Health

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.

Family Pizza & Game Night - Sponsored by the Litchfield Prevention Council

5:00 pm

Please register to let us know you're coming - Walk-ins will be welcome! LEARN MORE

FAMILY PIZZA, AND GAME NIGHT! Sponsored by the Litchfield Prevention Council Pizza will be served between 5:30-6pm This event is FREE! The family that plays together (and eats together) stays together!!! Come take a break, and re-group from the craziness of everyday life, and have a good time with family, and friends! Pizza, pool, table tennis, board games, and more! Come, and go as you please, or stay the whole time! Let us know you're coming! RSVP for pizza appreciated online

**CANCELLED** 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

Registration appreciated - Walk-ins welcome LEARN MORE

Instruction & Practice Mindfulness Meditation All levels of experience welcome Monday’s: Twice a month: 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. ──── With Mindfulness Meditation Teachers: Sheila Klapper – 1st Monday Robert Baruc – 3rd Monday ──── at Litchfield Community Center $5 at the door ──── Sangha: A community of friends…Practicing together tomaintain awareness

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. *Mask Required* 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.

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

ARC Blood Drive

11:00 am

Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) for appointment LEARN MORE

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.

**CANCELLED** 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 and pre-registration is required due to space restrictions. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines.

Organizing Support Group

1:00 pm

Walk Ins Welcome - Pay instructor LEARN MORE

"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

Caring for the Caregiver

6:00 pm

To register: https://healthandhealing2021series.eventbrite.com LEARN MORE

3 Dates: Wednesdays Nov. 17, Dec. 1, Dec. 8, 2021 To register: https://healthandhealing2021series.eventbrite.com Dear Early Childhood Provider, This time is for you. The Caring for the Caregivers program provides support and innovative training for caregivers exposed to recurring stress and trauma. Experiential components are interwoven into interactive presentations with the goal of educating and engaging in body-centered stress and trauma relief practices to mitigate the secondary trauma often involved in being a caregiver. An oppportunity to grow. These workshops will be led William Spear, an internationally renowned lecturer, consultant, and writer on complementary healing arts, self-development, Eastern philosophy, and leader of trauma relief teams following natural disasters to help children. Learn more: www.secondresponse.org/caring-for-the-caregivers For more information, contact Northwest CT Community Foundation Regional Early Childhood Alliance Coordinator Heather Black at hblack@northwestcf.org To register: https://healthandhealing2021series.eventbrite.com

Gong Meditation

6:30 pm

Pre-registration and pre-payment required LEARN MORE

(Additional Dates: Monday Nov. 15 & Wednesday Jan. 5, 2022) Gong Meditation with Rose Petruzzi You can receive the gong meditation by either sitting or lying on a yoga mat. Please bring anything you would like to be very comfortable while in the practice. Some suggestions are: o Yoga mat o Blanket o Water o Pillow or bolsters for knees or head What are the benefits of Sound Meditation with the Gong? - Creates deep relaxation and clears the mind - Immediate reduction of stress and anxiety - Stimulates the glandular system & improves function - Stimulates circulation - Aids in breaking addictive behavior - Regenerates the nervous system - Opens and aligns the chakras - Clears the subconscious mind of negative thought patterns - Strengthens the parasympathetic nervous system - Helps to repair damage to the nervous system caused by stimulants and stress The sound of the gong reaches the body on a cellular level, encouraging integrated healing of the body, mind, and spirit, and the more gong sessions a student attends, the better the results. (There is one caveat when it comes to the gong. Once you enter the gong healing sound experience, you may never want to leave!) From: Akalsukh Singh, founder & executive director of Aquarian Yoga Center in Montclair, NJ. Link to more information:http://www.spiritvoyage.com/blog/index.php/the-healing-power-of-gong-yoga/

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.

**CANCELLED** Yoga for Fitness and Mindfulness with Wendy

9:00 am

See Note ** LEARN MORE

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.

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. *Mask Required* 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.

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

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.

**CANCELLED** 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

See Note ** LEARN MORE

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

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