Wellness

Caring for our bodies is part of living as faithful stewards of what God has given us. The following opportunities are designed to help you connect with God and others as you tend to your physical well-being. All are welcome! You do not need to be a member of Incarnation to sign up or participate in any of these activities.

Ongoing Opportunities

Walk and Pray in 2018

Wednesdays from 7:45 – 8:45 a.m.  September 5 – October 31.

Join Pastor Janet Karvonen-Montgomery to start your day with 30 minutes of Bible reading followed by 30 minutes of walking time. You may choose to walk outside or inside, alone, or with others, following the gathering time. Bring your Bible and meet in the Chapel. No registration required.

Faith and Fitness

New strength-training sessions start up in July with certified trainer, Shannon Rainey. Shannon emphasizes building “functional strength” by incorporating body weight exercises along with resistance tubing, and suspension strap trainers. People of all ages and fitness levels are welcome to join in the supportive group environment. Sign up in the Incarnation Office.

Women’s Faith and Fitness Fridays:  Devotions at 8:15 a.m. Class from 8:30-9:45 a.m. September 7 – October 26. Cost: $120 for eight sessions or $20 for drop-ins.

Instructor Shannon Rainey

Men’s Faith and Fitness Fridays: Devotions at 9:30 a.m. Class from 9:45- 11:00 a.m. September 7 – October 26. Cost: $120 for eight sessions or $20 for drop-ins.

Whisper Yoga

Quiet your mind while strengthening your body with Certified Yoga Instructor Martina Zerrath.

Instructor Tina Zerrath

Whisper Chair Yoga – Join the new session!

 Mondays: September 17 – October 29. Class from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Cost: $42 for seven sessions or drop in for $8.

Working with the support of a chair, learn how to become quiet in body and mind to hear God’s whisper and get stronger for your everyday life. An easy entry to yoga, this class is offered by Incarnation member Tina Zerrath. Sign up in the Incarnation Office.

Whisper Mat Yoga – Join the new session!

Mondays: September 17 – October 29. Class from 12:45 – 2:00 p.m.  Cost: $49 for seven sessions or drop in for $9.

Bring a yoga mat and water bottle and join the fun, devotion and relaxation with leader and Incarnation member, Tina Zerrath. You’ll build your balance, strength and flexibility regardless of your experience level. Sign up in the Incarnation Office. Cost: $49. Drop in rate $9.

New! Exercise Fun for Preschoolers

Instructor Lindsey Wold

Mondays, 11:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.: Five weeks. $35 per preschooler. September 17, 24, October 1,8, & 15. OR
Tuesdays, 3:10 – 3:40 p.m.: Five weeks. $35 per preschooler. September 18, 25, October 2,9, & 16
Registration deadline: Thursday, September 6.  

Let’s get our bodies moving with some active, guided gym time after preschool! The focus of our time together is to have fun moving through games and exercises, while also learning about healthy routines and habits. Each week, the kids will also receive a healthy recipe or cooking tip to try at home with their family. The classes are planned and conducted by Lindsey Wold, who is a mother of four kids, personal trainer, small group fitness instructor and healthy-cooking enthusiast – Lindsey loves sharing her passion for healthful living with people of all abilities and ages!

Each child needs a parent or guardian present during the class. If the preschooler has a sibling who wants to join in the fun, they are welcome! Forms are available in the Incarnation Office. Minimum of six preschoolers per session.

New! Moms Exercise Group

Mondays, September 17 – October 15, 9:15 – 10:00 a.m. $60 for five sessions. Childcare available for $5 per child per session.

Drop your kids off at preschool/school and then get your workout in to start your day! This is a great way to get a total body workout. All abilities are welcome! Many of the exercises are with your own body weight and other strength equipment will be provided. Start with a short warm up and end with a Bible verse and word of encouragement. Bring a mat and a water bottle. Sign up in the Incarnation Office.

Men’s Pickup Basketball

Saturdays  from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. in Incarnation Hall.

Looking to get some exercise and connect with other men? Come for men’s basketball at Incarnation, most Saturdays from October through April. Check the Incarnation calendar if you are curious about a particular date. Enter the building through Door 2. Come when you can, no need to register.

For more information, contact Pastor Janet Karvonen-Montgomery by email at jkmontgomery@incarnationmn.org or by calling 651-484-7213.

 

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