Activities and classes are free or fee-based where noted. View Senior activities below or download our monthly calendar. For more information on any of these activities or events, call the Senior Center office at (916) 455-6339.
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A yoga class structured around rejuvenating and healing the body. Yoga props such as blankets, blocks, bolsters, chairs and straps are used for safe practice and to allow the body to fully achieve positions comfortably. Movements are slow paced and focused on stretching all muscle groups to release stress and tension. Floor work is optional. Fees: $10/Drop-Ins; $30/4-classes; $60/8-classes
Stretch your body and your mind! Find your inner potential through controlled breathing and asanas, or yoga postures. Yogini Heera invites you to learn techniques of self-healing & being more mindful through controlled breathing, yoga postures, short guided meditation & relaxation. This class is suitable for all fitness levels. Instructor Heera Kulkarni is a certified yoga instructor from the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center in India. She is a Yoga Shiromani, which mean the jewel of the crown of yoga.…
Chair exercise is a safe & fun way to develop confidence and better body movement. It also enhances cognitive function, increases range-of-motion, helps maintain or increase muscle tone, and promotes balance. Oh, and, it is fun! Our chair exercise program introduces important foot and leg exercises that are vital for older adults. Strengthening the lower body is one of the most effective methods of preserving one's independence and health. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and keep some water handy. No need to…
Share and write stories about life experiences! The purpose of this class is to write stories. This group meets each week to read stories written that have been at home. During the meetings, members will get a chance to give feedback on stories and receive comments on their own work. Facilitators Joe and Bubbles Miguel have ground rules to ensure a safe and supportive reading atmosphere.
Pole rental: $5, Purchase poles: $70 Walking is FREE Meets in the main parking lot by the basketball courts NOTE: Group does not meet on rainy days. This group meets every Thursday morning for a fast-paced spin around the beautiful neighborhood of Curtis Park. All fitness levels are welcome. Walking is great for your heart and your back, and spending time outdoors is beneficial to your mental wellness! Some walkers reach for walking poles to increase the intensity of the walk.…
Boost your balance and prevent falls by practicing the ancient Chinese form of exercise, Tai Chi, with instructor Michael Shane. This low-impact practice works to focus the mind on slow movement to reduce stress and produce mental calm, while deep breathing and standing meditation refocus consciousness and restore energy and physical balance. Wellness Program: $10/ Drop-in $35/ 5-Class Punch Card $60/ 10-Class Punch Card Purchase cards prior to class in Sierra 2 Center office. Pay drop-in fees to instructor.
Movements to guide you through proper body alignment, balance and breathing. Low impact class. Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Exercises are both seated and standing. Fees: 4 classes: $20 8 classes: $35 Tuesday's class is in Room 12; Thursday's in Room 9. Questions? Call Instructor Pat Shaw at (916) 956-0136
Fun bridge is a popular activity--- great for those with some bridge experience. Donations for always appreciated.
Instructor Lauren will teach the basics of proper posture and form, as you ease into beginning mat Pilates exercises. This class is safe, low-impact and great for just about every fitness level! Pilates has been proven to strengthen the core, boost balance, and improve posture! Lauren Lange is a BASI-certified Pilates instructor and dance teacher/ choreographer.
One part craft, one part companionship! Bring in your current art or craft project to work on while socializing. Projects that participants are working on include painting, knitting, quilting, embroidery, ceramics and jewelry.
Breaking bread with friends and acquaintances is true community! Each month there is a different theme, but the delicious food, fun games and great conversation remain the same. Please bring whatever you can afford, whether its an entree, side dish or napkins. Potlucks usually take place in either Room 12 (The Senior Center) or Room 10.
Relax Fridays with a game of Pinochle, a trick-taking card game for 2-4 players. This activity is free; donations are always appreciated.