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Date:
January 10, 2019
For More Information Contact:
Peggy Apthorpe, Health and Fitness, 402-441-7796

Aging Partners Health and Fitness Classes Begin Soon

The public is invited to participate in Aging Partners Health and Fitness classes beginning in late January. For those age 60 and over, a $4 contribution is suggested for most classes. For those under age 60, the fee is $5 per class. Participants can attend as many classes as they want, and are encouraged to attend as many as possible. Registration is required by calling 402-441-7575.

More information is available at aging.lincoln.ne.gov.

The classes, schedules and locations are as follows:

Chair Tai Chi
Ongoing, Tuesdays, 9:45 to 10:30 a.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 "M" St.
Tai Chi - Moving for Better Balance
Begins Jan. 24 (no class Feb. 18), Mondays and Thursdays, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Eastridge Presbyterian Church, 1135 Eastridge Drive
Begins Feb. 5, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at "F" Street Recreation Center, 1225 "F" St.
Tai Chi - Continuing 24 Form
Begins Feb. 4 (no class Feb. 18), Mondays, 1 to 1:30 p.m., Cotner Center Condominium, 1540 N. Cotner Blvd.
Qigong Refresh and Recharge
This activity focuses on slow, gentle movements to help relieve aching muscles and stiff joints, improve balance and flexibility, and increase energy.
Begins Feb. 4 (no class Feb. 18), Mondays, 10 to 11 a.m. at Cotner Center Condominium
Begins Feb. 7, Thursdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Auld Pavilion, 1650 Memorial Drive
Chair Yoga
Begins Feb. 1, Fridays, 11 a.m. to noon at East Lincoln Christian Church, 7001 Edenton Road
Begins Feb. 6, Wednesdays, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Eastridge Presbyterian Church
Beginners 8-Form Tai Chi for Better Balance and Fall Prevention Class
This activity is designed to improve posture, enhance balance and build strength. Begins Feb. 5, Tuesdays, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m., Auld Pavilion
Fit and Strong Class
Participants will learn the benefits of physical activity, how to manage arthritis, how to exercise safely and how to develop and maintain a healthier, more active lifestyle without pain. Begins Feb. 1 (no class Feb. 18), Mondays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to noon, "F" Street Recreation Center
Dynamic Movement
Classes focus on balance, strength and flexibility through a unique combination of dance steps done to popular oldies music.
Begins Feb. 4 (no class Feb. 18), Mondays, 2 to 3 p.m. at Cotner Center Condominium
Begins Feb 5, Tuesdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Auld Pavilion
Begins Feb. 7, Thursdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 8550 Pioneers Blvd.

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