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Monday October 14, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Quilting
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Programs - Mahjong
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Programs - Chair Yoga Mondays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Senior Programs - Pitch
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Quilting - Snowball Quilt
DANCING CHAIN BABY QUILTMake a baby or lap size quilt in the instructor's own pattern creation - "Snowball variatoin." It is wonderful for beginners, but experienced quilters will also enjoy this pattern. You will use a rotary cutter to make this beautiful design. Great fun for beginners or experienced quilters!                     INSTRUCTOR:  Myra Day       
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Scouts
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Tuesday October 15, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Dominos
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Bridge
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Wii Bowling
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Tuesdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Bingo
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Strength Training/Silver Sneakers
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Little Tykes Sports - Little Tykes Soccer
LITTLE TYKES SOCCERCome and learn some soccer skills and have fun!INDOOR T-BALLHave fun building social skills while learning the basics of throwing, hitting and running the bases.BITTY BASKETBALLOur Bitty Basketball program is designed to introduce the game of basketball in a fun,non-threatening atmosphere. Children will learn basic skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, proper positions and simple offensive plays.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Drawing Class - Drawing Class
Beginners:  Get inspired and grow your creativity!  Create still life compositions through a variety of drawing techniques:  exploring line color and shade.  Each week students will create a new composition and also make their own greeting cards.  Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.Advanced:  Improve your drawing skills by creating still life compositions and greeting cards through traditionaldrawing techniques.  Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Ledyard Middle School - Tuesdays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Wednesday October 16, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Wednesdays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Chorus
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Cards/Games
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Children's Music - Tunes 'N Tots Session l
TUNES 'N TOTSThis engaging music class enables all children to grow to their musical potential through informal activities by listening, feeling and moving to all kinds of music. Their imaginations will be developed through the use of songs, stories and rhymes, movement activities, games and playing percussion instruments, while aiding in speech and language, motor development, social skills, sensory integration/awareness and attention to task. Your child will develop an appetite to love and enjoy music!
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Knitting/Crocheting
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
4:15 PM - 4:55 PM    Tumbleweeds - Tumbleweeds - Wed, 4:15 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumbleweeds is for children 18 months to two years, 11 months old.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    TumbleBugs - Tumblebugs - Wed, 5:00 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumblebugs is for children three years to four years, 11 months old.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Therapeutic Yoga for Backs & Hips - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Knitting - Knitting
Join the knitting craze!
 
Thursday October 17, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Senior Programs - Pinochle
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Chair Yoga for Every Body - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Thursdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Programs - Pilates
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Join us on the Thames River and Coves! Give rowing a try! We will row in the 26’ Gigs, 17’ Dories and you can try our Double Sliding Seat. Learn to row, join the comradery, make life-long friends and have a good time! We will travel to local events if there is interest.  Students can take bus #9 from Ledyard High School.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Gymnastics - Gymnastics - (Ages 5-7)
These gymnastic classes will concentrate on floor exercise. Participants will work on their tumbling skills, handsprings and walkovers. There is a class for 5 to 7 years, and another class for 8 years old and up.
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Gymnastics - 8 and up
These gymnastic classes will concentrate on floor exercise. Participants will work on their tumbling skills, handsprings and walkovers. There is a class for 5 to 7 years, and another class for 8 years old and up.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
6:05 PM - 6:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor is Alex Culligan
 
Friday October 18, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Fridays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Bridge
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Programs - Chair Yoga Fridays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball-Ledyard Middle School-Fridays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Saturday October 19, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Join us on the Thames River and Coves! Give rowing a try! We will row in the 26’ Gigs, 17’ Dories and you can try our Double Sliding Seat. Learn to row, join the comradery, make life-long friends and have a good time! We will travel to local events if there is interest.  Students can take bus #9 from Ledyard High School.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Session l
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BROADWAY JAZZThis is a beginner's jazz class with a Broadway flare! Children will learn basic jazz steps, rhythm and footwork set to upbeat Broadway music and choreography. 
 
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Broadway Jazz Session l
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BROADWAY JAZZThis is a beginner's jazz class with a Broadway flare! Children will learn basic jazz steps, rhythm and footwork set to upbeat Broadway music and choreography. 
 
