List of Events
Return to Site | View Calendar | Mobile Version

to   


Saturday March 28, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing New Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing Returning Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
Monday March 30, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Quilting
Classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Mat Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant. Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance and flexibility. We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses. Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class.                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 This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo: Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned: such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin' on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.                   Wii Bowling 10 am                  Open Bridge 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  This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.                    Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 12:00-1:00 pm Don't worry if you have never line danced before. We take it slow and start with the basic steps. If you can cou nt to 8 and you know your right from left, you can learn how to line dance! Great music, lots of fun and good exercise too! No partner needed                Pinochle 9-1 pm                Mahjong 9:30-11:30                    Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                 Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pm for Feb and March Classes                Bowling- Groton Bowling Center 1 pm Friday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 am Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices and relaxation. AQUASIZE 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 Introduction to Egg ArtCreate a decorated egg as your introduction into Egg Art. This class will be using a smaller egg shell and trimming it with applied ribbon and flowers. You wil be shown how to make flowers from small shells, or you may choose to apply pre made flowers. All materials are included. Rock PaintingJoin in the fun of painting rocks, hiding rocks and hunting for rocks painted by others. This simple act of kindness is creating quite a stir all across America. In this class, you will create numerous painted rocks so that you too can have an impact on your community, one rock at a time. All materials are included.Alcohol Ink Painting on TilesLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. All materials are included.
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pitch
Classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Mat Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant. Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance and flexibility. We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses. Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class.                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 This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo: Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned: such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin' on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.                   Wii Bowling 10 am                  Open Bridge 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  This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.                    Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 12:00-1:00 pm Don't worry if you have never line danced before. We take it slow and start with the basic steps. If you can cou nt to 8 and you know your right from left, you can learn how to line dance! Great music, lots of fun and good exercise too! No partner needed                Pinochle 9-1 pm                Mahjong 9:30-11:30                    Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                 Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pm for Feb and March Classes                Bowling- Groton Bowling Center 1 pm Friday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 am Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices and relaxation. AQUASIZE 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 Introduction to Egg ArtCreate a decorated egg as your introduction into Egg Art. This class will be using a smaller egg shell and trimming it with applied ribbon and flowers. You wil be shown how to make flowers from small shells, or you may choose to apply pre made flowers. All materials are included. Rock PaintingJoin in the fun of painting rocks, hiding rocks and hunting for rocks painted by others. This simple act of kindness is creating quite a stir all across America. In this class, you will create numerous painted rocks so that you too can have an impact on your community, one rock at a time. All materials are included.Alcohol Ink Painting on TilesLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. All materials are included.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Scouts
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Tuesday March 31, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Bridge
Classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Mat Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant. Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance and flexibility. We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses. Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class.                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 This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo: Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned: such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin' on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.                   Wii Bowling 10 am                  Open Bridge 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  This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.                    Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 12:00-1:00 pm Don't worry if you have never line danced before. We take it slow and start with the basic steps. If you can cou nt to 8 and you know your right from left, you can learn how to line dance! Great music, lots of fun and good exercise too! No partner needed                Pinochle 9-1 pm                Mahjong 9:30-11:30                    Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                 Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pm for Feb and March Classes                Bowling- Groton Bowling Center 1 pm Friday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 am Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices and relaxation. AQUASIZE 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 Introduction to Egg ArtCreate a decorated egg as your introduction into Egg Art. This class will be using a smaller egg shell and trimming it with applied ribbon and flowers. You wil be shown how to make flowers from small shells, or you may choose to apply pre made flowers. All materials are included. Rock PaintingJoin in the fun of painting rocks, hiding rocks and hunting for rocks painted by others. This simple act of kindness is creating quite a stir all across America. In this class, you will create numerous painted rocks so that you too can have an impact on your community, one rock at a time. All materials are included.Alcohol Ink Painting on TilesLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. All materials are included.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Wii Bowling Tues
Classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Mat Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant. Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance and flexibility. We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses. Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class.                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 This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo: Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned: such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin' on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.                   Wii Bowling 10 am                  Open Bridge 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  This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.                    Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 12:00-1:00 pm Don't worry if you have never line danced before. We take it slow and start with the basic steps. If you can cou nt to 8 and you know your right from left, you can learn how to line dance! Great music, lots of fun and good exercise too! No partner needed                Pinochle 9-1 pm                Mahjong 9:30-11:30                    Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                 Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pm for Feb and March Classes                Bowling- Groton Bowling Center 1 pm Friday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 am Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices and relaxation. AQUASIZE 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 Introduction to Egg ArtCreate a decorated egg as your introduction into Egg Art. This class will be using a smaller egg shell and trimming it with applied ribbon and flowers. You wil be shown how to make flowers from small shells, or you may choose to apply pre made flowers. All materials are included. Rock PaintingJoin in the fun of painting rocks, hiding rocks and hunting for rocks painted by others. This simple act of kindness is creating quite a stir all across America. In this class, you will create numerous painted rocks so that you too can have an impact on your community, one rock at a time. All materials are included.Alcohol Ink Painting on TilesLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. All materials are included.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Strength Training/Silver Sneakers
Classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Mat Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant. Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance and flexibility. We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses. Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class.                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 This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo: Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned: such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin' on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.                   Wii Bowling 10 am                  Open Bridge 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  This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.                    Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 12:00-1:00 pm Don't worry if you have never line danced before. We take it slow and start with the basic steps. If you can cou nt to 8 and you know your right from left, you can learn how to line dance! Great music, lots of fun and good exercise too! No partner needed                Pinochle 9-1 pm                Mahjong 9:30-11:30                    Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                 Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pm for Feb and March Classes                Bowling- Groton Bowling Center 1 pm Friday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 am Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices and relaxation. AQUASIZE 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 Introduction to Egg ArtCreate a decorated egg as your introduction into Egg Art. This class will be using a smaller egg shell and trimming it with applied ribbon and flowers. You wil be shown how to make flowers from small shells, or you may choose to apply pre made flowers. All materials are included. Rock PaintingJoin in the fun of painting rocks, hiding rocks and hunting for rocks painted by others. This simple act of kindness is creating quite a stir all across America. In this class, you will create numerous painted rocks so that you too can have an impact on your community, one rock at a time. All materials are included.Alcohol Ink Painting on TilesLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. All materials are included.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Gales Ferry Library
 
