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 Relax and Restore with Body Rolling 

Connective tissue (fascia) is a gel fluid and strong fibers that surround every muscle, joint, vessel, bone and organ to support, protect, store energy, provide strength, flexibility, and cushioning.  Fascia can become dysfunctional (too weak or too tight) from repetitive positions and movements, aging, injuries and surgeries.  Dysfunctional fascia can cause poor posture, muscle imbalances, compensation, misaligned joints stiffness, weakness and pain.


However, connective tissue has the remarkable ability to be restored and maintained.  This class offers techniques (using balls and a soft roller) that trigger the relaxation response and improve connective tissue function at the same time.   
Appropriate for most fitness levels.

- Release stress - - Relieve pain - - Prevent injury - - Rejuvenate
- Improve flexibility & strength - - Improve athletic performance
Improve balance & coordination - - Increase body awareness 

To participate in the Body Rolling series you will need the following equipment.  It's high quality and will last! 

1) Soft foam roller ($39.50 + shipping) - https://www.optp.com/PRO-ROLLER-Soft
2) Solid rubber Therapy Balls ($11.95/pair) - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01IL7SKUU/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?smid=A1WVMNSCCFKZYW&psc=1

3) Kit of small balls ($28.95 + shipping - https://www.meltmethod.com/store/product/melt-performance-hf-kit/

4) We use the Yamuna Pearl ball ($22), Black balls ($32), and pump ($20) at   https://www.yamunausa.com/collections/balls-and-essentials

5) Flex band, yoga strap, or bathrobe belt.

If the total cost of equipment ( Approx $154.40 + shipping) is an issue, please contact Leah Becker, the instructor, for alternate suggestions.
 



What people are saying about this class! 
 "I find that over the year and a half that I have been taking the class just about every week, I have learned a lot…specifically and also generally.  I know many of the techniques and routines we learned, have developed an intuitive sense of how to address certain areas, and have been using the roller and balls more frequently.  So, thanks for your passion, as you called it, to learn all you can about the body and how to treat it naturally, and for passing that on."  Jane A.



FOR THE ONLINE ZOOM CLASS

STOP AND READ
Please note that a Zoom link is not generated when you sign up for a class using Myrec. 



Our Zoom Link Policy Procedure:


We have created a Zoom Link Policy Procedure so you will have the best possible experience.  


- Please sign up at least 3 weeks before your series starts.  


- You will not get the Zoom link for your class instantly when you sign up online using https://newtonma.myrec.com/.  


- Zoom links will be emailed two weeks before the start of a new series.  


- When you receive your Zoom link, please click on the link to make sure it works.  


- Please contact us if the link does not work or if you do not receive it a week before your series starts.  
- If you are a new student, you are welcome to sign up anytime during a series.  


- New students please call the office so we can pro-rate the series and send the Zoom link.  


- New students are always welcome to try their first class for free.


- Contact info: nscammon@newtonma.gov, 617-796-1506.








Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Tuesday 7:30- 8:30 PM 
30 - 100 N/A Tu  11/02/2021 - 12/21/2021
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Zoom
$56.00 Res, $56.00 Non-Res
 
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Saturday 11:30AM- 12:30PM 
30 - 100 N/A Sa  11/06/2021 - 01/01/2022
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Zoom
$56.00 Res, $56.00 Non-Res
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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