December 5 9:00 am - December 6 12:00 pm

Additional Information

A Matter of Balance Leader Training Announced

[Duluth, MN] – Become a class leader! Use your skills in a role that’s fun, engaging and help people live well even with health challenges. Juniper is looking for volunteers and professionals to be class leaders to educate, motivate, and inspire.

No experience? No worries! We’ll train you. You’ll co-lead this eight-week workshop with another certified instructor.

Qualifications: passionate about helping people, comfortable with public speaking, committed to presenting the workshop strictly as described in the leader’s manual.

Expectations: Lead at least one workshop per year in partnership with Juniper sponsoring organization, and present workshop according to the program fidelity guidelines.

A Matter of Balance helps people develop coping strategies to overcome the fear of falling. In group discussion, participants learn problem-solving skills and share practical solutions. With the help of home safety evaluation action planner, they change their environment and reduce risk factors. Leaders introduce 30 minutes of supervised exercise in the third session.

Dates & Location:

December 5th, 2019 – 9am-3pm
December 6th, 2019 – 9am-12pm

Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging
221 W 1st St., Duluth, MN

To register or learn more, contact Georgia Lane at 218-529-7525 or OR register online at

Workshops are offered through the statewide Juniper™ network—a centralized hub of community providers delivering evidence-based programs to help people manage chronic health conditions, improve balance and prevent falls, and foster well-being. Find a workshop near you by visiting