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County Parks offer fitness and wellness events

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The Porter County Parks Department is offering a number of programs that encourage fitness and mindfullness.

The programs are as follows:

Meditation/Chakra Workshop: Come to Brincka Cross Gardens on Saturday, July 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. for this retreat that will focus on the health of the mind and the body. The fee is $20 for the class, which will be led by Cynthia Smith.

Morning, evening Run Club: Group fun runs are led by experienced trail runners. This is a free running club that runs five miles and longer on varied routes at Sunset Hill. Morning runs are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m.

Evening runs are Mondays from 6 to 7 p.m. Runners meet in the main parking lot. No registration is necessary.

Center Your Energy: Learn techniques of mindful breathing and meditation at this workshop on Saturday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brincka Cross Gardens.

The fee is $40 for the class, led by experienced instructor Kate Schlobohm.


Posted 7/5/2012