Aloha to Aging is a local nonprofit that offers healthy aging, wellness and educational programs for active seniors. The following is a sampling of some of the programs offered in June and July. They are located at 4608 Lower Roswell Road in Marietta/East Cobb 30068. For more information: 770-722-7641. RSVP for all the events below at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gentle Yoga Class
Every Tuesday (closed July 3rd) • 10-11am
Join Carolyn Purvis, licensed Yoga Instructor, for an hour yoga class. This class is appropriate for everyone, at any level of experience! This is a great option for beginners and seniors. You will stretch, strengthen, and practice balance poses. We start seated on a chair (for stretching/ centering) and then move to standing positions (strength/ balance) and move onto the floor, ending in a deep state of relaxation. Many modifications will be given, floor poses can be modified for the chair. Class size limited. $25 per month, no daily rate. Bring your own, block(s), blanket, and water.
Aloha Day Club
Monday and Wednesday • 10:30am-2pm
We keep the Aloha spirit alive in a social day program for those 55 and older who are no longer driving and need engaging activities outside of their residence. Our week day program incorporates exercises, music and stimulating games and discussions into each session. Our Day Club participants range from 55 – 96 years young!
Healthy Brain Game Day and Lunch
Thursday July 19 • 12-1:30pm
A healthy mind is the essential key to staying independent, involved and enjoying our lives to the fullest at any age. Join Aloha to Aging for a healthy lunch and exciting series of games to keep your mind sharp and stimulated. Suggested donation of $10.
This article originally appeared in the June/July issue of the EAST COBBER magazine, on page 47. Click here to view the digital edition.