REFIT is a cardio dance program that engages the whole person, body, mind, and soul. This community-centered program focuses on building relationships as well as endurance. In the hour long program, participants will find easy to learn movements, inspiring music and a family-friendly environment suitable for all ages and abilities. Classes meet at Steps to Hope, 60 Ward St., Columbus.
On Mondays and Thursdays at Henderson County Parks and Recreation, come join low impact aerobics with resistance bands, wrist/ankle weights, medicine ball, agility ladder. Call certified instructor Suzanne at 910-308-8982 or visit www.agentlestretch.com.
Lynn Edgar leads a series of yoga classes in Mills River. Call the library or drop by to sign up.
The Art of Yoga, Art Gallery, is now open for your viewing pleasure with the grand opening celebration scheduled for Saturday, June 30, from 4 to 8pm. The curator of the gallery, Laura Polanco, will exhibit her lifetime collection and is also now ready to put out a call to local artists for display and sales within the gallery. Send several pictures of your art to firstname.lastname@example.org. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm. Yoga classes are held within the gallery and are structured for…
Side by Side Singing is an opportunity to participate in community singing in a relaxed atmosphere. Those with short term memory loss, living with Parkinson’s disease, and/or are interested in exploring song as a way to promote healthy aging are invited to participate. You need not be able to read music or be an experienced singer. The event is free, and lyric sheets will be provided. Songleaders Ruthie Rosauer and Jan Mallindine conduct this program.
St. Gerard House has announced the Connect Drama Club, a social skills-based theatre program for families with kids aged 5-18 on the autism spectrum and other special needs. Participants will use acting, directing, and playwriting to explore how our thoughts, actions and reactions can impact social situations. Connect provides a supportive and fun environment for students to learn the tools they need to build friendships, solve problems, collaborate with others and even express themselves. While the Connect Drama Club is…
Side by Side Singing is an opportunity to participate in community singing in a relaxed atmosphere. Those with short term memory loss, living with Parkinson’s Disease, and/or are interested in exploring song as a way to promote healthy aging are invited to participate. You need not be able to read music or be an experienced singer. The event is free, and lyric sheets will be provided. Songleaders Ruthie Rosauer and Jan Mallindine conduct this program.
There will be a 50Forward Living Well retreat weekend in October designed for active adults age 50 and over. The keynote speaker will be Bob Sitze, author of five books, including Starting Simple: Conversations About the Way We Live and the blog Simple Enough. Highlights include reducing clutter, deepening faith and living closer to the land; a brewery tour, a drum circle and massage therapy. Go online to register.
Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders presents a four-hour event with Linda Bacon, a researcher, professor, and best-selling author of Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight and Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, or Just Plain Fail to Understand About Weight.