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Monday February 26, 2024
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Chair Yoga WI/SP 24 (18+) - Chair Yoga WI 24 (Mon) S1
Have you ever wanted to try yoga, but didn’t think you could get up and down on a mat? Would you like to practice a gentle form of yoga in which you will sit or stand behind a chair? Chair Yoga is modified to be accessible to all. Science has shown that yoga is beneficial for everyone and it is never too late to benefit from exercising.Participants have the option to come in-person or participate via Zoom. A zoom link will be emailed to all participants in advance for the session.Instructor: Deborah Forsblom, RYT 500, Certified Chair Yoga, Certified Trauma Sensitive Yogaforsblombd@gmail.com; (614) 253-2292Deborah has been teaching yoga for more than eight years. She has taught Chair Yoga at Grant Fitness and many classes for Bexley Recreation and Jeffrey Mansion and the Bexley Senior Center. Deborah retired from teaching Music at Cassingham Elementary in Bexley in 2013.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi III SP 24: Advanced (S1)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Mah Jongg
 
Tuesday February 27, 2024
9:00 AM - 9:35 AM    Circuit Training WI/SP 24 (55+) - Circuit Training WI 24 (S1)
This advanced fitness class is for those looking for a more intense workout. This class will be in a circuit and participants will move through three sets of each station. Although this class will include heavier weights and more advanced moves (including floor exercises) it is still appropriate for active aging adults as each person will choose their level of challenge. Equipment is provided. Instructor: Jack Shipe, NASM Certified Personal TrainerJack Shipe has a background in exercise sciences and is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jack is devoted to helping people meet their fitness goals and create new ones.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Senior Fitness WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Fitness WI 24 (S1)
Designed specifically for older adults, this class will increase cardiovascular health, burn calories, and improve balance and stability. Equipment is provided. This class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be taught by Liz and Becca.Instructor: Becca Stephens, E-RYT 200, Reiki 2, Certified Eat Breathe Thrive facilitator Beccastephens.fit@gmail.com; 603-724-5006Becca Stephens is a yoga and fitness instructor, reiki practitioner, and wellness coach who has been helping people of all ages to improve their health and wellbeing since 1993. Becca finds joy and healing in nature; in particular, she enjoys hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and paddle boarding. Becca advocates health and wellness practices that can be accessible to everybody. She is committed to sharing yoga, fitness and mindfulness-based tools for positive body image and healthy living with all.Instructor: Liz Wypasek, Certified Personal Fitness Coach, Group Fitness Coach & Nutrition Coach.elizabethwypasek@gmail.com Liz is a 30+ year Bexley Resident and is passionate about fitness, especially for the 55+ group!
 
Wednesday February 28, 2024
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Yoga WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Yoga WI 24 (S1)
Studies have shown the positive benefits of yoga for all ages. Yoga involves linking the mind, body, and breath. You do not have to be flexible or fit to start practicing yoga. Specifically designed for older adults, Beginner Yoga for Seniors, will teach you breathing techniques to calm the mind and/or energize the body. You will learn various poses to stretch and strengthen your muscles. The number one rule is that you do not do anything that hurts. This is not a gym workout. It is a body/mind work in. By paying attention to your body, you will learn to be more present and mindful. This is a mat yoga class. You need to be able to get down to the floor and back up again. If that is a problem, consider Chair Yoga. It has the same benefits.Instructor: Deborah Forsblom, RYT 500, Certified Chair Yoga, Certified Trauma Sensitive Yogaforsblombd@gmail.com; (614) 253-2292Deborah has been teaching yoga for more than eight years. She has taught Chair Yoga at Grant Fitness and many classes for Bexley Recreation and Jeffrey Mansion and the Bexley Senior Center. Deborah retired from teaching Music at Cassingham Elementary in Bexley in 2013.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi III SP 24: Advanced (S1)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
Thursday February 29, 2024
9:00 AM - 9:35 AM    Circuit Training WI/SP 24 (55+) - Circuit Training WI 24 (S1)
This advanced fitness class is for those looking for a more intense workout. This class will be in a circuit and participants will move through three sets of each station. Although this class will include heavier weights and more advanced moves (including floor exercises) it is still appropriate for active aging adults as each person will choose their level of challenge. Equipment is provided. Instructor: Jack Shipe, NASM Certified Personal TrainerJack Shipe has a background in exercise sciences and is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jack is devoted to helping people meet their fitness goals and create new ones.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Senior Fitness WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Fitness WI 24 (S1)
Designed specifically for older adults, this class will increase cardiovascular health, burn calories, and improve balance and stability. Equipment is provided. This class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be taught by Liz and Becca.Instructor: Becca Stephens, E-RYT 200, Reiki 2, Certified Eat Breathe Thrive facilitator Beccastephens.fit@gmail.com; 603-724-5006Becca Stephens is a yoga and fitness instructor, reiki practitioner, and wellness coach who has been helping people of all ages to improve their health and wellbeing since 1993. Becca finds joy and healing in nature; in particular, she enjoys hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and paddle boarding. Becca advocates health and wellness practices that can be accessible to everybody. She is committed to sharing yoga, fitness and mindfulness-based tools for positive body image and healthy living with all.Instructor: Liz Wypasek, Certified Personal Fitness Coach, Group Fitness Coach & Nutrition Coach.elizabethwypasek@gmail.com Liz is a 30+ year Bexley Resident and is passionate about fitness, especially for the 55+ group!
 
