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May5/15/2019
12:00 PM to 5/6/2020 1:00 PM
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Diabetes Prevention Program
Proven, Possible and Powerful! Have you ever been told by a healthcare professional that you: Are at risk for getting diabetes? Have pre-diabetes? Have borderline diabetes? Have high blood sugar or glucose? Had gestational diabetes? You may be at high risk for type 2 diabetes, but there is something you can do about it. This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-led National Diabetes Prevention Program can help you make a change for life. This program helps you learn how to change your lifestyle to prevent type 2 diabetes.
5/15/2019
12:00 PM to 6/26/2019 12:45 PM
Pilates
The pilates exercise method is famous for developing strength, flexibility, coordination and flat abs. Explore this popular exercise program
5/15/2019
5:00 PM to 6/26/2019 6:00 PM
Yoga 4 Cancer
Yoga 4cancer (y4c) is a specialized yoga methodology that is tailored to address the specific physical and emotional needs left by the cancer & its treatments. This unique approach is not just gentle or restorative yoga but focuses on how to stimulate the immune system through movement, improve flexibility & strength along with reduced anxiety and boost overall well-being.
5/16/2019
10:00 AM to 6/27/2019 11:00 AM
Yoga For Recovery
Everyone can enjoy the benefits of yoga even with chronic conditions. Research shows promising outcomes with the practice of yoga for MS, COPD, back injuries and arthritis. This class will encourage you to listen to your body allowing the focus to be on individual needs of each participant. Imagine engaging in yoga without pain or strain, while enjoying the carryover into function and health benefits. Designed for those who have a chronic condition, and/or recovering from a back injury or surgery. This class will safely guide you in flexibility, balance and strengthening your core with functional carryover. No class May 30.
5/16/2019
5:00 PM to 6/27/2019 6:00 PM
Chair Yoga
Would you like to experience Yoga but don’t feel comfortable practicing on a mat? Then chair yoga is for you! Chair Yoga is a unique, gentle form of yoga that adapts yoga positions and poses through creative use of a chair. Within this type of yoga class, you will engage in standing, seated and prone postures. Complicated maneuvers and complex movements are not present in this chair yoga class. It is a great practice for everyone, regardless of health or age as it deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness.
5/16/2019
5:30 PM to 5/7/2020 6:30 PM
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Diabetes Prevention Program
Proven, Possible and Powerful! Have you ever been told by a healthcare professional that you: Are at risk for getting diabetes? Have pre-diabetes? Have borderline diabetes? Have high blood sugar or glucose? Had gestational diabetes? You may be at high risk for type 2 diabetes, but there is something you can do about it. This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-led National Diabetes Prevention Program can help you make a change for life. This program helps you learn how to change your lifestyle to prevent type 2 diabetes.
5/20/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Plant Based Eating Made Easy
Whether you are ready to go all in with plant-based eating or take it slow and cut back on animal products, you will notice a dramatic change in your overall health and energy level! With the assistance of a registered dietitian you will learn innovative ways to approach plant based eating without depriving yourself of essential nutrients.
5/20/2019
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Low FODMAP Diet Recipes for IBS
Have you been diagnosed with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and are trying to avoid certain carbohydrates that may cause your bloating and pain? Are you following a low FODMAP diet but are looking for recipe ideas to alleviate your symptoms? Join us for recipe sharing and taste testing. Recipe booklet included.
5/22/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
LGBTQIA+and Mental Health
Led by Desmond Stern, a Master's Level Riverbend Clinician, this discussion will focus on mental health specific to the LGBTQIA+ population and the importance of pronouns and language sensitivity to mental health. This event is free. However, preregistration is requested.
5/23/2019
8:00 AM to 5/30/2019 12:00 PM
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aide is an 8-hour course, taught in 2 – 4 hour sessions, that trains individuals to identify, understand, and respond to someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Participants will learn risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems; information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, and addiction disorders; a 5-step action plan to help someone developing a mental health problem or in crisis; and where to turn for help.
5/23/2019
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Aging Well in the Capital Area: Understanding Insurance and Estate Planning
Aging Well in the Capital Area: Understanding Insurance and Estate Planning. Session 3 No good decision is made in a crisis - learn how to ensure your affairs are in order and understand the differences between Medicare, Medigap, and Long Term Care Insurance.
5/24/2019
12:00 PM to 6/21/2019 12:45 PM
Yoga For COPD
This medically based mostly chair based yoga class is designed for those with COPD. The classes are intended to help you to: focus on breath, strengthen the muscles involved in breath and improve overall strength, balance and flexibility. There is an emphasis on safe modification of yoga poses to help you work with your current physical capability. Relaxation techniques are also included to help reduce mental stress often related to chronic conditions. No experience required.
5/28/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Veggie Burgers Made Easy
Demo, sample and make your own tasty veggie burgers!
5/29/2019
9:00 AM to 6/28/2019 9:45 AM
Zumba Specialties
This workout includes Zumba toning for a full body workout. Also Zumba step that will tone and strengthen your legs and glutes, with all of the Zumba fitness party fun. Join us two or three times a week.
5/29/2019
10:45 AM to 7/31/2019 11:30 AM
Movement Support: A Step up in your Journey to beat MS
This eight week program is designed to help you increase core strength, improve fatigue and decrease the risk of falls. A clinical exercise instructor will work with you in a community based setting to progressively guide you to increased strength, reduced pain and inflammation. This class meets twice per week and involves light aerobic exercise, flexibility and strength training.
5/29/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
PTSD and Trauma Informed Care
This discussion will focus on the impact of trauma on mental health across all ages and the benefits of Trauma Informed Care, an organizational structure and treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. This event is free. However, preregistration is requested.
5/30/2019
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Aging Well in the Capital Area: Planning ahead - Care Options in the Community
Aging Well in the Capital Area: Planning Ahead - Care Options in the Community. Session 4 This session will walk you through the different levels of care that are available: in-home care, independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, and long-term care.
