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Holistic Health and Wellness Session 3


with Michelle Spencer

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

This is a live, online class via Zoom. 

In this 6 week course, you will learn the importance of movement, stress reduction, self-care (including sleep strategies, rest, self-love, self-forgiveness) healthy nutrition and mindfulness and healthy relationships to improve your overall wellbeing.

This course will be done on Zoom in a lecture format with time at the end for Q & A.  with journal prompts, hand-outs, text, phone call or email check-ins. There will be a FREE Zoom meeting to go over the course at the end of the 6 week session.

Fee includes a journal, pen, hand-outs, weekly check-in via phone call/text/email and FREE Zoom meeting at the end of the 6-week session to wrap up the course.

Relaxation and Stress Reduction with Hatha Yoga Session 3


with Michelle Spencer

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This is a live, online class via Zoom.

This 60-minute Yoga class will provide sequences that calms the nervous

system along with stretching/warming the muscles and preparing the mind to rest.

Breathing techniques, short meditation and positive affirmations will end the practice.

Chair Yoga Session 3


with Michelle Spencer

Calendar Apr 25, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

This is a live, online class via Zoom.

This morning class practiced in a chair offers mind and body benefits without having to get up and off the floor or even changing into Yoga clothes. Enjoy a “pick me up” at home or at your office by using structural techniques to improve you range of motion, relax tight or overused muscles and release tension from the mind.


Strength and Balance for Senior Fitness Session 3


with Michelle Spencer

Calendar Apr 29, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

This is a live, online class via Zoom.

Reaching balanced wellness by working on strengthening and stretching the muscles, preventing falls, improving cardiovascular and bone density health. 

This class is progressive and increases your overall well-being throughout the 6 week session.


A Female Advantage


with Carole Freeman

This is a self-paced,  on-demand class. You will be sent a link and code to access the material upon registration.

A comprehensive guide to women’s fitness and wellness teaches you howto use knowledge about your female body to exercise smarter, breathedeeper, boost your metabolism, strengthen your core and pelvic floor, andimprove your endurance and performance.

You will learn how to optimize your breathing pattern to increase oxygendelivery to your muscles and brain, adjust your exercise intensity andduration to match your hormonal cycle, prevent common injuries andimbalances that affect women.

Breath-Taking 101


with Carole Freeman

This is a self-paced, on demand, online class. Upon registration you will be sent a link and access code to the course material. 

Life is easier when you breathe easier. It’s estimated that 85% of us unknowingly use some type of poor breathing pattern that’s connected to feeling sick and tired. This class has helped many people feel healthier and stronger simply by learning to switch their every-day breathing to a more beneficial pattern.

Female Pain Matters


with Carole Freeman

This is a self-paced, on-demand class. 

A woman’s guide to understanding and managing pain. In this course, you will learn how women experience pain differently from men. You will discover how your hormones, nervous system, breathing patterns, and other factors affect the way a women's body perceives and responds to pain. You will also explore some strategies to cope with pain and improve your well-being. This course is designed to be informative, engaging, and empowering for all women who want to understand their pain better.

Medicare 101


with EAAA Staff

Are you ro someone you know turning 65 and have questions about Medicare? When it begins, how much does it cost? Eastern Area Agency on Aging (EAAA)offers free education classes to inform you about Medicare and the important choices you have. 

Zoom classes are available every 3rd Thursday of the month, 1:30-2:30pm. Registration is required through EAAA.

CALL 1-800-43207812 or 941-2865 to register. 

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