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News from the Activity Office Jennifer Van Es, Activities and Rental Coordinator Phone: 250-656-5537 ext. 117 E-mail: jvanes@beaconcs.ca

Call to Register for these Courses Emotional Management & the Search for Happiness

Date: Mondays, April 1 - 29; no class April 22 (4 classes) Time: 10:30 - 11:30am Cost: $50.40; $15.75 Drop-in

Learn how to free yourself from negative emotions and establish a state of peace, well-being and harmony independent of life circumstances.

*New! Zumba® Gold

Date: Thursdays, April 4 - May 16(7 classes) Time: 10:30 - 11:30am Cost: Use Punchcard or $8 drop-in

Zumba® is Latin dance-inspired fitness program — classes are fun, energetic, and will make you feel amazing! Zumba® Gold is lower impact but still loads of fun. No dance experience is necessary — everyone can enjoy the Zumba® Gold experience! Corinne has a passion for seniors’ fitness and is a certified Zumba® Gold Instructor.

Slow Motion Tai Chi

Date: Thursdays, April 4 - 25 (4 classes) Time: 10:30 - 11:30am Cost: $50.40; $15.75 Drop-in

Discover your inner energy and increase balance, strength, mobility and breathing capacity. Enjoy the pleasure of living in a more lively and relaxed body.

Tai Chi

Date: Tuesdays, April 9 - May 14(6 classes) Time: 10 - 11am Cost: $70; $12 Drop-in

Using 18 easy to follow Qi Gong movements, participants can increase circulation, experience more restful sleep, improve digestion, better manage chronic pain and increase balance.

*New! Zumba® Gold; Seated/Standing

Date: Saturdays, ongoing session until April 13; new session Apr 27 Time: 10 - 10:45am Cost: $10 drop-in

Zumba® is a Latin dance-inspired fitness class and Zumba Gold is designed to be accessible to everyone regardless of fitness level. Remain seated or stand and move to the oldies-but-goodies: sing along and have fun too! Corinne has a passion for seniors’ fitness and is a certified Zumba ® Gold Instructor. www.beaconcs.ca

Meditation

Date: Mondays, ongoing; new session Apr 15 -June 3 (6 classes); no class Apr 22 & May 20 Time: 6:30 - 7:45pm Cost: $54; $10.50 Drop-in

This class, suitable for everyone, will focus on meditation and Buddhist teachings to help create a more peaceful mind. Begin with a meditation followed by a Buddhist teaching, a tea break, and ending with another meditation.

Balance Booster

Date: Tuesdays/Thursdays May 14 - June 20 (12 classes) Time: 10:20 - 11:20 am Cost: $110(12 sessions)

This slow-paced class targets balance by using safe and effective exercises to increase strength, mobility and balance.

Well Balanced Hatha Flow Yoga

Date: Mondays, Thursdays; no class Apr 22 Time: 9 - 10am Date: Wednesdays, Time: 5:30 -6:30pm Cost: $15.75 Drop-in or Punch Pass ($126 for 10 classes; non-refundable)

This class stretches and strengthens the whole body and is for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Class ends with a relaxing meditation.

*NEW! Sit and Stay Fit

Date: Thursdays, ongoing Time: 12:40 - 1:10pm Cost: $10 Drop-in

This class is designed to improve strength and mobility while being seated on a chair. It’s great for those with osteoporosis or other limiting conditions. It’s slow paced with gentle movements. Learn strategies that you can do at your own pace and transfer to real life needs. *Register early to avoid the disappointment of a cancelled program!

Minds in Motion

Date: Thursdays, ongoing; no class April 25 & May 2 Time: 1:30 - 3pm Cost: Class prices vary; call SHOAL reception at 250-656-5537 for information

Minds in Motion is designed for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and a family, friend or caregiver. Enjoy light exercise, followed by activities or games, and social time in a relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments provided.

Gentle Chair Yoga (Co-Ed)

Date: Fridays, ongoing; no class April 12 & 19 Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm Cost: $78.75; $12 Drop-in This popular class helps to improve breathing, strengthens your inner core and gives you an overall sense of vitality and well being, while you stay seated on a chair.

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TideLines - April 2019  

The newsletter for Beacon Community Services at SHOAL Centre

TideLines - April 2019  

The newsletter for Beacon Community Services at SHOAL Centre