Healthy Lifestyle Series @ your library

Vail Public Library’s annual Healthy Lifestyle Series, an extension of our “Evenings of Engagement,” features  programs that focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Programs include healthy habits for both mind and body. While most programs take place seasonally, we do offer Yoga and Meditation throughout the year.


We’re #Stillhere with Virtual Events

In response to the COVID-19 virus and public health concerns,

Vail Public Library is suspending all in person gatherings.


Ongoing Programs:

 Virtual Yoga Class

Mondays & Wednesdays @ 11:30 am ( and Fridays during the summer)

This may be the yoga class you’re looking for. Here we cultivate compassion for ourselves and others. Though it’s a gentle workout, the emphasis is on working in. This inward focus unites the mind, body & Spirit in an atmosphere of community and collaboration, not competition. Balance, strength and flexibility improve while experiencing deep relaxation. You’ll feel a lightness of being from this powerful and healing practice. Taught by Anne Anderson, Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Registered with Yoga Alliance, Professional Ski Instructor of America at Vail; Lionshead Adults, Reiki II Practitioner and Founder of Snowga, a yoga practice on the slopes created to calm the mind and transform the ski experience; less fear, more fun.


Virtual Zumba Class

Mondays @ 5:30pm

Zumba is an energetic and fun-filled workout!  Latin infused rhythms and dance moves combine with hip-hop, salsa, and mambo to bring you an exciting evening of exercise that is as good for your mood as it is for your body!  All abilities and fitness levels are welcome to join us in this FREE Zumba program.

Zumba Fitness – Lunes a las 5:30pm

Zumba es un entrenamiento lleno de energía y diversión que no te hacer sentir que estás haciendo ejercicio, es una infusión de danza latina y otros estilos, diseñados para enseñar movimientos de baile, de modo que estás realmente bialando con un grupo de personas mientras sudaba las libras.  Las clases son GRATIS.


Walking  & Skiing Book Club

Winter Season (December – April) and Summer Season (June – September)

Our Walking Book Club continues through the summer and autumn months, respecting our social distancing.

Think of this as a social outing that provides the mental and physical activity essential to a healthy brain. Join us whether you have read the book or not; share what you are reading with us as we walk or share reading ideas with the rest of the group. The point is to get you moving and socializing with other readers!


Online Resources for Health and Wellness

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The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, Consumer Health Complete is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

 

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