Wellness Lounge Marks Men's Health Week with Classes, Workshops
This is Men's Health Week
National Men’s Health Week has begun! The weeklong observance aims to heighten awareness of preventable health issues and highlight educational and holistic programs that promote a wellness lifestyle. In honor of National Men’s Health Week, the Wellness Lounge in South Orange – an oasis where people can learn new ways to improve their health and wellbeing – is offering special classes and workshops, including:
Chess for Life (June 9 and June 23 at 12:30p.m.-1:30 p.m.): Join certified chess coach, Damon Garrett, president of Chess for Life and member of the prestigious U.S. Chess Federation to learn how to play chess in a fun and adventurous way. Chess for Life helps develop strong decision-making skills, and strengthens creative and critical thinking skills. (Cost: $30; $50 for 2 sessions; $70 for 3 sessions)
Living “WELL” Entrepreneur? (Part 1, June 16, Part II, June 23 at 2:00 pm-3:30 pm): Facilitated by Michele Scott, Ed.D, this two-part “WELL-shop” will help implore and empower current, budding and aspiring entrepreneurs to consistently fill their “WELL” to sustain themselves and their business. Participants develop a “WELL”ness analysis that incorporates key lifestyle components and explore “WELL”ness actions to help them become well crafted and committed living “WELL” entrepreneurs. (Cost: $45)
Creative Writing through Your Own Superhero (June 13, June 20 and June 27 at 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.): Men can join Mark Hair, director of the 12 Comics Learning Support Program, and discover the excitement and empowerment of expository writing through the creation of their own custom superhero and comic book creation. (Cost: $90)
In addition to special classes and workshops, consider giving the important man in your life with a “Men’s Day of Enlightenment” package by combining a workshop or class with a Tai Massage and Reflexology treatments to balance the mind, body, spirit through emotional intelligence and body work.
Costs for each session vary and 10-20 percent discounts are available for members. Memberships are available for three, six and 12 months and include program discounts, free workshops and events. The “Men’s Day of Enlightenment” package enjoys a discount of 25%.