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

2 Tuesday / April 2, 2019

NeuroSupport Group™ in Bloomington Indiana

10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://www.equilibriumyogatherapy.com/neurosupport-groups

The Bloomington NeuroSupport Group™ meets on a monthly basis and is open to anyone with a diagnosed neurological condition —such as multiple sclerosis (MS), early / late onset Parkinson’s (PD), ALS— and a spouse or caregiver. All ages 18+ are welcome. Please come to support groups with an open mind and a flexible outlook on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.

Location has easy parking and the building is wheelchair / scooter accessible.

For information on the Bloomington NeuroSupport Group™ | 812.331.7423 or EquiLibriumYogaTherapy.com

Benefits / Civic Affairs / Education / Health

7 Tuesday / May 7, 2019

NeuroSupport Group™ in Bloomington Indiana

10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://www.equilibriumyogatherapy.com/neurosupport-groups

The Bloomington NeuroSupport Group™ meets on a monthly basis and is open to anyone with a diagnosed neurological condition —such as multiple sclerosis (MS), early / late onset Parkinson’s (PD), ALS— and a spouse or caregiver. All ages 18+ are welcome. Please come to support groups with an open mind and a flexible outlook on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.

Location has easy parking and the building is wheelchair / scooter accessible.

For information on the Bloomington NeuroSupport Group™ | 812.331.7423 or EquiLibriumYogaTherapy.com

Benefits / Civic Affairs / Education / Health

20 Sunday / October 20, 2019

MC NOW October Chapter Meeting

03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Switchyard Brewing Company
https://www.facebook.com/events/376974939879204/

Join Monroe County NOW for our October Chapter meeting on Sunday, October 20, from 3 to 5pm! This month’s meeting will include a service project to benefit the Shalom Community Center.

Our service project will include collecting feminine hygiene products and packaging them for use by Shalom patrons. Please bring donations to the meeting and we will package them while socializing. Products needed are as follows:

* tampons
* feminine wipes
* panty liners
* underwear

Also hear from our committees to see what we’re up to and learn how you can join and volunteer. Our meeting will be at Switchyard Brewing Company, located at 419 N. Walnut St.

If you cannot attend, but still want to donate supplies, please email us at monroecountynow@gmail.com. Our meeting is open to all and is kid friendly and accessible.

Benefits / Education / Health / Volunteering

25 Friday / October 25, 2019

Yin Yoga Training with Tucker Shelton

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Vibe Yoga Studio
http://www.vibeyogastudio.com

Dive deep into the healing art of Yin yoga as taught by Tucker Shelton, M.A., E-RYT 500, YACEP. Tucker’s “Yin 2.0” blends traditional Yin with Restorative Yoga, Myofascial Release, guided meditation, Chakra theory, Thai Yoga Massage, and more. This training will provide those who wish to teach Yin yoga with everything they need to get started on a strong footing.

An incredibly nourishing experience, this weekend will cover the art of teaching Yin, making ethical and juicy adjustments, guiding meditations, and leading breath work. With four Yin classes (open to the public), there is a chance to immerse yourself in the practices and to try your hand at adjusting students in the poses.

During lecture hours, Tucker will discuss the history, theory, and philosophy behind Yin and Restorative yoga as well as the many other traditions he pulls from to weave his classes together. You will learn how to sequence class plans and modify poses for the many bodies you will encounter as a teacher.

20 Hour Weekend:
Friday 5:30pm-9:30pm
Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm/lunch/2:00pm-6:00pm
Sunday 9:00am-1:00pm/lunch/2:00pm-6:00pm

$350.00 for the training.

Fitness / Health

25 Friday / October 25, 2019

Take the Afternoon Off: A Mini Retreat

03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Vibe Yoga Studio
http://www.vibeyogastudio.com

You’re invited to take an afternoon “off” to take care of you! Join Laura Patterson, a level 2 trained Integrative Restoration yoga instructor for this 2 hour mini retreat that will take you and your nervous system into relaxation response so you can recharge your mind and body. We will move through gentle yoga, undo any tension lingering from the week using therapy balls, offer space for personal insight with a few journal prompts, then drop into an iRest Yoga Nidra (sleep yoga) practice. Following the practice you will experience a crystal bowl sound bath to send you into your weekend. This afternoon is truly for anyone, regardless of whether you are a lifelong meditator or if you have never tried meditation before.

iRest Yoga Nidra can work to alleviate stress, help us sleep better, and heal unresolved issues and traumas. It can also help you recognize an underlying peace of mind that is always present within us no matter what circumstances we are facing in life.

People practicing iRest experience:
Decreased stress, anxiety, fear and depression
Improved sleep and decreased insomnia
An ability to better manage chronic and acute pain
Healthier interpersonal relations
Heightened energy levels
Improved sense of control
More confidence and joy in their lives
A greater sense of peace and well-being

$40 Self investment
Auto renewing members receive $10 off enrollment

Fitness / Health

25 Friday / October 25, 2019

Yin Yoga: Train with Tucker Shelton

05:30 pm to 06:00 pm on Oct 27
Vibe Yoga Studio
http://www.vibeyogastudio.com

Dive deep into the healing art of Yin yoga as taught by Tucker Shelton, M.A., E-RYT 500, YACEP. Tucker’s “Yin 2.0” blends traditional Yin with Restorative Yoga, Myofascial Release, guided meditation, Chakra theory, Thai Yoga Massage, and more. This training will provide those who wish to teach Yin yoga with everything they need to get started on a strong footing.

