Financial Wellness Seminar: What Keeps You Up at Night?

The last session for this season’s series of free financial wellness seminars will be held on Sunday, May 20. No sales pitches are involved and there will be plenty of time for questions. Financial advisor Mike Leahy leads a discussion on “planning for the expected” and “preparing for the unexpected.” In today’s complex world, many of us are dealing with …

Beginner Yoga

      This 4-week series will introduce the basics of yoga. We’ll explore foundational yoga poses with proper alignment, breathing exercises and centering practices. You’ll learn about the different ways yoga can be practiced (it’s more than just poses!) and how to integrate a yoga practice into your life. Props will be available and modifications for all body types …

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Embrace Your Best Self – Nourish Your Mind, Body and Soul

A New 5-Week Intensive Wellness and Life Coaching Experience–Beginning May 1st Register here for sessions# 2-4            Register here for session#5 only-Ask the Health Professionals 5/29   Note-The reduced pricing has now been updated via the registration link. We appreciate your patience while we work to bring you a more cost effective pricing structure to this …

Current Classes and Workshops for All Ages

  Cycling for Wellness  Would you like to get to know new folks, and keep fit at the same time?  Our Cycling for Wellness group will meet Saturday mornings at the Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville and will bike a manageable route around Lawrenceville. This event is for those adults who want to get back into cycling or just want to bike …

Yoga for Preschoolers

In Yoga for Preschoolers, kids will learn basic yoga postures and breathing techniques through stories, music, dancing, and more! This class promotes physical strength, flexibility, creativity, and confidence in a fun and energetic yet peaceful “yogic” atmosphere. Recommended for kids age 3-5. Thursdays 12:15-12:45 5/3 thru 5/24 Ages 3-5 Cost $6/class or $20 for the 4-week series.  

Mercer County Community Health Assessment

By Carol Nicholas, Administrative Director, Greater Mercer Public Health Partnership Residents of Mercer County are invited to help shape the way health and wellness services are provided in the region, thanks to a new survey by the Greater Mercer Public Health Partnership (GMPHP). The survey is available online at www.HealthyMercer.org. It will also be available at most of the Mercer …

Energy Up! Energy Down! Postponed

The Energy Up! Energy Down! Workshop has been postponed, and we urge you to email us if you are interested in attending the workshop when we determine a reschedule date. Please email Jen Baldassari at jbaldassari@communitywellnj.org. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: What is time? What is energy? How can you get more time? How to do you manage your energy? Join Romy Toussaint, …

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Cycle for Wellness -Weekly 5/5 thru 6/23

Get to know folks, and keep fit at the same time! Our Biking for Wellness group will meet Saturday mornings at the Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville, for those adults who want to get back into cycling or just want to cycle of health.  (No, this is not an intense cycling club!)  This group will ride a manageable route in Lawrenceville, to …

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Is it Time for Your Pre-Retiree Checklist?

Provided by Michael Leahy, Financial Advisor Like everyone, you want to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle when you retire. But a successful retirement doesn’t just happen – it requires a lot of planning. And that’s why it’s a good idea to draw up a “pre-retiree checklist.” Such a checklist might look like this: __Twenty years before retirement: Try to estimate a …

Do You Know These Important Risk Factors For Heart Disease?

By Karen Buda, Coordinator, The Community Well Men and women share most of the same risk factors for heart disease. Almost all of them are considered controllable. Heart Disease Risk Factors You Can Control Smoking – If you smoke, work to quit. Better yet, don’t start. And for women, if you smoke and take birth control pills, your risk is …