Eastern Exercise

ELLSWORTH — There are several programs scheduled at the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center, 3 High Street, in Ellsworth. These include on Wednesday, Dec. 23 and 30 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., a yoga class with Mary Cline. This class is a gentle but invigorating yoga class including yoga postures, breathing, relaxation and guided imagery. This Iyengar-style class is for beginners and experienced students. Join the group for stretching, relaxation and fun.


Also on Wednesday Dec. 23 and 30, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., there will be a Breathing and Deep Relaxation Class led by Ms. Cline. Enjoy the benefits of stress reduction and improved health that can come from these practices. This class can be done sitting in a chair, on a mat, or lying down. This class can also be done in conjunction with the yoga class.

On Monday Dec. 21 and 28, from 10 to 11 a.m., the center is offering Therapeutic Exercise with John Penkalski. Combining movements and exercises from qi gong and Tibetan yoga along with breathing and visualizations, this class is designed to help harmonize body, mind, and spirit, and add to general wellbeing.

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