Wednesday April 1, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Chorus
Classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Mat Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant. Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance and flexibility. We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses. Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class.                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 This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo: Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned: such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin' on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.                   Wii Bowling 10 am                  Open Bridge 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  This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.                    Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 12:00-1:00 pm Don't worry if you have never line danced before. We take it slow and start with the basic steps. If you can cou nt to 8 and you know your right from left, you can learn how to line dance! Great music, lots of fun and good exercise too! No partner needed                Pinochle 9-1 pm                Mahjong 9:30-11:30                    Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                 Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pm for Feb and March Classes                Bowling- Groton Bowling Center 1 pm Friday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 am Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices and relaxation. AQUASIZE 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 Introduction to Egg ArtCreate a decorated egg as your introduction into Egg Art. This class will be using a smaller egg shell and trimming it with applied ribbon and flowers. You wil be shown how to make flowers from small shells, or you may choose to apply pre made flowers. All materials are included. Rock PaintingJoin in the fun of painting rocks, hiding rocks and hunting for rocks painted by others. This simple act of kindness is creating quite a stir all across America. In this class, you will create numerous painted rocks so that you too can have an impact on your community, one rock at a time. All materials are included.Alcohol Ink Painting on TilesLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. All materials are included.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Cards/Games
Classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Mat Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant. Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance and flexibility. We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses. Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class.                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 This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo: Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned: such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin' on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.                   Wii Bowling 10 am                  Open Bridge 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  This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.                    Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 12:00-1:00 pm Don't worry if you have never line danced before. We take it slow and start with the basic steps. If you can cou nt to 8 and you know your right from left, you can learn how to line dance! Great music, lots of fun and good exercise too! No partner needed                Pinochle 9-1 pm                Mahjong 9:30-11:30                    Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                 Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pm for Feb and March Classes                Bowling- Groton Bowling Center 1 pm Friday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 am Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices and relaxation. AQUASIZE 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 Introduction to Egg ArtCreate a decorated egg as your introduction into Egg Art. This class will be using a smaller egg shell and trimming it with applied ribbon and flowers. You wil be shown how to make flowers from small shells, or you may choose to apply pre made flowers. All materials are included. Rock PaintingJoin in the fun of painting rocks, hiding rocks and hunting for rocks painted by others. This simple act of kindness is creating quite a stir all across America. In this class, you will create numerous painted rocks so that you too can have an impact on your community, one rock at a time. All materials are included.Alcohol Ink Painting on TilesLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. All materials are included.
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Bingo
Classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Mat Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant. Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance and flexibility. We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses. Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class.                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 This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo: Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned: such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin' on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.                   Wii Bowling 10 am                  Open Bridge 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  This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.                    Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 12:00-1:00 pm Don't worry if you have never line danced before. We take it slow and start with the basic steps. If you can cou nt to 8 and you know your right from left, you can learn how to line dance! Great music, lots of fun and good exercise too! No partner needed                Pinochle 9-1 pm                Mahjong 9:30-11:30                    Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                 Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pm for Feb and March Classes                Bowling- Groton Bowling Center 1 pm Friday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 am Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices and relaxation. AQUASIZE 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 Introduction to Egg ArtCreate a decorated egg as your introduction into Egg Art. This class will be using a smaller egg shell and trimming it with applied ribbon and flowers. You wil be shown how to make flowers from small shells, or you may choose to apply pre made flowers. All materials are included. Rock PaintingJoin in the fun of painting rocks, hiding rocks and hunting for rocks painted by others. This simple act of kindness is creating quite a stir all across America. In this class, you will create numerous painted rocks so that you too can have an impact on your community, one rock at a time. All materials are included.Alcohol Ink Painting on TilesLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. All materials are included.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Knitting/Crocheting
Classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Mat Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant. Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance and flexibility. We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses. Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class.                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 This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo: Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned: such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin' on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.                   Wii Bowling 10 am                  Open Bridge 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  This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.                    Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 12:00-1:00 pm Don't worry if you have never line danced before. We take it slow and start with the basic steps. If you can cou nt to 8 and you know your right from left, you can learn how to line dance! Great music, lots of fun and good exercise too! No partner needed                Pinochle 9-1 pm                Mahjong 9:30-11:30                    Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                 Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pm for Feb and March Classes                Bowling- Groton Bowling Center 1 pm Friday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 am Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices and relaxation. AQUASIZE 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 Introduction to Egg ArtCreate a decorated egg as your introduction into Egg Art. This class will be using a smaller egg shell and trimming it with applied ribbon and flowers. You wil be shown how to make flowers from small shells, or you may choose to apply pre made flowers. All materials are included. Rock PaintingJoin in the fun of painting rocks, hiding rocks and hunting for rocks painted by others. This simple act of kindness is creating quite a stir all across America. In this class, you will create numerous painted rocks so that you too can have an impact on your community, one rock at a time. All materials are included.Alcohol Ink Painting on TilesLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. All materials are included.
 
