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Wednesday February 19, 2020
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga-Wednesdays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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 Center Programs - Chorus
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Cards/Games
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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!
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Bingo
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Knitting/Crocheting
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
Thursday February 20, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Drawing
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pinochle
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Mahjong
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pilates
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Beginner Country Line Dance
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Join our very successful wrestling program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 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
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Arnis (Filipino Stick Martial Art) - Intro to Arnis
INTRO TO ARNIS- FILIPINO STICK MARTIAL ARTGet an introduction to Filipino stick art of Arnis (meaning "armor") and some basic Jeet Kune Do (Bruce Lee's art). This 8-week class will cover: boxing techniques, footwork drills, empty hand drills and Arnis stick drills. This class will be high energy and you do not have to have any prior martial arts training. The rattan stick is included in the registration fee, but students must bring their own boxing gloves. 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Financial Workshops - Retirement Plan Solutions for Your Business Feb 20
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. 
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Deep Rest Yoga Nidra Feb 20
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 Jan 23, Feb 20 and Mar 19
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.
 
Friday February 21, 2020
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 Center Programs - Yoga-Fridays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Bridge
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Chair Yoga Fridays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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 February 22, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Weather permitting, we row on the Cove and the Thames every Saturday. Wear layers!! We will be preparing for the Snow Row in March. Everyone Welcome!
 
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. BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Beginner Ballet & 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. BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
Monday February 24, 2020
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 Center Programs - Yoga-Mondays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Quilting
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - AARP Safe Driving Class Feb 2020
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pitch
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Tai Chi
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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 - 6:15 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics Monday
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.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Join our very successful wrestling program.
 
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
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Moderate Yoga
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 - 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!
 
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 February 25, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Wii Bowling Tues
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Bridge
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Strength Training/Silver Sneakers
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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 - 8:00 PM    Ballroom Dance - Cha Cha
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. BACHATAWarm up with hot Bachata! A fun flirty easy dance. Discover some different Bachata styles and why this dance is becoming so popular.INTERMEDIATE AMERICAN RUMBAThis is a continuation of the beginner Rumba class. Please know a few of the basic steps. Leather or suede soled shoes highly recommended.CHA CHACha cha surprise. Learn a cool routine that can be done solo or with a partner. Some previous cha cha will be helpful.WEST COAST SWINGReview and practice to prepare for the next level. For students that already completed the 8 week beginner class.WEST COAST SWING REVIEWCome review and practice your basic West Coast Swing steps to prepare for the next level. For students that already completed the 8 week beginner course.WALTZLearn how to travel and what the line of dance is all about.
 
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 February 26, 2020
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga-Wednesdays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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 Center Programs - Chorus
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Cards/Games
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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!
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Bingo
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Knitting/Crocheting
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
Thursday February 27, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Drawing
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pinochle
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Mahjong
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pilates
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Beginner Country Line Dance
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting Session ll
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Join our very successful wrestling program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 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
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Arnis (Filipino Stick Martial Art) - Intro to Arnis
INTRO TO ARNIS- FILIPINO STICK MARTIAL ARTGet an introduction to Filipino stick art of Arnis (meaning "armor") and some basic Jeet Kune Do (Bruce Lee's art). This 8-week class will cover: boxing techniques, footwork drills, empty hand drills and Arnis stick drills. This class will be high energy and you do not have to have any prior martial arts training. The rattan stick is included in the registration fee, but students must bring their own boxing gloves. 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Financial Workshops - How Money Works - Feb 27
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. 
 
Friday February 28, 2020
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 Center Programs - Yoga-Fridays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Bridge
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Chair Yoga Fridays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Ballroom Dance - West Coast Swing
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. BACHATAWarm up with hot Bachata! A fun flirty easy dance. Discover some different Bachata styles and why this dance is becoming so popular.INTERMEDIATE AMERICAN RUMBAThis is a continuation of the beginner Rumba class. Please know a few of the basic steps. Leather or suede soled shoes highly recommended.CHA CHACha cha surprise. Learn a cool routine that can be done solo or with a partner. Some previous cha cha will be helpful.WEST COAST SWINGReview and practice to prepare for the next level. For students that already completed the 8 week beginner class.WEST COAST SWING REVIEWCome review and practice your basic West Coast Swing steps to prepare for the next level. For students that already completed the 8 week beginner course.WALTZLearn how to travel and what the line of dance is all about.
 
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 February 29, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Weather permitting, we row on the Cove and the Thames every Saturday. Wear layers!! We will be preparing for the Snow Row in March. Everyone Welcome!
 
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. BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Beginner Ballet & 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. BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM    Birthday Party
 
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM    Birthday Party
 
Monday March 2, 2020
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 Center Programs - Yoga-Mondays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Quilting
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pitch
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Tai Chi
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics Monday
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 - 8:00 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
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Moderate Yoga
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 - 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!
 
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!
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Garden Club
 
Tuesday March 3, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Wii Bowling Tues
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Bridge
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Strength Training/Silver Sneakers
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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 March 4, 2020
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga-Wednesdays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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 Center Programs - Chorus
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Cards/Games
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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!
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Bingo
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Knitting/Crocheting
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
Thursday March 5, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Drawing
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pinochle
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Mahjong
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pilates
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Beginner Country Line Dance
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting Session ll
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
Friday March 6, 2020
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 Center Programs - Yoga-Fridays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Bridge
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Chair Yoga Fridays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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 March 7, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Weather permitting, we row on the Cove and the Thames every Saturday. Wear layers!! We will be preparing for the Snow Row in March. Everyone Welcome!
 
