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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 Center
Social Hall
Reddington 6/11 - 7/25 Mo We 12:15 PM - 01:30 PM $64.00 View

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 6/22 - 7/27 Fr 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM $53.00 View

Hatha Yoga

This class is designed to improve the health, performance, and mental acuity of athletes or individuals interested in improving their level of fitness. Based on the ancient fitness science of Hatha Yoga, the class blends balance, strength, flexibility, and power in a fitness format.



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600330
Mtn View Senior Ctr
Multi A
Haghi 6/14 - 7/26 Th 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM $84.00 View 12

Hike for Health

Hike 3-6 miles in our beautiful open space preserves, county parks, and coastal trails. Expect some rough terrain with moderate to challenging hills at times. You must be in good health to enjoy this class. Class is divided into two groups: leisurely and medium-paced, and is designed for both the enjoyment of nature and for exercise.



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089600
Hillview Center
Room 2
Menard 6/14 - 7/26 Th 09:00 AM - 01:30 PM $96.00 View 50

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 Center
Room 16
Menard 6/12 - 7/24 Tu 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM $94.00 View 36

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 Center
Social Hall
Sims 6/11 - 7/25 Mo We 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM $72.00 View 6

Tai Chi and Applications, 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 6/12 - 7/24 Tu 07:45 PM - 09:00 PM $56.00 View 12

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 6/12 - 7/24 Tu 06:30 PM - 07:45 PM $56.00 View 18

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 6/14 - 7/26 Th 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM $66.00 View 3