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Energy Up! Energy Down! 4-WEEK Workshop-Starts 4/28

What is time? What is energy? How can you get more time? How to do you manage your energy? Join Romy Toussaint, the “Energy Queen” for a 4 week fun interactive workshop where you will explore how you manage your time and energy; learn self awareness and self care tools that will change how you approach your day, keep you …

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A Community Well Partner: Alzheimer’s Association of Greater NJ

By Robyn Kohn, MA, Manager, Programs Alzheimer’s Association of Greater NJ The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. …

Classes Now Forming

Please let us know if you are interested in any of the classes that are now in formation – by emailing us, or commenting below. A Beginner Yoga 2 class is being formulated, to meet either on Tuesday or Thursday evenings.  Contact Jen Baldassari at jbaldassari@communitywellnj.org or call (609) 791-9710 if interested.   A Biking for Wellness group is being …

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Chair/Gentle Yoga – Continues in April

This 6-week class series is designed for those who wish to improve their strength and flexibility with a gentle yoga class suitable for all ages and physical abilities. Many of the yoga postures will be done either seated or by using a chair or other props to assist students in stretching safely and mindfully. This class will give you a …

Can You Save for College AND Retirement?

By Mike Leahy Few of us have unlimited financial resources – which means that almost all of us need to prioritize our financial goals. Consequently, you’ll have some decisions to make if you’d like to help pay for your children’s college educations someday while, at the same time, saving for your own retirement. Your first step in addressing these objectives …

“Life’s Simple 7” for a Heart-Healthy Life

by Karen Buda, Coordinator, The Community Well Happy American Heart Month! Heart disease is still the number one cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every February the American Heart Association (AHA) highlights the risks and warning signs of heart disease, and publicizes healthy lifestyle choices you can make to reduce your risk of heart disease. …

The Power of Purpose

By Julie Demaree – Student at Princeton Theological Seminary – Intern at Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville – Licensed Power of Purpose Mentor “Where there is a will, there is a why” ~ K. Bradford Brown I have taught The Power of Purpose several times and am always delighted by how each time is so different. The uniqueness of the people …

New Year’s resolutions for financial wellness

Improve your investment habits and your long-term financial picture We’ve reached the end of another year – which means it’s just about time for some New Year’s resolutions. Would you like to study a new language, take up a musical instrument or visit the gym more often? All these are worthy goals, of course, but why not also add some …

Tips for keeping your New Year’s resolutions

By Wanda Sevey Being a better person and losing weight are the top resolutions for 2018.  If you are among the nearly 50% of the population who makes New Year’s resolutions here are some tips for sticking with it. Create a concrete and specific goal. “Being a better person” is too vague.  Instead, identify the behavior you want to change.  …

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The Community Well – Body, Mind, Spirit and Purpose – A Yoga Perspective

By Carrie DeJesus Body, mind, spirit and purpose – these are the driving forces behind The Community Well and the pillars on which we are building. But what does this mean exactly? And how can having a healthier body help us live our life’s purpose? As a yoga teacher and practitioner, I have some ideas about this. You may be …