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Saturday October 24, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
What are you going to do this fall when you need to get out but have nowhere to go? Answer: take a hike... and get a headstart on the upcoming Hike Ledyard program. Here's what to do: Register (so you'll be notified when the program officially launches). Then, 1) Hike or visit 13 specified trails in Ledyard (a link to trail maps will be provided after registering), 2) Take a picture or two while you're there, (optional step: share on social media and tag it with #HikeLedyard or share it in the "Hike Ledyard" Facebook group), and 3) wait to hear about details for purchasing a Hike Ledyard t-shirt, reusable tote bag, sticker, or patch to commemorate your Ledyard hiking experience.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Seeing Eye Puppy class
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing
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!Please note, the days for this program have been changed to Wednesdays and Saturdays, NOT Thursdays.
 
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! 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! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
Sunday October 25, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
What are you going to do this fall when you need to get out but have nowhere to go? Answer: take a hike... and get a headstart on the upcoming Hike Ledyard program. Here's what to do: Register (so you'll be notified when the program officially launches). Then, 1) Hike or visit 13 specified trails in Ledyard (a link to trail maps will be provided after registering), 2) Take a picture or two while you're there, (optional step: share on social media and tag it with #HikeLedyard or share it in the "Hike Ledyard" Facebook group), and 3) wait to hear about details for purchasing a Hike Ledyard t-shirt, reusable tote bag, sticker, or patch to commemorate your Ledyard hiking experience.
 
Monday October 26, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Monday 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 BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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 October 27, 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 - Virtual Yoga Basics - Tuesday 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 BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session I
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session II
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pound! - POUND! Session I
Pound is the world’s first Cardio Jam Session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.Do you want to see what is all about:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG9oojzfJAc
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Tuesdays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Wednesday October 28, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing
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!Please note, the days for this program have been changed to Wednesdays and Saturdays, NOT Thursdays.
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Scarecrow Contest - Scarecrow Contest
Join us for Ledyard's First Annual Scarecrow Contest, to be held October 28-30, at the Parks & Rec/Senior Center, located at 12 Van Tassel Drive, Gales Ferry.  Entries will be set up along the perimeter of the parking lot which will be decorated with spider webs, lanterns, ghoulish and child friendly scenarios.  Prizes will be given out to the top three winners and all children who come will receive a goody bag.  There are cameras in the parking lot so your entries should be safe!
 
Thursday October 29, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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.
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Scarecrow Contest - Scarecrow Contest
Join us for Ledyard's First Annual Scarecrow Contest, to be held October 28-30, at the Parks & Rec/Senior Center, located at 12 Van Tassel Drive, Gales Ferry.  Entries will be set up along the perimeter of the parking lot which will be decorated with spider webs, lanterns, ghoulish and child friendly scenarios.  Prizes will be given out to the top three winners and all children who come will receive a goody bag.  There are cameras in the parking lot so your entries should be safe!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session II
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Integrative Nutrition Health Workshops - Secrets to Sleep: Get a Good Night of Sleep Now; ZOOM On-Line Class
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. SECRETS TO SLEEP:  GET A GOOD NIGHT OF SLEEP NOWSo many of us don’t get enough good quality sleep and our health and well-being can suffer.  You will learn some critical sleep facts, the impact on our bodies and gain some practical tips to get a restful night of sleep.Instructor: Suzanne Healy, a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach 
 
Friday October 30, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Scarecrow Contest - Scarecrow Contest
Join us for Ledyard's First Annual Scarecrow Contest, to be held October 28-30, at the Parks & Rec/Senior Center, located at 12 Van Tassel Drive, Gales Ferry.  Entries will be set up along the perimeter of the parking lot which will be decorated with spider webs, lanterns, ghoulish and child friendly scenarios.  Prizes will be given out to the top three winners and all children who come will receive a goody bag.  There are cameras in the parking lot so your entries should be safe!
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Fridays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Saturday October 31, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
What are you going to do this fall when you need to get out but have nowhere to go? Answer: take a hike... and get a headstart on the upcoming Hike Ledyard program. Here's what to do: Register (so you'll be notified when the program officially launches). Then, 1) Hike or visit 13 specified trails in Ledyard (a link to trail maps will be provided after registering), 2) Take a picture or two while you're there, (optional step: share on social media and tag it with #HikeLedyard or share it in the "Hike Ledyard" Facebook group), and 3) wait to hear about details for purchasing a Hike Ledyard t-shirt, reusable tote bag, sticker, or patch to commemorate your Ledyard hiking experience.
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing
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!Please note, the days for this program have been changed to Wednesdays and Saturdays, NOT Thursdays.
 
