupus flares and other autoimmune disease symptoms.

      Library Meeting Room, St. Peter Community Center, 600 South 5th Street, St. Peter, MN

    • 23 Jun 2015 – 6:30 PM
      The Nutritional Connection between Healing, Lupus, and Other Chronic Conditions

      Nutritional choices can greatly affect the management of lupus and other chronic conditions and everyday life. By understanding the nutritional connection, individuals can feel empowered to make informed choices in everyday situations. This seminar will focus on the importance of good nutrition and strategies to better manage inflammation.

      Chanhassen Library, 7711 Kerber Boulevard, Chanhassen, MN

    • 14 Jul 2015 – 6:00 PM
      Lupus Dinner Discussion

      Join us for dinner to connect with people living with lupus, hear about research updates, discuss living well with lupus, and learn more about our programs and events. Family and friends of individuals living with lupus are also invited to attend.

      Lupus Foundation of Minnesota Office, 2626 East 82nd Street, Bloomington, MN

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