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rought to You by the St. Lawrence County Bridge to Wellness Coalition
and Planned Parenthood of the North Country, NY

If you are sponsoring an event that promotes health, wellness or fitness in St. Lawrence County and
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• ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS • Various dates and times

Alcoholics Autonomous is a fellowship open to all those who wish to maintain and/or achieve sobriety. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
Visit the website for a complete list of meeting times and locations:
http://aa-stlawrenceny.org/A-A--Meetings-by-Day.php   

• GRIEF SUPPORT WORKSHOP • April 10, 5-6:30 P.M.
The Hospice Center, 6805 U.S. Highway 11, Potsdam
Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley’s Bereavement Services is hosting a six-week grief support workshop titled “Beyond Heartbroken.” The program is for individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Participants will explore the dynamics of grief and learn about healthy ways to cope, said a press release from Hospice. Workshops will offer a safe, non-judgmental environment, emotional and physical support from others experiencing a similar loss, opportunities to heal through sharing in grief with others and coping skills to help through grief, the press release said. The group facilitator is Donna Trimm Calk, LMSW. Registration required by March 14.
For more information or to register: Trimm Calk at 315-265-3105 or [email protected].

• YOGA FUNDAMENTALS • April 10, 7:00 – 8:00 A.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Mondays and Wednesdays with Mary Page Watts, Yoga Fundamentals is an introductory Iyengar hatha style class for beginners and all levels. Students will explore the fundamentals of Iyengar yoga, a method which uses props to encourage proper alignment in the poses. Classes will build on the previous week and regular attendance is encouraged to gain the most benefit. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• CHAIR YOGA • April 10, 11:00 A.M – 12:00 Noon
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Wednesdays with Jean Benvenuto. Chair Yoga is an innovative practice that is great for those with limited mobility who want to try yoga for its benefits, increased strength, flexibility, balance, and stamina. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• PARKINSON’S EXERCISE GROUP • April 10, 2:00 – 3:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Mondays and Wednesdays with Rebecca Martin, RPT. Enjoy exercise to benefit people with Parkinson’s. Call or email Rebecca for more information and to register for classes, 315-268-1652, [email protected].
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• VINYASA FLOW • April 10, 5:30 – 6:30 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Wednesdays with Kathleen Gansen. Vinyasa Flow is an energetic and awakening yoga practice, connecting breath to movement, allowing for deep stretching, strength building, and meditative movement. This class offers a balanced physical, mental, and spiritual experience. Students are invited to practice at their own level of comfort. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• COMMUNITY REIKI SHARE, • April 10, 6:30 – 8:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Monthly, second Wednesdays, with Sarah Pickard, Reiki Master. Open to Reiki practitioners of all lineages. Share your practice with other practitioners. $10. Call Sarah to preregister, 860-488-1805.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• THE YOGA OF RECOVERY • April 10, 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Wednesdays, with Terry de la Vega. Explore Twelve Step recovery through the lens of yoga. Yoga practice teaches students to be present to the struggles and joys of living in the present moment. Each class will focus on a recovery theme, using deep breathing, meditation, movement, and integrative relaxation. There will be time for voluntary sharing. All Twelve Step Fellowships are welcome. Suggested free will donation of $5-10 or use Trillium class card.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• TAI CHI BASICS • April 11, 11:15 A.M – 12:15 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Tuesdays and Thursdays, with Master Sean Boutin. Registration is by semester. Spring semester: January 15 – May 9, $320.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com and northcountrytaichi.com.

• INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI • April 11, 12:30 – 1:30 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Tuesdays and Thursdays, with Master Sean Boutin. Registration is by semester.
Spring semester: January 15 – May 9, $320.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com and northcountrytaichi.com.