Friday March 1, 2024
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Balance Training Series WI 24 (55+) - Balance Training Series WI 24 S2
The focus of this series is on balance and fall avoidance. Each week we will unwrap a different element of balance. These elements will help us understand balance and can help with fall avoidance. To get the most out of this series we will use our brains and bodies, along with some props like chairs, walls, and the floor.  - Body awareness - Reaction time and Coordination - Fall Avoidance - Increased muscular strength.The Bexley Senior Center has chairs, mats, straps, and blocks.  Please bring a water bottle and feel free to bring your walking device, if applicable.Instructor: Lana TurnerLana Turner - RYT 200, Trained at Give Yoga certified in 2019. SilverSneakers trained and certification in 2019.
 
Saturday March 2, 2024
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi I WI 24: Beginner (S1)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
Monday March 4, 2024
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Chair Yoga WI/SP 24 (18+) - Chair Yoga SP 24 (Mon) S2
Have you ever wanted to try yoga, but didn’t think you could get up and down on a mat? Would you like to practice a gentle form of yoga in which you will sit or stand behind a chair? Chair Yoga is modified to be accessible to all. Science has shown that yoga is beneficial for everyone and it is never too late to benefit from exercising.Participants have the option to come in-person or participate via Zoom. A zoom link will be emailed to all participants in advance for the session.Instructor: Deborah Forsblom, RYT 500, Certified Chair Yoga, Certified Trauma Sensitive Yogaforsblombd@gmail.com; (614) 253-2292Deborah has been teaching yoga for more than eight years. She has taught Chair Yoga at Grant Fitness and many classes for Bexley Recreation and Jeffrey Mansion and the Bexley Senior Center. Deborah retired from teaching Music at Cassingham Elementary in Bexley in 2013.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi III WI 24: Advanced (S2)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Mah Jongg
 
Tuesday March 5, 2024
9:00 AM - 9:35 AM    Circuit Training WI/SP 24 (55+) - Circuit Training SP 24 (S2)
This advanced fitness class is for those looking for a more intense workout. This class will be in a circuit and participants will move through three sets of each station. Although this class will include heavier weights and more advanced moves (including floor exercises) it is still appropriate for active aging adults as each person will choose their level of challenge. Equipment is provided. Instructor: Jack Shipe, NASM Certified Personal TrainerJack Shipe has a background in exercise sciences and is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jack is devoted to helping people meet their fitness goals and create new ones.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Senior Fitness WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Fitness SP 24 (S2)
Designed specifically for older adults, this class will increase cardiovascular health, burn calories, and improve balance and stability. Equipment is provided. This class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be taught by Liz and Becca.Instructor: Becca Stephens, E-RYT 200, Reiki 2, Certified Eat Breathe Thrive facilitator Beccastephens.fit@gmail.com; 603-724-5006Becca Stephens is a yoga and fitness instructor, reiki practitioner, and wellness coach who has been helping people of all ages to improve their health and wellbeing since 1993. Becca finds joy and healing in nature; in particular, she enjoys hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and paddle boarding. Becca advocates health and wellness practices that can be accessible to everybody. She is committed to sharing yoga, fitness and mindfulness-based tools for positive body image and healthy living with all.Instructor: Liz Wypasek, Certified Personal Fitness Coach, Group Fitness Coach & Nutrition Coach.elizabethwypasek@gmail.com Liz is a 30+ year Bexley Resident and is passionate about fitness, especially for the 55+ group!
 
