Classes

Crafts

Quilting & Sewing

Tuesdays, 12 – 3 pm:
8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12
Location: Craft Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Cost: Members: $2; Non-members: $4
All levels of quilters welcome; work on your own project or group project. Be prepared to learn, laugh, and acquire several new friends. Be a part of their spring retreat to Orcas Island this year!

 

Driftwood Sculpture

Tuesdays, 1 – 3:30 pm:
8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12
Location: Exercise Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Cost: Members: $6; Non-members: $8
Instructor: Dana Theodorsen
Learn to transform rough wood into a beautiful sculpture. Instructor has basic tools available for $15, first visit free.

 

Driftwood Sculpture

Tuesdays, 1 – 3:30 pm:
8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12
Location: Exercise Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Members: $6; Non-members: $8
Instructor: Dana Theodorsen
First visit free.
Learn to transform rough wood into a beautiful sculpture. Instructor has basic tools available for $15.

 


Dance

Beginners Line Dance

Thursdays, 12 – 1 pm:
8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14
Location: Dance Room , Spartan Gym

Members: $6; Non-members: $8
Instructor: Denise Hunsaker
Location: Spartan Gym - Dance room
Spring quarter April 9th - June 18th. No new registrations or drop-ins after 4th week of new spring quarter, unless arranged with the instructor. May purchase a Line Dance ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days. Must register in advance at the Senior Center front desk prior to attending class. The front desk will take your name and phone number for the instructor to contact you with the specific date of new class. No dance experience required!   
For those new to line dancing who want to learn the basic steps in a relaxed, fun atmosphere!  Come learn to dance while giving your brain and body a great workout!

 

Line Dance - Improver/Intermediate

Tuesdays, 1:15 – 2:30 pm:
8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12

Cost: Members: $6; Non-members: $8
Instructor: Denise Hunsaker
Summer Quarter July 11th—August 29th 1:15 pm—2:45 pm
Then in Sept. changes to: Tuesday, September 3rd & 10th 1:15 pm—2:45 pm
For those wanting to learn more challenging step combinations.

 

Line Dance - Advanced Beginner

Thursdays, 2:45 – 3:45 pm:
8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14
Location: Dance Room , Spartan Gym

Cost: Members: $6; Non-members: $8
Instructor: Denise Hunsaker
Spring quarter April 9th - June 18th. No new registrations or drop-ins after 4th week of new spring quarter, unless arranged with the instructor. May purchase ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days.
For those who have learned the basic line dance steps and step combinations and who have at least 6-9 months at the beginner level.

 

Hula

Thursdays, 1:30 – 2:30 pm:
8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14
Location: Dining Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Cost: Members: $3; Non-members: $5
Instructor: Kathy DeAguiar
Spring quarter April 9th - June 18th. Early practice begins at 1:00 p.m. for those wishing extra practice time. All are welcome and the class in on-going.

 

Beginner Plus American Clogging

Tuesdays, 10:15 – 11 am:
8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12
Location: Spartan Recreation Center Gym, 202 NE 185th Street

Cost: Members: $4; Non-members:$6
Instructor: Maureen Pettit
Summer Quarter Clogging Resumes July 29th 
This class is for those who have completed Beginner level and are familiar with the basics of clogging, but are not quite ready for Intermediate level. Dance to choreographed dances.

 

Intermediate Beginner Clogging

Mondays, 11 am – 12 pm:
8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
Location: Spartan Recreation Center Gym, 202 NE 185th Street

Cost: Members: $4; Non-members: $6
Instructor: Maureen Pettit
Summer Quarter resumes July 23rd
Learn more challenging steps and combinations. You will also dance to higher level choreographed dance routines in this fun and friendly class.

 

Cece's Beginner Belly Dancing

Wednesdays, 2 – 3 pm:
8/21, 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13
Location: Exercise Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Cost: Members: $3; Non-Members: $4
Instructor: Cece Ryan
This is a great place for beginning dancers and those wanting to brush up on their techniques. This class gives you the basic technique, posturing, language, move execution, and it helps you build strength.

 

Intermediate Line Dance--Summer Quarter Only

Tuesdays, 10:45 – 11:45 am: 8/20, 8/27

For those wanting to learn more challenging steps, rhythms and step combinations. Must have at least one year at the Advanced Beginner Level and a mastery of the basic line dance steps.

