Tai Chi Classes Offered this Fall

Tai Chi classes are being offered this fall with Dr. John Mogor on Tuesdays at  7:00 pm at the Lowell United Methodist Church (621 East Main St, Lowell). There is a suggested donation of $5.00 per session to benefit programs of Lowell Community Wellness.  Dates as follows:

October 2th, 9th, 16th, 30th

November 6nd, 13th, 20th     

 

Summer Kayaking Opportunities

Do you love kayaking?  Have you always wanted to give it a try but haven’t had the right opportunity?  We are offering two kayaking events this summer, one is an introductory class on Saturday August 4th- teaching the basics of kayaking with safety discussion as well as plenty of opportunity to practice and become comfortable with the fun summer activity.  A second opportunity is on Sunday August 12,  an organized group kayak down the Flat River from White’s Bridge to Fallasburg Park.   Kayaks and transportation are provided.  There is a second option on the Flat River Kayak to bring your own kayak and join along for a discounted rate.    Check out our links below for additional information and sign ups!

Introduction to kayaking

Flat River Kayaking

Summer Events 2018 – Yoga and Tai Chi

This summer Lowell Community Wellness is brining back both Yoga and Tai Chi on the Riverwalk!  Yoga is on Monday nights at 7pm and Tai Chi is on Tuesday nights at 7pm.  There is a suggested donation of $5 per session.  There are no classes the week of July 4.  Meet near the showboat and invite a friend!  Class will be cancelled at 6pm in the event of heavy rain or thunderstorms.  Check out our Facebook page for updates!

Click here if you’re interested for more details on Yoga on the River!

Click here if you’re interested for more details on Tai Chi on the River!

 

2018 Lowell Health Expo

The Lowell Health Expo is scheduled for August 16 from 10am to 3pm.  This annual event presented by Lowell Community Wellness is held in conjunction with Pink Arrow Community Day!  Our focus is to promote health and wellness for community through information and education.   This is a wonderful opportunity for health experts to gain exposure for the business and to bring awareness to the community.  Samples, hands-on exhibits, educational flyers and contact information are encouraged.  If you are interested in joining in click the links below for more info and application.

Vendor Letter

Vendor Application

 

 

Tai Chi Classes begin January 30th

8 week Tai Chi session, led by Dr. John Mogor, beginning Tuesday night January 30 at the Lowell United Methodist Church, 621 E Main St, Lowell, MI 49331

Classes begin at 7:00 PM.

Suggested donation of $5.00 per participant,

Please consider Tai Chi as part of your 2018 Wellness journey!

Benefits programs of Lowell Community Wellness

Lowell Community Wellness Self Defense Class

Lowell Community Wellness is pleased to offer the 2nd  Self-Defense Course for Women, to be held Thursday, January 25, from 5:30- 8:30 PM at Northern Physical Therapy (2050 W. Main St, Lowell).

This course, led by Sandra Thelen is limited to 20 women (ages 13 and up), and will be filled on a first come, first-served basis.  The cost is $18 per person, with additional funding provided by Lowell Community Wellness. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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Hope to see you at this event!

Beginner Hiking and Backpacking Class

Thursday, March 9th & Thursday, March 23rd.
Two Sessions  – 6pm to 9pm both nights

Wittenbach Agri-Science CenterMap
11715 Vergennes St SE, Lowell, MI 49331

Lowell Wellness is sponsoring a class for those interested in learning a lot about Hiking and Backpacking!

Beginner Hiking and Backpacking is designed to prepare outdoor enthusiasts for a successful experience in day hiking, backpacking or backcountry camping. It will help those just starting out avoid some of the pitfalls of learning via the School of Hard Knocks. Beginner Hiking and Backpacking will describe the pursuit of backpacking as well as hiking and day hiking. We will explore the reasons for backpacking, related activities such as communing with the environment, camping, etc. We will discuss definitions and aspects of backpacking.

More Info. . . 

Smoking Cessation Class in 2017

Lowell Community Wellness is pleased to support a Smoking Cessation Class beginning Tuesday, February 21st, from 6-9 PM at the Lowell Family Medical Center.  This six-week session is open to the public, free of charge, and is supported by the Pink Arrow Project.  Registration is encouraged, please call 6160446-7058.

Winter Outdoor Skills Class

Join Lowell Wellness and the Fortune Bay Expedition Team for one of the best courses in the midwest one winter outdoor skills.

This course is for beginners and intermediate adventurers who want to learn about camping and thriving in the winter conditions.   The course is based on the National Ski Patrol Curriculum for their Ski Patrollers.  Additional information about keeping warm, properly setting up shelter, sleeping, travel and much more.   The course has two parts – first a lecture at the Englehart Library.   Students can sign up for the lecture only and learn all about winter skills.   For those wishing for more of a challenge, the course continues with a practical exercise in Northern Michigan on the shore of Lake Michigan.   Learn all about the basics, tricks, tips and advanced skills from the best instructors in the state.

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Lecture is held on January 8th, 2017 at the Englehart Library from 1 pm to 5 pm.
The practical starts the afternoon of January 20th until January 22nd in Wilderness State Park.

For more information and to register, click here.

First Triple Crown 5K is a BIG Success! Still need Volunteers for the Harvest Hustle!!

The Pink Arrow Quiver had 174 runners registered and all joined in the rainy fun on Saturday, September 17.

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Please join Lowell Community Wellness for the 2nd 5K in the Triple Crown Series, on Saturday, October 8, 2016.  Register for the Harvest Hustle and sign up to volunteer using this link:

http://www.harvesthustlelowell.org

Several volunteers are still needed for this event, help out if you can! If you have any questions, please contact Kenda Haines at kenda.haines@gmail.com