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Expand yourself personally to help you meet life's challenges. Gain skills to set and achieve goals. Meet life prepared and engaged, at every stage.


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Create balance, relieve anxiety and increase joy by finding your strengths and true purpose/passion. Learn about the eight different intelligences of the Multiple Intelligence Theory by Howard Gardner. Take a personality test to find your top skills and strengths and focus on these to create your best life.

410156

Instructor : Diane Lang 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/20/2017, ending 4/20/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Your physical space has a tremendous effect on your mental one. It can trigger memories, emotions, and sensations in both positive and negative ways. This class will help you to understand the importance and impact of creating a sanctuary for yourself on your well being. You will learn the importance of feeling peaceful in your home, how caring for your home equates self-care, how to create a physical space that pulls you into a positive mindset, and ways to make your home more conducive to your lifestyle.

410226

Instructor : Christa Zamel 

Tuition: $20.00

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

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Learning to live in the moment can bring self-acceptance and peace, allowing you to discover your purpose and path in life. Your journey toward self love and joy starts here.

410186

Instructor : Diane Lang 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 4/19/2017, ending 4/19/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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We all have brief moments of stress and anxiety at any age, where we live, kids, stay at home mom/dad, work outside the home --we all feel the pressure of modern day living. This workshop will discuss the dangers and consequences of stress and suggest coping strategies that allow you to deal more effectively with stress and its symptoms.

410208

Instructor : Diane Lang 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 4/5/2017, ending 4/5/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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 Everything in life can be negotiated...prices, agreements,retail, jobs. This class presents strategies for negotiating everything!

410184

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/26/2017, ending 4/26/2017

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

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Perception dictates how we see everything in our lives. But is it real or made up? During this class, you will come to understand the varying levels of perception, their effect on you, how to identify your cognitive distortions and how you lose or miss information because of them. Learn how your perception contributes to your reality, correlates to the treatment of yourself and others, and how to change it.    

410225

Instructor : Christa Zamel 

Tuition: $39.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 5/1/2017, ending 5/8/2017

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

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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The Tarot is often understood as a metaphorical journey of life and offers enormous learning and guidance when considered from this viewpoint. You will be introduced to the basic structure of the Tarot with an emphasis on the meditative application of the symbology. Through the use of your personal Tarot deck as well as journaling on specific cards, the student will acquire an objective and subjective introduction to this mystical philosophy.

410133

Instructor : Steffanie Black 

Tuition: $39.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 4/25/2017, ending 5/2/2017

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

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 3/1/2017, ending 4/12/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/15/2017)

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

Materials Cost: $0.00

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