Line Dancing

For all Line Dancing registration, please walk-in or call the center at (206)365-1536.

(Due to popular demand and participants’ requests, the fee structure has been changed from monthly to quarterly)

Fall Session runs from September 27 to December 15
Note: No Class 11/8, 11/10, 11/24

LINE DANCING CLASS #1

New Beginner Line Dance: Level 1 (Spartan Center Dance Room)

Instructor: Sarah Diener

This class is for both brand-new dancers and those who are looking for a review of basic line dance steps and            combinations. We will cover both the language and movements that are unique to line dancing, equipping students to be able to know the names of basic steps/patterns and how to do them. The teaching pace will be slow and repetitive to allow new dancers the opportunity to gain confidence as well as ability on the dance floor. We will use a variety of music, in a relaxed, social atmosphere.    Note:  No previous dance experience required.    

Classes will be held on: Tuesdays, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Session dates: 9/27 THRU 12/13, (No Class 11/08)11 sessions
Members Pay $88 Non-members Pay $110
for the Fall quarter

LINE DANCING CLASS #2

New Beginner Line Dance: Level 1 (Spartan Center Dance Room)

Instructor: Denise Hunsaker

This class is for both brand-new dancers and those who are looking for a review of basic line dance steps and            combinations. We will cover both the language and movements that are unique to line dancing, equipping students to be able to know the names of basic steps/patterns and how to do them. The teaching pace will be slow and repetitive to allow new dancers the opportunity to gain confidence as well as ability on the dance floor. We will use a variety of music, in a relaxed, social atmosphere.    Note:  No previous dance experience required.    

Classes will be held on: Thursdays, from 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
Session dates: 9/29 THRU 12/15, (No Class 11/10 & 11/24)10 sessions
Members Pay $80 Non-members Pay $100
for the Fall quarter

LINE DANCING CLASS #3

Beginner Line Dance: Level 2 (Spartan Center Dance Room)

Instructor: Sarah Diener

Note: You must know and be able to execute the basic steps of the new beginner level to move on to the Beginner Level.

For those who have been introduced to and have some experience with line dancing, and are ready to add on to their basic step and step combination skill set. Each quarter we will add new steps and dances so that you can continue to learn and develop as a line dancer. The teaching pace is a bit faster and the choreography a bit more challenging than the New Beginner Level, but is also repetitive to reinforce muscle memory.  We will cover a variety of dance styles & rhythms to music from different genres.

Classes will be held on: Tuesdays, from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm
Session dates: 9/27 THRU 12/13 (No Class 11/08)11 sessions
Members Pay $88 Non-members Pay $110
for the Fall quarter

LINE DANCING CLASS #4

Beginner Line Dance: Level 2 (Spartan Center Dance Room)

Instructor: Denise Hunsaker

Note: You must know and be able to execute the basic steps of the new beginner level to move on to the Beginner Level.

For those who have been introduced to and have some experience with line dancing, and are ready to add on to their basic step and step combination skill set. Each quarter we will add new steps and dances so that you can continue to learn and develop as a line dancer. The teaching pace is a bit faster and the choreography a bit more challenging than the New Beginner Level, but is also repetitive to reinforce muscle memory.  We will cover a variety of dance styles & rhythms to music from different genres.

Classes will be held on: Thursdays, from 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm
Session dates: 9/29 THRU 12/15 (No Class 11/08 & 11/24)10 sessions
Members Pay $80 Non-members Pay $100
for the Fall quarter

LINE DANCING CLASS #5

Advanced Beginner Line Dance: Level 3 (Spartan Center Dance Room)

Instructor: Denise Hunsaker

This class is designed for those who have danced at the Beginner Level for a minimum of a year and who know the names of and how to do the steps/patterns in the New Beginner & Beginner levels. The teaching pace is faster than the first 2 levels and is also repetitive in order to learn the dances and the step combinations. More challenging choreography will be added at this level along with some fun new steps.  

Classes will be held on: Tuesdays, from 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Session dates: 9/27 THRU 12/13 (No Class 11/08)11 sessions
Members Pay $ 88 Non-members Pay $110 for the Fall quarter

LINE DANCING CLASS #6

Intermediate Line Dance: Level 4 (Spartan Center Dance Room)

Instructor: Denise Hunsaker

This is the most difficult level of Line Dance Classes offered and is only for those who have danced at the Advanced Beginner Level for a minimum of a year and know all the steps/patterns of the first 3 levels of line dance.  At this level, the choreography takes a definite leap up in difficulty, length, rhythm and step combinations.  The fun of this class is the challenge of the choreography and rhythms we get to try. Intermediate dancers should be more independent, being able to dance some on their own without looking at others and/or the Instructor all the time. Intermediate students are expected to be more  independent dancers and have a mastery of a broad range of steps and step combinations.

