mental health

Meet Kate Washington, Author of ‘Already Toast: Caregiving and Burnout In America’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

When Kate Washington’s husband, Brad, developed an aggressive cancer, the author was forced into a role that so many women are in: one of being the family provider, the caregiver to the children, navigating the healthcare system and providing the care for her husband. In Already Toast, she uses her […]

Just Breathe: Mental Health Maintenance for Students (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Students are facing an unprecedented amount of stress and in many cases loneliness. They’re disconnected from typical activities, such as being around friends, playing sports, or going to the movies. This workshop will provide suggestions and resources that can help you support your child’s social-emotional well-being. Recommended for families of […]

Yoga for Every Body (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or AUDIO

Join Olney Library’s talented yoga instructor Amy to explore the benefits of movement, breathing and meditation. etyAll levels are welcome. A yoga mat is helpful but not necessary. Other optional supplies are yoga blocks or two hardcover books and a strap/belt. Your participation is voluntary and you assume all liability […]

Blair HS PTSA General Body/Membership Meeting (February 2021) – VIRTUAL

The primary focus of the meeting will be to receive feedback from the school community, including students, on the proposed resolution on School Resource Officers (SROs) from the Montgomery County Council of PTAs (MCCPTA). Note: See weblinks below for background information. Also, Mrs. Makeyda Soriano, Blair’s Resource Counselor will be […]

Gentle Hatha Yoga (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Gentle Hatha Yoga is perfect for those who are just starting out with yoga, are less mobile, or simply want a more relaxed yoga experience. Supported by the Friends of the Library Chevy Chase Chapter. Come join us at noon. Each virtual class will be taught by Carolyn Ericson, a […]

Processing the Ongoing Election Events: A Space for Grace (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a time dedicated to slowing down the pace of current events and allowing ourselves time to process the ever-evolving state of our political discourse using culturally-relevant discussion tools. This session will be facilitated by staff from the MCPS Student Well-Being and Achievement team. Advanced registration is required […]

Yoga: Community Yoga Class (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

A great online yoga class should feel like bringing the studio to your own home. tyJoin a professional yoga instructor for this community yoga class every Tuesday evening at 4:30 pm! In this one hour Vinyasa-style class we will flow from pose to pose connecting movement with breath. This practice […]

Integral Tai Chi (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us as we practice Integral Tai Chi a series of exercises, a relaxation technique, and a type of meditation that combines Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and meditation. Integral Tai Chi is a series of exercises, a relaxation technique, and a type of meditation that combines Yoga, Tai Chi, […]