September 2, 2020, 7:30 PM - October 28, 2020, 8:15 PM
*Laughter is the best medicine so join this fun-loving crew to end the day with laughs and love! Anyone can do these easy, healthful breathing techniques along with simulated laughter that always seems to turn into real laughter! All ages and levels of physical ability are welcome. There are no fancy poses and no jokes or comedy is involved. There's plenty of free parking at all our venues. Since laughing is dehydrating, please bring your water bottle.
October 19, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
*Please join Deb Tambeau to learn all things Needham Housing. Not only is Deb the Resident Services Coordinator for Needham Housing Authority, she is just a passionate and caring person. Every time we chat I learn something new. She will fill us in on all that is happening at a very important part of our community.
Drum Alive is back Daily! Kelly has been given the opportunity to provide Drums Alive classes at home for people of ALL AGES. The classes are being sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield and are FREE to all participants while we are in Stay At Home orders. Please email Aicha with any questions.
Let's get you started:
Here is a link to a signup page. https://mailchi.mp/ec3716c65d68/drumsalivecoa
Once you fill out your contact info, I will send you more information to get going with classes at home.
October 19, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
To pre-register for the Movie Matinee: Contact Beth: 617-972-7241 or email Elizabeth : Elizabeth.White@perkins.org
October 19, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Meeting ID: 137 719 908
*We can't be in the cozy library, but Kerrie always finds a cozy spot in her new home to have us all relax and rid ourselves of anxiety. Even if you have never meditated before, now is the time to give it a try. You won't regret it - especially when Kerrie runs it!
October 19, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meeting ID 769-2859-0292
*Are you conversational in French; intermediate or advanced? Come join Nathalie, a native speaker, to improve your conversational French. Prior to each session, participants will receive by email brief videos or documentaries in French to watch, or news articles or literature to read, to prepare for the group discussion. This is a fun way to improve your fluency in French, and make new Francophile friends. This is not a structured class, the goal is really to practice talking in a relaxed setting.
Any questions, email to: Wellesley.Nathalie@gmail.com
October 19, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meeting ID: 865 6904 4770
*Our friend, Paul will be facilitating his regularly scheduled program Clutter Support Group via Zoom. Here is what Paul shared, "The Clutter Support Group is a gathering of men and women who meet weekly in order to solve their common problems of hoarding, cluttering and procrastinating. The only requirement to attend is the desire to change these negative habits and help one another. Our mission is to help to provide members with the tools and skills needed to live a clutter free life. We offer understanding, trust and hope in a caring, compassionate and discreet environment. With support, our desire is to help our members live a better life physically and emotionally.
October 20, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
October 20, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Meeting ID: 816 8790 1740
*This class is a mostly seated exercise class that does not encourage activities that might exacerbate arthritis symptoms and sore joints. It addresses range of motion, strength, flexibility, endurance balance and coordination.
October 21, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
October 21, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Meeting ID: 859 4613 1521
*Today, one of the most popular trending fitness classes in the mainstream fitness world is "High Intensity Interval Training." Our fitness crew, Lisa and Stephen have put together a version of this for our Center participants: Personalized - Intensity Interval Training.It is defined by what works best for you! It builds cardiovascular fitness while improving muscular strength and endurance. This is more personalized and geared towards individual levels.
October 21, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meeting ID: 848 3861 8088
*Frank King will tell the heartbreaking story of an unknown composer (we are keeping it a mystery!), who fought crippling adversity to become one of our most prolific and celebrated songwriters. Also included: the story behind 3 big hits from 1953; one of the most infamous moments in the history of American broadcasting, featuring Arthur Godfrey and Julius LaRosa; a lovely “September Song” medley; the beautiful “lost” ballad from “Peter Pan”; and more.
This program is available to our participants due to the wonderful generosity of One Wingate Way and Wingate Residences. Thanks, Amy and Wingate Staff!
October 22, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
October 22, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Meeting ID: 832 3378 6121
*Barre incorporates the fluidity of ballet, the flexibility of yoga, and the core strengthening of Pilates. It is a structured, easy-to-follow total body workout. This low impact workout combines light weights (optional) and is set to music that makes you want to move. You will need a chair, mat, optional light weights. Please read the risk statement below. Lisa is looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow.
October 22, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This class is a mostly seated exercise class that does not encourage activities that might exacerbate arthritis symptoms and sore joints. It addresses range of motion, strength, flexibility, endurance balance and coordination. *Motion is lotion in this exercise class! This program includes range of motion, strengthening/flexibility, aerobic/endurance & balance & coordination exercises. Mindful relaxation completes the class. You DO NOT have to have arthritis to take part. Any movement is great these days - and always.
October 23, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Meeting ID: 722 0848 3215
*Laila is back! You know her from Balance Deconstructed, one of our most popular programs at the Center. Now she is doing a virtual program for you to do at home.Balance is complex and multi-dimensional. This class will go over the core components of good balance and will train you on how to improve it through a variety of exercises fir core and leg strengthening, posture awareness a d stretches for greater flexibility. *
October 23, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM