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Saturday April 17, 2021
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Ledyard rotary mini Loop trail race
 
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
Thank you for registering for the Hike Ledyard Program.  This is a FREE program to encourage hiking in Ledyard. All abilities are welcome to participate. Hike or visit 14 trails in Ledyard and earn a "Hike Ledyard" prize. Please register for details.The program information can be found here:https://www.ledyardrec.org/forms/7136_hike_ledyard_program.pdf You can visit https://www.town.ledyard.ct.us/152/Trail-Maps for trail maps as well as additional information about the "Hike Ledyard Program," including a trail checklist and trail descriptions. For any questions, please reach out to Meghan Read at meghanmread@gmail.com Thank you,Meghan ReadLedyard COnservation Commission
 
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!
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Golf - Children - Golf Lessons Session I -Children
Lessons will cover the following fundamentals: grip, stance, posture, back swing, follow- thru, sand shots, downswing, chipping, putting, equipment information and golf etiquette. Please bring a putter, 3 wood and 7 iron. Equipment is available to borrow if needed. There is a small fee for a bucket of balls.
 
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Level I - Session I
MINI LEAPERSLevel I - Ages 3-4Level II - Ages 5-6This 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!Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.
 
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Level I - 2:30-3:15
MINI LEAPERSLevel I - Ages 3-4Level II - Ages 5-6This 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!Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.
 
Sunday April 18, 2021
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
Thank you for registering for the Hike Ledyard Program.  This is a FREE program to encourage hiking in Ledyard. All abilities are welcome to participate. Hike or visit 14 trails in Ledyard and earn a "Hike Ledyard" prize. Please register for details.The program information can be found here:https://www.ledyardrec.org/forms/7136_hike_ledyard_program.pdf You can visit https://www.town.ledyard.ct.us/152/Trail-Maps for trail maps as well as additional information about the "Hike Ledyard Program," including a trail checklist and trail descriptions. For any questions, please reach out to Meghan Read at meghanmread@gmail.com Thank you,Meghan ReadLedyard COnservation Commission
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) Longsword 101 - Longsword 101
Have you ever wanted to fight like a medieval Knight?  Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) is the study and recreation of medieval fighting systems from surviving books and manuscripts.  This class will teach you the fundamentals of fencing with a longsword.  We will cover everything from foot work, to advanced techniques and strategies.  The class will have two halves; the first half being dedicated to drilling and learning new techniques, the second half will be open floor space for free play, or to practice your skills.Required equipment for partnered drills:350N Fencing MaskRecommended:  Feder (practice longsword) and hand protection.  Contact instructor for recommendations
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Little league meeting
 
Monday April 19, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class I
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics Session I - Mondays - Sandy Hartnett
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.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. 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.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class II
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
Tuesday April 20, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Cardio Barre Fusion - Cardio Barre Fusion
Cardio Barre Fusion is a total body workout utilizing body weight to strengthen, improve coordination, balance, and flexibility. A complete workout designed to increase your cardiovascular strength while helping you sculpt, tone & lengthen your muscles from head to toe. Inspired by ballet, pilates, and yoga elements, Cardio Barre Fusion provides a low-impact, high-energy workout for all fitness levels. Fire up your core & torch calories! Bring a mat, water, and a positive attitude!
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics Session I - Tuesdays - Sandy Hartnett
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.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. 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.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.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Virtual Junior Lego Masters Challenge - Virtual Junior LEGO Masters Challenge
Is your child up for the Junior Lego Masters Challenge?  Each week, you will receive a new story and challenge to solve using LEGO.  Children can use their own LEGO collection OR we can provide a two pound bag of LEGO for a one time fee of $20, which your child then gets to keep.Please note that the schedule has been changed from what was originally advertised in the Events magazine.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Spring
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
7:00 PM - 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 April 21, 2021
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Yoga-Wednesdays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class III
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
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!
 
