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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 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 3/30/2017, ending 3/30/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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The course description will entail the process of individual and group coaching for cancer survivors, survivors of chronic disease, stem cell transplant recovery and survivorship,weight loss, stress  management, and all life transition challenges from divorce, -empty nest - retirement.  The theme of the course will be the successful process of navigating life in a "new Normal"- what that means, and how to successfully achieve your best life with joy, purpose, fulfillment, and happiness that will allow for self- efficacy and sustainability.

420160

Instructor : Cheryl Bonder 

Tuition: $39.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 4/18/2017, ending 5/9/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Come learn about the power of food and how incorporating vegetables into your daily diet can help you to increase your energy, lose weight and improve your health.  You will learn how to shop for, plan and prepare delicious, simple and energizing whole food based recipes; understand how what you eat affects how you feel; and develop the tools to create healthy vibrant meals for yourself and your family.  Participants will be able to taste the dishes and bring home the recipes.  

420161

Instructor : Caryn O'Sullivan 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/19/2017, ending 4/19/2017

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

Materials Cost: $10.00

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“Posturing” for optimal health is the name of the game.  With the increased use of laptops, tablets and smart phones, maintaining proper spinal alignment goes beyond the fear of developing a hunch back.  We welcome you to come and learn various exercises and techniques that can help you adopt a healthy spine, which is key in helping your body maintain good health.   

420164

Instructor : Erik Chamberjian 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 3/30/2017, ending 3/30/2017

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

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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.

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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

Please read: No class on Apr 12. Bring a yoga mat or pad.

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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.

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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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Learn about superfoods that balance stress and hormones to help you feel great, have a more positive outlook and lose the fat around your middle.

420153

Instructor : Tina Hong  

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 3/29/2017, ending 3/29/2017

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

Materials Cost: $10.00

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