PARKS and REC NEWS

Spring/Summer Camps and Programs are available online. Check our website for up-to-date information at www.shelburnevt.org/160/Parks-Recreation. The spring/summer program brochure will be inserted in the Shelburne News on March 2.

Introduction to Sun Style Tai Chi: Improve your balance and agility, and increase lower and upper body strength with this gentle tai chi program. Sun style tai chi is a joint-safe activity that is fun and relaxing. The class focuses on improving balance and flexibility, reducing stiffness, and preventing falls. It can be done sitting or standing by just about anyone in any location. Tai chi has also been shown to improve concentration, memory, and peace of mind! Registration deadline is Friday, March 10. This class will be held from 9-10am on Mondays and Wednesdays from March 13-May 10. There is no charge for this class but donations to Age Well are accepted. Instructor Chris Curtis will hold this class at the Shelburne Town Hall.

BEGINNER ZUMBA: Join us for this six-week series that will feature one routine building on moves each week so you can get a great workout and feel fabulous. We take the work out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Benefits: A total workout, combining all elements of fitness–cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, and boosted energy.
Minimum of five participants required. The registration deadline is March 27. Classes will be held on Wednesdays, March 29-May 3, 5:30-6:30pm for $70. Instructor Rebecca Boedges will hold the classes in Shelburne Town Gym. Preregistration required.

GENTLE YOGA: Join Kay Boyce, certified yoga instructor, for this gentle yoga class, with attention to good alignment, stretches, and simple assists. You will build strength, tone muscle, and find new flexibility. This class is great for those new to yoga, challenged with an injury, or who simply want to enhance their personal yoga practice. Please bring your own yoga mat and a cotton blanket or large beach towel. Minimum seven, maximum 12 participants. Registration deadline is Monday, March 13. Classes will be held on Thursdays, 9-10am from March 16 to April 20 (six weeks) at the Shelburne Town Hall for $55.

SHOTOKAN KARATE: ​For adults & kids ages 8 and up. Karate is a weaponless means of self-defense, consisting of dynamic offensive and defensive techniques, using all parts of the body to their maximum advantage. This program will help students develop physical skills such as eye-hand coordination, mental focus, leadership, and partnership skills while building self-confidence and character through basic Shotokan Karate techniques. The next session will be held on Thursdays, March 9-April 27 from 6:30 to 8pm for $40. (Fee does not include required uniform.) Instructed by Brandon Hier in the Shelburne Town Gym.

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