Classes will be held on: Thursdays, from 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Session dates: 9/29 THRU 12/15 (No Class 11/10 & 11/24)10 sessions
Members Pay $ 80Non-members Pay $100 for the Fall quarter

LINE DANCING CLASS #7

Intermediate Line Dance: Level 4 (Spartan Center Dance Room)

Instructor: Denise Hunsaker

This is the most difficult level of Line Dance Classes offered and is only for those who have danced at the Advanced Beginner Level for a minimum of a year and know all the steps/patterns of the first 3 levels of line dance.  At this level, the choreography takes a definite leap up in difficulty, length, rhythm and step combinations.  The fun of this class is the challenge of the choreography and rhythms we get to try. Intermediate dancers should be more independent, being able to dance some on their own without looking at others and/or the Instructor all the time. Intermediate students are expected to be more  independent dancers and have a mastery of a broad range of steps and step combinations.

Classes will be held on: Tuesdays, from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Session dates: 9/27 THRU 12/13 (No Class 11/08)11 sessions
Members Pay $ 88 Non-members Pay $110 for the Fall quarter


AGING WELL

Instructor: Toshiko Aramaki                                                                                                                                                                This course works to re-establish strength with active movement. The focus is on strengthening upper and lower body muscles, bone health, balance, agility and reaction time. All these are very important for fall prevention. You will also learn many strategies to prevent falls in this class.  We use a sturdy chair, cushion or pillow and Thera Band (optional/not provided).

Classes will be held on:  Monday & Wednesday  from  11:30 am to 12:30 pm & Friday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
       Members Pay $72Non-members Pay $ 120

Class starts from Friday, October 3 | Please register by Friday, September 30    

NO CLASS 10/21


ENHANCE®FITNESS

Instructor: CeCe Ryan          

Enhance Fitness is a fun, evidence-based group exercise and fall prevention program. Join us as we become more active, energized, and empowered to sustain independent lives.


 
No charge for eligible Kaiser  Permanente members. Regular attendance is expected for best results.

Classes will be held on:  Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
       Members Pay $72 & Non-members Pay $120 for October

Kaiser Permanente members: FREE

Class starts from Friday, October 3 | Please register by Friday, September 30

NO CLASS 10/21

GET FIT~STAY FIT

Substitute Instructor: CeCe Ryan

This new class is a gentle exercise program, performed either seated or standing. Improve your physical conditioning, range-of-motion, strength and endurance and decrease your risk of injuries. Especially benefits chronic illnesses, degenerative conditions and improves overall wellness. (Wheelchairs & walkers can be accommodated.)


Classes will be held on:  Tuesday & Thursday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
       Members Pay $48Non-members Pay $80 for October

Class starts from Tuesday, October 4 | Please register by Tuesday, September 27      


CLOGGING

Instructor: Maureen Pettit                                                                                                                                                         

Originating in Europe, clogging in the USA started in the Appalachians.  It is a rhythmic, grounded style of dance, great exercise for all ages, & danced to a wide variety of music. 

Clogging is a fun, easygoing class with instructor “cueing” steps and dances. Clogging is very much a “multigenerational” activity. We encourage family participation of all ages.
         

  • INTRODUCTION TO CLOGGING (Spartan Center Gymnastic Room): Monday, from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    Members Pay $84 & Non-members Pay $108 for the Quarter (September-December)
  • EASY INTERMEDIATE CLOGGING (Spartan Center Gymnastic Room): Monday, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Members Pay $84 & Non-members Pay $108 for the Quarter (September-December)

INTRODUCTION TO YOGA, GENTLE CHAIR & MAT YOGA

Instructor: Heidi L. Mair, AWC, E-RYT
Heidi Mair is a certified Wellness Counselor and Yoga Teacher with over 1700 hours of teaching experience. Heidi specializes in Yoga for active older adults. Find out more about Yoga and healthy aging at Heidi’s website     https://heidilynneyogaandwellness.wordpress.com/

INTRODUCTION TO YOGA

Do you want to calm your mind, build stamina and improve balance – at your own pace? Then look no further! Begin your Yoga journey here. This one-hour class will prepare you for either Gentle Mat or Gentle Chair Yoga. You will learn the fundamental principles of Yoga and tools to increase flexibility and strength, release tension, and develop concentration and body awareness. There will be time for questions. 
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and bring water. All new yoga students are required to attend this class.


