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COA Classes

2013 Class Schedule


Zumba Gold-.. with Emily Brenner. Eight Week session begins at 10am. Emily offers a 45 minute origram designed specifically for the active older adult population. Cost is $5.00 per class

GentleYoga Class…with Instructor Peggy Gardner. Offered Mondays at 12:45pm focuses on seated and floor postures, flexibility and balance. $3.00 per class

Chair Yoga with Peggy… Mondays at 2:00pm focuses on seated and standing yoga postures. Adaptations are always shown to accommodate conditions like arthritis, osteoporosis and high blood pressure. $3.00 per class.


Line Dancing with instructor Charlotte,10:00 ā€“ 11:00 am. For fun and fitness register at time of class (please renew health info form). Fee: $3.00 per class.

Knit and Crochet with instructor Suzanne, 10:30 am. Fee: $1.00 per person per class. Beginners please bring size 10 knitting needles of J crochet hook. Senior Center Library.

Introduction to Computers with instructor Martha Herlihy, six week course session for the student who has no computer experience. $20 for six weeks

Introduction to Word and Internet with Martha Herlihy, $20 six week course session, for the senior who would like to get more information on how to use the internet.

Bridge every Tuesday at 1:00pm, please come down and join our group of men and women. If you have always wanted to learn we have some great teachers here.


Art class with instructor Don Polley, 9:00 ā€“ 11:00 am. Painting with watercolors. New students welcomed, Ongoing. Fee: $4.00 per session

Zumba/Let your Yoga dance 10:00am with Emily Brenner. This great combination of Zumba and Yoga dance is perfect for Seniors. Classes are $3.00 drop ins always welcomed.

Computer Classes: See Tuesday above. Both Introductory and Word/Internet classes.

Strength and Balance: with Tavia, a free one hour exercise program focusing on strength and balance


Exercise (Pilates-type) with Instructor Sergio Vinci, 1:30 pm. Pilates improves core strength, flexibility, agility, and economy of motion. It can even help alleviate back pain and other chronic ailments. Fee $2.00 per class. Drop ins always welcomed
Chair Aerobics at 2:30pm. Free chair aerobics class each Thursday for the month of June. You will use light weights and bands. FREE donations accepted. Stop by and check out this class !


Ceramics with Rosemary Ardagna from Claydreams of Arlington. $5.00 for a 2 hour class. Cost of pottery is additional.

Tai Chi Chi Kung, the ancient form of exercise that improves breathing and posture and releases tension, with instructor Marie Favorito. $5.00 per class.

Seniors Sing- This group is open to anyone who wants to sing, no audition necessary. Group meets every Friday from 2:15pm to 3:45pm

Note: All exercise programs are funded, in part, through an Executive Office of Elder Affairs grant. You will need to fill out a health information form in order to participate in any exercise or dance program.