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Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention - Basic Core Movements

$59

with Dennis Fallo

Calendar Mar 6, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention is a safe and easy system to learn. In this beginner course, learn the basic coremovements (forms), which are designed to relieve arthritispain, reduce falls and improve quality of life. Wear loose,comfortable clothing and smooth-bottom shoes suitable forexercise. Beginners 55+. Instructor: Dennis Fallo is a certified instructor through the Tai Chifor Health Institute founded by Dr. Paul Lam.

Full Course

Stretch and Tone Session 1

$69

with Judith Stark

Calendar Mar 20, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

(running for 7+ years)-This course is a low-impact, full-body workout to help tone muscles, increase range of motion, mobility and flexibility and help reduce stress.  You will move through a series of stretching and toning exercises that will elongate and strengthen muscles.  No experience is necessary.  Bring a mat for floorwork and light hand-held weights or 2 filled up water bottles to use during the toning section.  

Basics of Meditation 1

$13

with Mary Schwoerer

Calendar Apr 8, 2024 at 10 am

Interest in Meditation & Mindfulness is on the rise.  Are YOU interested in learning HOW to meditate and cultivate more EASE into your life?   Meditation is an ancient wellness practice that focuses on training awareness, attention, and compassion.  Research has found that meditation can reduce stress and anxiety, improve focus and concentration, and increase feelings of calm and relaxation.  The good news is anyone can do it.  It's a simple practice to pick up - but, it does take practice & consistency to feel the benefits. 

 

PolyVagal Theory 101: Vagus Nerve Miracle

$45

with Mary Schwoerer

Calendar Apr 9, 2024 at 6:15 pm

Relaxation anyone? Our Vagus Nerve is the longest Cranial Nerve in our

body and is responsible for emotional & physical health. Simply by

stimulating this nerve, our body can unwind & de-stress.

THIS IS A  WORKSHOP

Presenter: Mary M Schwoerer, M. Ed. Counselor, Certified

Eden Method Practitioner, Reiki Master, Spiritual Director,

Yoga Teacher * the focus of my life mission is helping others achieve greater health & vitality on the journey towards wellness.

Yoga All Levels

$69

with Barbara E. McGranahan

Calendar Apr 11, 2024 at 5:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Connect with your body and mind and spirit; yoga is the art of listening to all parts of your highest self. Join others for Hatha yoga postures linked with the breath and experience the powerful effect on all body systems. Reduce stress, stay flexible, and wind down from the day’s activity. Please bring a yoga mat. Recommended props include blanket, blocks, bolster, and strap

Instructor Bio: I have three Bachelor degrees—Secondary Education (English), Nursing and Metaphysics.  My teaching experience includes elementary, secondary, and university levels. My nursing career included Process Improvement and Clinical Operations consulting with a national proprietary home health corporation. And I transitioned to remote Utilization Management collaboration with hospital treatment teams specializing in regulatory standards. My transition to wellness practice education has afforded me a healthy lifestyle as well as an entrepreneurial opportunity outside of healthcare. 

Barbara McGranahan, BSN, RN

ACSM Exercise Physiology, Certified, AAFA Group Fitness, Certified

Zumba, Zumba Gold, Strong Nation, Licensed, Silver Sneakers and Renew Active, Certified 

Level 1 Pilates

$69

with Barbara E. McGranahan

Calendar Apr 11, 2024 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

 Join others who have recently begun their Pilates journey and want to learn more about this complete and refreshing body conditioning method designed by Joseph Pilates. Brief review of recommended warm up exercises and suggested modifications for spinal support if the powerhouse muscle strength is still improving. We will continue with standing and mat level movement to strengthen the powerhouse, improve posture, muscle coordination and flexibility. A variety of exercises will be introduced to continue challenging the abdominal and spinal muscles as well as improving circulation through correct breathing.

Instructor Bio: I have three Bachelor degrees—Secondary Education (English), Nursing and Metaphysics.  My teaching experience includes elementary, secondary, and university levels. My nursing career included Process Improvement and Clinical Operations consulting with a national proprietary home health corporation. And I transitioned to remote Utilization Management collaboration with hospital treatment teams specializing in regulatory standards. My transition to wellness practice education has afforded me a healthy lifestyle as well as an entrepreneurial opportunity outside of healthcare. 

Barbara McGranahan, BSN, RN

ACSM Exercise Physiology, Certified, AAFA Group Fitness, Certified

Zumba, Zumba Gold, Strong Nation, Licensed, Silver Sneakers and Renew Active, Certified 

Basics of Meditation 2

$13

with Mary Schwoerer

Calendar Apr 15, 2024 at 10 am

Interest in Meditation & Mindfulness is on the rise.  Are YOU interested in learning HOW to meditate and cultivate more EASE into your life?   Meditation is an ancient wellness practice that focuses on training awareness, attention, and compassion.  Research has found that meditation can reduce stress and anxiety, improve focus and concentration, and increase feelings of calm and relaxation.  The good news is anyone can do it.  It's a simple practice to pick up - but, it does take practice & consistency to feel the benefits. 

 

Basics of Meditation 3 ZOOM

$13

with Mary Schwoerer

Calendar Apr 22, 2024 at 10 am

Interest in Meditation & Mindfulness is on the rise.  Are YOU interested in learning HOW to meditate and cultivate more EASE into your life?   Meditation is an ancient wellness practice that focuses on training awareness, attention, and compassion.  Research has found that meditation can reduce stress and anxiety, improve focus and concentration, and increase feelings of calm and relaxation.  The good news is anyone can do it.  It's a simple practice to pick up - but, it does take practice & consistency to feel the benefits. 

 





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