The Finkelstein Memorial Library Health and Wellness Center provides access to resources and information on a variety of health related topics such as free lectures on nutrition, disease prevention, etc. and hands-on free yoga, Tai Chi, and zumba classes offered seasonally.
The Health Information Center houses an in-depth collection of health reference books, periodicals and three computer workstations to enable patrons to search for health information on the Internet.
Health & Wellness Classes
All classes are free but require registration. To register and for further information call 352-5700 ext. 244 or stop by the 2nd floor reference desk.
Check with your health care professional before any exercise regimen.
HIV Free Testing Days
Teste Gratis Pou VIH/SIDA Prueba Gratis del VIH
Rockland County Health Department invites you and your loved ones to participate in this free event. Confidential results in 20 minutes. Registration is not required. For info, please call: 845-364-2570.
Meditation on the Inner Light
Presenter: Frank Pawlowski, Ed.D.
Learn the steps to meditation that can lead to a deep source of spiritual nourishment. All levels of meditators are welcome. Registration begins September 11.
Registration begins Dec. 1.
Monday, Jan. 8, 12 – 1 PM
Registration begins Dec. 7.
Monday, Feb. 5, 12 – 1 PM
Registration begins Jan. 8.
Healthy Tai Chi Classes
Suitable for seniors and non-seniors
Session 2: Wednesdays, Nov. 8, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Session 1: Mondays, 10 – 11 am Jan. 8, 22, 29
Instructor: Master Ted Peng, Tai Chi 7th level, practicing for 30 years.
Slow individual movements are taken from elements of regular Tai Chi.
Suitable for senior and non-seniors. Participants can stand or sit in chairs.
Wear loose fitting clothing and sneakers. Note: Each session consists of four classes. Both sessions are the same. You may register for any of the sessions.
Registration begins December 11.
Zumba ® for Adults - 4 Week Course
Tuesdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 -from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Licensed Instructor: Arianna Pallens
A fusion of Latin and international music that provides a motivating fitness workshop. Wear sneakers, bring a water bottle and towel. Registration begins October 10.
Advanced Beginner Yoga
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
November 8, 15
Instructor: Bonnie Ringer, E-RYT500
Use poses and breathing exercises to free up body and mind. Wear loose fitting clothes, bring a yoga mat and towel. Registration begins October 9.
Monday, Jan. 8, 7 – 8 PM
Instructor: Master Raymond Portante, East Coast Martial Arts
Registration is required for these free programs. To register call 352-5700, ext. 244 or stop by second floor reference desk. Check with your healthcare professional before beginning any exercise regimen.