7 Tuesday / March 7, 2017

Yoga for MS | Therapeutic Yoga Class in Bloomington Indiana

09:15 am to 10:15 am
Contact EquiLibrium Yoga Therapy & Thai Massage for Information
https://www.equilibriumyogatherapy.com/

Yoga for MySelf: Yoga for MS | Yoga Therapy Class in Bloomington IN

We are pleased to offer Yoga for MySelf: Yoga Therapy for MS, a gentle yoga therapy class designed to address the specific needs and requirements of those with Multiple Sclerosis. This specialized yoga class has been offered in Bloomington for 12 years and is led by an experienced, C-IAYT yoga therapist specializing in yoga therapy for MS and other neurological conditions. Class size is restricted in order to ensure that proper attention and supervision are given to each attendee, and exercises and postures are modified as necessary. Ability, energy level, and knowledge of yoga will vary… We ask that attendees come to class with a sense of humor and respect for others.

Yoga Therapy Classes Include:
_ Gentle, modified Hatha Yoga appropriate for those with MS
_ Balancing of muscle groups, nerve stretches, hip and spine mobilization
_ Therapeutic yoga exercises to assist with proprioception, balance, gait
_ Learning to recognize forms of stress and tension in the body which can lead to fatigue, spasticity, falls
_ Focus on confidence and body-awareness
_ Using the breath as a natural support during yoga and to decrease overall fatigue and chronic pain

Yoga for Myself Classes meet on Tuesdays at 9:15am in a location appropriate for those with restricted mobility: Handicap accessible parking, no stairs, non-slip floors, and wheelchair accessible bathrooms.

_ Contact EquiLibrium Yoga Therapy & Thai Massage for Class Details
_ EquiLibriumYogaTherapy.com | 812.331.7423

Education / Fitness / Health

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12th Annual Bloomington Polar Bear Plunge

10:30 am to 11:30 am
Fairfax Beach, Fairfax Road, Bloomington IN
http://www.bloomingtonpolarbearplunge.org

This year will marks the 12th Annual Plunge … January 1st at 11:00AM at Fairfax Beach near Four Winds Resort in Bloomington. It’s a plunge into the frigid waters of Lake Monroe – and a seriously fun time for all !!

The 2016 Polar Bear Plunge is a free event — everyone is welcome! Certificates of Achievement will be awarded to all registered participants. This year’s theme is ugly sweaters.

T-shirts commemorating the event will be available at the event. All proceeds from the t-shirt sales go to the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network.

For more information, check out our website: bloomingtonpolarbearplunge.org or email Cindy at cindyduffy@gmail.com”

Benefits / Comedy / Fitness / Outdoors

1 Tuesday / January 1, 2019

6th Annual First Day Trail Run and Walk

03:30 pm
Fairfax State Recreation Area
http://bit.ly/firstday2019

Registration/Check-In at Bay View Shelter: 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Run/Walk Start Time: 3:30 p.m.

This is an untimed, non-competitive run/walk. Choose from a 3.7 mile or 1.3 mile course.

Advance Registration is $15 – Deadline is December 30
• Advance registration is ONLINE only at http://bit.ly/firstday2019
• Advance registration includes the post-event appetizer buffet at the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn (located inside Fairfax SRA).
• First 300 people to ADVANCE register receive a commemorative patch AND a $15 gift certificate for the restaurants at the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn.

Same-day registration is $15
• Same-day registration includes the post-event appetizer buffet at the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn (located inside Fairfax SRA).

Post-event drawing! All attendees get a ticket for the prize drawing, which includes prizes from the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn and Marina and a 2019 Indiana State Parks Annual Entrance Permit.

Special note for leisurely walkers: If you choose the longer course, please be aware that the courses officially close 90 minutes after the start and the appetizer buffet in the Fourwinds shuts down at 5:30 p.m.

Course Maps
3.7 mile course: https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/16519698
1.3 mile course: https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/16519720

We do allow dogs to participate in this event. They must be on a leash of 6′ or less at all times, and we ask that you begin the run/walk at the back of the group. Dogs are not permitted inside the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn (where the post-event buffet and prize drawing are held).

Questions? Contact the Paynetown Activity Center on Monroe Lake at 812-837-9967 or email Jill Vance at jvance@dnr.IN.gov.

This event is co-sponsored by Monroe Lake (an Indiana State Park) and the Fourwinds Lakeside Inn and Marina. Proceeds support public events, programs, and interpretation at Monroe Lake.

Fitness / Outdoors / Sports

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