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. BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Beginner Ballet & 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. BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
Sunday March 8, 2020
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM    Birthday Party
 
Monday March 9, 2020
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 Center Programs - Yoga-Mondays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Quilting
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pitch
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Tai Chi
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics Monday
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 - 8:00 PM    Scouts
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Moderate Yoga
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 - 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!
 
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 March 10, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Wii Bowling Tues
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Bridge
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Latin Line Dancing - Tuesdays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Strength Training/Silver Sneakers
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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 March 11, 2020
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Yoga-Wednesdays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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 Center Programs - Chorus
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Cards/Games
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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!
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Bingo
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Knitting/Crocheting
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
3:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Cooking Class
Chef Jr. kids’ cooking class The class for your young chef! Learn how to make delicious dishes for the whole family in this fun, interactive class! Bring your favorite apron and containers to take food.CHEF JR. WARSFor the young chef who loves a good fight, this means war!  All cooking levels invited.  Guest judges will look for creativity, use of ingredients, and plate presentation.  Winners will receive a prize! Bring your favorite apron and containers to take food home.
 
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.
 
Thursday March 12, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Drawing
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pinochle
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Mahjong
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pilates
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Beginner Country Line Dance
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting Session ll
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Cooking Class
Chef Jr. kids’ cooking class The class for your young chef! Learn how to make delicious dishes for the whole family in this fun, interactive class! Bring your favorite apron and containers to take food.CHEF JR. WARSFor the young chef who loves a good fight, this means war!  All cooking levels invited.  Guest judges will look for creativity, use of ingredients, and plate presentation.  Winners will receive a prize! Bring your favorite apron and containers to take food home.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Cooking - Adult - Cooking: The Dinner Rush
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.COOKING: THE DINNER RUSHShort on time? This class offers home-cooked meals that are quick to whip up for any busy person or family!INSTRUCTOR: Erika Gradecki Chef/Owner Food for Your Soul, LLC
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Financial Workshops - Retirement Plan Solutions for Your Business Mar 12
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. 
 
Friday March 13, 2020
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 Center Programs - Yoga-Fridays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Bridge
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Chair Yoga Fridays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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 March 14, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Rowing - Children - Ledyard Youth Rowing
Weather permitting, we row on the Cove and the Thames every Saturday. Wear layers!! We will be preparing for the Snow Row in March. Everyone Welcome!
 
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. BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Beginner Ballet & 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. BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
Sunday March 15, 2020
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
Monday March 16, 2020
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 Center Programs - Yoga-Mondays
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Quilting
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pitch
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics Monday
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 - 8:00 PM    Scouts
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Moderate Yoga
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 - 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!
 
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 March 17, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Wii Bowling Tues
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Bridge
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Strength Training/Silver Sneakers
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Cooking Class
Chef Jr. kids’ cooking class The class for your young chef! Learn how to make delicious dishes for the whole family in this fun, interactive class! Bring your favorite apron and containers to take food.CHEF JR. WARSFor the young chef who loves a good fight, this means war!  All cooking levels invited.  Guest judges will look for creativity, use of ingredients, and plate presentation.  Winners will receive a prize! Bring your favorite apron and containers to take food home.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Gales Ferry Library
 
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 March 18, 2020
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 Center Programs - Chorus
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Cards/Games
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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!
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Bingo
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Knitting/Crocheting
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
Thursday March 19, 2020
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pinochle
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Mahjong
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
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.
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Senior Center Programs - Landscape Painting Session ll
All classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am                Quilting 9:30 am                 Pitch 12:30 pm              Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good heath for men and women, whether your or old, weak or strong". Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. For beginning and continuing students. 1-2 pm with Alex CulliganTuesday Line Dancing- Marjorie Winslow 10:30-11:30 am                 Wii Bowling 10 am                  Bingo 12:30 pm              ***Silver Sneakers- Robin Loy 1-2 pm the fee for this class is based on your insurance benefit**** Strength training to help maintain and improve functional, daily living movements. Working muscles that are associated with balance, walking, walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of chairs, reaching and many other moves to help maintain function.Wednesday Yoga- Annie Chapman8:30-9:30 am                     Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Drawing- LeeAnn Graham 9-10 am                   Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 1-2 pm                Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pmFriday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 amAQUASIZE Swim classes Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. Any 8 days in a month for $65.00. This will be held at the VAT 14 Iron Street, Ledyard 
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Cooking Class
Chef Jr. kids’ cooking class The class for your young chef! Learn how to make delicious dishes for the whole family in this fun, interactive class! Bring your favorite apron and containers to take food.CHEF JR. WARSFor the young chef who loves a good fight, this means war!  All cooking levels invited.  Guest judges will look for creativity, use of ingredients, and plate presentation.  Winners will receive a prize! Bring your favorite apron and containers to take food home.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Cooking - Adult - Cooking: The Dinner Rush
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.COOKING: THE DINNER RUSHShort on time? This class offers home-cooked meals that are quick to whip up for any busy person or family!INSTRUCTOR: Erika Gradecki Chef/Owner Food for Your Soul, LLC
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Financial Workshops - ABC's of Investing - March 19
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. 
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Deep Rest Yoga Nidra Mar 19
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 Jan 23, Feb 20 and Mar 19
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.