Location: Spartan Gym Dance Room

Cost: $6 member, $8 non member

 

Line Dance - Improver/Intermediate

Thursdays, 1:15 – 2:30 pm: 8/22, 8/29

Cost: Members: $6; Non-members: $8
Instructor: Denise Hunsaker
Summer Quarter July 11th—August 29th 1:15 pm—2:45 pm
Then in Sept. changes to: Tuesday, September 3rd & 10th 1:15 pm—2:45 pm
For those wanting to learn more challenging step combinations.

 

Beginning American Clogging

Tuesdays, 9:30 – 10:15 am: 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8
Location: Bridge Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Cost: Members: $4; Non-members: $6
Instructor: Maureen Pettit
Summer Quarter starts July 23rd.
Learn the basic steps utilized in all levels of clogging. Clogging is a rhythmic, grounded style of dance, brought to the USA by immigrants from Europe. It is fun and great exercise for all ages, and danced to all genres of music. Clogging is always "cued" by the instructor, rather like square dancing.

 


Education & Writing

Spanish Conversation for Advanced Beginners

Mondays, 10 – 11:30 am:
8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
Location: Game Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Cost: Members: $3; Non-Members:$4

 

Intermediate French Conversation

Thursdays, 10 – 11:30 am:
8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14
Location: Conference Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Cost: Members: $20/month; Non-members: $23/month
Instructor: Jill Capozzoli
In order to maintain the class atmosphere and learning process, English is not spoken once the class begins. NO EXCEPTIONS! Notez: Cette classe n'est pas appropriée aux débutants. Chaque étudiant doit avoir I'autorisation par le professeur avant I'inscription dans la classe.
Apprenez le français en s'amusant!
In a fun supportive environment.
• Celebrate French holidays
• Read and discuss current events, news, articles, contemporary novels
• Watch and comment on French films
Jill hold certifications and memberships in:
The American Association Of Teachers of French, WA Association for Language Teaching, Pacific Northwest Council for Languages and Northwest Translators and Interpreters Association, Alliance Francaise.
Jill has taught French for 9 years and employed over 16 years as an interpreter and has hosted a French film series for 9 years.

 

Gentle Yoga (Friday

Fridays, 9:30 – 10:45 am:
8/23, 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15

Fridays
SC Members: $6/class; SC Non-members: $8/class
Location: Wednesdays in Spartan Gym; Fridays in Senior Center Exercise Room
Instructor: Heidi Mair
Recommended for those with little or no yoga experience. Haven't tried yoga yet? Your first class if free. No late arrivals.
Each class begins and ends with breath awareness and meditation. Students learn basic poses (seated, kneeling, standing, and floor exercises) and connect them through attention to breathing, alignment, and mindfulness.

 

*SUMMER SESSION JULY 8th—SEPTEMBER 30th

 

Chair Yoga (Wednesday)

Wednesdays, 11 am – 12 pm:
8/21, 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13

Members: $5; Non-members: $7
Instructor: Heidi Mair, RYT (200 level) & certified in teaching Yoga to Seniors.
You may purchase a Gentle Yoga ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days. Attend 1st class free to see if Chair Yoga is right for you! In order to not disrupt a session, please to not enter a class late! Your Fitness Pass may not be sold or loaned to another individual.

Location: Craft Room

Each class begins and ends with a soothing and relaxing meditation and includes seated and standing exercises. Emphasis is on increasing strength and balance. NO KNEELING OR FLOOR EXERCISES.

Rejuvenate and strengthen your body with a yoga class designed for students 50 and older. In each class, we explore basic yoga poses and connect them through attention to breathing, alignment, and mindfulness. Students learn techniques to improve flexibility, strength and balance. Using Viniyoga style, we focus on balancing energy and connecting breath to each movement. We offer two classes: Gentle Mat Yoga and Chair Yoga.

