THE ROCKLAND COUNTY PFC JOSEPH P. DWYER VETERAN PEER SUPPORT PROGRAM


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THE ROCKLAND COUNTY PFC JOSEPH P. DWYER VETERAN PEER SUPPORT PROGRAM

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS (Week of 1/25 to 1/29 2021)

January 25, 27 & 29 (M, W & F) MEDITATION from 9am to 9:30 am. Class elicits deep relaxation and helps reduce stress and anxiety. Instructor Brett Cotter has 20 years experience. To participate download “Ring Central Meetings” app to your cell phone or meeting program onto your PC or lap-top by clicking on website: https://www.ringcentral.com/apps/rc-meetings. It's free & similar to Zoom. meeting ID: 582 811 3947 Or Join from any browser: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join

January 26th (Tuesday) from 5:00-6:00 pm. GENTLE YOGA. Virtual session via Zoom. Yoga is extremely beneficial for your physical and mental health. Instructor Mira Stangl is a 500 hour Yoga-Alliance Certified Teacher With Extensive Training in PTSD and Restorative Yoga. If interested in attending or have any questions, please contact Izzy Quintana at email iquintana@vettovetrc.org.

January 27th (Wednesday) at 9:30 am. VETERANS WALKING CLUB at PALISADES CENTER. Meet in front of BRIDGES located on the 2nd Floor. The Mall stores and businesses open at 11 am. Masks are required while in the mall. We will walk between 45 minutes to an hour. Join fast pace group, slow pace group or walk at your own pace. Just get walking !

January 28th (Thursday) from 9-10 am. QIGONG (Ancient Chinese Exercise). Gentle meditative exercises based on the cultivation and refinement of Universal Life Energy known as Qi. Practicing this exercise reduces pain, stress and anxiety, improves physical fitness and improves immune function and vitality. Instructor Norman Galinsky, MFA has over 36 years experience in the art. If interested in attending or have questions, contact Izzy Quintana at email iquintana@vettovetrc.org.

January 28th (Thursday) from 4 – 5pm TAPPING aka Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). We’ll teach you to simply use your own fingertips to tap upon just a few of the body’s acupressure points, while focused upon an issue you’d like to change for the better. It’s a fast way to feel better. Helps relieve stress & reduce anxiety. Zoom Meeting ID: 840 3076 8233 Passcode: 687384 or click https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84030768233pwd=VnRGY1piMnVqSVZXZG96T3lKWTNaQT09

Weekly Support Group Sessions

January 27th (Wednesday) from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. COOKING WITH THE CORPS. This is a virtual cooking class via zoom with Chef Chris Martinez, USMC Retiree who studied at the French Culinary Institute in NYC. He’ll be making Garlic Butter Scallops and will send ingredients for the recipe ahead of the event to get ready for the class. Zoom Meeting ID: 721 0587 432, Passcode: 0794 #.

January 29th (Friday) and every other Friday from 2 – 3:30 pm CREATIVE WRITING GROUP. Led by Adjunct College English Professor, former Jounalist and book writer Bill Hohlfeld. Classes are conducted virtually online via Zoom. If interested in attending or have any questions, contact Sharon Bailey at sbailey@vettovetrc.org

WELLNESS & RECOVERY VETERAN & FIRST RESPONDERS SUPPORT GROUP - Every Mon-day from 2 pm to 4 pm via conference call. Session is led by Sharon Bailey. LCSW. You can call in with your name or stay anonymous. Dial in # 425-436-6393, Passcode 114029 #.

VETERAN & MENTOR SUPPORT GROUP - Every Tuesday from 10 am to 11:30 am via confer-ence call. Session is led by Veteran Outreach Coordinator Flore Raphael. Geared for Veterans of every war era and MBHT trained Mentors. Dial in # 701-802-5101, Passcode 486179 #.