COA offers events, activities

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, May 2

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.

 

Wednesday, May 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.

 

Diabetes PATH

1 to 3:30 p.m.

PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) is a six-week workshop that teaches practical skills for living a healthy life with diabetes. Family members and caregivers may also attend. It was developed and tested by Stanford University and is designed to complement attendee’s current medical treatments. Advance reservation is required.

 

 

Thursday, May 5

Computer Support

8 a.m. to noon

People having computer issues can receive assistance from COA staff. By appointment only.

 

Euchre Club 

1 p.m.

Euchre is one of the most popular card clubs.

 

Friday, May 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 & 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.

 

Muffins for Mom

9 to 11 a.m.

All moms will be served muffins and beverages free of charge. Sign up requested.

 

Computer Use and Assistance

9-11 a.m.

Several public-use computers are available for use during normal business hours. People can get personalized assistance from volunteers.

 

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.

 

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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