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March ’16 Fitness for the Mind & Body

Balance Class with Kyoko Do you want to improve your balance? Do you have a fear of falling? If so, get ready to improve with this interactive balance class! Receive information on preventative exercises and techniques to keep your balance throughout the day. Fri, 9:45am. FREE/M, $8/NM.

Svaroopa® Yoga This month our focus will be the back bend theme, experiencing  poses that create back bend movement in either the lower spine or the upper spine. This theme counters the forward bending positions we are often in. Every class includes guided awareness/relaxation, a breathing practice and poses. All are welcome. Wed 9-10:30am. $13/M, $15/NM.

Essentrics/Aging Backwards Get in shape and feel great with Essentrics. This lengthening, strengthening and stretching class will help you start the new year off right. Featured in the NY Times Best Seller “Aging Backwards” by Miranda Esmonde-White, this program is based on dynamic stretching and strengthening. $10/M, $15/NM. Thu, 11:30am.

Zumba Focuses on hypnotic Latin rhythms and very easy-to-follow moves to create a one of a kind fitness program. Benefits: tones, enhances bone density, strength and flexibility, boosts metabolism and improves cognitive functions. Tue & Fri, 8:30am, $10/M, $12/NM. Sat, 10:30am, Free/M, $5/NM.

Line Dancing It’s not just for two but for everyone! Come experience a fun workout while learning new and favorites dances taught by Pat Murray. Mon & Thu, 1pm. $5/M, $7/NM.

Pilates Mat Class This class is great for building strength in a safe way and helping with a loss of balance as we age. Pilates is a safe and gentle way to increase core strength, balance, flexibility, muscle tone and stamina. Tue 2pm. Free/M, $8/NM.

Ico-Dance – Yes, You Can Dance! Ico-Dance offers a supportive, gently paced and low-impact class in expressive dance.  Added benefits of enhancing flexibility, balance, energy, emotional connection and body confidence. Mon, 9am. $7/M, $12/NM.

Silver Age Yoga A very gentle style of hatha yoga designed to meet the specific health concerns and challenges seniors face, balance, posture, breathing and stretching.  Every Tue, 10am & Thu, 9am. $4-8.

Kundalini Yoga Focuses on breathing and meditation and involves stretching and cardiovascular exercises.  Fri, 11:15am. Free/M, $8/NM.

Deep Yoga Flow Connects breath to movement, so the physical practice of Yoga (asana) becomes a meditation in motion that fosters flexibility, strength, focus and clarity. Every Wed, 11am & Sat, 11:30am. $5/M, $10/NM.

Qi Gong Style Tai Chi A gentle exercise that will benefit any person by using easy movement to lubricate joints and lowering high blood pressure by natural calming and relaxation. Wed, 7pm & Thu, 10:30am. $5/M, $6/NM.

Meditation Meditation made easy for beginners. Come and feel your inner peace. Tue, 4:45pm. $5/M, $10/NM.

Inner Self Workout & Meditation Join in this journey of self-discovery based on neuroscience, psychology, and meditation techniques. Tue, 5:30pm. $15/M, $20/NM. Min. 1 day reservation required.

Chair Yoga This gentle yoga flow class focuses on alignment with attention to breath, movement, and meditation. Poses are practiced on chairs and standing. Thursdays 10:15am. Free to all.

Spanish with Alicia – 4 Week Class
Beginner 1: Tue, Mar 8, 3:05-4:30pm.
Intermediate & Conversation: Tue, Mar 8, 1-2:25pm.
$65/M, $75/NM. 90 minutes classes.

Art Class with Live Model – Uninstructed
Join artists from all levels to paint from a live model. Sat, Mar 5, 19 & 26 10-1pm. Model Fee + Free/M, $5/NM. Please RSVP to Dottie Stanley at

Social Bridge Every Wed, 12:30pm. Walk-Ins welcome.

French Conversation Every Tue, 10:30am. FREE/M, $5/NM.

Investment Club Tue, Mar 8, 2pm. Free/M, $5/NM.

Social Scrabble Group
Scrabble is a great way to meet people and stimulate the brain! 4 players are needed per game so call in advance to reserve a seat to play. Tue, Mar 15, 2:30pm. FREE/M, $5/NM.

Free Hearing Aid Services with Clear Choice Hearing
Have questions about your hearing aids? Reserve your one on one time with a hearing specialist from Clear Choice Hearing. Fri, Mar 18, 3pm.

NEW CLASS! Smart Back StretchN’Strength Do you want to strengthen your core and other body parts without straining your back? Join us for a carefully researched set of exercises which will safely strengthen your core, quads, hamstrings, glutes, hip flexors, triceps, biceps, etc,. We will do 45 minutes of gentle, moderate stretches and calisthenics to soothing music. Tailor the level of exertion to your own needs. Bring a mat and comfortable clothes. Tuesdays 3:15-4pm. $8/M, $10/NM.

NEW CLASS! Let’s Dance! If you’d rather do a little dancing instead of “exercising,” join the fun! Just “follow the leader” in a mixture of dance styles like latin, jazz, and ballet to a variety of pleasant music. You will never get bored because the movements and music are improved. 40 minutes of light dancing, with 5 minutes of stretching. Fridays 1:15-2pm. $8/M, $10/NM.

Ashtanga Flow Yoga A fast-paced, vigorous class based on the principles of Ashtanga Yoga. This rigorous class is suitable for individuals who are strong and active, with any level of experience with yoga. Build strength, endurance, and flexibility while cultivating focus in a moving mediation. Every Sat, 9-10:15am. Free/M, $5/NM.

Your Life, Your Legacy: Pre-Planning 101 When a loved one passes away, do you know what to do or who to contact? This informative class will help you learn the language of the funeral and cemetery industry. Learn the difference between at-need and pre-need planning. Discover your options and let someone help make the conversation a little easier. Wed, Mar 9, 11:30am. Free, open to all. Please register.

Learn to Use Your iPad & iPhone with Eva Learn the basics of your iPhone and iPad and take advantage of what technology has to offer! Use your iPhone or iPad in your everyday life to accelerate your world. Connect with friends, family or use it for events and reminders. Sat, 10am, $10/M, $15/NM.

iPad Classes for Beginners with Ruth Let’s turn your device on and get started! Family, friends, photos and music are just the beginning of what’s possible when you get connected to the World Wide Web. No experience is necessary. Beginning I: Thu, 10am, Beginning II: Thu, 11am, $5/M, $10/NM per class.

The Feldenkrais Method
A form of somatic education that uses gentle movement, directed attention, and guided touch to improve movement and enhance human functioning. Through lessons in this method you can enjoy greater ease of movement, an increased sense of vitality, and feelings of peaceful relaxation. Feldenkrais is beneficial for those experiencing chronic or acute pain, as well as for healthy individuals who wish to enhance their self-image. Friday, March 4 & 11, 6pm. $10/M, $12/NM per class.

Italiano with Paola Beginners & Intermediate
Learn from an amazing instructor who makes learning the language fun and easy. Beginners: Thu, Mar 3, 9am. Intermediate: Tue, Mar 15, 9am. $128/M, $148/NM. 8 week course. Minimum number of students required.

Big Picture Planning for Seniors
Take Control of Your Future and Avoid Costly Mistakes. This 90 minute clinic will teach you: What legal documents you need to remain independent, How to age in place, What are your options for care, When moving makes sense, Who qualifies for a government benefit and more. Tue, Mar 8, 9:30am. $25/person. To RSVP: (858) 848-0825. Complimentary Valet Parking . Bring a friend and get in free!