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Payne Wedding
 
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! 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! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
Sunday November 1, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
What are you going to do this fall when you need to get out but have nowhere to go? Answer: take a hike... and get a headstart on the upcoming Hike Ledyard program. Here's what to do: Register (so you'll be notified when the program officially launches). Then, 1) Hike or visit 13 specified trails in Ledyard (a link to trail maps will be provided after registering), 2) Take a picture or two while you're there, (optional step: share on social media and tag it with #HikeLedyard or share it in the "Hike Ledyard" Facebook group), and 3) wait to hear about details for purchasing a Hike Ledyard t-shirt, reusable tote bag, sticker, or patch to commemorate your Ledyard hiking experience.
 
Monday November 2, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Monday 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 BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Garden Club Meeting
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Tuesday November 3, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Tuesday 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 BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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    Pound! - POUND! Session II
Pound is the world’s first Cardio Jam Session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.Do you want to see what is all about:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG9oojzfJAc
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Tuesdays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Wednesday November 4, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing
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!Please note, the days for this program have been changed to Wednesdays and Saturdays, NOT Thursdays.
 
Thursday November 5, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga - Session I
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Virtual Cooking Class - Session III
Chef Jr. kids’ VIRTUAL cooking class The class for your young chef! Learn how to make delicious dishes for the whole family! 
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session II
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
Friday November 6, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Fridays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Saturday November 7, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
What are you going to do this fall when you need to get out but have nowhere to go? Answer: take a hike... and get a headstart on the upcoming Hike Ledyard program. Here's what to do: Register (so you'll be notified when the program officially launches). Then, 1) Hike or visit 13 specified trails in Ledyard (a link to trail maps will be provided after registering), 2) Take a picture or two while you're there, (optional step: share on social media and tag it with #HikeLedyard or share it in the "Hike Ledyard" Facebook group), and 3) wait to hear about details for purchasing a Hike Ledyard t-shirt, reusable tote bag, sticker, or patch to commemorate your Ledyard hiking experience.
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing
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!Please note, the days for this program have been changed to Wednesdays and Saturdays, NOT Thursdays.
 
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! 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! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
Sunday November 8, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
What are you going to do this fall when you need to get out but have nowhere to go? Answer: take a hike... and get a headstart on the upcoming Hike Ledyard program. Here's what to do: Register (so you'll be notified when the program officially launches). Then, 1) Hike or visit 13 specified trails in Ledyard (a link to trail maps will be provided after registering), 2) Take a picture or two while you're there, (optional step: share on social media and tag it with #HikeLedyard or share it in the "Hike Ledyard" Facebook group), and 3) wait to hear about details for purchasing a Hike Ledyard t-shirt, reusable tote bag, sticker, or patch to commemorate your Ledyard hiking experience.
 
Monday November 9, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Monday Session II
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    RTC
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Women's Basketball
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Tuesday November 10, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session II
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pound! - POUND! Session II
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
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Make and Take Gifts - Make and Take Bath Products
Make and Take Bath ProductsChildren will get to make bath salts and bubble bath.  Supplies are included.Make and Take Holiday GiftsChildren will get to make their own natural ornaments and frame. Supplies are included.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Tuesdays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
11:00 PM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Tuesday Session II
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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 November 11, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing
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!Please note, the days for this program have been changed to Wednesdays and Saturdays, NOT Thursdays.
 
Thursday November 12, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga - Session II
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Virtual Cooking Class - Session III
Chef Jr. kids’ VIRTUAL cooking class The class for your young chef! Learn how to make delicious dishes for the whole family! 
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session II
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
Friday November 13, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Fridays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Saturday November 14, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
What are you going to do this fall when you need to get out but have nowhere to go? Answer: take a hike... and get a headstart on the upcoming Hike Ledyard program. Here's what to do: Register (so you'll be notified when the program officially launches). Then, 1) Hike or visit 13 specified trails in Ledyard (a link to trail maps will be provided after registering), 2) Take a picture or two while you're there, (optional step: share on social media and tag it with #HikeLedyard or share it in the "Hike Ledyard" Facebook group), and 3) wait to hear about details for purchasing a Hike Ledyard t-shirt, reusable tote bag, sticker, or patch to commemorate your Ledyard hiking experience.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Seeing Eye Puppy class
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing
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!Please note, the days for this program have been changed to Wednesdays and Saturdays, NOT Thursdays.
 
