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East Coast Swing


with Louis Moniz, Jr.

Calendar Sep 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Remember that great party you went to last summer? Remember when you got up and tried to channel Saturday Night Fever and everyone just stared? Don't let that happen again! If you learn how to Swing, you'll be the life of the party, impress the boss and probably get a raise. Who doesn't want that? Swing can be danced to a wide variety of music, making it one of the most "useable" dances. No experience necessary, just a desire to have fun! Both couples and singles are welcome.

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Line Dance for Beginners and Intermediates


with Louis Moniz, JR

Calendar Sep 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Line Dancing is back and hotter than ever! Join other dancers and conquer the steps or just come for the great exercise. You never need a partner, but you can bring all your friends and have a lot of fun. Mad Louie will teach both current and older dances being done at local establishments. Wear proper footwear (for safety). No clogs, flip flops, crocs or open back shoes.

Personal Safety


with Kevin Webb

Calendar Oct 26, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

Personal Safety is designed for any individual who wants the tools to be confident in their everyday life. This class will teach the skills necessary to stay safe in a variety of situations; from outward appearance and confidence level, to utilizing the body as a weapon. Everyday items that can be used as a form of self-protection will be addressed as well. This personal safety course will give you the tools necessary to recognize possible dangerous encounters and teach you how to handle them. Focus will be placed on prevention strategies as well as mental and physical preparation. This 3-hour course will employ a variety of techniques that are easy and practical to use. Ages 14+ welcome to attend. No experience necessary.

Tai Chi 24 Form Intro/ Refresher


with Lisa St. Hilaire

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This form is the most popular Tai Chi form practiced in the world today. It is a Yang style form characterized by slow and gentle movements that are larger than those in the Sun style. Students new to the form can expect to learn a few movements well and become familiarize with other movements. Students with previous experience will have an opportunity to refresh their skill and deepen their understanding of this form. The class will practice portions of the form together and will break out into small groups to focus on areas of interest. The instructor will meet students where they’re at with this form!

Tai Chi Fall Prevention Part 1


with Lisa St. Hilaire

Calendar Sep 10, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This easy-to-learn, safe, and effective program uses fluid, gentle movements based on Sun style Tai Chi and is characterized by an upright posture and a ‘follow step.’ Studies have shown this Tai Chi form improves balance, mobility, flexibility, strength, decreases arthritis pain, and reduces falls, especially in older adults. In this four week program, students will learn the six basic core movements. Great for beginners of all ages, levels of mobility, and skill levels. Students should dress comfortably. Please note there will be no class on 9/24.

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Tai Chi Fall Prevention Part II


with Lisa St. Hilaire

Calendar Oct 15, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this six week program, students will continue to gain skill in the core movements and will learn expanded movements including brush knee, play the lute, and push the mountain (amongst others). If you’ve taken Tai Chi for Fall Prevention (or Tai Chi for Arthritis) before, this is a great opportunity to refresh yourself with this form. Students should dress comfortably.

Yoga 1


with Nancy Kelley

Calendar Sep 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Anyone can learn yoga! This is a yoga class for those new to yoga or those wanting a basic flow class. This class introduces foundational yoga postures, teaches you how to breathe, introduces stretching techniques, and helps you feel more comfortable in the yoga practice. This class will move at a slower pace to help the individual feel the benefits of the yoga poses. Expect to be challenged both mentally and physically! Dress in loose clothes and bring a yoga mat.

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Yoga 2


with Nancy Kelley

Calendar Oct 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is a continuation of Yoga 1 or for those who want to refresh their yoga. The class will continue to work on foundational yoga postures, breathing, stretching techniques, and help you feel more comfortable in your yoga practice. We’ll also lean new poses and discuss ways to incorporate yoga practice into everyday life activities. Expect to be challenged both mentally and physically! Dress in loose clothes and bring a yoga mat.

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