This class works towards toning, flexibility, better posture, efficient movement and mind & body connection. We will work from the deepest layers of muscle which stabilize and support ideal posture and alignment. Bring mat, small pilates ball and resistant strap.
Jacki Sorensen’s VertiFirm – Toning & Strengthening Activity #26445 $24R $29N Tuesday, 11:15am – 12:00pm September 1 – September 22
This is a short but action-packed 40 minute class that focuses on toning and strengthening all your major muscle groups PLUS the abdominals. VertiFirm is Jacki Sorensen's approach to toning and strength where all exercises are done while standing up with light hand weights. Besides gaining strength and muscle tone, you will find your posture and balance improving too! The only time you are on the floor is for the abs and stretching segment and this can be done standing or seated if needed. This class is suitable for active seniors. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a floor mat. Hand held 2-4 lb weights are recommended but not required. This is a good companion class for Jacki Sorensen's Beginning Aerobic Dancing.
Jacki Sorensen’s Beginning Aerobic Dancing Activity #26446 $28R $33N Thursday, 11:15am – 12:00pm September 3 – September 24
FOR NEW STUDENTS: Want to try Jacki Sorensen's Aerobic Dancing? Learn the basic steps and dances in a supportive, fun environment. Dance combinations make use of cha-cha, waltz, samba and swing steps in a safely choreographed format suitable for active seniors. Wear comfortable clothes and supportive athletic shoes. This is a good companion class to Jacki Sorensen's Verti-Firm class.
Yoga (55Y & Up) Activity #26356 $44R $53N Monday, 10:00am – 11:00am September 7 – September 28
Basic foundations of yoga poses, breathing and meditation are taught in a modified style. These techniques promote flexibility, strength, endurance, mobile stability, bone and heart enhancement. It ultimately brings calmness to the mind, and full body relaxation. Yoga mat required. Wear stretchable clothing.
Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Activity #26358 $48R $58N Tuesday, 10:00am – 11:00am September 8 - September 29
Activity #26359 $36R $43N Thursday, 10:00am – 11:00am September 10 – October 1 (No class September 17)
This classroom application of the Feldenkrais Method® uses gentle movement explorations to teach you to move with greater ease and efficiency. Regular students enjoy better posture, improved breathing and coordination, as well as increased flexibility and grace in action.
Sketching (55Y & Up) Activity #26360 $60R $72N Friday, 3:00pm – 4:30pm September 11 – October 2
Learn how to draw basic objects and correct proportions, understand perspective and contrast. Students will learn how to shade and learn a variety of sketching techniques. You don't need to have sketching pencils you can use a school pencil and a blank paper! All levels are welcome!
Tai Chi Chih & QiGong Activity #26307 $10R $12N Monday, 9:00am – 9:55am September 14 – September 28
Tai Chi is a moving meditation that cultivates health, serenity and longevity. The non-impact movements are easy and adaptable to anyone's range of motion, including those who need to do the movements while seated. With 20 easy-to-learn movements, anyone can participate. Zoom in from the comfort of your own home!
Senior Stretch Activity #26451 $24R $29N Friday, 9:00am – 9:45am September 11 – September 25
This active aging exercise class is designed to help seniors and individuals suffering from arthritis to maintain their cardiovascular health, strength and flexibility. The main purpose is to be able to enjoy activities of everyday life without pain or injury. Whether you're a veteran gym member or a newcomer, we welcome you to come enjoy the benefits of light functional movement in a group. Arthritis condition not required. An exercise mat is helpful for class.