Participants practice postures and stretches and work on breathing, relaxation, and focus. It is geared to the majority of the students but will offer variations and modifications to accommodate students with less experience. More experienced students will learn to refine basic postures, explore deeper poses and practice in a way that encourages a fuller integration of the principles of alignment into the poses that are practiced. You may join all the classes at any time except for the following you must start at the Scheduled starting date: Beginner Healthy Bones, Move Today, Matter of Balance.
CHAIR YOGA with Kim Karsh
Wednesdays at Fairview School in Kingwood
This is our most gentle exercise class. Chair yoga is perfect for seniors with physical challenges who find it difficult to get on and off the floor as required by a traditional yoga class. Chair yoga for seniors is a traditional yoga class with postures chosen to aid mature bodies to protect joints, strengthen balance and increase the range of movement.
CHAIR YOGA with Dot Wismer
Tuesdays at Senior Center, Flemington -1:00pm
CHAIR YOGA with Nancy Miller
Thursdays at Senior Center, Flemington – 1:00pm
YOGA WITH FRANK IN FRENCHTOWN (Fee Based)
Thursdays beginning 3rd, 9:30am- Frenchtown Presbyterian Church
OTHER YOGA CLASSES (Fee Based)
These classes are very popular and fill quickly.
- Mondays, 9:30 & 11:00am Delaware township Municipal Bldg.
- Tuesday, 10:45am - Clinton Community Center, Clinton.
- Wednesdays, 9:45am & 11:15am - Fairview School, Kingwood
- Wednesdays, 10:15am & 11:30am - Senior Center, Flemington
- Thursdays, 9:30am - Raritan Township Police Building, Flemington
- Thursdays at 9:30 AM - Frenchtown Presbyterian Church, Frenchtown
- Thursdays, 10:30am - Faith Wesleyan Chapel, Annandale (on-Hold)
- Thursdays, 4:00pm – Bethlehem Pres. Church, Pittstown
- Fridays, 11:00am - Senior Center, Flemington
Call Eleanor for specific information at 908-284-6128
PROJECT HEALTHY BONES CLASSES
Osteoporosis Prevention Exercise & Education evidenced based program with proven outcomes; Healthy Bones is a 24 week curriculum of exercise that targets the body’s larger muscle groups to improve strength, balance and flexibility. The program has an interactive educational component on the importance of exercise, nutrition, safety, drug therapy and lifestyle factors that relate to osteoporosis. Guest speakers for the medical community that share their knowledge, answer questions and provide updates on osteoporosis. You will graduate into a continuing healthy bones year round class at no additional charge.
Medical Clearance and county waiver required: Obtain forms at the Hunterdon County Senior Center in Flemington - call (908) 284-6128 to have form mailed to you and to sign up for classes. Only 15 people per class accepted. Suggested donation is $25.00 which covers the cost of weights and manual. New beginner class forming in September 2015. Mondays 9:30am at the Senior center.
An extension of the “Healthy Bones” Concept enhanced by additional repetitions and movements. It emphasizes Balance and is more strenuous. Bands as well as weights are used in the class. Healthy Bones is a pre-requisite for joining this class, as is the progress made in the prior program. Pre-requisite: Beginner Healthy Bones
Wednesdays – 10:15pm Frenchtown Presbyterian Church, Frenchtown
MEDITATION AND STRESS REDUCTION SESSIONS with Kim Karsh (Fee Based)
Wednesdays at 2:30pm at the County Senior Center auditorium, 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington. Bring a mat or use a chair; whatever is most comfortable for you. Registration is required by calling 284-6128. Begins Sept. 2nd
BOCCE - A Free Recreational Opportunity!!!
No experience necessary, beginners are welcome!
Held Every Monday and Tuesday during the summer months at 9:00 am
Runs April through October. Fall hours at 10:00am
Court is located at the end of Building #3 of the Route 31 County Complex, on Gaunt Place, Flemington. To register, please call Eleanor at 908-284-6128. Ongoing program.
TAP DANCE Beginner Intermediate & Advanced With Leslie
Held at the Hunterdon County Senior Center, 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington, No charge, donations are always appreciated
Tappers perform at Nursing homes, senior clubs and other venues throughout the state.
- Beginner class starts at 11:00 AM
- Intermediate class at 12.00 Noon
- Advanced class at 1:00pm
LINE DANCE – Beginner class
Held at the Hunterdon County Senior Center, 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington
No charge; donations are always appreciated.
