The Area Agency on Aging offers this free, multi-week, in-person workshop series for family caregivers being held at the Preble County Council on Aging, 800 East St. Clair St., Eaton, 2-4pm Tuesdays, Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 31. Call the PCCoA at 937-456-4947 for more information or to register for one, some or all.
Sessions focus on The Power of Breathing, Touch, and Sound, plus the final week to review and practice. It is not required to attend all sessions so sign up for what you can attend.
Session 1 – Tuesday, October 10: Just Breathe
Lead by Tyeis Baker-Baumann, certified Yoga Teacher, Balance Energy Practitioner, specializing in breathing practices.
Learn simple breathing techniques to help manage stress and anxiety as well as make the body and mind feel more relaxed.
Session 2 – Tuesday, October 17: Sounds of Stress Relief
Lead by Michelle Hickman, Certified Elemental Reflexology and certified in Total Sensory Integration.
Sounds or frequencies can interfere with the natural cycles of our nervous system. Participants will experience the relaxing power of sound, make a musical instrument out of common items found in the home, and learn how to take a break from everyday noise.
Session 3 – Tuesday, October 24: The Healing Power of Touch
Lead by Shelly Acker, licensed massage therapist and certified Body-Mind Coach.
Ms. Acker will demonstrate different self-massage techniques to help to connect and listen to your body for relaxation and relief of tense muscles for you and your loved ones.
Session 4 – Tuesday, October 31: Putting It All Together
Lead by Tyeis Baker-Baumann, Michelle Hickman, and Shelly Acker
This final session combines the ideas and practices together and be devoted to additional practice sessions, brainstorming and answering questions.
Date: October 10, 2023
Preble County Council on Aging
800 East St. Clair St.
Eaton, OH 45320
Call the PCCoA for more information or to register: 937-456-4947