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do (ages 5-8)
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class IV
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    TTT meeting
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and up)
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
Thursday April 22, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga for Every Body Session l with Sandy Hartnett
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.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. 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.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 I
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 Spring
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    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor is Alex Culligan
 
Friday April 23, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Yoga- Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - In Person OUTDOOR Chair Yoga Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - In Person OUTDOOR Tai Chi
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Ledyard Soccer Club Cleat Sale
 
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 April 24, 2021
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Guiding Eyes for the blind (Pavement)
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Boy scouts Pinewood Derby
 
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
Thank you for registering for the Hike Ledyard Program.  This is a FREE program to encourage hiking in Ledyard. All abilities are welcome to participate. Hike or visit 14 trails in Ledyard and earn a "Hike Ledyard" prize. Please register for details.The program information can be found here:https://www.ledyardrec.org/forms/7136_hike_ledyard_program.pdf You can visit https://www.town.ledyard.ct.us/152/Trail-Maps for trail maps as well as additional information about the "Hike Ledyard Program," including a trail checklist and trail descriptions. For any questions, please reach out to Meghan Read at meghanmread@gmail.com Thank you,Meghan ReadLedyard COnservation Commission
 
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!
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Golf - Children - Golf Lessons Session I -Children
Lessons will cover the following fundamentals: grip, stance, posture, back swing, follow- thru, sand shots, downswing, chipping, putting, equipment information and golf etiquette. Please bring a putter, 3 wood and 7 iron. Equipment is available to borrow if needed. There is a small fee for a bucket of balls.
 
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Level I - Session I
MINI LEAPERSLevel I - Ages 3-4Level II - Ages 5-6This 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!Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.
 
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Level I - 2:30-3:15
MINI LEAPERSLevel I - Ages 3-4Level II - Ages 5-6This 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!Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Ledyard Soccer Club Cleat Sale
 
Sunday April 25, 2021
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
Thank you for registering for the Hike Ledyard Program.  This is a FREE program to encourage hiking in Ledyard. All abilities are welcome to participate. Hike or visit 14 trails in Ledyard and earn a "Hike Ledyard" prize. Please register for details.The program information can be found here:https://www.ledyardrec.org/forms/7136_hike_ledyard_program.pdf You can visit https://www.town.ledyard.ct.us/152/Trail-Maps for trail maps as well as additional information about the "Hike Ledyard Program," including a trail checklist and trail descriptions. For any questions, please reach out to Meghan Read at meghanmread@gmail.com Thank you,Meghan ReadLedyard COnservation Commission
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) Longsword 101 - Longsword 101
Have you ever wanted to fight like a medieval Knight?  Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) is the study and recreation of medieval fighting systems from surviving books and manuscripts.  This class will teach you the fundamentals of fencing with a longsword.  We will cover everything from foot work, to advanced techniques and strategies.  The class will have two halves; the first half being dedicated to drilling and learning new techniques, the second half will be open floor space for free play, or to practice your skills.Required equipment for partnered drills:350N Fencing MaskRecommended:  Feder (practice longsword) and hand protection.  Contact instructor for recommendations
 
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!
 
Monday April 26, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class I
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics Session I - Mondays - Sandy Hartnett
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.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. 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.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class II
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
Tuesday April 27, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Cardio Barre Fusion - Cardio Barre Fusion
Cardio Barre Fusion is a total body workout utilizing body weight to strengthen, improve coordination, balance, and flexibility. A complete workout designed to increase your cardiovascular strength while helping you sculpt, tone & lengthen your muscles from head to toe. Inspired by ballet, pilates, and yoga elements, Cardio Barre Fusion provides a low-impact, high-energy workout for all fitness levels. Fire up your core & torch calories! Bring a mat, water, and a positive attitude!
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics Session I - Tuesdays - Sandy Hartnett
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.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. 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.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.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Virtual Junior Lego Masters Challenge - Virtual Junior LEGO Masters Challenge
Is your child up for the Junior Lego Masters Challenge?  Each week, you will receive a new story and challenge to solve using LEGO.  Children can use their own LEGO collection OR we can provide a two pound bag of LEGO for a one time fee of $20, which your child then gets to keep.Please note that the schedule has been changed from what was originally advertised in the Events magazine.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Spring
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
7:00 PM - 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 April 28, 2021
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Yoga-Wednesdays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class III
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
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!
 
