Morning Session:

Health for Life

March 5, March 12, March 19, and April 2, 2021
10:00am - 11:30am


Friday, March 5, 2021

10:00am – 11:30am

Tai Chi in the Woods
Flow through this 75 to 90 minute movement experience to maintain good health while healing the body. Taught with relatively slow movements, Tai Chi provides a safe, gradual way of improving flexibility and range of motion that can sooth ailments such as arthritis and anxiety. Come learn how to focus on building healing energy to improve circulation, bring balance to your body systems, strengthen your bones, and get you relaxed and feeling terrific! This Tai Chi practice will take place in the natural beauty of the Dunwoody Nature Center, which will only add to the meditative quality. Bring water and dress comfortably for easy movement! Mask required.   

Florin Szondy, Kaiser Permanente

Friday, March 12, 2021

10:00am – 11:30am

Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that can be done while sitting or standing using a chair for support. It is a great way for people of all ability levels to experience the benefits of yoga! This class is a great way to loosen and stretch tight muscles, reduce stress, and improve circulation. Chair yoga has also been shown to improve breathing habits, allow for a better night’s sleep, and an overall sense of well-being. Bring your own water bottle, and mask, and dress comfortably for easy movements!

Gin Miller, Kaiser Permanente

Friday, March 19, 2021

10:00am – 11:30am

Healthy Living and Nutrition with Cooking Demonstration

Nutrition can affect your health and weight as well as your physical and emotional well-being. Attend this program to learn about healthier eating habits and incorporating good nutrition to fuel your healthy active lifestyle! There will also be a cooking demonstration from Kaiser Permanente instructor Jochen Lawson.

Jochen Lawson, Kaiser Permanente

Friday, April 2, 2021

10:00am – 11:30am

Mindfulness in Nature

Mindfulness is a type of meditation in which you focus intently on the present moment. Through sitting and gentle movement exercises, learn proven techniques to connect more fully with the present by focusing awareness on your breath, body sensations, emotions, and thoughts. These mindfulness practices have been shown to improve attention span, reduce stress, decrease emotional reactivity, enhance mood, decrease anxiety, and improve overall well-being. Bring a water bottle and dress comfortably for easy movement. Masks required. 

Elaine Franzetti, Kaiser Permanente