• Out of stock
    Sessions: 16
    Class Date(s): 01-25-2021 to 03-22-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday & Wednesday
    Time: 09:00 AM → 10:00 AM
    Instructor: Ilene Dunn
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom.  Would you like to improve your balance and posture? Try Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance. Learn and practice eight balance-challenging forms adapted from Yang style tai chi that we perform in a slow, flowing manner, coordinated with natural breathing. Improve your coordination, body awareness, lower... read more
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom. 

    Would you like to improve your balance and posture? Try Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance. Learn and practice eight balance-challenging forms adapted from Yang style tai chi that we perform in a slow, flowing manner, coordinated with natural breathing. Improve your coordination, body awareness, lower body strength, and range of motion in this evidence-based program. No class Feb. 15. Limited enrollment. 

    Ilene Dunn is a certified personal trainer, specializing in senior fitness and the maintenance of strength, balance, and an active lifestyle. She holds certifications as a yoga instructor at 500 hours, Athletics and Fitness Association of America personal trainer, and A Matter of Balance master trainer. In addition, she is certified in Tai Chi Quan, Tai Chi for Arthritis for Fall Prevention, and Tai Chi for Heart Conditions; she is also a trained instructor in Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance.
  • Out of stock
    Sessions: 16
    Class Date(s): 01-26-2021 to 03-18-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday & Thursday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Ilene Dunn
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom. Are you interested in improving your balance and/or reducing joint pain through gentle movement? Recommended by the Arthritis Foundation and the National Council on Aging, this evidence-based class has been shown to ease joint pain and improve balance. The class was developed by Dr. Paul Lam and is based on Sun... read more
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom.

    Are you interested in improving your balance and/or reducing joint pain through gentle movement? Recommended by the Arthritis Foundation and the National Council on Aging, this evidence-based class has been shown to ease joint pain and improve balance. The class was developed by Dr. Paul Lam and is based on Sun style tai chi. Basic principles of tai chi are incorporated into the class to leave you feeling calm, relaxed, and well. Limited enrollment.

    Ilene Dunn is a certified personal trainer, specializing in senior fitness and the maintenance of strength, balance, and an active lifestyle. She holds certifications as a yoga instructor at 500 hours, Athletics and Fitness Association of America personal trainer, and A Matter of Balance master trainer. In addition, she is certified in Tai Chi Quan, Tai Chi for Arthritis for Fall Prevention, and Tai Chi for Heart Conditions; she is also a trained instructor in Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance.
  • Sessions: 8
    Class Date(s): 03-23-2021 to 04-15-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday & Thursday
    Time: 11:00 AM → 12:00 PM
    Instructor: Ilene Dunn
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom

    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom. For those who have mastered the basic movements in Tai Chi for Health Part 1, this class is an opportunity to further enhance your practice by learning additional movements from the Sun Style 73 Form. As we learn the movements, we go deeper into the tai chi principles. Come expand your practice, keep the qi... read more
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom.

    For those who have mastered the basic movements in Tai Chi for Health Part 1, this class is an opportunity to further enhance your practice by learning additional movements from the Sun Style 73 Form. As we learn the movements, we go deeper into the tai chi principles. Come expand your practice, keep the qi flowing, and continue the health benefits. Prerequisite: knowledge of the Tai Chi for Health Part 1 (a.k.a. Tai Chi for Arthritis for Fall Prevention) Basic Forms. Limited enrollment. 

