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Yoga Moves Series 2 Preview

with person Melanie Back
on calendar_today March 30th to May 4th, 2020
credit_card Fee: $30

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Balance and center yourself with an evening yoga class taught by Melanie Back. Build a strong foundation in body awareness by allowing yourself to explore your own personal experience of yoga through inner focus. Creative hatha mixed with multiple movement modalities make this course great for beginning to intermediate levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Register by March 27

Instructor Melanie Back began her study of yoga through the CLASS program. Her journey led her to the Shambhava School of Yoga in Rollinsville, Colo. where she received her 200 hour yoga teacher certification along with certifications in vinyasa Flow and Yoga for healing. Since then she has completed recently courses with Jason Crandell and Yoga Detour.

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Yoga Moves Series 1 Preview

with person Melanie Back
on calendar_today February 24th to March 23rd, 2020
credit_card Fee: $30

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Balance and center yourself with an evening yoga class taught by Melanie Back. Build a strong foundation in body awareness by allowing yourself to explore your own personal experience of yoga through inner focus. Creative hatha mixed with multiple movement modalities make this course great for beginning to intermediate levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Register by Feb. 21

Instructor Melanie Back began her study of yoga through the CLASS program. Her journey led her to the Shambhava School of Yoga in Rollinsville, Colo. where she received her 200 hour yoga teacher certification along with certifications in vinyasa Flow and Yoga for healing. Since then she has completed recently courses with Jason Crandell and Yoga Detour.

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Yin Yang Yoga Series 2 Preview

with person JoAnn McClure
on calendar_today April 1st to 29th, 2020
credit_card Fee: $30

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This yoga class is designed for all levels of yogis, including beginners. Enjoy the benefits of slow flow yoga movement and long stretching during this one-hour Yin Yang class. Yin is a passive, transformative style of yoga in which participants hold postures for minutes at a time. Slow down and tune in while you lengthen and therapeutically release joints, muscles, ligaments and other connective tissues in your body. Yang yoga promotes the more active aspect of yoga in a slow flow, gentle style. Combined, we will work on muscles, blood flow, strength, flexibility and balance to promote a healthy life. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Register by March 29

Instructor Jo Ann McClure is a certified yoga instructor with 200 hours of training through A Work in Progress Yoga Studio in Salina. Jo Ann began her yoga journey through CLASS, which initiated a dream to become an instructor. A CLASS enthusiast, Jo Ann considers one of her hobbies lifelong learning, having taken a wide variety of classes over the years.

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Yin Yang Yoga Series 1 Preview

with person JoAnn McClure
on calendar_today February 26th to March 25th, 2020
credit_card Fee: $30

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This yoga class is designed for all levels of yogis, including beginners. Enjoy the benefits of slow flow yoga movement and long stretching during this one-hour Yin Yang class. Yin is a passive, transformative style of yoga in which participants hold postures for minutes at a time. Slow down and tune in while you lengthen and therapeutically release joints, muscles, ligaments and other connective tissues in your body. Yang yoga promotes the more active aspect of yoga in a slow flow, gentle style. Combined, we will work on muscles, blood flow, strength, flexibility and balance to promote a healthy life. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.

Register by Feb. 23

Instructor Jo Ann McClure is a certified yoga instructor with 200 hours of training through A Work in Progress Yoga Studio in Salina. Jo Ann began her yoga journey through CLASS, which initiated a dream to become an instructor. A CLASS enthusiast, Jo Ann considers one of her hobbies lifelong learning, having taken a wide variety of classes over the years.

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Wooden Bunny Preview

with person Megan Haden
on calendar_today March 30th, 2020
credit_card Fee: $35

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Wooden Bunny: 10-inches by 3-feet, bring your own bow! You’ll paint your bunny during class time. Do you need some grown-up craft time? Join Megan Haden at her Blue Barn Door {studio} for these sophisticated step-by-step projects you will create and take home at the end of the evening. Your project will be ready to display in your home or give as a gift. Megan provides all the supplies you’ll need, and you will get to choose your favorite colors and sayings for customizing each project to your taste. Crafting aprons are available. You’re welcome to BYOB!

Register by March 26

Megan Haden is an instructor at Blue Barn Door {studio}. Megan has been painting signs for several years and loves to help others create. Blue Barn Door {studio} focuses on step-by-step guided instruction in a fun and stress-free environment; bring your friends or come solo and unleash your creativity! And don't worry, Megan is experienced at working even “craft challenged” students through all the steps and techniques that will allow you to have a project that you are proud of.