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! 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! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
Sunday November 15, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
What are you going to do this fall when you need to get out but have nowhere to go? Answer: take a hike... and get a headstart on the upcoming Hike Ledyard program. Here's what to do: Register (so you'll be notified when the program officially launches). Then, 1) Hike or visit 13 specified trails in Ledyard (a link to trail maps will be provided after registering), 2) Take a picture or two while you're there, (optional step: share on social media and tag it with #HikeLedyard or share it in the "Hike Ledyard" Facebook group), and 3) wait to hear about details for purchasing a Hike Ledyard t-shirt, reusable tote bag, sticker, or patch to commemorate your Ledyard hiking experience.
 
Monday November 16, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Monday Session II
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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 November 17, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session II
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pound! - POUND! Session II
Pound is the world’s first Cardio Jam Session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.Do you want to see what is all about:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG9oojzfJAc
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Tuesdays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
11:00 PM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Tuesday Session II
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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 November 18, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing
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!Please note, the days for this program have been changed to Wednesdays and Saturdays, NOT Thursdays.
 
Thursday November 19, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga - Session II
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Virtual Cooking Class - Session III
Chef Jr. kids’ VIRTUAL cooking class The class for your young chef! Learn how to make delicious dishes for the whole family! 
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session II
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
Friday November 20, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Fridays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
Saturday November 21, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
What are you going to do this fall when you need to get out but have nowhere to go? Answer: take a hike... and get a headstart on the upcoming Hike Ledyard program. Here's what to do: Register (so you'll be notified when the program officially launches). Then, 1) Hike or visit 13 specified trails in Ledyard (a link to trail maps will be provided after registering), 2) Take a picture or two while you're there, (optional step: share on social media and tag it with #HikeLedyard or share it in the "Hike Ledyard" Facebook group), and 3) wait to hear about details for purchasing a Hike Ledyard t-shirt, reusable tote bag, sticker, or patch to commemorate your Ledyard hiking experience.
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Rowing - Youth/Competition Team - Ledyard Youth Rowing
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!Please note, the days for this program have been changed to Wednesdays and Saturdays, NOT Thursdays.
 
Sunday November 22, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
What are you going to do this fall when you need to get out but have nowhere to go? Answer: take a hike... and get a headstart on the upcoming Hike Ledyard program. Here's what to do: Register (so you'll be notified when the program officially launches). Then, 1) Hike or visit 13 specified trails in Ledyard (a link to trail maps will be provided after registering), 2) Take a picture or two while you're there, (optional step: share on social media and tag it with #HikeLedyard or share it in the "Hike Ledyard" Facebook group), and 3) wait to hear about details for purchasing a Hike Ledyard t-shirt, reusable tote bag, sticker, or patch to commemorate your Ledyard hiking experience.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Meeting
 
Monday November 23, 2020
9:10 AM - 10:00 AM    Tabata Mommas - Tabata Mommas
A free open group set up for Women and Mommas with little ones. Get fit, feel great, meet new people and support each other as we work towards our own individual goals!All Fitness Levels are Welcome and encouraged.  No children are required to attend.Workouts will primarily be HIIT/High Intensity Interval Training - Circuit style body weight workouts.Each workout will be 30 - 45 minutes.Children are welcome but will be the responsibility of the parent attending.  Consider bringing a toy or two for your kids to enjoy.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Monday Session II
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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 November 24, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session II
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pound! - POUND! Session II
Pound is the world’s first Cardio Jam Session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.Do you want to see what is all about:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG9oojzfJAc
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Basketball - Adult - Men's Over 30 Basketball - Tuesdays
WOMEN'S BASKETBALLWhen was the last time you picked up a basketball?  Come join our friendly 3-on-3 half court games.  Get some exercise and have fun while you're doing it.  All ages and experience levels are welcome.  Whether you're a 20-year old with no experience, or an 80-year old with 5 years of experience (yes, we have one of them!), you're sure to have fun and be challenged.  Come give it a try!MEN'S OVER 30 BASKETBALL - LEDYARD RESIDENTS ONLYGet some exercise and have fun while you're at it!
 
11:00 PM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Tuesday Session II
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.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 YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re 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.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.