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Expand yourself personally to help you meet life's challenges. Gain skills to set and achieve goals. Meet life prepared and engaged, at every stage.


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In this weekly hour class we will spend time working with affirmation and meditations. Come see if attention and initiation will work for you!

410238

Instructor : Miriam Shankman 

Tuition: $105.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 1/25/2018, ending 3/1/2018

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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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 1/26/2018, ending 3/2/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/16/2018)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: No class on Feb 16th.



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Letting go does not mean stop thinking or ignore certain realities. Letting go means to accept reality and move forward.  During this interactive class, you will be shown how to accept and cope with reality instead of creating and holding on to an illusion. You will be given exercises and shown methods to let go of the things/situations that hold you down, and be given the tools to make better decisions based on what is good for you. 

410247

Instructor : Christa Zamel 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 1/30/2018, ending 1/30/2018

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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In search of what really matters during times of transition. We will discuss moving through transitions with grace, compassion and understanding while preparing for your next step. While many may use the words change and transitions interchangeably, we are specifically using "Transitions" in this class as it signifies a marked, intensive period of time.  Like a rite of passage, it is the quality of meaning, emotion and importance to you, that signifies this gap period.  And it deserves attention, intention, education and support.   Examples of transitions often include loss or letting go: of jobs, moving, loss or change to significant relationships, starting or ending a business, education, or pursuit of a passion project.    While the gap period is often filled with questions and concerns, it can also be a period of great growth. Please note: This is not a grief class.  

410253

Instructor : Beth Tunis 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 1/31/2018, ending 1/31/2018

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Using tea as a means to warm your hearts and open your minds to new possibilities.  An interactive conversation about culture.  Discuss the advantages of diversity and inclusion. Learning about various cultures makes it easier to understand, accept and respect each other. Make connections and enjoy various fresh brewed teas from around the world. Served in china teacups. Sharon "Lady Tea" Levy will be our moderator. Participants can brings or wear items that represent their culture.

410252

Instructor : Sharon Levy 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 2/5/2018, ending 2/5/2018

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

Materials Cost: $7.00

Please read: Materials fee of $7 due upon registration



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The Introduction to Astrology course will be the first in a series of Foundational Astrology Courses offered by Reverend Steffanie Black. Astrology is a vast and expansive realm of learning that can be enjoyed throughout one's entire life. This course will offer a platform for independent seekers to begin cultivating a working knowledge of their own charts for the purpose of greater self knowledge and personal development. This 4 week course will discuss the different styles of Astrology, answer why we study Astrology, and attempt to dispel dated myths and misunderstandings around the subject. A brief introduction of the houses and planets will also be provided.

410151

Instructor : Steffanie Black 

Tuition: $69.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 2/6/2018, ending 2/27/2018

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Create balance, relieve anxiety and increase joy by finding your strengths and true purpose/passion. Learn about the eight different intelligences of the Multiple Intelligence Theory by Howard Gardner. Take a personality test to find your top skills and strengths and focus on these to create your best life.

410156

Instructor : Diane Lang 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 2/7/2018, ending 2/7/2018

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Workshop/lecture format that guides participants in creating strategies, which encourage personal growth, career advancement, healthy life choices, and enriching relationships.

410248

Instructor : Diane Penola 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 2/8/2018, ending 2/8/2018

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” - World Health Organization. Being healthy takes place on many levels.  We have to consider the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels. We can’t ignore any of these levels and expect to be healthy. Being truly healthy is a balance of all the core areas of life. In this workshop we will give realistic, easy-to-follow tips to feeling good and balanced on all these levels.

410250

Instructor : Diane Lang 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 2/21/2018, ending 2/21/2018

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Many individuals are looking to identify ways to improve our country/world and/or the organization in which they work during these turbulent times.  This class will expand on information in www.workforthecommongood.com in a way that will allow participants to identify common good employers and know how to approach them for either full-time, part-time or volunteer positions.  Specific ways to positively impact people you lead or interact with based on Dr. Daniel Goleman's work on emotional intelligence will also be presented.  At the end of the class you will begin to create an action plan if you so choose.

410231

Instructor : Peter Prichard 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 2/21/2018, ending 2/21/2018

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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When you retire, or when you've reached 55+, the benefits can abound if you know where to search. There are hundreds of price breaks and free things to see, do and purchase that can enhance your life. Come listen and discuss the many opportunities to augment your life that are either free or less expensive than when you were working.

410249

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 3/5/2018, ending 3/5/2018

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Learn the practice more than twenty million Americans find beneficial in quieting the mind, cultivating inner peace, and enhancing physical and mental well-being. This course is taught by long-time Montclair-resident, Ramananda John E. Welshons, an internationally-recognized teacher who has been practicing meditation and various forms of yoga for more than 45 years. It is offered in the beautiful, serene environment of Van Vleck House and Gardens, and is open to beginners and experienced meditators. It offers a wonderful opportunity to embark on - or deepen - your meditation practice. Learn how to integrate mindfulness and serenity into your everyday life.

420009

Instructor : John E. Welshons 

Tuition: $115.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 3/14/2018, ending 4/18/2018

Location : Montclair, Van Vleck House & Gardens Location : 
  Montclair, Van Vleck House & Gardens.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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