Classes will be held on: 1st Tuesday of the month, October 4th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
FREE for MembersNon-members
Please register by Tuesday, September 27th or Call the Senior Center at (206) 365-1536 to check if space available.      


GENTLE CHAIR YOGA

This class designed for students 50 and older. Each class includes breath awareness, mindful meditation and a     sequence of poses to work each part of your body. Class begins and ends in a chair with a portion of class spent standing focused on balance and building strength. For students with previous Yoga experience or upon completion of Introduction to Yoga. 

Class Size Limit: 15

Now available – TWO CLASS OPTIONS

Monday Class

Monday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Class starts from: October 3; Register by September 30
Members: $40
Non-members: $50

Wednesday Class

Wednesday from  11:00 am to 12:00 pm  
Class starts from: October 5; Register by September 30
Members: $32
Non-members: $40

GENTLE MAT YOGA

This class designed for students 50 and older. Each class includes breath awareness, mindful meditation and a      sequence of poses to work each part of your body. Students must be able to be able to get up and down from the mat. For students with previous Yoga experience or upon completion of Introduction to Yoga.  

Class Size Limit: 12

Classes will be held on: Wednesday from 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Members Pay $32 (4 classes; $8/class) Non-members Pay $40 (4 classes; $10/class)

Class starts from Wednesday, October 5 | Please register by Wednesday, September 28    


New Yoga Class – VETERANS YOGA PROJECT

Instructor: Caleb Lay

For Veterans of all ages and First Responders. Join our certified yoga instructor, Caleb Lay for chair and standing poses to improve breathing, flexibility, balance and mood. Postures can be adapted to your abilities or limitations. Wear comfortable clothing.  All ages welcome.

Class Size Limit: 8

Class will be held on: Thursday, October 6 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am
FREE for MembersNon-members


TECHNOLOGY CLASS

Instructor: Nick Della Giustina     
             “Nick has been working in the computer industry for the past two decades. He recently graduated from the University of Washington and enjoys assisting people with technology-based issues. Nick is excited to be instructing members of the Senior Center in the uses of today’s technology!”

Participants determine the class content.

Love your iPhone/iPad but is it driving you crazy? Bring your phone/iPad, fully charged with a list of the features you want to use on your device and any questions you have about particular phone functions. Registration by phone only.

Classes run from 10/6 THRU 10/27

iPHONE:

Potential topics: connecting to cellular networks or Wi-Fi, how to: make calls, browse the web, take pictures, play music and send and receive emails and text messages. Creating an Apple ID, Configure privacy & Security settings, Learning to use the tips, control center configuration, switching data, using Siri and Airdrop.

Classes will be held on: Thursday from  11:00 am to 12:00 pm  
Members Pay $10 & Non-members Pay $15 for per class; 4 classes available in October

Class starts Thursday, October 6   

Registration for this class can be done at the Front Desk.
To register, walk-in or call the Center at (206) 365-1536. Call from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Monday to Thursday
and from 9:00 am to noon on Friday. Thank You!

iPAD:

Learn the basics of using your iPad; update your apps, navigating the device, discovering settings and how to customize and organize your iPad. Potential topics we will cover includes set-up, syncing to iTunes, email, downloading aps, calendar use, and more!

Classes will be held on: Thursday from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm  
Members Pay $10 & Non-members Pay $15 for per class; 4 classes available in October

Class starts Thursday, October 6   

Registration for this class can be done at the Front Desk.
To register, walk-in or call the Center at (206) 365-1536. Call from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Monday to Thursday and from 9:00 am to noon on Friday. Thank You!


BEGINNERS YANG STYLE TAI CHI

Instructor: Mary Newbill                   

Tai Chi is a low-impact balance exercise that can reduce falls and prevent bone fractures in seniors.  Come learn the beginning basics with Mary.

Classes will be held on: Thursday from  1:00 pm to 2:00 pm  
Members Pay $32 & Non-members Pay $40

Class starts Thursday, October 6 | Please register by Thursday, September 29    

YANG STYLE TAI CHI

Instructor: Mary Newbill                   

Qi Gong warm-ups with meditative movement and Cheng Man-Ching Yang’s style for continuing students. In China Tai Chi is practiced for health, sport and recreation.   

