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The Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning is part of Lifelong Montclair's aging in place initiative and is funded by the Partners for Health Foundation. The MILL fosters opportunities for in-depth, high-level learning and socialization for Montclair's 55+ adults.


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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 - Tue 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM; 6 sessions; starting 9/5/2017, ending 10/10/2017

Location : Montclair, Glenfield Park Community Center Location : 
  Montclair, Glenfield Park Community Center.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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T'ai Chi Ch'uan (Grand Ultimate fist) is an ancient system of self-defense and exercise. Practiced at a very slow pace, with control of one's body as the goal, it offers many benefits to those who practice regularly. It improves balance, enhances breathing efficiency, lowers blood pressure, promotes flexibility, decreases heart rate, and improves blood circulation and posture. All the organs in the body are gently massaged while practicing, and the cardiovascular system, the heart and lungs, are especially benefited. 

1010028

Instructor : Donald Madson 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM; 6 sessions; starting 9/5/2017, ending 10/10/2017

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

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Illustration is the art of telling a story with an image. Each class will feature an illustration demonstration followed by a project with a different orientation. Try your hand at illustrations featuring flowers, lettering, cooking and develop a personal greeting card too!

1010020

Instructor : Kristine Lombardi 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/5/2017, ending 10/10/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Approach the paintings of this twentieth-century American landscape artist and visionary through three avenues: a lecture, a conversation in the special exhibition of his work at the Montclair Art Museum, and an exploration of watercolor as a medium.

1010063

Instructor : Margret Rothman 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 9/5/2017, ending 9/26/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/12/2017)

Location : Montclair, Montclair Art Museum Location : 
  Montclair, Montclair Art Museum.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Adding resistance training to an exercise regimen may increase bone mineral density, strength, ability to perform daily activities and may also decrease risk of falls and injuries. (Please do not register for more than one section of this class).

1010035

Instructor : Lorrain Salerno 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/7/2017, ending 10/19/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/21/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Loving is far from easy and often beyond our powers of control.  These stories come from:  Italy (LA STRADA), England (PERSUASION), China (IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE),  Russia (SINCE OTAR LEFT), England/Italy, (A ROOM WITH A VIEW) and Japan (LIKE FATHER LIKE SON). Most of these films were shown in an earlier class.

1010069

Instructor : Rita Bettenbender 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Fri 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM; 5 sessions starting 9/8/2017, ending 10/27/2017. 
   Weekly - Thu 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 9/28/2017, ending 9/28/2017. <
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  (No class on 9/22/2017, 9/29/2017, 10/20/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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A yoga class especially for students who are looking for a safe, mindful approach to yoga.  Emphasizing four essential skills – Balance, Strength, Flexibility and Agility – the class is perfect for people new to yoga or students with some experience.  Each class will begin with a reading about how yoga contributes to Healthy Aging.  NOT a chair yoga class!  Students should feel comfortable getting down onto the floor; modifications of the poses will be offered for people with differing abilities. Bring a yoga mat and a blanket.  (If you have yoga blocks or a strap, bring them but they are not required.)

1010052

Instructor : Jean Lyons 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM; 5 sessions; starting 9/11/2017, ending 10/23/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/2/2017, 10/9/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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A  topical lecture on pressing global issues of the moment with Pierre Fabian.

1010061

Instructor : Pierre Fabian 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/11/2017, ending 10/23/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/9/2017)

Location : Montclair, Town Council Chambers Location : 
  Montclair, Town Council Chambers.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Adding resistance training to an exercise regimen may increase bone mineral density, strength, ability to perform daily activities and may also decrease risk of falls and injuries. (Please do not register for more than one section of this class).

1010035

Instructor : Lorrain Salerno 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/11/2017, ending 10/23/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/9/2017)

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

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Join artist Dan Fenelon in an exploration of different collage techniques and materials. 

1010068

Instructor : Dan Fenelon 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 9/14/2017, ending 10/12/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/21/2017)

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

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Eastern Religions introduces students to the work of selected philosophers, such as Confucius, Lao Tzu, and the Buddha and some of the basics of Advaita Vedanta, a Hindu philosophy of non-dualism. The professor will describe the origins of Buddhism arising from the life story of the Siddhartha Gautama, a Hindu prince. She will analyze the content and meaning of the Buddha’s Four Noble Truths in order to help the class understand basic Buddhist teachings and the transformation of consciousness that can arise from meditation. The course will look at the basic elements of traditional Taoist values, ideals, and ancient Chinese beliefs including Qi Gong, Yin and Yang. The course will include the focus and goals of Confucianism, especially in terms of the Five Great Relationships, the Confucian Virtues, and the notion of the "noble person."

1010066

Instructor : Lisa Sargese 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 9/18/2017, ending 10/16/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/9/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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The Pantheon, Hagia Sophia, St. Peter's...Each of these great buildings are statements of immense worldly and religious power and products of engineering genius.  We will discover that each one has its own interesting story to tell.

1010062

Instructor : Margret Rothman 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 10/3/2017, ending 10/17/2017

Location : Montclair, Montclair Art Museum Location : 
  Montclair, Montclair Art Museum.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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