Somerset County Virtual Programs and Activities Via Zoom in August

Virtual Programs and Activities Via Zoom in August

SOMERVILLE – All county-operated senior centers managed by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services, are temporarily closed until Aug. 31, due to the coronavirus. The Somerset County management team continues to follow state-mandated public healthcare guidelines as they assess the centers’ reopening dates.

Senior Center programs that were previously offered on-site have been modified and are now available via Zoom, a video-based, user-friendly, online platform that can be accessed through a smartphone, tablet or computer. Zoom is a secure online platform that allows residents to see and hear others.

 

Zoom Guidelines

Unless otherwise specified, residents who are age 60 and above can join any of the Zoom programs listed in this schedule even if they are not a client at the center hosting the Zoom program.

For the safety of senior center clients and for quality assurance, clients may only attend Zoom exercise classes that are hosted by the center they regularly attend.

Zoom Activity Release Forms Are Required

Participants must obtain and complete an Activity Release Form from the senior center they regularly attend. After submitting the form to that center, participants will receive an email with information about all Zoom classes and programs listed in this schedule. All programs are FREE for registered members.

 

Learn How to Use Zoom

Learn how to use Zoom, visit https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us, or sign-up for a virtual tutorial class occurring Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Zoom 101 with Anant and Aryan – Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Have your devices and questions ready for Anant and Aryan, high school students who will offer their expertise about how to use Zoom, which is compatible with a smartphone, tablet or computer. **This tutorial is open to all Somerset County Senior Wellness Center Members. To register, email scswc@co.somerset.nj.us or call 908-203-6101.**

Farmers Market Program

Farmers market vouchers will be available through the month of August. Eligible participants can obtain $30 worth of vouchers to purchase New Jersey fresh produce at participating farm stands located in Somerset County. For more information, call the Somerset County Office on Aging & Disability Services toll-free number at 1-888-747-1122 or 908-704-6346. Staff will be available to answer questions.

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Virtual Zoom Programs Available to All Senior Center Clients

Aug. 3-7

Aug. 3, 11 a.m. – “Keeping the Brain Healthy as We Age: Dementia and the Brain” by Monica Townsend, MPA, BS, training & consultation specialist, COPSA Institute for Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders. Explore healthy lifestyle habits that can help improve brain fitness. Cognitive impairment is not necessarily inevitable. This workshop will help clients learn how to improve brain fitness and the ability to recall, reason and think.  **Hosted by the Montgomery Senior Center.**

 

Aug. 3, 11 a.m.  Eight-Week “Savory Summer” Cooking School (Week Five – Summer One Pot Meal) with Chef Kim. Join Chef Kim to beat the heat and learn how to make chicken cacciatore. Grab your ingredients and imagination to learn how to create savory summer delights with a recipe that uses healthy ingredients.  A list of the items required to make the recipe will be provided before each demonstration. All levels of culinary talent are invited. Hosted by the Quail Brook Senior Center.

Aug. 3, 2 p.m.  – The Art of Origami with Aadi Bhatia. Relax and let the day’s tension melt away. Learn the art of folding paper (origami). Research has shown folding paper can help increase hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and mental concentration. Hosted by the Hillsborough Senior Center ** Registration is required so supplies can be mailed out. Please call (908) 369-8700 more information.**

 

Aug. 4, 11 a.m.  – “Planting a Native Butterfly Garden” by the Somerset County Park Commission, Butterfly enthusiasts will learn which native plants attract butterflies and moths. The program will also cover the types of native plants eaten by butterflies and moths, sources of native plants, and much more. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Basking Ridge.

 

Aug. 4, 12 p.m.  – “Using Your Wits (Part 1)” with Lisa Bayer, marketing/care coordinator, Always Best Care Senior Services. Exercise is good for your brain. In this two-part program, participants will learn about cognitive skills (attention, memory, processing speed, logic, reasoning, and visual and auditory processing), identify exercises for cognitive fitness, and discuss food that can benefit the overall health of the brain. The second part will explore mnemonic devices to help one remember things more easily. Hosted by the Quail Brook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 5, 11 a.m.  – “What to Expect when Calling 911,” Discuss what to expect when calling 911 with Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) Rhea Peddinti and Puru Sadh Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Bridgewater.

 

Aug. 5, 2 p.m.  – Seven-Week Horticulture Series (Week Four – The Garden Tour) with Kim Minerley. Take a tour of Farmer Kim’s garden and learn more about horticulture. A list of items will be provided before each demonstration. No experience is necessary. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Hillsborough.

 

Aug. 6, 11 a.m.  – “Staying Hydrated” by Melissa Weiss Bressler, MSW, LSW, Community Relations Associate. Learn easy ways to stay hydrated during the dog days of summer. Nadeen will teach a fun recipe that will help enhance one’s water retention. Hosted by the Warrenbrook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 6, 3 p.m.  – Guided Meditation with Cate. Join Cate to take a break and soothe yourself with calming music and meditation and that will help reduce stress, control anxiety, increase attention span, and decrease age-related memory loss. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Bridgewater.

 

Aug. 7, 11:30 a.m.  – Word Games with Donna. Put on your thinking caps and let’s see if Donna can stump you with words. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Hillsborough.

 

Aug.  10-14

 

Aug. 10, 11 a.m.   Eight-Week Savory Summer Cooking School (Week Six – Summer Grilling) with Chef Kim. Beat the heat, grab your ingredients and imagination, and join Chef Kim, and learn how to whip up savory summer recipes with healthy ingredients. Before each virtual demonstration, a list of items that will be used in the demonstration will be provided. All levels of culinary skills are welcome. On the menu this week is Salmon Packets: Foil wrapped Salmon with fresh herbs on the grill and Vegetable Skewers: Fresh vegetables cooked to perfection! Hosted by the Quail Brook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 10, 2 p.m.  – The Art of Origami with Aadi Bhatia. Relax and let the day’s tension melt away. Participants can create beautiful origami while they are having fun folding paper into little animal shapes. Researchers are finding that folding paper can help improve hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and mental concentration. **Pre-registration is required. Supplies will be mailed to registrants. For more information, call 908-369-8700.** Hosted by the Hillsborough Senior.

 

Aug. 11, 11 a.m. – Total Brain Workout with Kristen. Join Kristen for some summer fun and play Beach Vacation Trivia. **Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Basking Ridge.**

 

Aug. 11, 12 p.m.  – Impact Youth Club Concert Series with Edison TongIYC concert facilitator, High School Senior and Fellow Student Musicians. Listen to a special group of young musicians performing world music that has artistic richness. Hosted by the Quail Brook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 12, 10:45 a.m.  – Flow and Flair: Flag Dancing with Mykel Dicus, Eec! Productions. Dance, create, be flexible and have fun through dance step movements.  Stimulate visual and auditory senses, tactical and analytical abilities, sequential memory and creativity. Bring a small flag or other items (i.e. pillowcase, hand towel, scarf, handkerchief, etc.). Space is limited. Hosted by the Quail Brook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 12, 11 a.m. – “Common Health Crises for Seniors” Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) Rhea Peddinti and Puru Sadh. Learn about common health concerns and injuries that that are common among seniors. Find out what health situations require a call to 911 versus what symptoms are less urgent. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Bridgewater.

 

Aug. 12, 2 p.m.  Seven-Week Horticulture Series (Week Five – Culinary Herbs) with Kim Minerley. Learn about herbs and their uses. Before each virtual demonstration, a list of items that participants will need will be provided. No experience is necessary. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Hillsborough.

Aug. 13, 11 a.m.  – “1969: The Year That Had It All” by Jim DelGiudice, historian. Join Jim for a lively discussion about history in 1969, starting with the darkness of Vietnam to when New Jersey had sports championships, Woodstock happened, and the first man landed on the moon. **Made possible by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission. **  Hosted by the Warrenbrook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 14, 11 a.m.  – “Financial Literacy” by Susie Suter, assistant program manager, Central Jersey Housing Resource Center. Immerse yourself in the language of budgeting basics, understanding interest rates, how to make saving a priority, how to avoid debt-credit traps prevent/avoid identity theft and senior scams and learn about other resources, such as housing and assistance programs. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Hillsborough.

