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Sunday December 16, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Siegel-Miles
 
Monday December 17, 2018
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    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.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Join our very successful wrestling program.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Fitness Center/Total Body Fit - Fitness Center/Total Body Fit II
FITNESS CENTERIs your gym too crowded or do you dislike working out with 75 other people? Did you know right in Ledyard, there is a new fitness center facility at the high school? Why not join and give it a try? Typical nights average between 10 and 14 people so there is enough space to move and it’s less intimidating. Bring a friend and get a $5 coupon toward signing up for a subsequent session (*new members only).TOTAL BODY FITLose weight now! This 40 minute class mixes cardio and strength training along with stretching. Burning body fat along with a sensible diet WILL allow you to LOSE those extra pounds. Instructor-led class using free weights, machines, and cardio equipment with exercise modifications allow you to do more, or less, depending on your goals and fitness level. A sensible eating plan is provided as a guideline.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Body Blaster Fitness - Body Blaster Fitness II
A healthy lifestyle begins during your youth. The best way to start is by getting fit at a young age and at your own pace as every child is different. Learn the proper form and exercise to lay the groundwork for something that should be part of your life forever. If this is you or someone you know and are spending too much time in front of electronic devices, do yourself a favor and join today. Learn the proper way to lift weights and have a program specifically designed to your needs.For 5th Graders and up
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Sea Scouts
 
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Moderate Flow Yoga - Session II
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. DEEP REST YOGA NIDRA Yoga 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 2 blankets, and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this! 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. 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.
 
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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    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.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Ballroom & Social Dance - Beginner Hustle
Dance your cares away.Shoes with leather soles are highly suggested.Partners are not required. INSTRUCTOR: Susan Morgan LOCATION: Gales Ferry Community CenterBEGINNER FOXTROTThis classic smooth ballroom dance progresses around the room and has many steps in common with the waltz.   It is characterized by long continuous flowing motions.  No partner is required.  BEGINNER CHA CHAClassic “Cuban Motion” gives Cha Cha its unique style.  It has a 1-2-3 step-step rhythm which can be found in today’s music.  It is a very useful and popular dance for ballroom as well as social dancing. No partner required. Non-rubber soled shoes are recommended for pivots and turns.  
 
Friday December 21, 2018
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    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.
 
Monday December 24, 2018
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.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Join our very successful wrestling program.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Sea Scouts
 
Wednesday December 26, 2018
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.
 
Thursday December 27, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Join our very successful wrestling program.
 
Friday December 28, 2018
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.
 
Monday December 31, 2018
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.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Join our very successful wrestling program.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Sea Scouts
 
Wednesday January 2, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
Thursday January 3, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Join our very successful wrestling program.
 
Friday January 4, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
Monday January 7, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM    Tumbleweeds - Tumbleweeds - Mon., 3:30 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumbleweeds is for children 18 months to two years, 11 months old.
 
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 - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics Mon - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. DEEP REST YOGA NIDRA Yoga 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 2 blankets, and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this! 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. 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.
 
6:30 PM - 7:45 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    Body Blaster Fitness - Body Blaster Fitness
A healthy lifestyle begins during your youth. The best way to start is by getting fit at a young age and at your own pace as every child is different. Learn the proper form and exercise to lay the groundwork for something that should be part of your life forever. If this is you or someone you know and are spending too much time in front of electronic devices, do yourself a favor and join today. Learn the proper way to lift weights and have a program specifically designed to your needs.For 5th Graders and up
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Fitness Center/Total Body Fit - Fitness Center - Total Body Fit
FITNESS CENTERIs your gym too crowded or do you dislike working out with 75 other people? Did you know right in Ledyard, there is a new fitness center facility at the high school? Why not join and give it a try? Typical nights average between 10 and 14 people so there is enough space to move and it’s less intimidating. Bring a friend and get a $5 coupon toward signing up for a subsequent session (*new members only).TOTAL BODY FITLose weight now! This 40 minute class mixes cardio and strength training along with stretching. Burning body fat along with a sensible diet WILL allow you to LOSE those extra pounds. Instructor-led class using free weights, machines, and cardio equipment with exercise modifications allow you to do more, or less, depending on your goals and fitness level. A sensible eating plan is provided as a guideline.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Sea Scouts
 
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Moderate Flow Yoga - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. DEEP REST YOGA NIDRA Yoga 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 2 blankets, and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this! 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. 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.
 
Tuesday January 8, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Tuesdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. DEEP REST YOGA NIDRA Yoga 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 2 blankets, and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this! 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. 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.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Drawing Class - Drawing Class
Beginners:  Get inspired and grow your creativity!  Create still life compositions through a variety of drawing techniques:  exploring line color and shade.  Each week students will create a new composition and also make their own greeting cards.  Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.Advanced:  Improve your drawing skills by creating still life compositions and greeting cards through traditionaldrawing techniques.  Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Movement - Pilates and Movement - Session I
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.
 
