Join us in the mornings for fun & fitness! Reservations NOT needed.
All programs are FREE for Members, $10 for Non-Members
10-11am – Stretch & Strengthen
Try this 1-hour class designed for increased flexibility, strength and balance. All exercises are done standing or seated in a chair. Feel free to bring light hand weights! And please bring your own towel and water bottle.
11:15am-12:15pm – Hula Dance – HULA ON HIATUS FOR THE SUMMER!
Debbie White, originally from Honolulu, shares her Hawaiian hula dance skills in this class for beginners. Don (Ho) your grass skirt (provided) or your own tropical garb, if you want, and join us outdoors following the Stretch & Strengthen class. Hula dancing is not only fun, it also helps improve your memory, balance and coordination!
1-3pm Thinking Out Loud: Discussion Group
Mike Karp moderates this lively group discussion with varying topics (suggestions emailed ahead of time). Issues may include world affairs, U.S. politics, local news, popular culture and topics relevant to seniors. Bring your questions, your convictions…and your open mind!
10-11am Qi Gong
Qi means energy and Gong means work. Taught by Sandi Love, this is a mind-body-spirit practice designed to improve mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement, breathing techniques, self-massage and focused intent. Qi Gong is a healing art and a wonderful way to transfer and restore energy. The moves are easy to learn, fun and most people will feel benefits right away.
1-3pm Mah Jongg!
Join us for fun Mah Jongg! To check availability at the tables or to be put on a waitlist for a beginner class, contact Mary Ann Brady.
10-11am Tai Chi
Research supports the physical and mental benefits of Tai Chi, particularly for issues associated with aging. Instructor Reuben Fernandez has studied Tai Chi for more than 15 years. He utilizes Traditional Chen Style Tai Chi, as well as Eight Pieces of Brocade & Five Elements Chi Gung. A Chen Style warm up will open the energy channels and meridians. Please wear loose clothing which does not restrict range of motion and flat-soled shoes (not running shoes) so as to not disturb your balance. Perfect for ALL fitness levels!
10-11am Zumba & Mat Pilates
This class, designed for active seniors, is so much fun, you’ll forget you’re exercising! Begin with 30 minutes of Zumba: move your body to Latin and upbeat music…tone muscles, improve balance & coordination. Then
finish with mat Pilates – working on flexibility and strengthening core muscles. Come for 30 or 60 minutes!
10-11am Yoga & Meditation
A gentle yet enlivening class designed to restore balance with your mind, body and breath. Instructor Cheryl Kaiser guides students through a sequence of postures designed for seniors of all levels. Poses may be modified safely using blocks and chairs.