 

Aug. 17-21

 

Aug. 17, 11 a.m.   Eight-Week Savory Summer Cooking School (Week Seven – Sensational Summer Snacks) with Chef Kim, Join Chef Kim and Beat the heat. Grab your ingredients and imagination learn how to whip up healthy savory summer delights. On the menu today is Baked Kale Chips: Healthy Chips made from fresh Kale and Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips: A healthy alternative to chips and dip! Before each virtual demonstration, a list of items will be provided. All culinary skill levels are welcome. Hosted by the Quail Brook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 17, 2 p.m.  – The Art of Origami with Aadi Bhatia. Relax and let the day’s tension melt away. Participants can create beautiful origami while they are having fun folding paper into little animal shapes. Researchers are finding that folding paper can help improve hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and mental concentration. ** Registration is required so program supplies can be sent to participants. For more information, call 908-369-8700.** Hosted by the Hillsborough Senior Center.

 

Aug. 18, 11 a.m.  – Total Brain Workout with KristenJoin Kristen for some summer fun and play Beach Vacation Trivia. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Basking Ridge.

 

Aug. 19, 11 a.m.  – “Navigating the New Normal: A Guide for Seniors” by Laurie Roome, M.S., community educator, Somerset County Office on Aging & Disability Services. Learn how to adapt to the use of new-normal technology effectively and safely. The goal of the program is to provide participants with simple steps and insider tips to adapt and manage this brave new world. A FREE Senior Toolkit will be provided to all registrants. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Bridgewater.

 

Aug. 19, 10:45 a.m.  – Flow and Flair: Flag Dancing with Mykel Dicus, Eec! Productions. Dance, create, be flexible and have fun through dance step movements.  Stimulate visual and auditory senses, tactical and analytical abilities, sequential memory and creativity. Bring a small flag or other items (i.e. pillowcase, hand towel, scarf, handkerchief, etc.). Space is limited. **Hosted by the Quail Brook Senior Center.**

 

Aug. 19, 2 p.m.   Seven-Week Horticulture Series (Week Six – Growing Phalaenopsis Orchids) with Kim MinerleyTap into your green thumb and learn about orchids. When necessary, before each virtual demonstration a list of items needed for the demonstration will be provided. No experience is necessary. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Hillsborough.

 

Aug. 20, 11 a.m.  – Impact Youth Club Concert Series with Edison Tong. IYC concert facilitator, High School Senior and Fellow Student Musicians. Listen to a special group of young musicians performing world music that has artistic richness. Hosted by the Warrenbrook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 20, 3 p.m.  – Guided Meditation with Cate. Join Cate to take a break and soothe yourself with calming music and meditation and that will help reduce stress, control anxiety, increase attention span, and decrease age-related memory loss. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Bridgewater.

 

Aug. 21, 11 a.m.  – PictionaryNot a Picasso or Rembrandt? You don’t have to be an actor to play this charades-like game, which asks players to draw instead of acting-it-out. Bring paper and pencils. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Hillsborough.

 

Aug. 24-28

 

Aug. 24, 11 a.m.  – Eight-Week Savory Summer Cooking School (Week Eight – Summer De-lites!) with Chef Kim. Join Chef Kim to beat the heat and learn how to make chicken cacciatore. Grab your ingredients and imagination to learn how to create savory summer delights with a recipe that uses healthy ingredients. On the menu is Ice Box Cakes & Trifles: Fruity, creamy, light desserts! A list of the items required to make the recipe will be provided before each demonstration. All levels of culinary talent are invited. Hosted by the Quail Brook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 24, 2 p.m.  – The Art of Origami with Aadi Bhatia. Relax and let the day’s tension melt away. Participants can create beautiful origami while they are having fun folding paper into little animal shapes. Researchers are finding that folding paper can help improve hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and mental concentration. ** Registration is required so program supplies can be sent to participants. For more information, call 908-369-8700.** Hosted by the Hillsborough Senior Center.

 

Aug. 25, 11 a.m. – Total Brain Workout with KristenJoin Kristen for some Independence Day trivia, fun and laughter. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Basking Ridge.