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Seven Basic Concepts for Xeriscape and Native Landscaping

with person Darrin Wright
on calendar_today January 28th, 2020
credit_card Fee: $10 open_in_new Join Wait List

With an ever-changing climate and uncertain water issues, now is the time to rethink how and why the standard status symbol of a “green fescue lawn” is not appropriate and costs your time, money and precious natural resources. Let instructor Darrin Wright help you start a new way of thinking and landscaping the space around you and your home. The best part is you can make a difference by planting using this new, improved and efficient way to landscape. Topics covered will include planning and design, soil preparation, irrigation, mulches, plants and plant zones, turf areas and maintenance.

Register by Jan. 21

Instructor Darrin Wright has worked in the horticulture field for 26 years and in arboriculture for 16 years. Darrin is a certified Kansas arborist, nurseryman and landscaper. He is a past president, board member and current member of the Kansas Nursery and Landscape Association. Darrin enjoys helping others by sharing his knowledge and experience with those wanting to create their own landscapes.

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Navigating Long-Term Care

with person Paul Myers
on calendar_today January 23rd, 2020
credit_card Fee: Free open_in_new Register

Navigating Long-Term Care is a class that is intended for anyone interested in learning more about assisted living and long-term care. We will discuss the terminology used in the industry. We will learn the differences in Medicare and Medicaid and how to use these to your advantage when choosing long-term care. This class will also offer some helpful advice when it comes to empowering you and your loved ones, ensuring they are receiving the best care possible, taught by Paul Myers director of Dignity Care Home.

Register by Jan. 16

Paul Myers is executive director, adult care home operator and a licensed practical nurse at Dignity Care Home in Salina. He has more than nine years of experience running his family-owned residential health care facility. Paul is knowledgeable about Medicaid, specifically the HCBS program, and helps families with the difficult application process. He also runs admissions, tours, HR, family relations and helps with the spenddown process.

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Making End-of-Life Decisions Meeting 2

with person Sarah Crews and Lea Borst
credit_card Fee: $5

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Advance Directives are legal documents which allow you to share your own decisions for end-of-life care. In this course, we will review the documents to complete your living will and consider who to appoint as your “agent” or Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Decisions. We will provide information on how to have conversations about the topic with your family, your agent and your physician. You’ll learn about the Transportable Physicians Orders for Patient Preferences (TPOPP), another important document to ensure that your wishes are respected as “doctor’s orders” if you are in a medical setting at the end-of-life. Other topics of discussion will include understanding the Do Not Resuscitate order and when to complete it, and making informed decisions about medical interventions. Funeral planning forms will be provided. Bring your questions to one of these informative sessions for instructors Sarah Crews and Lea Borst.

Register by Jan. 22

Instructor Sarah Crews holds a Master of Arts in end-of-life care. She is a member of the National Home Funeral Alliance, a nonprofit organization providing education to communities and families about in-home, after-death care. She is also the director of Heart Land Prairie Cemetery, an all-natural cemetery in Central Kansas. Sarah has assisted people in filling out advance directives since 2011.

Lea Borst has been a nurse for 24 years working mostly as an Emergency Nurse. She is currently the Director of Care Management at Salina Regional Health Center and is passionate about patients’ rights, including the right to make informed decisions about their care and the need to make these decisions for themselves while they are able to.

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Zumba Gold Series 3 Preview

with person Angelina Lawrence
on calendar_today April 1st to 24th, 2020
credit_card Fee: $25

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This easy-to-follow program lets you get moving at your own speed. Zumba® Gold is a fitness program designed to take exciting Latin and international dance rhythms created in the original Zumba® and bring them to the active older adult, beginners or those not used to exercising. Created to emphasize the basics, Zumba® Gold is guaranteed to provide you with a safe and effective total body workout.

Register by March 29

Instructor Angelina Lawrence has been a certified Zumba® Instructor since 2010. She has always loved dance, and joining the YMCA in 2006 is what introduced her to Zumba®. She is now certified in Zumba Toning, Zumba Gold and Aqua Zumba. Angelina loves helping people improve their health and fitness through this exciting dance style.

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Zumba Gold Series 2 Preview

with person Angelina Lawrence
on calendar_today March 4th to 25th, 2020
credit_card Fee: $25

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This easy-to-follow program lets you get moving at your own speed. Zumba® Gold is a fitness program designed to take exciting Latin and international dance rhythms created in the original Zumba® and bring them to the active older adult, beginners or those not used to exercising. Created to emphasize the basics, Zumba® Gold is guaranteed to provide you with a safe and effective total body workout.

Register by March 1

Instructor Angelina Lawrence has been a certified Zumba® Instructor since 2010. She has always loved dance, and joining the YMCA in 2006 is what introduced her to Zumba®. She is now certified in Zumba Toning, Zumba Gold and Aqua Zumba. Angelina loves helping people improve their health and fitness through this exciting dance style.

Salina Public Library will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.