June6/2/2019
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sound Meditation with Gongs & Himalayan Singing Bowls
Experience the soothing healing sounds of Gongs & Himalayan Singing Bowls and float peacefully away in bliss. The sweet vibrations of these instruments envelop a room, inducing relaxation where deep meditative states clear, cleanse and wash away the stresses of everyday life. Clinical studies have shown that sound can boost the immune system, decrease stress hormones, lower heart-rate and blood pressure as well as induce alpha and theta brain way patterns which are associated with the production of endorphins, the body's natural pain killers. The gongs & bowls calming songs enter into the body in targeted ways to balance, heal, restore feelings of well-being, reduced pain, along with feelings of peace, joy, confidence, more energy and clarity of thought. All you have to do is allow yourself to be swept away.
6/3/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
5 Ingredients in 15 Minutes
Are you overwhelmed by your busy schedule and find it difficult to plan and prepare a balanced meal? Then this program is for you! Learn how to simplify meal planning and prepare meals in under 20 minutes that your whole family will enjoy at home or on the go! Samples and recipes will be provided.
6/3/2019
12:00 PM to 6/24/2019 1:00 PM
Buff Bones®
Strengthen your bones, joints and core. Plus improve your balance, posture and alignment in this Pilates based mat class. Fitness Punch Cards available for this class.
6/3/2019
6:30 PM to 7/8/2019 7:15 PM
Zumba Fitness
Zumba Fitness incorporates the fun Zumba salsa, cumbia, merengue, samba and other dance rhythms to achieve a calorie-burning and muscle toning workout. Unique Baranquilla-style of fun movement will have you coming back for more!
6/4/2019
5:30 PM to 6/25/2019 6:30 PM
Buff Bones®
Strengthen your bones, joints and core. Plus improve your balance, posture and alignment in this Pilates based mat class. Fitness Punch Cards available for this class.
6/4/2019
5:30 PM to 7/14/2019 6:30 PM
Strong By Zumba
In a one hour class you will burn calories while toning arms, legs, abs and glutes. Plyometric or explosive moves like high knees, burpees and jumping jacks are interchanged with isometric moves like lunges, squats and kickboxing. STRONG by Zumba instructors change up the music and moves frequently to make sure you’re always challenged to the max. One day a week $59.00,Two $119.00 and Three $169.00. Punch Card-10 classes: $80. 00. Note: Sunday classes meet 8:30 -9:30 am.
6/5/2019
7:00 AM to 6/26/2019 8:00 AM
Buff Bones®
Strengthen your bones, joints and core. Plus improve your balance, posture and alignment in this Pilates based mat class. Fitness Punch Cards available for this class.
6/5/2019
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Introduction to Yoga and Nursing: Caring for Self and Others Holistically
Designed for Nurses and other Health Care Providers who would like to integrate yoga principles as part of their regular self-care and patient care practices. Participants will gain skill and knowledge to improve care of themselves and others by integrating yoga and nursing practice through simple and safe breath, movement, and meditation. Techniques, tips and tools to incorporate yoga and nursing practice to relieve stress, anxiety, pain and suffering of body, mind, and spirit will be introduced. Contact Hours: 6.0
6/5/2019
10:00 AM to 7/10/2019 11:00 AM
Prenatal Yoga
Prenatal yoga focuses on safely staying healthy while preparing you for labor and delivery. Attention is given to your pelvic region, breathing, asanas for common pregnancy discomforts, and introduces you to postpartum yoga health also. Your prenatal yoga class will also give you the opportunity to meet other Moms with child in utero. Find your new circle and support one another. Enjoy sharing this sacred time in your life with others who are experiencing this miracle.
6/5/2019
4:00 PM to 7/17/2019 5:00 PM
Meditation 101
Perfect for beginning your inward journey to cultivate a calm, clear and tranquil mind. This six-week class includes movement, relaxation, breathing techniques and meditation instruction. No class July 3.
6/6/2019
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Aging Well in the Capital Area: Understanding Your Medications
Aging Well in the Capital Area: Understanding your Medications. Session 5 Do your medications interfere with your ability to enjoy life? Do you wonder if you are taking too many medications, or feel tempted to skip your meds? Are you unsure how to raise this with your prescriber? Our panel will advise about these and other topics related to mediation safety for older adults. Lunch will be provided.
6/7/2019
10:00 AM to 7/12/2019 11:00 AM
Postnatal Yoga
Postpartum yoga focuses on rebuilding your abdominal muscles, gently moving your internal organs and strengthening your upper body. We do this by practicing asanas and moving into restorative postures. We cannot see the immense amount changes that happen within the body during pregnancy, labor and delivery. Be sure though that to heal without injury requires you to be compassionate mindful and gentle with your body. Newborn to crawlers welcome! No class Friday, July 5.
6/10/2019
10:00 AM to 7/8/2019 11:00 AM
Prenatal Yoga
Prenatal yoga focuses on safely staying healthy while preparing you for labor and delivery. Attention is given to your pelvic region, breathing, asanas for common pregnancy discomforts, and introduces you to postpartum yoga health also. Your prenatal yoga class will also give you the opportunity to meet other Moms with child in utero. Find your new circle and support one another. Enjoy sharing this sacred time in your life with others who are experiencing this miracle.
6/10/2019
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Parchment Paper Cooking
Learn this faster, better, smarter cooking technique with no pots and little mess.
6/10/2019
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Seniors...Strong & Savvy
Invest in your future. We invite you to participate in the CDC developed falls risk screening. These sessions are designed to provide you with information regarding your physical mobility and falls risk. Small changes can produce significant results as you age. Funded by Concord Hospital Trust Aging Well Alliance Fund, Supported by Granite Ledges of Concord.
6/11/2019
5:30 PM to 6/25/2019 7:00 PM
Zentangle
Zentangle is a new and meditative art form for the non-artist and artist alike. Taught one stroke at a time, anyone can learn this unique drawing technique. Spend three weeks learning how to draw 'seemingly' complicated patterns and create beautiful, finished pieces of art.
6/12/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Preventing Diabetes
Did you know you can prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes? Find out how and take action before you are faced with a diagnosis of diabetes you cannot change. Walk away from this one-hour learning experience with powerful tips for a longer healthier life. Small changes can yield big rewards.
