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M & M’s: Mindfulness, Meditation, and Movement through Tai Chi and Chair Yoga

Mindfulness Meditation and Movement through Yoga and Tai ChiM & M’s: Mindfulness, Meditation, and Movement through Tai Chi and Chair Yoga: Work on mind and body with Tai Chi, the Chinese system of slow movement, and Chair Yoga, a system of postures with mindful breathing. Incorporate physical activity into your day, enhance mindfulness, and reduce stress and anxiety through movement meditation.

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This workshop will cover:

  • Strategies to incorporate movement in your daily schedule
  • Basic Tai Chi movement patterns
  • Yoga postures and breathing using a chair
  • Using movement to enhance mindfulness and overall wellness

Join us at the BCC main campus Connector on Wednesdays from 2:15 - 3:10 pm. You can also participate remotely!

Sessions will be held on:

  • Weds, October 20, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Weds., October 27, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Weds., November 3, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Weds., November 10, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Weds., November 17, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • Weds., November 24, 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Register now to join us in person or virtually for one or all six sessions!

Workshop Instructor: Aimee Marshall

Certifications from NASM (CPT,PES, CSC) ACE (Health Coach and Orthopedic Specialist), AFAA, Pilates Mat and Apparatus, Spinning, Resist-A-Ball, Tabata Boot Camp, Lebert Fitness (all modalities) and Zumba, Tai Chi and 3 x 3 Fit.  200 and 500 hour Yoga Alliance Certification through YogaFit and holds her E-RYT 200 and E-RYT 500.  Senior Master Trainer for YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide and FiTour (All modalities).  Author of the instructor training manual, YogaFit TaiChiFit. 

For your safety: a participation waiver for both virtual and in-person participation, and BCC COVID policies will be followed for on-campus participation. Please review the BCC COVID Policy.

Registration

  • Registration Form and Waiver

    BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    Wellness Workshop

    ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISK AND WAIVER FORM

    I acknowledge that I am seeking to participate in Berkshire Community College’s Wellness Workshop.  I am at least eighteen (18) years of age, fully competent to sign this Agreement, and am doing so voluntarily.

    I understand that as part of this workshop, there will be a variety of movement activity including Yoga and Tai Chi in seated and standing postures.   

    During any of these activities I understand that I could experience symptoms such as abnormal blood pressure, fainting, irregular or fast or slow heart rhythm, which in rare instances could lead to a heart attack, stroke, or other serious health condition, or even death.  I acknowledge that these dangers, hazards, and risks may be associated with my participation in these activities and understand that all risks cannot be prevented.  I represent that I am in good health and physically and mentally able to participate in these activities.  I further acknowledge that emergency personnel and equipment are not on site to deal immediately with medical emergencies.  If I have any concerns with the risks posed by my participation in the activity offered, I may wish to consult with my health care provider to determine whether such participation is appropriate given my current physical and mental health.

    Any information I provide to participate in any Wellness Workshop, shall be true and accurate.  Any personally identifiable health information disclosed in conjunction with my participation in any activity shall be retained by me, and shall not be retained in any form by either the College or any other participating organization.  

    On behalf of myself and my family (including legal guardians) I agree to assume all risks and responsibilities associated with my participation in the BCC Wellness Workshop and agree to release from liability and waive any legal cause of action I have or may have against the College and/or all participating organizations, including their governing boards, officers, agents, and employees (the parties), for any and all personal injury, death, or property damage suffered by me while participating in any Wellness Workshop activities.

    I have read this form and understand its terms; by my signature I fully intend to be bound by the same.

    Participant's Name (Parent's Name if participant is under 18 years old)

    Participant's email address

    Name and relationship