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July7/11/2019
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
12:00 PM to 8/26/2019 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. No class August 12.
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.
August8/3/2019
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
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
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.
8/12/2019
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.
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.
9/4/2019
5:00 PM to 10/16/2019 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.
9/4/2019
5:15 PM to 10/23/2019 6:00 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.
9/5/2019
10:00 AM to 10/10/2019 11:00 AM
Yoga For Osteoporosis
Explore with confidence the yoga experience utilizing safe and specific poses to enhance your movement and balance as well as benefit your bone strength.
9/5/2019
5:00 PM to 10/17/2019 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.
9/7/2019
9:00 AM to 10/26/2019 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.
9/7/2019
10:30 AM to 10/12/2019 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.
9/9/2019
7:30 AM to 10/23/2019 8:15 AM
Hi-Lo Interval Training
Start your day with a combination of strength and cardio training. Suited for all levels.
9/9/2019
7:30 AM to 10/30/2019 8:15 AM
Stay Strong after Cancer
Studies have shown that regular physical activity can improve your mood and energy level after cancer. Take charge of your life and regain your strength. Small group exercise to include all the elements needed to get your moving again.
9/9/2019
9:00 AM to 10/31/2019 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.
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. One day a week $56, two $112 and three $168.
9/9/2019
10:00 AM to 10/31/2019 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.
9/9/2019
10:00 AM to 10/28/2019 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.
9/9/2019
12:00 PM to 10/28/2019 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.
9/9/2019
12:00 PM to 10/23/2019 12:45 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
5:15 PM to 10/28/2019 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.
9/9/2019
5:30 PM to 10/28/2019 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.
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!
9/9/2019
6:45 PM to 10/28/2019 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.
9/10/2019
10:00 AM to 10/24/2019 11:00 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.
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
12:00 PM to 10/22/2019 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.
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 10/29/2019 6:30 PM
Foam Roller Class
Using a foam roller we will strengthen the core, back, shoulders and legs plus roll out tired, sore muscles for a deep tissue like massage. Please bring a mat to class. Foam rollers will be supplied.
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.
9/11/2019
7:00 AM to 10/30/2019 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.
9/11/2019
4:00 PM to 10/30/2019 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.
9/11/2019
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.
9/12/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Eat Right for Your Sight
Do you know lutein found in some foods may protect your eyes? Come learn more about this important nutrient and easy ways to include lutein-rich foods you will enjoy.
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
5:30 PM to 10/31/2019 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.
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.
9/13/2019
10:00 AM to 11/1/2019 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.
9/13/2019
12:00 PM to 10/4/2019 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.
9/15/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Creativity as Medicine: Light the Fire
For MS patients only: In this workshop you will try a variety of mark-making techniques and exercises ignite your flame of creativity. Think of yourself as an archaeologist digging into your story and sharing it on paper. This class is supported by MS grant funds.
9/16/2019
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Forgetfulness: What is normal, what is not, and what to do about it
No one has a perfect memory, but sometimes we notice changes in thinking that makes us worry about dementia or other abnormal brain conditions. This program will discuss the types of lapses that warrant a medical evaluation, and the testing and treatment that is available. Tips for coping with one's own memory trouble or those of a loved one will be shared, and community resources for caregivers will be described.
9/16/2019
2:00 PM to 10/23/2019 3:00 PM
Walk With Ease
Walk With EASE is evidence-based and proven to help people with arthritis or other related conditions reduce pain. It is also proven to increase balance, strength and walking pace, as well as improve overall health. This 6 week program meets twice a week.
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.
9/17/2019
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Aging Well: The Choices We Face
Are you ready for longevity? Planning ahead for well-being and connectedness can make an important difference in quality of life as our life expectancy increases. In a ninety-minute interactive workshop led by Dr. Lyn Lindpaintner, Medical Director of ElderCare Services at Concord Hospital, participants will explore themes and questions related to 'successful aging', and receive useful materials, references and reading suggestions on this topic. After an introductory presentation, participants will work in small groups to identify challenging choices that they face and information which they need in order to make these decisions. Dr. Lindpaintner will provide insights, answer questions, and lead a discussion about the many elements that help lead to contentment in our older years.
9/18/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 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.
9/19/2019
12:00 PM to 11/21/2019 1:00 PM
Lose It, Live It, Love It
This 10-week weight loss program is broken down into 2 phases. Phase 1: Lose It! To jump-start your weight loss in a safe and healthy way, this phase uses satisfying HMR meal replacements during the day and a balanced meal at dinner. Lose up to 5 to 8 pounds in the first few weeks. Phase 2: Live It! Continue to lose 1-2 pounds a week after transitioning off meal replacements. This phase of the program will focus on simple steps you can take to eat well; the organized kitchen and meal planning; health boosting strategies; and beyond food - making every step count. What’s next? Love the new You! Learn how to sustain your progress after the program ends.
9/19/2019
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.
9/19/2019
6:00 PM to 11/21/2019 7:00 PM
Lose It, Live It, Love It
This 10-week weight loss program is broken down into 2 phases. Phase 1: Lose It! To jump-start your weight loss in a safe and healthy way, this phase uses satisfying HMR meal replacements during the day and a balanced meal at dinner. Lose up to 5 to 8 pounds in the first few weeks. Phase 2: Live It! Continue to lose 1-2 pounds a week after transitioning off meal replacements. This phase of the program will focus on simple steps you can take to eat well; the organized kitchen and meal planning; health boosting strategies; and beyond food - making every step count. What’s next? Love the new You? Learn how to sustain your progress after the program ends.
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
9:00 AM to 3:00 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.
9/23/2019
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session
At the Introductory/Information class, you will meet your class leader who will share specifics about the program and what to expect. Information will be gathered to determine your eligibility. For those participants who have Anthem insurance, you will be provided with contact information to determine if you qualify for Anthem to pay for your participation in the program. Class is free but preregistration is required.
9/23/2019
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Aging Well: The Choices We Face
Are you ready for longevity? Planning ahead for well-being and connectedness can make an important difference in quality of life as our life expectancy increases. In a ninety-minute interactive workshop led by Dr. Lyn Lindpaintner, Medical Director of ElderCare Services at Concord Hospital, participants will explore themes and questions related to 'successful aging', and receive useful materials, references and reading suggestions on this topic. After an introductory presentation, participants will work in small groups to identify challenging choices that they face and information which they need in order to make these decisions. Dr. Lindpaintner will provide insights, answer questions, and lead a discussion about the many elements that help lead to contentment in our older years.
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: 4.0
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!
9/24/2019
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Orientation to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Learn about the history, science, risks and benefits of attending to your life with mindfulness. This is a required pre-requisite for the eight-week MBSR seminar.
9/25/2019
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session
At the Introductory/Information class, you will meet your class leader who will share specifics about the program and what to expect. Information will be gathered to determine your eligibility. For those participants who have Anthem insurance, you will be provided with contact information to determine if you qualify for Anthem to pay for your participation in the program. Class is free but preregistration is required.
9/28/2019
9:00 AM to 3:00 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.
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.
October10/2/2019
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Veggie Up the Awesome Way
Everyone knows eating vegetables is essential for good health but we can fall short on getting in the recommended 5 servings daily. Learn how to roast vegetables in an awesome way and with little effort. Taste testing and recipes provided.
10/4/2019
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
10:45 AM to 11/27/2019 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.
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.
10/8/2019
9:00 AM to 11/12/2019 10:00 AM
Creative Meditative Flow
Join us as we explore meditation through movement. Beginning with a guided centering meditation, we'll move to a gentle yoga flow, guiding us to “playful” creative movement. We'll end the class with restorative poses, and guided body scan to integrate our practice! Be ready to de-stress, unwind, release, and renew your spirit!
10/9/2019
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.
10/11/2019
12:00 PM to 11/1/2019 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.
10/17/2019
10:00 AM to 11/21/2019 11:00 AM
Yoga For Osteoporosis
Explore with confidence the yoga experience utilizing safe and specific poses to enhance your movement and balance as well as benefit your bone strength.
10/18/2019
4:00 PM to 12/13/2019 5:30 PM
Yin Yoga for Functional Mobility
Loosen up the stiffness in the body with long held poses that nourish and realign the body’s vital energy. This practice is beneficial in preventing joint rigidity and immobility, and helps the body repair at the cellular level. Some of the additional benefits of Yin practice are aiding our digestion, increasing our flexibility, organ detoxification and emotional processing. The long held postures allow the connective tissue (ligaments, tendons, joints and fascia) to release tension and resistance while strengthening to create postural improvement, ease in movement and an overall balanced and harmonized well-being, increasing your range of motion and gaining mobility in your everyday life. No class Nov 29.
10/19/2019
10:30 AM to 11/23/2019 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.
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 12/2/2019 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 St, Suite 201. Also meets, Wednesday, November 13.
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.
10/23/2019
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
High Power Sauces
Eating healthy doesn't have to be tasteless. Enhance wholesome foods with bold sauces for great flavor. Learn about some tasty sauces to add to chicken, whole grain pasta, veggies and seafood-the possibilities are endless. In this hands-on workshop we will create a sample and you will go home with some recipes.
10/23/2019
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
A Taste of Mindfulness
Learn about a variety of mindfulness practices and how they can help you live more fully and joyfully. We will learn and practice several techniques in a fun, accessible fashion with plenty of time for questions and discussion. Ideal for those new to mindfulness or those looking for a refresher.
10/24/2019
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.
10/27/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Creativity as Medicine: Unleash Your Imagination
For MS patients only: In this workshop we will explore color and the effects colors have on our imagination and in our environments. There will be many opportunities to work with color in painting or in collage-making. This class is supported by MS grant funds.
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
7:30 AM to 12/18/2019 8:15 AM
Hi-Lo Interval Training
Start your day with a combination of strength and cardio training. Suited for all levels.
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 12:45 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: 4.0
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
10:00 AM to 12/19/2019 11:00 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.
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
12:00 PM to 12/17/2019 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.
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 12/19/2019 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.
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
12:00 PM to 1:00 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.
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.
10/30/2019
5:00 PM to 12/11/2019 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.
10/30/2019
5:15 PM to 12/18/2019 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.
10/30/2019
6:00 PM to 12/18/2019 7:00 PM
Guided Meditation
Perfect for beginning or continuing 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 Nov 27.
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
5:00 PM to 12/12/2019 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.
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.
November11/2/2019
9:00 AM to 12/21/2019 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.
11/4/2019
9:00 AM to 12/19/2019 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.
11/4/2019
10:00 AM to 12/19/2019 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.
11/4/2019
10:00 AM to 12/23/2019 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.
11/4/2019
12:00 PM to 12/16/2019 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.
11/4/2019
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Aging Well: Understanding Your Medications
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 medication safety for older adults.
11/4/2019
5:15 PM to 12/23/2019 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.
11/4/2019
5:30 PM to 12/23/2019 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.
11/4/2019
6:45 PM to 12/23/2019 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.
11/5/2019
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
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.
11/5/2019
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.
11/5/2019
5:30 PM to 12/17/2019 6:30 PM
Foam Roller Class
Using a foam roller we will strengthen the core, back, shoulders and legs plus roll out tired, sore muscles for a deep tissue like massage. Please bring a mat to class. Foam rollers will be supplied.
11/5/2019
5:30 PM to 11/19/2019 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.
11/6/2019
7:00 AM to 12/18/2019 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.
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.
11/6/2019
4:00 PM to 12/18/2019 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.
11/6/2019
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Easy and Affordable Crockpot Meals
Learn easy ways to fix a healthy and affordable crockpot meal in no time at all.
11/7/2019
5:30 PM to 12/19/2019 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 Nov 28.
11/8/2019
10:00 AM to 12/20/2019 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.
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.
11/8/2019
12:00 PM to 12/20/2019 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.
11/11/2019
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
11/13/2019
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Fruit Forward Desserts for the Holidays
Don't completely deprive yourself of the sweet stuff... this holiday season try sweet recipes that get much of their sweetness from the natural sugars in fruit. Taste testing and a recipe book included.
11/13/2019
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.
11/14/2019
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.
11/16/2019
9:00 AM to 3:00 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.
11/17/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Creativity as Medicine: Get Into the Flow
For MS patients only: In this workshop we will try to capture that elusive AHA and FLOW while creating a box sculpture or shrine. This class is supported by MS grant funds.
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.
December12/2/2019
10:45 AM to 1/29/2020 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.
12/3/2019
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
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.
12/5/2019
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Make Your Own Holiday Gifts: Herb/Spice Blends in 4 Easy Steps
Start this holiday season gift giving with aromatic healthy herb and spice blends. Bring a friend and join in the fun. You will prepare a blend and leave with a gift ready to share. In 4 easy steps, you can make your own healthy blends that will be sure to please. You will learn how these popular blends can be used in a variety of ways to season foods and make tasty dressings and dips. You will also learn the healthy benefits herbs and spices can offer. Along with the gift you will prepare in this program we will also include a demonstration, recipe booklet and sample to taste.
12/7/2019
10:30 AM to 1/4/2020 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.
12/7/2019
11:00 AM to 12/8/2019 6:30 PM
Restorative Yoga & Yoga Nidra Level 1 Certification
Restorative Yoga & Yoga Nidra (RY-YN) are practices that enhance happiness & joy and integrate the body-mind-spirit in a way that helps us deal with life’s challenges with a more positive mindset. The practices help to reduce stress, can have a positive effect with insomnia, and creates calmness in the body, mind & emotions. By slowing down (on and off the mat) we learn to live with awareness and intention and we are able to quiet the mind, find balance, and let go of judgment and expectations! The 2-day training includes: • What is Restorative Yoga? • What is Yoga Nidra? • The benefits of the practices • Overview of the 8 limbs of Yoga and RY-YN • The Koshas • Teaching tips: cues, phrases, themes • How to enhance poses (asanas) with RY props • Asana Exploration (we’ll review up to 6 poses) • Sequencing a Yoga Relax & Renew class (including both RY-YN) • The 8 stages of Yoga Nidra • 20-30 minute Yoga Nidra at the end of day 1 • 90-120 minute Yoga Relax & Renew class at the end of day 2 The RY-YN Level I training is open to all – you do not need to be a yoga teacher or teacher-in-training to attend. Some students attend to benefit their personal practice or to share with family and friends. Meets Saturday, Dec 7, 12:30-6:30pm and Sunday, Dec 8, 11 am-5pm.
12/8/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Creativity as Medicine: Creativity For Life
For MS patients only: In this workshop you will be able to create an encaustic painting using bees-wax and collage. This class is supported by MS grant funds.
12/10/2019
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.
12/11/2019
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.
12/12/2019
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Make Your Own Holiday Gifts: Herb/Spice Blends in 4 Easy Steps
Start this holiday season gift giving with aromatic healthy herb and spice blends. Bring a friend and join in the fun. You will prepare a blend and leave with a gift ready to share. In 4 easy steps, you can make your own healthy blends that will be sure to please. You will learn how these popular blends can be used in a variety of ways to season foods and make tasty dressings and dips. You will also learn the healthy benefits herbs and spices can offer. Along with the gift you will prepare in this program we will also include a demonstration, recipe booklet and sample to taste.
12/12/2019
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.
January1/7/2020
5:30 PM to 3/3/2020 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: Feb 15 from 9-4pm.
1/14/2020
5:30 PM to 7/14/2020 7:30 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. Also meets on Thursday, February 6, 5:30 - 7pm.
April4/6/2020
5:30 PM to 5/18/2020 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, 49 S. Main St, Suite 201. Also meets, Wednesday, April 29, 5:30-7pm.
June6/2/2020
5:30 PM to 7/14/2020 7:30 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. Also meets on Thursday, June 18, 5:30 - 7pm.
September9/14/2020
5:30 PM to 10/26/2020 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, 49 S. Main St., Suite 201. Also meets, Wednesday, October 7, 5:30-7pm.

 






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