BEVERLY RECREATION DEPARTMENT

HEALTH & WELL BEING

JIN SHIN PART 2 CLASS

Each day will feature a lecture as well as hands-on sessions. You will receive treatment and learn how to apply it to others. Learn the 26 Safety Energy Locks, their locations, meanings, and self-help applications, learn about FUN with FINGERS and TOES and their power to assist in a variety of health projects, learn the Hospital Flow, and learn techniques to ease pain, headaches, depression, anxiety, and other health issues
Materials fee of $35 for Self-Help Books 2 and 3, and the Jin Shin Jyutsu® chart is payable to the instructor at class. *Or you may buy all three Self-Help books and the Jin Shin Jyutsu® chart for $40. Bring lunch, paper and pen, and dress comfortably.

One Friday, 9:30AM-4:00PM. Runs on May 17 at the Carriage House at Lynch Park. $70.


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DIY MAKE & TAKE YOUR OWN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

Instructor: Amy Lackie. It turns out that some of the best products are those we make at home because we know exactly what’s in it and can adjust it to our personal preference. We’ll make three items to take home or give away as a treat. The items include: body scrub, bath salt, and lip balm (PLEASE NOTE: the items being offered may change). This workshop will be part discussion, hands-on and 100% fun! If you have allergies, please alert the instructor via email at amynl@comcast.net so that alternative ingredients can be provided.
The cost for materials is $12 per person, and included are all of the ingredients for three items, containers and a wrapping station if you’re planning to give someone a gift!

One Wednesday, 7:00-8:30PM. Runs on May 8 at the Beverly Senior Center. $22.


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INTRODUCTION TO DOG MASSAGE

WE'RE SORRY, THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Instructor: David Feldman. This one session course will teach you some new and really wonderful ways to massage your dog. Dog massage creates many benefits for both dog and owner. It brings strength to weakened muscles, reduces stress and restores and maintains mobility and flexibility. All in all, it is a calming and enjoyable experience for you and your dog. The class is “hands-on” and you are invited to bring your dog. Your dog must be adequately socialized. Bring your dog’s favorite blanket or pillow.

One Wednesday, 6:30-8:30PM. Runs on May 15 at the Instructor’s Farm on 26 Mill Road in Ipswich. $32.

INTRODUCTION TO AROMATHERAPY

Instructor: Amy Lackie. Essential oils have the ability to improve our health and wellness and transform our homes into natural havens for our families. How do we use them? What’s the best one? What do they smell like? Are all essential oils created equally? What’s the best method for disbursing essential oils? We’ll discuss all these questions and demystify essential oil use in aromatherapy. Smell amazing oils and learn how they can enhance your workouts, spa experiences, sleep, immunity and more. Join us for this empowering workshop!
The cost for materials is only $1.00 per person!

One Wednesday, 7:30-8:30PM. Runs on March 13 at the Beverly Senior Center. $20.

HOW TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH & FITNESS

Instructor: Michael Stare, Spectrum Fitness Consulting. Confused by the myths and fads that cloud your pursuit of proper health and fitness? Limited by injuries, age, or motivation? No time to exercise? If you want the solutions, backed by evidence and experience, to finally take control of your health and fitness, do not miss this course. You will learn about proper abdominal exercises, how to stick with a program, nutrition lies the “gurus” tell you, what supplements actually “work”, the shocking truth about walking for fitness, and get demonstration of proper exercise technique. Please bring a pen and paper.

One Tuesday, 6:30-8:00PM. Runs on March 5 at Spectrum Fitness Consulting, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 121Q in Beverly. $25.

SUSTAINABLE FORAGING FOR WILD FOOD & MEDICINE LOCALLY

Instructor: Iris Weaver. Foraging is becoming popular and you can learn to forage for free wild food and medicine! Come meet some of the plants you can use, and learn about identification, safety guidelines, and sustainable harvesting. You'll never see plants as "just weeds" again! Iris will take you on this wonderful walk showing you that foods and medicines are as close as our yards.

One Sunday, 2:00-3:30PM. Runs on May 5 and meets in the parking lot at Lynch Park on 55 Ober Street in Beverly. Rain Date is Sunday, May 12, 2:00-3:30PM. $22.

GREEN SWEEP: SAY HELLO TO LESS TOXINS & CHEMICALS!

Instructor: Amy Lackie. We all make New Year’s resolutions to improve something about ourselves, so why not improve the health of your household? Let's look at all those supplies under the sink, in the laundry room, our bathrooms and pantry. What does the label tell you? Where can you find more information? We'll explore those questions and share information about health and wellness products that support you, your family and your home naturally. We look forward to having you join us for this workshop!
The cost for materials is only $1.00 per person! Please also bring one household item (cleanser, make-up, soap, etc.) from your own cabinet with you to class.

One Wednesday, 7:30-8:30PM. Runs on April 10 at the Beverly Senior Center. $20.

LONG TERM CARE PLANNING STRATEGIES

Instructor: James Hayward. This is an informational and educational workshop on a variety of holistic long term care planning strategies. We will define what an extended health care event is, we will discuss the financial and emotional impact of this unexpected, unplanned, unfunded event. We will also touch upon what the Government does and does not cover and how this could impact your family’s overall well-being. Space is limited and registration is required prior to attending.

One Wednesday, 7:00-8:00PM. Runs on April 10 at the Beverly Senior Center. $5.00.


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MIND OVER FOOD

Instructor: Andi Freedman. Diets Don’t Work! In fact, most dieters fail to reach their weight loss goals and struggle with poor or disappointing results. Why? Because they have never learned how to THINK about food in an appropriate and healthy way. Join Andi Freedman, founder of Mind Over Food®, for a workshop on a totally unique, effective, and sustainable wellness and weight loss program. This is NOT a diet and there are No Taboo Foods! Andi is a certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist who uses “Cognitive Coaching” to change your THINKING about food and eating.

Three Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30PM. Runs from March 6-20 at the Beverly Senior Center. $120.


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FREE CLASS! YOUR HEALING HANDS: AN INTRODUCTION TO JIN SHIN JYUTSU®

Instructor: Joan Fairbank. Join us for an evening of FUN! Learning about your energy and how to use it to help yourself heal is life changing and empowering. This ancient art works on a network of energetic patterns that support all of our life functions. As you use your hands and breath, you will experience a new awareness of your body and its natural ability to harmonize your energy. It is a valuable complement to conventional healing methods, inducing relaxation and reducing the effects of stress. Pre-registration is required.
This class is highly recommended before taking the Part 1 & Part 2 self-help classes.

One Monday, 7:00-8:15PM. Runs on April 1 at the Beverly Senior Center. FREE!


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SELF-HELP FOR CANCER PATIENTS, FAMILIES & FRIENDS

Instructor: Joan Fairbank. This workshop is ideal for anyone who wants to assist friends and family with their recovery. Relieve stress, and ease pain and discomforts from the side effects from undergoing radiation, chemotherapy, or hormone therapy. Joan will offer clear and simple Jin Shin Jyutsu® techniques for healing that anyone can follow. This is not a replacement for medical diagnosis or treatment, but a holistic compliment to treatment. March is Colon Cancer, Kidney Cancer, and Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month.

One Monday, 7:00-9:00PM. Runs on March 18 at the Beverly Senior Center. $25.

JIN SHIN PART 1 CLASS

Each day will feature a lecture as well as hands-on sessions. You will receive treatment and learn how to apply it to others. Release blockages that cause pain and disease, learn four powerful and simple flows to improve ADD, digestion, backaches, headaches, depression, anxiety, learn the history and philosophy of Jin Shin, learn special sequences that assist breathing, nerves, muscular and ear discomforts and more.
Materials fee of $15 for the Self-Help Book 1 by Mary Burmeister, is payable to the instructor at class. *Or you can buy all three Self-Help books and the Jin Shin Jyutsu® chart for $40. Bring lunch, paper and pen, and dress comfortably.

One Saturday, 9:30AM-4:00PM. Runs on April 20 at Camp Paradise on 44 Cole Street in Beverly. $70.


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REAL FOOD: A DISCUSSION

Instructor: Iris Weaver. Real food: what is it? Does “eating healthy” mean counting calories, making sure to get the exact right vitamins and nutrients, or choking down concoctions that taste less than pleasant? Let’s talk about what “real food” is, where to find it, and how to consume it. If you are interested in eating food that is truly healthy and delicious, and want to minimize harmful additives in your diet, come and join this discussion!
Suggested reading (but by no means required): “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” and/or “In Defense of Food” both by Michael Pollan.

One Monday, 7:00-9:00PM. Runs on February 25 at the Beverly Senior Center. $26.