 


Exercise

Fall Prevention Exercises

Mondays, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm:
8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
Wednesdays, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm:
8/21, 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13
Fridays, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm:
8/23, 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15
Location: Exercise Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays
SC Members: $4.00; SC Non-members: $5.00
Instructor: Toshiko Aramaki
Location: Bridge Room on Mondays. Exercise Room on Wednesdays and Fridays.
You may purchase a Fall Prevention Exercise ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days. Please make payments at the front desk. You can start this class at anytime or drop in at will! Your Fitness Pass may not be sold or loaned to another individual.
This class reinforces the exercises learned in 'Keep Your Balance-Keep Moving' with concentration on building and maintaining balance.

 

Chair Yoga (Monday)

Mondays, 10:30 – 11:30 am:
8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
Location: Game Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Members: $5; Non-members: $7
Instructor: Heidi Mair, RYT (200 level) & certified in teaching Yoga to Seniors.
You may purchase a Gentle Yoga ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days. Attend 1st class free to see if Chair Yoga is right for you! In order to not disrupt a session, please to not enter a class late! Your Fitness Pass may not be sold or loaned to another individual.

Location: Exercise Room

Each class begins and ends with a soothing and relaxing meditation and includes seated and standing exercises. Emphasis is on increasing strength and balance. NO KNEELING OR FLOOR EXERCISES.

Rejuvenate and strengthen your body with a yoga class designed for students 50 and older. In each class, we explore basic yoga poses and connect them through attention to breathing, alignment, and mindfulness. Students learn techniques to improve flexibility, strength and balance. Using Viniyoga style, we focus on balancing energy and connecting breath to each movement. We offer two classes: Gentle Mat Yoga and Chair Yoga.

 

Gentle Mat Yoga

Wednesdays, 12:30 am – 1:30 pm:
8/21, 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13
Location: Exercise Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Mondays and Fridays
Members: $5; Non-members: $7
Instructor: Heidi Mair, RYT (200 level) & certified in teaching Yoga to Seniors.
You may purchase a Gentle Yoga ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days. No class on March 30th. Attend 1st class free to see if Gentle Mat Yoga is right for you! In order to not disrupt a session, please to not enter a class late! Bring a mat. Your Fitness Pass may not be sold or loaned to another individual.
Yoga is an excellent way to keep your mind focused and your body healthy. Each class begins and ends with a soothing relaxing meditation and includes seated, kneeling, standing, and floor exercises.

Rejuvenate and strengthen your body with a yoga class designed for students 50 and older. In each class, we explore basic yoga poses and connect them through attention to breathing, alignment, and mindfulness. Students learn techniques to improve flexibility, strength and balance. Using Viniyoga style, we focus on balancing energy and connecting breath to each movement. We offer two classes: Gentle Mat Yoga and Chair Yoga.

 

Cancer Survivor Exercise Class

Mondays, 1 – 2 pm:
8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
Fridays, 1 – 2 pm:
8/23, 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15
Location: Game Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Mondays and Fridays
Cost: $5 per class
Instructor: Toshiko Aramaki
No Drop-ins allowed!
This Class dresses exercises designed for women and men having survived cancer, based on limited energy, weight gain/loss and pain levels. Toshiko will speak with you prior to joining the class to assess your level of participation.

 

Keep Your Balance-Keep Moving

Tuesdays, 9:30 – 11 am:
8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12
Location: Game Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Cost: Free
Instructor: Toshiko Aramaki
Sponsored by: Shoreline Fire Department
No drop-ins! This is a 10-week course. Check Front Desk for new course dates throughout the year. Leave name/number at front desk and instructor will contact you.
This is not a traditional exercise class but is made up of 50% discussion on Fall Strategies and 50% balance exercises. It is an entry level course which guides you in developing an exercise routine.

 

Cece's Light and Lively

Tuesdays, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm:
8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12
Location: Exercise Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Tuesdays and Thursdays
SC Members: $4 per class, SC Non-members: $5 per class
Instructor: Cece Ryan
Purchase exercise ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days. Your Fitness Pass may not be sold or loaned to another individual. No drop-ins allowed. Class has available space.
For people wishing to improve physical conditioning and decrease risk of injuries. Focus on strength training.

 

Enhanced Fitness

Mondays, 10 – 11 am:
8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
Wednesdays, 10 – 11 am:
8/21, 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13
Fridays, 10 – 11 am:
8/23, 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15
Location: Dining Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays
Members: $3.00, Non-members: $4.00, Eligible Kaiser members: Free
Instructor: Toshiko Aramaki
Pay at the Front Desk. Purchase an EnhanceFitness ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days. Please arrive 15 minutes early for the first class as the instructor will speak with you to assess your level. Your Fitness Pass may not be sold or loaned to another individual.
Best for individuals who are currently in other exercise forms or have a walking routine.

