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Gentle Jumpstart @ the Gym

The Gentle Jumpstart Program at ACAC Downtown is a 12 session 4 week health exploration to get you restarted at the gym. The sessions cover the gamut from balance, strength all the way through to nutrition and meditation and the … Continue reading

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Welcome to my New Site!

Welcome to my new and improved Website! Looking forward to Neck Free, Head Forward and Up this year with everyone! Not to forget our Back’s Lengthening and Widening, Knees Forward and Away!

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Garnett Goes Virtual with Exercise Training

Need more exercise? Want to lose weight? Do you want a greater sense of vigor and vitality? Have you considered setting fitness goals? I can help. I am offering six weeks of virtual training free for anyone who has never … Continue reading

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A Lie Down

In our daily lives, we often find ourselves rushing around non-stop, rarely allowing ourselves the time to pause and rest. If you observe animals you will see that they alternate periods of intense activity with times of rest and recuperations. … Continue reading

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Waltz Lessons for the Therapeutic Community

I love working with the people with disabilities and offer group classes through Charlottesville Parks and Recreation during the fall, winter and spring. The classes combine two of my favorite activities – waltz and the Alexander Technique. Constance Wyant named … Continue reading

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Summer Special!

Summer Series & Get Fifth Lesson Free To celebrate that I have moved my office, I am offering a summer special. Come visit and take a series of five lessons. Start your summer series before May 1 and get the … Continue reading

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June/July/August Offerings

LUNCHTIME OM QIGONG June 4 935 2nd Street, N.E., Charlottesville, VA 229012 at IX Building Fee: $5 RSVP: To Garnett at garnettmellen@embarqmail.com. ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE GROUP CLASSES On going Sundays drop-in class. Hosted through Cville Parks and Recreation 1:oo – 2:oo … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Offerings

LUNCHTIME QIGONG AT IX Every Other Thursday noon to 1:oo pm #935 IX Building, OM Collective Headquarters Fee $5 ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE GROUP CLASSES On going Sundays drop-in class. Hosted through Cville Parks and Recreation 1:oo – 2:oo pm Smith Aquatic … Continue reading

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Knees!

To understand the knee cap (the patella), first it helps to look at a picture of the movement of the joint. Watch this cool animated xray. Now to explore the patella. Try this — stretch a leg out long and … Continue reading

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Current Happenings

Qigong HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR! Come cultivate health and vitality with this ancient Chinese movement form at the IX Building’s OM Vocal space. + Thursdays starting again in March, 4pm, $5. For directions, send an email to garnettmellen@embarqmail.com. Thanksgiving – no class … Continue reading

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