Monday October 21, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Mondays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Quilting
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Programs - Mahjong
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Programs - Chair Yoga Mondays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Senior Programs - Pitch
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Quilting - Snowball Quilt
DANCING CHAIN BABY QUILTMake a baby or lap size quilt in the instructor's own pattern creation - "Snowball variatoin." It is wonderful for beginners, but experienced quilters will also enjoy this pattern. You will use a rotary cutter to make this beautiful design. Great fun for beginners or experienced quilters!                     INSTRUCTOR:  Myra Day       
 
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM    TumbleBugs - Tumblebugs - Mon, 4:15 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumblebugs is for children three years to four years, 11 months old.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Little Tykes Sports - Indoor T-ball
LITTLE TYKES SOCCERCome and learn some soccer skills and have fun!INDOOR T-BALLHave fun building social skills while learning the basics of throwing, hitting and running the bases.BITTY BASKETBALLOur Bitty Basketball program is designed to introduce the game of basketball in a fun,non-threatening atmosphere. Children will learn basic skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, proper positions and simple offensive plays.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Dance Fit! - Dance Fit
Dance Fit! Announcing a new class inspired by my craving to dance to any song that has a great rhythm and beat!  In my Dance-Fit class, you will sweat, get your heart rate up and have a ball dancing to awesome songs!  We will do moves that strengthen legs, arms, and abs and then follow with stretching and a 5 minute meditation. You will leave the class feeling refreshed and enlivened.   Bring water and a mat.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Scouts
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Military Space Air Travel - Military Space Air Travel - Session I
Military Space Art TravelThis program is open to all military, active and retired. As a military member, you, your spouse and eligible children may use this service at no cost.  A great benefit not often used due to fear of the unknown.  This course will teach you what to expect and how to prepare for the unexpected. You will react with the Space A system in a way that gives you rational experience and reasonable expectations.  At the end of the course you should be able to plan, schedule and use this service benefit to your advantage.Instructor: Donald Wilson, Ret and a regular traveler since 2004
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Tuesday October 22, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Dominos
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Bridge
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Wii Bowling
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Tuesdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Bingo
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Strength Training/Silver Sneakers
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Little Tykes Sports - Little Tykes Soccer
LITTLE TYKES SOCCERCome and learn some soccer skills and have fun!INDOOR T-BALLHave fun building social skills while learning the basics of throwing, hitting and running the bases.BITTY BASKETBALLOur Bitty Basketball program is designed to introduce the game of basketball in a fun,non-threatening atmosphere. Children will learn basic skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, proper positions and simple offensive plays.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Drawing Class - Drawing Class
Beginners:  Get inspired and grow your creativity!  Create still life compositions through a variety of drawing techniques:  exploring line color and shade.  Each week students will create a new composition and also make their own greeting cards.  Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.Advanced:  Improve your drawing skills by creating still life compositions and greeting cards through traditionaldrawing techniques.  Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Movement - Pilates and Movement
A fusion of Pilates & Yoga for a total body workout. Focus on the core including balancing exercises, weights for upper body strength, strong bones and definition, bands for stretching connective tissue and muscles. Additionally, the classes will contain a therapeutic approach for better alignment, connecting to your body and your breath for a more fluid execution. Bands will be provided or you may purchase one for $5.00.  All fitness levels are welcome.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pound! - POUND! - 10 Weeks
Come and check it out on April 9th at Ledyard Center School from 6-7pm!Pound is the world’s first Cardio Jam Session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.Do you want to see what is all about:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG9oojzfJAc
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Ledyard Middle School - Tuesdays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Wednesday October 23, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Wednesdays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Chorus
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Cards/Games
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Children's Music - Tunes 'N Tots Session l
TUNES 'N TOTSThis engaging music class enables all children to grow to their musical potential through informal activities by listening, feeling and moving to all kinds of music. Their imaginations will be developed through the use of songs, stories and rhymes, movement activities, games and playing percussion instruments, while aiding in speech and language, motor development, social skills, sensory integration/awareness and attention to task. Your child will develop an appetite to love and enjoy music!
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Knitting/Crocheting
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Ledyard Senior Center Commission Meeting
 
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM    Tumbleweeds - Tumbleweeds - Wed, 4:15 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumbleweeds is for children 18 months to two years, 11 months old.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    TumbleBugs - Tumblebugs - Wed, 5:00 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumblebugs is for children three years to four years, 11 months old.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Knitting - Knitting
Join the knitting craze!
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Gales Ferry Fire District
 