Thursday April 2, 2020
2:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing New Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - Pinochle
Classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Mat Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant. Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance and flexibility. We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses. Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class.                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 This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo: Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned: such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin' on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.                   Wii Bowling 10 am                  Open Bridge 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  This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.                    Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 12:00-1:00 pm Don't worry if you have never line danced before. We take it slow and start with the basic steps. If you can cou nt to 8 and you know your right from left, you can learn how to line dance! Great music, lots of fun and good exercise too! No partner needed                Pinochle 9-1 pm                Mahjong 9:30-11:30                    Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                 Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pm for Feb and March Classes                Bowling- Groton Bowling Center 1 pm Friday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 am Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices and relaxation. AQUASIZE 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 Introduction to Egg ArtCreate a decorated egg as your introduction into Egg Art. This class will be using a smaller egg shell and trimming it with applied ribbon and flowers. You wil be shown how to make flowers from small shells, or you may choose to apply pre made flowers. All materials are included. Rock PaintingJoin in the fun of painting rocks, hiding rocks and hunting for rocks painted by others. This simple act of kindness is creating quite a stir all across America. In this class, you will create numerous painted rocks so that you too can have an impact on your community, one rock at a time. All materials are included.Alcohol Ink Painting on TilesLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. All materials are included.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Mahjong
Classes held at the center are $50 for a 10 week session with a drop in rate of $6.00 per class.Monday Mat Yoga- Karen Clarke 9-10 am This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant. Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance and flexibility. We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses. Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class.                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 This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo: Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned: such as Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin' on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.                   Wii Bowling 10 am                  Open Bridge 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  This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.                    Chorus- Beverly Thayer 9:45-10:45 am                    Knitting and Crocheting 1 pmThursday Beginner Country Line Dance-Lisa Mazzaro 12:00-1:00 pm Don't worry if you have never line danced before. We take it slow and start with the basic steps. If you can cou nt to 8 and you know your right from left, you can learn how to line dance! Great music, lots of fun and good exercise too! No partner needed                Pinochle 9-1 pm                Mahjong 9:30-11:30                    Pilates- Anne Nelson 12:30-1:30 pm                 Landscape Painting Charles Shaw 1-2:30 pm for Feb and March Classes                Bowling- Groton Bowling Center 1 pm Friday Yoga- Annie Chapman 9-10 am This one hour class includes a ten minute savasna "rest" at the end of the class. Mats, blocks and chairs (for Props) are available or bring your own. Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury. Modifications are available for every pose which means, you can do this! We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses. Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simple to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.             Open Bridge 10 am           Chair Yoga- Sandy Hartnett 10:30-11:30 am Chair Yoga is accessible to all abilities. This class is designed to offer the benefits of yoga including stretching, breathing practices and relaxation. AQUASIZE 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 Introduction to Egg ArtCreate a decorated egg as your introduction into Egg Art. This class will be using a smaller egg shell and trimming it with applied ribbon and flowers. You wil be shown how to make flowers from small shells, or you may choose to apply pre made flowers. All materials are included. Rock PaintingJoin in the fun of painting rocks, hiding rocks and hunting for rocks painted by others. This simple act of kindness is creating quite a stir all across America. In this class, you will create numerous painted rocks so that you too can have an impact on your community, one rock at a time. All materials are included.Alcohol Ink Painting on TilesLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. All materials are included.
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing Returning Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
Saturday April 4, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing New Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing Returning Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers
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
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 April 6, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class I
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
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 - 5:45 PM    Little Tykes Sports - Little Tykes Soccer
LITTLE TYKES SOCCERCome and learn some soccer skills and have fun!INDOOR T-BALLHave fun building social skills while learning the basics of throwing, hitting and running the bases.BITTY BASKETBALLOur Bitty Basketball program is designed to introduce the game of basketball in a fun,non-threatening atmosphere. Children will learn basic skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, proper positions and simple offensive plays.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class Il
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Scouts
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Garden Club
 
Tuesday April 7, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Nature Nuts - Nature Nuts
Nature NutsBring your preschooler to a nature based class with story time, nature activity and craft. Class will be held outside while they discuss, sing, play and create in Nature.
 
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM    Library Cookbook Club
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Drawing Class - Drawing Class
Students will create still life compositions and create greeting cards through a variety of drawing techniques: exploring line, color and shade. Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Movement - Pilates and Movement
A fusion of Pilates & Yoga for a total body workout. Focus on the core including balancing exercises, weights for upper body strength, strong bones and definition, bands for stretching connective tissue and muscles. Additionally, the classes will contain a therapeutic approach for better alignment, connecting to your body and your breath for a more fluid execution. Bands will be provided or you may purchase one for $5.00.  All fitness levels are welcome.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pound! - POUND!
Come and check it out on April 7th at Gallup Hill 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 - 8:00 PM    Gales Ferry Library
 
Wednesday April 8, 2020
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    Little Tykes Sports - Indoor T-ball
LITTLE TYKES SOCCERCome and learn some soccer skills and have fun!INDOOR T-BALLHave fun building social skills while learning the basics of throwing, hitting and running the bases.BITTY BASKETBALLOur Bitty Basketball program is designed to introduce the game of basketball in a fun,non-threatening atmosphere. Children will learn basic skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, proper positions and simple offensive plays.
 