• FUNCTIONAL FITNESS • April 11, 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Tuesdays and Thursdays with Tracy Sharlow. An upbeat interval based training workout that encompasses all fitness components (balance, cardio, endurance, strength, and flexibility). Attention is given to the major muscle groups that are important to our overall wellness. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• YOGA NIDRA and SOUND BATH • April 11, 7:00 - 8:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Join Terry de la Vega and Becky Harblin for a special combined class designed to create a profound meditation experience. Begin with Yoga Nidra, a deeply restorative, ancient meditation practice, known as “yogic sleep.” Be guided by Terry de la Vega to release deeply held stresses and tension, renew vital energy, and increase wellbeing in body, mind, and spirit. Experience a deep meditation as Becky Harblin plays Tibetan singing bowls. The sound is created to sooth jangled nerves and encourage deep relaxation. Lie on the floor, cover yourself with a blanket, and allow yourself to be immersed in a soothing guided meditation and Sound Bath. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• MEDITATION• April 11, 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Thursdays, with Theresa Scott. Learn gentle, non-dual meditation with the Realization Process. Sitting in chairs, standing, and moving practices, that help you to awaken to and embody your essential self. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• GRIEF SUPPORT WORKSHOP • April 11, 5-6:30 P.M.
Lawrence Manor Bed and Breakfast, 214 E. Main St., Gouverneur
Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley’s Bereavement Services is hosting a six-week grief support workshop titled “Beyond Heartbroken.” The program is for individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Participants will explore the dynamics of grief and learn about healthy ways to cope, said a press release from Hospice. Workshops will offer a safe, non-judgmental environment, emotional and physical support from others experiencing a similar loss, opportunities to heal through sharing in grief with others and coping skills to help through grief, the press release said. The group facilitator is Donna Trimm Calk, LMSW. Registration required by March 14.
For more information or to register: Trimm Calk at 315-265-3105 or [email protected].

• GENTLE YOGA AND YIN • April 12, 9:00 – 10:15 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Fridays with Terry de la Vega, Fridays, 9:00 am - 10:15 am. Gentle hatha yoga with a focus on breathing deeply, longer holding in supported poses to release tight joints, and deep relaxation. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• COMMUNITY YOGA • April 13, 9:00 – 10:00 A.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Saturdays, with a rotating roster of teachers, Saturdays, 9:00 am - 10:00 am at Trillium Wellness Center. Experience a variety of yoga styles. No class cards, special drop-in rate, $5 - $10, your choice.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• SUNDAY MORNING FLOW • April 14, 8:00 – 9:00 A.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Sundays with Kimberly Newman. Jump start your Sunday and wake up your body with this invigorating, yet gentler vinyasa flow class. Taught to all levels of strength and flexibility, modifications for ease of practice will be offered, as will more challenging options. Sunday Morning Flow offers a well-balanced, centering practice to inspire your day. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• YOGA FUNDAMENTALS • April 15, 7:00 – 8:00 A.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Mondays and Wednesdays with Mary Page Watts, Yoga Fundamentals is an introductory Iyengar hatha style class for beginners and all levels. Students will explore the fundamentals of Iyengar yoga, a method which uses props to encourage proper alignment in the poses. Classes will build on the previous week and regular attendance is encouraged to gain the most benefit. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• PARKINSON’S EXERCISE GROUP • April 15, 2:00 – 3:00 P.M.

Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Mondays and Wednesdays Rebecca Martin, RPT. Enjoy exercise to benefit people with Parkinson’s. Call or email Rebecca for more information and to register for classes, 315-268-1652, [email protected].
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• YOGA FLOW • April 15, 5:15 – 6:30 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Mondays with Jean Benvenuto. Gains in strength and flexibility are products of this mindful flow. Building body awareness and finding alignment are emphasized. Personal exploration is encouraged to make this practice your own. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• KRIPALU VINYASA FLOW • April 15, 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Mondays with Rivka Rocchio, Kripalu Flow merges ground-up alignment cues with breath awareness and a link to the creative and spiritual self. This class is appropriate for all levels but some yoga experience would be beneficial. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• GRIEF SUPPORT WORKSHOP • Monday, April 15, 10 A.M. -- NOON
St. John's Episcopal Church, 139 Main St., Massena
Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley’s Bereavement Services is hosting a six-week grief support workshop titled “Beyond Heartbroken.” The program is for individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Participants will explore the dynamics of grief and learn about healthy ways to cope, said a press release from Hospice. Workshops will offer a safe, non-judgmental environment, emotional and physical support from others experiencing a similar loss, opportunities to heal through sharing in grief with others and coping skills to help through grief, the press release said. The group facilitator is Donna Trimm Calk, LMSW. Registration required by March 14.
For more information or to register: Trimm Calk at 315-265-3105 or [email protected].