Thursday October 24, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Senior Programs - Pinochle
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Chair Yoga for Every Body - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Thursdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Programs - Pilates
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Join us on the Thames River and Coves! Give rowing a try! We will row in the 26’ Gigs, 17’ Dories and you can try our Double Sliding Seat. Learn to row, join the comradery, make life-long friends and have a good time! We will travel to local events if there is interest.  Students can take bus #9 from Ledyard High School.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Gymnastics - Gymnastics - (Ages 5-7)
These gymnastic classes will concentrate on floor exercise. Participants will work on their tumbling skills, handsprings and walkovers. There is a class for 5 to 7 years, and another class for 8 years old and up.
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Gymnastics - 8 and up
These gymnastic classes will concentrate on floor exercise. Participants will work on their tumbling skills, handsprings and walkovers. There is a class for 5 to 7 years, and another class for 8 years old and up.
 
6:05 PM - 6:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Financial Workshops - Budgeting Basics
These one day workshops are free, but please register. INSTRUCTOR: Donald Wilson, from Primerica LOCATION: Juliet Long SchoolHOW MONEY WORKS - A common sense guide to Financial Success. The fact is, you have the power to accumulate wealth. Many people who never earned a six figure income become financially independent. How do they do it? Come and find out. Each family will receive FREE, the 30 page guide, “How Money Works.” ABC's OF INVESTING - Learn the ABC’s of investing and three fundamental accounts most people need. Learn wealth building concepts and one of the most effective long-term investment vehicles available.LONG TERM CARE-This class will focus on who might need long term care, what are teh characteristics of long term care, the cost and how to pay for it. We will cover plan design and characteristics of plans and some definitions of long term care.BUDGETING BASICS- This class is designed to help logically put together a budget that you can live within. It explores all avenues needed to create and maintain the budget to your living stile and needs. Income to Expenses will be the driving focus of this class. Having said that be prepared to make sacrifices! No information on individual incomes or situations will be discussed at this class. Individual guidance will be available one on one for specific budgets.RETIREMENT PLAN SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS-If you are a small business and want to reduce the BOTTOM LINE while saving for retirement then this is a must class for you. This class will profile least maintenance programs to the most maintenance programs available to all size small businesses of 0-100 employees. 
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor is Alex Culligan
 
Friday October 25, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Fridays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Bridge
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Programs - Chair Yoga Fridays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Basketball Clinic - Basketball Clinic - Grades 3rd - 6th
This clinic for boys and girls will focus on competitive skills, footwork, quickness, strength, ball handling and scoring, T- shirt included in the fee.AGE: 3rd – 6th grades - 5:00 - 6:00pm         7th - 8th grades -  6:00-  7:00pmDAY: Fridays, 8 weeks LOCATION: Gales Ferry School INSTRUCTOR: Michael Morgan, LHS Girls Basketball Coach FEE: $80
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Basketball Clinic - Basketball Clinic - Grades 7th-8th
This clinic for boys and girls will focus on competitive skills, footwork, quickness, strength, ball handling and scoring, T- shirt included in the fee.AGE: 3rd – 6th grades - 5:00 - 6:00pm         7th - 8th grades -  6:00-  7:00pmDAY: Fridays, 8 weeks LOCATION: Gales Ferry School INSTRUCTOR: Michael Morgan, LHS Girls Basketball Coach FEE: $80
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball-Ledyard Middle School-Fridays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Saturday October 26, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Join us on the Thames River and Coves! Give rowing a try! We will row in the 26’ Gigs, 17’ Dories and you can try our Double Sliding Seat. Learn to row, join the comradery, make life-long friends and have a good time! We will travel to local events if there is interest.  Students can take bus #9 from Ledyard High School.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Session l
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BROADWAY JAZZThis is a beginner's jazz class with a Broadway flare! Children will learn basic jazz steps, rhythm and footwork set to upbeat Broadway music and choreography. 
 
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Tea For Beginners - Tea For Beginners
TEA FOR BEGINNERSLearn about the background of different teas and their health benefits as well as about the ingredients used to make herbal teas. Enjoy a tea tasting where the participants can sample different varieties of teas which the instructor makes herself, and then make a blend to take home.
 
