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Events By Category: Health & Wellness


Tai Chi
Tuesday, February 16 - 4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
The 4th session of a 6 week course. Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi has also evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's often used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Described as meditation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Learn the ancient art of Tai Chi with instructor Kim Reed. Class size is limited. Please call the Ocean Pines Branch at 410-208-4014 to register.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, February 22 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness,may boost health & psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow 410-208-6613.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, February 23 - 4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Class #5 of a 6 week course. Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi has also evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's often used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Described as meditation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Learn the ancient art of Tai Chi with instructor Kim Reed. Class size is limited. Please call the Ocean Pines Branch to register at 410-208-4014.

The Teachings of Louise Hay
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Body/Speak: Your body will give you many clues on your mental/emotional state by the locations of pain, discolorations and conditions. This class will cover teachings from Louise Hay, as well as tidbits on increasing awareness & health through easy practices. Carol Borsello will expound on the philosophy of this master teacher.

Tai Chi
Tuesday, March 1 - 4:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
This is the 6th and last class of a 6 week course. Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi has also evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's often used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Described as meditation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Instructor Kim Reed.



Swedish Massage
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Location: Berlin Branch
Not sure if you might want or need a massage? Our presenter,Carol Borsell, LMT, a practicing massage therapist for 20 years, will demonstrate a full-body massage and answer your questions about draping, oils, strokes, pressures and much more.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, March 14 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness,may boost health & psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow 410-208-6613.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, March 28 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness,may boost health & psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow 410-208-6613.

The Wonders of Garlic
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Garlic is a delicious medicinal food. Come learn all that garlic has to offer. For thousands of years, garlic was believed to have medicinal properties. We now have the science to confirm it. Tasty recipes as well as fact and lore on garlic will be discussed. Enjoy the taste of fermented garlic, garlic cookies, and make fire cider. Learn about the different varieties of garlic and how to cultivate it.

Chakras 101
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Pocomoke Branch
Chakra, or energy center, is Sanskrit for "wheel" or "vortex". The chakras function as regulators for the flow of energy
through and around us. A blocked chakra is evidenced in our physical body and life affairs. This basic,
informative class will help you understand where these are and how they affect our well-being.
Instructor: Carol Borsello, Medical Quigong Level II, and Reiki Master.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, April 11 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness,may boost health & psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow 410-208-6613.

Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, April 12 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.


Chakras 101
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 2 pm
Location: Snow Hill Branch
Chakra, or energy center, is Sanskrit for "wheel" or "vortex." The chakras function as regulators for the flow of energy through and around us. A blocked chakra is evidenced in our physical body and life affairs. This basic, informative class will help you understand where these are and how they affect our well-being. This class is taught by Carol Borsello, Medical Qigong Level II and Reiki Master.

Parkinson’s Support Group - Caregivers Seminar
Tuesday, April 19 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Caregivers Seminar: The Parkinson’s Support Group, in cooperation with John Hopkins School of Medicine Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center, is offering a special opportunity for those who care for someone with Parkinson’s Disease, or other movement disorders, to learn from expert presenters and to share with other caregivers. The focus of the seminar is to support and improve the physical, mental and emotional health of the caregiver. Lunch is included. Pre-registration is required. Please call Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525 before the registration deadline, April 15, 2016.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, April 25 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness,may boost health & psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow 410-208-6613.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, May 9 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness,may boost health & psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow 410-208-6613.

Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, May 10 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.

Writing for Wellness
Monday, May 23 - 1:30- 3:00 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Research has shown that writing about stressful experiences, like illness,may boost health & psychological well-being. Group meets twice a month and uses exercises to stimulate the process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. For more information call Don Winslow 410-208-6613.

Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, June 14 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.


Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, July 12 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.


Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, August 9 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.

Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, September 13 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.

Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, October 11 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.

Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, November 8 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.

Parkinson Support Group
Tuesday, December 13 - 2 to 4 pm
Location: Ocean Pines Branch
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month to hear from guest speakers, learn more, discuss resources and share experiences. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Leidner at 410-208-0525.