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do (ages 5-8)
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class IV
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and up)
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
Thursday April 29, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga for Every Body Session l with Sandy Hartnett
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.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. 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.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 Spring
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    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor is Alex Culligan
 
Friday April 30, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Yoga- Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - In Person OUTDOOR Chair Yoga Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - In Person OUTDOOR Tai Chi
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
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 May 1, 2021
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
Thank you for registering for the Hike Ledyard Program.  This is a FREE program to encourage hiking in Ledyard. All abilities are welcome to participate. Hike or visit 14 trails in Ledyard and earn a "Hike Ledyard" prize. Please register for details.The program information can be found here:https://www.ledyardrec.org/forms/7136_hike_ledyard_program.pdf You can visit https://www.town.ledyard.ct.us/152/Trail-Maps for trail maps as well as additional information about the "Hike Ledyard Program," including a trail checklist and trail descriptions. For any questions, please reach out to Meghan Read at meghanmread@gmail.com Thank you,Meghan ReadLedyard COnservation Commission
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Golf - Children - Golf Lessons Session I -Children
Lessons will cover the following fundamentals: grip, stance, posture, back swing, follow- thru, sand shots, downswing, chipping, putting, equipment information and golf etiquette. Please bring a putter, 3 wood and 7 iron. Equipment is available to borrow if needed. There is a small fee for a bucket of balls.
 
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Level I - Session I
MINI LEAPERSLevel I - Ages 3-4Level II - Ages 5-6This 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!Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.
 
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Level I - 2:30-3:15
MINI LEAPERSLevel I - Ages 3-4Level II - Ages 5-6This 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!Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.
 
Sunday May 2, 2021
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
Thank you for registering for the Hike Ledyard Program.  This is a FREE program to encourage hiking in Ledyard. All abilities are welcome to participate. Hike or visit 14 trails in Ledyard and earn a "Hike Ledyard" prize. Please register for details.The program information can be found here:https://www.ledyardrec.org/forms/7136_hike_ledyard_program.pdf You can visit https://www.town.ledyard.ct.us/152/Trail-Maps for trail maps as well as additional information about the "Hike Ledyard Program," including a trail checklist and trail descriptions. For any questions, please reach out to Meghan Read at meghanmread@gmail.com Thank you,Meghan ReadLedyard COnservation Commission
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) Longsword 101 - Longsword 101
Have you ever wanted to fight like a medieval Knight?  Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) is the study and recreation of medieval fighting systems from surviving books and manuscripts.  This class will teach you the fundamentals of fencing with a longsword.  We will cover everything from foot work, to advanced techniques and strategies.  The class will have two halves; the first half being dedicated to drilling and learning new techniques, the second half will be open floor space for free play, or to practice your skills.Required equipment for partnered drills:350N Fencing MaskRecommended:  Feder (practice longsword) and hand protection.  Contact instructor for recommendations
 
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!
 
Monday May 3, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class I
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics Session lI - Mondays - Spring
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.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. 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.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class II
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Garden Club Meeting
 
Tuesday May 4, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Cardio Barre Fusion - Cardio Barre Fusion
Cardio Barre Fusion is a total body workout utilizing body weight to strengthen, improve coordination, balance, and flexibility. A complete workout designed to increase your cardiovascular strength while helping you sculpt, tone & lengthen your muscles from head to toe. Inspired by ballet, pilates, and yoga elements, Cardio Barre Fusion provides a low-impact, high-energy workout for all fitness levels. Fire up your core & torch calories! Bring a mat, water, and a positive attitude!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Women's Golf Lessons, Class I
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics Session Il - Tuesdays - Spring
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.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. 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.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.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Virtual Junior Lego Masters Challenge - Virtual Junior LEGO Masters Challenge
Is your child up for the Junior Lego Masters Challenge?  Each week, you will receive a new story and challenge to solve using LEGO.  Children can use their own LEGO collection OR we can provide a two pound bag of LEGO for a one time fee of $20, which your child then gets to keep.Please note that the schedule has been changed from what was originally advertised in the Events magazine.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Spring
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    Golf - Adult - Women's Golf Lessons, Class Il
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
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 May 5, 2021
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Yoga-Wednesdays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class III
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
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!
 
