TOMS RIVER, NJ, FEBRUARY 25, 2009 – Exercise is an
important component of a healthy lifestyle Community Medical Center
has several options to get fit with classes for everyone.
Pre-registration is required for all classes by calling 1-888-724-7123.
Organs and glands can be correlated to different areas on your
feet. By massaging your feet, you can release tension that may
be built up in those areas in the body. This workshop will teach
participants how to massage feet and feel better. It will be held
on Friday, March6 at 2 p.m. at the Lighthouse, 591 Lakehurst Road
in Toms River.
Project Healthy Bones is an osteoporosis exercise and education
program for older women and men at risk for, or who have, osteoporosis.
Classes are taught by volunteer peer leaders and run in 24-week
cycles. Class size is limited, and a physician’s medical
clearance is required prior to beginning the program. Fee is $10.
Held at the Lighthouse, 591 Lakehurst Road, Toms River every Friday
(March 6, 13, 20 and 27) from 8 – 9:30 a.m. and 1 – 2:30
Don’t get caught off-guard! Learn to protect yourself with
simple techniques that focus on the use of leverage and also improve
balance. Fee is $3. Held at the Lighthouse, 591 Lakehurst Road,
Toms River on the first and third Mondays of each month (March
2 and 16) at 10:30 a.m.
This course is taught by a black-belt instructor for women and
girls ages 12 and older who wish to learn techniques for personal
self defense. Fee is $3. Held at the Lighthouse, 591 Lakehurst
Road, Toms River on the first and third Tuesday of each month (March
3 and 17) at 7 – 8 p.m.
Described as meditation in motion, T’ai chi chih has been
found to have many health benefits. It requires no special ability
or exercise equipment. Gentle and slow therapeutic movements are
taught by an accredited instructor. Fee is $50 for a five-week
class series. Payment is due at the first class. Held at the Lighthouse,
591 Lakehurst Road, Toms River on Wednesday, March 4, 11, and 25
from 10 – 11:15 a.m. or 6 – 7:15 p.m.
This six-week series will concentrate on rejuvenating the body
through relaxation techniques that include breathing exercises
and poses to assist the body in alignment and muscle strength and
flexibility. Each class ends with 15 minutes of guided meditation
to relieve everyday stress. Wear comfortable clothes and bring
a mat or beach towel. Fee is $50 for a six-week series payable
at the first class. Held at the Lighthouse, 591 Lakehurst Road,
Toms River every Thursday at 6 p.m. or every Friday at 1 p.m.
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