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

 

 


 

ESSENTIAL OILS WORKSHOP
NONTOXIC PARFUMERIE - Thursday, May 26, at 7 pm

During this workshop led by Geeta Lahiri, participants will learn how to use essential oils to make three natural scents - discover a new favorite! Class will be held in person in the Community Room. Open to both Roseland and non-Roseland residents. RSVP HERE


GUIDED MEDITATION WITH AMY RUTLEDGE - Thursday, May 26, 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 on library website to receive Zoom link for the scheduled meditation classes.

OTHER UPCOMING GUIDED MEDITATION CLASSES: 
JUNE 9 & 23

 

 

"THE NEXT CHAPTER" GRIEF SUPPORT - Wednesday, June 1, at 6:30 pm

  

 

 

 

 

 

The Next Chapter, our informal grief support group, has resumed in-person meetings to provide a casual setting for connecting with others who have also experienced the loss of a loved one. In addition to our regular meetings, the group also has hosted some great events including a Halloween party, Friendsgiving dinner, and cookie swap. No RSVP required. For more information about the group, contact Lauren Seiner at laurenroselandlibrary@gmail.com.

OTHER UPCOMING MEETINGS:
WEDNESDAYS, JUNE 15 & 22, AT 6:30 PM
TUESDAY, JUNE 7 AT 6:30 PM

 

 

SPRING T'AI CHI CHIH - Tuesdays through June 21, at 10:30 am

 

Certified T'ai Chi Chih teacher Linda Sercarz returns with an 8-week spring session of T'ai Chi Chih starting Tuesday, May 3, at 10:30 am. Registration fee is $70 for the entire session - no refunds. Send completed registration form to instructor - DOWNLOAD FORM HERE. Email the instructor at sercarz@aol.com with any questions.

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.  


 

SENIOR FITNESS - Mondays & Thursdays at 10 am through June 27 
PLEASE NOTE: No classes on May 30, June 20 & 23

  

Our Senior Fitness program led by instructor Trudi Barrett will continue every Monday and Thursday at 10 am through June 27. There will be no classes on Mondays, May 30 & June 20, or Thursday, June 23. 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 Care One at Livingston Assisted Living for generously sponsoring our Senior Fitness exercise program. RSVP in person or call 973-226-8636. Class is limited to 24 particpants, priority given to Roseland residents.
 

MONDAY MORNING MINDFULNESS MEET UP - Mondays 10-10:30 am

 

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 beginners and those who meditate regularly. Class will take place in the library's Quiet Room and is limited to 12 participants. Walk-ins are welcome, but we recommend reserving your place. Open to both Roseland and non-Roseland residents. FIND AND RSVP FOR DIFFERENT SESSIONS HERE

 

 

LIBRARY HEALTH & WELLNESS WEBSITE

Check out Roseland Library Health & Wellness, a health and wellness website, for an enriching dose of inspiration, recipes, fitness information, and other healthy initiatives to help steer you on the path to wellness. The website will be updated regularly, so follow to stay in tune with the latest information: CONNECT TO WEBSITE HERE



DOWNLOAD COLORING PAGES

  
Download and print some extra coloring pages on the left-hand side of this page.