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Pain Management

Natural Solutions for Pain Management
Street You Learn how to naturally care for your body with self-treatment techniques you can do easily in your own home. Using positive compression and tension techniques, you will rehydrate your connective tissue and rebalance your nervous system resulting in improved alignment, muscle timing, and balance while reducing inflammation, joint compression and pain. We will also explore a number of essential oils that provide relief not only from the discomfort of chronic pain, but also the anxiety and stress that come along with it. If you feel stiff in the morning, have neck, back, or shoulder pain, trouble sleeping, or feel great and want to stay that way, this class is for you. Instructor Kristen Hallett Rzasa owns InterPlay Health, a whole-life wellness company focusing on fitness, nutrition, and fun for women. She is a Jazzercise instructor, Health Coach and certified MELT Method instructor, known for her radio show “A Matter of Balance: A Woman’s Quest for Health”.

Please bring a yoga mat, water, and wear comfortable clothing. All participants should be able to get on and off the floor and the roller with little difficulty. MELT tools are provided for use during class – MELT soft rollers, ball kits and the bestselling MELT Method books are available for purchase from the instructor. ing class—MELT soft rollers, ball kits and the MELT Method® book are available for purchase from the instructor.

1 Session $ 25 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 19)
Mon., 9/25 from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m.; East Ridge Middle School



Aging Gracefully with the MELT Method®
In just a few minutes a day, help yourself look good and feel fantastic with this simple self-treatment method. It’s like a daily facelift! Learn how to stimulate collagen-producing cells in your skin and restore your skin’s natural hydration from the inside out, plus other MELT® Soft Body Roller and Treatment Ball techniques for reducing common aging issues, like aches and pains, cellulite, stiffness, and difficulty sleeping. Instructor Kristen Hallett Rzasa owns InterPlay Health, a whole-life wellness company focusing on fitness, nutrition, and fun for women. She is a Jazzercise instructor, Health Coach and certified MELT Method instructor, known for her radio show “A Matter of Balance: A Woman’s Quest for Health”.

Please bring a yoga mat, water, and wear comfortable clothing. All participants should be able to get on and off the floor and the roller with little difficulty. MELT tools are provided for use during class – MELT soft rollers, ball kits and the bestselling MELT Method books are available for purchase from the instructor. ing class—MELT soft rollers, ball kits and the MELT Method® book are available for purchase from the instructor.

1 Session $ 25 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 19)
Wed., 10/4 from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m.; Farmingville School



Street Smarts & Self-Defense


Street Smarts & Self-Defense – Basic Form Series
You won’t find THIS basic form in any dojo! Come and train in the clothes you wear every day. Learn techniques that are practical, realistic, and that will work when you need them. This Series is designed to reach YOUR personal potential for any age, sex, or physical condition. Instructor Mace operates Lady Chakra Holistic Healing in Bethel, CT. Responding to a calling to promote peace and healing to humanity, she trained passionately becoming a Reiki Master, Chakradance™ Facilitator, Tai Chi Easy™ Practice Leader, and Numerologist.

3 Sessions $ 54 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 41)
Mon., 11/13, 20 & 27 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.; Branchville School Gym


Genealogy

Genealogy for Beginners
The first class covers starting your family tree, understanding relationships, finding sources of information, using the Internet to find records, and keeping tract of records using popular software. The second session highlights include: studying the US Census from 1790 - 1930, locating immigration records, reading ships’ manifests, using other available records, and a brief introduction to finding records outside the USA. Taught by Eileen Burton. Eileen Burton has been involved in genealogy as a serious hobby for over 10 years. Her research led to a trip to Germany to visit the villages of her ancestors. Class Limit 7.

2 Sessions $49 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 37)
Wed., 10/18 & 25 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.; Venus Building (old high school)


2 Sessions $49 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 37)
Wed., 11/1 & 8 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.; Venus Building (old high school)


Archaeology/Local History


The People of Ridgefield Before 1708
Ten thousand years ago the glaciers had withdrawn from Ridgefield, leaving behind an environment that was inhospitable to plants and animals alike. Yet, there is evidence that at least one hunter was here. Since then Ridgefield has been populated by people, who lived their lives, raised their families, and lived off of the land. This course deals with these people, their lives, their tools; and their ability to adjust to the climate changes, and the changes in their environment over the ten thousand years they occupied this land. Instructor Lynn-Marie Wieland is a lithic archaeologist specializing in Southern New England prehistory with an emphasis on the Indians of Ridgefield, whose territory covered from Ward Pound Ridge Reservation in Pound Ridge, New York to the Norwalk River. She has just finished excavating a site in Ridgefield that covered at least 9,000 years of occupation. Her specialty is the study of the manufacturing and use of stone tools.

3 Sessions $ 71 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 53)
Wed., 9/27; 10/4 & 11 10 a.m. to 12 noon Venus Building (old high school)



Voice-Overs

Voice-Overs . . . NOW is YOUR Time!
In what could be the one of most enlightening 2 hours you’ve ever spent, this class will show you how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos and more! Most people go about it the wrong way. In this class, you will learn about a unique, outside the box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for!
1 Session $ 31 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 24)
Mon., 10/2 from 7 to 9 p.m.; East Ridge Middle School