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Explore the link between mind and body. Nurture the physical by strengthening the spirit, and vice versa. Develop wisdom and presence for the journey.


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This class provides an introduction to managing the overwheming emotions of shame and guilt. 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.

420157

Instructor : Ilysa Michelson 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/24/2017, ending 4/24/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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This is an introductory meditation course drawing techniques and principles from various traditions to help students build a personalized meditation practice.  Following opening remarks and introducing new concepts, students will be guided into and out of meditation exercises in each session.  Throughout the course, the length of the mediations will increase as students' confidence and comfort level progress accordingly. 

420134

Instructor : Leslie Moschini 

Tuition: $45.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM; 4 sessions; starting 4/21/2017, ending 5/12/2017

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

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: $89.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM; 7 sessions; starting 3/20/2017, ending 5/8/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/10/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Explore energy work for reducing stress, bringing more balance into daily life and creating a sense of well being. The program will incorporate a meditation, select reading and Qigong self healing practices. Comfortable clothing is recommended.

420111

Instructor : Miriam Shankman 

Tuition: $125.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM; 6 sessions; starting 3/24/2017, ending 5/5/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/14/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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A long bath can be as healing and relaxing as a massage but much less costly! Bath salts are easy to make and leave your skin feeling luxurious. We will make special bath blends to detoxify and cleanse the body while relaxing muscles and dissolving stress. Essential oils added to a bath can aid meditation, support a healthy immune system, and enhance our mood. Ingredients will include Epsom salts and essential oils.

420163

Instructor : Jenn Forino 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 4/24/2017, ending 4/24/2017

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

Materials Cost: $10.00

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Stretching can improve your overall health. Your body will be firmer, stronger and more limber. Men and women of all ages can feel and look better and may even improve their mental acuity.

500004

Instructor : Lorrain Salerno 

Tuition: $89.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM; 7 sessions; starting 3/22/2017, ending 5/10/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/12/2017)

Location : Montclair, First Lutheran Church Location : 
  Montclair, First Lutheran Church.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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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 - Mon 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM; 6 sessions; starting 3/20/2017, ending 5/1/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/10/2017)

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

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 : Katherine Van Frank 

Tuition: $89.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM; 7 sessions; starting 3/22/2017, ending 5/10/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/12/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: No class April 12th.

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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.

420159

Instructor : John E. Welshons 

Tuition: $115.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 4/26/2017, ending 6/7/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 5/10/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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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: $105.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM; 7 sessions; starting 3/21/2017, ending 5/9/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/11/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Integral or Hatha Yoga is an ancient form of yoga also known as Shivananda Yoga. It is an ageless yoga acceptable for young and old and different body types. This class is designed for multi-level practitioners with special attention for those with physical limitations. Beginners are welcome.

500001

Instructor : Meera Gall 

Tuition: $125.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM; 8 sessions; starting 3/23/2017, ending 5/11/2017

Location : Montclair, Unitarian Universalist Congregation Location : 
  Montclair, Unitarian Universalist Congregation.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: Bring a yoga mat or pad.

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