Physical Fitness



Exercise for the Older Adult

Are your daily routines inhibited because you are plagued with stiffness and limited movement? Are you afraid your balance is rapidly declining and you may need to depend on special aids? This class includes specific strengthening exercises from a sitting or standing position.



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082602
Hillview
Social Hall
Reddington 1/8 - 3/14 Mo We 12:15 PM - 01:30 PM $81.00 View
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082603
Hillview
Social Hall
Reddington 3/19 - 5/30 Mo We 12:15 PM - 01:30 PM $77.00 View 5

Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement

Improve coordination and quality of movement naturally. Surprise yourself with a new sense of well-being in all areas: back, neck, shoulders, balance, and transitions from the floor. Gentle movements reduce pain and stiffness and restore grace. Improve not only physically, but also in self-concept and creativity.



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083311
Mtn View Senior Ctr
Multi A
Elvin 1/19 - 3/16 Fr 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM $60.00 View 4
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083312
Mtn View Senior Ctr
Multi A
Elvin 3/23 - 6/1 Fr 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM $64.00 View 17

Hike for Health

Hike 3-6 miles in local open space preserves and county parks, where we separate into groups by ability. You should be reasonably fit to enjoy this class, as there are some challenging hills and rough terrain at times.



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089600
Hillview
Room 2
Hutchinson 1/18 - 3/15 Th 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM $91.00 View
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089601
Hillview
Room 2
Hutchinson 3/22 - 5/31 Th 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM $99.00 View 1

Nature Outings

Learn hiking skills and outdoor safety at your local open spaces and parks! Hikes will be 4-8 miles, moderate to challenging, with elevation changes.



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083000
Hillview
Room 16
Menard 1/9 - 3/13 Tu 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM $115.00 View 36
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083001
Hillview
Room 16
Menard 3/20 - 5/22 Tu 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM $115.00 View 35

Qigong

Qigong combines slow graceful movements with mental concentration and breathing to increase strength, balance, and coordination, which enhances the immune system and reduces physical and mental stress. It is gentle and precise, making it accessible to any willing student, even those who are physically limited. This class is not suitable for those who are chronically ill.



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089800
Hillview
Social Hall
Sims 1/8 - 3/14 Mo We 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM $91.00 View
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089801
Hillview
Social Hall
Sims 3/19 - 5/30 Mo We 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM $95.00 View 12

Tai Chi and Application, Chen Style - Intermediate

This intermediate class is the continuation of the Tai Chi and Qigong, Chen Style - Beginning class and emphasizes application of the Taiji form and push hands technique. Much emphasis in silk-reeling exercises is placed on having ground connections and energy (jin) flow sequentially from the legs up to the dantian (center of body) to achieve integrated body movements. Hun Yuan Qigong exercises will enable students using external movements to guide the internal energy flow through various acupressure points to maximize and strengthen internal energy flow.



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601123
Mtn View Senior Ctr
Social Hall
Wong 1/9 - 3/13 Tu 07:45 PM - 09:00 PM $72.00 View 17
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601124
Mtn View Senior Ctr
Social Hall
Wong 3/20 - 5/29 Tu 07:45 PM - 09:00 PM $72.00 View 33

Tai Chi and Qigong, Chen Style - Beginning

This beginning class emphasizes the basic principles and body alignment of Tai Chi and Qigong. The traditional Chen Taiji form will help students to develop strength, balance, and coordination. Silk-reeling exercises are a series of spiral movements that promote muscle relaxation and flexibility by reducing physical tension and strain. Wuji Qigong (standing meditation) will help students to cultivate internal energy (qi) that will enhance their immune system and reduce physical and mental stress.



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601121
Mtn View Senior Ctr
Social Hall
Wong 1/9 - 3/13 Tu 06:30 PM - 07:45 PM $72.00 View 2
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601122
Mtn View Senior Ctr
Social Hall
Wong 3/20 - 5/29 Tu 06:30 PM - 07:45 PM $72.00 View 40

Yoga (nowYoga)

This class emphasizes breathing exercises and restorative body postures to enhance mental clarity, strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. Class is appropriate for active and fit older students interested in developing wellness. This class is not suitable for those who are chronically ill.



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089900
Los Altos Youth Center
Main Room
Sims 1/11 - 3/15 Th 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM $86.00 View
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089901
Los Altos Youth Center
Main Room
Sims 3/22 - 5/31 Th 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM $80.00 View 9

Zumba Gold

Come join us for exciting Latin and international dance rhythms created in the original Zumba and designed for the Older Adult. Includes Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Calypso, and Rock and Roll. This program provides the participant with a safe and effective total body workout! It’s fun, different, easy, and effective. It’s great for the mind, body, and soul. No previous dance experience required.



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082400
Mtn View Senior Ctr
Multi A
Picollo 1/9 - 3/13 Tu 06:15 PM - 07:15 PM $60.00 View 9
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082401
Mtn View Senior Ctr
Multi A
Picollo 3/20 - 5/29 Tu 06:15 PM - 07:15 PM $64.00 View 21

Zumba, Latin Aerobic Dance Exercise

Zumba combines high energy and motivating Latin music with easy-to-follow dance steps. This feel-happy workout (twice weekly) is great for the body and also the mind! Routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone/sculpt the body and maximize caloric output, fat burning, and total body toning.



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801609
Mtn View Senior Ctr
Social Hall
Picollo 1/8 - 3/15 Mo Th 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $115.00 View 7
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801610
Mtn View Senior Ctr
Social Hall
Picollo 3/19 - 5/31 Mo Th 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM $121.00 View 29