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The Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning is part of Lifelong Montclair's aging in place initiative and is funded by the Partners for Health Foundation. The MILL fosters opportunities for in-depth, high-level learning and socialization for Montclair's 55+ adults.


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A yoga class especially for students who are looking for a safe, mindful approach to yoga.  Emphasizing four essential skills – Balance, Strength, Flexibility and Agility – the class is perfect for people new to yoga or students with some experience.  Each class will begin with a reading about how yoga contributes to Healthy Aging.  NOT a chair yoga class!  Students should feel comfortable getting down onto the floor; modifications of the poses will be offered for people with differing abilities. Bring a yoga mat and a blanket.  (If you have yoga blocks or a strap, bring them but they are not required.)

1010052

Instructor : Jean Lyons 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM; 6 sessions; starting 1/22/2018, ending 3/12/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/12/2018, 2/19/2018)

Location : Montclair, Edgemont Park House Location : 
  Montclair, Edgemont Park House.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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A  topical lecture on pressing global issues of the moment with Pierre Fabian.

1010061

Instructor : Pierre Fabian 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 1/22/2018, ending 3/12/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/12/2018, 2/19/2018)

Location : Montclair, Town Council Chambers Location : 
  Montclair, Town Council Chambers.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Start with posture correction and move on to exercises that will strengthen the muscles around the trunk or core. A strong core helps prevent lower back pain and improves balance which may help prevent falls.

1010029

Instructor : Lorrain Salerno 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM; 6 sessions; starting 1/22/2018, ending 3/12/2018 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 2/12/2018, 2/19/2018)

Location : Montclair, Edgemont Park House Location : 
  Montclair, Edgemont Park House.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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(Students may only register for ONE section) Adding resistance training to an exercise regimen may increase bone mineral density, strength, ability to perform daily activities and may also decrease risk of falls and injuries. (Please do not register for more than one section of this class).

1010035

Instructor : Lorrain Salerno 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM; 6 sessions; starting 1/23/2018, ending 2/27/2018

Location : Montclair, Glenfield Park Community Center Location : 
  Montclair, Glenfield Park Community Center.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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T'ai Chi Ch'uan (Grand Ultimate fist) is an ancient system of self-defense and exercise. Practiced at a very slow pace, with control of one's body as the goal, it offers many benefits to those who practice regularly. It improves balance, enhances breathing efficiency, lowers blood pressure, promotes flexibility, decreases heart rate, and improves blood circulation and posture. All the organs in the body are gently massaged while practicing, and the cardiovascular system, the heart and lungs, are especially benefited. 

1010028

Instructor : Donald Madson 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM; 6 sessions; starting 1/23/2018, ending 2/27/2018

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Learn more about both the most famous and the lesser known - and outstanding - works by four titans of Italian art: Ghiberti, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Bernini.

1010076

Instructor : Margret Rothman 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 1/23/2018, ending 2/13/2018

Location : Montclair, Montclair Art Museum Location : 
  Montclair, Montclair Art Museum.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Exquisite corpse (from the original French term cadavre exquis) is a method by which a collection of words or images is collectively assembled. Each collaborator adds to a composition in sequence, either by following a rule or by being allowed to see only the end of what the previous person contributed. In this variation (inspired by artists Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao), instead of words or drawings, we will create collaborative collages based on shapes, patterns, and outlines we find in nature. Each person will create a sequence of cut painted-paper shapes, then we will “play” a game together by working back and forth with a partner to paste the pieces together one at a time - as you would play a game of checkers or chess. 

1010075

Instructor : Amy Tingle & Maya Stein 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 1/24/2018, ending 2/7/2018

Location : Montclair, Creativity Caravan Studio Location : 
  Montclair, Creativity Caravan Studio.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Teaching artist and designer Karen Fuchs will lead a series of 6 workshops focusing on the beautiful patterns and forms found in the natural world. Observation from specimens and images will inspire drawing, printmaking and mixed media art making and creative projects. 

1010082

Instructor : Karen Fuchs 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM; 6 sessions; starting 1/25/2018, ending 3/1/2018

Location : Montclair, Edgemont Park House Location : 
  Montclair, Edgemont Park House.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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(Students may only register for one section). Adding resistance training to an exercise regimen may increase bone mineral density, strength, ability to perform daily activities and may also decrease risk of falls and injuries. (Please do not register for more than one section of this class).

1010035

Instructor : Lorrain Salerno 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM; 6 sessions; starting 1/25/2018, ending 3/1/2018

Location : Montclair, Edgemont Park House Location : 
  Montclair, Edgemont Park House.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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A non-technological survey of the 12 to 18-piece big bands that have dotted and sometimes dominated the jazz scene.  Special emphasis will be given to the so-called Big Band Era (synonmous with the Swing Era): Ellington, Basie, Goodman, Shaw, Barnet, Webb, Lunceford et al. Supplementing the Swing Era performances will be the best of the post-bebop bands--Boyd Raeburn, Billy Eckstine, Dizzy Gillespie and Thad Jones-Mel Lewis, among others--as well as Swing Era holdovers like Woody Herman, Ellington, Basie, Harry James, Buddy Rich and Stan Kenton.

1010080

Instructor : Robert Gold 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 1/26/2018, ending 3/2/2018

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Train your muscles to work together and prepare for daily tasks by simulating common movements we might do at work and home. Muscle strength, balance, agility, and fall prevention using multiple joints and numerous muscle groups. 

1010071

Instructor : Regina Griffith 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 1/26/2018, ending 3/2/2018

Location : Montclair, The Total Workout Location : 
  Montclair, The Total Workout.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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A few of the best mysteries ever made: THE THIRD MAN: 5 years after WWII this classic was created from the ruins of one of the world's most magnificent cities--Vienna. INSOMNIA: Stellen Skarsgard plays a flawed detective trying to sleep during the midnight sun of Norway. THE MALTESE FALCON: Trailblazing detective film never out of style. THE GHOSTWRITER: Beware of publishers bearing gifts! MICHAEL CLAYTON: George Clooney and Tilda Swinton in what might be their best roles.

1010078

Instructor : Rita Bettenbender 

Tuition: $0.00

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 1/26/2018, ending 2/23/2018

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

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