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.
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class Ill
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Spanish Lessons - Spanish Lessons
Spanish LessonsCome learn a little Spanish! Learn some key Spanish words, play some games, design a travel brochure and learn about a different culture.
 
6:05 PM - 6:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
Thursday April 9, 2020
2:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing New Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing Returning Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
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.
 
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. 
 
6:00 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    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    Zazen (Seated Meditation) - Zazen (Seated Meditation)
Zazen (Seated Meditation) Experience seated meditation in the Zen Buddhist tradition with ordained Monk Reverend Gendo Testa
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Integrative Nutrition Health Workshops - How to Permanently Change Your Relationship with Sugar
How to Permanently Change Your Relationship With SugarThis workshop will inspire you to permanently change your relationship with sugar and turn your life around through the power of healthy eating. Have you experienced the feeling that eating just a little sugar creates the desire for more? Like most Americans today, you may be addicted to sugar. This is an opportunity to finally control what you eat and drink, not through willpower or discipline, but by understanding what causes these uncontrollable cravings and knowing that you can reduce them naturally over time. Stress Busters: 20 Ways to De-Stress and Re-energizeStress is now a part of our hectic daily lives. It has almost become a status symbol, competing with each other on who is the busiest and most stressed! In all Seriousness, chronic or ongoing stress is dangerous and can affect organs, cells and lead to other health issues. The good news is that we can equip ourselves to ourselves to better cope with and minimize the stress in our lives. This workshop will look at what stress does to our bodies, but more importantly, it will take you through some steps to build resilience to "bust that stress" and say in optimum health. How to do a Spring Cleanse for Your BodyIf you have never done a detox or cleanse before and wondering if you should, then this class is for you. Learn why detoxing matters, how to tell if you need a detox and how you can fit it into your busy schedule. Will review the mistakes most detox beginner's make (that you can avoid) and how to choose the detox that's right for you and your body. Instructor: Suzanne Healy, a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach 
 
Saturday April 11, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing New Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing Returning Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Easter Egg Hunt
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers
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
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 April 13, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class I
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class Il
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Scouts
 
Tuesday April 14, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Nature Nuts - Nature Nuts
Nature NutsBring your preschooler to a nature based class with story time, nature activity and craft. Class will be held outside while they discuss, sing, play and create in Nature.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Tuesdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
Wednesday April 15, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class Ill
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Spanish Lessons - Spanish Lessons
Spanish LessonsCome learn a little Spanish! Learn some key Spanish words, play some games, design a travel brochure and learn about a different culture.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Gentle 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.
 
6:05 PM - 6:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
Thursday April 16, 2020
2:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing New Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Chair Yoga for Every Body - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Thursdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing Returning Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Zazen (Seated Meditation) - Zazen (Seated Meditation)
Zazen (Seated Meditation) Experience seated meditation in the Zen Buddhist tradition with ordained Monk Reverend Gendo Testa
 
Saturday April 18, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing New Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing Returning Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Golf - Children - Golf Lessons-Children Session I
Lessons will cover the following fundamentals: grip, stance, posture, back swing, follow- thru, sand shots, downswing, chipping, putting, equipment information and golf etiquette. Please bring a putter, 3 wood and 7 iron. Equipment is available to borrow if needed. There is a small fee for a bucket of balls.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers
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
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 April 20, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class I
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
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 - 5:45 PM    Little Tykes Sports - Little Tykes Soccer
LITTLE TYKES SOCCERCome and learn some soccer skills and have fun!INDOOR T-BALLHave fun building social skills while learning the basics of throwing, hitting and running the bases.BITTY BASKETBALLOur Bitty Basketball program is designed to introduce the game of basketball in a fun,non-threatening atmosphere. Children will learn basic skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, proper positions and simple offensive plays.
 
5:00 PM - 6:15 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 - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class Il
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Balloon Twisting Class to Make Balloon Animals - Balloon Twisting Class to Make Balloon Animals
Balloon Animal MakingCome learn how to twist your own balloon animals! You'll learn a brief history of balloons and the basics of how to twist them into shapes. Each student will receive a hand pump and a bag of balloons to take home after the class to continue practicing. Adults are welcome!
 
