Yoga for Bone Health and Osteoporosis with Carol Mermey and Deborah Boggs
Osteoporosis is a silent disease that weakens bones, often resulting in fractures. Recent studies indicate that yoga, practiced the right way, can build bone mass and
help prevent fractures without undesir -
able side effects. You'll learn a safe and
enjoyable practice to im
prove bone and muscle strength, posture, and balance.
your level of experience or physical limitations.
his workshop you will:
* Discover safe ways to build and strengthen your bones, no matter
* Practice the 12-pose yoga sequence developed by Dr.
and Ellen Saltonstall to combat
You will learn:
* Information about bone health
and osteopenia/osteoporosis, including causes,
* Do's and Don'ts: Movements that are safe and movements to avoid in your yoga practice and daily life
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Deborah Boggs (e-RYT 500,RN)
and Carol M
ermey (RYT 500, MPH) ar
both certified in teaching Loure
d of Yoga for
have each been teaching yoga sin
Carol is a certified Yoga fo
r Healthy Aging teacher and completed the Kripalu/Duke Integrative Yoga for Seniors Training Program. Deborah
completed the yoga ther
apy program through Body Balance Yoga
owner of Blueberry Gardens Wellness Center. Both teach seniors regularly in their classes.
Date: Saturday, October 27,2018
Time: 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Place: WSY Silver Spring Studio,
8561 Fenton St., Silver Spring, MD
Fee: Workshop $45
Senior Discount (65+) $40
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Dance of the Phoenix Qi Gong
This is an eight week training during which you will learn two forms of gentle movement Qi Gong, one called Back Care and the second Dance of the Phoenix. It is a particularly power-
ful form to practice daily for one's health and wellness. Results from clinical research showed improvement in fibromyalgia patients so it's beneficial for joint pain. Gentle and easy to do, anyone can attend and be successful at Qi Gong. It can be done seated or s
tanding. Open to all ages. C
e embrace your wellness and rise with the pho
Michelle Dubreuil Macek is certified by Master
Zhang who taught at the former "Tai
5 years to share and teach the four energetic forms giv
en to her by spirit.
Class Schedule: Five person minimum for class to be held. Registration will be 100% reimbursed if eight week session does not happen.
Date: October 31st to December 19th, 2018 with a Make-Up Class January 9th, 2019
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm
Price: $190 includes booklets/CDs/8 sessions
Our schedule of special Fall Events continues to grow. Please check our website for updates:
Meditation and Mindfulness Training
and Retreat with Sharon Nash and Tracey Moon.
In this retreat you will have the opportunity to practice a variety of mindfulness and meditation techniques to attune to a more present-centered life including breath awareness, movement meditation, deep listening practices and sound healing.
Mindfulness Meditation and Qi Gong with Joanne Malone and Patrick Smith. Join us for a day of mindfulness. As the seasons change let us solidify our practice together. Together we will deepen our practice in a day of mindfulness meditation, Qi Gong, deep relaxation, walking meditation and sharing our experiences in a beautiful setting.
Please go to
for additional information.
You are the Holy Grail. Join Rev. Kate Rodger, PhD (c), local spiritual teachers, and a vibrant, loving and soul inspired community for a day of deep diving into the Mystic, in service to your Soul and the Magnificence of You.
Lymph Massage Protocol for Detoxification and Minor Pathologies
with Juul Bruin. In this course you will learn about the Lymphatic system and its relationship to detoxification and chronic health conditions. You will learn Full Body Manual Lymph Drainage to incorporate with ease into your practice.
Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Yoga and Meditation
with Lucy Lomax and Kelly Fisher, International Association of Yoga Therapists Certified Yoga Therapists (C-IAYTs), Yoga Alliance Experienced Registered Yoga Teachers (E-RYT 500s), and Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Providers (YACEPs).
Mindful Relationships (work toward healing or deepening your relationships) with Stan Eisenstein. This workshop is designed for those who like to work toward healing or deepening relationships with partners, family members, friends and coworkers.
Sponsored by Yoga Center of Columbia.
December 8 A Day of Meditation with Stillwater Mindfulness Practice Center.