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Stretch, Tone and Strength Training for the Active Adult (9:15 am) PDF Print E-mail
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Join our fun exercise class utilizing a variety of equipment for the active adult. This dynamic strength training class will develop a body instilled with power and one that can move with ease and confidence. Get stronger, steadier and more balanced as you develop new body awareness, flexibility and control of “usable strength.” Weights, bands and balls are provided and a mat is recommended for some floor work. Modification can be made for the individual exerciser and all are welcome to join in the fun. The instructor is Linda Ginsburg. Class meets Mondays, Sept. 29-Nov. 17 and/or Thursdays, Oct. 2-Nov. 20, 9:15-10:15 a.m. Fee: $55, one day per week, $85, two days. Register: Clubhouse I.

Beginner and Advanced Tai Chi PDF Print E-mail
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A must for seniors! Tai Chi builds strength in muscles and bones, promotes a healthy heart and is fun and easy to do. It improves endurance, flexibility, breathing and circulation. The class begins with 30 minutes of stretching and muscle strengthening exercises, which promote greater agility, better posture and strengthens muscles. This is followed by meditation for 10 minutes and Tai Chi for 20 minutes. Tai Chi is the best way to improve balance and coordination, thereby decreasing the risk of falling and fractures. This Tai Chi program was created and taught for 15 years in Leisure World by Grandmaster Jin Pal Kim. The instructor is Steve McCleary, a student of Grandmaster Kim for six years and a practitioner of Tai Chi for over 20 years. Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 30-Nov. 20, 9:30-10:30 a.m. For more information, call Maureen McCleary (301-598-1145). Fee: $30 for 1 day; $50 for 2 days per week. Register: Clubhouse II.

German Conversation PDF Print E-mail
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This is not a teaching class. Members need to have sufficient knowledge of German to carry on a conversation. Topics cover everyday life, traditions and customs (no politics or religion). Class meets Wednesdays, Oct. 8-Dec. 10, 3-4 PM.  Fee: $15. Register: Clubhouse II.

Zumba Gold with Denny – Mondays or Fridays PDF Print E-mail
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This program was designed for the older active adult, a person who has not been exercising in a long time or individuals who may be limited physically. The biggest difference between Zumba Gold and Zumba Basic is that Zumba Gold is done at a much lower intensity. It is just as much fun just not as fast! Zumba Gold utilizes the same great Latin styles of music and dance that are used in the Zumba basic program. Class meets Mondays, Sept. 22-Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m. or Fridays, Sept. 26-Oct. 17, 1 p.m. Fee: $25. Register: Clubhouse II.


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