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 fitness@berkshiresouth.org or call 413.528.2810, ext. 35.

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Practical Nutrition and Health with Michael Glasser R.D.
These classes provide guidance for improved eating habits that promote both health and pleasure. Content is sequential but attendance at all classes is not necessary.

Michael has extensive experience in clinical and public health nutrition including local employment at The Austen Riggs Center and Berkshire Health Systems. He has a private practice South County Nutrition.

Week 1: Food, Nutrition and Our Bodies
Week 2: Weight Management
Week 3: Metabolism: Glucose and Cholesterol Management                                      Week 4: Maintaining Lifelong Eating Habits

Tuesdays 6-7 p.m.
July 10-31 182NH26B

Members $75 Non-Members $95

Personal Nutrition Consultation With Michael Glasser R.D.
Get help identifying your personal nutrition goals creating a plan to improve your eating habits and health. A few sessions with a skilled coach can make the difference between continued frustration and real change. Michael has extensive experience in clinical and public health nutrition including local employment at The Austen Riggs Center and Berkshire Health Systems. He has a private practice South County Nutrition.

1 HOUR SESSION
Members $75 Guests $83

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Beginner to Advanced Tai Chi/Qigong
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.
Tuesdays 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Jul 10-Jul 31 182NH25B
Members $45 Guests $55

NEW! SINGLE CLASSES
Member $16 Guest $19

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Meditation with Steven Leonard
Meditation is a terrific practice to balance a full and fast-paced modern lifestyle. Come learn a simple and effective style of meditation that will leave you feeling refreshed and ready for the day. Each class includes 15-minutes of instruction and 30-minutes of meditation. No previous experience necessary.
Steven Leonard is the Director of Wellness at Berkshire South, a Kripalu faculty member and an Instinctive Meditation teacher trainer.
Wednesdays 7:30-8:15 a.m.
May 2-30
July 11-Aug 1
FREE!

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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.