Class Descriptions

Adult Jazz Dancing
Cool moves and hot music! Retro and current jazz styles mix for the perfect dance class. Challenge mind, body, and soul while increasing level of fitness and losing weight. Class includes warm-ups, isolations, center floor, and jazz routine. A sizzling “Jazz” experience!

Adult Tap Dance
Looking to learn tap dancing from a pro? Look no further! From beginner to advanced, we’ve got you covered! Develop speed and clarity through proper technique, master the “tricks” of tap and explore various genres from 1930 to the present. Our instructor will be bringing her extraordinary experience and enthusiasm to class. You just need your shoes. She’ll have you on your toes (and heels) in no time! Tap is fun, social, and completely non-fattening. Tap shoes can be purchased through Amazon Item #T9500.

Apple iPhone and iPad
This class teaches you how to master the basics of using your iPhone and/or iPad from simply turning it on or off to using the provided applications.

Aquatic Exercise
Make new friends while freeing up your joints and working your muscles. Aquatic exercise is designed for all levels of experience with the ability to go at your own pace with as much or as little resistance to fit your needs. Instructors will show different versions of intensity with each move to accommodate all skill levels.

Body Breakout - Intermediate Level
Upper, lower, core, and cardio workout two days per week using your own weight, free weights, exercise bands, and balls. Kim White, a 20-year Army veteran and current health and wellness coach, brings her fitness knowledge, enthusiasm, and energy to get you to where you want to be: fit, toned, and energized!

Competitive Fencing
Fencing improves flexibility, reflexes, speed, and agility and provides all forms of mental and physical exercise that are essential for health and wellness. These qualities have made fencing a good youth sport. Fencing enhances sportsmanship and integrity that fuels the desire to excel in different fields of life. A fencer is able to make quick and strategic decisions and has a better level of concentration. Fencing can be taken as a serious competitive sport, fitness regimen, or a recreational hobby. Please see the instructor for equipment needed at an extra cost.

Computer Basics
Learn the basics of the internet, email, and computer organization. Computers are provided, but if you have a laptop, you are welcome to bring it.

Financial Workshops
In the four-day financial workshops with instructor Ed Pruitt, investing, retirement by design, and protecting what’s important will be discussed. Classes will be held at the Edward Jones office in Flagler Plaza.

How To Be A Savvy Global Traveler
This two-hour course will provide information and recommendations to participants to increase their overall knowledge of preparing for and completing international travel. Topics of instruction include pre-travel preparations, appropriate identification documents, reducing traveler profile, and stressing security awareness throughout the trip. Additionally, the instructor will present how cultural differences may impact travel experiences. Learn how to process through security, differences in country protocols, and heightened awareness to traveler surroundings.

Meet Your Sewing Machine
Learn the basics of your sewing machine: setting up, cleaning, replacing the needle, loading the thread, and winding the bobbin. Learn about the different needles, threads, materials, and stitches your machine can do.

Microsoft Word and Excel Workshop
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel: formatting, rows, cells, formulas, tables, charts, and more. This workshop is a quick tutorial to get you using these programs like a pro.

Poetry Workshop
“A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language, “ W.H. Auden. If this sounds like you, then join us by taking part in our Poetry Workshop designed for the lover of poetry who wants to learn how to appreciate the art even more. It is also for student poets who want to improve their craft. This course will help you understand the basics of reading, interpreting, and writing poetry. This is a must-take course for any budding poet who wants to hone his/her skills and learn to write high-quality poetry that others will appreciate.

Quilting By Hand
This class provides students the opportunity to select their own quilting project and have an experienced instructor help with pattern instructions, material selections, and any problems or questions you may encounter.

Retirement Seminars
  • Outsmart the Scammers: Incidents of fraud are on the rise and scammers’ tactics are becoming more complex. In this workshop we will discuss how to spot certain red flags that may indicate a fraudulent encounter.
  • Standing Guard: Protect what you’ve worked forWhether approaching retirement or having recently retired, your focus may begin to shift from building your financial foundation to protecting the resources you’ve created. In this workshop, we will discuss active ways to address key risks you may encounter and strategies to prepare for the unexpected.
  • Five Money Questions For Women: Women face unique financial circumstances. A strong financial strategy is vital. In this workshop, we will explore five critical money questions for women.
  • Retirement: Making your money lastRetired recently or planning to retire soon? This presentation discusses ideas to help build a reasonable and sustainable strategy for managing income and expenses during retirement. How do we address key concerns like inflation, health care expenses, and market volatility, as well as the unexpected?
  • Social Security: Your questions answeredIt is important to understand your options with Social Security and the impact your decisions have on your retirement. Discussions include when you should start taking Social Security and what are the tax considerations.
  • Time Matters: A woman’s outlook on retirementPerspectives on financial concerns facing women getting ready to retire or who recently retired. We will discuss income strategies including perspectives around Social Security withdrawal and reliance rates and also how to prepare for the unexpected, including market and inflation risks and the rising cost of healthcare and long-term care.
  • Rules of the Road: How to move toward your financial goals with 10 Rules of the Road to Investing. Learn the fundamental concepts of investing and potential strategies to help you build wealth.
  • Demystifying Investing: Saving for college? Thinking about retirement? Both? Explore the tools and strategies that are available to assist you and your family in working toward your financial goals and help you feel more comfortable with the investing process.
  • Focusing on Fixed Income: Explore the features of fixed-income investments and how quality bonds can serve as the foundation of a well-balanced portfolio. Learn the basics of bonds, the advantages of laddering, and how fixed income may make sense as part of your income strategy.
Silver Splash
A fun, shallow-water exercise class that uses signature water weights and pool noodles to increase movement and intensity options. Splash is suitable for all skill levels and is safe for non-swimmers. The pool provides many benefits when used for aerobic exercise and resistance training. Silver Splash is free to Silver Sneakers members.