• BOOMER YOGA • April 16, 9:00 – 10:15 A.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Tuesdays with Jean Benvenuto. A low impact yoga class designed to increase body awareness, a key factor in preventing injury as we age, increase strength, flexibility, and balance. For active people over 50 but everyone is welcome. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• TAI CHI BASICS • April 16, 11:15 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Tuesdays and Thursdays, with Master Sean Boutin. Registration is by semester.
Spring semester: January 15 – May 9, $320.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com and northcountrytaichi.com.

• INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI • April 16, 12:30 – 1:30 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Tuesdays and Thursdays, with Master Sean Boutin. Registration is by semester.
Spring semester: January 15 – May 9, $320.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com and northcountrytaichi.com.

• FUNCTIONAL FITNESS • April 16, 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Tuesdays and Thursdays with Tracy Sharlow. An upbeat interval based training workout that encompasses all fitness components (balance, cardio, endurance, strength, and flexibility). Attention is given to the major muscle groups that are important to our overall wellness. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• VINYASA FLOW • April 16, 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Tuesdays with Kimberly Newman. Vinyasa Flow mindfully links body and breath through a flowing series of asanas with occasional, longer-held postures woven in. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• YOGA FUNDAMENTALS • April 17, 7:00 – 8:00 A.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Mondays and Wednesdays with Mary Page Watts, Yoga Fundamentals is an introductory Iyengar hatha style class for beginners and all levels. Students will explore the fundamentals of Iyengar yoga, a method which uses props to encourage proper alignment in the poses. Classes will build on the previous week and regular attendance is encouraged to gain the most benefit. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• CHAIR YOGA • April 17, 11:00 A.M – 12:00 noon
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Wednesdays with Jean Benvenuto. Chair Yoga is an innovative practice that is great for those with limited mobility who want to try yoga for its benefits, increased strength, flexibility, balance, and stamina. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• PARKINSON’S EXERCISE GROUP • April 17, 2:00 – 3:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Mondays and Wednesdays with Rebecca Martin, RPT. Enjoy exercise to benefit people with Parkinson’s. Call or email Rebecca for more information and to register for classes, 315-268-1652, [email protected]
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• MANAGING CHRONIC STRESS AND PAIN • April 17, 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
A five-week class, Wednesdays, April 17- May 15, with Terry de la Vega, NP, CYN, Certified YogaNurse®. First class tonight. Are you living with stress or pain that keeps you from enjoying life? This class offers you simple, easy, enjoyable activities you can do at home and at work to help your feel better. We will practice breathing, movement, and deep relaxation. Five classes, $65.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• VINYASA FLOW • April 17, 5:30 – 6:30 P. M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Wednesdays with Kathleen Gansen. Vinyasa Flow is an energetic and awakening yoga practice, connecting breath to movement, allowing for deep stretching, strength building, and meditative movement. This class offers a balanced physical, mental, and spiritual experience. Students are invited to practice at their own level of comfort. Class card or $15 drop-in.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• RECONNECTING TO LIFE, • April 17, 6:30 – 8:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Meets monthly, third Wednesdays, support group for people dealing with loss. Speakers, activities, sharing. Meets third Wednesdays, with Sarah Pickard, Reiki Master. $10. Call Sarah to preregister, 860-488-1805.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• THE YOGA OF RECOVERY • April 17, 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.
Trillium Wellness Center, 42-1/2 Elm Street, Potsdam
Wednesdays, with Terry de la Vega. Explore Twelve Step recovery through the lens of yoga. Yoga practice teaches students to be present to the struggles and joys of living in the present moment. Each class will focus on a recovery theme, using deep breathing, meditation, movement, and integrative relaxation. There will be time for voluntary sharing. All Twelve Step Fellowships are welcome. Suggested free will donation of $5-10 or use Trillium class card.
For more information: trilliumyogacenter.com.

