Need a culinary pick-me-up? Do it this way: Stop by Whole Foods Market (3761 State St.) this Friday, June 11, for a Natural Healing through Ayurveda cooking class with noted chef Aparna Khanolkar. Having worked as a professional and personal chef in the San Diego and Santa Barbara areas for many years, the culinary pro specializes in spices and flavorings that not only flavor dishes but also aid in digestion, enhance immunity, and act as full-body cleansers. The workshop starts at 12:30 p.m. and is free, but RSVPs are requested. Call 837-6959 for more info.