Spring 2024 Jean will be teaching in W. Massachusetts


Gentle stretching, deep relaxation and understanding 

the physiology of stress, giving us a path to living 

in the present moment with calm acceptance.


 This year this 6 week class will be sponsored by the Gill-Montague Senior Center, 62 5th St., Turners Falls, Ma., Thursdays 3 -5 pm, starting May23 and at the Amherst Senior Center, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA., Wednesdays 1:30 - 3:30pm, starting May22. The class is specifically designed for seniors and will offer gentle stretches (done on or next to a chair), deep relaxation, traditional meditation and practical skills that can help us navigate the stress of daily life.  The classes will be open to seniors 55+ from all towns.  The instructor, Jean Erlbaum, M.S., was trained in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at UMass Medical Center, Worcester, and has been teaching in the Pioneer Valley since 1972.  There is a reduced fee of $75 thanks to the support of the senior centers. Pre-registration is required.  For more information about the class,  please contact Jean at 413-230-1518 or jean.erlbaum@verizon.net.