Jewish Federation of the Berkshires Presents Chair Yoga: Yoga for Flexibility, Mobility and Peace of Mind on Jan. 8

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Linda Novick

PITTSFIELD, MA– The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires’ Connecting with Community presents “Chair Yoga: Easy Yoga for Flexibility, Mobility and Peace of Mind” with instructor Linda Novick on Jan. 8 in Pittsfield, MA. This free program is part of the Federation’s Connecting With Community Series and will be followed by a kosher hot lunch.

The event will be held at Knesset Israel  located at 16 Colt Road in Pittsfield, MA. For more information, contact: Nancy Maurice Rogers  at 413-442-4360 x 15, or visit  http://www.jewishberkshires.org  .

Linda Novick

Organizers of the event said on their website that Chair Yoga is appropriate for people of all levels of mobility. It is a series of breathing and stretching exercises done in a chair, which increases mobility of the joints, flexibility, strength and stamina. Some of the exercises are performed standing behind the chair, while holding on.

Participants will learn breathing techniques to enhance lung capacity, as well as easy stretches and yoga postures. Yoga is good for all bodies. Beginners are welcome.

Novick, MFA, is an author, teacher, artist, and professional level Kripalu Yoga teacher. Her approach to yoga encourages everyone to listen and love their body.

This free program is part of the Federation’s Connecting With Community Series and will be followed by a kosher hot lunch. Lunch is a $2 suggested donation for adults over 60 years of age or $7 for all others. Advance reservations are required for lunch and can be made by calling (413) 442-2200 before 9 a.m. on the day of the program.

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