6/13/2019
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Aging Well in the Capital Area: Difficult Conversations and the Importance of Having Them Early
Aging Well in the Capital Area: Difficult Conversations and the Importance of Having Them Early. The thought of a difficult conversation - whether it's about driving, moving, or end-of-life care - can be more challenging than the topic itself. Sometimes these conversations do not occur until the crisis hits. This presentation will provide strategies, including how to document your wishes, for starting difficult conversations before the crisis begins.
6/17/2019
2:30 PM to 7/15/2019 3:30 PM
Chi Gong for Chronic Pain
Learn how to ease chronic pain and build flexibility for inner strength development.
6/19/2019
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Beat the Heat with Your Instant Pot
Too hot to cook over a burning stove or to turn on the oven? Get ready to beat the heat with simple, summer time instant pot recipes! Samples and recipes will bee provided.
6/22/2019
10:30 AM to 7/27/2019 11:30 AM
Yoga for MS
Please bring a note from your physician This is a medically-based yoga class specifically designed for MS patients. The session will help participants increase strength, balance and flexibility. There is an emphasis on safe modification of yoga moves to help participants allow and work with their current physical capability. Relaxation techniques will help participants reduce mental stress often related to chronic conditions. This class is a combination of mat and chair yoga. No experience required.
6/24/2019
9:00 AM to 8/29/2019 9:30 AM
Simple Strength
Easy and effective 30 minute senior exercise class that includes elements of strength, balance and flexibility. Have fun and move to the music through a varied exercise program designed to increase muscle strength, range of motion and activity for daily living. Participants can be standing or seated throughout the class.
6/24/2019
10:00 AM to 8/29/2019 10:30 AM
Simple Strength
Easy and effective 30 minute senior exercise class that includes elements of strength, balance and flexibility. Have fun and move to the music through a varied exercise program designed to increase muscle strength, range of motion and activity for daily living. Participants can be standing or seated throughout the class.
6/24/2019
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Carb Confusion
Not sure what to think about carbohydrates these days? Low carbs, slow carbs....which is it? Come sort out the facts.
6/25/2019
2:00 PM to 8/13/2019 3:30 PM
Tai Chi Slow Set
Learn how to practice the traditional 108 movement Yang tai chi form that has been described as the equivalent of doing acupuncture on yourself. Beginners and returning students will be enthusiastically welcomed to share in this centuries old art form as taught by Masters Tung Kai Ying and Tung Chen Wei. Reduce stress; strengthen legs, back and abs; improve balance, enhance balance, enhance immunity; prevent or relieve arthritis; and, generally approach each day with an upbeat perspective and a lighter step. No class July 2.
6/25/2019
7:00 PM to 8/13/2019 8:30 PM
Tai Chi Slow Set Continuation
Those who have previously learned Tai Chi Gong and the first section of the 108 movement Yang tai chi form are invited to continue their studies to complete the Yang form as taught by the Tung family. As students continue to advance in their studies they will be afforded the opportunity to learn additional related forms, exercises and applications. No Class July 2.
6/27/2019
7:00 PM to 8/15/2019 8:30 PM
Beginners' Introduction to Tai Chi Slow Set
Learn how to practice the traditional 108 movement Yang tai chi form that has been described as the equivalent of doing acupuncture on yourself. Beginners are invited to share in this centuries old art form as taught by Masters Tung Kai Ying and Tung Chen Wei. Reduce stress; strengthen legs, back and abs; improve immunity; prevent or relieve arthritis; and generally approach each day with an upbeat perspective and a lighter step.
July7/6/2019
9:00 AM to 8/24/2019 10:15 AM
Saturday Yoga
This Kripalu class is designed to provide a fun, supportive environment for beginners to yoga and those who enjoy a gentle to intermediate yoga experience. Focusing on the breath and rhythmic meditative movement to bring about a deep sense of relaxation, this Saturday morning time is a CHP favorite. Basic meditation techniques will be incorporated into this yoga class.
7/8/2019
9:00 AM to 8/9/2019 9:45 AM
Zumba Specialties
This workout includes Zumba toning for a full body workout. Also Zumba step that will tone and strengthen your legs and glutes, with all of the Zumba fitness party fun. Join us two or three times a week.
7/8/2019
10:00 AM to 8/23/2019 11:00 AM
Yoga for Arthritis
Yoga for Arthritis is a yoga class specifically designed to improve pain and mobility. This gentle class is for individuals currently experiencing chronic mild to moderate joint pain.
7/8/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Smart Smoothies
Fruits and vegetables are a must for brain health.. Smoothies are a simple way to fit in your fruits and vegetables. Learn how to minimize the carbohydrates in your smoothie and maximize the nutrients that are ideal for brain health.
7/8/2019
5:15 PM to 8/26/2019 6:30 PM
Yoga - Beginner/Gentle
This class is designed to provide a fun, supportive environment for beginners to yoga and those who enjoy a gentle level yoga experience. Focusing on the breath and rhythmic meditative movement to bring about a deep sense of relaxation, this long running class has been a CHP favorite for years. Basic meditation techniques will be incorporated into this yoga practice.
7/8/2019
5:30 PM to 8/26/2019 6:30 PM
Yoga for Backs
Yoga for backs is intended for those with mild to moderate back pain. The class offers a comprehensive, progressive, safe and effective approach to back and neck healing.
7/8/2019
6:45 PM to 8/26/2019 8:00 PM
Kripalu Yoga
Discover how to develop physical strength and flexibility, release tension, and promote relaxation. Whether a relative beginner or a regular practitioner of yoga, this class will help you find serenity in mind, body and spirit. Basic meditation techniques will be incorporated into this class.
7/9/2019
10:00 AM to 8/29/2019 10:45 AM
Fit-4-Life Senior Strength Training Program
Don't let aging slow you down. This program fuses elements of total body strength training, core strength, balance and nutrition and health education geared towards senior adults.