Tuesdays: September through December
- Beginner class starts at 12:15 PM
- Intermediate Class starts at 1:00 PM
January to August
- Intermediate starts at 12:15 PM
- Advanced Class starts at 1:00 PM
TAI CHI (Fee Based)
Must Register - Call Eleanor at 284-6128
- Clinton Community Center: Mondays at 9:00 am
- County Senior Center: Wednesdays at 9:00 am
TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS (Fee Based)
Must Register – Call Eleanor at 284-6128
at the County Senior Center
- Beginning Sept 14th - Mondays at 3:00pm
- Begiinning Sept 3rd - Thursdays at 9:00am
QI CONG (Fee Based)
Must register call 908-284-6128
- Wednesdays at 2:00pm - Public Health Nursing (Lower Level)
- Thursdays at 10:15pm – Senior Center – Media Room #3
ZUMBA GOLD (Fee Based)
Fast paced exercise; wear sturdy sneakers and comfortable clothing, and be ready to have fun! Dance and move to Latin and International RHythms! A fun low impact Aerobic workout Punch Card required. Registration, Waiver and Medical clearance necessary.
- Wednesdays, 11:00am: Community Center, Clinton
- Thursdays, 10:15am: County Senior Center, Flemington
- Fridays, 11:00 am: Clinton Medothodist Church, clinton
Licensed Zumba Instructor Jeanie Franzo and Lynn Hopkins
SPICY SENIOR BOWLING LEAGUE
Experience helpful as this is a 100% league, however, bowlers of all averages are welcome. SUBSTITUTES ARE WELCOME!
Men and Women. Call 284-6128 to get on the list. Must be Hunterdon County resident age 60+
Starts on Friday, SEPTEMBER 11th FOR 33 WEEKS - Still time to join!
- Fridays at 1:00 at West Hunterdon Lanes, Route 12, Frenchtown, NJ.
JAZZ ‘N JIVE WITH ANNETTE (Fee Based)
County Senior Center, 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington
Dance to the modern music! An exercise routine that is so much fun. Come and Enjoy!
Held at the Hunterdon County Senior Center. 4 Gauntt Place, Flemington.
Emphasis on balance, posture, and strength training
For 2016 dates and locations, look for upcoming flyer
(12 week Class- 1 hour each)
“Evidenced Based Program” Class is geared to help participants increase strength, flexibility, balance, and posture. Also helps to relieve tension & stress, reduce the risk of falls and injury, and fights osteoporosis. Call Eleanor at 284-6128 or email email@example.com to sign up.
As an extension of the Move Today series. Move Tomorrow continues emphasis on balance, posture and strength and flexibility with some new twists!
Every Tuesday at 11:00am Senior Center Auditorium (pre-requisite: Move Today) ongoing class.
MATTER OF BALANCE
“Evidenced Based Program” with proven outcomes. Combination of education and exercise designed to help people improve balance and overcome fears and concerns about falls and increase physical activity. Educational materials provided.
8 weeks – 2 hours each (open to residents of Hunterdon County – 60+and older)
For 2016 dates and times, look fo our upcoming flyer.
LOW IMPACT AEROBICS (Fee Based)
Tuesdays, 9:30am – County Senior Center, Flemington
Wednesdays, 9:00am - Frenchtown Presbyterian Church
Thursdays, 9:30am - Clinton Presbyterian Church
GENTLE EXERCISE CLASSES ( Flexibility –Range of Motion)
Come when you can. New people are always welcome. No charge.
Mondays, 10:00am - Mirota Senior Residence, Whitehouse Station
Tuesdays, 10:30am Senior Center, Flemington
Thursdays, 10:30am Senior Center, Flemington
Thursdays, 10:00am - Mirota Senior Residence , Whitehouse Station
Thursdays, 9:00am - United Methodist Church, Clinton -
Fridays, 2:00pm - Heritage Village, Lambertville, Starting September 201
MEN'S FITNESS CLASSES
Tuesdays, 2:15 pm – County Senior Center, Flemington
Open to new members at this time.
No Charge. Please bring a mat for floor exercises.
PHYSICAL THERAPY & HEALTH LECTURES
Physical Therapy sessions run March to December. Topics will include Balance, Bone and Joint Health; Importance of Exercise and Aging; Arthritis and Chiropractic Health. Call Eleanor at 908-284-6128 for more information.
Techniques for Preventing Lower Back Pain - Monday, October 26th, 12:30pm
Differentiating between types of pain: Hip, Back, Neck or Shoulder - Monday, November 2nd, 11:30am
Neck Pain and How to Prevent It - Monday, November 23rd, 12:30pm
BRAIN FITNESS SERIES – “Mind your Mind”
Public Health Nursing (Lower Level) 6 Gauntt Place, Flemington, NJ.
Next Brian Series Class begins in March 2016
HEALTH-EASE EDUCATION LECTURES
“Evidenced Based” educational program with proven outcomes developed by University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Classes address lifestyle related health issues and chronic conditions. Audits 60 and older. Locations at county senior clubs and senior center. Topics include: Brain Health, Osteoporosis, Physical Activity, Medications, Nutrition, Falls Prevention, Memory, Heart Health, Women’s Health.
Look for 2016 Schedule - Coming Soon