    Ilene Dunn is a certified personal trainer, specializing in senior fitness and the maintenance of strength, balance, and an active lifestyle. She holds certifications as a yoga instructor at 500 hours, Athletics and Fitness Association of America personal trainer, and A Matter of Balance master trainer. In addition, she is certified in Tai Chi Quan, Tai Chi for Arthritis for Fall Prevention, and Tai Chi for Heart Conditions; she is also a trained instructor in Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance.
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  • Out of stock
    Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 02-02-2021 to 02-16-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 02:00 PM → 03:00 PM
    Instructor: Marcia Pincus
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom. The Qigong Taoist Water Method is a 3000-year-old practice developed by Lao Tzu, the Chinese philosopher and author of the Tao Te Ching. This qigong method emphasizes softness and specific body movements to increase the qi flows within the body and to age gracefully. Learn basic qigong movements to increase qi... read more
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom. The Qigong Taoist Water Method is a 3000-year-old practice developed by Lao Tzu, the Chinese philosopher and author of the Tao Te Ching. This qigong method emphasizes softness and specific body movements to increase the qi flows within the body and to age gracefully. Learn basic qigong movements to increase qi flow and the circulation of fluids in the body, including around the joints. Please have a yoga mat to stand on if you have one. Limited enrollment. Marcia Pincus has been practicing Chinese martial arts for nearly 35 years. Her practices have included kung fu, tai chi, qigong, and bagua. For the last decade, she has practiced and taught the Qigong Taoist Water Method. She has taught qigong for the City of Albuquerque and the Chinese Culture Center. She is a certified Energy Arts instructor, and she holds degrees in geology and engineering with a specialty in environmental engineering.
  • Sessions: 6
    Class Date(s): 02-04-2021 to 03-11-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 09:00 AM → 10:00 AM
    Instructor: Ellen Tatge
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom. This gentle practice supports improved balance, increased energy, and stress reduction. Easy-to-learn movements relax the body, quiet the mind, and settle the emotions by circulating internal energy (chi). Benefits include better balance, flexibility, stamina, relaxation, and regulation of stress, blood pressure,... read more
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom.

    This gentle practice supports improved balance, increased energy, and stress reduction. Easy-to-learn movements relax the body, quiet the mind, and settle the emotions by circulating internal energy (chi). Benefits include better balance, flexibility, stamina, relaxation, and regulation of stress, blood pressure, and weight. This very simple practice helps one to maximize good health and experience life in a joyful, uncomplicated way -- one of the secrets of a good life. Limited enrollment.

    Ellen Tatge is known for her kind and gentle teaching of this life-enhancing practice. A former high school teacher and then a corporate trainer, she is a certified instructor and has been practicing and teaching Tai Chi Chih for more than 25 years, including many courses for older adults. Tatge takes great joy in sharing this tool that develops balance in all aspects of our lives and maximizes our most precious gift: good health.
  • Sessions: 4
    Class Date(s): 03-18-2021 to 04-08-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 09:00 AM → 10:00 AM
    Instructor: Ellen Tatge
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom

    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom. For those who have completed the Part 1 class or have previous experience with Tai Chi Chih, this class focuses on the second half of the 19-movement set. As we work with these additional movements, students usually notice an increased sense of centering and balance. This is a class to help develop additional... read more
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom.

    For those who have completed the Part 1 class or have previous experience with Tai Chi Chih, this class focuses on the second half of the 19-movement set. As we work with these additional movements, students usually notice an increased sense of centering and balance. This is a class to help develop additional fluidity and ease with the movements, allowing us to experience greater joy in this practice. Limited enrollment.

    Ellen Tatge is known for her kind and gentle teaching of this life-enhancing practice. A former high school teacher and then a corporate trainer, she is a certified instructor and has been practicing and teaching Tai Chi Chih for more than 25 years, including many courses for older adults. Tatge takes great joy in sharing this tool that develops balance in all aspects of our lives and maximizes our most precious gift: good health.
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  • Out of stock
    Sessions: 4
    Class Date(s): 03-01-2021 to 03-10-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday & Wednesday
    Time: 01:00 PM → 02:00 PM
    Instructor: Ilene Dunn
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom.  Join us for an upbeat class designed to help you maintain, improve, or restore balance skills. We do problem-solving activities to challenge our mind and body in a socially-supportive and confidence-building environment. Better Balance, part of the Oasis Free from Falls series, is based on the premise that... read more
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom. 

    Join us for an upbeat class designed to help you maintain, improve, or restore balance skills. We do problem-solving activities to challenge our mind and body in a socially-supportive and confidence-building environment. Better Balance, part of the Oasis Free from Falls series, is based on the premise that physical activity is the antidote to many of the challenges that accompany aging. Optional equipment includes handheld weights (or water bottles or food cans), resistance band, and foam balance pad. Limited enrollment. 