Wednesday January 9, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
4:15 PM - 4:55 PM    Tumbleweeds - Tumbleweeds - Wed, 4:15 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumbleweeds is for children 18 months to two years, 11 months old.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    TumbleBugs - Tumblebugs - Wed, 5:00 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumblebugs is for children three years to four years, 11 months old.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Ballroom & Social Dance - Beginner Foxtrot
Dance your cares away.Shoes with leather soles are highly suggested.Partners are not required. INSTRUCTOR: Susan Morgan LOCATION: Gales Ferry Community CenterBEGINNER FOXTROTThis classic smooth ballroom dance progresses around the room and has many steps in common with the waltz.   It is characterized by long continuous flowing motions.  No partner is required.  BEGINNER CHA CHAClassic “Cuban Motion” gives Cha Cha its unique style.  It has a 1-2-3 step-step rhythm which can be found in today’s music.  It is a very useful and popular dance for ballroom as well as social dancing. No partner required. Non-rubber soled shoes are recommended for pivots and turns.  
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Therapeutic Yoga for Backs & Hips - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. DEEP REST YOGA NIDRA Yoga 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 2 blankets, and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this! 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. INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Ham Radio - Ham Radio
Explore the world with Amateur (HAM) Radio.  Learn the basics of radio, electronics and radio operating procedures and rules.  Licensed amateurs meet others “on the air” both locally and around the world.  They also assist their communities with public service and emergency communications when other systems fail. Tri-City Amateur Radio Club will offer this class to prepare participants for the Technician Class Amateur Radio License examination. Students should obtain a copy of The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual, Technician Class, 3rd Edition, available online from the Amateur Radio Relay League at arrl.org.  The license exam will be offered at the conclusion of the class. A Morse code test is not required. For questions contact Tom Scott at: WA2RYV@ARRL.net.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Knitting - Knitting
Join the knitting craze!
 
Thursday January 10, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Chair Yoga for Every Body - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. DEEP REST YOGA NIDRA Yoga 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 2 blankets, and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this! 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. INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Thursdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. DEEP REST YOGA NIDRA Yoga 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 2 blankets, and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this! 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. 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.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Gymnastics - Gymnastics - (Ages 5-7)
These gymnastic classes will concentrate on floor exercise. Participants will work on their tumbling skills, handsprings and walkovers. There is a class for 5 to 7 years, and another class for 8 years old and up.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Wrestling - Wrestling
Join our very successful wrestling program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Gymnastics - Gymnastics - 8 and up
These gymnastic classes will concentrate on floor exercise. Participants will work on their tumbling skills, handsprings and walkovers. There is a class for 5 to 7 years, and another class for 8 years old and up.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Beginner American Sign Language Class - Beginner American Sign Language
Learn basic American Sign Language with your family! In this kid-friendly class, we will learn beginner level communication sign language. We will learn the alphabet, conversational phrases, and many more!
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Body Blaster Fitness - Body Blaster Fitness
A healthy lifestyle begins during your youth. The best way to start is by getting fit at a young age and at your own pace as every child is different. Learn the proper form and exercise to lay the groundwork for something that should be part of your life forever. If this is you or someone you know and are spending too much time in front of electronic devices, do yourself a favor and join today. Learn the proper way to lift weights and have a program specifically designed to your needs.For 5th Graders and up
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Integrative Nutrition Health Workshops - Eating for Energy
Suzanne Healy, CIHC, FDN-P - a certified Integrative Health and Cancer Coach will conduct these informative workshops.INTEGRATIVE NUTRITION HEALTH WORKSHOP EATING FOR ENERGYWhat would your life be like with an abundance of energy and vitality? Do you have difficult waking up and/or suffer from low energy mid-day? In this class, we will discuss both foods that increase your energy, as well as those that zap it. You will also learn lifestyle tips and strategies that can dramatically improve your energy level.Conquering CravingsAre you constantly craving certain foods? Do you crave sweet, salty, chocolate or caffeine? Would you like to understand why and gain control without depriving yourself? In this class, you will learn the major causes of cravings, how to deconstruct what your cravings mean, and tips for reducing your cravings naturally. Nutrition to Prevent/Heal from CancerThis class is for those wanting to learn how to prevent cancer, as well as for those who may have received a cancer diagnosis. We will discuss cancer contributing factors and the importance of lifestyle choices to prevent and heal from cancer. You will learn about the cancer protective diet, focusing on which foods to include in your diet and which ones to avoid. We will discuss raw and cooked foods, alkaline vs. acidity, cooking methods, juicing and organic vs. conventional foods. You will leave with a better understanding of what you can do to prevent and/or heal from cancer. 
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor is Alex Culligan
 
Friday January 11, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Building Up S.T.E.A.M. Using LEGO┬« - Building Up S.T.E.A.M. Using LEGO┬«
Children are working independently and cooperatively as they begin to explore simple machines using LEGO® early childhood materials.   
 
