Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018

Brockton: Open Studio with Charlie
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: Brockton, Bldg 4 Basement Room A-001
 
Open Studio
Drop-in; open to Veterans
Provides space for Veterans to explore artistic process’ they are interested in, there is no commitment needed to attending each week and this group is ongoing. This group is not structured and allows participants to be involved in a community of fellow Veterans.
For questions or more information: please contact Aimee Rosner at 774-826-2949 or Andrea Barbosa at 774-826-3316
 
Lowell: Standing Tai Chi
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (EST)
Location: Lowell, VCCC Recreation Therapy Room 164
 
Standing Tai Chi
Registration required: please contact Mynor Diaz at 857-203-4010.
Tai Chi is an ancient form of exercise developed several hundred years ago in China. It is a fluid sequence of movements choreographed in a low impact routine. The practice of tai chi has evolved into a self-healing art due to its many health-related benefits. This program is an effective training method for stress relief, osteoarthritis, and provides better concentration, circulation, and balance in adults which does not require any experience.
 
Lowell: Adaptable Chair Tai Chi
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: Lowell, VCCC Recreation Therapy Room 164
 
Adaptable Chair Tai Chi
Registration required: please contact Mynor Diaz at 857-203-4010.
Tai Chi is an ancient form of exercise developed several hundred years ago in China. It is a fluid sequence of movements choreographed in a low impact routine that can be adapted for individuals who would prefer to be seated and does not require any experience. The practice of Tai Chi has evolved into a self-healing art due to its many health-related benefits. This program is an effective training method for stress relief, osteoarthritis, and provides better concentration, circulation and balance in adults.
 
West Roxbury: Aqua Yoga
 
Time: 12:00 PM- 12:45 PM (EST)
Location: West Roxbury, Therapeutic Pool. Bldg 2, Ground Fl
 
Aqua Yoga
Class size limited to 8. Please contact Teresa Czepiel at 857-360-7661 if interested in attending.
Aqua yoga is a form of water exercise, led in the West Roxbury pool by an experienced yoga instructor. Aqua Yoga is a low-impact approach to increasing balance, strength, and flexibility. Like traditional yoga, this practice includes focused breathing techniques and gentle standing poses which can be modified for any skill level. No experience is necessary; however, a simple verbal questionnaire (by phone) and pre-registration are required.
 
Brockton: Veteran Tai Chi
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (EST)
Location: Brockton, Room A-001, Bldg 4 Basement
 
Tai Chi
Drop-in; open to Veterans
A Chinese practice characterized by a series of very slow and deliberate balletic body movements that can be adapted for individuals who would prefer to be seated. This Veteran focused Tai Chi class offers embodiment of individual empowerment, self-awareness, shifting weight and twisting at the spine, a state of relaxation of both the body and mind and does not require any experience.
 For questions or more information: please contact Aimee Rosner at Aimee.rosner@va.gov, 774-826-2949 or Andrea Barbosa at Andrea.barbosa@va.gov, 774-826-3316.