 

Aug. 25, 12 p.m.  – “Using Your Wits” (Part Two) with Lisa Bayer, marketing/care coordinator, Always Best Care Senior Services. In this two-part program, participants will learn about cognitive skills (attention, memory, processing speed, logic, reasoning, and visual and auditory processing), identify exercises for cognitive fitness, and discuss food that can benefit the overall health of the brain. The second part will explore mnemonic devices to help one remember things more easily. Hosted by the Quail Brook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 26, 11 a.m.  – “Taking Care of Your Back.” Join the discussion and learn ways that you can “watch your back” and take care of your spine. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Bridgewater.

 

Aug. 26, 1 p.m.  – “Navigating the New Normal: A Guide for Seniors” by Laurie Roome, M.S., community educator, Somerset County Office on Aging & Disability Services. Learn how to adapt to the use of new-normal technology effectively and safely. The goal of the program is to provide participants with simple steps and insider tips to adapt and manage this brave new world. A FREE Senior Toolkit will be provided to all registrants. Hosted by the Warrenbrook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 26, 2 p.m.  – Seven-Week Horticulture Series (Week Seven – Happy & Healthy Succulents) with Kim MinerleyTap into your green thumb and learn about succulents and how to propagate, replant, and care for these plants. When necessary, before each virtual demonstration a list of items needed for the demonstration will be provided. No experience is necessary. Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Hillsborough.

 

Aug. 27, 11 a.m.  – Learning to Draw with NadeenLearn a practical drawing technique, and apply this technique when drawing an angelfish. **Bring paper and a pencil. No experience is required.** Hosted by the Warrenbrook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 28, 11 a.m.  – Raritan Valley Community College Dance Works Virtual Concert, Presented by Loretta Fois. This creative musical presentation. Hosted by the Montgomery Senior Center.

 

Aug. 28, 11 a.m. – Trivia & Tunes: Broadway Show Tunes. Let Josh Menzies, a Broadway singer and actor, entertain you. After the performance, test your knowledge trivia about Broadway and Broadway show tunes. **Hosted by the Senior Wellness Center at Hillsborough.**

 

Aug. 31

 

Aug. 31, 11 a.m.  – “Lady Liberty” by Kevin Woyce, author, photographer & lecturer. Learn about the 20-year preparation and building of the Statue of Liberty. Treaty yourself to a vivid discussion about the history of Ellis Island and Liberty State Park. See original vintage photographs of historical people, places and events. **This program is sponsored by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey Historical Commission.** Hosted by the Quail Brook Senior Center.

 

Aug. 31, 12 p.m. – Impact Youth Club Concert Series with Edison Tong, IYC concert facilitator, high school senior and fellow student musicians. Enjoy this music with artistic richness performed by young musicians. Hosted by the Montgomery Senior Center.

 

 

Virtual Zoom Programs Available Only to Clients Who Are Members of the Senior Center That Is Hosting the Class

 

SOMERSET COUNTY SENIOR WELLNESS CENTER AT BASKING RIDGE

202 Mt. Airy Road

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

908-204-3435

For safety and quality assurance, the following virtual Zoom programs and clubs are only open to Senior Wellness Center at Basking Ridge participants. Note: Activity Release Forms and the use of a camera (audio and video) are required.

Knitting/Crocheting/Stitching Club – Mondays, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Bring your own knitting/crocheting/stitching project to learn a new hobby or practice an old one while socializing. Participants are encouraged to donate their blankets and other items to the Menlo Park Veterans Memorial Home.

 

Take Control with Exercise – Tuesdays & Thursdays 9 – 10 a.m. This is an ongoing exercise program for all skill levels and can be practiced while either standing or sitting. Strengthen core muscles and improve flexibility and balance while boosting stamina.

Aug. 20, 12 p.m. Monthly Book Club – Every Third Thursday. Join us to discuss “Empty Mansions” by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, then select the next book to read. New members are always welcome!

SOMERSET COUNTY SENIOR WELLNESS CENTER AT BRIDGEWATER

876 East Main Street

Bridgewater, NJ 08807

908-203-6101

The following virtual Zoom programs and clubs are only open to Senior Wellness Center at Bridgewater participants. Note: Activity Release Forms and the use of a camera (audio and video) are required.

 

Gentle Aerobics with Lisa & Caitlin –Tuesdays, 10 a.m. & Fridays, 11 a.m. Exercise and move without putting undue pressure or strain on your body. Learn movements that will increase blood circulation, lubricate joints for flexibility, and strengthen and stabilize individual muscles. Gentle aerobics can help you decrease the risk of falls and make it easier to accomplish day-to-day activities. Exercises can be practiced while either standing or sitting. The class is open to all skill levels.