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do (ages 5-8)
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class IV
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and up)
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
Thursday May 6, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga for Every Body Session ll
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.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. 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.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Women's Golf Lessons, Class Ill
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Virtual Cooking Class - Session II
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 Spring
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    Golf - Adult - Women's Golf Lessons, Class lV
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor is Alex Culligan
 
Friday May 7, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Yoga- Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - In Person OUTDOOR Chair Yoga Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - In Person OUTDOOR Tai Chi
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
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 May 8, 2021
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Guiding Eyes for the blind (Pavement)
 
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
Thank you for registering for the Hike Ledyard Program.  This is a FREE program to encourage hiking in Ledyard. All abilities are welcome to participate. Hike or visit 14 trails in Ledyard and earn a "Hike Ledyard" prize. Please register for details.The program information can be found here:https://www.ledyardrec.org/forms/7136_hike_ledyard_program.pdf You can visit https://www.town.ledyard.ct.us/152/Trail-Maps for trail maps as well as additional information about the "Hike Ledyard Program," including a trail checklist and trail descriptions. For any questions, please reach out to Meghan Read at meghanmread@gmail.com Thank you,Meghan ReadLedyard COnservation Commission
 
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!
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Golf - Children - Golf Lessons Session I -Children
Lessons will cover the following fundamentals: grip, stance, posture, back swing, follow- thru, sand shots, downswing, chipping, putting, equipment information and golf etiquette. Please bring a putter, 3 wood and 7 iron. Equipment is available to borrow if needed. There is a small fee for a bucket of balls.
 
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Level I - Session I
MINI LEAPERSLevel I - Ages 3-4Level II - Ages 5-6This 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!Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.
 
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Level I - 2:30-3:15
MINI LEAPERSLevel I - Ages 3-4Level II - Ages 5-6This 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!Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.
 
Sunday May 9, 2021
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
Thank you for registering for the Hike Ledyard Program.  This is a FREE program to encourage hiking in Ledyard. All abilities are welcome to participate. Hike or visit 14 trails in Ledyard and earn a "Hike Ledyard" prize. Please register for details.The program information can be found here:https://www.ledyardrec.org/forms/7136_hike_ledyard_program.pdf You can visit https://www.town.ledyard.ct.us/152/Trail-Maps for trail maps as well as additional information about the "Hike Ledyard Program," including a trail checklist and trail descriptions. For any questions, please reach out to Meghan Read at meghanmread@gmail.com Thank you,Meghan ReadLedyard COnservation Commission
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) Longsword 101 - Longsword 101
Have you ever wanted to fight like a medieval Knight?  Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) is the study and recreation of medieval fighting systems from surviving books and manuscripts.  This class will teach you the fundamentals of fencing with a longsword.  We will cover everything from foot work, to advanced techniques and strategies.  The class will have two halves; the first half being dedicated to drilling and learning new techniques, the second half will be open floor space for free play, or to practice your skills.Required equipment for partnered drills:350N Fencing MaskRecommended:  Feder (practice longsword) and hand protection.  Contact instructor for recommendations
 
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!
 
Monday May 10, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class I
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics Session lI - Mondays - Spring
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.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. 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.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class II
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    RTC meeting
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Boy Scout Award meeting
 
Tuesday May 11, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Cardio Barre Fusion - Cardio Barre Fusion
Cardio Barre Fusion is a total body workout utilizing body weight to strengthen, improve coordination, balance, and flexibility. A complete workout designed to increase your cardiovascular strength while helping you sculpt, tone & lengthen your muscles from head to toe. Inspired by ballet, pilates, and yoga elements, Cardio Barre Fusion provides a low-impact, high-energy workout for all fitness levels. Fire up your core & torch calories! Bring a mat, water, and a positive attitude!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Women's Golf Lessons, Class I
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics Session Il - Tuesdays - Spring
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.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. 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.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.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Virtual Junior Lego Masters Challenge - Virtual Junior LEGO Masters Challenge
Is your child up for the Junior Lego Masters Challenge?  Each week, you will receive a new story and challenge to solve using LEGO.  Children can use their own LEGO collection OR we can provide a two pound bag of LEGO for a one time fee of $20, which your child then gets to keep.Please note that the schedule has been changed from what was originally advertised in the Events magazine.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Spring
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    Golf - Adult - Women's Golf Lessons, Class Il
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
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 May 12, 2021
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Yoga-Wednesdays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class III
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
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!
 
