- Monday, December 8, 2014
Yoga Dimensions, located at 87 South Main Street, will host a benefit yoga class on Sunday, December 14.
The class will begin at 2 pm. Suggested donation is $35, with all proceeds to go to The Resiliency Center of Newtown.
- Friday, December 5, 2014
The Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) will be open during the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, December 13 and 14, with programs to help residents navigate through the second anniversary of 12/14.
The center, at 153 South Main Street (lower level), will be open from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday and 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday. Walk-in visitors are welcome. Therapists will be available throughout the weekend, as well as Zoe the therapy dog on Sunday. There will be light refreshments both days.
- Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Resiliency Center of Newtown will host its next monthly Coffee Hour on Wednesday, December 3, from 10:30 to 11:30 am.
It is a time to make community connections in a warm and safe space, and each month offers a special guest who has knowledge in wellness.
For December, Kim Bepko (BeautyCounter) will be visiting beginning at 9:30 that morning. Ms Bepko will also be at the center on December 3, from 6:30 to 8 pm, for those who are unable to make it during the day.
- Friday, November 14, 2014
The Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) has begun providing play therapy for children, in addition to art and music therapies which are currently offered.
RCN has designated a space to be the “playroom” for play therapy, and toys and other appropriate materials have been acquired.
- Thursday, November 6, 2014
MNRI® (Masgutova Neuro-Sensory-Motor Reflex Integration) is gentle, specific and effective therapy to restore and empower. The MNRI® PTS/PTSD Program offers the “missing link” to release stress and post-traumatic reactions.
According to Shannon Desilets, PT, MNRI Core Specialist, “Negative stress and trauma automatically trigger reflexive protective responses of the brain. Stress can be anchored and become a chronic pathway in order to continue to live.
- Thursday, October 23, 2014
(Monday, October 27, 2014: This article has been updated to reflect a slight change in the name of the workshop series.)
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EFT/Tapping is stress and trauma relief technique that is an easy to learn, child-friendly tool that provides healing, comfort and resiliency through stressful events of life. Parenting is filled with emotionally intense moments, and EFT can help adults approach these moments with balance and confidence.
- Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) will celebrate its first anniversary on September 23.
- Thursday, September 11, 2014
UPDATE (Wednesday, September 18): This article has been updated to reflect the correct start time for the LinkedIn workshop
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The Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) will host a free LinkedIn workshop in conjunction with Nutmeg Healthcare Recruiters on Friday, September 19. The workshop will run from 10 am until 2 pm at RCN.
- Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) announces “Essentials First,” a workshop on essential oils and their effects on emotional and physical health, to take place Thursday, September 4, from 1 to 2:30 pm.
Kristen Van Wey will present the program, which will share the therapeutic values of essential oils and supplements. Attendees will learn how to cleanse, support, and heal from the inside out. The program will have a focus on supporting emotional health and PTSD through the use of essential oils.
- Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Six community organizations have come together to present “A Day of Shared Experience,” Saturday, May 31, from 9:15 am to 2:30 pm, at Walnut Hill Community Church, 156 Walnut Hill Road in Bethel.