PP Boro to get you ship-shape


POINT PLEASANT— Ocean County Library Point Pleasant Borough Branch is sponsoring a free health and wellness series throughout the first quarter of 2011.

The “New Year, New You Health & Wellness Series” encompasses several programs:

• A Pathway to Creating a Better Understanding of Oneself—Saturday, Jan. 8, 11am–a numerology workshop that uses numerals and letters from a person’s birth date and name to discover talents, abilities, personality traits, and trends in one’s life;

• Relaxed & Cheerful—Taking Care of Yourself Through Low Impact Yoga—Six Saturdays, Jan. 15-Feb. 19, 11am–a six-week low impact, extra-gentle yoga program where students can participate using either a chair or mat called;

• New Topics in Nutrition and Ways Improve Your Health & Bones– Thursday, Jan. 20, 7 pm–a nutritional health information program — conducted by Rutgers University Professor Susan Shapses, PhD, focused on new topics in nutrition with tips about obesity, weight loss and bone health including why there are new calcium and vitamins requirements and what it means to us, and;

• Creating Positive Self-Esteem—Tuesday, February 22, 2 pm –a mini-workshop to help attendees boost their outlook and self-esteem.

“As we begin 2011, our branch wanted to create a series of workshops that would support our community members who have set a New Year goal to improve their well being of both mind and body. We are excited to present a series of  programs that address various areas of both physical and mental wellness. This series is designed so that the public can register for individual programs or for the entire series depending on their preferences,” said Nicole DeMatteo, Ocean County Library Point Pleasant Borough Branch Manager.

To register for any of these free programs in this series go to the Ocean County Library’s website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org and click on Events and News or call your local branch.

The programs will be held at the Ocean County Library Point Pleasant Borough branch located at 834 Beaver Dam Road, Point Pleasant.

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