Wednesday March 6, 2024
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Yoga WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Yoga SP 24 (S2)
Studies have shown the positive benefits of yoga for all ages. Yoga involves linking the mind, body, and breath. You do not have to be flexible or fit to start practicing yoga. Specifically designed for older adults, Beginner Yoga for Seniors, will teach you breathing techniques to calm the mind and/or energize the body. You will learn various poses to stretch and strengthen your muscles. The number one rule is that you do not do anything that hurts. This is not a gym workout. It is a body/mind work in. By paying attention to your body, you will learn to be more present and mindful. This is a mat yoga class. You need to be able to get down to the floor and back up again. If that is a problem, consider Chair Yoga. It has the same benefits.Instructor: Deborah Forsblom, RYT 500, Certified Chair Yoga, Certified Trauma Sensitive Yogaforsblombd@gmail.com; (614) 253-2292Deborah has been teaching yoga for more than eight years. She has taught Chair Yoga at Grant Fitness and many classes for Bexley Recreation and Jeffrey Mansion and the Bexley Senior Center. Deborah retired from teaching Music at Cassingham Elementary in Bexley in 2013.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi III WI 24: Advanced (S2)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Euchre
 
Thursday March 7, 2024
9:00 AM - 9:35 AM    Circuit Training WI/SP 24 (55+) - Circuit Training SP 24 (S2)
This advanced fitness class is for those looking for a more intense workout. This class will be in a circuit and participants will move through three sets of each station. Although this class will include heavier weights and more advanced moves (including floor exercises) it is still appropriate for active aging adults as each person will choose their level of challenge. Equipment is provided. Instructor: Jack Shipe, NASM Certified Personal TrainerJack Shipe has a background in exercise sciences and is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jack is devoted to helping people meet their fitness goals and create new ones.
 
9:15 AM - 2:00 PM    Guys and Dolls at La Comedia - Guys and Dolls at La Comedia
This Broadway classic transports you to the colorful world of underground dice-slinging, and high-stakes romance amidst the hustle and bustle of 1950s New York City. Gambler Nathan Detroit’s focus is on his next big payoff, which could cost him the love of his life, as showgirl Adelaide’s growing frustration with getting Nathan to marry her continues to grow.About La Comedia: Located between Dayton and Cincinnati, La Comedia provides a unique entertainment experience  – what we like to call “A Taste of Broadway." Our combination of delicious dining and live stage productions creates the perfect atmosphere to celebrate any occasion.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Senior Fitness WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Fitness SP 24 (S2)
Designed specifically for older adults, this class will increase cardiovascular health, burn calories, and improve balance and stability. Equipment is provided. This class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be taught by Liz and Becca.Instructor: Becca Stephens, E-RYT 200, Reiki 2, Certified Eat Breathe Thrive facilitator Beccastephens.fit@gmail.com; 603-724-5006Becca Stephens is a yoga and fitness instructor, reiki practitioner, and wellness coach who has been helping people of all ages to improve their health and wellbeing since 1993. Becca finds joy and healing in nature; in particular, she enjoys hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and paddle boarding. Becca advocates health and wellness practices that can be accessible to everybody. She is committed to sharing yoga, fitness and mindfulness-based tools for positive body image and healthy living with all.Instructor: Liz Wypasek, Certified Personal Fitness Coach, Group Fitness Coach & Nutrition Coach.elizabethwypasek@gmail.com Liz is a 30+ year Bexley Resident and is passionate about fitness, especially for the 55+ group!
 