7/9/2019
12:00 PM to 8/27/2019 12:30 PM
Lunch Crunch
We know you’re crunched for time! This thirty minute class will focus on strength and core through high rep, low weight mat exercises that target small accessory muscles for a leaner, stronger body.
7/9/2019
12:00 PM to 7/30/2019 1:00 PM
Stop and Drop
This four week program will challenge you to avoid non-nutritive foods that exacerbate inflammation and contribute to weight gain. Let's take a closer look at what you currently eat and find nutritious and delicious substitutions that will have an immediate effect on how you feel and watch the pounds drop!
7/9/2019
4:30 PM to 8/29/2019 5:15 PM
Sets & Reps
Get ready to work your muscles and get your heart pumping with this total body workout. This class incorporates easy to follow strength training and muscle conditioning moves to enhance overall strength.
7/9/2019
5:30 PM to 8/20/2019 7:00 PM
Freedom From Smoking®
Prepare for Quit Day and practice being a nonsmoker during this seven-week program. Enjoy in-person group support from others who are quitting too. Led by trained facilitators. Insurance should cover course fee upon completion. Meets at the Center for Health Promotion at 49 S. Main Street, Concord. Also meets, Tuesday, July 30 5:30-7pm for Quit Day.
7/10/2019
4:00 PM to 8/28/2019 5:00 PM
Yoga for Backs
Yoga for backs is intended for those with mild to moderate back pain. The class offers a comprehensive, progressive, safe and effective approach to back and neck healing.
7/10/2019
4:00 PM to 8/28/2019 5:00 PM
Yoga for Everybody
Breathe, stretch, feel and relax in a fun, supportive environment that is sure to reenergize you. Suitable for all, and modifications will be made for all.
7/10/2019
5:15 PM to 8/28/2019 6:30 PM
Yoga - Beginner/Gentle
This class is designed to provide a fun, supportive environment for beginners to yoga and those who enjoy a gentle level yoga experience. Focusing on the breath and rhythmic meditative movement to bring about a deep sense of relaxation, this long running class has been a CHP favorite for years. Basic meditation techniques will be incorporated into this yoga practice.
7/10/2019
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Preventing Diabetes
Did you know you can prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes? Find out how and take action before you are faced with a diagnosis of diabetes you cannot change. Walk away from this one-hour learning experience with powerful tips for a longer healthier life. Small changes can yield big rewards.
7/11/2019
10:00 AM to 7/25/2019 11:00 AM
Yoga For Recovery
Try a new approach to building strength and flexibility encouraging your recovery. This three week program is an introduction to the possibilities for improved functional abilities. Join us for an individualized approach to your needs thru gentle flow yoga.
7/11/2019
12:00 PM to 8/29/2019 12:45 PM
Straight Up Strength
Come spend your lunch hour with us! This class is devoted to toning all major muscle groups while improving muscle strength and definition. We will use a variety of equipment to keep the workout fresh and fun. Cardio work is not a part of this class.
7/12/2019
12:00 PM to 8/2/2019 12:45 PM
Yoga For COPD
This medically based mostly chair based yoga class is designed for those with COPD. The classes are intended to help you to: focus on breath, strengthen the muscles involved in breath and improve overall strength, balance and flexibility. There is an emphasis on safe modification of yoga poses to help you work with your current physical capability. Relaxation techniques are also included to help reduce mental stress often related to chronic conditions. No experience required.
7/15/2019
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Seniors...Strong & Savvy
Invest in your future. We invite you to participate in the CDC developed falls risk screening. These sessions are designed to provide you with information regarding your physical mobility and falls risk. Small changes can produce significant results as you age. Funded by Concord Hospital Trust Aging Well Alliance Fund, Supported by Granite Ledges of Concord.
7/15/2019
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Spiralize Down the Carbs with a New Twist
Do you love pasta but don’t want all the carbs then maybe you are ready to try vegetable noodles? Spiralizing is a great way to turn your zucchini and other summer vegetables into noodles for simple, low carb delicious meals. Come learn about spiralizing. Taste testing and recipes will be provided.
7/16/2019
12:00 PM to 8/13/2019 1:00 PM
Gentle Yoga
The regular practice of Yoga provides us with strength and flexibility not only in our bodies but also in our minds. Whether you are new to yoga or have prior experience, this class will provide you instruction, personal guidance and suggested modifications for all postures. Each class concludes with relaxation.
7/16/2019
5:30 PM to 8/27/2019 6:30 PM
Buff Bones®
Strengthen your bones, joints and core. Plus improve your balance, posture and alignment in this Pilates based mat class. Fitness Punch Cards available for this class. No class August 13.
7/17/2019
7:00 AM to 8/28/2019 8:00 AM
Buff Bones®
Strengthen your bones, joints and core. Plus improve your balance, posture and alignment in this Pilates based mat class. Fitness Punch Cards available for this class. No class August 14.
7/17/2019
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Plant Based Eating Made Easy
Whether you are ready to go all in with plant-based eating or take it slow and cut back on animal products, you will notice a dramatic change in your overall health and energy level! With the assistance of a registered dietitian you will learn innovative ways to approach plant based eating without depriving yourself of essential nutrients.
7/22/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Preserve Your Produce
Are you tired of throwing away your produce? Learn how you can preserve your produce and save money!
7/22/2019
2:30 PM to 8/19/2019 3:30 PM
Chi Gong for Chronic Pain
Learn how to ease chronic pain and build flexibility for inner strength development.
7/22/2019
6:30 PM to 8/26/2019 7:15 PM
Zumba Fitness
Zumba Fitness incorporates the fun Zumba salsa, cumbia, merengue, samba and other dance rhythms to achieve a calorie-burning and muscle toning workout. Unique Baranquilla-style of fun movement will have you coming back for more! One day a week $59.00,Two $119.00
7/23/2019
5:30 PM to 9/1/2019 6:30 PM
Strong By Zumba
In a one hour class you will burn calories while toning arms, legs, abs and glutes. Plyometric or explosive moves like high knees, burpees and jumping jacks are interchanged with isometric moves like lunges, squats and kickboxing. STRONG by Zumba instructors change up the music and moves frequently to make sure you’re always challenged to the max. One day a week $59.00,Two $119.00 and Three $169.00. Punch Card-10 classes: $80. 00. Note: Sunday classes meet 8:30 -9:30 am.
