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.

 

Fall 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: Oct 1 to Oct 29,
  • Session 2: Nov 6 to Dec 14.

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, 6:30 - 7:30pm.  $10 per class.   

  • Session 1: Oct 2 to Oct 30,
  • Session 2: Nov 6 to Dec 4.

 

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.  Sep 19 to Dec 13. $10 per class.

 

Drum Circle

Find your inner rhythm in this interactive class with various percussion instruments.  Rotates through three Supportive Living residential locations in Lexington, Woburn and North Reading.   Tuesdays, 3:30 to 4:30pm.  $5 per class. 

  • Session 1: Oct 4 to Nov 1,
  • Session 2: Nov 8 to Dec 6.

 

 

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.