Yoga Classes at Grace Cottage Hospital
Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend has openings for two of its yoga classes, starting in January. The classes will be held on Wednesdays, Jan. 6 to Feb. 10, 3:30-5 p.m., and on Fridays, Jan. 8 to Feb. 12, 3-4:30 p.m. Grace Cottage Hospital's brand-new Community Wellness Center offers a warm, bright, inspiring setting for yoga and other wellness classes.
Yoga instructor Crystal Mansfield is also Grace Cottage Hospital's Rehabilitation Services and Wellness Director. A certified yoga instructor, she teaches a gentle form of yoga that focuses on poses and breath work. The cost for the classes is $25 for six weeks. Pre-registration is required. Call 365-3649.
New Hours at Grace Cottage Hospital
Beginning Thursday, Jan. 14, Grace Cottage Family Health will be offering evening hours every Thursday throughout the year until 7:30 p.m. Evan M. Ginsberg, MD, FACP, Internist, will be seeing patients during these evening hours.
Dr. Ginsberg, who practiced in Hamden, CT from 1980-2009, was an attending physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Hospital of Saint Raphael, and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine for over 25 years. He has been voted by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in America (1999, 2008, 2009) and one of the Top Doctors in Connecticut (1999).
As an internal medicine physician he specializes in preventative and diagnostic medicine for adults. He is a Fellow with the American Board of Internal Medicine.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 365-4331. Walk-ins will be welcome until 7 p.m., but advance appointments are encouraged.
Brattleboro Outing Club January Events
A variety of outings are planned by the Brattleboro section of the Green Mountain Club and everyone is invited to participate. Hikers should wear warm clothing, have winter footwear and be prepared for weather changes.
Trips vary in level of difficulty. Call the leader for information and directions; for additional upcoming outings, see www.brattleborogmc.com.
Saturday, Jan. 16
Cross country ski on the Catamount Trail from Healdville to Ninevah Four Corners in Mount Holly. The backcountry ski trip is 8.5 miles and lunch will be at a snowmobile/biker pub en route. Leader: Joe Cook, 802-257-0609.
Saturday, Jan. 23
Ski or snowshoe to Stratton Pond. The trip is 8 miles and affords great views. Leader: George Roy, 603-399-7756.
Friday, Jan. 29
Enjoy moonlight skiing at the Brattleboro Outing Club. Leader: Bob Immler, 802-254-5834.
Saturday, Jan. 30
Cross country ski on the Catamount Trail from Mountain Top Inn in Chittenden to Brandon Gap. The 10.4-mile route starts on groomed cross-country ski trails and then runs on backcountry ski trails. Leader: Joe Cook, 802-257-0609.
Songs of Divine Chemistry Premier
The Brattleboro Concert Choir, the Jubilee Children's Chorus, the Limbic System Percussion Ensemble and Matt Hensrud, tenor, join together to explore the origin and nature of love in the premier performance of Paul Dedell's Songs of Divine Chemistry on January 16, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, January 17, at 3 p.m. at the Latchis Theatre in downtown Brattleboro.
Tickets are $15 adults, $10 students 18 and under. For tickets and additional information contact the BMC at 257-4523.
BMC Presents Vivaldi's Four Seasons
The Brattleboro Music Center presents Vivaldi's The Four Seasons performed by the Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble on Saturday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Brattleboro.
Purchase tickets ($30, $20, $10) by calling the BMC at 257-4523 or visiting www.bmcvt.org.