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    Tai Chi

    Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.

     

    DAY: Fridays, 10 weeks
    TIME: 12:00 – 1:00

    BEGINS: January 6
    FEE: $50
    INSTRUCTOR: Alex Culligan

    Latin Line Dancing

    This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.

    DAY: Tuesdays, 10 weeks
    TIME: 10:30 – 11:30
    BEGINS: January 3
    FEE: $50
    INSTRUCTOR: Marjorie Winslow

    Chair Yoga

    Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.

    DAY: Fridays, 10 weeks
    TIME: 10:30 – 11:30
    BEGINS: January 6
    FEE: $50
    INSTRUCTOR: Sandy Hartnett

    Yoga

    Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose. We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.

     

    DAY: Wednesdays, 10 weeks
    TIME: 9:00 – 10:00
    BEGINS: January 4
    FEE: $50

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    DAY: Fridays, 10 weeks
    TIME: 9:00 – 10:00
    BEGINS: January 6
    FEE: $50
    INSTRUCTOR: Annie Chapman

    Aquacise Class

    Exercise in the pool to provide a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints. Please note that the pool will be covered with a dome during the winter months.

    DAY: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 times in one month
    TIME: 10:00 – 10:45am
    FEE: $65
    LOCATION: Vitale Aquatics & Tennis, 14 Iron Street, Ledyard