    Ilene Dunn is a certified personal trainer, specializing in senior fitness and the maintenance of strength, balance, and an active lifestyle. She holds certifications as a yoga instructor at 500 hours, Athletics and Fitness Association of America personal trainer, and A Matter of Balance master trainer. In addition, she is certified in Tai Chi Quan and Tai Chi for Arthritis for Fall Prevention and is a trained instructor in Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance.
  • Sessions: 4
    Class Date(s): 03-15-2021 to 03-24-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday & Wednesday
    Time: 01:00 PM → 02:00 PM
    Instructor: Ilene Dunn
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom

    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom.  Join us for an upbeat class designed to help you maintain, improve, or restore balance skills. We do problem-solving activities to challenge our mind and body in a socially-supportive and confidence-building environment. Better Balance, part of the Oasis Free from Falls series, is based on the premise that... read more
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom. 

    Join us for an upbeat class designed to help you maintain, improve, or restore balance skills. We do problem-solving activities to challenge our mind and body in a socially-supportive and confidence-building environment. Better Balance, part of the Oasis Free from Falls series, is based on the premise that physical activity is the antidote to many of the challenges that accompany aging. Optional equipment includes handheld weights (or water bottles or food cans), resistance band, and foam balance pad. Session A is not required to take Session B. Limited enrollment. 

    Ilene Dunn is a certified personal trainer, specializing in senior fitness and the maintenance of strength, balance, and an active lifestyle. She holds certifications as a yoga instructor at 500 hours, Athletics and Fitness Association of America personal trainer, and A Matter of Balance master trainer. In addition, she is certified in Tai Chi Quan and Tai Chi for Arthritis for Fall Prevention and is a trained instructor in Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance.
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  • Sessions: 3
    Class Date(s): 03-24-2021 to 04-07-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 09:00 AM → 10:00 AM
    Instructor: Cindy Russell
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom

    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom.  Deep breathing and gentle stretching greatly improve the body's ability to relax. Join us for a practice focused on posture, strategic breathing techniques (e.g., abdomino-diaphragmatic or "belly" breathing), and a blend of stretching techniques, including modified yoga poses. We gently stretch... read more
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom. 

    Deep breathing and gentle stretching greatly improve the body's ability to relax. Join us for a practice focused on posture, strategic breathing techniques (e.g., abdomino-diaphragmatic or "belly" breathing), and a blend of stretching techniques, including modified yoga poses. We gently stretch from either a standing or seated position (no floor work). The final component of this practice is a brief visual meditation and individual relaxation/meditation. Limited enrollment. 

    Cindy Russell followed her love of physical activity to become a personal trainer after many years in business and finance. As a senior fitness and fall prevention specialist, she has been able to follow her passion: working with older adults and assisting them towards their desires to live healthy lives. She has a BA in human and community services and is an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, an ACE Certified Group Instructor, a health coach, and a senior fitness specialist.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-15-2021 to 04-15-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 09:00 AM → 10:15 AM
    Instructor: Gloria Drayer
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom

    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom.  Back by popular demand! Your feet support you all day long, so take a little time to return the favor. This class is great if you have any issues with your feet, but it is also ideal if you simply want to keep them healthy. Gloria Drayer has poses perfect for hammer toes, plantar fasciitis, bunions, and more... read more
    Note: This is a livestream class via Zoom. 

    Back by popular demand! Your feet support you all day long, so take a little time to return the favor. This class is great if you have any issues with your feet, but it is also ideal if you simply want to keep them healthy. Gloria Drayer has poses perfect for hammer toes, plantar fasciitis, bunions, and more to help relieve pain and improve the health of your feet. Poses are done standing or sitting; no yoga mats or prior yoga experience needed. Limited enrollment. 

    Gloria Drayer holds a 500-hour Kripalu yoga certification and has nearly 30 years experience teaching yoga. Her sessions are given in a non-competitive environment where participants are encouraged to engage at a healthful and enjoyable level. Her workshops, including those dealing with life-altering topics such as grief, insomnia, osteoporosis, and back care, are held around the country. She is the author of the book Yoga and Grief: A Compassionate Journey Toward Healing.
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