The Cultural Wellness Center
Ongoing Courses and Activities for Community Residents and Professionals in Minneapolis
Create and Follow a Map to Wellness
Reduce stress in your life. Regain a sense clarity, balance and purpose. Work on a step-by-step process for personal health, cultural and spiritual well-being. Make an appointment with Semerit Seankh-ka, MD, MSW or Atum Azzahir, Elder. Call (612) 721-5745
Develop a Birthing Team
A pregnant mother is supported and nurtured throughout the pregnancy, in labor, and delivery and post-delivery by family, friends and a doula, if desired. A doula is a woman who supports the mother in the birthing experience. Contact Akhmiri Sekhr-Ra, a doula who is on staff at the Center. Call (612) 721-5745.
Create a Circle of Healing/Healing Circles
Practitioners and elders will help you create a network of people around you for information and support, gather a circle of supporters at a specific time for healing, and/or reflect on the message of dis-ease. Facilitators: Dr. Semerit Seankh-ka, MD, MSW or Atum Azzahir. Call (612) 721-5745 for an appointment.
Allina Backyard Initiative
The Backyard Initiaitve is Allina's effort to galvanize a coalition of community residents and community-based, government, education and health care organizations towards improving the health and health care of residents of the communities within the Backyard: Central, Powderhorn Park, Corcoran, Ventura Village, Phillips West, Midtown Phillips, East Phillips.
If you are a resident of one of these neighborhoods, please come to participate: