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  • Description: This 45-minute class is done seated in a chair or standing with the support of a chair. The focus of the class is calming the mind and stretching and strengthening the body from head to toe. If you are new to yoga, have difficulty getting down to the floor, experience pain in your muscles or joints, loss of energy, or balance issues due to peripheral neuropathy, this class is for you.

    Tags: Chair, Light Weights, Strap
  • Description: This 45-minute joyful flow (vinyasa) is a practice that connects movement to breath in a sequence of yoga poses. The class is designed to promote a mind-body connection as it develops strength, stamina, flexibility, balance, relaxation and focus. All levels welcome. Focus: hips

    Tags: Blanket, Blocks, Strap, Yoga Mat
  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 

    Songs: Norwegian Wood - When I'm 64 - Dear Prudence - I'm So Tired - Nowhere Man - Fool On The Hill - Golden Slumbers

    Tags: Expressive Arts, Meditation, Music Therapy, Video
  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 

    Songs: You're Still The One - Shania Twain That's How Strong My Love Is - Otis Redding More Than Words - Extreme First Day Of My Life - Bright Eyes Falling In Love In A Coffee Shop - Landon Pigg The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack

    Tags: Expressive Arts, Meditation, Music Therapy, Video
  • Description: Join Stephanie Meyers, RD, LDN, CNSD, a nutritionist with Dana-Farber’s Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living, for healthy cooking inspiration. This week's topic: Easy Freezer-based Meal Ideas
    Resources: Easy Freezer-based Meal Ideas (PDF)
    Tags: Easy, Nutrition, Potstickers, Recipes, Stephanie Meyers, Stirfry, Vegetables
  • Description: Join Stephanie Meyers, RD, LDN, CNSD, a nutritionist with Dana-Farber’s Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living, for healthy cooking inspiration. 
    Tags: Fruit, Water


  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 

    Songs: Chariot - Mega Feeling Good - Nina Simone I Can See Clearly - Johnny Nash Good Day Sunshine - The Beatles Wild Flowers - Tom Petty Our House - Crosby, Stills & Nash What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

    Tags: Expressive Arts, Meditation, Music Therapy, Video
  • Description: This 45-minute class is done seated in a chair or standing with the support of a chair. The focus of the class is calming the mind and stretching and strengthening the body from head to toe. If you are new to yoga, have difficulty getting down to the floor, experience pain in your muscles or joints, loss of energy, or balance issues due to peripheral neuropathy, this class is for you.

    Tags: Chair, Light Weights, Strap
  • Description: This 45-minute chair yoga invites you to find movement in a way that is gentle and supportive. The practice invites awareness into the body and activates muscles in the spine that help you find length up through the spine for better posture and energy flow. If you are new to yoga, have difficulty getting down to the floor, experience pain in your muscles or joints, loss of energy, or balance issues due to peripheral neuropathy, this class is for you. All levels welcome. Focus: twist

    Tags: Blocks, Chair flow, Massage ball, Massage feet/hands, Peripheral Neuropathy, Strap
  • Description: Upgrade your Energetic system and Strengthen your Core 
    According to Chi Kung, acupuncture and shiatsu, our energetic system is made up of 12 Energy Channels or Meridians. Six of these Channels move energy from the tips of your fingers to six of your internal organs and six more Meridians move energy from the tips of your toes to your other six internal organs. You also have “The 8 Extraordinary Vessels” which are reservoirs of energy that help regulate your meridians or channels. You also have 7 or 8 “Energy Centers” depending on the school of thought or philosophy. In this class, we will focus, concentrate, or meditate on putting our mind in the lower energy center, a healing energy ball two inches below the navel. We strengthen and build this center to create a stronger flow throughout our entire energetic system. A strong energy flow nourishes your internal organs, skeleton, and brain. When our energy centers are strong the energy flow is strong which helps cleanse ...
  • Description: Reduce Physical and Mental Stress 
    Stress may be accumulated and stored in the soft tissues (the skin, fascia, muscles, tendons, and ligaments) as well as in the internal organs and face. Some hold stress in the lower back and others in the neck and shoulders. Bad posture increases physical stress on the skeleton, spine, and joints. In this class we will work on relaxing those areas using both static and dynamic gentle stretching. Using deep breathing, self-massage, and meditation we will relax and dissolve both physical and mental stress. We will use the gentle movements of the crane to cool the heart area (fire energy) and use the Lower Energy Center Visualization Meditation to further dissolve tension and stress throughout the entire body. 
    Some of what we will learn and practice in this 45 minute class: Abdominal and Internal Organ Massage, Upper Body Massaging and Tapping, Crane Strikes Forward, Kidney Tapping and Massaging, Turtle Back and Spine Massage, Chair ...
  • Description: Cold and Snowy Days 
    When it is cold and dark many of us experience negative emotions and a lack of energy or motivation. Physically the blood circulation slows down, the hands and feet get cold. The soft tissue (skin, muscles facia and tendons) shrink and the skeleton and joints are under physical stress. In this class we will gently stretch the soft tissue using deep breathing and the dissolving meditation to deeply relax and release both physical and mental tension and stress. We will massage the abdominal area and the internal organs through movements or with our palms and hands to increase circulation and remove stagnation. This will create warmth and a deep feeling of relaxation throughout the entire body as well as the internal organs. Correct alignment, deep breathing, emptying the mind and evoking the spirit may improve mood, reduce anxiety and lead to better health. 
    Some of what we will learn and practice in this 45 minute class: Internal Organ Dissolving,...
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