AUGUST SPECIAL CLASSES

 

 

MEDITATION: A practice for a calmer life!

Wednesday, August 16th - 6:30-7:30pm  $16

With Beth Youmans, PhD

No preregistration required.  Drop-ins welcome.

Appropriate for total beginner and seasoned meditators.

Do you have trouble focusing?  Do you feel overwhelmed and stressed?  Welcome to the human race.  If you are a student you will discover that meditation assists in focus and concentration, if you are balancing the responsibilities of work and home, you will discover that meditation calms you.  

You will experience meditation in this class and get guidance on how to start your own meditation practice.  This is an informal class.  You do not have to sit on the floor nor will you be meditating for the entire hour. 

 

ROLL INTO THE WEEKEND

With Ana Giametta, RYT

Friday, August 25th – 6:00-7:15pm

Please preregister.  Space is limited.

($18 for the class and $16 for the roller*)

Foam rollers have been used as therapeutic props for a long time and the benefits are many. Rolling improves blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulates the stretch reflex in muscles, reducing pain and increasing the range of motion.  Most importantly, you leave feeling fabulous!

This session will show you how to give yourself a deep tissue massage and relax deeply. We have added a few new gentle rolls for a gentler experience.

No previous experience is necessary.

*We will be using a styrofoam roller * (white, 6” wide x 36” long).

If you are buying a roller we need to know ASAP.   

This class in not recommended for those with osteoporosis or herniated discs unless you bring a note from your Doctor.
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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL YOGA MONTH

 

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Save the dates!!

 

LABOR DAY WEEKEND HOLIDAY HOURS

Saturday and Sunday: Regular schedule.

Labor Day: 9:30am class ONLY

 

GENTLE RELAXED TOTAL BEGINNER YOGA    NEW CLASS SERIES!!!

With Donna McMullin, RYT

This is a 4-class series. Thursdays, September 7th and September 28th

Time: 10:00 – 11:00am

Price: $39

Please preregister by September 6th.

September is National Yoga Month.  To encourage people to try yoga, we are offering a new series for yoga novices and for yoga students in need of a refresher.   If you want to add yoga to your life, now is the time to do it.  No experience necessary. This slow-paced, well-supported and relaxing class is perfect for people brand new to yoga, and for people who have tried yoga before and want to revisit the experience at a slower place.  

 

This four-class session will include easy to do and easy to remember poses that will support a home practice.  Whenever appropriate, props and modifications will be used to make the poses accessible. Poses in the earlier classes of the session will emphasize breathing, stretching, improving range of motion and will gradually progress to include poses to strengthen the body and improve balance.  All classes will include some restorative poses and strategies to help you relax.
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T’AI CHI CHIH with Janet Oussaty, PhD   FREE CLASS!

FREE BEGINNER INTRO. CLASS

Wednesday, 9/6, 7:30-8:30PM

Please preregister.

TCC is a gentle practice of 19 movements and 1 pose that can be performed by most any ability or age, standing or sitting.  A number of scientific studies have shown that T'ai Chi Chih enhanced immune system response, improved sleep and decreased depression and anxiety.  Individuals have reported regulation of blood pressure, increased bone density, decrease or elimination of pain and greater balance to name a few.  To register and for more information, please contact Dr. Janet M. Oussaty, Accredited Instructor. 

BEYOND BEGINNERS:  Drop-in class on Wednesday, 9/6,  $15

 Please register with Janet!
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Join us for a FREE Yoga and Meditation class.  FREE!!

With Beth Youmans, PhD

Wednesday, 9/13, 7:00-8:00pm

Drop-ins welcome.  No need to preregister.

This class is all about relaxation.  For 30 minutes we will stretch and breathe to get the body and mind prepared for meditation.  The second half of the class will consist of guided and mindful meditation. NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY!!  Total beginners encouraged to attend.

Chairs are available if you prefer not to sit on the floor. The class is informal, with opportunities for questions and discussion.

Discover why there is so much fuss about yoga and meditation.  Warning: You might just get hooked!

 

REIKI EXPERIENCE with Donna and Terry Pollin, Reiki Masters

Wednesday, 9/20, 6:30-7:45pm $20

Please preregister!

Most of us run on adrenaline –trying to get more accomplished in less time, our bodies and minds never taking the time to refuel.  This class is a unique opportunity to just let go.  Combining guided meditation, gentle, restorative yoga poses and Reiki, Donna and Terry will provide a safe, supportive atmosphere in which your body, mind and spirit relax and renew.  Let go of stress and enjoy total healing relaxation! 
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T’AI CHI CHIH (Autumn series) with Janet Oussaty, PhD

Beginner Class series: 4-class series

Wednesdays, Sept 27th through Oct 18th, $50 for 4 sessions

Daytime 11:15am - 12:15pm - Evening  7:30pm - 8:30pm

 

Beyond Beginners: Wednesdays, Sept 27 through Nov 1, $88 for 6 sessions, 6:00- 7:15pm

TCC is a gentle practice of 19 movements and 1 pose that can be performed by most any ability or age, standing or sitting.  A number of scientific studies have shown that T'ai Chi Chih enhanced immune system response, improved sleep and decreased depression and anxiety.  Individuals have reported regulation of blood pressure, increased bone density, decrease or elimination of pain and greater balance to name a few.  To register and for more information, please contact Dr. Janet M. Oussaty, Accredited Instructor by Sept. 24 at 908-635-1822.
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Meditation: We’re all beginners!

With Beth Youmans, PhD, E-RYT500

Saturdays - 9/16, 23, 30.  Note: NO meditation class on 9/2 or 9/9.

No preregistration needed.  Drop-ins welcome. $16

We all agree that our lives are full of distractions. Things to do, social media, 24/7 news, etc.  Separating from all that “noise” and just being quiet can be quite intimidating to people.  And many believe that since their mind seems to constantly be thinking that meditation is impossible for them. Not true! Being able to focus our minds takes practice but the rewards are worth it.  Beginner and seasoned meditators are welcome to this class.  It’s informal and supportive.

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