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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.
 


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.

 

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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Zumba® for Adults:

4-Week Course
Tuesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 PM
Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24
 
Licensed instructor: Arianna Pallens
 
A fusion of Latin and international music provides a motivating fitness workout. Beginners are welcome. Wear sneakers, bring a water bottle and a towel. Participants should be capable of moderate aerobic exercise. Currently registering.
 
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Meditation on the Inner Light
Monday, Sept. 9, 12 – 1 PM
*Currently registering.
Monday, Oct. 7, 12 – 1 PM
*Registration begins Sept. 9.
Monday, Nov. 4, 12 – 1 PM
*Registration begins Oct. 7.
 
Presenter: Frank Pawlowski, Ed.D.
 
Learn the steps to meditation that can lead to a deep source of spiritual nourishment.
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Hatha Yoga for Beginners
Mondays, 7:15 – 8:30 PM
Session I: Sept. 9, 16, 23,
 Oct. 7
*Currently registering.
Session II: Oct. 28, Nov. 4,
 18, 25
*Registration begins Oct. 1.
Instructor: Mary Ann Gebhardt,
E-500, Chopra certified instructor
 
This exercise is known to strengthen, revitalize, and bring balance to the mind/body connection. Wear loose clothing, bring a yoga mat and towel.
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Healthy Tai Chi
Suitable for seniors & non-seniors
Session I:
Mondays, 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Sept. 9, 16, 23, Oct. 7
*Currently registering.
Session II:
Fridays, 1 – 2 PM
Sept. 13, 20, 27
Session III:
Mondays, 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 18, 25
*Registration begins Oct. 1.
Instructor: Master Ted Peng,Tai Chi 7th level
 
Slow individual movements are taken from elements of regular Tai Chi. Wear loose fitting clothes and sneakers.

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Hatha Yoga for Beginners
Saturdays, 1:30 – 2:45 PM
Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26
Instructor: carolyn Iannone,RYT-200
 
Practive the breathing and movement known to strengthen, energize and bring balance to mind and body. All levels invited. Please bring a yoga mat and towel. Registration begins Sept. 11.

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Healthy Living: Brain & Body
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 11 AM – 12 PM
Presenter: Jody Addeo, MPA Rockland County Alzheimer’s Association
 
This workshop covers four areas of lifestyle habits associated with healthy aging: Cognitive activity, exercise, diet/nutrition and social engagement. In each area, we will discuss what we know, drawing on current research, as well as what we can do — steps to take now to
improve or maintain overall health in each area. Registration begins Oct. 10.
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