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do (ages 5-8)
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Golf - Adult - Golf Lessons Class IV
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do - Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and up)
Tae Kwon Do is a Korean martial art developed over 2,000 years ago.  In Korean, Tae Kwon Do means "foot/hand way" and was officially given its name on April 11, 1955.  It develops many skills such as coordination, focus, balance, strength, and agility.  Children wil develop self-confidence, and listening skills while practicing the art of modern and traditional Tae Kwon Do.  Through drills, students will learn respect, manners, self-defense (Stranger Danger), and improved fitness.The instructor is Bob Chester, 6th degree Black Belt with over 35 years experience.
 
Thursday May 13, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Fundraiser Plant sale (garden club)
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga for Every Body Session ll
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.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. 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.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Golf - Adult - Women's Golf Lessons, Class Ill
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Virtual Cooking Class - Session II
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 Spring
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    Golf - Adult - Women's Golf Lessons, Class lV
Learn how to play golf and have fun!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi
For beginning and continuing students. Tai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether you are old, weak or strong." Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension and better breathing. Practicing this style of Tai Chi in a smooth and relaxed manner will help one to acquire a strong physique, a more relaxed body and a quieter mind.Instructor is Alex Culligan
 
Friday May 14, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Fundraiser Plant sale (garden club)
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Yoga- Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - In Person OUTDOOR Chair Yoga Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Senior Center Programs - In Person OUTDOOR Tai Chi
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  Several classes will be in person and held outdoor at the Senior Center.  The classes which are currently virtual only will revert back to in-person classes once the senior center reopens.VIRTUAL MAT YOGA This gentle class is designed for seniors who want to remain active and vibrant.  Using traditional yoga poses, with variations and modifications for students who have problems with knees, hips, wrist, shoulders and back, this class focuses on function, strength, balance, and flexibility.  We start sitting on the floor, transition to hands and knees, then standing poses, then hands and knees again onto the belly, ending on the back for deep relaxation. We often use chairs for balance and support for the standing poses.  Pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy round out the class. DAY:  Mondays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:00 – 2:00BEGINS:  April 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL YOGA Mats, blocks and chairs (for props) are available or bring your own.  Anyone can attend regardless of flexibility or injury and modifications are available for every pose.  We practice breathing with stretching and breathing with building strength and balance poses.  Come to class to recover from injury and illness or simply to improve and enjoy daily life. The movement of yoga asana may increase bone mass. Practicing yoga asana and meditation may help with anxiety and depression.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  8:30 – 9:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanIN PERSON OUTDOOR CHAIR YOGA Chair yoga is accessible to all abilities.  Get the benefits of yoga, including stretching, breathing practices, and relaxation.DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 - 11:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Sandy HartnettVIRTUAL LATIN LINE DANCING This class instructs seniors in various line dance routines in both Latin and Ballroom Style. Latin dances include samba, merengue, rumba, cha cha, salsa, swing and mambo; Ballroom dances includes waltz, foxtrot and tango. From these various dance styles, routines are learned; such as, Burlesque, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Puttin’ on the Ritz, Senorita, Sway and many more. Dance is excellent physical activity for seniors, as well as utilizing the mind in remembering steps/routines and lastly a means of interacting socially with other seniors.DAY:  Tuesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  10:30 – 11:30BEGINS:  April 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowIN PERSON OUTDOOR TAI CHITai Chi has been described as "a prescription to good health for men and women, whether young or old, weak or strong.”  Some benefits include improved balance, decreased tension, and better breathing.   For beginning and continuing students.DAY:  Friday, 10 weeksTIME:  12:00 - 1:00BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Alex Culligan VIRTUAL STRONG AND FIT AT ANY AGE FITNESS(Similar to Silver Sneakers)Strong and Fit at Any Age Fitness is a progressive strength training exercise program designed to increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, mobility, gait, and balance. Light weights, resistance bands and a small ball are used to help increase and maintain daily movement functions.  Exercises are performed seated in chairs (optional standing) in a group setting class. Classes meet once(twice) a week for 60 min.DAY:  Wednesdays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 7FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  April 9FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Robin Loy *The following classes/programs will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.FROM PHOTO TO CANVASADULT BEGINNING LANDSCAPE PAINTING*This class will only be held in person once the Senior Center reopens.Each class will start with a demonstration of techniques including use of brushes, palette knives, mediums and color mixing. Students need to bring a landscape picture from which you would like to paint.  All materials are included.DAY:  Tuesdays, 5 weeks  TIME:  10:00 – 12:00FEE:  $55SESSION I – begins January 5SESSION II – begins February 23INSTRUCTOR:  Charles ShawQUILTINGDAY:  Mondays TIME:  9:30 PITCHDAY:  Mondays TIME:  12:30 DOMINOSDAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  9:30 Wii BOWLINGDAY:  TuesdaysTIME:  10:00 OPEN BRIDGEDAY:  Tuesdays and FridaysTIME:  10:00 BINGODAY:  Tuesdays TIME:  12:30 CHORUSDAY:  Wednesdays TIME:  9:45-10:45 THE KNIT-WITS(Knitting and Crocheting Group)DAY:  WednesdaysTIME:  1:00 PINOCHLEDAY:  ThursdaysTIME:  9:00 – 1:00 MAHJONGDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
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 May 15, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Fundraiser Plant sale (garden club)
 
