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Stretch, Strength & Dance
Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM
1821 Catalina Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94707
Ashby Village Classes
Members pay for their own charges
RSVP: Register with instructor in class
When: Every Wednesday, 8/28/19-1/22/20, 10:00-11:30 am
Where: Ashby Village, 1821 Catalina Ave., Berkeley
Open to: All
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
$70 registration fee for the semester payable to Berkeley Adult School (submit to instructor)
A collaboration between Berkeley Adult School and the Ashby Village Healthier Aging Team.
This course is designed as a weekly exercise class for those wishing to build strength, increase flexibility and have a fun time moving to music with others.
Weekly attendance is encouraged because the levels of both difficulty and complexity increase throughout the semester.
We spend the first 1/2 hour of class doing stretch and strength work in chairs. The second 1/2 hour we dance as a group doing simple routines which work on coordination, rhythm, and balance. The last 1/2 hour we work with theraband to build upper body strength.
The class includes some short anatomy lessons designed to help the students better understand the structure and function of the muscular and skeletal systems.
All of the moving is done to music, which ranges from classical to popular songs.
All are welcome and everything we do can be modified as needed.
About the Instructor: Anne Aronov
Anne Aronov is a dancer and Certified Massage Practitioner. She holds an M.A. in Gerontology and has been teaching movement classes for over 30 years.