Live Well Classes

Classes

Many Individuals living with brain injury can indeed live well.   We designed Live Well with Brain Injury activities for individuals living with brain injury to be active, involved, healthy, and social. All Live Well activities require pre-registration. You can register for all classes except physical fitness classes by downloading the registration form and sending it to us, or for more information email us at info@supportivelinginc.org or call 781-274-8711.  Physical fitness classes require a seperate registration form, please see below.

North Shore Summer Camp 2018 Classes

North Shore Live Well classes will be held at Old Farm Rockport, 291 Granite Street, Rockport, MA unless otherwise noted. 

Mondays at Old Farm Rockport

  • Session 1: June 11 to July 9
  • Session 2: July 16 to August 13

Train Your Brain  11:00 to 12:00pm  $10 per class

Come exercise your brain and strengthen your neural pathways through mindfulness exercises. Learn how to apply breathing techniques and modified gentle stretching to manage stress.

Garden to Table Lunch  12:00 to 1:00pm  $5 per class

Add whatever is ripe from the garden to your sandwich or salad.  

Art in the Garden  1:00 to 2:00pm  $5 per class

Explore various mediums while creating art in a beautiful outdoor setting.

 

Wednesdays at Old Farm Rockport

  • Session 1: June 6 to July 11
  • Session 2: July 18 to August 15

Drum Circle  11:00 to 12:00pm $5 per class

Find your inner rhythm in this interactive class with various percussion instruments. 

Lunchtime  12:00 to 1:00pm 

Sandwiches or salads available for participants. $5 

Chair Yoga and More  11:00 to 12:00pm  $10 per class

This program helps improve postural control and sitting balance to increase body alignment awareness and promote better breathing techniques.

 

Also at Old Farm Rockport

4th Annual  Concert and Cookout        August 7    

Join us on Tuesday August 7, from 11:00 to 2:00pm for our annual Old Farm festival. Grills start at 11:30 and our favorite band - Ten Tumbao - will play from 11:30 until 1:00. $5

Assisted Community Gardening      May - September

Access to your own elevated 4ft by 2ft bed, filled with rich compost. If assistance for gardening is needed, contact us and we can create a tailored program for you. Fee is based on garden size and  

Move!  Assisted Exercise for All 10 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays,  June 5 to Aug 9, $10 per class.  

Research has found that exercise helps individuals with brain injury live well. It improves cardiorespiratory fitness, endurance, sense of balance and overall outlook.  We designed these fitness classes around the special needs of individuals with brain injury.  An exercise physiology professional oversees all sessions with student interns providing one-on-one mentoring, coaching and assistance to all attendees to keep motivated and moving.  Sessions include 30 minutes of aerobics and 30 minutes of stretching and functional strength training. 

  • Morning classes in Marblehead.  9:30 or 10:30am at the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA, 40 Leggs Hill Road
  • Afternoon classes in Wenham.  1:00 or 2:15 pm at the Gordon College Center for Balance, Mobility and Wellness, 26R Hull Street

 

Summer Camp 2018 Classes

Joy of Cooking Healthy

Learn to cook and experience healthy choices in food selection and preparation.  Based on research findings from a nutritional needs assessment conducted in collaboration with Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Boston University, these classes help individuals with brain injury assess nutritional value of various foods and learn healthy alternatives to preparation. 

Douglas House, 7 Oakland Street., Lexington.  Fridays, 11 to 12:30pm.  $5 per class, including lunch! 

  • Session 1: Jun 8 to July 6,
  • Session 2: July 13 to Aug 10.

Yo-Abilities: Chair/Wheelchair Yoga

This yoga program helps to enrich the lives of individuals with physical limitations or those using a wheelchair /walker for mobility.  This program focuses on improving postural control and sitting balance to increase awareness of body alignment and promotes good breathing techniques.  McLaughlin House, 333 Park Street, North Reading.  Tuesdays, 6:30pm.  $10 per class.   

  • Session 1: Jun 5 to July 3,
  • Session 2: July 10 to Aug 7.

Move!  Assisted Exercise for All

Research has found that exercise helps individuals with brain injury live well. It improves cardiorespiratory fitness, endurance, sense of balance and overall outlook.  We designed these fitness classes around the special needs of individuals with brain injury.  An exercise physiology professional oversees all sessions with student interns providing one-on-one mentoring, coaching and assistance to all attendees.  Sessions include 30 minutes of aerobics and 30 minutes of stretching and functional strength training.  SLI Brain Injury Wellness Center, 7 Oakland Street, Lexington.  June 5 to Aug 10. $10 per class.

  • Mon/Wed/Fri classes at 1:00, 2:00, 3:15 and 4:15pm
  • Tues/Thurs classes at 1:00, 2:00 3:00 and 4:00pm.

 

Drum Circle

Find your inner rhythm in this interactive class with various percussion instruments.  Warren House, 17 Warren Avenue, Woburn.   Tuesdays, 3:30 to 4:30pm, June 7 to Aug 9.  $5 per class. 

  • Session 1: June 5 to July 3,
  • Session 2: July 10 to Aug 7.

Assisted Community Gardening

Access to your own elevated 4ft by 2ft bed, filled with rich compost and season-long water.  SLI Brain Injury Wellness Center, 7 Oakland Street, Lexington.  Contact us for details on garden sizes, assistance needed, etc.

 

Red Sox Outing

Limited tickets avaiable to join us for this evening game on July 31 with the Red Sox taking on the Philidelphia  Phillies. Survivor tickets $25.

 

Interested in attending?  Please download the registration form and send it to us, or for more information email us at info@supportivelinginc.org or call 781-274-8711.  

 

Live Well with Brain Injury classes are provided by Supportive Living Inc., Advocates Brain Injury Services, and Live Well Program Partners. Live Well activities are supported by The Statewide Head Injury Program, a program of Community Based Services, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.