Wellness
Summer 2022 T'ai Chi Chih Form (pdf)
Downloadable Coloring Pages

 

 


GUIDED MEDITATION WITH AMY RUTLEDGE - Thursday, August 25, at 7 pm

Relax after a busy day with a guided medtiation session from the comfort of your own home! Zoom class will be led by meditation guide Amy Rutledge, who has found meditation to be helpful in the management of Lyme disease, PTSD, anxiety, and depression, as well as an overall beneficial wellness practice. RSVP to receive Zoom link for the scheduled meditation classes.
OTHER UPCOMING GUIDED MEDITATION CLASSES:

SEPTEMBER 8 & 22
OCTOBER 6 & 20


THE NEXT CHAPTER GRIEF SUPPORT - Wednesday, September 7, at 6:30 pm

 

Our Grief Support Group, The Next Chapter, provides and informal, welcoming setting for connecting with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one. No RSVP needed. In addition to our regular meetings, the group has also hosted some other events, including a Halloween party, Friendsgiving dinner, cookie swap, and more. For more information about the group, contact Lauren Seiner at laurenroselandlibrary@gmail.com. 

OTHER UPCOMING MEETING DATES:
MONDAYS, SEPTEMBER 12 & 19 - 6:30 PM GATHERING TIME, 7 PM MEETING TIME



MONDAY MORNING MINDFULNESS - Mondays at 10 am starting September 12

  

Enjoy in-person meditation at the library! Renew, recharge, and set your intentions for the week during this weekly meditative meet up led by Sandra Michelsen, certified mindfulness teacher and Reiki master. Sessions also incorporate light stretching, breathing patterns, and other stress-busting meditation techniques. Suitable for all levels. RSVP on website calendar.

 


SENIOR FITNESS - Mondays & Thursdays at 10 am starting September 12

  

New dates for our Senior Fitness program led by instructor Trudi Barrett will be announced soon. Each 60-minute class is especially designed for seniors and includes the following: 

  • 5-minute warm-up stretch
  • 15 minutes of aerobics
  • 10 minutes with exercise ball
  • 10 minutes with stretch band 
  • 10 minutes with weights
  • 5 minutes cooling down

Participants are required to bring 2, 3, or 4-lb weights, stretch band, and a ball. Weights can be purchased at Five Below, Amazing Savings, TJ Maxx, or Marshalls. A special thanks for Arbor Terrace at Roseland for generously sponsoring our Senior Fitness exercise program. RSVP in person at the circulation desk. Class is limited to 24 participants, priority given to Roseland residents.


FALL INTO WELLNESS: YOGA WITH COLLEEN - Mondays at 7 pm, September 12-October 31

Turn Monday nights into yoga nights as you follow along with certified fitness professional Colleen Fontes on Zoom. Classes run Mondays 7-8 pm on Mondays, September 12-October 31. Join us for some healthy stretches and mindful exercise from your home. RSVP HERE


FALL INTO WELLNESS: STAND, SIT & BE FIT - Tuesdays at 7 pm, September 13-November 1

Stand, Sit & Be Fit returns as part of our 8-week Spring Into Wellness series on Zoom. Classes run every Tuesday at 7 pm starting September 13 through November 1. Stay in shape this fall with different stretches and strengthening exercises led by certified fitness professional Debra Hanoka. This virtual class aims to improve daily living activities by helping increase muscle strength and range of motion. Class can be modified according to fitness level. You will need a sturdy chair to help support standing exercises and to accommodate seated exercises. Light weights are optional. You may use cans or water bottles in place of weights. RSVP HERE


FALL INTO WELLNESS: CHAIR STRETCH WITH COLLEEN - Wednesdays at 2 pm, September 14-November 2

Enjoy a mid-week Chair Stretch class every Wednesday afternoon from 2 to 3 pm on Zoom with certified fitness professional Colleen Fontes. Classes run from September 14 to November 2. Explore a variety of seated yoga techniques to help keep you flexible. May require light weights or resistance bands which may be substituted with comparable household items. RSVP HERE