Mind-Body Connection in New Milford will offer a variety of charitable Pilates and yoga classes this month to benefit the Animal Welfare Society, Inc. in New Milford.

In lieu of class payment, Mind-Body Connection will accept dog and cat food, cash/check donations or other items from the animal shelter's wish list.

Charitable classes will be held at Mind-Body Connection, 143 West St., Nov. 28 and Dec. 1, 6, 12, 14, 20 and 21.

Animal Welfare Society, Inc., an independent, 501c3 non-profit, non-destroy organization was founded in 1965 and provides food, shelter and veterinary care to homeless and abandoned dogs and cats while working to place them in responsible and caring homes.

For more information visit www.aws-shelter.org or www.mind-bodyconnection.com.