Ready to live a healthier lifestyle? Get started today building your mind and body at the library! Shreve Memorial Library is offering exercise and meditation programs this fall to help you get in shape and relax your mind. Adults are encouraged to participate in non-strenuous movements designed to get the body moving and blood flowing, along with meditation. The programs are free and open to the public. No experience is required, and newcomers are welcome.
Starting this Saturday, September 10, and each Saturday in September, Broadmoor Branch and Omni Fit Pro present “Yoga in the Park.” Participants will practice yoga outside from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., on the grounds of the branch, located at 1212 Captain Shreve Drive. Participants will need to bring a mat, water, and a small towel.
Mooretown Branch is offering Senior Chair Exercise along with Sahaja Yoga Meditation. Get your body moving with Senior Chair Exercise every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The exercise program runs through December 14. In addition, adults are encouraged to join Sahaja Yoga Meditation, a guided meditation session that takes place monthly at the branch. The 30-minute sessions start at 11:30 a.m. on the 4th Monday of each month and run through November 28. Senior Chair Exercise and Sahaja Yoga Meditation both take place in the meeting room at the branch, located at 4360 Hollywood Avenue.
More exercise classes take place at North Caddo Branch. Starting Tuesday, September 20, Tai Chi sessions will take place every 3rd and 4th Tuesday of each month and run through December 27. The one-hour sessions start at 10:00 a.m. in the meeting room at the branch, located at 615 North Pine Street in Vivian.
Studies show that exercise and meditation help restore balance, promote mental and physical well-being, and improve strength and flexibility.