Exercise Classes

All classes require registration. Center membership is required; must show current membership card at registration. Please feel free to come and observe any class. Refunds for missed classes must be requested from the instructor.

YMCA Classes

The fall session will begin in September. Please see bulletin board for class information.

Balance: As we age, we lose our balance. The good news is that with practice, we can retain our brains and bodies to improve our balance!  Strengthens key muscles responsible for balance. Leads you through balance drills. Provides you with tricks to help you improve your balance.

Cardiodance: Choreographed, medium-to-high level aerobic dance program designed to improve balance, flexibility, coordination,. cardiovascular endurance and muscle tone.

Cardiofit:  Using energetic music, this class is taught in intervals using low impact aerobic activities created especially for older adults.  It is easy on the joints, burns calories and strengthens you heart and lungs. Tone your muscles and strengthen your bones.

Yoga: Begins with posed seated in a chair, moves to standing posed, and ends with poses either sitting or laying on the floor. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor with the assistance of a chair. This class will work to improve flexibility, balance, strength and overall wellness through yoga poses, breathing and relaxation techniques.

Zumba Gold

Mondays, 9:15, start Date 8/23

Fridays, 9:15, start date, 9/3

Sessions are 6 weeks.

Exciting Latin and International dance rhythms taught here for senior and beginner populations. Easy to follow, so any age and any fitness level can do it! This fun Latin dance program includes merengue, salsa, cha cha, calypso, and calypso, and rock and roll. Guaranteed to provide the participant with a safe and effective total body workout.

Cost:$30 per session due to instructor on first day of the session. Please make checks payable to Dathy Gautie

Chair Yoga

Thursdays, 9:15

Session 1 :  September 30 - October 28

Session 2: November 2 - December 9 (no class on November 25 - Thanksgiving)

Cost per session: $20 (for 5 classes)

Checks or cash can be brought the first day of class

Checks payable to:  Chris Darby-King

*A completed medical waiver is required prior to participation. If you have already filled one out for 2021, a second waiver is NOT necessary  These waivers are available on the Senior Center website and will also be available at each class. Please email Chris with any questions: cdarbyking@aol.com

Tai Chi Practice 

Tuesdays, 9 am, in person

We welcome you to join our small group trying to maintain our Tai Chi skills. skills. Tai Chi is a meditative exercise, characterized by methodically slow circular and stretching movements and positins of bodily balance. Offered to members only at no cost.

MVP Tai Chi Moves 

Wednesdays, Sept.15 - Nov. 17 1-2pm

No class pm October 20th

Join us for an introduction to Tai Chi. Described as "meditation in motion," the benefits of Tai Chi can include improved balance, flexibility, and muscle strength to prevent falls. Wear flat-soled shoes and loose comfortable clothing. This prog ram is free and open to the public, compliments of MVP Health Care. Space is limited and registration is required. Register at www.mvphealthcare.com/calendar. Registration for fall programing will be open on Tuesday, August 30th.

Advanced Tai Chi Class

Fridays, 10:30-11:30, beginning October 1st

This advanced Tai Chi Class will offer participants a chance to learn the WU family form. This form will help with balance and coordination. As with other Tai Chi forms, the movements will be slow and precise. The last portion of the class will offer Qigong movements that help with breathing and a feeling of wellness. This is a 10-week class, participants just need to wear loose clothing. Cost is $70 for the session. Classes held 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, *10/20 (Wednesday), 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17. If you have questions, please contact the instructor at 518-469-4461.