Ballet Barre for All (Seniors Welcome)

Date/Time: 6 Thursdays, April 26 – May 31, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Jan Chamberlin
This class is designed to allow anyone the chance to experience the benefits and joy of ballet. Most of class we will be at the barre performing basic exercises meant to increase strength, endurance, coordination, flexibility, and balance. For the last few minutes of class we will move to the centre and work on simple ballet combinations. Whether you want to try ballet for the first time, return to class after many years off, learn proper technique to apply at your Pilates Barre class, or want to exercise and need something to hold onto for balance or arm support, this is the class for you! Jan has developed multiple classes to meet the needs of older adults and personally manages lymphedema through regular ballet classes.

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Tai Chi

Date/Time: 7 Thursdays, April 12 – May 31, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
*No Class May 10

Aimee Van Ostrand
Tai Chi is practiced by millions of people in the parks and squares of China. The practice of Tai Chi is a series of silent, fluid seamless slow-motion movements and studies show regular practice supports good health and longevity. It improves circulation, balance, mental focus and sense of well-being. It is low impact and can easily be modified to be practiced by those with mobility issues. Aimee Van Ostrand is a Licensed Acupuncturist and owner of Healing Within Acupuncture. No experience or equipment is necessary. Wear comfortable clothing. There is always something new to learn in Tai Chi!

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Adult Continuing Ballet

Date/Time: 11 Mondays, March 5 – May 21, 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM
*May 7 will meet at WBCA
*No class March 12

Jan Chamberlin
Join ballet and enjoy the physical and esthetic benefits of dance. Through a barre, centre work, and turning and jumping combinations, this class will provide opportunities for exercise, stretching, and toning the body. This is a wonderful class for those who danced when they were younger and those who never stopped.

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Experience the Labyrinth

CLASS ID: 9T01 *date change from catalog
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 9, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Mary Silvaroli Daul
Whether an experienced traveler or new to the way of the labyrinth, come and join others on the path for a morning of reflection and renewal. Gather together for a brief introduction to the labyrinth followed by time to walk, reflect, and share at the close of the morning. Participants may bring a journal to extend and integrate their experience. Discover how each labyrinth journey offers the gift of time and space to rest…release…and return, renewed and refreshed.

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