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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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Have you ever felt that your age has kept you from being hired? Do some people assume you can’t do something because you’re “of a certain age?” When we hit our 50’s it seems that the younger generation discounts our value, our energy and our valuable experience. This class is designed to put strategies in place to overcome ageism in the workplace, marketplace and in our social lives.

410237

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 7/10/2017, ending 7/10/2017

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

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Do you carry a constant inner dialogue that tends to be self-deprecating? Have you considered the discipline of thought as a way to enhance our emotional health and well-being?  Come explore ways to change your thinking and feel empowered!

410149

Instructor : Diane Lang 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 7/13/2017, ending 7/13/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Mindfulness is a mind-body approach to life that helps people relate differently to experiences. It involves paying attention to thoughts and feelings in a way that increases our ability to manage difficult situations and make wise choices. Learn how to experience life with a mindful approach to reduce stress and enjoy a happier life.

410170

Instructor : Diane Lang 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 7/18/2017, ending 7/18/2017

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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We carry food memories with us throughout our lives.  Spend time with fellow food lovers as we explore how to identify and preserve meaningful traditions for ourselves, our children, and our friends.  Learn ways to mine the past for cultural recipes and beautifully document food memories ranging from holiday meals to weekday dinners. Also explore ways to create the traditions of tomorrow.  

220187

Instructor : Vanessa Young 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 7/20/2017, ending 7/20/2017

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

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This course is taught by someone who was painfully shy for the first 25 years of her life.  In one "ah ha" moment, she discovered the power of the quiet person.  This class will help quiet people appreciate their introversion and use it to the fullest.

410211

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 7/25/2017, ending 7/25/2017

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

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Buddhism and Daoism teach a transformation of consciousness that leads to a greater appreciation of life - more joy and less stress! Are negative thoughts really the problem? How do we get past the obstacles created by our minds? Prof Lisa Sargese and Author Mark Van Buren share stories from the Dao De Ching, the Buddhist scriptures, and their life experiences to move you closer to personal peace and freedom. They will share easy, practical lessons/tools derived from the ancient eastern philosophies followed by an easy, beginner meditation to help integrate these valuable life skills into your mind, body, and spirit.  

410236

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Mark Van Buren  2.Lisa Sargese 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 7/26/2017, ending 7/26/2017

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

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A workshop of self-explorations that will help you to:  Identify what you value, simplify and prioritize your life, identify obstacles, find balance in your life, set and achieve your goals.

410213

Instructor : Diane Lang 

Tuition: $20.00

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

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

Materials Cost: $0.00



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