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Health and Wellness Programs

Health and Wellness Programs

All health and wellness classes are free but require registration. To register and for further information please call 352-5700 ext. 244 or stop by the 2nd floor reference desk.

 

Check with your health care professional before any exercise regimen.
 


Healthy Tai Chi Classes

Suitable for seniors and non-seniors.

2019

Session 2:  Fridays, May 10, 17, 24, 31, 1:00 PM 2:00 PM. 

Instructor: Master Ted Peng, Tai Chi 7th Level; practicing for 30 years.
 
Slow individual movements are taken from elements of regular Tai Chi. Participants can stand or sit in chairs. Wear loose fitting clothes and sneakers.

Suitable for senior and non-seniors. Participants can stand or sit in chairs.

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Osteoporosis & Fall Prevention
Wednesday, May 8, 11 AM – 12 PM

Presenters: Payal Sahni, DPT, senior physical therapist, & Dr. Blossom Samuels, physiatrist, Helen Hayes Hospital Find out how to make lifestyle changes in exercise and diet to promote bone health and prevent the risk of falls. Learn about osteoporosis-related issues and the only wellness program in this county designed and conducted by rehabilitation professionals.

*Registration begins April 9.

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Meditation on the Inner Light 
Monday, June 3, 12 – 1 PM 
Presenter: Frank Pawlowski, Ed.D. 
 
Learn the steps to meditation that can lead to spiritual nourishment. 
All meditators are welcome. Currently registering.
 
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Hatha Yoga for Beginners
 
Session 1
 
Mondays, 7:15 – 8:30 PM
June 3, 17, 24, July 1
 
Registration open.
 

Session 2
Mondays, 7:15 – 8:30 PM
July 8, 15, 22, 29
 
Registration begins June 11. Instructor: Mary Ann Gebhardt, E-500, Chopra Certified
 
This exercise is known to strengthen, revitalize, and bring balance to the mind/body connection. All levels welcome. Wear loose clothing, bring a yoga mat and towel. You may register for either session, they are the same.
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Personal Growth through the Energy Body 
Tuesday, Aug. 6
11 AM – 12 PM
 
Instructor: Tara Hanley, Certified Law of Attraction Life Coach, Reiki Master 
 
Learn about the seven main energy centers (chakras) and how they relate to the body. Explore what some physical ailments may be saying about your energy and review techniques that can be used to find relief. Registration begins July 8.
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Healthy Tai Chi
Suitable for seniors & non-seniors
Session 1
: Mondays, 10 – 11 AM
 
July 8, 15, 22, 29 
Registration begins June 11.
Session 2: 
Fridays, 1 – 2 PM
 
July 12, 19, 26; Aug. 2 
Registration begins June 11. 
 
Instructor: Master Ted Peng

Slow individual movements are taken from regular Tai Chi. Suitable for all ages. Stand or sit in chairs. Wear loose fitting clothes. You may register for either session, they are the same.
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Alzheimer’s: Know the 10 Signs, Early Detection Matters 
Wednesday, Aug. 21, 
11 AM – 12 PM
 
Presenter: Jody Addeo, MPA, Alzheimer’s Association of Rockland County
 
Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Registration begins July 22.
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To register call (845) 352-5700, ext. 244 or stop by the 2nd floor reference desk. Check with your healthcare professional before any exercise regimen.

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