The Living Well is kicking off our October Healing in Community sessions with tools and resources for self care and strategies to reduce and negotiate toxic stress. If you are challenged by environmental stressors such as community trauma, hypertension, obesity and or a lack of connection with the community, we invite you to participate in this month’s Mindfulness programs. Dress in your most comfortable workout or yoga gear. You don’t need a mat, we have one waiting for you to enjoy.
Date: October 6th, 13th, 20th& 27th
Cost: $30 if paid in full via PayPalby October 6th. That’s just $5 per class! $7 drop-in. Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Tameka Grey
Tameka’s unique yoga practice focuses on awareness of beneficial breath through meditation leading to a Vinyasa that is full of modifications for beginners and those beginning again. Beginners love Tameka’s teaching style because she is authentically attentive and fun creating an ideal environment for exploration and relaxation.
Dates: Oct. 13th & 27th
Time: 12 pm – 1 pm (please arrive by 11:45 am)
Facilitator: Dr. Bridal Pearson
Qigong is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique that includes meditation, controlled breathing, mindfulness, and slow breathing. It can also be applied as a martial art.
Facilitatar Dr. Henry Gregory
Duration: 6 weeks
Date(s): Oct. 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
Nov. 1st& 8th
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: $5 per session
Many of our lives are busy and filled with life challenges. As humans our brains are over stimulated with constant engagement with social media, environmental stimulants such as bill boards, noise pollution and toxic social atmospheres. Mind clarity is important to overall self-care. How do we train our minds to become more efficient and intelligent emotionally?
Facilitator: Sunny Majeedah
Date: Oct. 6th
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00
Cost: $5 donation requested
Location: Roland Park Lake, red trail, in Baltimore, Md.
Hike & Heal is a time for women to explore new paths in the woods and in their feminine wellness. At the halfway point in the hike we take a quick refresher break and Sunny Majeedah leads a discussion on various hormone balance, pelvic health and self-care focused issues.
Facilitator: Dr. Jerome Paige
Date: Oct. 7th
Time: 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: $1 donation requested
This session will help participants with strategies to reduce stress while building a meditation practice. Meditation is an evidence based that if practiced regularly reduces blood pressure and increases mental focus. Meditation also helps to control anxiety and slows down the aging of the brain. For youth, it helps to build emotional awareness and reduces hyper-activity.
Facilitator: Dona Moon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Oct. 14th
Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This session is designed to provide new social workers with the requisite knowledge of key considerations of an ethical social work practice.
Learning Objectives Enhanced Understanding of:
- Duty to Warn
- Duty to Report
- Ethical Dilemmas
- Core Values and Ethical Principals of Social Work
- Considerations for the initial session
- Strategies for self-protection
- Boundary Crossing vs Boundary Violation
Date: Oct. 20th
Time: 5 pm – 8 pm
“A blighted Baltimore is a bleeding Baltimore.” Blight is the concentration of vacant, abandoned, dilapidated, underused or mis-utilized properties in communities. Join technoartivist, Nneka N’namdi, in an exploration of blight in Baltimore that fuses technology, art and activism to engage in learning about the impact of blight on residents and to apply collective creativity with resilience to vision equitable and sustainable solutions.
Featuring the photographs of DominicNell of Nellaware Photography, Schaun Champion of Fluffy Pop Postcards and more…..
Facilitator: Dana Smith
Date: Oct. 24th
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: No cost for interest meeting
This 200 hour YTT program is registered by the U.S. Office of Patent & Trademark by Spiritual Essence Yoga Studio. Jiivana Yoga® is influenced by Vinyasa Hatha Yoga and created by Spiritual Essence Yoga & Wellness founder Dana Smith.
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Photographers: Dominic Nell & Michael King
Date: Oct. 28th
Time: 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: $55 non BYTA members ($45 BYTA members will receive $10 back at the door)
Are you in the business of yoga and mindfulness? If so, images are critical to your business success. High-quality headshots and images of you teaching are essential to your professional portfolio to market your business and create and expand your brand identity on web sites and social media platforms. You will have a 10-minute sit for your head shot or yoga practice. You will receive access to a web link within 10 business days with hundreds of images from the Mindfulness Shoot that will include your headshots and poses. These images can be easily downloaded for your marketing use. Some of the images will be watermarked.
Dates: On Going Sundays
Facilitator: Cedric Teamer
Time: 1 pm – 3 pm
Rueda de Casino Baltimore, one the most exciting and well-known social afro latin dance schools will have weekly Cuban Style Salsa Dance classes. Anyone interested in learning Cuban Salsa, correctly referred as Casino, that can be done one on one with a partner or in a “rueda” (Spanish term meaning wheel) with a group of people which takes the enjoyment of this dance to another level.
You will be taught the most basic and fundamental elements, principles and moves of the dance, musicality along with important cultural aspects of Cuban music and dance. Learning Cuban Style will also help you be able to adapt to any style of salsa and will give you exposure on how to dance Son and Cha Cha.