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Community Connections and Participation for Seniors

Indoor Walking Aerobics

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: Riverside Community Activity Centre, 8 Doreen Rogen Way, South Morang.

REQUIREMENTS: Comfortable walking shoes and clothing. Water bottle.

Indoor Walking Aerobics

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: Lalor Learning Centre, French Street Hall, 47a French Street, Lalor 3075

From MARCH to NOVEMBER the class will run ONLY the 2,3,4 & 5th Monday of each month

REQUIREMENTS: Comfortable walking shoes and clothing. Water bottle.

Beginners Yoga

THE COURSE IS CANCELLED AT TUTOR’S REQUEST. NO CLASS FROM FRIDAY 18TH JUNE 2021

Tai Chi

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: Thomastown Library Community Room 1 52 Main Street Thomastown Mel 8 G7

REQUIREMENT: Casual Clothing

CRITERIA: Patience with oneself to learn in a warm and encouraging environment

Beginners Tai Chi for Health

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

BEGINNERS ONLY

LOCATION: Painted Hills Community Pavillion, 180W Painted Hills Road, Doreen

DESCRIPTION: Tai Chi originated in China. It is an effective exercise for health of mind and body. It consists of stretching movements in a slow and gentle way. Studies have shown that Tai Chi can help improve conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, diabetes and other chronic illnesses.

Gentle Yoga for Seniors

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: May Rd Campus, Senior Citizens Club, Main Hall, May Road, Lalor, Mel 8 K6

REQUIREMENTS: Wear Comfortable clothing, Bring a Yoga Mat, Yoga Block, Yoga Bell, pillows and blankets if needed & Water Bottle.

AIM: To explore and learn about yoga and its benefits on all levels of being. Promotes general health and wellbeing through the regular practice of a range of many different techniques, including postures and movement, breath awareness and breathing exercises, relaxation and concentration, self inquiry and meditation.

Tai Chi Beginners Level

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: Riverside Community Centre Main Room 8 Doreen Rogan Way South Morang Mel 183 G12 Every Tuesday.

DESCRIPTION: Tai Chi is a form of exercise whereby a sequence of movements are performed slowly in a flowing relaxed manner. In this class you will do: – Warm Up exercises – 8 Forms Qi Gong ( life energy exercise) -10 Forms and 24 Forms Yang Style Tai Chi

Tai-Chi Advanced Level

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: Riverside Community Centre Main Room 8 Doreen Rogan Way South Morang. Mel 183 G12

REQUIREMENTS: Basic Knowledge of Tai Chi.

Tai Chi Sword for Health

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: Lalor Learning Centre, French Street Hall, 47a French Street, Lalor 3075 From FEBRUARY to NOVEMBER the class will run ONLY the 2,3,4 & 5th Monday of each month

Members need to apply for the Sword Exemption Card in Victoria for the use and carriage of the sword for the purpose of studying and participating in Sword Taichi. This can be applied through Wushu Taichi & Qigong Australia Inc. Tutor will guide members How to apply.

REQUIREMENTS: Comfortable clothing, shoes and buckets load of patience. Tai Chi sword is not too vigorous, it is suitable for seniors. Beginners are always welcome.

Wu Tao Dance with Meditation

THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS

LOCATION: Riverside Community Main Room Doreen Rogan Way South Morang Mel 183 G12. Similar to Tai Chi, a very gentle form of exercise

REQUIREMENTS: Participants to wear comfy clothing and shoes. Bring bottle of water to drink. A yoga mat or a bath towel.