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Broadway Jazz Session l
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BROADWAY JAZZThis is a beginner's jazz class with a Broadway flare! Children will learn basic jazz steps, rhythm and footwork set to upbeat Broadway music and choreography. 
 
Monday October 28, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Mondays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Quilting
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Programs - Mahjong
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Programs - Chair Yoga Mondays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Senior Programs - Pitch
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Quilting - Snowball Quilt
DANCING CHAIN BABY QUILTMake a baby or lap size quilt in the instructor's own pattern creation - "Snowball variatoin." It is wonderful for beginners, but experienced quilters will also enjoy this pattern. You will use a rotary cutter to make this beautiful design. Great fun for beginners or experienced quilters!                     INSTRUCTOR:  Myra Day       
 
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM    TumbleBugs - Tumblebugs - Mon, 4:15 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumblebugs is for children three years to four years, 11 months old.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Little Tykes Sports - Indoor T-ball
LITTLE TYKES SOCCERCome and learn some soccer skills and have fun!INDOOR T-BALLHave fun building social skills while learning the basics of throwing, hitting and running the bases.BITTY BASKETBALLOur Bitty Basketball program is designed to introduce the game of basketball in a fun,non-threatening atmosphere. Children will learn basic skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, proper positions and simple offensive plays.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Dance Fit! - Dance Fit
Dance Fit! Announcing a new class inspired by my craving to dance to any song that has a great rhythm and beat!  In my Dance-Fit class, you will sweat, get your heart rate up and have a ball dancing to awesome songs!  We will do moves that strengthen legs, arms, and abs and then follow with stretching and a 5 minute meditation. You will leave the class feeling refreshed and enlivened.   Bring water and a mat.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Scouts
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Military Space Air Travel - Military Space Air Travel - Session I
Military Space Art TravelThis program is open to all military, active and retired. As a military member, you, your spouse and eligible children may use this service at no cost.  A great benefit not often used due to fear of the unknown.  This course will teach you what to expect and how to prepare for the unexpected. You will react with the Space A system in a way that gives you rational experience and reasonable expectations.  At the end of the course you should be able to plan, schedule and use this service benefit to your advantage.Instructor: Donald Wilson, Ret and a regular traveler since 2004
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Tuesday October 29, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Dominos
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Wii Bowling
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Bridge
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Tuesdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Bingo
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Strength Training/Silver Sneakers
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pound! - POUND! - 10 Weeks
Come and check it out on April 9th at Ledyard Center School from 6-7pm!Pound is the world’s first Cardio Jam Session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.Do you want to see what is all about:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG9oojzfJAc
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Movement - Pilates and Movement
A fusion of Pilates & Yoga for a total body workout. Focus on the core including balancing exercises, weights for upper body strength, strong bones and definition, bands for stretching connective tissue and muscles. Additionally, the classes will contain a therapeutic approach for better alignment, connecting to your body and your breath for a more fluid execution. Bands will be provided or you may purchase one for $5.00.  All fitness levels are welcome.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Ledyard Middle School - Tuesdays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Wednesday October 30, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Wednesdays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Chorus
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Cards/Games
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Children's Music - Tunes 'N Tots Session ll
TUNES 'N TOTSThis engaging music class enables all children to grow to their musical potential through informal activities by listening, feeling and moving to all kinds of music. Their imaginations will be developed through the use of songs, stories and rhymes, movement activities, games and playing percussion instruments, while aiding in speech and language, motor development, social skills, sensory integration/awareness and attention to task. Your child will develop an appetite to love and enjoy music!
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Knitting/Crocheting
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Knitting - Knitting
Join the knitting craze!
 
Thursday October 31, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Senior Programs - Pinochle
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Chair Yoga for Every Body - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Thursdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Programs - Pilates
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Join us on the Thames River and Coves! Give rowing a try! We will row in the 26’ Gigs, 17’ Dories and you can try our Double Sliding Seat. Learn to row, join the comradery, make life-long friends and have a good time! We will travel to local events if there is interest.  Students can take bus #9 from Ledyard High School.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor is Alex Culligan
 
