|Reduce Pain with Movement ||Tuesday, March 12th||6:30-8pm||Wethersfield High School Media Center|
411 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109
|Contact Wethersfield Adult Ed. to register, no walk-ins.|
|At some point in our lives we all experience pain, whether from injury or illness, and it can be short term or chronic. Join us for this 90 minute session and learn about how simply moving throughout your day can ease your pain. Instructor, Maggie Downie from Personal Euphoria in Wethersfield and author of Keep Moving: Takes Steps to Reduce Pain & Improve Your Life will discuss
Movement Tips for People Who Sit a Lot
How Movement Helps Reduce Chronic Pain
Postural Changes to Reduce Pain in the Body
And a few simple exercises for foot, back, and neck pain
There will be time for Q&A and you will receive a signed copy of her new book Keep Moving to help you on your path to living pain free.
|Keep Moving: The Sooner You Start the Better - Reducing Pain with Movement||Wednesday, March 20th||7-8pm||Newington Public Library |
95 Cedar Street
Newington, CT 06111
|FREE||Whether you are new to movement or it is already part of your daily life this series is for you. Movement decreases pain and enhances quality of life. Come learn tips to keep moving for a long, active future.
Maggie Downie author of Keep Moving: Take Steps to Relieve Pain & Improve Your Life and owner of Personal Euphoria in Wethersfield discusses simple changes you can make in your body throughout the day to reduce pain. Pain can make us afraid to move when movement is what we need most. It takes time to discover your bodies specific needs but with patience, perseverance and hope you can form new movement habits.
|Keep Moving: Simple Tips to Relieve Pain||Tuesday, April 2nd||6:30-7:30pm||Waterford Public Library|
49 Rope Ferry Road
Waterford, CT 06385
|Everyone has pain at some point in life. Some of us deal with chronic pain for years. Pain can be complicated, but there are some simple tools that can help relieve pain. Research shows that understanding how pain works can help us begin to get out of pain. Come learn small steps you can take to reduce and manage pain without drugs or surgery with Maggie Downie, author of Keep Moving: Take Steps to Relieve Pain & Improve Your Life.
|Build a Better... You!||Wednesday, April 3rd||6:30pm||Glastonbury Public Library |
2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033
|FREE, registration required||This lecture series focuses on health and lifestyle topics, followed by discussion.
Our “Build a Better … You” healthy lifestyle series returns to answer the question:
What are some simple changes you can make in your body throughout the day to reduce pain? Chronic Pain plagues over 1.5 billion people while 1.4 billion people worldwide do not get the basic level of physical activity required for good health. This is not a coincidence. Join Owner of Personal Euphoria and author of Keep Moving: Take Steps to Relieve Pain & Improve Your Life Maggie Downie, and learn pain-free techniques to feel better in your body. Maggie lives in Wethersfield, CT and teaches Pilates throughout the Greater Hartford area. Book will be available for sale. Seating is limited, so registration is required online or at the Reference Desk at 860-652-7720.