Friday March 8, 2024
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Balance Training Series WI 24 (55+) - Balance Training Series WI 24 S2
The focus of this series is on balance and fall avoidance. Each week we will unwrap a different element of balance. These elements will help us understand balance and can help with fall avoidance. To get the most out of this series we will use our brains and bodies, along with some props like chairs, walls, and the floor.  - Body awareness - Reaction time and Coordination - Fall Avoidance - Increased muscular strength.The Bexley Senior Center has chairs, mats, straps, and blocks.  Please bring a water bottle and feel free to bring your walking device, if applicable.Instructor: Lana TurnerLana Turner - RYT 200, Trained at Give Yoga certified in 2019. SilverSneakers trained and certification in 2019.
 
Saturday March 9, 2024
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi I SP 24: Beginner (S2)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Hold for Kevin Healy (bday party)
 
Monday March 11, 2024
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Chair Yoga WI/SP 24 (18+) - Chair Yoga SP 24 (Mon) S2
Have you ever wanted to try yoga, but didn’t think you could get up and down on a mat? Would you like to practice a gentle form of yoga in which you will sit or stand behind a chair? Chair Yoga is modified to be accessible to all. Science has shown that yoga is beneficial for everyone and it is never too late to benefit from exercising.Participants have the option to come in-person or participate via Zoom. A zoom link will be emailed to all participants in advance for the session.Instructor: Deborah Forsblom, RYT 500, Certified Chair Yoga, Certified Trauma Sensitive Yogaforsblombd@gmail.com; (614) 253-2292Deborah has been teaching yoga for more than eight years. She has taught Chair Yoga at Grant Fitness and many classes for Bexley Recreation and Jeffrey Mansion and the Bexley Senior Center. Deborah retired from teaching Music at Cassingham Elementary in Bexley in 2013.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi III WI 24: Advanced (S2)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Mah Jongg
 
Tuesday March 12, 2024
9:00 AM - 9:35 AM    Circuit Training WI/SP 24 (55+) - Circuit Training SP 24 (S2)
This advanced fitness class is for those looking for a more intense workout. This class will be in a circuit and participants will move through three sets of each station. Although this class will include heavier weights and more advanced moves (including floor exercises) it is still appropriate for active aging adults as each person will choose their level of challenge. Equipment is provided. Instructor: Jack Shipe, NASM Certified Personal TrainerJack Shipe has a background in exercise sciences and is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jack is devoted to helping people meet their fitness goals and create new ones.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Senior Fitness WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Fitness SP 24 (S2)
Designed specifically for older adults, this class will increase cardiovascular health, burn calories, and improve balance and stability. Equipment is provided. This class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be taught by Liz and Becca.Instructor: Becca Stephens, E-RYT 200, Reiki 2, Certified Eat Breathe Thrive facilitator Beccastephens.fit@gmail.com; 603-724-5006Becca Stephens is a yoga and fitness instructor, reiki practitioner, and wellness coach who has been helping people of all ages to improve their health and wellbeing since 1993. Becca finds joy and healing in nature; in particular, she enjoys hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and paddle boarding. Becca advocates health and wellness practices that can be accessible to everybody. She is committed to sharing yoga, fitness and mindfulness-based tools for positive body image and healthy living with all.Instructor: Liz Wypasek, Certified Personal Fitness Coach, Group Fitness Coach & Nutrition Coach.elizabethwypasek@gmail.com Liz is a 30+ year Bexley Resident and is passionate about fitness, especially for the 55+ group!
 