Friday November 1, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Fridays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Bridge
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Programs - Chair Yoga Fridays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Basketball Clinic - Basketball Clinic - Grades 3rd - 6th
This clinic for boys and girls will focus on competitive skills, footwork, quickness, strength, ball handling and scoring, T- shirt included in the fee.AGE: 3rd – 6th grades - 5:00 - 6:00pm         7th - 8th grades -  6:00-  7:00pmDAY: Fridays, 8 weeks LOCATION: Gales Ferry School INSTRUCTOR: Michael Morgan, LHS Girls Basketball Coach FEE: $80
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Basketball Clinic - Basketball Clinic - Grades 7th-8th
This clinic for boys and girls will focus on competitive skills, footwork, quickness, strength, ball handling and scoring, T- shirt included in the fee.AGE: 3rd – 6th grades - 5:00 - 6:00pm         7th - 8th grades -  6:00-  7:00pmDAY: Fridays, 8 weeks LOCATION: Gales Ferry School INSTRUCTOR: Michael Morgan, LHS Girls Basketball Coach FEE: $80
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball-Ledyard Middle School-Fridays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Saturday November 2, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Boy Scouts
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Join us on the Thames River and Coves! Give rowing a try! We will row in the 26’ Gigs, 17’ Dories and you can try our Double Sliding Seat. Learn to row, join the comradery, make life-long friends and have a good time! We will travel to local events if there is interest.  Students can take bus #9 from Ledyard High School.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Session ll
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BROADWAY JAZZThis is a beginner's jazz class with a Broadway flare! Children will learn basic jazz steps, rhythm and footwork set to upbeat Broadway music and choreography. 
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Broadway Jazz Session ll
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BROADWAY JAZZThis is a beginner's jazz class with a Broadway flare! Children will learn basic jazz steps, rhythm and footwork set to upbeat Broadway music and choreography. 
 
Monday November 4, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Mondays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Quilting
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Programs - Mahjong
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - AARP Safe Driving Class
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Programs - Chair Yoga Mondays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Senior Programs - Pitch
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Dance Fit! - Dance Fit
Dance Fit! Announcing a new class inspired by my craving to dance to any song that has a great rhythm and beat!  In my Dance-Fit class, you will sweat, get your heart rate up and have a ball dancing to awesome songs!  We will do moves that strengthen legs, arms, and abs and then follow with stretching and a 5 minute meditation. You will leave the class feeling refreshed and enlivened.   Bring water and a mat.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Scouts
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    CT Safe Boating Class - CT Safe Boating Class
This program focuses on boating safety and Connecticut boating regulations.  Those who successfully complete this class will receive a diploma which can be submitted to CT DEEP, along with the license fee, to obtain their CT license.  Students should have or should obtain a CT Conservation ID number before the second meeting of this class.  These ID numbers are included on fishing and hunting licenses.  They can also be obtained without charge from CT DEEP at:  https://www.ct.wildlifelicense.com/internetsales
 
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM    Garden Club
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Tuesday November 5, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Dominos
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Bridge
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Wii Bowling
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Tuesdays, Session Il
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM    Library-Cookbook Club
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Bingo
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Strength Training/Silver Sneakers
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
Wednesday November 6, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Wednesdays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Chorus
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Cards/Games
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Children's Music - Tunes 'N Tots Session ll
TUNES 'N TOTSThis engaging music class enables all children to grow to their musical potential through informal activities by listening, feeling and moving to all kinds of music. Their imaginations will be developed through the use of songs, stories and rhymes, movement activities, games and playing percussion instruments, while aiding in speech and language, motor development, social skills, sensory integration/awareness and attention to task. Your child will develop an appetite to love and enjoy music!
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Knitting/Crocheting
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Therapeutic Yoga for Backs & Hips - Session Il
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    CT Safe Boating Class - CT Safe Boating Class
This program focuses on boating safety and Connecticut boating regulations.  Those who successfully complete this class will receive a diploma which can be submitted to CT DEEP, along with the license fee, to obtain their CT license.  Students should have or should obtain a CT Conservation ID number before the second meeting of this class.  These ID numbers are included on fishing and hunting licenses.  They can also be obtained without charge from CT DEEP at:  https://www.ct.wildlifelicense.com/internetsales
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Knitting - Knitting
Join the knitting craze!
 
