The following programs are presented by The Resource Place at the JCC.
InstructorJennifer Zaffuts, MSEd
LocationThe Resource Place
Does stress or anxiety get in the way of performing your best in sports, on tests, or in other activities? Does being worried seem to get in the way of enjoying yourself? Maybe you've heard that professional athletes are using mindfulness to play their best. Learn ways to manage stress and use it in a productive, performance-enhancing way. You will also learn ways to tune out distractions and be more focused on the present moment. Snack is provided.
We all learn through work, volunteering, sports or other activities that we are often most effective when we work together as a team. The same is true for parenting, Whether we are parenting in one or two households, when we work with our partner out of the same "playbook", we provide our children with consistent expectations and limits they need. In this workshop, we will discuss effective strategies to get you and your partner on the same page. Refreshments will be served.
Join a presenter from the Elizabeth Wende Breast Care Clinic to discuss how to achieve optimum bone health. Question and answer period to follow. Light lunch provided and pre-registration is required.
Learn about the drastic changes to our food system and how nutrition, allergies, and food sensitivities are on the rise. Learn how YOU, the grandparent can safely, healthfully (and deliciously) feed your grandchildren. Workshop will include samples and recipes.
How do we teach our children to treat people with respect? What kinds of limits and boundaries are appropriate for parents to set? When can children be independent and when do parents need to step in?Judaism has perspectives on all of these questions and more which we will discuss using "The Blessing of a Skinned Knee" by Wendy Mogel, PhD. as a guide. Price includes lunch.
Learn strategies that you can use at home and your child can use in school that do not involve medication. Participants will be given specific exercises that can be implemented right away. Price includes lunch.
Proper nutrition is critical to our overall health and is especially true for our brain. Learn how to easily add delicious foods into your diet that will work to keep your brain health. Focus will also be indentifying foods and ingredients that may be causing harm. Wokshop will include samples and recipes.
InstructorTed Barnett, M.D.
This six week course will make the scientific case for following a whole-food, plant-based (vegan) diet to achieve optimal health and prevent disease. Classes feature Q &A sessions and vegan food samplings with recipes.