Martin County Library System Press Releases

January 27, 2012

Sign Up NOW for Free Exercise Seminar Feb. 4 at Cummings Library


 Celebrating the Harvest of the Mind, Body & Spirit



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                       

DATE:  JANUARY 26, 2012


Cummings Library to hold free exercise seminar Feb. 4


WHO:             Martin County Library System

WHAT:            How to Exercise Correctly… Because Exercise Is Medicine  

                              Presented by Richard T. Shappell, Ph.D.


Martin County Library System will sponsor a free exercise seminar titled “How to Exercise Correctly… Because Exercise Is Medicine,” February 4 at the Cummings Library in Palm City.

Conducted by Dr. Dick Shappell, Professor Emeritus of Exercise Science at Oxford College of Emory University, the seminar is free.  Pre-registration is requested.  

Dr. Shappell will teach why exercise is medicine when done correctly, how to exercise correctly, and the healthy way to lose weight, as well as give diet and nutrition tips and exercises for the elderly.  Dr. Shappell recommends attendees bring paper and a pencil.  Physicians and health care providers are encouraged to join the general public in this two-hour seminar.

Richard T. Shappell, Ph.D., taught at Emory University for thirty-two years.  He has conducted over two hundred seminars for the public as well as seminars for physicians.


WHEN:           Saturday, February 4, 10:00 a.m. to noon


WHERE:        Cummings Library, Donahue Room, 2551 SW Matheson Avenue, Palm City 34990

HOW:             Free.  Pre-registration requested.  Please call (772) 221-1403 to register.

For details or to learn more about other Chautauqua South programs or the Martin County Library System call (772) 221-1403, pick up a Library Connection or Chautauqua South brochure at any branch library or visit the library website,


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