Thursday November 7, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Senior Programs - Pinochle
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Chair Yoga for Every Body - Session Il
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Programs - Pilates
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Thursdays, Session Il
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Join us on the Thames River and Coves! Give rowing a try! We will row in the 26’ Gigs, 17’ Dories and you can try our Double Sliding Seat. Learn to row, join the comradery, make life-long friends and have a good time! We will travel to local events if there is interest.  Students can take bus #9 from Ledyard High School.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Deep Rest Yoga Nidra Nov 7
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Deep Rest Yoga Nidra Nov 7 & Dec 5
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor is Alex Culligan
 
Friday November 8, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Fridays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Bridge
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Programs - Chair Yoga Fridays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Basketball Clinic - Basketball Clinic - Grades 3rd - 6th
This clinic for boys and girls will focus on competitive skills, footwork, quickness, strength, ball handling and scoring, T- shirt included in the fee.AGE: 3rd – 6th grades - 5:00 - 6:00pm         7th - 8th grades -  6:00-  7:00pmDAY: Fridays, 8 weeks LOCATION: Gales Ferry School INSTRUCTOR: Michael Morgan, LHS Girls Basketball Coach FEE: $80
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Basketball Clinic - Basketball Clinic - Grades 7th-8th
This clinic for boys and girls will focus on competitive skills, footwork, quickness, strength, ball handling and scoring, T- shirt included in the fee.AGE: 3rd – 6th grades - 5:00 - 6:00pm         7th - 8th grades -  6:00-  7:00pmDAY: Fridays, 8 weeks LOCATION: Gales Ferry School INSTRUCTOR: Michael Morgan, LHS Girls Basketball Coach FEE: $80
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball-Ledyard Middle School-Fridays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Saturday November 9, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Boy Scouts
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Join us on the Thames River and Coves! Give rowing a try! We will row in the 26’ Gigs, 17’ Dories and you can try our Double Sliding Seat. Learn to row, join the comradery, make life-long friends and have a good time! We will travel to local events if there is interest.  Students can take bus #9 from Ledyard High School.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Session ll
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BROADWAY JAZZThis is a beginner's jazz class with a Broadway flare! Children will learn basic jazz steps, rhythm and footwork set to upbeat Broadway music and choreography. 
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Broadway Jazz Session ll
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BROADWAY JAZZThis is a beginner's jazz class with a Broadway flare! Children will learn basic jazz steps, rhythm and footwork set to upbeat Broadway music and choreography. 
 
Sunday November 10, 2019
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Baby Shower
 
