Meditation focuses on wholeness
Whether new to meditation or experienced, this meditation class allows participants to explore at their own pace while learning and sharing insights and experiences with a group. The class is for anyone who is looking for connection within herself or himself and with others in a gentle community. Class meets the first and third Mondays of each month in Room 10. The door opens at 5:30 p.m., and the class is from 6-7 p.m. A $20 contribution is suggested. More information is available at 678-0458 or divinesparkrenewal.com.
Connecting with your loving self
The Divine Spark Sanctuary is a space for guests to have direct connection and communication with the Universal Presence within themselves. The Sanctuary is comprised of a Circle of Practitioners who engage with the Universal Presence within each person, to bring their lives in alignment. These alignments are gentle, powerful and joyful; they guide each person to their center with new, expansive awareness for their lives. Class meets from 6:30-9 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays in Room 10. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., opening meditation begins at 7:15 p.m. and the clinic is from 7:30–9 p.m. The suggested fee is $20. More information is at 678-0458 or divinesparkrenewal.com.
You’re never too old to Zumba
Zumba Gold is perfect for active older adults looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves at a lower intensity. The class introduces easy-to-follow choreography focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination. It emphasizes all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance. No experience is necessary. Participants need to wear supportive sneakers, bring a towel and water. They should anticipate sweating and feeling empowered and strong. The instructor is Lisa Renee. Classes are from 4:45–5:45 p.m. Wednesdays through August in Studio 2. The fee is $40 per month. To register, visit rivercitytaps.com.
Learn the art of Burlesque
Dancer Meowie Wowie will teach an eight week Burlesque dance class that focuses on musicality, theatricality, and dance techniques. This class is open to all levels, from beginner to seasoned performer. Each class will include stretching, strength training warm up, technique drills, choreography, and cool down. Classes are held from 7:30–8:45 p.m. on Wednesdays from June 7-July 26 in Studio 1. The series cost is $120. For more information and to register for the series, email instructor Jessica “Meowie Wowie” Carter at MovementWithMeow@gmail.com.
A positive, nonjudgmental fitness atmosphere for moms
Baby Boot Camp is a 60-minute full body workout for prenatal and postpartum women instructed by nationally certified fitness professional Heather Osoy. Classes are held from 5:45-6:45 p.m. on Wednesdays in Studio 1. The class environment is supportive, positive and inclusive, acknowledging each woman’s individual journey to better health and wellness. Classes incorporate music, games and team building exercises. Students also get together for social events outside of class. It’s optional to bring your little ones. The first class is free, but registration is required. Subsequent classes are a $10 drop-in fee. For information, contact Heather at 842-4583 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To register, visit babybootcamp.com/ locations/california/sacramento-oak-park-ca.
— Valerie Burrows, facility administrator