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Classes & Ongoing Programs

Classes and Ongoing Programs are offered in a warm, friendly and fun atmosphere. Come experience the variety of wonderful quarterly and ongoing programs. Here are just few classes for you to view.

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Annual Fitness Gym Membership
Enjoy access to treadmills, stair climbers, NordicTrack, exercise bicycles, universal weight station and free weights in our drop-in fitness gym. To get your membership, you will need to fill out appropriate paperwork and attend an
orientation class.
Cost per year is $100 / $50 (62+). Call (650) 823-1225 for more information.

Chair Exercise (on -going & free!)
Tues & Fri 9:25-10:30am
Come for fun and fitness. It is the perfect class for those who may have physical limitations. Strengthen and tone muscles while sitting. Students must register with
instructor on the first day of class.
Location: Sequoia Room, Wellness Center

Morning Fitness (on-going & free!)
Wed 9-10am

Start your morning with a free eye-opening exercise class that combines stretching, conditioning, low-impact aerobics and even a little country line dancing! Students
must register with instructor on the first day of class.
Location: Sequoia Room, Wellness Center

Morning Walks (on-going & free!)
Get up and get out! Meet a group of dedicated walkers for a stroll through Red Morton Park. Walkers leave at 9am from the VMSC lobby. Call 780-7270 for more info or drop by!

Gentle Yoga
with Orlene Chartain
Mon 10-11:15am
On-Going $5 Drop-In

Gentle and easy, this class is a wonderful way to strengthen, stretch and relax. You will learn and practice basic Yoga postures, relaxation and breathing techniques. Own mat is recommended. Wear comfortable clothes. Students must register with instructor, Orlene Chartain, directly at class.
Location: VMSC

Chi Kung Exercise For Health
with Ming Wu
Tues 11:30am-12:30pm 3/16-5/18
$100 for 10 classes / $10 drop-in
(SR Fee $80/ $8 drop-in)

The purpose of Chi Kung is to learn how to generate, conserve, and channel “Chi” (internal energy) for health and longevity. The Chi Kung exercises help to generate, channel, conserve, store and direct the energy into the body for achieving optimum health.
Location: Wellness Center, Sequoia Room (VMSC)


Yang Style Tai Chi for Health
with Ming Wu
Wed 7-8pm 3/17-5/19
Thurs. 11:30am-12:30pm 3/18-5/20
$100 for 10 classes / $10 drop-in
(SR Fee $80/ $8 drop-in)

The aim of Tai Chi is to foster a calm and tranquil mind through the precise execution of exercises. The practice of Tai Chi can in some measure contribute to being able to better stand, walk, move, run, etc. Yang Style Tai Chi is the most commonly practiced style. Call 650.780.7270 for info.
Location: Wellness Center, Sequoia Room (VMSC)

Crafts Social Club (on -going & free!)
Mon 1-3pm

Bring you art / crafts / hobby project to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center. An opportunity to work on your project, demonstrate your skills and socialize with new friends. Everyone welcomed. Students must register with instructor on the first day of class.

Writing Club
Thurs 9:30-11:30am On-Going
Suggested Donation of $5 three times a year

Want to be creative? Writing allows individuals to look into the past and create meaning from it. In addition, it gives the writer, and the reader, new perspectives about life events. Come join the Writing Club to share your own stories. Class acts as a supportive, encouraging environment for self expression with helpful suggestions. Everyone welcomed. Students must register with instructor on the first day of class.
Location: Goldstar, VMSC

Begining & Intermediate Watercolor Painting
with Guy Magallanes
Fridays 9am-12pm
5/7-6/25 7 classes
$70 + $10 lab fee

Experience the magic of watercolor in a fun and challenging class, designed for beginners and seasoned watercolor students. In this fast paced class, you will learn to transfer a line drawing, and paint with the techniques taught right in front of your eyes. Instructor posts the weekly class progression on his website for student’s reference.

 

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