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Program Calendar

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Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment
Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness
Spirituality of Aging
Spirituality of the Environment
Creative Expression

Mar 2020

March
1

TAI CHI AND CHAI TEA

Come join us for some meditative movement with Tai Chi for Health Institute Senior Trainer, Deborah Yaffee. We will play with some very gentle, very simple tai chi movements to help release stress and feel better fast. In the afternoon, Chef Marty will help us warm up with a lesson in making delicious chai tea from scratch.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

March
2

LIVING AFTER LOSS *****CANCELED****

This six week grief support group offers education and information about the grief process, discussion and exploration of practical strategies for coping, and the opportunity to receive support and understanding from others.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight

March
3

WHEN THE DISCIPLE COMES OF AGE: A BOOK STUDY

Join others in discussing the thought provoking ideas of Diarmuid O’Murchu’s newest book, When the Disciple Come of Age.


March
4

LINGER A LITTLE LONGER AT BREAKFAST - When Love Meets Dust: A Fresh Approach to Lent

This new series at Genesis will occur on Wednesday mornings with a hearty breakfast served at 8:30am followed by a presentation on the theme of the day and table discussion from 9:15am to 10:30am – all for $15 per session!

Spiritual Enrichment

March
5

AWAKENING SPRING YOGA SERIES - CLASSES POSTPONED

Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series. We'll detoxify and release stale winter energy with mindful warming posture sequences and reviving ourselves with refreshing breathwork. Gift yourself this spring with the joy of movement and reawakening your spirit.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

March
7

A DAY OF CENTERING PRAYER: BEYOND CONVERSATION WITH GOD

Centering Prayer moves us beyond conversation with God into communion and mystery. During this day of introduction you will learn the history of Centering Prayer, the method as taught by the late Trappist monk, Fr. Thomas Keating, and how this method of prayer might be integrated into your daily life.

Spiritual Enrichment

March
9

LIVING AFTER LOSS *****CANCELED****

This six week grief support group offers education and information about the grief process, discussion and exploration of practical strategies for coping, and the opportunity to receive support and understanding from others.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight

March
10

WHEN THE DISCIPLE COMES OF AGE: A BOOK STUDY

Join others in discussing the thought provoking ideas of Diarmuid O’Murchu’s newest book, When the Disciple Come of Age.


March
12

AWAKENING SPRING YOGA SERIES - CLASSES POSTPONED

Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series. We'll detoxify and release stale winter energy with mindful warming posture sequences and reviving ourselves with refreshing breathwork. Gift yourself this spring with the joy of movement and reawakening your spirit.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

March
16

LIVING AFTER LOSS *****CANCELED****

This six week grief support group offers education and information about the grief process, discussion and exploration of practical strategies for coping, and the opportunity to receive support and understanding from others.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight

March
19

AWAKENING SPRING YOGA SERIES - CLASSES POSTPONED

Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series. We'll detoxify and release stale winter energy with mindful warming posture sequences and reviving ourselves with refreshing breathwork. Gift yourself this spring with the joy of movement and reawakening your spirit.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

March
21

COME TO THE TABLE WOMEN’S SPIRITUAL RETREAT **POSTPONED***

“God said to Moses, “I AM WHO AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I AM has sent me to you.’” Exodus 3:14

We all have many names that tell a story about parts of us: Daughter, Child, Friend, Sister, Aunt, Mother, Senior, Co-Worker, Volunteer, Widow. In this retreat we will reflect on our names and the names by which scripture and we call God.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

March
21

SPRING EQUINOX***CANCELED**

Come celebrate the official beginning of Spring. Join others in ritual as you plant seeds for those ideas/dreams you want to bring to fruition in the summer. We will honor the change of the season through a morning retreat focused on the themes of the season concluding with a ritual to honor the arrival of Spring!

Spiritual Enrichment

March
22

THOMAS MERTON: THE ARC AND INSIGHTS FROM A MODERN CHRISTIAN CONTEMPLATIVE JOURNEY*** OFFERED VIRTUALLY - CONNECT VIA ZOOM

The writings of Thomas Merton, one of the 20th Century's spiritual masters, document the road map of a modern Contemplative Spiritual Journey.

Spiritual Enrichment

March
23

LIVING AFTER LOSS *****CANCELED****

This six week grief support group offers education and information about the grief process, discussion and exploration of practical strategies for coping, and the opportunity to receive support and understanding from others.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight

March
26

AWAKENING SPRING YOGA SERIES - CLASSES POSTPONED

Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series. We'll detoxify and release stale winter energy with mindful warming posture sequences and reviving ourselves with refreshing breathwork. Gift yourself this spring with the joy of movement and reawakening your spirit.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

March
27

VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA SESSION VIA ZOOM

Join Megan Elliott, Genesis in-house yoga therapist via Zoom for a CHAIR YOGA session in the comfort of your own home. The Zoom Meeting ID has changed. Please read.


March
30

LIVING AFTER LOSS *****CANCELED****

This six week grief support group offers education and information about the grief process, discussion and exploration of practical strategies for coping, and the opportunity to receive support and understanding from others.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight

March
31

VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA SESSION VIA ZOOM

Join Megan Elliott, Genesis’ in-house Yoga Therapist via Zoom for a CHAIR YOGA session in the comfort of your own home. ZOOM Meeting ID has changed. Please read.


Do What I Can
If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain: If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain,
Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain.
— Emily Dickinson