Spring T'ai Chi Chih Registration Form (pdf)
Downloadable Coloring Pages


SENIOR FITNESS - Mondays & Thursdays at 10 am starting March 30 through May 18

Our Senior Fitness program led by instructor Trudi Barrett returns for another eight-week session Mondays and Thursdays at 10 am starting March 30 through May 18  thanks to the generosity of Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library. 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. RSVP in person or call 973-226-8636. Limited to 24 participants, priority given to Roseland residents.


VINYASA YOGA - Thursdays at 7 pm
PLEASE NOTE: There will be class on Wednesday, April 19, instead of Thursday, April 20

We are excited to offer in-person Vinyasa Yoga class led by yin yoga master Mary McCourt, assistant manager of Niyama Yoga Shala in Roseland, 2022 Best of Essex winner in the wellness provider and yoga studio categories. Classes will be held in the library community room Thursdays at 7 pm (note: there will be class on Wednesday, April 19, instead of Thursday, April 20). Limited to 12 participants - RSVP required. Suitable for all levels. Participants must bring their own mats, water bottles, and props. 
Free to Roseland residents and paid Roseland Free Public Library members, $5 (cash) fee per class for others.
Described by the instructor as "a kaleidoscope of meaningful expression through movement of the body," these one-hour classes will incorporate dynamic music to help spark a soul-body connection and release stagnant energy. 



GUIDED MEDITATION WITH AMY RUTLEDGE - Thursdays, April 6 & 20, at 7 pm

Relax after a busy day with a guided meditation 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 WITH ZOOM LINK
MAY 4 & 18

MINDFUL COLORING - Tuesdays at 1 pm

Take a break with some mindful coloring at the library. With its soothing and meditative qualities, coloring is a fun and easy activity that can help lower stress levels. If you don't have time to stay and color, just call ahead of time to pick up some coloring sheets to take home. RSVP on library website/event calendar.




Are departed loved ones trying to communicate with you through dreams or other signs? Learn more during Divine Mediumship and Angel Messages, a presentation by RoseMarie Rubinetti Cappiello, author of Speaking from Spirit. RSVP HERE

RoseMarie, a medium/intuitive who teaches psychic-spiritual development, will address the following topics during the presentation:

  • What is mediumship and who experiences it?
  • Dream visits and other signs from departed loved ones
  • How to understand the grieving process and "grieve well"

​Some books on this topic recommended by RoseMarie:
Hello from Heaven by Bill & Judy Guggenheim
They Send Us Their Love: Memoirs and Messages of a Modern Medium by Eamonn Downey
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
Healing After Loss by Martha Whitmore Hickman
Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
Where Two Worlds Meet by Janet Nohavec and Suzanne Glesemann


SPRING T'AI CHI CHIH  - Tuesdays, May 2-June 13, at 10:30 am

Certified T'ai Chi Chih teacher Linda Sercarz returns with an 7-week spring session of weekly in-person T'ai Chi Chih classes starting Tuesday, May 2, at 10:30 am through June 13. Cost is $70for all seven classes.
Email the instructor at sercarz@aol.com with any questions. DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM HERE
T'ai Chi Chih is a gentle, mindful exercise that is based on ancient wellness principles from the Far East. It consists of one basic pose and 19 different movements, and is designed to help improve flexibility, balance, and overall well-being.