Ever Growing - Never Old

Exercise

YIN/RESTORATIVE YOGA with Robin on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm.  Yin is a gentle style of yoga where we hold poses for 3-5 minutes using bolsters and props. The time in the pose gently stresses the body to allow the release of tension and tightness and helps to increase mobility, stretch, and hydration of the facial network. This restorative practice invites the yogi into a deeply meditative internal space. Cost: $6 per class


POUND & STRETCH w/Marcella on Fridays at 1:00 pmPound is a total body workout combining cardio, strength training, while drumming to some great music, an exercise class with “rock star flair”. Together with this focused and high intensity movement, we will combine some Yoga, Pilates, and Restorative stretches and it becomes a jam session. Class will close with mindful breathing and meditation.  Limit 17  Cost: $6 per class


QI GONG DROP IN CLASSES on Fridays at 1:00 pm beginning May 31.  A gentle, friendly and relaxing way to exercise. Most western styles of exercise are prioritized with the mechanics of the body, Qigong is concerned with Chi. This is believed to be the healing element in us all. Qigong involves the whole body, not just a particular muscle group. It is the most fundamental tool in Chinese Traditional Medicine. By involving the whole human physiology and metabolism, Qigong improves posture, circulation, respiratory, digestion, and neuromuscular function. Students are able to relax in mentally and physically stressful situations are therefore less prone to injuries. Wear comfortable loose fitting clothes and stable shoes. Cost $6


PILATES w/Marcella on Mondays at 12:30 pm.  Pilates is a low intensity, muscle strengthening workout.  The system of repetitive exercises performed on a yoga mat will promote strength, stability, flexibility, and posture. Each drop in-session limited to 20 students. No pre-registration, must swipe in on the MySeniorCenter kiosk to be in class that day. Cost: $6 per class


BALANCE AND STRENGTH with BARBARA LEARY on Wednesdays at 9:00 am.  This new class is a combination of resistance training to strengthen your muscles and stretching to increase your flexibility and range of motion along with balance exercises to keep you on your feet. Cost: $6 per class


LINE DANCING w/MAUREEN GODDING will be back after the summer.


YOGA NIDRA with Mary Whidden on Tuesdays from 9:30 am - 10:45 am.  A variety of yoga postures will be practiced for 40 minutes with the focus on safe and proper alignment, adaptability, and self-acceptance.  Then, a guided Yoga Nidra session will follow for 20 minutes. Yoga Nidra, a Sanskrit term meaning “yogic sleep” is a deep relaxation technique and a form of meditation. Through a Yoga Nidra session, the body becomes completely relaxed and the student turns the awareness inward by listening to a set of instructions from the teacher, much like a guided meditation. Yoga Nidra offers other amazing health benefits including; soothes the nervous system, reduces fatigue, can lower blood pressure just to name a few. Please bring a blanket and an eye bag or small towel.  Please bring a blanket and an eye bag or small towel. Cost: $6 per class. Please sign up in advance at the Senior Center or by calling at 781-834-5581.  NO CLASS ON TUESDAY, MAY 14


FITNESS ROOM - Orientations required before use of fitness room. Oreintation appointments are being scheduled by calling the senior center at 781-834-5581.  Fitness room hours are Monday thru Friday 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.


PLAY POOL - Available daily from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. For experienced players, please come down on Wednesdays! 


INDOOR PING PONG - On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm. Drop in Ping Pong. Paddles and balls available. All welcome! Come, play and enjoy.  NO PLAY ON TUESDAY, MAY 14.


BARRE with MARCELLA HEFFRON on Mondays at 11:00 am and Thursdays at 9:30 am.  Barre is a fun and popular fitness option and is a great workout for seniors because it is high energy and low impact. Barre is a workout technique inspired by elements of ballet, yoga and pilates. It tones and strengthens muscles and increases balance skills and it is fun! There will be upbeat music but no dance training necessary. The ballet barre will be used for balance and lower body toning. Light weights will be used for toning the arms and a mat will be used for core and stretching. Bring socks with grips on the bottom.  Cost: $6 per class.


BROADWAY STYLE TAP with JAN HAROLD on Wednesdays from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Tap away! Dancing makes Broadway musicals more lively. Come and learn some fun routines and move to the music of your favorite Broadway Show Tunes. For tap you will learn such styles as soft shoe, up tempo, and waltz clog style. You can purchase black tap shoes on Amazon, but for your first class wear leather bottomed shoes. You are also invited to come and observe the class if you have any questions or want to know more and Jan can talk with you. Cost: $6 per class.


PICKLEBALL FOR BEGINNERS on Tuesday, May 7, 21 & 28 Instruction AND on Thursdays Free Play from 9:00 am - 11:00 am.There will be two cycles of introduction each Tuesday either 8:30-10:00 or 10:00-11:30.  Limit: 10 per session and registration required. Thursdays are free play.  Equipment can be borrowed. Call the senior center at 781-834-5581 to reserve your spot.


 

PERPETUAL MOTION with LEANNE O’BRIEN on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8:45 am - 9:45 am and Mondays at 1:30 pm.  A fitness class for all levels. A combination of movement, strength and balance. Combining low impact aerobic moves, light weights for strength and a chair for balance and stability. Moving perpetually all while motivated by fun music! Cost: $6 per class. NO CLASSES ON MAY 3, 6 AND 7.


