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Tai Chi Essentials (seated) Section 3

$29

with Louise Poppema

Calendar Apr 5, 2022 at 1:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Relieve stress, increase flexibility, and improve your balance. Develop awareness of your internal energy. Deepen and strengthen your awareness in each session you take. Class structure will be 30 minutes of seated instruction and 15 minutes of Q&A. Wear comfortable clothing. No previous Tai Chi experience required.

This is a live, online Zoom class.  No class 4/19/22.

Gardening: Grow Your Own Organic Garden (In-Person class)

$10
Calendar Apr 6, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Register here for the In-Person class. For Zoom, please go back to the class list and look for the ZOOM Session of this class.

Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. Topics covered: soil science, enriching soil, fundamentals of composting, crop rotation, use of green manures, plant vs week identification, weed control, dealing with pests, etc. The instructor is an experienced farmer or gardener in our area. Free seeds will be provided! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.

Gardening: Grow Your Own Organic Garden (on ZOOM class)

$10
Calendar Apr 6, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

We anticipate being able to offer this highly popular class offered by MOFGA! We hope to offer an in-person class as well as ZOOM. Register here for the ZOOM class. For In-Person, please go back to the class list and look for the In-Person Session of this class.

Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. Topics covered: soil science, enriching soil, fundamentals of composting, crop rotation, use of green manures, plant vs week identification, weed control, dealing with pests, etc. The instructor is an experienced farmer or gardener in our area. Free seeds will be provided! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.

Barre Bootcamp Section 3

$49

with Jenna Chase

Calendar Apr 12, 2022 at 6:15 am, runs for 6 weeks

Barre Bootcamp is a low impact workout that will produce a big burn! Barre combines elements of strength training, Pilates/Yoga and dance. Small movements and many reps will help sculpt and tone muscles you didn’t even know you had!

This class is offered virtually through Zoom. Equipment that will be used include: a chair or countertop or something to hold onto, light hand weights, versa loop, gliding disks for hardwood floors (or use socks or face cloth) for carpet floors (or use paper plate), bender ball (or equivalent). These sessions will be recorded and available to registrants for one-week after each class.

Pumped Up Strength Section 3

$49

with Jenna Chase

Calendar Apr 15, 2022 at 6:15 am, runs for 6 weeks

Welcome to a new approach to resistance training! Utilizing combination movement patterns in a targeted, rhythmic progression. Its superpower is the dynamic integration of upper and lower body movements set to fun music. The result? A sweat-drenched, functionally efficient workout that will challenge your body in new ways, improve lean muscle mass, and rev your metabolism. You will want a set of hand weights anywhere from 5lbs-15lbs.


This is a live, online class on Friday mornings. Recordings will be available to registrants for one week after each class.

Relaxation and Stress Reduction with Hatha Yoga Section 3

$59

with Michelle Spencer

Calendar Apr 26, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Michelle will guide you in a sequence that calms the nervous system along with stretching the body and clearing the mind. Breathing techniques, short meditation and positive affirmations will end the practice.

 Supplies needed: Yoga Mat, rug, towel, blanket, pillow, computer/tablet/smarphone to attend class via Zoom.

Chair Yoga Section 3

$59

with Michelle Spencer

Calendar Apr 28, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

This morning class practiced in a chair offers mind and body benefits without having to get up and down off the floor or even changing into Yoga clothes. Chair Yoga can be practiced at home or at the office to calm the mind for focus and concentration and warm up the body for an energetic day.

 

Functional Wellness: Senior Fitness Section 3

$30

with Michelle Spencer

Calendar May 2, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 7 weeks

In this hour-long class, Michelle will support you in improving your strength, flexibility, cognitive, and spiritual health.

Supplies needed: light weights, water bottles, chair, and a computer/tablet/smartphone to attend class via Zoom.

No class 5/30.





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