Newport activity guide fall 2013
Fall / Winter 2013 activity guide and calendar for the Newport Recreation Center.
HEALTH&WELLNESS AEROBICS Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 - 10:30 am. This is a low-impact aerobics class designed especially for the 60+ crowd who wish for a moderate-paced class. This fun fitness program will help maintain and improve cardiovascular conditioning, circulation, flexibility, and muscle tone. 17 ADAPTIVE TAI CHI ARTHRITIS EXERCISE PROGRAM BREATH & BALANCE Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:30 - 10:30 am. This self-lead fitness class is a fun way to build strength and flexibility for body and mind. Fridays, 3:00 - 4:00 pm. This is a self- led gentle exercise class. Class focus is on improved breathing awareness and balance from simple exercises done from a chair, as well as walking, and selective use of balance balls. Music and social interaction enhance this gathering, allowing participants to enjoy themselves while they gently work out. BEGINNING YOGA Thursdays, 11:00 am. This ongoing, free beginner’s class will teach you to focus your thoughts and body to help relieve stress and promote relaxation, even after the class has ended. Other benefits of yoga can be lowered blood pressure, increased lung capacity and breath control, and increased mood levels and concentration. Come restore your health and strength to see how it helps revive your spirits! CHAIR YOGA Mondays, 9:30 am. Chair yoga accommodates persons who can’t get up and down easily from the floor. This style of yoga can be a very complete workout that increases flexibility and strength, while incorporating breathing techniques that are both energizing and calming. This is a self-led class. HEALTH & WELLNESS Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. with instructor Jeff Cheever. This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the benefits of Tai Chi at a pace that accommodates various physical limitations, but allows for the improvements this exercise can offer its participants.