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

23 Tuesday / January 23, 2018

Resilience Documentary Screening – Free!

05:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Monroe County Convention Center
https://www.facebook.com/monroecountysoc/

JOIN us for a FREE public screening of a documentary called Resilience at the Monroe County Convention Center! FREE child care will be available by Kids Play Gym

There will be a Q&A session afterwards with Mary Balle, PMHCNS-BC, RN Behavioral Health CNS – Riley Physicians, IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians and John Kessler, PhD, LMSW, Assistant Professor at IU School of Social Work

“Resilience dives into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress. Now understood to be one of the leading causes of everything from heart disease and cancer to substance abuse and depression, extremely stressful experiences in childhood can alter brain development and have lifelong effects on health and behavior. RESILIENCE chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators, and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. https://kpjrfilms.co/resilience/resources/”

This is event is open to the public.

Brought to you by Monroe County Systems of Care and IU Health. Sponsorship provided by NAMI, Fairbanks and other area organizations.

Children / Education / Films / Health

3 Saturday / February 3, 2018

Solitude Hike

12:00 pm to 02:00 pm
The Cedars Preserve
https://sycamorelandtrust.org/Events/solitude-hike/

Often interpretive hikes involve so much discussion that you may never be fully aware of the sights and sounds around you. Join this hike to quietly explore The Cedars with shared readings and inspirational quotes along the way.

RSVP on our website or call (812)-336-5382 x100 for more info.

Animals / Fitness / Health / Outdoors / Spoken Word

13 Tuesday / February 13, 2018

Lupus Support Group

06:30 pm to 07:30 pm
Monroe County Public Library, room 214
http://www.lupusindiana.org

The philosophy of LFA support groups is to provide a warm and caring environment where people with lupus, their family members, caregivers, and loved ones can share their experiences of coping and insights into living with lupus. LFA support groups encourage and accept people as they are, providing a comfortable learning environment in which they can develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with a chronic illness. For additional information please visit www.lupusindiana.org

This support group will be meeting at the Monroe County Public Library in room 214.

This group is led by Kayla Lockwood. Email: lupusbloom@gmail.com

Contact Debbie Campbell at debbie@lupusindiana.org with questions concerning support groups.

Health

15 Thursday / February 15, 2018

Weekday Walkers: Fresh Air & Fitness

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Yellowwood Farm
https://sycamorelandtrust.org/Events/weekday-walkers-fresh-air-fitness/

Enjoy a refreshing winter hike through meadow, creek, and upland forest at Yellowwood Farm, a conservation easement located at the edge of Yellowwood State Forest in Brown County. Meet at 9:30 in the Bloomingfoods East parking lot.

RSVP on our website or call (812)-336-5382 x100 for more info.

Fitness / Health / Outdoors

1 Thursday / March 1, 2018

Lupus Support Group

06:30 pm to 07:30 pm
Monroe County Public Library, room 214
http://www.lupusindiana.org

The philosophy of LFA support groups is to provide a warm and caring environment where people with lupus, their family members, caregivers, and loved ones can share their experiences of coping and insights into living with lupus. LFA support groups encourage and accept people as they are, providing a comfortable learning environment in which they can develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with a chronic illness. For additional information please visit www.lupusindiana.org

This support group will be meeting at the Monroe County Public Library in room 214.

This group is led by Kayla Lockwood. Email: lupusbloom@gmail.com

Contact Debbie Campbell at debbie@lupusindiana.org with questions concerning support groups.

Health

6 Tuesday / March 6, 2018

Yoga Therapy for MS Class—Bloomington

09:15 am to 10:15 am
https://EquiLibriumYogaTherapy.com

We are pleased to offer Yoga for MySelf: Yoga for MS for the thirteenth consecutive year. This gentle yoga therapy class is designed to address the specific needs and requirements of those with Multiple Sclerosis, 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, with appropriate modifications as necessary.

Specialized yoga therapy classes include gentle, therapeutic yoga appropriate for those with MS; balancing of muscle groups, nerve stretches and range of motion; yoga to assist with proprioception, balance, and gait; recognizing forms of stress and tension which can cause fatigue, spasticity, and falls; and a focus on confidence and body awareness.

Yoga for MySelf classes meet on Tuesdays at 9:15 a.m. The location has handicap accessible parking, no stairs, non-slip floors, and wheelchair accessible bathrooms. Classes run in three-month modules; this module runs from March 6–May 29. Contact EquiLibrium Yoga Therapy & Thai Massage for yoga class information at 812-331-7423 or EquiLibriumYogaTherapy.com.

Education / Fitness / Health

15 Thursday / March 15, 2018

Spring Fling

11:00 am to 03:00 pm
Twin Lakes Recreation Center

Spring is coming! Time to fling off the winter blues and get active! Keep the entire family active during spring break at the Spring Fling. -Experience a thrill on a ride inside a Zorb Ball—also known as a human-sized hamster ball. NEW! – Test your skills and resolve in a game of jumbo Jenga, and bring out your inner engineer while making creations with our large-scale building kit known as the Rigamajig. -Try yoga with our Health and Wellness Coordinator. -Watch and participate in an aerial silks demo. -Earn bragging rights as you compete against friends and family on an obstacle course. -Have some good old-fashioned fun with other lively games and activities.

Children / Fitness / Health / Sports / Volunteering

24 Saturday / March 24, 2018

Children’s Expo

01:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Monroe Convention Center

Bloomington’s favorite event for family fun! For an afternoon of active games and take-home crafts, look no further than the Children’s Expo! Parents with elementary- and preschool-age children have plenty of options to take part in a huge variety of interactive games and activities. While at the Children’s Expo, take time to stroll through the Camp Fair and find the perfect summertime adventure for your child! The annual Children’s Expo also includes free wellness assessments and exhibits by businesses and organizations with products and services just for children and families. NEW! Expo Lounge with kid-friendly food and drink available for purchase. Grab a snack or meal (cash only) and refuel for more expo fun! Don’t miss this year’s Children’s Expo!

Children / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Exhibits / Health / Volunteering

30 Monday / July 30, 2018

Global Experts Meetings on Public Health and Nutrition

08:30 am to 06:00 am on Jul 31
Melbourne, Australia
http://www.meetingsint.com/healthcare-conferences/public-health

Public Health Conferences, Global Healthcare Conferences, Nursing Events, Healthcare Meetings will bring speakers, delegates and sponsors from Australia, Asia, Middle East, USA, Europe for 2018

Benefits / Education / Fitness / Health

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