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Talk Up^ Tucson Happiness Community Conversations Report

Talk Up^ Tucson Happiness Community Conversations Report

How happy are Tucsonans? Participants in the Happiness Community Conversations were surveyed; you can read the report here to find out.

Upcoming Health & Wellness Events at the Library

Tao Yoga for Renewal, Rejuvenation, Vitality and Inner Peace

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2pm - 3:15pm, Oro Valley

Presented by Heather Chalon, MPH.
This is a six-week mind-body exercise program integrating natural breath, slow inner movement and peaceful mental focus. May promote strong, stable pelvic region, prevent or reverse back issues, improve digestion, tone and revive skin and more. Seated, floor postures designed for pleasure, joy, community of well-being.

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring drinking water and a yoga mat. Call the Oro Valley Library at 520-594-5580 to register beginning Wednesday, July 2.

Session 2 of 6. To register, call 520-594-5580 starting Wednesday, July 2.

Calming the Family Storm

Thursday, July 24th, 6pm - 8pm, Valencia

Anger Management for Moms, Dads, and All the Kids. Discover strategies for handling anger, creating change that will result in less anger and more effective expression of anger for a happier and more harmonious family, and for teaching kids how to handle their anger. Pre-Registration required 520-321-1500. Facilitated by The Parent Connection. This is not a library sponsored event, date and time subject to change without notice.

Alzheimer's and Related Dementia: Know the 10 Signs. Early Detection Matters

Friday, July 25th, 9:30am - 11am, Joyner-Green Valley

Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter.
This workshop will provide attendees with the tools to understand what Alzheimer’s disease is, what signs to be aware of, what to do to reduce risks, and how to manage the disease after diagnosis.

Free Blood Pressure Checks

Monday, July 28th, 11am - 12pm, Mission

Join us for blood pressure checks, education and tips! Program will be conducted by Linda Dingle, Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department and a Certified Diabetes Educator.

Flight School: Acro Yoga and Creative Movement

Wednesday, July 30th, 1pm - 3pm, Quincie Douglas

Presented by Serena Tang and Andre Newman.
Join us for an introductory AcroYoga workshop to discover a dynamic practice combining partner yoga and acrobatics. Learn the basic principles of circus—balance, coordination and performance.

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