Healthy Living Classes and Events

Working with community organizations and schools, we offer healthy living classes taught by Registered Dietician Julie DeHollander and teen social worker/yoga teacher Jen Winders. 

Classes include series and workshops that teach you how to cook and eat fresh, whole foods while sticking to a budget as well as on how to integrate physical activity into your family's life.

We offer classes and events by partnering with schools and community-based organizations. Some of our key partners are:
  • Connecting Point 
  • Lyman Gilmore school day and after school 
  • Scotten Summer Program 
  • Bell Hill Summer Program 
  • Scotten Summer Program Health Fair
  • Earle Jamieson High School Nutrition & Physical Activity Classes
  • Silver Springs High School Physical Activity Classes
  • Silver Springs Health Fair
  • Family Resource Centers
  • WIC: Farmers Market classes, contact for details if you are a WIC recipient

Meet the Instructors

About Julie DeHollander

Julie DeHollander, RD became passionate about nutrition and healthy lifestyle at an early age. She was drawn to Seattle from Chicago to pursue a degree in nutrition and dietetics at Bastyr University, because of their unique scientifically based natural health curriculum. Julie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Bastyr University in Seattle. Upon graduation, she was selected into the highly competitive graduate Bastyr Dietetic Internship Program, where she vigorously trained in all areas of dietetics at numerous clinical and community settings. Julie is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, a Certified Lactation Educator, and holds certificates in both Adult Weight Management and Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management.
Julie Dehollander Holding Bag of Greens
Previously, Julie worked as the supervising dietitian at an eating disorder, substance abuse and mental health treatment center in Seattle, before moving to Nevada County. She has owned and operated 2 nutrition private practices, and has taught countless nutrition and cooking classes over the past 10 years. Currently, Julie is a nutritionist for the Nevada County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, and a nutrition educator for CalFresh Healthy Living. Julie covers topics such as eating for recovery from substance abuse; teaches a seasonal eating and farmers market class, and offers ongoing classes at WIC.

About Jen Winders

Jen-Rhi Winders, MSW, CYKF is a consultant with WISE Services, a clinical social work intern (ASW 27343), teen social worker and health educator through Nevada County Public Health’s Health and Wellness prevention division. She is a certified YogaKids and YogaEd trainer, a Mindful Schools Educator, programs focused on bringing yoga curriculum into the classroom with YogaEd offering a State PE credit option.
Jen Winders sitting in canoe
Jen facilitates teen groups and works with the local suicide prevention high school program “What’s Up Wellness Checkups,” providing universal emotional health screening  to area teens. Prior to her work at the county, she worked in the fields of domestic violence/abuse treatment, substance abuse treatment, teen parenting support and women's health.

Currently through CalFresh Healthy Living, Jen provides website support, coordinates an annual Health Fair at Silver Springs high school and offers nutrition and physical activity classes to seniors and youth as well as train the trainer workshops for school teachers, staff and childcare providers.