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
Thank you for registering for the Hike Ledyard Program.  This is a FREE program to encourage hiking in Ledyard. All abilities are welcome to participate. Hike or visit 14 trails in Ledyard and earn a "Hike Ledyard" prize. Please register for details.The program information can be found here:https://www.ledyardrec.org/forms/7136_hike_ledyard_program.pdf You can visit https://www.town.ledyard.ct.us/152/Trail-Maps for trail maps as well as additional information about the "Hike Ledyard Program," including a trail checklist and trail descriptions. For any questions, please reach out to Meghan Read at meghanmread@gmail.com Thank you,Meghan ReadLedyard COnservation Commission
 
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!
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Mushroom Hunting - Mushroom Hunting: Gourmet Mushrooms of Connecticut
The Mushroom Hunting Foundation teaches people how to safely enjoy America's many delicious species of wild mushrooms.  In the first class, Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt will explain the safety rules of mushroom hunting and the science of mycology.  They will discuss local species of the spring season, focusing on the ones that are "safe for beginners."  The second class will be a guided mushroom walk at a local forest location followed by a special cooking session with several gourmet mushroom species.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Golf - Children - Golf Lessons Session I -Children
Lessons will cover the following fundamentals: grip, stance, posture, back swing, follow- thru, sand shots, downswing, chipping, putting, equipment information and golf etiquette. Please bring a putter, 3 wood and 7 iron. Equipment is available to borrow if needed. There is a small fee for a bucket of balls.
 
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers Level I - 2:30-3:15
MINI LEAPERSLevel I - Ages 3-4Level II - Ages 5-6This 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!Clothing Attire:  Leotard, skirt, tights, or leggings and a shirt are recommended, and either ballet shoes or bare feet.
 
Sunday May 16, 2021
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Hike Ledyard - Hike Ledyard
Thank you for registering for the Hike Ledyard Program.  This is a FREE program to encourage hiking in Ledyard. All abilities are welcome to participate. Hike or visit 14 trails in Ledyard and earn a "Hike Ledyard" prize. Please register for details.The program information can be found here:https://www.ledyardrec.org/forms/7136_hike_ledyard_program.pdf You can visit https://www.town.ledyard.ct.us/152/Trail-Maps for trail maps as well as additional information about the "Hike Ledyard Program," including a trail checklist and trail descriptions. For any questions, please reach out to Meghan Read at meghanmread@gmail.com Thank you,Meghan ReadLedyard COnservation Commission
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) Longsword 101 - Longsword 101
Have you ever wanted to fight like a medieval Knight?  Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) is the study and recreation of medieval fighting systems from surviving books and manuscripts.  This class will teach you the fundamentals of fencing with a longsword.  We will cover everything from foot work, to advanced techniques and strategies.  The class will have two halves; the first half being dedicated to drilling and learning new techniques, the second half will be open floor space for free play, or to practice your skills.Required equipment for partnered drills:350N Fencing MaskRecommended:  Feder (practice longsword) and hand protection.  Contact instructor for recommendations
 
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!
 
Monday May 17, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics Session lI - Mondays - Spring
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.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. 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.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.