FITNESS & HEALTH

A WALK IN OLD TOWN GLEN CARBON WITH THE IL TREKKERS  IL Trekkers

Meet up with the IL Trekkers at the Library between 10:00 am – 1:00 pm in the Community Room. Each person will pay $3 at the door, fill out a start card, and sign in before starting the walk. The start card should be presented at check points and will be turned in at the finish. Enjoy a 5K, 10K, or 20K distance at a 1A rating. Routes will be suitable for strollers, leashed dogs, and marked with streamers. Water and restrooms will be available at the Library. Walks must be finished by 4:00 pm. Brochures are available at the Help Desk.

Saturday, June 6 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

IL Trekkers information 
American Volkssport Association information

 


 

HEALTHY WORKSTATION PRACTICES  Healthy Workstation Practices
INSTRUCTED BY MEAGHAN WEEDON  

Information will be given about proper posture while sitting at a desk, suggested stretches will be demonstrated, recommended length of time to sit/ stand will be discussed, as well as other healthy practices in the workplace.

45 minute presentation with a 15 minute Q&A.

Tuesday, August 25 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the Community Room.

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FAMILIES IN NATURE CLUB MEETUP  Families In Nature Club

Meet up with Families In Nature in the Community Room and join them for an afternoon of walking, discovery, nature, and a time of reading with a snack in the Community Room afterward. The snack you bring may be left in the Community Room while you are exploring on & off the bike trails. Families In Nature is a local branch of the world-wide Children & Nature Network founded by Richard Louv. Using Louv’s book Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, these families believe that connecting with nature is an imperative. Families In Nature Details and Meetup information 

Sunday, September 6 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Meetup & return to in the Community Room.

 


 

YOGA FITNESS  Yoga4
INSTRUCTED BY SARAH HARTWIG  

Please bring a Yoga mat. Registration is limited to 15. Please call if you need to cancel so we may include those on the Waiting List.

Saturday, June 13 from 9:30 – 10:30 am in the Community Room.

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ZUMBA FITNESS    Zumba2
INSTRUCTED BY STEFANIE HAMPTON

Get fit and healthy with these moderate to advanced Zumba workouts. Registration is limited to 15. Please call if you need to cancel so we may include those on the Waiting List.

Saturdays, May 2 & 30 from 9:30 – 10:30 am in the Community Room.

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Saturdays, July 11, 18 & 25 from 9:30 – 10:30 am in the Community Room.

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ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS    Alzheimer's Association Logo
INSTRUCTED BY ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION COMMUNITY EDUCATORS

Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s:
Early diagnosis is important. Learn the difference between normal aging, the warning signs of dementia, and information on how to seek diagnosis.
Tuesday, October 20 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm

 

The Basics of Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s:
Comprehensive overview of memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease that includes information on diagnosis, treatment, and resources.
Tuesday, November 3 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm

 

Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior:
Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Tuesday, November 17 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm

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