7/24/2019
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Smart Smoothies
Fruits and vegetables are a must for brain health.. Smoothies are a simple way to fit in your fruits and vegetables. Learn how to minimize the carbohydrates in your smoothie and maximize the nutrients that are ideal for brain health.
7/29/2019
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Veggie Burgers Made Easy
Demo, sample and make your own tasty veggie burgers!
7/31/2019
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Shop for the Health of It
In the U.S., over 50 percent of our food is processed. With the average supermarket having over 42,000 food products, it's no surprise you may feel overwhelmed when looking for better choices. Join one of our nutritionists who will guide you through the aisles. Space is limited so sign up early. Location: Market Basket, Fort Eddy Road, Concord. Meet at Customer Service Desk.
August8/2/2019
10:00 AM to 8/30/2019 11:00 AM
Postnatal Yoga
Postpartum yoga focuses on rebuilding your abdominal muscles, gently moving your internal organs and strengthening your upper body. We do this by practicing asanas and moving into restorative postures. We cannot see the immense amount changes that happen within the body during pregnancy, labor and delivery. Be sure though that to heal without injury requires you to be compassionate mindful and gentle with your body. Newborn to crawlers welcome!
8/3/2019
10:30 AM to 8/31/2019 11:30 AM
Yoga for MS
Please bring a note from your physician This is a medically-based yoga class specifically designed for MS patients. The session will help participants increase strength, balance and flexibility. There is an emphasis on safe modification of yoga moves to help participants allow and work with their current physical capability. Relaxation techniques will help participants reduce mental stress often related to chronic conditions. This class is a combination of mat and chair yoga. No experience required.
8/5/2019
10:00 AM to 8/26/2019 11:00 AM
Prenatal Yoga
Prenatal yoga focuses on safely staying healthy while preparing you for labor and delivery. Attention is given to your pelvic region, breathing, asanas for common pregnancy discomforts, and introduces you to postpartum yoga health also. Your prenatal yoga class will also give you the opportunity to meet other Moms with child in utero. Find your new circle and support one another. Enjoy sharing this sacred time in your life with others who are experiencing this miracle.
8/5/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Omega 3 and Heart Health
The American Heart Association recommends eating fish at least twice a week. The omega-3 fatty acids in fish are good for your heart. Come find out the heart-healthy benefits and how to buy and cook fish. Recipe booklet included.
8/5/2019
6:00 PM to 9/30/2019 7:00 PM
One Meal At a Time
This new simple structured 8 week weight management program: -Boosts your energy level -Eliminates cravings -Reduces inflammation -Prevents medical complications Lose fat not fluid or muscle. Stop yo-yo dieting and depriving yourself of essential nutrients and gain control of your health!
8/6/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Weight Control Using Self Talk
Self-talk is a powerful practice that helps people develop a more positive attitude towards weight control and the stress associated with it. This workshop teaches participants how to use self-talk to manage their weight.
8/7/2019
10:00 AM to 8/28/2019 11:00 AM
Prenatal Yoga
Prenatal yoga focuses on safely staying healthy while preparing you for labor and delivery. Attention is given to your pelvic region, breathing, asanas for common pregnancy discomforts, and introduces you to postpartum yoga health also. Your prenatal yoga class will also give you the opportunity to meet other Moms with child in utero. Find your new circle and support one another. Enjoy sharing this sacred time in your life with others who are experiencing this miracle.
8/7/2019
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Preserve Your Produce
Are you tired of throwing away your produce? Learn how you can preserve your produce and save money!
8/9/2019
12:00 PM to 8/30/2019 12:45 PM
Yoga For COPD
This medically based mostly chair based yoga class is designed for those with COPD. The classes are intended to help you to: focus on breath, strengthen the muscles involved in breath and improve overall strength, balance and flexibility. There is an emphasis on safe modification of yoga poses to help you work with your current physical capability. Relaxation techniques are also included to help reduce mental stress often related to chronic conditions. No experience required.
8/10/2019
10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Reiki I
Reiki Level certification consists of the history of Reiki, applications of Reiki, practice of Reiki on yourself & others, self-wellness education and the Reiki Level 1 Attunement. You will leave class with your Reiki I Certificate, a Journal notebook, and the ability to do Reiki on yourself and others, including pets.
8/12/2019
10:45 AM to 10/2/2019 11:30 AM
Movement Support: A Step up in your Journey to beat MS
This program is designed to help you increase core strength, improve fatigue and decrease the risk of falls. A clinical exercise instructor will work with you in a community based setting to progressively guide you to increased strength, reduced pain and inflammation. This class meets twice per week and involves light aerobic exercise, flexibility and strength training.
8/14/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Preventing Diabetes
Did you know you can prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes? Find out how and take action before you are faced with a diagnosis of diabetes you cannot change. Walk away from this one-hour learning experience with powerful tips for a longer healthier life. Small changes can yield big rewards.
8/14/2019
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
5 Ingredients in 15 Minutes
Are you overwhelmed by your busy schedule and find it difficult to plan and prepare a balanced meal? Then this program is for you! Learn how to simplify meal planning and prepare meals in under 20 minutes that your whole family will enjoy at home or on the go! Samples and recipes will be provided.
8/21/2019
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Weight Control Using Self Talk
Self-talk is a powerful practice that helps people develop a more positive attitude towards weight control and the stress associated with it. This workshop teaches participants how to use self-talk to manage their weight.
September9/4/2019
4:00 PM to 10/23/2019 5:00 PM
Yoga for Everybody
Breathe, stretch, feel and relax in a fun, supportive environment that is sure to reenergize you. Suitable for all, and modifications will be made for all.
9/9/2019
9:00 AM to 10/25/2019 9:45 AM
Zumba Specialties
This workout includes Zumba toning for a full body workout. Also Zumba step that will tone and strengthen your legs and glutes, with all of the Zumba fitness party fun. Join us two or three times a week.
