53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627

Program Calendar

Please click on program title for more information. Calendar day only indicates start date. You may register by phone, mail in or online via this event calendar. For information on how to register see: Ways to Register

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

Jul 2020

June
28

**ZOOM** 6-DAY SILENT DIRECTED RETREAT (New lower cost!)

You will meet daily with your Director, or Spiritual Companion, for one-on-one sessions. During the session, experiences from the outdoor world, poetry, and Scripture may be interwoven with the story of God's activity in your life.


July
1

CANCELED: LINGER A LITTLE LONGER AT BREAKFAST


July
1

**ZOOM**HEART-CENTERED MEDITATION EVERY DAY AT 7AM AND 7PM

MONDAY THRU SUNDAY, two sessions daily. (This appears on the Program Calendar page on Wednesdays, but it is offered 7 days per week, twice daily.) The first half hour includes a prayerful centering and inspirational reading and is followed by 20 minutes of silence.


July
1

**ZOOM** Wind-Down Yoga • Wednesday Evenings

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Slow yoga, intermediate postures with longer holds. Previous yoga experience recommended.


July
2

**ZOOM** Challenging Chair • MindBody Thursday Afternoons

Each Thursday we will explore embodiment and mindfulness through movement, meditations, deeper learning and education.
This session involves standing postures using the chair, increased strength building and deeper stretches.


July
3

**ZOOM** Get Up and Glow • Friday Mornings

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
A Sun Salutation based yoga class, with active mindful movements on the breath. For active bodies. Previous yoga experience suggested.


July
3

**ZOOM** Chair Yoga • Tuesday and Friday Mornings

Class dates: July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


July
3

**ZOOM** July Guided Relaxation

Join Megan for a guided relaxation meditation. This a deep mind and body relaxation session. Practice this in the comfort of your chair or lying down. Sessions dates: July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31


July
5

**ZOOM** DIARMUID O'MURCHU - WHEN THE DISCIPLE COMES OF AGE, SPIRITUAL MATURITY TODAY

During this retreat, Diarmuid will the illuminate the spiritual journey of a small but rapidly growing Christian movement of those who seek to transcend inherited religions precisely because their enlarged sense of adult maturity requires them to do so. Diarmuid’s presentations will be through live stream video. A remote-viewing option through Zoom is available for those who cannot travel to Genesis for the retreat.


July
7

**ZOOM** Chair Yoga • Tuesday and Friday Mornings

Class Dates: July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


July
8

**ZOOM** Wind-Down Yoga • Wednesday Evenings

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Slow yoga, intermediate postures with longer holds. Previous yoga
experience recommended.


July
9

**ZOOM** July 9 - Breathe & Meditate • MindBody Thur Afternoons

Each Thursday we will explore embodiment and mindfulness through movement, meditations, deeper learning and education.
Learn three cooling and balancing breathing techniques and blend them with quiet meditative practices.


July
10

**ZOOM** Get Up and Glow • Friday Mornings

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
A Sun Salutation based yoga class, with active mindful movements on the breath. For active bodies. Previous yoga experience suggested.


July
10

**ZOOM** Chair Yoga • Tuesday and Friday Mornings

Class Dates: July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


July
10

**ZOOM** July Guided Relaxation

Join Megan for a guided relaxation meditation. This a deep mind and body relaxation session. Practice this in the comfort of your chair or lying down. Sessions dates: July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31


July
12

**ON-SITE OR ZOOM OPTION** 6-DAY SILENT DIRECTED RETREAT

You will meet daily with your Director, or Spiritual Companion, for one-on-one sessions. During the session, experiences from the outdoor world, poetry, and Scripture may be interwoven with the story of God's activity in your life.


July
14

**ZOOM** Chair Yoga • Tuesday and Friday Mornings

Class Dates: July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


July
14

**ZOOM** SUPPORT GROUP FOR GRIEF & LOSS FROM ADDICTION

Have you experienced the loss of a loved-one from addiction? Grief and Loss Support Groups to begin on July 14, 2020, via teleconference on Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly for approximately 3 months.


July
15

**ZOOM** Wind-Down Yoga • Wednesday Evenings

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Slow yoga, intermediate postures with longer holds. Previous yoga
experience recommended.


July
16

**ZOOM** Restorative Yoga for Anxiety & Worry • MindBody Thur Afternoons

Learn about restorative yoga, what it is and how certain postures can help bring relief to mental, emotional and physical anxiousness and worry.


