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You can now register online for classes and events by using the web calendar in the righthand column. Click on calendar then click on the event itself to get to the registration page.
The creation of the new Gray Matter Corner was supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Gaming tables for backgammon, chess, checkers and other games are available for your use. Come check this space out when you us for one of the programs listed below:
Are you interested in a afternoon book club or a weeknight book club? Please click here for a listing of meeting times and the books to read up to March 2014. Registration is available online. Go to the Calendar in the left-hand column, and if you click on the event, you will see a "Register" button at the bottom left. Click it to bring up your registration form. We will be discussing the next six month's book selections at the two January 2014 meetings.
Gentle Vinyasa yoga is a softer, deep yoga practice focusing on alignment of each asana and mindful sequencing of yoga poses. This balanced yoga class will include asana (yoga poses), breath work and guided meditation. This class is for experienced yogis, beginners, or those interested in a gentle, mindful practice. Participants should be able to sit on the floor and stand. Please bring a yoga mat to class.
Tai Chi is an ancient practice originating from Chinese Martial Arts and Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is known for its health benefits, including stress reduction, balance, and joint pain improvement. Movements emphasize relaxation and promote meditation. Classes are taught by certified Tai Chi for arthritis instructor Linda DeMedio.
Seated Tai Chi -11:15am Fridays - We invite you to join our mostly seated Tai Chi Class on your journey to better health and well-being. This modified, seated, version of Tai Chi for Arthritis is safe and easy to learn. If you have difficulty standing, this Tai Chi practice has been adapted for the seated practitioner. It is proven to relieve pain and improve health and quality of life. Research has shown that people with almost any chronic physical challenge – Parkinson’s, fibromyalgia, MS – can learn to improve mobility.
This is a step-by—step program which teaches how to incorporate the Tai Chi principles into your practice and daily life. Classes are 45 minutes long, cost $5.
Tai Chi for Health - Level 2 - 10:00am Fridays - Regular Practitioners - Class is Full - $40 for 8 weeks or $8 per class for walk-ins. Continued practice of Tai Chi for Health program (Parts 1 and 2), and learning new forms as we continue on our Tai Chi journey. Each class will include Qigong, warm up and cool down exercises, practice and learning new forms.
Every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8pm
Players meet in the new Gray Matter Corner.
New players are welcome!