Stained Glass
Whether you like the antique, modern, or eclectic look, designing with glass can be artistically fulfilling. Joyce Edson, who has taught for Community Education for over eight years, is an expert in the art of stained glass. Class projects range from small lamp shades to very large stained glass windows.

Swim Lessons - Group (Aqua Tots)
Children ages 6 months–3 years old will be taught basic water skills such as floating, kicking, and paddling through fun water activities, games, and songs. Each child needs to have an accompanying adult in the water at all times.

Swim Lessons - Group (Tadpoles)
Children ages 3–5 years will be introduced to water safety rules. Skills taught include floating, kicking, and paddling, as well as going under water. Children need to be comfortable being in the water without mom or dad.

Swim Lessons - Group (Minnows)
Children ages 5–7 years who can display Tadpole skills will learn to tread water, the freestyle stroke and the backstroke.

Swim Lessons - Group (Turtles)
Group lesson without age requirement. For children who can display Minnows skills and can swim the length of the pool. Class will emphasize stroke refinement and is designed to be an intermediate step toward competitive swimming.

Swim Lessons - Private
Individual private lessons for children and adults. Lessons will be based on the age and skill of the student. An adult must accompany children from six months to three years old in the pool.

Swim Lessons - Semi Private
One instructor per two students. Students must be equal in ability and skills to take semi-private lessons.

Tai Chi - Beginning
Tai Chi is a Chinese practice of slow, graceful, and fluid movements to exercise the body and the mind through a series of postures that create a synchronized dance called a form. This ancient exercise has been found to provide many health benefits such as improving strength, flexibility and balance, lowering blood pressure, and relieving stress. Tai Chi requires no special equipment or dress. All of the classes emphasize awareness, body alignment, balance, and breathing. The beginners class includes a gentle warm-up, introduction to basic foot patterns, and weight shifts. The first one out of the three Yang Family Short Form and Zhan Zhuang (standing meditation).

Tai Chi - Intermediate
This class is for students who have learned the first one out of the three Yang Family Short Form. In addition to continuing learning the Form and Zhan Zhuang, students will learn and practice the five set Soaring Crane Qigong and the Deer Form from the Five Animal Frolics Qigong and partner work in the form of “Pushing Hands” rounds out this class.

Total Body Balance and Stability
This class is designed to help you become stronger and improve balance. The movements taught in class focus on specific exercises to improve strength and power around the ankle, knee, and hip joints while improving your reaction time. Designed for fall prevention, this class is suitable for nearly every fitness level. It can be adapted depending upon the skill of the individual participants. A chair may be used for balance and stability. Total Body Balance and Stability is free to Silver Sneakers members.

Total Body Workout - Beginner Level
Restart your active lifestyle with light cardio; weight resistance using your own weight, core, lower- and upper-body exercises; and stretching. This one-hour class by Anita Jackson is designed to maintain/increase strength, endurance, and balance all while having fun!

Yoga For All
An energizing practice incorporating Sun Greetings, standing and sitting poses, as well as breathing and relaxation. Wear loose and comfortable clothing; remove shoes and socks upon entry; avoid the use of strong perfumes; drink water before, during, and after class; and go at your own pace. Inform the instructor prior to class of any recent injury, surgery and/or special conditions. Must have: Yoga mat. Yoga For All is FREE to Silver Sneakers members.

Yoga - Hatha
Hatha Yoga is a slow-paced stretching class with some simple breathing exercises and perhaps some seated or lying meditation. This is a good place to learn basic poses and relaxation techniques and become comfortable with yoga. Bring a mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. Connect with the relaxing world of yoga.

Yoga - 50 and Over
This yoga class is customized by instructor Barbara Royere for particular problem areas and ailments that we face as we age. Experience the gentle stretching and balance techniques that will make you feel 10 years younger.