9/9/2019
12:00 PM to 10/23/2019 1:45 PM
Pilates
The pilates exercise method is famous for developing strength, flexibility, coordination and flat abs. Explore this popular exercise program
9/9/2019
2:30 PM to 10/14/2019 3:30 PM
Chi Gong for Chronic Pain
Learn how to ease chronic pain and build flexibility for inner strength development.
9/9/2019
4:30 PM to 10/21/2019 5:30 PM
Stress Management & Relaxation with Taoist Yoga
This program includes an ancient Chi Kung posture flow called Standing Like a Tree consisting of warm up exercises and the Eight Great Postures that stretch, stimulate and relax the entire body, Energy Self Massage, Healing Sounds Meditation and Compassion Heart Meditation. This beginner routine is suitable for anyone regardless of age, health, flexibility or previous experience.
9/9/2019
6:30 PM to 10/21/2019 7:15 PM
Zumba Fitness
Zumba Fitness incorporates the fun Zumba salsa, cumbia, merengue, samba and other dance rhythms to achieve a calorie-burning and muscle toning workout. Unique Baranquilla-style of fun movement will have you coming back for more!
9/10/2019
12:00 PM to 10/22/2019 1:00 PM
Gentle Yoga
The regular practice of Yoga provides us with strength and flexibility not only in our bodies but also in our minds. Whether you are new to yoga or have prior experience, this class will provide you instruction, personal guidance and suggested modifications for all postures. Each class concludes with relaxation.
9/10/2019
2:00 PM to 10/22/2019 3:30 PM
Tai Chi Slow Set
Learn how to practice the traditional 108 movement Yang tai chi form that has been described as the equivalent of doing acupuncture on yourself. Beginners and returning students will be enthusiastically welcomed to share in this centuries old art form as taught by Masters Tung Kai Ying and Tung Chen Wei. Reduce stress; strengthen legs, back and abs; improve balance, enhance balance, enhance immunity; prevent or relieve arthritis; and, generally approach each day with an upbeat perspective and a lighter step.
9/10/2019
4:30 PM to 10/24/2019 5:15 PM
Sets & Reps
Get ready to work your muscles and get your heart pumping with this total body workout. This class incorporates easy to follow strength training and muscle conditioning moves to enhance overall strength.
9/10/2019
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Boost Your Immune System
Are you sick of getting sick? The cold and flu season is on its way! Learn what you can to reduce your risk of getting sick this season.
9/10/2019
5:30 PM to 10/20/2019 6:30 PM
Strong By Zumba
In a one hour class you will burn calories while toning arms, legs, abs and glutes. Plyometric or explosive moves like high knees, burpees and jumping jacks are interchanged with isometric moves like lunges, squats and kickboxing. STRONG by Zumba instructors change up the music and moves frequently to make sure you’re always challenged to the max. One day a week $48.00,Two $96.00 and Three $144.00. Punch Card-10 classes: $80. 00. Note: Sunday classes meet 8:30 -9:30 am.
9/10/2019
7:00 PM to 10/22/2019 8:30 PM
Tai Chi Slow Set Continuation
Those who have previously learned Tai Chi Gong and the first section of the 108 movement Yang tai chi form are invited to continue their studies to complete the Yang form as taught by the Tung family. As students continue to advance in their studies they will be afforded the opportunity to learn additional related forms, exercises and applications.
9/12/2019
12:00 PM to 10/24/2019 12:45 PM
Straight Up Strength
Come spend your lunch hour with us! This class is devoted to toning all major muscle groups while improving muscle strength and definition. We will use a variety of equipment to keep the workout fresh and fun. Cardio work is not a part of this class.
9/12/2019
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra® FREE Information Session
There is nothing required but to lie down and listen. Experience deeper levels of inner peace and health than you ever imagined possible. Give yourself permission to rest, balance and restore, tapping into new sources of energy. This inspired guided meditation will awaken your whole being, allowing you to enjoy life fully. Learn more and experience the benefits of deep transformational rest at the Information Session.
9/12/2019
7:00 PM to 10/24/2019 8:30 PM
Beginners' Introduction to Tai Chi Slow Set
Learn how to practice the traditional 108 movement Yang tai chi form that has been described as the equivalent of doing acupuncture on yourself. Beginners are invited to share in this centuries old art form as taught by Masters Tung Kai Ying and Tung Chen Wei. Reduce stress; strengthen legs, back and abs; improve immunity; prevent or relieve arthritis; and generally approach each day with an upbeat perspective and a lighter step.
9/17/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Introduction to Plant Based Eating
Whether you are ready to go all in with plant-based eating or take it slow and cut back on animal products, this introduction will help you determine if you are ready to give plant based eating a try!
9/17/2019
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
De-LIGHT-Ful Desserts
Love to bake and eat baked goods but need to keep your blood sugars or cholesterol levels down? During this class you will learn how to modify desserts without compromising flavor. Samples and recipes will be provided.
9/19/2019
6:30 PM to 10/24/2019 7:30 PM
Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra® - Deep Transformational Rest
There is nothing required but to lie down and listen. Experience deeper levels of inner peace and health than you ever imagined possible. Give yourself permission to rest, balance and restore, tapping into new sources of energy. This inspired guided meditation will awaken your whole being, allowing you to enjoy life fully.
9/21/2019
10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Reiki I
Reiki Level certification consists of the history of Reiki, applications of Reiki, practice of Reiki on yourself & others, self-wellness education and the Reiki Level 1 Attunement. You will leave class with your Reiki I Certificate, a Journal notebook, and the ability to do Reiki on yourself and others, including pets.
9/24/2019
12:00 PM to 10/15/2019 1:00 PM
Plant Based Eating Program
Whether you are ready to go all in or take it slow, Michelle Smith, registered dietitian will teach you innovative ways to approach plant based eating without depriving yourself of essential nutrients. Get ready for hands on food prep and sample plant based recipes during this 4-week program! Nursing Contact Hours: 1.0
9/24/2019
5:30 PM to 11/19/2019 8:00 PM
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a powerful program that teaches you how to live directly with your moment-by-moment life experiences in an open, honest and affirming way. MBSR training proves proven means for discovering and strengthening your ability to cope with emotional and physical stressors. Created by Jon Kabat-Zinn and UMass Medical Center, MBSR instruction teaches you how to be fully present to both the difficulties and joys of life. A commitment to daily practice is required in order to make this program successful for participants. FREE pre-class orientation is required for participation. Includes a full day retreat: Nov. 9 from 9-4pm.
