•  Winter 2019 
    Register early for all classes.
    (Then you won't be disappointed if your class is full or canceled.)
    All classes are held at the Del Valle Education Center, 100 Building unless otherwise noted.
     

    Course #

    Day Dates Time Room Fees Instructor
    Heartbeats -  34 classes  

    This class offers low impact aerobics, stretching, balance and much more. We will get our heart rates up and have some fun in the process. We will also focus on improving strength and balance. Over time, expect to see and feel results, including a renewed level of fitness, increased stamina, and flexibility. Bring a mat, towel, and two weights (10 lbs or less). 

    292337

    M, W, Th

    1/7-3/28 8:30-9:30am Rm 304 Reg $140/Senior $126 McGranaham
    Stretch, Strength, Balance -   21 classes  
    Join this twice-a-week session of strength, stretching and balance-training to maintain and improve your quality of life by building muscle mass and bone density. Lessen arthritis pain, restore balance, and help control your weight, and improve your heart health. Bring a mat, towel, two weights (3 lbs or less), and one medium strength tension band.
    291130  M, W   1/9-3/27  10-11:15am Rm 304  Reg $110 /Senior $99  Piaggio-Weiss 
    Tiger’s Breath Qigong – 12 classes  

    Qigong means the cultivation of your vital energy. Learn acupressure points to balance energy and boost your immune system; Qigong principles, such as posture and breathing techniques to apply in everyday life; and the Tiger’s Breath Qigong form for balance, strength, coordination, and flexibility. 

    292332   1/8-3/26  9:45-10:45am Rm 304   Reg $70/Seniors $63  Dirlam-Ching
    Walks in the Great Outdoors - 10 classes  
    First class meets at Lafayette/Moraga Trail. Take 24 east to Pleasant Hill Rd., Go south, turn right on Olympic Blvd. and then right into parking lot.  With a repertoire of over 60 three-mile routes, this class experiences many of the open spaces that intersect & border the beautiful Bay Area parks and canals of several local counties.  Walkers are encouraged to carry plant and/or wildlife field guides, binoculars, and umbrellas. The first class will start at 9 am, future classes may start after 9 am depending on the starting location.
    057133  Th  1/10-3/14  9-11am  Trails  Reg $90/Seniors $81  Gordon
    Body Balance - 12 classes

    Improve your flexibility, strength, and balance by using three disciplines; ballet, Pilates, and yoga, for a full body workout using only low-impact movements.  Modifications will allow a range of student levels to participate, while all students will engage in the use of isometric holds, small range movements, and large range movements.  Find balance in your body by improving strength and flexibility, is the core aim of this class. Please bring light weights and a mat.

    292335  1/8-3/26 11:30-12:30pm Rm 304   Reg $70/Seniors $63  Lie
    Yoga - Therapeutic-Inspired 9 classes
    An all-level class where the ancient art of yoga is applied to relieve some of the most common aches and pains through long holds of yoga poses. Students will be required to fill out an intake form to allow the instructor to lead a safe and effective class that brings benefit to all participants. Students should bring their own mat.
    292231 M 1/14-3/25  11:30-12:45pm Rm 304  Reg $70/Seniors $63 Piaggio-Weiss
    Yoga 
     These Yoga classes seek to provide relief from pain, support a more balanced and optimal level of functioning, increase in joint R.O.M., lengthen and strengthen muscles and lastly, an overall wonderful mood booster. Classes may include both gentle and therapeutic as well as Hatha yoga postures. BE PREPARED to BREATHE :) Students supply their own mat for these classes.
    292233 W 1/9-3/27 (12 classes)  11:30-12:45pm Rm 304  Reg $90/Seniors $63 Laws
    292234 W 1/9-3/13 (10 classes) 5-6pm Rm 304 Reg $60/Seniors $54 Laws
    292238 F 1/11/-3/29(11 classes) 9-10:30am Rm 304 Reg $100/Senior $90 Laws
       
    Intermediate Hatha Yoga   
    Students will be expected to have some level of yoga experience, at the very least the basic foundational elements. Prepare to explore your connection to movement and the breath. Incorporating more heat through physical activity and linking posture-to-posture will build stamina and strength. Like a rung on a ladder, this is just a first step among many; what is left after you have learned the form? Come, join us and find out more about the relationship between the body, breath and some of the more subtle aspects of the Yoga practice.
    292236  Th  1/10-3/28 (12 classes) 11:15-12:30pm Rm 304 Reg $90/Seniors $81 Piaggio-Weiss
    292239 F 1/11-3/29 (11 classes)  10:45-Noon  Rm 304  Reg $80/Seniors $72  Law
     

    Hatha Yoga for Strength and Balance - 10 Classes

     
    Come, join in this new yoga class that will focus on yoga postures to increase strength and balance with a strong focus on stretching and strengthening muscles. The class will focus on keeping the shoulders, elbows and wrists injury free. The class is open to all levels. Students should bring their own mat.
    292230 T  1/8-3/26 (12 classes) 8:30-9:30am Rm 304 Reg $70/Seniors $63 McGranaham
    292232 Th 1/10-3/28 (12 classes) 9:45-10:45am  Rm 304  Reg $70/Seniors $63  McGranaham
    Winter Holidays:1/21, 2/15 & 2/18
    Spring Break: 4/1-4/5, No school 
    Del Valle Education Center, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek