Health

Yoga for Fitness and Mindfulness with Wendy

9:00 am

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Visit Wendy @ Yoga With Wendy Classes are only on Mondays for now. **Be advised our programs will be taking place under a large tent in our parking lot. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines. NOTE: If it rains, all classes will be cancelled. A yoga class conducted in a casual, practical, fun atmosphere. Students are encouraged to breathe and stretch to their potential that day. Modifications are always offered. Suitable for people who are beginners to experienced in a yoga practice.

Mindfulness Meditation

10:15 am

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Instruction & Practice Mindfulness Meditation All levels of experience welcome Monday's: With Mindfulness Meditation Teachers: Sheila Klapper and Robert Baruc $5 at the door Sangha: A community of friends practicing together to maintain awareness

Chair Yoga

10:30 am

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Enjoy the benefits of Yoga using a chair for support and stability. Classes include seated and standing postures, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques. Suitable for all abilities, especially appropriate for those with illness, injury or age related challenges. Instructor: Andrea Lake Meharg. Contact her at 860-459-6944 or email alakeyoga@gmail.com

Silver Sneakers Circuit

3:30 pm

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SilverSneakers can help seniors live their best lives. Participants may experience greater energy, increased strength and improved balance and flexibility. The benefit is included in 60+ Medicare plans. This "all skill level" class includes chairs, hand weights, tubing and balls. Instructor: Janice Connor, Certified Instructor. Class fee is covered by most Health Plans. If you are not covered, class is $8.00 pp. Go to SilverSneakers to check for eligibility.

Sculpt & Tone

6:00 pm

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A strength training class that includes stretching, abdominal work & muscle isolation for a full body workout. Instructor: Dean Roberts.

Yoga for Fitness and Mindfulness with Wendy

9:00 am

FIRST class is FREE! LEARN MORE

Visit Wendy @ Yoga With Wendy Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays. A yoga class conducted in a casual, practical, fun atmosphere. Students are encouraged to breathe and stretch to their potential that day. Modifications are always offered. Suitable for people who are beginners to experienced in a yoga practice.

Tai Chi with Marie

10:30 am

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Marie Boyens leads a light Tai Chi exercise each week focusing on reflexology and meditation. This class is free. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines.

Organizing Support Group

1:00 pm

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1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. "Coming Home inside and out". This is a chance to share practical, positive, tips and solutions, exploring what is underneath the clutter with kindness and heart. Come with a project in mind and an intention to get the job done. Please bring a writing pad and pen. This is a drop in group. New participants are always welcome. Instructor Debora Farrington has studied with ICD (Institute for Challenging Disorganization) and was a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). Her focus is to continue to learn new tools from social workers, psychologists, therapists and fellow organizers to be of service, working with special needs clients that are chronically disorganized, as well as the senior population in transition. Creating a positive atmosphere with the practice of non-judgmental and compassionate support is a team effort for her with her clients. Coming Home Holistic Services www.deborafarrington.com 707-787-6228

Silver Sneakers Circuit

8:45 am

Questions? Visit silversneakers.com or call 1-888-423-4632 LEARN MORE

SilverSneakers can help seniors live their best lives. Participants may experience greater energy, increased strength and improved balance and flexibility. The benefit is included in 60+ Medicare plans. This "all skill level" class includes chairs, hand weights, tubing and balls. Instructor: Janice Connor, Certified Instructor. Class fee is covered by most Health Plans. If you are not covered, class is $8.00 pp. Go to SilverSneakers to check for eligibility.

Healthy Lifestyle- Diabetes Prevention Program

10:00 am

GROUP MEETS EVERY THURSDAY 9AM-10AM LEARN MORE

Come join the Torrington Area Health District every Thursday from 9am-10am in the Community Room and learn how to live a healthier lifestyle in order to prevent type 2 diabetes. The main goals of this program are for the participants to: Lose 5-7% of your starting body weight Work up to 150 minutes of physical activity per week Learn how to eat healthy by tracking daily caloric and fat intake Cut their risk for developing type 2 diabetes in half How is the program set up? Participants will attend 1-hour sessions once per week for 16 sessions and then 1-2 times per month over the course of one year Group sessions will include discussions about: Stress management Coping with food triggers Social pressure Eating away from home Managing negative thoughts

Sculpt & Tone

6:00 pm

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A strength training class that includes stretching, abdominal work & muscle isolation for a full body workout. Instructor: Dean Roberts.