Classes will be held on: Thursday from  2:00 pm to 3:00 pm  
Members Pay $32 & Non-members Pay $40

Class starts Thursday, October 6 | Please register by Thursday, September 29    


HULA

Instructor: Kathy DeAguiar

Our Kapuna Hula group is starting up again this summer. Learn the gracefully beautiful dance form of hula.  Hula is a visual dance form using hand motions to represent the words in a song or chant.

Call 206-365-1536 for registration.

Classes will be held on: Mondays from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Members Pay $3/class & Non-members Pay $5/class

Class Starts October 3 | Please register by September 30


THE ART CLUB (all mediums except oil)

Bring your acrylics, pastels, almost any art medium and join us for awesome creative fun!  Together we’ll enjoy the   process of creating our own projects.

Call 206-365-1536 for registration. You may pay at the center’s reception desk on the day of participation  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start time to pay.      

Classes will be held on: Thursdays from 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Members Pay $4/class & Non-members Pay $6/class

Class Starts October 6 | Please register by September 29


BASIC KNITTING CLUB

Instructor: Donna Ault

Whether you want to learn a new craft or gain tips on a knitting project you are working on, this group of friendly crafters will assist you. Should you prefer to crochet, no problem: they are  happy to help you complete your       project.  Men & women alike enjoy this class. Come and join the fun!  

Call 206-365-1536 for registration. Please pay the instructor in class on the day of participation

Classes will be held on: Mondays from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Members Pay $3/class & Non-members Pay $6/class

Class Starts October 3 | Please register by September 30


CLIMATE SUPPORT YOGA

Instructor: Crystal & Caleb

Offering a new type of yoga that highlights a philosophy to share with community, instructors Crystal Connelly & Caleb Lay will lead this class in shared intention, meditation, mindfulness practice and gentle movement exploring climate change topics through the lens of yoga.  All Ages welcome.

Class Size Limit: 8

Classes will be held on: September 16 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
FREE for Members & Non-members

Class will be held on Sunday, October 16 | Please register by Sunday, October 9    


DRIFTWOOD SCULPTURE

Instructor: Dana Theodsorsen

Learn to transform rough wood into a beautiful sculpture. Instructor has basic tools available for $15

Call 206-365-1536 for registration. Please pay the instructor in class on the day of participation

Classes will be held on: Tuesdays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Members Pay $6/class & Non-members Pay $8/class

Class Starts October 4 | Please register by September 27


CONVERSATIONAL ESL

Facilitators: Tessa & Doug Machle

If you are a non-native English speaker and would like to improve your conversation and pronunciation skills, this is the class for you. Participants will enjoy improving their conversational abilities as we talk about a variety of topics. 

Call 206-365-1536 for registration.

Classes will be held on: Tuesdays from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Members Pay Free & Non-members Pay Free

Class Starts October 4 | Please register by September 30


BEGINNING ESL READING CLASS

Facilitators: Cathy Costa & Jane Sitko

This class will practice the English sound system for pronunciation, words and  reading with grammar and vocabulary. It will also focus on simple sentence structure. 

Call 206-365-1536 to register.

Classes will be held on: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Members Pay Free & Non-members Pay Free

Class Starts October 4 | Please register by September 27


DUPLICATE BRIDGE

Facilitators: Claudia Olney

This is a friendly, non-sanctioned game in which identical deals are played in order to compare individual scores. Come join the fun.  You need to bring a partner in order to play  If you don’t have a partner call an we will wait list you and try to find a partner. Registration is required and there is a limited number of spaces available.                                                

Call 206-365-1536 to register. You may also register online, here, below.

Classes will be held on: Wednesdays from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Members Pay $3 & Non-members Pay $5

Class Starts October 5 | Please register by September 28


PINOCHLE

Facilitators: Karen Napora & Donna Turner

This fun game is a trick-takingAce-Ten card game for four players (per table) played with a 48-card deck. 

New players always welcome. Registration is required and there is a limited number of spaces available. 

You may pay at the center’s reception desk on the day of participation   Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start

time to pay.

                                       

Call 206-365-1536 to register.

Classes will be held on: Thursdays from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Members Pay $3 & Non-members Pay $5

Class Starts October 6 | Please register by September 29


QUILTING & SEWING

All levels of quilters welcome; work on your own project or group project.  Be prepared to learn, laugh and acquire some new friends.  

Call 206-365-1536 to register. You may pay at the center’s reception desk on the day of participation   Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start time to pay.

Classes will be held on: Tuesdays from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Members Pay $3 & Non-members Pay $5

Class Starts October 4 | Please register by September 27


Policies: Please register a week before the first day of class. You can register online through our website or call the Center at (206) 365-1536 if you need help with registration.

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 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.