Church wellness ministry invites everyone to join a twice-weekly walking exercise class. After a devotion, a walking DVD gives participants the option to walk between one and four miles. Weights and stretch bands are available. Drop-ins are welcome.
Lorna Dever leads this exercise class using body and spirit aerobics videos by Dick Nunez of the Black Hills Health and Education Center. Each session lasts 30 minutes and is designed for all ages and fitness levels. Wear comfortable clothes and bring water and a hand towel.
FENCE is offering a free yoga series on Friday mornings. Yoga will begin at 11:30am in the great room. The yoga classes are led by local instructor Rhonda Giles. All ages and yoga enthusiasts of all levels are welcome. Attendees are encouraged to bring a water bottle to the class. Yoga mats will be available for use. These classes are made possible by the free community event grant at Polk County Community Foundation
The Skyline Trail was once a favorite hike of many Chimney Rock Park visitors but closed in 2008 for assessment and repair. After much thought and revamping, North Carolina State Parks created a longer hike winding through the ridgeline forest on top of Chimney Rock Mountain. This primarily rolling trail takes guests through beautiful woodland landscapes with surprising occasions for jaw-dropping views. Don’t miss this guided hike by a local naturalist who began his career documenting the species on the…
Park Ridge Health surgery specialist Dr. David Onofrey will discuss current research regarding breast cancer, its causes and best practices for prevention. He will also discuss the importance of screenings, risk factors, and genetic testing options. Guests will get a free lunch coupon for the Park Ridge Health Café. Space is limited. Call to reserve a spot.
All ages are invited to learn about proper hand washing by using a special glitter bug lotion that causes any germs left on the hands to glow. This is a fun way to learn about healthy hands. This activity is free with $4 museum admission.
REFIT is a life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart, and soul with powerful moves and positive music to inspire you from the inside out. Visit Facebook -REFIT Tribe of Tryon to learn more.
REFIT is a life-changing group fitness experience that rocks your body, heart, and soul with powerful moves and positive music, to inspire you from the inside out. REFIT classes propel students to their best selves through dance, toning, balance and flexibility. The easy-to-follow formula is perfect for both beginners and fitness enthusiasts, with workouts designed for everybody and every body, regardless of age, shape, size or ability. The class is taught by certified REFIT instructor Debbi Ware. Bring water.
Come learn about little known ways to care for your pet. Take mini-classes on essential oils, Reiki, massage, training, and nutrition for your pet. Learn about pet trusts and how you can provide for your pets if they survive you. Visit vendors of pet-related items, participate in raffles for great prizes, start your holiday shopping for your pet and you, and meet adoptable pets. More information is available at Facebook.com/HappyTailsLady/.
This support group meets once a month to inform, share, and encourage people age 60 and up who have a chronic condition. It is also for those who care for someone with a chronic condition. The purpose of the group is to help with self management using creative, practical strategies to nurture the mind, body and spirit. The co-facilitators are Karen Wolfrom and chaplain Vicki Marthaler, who have more than 30 years of combined experience helping people and their loved…
The Brevard-Hendersonville Parkinson’s Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month, except for June and August. Contact Dick and Jane Orwoll at 828-693-8715 for more information.
Join art therapist Kara Ashley-Gilmore for a gratitude bowl workshop at The Namaste Center. Gratitude is more than just a thought or a feeling. It is a consistent practice of recognizing moments, people, and things that you are thankful for. A gratitude bowl can be part of forming a daily gratitude practice or ritual. You will form bowls using plaster gauze and decorate them with scraps of paper and paint. Once complete, you may use your bowls to hold little reminders of…