Relax, Rewire, and Recharge:
Transformative Writing as Self Care
Saturdays this Fall:
Sept. 16, Oct. 14, Nov. 4 and Dec. 9 | 1:00-2:30pm
$40.00 each session | $150 for all four workshops
Each session will explore a different theme relating to
change, transition, and transformation.
Reduce stress and burnout through the exploratory use of expressive writing.
Attendees will gain knowledge about their own coping style when faced with the multiple losses, traumas, and emotional ups and downs in their personal and professional lives.
Using poetry and prose, the workshop will introduce attendees to techniques for using language and imagery to transform emotions into vibrant verses and narratives.
Email: Thomas to register
| Drop-ins Welcome
Founding Artistic Director, Emotive Fruition
Thomas is a poet and the Poet-in-Residence at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital where he brings expressive writing services to the bedsides of hospitalized teenagers and their families. A practitioner of narrative medicine, Thomas has presented internationally on the subject of pediatric illness narratives and offers therapeutic writing workshops to professionals, medical students, hospital staff, and mental health practitioners. His debut collection, Trespass, was a winner of the National Poetry Series.
Embody your spirit. Empower your body.
Embrace your power.
INTERMEDIATE PILATES MAT CLASS
with Maiya Greaves and guests
September 11 - October 23 (No class Oct 9)
$120 for the series | $25 for a single class, space permitting
See class description below
In this class you will learn how to feel and engage the muscles of your core at a subtle level, and cultivate the practice of listening to your body as you exercise. Using a method created by Maiya Greaves, this class offers the anatomically-based building blocks of properly and safely executed Pilates. For both beginners and more experienced Pilates students looking for the secret to effortless core stabilization.
WISDOMBODY MOVEMENT RESOURCES is a Pilates studio
that provides highly individualized instruction to clients who are highly motivated to have an embodied and pain-free movement life. We specialize in facilitating safe exercise experiences for people whose enjoyment of movement has been compromised, whether because of injury or because of body image conflicts. In addition to group classes, we offer private and semi-private Pilates equipment classes, and movement problem solving.
Read Maiya's bio HERE
Please pre-register; space is limited! To register and for more information
Gift certificates available
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
with Stephanie Speer
Enroll now for early registration discount!
October 1— November 19
Sunday mornings: 9:30-11:30 AM
Early registration discount ends September 4.
Fee $375 | discount $350
Deposit of $100. will secure your place in the program.
Stephanie Speer | 845.332.9936 | email | Visit our Website
For information & enrollment:
“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky.
Conscious breathing is my anchor.” Thich Nhat Hanh
A Community Meditation Group
Starting on September 10th
Sunday Morning • 12 noon —1:30 pm
Enjoy silent meditation in the tradition of your choice. Beginners through advanced meditators are all welcome. Brief instruction will be provided if desired. We will do a 1/2 hour silent seated meditation. We will break for snacks followed by sharing or walking meditation. The goal is have a community to help support our practice. It is an informal and nonjudgmental group. Come in the front door and up the stairs to the studio.
Please remove your shoes in the vestibule just outside the studio door.
Chairs, yoga mats, blankets, snacks and tea will be provided.
Bring a meditation cushion if you like.
The group is free of charge.
Donations to help pay for the space are appreciated.
Drop-ins are welcome | If you are late just come in quietly
Join our group:
“Stone Ridge Community Meditation”
on the website meetup.com.
All announcements & updates will be posted there.
Janet and Carrie