Nervous System 101 & Gardening Tips On Folk U Friday

Originally published on Cortes

On the April 17th Folk U Friday:

  • Gardening Tips were provided by Billie Taylor
  • Nervous System 101 – by Hayley Newell
  • Dance Breaks by Jen Wilson

Gardening Tips

Billy Taylor’s gardening tips largely focused largely on water conversation and included a call out to local potters to perhaps make and sell an ancient water conservation pot called an olla. Check out these photos of some I found online.  Let us know if you try making your own or if you want to make some for sale!

Nervous System 101

The main feature on April 17th was Hayley Newell, RTC who came to the studio to discuss the Nervous System 101. Nervous system health has been a popular topic these days and with Hayley’s help we learned more about what nervous system health looks like and what regulation and disregulation and resilience (popular buzz words of the times) actually means. She also discussed how to mitigate the stress during these COVID-19 times There are many ways to tend to this amazing part of your body.

Click here to access Hayley Newell’s supplemental notes on Cortes Currents: Why understand the Nervous System?

Folk U Friday

Folk University has taken Folk U Friday to Cortes Community Radio, CKTZ, 89.5 FM every Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. with write-ups and podcast available all the time on featuring host Manda Aufochs Gillespie.

Neighbours continue to share their interests, passions, and skills with each other over the air-waves. YOU are encouraged to call-in every week to contribute, ask questions, or share your program ideas at 250-935-0200.

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