Activities: Classes, Trips & More

DANCE:

Line Dance (Mon 10:45) Learn basic steps and beyond – have fun while you exercise!

Ballroom (Tues 12:30) From waltz to swing, and everything in between!  All levels welcome.

FITNESS:

Stay Active – (Mon & Fri 12:45) a fall prevention program that will be held 2 days a week and includes a cardio, stretch and strengthening exercises.

Arthritis Exercise (Tues 10:15) Seated class-Helps you gain strength and range of motion. (Cancelled 8/1)

Strength and Balance (Tues 11:00) improve your movement and balance for everyday activities.

Yoga II (Tues 8:30):  Yoga I (Thurs 9:15): Hatha Yoga.  Bring your own yoga mat, 2 yoga blocks, strap, and 1 woolen type blanket.  You must be able to get on the floor.  (Yoga II cancelled 7/18.  Yoga I cancelled 7/20)

Yoga Chair (Thurs 10:30)

Yoga poses adapted in a safe/accessible way.  You may do the class seated in a chair or stand and just use the chair for balance.  (Chair Yoga cancelled 7/20)

Tai Chi II (Wed 8:30 & Fri 8:30)

Intermediate level.  Yang style 64- form refining skills, strengthening foundations through all 64 postures and learning a new Tai-Chi form with a fan or a cane. (**Last class July 21st) 

Tai Chi-Gong (Wed 9:35) Able to stand for longer periods? Been doing Qi-Gong a while?  Interested in learning some Tai-Chi? Choose this class! (**Last class July 19th)

Qi-Gong I (Wed 10:45).For all levels- stand or sit. Benefit balance, strengthen legs, reduce stress and pain, and help regain vitality and stamina through gentle movements/regulation of breath/activation of energy, alertness, and coordination.  (**Last class July 19th)

Chair Zumba (Fri 10:30) Seated or standing (no side to side motion).  A fun way to improve all elements of fitness (cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility).

Zumba Gold (Thurs. & Fri 11:30) A lower impact, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired dance fitness-party that keeps you in the groove of life.   

Ping-Pong (Mon- Thurs, check calendar for times) Two Tables Available!

Fitness Room (Open 9-4 each day) **you must have an orientation with staff before using the machines. See staff for details.

Gold’s Gym (Tues/Thurs 10:40) Walk down to Gold’s Gym for a fitness class “Forever Young” ($3 per class   with Senior Center Member card).

Get Fit at South Run Recreation Center (Friday drop in) See staff for details about this program.

Personal Training (Mon & Fri 9-12) – Pete Kirchoffer, a certified trainer providing 30 minute one-on-one training sessions. (Cancelled 8/4)

MUSIC:

Voice (Mon 10:30) Learn to sing or enhance your musical talent in a fun group lesson. 

Piano (Mon 12:00-3:00- with 15 min time slots) All levels. Learn to play the piano or refresh, advance your skills. (***7/31-8/21: please discuss new piano times with instructor)

ARTS:

Quilting/Sewing/Crochet/Knit (Tues 12:30) Work on projects independently

Painting (Wed 10:00) all levels. Learn all aspects of watercolor and acrylic painting techniques and composition.  Explore additional styles including Western style painting. Paint kits are available for purchase. (Cancelled 7/5)

Multi-Media Art Class (Wed 12:30) Make unique art creations using a variety of mediums. Learn basic concepts of drawing, painting, and other art techniques: Focus on weaving and chalk/charcoal drawing, print making. Paint kits are available for purchase. (Cancelled 7/5)

LEISURE AND LIFE LONG LEARNING:       

Lunch and Learn (Thurs 11:45) We are watching: “Foundations of Western Civilization”. Bring your lunch and learn about the western civilization in this Great Courses DVD Series.

*Great Courses DVD’s (from past Lunch n Learns) are available for check-out

Mental Muscle (Mondays 10:30) Challenge your mind by working and stretching your brain with fun games and puzzles. If you miss it on Monday- the brain exercises (and answers) are available in the folder on the hall bulletin board.

Learn Something New (Wednesdays 12:45) shake up your routine by learning something new and interesting. It could be a new game, a Fairfax County event, a stress reliever, and more!

Creation Corner (Fridays 1:00) create, build, develop, and imagine. We will work to learn and create something every week.  Look for the project of the week!

Grand Involve Program – We hope to work with children at Lorton Station Elementary next school year.

COMPUTERS:

Tuesdays with Manny (10:00-12:00) – Will be taking a break for the summer!

Wednesday with Jay (10:00-12:00) – Sign up for a time slot and get help with computers (cancelled

How do I sign up for a class??    See a staff member to sign up.

Regular Monthly Trips and Special Destinations

Trips

Most Trips have a $1.00 fee for the bus, see staff of details, some have an extra admission fee. During all trips you are on your own for lunch. Trips will not run if schools are delayed or closed.

 July 6th-10:30: Olive Garden

July 12th -10:30: Walmart: Kingstowne

July 20th– 10:30: National Harbor

July 21st– 10:30: Manassas Battle Field  

July 27th– 10:30: Tim’s Rivershore Restaurant

August 4th– 10:30: Potomac Mills

August 10th– 10:30: Kings Street- Old Town Alexandria

August 16th– 10:30: Tanger Outlets

August 24th– 10:30: Hibachi Grill

August 29th: 10:30: Woodbridge Wegmans

August 30th– 10:15: River Boat Cruise