Saturday, November 22, 2014

You Are Invited! December 13 with Tasso Spanos on Headache Prevention and Relief, Zest Wishes Brunch, and Power Yoga with Sarah Thiebaud; December 15 Eating for Healthy Vision PARTY!!!

Sunflower Sprout emerging from a field of Broccoli sprout Microgreens! Mmmmm, Delicious!

Hello and Happy December! Stop in to Schwartz Living Market at 1317 East Carson Street in Pittsburgh's Historic South Side for a shot of wheatgrass juice Thursdays and Saturdays 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Fridays 11:00 AM to 7:30 PM!

Free parking behind the market across Bingham Street for customers! Bingham Street is one way running from 13th towards 14th Street. To locate the parking lot, turn onto Bingham Street, go half way down the block and then turn left into the parking lot. We share the parking lot with City Theatre, so if there are no parking spaces in the upper lot, go down the ramp and park in the lower lot. If those spaces are full, make a left turn out of the lot and take the first left into the parking lot off of Muriel Street! We have access to lots of parking spots!

Schwartz Living Market is excited to announce our upcoming special events and SAVE the DATES!
December 13, 2014: Tasso Spanos on Headache Prevention;  Zest Wishes Brunch; Power Yoga with Sarah Thiebaud
December 15, 2014: Eating for Healthy Vision Holiday Party! FREE! 5:00 to 8:00 PM
February 20, 2015: Brian Clement, Co-Director of the Hippocrates Health Institute at 7:00 PM
February 21, 2015: Schwartz Living Market participates in the South Side Soup Contest with Zest Wishes! Noon to 3:00 PM

If you'd like more details about the December events, Read On!

On Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM we will be hosting:
1) Zest Wishes amazing Plant Based Brunch at 1:00 PM. Register here:

2) Tasso Spanos, Myofascial Trigger Point Release Therapist on Helping and Preventing Headaches!
Tasso Spanos, CMTPT, LMT will teach you where to find and how to treat trigger points that are referring pain to different parts of the head. You will learn how to reduce, stop, or even prevent eight different tension headaches which sometimes masquerade as migraines. You will also learn the correct stretch exercise to maintain the improvements you have made in the eight different muscles. Perpetuating factors that irritate these muscles will be identified.

This 31/2 hour class from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM will benefit both the medical professional and the lay person. Printed materials will be supplied to make it easier to remember your new found instructions! Cost: $35.00/person

Tasso Spanos is a long-time Chautauquan and is the creator-teacher of "Feeling Better Exercises" at Chautauqua Institution for 32 years. Spanos has a B.S. degree in Biology from Bucknell University and graduate studies in Bacteriology at the University of North Carolina.

Spanos studied with the late Janet Travell, M.D., physician to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, and is grateful for her pioneering work in Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, of which he is a certified practitioner. He was the Director of the Center for Pain Treatment and founder of the Pittsburgh School of Pain Management. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts on Traumatic Stress, member of the American Association of Integrative Medicine, member of the American Society of Pain Educators, and Clinical Associate of the American Academy of Pain Management. Whew!! And if you have read this far, let Tasso know, he needs to thank me for typing all of this out for him!!! We love you Tasso, and we are so blessed that you are gracing us with your presence and teaching in our space! If you love Tasso too, register for this amazing class with the amazing master, Tasso, tell all of your friends and neighbors to register too, come hang out in our space at Schwartz Living Market, talk to Tasso LIVE! and know if you stop in when he is here eating or drinking, you will learn from him, plan with us, dive deep into your own transforming consciousness, use our newly installed WIFI, and DREAM BIG without headaches!!!

Spanos has presented widely to such diverse groups as the Cleveland Clinic, The American Academy of Pain Management, Post Polio and MS, and other support groups, physical therapists, hospitals, and dental schools. He has contributed the chapter "Interscapular Pain" in Clinical Mastery in the Treatment of Myofascial Pain ( Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins)
For more information call 412-977-1896

3) From 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sarah Thiebaud will teach an amazing POWER YOGA class! More details soon!

