Free Classes

Brenner FIT® Classes: 

Join the experts from Brenner Children's Hospital for these FREE Brenner FIT® classes.  Registration is required. Classes are held at Brenner FIT in the  William G. White Jr. Family YMCA, 775 West End Boulevard, Winston-Salem. Daycare is available for classes held at the YMCA.  Please arrive 10 minutes prior to class for check-in. 

Joey with Kids

Helping Your Picky Eater

5:30 – 7 pm / Monday, November 6

Know a picky eater? Live with one? This Brenner FIT (Families in Training) class answers your questions! Come learn a simple approach to ease the stress of picky eating in your home. Try Ellyn Satter’s Division of Responsibility for feeding. Registration required.                                                                                    

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Hula Hooping with Brenner FIT

5:30 – 7 pm / Monday, November 13th 

Join the Brenner FIT team in decorating and making your own hula hoop. Test out your hoop and play some fun hooping games. Adults and kids welcome. This class is located at Amos Cottage: 3325 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.  Registration required.

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Learn to Cook a Balanced Meal

6 – 7 pm / Tuesdays, October 3, 10, 24 (Southwestern Chicken Skillet) (FULL)

6 – 7 pm / Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 28 (Chicken Skewers with Thai Noodles) (FULL)

6 – 7 pm / Tuesdays, December 5, 12 (Same recipe as November)

During these hands-on cooking classes, your family will prepare a quick meal and learn how it meets Brenner FIT recommendations. Each meal follows the Balanced Plate concept and will include a protein, grain, fruit and vegetable. Mature children are welcome with parental supervision.  Registration required.

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Weeknight Cooking with the Doctor

6 – 7:30pm / Wednesday, November 15 (FULL)

6 – 7:30pm / Wednesday, December 6

**August-December 2017 classes prepare the same recipes

Join Dr. Joey Skelton, Director of Brenner FIT as he trades one white coat for another in a hands-on cooking class. Dr. Skelton will teach you how to cook quick and simple weeknight recipes that everyone can enjoy. After cooking with Dr. Skelton, you will sit down and enjoy the meal you prepared.

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