Happy heart training:Owners of the Happy Pear vegetarian cafe in Greystones, Co Wicklow, David and Stephen Flynn (right) have launched an online version of their four-week Happy Heart cholesterol-lowering course. They are offering the first 100 Health Family readers a 50 per cent discount on the course if they key in voucher code irishtimes when signing up. See happyheartcourse.com or tel:01 2873655 for full details.
A residential mindfulness meditation retreat will be held in the Bobbio Retreat Centre, Co Wexford, from 6pm on Friday to 3pm on Sunday. It will be led by mindfulness meditation teachers Josephine Lynch and Helen Byrne. Cost €270 including full board. See also mindfulness.ie.
Event for over 50s
The Over 50s Show goes ahead in the Lyrath Convention Centre, Kilkenny, on Saturday and Sunday from 11am-6pm each day. Admission is free. More details on 01-4969028 or email email@example.com or seniortimes.ie
Fat loss plans
Two seminars on fat loss will take place on December 1st, hosted by personal trainer Dan Gaughan.
The first session will go ahead at 9am at Uni Skulpt Gym, Raheny, Dublin 5, while the 4pm seminar is at Animal Barbell Gym, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. Cost is €10 with all proceeds going to Aware. See physiques-online.com
Self-care and stress management is the theme of a public seminar on Thursday at 6pm in Áras Moyola at NUI Galway. Organised by social workers, the event will be led by Dr Jonathan Egan from the psychology department at NUIG.