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Wednesday January 20, 2021
5:30 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.
 
Thursday January 21, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga - Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Virtual Cooking Class - Session 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 Session I
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
Friday January 22, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Chair Yoga Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  All classes are currently virtual only, but they 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:  January 4  FEE:  $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:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  January 8FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanVIRTUAL 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:  January 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowVIRTUAL 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:  January 8FEE:  $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:  January 6FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  January 8FEE:  $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:  Thursday TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
Saturday January 23, 2021
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers- Session 1
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Beginner Ballet & Jazz - session 1
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
Sunday January 24, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) - 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
 
Monday January 25, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Monday- Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
Tuesday January 26, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Tuesday- Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session I
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
Wednesday January 27, 2021
5:30 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.
 
Thursday January 28, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga - Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session I
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
Friday January 29, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Chair Yoga Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  All classes are currently virtual only, but they 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:  January 4  FEE:  $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:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  January 8FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanVIRTUAL 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:  January 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowVIRTUAL 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:  January 8FEE:  $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:  January 6FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  January 8FEE:  $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:  Thursday TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
Saturday January 30, 2021
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers- Session 1
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Beginner Ballet & Jazz - session 1
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
Sunday January 31, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) - 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
 
Monday February 1, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Monday- Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Garden Club Meeting
 
Tuesday February 2, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Tuesday- Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session I
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
Wednesday February 3, 2021
5:30 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.
 
Thursday February 4, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga - Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Virtual Cooking Class - Session 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 Session I
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
Friday February 5, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Chair Yoga Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  All classes are currently virtual only, but they 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:  January 4  FEE:  $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:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  January 8FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanVIRTUAL 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:  January 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowVIRTUAL 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:  January 8FEE:  $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:  January 6FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  January 8FEE:  $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:  Thursday TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
Saturday February 6, 2021
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers- Session 1
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Beginner Ballet & Jazz - session 1
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
Sunday February 7, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) - 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
 
Monday February 8, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Monday- Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    RTC meeting
 
Tuesday February 9, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Tuesday- Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cardio-Fit - Cardio-Fit Session I
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
Wednesday February 10, 2021
5:30 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.
 
Thursday February 11, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga - Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Virtual Cooking Class - Session 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 Session I
CARDIO-FIT If you are looking to take your fitness to the next level, Cardio-Fit is for you. It's a high intensity interval training (HIIT) format where you burn more calories, increase strength, build stamina and stretch your body. Cardio-Fit is similar to a boot camp class-lots of variety, challenges, camaraderie, laughter and sweat. Bring 3 lb weights, mat and water.
 
Friday February 12, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Chair Yoga Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  All classes are currently virtual only, but they 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:  January 4  FEE:  $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:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  January 8FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanVIRTUAL 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:  January 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowVIRTUAL 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:  January 8FEE:  $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:  January 6FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  January 8FEE:  $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:  Thursday TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
Saturday February 13, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    VFW
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Children's Dance - Mini Leapers- Session 1
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Beginner Ballet & Jazz - session 1
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!
 
Sunday February 14, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) - 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
 
Monday February 15, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Monday- Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
Tuesday February 16, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Yoga Basics - Tuesday- Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
Thursday February 18, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Yoga Classes with Karen Clarke - Virtual Chair Yoga - Winter
A comprehensive yoga program that includes yoga philosophy, breathing techniques (pranayama), yoga postures (asana), concentration and meditation techniques, and deep relaxation to integrate body, mind and spirit.YOGA BASICSPractice includes a variety of foundational postures (standing, seated and on the floor) that focus on balanced alignment and includes breathing techniques, yoga philosophy, mediation and deep relaxation. Individual attention and variations are given as much as possible within the class situation.MODERATE FLOW YOGA This flow style class is done at a moderate pace including longer holding and posture explorations focusing on proper alignment and movement coordinated with breath. This class is designed for students who enjoy a sometimes challenging yoga class. Modifications are given as needed to ensure the postures are done safely. Students who are new to yoga are recommended to take the Gentle class first. THERAPEUTIC YOGA FOR BACKS & HIPS This series addresses postural alignment, core strength, muscular tension and techniques to relieve stress. Techniques include gentle stretching using the breath to relieve tension and somatic movements to rewrite the neuromuscular patterns that contribute to chronic pain, deep relaxation and mindfulness practices that can be integrated into daily life.This isn’t a substitute for medical care. CHAIR YOGA FOR EVERY BODYAre you interested in Yoga but not interested in getting onto the floor? Then this class is for you! Every body can do Yoga using chairs for sitting and standing: individuals who need to support for balance and safety; individuals recovering from illness or injury or have problems with knees and hips; or for anyone interested in learning more ways to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. This fun class offers a balanced approach for strength and flexibility, breath work and meditation. And we do serious work, always adapted to the needs of each person. Adults - all ages, levels and abilities welcome. WHAT IS YOGA THERAPY?A free introduction. Learn about Yoga Therapy and how it can help you reach your goals of health and well-being. ALL LEVELS YOGAFor all levels, especially beginners.  Enjoy the calm, peace, and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you’re in.  Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.DEEP REST YOGA NIDRAYoga Nidra is a guided, relaxing experience that can bring incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the mind. It's a state of conscious deep sleep where you remain awake and alert while deeply relaxing the body. Bring your yoga mat, one or two blankets and a small pillow. No experience necessary. You'll leave a lot more relaxed than you arrived. You need this!GENTLE KRIPALU YOGAFor all levels, especially for beginners. Enjoy the calm, peace and self-acceptance of yoga no matter what shape you are in. Karen's gentle approach infuses her classes with humor, humility and warmth as she invites you to go at your own pace using props and modifications that provide an accessible yoga experience for everybody.INSTRUCTOR: Karen O'Donnell Clarke, E-RYT500 Certified Yoga Therapist, Advanced certifications from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Integrative Yoga Therapy & Yoga of the Heart.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Cooking - Children - Chef Jr. Kids' Virtual Cooking Class - Session II
Chef Jr. kids’ VIRTUAL cooking class The class for your young chef! Learn how to make delicious dishes for the whole family! 
 
Friday February 19, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Center Programs - Virtual Chair Yoga Fridays
Senior Center classes are $50 for a 10 week session.  All classes are currently virtual only, but they 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:  January 4  FEE:  $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:  January 6FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie Chapman DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  9:00 – 10:00BEGINS:  January 8FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Annie ChapmanVIRTUAL 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:  January 5FEE:  $50INSTRUCTOR:  Marjorie WinslowVIRTUAL 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:  January 8FEE:  $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:  January 6FEE:  $50 DAY:  Fridays, 10 weeksTIME:  1:30 – 2:30BEGINS:  January 8FEE:  $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:  Thursday TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 GROTON BOWLING CENTER, GROTONDAY:  Thursdays TIME:  1:00                                                       
 
Saturday February 20, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Children's Dance - Beginner Ballet & Jazz - session 1
MINI LEAPERSThis class will introduce your preschooler to basic ballet steps, motor skills and rhythms though games in this lively class. Don't be surprised if they twirl, leap, gallop and skip everywhere after this class! BEGINNER BALLET & JAZZThis class will be a split lesson of Ballet and Jazz. For the first half we will focus on simple ballet steps and dance etiquette. For the second half, we will learn basic Jazz warm-ups and combinations. We'll play some games and do some partnering exercises and possibly even a short dance!