This Week on TV: Tai Chi Lessons, Fitness Shows, Healthy Eating and more

This Week on TV: Tai Chi Lessons, Fitness Shows, Healthy Eating and more

This week on CCTV, focus on whole body health and wellness

  • Posted on: 5 July 2016
  • By: lily

Programming on Channel 9 this Friday July 8 6-9pm, Saturday July 9 noon-midnight, and Sunday July 10 noon-4pm will include:

Tai Chi lessons from Master Heg Robinson of the Roxbury Tai Chi Academy.

Introductions to the alternative healing practices of Reiki and Chiropractic.

Discussions on Food Justice and Mens' Health and Racial Disparities in Cambridge led by CCTV’s NeighborMedia journalist team.

Dialogue on the current Opioid Crisis from Middlesex Sheriff Koutoujian and from Bay State Forum’s Barbara Anthony.

More on the localized fight against addiction here in Cambridge from CCTV producer Kristina Kehrer.

As well as cooking shows, healthy eating tips, and more. Check the full weekend schedule here.

You can also find the following regular health and fitness related shows each week on CCTV:

Physician Focus is a monthly public information campaign that provides health information for patients of all ages throughout the Massachusetts Commonwealth. Mondays at 7am and Sundays at 10am on Channel 8.

In Sharon's Full Body Fitness Show host Sharon Fillyaw guides the viewer through simple yet effective exercise routines to shape and strengthen their bodies and cores. Mondays at 7:30am and Saturdays at 9am on Channel 8.

Fabulous Fit Life is a live show hosted by Kim Barnes Jefferson every second and fourth Tuesday at 5:30pm on Channel 9: A place for you to discover information and resources to help you become the healthiest most fabulous version of you.

Whole Health, live on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 5pm on Channel 9, is a program hosted by chiropractor Dr. Lawrence Ferrara with health tips for mind, body, and soul.

Health Is Wealth, on the third Tuesday of the month at 4:30pm on Channel 9, offers health education from Roberta Robinson of the Cambridge Health Alliance.

Fresh Ideas With Whole Foods is a monthly live cooking demos by chefs at each of the Cambridge Whole Foods stores, first Wednesdays at 6:30pm on Channel 9.

And, even more healthy recipes and cooking tips

From The Chefs' Table, an instructional cooking show that visits local restaurants for healthy recipes and food and wine pairings. On Channel 8, Tuesdays at 9am and Sundays at 4pm.

From Cooking Without Boundaries with host Reema Chandra, who encourages you to keep it easy, quick, healthy and tasty by cooking with what's in your pantry and your spice cabinet—from traditional recipes inspired by Reema's childhood to contemporary global cuisines. On Channel 8, Wednesdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3:30pm.

And from Eat Well Be Happy, a cooking show by Debra Stark bringing back the joy of cooking using fresh, colorful ingredients - organic, if possible. On Channel 8, Tuesdays at 10am and Sundays 3pm.