4) And if you have read this far, please let us know if you are coming to our first ever Holiday Party!

 FREE this year!

WHAT? Eating For Healthy Vision Holiday Party! Light dinner and amazing juices, including Wheat Grass Juice will be provided FREE of Charge!!!

WHEN/WHERE? Our Schwartz Living Market party is happening on Monday evening, December 15, 2014 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. 

WHO? Everyone is invited including children! Dr. Elisa Beth Haransky-Beck, O.D., F.C.O.V.D., S.M.E. will be doing a half hour talk on Eating For Healthy Vision and then sample the food and drinks she is talking about! We are an alcohol-free establishment, but no worries, you'll be tasting some of the most amazing drinks you've ever tasted and you'll feel good when you leave the place! 

WHY? We are so excited about the work we do here and the FUN we have ! Please join us with friends and family. RSVP with the number that will be attending the party to, or to Elisa Beck at 412-491-0303. We are so excited about the process of the project at Schwartz Living Market and 1317 East Carson Street! Come CELEBRATE with US! 

All the best for a happy, healthy and consciously aware holiday season!

Elisa :)

Elisa Haransky-Beck, O.D., F.C.O.V.D., S.M.E.
Developmental Optometrist, Fellow, College of Optometrists in Vision Development,
Somatic Movement Educator
4203 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

11/16/14: Outsmarting Autism Book Launch with Patricia Lemer, & 11/17/14: The Magic of Integrated Forest Gardening with Dan Halsey at Schwartz Living Market!

11/16/14:Outsmarting Autism with Patricia Lemer, 2:00 to 4:00 PM

11/17/14: The Magic of Integrated Forest Gardening with Dan Halsey, 7:00 to 9:00 PM!

 Outsmarting Autism's launch with local Author Patricia Lemer on Sunday, November 16, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM~!

Parking for participants is free behind the building across Bingham Street. Just mention to the parking attendant that you are attending our special event! 

Join us on Sunday afternoon, November 16, 2014, at Schwartz Living Market located at 1317 East Carson Street from 2:00 to 4:00 PM to hear local author Patty Lemer speak and sign her newly released book, Outsmarting Autism!
Join us on Sunday afternoon, November 16, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at Schwartz Living Market located at 1317 East Carson Street in Pittsburgh's Historic South Side, for my friend Patricia Spear Lemer's Pittsburgh launch of her new book Outsmarting Autism. We are so blessed and honored that the Pittsburgh book launches from our space! This incredible event is FREE and open to the public.
Patty will speak during the launch and have her books for sale for $25.00/each. Feel free to bring along lots of friends and family. There will be FREE gluten-free vegan brownie treats and hot tea from Zest Wishes - Lean Chef En Route. Dress warmly as the heat is minimal at this time in this amazing space! Free parking behind the market for attendees across Bingham Street!

11/17/14: The Magic of Integrated Forest Gardening with Dan Halsey, 7:00 to 9:00 PM!

Hey, Schwartz Living Market is the coolest Living Building Challenge renovation of an existing historic structure on the planet! I'm completely biased, but rightfully so!
We are so excited to be hosting Dan Halsey, co-author of the book Integrated Forest Gardening on Monday evening, November 17, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Fee for this event is $10.00/person, cash or check, at the door. The topic for the evening will be:
Facebook event! The Magic of Integrated Forest Gardening & other Permaculture Revelations 

Co-sponsors: Schwartz Living Market & Pittsburgh Permaculture!

See you on Sunday afternoon, November 16, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, and on Monday evening, November 17, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM  at Schwartz Living Market for two amazingly wonderful events. Bring along a friend or two or three!! 

The market is open to the public on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays!
HOURS: Thursday and Saturday~11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Friday~11:00 AM to 7:30 PM

Elisa Haransky-Beck, BS, OD, FCOVD, SME, PDC (Who knows what all those initials mean after my name?!!! :)
Developmental Optometrist; Fellow, College of Optometrists in Vision Development;
Somatic Movement Educator
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