Chair Yoga

10:30 am

Walk-ins welcome! Pay instructor LEARN MORE

Enjoy the benefits of Yoga using a chair for support and stability. Classes include seated and standing postures, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques. Suitable for all abilities, especially appropriate for those with illness, injury or age related challenges. Instructor: Andrea Lake Meharg. Contact her at 860-459-6944 or email alakeyoga@gmail.com

Silver Sneakers Circuit

3:30 pm

Questions? Visit silversneakers.com or call 1-888-423-4632 LEARN MORE

SilverSneakers can help seniors live their best lives. Participants may experience greater energy, increased strength and improved balance and flexibility. The benefit is included in 60+ Medicare plans. This "all skill level" class includes chairs, hand weights, tubing and balls. Instructor: Janice Connor, Certified Instructor. Class fee is covered by most Health Plans. If you are not covered, class is $8.00 pp. Go to SilverSneakers to check for eligibility.

Sculpt & Tone

6:00 pm

See Note **Please pay instructor at beginning of class** LEARN MORE

A strength training class that includes stretching, abdominal work & muscle isolation for a full body workout. Instructor: Dean Roberts.

Yoga for Fitness and Mindfulness with Wendy

9:00 am

FIRST class is FREE! LEARN MORE

Visit Wendy @ Yoga With Wendy Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays. A yoga class conducted in a casual, practical, fun atmosphere. Students are encouraged to breathe and stretch to their potential that day. Modifications are always offered. Suitable for people who are beginners to experienced in a yoga practice.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

10:00 am

PRE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED LEARN MORE

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” A Free Six-Week Class Wednesdays, October 12 – November 23rd - 10 a.m.-12 noon (NO session 11/9) Led by trained Co-facilitators: Jackie Miller & Bibby Veerman *Registration is required ~ Class size limited to 15* This special program is designed to give caregivers the tools needed for taking care of themselves while they care for their spouse, parent, friend or neighbor, those near or far. The six classes help caregivers develop self-care strategies to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, balance their lives, increase abilities to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. To Register: 860-567-8302 or info@thecommunitycenter.org Questions: 860-491-2734 Sponsored by Litchfield Hills Wellness Resource “One person caring about another represents life’s greatest value.” – Jim Rohn

Tai Chi with Marie

10:30 am

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Marie Boyens leads a light Tai Chi exercise each week focusing on reflexology and meditation. This class is free. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines.

Silver Sneakers Circuit

8:45 am

Questions? Visit silversneakers.com or call 1-888-423-4632 LEARN MORE

SilverSneakers can help seniors live their best lives. Participants may experience greater energy, increased strength and improved balance and flexibility. The benefit is included in 60+ Medicare plans. This "all skill level" class includes chairs, hand weights, tubing and balls. Instructor: Janice Connor, Certified Instructor. Class fee is covered by most Health Plans. If you are not covered, class is $8.00 pp. Go to SilverSneakers to check for eligibility.

Healthy Lifestyle- Diabetes Prevention Program

10:00 am

GROUP MEETS EVERY THURSDAY 9AM-10AM LEARN MORE

Come join the Torrington Area Health District every Thursday from 9am-10am in the Community Room and learn how to live a healthier lifestyle in order to prevent type 2 diabetes. The main goals of this program are for the participants to: Lose 5-7% of your starting body weight Work up to 150 minutes of physical activity per week Learn how to eat healthy by tracking daily caloric and fat intake Cut their risk for developing type 2 diabetes in half How is the program set up? Participants will attend 1-hour sessions once per week for 16 sessions and then 1-2 times per month over the course of one year Group sessions will include discussions about: Stress management Coping with food triggers Social pressure Eating away from home Managing negative thoughts

**NO** Sculpt & Tone

6:00 pm

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A strength training class that includes stretching, abdominal work & muscle isolation for a full body workout. Instructor: Dean Roberts.

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