An incredibly nourishing experience, this weekend will cover the art of teaching Yin, making ethical and juicy adjustments, guiding meditations, and leading breath work. With four Yin classes (open to the public), there is a chance to immerse yourself in the practices and to try your hand at adjusting students in the poses.

During lecture hours, Tucker will discuss the history, theory, and philosophy behind Yin and Restorative yoga as well as the many other traditions he pulls from to weave his classes together. You will learn how to sequence class plans and modify poses for the many bodies you will encounter as a teacher.

Dates & Times:
Friday, October 25th 5:30pm-9:30pm
Saturday, October 26th 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, October 27th 9:00am-6:00pm

$350.00 for the weekend
*continuing education credit is available for Yogis working towards their 500hr TT

Fitness / Health

26 Saturday / October 26, 2019

20th annual Jill Behrman 5K IU Color the Campus Walk/Run

09:30 am to 01:00 am
Student Recreational Sports Center (SRSC)
http://www.JB5K.com

Jill Behrman was an IU student and an employee of Recreational Sports. In May 2000, Jill left for a solo bike ride and never came back. Three years later, it was discovered that she had been murdered. In October 2000, the JB5K was created to keep the memory of Jill alive and to bring awareness to issues of violence in our community. Proceeds from the JB5K IU Color the Campus Walk/Run benefit the Jill Behrman Emerging Leader Scholarship, personal safety workshops and other Recreational Sports programs on campus throughout the year. The JB5K is a non-competitive walk/run through the Indiana University campus with photo opportunities and entertainment along the way.
The JB5K begins and ends at the Student Recreational Sports Center.
Onsite registration on the day of the event starts at 9:30AM in the SRSC Lobby, with the walk/run beginning at 11:00AM. Warm-ups begin at 10:00AM; food, dancing and more color follow the walk/run.
IU parking is NOT ticketed during this event.
Bursar billing is available for current IU students.
The color powder consists of eco-friendly cornstarch and food grade coloring.
Open to the community; children and pets are NOT allowed.

Benefits / Dance / Entertainment / Fitness / Health / Live Music / Outdoors / Volunteering

3 Sunday / November 3, 2019

Self-Care Sunday: Winter Wellness with Essential Oils

02:00 pm to 03:30 pm
Juniper Art Gallery, 46 E Market St, Spencer, IN 47460
http://www.juniperartgallery.com

Self-Care Sunday (The Art of Well-Being!)
Winter Wellness with Essential Oils, presented by Colleen Minnemeyer

First Sunday, November 3
2:00 -3:00 pm – FREE talk about essential oils and staying well during the winter season ahead
3:00 – 3:30 – “Make & Take” your own essential oil roller ($8-$12 charge for supplies)

This month we will focus on learning how to stay well in the winter using essential oils and other natural remedies. We will touch briefly on the basics of how to use essential oils then dive into specifics on which ones to use to help keep you and your family above the wellness line throughout the season. There will be an optional make-&-take immediately after the workshop where participants can make their own items to take home. Make-&-take items range from $8- $12 to cover cost of supplies.

Colleen Minnemeyer is an avid essential oil user and educator. Through her own use of essential oils and seeing the impact they have made on other people’s lives she passionately educates and shares her love of a natural lifestyle. Colleen will be a regular presenter on the 1st Sunday monthly.

Join us Sunday afternoons in Juniper’s Community Room, for a variety of self-care experiences that will relax, enrich and sooth your heart, mind, body and spirit. Self-Care Sundays are offered by local and regional practitioners from a variety of personal-well-being disciplines.

Education / Health

10 Sunday / November 10, 2019

Self-Care Sunday: OHM & Brew

03:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Juniper Art Gallery, 46 E Market St, Spencer, IN 47460
http://www.juniperartgallery.com

Self-Care Sunday (The Art of Well-Being!)
OHM & Brew, with E. Thomasina Marsili

Second Sunday, November 10
3:00-4:00 pm – Brief discussion and then a FREE guided meditation for relaxation and renewal. We will look at ways to embrace the winter months ahead and find inner peace. Please be on time, no late admission for meditation.
4:30 – 6:00 –– We will then enjoy some craft beer together and the fellowship of old and new-found friends at Civilian Brewing Corps (on the Spencer Courthouse Square)!

E. Thomasina Marsili, certified Life Coach and Public Speaker, will lead us in a relaxing inner journey through a guided mediation. There will be an opportunity before to ask questions and then after to discuss the experience. Once the session ends, we’ll head over to the Civilian Brewing Corps to enjoy a craft beer, soda, or a glass of Owen Valley wine to complete our relaxing and enjoyable afternoon together! Thomasina will be a regular Self-Care Sunday presenter on the 2nd Sunday monthly.

Join us Sunday afternoons in Juniper’s Community Room, for a variety of self-care experiences that will relax, enrich and sooth your heart, mind, body and spirit. Self-Care Sundays are offered by local and regional practitioners from a variety of personal-well-being disciplines.

Eat and Drink / Health

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