9/24/2019
5:30 PM to 11/12/2019 6:30 PM
One Meal At a Time
This new simple structured 8 week weight management program: -Boosts your energy level -Eliminates cravings -Reduces inflammation -Prevents medical complications Lose fat not fluid or muscle. Stop yo-yo dieting and depriving yourself of essential nutrients and gain control of your health!
9/28/2019
10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Reiki Master
Attending this class and receiving the attunement are the first steps in becoming a Reiki Master. This training is for individuals who choose a way of living and being, that is immensely transforming. The heart of the Reiki Master training is an inner intent to become universal life energy embodied. In this class you will learn the Reiki Master Symbol, you will receive the Master Attunement, and you will learn to attune others to Reiki Level I. Leave class with your Reiki Master Certificate, a journal and the ability to fully channel Reiki energy. Pre-requisite: approximately 3 months since your Reiki II certification.
9/29/2019
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sound Meditation with Gongs & Himalayan Singing Bowls
Experience the soothing healing sounds of Gongs & Himalayan Singing Bowls and float peacefully away in bliss. The sweet vibrations of these instruments envelop a room, inducing relaxation where deep meditative states clear, cleanse and wash away the stresses of everyday life. Clinical studies have shown that sound can boost the immune system, decrease stress hormones, lower heart-rate and blood pressure as well as induce alpha and theta brain way patterns which are associated with the production of endorphins, the body's natural pain killers. The gongs & bowls calming songs enter into the body in targeted ways to balance, heal, restore feelings of well-being, reduced pain, along with feelings of peace, joy, confidence, more energy and clarity of thought. All you have to do is allow yourself to be swept away.
October10/4/2019
12:00 PM to 11/1/2019 2:30 PM
Retirement The Next Chapter
What is your vision for retirement? Retirement is not solely about your financial planning, it’s also about your readiness: physically, emotionally & mentally. It’s about having a health & wellness plan, dealing with transition & uncertainty, personal development, and connection & community. During the two-day sessions we will discuss: attitude toward retirement, health perception, replacement of work functions, leisure interests, adaptability, family & relationships issues, life satisfaction, and much more! Within a week of signing up for the workshop you will receive an email with a link to the Retirement Success Profile/Assessment (RSP)™, which will help you identify your retirement readiness and your personal areas of focus. You’ll bring your personalized assessment results to the sessions where you will be provided with additional information, including retirement statistics, exercises, and powerful questions to help you interpret the results and to create a plan for a successful transition to retirement. Includes a personalized retirement assessment (valued at $75). Meets Fridays October 4 and November 1.
10/7/2019
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Simple Skillet Suppers
Looking for quick and easy meals that require minimal clean up? Learn how to simplify cooking in under 30 minutes that your whole family will enjoy! Samples and recipes will be provided.
10/21/2019
2:30 PM to 11/25/2019 3:30 PM
Chi Gong for Chronic Pain
Learn how to ease chronic pain and build flexibility for inner strength development.
10/21/2019
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Introduction to Plant Based Eating
Whether you are ready to go all in with plant-based eating or take it slow and cut back on animal products, this introduction will help you determine if you are ready to give plant based eating a try!
10/22/2019
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Customized Comfort Foods The Instant Pot Way
Fall is on its way and we look forward to our comfort foods! Learn how to make your favorite comfort foods without extra saturated fat and sodium. Samples and recipes will be provided.
10/27/2019
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sound Meditation with Gongs & Himalayan Singing Bowls
Experience the soothing healing sounds of Gongs & Himalayan Singing Bowls and float peacefully away in bliss. The sweet vibrations of these instruments envelop a room, inducing relaxation where deep meditative states clear, cleanse and wash away the stresses of everyday life. Clinical studies have shown that sound can boost the immune system, decrease stress hormones, lower heart-rate and blood pressure as well as induce alpha and theta brain way patterns which are associated with the production of endorphins, the body's natural pain killers. The gongs & bowls calming songs enter into the body in targeted ways to balance, heal, restore feelings of well-being, reduced pain, along with feelings of peace, joy, confidence, more energy and clarity of thought. All you have to do is allow yourself to be swept away.
10/28/2019
9:00 AM to 12/20/2019 9:45 AM
Zumba Specialties
This workout includes Zumba toning for a full body workout. Also Zumba step that will tone and strengthen your legs and glutes, with all of the Zumba fitness party fun. Join us two or three times a week. No classes week of Thanksgiving.
10/28/2019
12:00 PM to 12/18/2019 1:45 PM
Pilates
The pilates exercise method is famous for developing strength, flexibility, coordination and flat abs. Explore this popular exercise program. No class Nov 25 & 27.
10/28/2019
4:30 PM to 12/9/2019 5:30 PM
Stress Management & Relaxation with Taoist Yoga
This program includes an ancient Chi Kung posture flow called Standing Like a Tree consisting of warm up exercises and the Eight Great Postures that stretch, stimulate and relax the entire body, Energy Self Massage, Healing Sounds Meditation and Compassion Heart Meditation. This beginner routine is suitable for anyone regardless of age, health, flexibility or previous experience.
10/28/2019
5:30 PM to 11/18/2019 6:30 PM
Plant Based Eating Program
Whether you are ready to go all in or take it slow, Michelle Smith, registered dietitian will teach you innovative ways to approach plant based eating without depriving yourself of essential nutrients. Get ready for hands on food prep and sample plant based recipes during this 4-week program! Nursing Contact Hours: 1.0
10/28/2019
6:30 PM to 12/16/2019 7:15 PM
Zumba Fitness
Zumba Fitness incorporates the fun Zumba salsa, cumbia, merengue, samba and other dance rhythms to achieve a calorie-burning and muscle toning workout. Unique Baranquilla-style of fun movement will have you coming back for more! No class Nov 25
10/29/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Boost Your Immune System
Are you sick of getting sick? The cold and flu season is on its way! Learn what you can to reduce your risk of getting sick this season.
