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Take The Steps To A Better Quality Of Life With Spring Workshops Offered By The National MS Society

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Dateline:  March 8,  2001

Only you can make the first step to enhancing your quality of life with multiple sclerosis. Pick up the phone or email about Spring Workshops at the National MS Societyís Penn-Jersey MS Wellness Center. Various classes offer a multitude of help for the mind, body and spirit, from nutrition to the best way of talking to a doctor. Workshops take place in the spacious, fully accessible, Penn-Jersey Wellness Center, 1 Reed Street #200, Philadelphia, PA 19147 and are FREE. Register today!

For more information on dates and times, contact Eleni Beldecos at 800-548-4611, extension 170, or click here to email.

Upcoming Programs:

APRIL

Nutrition And MS: Healthy Eating Habits
Learn healthy eating strategies, tips and tricks for easier food preparation and how the food you eat affects MS symptoms.

Balanced Bodies
Learn the importance of maintaining a healthy and balanced body! This 14 class workshop emphasizes balance, coordination, and strengthening exercises to help you focus on a variety of movements to enhance your ability to meet the challenges posed by MS.

Yoga
You donít have to be flexible to do yoga! Learn the value of stretching and increase your flexibility to allow you to move more freely. Learn a variety of relaxation, flexibility and movement techniques geared for all levels of ability.

Managing Your Medical Care
Get the most from your doctor by learning about how to prepare an agenda for your medical appointments. Discover useful communication and practical solutions to your problems.


MAY

Nutrition And MS: Healthy Eating Habits
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Managing Your Medical Care
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Yoga
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Pilates Method Of Body Conditioning
The Pilates Method of body conditioning promotes physical harmony and balance for people of all ability levels, while providing a refreshing, energizing workout. Engage your mind with your body and create a new awareness of muscle function and control.


JUNE

Nutrition And MS: Healthy Eating Habits
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Cognition And MS
Learn practical solutions to help handle common cognitive deficits experienced by people with MS. The class will cover classic symptoms, functional concerns, and compensatory strategies. Bring your personal stories to share with the group.