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!
 
Tuesday April 21, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Nature Nuts - Nature Nuts
Nature NutsBring your preschooler to a nature based class with story time, nature activity and craft. Class will be held outside while they discuss, sing, play and create in Nature.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Tuesdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Drawing Class - Drawing Class
Students will create still life compositions and create greeting cards through a variety of drawing techniques: exploring line, color and shade. Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Movement - Pilates and Movement
A fusion of Pilates & Yoga for a total body workout. Focus on the core including balancing exercises, weights for upper body strength, strong bones and definition, bands for stretching connective tissue and muscles. Additionally, the classes will contain a therapeutic approach for better alignment, connecting to your body and your breath for a more fluid execution. Bands will be provided or you may purchase one for $5.00.  All fitness levels are welcome.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pound! - POUND!
Come and check it out on April 7th at Gallup Hill 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 - 9:00 PM    CT Safe Boating Class - CT Safe Boating Class
This program focuses on boating safety and Connecticut boating regulations.  Those who successfully complete this class will receive a diploma which can be submitted to CT DEEP, along with the license fee, to obtain their CT license.  Students should have or should obtain a CT Conservation ID number before the second meeting of this class.  These ID numbers are included on fishing and hunting licenses.  They can also be obtained without charge from CT DEEP at:  https://www.ct.wildlifelicense.com/internetsales
 
Wednesday April 22, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Children's Music - Tunes 'N Tots Session
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!
 
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    Little Tykes Sports - Indoor T-ball
LITTLE TYKES SOCCERCome and learn some soccer skills and have fun!INDOOR T-BALLHave fun building social skills while learning the basics of throwing, hitting and running the bases.BITTY BASKETBALLOur Bitty Basketball program is designed to introduce the game of basketball in a fun,non-threatening atmosphere. Children will learn basic skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, proper positions and simple offensive plays.
 
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.
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class Ill
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Spanish Lessons - Spanish Lessons
Spanish LessonsCome learn a little Spanish! Learn some key Spanish words, play some games, design a travel brochure and learn about a different culture.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Gentle 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.
 
6:05 PM - 6:45 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
Thursday April 23, 2020
2:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing New Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Chair Yoga for Every Body - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Thursdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing Returning Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
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.
 
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. 
 
6:00 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    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    Zazen (Seated Meditation) - Zazen (Seated Meditation)
Zazen (Seated Meditation) Experience seated meditation in the Zen Buddhist tradition with ordained Monk Reverend Gendo Testa
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Integrative Nutrition Health Workshops - Stress Busters: 20 Ways to De-Stress and Re-Engergize
How to Permanently Change Your Relationship With SugarThis workshop will inspire you to permanently change your relationship with sugar and turn your life around through the power of healthy eating. Have you experienced the feeling that eating just a little sugar creates the desire for more? Like most Americans today, you may be addicted to sugar. This is an opportunity to finally control what you eat and drink, not through willpower or discipline, but by understanding what causes these uncontrollable cravings and knowing that you can reduce them naturally over time. Stress Busters: 20 Ways to De-Stress and Re-energizeStress is now a part of our hectic daily lives. It has almost become a status symbol, competing with each other on who is the busiest and most stressed! In all Seriousness, chronic or ongoing stress is dangerous and can affect organs, cells and lead to other health issues. The good news is that we can equip ourselves to ourselves to better cope with and minimize the stress in our lives. This workshop will look at what stress does to our bodies, but more importantly, it will take you through some steps to build resilience to "bust that stress" and say in optimum health. How to do a Spring Cleanse for Your BodyIf you have never done a detox or cleanse before and wondering if you should, then this class is for you. Learn why detoxing matters, how to tell if you need a detox and how you can fit it into your busy schedule. Will review the mistakes most detox beginner's make (that you can avoid) and how to choose the detox that's right for you and your body. Instructor: Suzanne Healy, a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach 
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    CT Safe Boating Class - CT Safe Boating Class
This program focuses on boating safety and Connecticut boating regulations.  Those who successfully complete this class will receive a diploma which can be submitted to CT DEEP, along with the license fee, to obtain their CT license.  Students should have or should obtain a CT Conservation ID number before the second meeting of this class.  These ID numbers are included on fishing and hunting licenses.  They can also be obtained without charge from CT DEEP at:  https://www.ct.wildlifelicense.com/internetsales
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Financial Workshops - How Money Works - April 23
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 April 24, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Volley With Me - Volley With Me
Volley With MeWe will introduce children to the basics of volleyball and instill a love for the sport. Each child must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver participant who will assist by tossing balls during activities.
 
