Ever Growing - Never Old

Exercise

FITNESS ROOM ORIENTATIONS - Appointments are being scheduled by calling the senior center at 781-834-5581.


PLAY POOL - Available daily from 1:00 pm until 4:00 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.


BARRE with MARCELLA HEFFRON on Thursdays from 9:00 am - 10:00 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 JAZZ with JAN HAROLD on Mondays from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Jazz! Dancing makes Broadway musicals more lively. Come and learn some fun routines and move to the music of your favorite Broadway Show Tunes!  Flat or small-heeled leather bottomed shoes or ballet slippers (preferably black) required but come and observe the class if you have any questions or want to know more and Jan can talk with you. Cost: $6.00 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: $6.00 per class


PICKLEBALL FOR BEGINNERS on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 am - 11:30 am.  Come down and join in the free play. There will be instruction on Tuesday, October 4 and Thursday, October 6 with two sessions 8:30 am or 10:00 am.  Call the center to reserve your spot at 781-834-5581. All are welcome.


CHINESE HEALING ARTS with MIKE SHOWSTACK on Fridays from 11:15 am - 12:15 pm.  A novel approach to the health benefits using the methods of the Shaolin Temple to increase stamina and harmony of the mind and body.  The program will include energy work (QiGong) as well as a moderate aerobic warm-up of 15-20 minutes followed by an introduction to the Temple’s approach to martial arts. Cost: $6 per class


PERPETUAL MOTION with LEANNE O’BRIEN on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am - 10:00 am.  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! Come try this new class. Cost: $5 per class


SENIOR BOXING FITNESS with JANET ENOS on Mondays from 10:00 am - 11:00 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: $6.00 per class. 


STRENGTH & CONDITIONING with NEIL SULLIVAN on Wednesdays from 8:30 am - 9:30 am.  The strength & conditioning class is a combination of strength and flexibility training designed to safely and effectively (1) Build strength, endurance and stamina (2) Increase Range of Motion and flexibility (3) Improve balance, stability and coordination. A typical class includes warm-up & stretching followed by low-impact Isometric and resistance exercises utilizing body weight, hand weights, and resistance bands. Maximum of 15 students and minimum 10 students to conduct the class, $20 due at the first class of the month. Sign up in advance.


BALANCE & STRENGTH CHAIR EXERCISE with NEIL SULLIVAN on Wednesdays from 9:30 am – 10:30 am.  The classes will consist of strength & conditioning exercises, stretches and various balance drills designed to increase balance, strength and flexibility. The exercises utilized in the class are focused on specific key muscles and joints designed to increase ROM(range of motion) and strength in order to bring greater stability and increased awareness and reaction time so as to improve balance and prevent falls.  Cost: $5.00 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: $5.00 per class


LINE DANCING with MAUREEN GODDING on Mondays from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm.  Give this fun and energetic class a try. Whether you’ve never danced before or it has been a while, this class is for you. You will learn terminology and movements and string them together in easy-to-follow dances. This class moves quickly and increases your heart rate with laughter. No partner necessary, all you need to know is your left from your right and how to smile and have a good time! 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: $6.00 per class


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: $6.00 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 for a variety of scenic walks in and about the area. Sept 1: Burkes Beach @ end of Beach St. Sept 6: Jose Carreiro Woodlands Park at end of Maryland St off Union St. Sept 8: Webster's Wilderness behind Senior Center. Sept 13: Burkes Beach @ end of Beach St  Sept 15 : Rexhame Beach end of Winslow St. ocean side. Sept 20: Norris Reservation behind Norwell Post Office, coffee on North River. Sept 22: John Little’s River Walk, off Union St, south of Corn Hill Lane. Sept 27: Powder Pint Bridge Park mainland side. Sept 29: Rexhame Beach end of Beach St.


GENTLE CHAIR EXERCISE with BARBARA LEARY on Thursdays from 9:00 am – 10:00 am.  Join in this fun and energizing gentle chair exercise class with Barbara Leary. There will be music and enjoyable routines and stretches and it is sure to put a smile on your face. Exercises to improve strength and flexibility and balance.  This class is appropriate for all levels of fitness but especially those looking to increase range of motion. Cost: $6.00 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: $6.00 per class


BALANCE TUNE UP with BARBARA LEARY on Thursdays from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. There are many things that can affect our balance as we age including the natural aging process, side effects from medications, visual changes, hearing loss, poor posture, weak muscles and loss of flexibility. This class is geared towards improving your balance through education, strength and flexibility exercises to improve posture and core strength, gait training and movement to increase joint range of motion. You’ll be given the tools to keep you active and increase your confidence to stay on your feet. Sign up at the front desk. Cost: $6.00 per class 


ZUMBA GOLD ® with DEB RAFFERTY on Thursdays from 1:00 pm -2:00 pm.  ZUMBA GOLD ® is a dance fitness program specifically designed to take the rhythms of both Latin and International Dance (including American pop, etc.) and bring to the active older adult, beginner participant and anyone requiring specific modifications. The choreographed routines include cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility. Cost: $5.00 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: $5.00 per class


ZUMBA & TONING CLASS with JUSTINE HOBIN on Mondays and Fridays from 11:30 am – 12:30 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: $5.00 per class.


ZUMBA®/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: $5.00 class


ZUMBA Gold with PASQUALINA SCHOENTHALER on Tuesdays from 11:00 am – 12:00 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: $5.00 per class.