Equinox Village announces events

MANCHESTER VILLAGE - The Equinox Village will have the following events in November: Gallery Exhibit: Tony Conner - Daily from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. through Nov. 18
Equinox Village's own art instructor takes a break from his busy teaching schedule to assemble an exhibit of his work for The Gallery at Equinox Village. Attendees will enjoy watercolors of the area's favorite spots. Free and open to the public.

GetBalance Exercise Class - Tuesdays from 10 - 10:45 a.m.
GetBalance features gentle and fun seated and standing rhythmic movement to increase balance and agility. Standing movements can be done supported or from a free-standing position. GetBalance is presented by Cornerstone Fitness and created and led by Chris Uchida: a personal trainer, past professional dancer, and licensed physical therapy assistant. The cost is $15 per class for the general public, $10 per class for Cornerstone Fitness Clinic members, and free for Equinox Village residents. Please call Kylee Ryan at (802) 362-4061 or Cornerstone Fitness at (802) 362-1151 with any questions.

Tai Chi for Seniors - Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Rich Marantz of Green Mountain Tai Chi leads interested seniors toward health and happiness using the methods and philosophies of Tai-chi chuan, Qigong and traditional Chinese external-qi healing. The class is free for Equinox Village residents. For more information about cost, members of the public should contact Marantz directly at (802) 645-1960 or rich@greenmountaintaichi.com

Caregiver Support Group - Wednesdays at 3 p.m.
Elizabeth Fredland, LICSW, and Monica Knorr, MSW, both therapists at The Spicer Center in Manchester, are offering a 6-week support group for caregivers at Equinox Village. Contact Monica at (802) 282-3983 or Elizabeth at (802) 681-6824 for more information or to register. Most health insurances are accepted, including Medicare and Medicaid eligible.

Chair Yoga with Anna - Fridays from 3 - 3:45 p.m.
Certified Yoga instructor Anna Bushee leads this class. She completed her training at the Yoga Center of Minneapolis. Exercises in this class are done from a seated or supported standing position. The class is free for residents of Equinox Village. For more information about cost, members of the public should contact Anna directly at (802) 753-7385.

Screening & Discussion: JFK (American Experience) - Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m.
For the 50th Anniversary of his assignation, American Experience provides a fresh look at an enigmatic man who remains one of the national's most beloved and mourned leaders. This event is a partnership between Vermont Public Television and Equinox Village. It is free and open to the public. Call (802) 362-4061 to R.S.V.P.

Gallery Opening Event: Gloria Palmer - Thursday, Nov. 21, from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Executive Director of the Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning, Gloria Palmer, who plans many educational events at Equinox Village, will present an exhibit of her own watercolor paintings this fall. Attendees to the opening will have an opportunity to meet the artist, enjoy live music and taste hors d'oeuvres from the Equinox Village kitchen. Free and open to the public. Call 802-362-4061 to R.S.V.P. The exhibit is open daily through Dec. 16.

Art Class: Creating Your Own Holiday Greeting Cards with Mixed Media - Thursdays Nov. 14 and 21 and Dec. 5 and 12 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn to create fun, compelling and unique holiday greeting cards using a variety of materials: watercolor, colored pencil and collage. Participants will create beautiful holiday cards with easy methods and simple designs. Materials will be provided by the instructor for an additional fee of $10. The class fee is $50. To register and for information regarding materials, go to http://tonyconner.com/classes-workshops or call (802) 375-5548 Intro to Equinox Village: Thanksgiving Weekend from 12 - 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1

Hear all about what makes Equinox Village different from other communities and enjoy a complimentary lunch at this talk with Equinox Village's Assistant Executive Director Ashley Brenon Jowett. Space is limited. Advanced reservation required. Call Ashley at (802) 362-4061 to R.S.V.P. The Shop & Ship Holiday Gift Show - Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

This is a brand new event! Participants can complete their holiday shopping in five easy steps: 1.) Come to Equinox Village. 2.) Shop for this year's hottest holiday gifts from retailers like Crabtree & Evelyn, The Northshire Bookstore, J. K. Adams, Orvis, and many more. 3.) Have gift choices wrapped by the volunteers from Neighbor to Neighbor. 4.) Ship them out using iShip Express's mobile shipping unit. 5.) Enjoy a hot cocoa, holiday cookie and conversation by Equinox Village's crackling fire.


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