Monday November 11, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Quilting
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Programs - Mahjong
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Programs - Chair Yoga Mondays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Senior Programs - Pitch
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Dance Fit! - Dance Fit
Dance Fit! Announcing a new class inspired by my craving to dance to any song that has a great rhythm and beat!  In my Dance-Fit class, you will sweat, get your heart rate up and have a ball dancing to awesome songs!  We will do moves that strengthen legs, arms, and abs and then follow with stretching and a 5 minute meditation. You will leave the class feeling refreshed and enlivened.   Bring water and a mat.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Scouts
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    CT Safe Boating Class - CT Safe Boating Class
This program focuses on boating safety and Connecticut boating regulations.  Those who successfully complete this class will receive a diploma which can be submitted to CT DEEP, along with the license fee, to obtain their CT license.  Students should have or should obtain a CT Conservation ID number before the second meeting of this class.  These ID numbers are included on fishing and hunting licenses.  They can also be obtained without charge from CT DEEP at:  https://www.ct.wildlifelicense.com/internetsales
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Tuesday November 12, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Dominos
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Bridge
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Wii Bowling
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Tuesdays, Session Il
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Bingo
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Strength Training/Silver Sneakers
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pound! - POUND! - 10 Weeks
Come and check it out on April 9th at Ledyard Center School from 6-7pm!Pound is the world’s first Cardio Jam Session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.Do you want to see what is all about:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG9oojzfJAc
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Ballroom Dance - Romantic Slowdance
BEGINNER BALLROOMMerengue, Rumba and Waltz. This class is designed for complete novices but is always worthwhile for those that wish to repeat and review. No partner required and non-rubber sole shoes are highly recommended.ROMANTIC SLOWDANCE (NIGHTCLUB TWO STEP)This practical and versatile slow dance is considered by some to be the new modern waltz. It can be danced to contemporary music of many genres and perfect for weddings. It is also know as Nightclub two step. Leather or suede soled shoes are highly recommended. 
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Make and Take Holiday Gifts - Make and Take Holiday Gifts
Get a jump star on your holiday gift giving by making your very own body product, a foot tea soak, to give away or keep for yourself! Gift wrapping available.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Movement - Pilates and Movement
A fusion of Pilates & Yoga for a total body workout. Focus on the core including balancing exercises, weights for upper body strength, strong bones and definition, bands for stretching connective tissue and muscles. Additionally, the classes will contain a therapeutic approach for better alignment, connecting to your body and your breath for a more fluid execution. Bands will be provided or you may purchase one for $5.00.  All fitness levels are welcome.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    CT Safe Boating Class - CT Safe Boating Class
This program focuses on boating safety and Connecticut boating regulations.  Those who successfully complete this class will receive a diploma which can be submitted to CT DEEP, along with the license fee, to obtain their CT license.  Students should have or should obtain a CT Conservation ID number before the second meeting of this class.  These ID numbers are included on fishing and hunting licenses.  They can also be obtained without charge from CT DEEP at:  https://www.ct.wildlifelicense.com/internetsales
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Parks and Rec Commission Meeting
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Ledyard Middle School - Tuesdays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Wednesday November 13, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Programs - Yoga-Wednesdays
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Programs - Chorus
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Programs - Cards/Games
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Children's Music - Tunes 'N Tots Session ll
TUNES 'N TOTSThis engaging music class enables all children to grow to their musical potential through informal activities by listening, feeling and moving to all kinds of music. Their imaginations will be developed through the use of songs, stories and rhymes, movement activities, games and playing percussion instruments, while aiding in speech and language, motor development, social skills, sensory integration/awareness and attention to task. Your child will develop an appetite to love and enjoy music!
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Programs - Knitting/Crocheting
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Therapeutic Yoga for Backs & Hips - Session Il
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 8:15 PM    Cooking - Adult - Around the World Cooking
CANNING 101 WORKSHOPEver wonder how you can capture the season's harvest in a jar? Now you can, in this one-night workshop! Bring your favorite apron and canning jars to take your creations home.GARNISHING 101 WORKSHOPBeautify any platter or dish with simple fruit and veggie designs. Learn the basics of garnishing and presentation to wow your next get-together! Bring your favorite apron and containers to take your creations home. AROUND THE WORLD COOKINGThis international Cooking Class is taught by a certified personal chef! Explore dishes from Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. These include appetizers, entrées and desserts. Bring your favorite apron and containers to take food home.INSTRUCTOR: Erika Gradecki Chef/Owner Food for Your Soul, LLC
 
Thursday November 14, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Senior Programs - Pinochle
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Chair Yoga for Every Body - Session Il
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Thursdays, Session Il
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Programs - Pilates
Monday Yoga- Karen ClarkeTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie WinslowWednesday Chorus- Beverly ThayerWednesday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Yoga- Annie ChapmanFriday Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Join us on the Thames River and Coves! Give rowing a try! We will row in the 26’ Gigs, 17’ Dories and you can try our Double Sliding Seat. Learn to row, join the comradery, make life-long friends and have a good time! We will travel to local events if there is interest.  Students can take bus #9 from Ledyard High School.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Financial Workshops - Retirement Plan Solutions for Your Business
These one day workshops are free, but please register. INSTRUCTOR: Donald Wilson, from Primerica LOCATION: Juliet Long SchoolHOW MONEY WORKS - A common sense guide to Financial Success. The fact is, you have the power to accumulate wealth. Many people who never earned a six figure income become financially independent. How do they do it? Come and find out. Each family will receive FREE, the 30 page guide, “How Money Works.” ABC's OF INVESTING - Learn the ABC’s of investing and three fundamental accounts most people need. Learn wealth building concepts and one of the most effective long-term investment vehicles available.LONG TERM CARE-This class will focus on who might need long term care, what are teh characteristics of long term care, the cost and how to pay for it. We will cover plan design and characteristics of plans and some definitions of long term care.BUDGETING BASICS- This class is designed to help logically put together a budget that you can live within. It explores all avenues needed to create and maintain the budget to your living stile and needs. Income to Expenses will be the driving focus of this class. Having said that be prepared to make sacrifices! No information on individual incomes or situations will be discussed at this class. Individual guidance will be available one on one for specific budgets.RETIREMENT PLAN SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS-If you are a small business and want to reduce the BOTTOM LINE while saving for retirement then this is a must class for you. This class will profile least maintenance programs to the most maintenance programs available to all size small businesses of 0-100 employees. 
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor is Alex Culligan