Cass County COA upcoming events and activities

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

 

Monday, May 23

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, May 24

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. Registration required.

 

Hooked on Travel

1-2:30 p.m.

“Cruise the Caribbean” is the journey for May. Learn about various islands in the Caribbean including their local culture, attractions, cuisine, etc. Attendees are encouraged to “dress the part.”

 

Wednesday, May 25

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.

 

 

Thursday, May 26

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. Registration required.

 

Euchre Club 

1 p.m.

Euchre is one of the most popular card clubs.

Friday, May 27

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

9-11 a.m.

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

 

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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