Saturday April 25, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing New Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing Returning Member
Give Towing a try!! We will row in 25' Gigs, 16" Dories and Sliding Seat Training Shells. Learn to row, join the comradery , make life-long friends and have a good time! This is an after school program and you can take the bus to the launch site!
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Golf - Children - Golf Lessons-Children Session I
Lessons will cover the following fundamentals: grip, stance, posture, back swing, follow- thru, sand shots, downswing, chipping, putting, equipment information and golf etiquette. Please bring a putter, 3 wood and 7 iron. Equipment is available to borrow if needed. There is a small fee for a bucket of balls.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers
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
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 April 27, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class I
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
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 - 5:45 PM    Little Tykes Sports - Little Tykes Soccer
LITTLE TYKES SOCCERCome and learn some soccer skills and have fun!INDOOR T-BALLHave fun building social skills while learning the basics of throwing, hitting and running the bases.BITTY BASKETBALLOur Bitty Basketball program is designed to introduce the game of basketball in a fun,non-threatening atmosphere. Children will learn basic skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, proper positions and simple offensive plays.
 
5:00 PM - 6:15 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 - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class Il
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Alcohol Ink Painting on Tiles- Adult - Alcohol Ink Painting on Tiles- Adult
ALCOHOL INK PAINTING ON TILESLearn jow to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Alcohol Ink Painting on Tiles- Youth - Alcohol Ink Painting on Tiles
ALCOHOL INK PAINTING ON TILESLearn how to paint beautiful art with alcohol inks! In this fun and creative workshop, participants will create one or two paintings to take home or give as gifts. 
 
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!
 
Tuesday April 28, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Nature Nuts - Nature Nuts
Nature NutsBring your preschooler to a nature based class with story time, nature activity and craft. Class will be held outside while they discuss, sing, play and create in Nature.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Yoga Basics - Tuesdays, Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSFor all levels, beginners and experienced students. Cultivate an internal, meditative experience while stretching and challenging the body. Practice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment. Breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation are woven into each class. Individual attention and modifications are given as much as possible within the class situation. Modifications are offered for both ends of the spectrum, beginners and more experienced students. Classes are geared toward the majority of the students' ability in the class at the time. MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY ?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAMove with greater ease.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen is known for her clear and caring instructions, skillfully breaking postures into developmental increments using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.  Ideal for students who want to move with greater ease and reap yoga’s many benefits.  Includes a variety of postures (standing, seated and on the floor.)DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Drawing Class - Drawing Class
Students will create still life compositions and create greeting cards through a variety of drawing techniques: exploring line, color and shade. Materials:  Please bring a drawing pad, pencil and kneaded eraser.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Movement - Pilates and Movement
A fusion of Pilates & Yoga for a total body workout. Focus on the core including balancing exercises, weights for upper body strength, strong bones and definition, bands for stretching connective tissue and muscles. Additionally, the classes will contain a therapeutic approach for better alignment, connecting to your body and your breath for a more fluid execution. Bands will be provided or you may purchase one for $5.00.  All fitness levels are welcome.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pound! - POUND!
Come and check it out on April 7th at Gallup Hill 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 - 9:00 PM    CT Safe Boating Class - CT Safe Boating Class
This program focuses on boating safety and Connecticut boating regulations.  Those who successfully complete this class will receive a diploma which can be submitted to CT DEEP, along with the license fee, to obtain their CT license.  Students should have or should obtain a CT Conservation ID number before the second meeting of this class.  These ID numbers are included on fishing and hunting licenses.  They can also be obtained without charge from CT DEEP at:  https://www.ct.wildlifelicense.com/internetsales