Tai Chi for Adults 50 & Better Tai Chi is a moving meditation that strengthens bones and muscles, improves balance and increases flexibility. Instructor Char Hersh will use various forms of Tai Chi to create a flowing routine that can be done anywhere. She recently added Qi Gong, the movement of energy through the body. The class is ongoing and instruction is continuous so you may join us at any time. Your first class is as our guest. See p. 4 to learn more about the Ashland Senior Center. Pre-registration is not required. AGES 50 & up DAY/TIME Beginning/Intermediate on Monday 9:15-10:45am Advanced on Thursday 9-10:30am DATE Ongoing PLACE Beginning/Intermediate: The Grove, 1195 E.Main Advanced: Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave COST $4 per class Somatics for Adults 50 & Better Somatics is a system of neuromuscular education (mind- body training) that enables you to enjoy more comfortable movement. It is a series of slow, gentle and comfortable exercises that assist the brain in reconnecting with areas of the body that have become disassociated because of commonly experienced muscle contractions. See p. 4 to learn more about the Ashland Senior Center. Pre-registration is not required. AGES 50 & up DATE Ongoing DAY Tuesday TIME 2:45-4:30pm PLACE Ashland Senior Center | 1699 Homes Ave COST Free (a donation to the Senior Center is appreciated) INSTRUCTOR Victor Novick, Somatics Educator sports & fitness commis s i o n E s t 1 9 0 8 AshlandParksandRec.org | Facebook.com/AshlandParksandRec | ParksInfo@ashland.or.us 17 Gentle Yoga for Adults 60 & Better Join instructor Marion Moore for a yoga class designed for seniors and people with physical challenges or limitations. Participants will be asked to get up and down from the floor once during each session. The class includes Iyengar-style alignments and sequencing, with a strong emphasis on releasing unnecessary tension. See p. 4 to learn more about the Ashland Senior Center. Pre-registration is not required. AGES 60 & up DATE Ongoing DAY/TIME Wednesday: 9:15-10:15am & 10:30-11:30am Saturday: 10:30-11:30am PLACE Ashland Senior Center | 1699 Homes Ave COST $15 (4lessons); $5/class for drop-in Pre-registration at ashland.or.us/register required for all programs unless otherwise indicated