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Alzheimer's Disease: Legal and Financial Planning

This class will help you understand the legal and financial issues that may impact those with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. Learn how to make important decisions regarding money and legal documents and ways to put legal and financial plans in place. This workshop is presented by the Alzheimer's Association.

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BYOB - Bring Your Own Bag (of Makeup)!

Bring your personal bag of makeup that you use daily and learn a "day to evening" look with what you already have on hand. You will learn a "modern classic" look with soft smoky eyes, natural flushed cheeks and light lip. Then, you will learn how to up the look into evening with darker, smokier eyes and color on lips. Professional Makeup Artist Amanda McManus will have extra makeup and brushes on hand for this fun and creative opportunity to learn a new look.

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Chen Tai Chi

Chen Tai Chi is the oldest style of Tai Chi among five major styles. You will learn the foundation movements of Tai Chi and basic energy development skills. You will experience Chen style's unique alternated speed and silk reeling technique to quickly enhance your balance, strength and power as well as graceful, slow and soft movements and effective mind work. Instructor, Ming Xie. No discount.

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Conquer Harmful Anger

Do you get angry easily? Maybe you don’t express the anger outwardly, but you know it’s there. Anger is such a destructive emotion, first to yourself and then to others around you. Everyone can be nice when circumstances are good, but as soon as we are surprised by something we don’t like, there is anger again, taking over and ruining our lives. Learn what really works. You can’t beat the price, (it’s free!) but you can beat anger. Instructor Tim Kitterman has a master's degree in counseling from Gallaudet University in Washington D.C. and co-founded the non-profit organization, Success Without Stress.

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Dementia Conversations

This workshop will offer helpful tips on how to have honest and caring conversations on difficult topics related to dementia. Topics include going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans for the future. These may be difficult due to the fear or lack of awareness that often accompanies having these conversations which can result in delays that have serious consequences for the entire family. Instruction is provided by the Alzheimer's Association.

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Food is Medicine

Explore how to choose the most nourishing foods for your mind-body type. Chopra Center Certified Instructor Andrea Meyer will show you the simple Ayurvedic lifestyle practices to help you achieve and maintain vibrant health, appropriate weight and optimized digestion. No discount.

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Get Your Cardio On!

Let's move and groove to some of today’s and yesterday's favorite hits. Prepare to sweat as you follow fun and easy-to-learn steps that will get your heart rate up and build your endurance. This class is for beginners and you can choose your intensity level. Bring a smile to encourage, water to hydrate and wear comfy shoes for your feet. Instructor, Tammy Jones. No discount.

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Healthy Living for a Healthier You

For centuries, we have known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. Now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. In this class, the Alzheimer's Association will present research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement to help you better understand how to prevent Alzheimer's and memory loss. You will be introduced to hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

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How to Beat Stress

Do you suffer from stress in your life? Whether it’s at work, home or anywhere else, stress damages our lives as well as our health. If you think there’s such a thing as “good stress” this class is not for you. This is for people who are tired of suffering from stress and realize everything they’ve done up till now hasn’t worked. Come find out what works. Instructor Tim Kitterman has a master's degree in counseling from Gallaudet University in Washington D.C. and co-founded the non-profit organization, Success Without Stress.

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Move It, Lose It! - 50 lbs. Plus

This workout is especially designed for the beginner who may have 50 or more pounds to lose. It is an easy to follow, fun, low impact cardio workout with no jumping, running or getting down on the floor. It takes place in a small private gym environment and is taught by Mary Coronado. No discount.

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Pilates & Barre

This unique workout offers a mixture of stretches created to strengthen muscles and increase flexibility. This energizing workout will build your body's core muscle groups. You will strengthen your body and back muscles which are the foundation for fitness and athletics. The barre offers fat burning workout, emphasizes basic alignment and balance. Using the barre works on toning the core, arms, bottom and thighs, firms and shapes the body and improves posture. Bring a mat and towel; ballet shoes or bare feet are preferred. Instructor Tammy Jones is certified in Fletcher Pilates and by the Pilates Method Alliance. No discount.