10/29/2019
12:00 PM to 12/10/2019 1:00 PM
Gentle Yoga
The regular practice of Yoga provides us with strength and flexibility not only in our bodies but also in our minds. Whether you are new to yoga or have prior experience, this class will provide you instruction, personal guidance and suggested modifications for all postures. Each class concludes with relaxation.
10/29/2019
2:00 PM to 12/17/2019 3:30 PM
Tai Chi Slow Set
Learn how to practice the traditional 108 movement Yang tai chi form that has been described as the equivalent of doing acupuncture on yourself. Beginners and returning students will be enthusiastically welcomed to share in this centuries old art form as taught by Masters Tung Kai Ying and Tung Chen Wei. Reduce stress; strengthen legs, back and abs; improve balance, enhance balance, enhance immunity; prevent or relieve arthritis; and, generally approach each day with an upbeat perspective and a lighter step. No class Nov 26.
10/29/2019
4:30 PM to 12/17/2019 5:15 AM
Sets & Reps
Get ready to work your muscles and get your heart pumping with this total body workout. This class incorporates easy to follow strength training and muscle conditioning moves to enhance overall strength.
10/29/2019
5:30 PM to 12/8/2019 6:30 PM
Strong By Zumba
In a one hour class you will burn calories while toning arms, legs, abs and glutes. Plyometric or explosive moves like high knees, burpees and jumping jacks are interchanged with isometric moves like lunges, squats and kickboxing. STRONG by Zumba instructors change up the music and moves frequently to make sure you’re always challenged to the max. One day a week $48.00,Two $96.00 and Three $144.00. Punch Card-10 classes: $80. 00. Note: Sunday classes meet 8:30 -9:30 am.
10/29/2019
7:00 PM to 12/17/2019 8:30 PM
Tai Chi Slow Set Continuation
Those who have previously learned Tai Chi Gong and the first section of the 108 movement Yang tai chi form are invited to continue their studies to complete the Yang form as taught by the Tung family. As students continue to advance in their studies they will be afforded the opportunity to learn additional related forms, exercises and applications. No class Nov 26.
10/30/2019
4:00 PM to 12/18/2019 5:00 PM
Yoga for Everybody
Breathe, stretch, feel and relax in a fun, supportive environment that is sure to reenergize you. Suitable for all, and modifications will be made for all.
10/31/2019
12:00 PM to 12/19/2019 12:45 PM
Straight Up Strength
Come spend your lunch hour with us! This class is devoted to toning all major muscle groups while improving muscle strength and definition. We will use a variety of equipment to keep the workout fresh and fun. Cardio work is not a part of this class.
10/31/2019
6:30 PM to 12/12/2019 7:30 PM
Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra® - Deep Transformational Rest
There is nothing required but to lie down and listen. Experience deeper levels of inner peace and health than you ever imagined possible. Give yourself permission to rest, balance and restore, tapping into new sources of energy. This inspired guided meditation will awaken your whole being, allowing you to enjoy life fully. No class Nov. 28.
10/31/2019
7:00 PM to 12/19/2019 8:30 PM
Beginners' Introduction to Tai Chi Slow Set
Learn how to practice the traditional 108 movement Yang tai chi form that has been described as the equivalent of doing acupuncture on yourself. Beginners are invited to share in this centuries old art form as taught by Masters Tung Kai Ying and Tung Chen Wei. Reduce stress; strengthen legs, back and abs; improve immunity; prevent or relieve arthritis; and generally approach each day with an upbeat perspective and a lighter step. No class Nov 28.
November11/5/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Simple Skillet Suppers
Looking for quick and easy meals that require minimal clean up? Learn how to simplify cooking in under 30 minutes that your whole family will enjoy! Samples and recipes will be provided.
11/6/2019
8:00 AM to 12/18/2019 9:00 AM
Halt Holiday Weight Gain!
Come join us for fun and inspiring ways to prevent weight gain over the holidays! Cooking demos, food tasting and recipes will be provided each week! In addition, you will start each class off with simple stretches or exercise tips to help reduce sit time, be it at home or work. No class Nov 27.
11/8/2019
12:00 PM to 12/13/2019 2:30 PM
Retirement The Next Chapter
What is your vision for retirement? Retirement is not solely about your financial planning, it’s also about your readiness: physically, emotionally & mentally. It’s about having a health & wellness plan, dealing with transition & uncertainty, personal development, and connection & community. During the two-day sessions we will discuss: attitude toward retirement, health perception, replacement of work functions, leisure interests, adaptability, family & relationships issues, life satisfaction, and much more! Within a week of signing up for the workshop you will receive an email with a link to the Retirement Success Profile/Assessment (RSP)™, which will help you identify your retirement readiness and your personal areas of focus. You’ll bring your personalized assessment results to the sessions where you will be provided with additional information, including retirement statistics, exercises, and powerful questions to help you interpret the results and to create a plan for a successful transition to retirement. Includes a personalized retirement assessment (valued at $75). Meets Fridays November 8 and Decemberr 13.
11/16/2019
10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Reiki II
Reiki Level II certification includes attunement and the ability to use Reiki II symbols. Learn advanced Reiki techniques for distant healing, personal healing, goals and manifestation. You leave class with a Reiki II certificate & journal along with the ability to do Reiki both in person and long distance.
11/19/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
De-LIGHT-Ful Desserts
Love to bake and eat baked goods but need to keep your blood sugars or cholesterol levels down? During this class you will learn how to modify desserts without compromising flavor. Samples and recipes will be provided.
December12/10/2019
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Customized Comfort Foods The Instant Pot Way
Fall is on its way and we look forward to our comfort foods! Learn how to make your favorite comfort foods without extra saturated fat and sodium. Samples and recipes will be provided.

 






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