Teacher Molly Marshall and students hit the mat with hopes of teaching life skills and managing stress during midterm exams.
As midterm exams have historically shown West Bloomfield High School students what it really means to be stressed out, teacher Molly Marshall saw a learning opportunity. Marshall, a yoga instructor with over a decade of experience teaching the popular exercise alternative, led a small yoga class of students on Tuesday at the high school. As it is believed to be the first of its type of after-school activities offered, Marshall said that students had a chasm between experienced yogis and beginners. Ultimately, Marshall added, the plan is to help current students create good work habits while exercising away stress from school, work and social situations. "As a teacher, you see so many kids stressed out and think, 'we haven't taught them how…
From the start of the JCC Festival of the Arts to doing Yoga in the Greenhouse, there's something for everyone in and around West Bloomfield this weekend.
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- Carrie Simon
Thursday, September 15, 2011
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the extended weekend. West Bloomfield Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and events to attend in the area. Where: Village Players, Birmingham When: Friday or Saturday at 8 p.m. Why go: "Follies" opens the Village Players' 89th season with a cast that is excited to play their roles rich in character in this Stephen Sondheim classic. The plot unfolds as two-middle ages couples reminisce about the past at a reunion and come face-to-face with their future. The story explores not only musical theater, but life. This dramatic musical is compelling and sophisticated with local actors and a …