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 Class Offerings

North Shore Live Well classes will be held at Old Farm Rockport, 291 Granite Street, Rockport, MA  unless otherwise noted. Dates and times subject to change.  Each session runs 5 weeks.

Horticulture & Lunch

Learn gardening techniques, watch plantings mature and enjoy the harvest!  Tuesdays at 11:45 AM – 1 PM.  $5 per class. 

Session 1: June 5 to July 5,

Session 2: July 10 to Aug 7.

     

    Chair/Wheelchair Yoga

    This yoga program helps to enrich the lives of individuals with physical limitations or those using a wheelchair /walker for mobility.  Led by a licensed Physical Therapist with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, this program focuses on improving postural control and sitting balance to increase awareness of body alignment and promotes good breathing techniques. Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 – 11:30AM.  $10 per class.  

    • Session 1: June 5 to July 5,
    • Session 2: July 10 to Aug 9.

    Drum Circle

    Find your inner rhythm in this interactive class with various percussion instruments.  Thursdays, 1 – 2:30 PM.  $5 per class.

    • Session 1: June 7 to July 5,
    • Session 2: July 12 to Aug 9.

    Expressive Arts – Painting, Photography, and more

    Explore various mediums while creating art in a beautiful outdoor setting.  Tuesdays, 1 – 2:30 PM.  $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. If assistance for gardening is needed, contact us and we can create a tailored program for you. Fee is based on garden size and needs.

    Move!  Physical Fitness 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.  Two classes per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays, $10 per class.  Session 1: June 5 to July 5, Session 2: July 10 to Aug 9.

    • 9:45 or 11:00 AM at The Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA, Marblehead,
    • 1:15 or 2:45 PM at Gordon College, Wenham.

     

    Summer Camp 2018 Class Offerings

    Healthy Joy of Cooking

    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, 11am – 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.  Led by a licensed Physical Therapist with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, 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!  Physical Fitness 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. Mon/Wed/Fri or Tu/Th classes at 1:00, 2:00, 3:15 and 4:15pm.  $10 per class.

    • Mon/Wed/Fri Session 1: June 4 to July 6,
    • Mon/Wed/Fri Session 2: July 10 to Aug 10,
    • Tu/Th Session 1: June 5 to July 5,
    • Tu/Th Session 2: July 10 to Aug 10.

    Drum Circle

    Find your inner rhythm in this interactive class with various percussion instruments.  Warren House, 17 Warren Avenue, Woburn.   Thursdays, 3:00pm, June 7 to Aug 9.  $5 per class. 

    • Session 1: June 7 to July 5,
    • Session 2: July 10 to Aug 9.

    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.