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Monday Meditation @ Franklin Park Branch

2024-03-25 19:00:00 2024-03-25 19:45:00 America/New_York Monday Meditation @ Franklin Park Branch Learn how to start your meditation journey. Franklin Park Branch - Franklin Park Community Room

Monday, March 25
7:00pm - 7:45pm

Add to Calendar 2024-03-25 19:00:00 2024-03-25 19:45:00 America/New_York Monday Meditation @ Franklin Park Branch Learn how to start your meditation journey. Franklin Park Branch - Franklin Park Community Room

Franklin Park Branch

Franklin Park Community Room

Learn how to start your meditation journey.

 Begin your meditation journey here. The benefits of a regular meditation practice are life-altering. The key is consistent practice.

Meditation will be instructor-led and begin with centering and light movement (mainly of the spine), pranayama (a breathing practice), and then a deeper dive into a meditation experience together. Various concepts will be introduced throughout different classes. There's strong energy meditating in community. Let's down-regulate our nervous systems together!

Registration is required. 

About Your Instructor:

Lyn Lilavati Sirota is a certified Yoga Instructor who specializes in therapeutic, anatomy-informed yoga and meditation instruction with a focus on range of movement and therapeutic practices. This subtle style of yoga is beneficial for injury rehabilitation, arthritis, trauma, anxiety, chronic pain, and over-stimulated nervous systems. Furthering her knowledge, Lyn completed a Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training, a Yin Yoga Teacher Training, as well as a program in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. In addition, Lyn certified in Yoga for Arthritis and Yoga for Low Back Pain with Dr. Loren Fishman. Lyn is mentored in Anatomy and the Neuroscientific/Psychological benefits of slow, mindful yoga with a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Yoga Therapist.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Health & Wellness |

TAGS: | fitness |

Franklin Park Branch

Phone: 732-873-8700 opt. 5

Hours

Franklin Park Branch

Today's hours

We're open 10:00AM to 2:00PM

Tomorrow's hours

Closed


Address
64 Clover Place
Franklin Park, NJ 08823
Tel: 732-873-8700 opt. 5

About the branch

The Franklin Park Branch is located just off Claremont Road on Clover Place right next door to the Franklin Park School.

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