 

Chair Yoga with Manjula – Tuesdays, 2 p.m.  Increase bone density, improve strength, flexibility and balance while you are immersed in a relaxing class. Expect lots of gentle stretching to bring movement to joints and muscles. This class is perfect for relieving stress and helping to gain an overall sense of well-being. The class is open to all levels of skill and can be practiced while either standing or sitting.

 

Hatha Yoga with Bharti – Wednesdays & Fridays, 9 a.m. Hatha Yoga combines improving body posture, controlled breathing, and meditation. Practicing Hatha Yoga has many benefits, such as aligning the body, improved balance and flexibility, a suppler spine and better circulation.  **Class is canceled on Friday, Aug. 14.**

 

Aug. 27, 10 a.m. – Monthly Book Club with Nan – Every Fourth Thursday. Join us to discuss, “Far From the Madding Crowd” by Thomas Hardy, and select the next book to read. New members are always welcome!

 

SOMERSET COUNTY SENIOR WELLNESS CENTER AT HILLSBOROUGH

339 South Branch Road

Hillsborough, NJ 08844

908-369-8700

The following virtual Zoom programs and clubs are only open to Senior Wellness Center at Hillsborough participants. Note: Activity Release Forms and the use of a camera (audio and video) are required.

Chair Yoga with Manjula – Mondays, 10 a.m. Increase bone density, improve strength, flexibility and balance while you are immersed in a relaxing class. Expect lots of gentle stretching to bring movement to joints and muscles. This class is perfect for relieving stress and helping to gain an overall sense of well-being. The class is open to all levels of skill and can be practiced while either standing or sitting.

 

Fit & Flex with Rose – Thursdays, 2 p.m. This FREE weekly, exercise program changes frequently and is suitable for all skill levels. Classes will help participants learn stretching, strength training, laughter-yoga, breathing exercises and more.

 

MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER

356 Skillman Road

Skillman, NJ 08558

609-466-0846

 

The following virtual Zoom programs and clubs are only open to Montgomery Senior Center participants. Note: Activity Release Forms and the use of a camera (audio and video) are required.

 

Silver Strength with Linda – Mondays, 10:15 a.m. Join this 45-minute exercise class, when participants will practice 20 minutes of cardio (or movement), followed by 20 minutes of toning (with or without weights), then a five-minute relaxing stretch. This class is great for older adults of all skill levels. **Sneakers are required.**

 

Forever Your Readers Theatre Club with Lili Carrick, Ph.D. – Mondays, 11 a.m. Have fun at this multi-mix of performing arts which integrates oral reading, literature, and performing arts. Participants will read aloud from the script, using facial expression and body movement to interpret emotions, beliefs, motives and attitudes of the character. Everyone is welcome.

 

Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, 1.p.m. Beginner Ukulele Virtual Lessons with Denise. This class will get beginners started on the right note to learn the foundation of playing the ukulele in easy-to-follow lessons. Participants will learn how to hold, tune, and strum simple chords. **Register by Aug. 3. For more information, call 609-466-0846 or email crowley@co.somerset.nj.us.**

 

Intermediate Ukulele Lessons with Chris – Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 10 a.m. Now that participants know the basics of ukulele playing, they will be ready to take intermediate lessons! Using a wide range of musical genres, participants will learn more about chords and melody playing, improvisation, and will play a multi-part arrangement in a band.

 

Yoga with Elizabeth – Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Practicing yoga can help to increase bone density, strength and balance. Learn techniques to help gain flexibility and improve strength while being immersed in a relaxing class. Expect lots of gentle stretching to bring movement to joints and muscles. This class is perfect for relieving stress and helping to gain an overall sense of well-being. The class is open to all skill levels and can be practiced while either standing or sitting.

 

Exercise for Arthritis with Elizabeth – Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11 a.m. Reduce pain, fatigue and stiffness and increase flexibility, strength, balance and endurance while practicing exercises in a safe and positive environment.

