Yoga with Reena Monday & Thursday, 1:30 Beginner’s yoga on the floor or seated. This is a hybrid class with some participants meeting in the Great Room and others joining on Zoom. In person participants need to come in the front door, check in, then go to the Great Room. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87540454978
Cardio Dance – NEW! Mondays, 4:30 pm This hybrid in-person and Zoom class is a fun, low to moderate intensity, low impact aerobic dance class with some beginner level popular line dances, Zumba, and world beat dances to strengthen our hearts, bodies, minds, and spirits! You can dance on your feet, or dance in your seat – just keep moving for the health of it! Please bring clean, smooth soled shoes or comfortable footwear to change into for this class. We will also spend a little time beginning early spring to prepare for the Annual Flash Mob on Wednesday, May 31. Free for YSSC and SilverSneakers members; $3 suggested donation all others If you want to participate in the hybrid version of this class you must contact the Senior Center to be registered. Call 937-767-5751 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qi Gong Tuesday & Friday, 1-1:45 pm Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. Western scientific research confirms that Qi Gong reduces hypertension and the incidence of falling. One of the more important long-term effects is that Qi Gong reestablishes the body/mind/soul connection. The group follows an easy DVD on the big screen. In the Great Room
Tai Chi Tuesdays, 5:15 pm & Friday, 11:30 am Dee Arianne Rockwood teaches this gentle form of low or no impact exercise that helps maintain strength, flexibility, and balance. Lowers blood pressure, improves heart health, reduces inflammation and many more benefits. Master Dee Arianne Rockwood is an accomplished martial artists and Tai Chi Master. In 2018, Dee was recognized and honored with the United States Martial Arts Platinum Achievement Hall of Fame/Hall of Heroes Award for 60 years of active learning, teaching, and competing in Martial Arts.
Dancing with Parkinson’s Wednesday, 2-2:45 pm For people with Parkinson’s and their spouses or caregivers. This movement class is simple, fun, free-form choreography performed to music, to get the body moving in a way that feels good, enjoyable and socially engaging. The participant works at his/her own potential on that day. Exercises can be modified to suit each individual’s level of comfort and ability. This particular class has been shown to have positive effects on gait speed, strength, balance, and quality of life. This is a hybrid class with some participants meeting in the Great Room and others joining on Zoom. In person participants need to come in the front door, check in, then go to the Great Room. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81605830402
Annual Flash Mob Events
May 25, 2022 In conjunction with the National Senior Health and Fitness Day, the Senior Center held a Flash Mob event on Short Street. A huge THANK YOU to Lynn Hardman and Kristyn Andrews for coordinating and choreographing the event, and ALL the participants. See who you can identify in the video…yes, that is the police chief in the yellow leg warmers! Click here to see a video of the 2022 Flash Mob
May 26, 2021 In conjunction with the National Senior Health and Fitness Day and Karen Wolford's retirement party, the Senior Center held a Flash Mob event in the Great Room. Thank you to Lynn Hardman for coordinating and choreographing the event, and to all the participants. Click here to see a video of the 2021 Flash Mob
YELLOW SPRINGS SENIOR CENTER
227 Xenia Ave. Yellow Springs, OH 45387 (937) 767-5751