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.


Food for Your Life, presented by Ashli Minor 

Ashli Minor, Nutritionist from Community Health Programs, will share helpful ways to think about food as fuel for your lifestyle. Whether you are an adult trying to improve overall wellness, a parent juggling a busy family/work life or a senior focused on specific health goals, this session will provide valuable tools and basic nutrition lessons. Following
an informational presentation, Ashli will take questions and provide guidance for how you can work to incorporate a balanced diet into your everyday routine. Ashli Minor, MS, RDN, LDN, is a registered dietitian, wellness educator and nutritionist with Community Health Programs. She has expertise in medical nutrition counseling, with a focus on education, fitness and program design.

June 10, Monday, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 191NH80B


Tai Chi for Wellness

with Barbara Penn
Learn to move, balance and breathe with ease in Barbara’s Tai Chi class. Tai Chi is a simple, time-tested
practice of mindful movement and breathing. There are many wonderful health benefits, including stressreduction, increased energy and balance. This class is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels.
TUESDAYS 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Members $60 Guests $75
Members Drop-in $16 Guest Drop-in $19

May 7-21 191NH25A
June 4-25 191NH25B

July 2-23 192NH25C

July 30-Aug 20 192NH25D

Member $16 Guest $19

Meditation Relaxation

Meditation is a terrific practice to balance a full and fast-paced modern lifestyle. Let your body and mind rest, relax and recover for 30 minutes. You can even lie down if you want! Learn a simple and effective approach to meditation that you can take anywhere you go. No previous experience necessary.
WED 12:30-1 p.m.  Free with day pass or membership.



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.