Wednesday March 13, 2024
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Yoga WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Yoga SP 24 (S2)
Studies have shown the positive benefits of yoga for all ages. Yoga involves linking the mind, body, and breath. You do not have to be flexible or fit to start practicing yoga. Specifically designed for older adults, Beginner Yoga for Seniors, will teach you breathing techniques to calm the mind and/or energize the body. You will learn various poses to stretch and strengthen your muscles. The number one rule is that you do not do anything that hurts. This is not a gym workout. It is a body/mind work in. By paying attention to your body, you will learn to be more present and mindful. This is a mat yoga class. You need to be able to get down to the floor and back up again. If that is a problem, consider Chair Yoga. It has the same benefits.Instructor: Deborah Forsblom, RYT 500, Certified Chair Yoga, Certified Trauma Sensitive Yogaforsblombd@gmail.com; (614) 253-2292Deborah has been teaching yoga for more than eight years. She has taught Chair Yoga at Grant Fitness and many classes for Bexley Recreation and Jeffrey Mansion and the Bexley Senior Center. Deborah retired from teaching Music at Cassingham Elementary in Bexley in 2013.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi III WI 24: Advanced (S2)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
Thursday March 14, 2024
9:00 AM - 9:35 AM    Circuit Training WI/SP 24 (55+) - Circuit Training SP 24 (S2)
This advanced fitness class is for those looking for a more intense workout. This class will be in a circuit and participants will move through three sets of each station. Although this class will include heavier weights and more advanced moves (including floor exercises) it is still appropriate for active aging adults as each person will choose their level of challenge. Equipment is provided. Instructor: Jack Shipe, NASM Certified Personal TrainerJack Shipe has a background in exercise sciences and is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jack is devoted to helping people meet their fitness goals and create new ones.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Senior Fitness WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Fitness SP 24 (S2)
Designed specifically for older adults, this class will increase cardiovascular health, burn calories, and improve balance and stability. Equipment is provided. This class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be taught by Liz and Becca.Instructor: Becca Stephens, E-RYT 200, Reiki 2, Certified Eat Breathe Thrive facilitator Beccastephens.fit@gmail.com; 603-724-5006Becca Stephens is a yoga and fitness instructor, reiki practitioner, and wellness coach who has been helping people of all ages to improve their health and wellbeing since 1993. Becca finds joy and healing in nature; in particular, she enjoys hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and paddle boarding. Becca advocates health and wellness practices that can be accessible to everybody. She is committed to sharing yoga, fitness and mindfulness-based tools for positive body image and healthy living with all.Instructor: Liz Wypasek, Certified Personal Fitness Coach, Group Fitness Coach & Nutrition Coach.elizabethwypasek@gmail.com Liz is a 30+ year Bexley Resident and is passionate about fitness, especially for the 55+ group!
 
Friday March 15, 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Senior Center Happy Hour
 
Saturday March 16, 2024
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi I SP 24: Beginner (S2)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
Monday March 18, 2024
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Chair Yoga WI/SP 24 (18+) - Chair Yoga SP 24 (Mon) S2
Have you ever wanted to try yoga, but didn’t think you could get up and down on a mat? Would you like to practice a gentle form of yoga in which you will sit or stand behind a chair? Chair Yoga is modified to be accessible to all. Science has shown that yoga is beneficial for everyone and it is never too late to benefit from exercising.Participants have the option to come in-person or participate via Zoom. A zoom link will be emailed to all participants in advance for the session.Instructor: Deborah Forsblom, RYT 500, Certified Chair Yoga, Certified Trauma Sensitive Yogaforsblombd@gmail.com; (614) 253-2292Deborah has been teaching yoga for more than eight years. She has taught Chair Yoga at Grant Fitness and many classes for Bexley Recreation and Jeffrey Mansion and the Bexley Senior Center. Deborah retired from teaching Music at Cassingham Elementary in Bexley in 2013.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi III WI 24: Advanced (S2)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Mah Jongg
 