 

Move Today with Elizabeth – First & Third Wednesday of the Month, 10 a.m. Learn how to improve flexibility, balance, strength, stamina and posture for fall prevention. Exercises can be practiced while either standing or sitting.

 

Creative Wellness with Shirin Stave-Matais – Second & Fourth Wednesday of the Month, 11 a.m. Achieve calm, control, and learn meditative practices through imaginative, joyful and social interaction. This class combines wellness exercises with Hatha and chair yoga. Participants will learn gestural, improvisational and world dance forms, sound therapy, creative play, guided relaxation and meditation techniques. Participants of all skill levels may join, and the class can be practiced while either standing or sitting.

 

Aug. 6, 1 p.m. – Ageless Grace Fitness Program with Roz Gerken, certified ageless grace educator. Ageless Grace is based on the cutting-edge science of neuroplasticity, which is the ability of the brain and central nervous system to change structurally and functionally. This program is designed to activate all five functions of the brain (i.e. strategic planning, memory and recall, analytical thinking, creativity and imagination and kinesthetic thinking). The program is intended for people of all abilities with participants being thoroughly engaged while seated in a chair.

Aug. 14 & 21, 1 p.m. – Let Your Yoga Dance with Kate Denby, certified yoga instructor. Join this fun class and get your body moving in a safe environment. Practice a fusion of gentle yoga and dance to exciting music. The class will accommodate everyone and is open to participants of all skill levels.

QUAIL BROOK SENIOR CENTER

625 New Brunswick Rd.

Somerset, NJ 08873

732-563-4213

The following virtual Zoom programs and clubs are only open to Quail Brook Senior Center participants. Note: Activity Release Forms and the use of a camera (audio and video) are required.

 

The Regime Exercise Class with Allyson – Mondays & Wednesdays, 1 p.m. & Thursdays, 12 p.m. Get a head-to-toe workout when using intervals of weights, stretching and aerobic movements, which will lubricate joints for flexibility, strengthen and stabilize muscles, increase blood circulation and may help with weight loss. These exercises can help decrease falls and increase the ability to better accomplish day-to-day activities. This program can be practiced while either standing or sitting and with or without hand weights. Monday – Upper Body Routine, Wednesday – Mid Section Routine and Thursday – Lower Body Routine **Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and sneakers.**

 

Yoga and Meditation with Dr. Prabha Srinivas – Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. Take control of your emotional and physical well-being and reduce stress in your life through the practice of yoga and meditation. **Participants should have mats and wear comfortable clothing that will allow for movement.**

Aug. 7, 14, 24 & 31, 11 a.m. – Zumba Gold (Chair) with Laurie Fetcher. Get your blood pumping to zesty music that will inspire a hearty workout. This class is doable for people age 60 plus, beginners or others who need modification to their exercise routine. Build cardiovascular health by challenging your heart and working hip, leg, and arm muscles by performing fun and rhythmic moves while sitting in a chair.

 

WARRENBROOK SENIOR CENTER (located on the Warrenbrook Golf Course)

500 Warrenville Rd.

Warren, NJ 07059

908-753-9440

 

The following virtual Zoom programs and clubs are only open to Warrenbrook Senior Center participants. Note: Activity Release Forms and the use of a camera (audio and video) are required.

 

Aug. 11, 1:30 p.m. Monthly Book Club – Every Second Tuesday. Join the club to discuss “The Martian” by Andy Weir, then select the next book to read. New members are always welcome!

 

Line Dancing with Linda – Thursdays, 1 p.m. Line Dancing is so much fun it doesn’t seem like exercise! This form of dance can help participants stay healthy both mentally and physically, and is suitable for people with limited mobility, can improve cardiovascular and muscular strength, and can increase coordination and balance.

Aug. 4, 18 & 25, 1 p.m. – Chair Exercise with NadeenJoin Nadeen for fun chair exercises that will increase blood circulation, flexibility and strengthen muscles. Participants can sit in a chair to practice exercises or stand.

Aug. 10, 17, 24 & 31, 1:15 p.m. – Moving Mind and Body with Lara Kats, certified dance educator & instructor. In this class, participants will explore creative movement, mobility and range of motion. Enjoy meditation, mindfulness and dance while being guided through mind-body exercises. Participants can either perform movements standing or sitting in a chair.

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