Health and Conditioning
No street shoes are allowed in room 1227 #308. Please choose another classroom should you require shoes to exercise.
The following courses maximize the physical conditioning benefits for older adults in accordance with the latest research. Students are encouraged to exercise regularly and to choose an appropriate level of workout in consultation with their physician.
HEALTH E21 Yoga Health & Safety, Principles & Practices for Older Adults
Yoga for Seniors. Focus on flexibility, balance, circulation breathing and muscle tone. Build flexibility, balance, circulation, breathing and muscle tone and learn to relax. Bring a personal yoga mat, pencil and a notebook.
9758 10:00a-11:50a Tue, Thu WISE-Ken Edwards Kathy Cass
Using all the tools of Yoga to set goals and improve your health and safety. Bring a pencil and notebook and develop a personal plan. No mat required for the above section.
9757 8:30a–10:20a Wed, Fri 1227 #308 Marsha Walters
Beginners and new students learn at a gradual pace.
9759 10a–11:50a Tue, Thu 1227 #308 Marsha Cooper
9760 11a–12:50p Mon, Wed 1227 #308 Jasmine Lieb
9761 12p–1:50p Tue, Thu 1227 #308 Sonya Chapnick
The above section is for those with limited range of motion and students new to yoga or looking for a reasonable level.
9762 2p–3:50p Tue, Thu 1227 #308 Gitta Walton
HEALTH E22 Chi Gong Principles & Practices for Older Adults
Understand Chi Gong principles. Work at your own level to improve tone, strength, flexibility and balance.
9763 8:30a–9:45a Tue, Thu 1227 #308 Charlotte Holtzermann
Develop goals and a personal health plan. Also learn limbering moves with mindful breathing and the health benefits of Chi Gong.
HEALTH E23 T’ai Chi Principles & Practices for Older Adults
Tone and strengthen every muscle in the body by using this method of slow, circular movement. Learn to relax, concentrate and focus your energy. Meditate to nourish the whole body.
9764 9a–10:15a Mon Fri VIRGINIA PARK Patricia Akers
Yang style for intermediate and advanced students with limited beginning instruction. Develop goals and a personal health plan. Meets at VIRGINIA PARK CENTER, Fitness Room #1.
9765 10:30a-11:45a Tue Thu FST PRESBYTERIAN Barbara Goldthwait
Yang style instruction and practice for advanced beginner and intermediate students with limited beginning instruction. Develop goals and a personal health plan.
9766 12p–1:15p Wed Fri 1227 #304 Nancy Vogel
Instruction and practice for intermediate and advanced students. Develop goals and a personal health plan.
9767 12:30p–1:45p Tue Thu 1227 #304 Barbara Goldthwait
Yang style instruction and practice for intermediate and advanced students. Develop goals and a personal health plan.
9768 3p–4:15p Mon, Fri 1227 #304 Patricia Akers
Yang style for beginners through advanced. Develop goals and a personal health plan.
HEALTH E24 Physical Fitness Principles & Practices for Older Adults
9769 8:30a–9:45a Tue, Thu VIRGINIA PARK Don Moy
Low–impact aerobic exercises to music, some strength training, and stretch movements to improve cardiovascular performance and flexibility. Students attend BOTH days.
Develop your own personal plan to achieve your health goals. The class uses international music. stretching, hand weights, mat exercise and aerobic activity to demonstrate ways to be safe and healthy. Meets in VIRGINIA PARK CENTER, Fitness Room #1.
9773 11a-12:15p Tue, Thu 1227 #304 Rebecca Yewell
9770 9a-10:15a Mon, Wed 1227 #304 Linda Wapner-Baart
9771 9a-10:15a Tue, Thu SR REC CENTER Linda Wapner-Baar
9772 9:30a–10:45a Tue, Thu 1227 #304 Rebecca Yewell
9774 10:30a–11:45a Wed Fri 1227 #304 Nancy Vogel
Intermediate and advanced. Mat work.
HEALTH E25 Strength & Stamina Training Principles & Practices for Older Adults
Increase your range of motion and flexibility with a variety of stretches.
9778 10:30a–11:45a Mon Wed SR REC CENTER Arlene Vaillancourt
Emphasis is on stamina. Each student should be able to learn exercises that require standing for a minimum of thirty minutes. Personal programs will be designed by end of semester.