 

Enhanced Fitness

Mondays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm:
8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
Wednesdays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm:
8/21, 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13
Fridays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm:
8/23, 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15
Location: Exercise Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays
Members: $3.00; Non-members: $4.00; Eligible Kaiser members: Free
Instructor: Cece Ryan
Location: Bridge Room on Mondays; Exercise Room on Wednesdays and Fridays
Pay at the Front Desk. Purchase an EnhanceFitness ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days. Please arrive 15 minutes early for the first class as the instructor will speak with you to assess your level. Your Fitness Pass may not be sold or loaned to another individual.
Best for individuals who are currently in other exercise forms or have a walking routine.

 

Level 1 Enhanced Fitness

Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:15 am:
8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12
Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:15 am:
8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14
Location: Exercise Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Tuesdays and Thursdays
SC Members: $3.00, SC Non-members: $4.00, Eligible Kaiser members: Free
Instructor: Cece Ryan
Pay at the Front Desk. Must talk with the instructor and complete paperwork before participating in any class. You may purchase a Level 1 Enhance Fitness ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days. Your Fitness Pass may not be sold or loaned to another individual. Class has openings for spring quarter.
This chair exercise class is designed for people with limited mobility. Participants may be seated or in a wheelchair. Regular attendance is expected for best results.

 

Beginner Tai Chi

Tuesdays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm:
8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12
Location: Game Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Members: $6, Non-members: $8
Instructor: Mary Newbill

Establishes basic skills critical to building a life-long practice.

 

Tai Chi Beginning for Arthritis (Form A)

Fridays, 12 – 1 pm:
8/23, 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15
Location: Dance Room , Spartan Gym

Members: $60; Non-members: $80
Location: Spartan Gym-Dance Room
Instructor: Marivic Weathers
No drop-ins. Payment in full required. Ten weekly, sequential classes offered quarterly.
Created by Dr. Paul Lam of TaiChi for health institute. Proven to alleviate arthritis symptoms and recommended by American CDC and Arthritis Foundation. Beginners welcome.

 

 

Enhanced Fitness Level 2

Mondays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm:
8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
Wednesdays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm:
8/21, 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13
Fridays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm:
8/23, 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15
Location: Exercise Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
SC Members: $3.00, SC Non-members: $4.00, Eligible Kaiser members: Free
Location: Bridge Room on Mondays, Exercise Room on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Instructor: Cece Ryan
No drop-ins allowed!
This chair exercise class is designed for people with limited mobility. Participants may be seated or in a wheelchair. Regular attendance is expected for best results.

 

Level 2 Enhanced Fitness

Mondays, 10 – 11 am:
8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
Wednesdays, 10 – 11 am:
8/21, 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13
Fridays, 10 – 11 am:
8/23, 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15
Location: Dining Room, Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
SC Members: $3.00, SC Non-members: $4.00, Eligible Kaiser members: Free
Instructor: Toshiko Aramaki
If this class is full, the front desk volunteers are able to guide you in registering for another class. May purchase ticket for 15 sessions but must be used within 90 days of purchase. NO Drop-ins allowed!
Best for individuals who are currently in other exercise forms or have a walking routine.

 


PoliciesPlease make payments for classes at the Front Desk. Please prepay for each month or sessions of classes in which you participate. Canisters for fees will be provided in facilitated classrooms.

All classes, activities and events arranged at this Senior Center are for the convenience and pleasure of the participants who desire to attend. The Senior Center does not assume any responsibility for the well being or safety of the participants or their property in any matters pertaining to said activities and events. Members and their guests participate at their own risk and should not expect or hold the Senior Center responsible in any way. The Senior Center offers a variety of classes, but does not endorse any speakers.

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center offers a variety of information classes, but does not endorse any speaker. The presenters have been asked not to solicit or call any clients and to give information ONLY.

We suggest you listen to a variety of presenters before you make any kind of decision. Presentations are meant as an educational opportunity and no marketing is allowed.