July
16

**ON SITE!** SUMMER'S LIGHT: A JOYFUL YOGA PRACTICE

Thursdays, Jul 16, 23, 30, Aug 6, 13, 20
Cooling breath practices and inspiring meditations will refresh your mind and spirit. Each class is a mini-retreat, allowing you to reconnect deeply with yourself and leaving your whole being glowing and renewed. This mixed-level series is appropriate for most ability levels.


July
17


July
17

**ZOOM** Get Up and Glow • Friday Mornings

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
A Sun Salutation based yoga class, with active mindful movements on the breath. For active bodies.


July
17

**ZOOM** Chair Yoga • Tuesday and Friday Mornings

Class Dates: July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body. All levels.


July
17

**ZOOM** July Guided Relaxation

Join Megan for a guided relaxation meditation. This a deep mind and body relaxation session. Practice this in the comfort of your chair or lying down. Sessions dates: July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31


July
21

**ZOOM** Chair Yoga • Tuesday and Friday Mornings

Class Dates: July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


July
22

*ON-SITE* LEARN SELF-MASSAGE FOR TENSION RELIEF

In this workshop you will learn simple yet effective techniques that can be applied while sitting, standing, or lying on the floor to relieve your tired, sore muscles from head to toe.


July
22

**ZOOM** Wind-Down Yoga • Wednesday Evenings

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Slow yoga, intermediate postures with longer holds. Previous yoga
experience recommended.


July
23

**ZOOM** Joint-Freeing Series • MindBody Thursday Afternoons

Each Thursday we will explore embodiment and mindfulness through movement, meditations, deeper learning and education.
Move mindfully through your joints with gentle motions to free and release tension, inflammation and help increase body awareness and range of motion.


July
23

**ON SITE!** SUMMER'S LIGHT: A JOYFUL YOGA PRACTICE

Thursdays, Jul 16, 23, 30, Aug 6, 13, 20
Cooling breath practices and inspiring meditations will refresh your mind and spirit. Each class is a mini-retreat, allowing you to reconnect deeply with yourself and leaving your whole being glowing and renewed. This mixed-level series is appropriate for most ability levels.


July
24

**ZOOM** Get Up and Glow • Friday Mornings

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
A Sun Salutation based yoga class, with active mindful movements on the breath. For active bodies.


July
24

**ZOOM** Chair Yoga • Tuesday and Friday Mornings

Class Dates: July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


July
24

**ZOOM** July Guided Relaxation

Join Megan for a guided relaxation meditation. This a deep mind and body relaxation session. Practice this in the comfort of your chair or lying down. Sessions dates: July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31


July
25

**ZOOM** SELF-COMPASSION: A FAITHFUL PRACTICE

During this COVID-19 pandemic, we can benefit from cultivating the faithful practice of self-compassion. So often in life, when struggles arise, we amplify them by responding with self-judgment and self-criticism.


July
27

INTUITION AND CREATIVITY - CANCELED


July
28

**ZOOM** Chair Yoga • Tuesday and Friday Mornings

Class Dates: July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


July
29

**ZOOM** Wind-Down Yoga • Wednesday Evenings

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Slow yoga, intermediate postures with longer holds. Previous yoga
experience recommended.


July
30

**ZOOM** - Group Meditation • MindBody Thursday Afternoons

Each Thursday we will explore embodiment and mindfulness through movement, meditations, deeper learning and education.
Together we will practice sitting and walking meditation with the emphasis on self and universal connection and healing.


July
30

**ON SITE!** SUMMER'S LIGHT: A JOYFUL YOGA PRACTICE

Thursdays, Jul 16, 23, 30, Aug 6, 13, 20
Cooling breath practices and inspiring meditations will refresh your mind and spirit. Each class is a mini-retreat, allowing you to reconnect deeply with yourself and leaving your whole being glowing and renewed. This mixed-level series is appropriate for most ability levels.


July
31

**ZOOM** Get Up and Glow • Friday Mornings

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
A Sun Salutation based yoga class, with active mindful movements on the breath. For active bodies.


July
31

**ZOOM** Chair Yoga • Tuesday and Friday Mornings

Class Dates: July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body.


July
31

**ZOOM** July Guided Relaxation

Join Megan for a guided relaxation meditation. This a deep mind and body relaxation session. Practice this in the comfort of your chair or lying down. Sessions dates: July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31


We cannot create knowledge without acting. The focus of this action is (a) to transform the world, (b) to establish interdependent relationships with human beings, with the cosmos and with God.
— Paulo Friere