Register Today For Our Indoor Winter Active Older Adult Programs!
Located indoors at the SOPAC Third Floor Loft (elevator accessible)
Mondays, Jan 17 - Feb 21 (6 weeks) at 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Beginner Yoga for seniors offers basic poses/asanas, taught at a slower pace.
Attention will be given to the proper use of breath, stretching, developing strength
and improving balance, no head stands or handstands-gentle movement. Wear
comfortable clothes, bring water and a small towel.
Class Fee - $50
Wednesdays, Jan 19 - Feb 23 (6 weeks) at 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The purpose of the class is to inspire movement, fun, creativity and introduce
dancers to some of the easier popular dances within soul line dancing. Dancers
also learn basic steps and terminology.
Class Fee - $115
Wednesdays, Jan 19 - Feb 23 (6 weeks) at 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced while sitting in a chair. It
adapts traditional yoga poses so that they can be done making yoga more
accessible for people who cannot stand for long periods.
Class Fee - $50
Fridays, Jan 21 - Feb 25 (6 weeks) at 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Project Healthy Bones, an exercise and education program to improve posture,
balance, strength and flexibility. It is for older people with osteoporosis -mild or
advanced or for those interested in maintaining bone health. Please note that this
is a two hour class - students will need light hand weights and one leg weight from
week 3 on. Students should bring a towel and water.
Class Fee - FREE
Tuesdays, Jan 18 - Feb 22 (6 weeks) at 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This class is a workshop series that focuses on “Sustainable Design''. Sustainable
Design or Up-cycling, involves recycling, re-imagining and transforming objects,
therefore giving them new life! Projects span from wearable art to home decor.
Workshops range from Printmaking, collage, basic quilting, and jewelry. A sample
project will be presented at the beginning of each session. A project sample will
also be presented at the end of session, highlighting the upcoming workshop. This
affords the opportunity to bring in materials which you may have at home to
further personalize, embellish, or share (& Recycle)! All fun, no previous craft
Class Fee - $100
Fridays, Jan 21 - Feb 25 (6 weeks) at 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Look forward to learning the fascinating art of Ikebana and its 550 year history.
Ikebana is the floral arrangement part of the Buddhist tradition from the
Rokkakudo Temple in Kyoto, Japan. You will create exquisite arrangements that
will help bring a sense of tranquility and beauty to the winter months ahead. Floral
materials are included in this price. Come prepared with a low, wide dish that can
hold 1-2 inches of water and a kenzan (pin holder). If a kenzan needs to be
purchased, The instructor will have them available for $35. Also bring a pair of gardening
shears or ikebana scissors.
Class Fee - $200
Mondays, Jan 31 - Feb 21 (4 weeks) at 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn to play the modern game of Canasta. This class is for beginners who have
never played or for those who have just learned and want to sharpen their game.
Learn the basics of Canasta and strategies to win! This class is fun, rewarding, and
great for your memory!
Class Fee - $35
Mondays, Jan 31 - Feb 21 (4 weeks) at 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Learn how to play the ancient game of Mah Jongg. If you’ve always wanted to
learn how to play, now is the perfect time! You’ll pick up all the basics and will be
bam’ing and crak’ing in no time. There will be plenty of hand-holding and
coaching along the way.
Class Fee - $35
To register over the phone call (973) 378-7754 x 2