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Welcome to Pybus University, where learning is a lifelong adventure.

Pybus Market is pleased to offer a series of unique and fun classes for the general public. Classes are free, unless otherwise indicated below. Class size is generally 32 people per class, except in several instances also noted below. The location of most classes will be in front of the Cashmere Valley Bank Community Kitchen. Each class will last 60 to 90 minutes and will be a one night event. Classes are taught by local volunteers with an interest and aptitude in the subject. The public is invited to register for as many — or as few — classes as you like.

To register, simply complete the registration form below. YOU WILL RECEIVE AN AUTOMATED RESPONSE, CONFIRMING YOUR REGISTRATION, WHICH IS THE ONLY COMMUNICATION YOU WILL RECEIVE FROM PYBUS MARKET. Once you receive the automated confirmation of enrollment, simply show up for the 7:00pm class at the designated date at Pybus Market. Classes start promptly at 7:00pm.

Thank you for your interest in Pybus University.

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September 27, 2016 - Trails of Fall Color Brilliance

Instructor: Sarah Shaffer – Executive Director for WenatcheeOutdoors.org

Do you enjoy the hues of Autumn? The golds, reds, orange or the brilliant yellow of the Western Larch before it drops its needles? Wondering where some casual hikes are to see nature in all its splendor? If yes, this class is for you. We will talk about which trails are best for color colors and discuss tips for layering clothing, along with what to wear during hunting season while hiking.

October 4, 2016 - Eating for Energy

Instructor: Angie Ploch, Certified Health Coach

Nourishment includes the food we eat and our daily life choices. Learn how to choose the right foods to nourish your body and give you sustained energy to be and feel your best throughout each day.

October 11, 2016 - Detox your Life…Mind, Body and Spirit!

Instructor: Dr. Lara Plecher ND

Are you ready for a fresh start? We are all exposed to toxins every day. Toxins are increasingly found in food, air, water, households…and our own thoughts! Even our bodies produce toxins through natural metabolic processes. Toxic load has recently been named as a primary cause of the chronic diseases, nutritional deficiencies, impaired immune function, hormonal imbalances and slowed metabolism.

Some theories suggest that overweight and obesity is caused, by the storing of toxins in body fat, in order to protect internal organs from their damaging effects.

In this fun and easy class, learn why it is important to cleanse your home and your body. Learn how to Detox your Body and your Life. Find out how to improve your body’s Elimination and Assimilation, two keys to our health. Discover the difference between organic, conventional, whole and processed foods. Find out how to reduce cravings, improve nutrition and jump start weight-loss just in time glide through the Holidays. Increase your Energy, Happiness and Brain Power. Learn to enhance your well-being inside and out, with this simple effective detox method.

October 18, 2016 - Guardianship 101

Instructor: Certified Professional Guardians (CPG): Carrie Shirk, Christina Davit, attorney, Joanna Norby, and Susanne Altman, CPA

This class explains everything you need to know about Guardianships and some alternatives to them. The class will also identify Guardianship duties and Guardianships rights. Plus, this is a chance to ask questions of local experts about establishing, reporting and maintaining a Guardianship. This is your opportunity to discuss your concerns or ask advice from Certified Professional Guardians, an Attorney and a CPA from the Wenatchee area.

October 25, 2016 - Dahlia Digging, Dividing and Storing Class

Instructor: Members of the North Central Washinton Dahlia Society

So … you’ve had a lot of fun with your dahlias this year. Now you wonder what to do with them this winter? Do you want to leave them in the ground, or do you want to dig them up & store them? With our cold winters, your best bet, if you want to keep the same plants for next year, is to dig up your tubers. To learn how to do this, join us as we discuss cutting down, digging, dividing and storage options. We will also talk about your options if you decide NOT to dig. This will be a hands-on demonstration.

November 1, 2016 - Meditation 101

Instructor: Cherise Hassett

Meditation is to the mind what exercise is to the body. This is a beginning level to get you started and on your way to finding your personal practice. Discussion will be on the benefits, the basic methods and for those who do not think they can.

November 8, 2016 - Election Night - No Class

November 15, 2016 - Carménère, a Mistaken Identity

Instructor: Rhett Humphreys, Jones of Washington

Originally, this grape was thought to be Merlot when it was first transplanted into Chile. This case of mistaken identity is perhaps what saved this mystifying grape from extinction when Phylloxera devastated the vineyards of Bordeaux in the late 1800’s. Any guesses on what this grape might be?! If you guessed Carménère then you would be correct! Come and learn and taste this mysterious red grape and what makes it special with its growing popularity with growers and producers here in Washington state. Join Jones of Washington’s wine enthusiast Rhett Humphrey as he takes you on a fun adventure and discusses everything wonderful about this original Bordeaux varietal.