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Pilates for Seniors

Regular exercise is important for everyone, but it may be critically important for seniors. Pilates is safe for seniors to perform. The benefits of Pilates for the more mature adults include improved stamina, strength and balance regardless of size, strength or endurance. Instructor Tammy Jones is certified in Fletcher Pilates and by the Pilates Method Alliance. No discount.

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Power Boxing 101

Are you looking to change up your workout routine? Try out power boxing! In this class, coach and trainer Marlon Scurlock will teach you the fundamentals of Olympic style boxing. You will go over footwork, review striking and practice strength and conditioning. You will also learn offense and defense strategies, boxing education, nutrition and shadow boxing. You will need to bring a water bottle, towels and a yoga mat.

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Practical Exercises for Inner Harmony

Are problems constantly weighing you down? Do you want to be free of the heaviness? Make life fun again with practical exercises for inner harmony. Start using them immediately and learn how to command life’s problems instead of getting beat up by them. You can’t beat the price of this class, (it’s free!) but you can beat your problems. Instructor Tim Kitterman has a master's degree in counseling from Gallaudet University in Washington D.C. and co-founded the non-profit organization, Success Without Stress.

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Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga is a natural healing practice where psychology meets yoga. You will experience a systematic relaxation practice that can improve your muscle tone and flexibility, and breathing to oxygenate your entire body. Your endocrine system will be activated to energize you and uplift your spirit and mood. Clarity of thought can lead to rational behavior too. Accommodations are made for physical limitations. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a mat, towel, water and be ready to practice 50+ asanas in bare feet. Instructor Darshan Singh is a member of the American Psychological Association and the International Association of Yoga Therapy.

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Tai Chi Level 1

The ancient art of Tai Chi uses gentle flowing movements to reduce the stress of today's busy lifestyles and improve health. Anyone, regardless of age or physical ability, can practice Tai Chi. Instructor, Ming Xie, has been training and teaching Tai Chi for over 25 years. No discount.

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The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

This workshop, presented by the Alzheimer's Association, is for anyone who would like to know more about Alzheimer's disease and related forms of dementia. You will be provided with the answers to the many questions you may have about the diagnosis of the disease, causes and risk factors, as well as treatment options. There will also be discussions on the benefits of early detection and the stages of Alzheimer's disease. Join us as we learn more about the symptoms and effects of the different types of dementia.

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Water Exercise - Deep Water

This high intensity, no-impact workout, held in the indoor Davis Pool, focuses on cardiovascular conditioning muscle toning and overall body strength. Bring your own aquatic belt, water weights or gloves. No swimming skills required. Water temperature remains constant to 78 - 82 degrees. Purchase a punch card that will allow you the flexibility to attend the classes that work with your schedule. Punch cards may only be used by the purchaser. Punch cards issued April through July will expire July 19, 2018. All punch card sales are final. No refunds will be issued for partially used cards. You must bring your punch card with you to each class in order to participate. Don't forget: You can purchase a punch card and start class at any time during the semester. The punch card system allows you to make your own schedule so you can come and go to class as you please.

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Water Exercise 10 Session Punch Card

Purchase a punch card that will allow you the flexibility to attend the classes that work with your schedule. Punch cards may only be used by the purchaser. Punch cards issued April through July will expire July 19, 2018. All punch card sales are final. No refunds will be issued for partially used cards. You must bring your punch card with you to each class in order to participate. Don't forget: You can purchase a punch card and start class at any time during the semester. The punch card system allows you to make your own schedule so you can come and go to class as you please.

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Water Exercise 20 Session Punch Card

Purchase a punch card that will allow you the flexibility to attend the classes that work with your schedule. Punch cards may only be used by the purchaser. Punch cards issued April through July will expire July 19, 2018. All punch card sales are final. No refunds will be issued for partially used cards. You must bring your punch card with you to each class in order to participate. Don't forget: You can purchase a punch card and start class at any time during the semester. The punch card system allows you to make your own schedule so you can come and go to class as you please.

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Yoga for Seniors

Stretch, breathe and relax in this wonderful class designed specifically for seniors. You will strengthen your physical body, learn easy meditations and enjoy doing Kundalini Yoga with instructor Patty Blatchley. All postures are offered with modifications for your own individual needs and goals. You may sit in a chair or bring a cushion. Wear comfortable clothes. Bring a water bottle, yoga mat and blanket to each class.

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