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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

Classes run on a month to month basis. Check bulletin board for details.

Please note that you do not need to be a YMCA member to participate.

Balance: Tues. 9:15 am.  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. Sessions run per month and cost depends upon the number of Tuesdays in the month.  Registration forms available at the front desk.  Please note that you do not need to be a YMCA member to participate.

                       Registration form available at the front desk.

Zumba Gold 

Mondays, 9:15 am

Fridays, 9:15 am

Exciting Latin and International dance rhythms taught here for senior and beginners. 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 rock and roll. Guaranteed to provide the participant with a safe and effective total body workout.

Cost:  See instructor. Please make checks payable to Kathy Gautie.

Chair Yoga 

Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:15 am

9/13 - 10/11 (5 week session)

10/18 - 11/15 (5 week session)

Thursdays, 9:05 - 9:50 am

 9/14 - 10/12 (5 week session)

  10/19 - 11/16 (5 week session)

Cost: $25 per session. Checks or cash can be brought the first day of class.

Checks payable to:  Chris Darby-King

Participants will be guided through a series of stretches and yoga postures that are modified while sitting in a chair. A minimal amount of standing and balancing will also be included utilizing the chair for support. Each class will also include breath awareness techniques and guided relaxation. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing for ease in movement.  If you have an old necktie or stretchy strap, please bring it to class.

*A completed medical waiver is required prior to participation.  These waivers are available on the Senior Center website and will also be available at each class. Please email Chris with any questions:

MVP IntermediateTai Chi  

 Wednesdays, 1:15- 2:00 pm

9/13 - 11/15

No class on 11/1

Join us for an intermediate-level tai chi health and fall prevention class which will explore a deeper understanding of the movements and principles of this ancient Chinese practice. The benefits of Tai Chi can include improved balance, flexibility, fall prevention, and muscle strength.  Previous class experienc with Tai Chi form is strongly recommended.  This is a 6 week in-person program that will meet on Wednesdays.  Wear flat-soled shoes and loose, comfortable clothing.  The program is free and open to the public, compliments of MVP Health Care.  Space is limited and registration is required. Register at

Healthy Bones for Life

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:10 am

Healthy Bones for Life is a free exercise program that promotes strength, balance and strong bones along with some fun!  Participants commit to twice weekly in-class exercise sessions held at the Center.  Participants must be Senior Center members and have a doctor's note indicating osteoporosis.  Advance registration at the front desk is required, and also a signed consent form acknowledging that you will participate at your own risk.  We will provide you with a medical information sheet which you must complete and bring with you to each class.

Tai Chi Class

Fridays, 10/30 Starting 9/8/23

For beginners or advanced students, this Tai Chi class will help with balance and arthritis.  Students will utilize a small wooden stick (this will be provided) for exercising joints in wrists hands, legs, etc.  This form will also help with concentration.  Class will run for 8 weeks and the total cost is $56. To register please call Tony Grimaldi at 518-469-4461.  This class is for seniors 50 and older and members of the Glenville Senior Center.

Tai Chi Practice

Tuesdays, 9 - 10 am

We are a group of Tai Chi enthusiasts who meet weekly to maintain our skills.  We warm up gently with easy stretches.  We practice the Sun form that is taught in the MVP class (Tai Chi for Arthritis). We also practice the popular Yang 24 form.  We end with QiGong, stationary movements with deep breathing. You are welcome to join us, whatever your level of skill. Offered to members only at no cost.

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