SENIOR BOXING FITNESS with JANET ENOS on Mondays from 9:30 am - 10:30 am.  Works with hand-eye coordination, speed and balance and core strength. Janet will get you moving and working on boxing fitness. This class will add pep to your step.  Cost: $6 per class. Sign up at front desk or by calling 781-834-5581


TAI CHI with MIKE SHOWSTACK on Mondays from 9:30 am – 10:30 am.  QiGong is the most fundamental tool in Chinese traditional medicine.  It involves the whole body, not just a particular muscle group.  The postures are designed to exercise internal organs and induce healing.  Tai Chi is also a powerful weapon against disease and helps the body maintain health, posture, circulation, respiration, and digestions. And it is stress free. Participants should wear loose clothing.  Cost: $6 per class.  


LOW IMPACT LINE DANCE LESSONS with DOTTY BELANGER on Tuesdays from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.  Line Dance is choreographed dance routines with repeated sequences of simple steps, in which a group of people, standing in lines, perform the steps in unison to music. No partner needed, which will put a smile on your face!  This traditional line dance class will include several genres such as Rock, Waltz, Foxtrot, Latin, Rock and Country. Line Dance provides many health benefits; low impact aerobic exercise with social interaction. If you can walk, you can line dance! Cost: $5 per class.  


FLOOR YOGA with TRICIA GLYNN on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.  Breathing & relaxation techniques stressed. We use mats, seated & standing poses along with floor work. Participants may make use of a chair to facilitate getting up and down from the floor. Please bring your own mat. Please bring your own yoga mat!  Cost: $6 per class.  NO CLASS MAY 14


HEART & HAND EXERCISE CLASS with JANET ENOS on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 am - 10:30 am.  Heart & Hand emphasizes overall strength, balance, immunity and flexibility.  Addressing hand-eye coordination, increasing energy and ease of movement. This is an arthritis based science exercise class facilitated by certified arthritis instructor Janet Enos. Cost: $6 per class.  


WALKING GROUP with TYLER NIMS on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 am – 9:30 am.  The group meets at the Senior Center parking lot.  Thursday, May 2 – Round Pond Trails off Mayflower St., Duxbury. Tuesday, May 7 – Nelson Memorial Forest off to the east of Union St. woodlands off Union St., Mfld. Thursday, May 9 - Rexhame Beach at end of Beach St.  Tuesday, May 14 – Rexhame Beach at end of Winslow St. South River side.  Thursday, May 16 – North Hill Marsh Trails – Kettle Hole Loop (1.5miles) off Mayflower St., Duxbury. Tuesday, May 21 – East Street Bogs, Duxbury. Thursday, May 23 – Corn Hill Woodland Trails – westerly side of Union St., north of Highland St., Mfld. Tuesday, May 28 - Rexhame Beach at end of Winslow St. South River side. Thursday, May 30 – Burke’s Beach at end of Beach St., Duxbury.


FIT OVER 50 AND BEYOND with BARBARA LEARY on Thursdays from 9:00 am – 10:00 am.  Join us for a complete workout which includes Aerobic movement for heart health, strength training for stronger muscles and flexibility for increased Range of Motion.  We perform the exercises standing and seated with options to modify when needed. Cost: $6 per class.


FLOOR YOGA with LINDA EVANS on Thursdays from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.  Participants meet to join in the practice of yoga. Breathing & relaxation techniques are stressed. Asanas develop balance, flexibility, concentration & strength. We use mats (bring your own) for floor work, seated & standing poses. Participants may make use of a chair to facilitate get-ting up & down from the floor. Cost: $6 per class.


BALANCE TUNE UP with BARBARA LEARY on Fridays from 10:00 am - 11:00 am.  Things that may affect our balance as we age include side effects from medication, visual changes, hearing loss, poor posture, weak muscles & loss of flexibility. This class is geared towards improving your balance, strength and flexibility, improve posture/core strength, gait training and movement to increase joint range of motion. Learn “tools” to keep you active and increase your confidence to stay on your feet. Cost: $6 per class.


GENTLE YOGA with KATHERINE LORTIE on Mondays and Fridays from 9:30 am – 10:30 am.  This Yoga Class is for first time students & the experienced yogi! This is gentle stretch and flow that will leave you feeling revitalized!  Gentle yoga is a great place to take it slower, and still experience all the benefits of yoga. This class focuses on releasing tension, connecting with the breath and helping students gain strength and flexibility. Gentle yoga uses classical hatha postures with slight variations to accommodate all levels of yoga students. Bring your own yoga mat!  Cost: $6 per class.


ZUMBA & TONING CLASS with JUSTINE HOBIN on Mondays and Fridays from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm and Thursdays at 1:00 pm.  Zumba is a series of fitness programs specifically designed to take the exciting Latin and international dance rhythms and bring them to the active older adult, the beginner participant. Cost: $5 per class. 


CARDIO DANCE and TONING with DEB RAFFERTY on Wednesdays from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.  Zumba®/Cardio Dance and Toning is a full body workout. It is choreographed using a variety of motivating music from the warm-up to the cool down.  Included are intermittent toning routines using light weights (1-3 lbs). All routines can be done without the weights.  Balance routines will also be included.  The class is designed to improve muscle strength and endurance, flexibility and balance!  Modifications will be shown. Cost: $5 per class.


ESSENTRICS with Barbara Leary on Fridays from 11:00 am – 11:45am.  A return of this popular class! As seen on PBS and created by Miranda Esmonde-White, this is a full body workout with flowing movement to simultaneously strengthens and stretch all muscle groups. The result increased strength, flexibility and joint range of motion. This workout can be done standing or seated. Cost: $6 per class.


CHAIR YOGA with Barbara Leary on Thursdays at 10:00 am.  Interested or curious about yoga but not interested in being on the floor? Chair-based yoga is appropriate for all levels.  Cost: $6 per class.