Cass County COA upcoming events — Front Street Crossing

The Cass County COA has planned a number of activities for this week at its Dowagiac location, Front Street Crossing, at 227 S. Front St.

 

Monday, April 4

Cardio challenge

8 to 8:45 a.m.

This low-impact, high-energy class will challenge participants’ entire bodies with cardio, strength training and balance exercises. Mat exercises are also incorporated for a well-rounded workout. Cost is $25 per month or $5 for walk-ins.

 

Vim and vigor transitions

9 to 9:45 a.m.

This class begins with a stand-up energizing aerobic workout and ends with a chair cool down and stretch. The focus is on heart health, strength, flexibility and balance. Cost is $25 per month or $5 for walk-ins.

 

S.E.A.T. (Sit, Exercise, and Tone) 

10 to 10:45 a.m.

This chair-based class is great for anyone concerned with balance and stability. The focus is on maintaining flexibility and strength. Cost is $25 per month or $5 for walk-ins.

 

Tai chi

11 a.m.

Guests can improve their posture, strength of hips, thighs and core with this gentle mind body exercise. This program is good for arthritis, blood pressure and sense of well-being. Cost is $20 per month.

 

Bingo

12:45 p.m.

Follow the lunch hour by playing for fun and prizes. Cost is $2.25.

 

Tuesday, April 5

Skin cancer screening

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dr. Mark A. Kuriata and Advanced Dermatology will offer free skin cancer at the Cass County COA. Call Sandi at 269-445-8110 or 800-323-0390 for more information or to make an appointment.

 

Wednesday, April 6

Cardio challenge

8 to 8:45 a.m.

This low-impact, high-energy class will challenge participants’ entire bodies with cardio, strength training and balance exercises. Mat exercises are also incorporated for a well-rounded workout. Cost is $25 per month or $5 for walk-ins.

 

Vim and vigor transitions

9 to 9:45 a.m.

This class begins with a stand-up energizing aerobic workout and ends with a chair cool down and stretch. The focus is on heart health, strength, flexibility and balance. Cost is $25 per month or $5 for walk-ins.

 

S.E.A.T. (Sit, Exercise, and Tone) 

10 to 10:45 a.m.

This chair-based class is great for anyone concerned with balance and stability. The focus is on maintaining flexibility and strength. Cost is $25 per month or $5 for walk-ins.

 

Tai chi

11 a.m.

Guests can improve their posture, strength of hips, thighs and core with this gentle mind body exercise. This program is good for arthritis, blood pressure and sense of well-being. Cost is $20 per month.

 

Birthday Bingo

12:45 p.m.

Follow the lunch hour by playing for fun and prizes. Cost is $2.25.

 

Diabetes PATH

1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Diabetes PATH is a six-week Chronic Disease Self-Management Program that teaches practical skills for living a healthy life with diabetes. Developed and tested by Stanford University, the workshop focuses on self-care, learning new coping strategies, and sharing personal experiences with other group members. For more information or to register, please contact Adrienne at the Cass County COA at 269-445-8110 or 800-323-0390 ext. 232.

 

Thursday, April 7

Computer help

8 a.m. to noon

Get one-on-one support and help by making an advance appointment.  The COA’s computer expert, Laura Canfield, will be available to personally assist visitors. Advance reservation is required.

 

Euchre Club 

1 p.m.

Euchre is one of the most popular card clubs.

 

Friday, April 8

Cardio Challenge

8 to 8:45 a.m.

This low-impact, high-energy class will challenge participants’ entire bodies with cardio, strength training and balance exercises. Mat exercises are also incorporated for a well-rounded workout. Cost is $25 per month or $5 for walk-ins.

 

Vim & Vigor Transitions

9 to 9:45 a.m.

This class begins with a stand-up energizing aerobic workout and ends with a chair cool down and stretch. The focus is on heart health, strength, flexibility and balance. Cost is $25 per month or $5 for walk-ins.

 

S.E.A.T. (Sit, Exercise, and Tone) 

10 to 10:45 a.m.

This chair-based class is great for anyone concerned with balance and stability. The focus is on maintaining flexibility and strength. Cost is $25 per month or $5 for walk-ins.

 

A Matter of Balance

10 a.m. to noon

This four-week program is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity level of older adults who have this concern. It will include group discussion, problem solving, sharing practical solutions and exercise training. Advanced registration is required.

 

FSC Musicians

Noon

Do you enjoy playing a musical instrument? Why not join other music enthusiasts and jam with the FSC Musicians?

 

Fibre Friends

1 to 3 p.m.

Interested in fiber craft arts like knitting, quilting, crocheting, tatting and embroidery? The class is open to all ages and genders, taught by instructor Terry Moore.

 

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