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Explore the link between mind and body. Nurture the physical by strengthening the spirit, and vice versa. Develop wisdom and presence for the journey.


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Enhance health, well-being and happiness with the gentle, rhythmic movements of Qigong, a self-healing component of traditional Chinese medicine. Instruction and a short discussion will cover the principles which integrate physical posture, breathing techniques and focused attention.

500015

Instructor : Miriam Shankman 

Tuition: $79.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM; 6 sessions; starting 5/14/2018, ending 7/2/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 5/21/2018, 5/28/2018)

Location : Montclair, Congregation Shomrei Emunah Location : 
  Montclair, Congregation Shomrei Emunah.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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For anyone new to yoga, returning to yoga after an absence, or anyone who wants to focus on gentler stretches, balance and relaxation practices. Most of this class will be taught seated in a chair or standing using a chair for support with minimal floor work.  Safe for osteoporosis.

500060

Instructor : Jean Lyons 

Tuition: $115.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM; 7 sessions; starting 5/15/2018, ending 6/26/2018

Location : Montclair, New Jersey Center for Healthy Living Location : 
  Montclair, New Jersey Center for Healthy Living.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: Bring a mat or pad to class.

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Mindfulness is meditation practice that cultivates positive state of mind like gratitude, kindness and compassion. We will cover techniques for feeling more connected to our bodies and emotional states.  Support will be given for developing a daily sitting practice.  This meditation technique can be quite helpful with reduction of stress.  We will cover the following topics: mindful breathing/body, mindful emotions, development of the heart, interpersonal mindfulness and everyday stress reduction.

420177

Instructor : Jodi Brooks 

Tuition: $69.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM; 5 sessions; starting 5/18/2018, ending 6/15/2018

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Start with posture correction and move on to exercises that will strengthen the muscles around the trunk or core. A strong core helps prevent lower back pain and improves balance which may help prevent falls.

1010029

Instructor : Lorrain Salerno 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM; 5 sessions; starting 5/21/2018, ending 6/25/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 5/28/2018)

Location : Montclair, Edgemont Park House Location : 
  Montclair, Edgemont Park House.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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This class covers easy to implement eating strategies that can positively impact teeth,  vitamin B and D deficiency, bones, falls and balance, budget, cultural foods, dementia, depression, skin, disease, blood pressure, and sleep. Prepared meals and restaurant choices, along with cooking and preparing strategies will be suggested.

420171

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 5/23/2018, ending 5/23/2018

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Older adults admit that they’re afraid of falling. Studies have shown that the fear adds to the likeness that a fall could happen. This class provides practical ways to lessen the fear. It also gives tips on becoming stronger through more focused exercises and activity. The four things you will learn are 1) how to control your fear; 2) how to select appropriate activities; 3) how to make your home and social environment safe; and what exercises will help both your balance and your strength. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and supportive shoes like sneakers.

420172

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 5/30/2018, ending 5/30/2018

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Learn how to shift your diet with the change of the seasons to create optimal balance and health. This class will focus on what to eat in late Spring and Summer, allowing participants to fully appreciate the synergy between food, nature and the body.  Students will go home with a summer grocery list and ideas on how to put together the perfect summer meal. 

420165

Instructor : Caryn O'Sullivan 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 6/7/2018, ending 6/7/2018

Location : Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: Bellevue Branch is not wheelchair accessible.



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