Tuesday March 19, 2024
9:00 AM - 9:35 AM    Circuit Training WI/SP 24 (55+) - Circuit Training SP 24 (S2)
This advanced fitness class is for those looking for a more intense workout. This class will be in a circuit and participants will move through three sets of each station. Although this class will include heavier weights and more advanced moves (including floor exercises) it is still appropriate for active aging adults as each person will choose their level of challenge. Equipment is provided. Instructor: Jack Shipe, NASM Certified Personal TrainerJack Shipe has a background in exercise sciences and is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jack is devoted to helping people meet their fitness goals and create new ones.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Senior Fitness WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Fitness SP 24 (S2)
Designed specifically for older adults, this class will increase cardiovascular health, burn calories, and improve balance and stability. Equipment is provided. This class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be taught by Liz and Becca.Instructor: Becca Stephens, E-RYT 200, Reiki 2, Certified Eat Breathe Thrive facilitator Beccastephens.fit@gmail.com; 603-724-5006Becca Stephens is a yoga and fitness instructor, reiki practitioner, and wellness coach who has been helping people of all ages to improve their health and wellbeing since 1993. Becca finds joy and healing in nature; in particular, she enjoys hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and paddle boarding. Becca advocates health and wellness practices that can be accessible to everybody. She is committed to sharing yoga, fitness and mindfulness-based tools for positive body image and healthy living with all.Instructor: Liz Wypasek, Certified Personal Fitness Coach, Group Fitness Coach & Nutrition Coach.elizabethwypasek@gmail.com Liz is a 30+ year Bexley Resident and is passionate about fitness, especially for the 55+ group!
 
Wednesday March 20, 2024
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Senior Yoga WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Yoga SP 24 (S2)
Studies have shown the positive benefits of yoga for all ages. Yoga involves linking the mind, body, and breath. You do not have to be flexible or fit to start practicing yoga. Specifically designed for older adults, Beginner Yoga for Seniors, will teach you breathing techniques to calm the mind and/or energize the body. You will learn various poses to stretch and strengthen your muscles. The number one rule is that you do not do anything that hurts. This is not a gym workout. It is a body/mind work in. By paying attention to your body, you will learn to be more present and mindful. This is a mat yoga class. You need to be able to get down to the floor and back up again. If that is a problem, consider Chair Yoga. It has the same benefits.Instructor: Deborah Forsblom, RYT 500, Certified Chair Yoga, Certified Trauma Sensitive Yogaforsblombd@gmail.com; (614) 253-2292Deborah has been teaching yoga for more than eight years. She has taught Chair Yoga at Grant Fitness and many classes for Bexley Recreation and Jeffrey Mansion and the Bexley Senior Center. Deborah retired from teaching Music at Cassingham Elementary in Bexley in 2013.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi III WI 24: Advanced (S2)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Euchre
 
Thursday March 21, 2024
9:00 AM - 9:35 AM    Circuit Training WI/SP 24 (55+) - Circuit Training SP 24 (S2)
This advanced fitness class is for those looking for a more intense workout. This class will be in a circuit and participants will move through three sets of each station. Although this class will include heavier weights and more advanced moves (including floor exercises) it is still appropriate for active aging adults as each person will choose their level of challenge. Equipment is provided. Instructor: Jack Shipe, NASM Certified Personal TrainerJack Shipe has a background in exercise sciences and is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jack is devoted to helping people meet their fitness goals and create new ones.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Senior Fitness WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Fitness SP 24 (S2)
Designed specifically for older adults, this class will increase cardiovascular health, burn calories, and improve balance and stability. Equipment is provided. This class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be taught by Liz and Becca.Instructor: Becca Stephens, E-RYT 200, Reiki 2, Certified Eat Breathe Thrive facilitator Beccastephens.fit@gmail.com; 603-724-5006Becca Stephens is a yoga and fitness instructor, reiki practitioner, and wellness coach who has been helping people of all ages to improve their health and wellbeing since 1993. Becca finds joy and healing in nature; in particular, she enjoys hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and paddle boarding. Becca advocates health and wellness practices that can be accessible to everybody. She is committed to sharing yoga, fitness and mindfulness-based tools for positive body image and healthy living with all.Instructor: Liz Wypasek, Certified Personal Fitness Coach, Group Fitness Coach & Nutrition Coach.elizabethwypasek@gmail.com Liz is a 30+ year Bexley Resident and is passionate about fitness, especially for the 55+ group!
 
