Explore NOAH (New Opportunities for Achieving Health) through workshops and wellness programs presented by the NOAH Center at BSRCC. Unless otherwise noted, advance registration is required for all NOAH programs. For more information email our Director of Health and Wellness at or call 413.528.2810, ext. 35.


Beginner to Advanced Tai Chi/Qigong
Tuesdays 11:15-12:30 p.m.
This program is designed for everyone — all levels of experience from zero to Tai Chi teachers. Shifu Penn sequences (groups) the class so no matter what your level, you will have a rewarding and fun experience. Tai Chi is practiced today all over the world. It improves health and longevity and implements inner strength training which increases lung capacity, outer readiness and flexibility. Because Tai Chi is based on the continuation of one posture to the other, along with specific breathing techniques, it develops the mind-body, enhancing and completing other form of exercise and athletic endeavors including yoga, dance and Pilates. Space is limited. Pre-registration and payment required 48 hours in advance.
Members $90 Guests $110
Mar 6-Apr 10      173NH25A
Apr 17-May 21   173NH25B

Single Class: Members $16 Guests $19



NOAH Lending Library
Stop by the Arts & Crafts room and check out our supply of books related to personal wellness and spiritual health.   The library has books, CD’s and videos that cover all topics of holistic healing including chronic illness, dietary management, stress management and more. Books, videos and CD’s are available for free temporary usage through our lending library process.  Please note that when the Arts & Crafts Room is booked for a rental or program, the library is not available. Please call the front desk for the daily availability.