Sawmill Center for the Arts To Hold Wellness Week


Wellness Week will be held from August 9-13 at the Sawmill Center for the Arts, in Cooksburg, PA. Session will be held daily from 10 AM. until 11 AM. From Acupuncture to Tai Chi, various sessions will be held throughout the week addressing a variety of health and wellness topics for children and adults. Adult sessions will cost $10; children’s sessions are free of charge. Please register by calling the Sawmill Center for the Arts at (814) 927-6655 by August 5th.

Adult sessions include:

Tuesday, August 9 - Kathleen Ellwood (Personal Coach) will lead a self-help discussion on “Finding Work-Life Flow and Finding Your Passion.”

Wednesday, August 10 - Joseph Croskey (Trainer/Consultant) will direct a class on “Everyday Mindfulness.” Participants will be lead to live and breathe “in the now” - being present.

Thursday, August 11 - Kristy Droske (Fitness Specialist) will lead a class in “Physical Activity for Self.” She will teach participants ways to stretch and condition what their present self can do.

Friday, August 12 - Vince Ganoe (Licensed Acupuncturist) will teach participants the ways acupuncturists can help with ordinary health conditions.

Also on Friday, August 12 - Tasana (Master Musician and Drummer) will perform and teach “Drumming Up Good Health” for adults. The cost for this session will be $18; drums will be provided to participants.

Saturday, August 13 - Liza Say (RN & Nutritionist) will present participants up-to-date information on the new and best ways to maintain a healthy mind, body, and spirit.

All presenters are registered and licensed in their specialties and are available for workshops, lectures, and private appointments. For more information about any of the Integrative Team members, contact Wellness Health Options at (814) 226-6695.

Children’s sessions include:

Tuesday, August 9 - J.J. Johnston (retired school superintendent) will show and tell the history of the Native American talking stick.

Wednesday, August 10 - Dale Luthringer (Environmental Education Specialist for Cook Forest State Park) will talk about owls and their habitat in Cook Forest.

Thursday, August 11 - Phyllis Morrow (retired teacher) will teach cursive writing. Each child will learn how to write his or her name in cursive.

Friday, August 12 - Tasana (Master Musician & Drummer) will teach a drumming class, a healthy way to have fun. You don’t have to be a musician to attend this class. All sounds and smiles make each drum circle special.


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