Monday January 14, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Quilting - Snowball Starz Quilt
DANCING CHAIN BABY QUILTMake a baby or lap size quilt in the instructor's own pattern creation - "Snowball Escape." It is wonderful for beginners, but experienced quilters will also enjoy this pattern. You will use a rotary cutter to make this beautiful design. Great fun for beginners or experienced quilters!                     INSTRUCTOR:  Myra Day       
 
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM    Tumbleweeds - Tumbleweeds - Mon., 3:30 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumbleweeds is for children 18 months to two years, 11 months old.
 
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 - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics Mon - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. DEEP REST YOGA NIDRA Yoga 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 2 blankets, and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this! 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. 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.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Financial Workshops - How Money Works - January 14
These one day workshops are free, but please register. INSTRUCTOR: Donald Wilson, from Primerica LOCATION: Ledyard Middle 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.
 
6:30 PM - 7:45 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    Body Blaster Fitness - Body Blaster Fitness
A healthy lifestyle begins during your youth. The best way to start is by getting fit at a young age and at your own pace as every child is different. Learn the proper form and exercise to lay the groundwork for something that should be part of your life forever. If this is you or someone you know and are spending too much time in front of electronic devices, do yourself a favor and join today. Learn the proper way to lift weights and have a program specifically designed to your needs.For 5th Graders and up
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Fitness Center/Total Body Fit - Fitness Center - Total Body Fit
FITNESS CENTERIs your gym too crowded or do you dislike working out with 75 other people? Did you know right in Ledyard, there is a new fitness center facility at the high school? Why not join and give it a try? Typical nights average between 10 and 14 people so there is enough space to move and it’s less intimidating. Bring a friend and get a $5 coupon toward signing up for a subsequent session (*new members only).TOTAL BODY FITLose weight now! This 40 minute class mixes cardio and strength training along with stretching. Burning body fat along with a sensible diet WILL allow you to LOSE those extra pounds. Instructor-led class using free weights, machines, and cardio equipment with exercise modifications allow you to do more, or less, depending on your goals and fitness level. A sensible eating plan is provided as a guideline.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Sea Scouts
 
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Moderate Flow Yoga - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. DEEP REST YOGA NIDRA Yoga 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 2 blankets, and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this! 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. 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.
 
Tuesday January 15, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Tuesdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. DEEP REST YOGA NIDRA Yoga 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 2 blankets, and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this! 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. 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.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Drawing Class - Drawing Class
Beginners:  Get inspired and grow your creativity!  Create still life compositions through a variety of drawing techniques:  exploring line color and shade.  Each week students will create a new composition and also make their own greeting cards.  Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.Advanced:  Improve your drawing skills by creating still life compositions and greeting cards through traditionaldrawing techniques.  Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Movement - Pilates and Movement - Session I
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.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    Pound! - POUND! - 6 Weeks
                                            Come and check it out.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
 
Wednesday January 16, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
4:15 PM - 4:55 PM    Tumbleweeds - Tumbleweeds - Wed, 4:15 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumbleweeds is for children 18 months to two years, 11 months old.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    TumbleBugs - Tumblebugs - Wed, 5:00 p.m.
We offer a comprehensive Gymnastic Program for children of all ages. Tumblebugs is for children three years to four years, 11 months old.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Ballroom & Social Dance - Beginner Foxtrot
Dance your cares away.Shoes with leather soles are highly suggested.Partners are not required. INSTRUCTOR: Susan Morgan LOCATION: Gales Ferry Community CenterBEGINNER FOXTROTThis classic smooth ballroom dance progresses around the room and has many steps in common with the waltz.   It is characterized by long continuous flowing motions.  No partner is required.  BEGINNER CHA CHAClassic “Cuban Motion” gives Cha Cha its unique style.  It has a 1-2-3 step-step rhythm which can be found in today’s music.  It is a very useful and popular dance for ballroom as well as social dancing. No partner required. Non-rubber soled shoes are recommended for pivots and turns.  
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Therapeutic Yoga for Backs & Hips - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. DEEP REST YOGA NIDRA Yoga 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 2 blankets, and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this! 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. INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Ham Radio - Ham Radio
Explore the world with Amateur (HAM) Radio.  Learn the basics of radio, electronics and radio operating procedures and rules.  Licensed amateurs meet others “on the air” both locally and around the world.  They also assist their communities with public service and emergency communications when other systems fail. Tri-City Amateur Radio Club will offer this class to prepare participants for the Technician Class Amateur Radio License examination. Students should obtain a copy of The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual, Technician Class, 3rd Edition, available online from the Amateur Radio Relay League at arrl.org.  The license exam will be offered at the conclusion of the class. A Morse code test is not required. For questions contact Tom Scott at: WA2RYV@ARRL.net.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Knitting - Knitting
Join the knitting craze!