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For anyone new to yoga, returning to yoga after an absence, or anyone who wants to focus on gentler stretches, balance and relaxation practices. Most of this class will be taught seated in a chair or standing using a chair for support with minimal floor work.  Safe for osteoporosis.

500060

Instructor : Jean Lyons 

Tuition: $109.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM; 7 sessions; starting 9/5/2017, ending 10/24/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 10/3/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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This system of slow-motion gentle movements is easy to learn, requires little coordination and is not strenuous. Regular practice circulates and balances the vital energy (chi) and creates a calm oasis of inner strength, restoring balance and harmony. 

500003

Instructor : Bill Walton 

Tuition: $89.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM; 7 sessions; starting 9/6/2017, ending 10/25/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/20/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: No class on Sep 20.



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This system of slow-motion gentle movements is easy to learn, requires little coordination and is not strenuous. Regular practice circulates and balances the vital energy (chi) and creates a calm oasis of inner strength, restoring balance and harmony.

500003

Instructor : Bill Walton 

Tuition: $89.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; 7 sessions; starting 9/6/2017, ending 10/25/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/20/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Available to anyone who has taken the Basics course or with prior yoga experience. This class is for students who would like to develop their standing and balance poses and will include stretches and strengthening taught on the floor. Warm-ups and breathwork will be practiced seated in a chair.  Safe for osteoporosis.

500060

Instructor : Jean Lyons 

Tuition: $99.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM; 6 sessions; starting 9/6/2017, ending 10/25/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/20/2017, 10/4/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Enhance health, well-being and happiness with the gentle, rhythmic movements of Qigong, a self-healing component of traditional Chinese medicine. Instruction and a short discussion will cover the principles which integrate physical posture, breathing techniques and focused attention.

500015

Instructor : Miriam Shankman 

Tuition: $95.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM; 7 sessions; starting 9/11/2017, ending 10/23/2017

Location : Montclair, Congregation Shomrei Emunah Location : 
  Montclair, Congregation Shomrei Emunah.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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As you get older bones naturally deteriorate but there are things you can do to slow the process down or stop it. We will discuss the nutrition and activities that help you keep your bones healthy. Comfortable clothing suggested. 

420167

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 9/13/2017, ending 9/13/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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What you eat affects how you feel. But did you know that what you eat influences how you LOOK? Learn how to clear your skin, strengthen your hair and nails, and energize your body from the inside out with foods that give you the confidence to say, Yes! I am Beautiful! In this workshop and cooking demo, Integrative Health Coach Caryn O’Sullivan, will present how to tap into the power of food to create beauty and vibrant health. Participants will sample recipes and go home with an Eating for Beauty food list.

420174

Instructor : Caryn O'Sullivan 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 9/14/2017, ending 9/14/2017

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

Materials Cost: $7.00

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420170

Instructor : Leslie Moschini 

Tuition: $49.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM; 5 sessions; starting 9/15/2017, ending 10/27/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 9/22/2017, 9/29/2017)

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 9/27/2017, ending 11/1/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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This class provides an introduction to managing the overwhelming emotions of anxiety and reviews techniques for reducing stress and managing fear. Several theories of Emotion Regulation will be presented, along with how to identify and address physical, psychological and cognitive aspects of emotions. We will also learn techniques for managing difficult feelings without inadvertently making them worse.

420156

Instructor : Ilysa Michelson 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 9/28/2017, ending 9/28/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Hippocrates tells us, “All disease begins in the gut.”  Whether you or a loved one are dealing with autoimmunity, skin issues, neurological concerns, or chronic digestive issues, a healthy gut with good digestion and absorption of nutrients needs to be your first goal to support healing. Join me and… Sample the spices, foods, and seasonal recipes to support digestion, immunity, and more Learn to abandon the myths that hold us all back from achieving the health and vitality we desire See how the health of your gut sets the foundation for the health of your entire body Set the practical first steps to alleviating your health concerns

420173

Instructor : Jamie Siwinski 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 10/12/2017, ending 10/12/2017

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

Materials Cost: $5.00

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Older adults admit that they’re afraid of falling. Studies have shown that the fear adds to the likeness that a fall could happen. This class provides practical ways to lessen the fear. It also gives tips on becoming stronger through more focused exercises and activity. The four things you will learn are 1) how to control your fear; 2) how to select appropriate activities; 3) how to make your home and social environment safe; and what exercises will help both your balance and your strength. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and supportive shoes like sneakers.

420172

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 10/16/2017, ending 10/16/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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