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM    Mystery Lunch WI/SP 24 (55+) - Mystery Lunch WI/SP 24 (3/21)
If you like to be kept in suspense and be surprised, these are the outings for you! Join us for lunch on the third Thursday each month at different restaurants in the Columbus area. There is often time for additional browsing/shopping in the area after lunch. Bus will leave from the 420 N. Cassady Parking Lot at 10:30am.
 
Friday March 22, 2024
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Balance Training Series WI 24 (55+) - Balance Training Series WI 24 S2
The focus of this series is on balance and fall avoidance. Each week we will unwrap a different element of balance. These elements will help us understand balance and can help with fall avoidance. To get the most out of this series we will use our brains and bodies, along with some props like chairs, walls, and the floor.  - Body awareness - Reaction time and Coordination - Fall Avoidance - Increased muscular strength.The Bexley Senior Center has chairs, mats, straps, and blocks.  Please bring a water bottle and feel free to bring your walking device, if applicable.Instructor: Lana TurnerLana Turner - RYT 200, Trained at Give Yoga certified in 2019. SilverSneakers trained and certification in 2019.
 
Saturday March 23, 2024
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi I SP 24: Beginner (S2)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Conferance
 
Monday March 25, 2024
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Chair Yoga WI/SP 24 (18+) - Chair Yoga SP 24 (Mon) S2
Have you ever wanted to try yoga, but didn’t think you could get up and down on a mat? Would you like to practice a gentle form of yoga in which you will sit or stand behind a chair? Chair Yoga is modified to be accessible to all. Science has shown that yoga is beneficial for everyone and it is never too late to benefit from exercising.Participants have the option to come in-person or participate via Zoom. A zoom link will be emailed to all participants in advance for the session.Instructor: Deborah Forsblom, RYT 500, Certified Chair Yoga, Certified Trauma Sensitive Yogaforsblombd@gmail.com; (614) 253-2292Deborah has been teaching yoga for more than eight years. She has taught Chair Yoga at Grant Fitness and many classes for Bexley Recreation and Jeffrey Mansion and the Bexley Senior Center. Deborah retired from teaching Music at Cassingham Elementary in Bexley in 2013.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Tai Chi WI/SP 24 (18+) - Tai Chi III WI 24: Advanced (S2)
Tai Chi is a practice that involves a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing. Instructor: Mark Henrythunderbird518@yahoo.com; 614-209-7926Mark has studied Martial Arts for over 40 years and is a certified instructor of the Dr. Paul Liam Tai Chi for Health program. He is also certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, which uses both the Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi.
 
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Mah Jongg
 
Tuesday March 26, 2024
9:00 AM - 9:35 AM    Circuit Training WI/SP 24 (55+) - Circuit Training SP 24 (S2)
This advanced fitness class is for those looking for a more intense workout. This class will be in a circuit and participants will move through three sets of each station. Although this class will include heavier weights and more advanced moves (including floor exercises) it is still appropriate for active aging adults as each person will choose their level of challenge. Equipment is provided. Instructor: Jack Shipe, NASM Certified Personal TrainerJack Shipe has a background in exercise sciences and is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jack is devoted to helping people meet their fitness goals and create new ones.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Senior Fitness WI/SP 24 (55+) - Senior Fitness SP 24 (S2)
Designed specifically for older adults, this class will increase cardiovascular health, burn calories, and improve balance and stability. Equipment is provided. This class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be taught by Liz and Becca.Instructor: Becca Stephens, E-RYT 200, Reiki 2, Certified Eat Breathe Thrive facilitator Beccastephens.fit@gmail.com; 603-724-5006Becca Stephens is a yoga and fitness instructor, reiki practitioner, and wellness coach who has been helping people of all ages to improve their health and wellbeing since 1993. Becca finds joy and healing in nature; in particular, she enjoys hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and paddle boarding. Becca advocates health and wellness practices that can be accessible to everybody. She is committed to sharing yoga, fitness and mindfulness-based tools for positive body image and healthy living with all.Instructor: Liz Wypasek, Certified Personal Fitness Coach, Group Fitness Coach & Nutrition Coach.elizabethwypasek@gmail.com Liz is a 30+ year Bexley Resident and is passionate about fitness, especially for the 55+ group!