9780 12p–1:15p Tue, Thu CLOVER PARK Linda Wapner–Baart
Walk your cares away and feel great. Class meets near the tennis courts. Please contact the instructor via email prior to the start of class for details. firstname.lastname@example.org
9777 8a–9:15a Tue, Thu 1227 #304 Rebecca Yewell
Strength Training: Learn to use 1– to 5–lb weights and other resistance techniques to strengthen muscles and offset the loss of calcium in the bones in later years. Students should attend BOTH days.
Develop your own personal goals. Upper body on Tuesdays and lower body on Thursdays. Train in a safe and supportive program.
HEALTH E30 Personal Safety – Fall Prevention
Preventing falls: The class content varies according to the section focus.
9781 11a–12:50p Mon 1227 #307 Jenifer Weinstein
Falls are the most frequent cause of serious injury to older adults. Learn how, when and where falls occur and how to avoid falling at home, around town or on your travels. Improve your balance and learn to recover it. Lectures are followed by light exercise.
HEALTH E34 Enjoy Life – Stress Reduction for Seniors
Enjoy life. See section description for class focus. Lecture-based classes with some physical activity.
9786 1p–2:50p Tue 1227 #408 Gloria Albert
Learn how to enjoy your life more fully and reduce stress, using such techniques as positive thinking, breathing, meditation, humor, diet, exercise. A must for those wanting to make positive changes in their lives.
9784 1p–2:50p Fri 1227 #407 Gloria Albert
Life Force Energy. Improve your physical and mental well-being through the mind-body-brain connection. Gain more understanding of Eastern and Western Health philosophies and techniques to think more clearly, increase energy, improve balance and be more tranquil in your life.
HEALTH E34 Stress Reduction through Yoga
Learn how Yoga reduces stress and helps you relax..Maintain or improve your level of fitness and flexibilty while building your knowledge of Yoga
9783 9a–10:50a Mon 1227 #308 Gitta Walton
Use the ancient forms of yoga to stretch and relax yet strengthen your muscles. Bring your own mat, pencil and notepad.
9785 11a–12:50p Fri 1227 #308 Jasmine Lieb
A variety of poses and breathing exercises to enhance balance, breathing, and strength.
9782 8a–9:50a Sat VIRGINIA PARK Charlotte Holtzermann
Develop goals and a personal health plan. Beginning Hatha Yoga: Bring a yoga mat, blanket and block, pencil and a notebook. Meets at VIRGINIA PARK CENTER, Fitness Room #1.
HEALTH E38 Joint Health & Mobility for Older Adults
9789 10:30a–11:45a Tue Thu WISE-Ken Edwards Don Moy
Specially designed for participants at the WISE ADULT DAY PROGRAM. Teacher Approval Required before enrolling.
9788 10:30a–11:45a Tue, Thu VIRGINIA PARK Linda Wapner–Baart
For those with joint problems; improve strength, balance and flexibility with weights, stretches or repetitive movements. Students should attend both days.
Meets at VIRGINIA PARK CENTER, Fitness Room 1. Develop goals and a personal health plan.
9790 2p–3:15p Tue, Thu 1227 #304 Olivia Regalado
Develop goals and a personal health plan. Low impact movement, and stretch to improve your well being.
9791 1:30p–2:45p Mon Wed 1227 #304 Gloria Albert
Movement stretching training, build balance and flexibility. Also, chair exercise is available . Special instruction to meet your individual needs. Beginning and intermediate level. Improve your endurance and get rid of your fatigue by attending this after-lunch energy boosting class!. Bring a friend and improve your well being together! Bring a pad of paper and a pencil to improve your knowledge of healthy aging. Mats are available in class.
9787 9a-10:15a Mon Wed SR REC CENTER Arlene Vaillancourt
We will specifically learn to strengthen lower body with exercises performed on mats as well as free weights for upper body. You will be able to design your own personal workout based on your strengths and weaknesses.
HEALTH E63 Body Conditioning for the Disabled
Pathfinders Learn to cope with the effects of strokes. Develop your own personal plan. Restore energy, flexibility and range of motion through exercise.
New students must call (310) 434–4442 for approval to register. Limited class size. Meets 1.5 hours: Tue 10:30a, Tue 12p and Tue 1:30p; Thu 11am, Thu 12:30p and Thu 2p; Fri 12:30p, Fri 2pm. Develop a personal plan and learn to safely exercise sitting, standing and/or lying on a mat. Stretching, strengthening, and helping posture and balance.
Arrange Time Tue, Thu, Fri 1227 #307 Jenny Martinez, Bonnie Nakasuji, Jiane Li