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WHEN LIVE PROGRAMMING RESUMES: REGISTER FOR EVENTS ONLINE! THE "EVENT REGISTRATION" BUTTON IS ON OUR HOMEPAGE. IF YOU DON'T SEE THE PROGRAM LISTED THERE, PLEASE CALL 973-226-8636. MEANWHILE, STAY TUNED FOR OUR VIRTUAL PROGRAMS.

 

 

FITNESS WITH DEBRA HANOKA - Tuesdays, Sept. 22 to Nov. 10
SIT, STAND, AND BE FIT TUESDAYS begin at 7 pm, promptly followed by
"DEB" (Diet-Exercise-Balance) TALKS at 7:45 pm

SIT, STAND & BE FIT:
Power up with a variety of stretches and strengthening exercises led by certified fitness professional Debra Hanoka, MPH, ACE, CPT. This virtual class is designed to increase muscle strength and range of movement to improve your daily living activities. Class can be modified according to your fitness level.

A chair will be used for seated exercises and to support standing exercises, so make sure you have a sturdy chair available before class! Light weights can be used, but are optional. You may substitute weights with water bottles or cans from your pantry. 

Debra firmly believes that age should not be a barrier to improving one's health. Equipped with a Master of Community Public Health Education degree from Hunter College and personal training certification, Debra has worked with all ages and fitness levels in mostly corporate fitness settings and is excited to be a part of our eight-week Fall into Fitness series. REGISTER FOR SIT, STAND, AND BE FIT HERE

"DEB" (Diet-Exercise-Balance) TALKS:
Debra shares her expertise and passion for fitness through a series of wellness talks that aim to educate participants about achieving
 positive lifestyle habits through exercise, a healthy diet, and stress management. REGISTER FOR "DEB' TALKS HERE

 


 

VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA - Wednesdays, Sept. 23 to Nov. 11, at 2 pm

 
Our new yoga instructor, Colleen Fontes, will lead weekly virtual chair yoga classes on Zoom as part of our eight-week Fall into Fitness program. REGISTER FOR CLASSES HERE
 
ONLINE CLASS: MEDITATION - Wednesday, September 23, 7 pm

Enjoy some relaxing "me" time after a busy day with a virtual meditation session led by meditation guide Amy Rutledge, who is also an artist and actor, every other Thursday evening. She discovered meditation as way to heal from Lyme disease, PTSD, anxiety, and depression when all else failed. Her greatest passions are helping people and animals. REGISTER FOR CLASS HERE You will then receive instructions and credentials for logging into the Zoom meeting.
OTHER UPCOMING VIRTUAL MEDITATION CLASSES WITH AMY RUTLEDGE - ALL CLASSES START AT 7 PM:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17

GRAB-N-GO ADULT COLORING - Friday, September 25, 9 am-5 pm

Fall back into Mindful Coloring with a new inspirational autumnal coloring book and markers! Supplies are limited, so anyone interested must RSVP on our website, under Event Registration, to reserve their coloring book and marker set. Pickup will be at the library anytime between 9 am and 5 pm on Friday, September 25. Curbside pickup available as well. Please note: Open to adults who are Roseland residents only.


 

GRIEF SUPPORT SOCIAL - Saturday, September 26, 1-3:30 pm


The grief support social The Next Chapter offers an informal setting for connecting with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one. No RSVP needed. Meeting will be held outdoors on the library grounds. Participants may bring their own snacks, and are required to wear masks sit 6 feet apart. Other upcoming date: Wednesday, September 30, 6:30-8:30 pm - more details to follow.


IYENGAR MAT YOGA - Mondays through November 9, at 7 pm 

 
Our eight-week Fall into Fitness Wellness series features mat yoga classes led by certified Iyengar yoga instructor Colleen Fontes. Iyengar is a traditional form of yoga that focuses on proper posture and correct alignment to help achieve various yoga poses and maximize their benefits. Virtual classes via Zoom will run on Mondays at 7 pm through November 9. Register on our website AND use the link provided. ZOOM LINK FOR IYENGAR YOGA CLASSES

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Colleen has been teaching a variety of students more than 20 years, from beginners to seasoned practitioners, including athletes, dancers, weight lifters, seniors, children, pregnant women, university students, and other yoga instructors.

She founded the Iyengar Yoga program at the YWCA of Bergen County, where she also served as a past Director of Fitness. She also studied with Iyengar yoga founder B.K.S. Iyengar and his daughter, Dr. Geeta Iyengar, and worked as a faculty member of the Iyengar Yoga School of Northern New Jersey for 10 years. Colleen, who also practices Hatha yoga and Siddha yoga meditation, completed her teacher training at the Himalayan Institute and studied with Mary Dunn, the late American Iyengar yoga teacher who founded Iyengar institutes in the U.S. 


 
VIRTUAL FALL T'AI CHI CHIH - Tuesdays through December 8 at 11 am
 
Accredited T'ai Chi Chih instructor Lee Bergman will offer her popular T'ai Chi Chih class through Zoom. Open to all ages and fitness levels. Registration fee is $60 for all 12 sessions ($5 per session, no refunds). Participants will receive the login information for connecting to the Zoom sessions upon registration. To sign up for the class, send a check payable to Lee Bergman to 7 Bartlett Court, Roseland, NJ 07068. If you have any questions, please call 973-477-8993 or email Lee at leebergman7@hotmail.com. 

No special equipment or clothing necessary, just comfortable, flexible shoes or no shoes. Class can be modified for sitting on a chair.

Also known as "Joy through Movement," T'ai Chih Chih is a series of slow and gentle movements based on ancient wellness principles of the Far East, and is not a martial art. Regularly practiced T'ai Chi Chih can help with stress reduction, balance, muscle/joint toning, flexiblity, bone strengthening, improved circulation, and more. To learn more about this exercise, visit www.taichichih.org.
 

 

 

 


DIVINE MEDIUMSHIP & ANGEL MESSAGES - Thursday, October 22, 4 pm
 
RoseMarie Rubinetti Capiello, author of Speaking from Spirit, will lead a virtual discussion on mediumship. Learn more about what mediumship is and how it works, dream "visits" and other signs from departed loved ones, and tips for understanding and coping with grief. REGISTER FOR PRESENTATION HERE
RoseMarie studied at Arthur Findlay College in the UK, which specializes in spiritualism and psychic sciences. She has worked as an medium/intuitive/healer since 2000 and has conducted numerous medium readings and demonstrations connecting people to their loved ones in spirit. In addition to teaching yoga as an adjunct professor in the physical education department at Montclair State University, RoseMarie also conducts online psychic/spiritual development classes covering topics such as telepathy, dream interpretation, and more.
She recommends the following reading for anyone who is interested: Hello from Heaven by Bill & Judy Guggenheim, They Send Us Their Love - Memoirs and Messages from a Modern Medium by Eamonn Downey, The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion, Healing After Loss by Martha Whitmore Hickman, Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant, When Two Worlds Meet by Janet Nohavec and Suzanne Giesemann.
 


DOWNLOAD COLORING PAGES
  
You may not be able to visit the library for some Mindful Coloring on Tuesdays, but you can download some coloring pages here.  
 

YOGA VIDEOS

Follow along with these different yoga videos:
 
 

MEDITATE AT HOME
 
ONLINE WORKOUTS/EXERCISES

Stay active with these great workouts:

Low-Impact Dance Workout

30-Minute Boosted Fitness Walk

Mindful Breathing Exercises