• GRIEF SUPPORT WORKSHOP • April 17, 5-6:30 P.M.
The Hospice Center, 6805 U.S. Highway 11, Potsdam
Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley’s Bereavement Services is hosting a six-week grief support workshop titled “Beyond Heartbroken.” The program is for individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Participants will explore the dynamics of grief and learn about healthy ways to cope, said a press release from Hospice. Workshops will offer a safe, non-judgmental environment, emotional and physical support from others experiencing a similar loss, opportunities to heal through sharing in grief with others and coping skills to help through grief, the press release said. The group facilitator is Donna Trimm Calk, LMSW. Registration required by March 14.
For more information or to register: Trimm Calk at 315-265-3105 or [email protected].

• GRIEF SUPPORT WORKSHOP • April 18, 5-6:30 P.M.
Lawrence Manor Bed and Breakfast, 214 E. Main St., Gouverneur
Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley’s Bereavement Services is hosting a six-week grief support workshop titled “Beyond Heartbroken.” The program is for individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Participants will explore the dynamics of grief and learn about healthy ways to cope, said a press release from Hospice. Workshops will offer a safe, non-judgmental environment, emotional and physical support from others experiencing a similar loss, opportunities to heal through sharing in grief with others and coping skills to help through grief, the press release said. The group facilitator is Donna Trimm Calk, LMSW. Registration required by March 14.
For more information or to register: Trimm Calk at 315-265-3105 or [email protected].

• GRIEF SUPPORT WORKSHOP • Monday, April 22, 10 A.M. -- NOON
St. John's Episcopal Church, 139 Main St., Massena
Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley’s Bereavement Services is hosting a six-week grief support workshop titled “Beyond Heartbroken.” The program is for individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Participants will explore the dynamics of grief and learn about healthy ways to cope, said a press release from Hospice. Workshops will offer a safe, non-judgmental environment, emotional and physical support from others experiencing a similar loss, opportunities to heal through sharing in grief with others and coping skills to help through grief, the press release said. The group facilitator is Donna Trimm Calk, LMSW. Registration required by March 14.
For more information or to register: Trimm Calk at 315-265-3105 or [email protected].

• GRIEF SUPPORT WORKSHOP • April 24, 5-6:30 P.M.
The Hospice Center, 6805 U.S. Highway 11, Potsdam
Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley’s Bereavement Services is hosting a six-week grief support workshop titled “Beyond Heartbroken.” The program is for individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Participants will explore the dynamics of grief and learn about healthy ways to cope, said a press release from Hospice. Workshops will offer a safe, non-judgmental environment, emotional and physical support from others experiencing a similar loss, opportunities to heal through sharing in grief with others and coping skills to help through grief, the press release said. The group facilitator is Donna Trimm Calk, LMSW. Registration required by March 14.
For more information or to register: Trimm Calk at 315-265-3105 or [email protected].

• GRIEF SUPPORT WORKSHOP • April 25, 5-6:30 P.M.
Lawrence Manor Bed and Breakfast, 214 E. Main St., Gouverneur
Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley’s Bereavement Services is hosting a six-week grief support workshop titled “Beyond Heartbroken.” The program is for individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Participants will explore the dynamics of grief and learn about healthy ways to cope, said a press release from Hospice. Workshops will offer a safe, non-judgmental environment, emotional and physical support from others experiencing a similar loss, opportunities to heal through sharing in grief with others and coping skills to help through grief, the press release said. The group facilitator is Donna Trimm Calk, LMSW. Registration required by March 14.
For more information or to register: Trimm Calk at 315-265-3105 or [email protected].