Health and Wellness
Exercise and Fitness
Arthritis Exercise Program
The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program uses gentle activities to help people with arthritis increase joint flexibility and range of motion, maintain muscle strength and decrease pain. Classes are specially designed for people of all ages with arthritis and other related diseases and limited movement. Let's Move Together by taking control of your arthritis. Exercise from the comfort of your chair. River Road Park & Recreation District is an Arthritis Foundation sponsored agency. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. (Cost: $45). To register and pay, contact River Road at 541.688.4052. Participants who live within the River Road Park district may qualify for a discount. No class Nov 11. (SAI Course)
Aikido is a defensive martial art that teaches methods for controlling attacks without violence. Unlike other martial arts that emphasize retaliation, aikido teaches techniques for redirecting aggression. Aikido teaches natural fluid motion and helps you learn to remain calm under stress. Ultimately, the relaxation of aikido positively affects all aspects of one's life. Class location will be Village School, 2855 Lincoln St room 8 in the upper wing. For more information contact Joel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541.461.3442
Gentle Yoga with Instructor: Shivraj Khalsa, ACSM Certified
This is a fluid and rhythmic yoga with gentle stretching and strengthening of joints and muscles. Each class is designed to increase circulation and flexibility throughout the whole body. Experience appropriate progression of passive and active postures combined with specific breathing techniques. Delight your body, mind and soul by participating in this class.
Medieval European Longsword
Learn medieval longsword techniques from the Art of Armizare, the Medieval Italian Martial Art taught to knights by Maestro Fiore dei Liberi in the late 14th century. Fiore's four illustrated books were composed for a medieval Italian prince, and teach a complete martial arts system of empty hands, dagger, sword, spear and poleaxe techniques. Class focuses on the use of two-handed longsword. Teacher is a certified Fencing Master. Equipment provided. Location is NW Fencing Academy, 2101 Bailey Hill Rd. For more information: www.fencingacademy.net or phone 541. 221.1695
Tai Chi Fundamentals
Tai Chi, an ancient art, can be used by people of all ages and abilities to increase strength, flexibility, balance, stress relief, and self-discovery. This course will focus on the structure and movements that are the basic building blocks for the Yang-style Tai Chi practice. It is designed for students of all abilities and experience, to help increase your physical efficiency and awareness while reducing stress and creating relaxation.
The Body Shop
Join local personal trainer Jeff Hardisty for unique and challenging exercise routines and conditioning to build strength and endurance, and improve flexibility and mobility. All exercises can be adapted to your current level of fitness. Co-sponsored by River Road Park & Recreation and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register and pay, contact River Road Park at 541.688.4052. Participants who live within the River Road district may qualify for a discount. (SAI Course)
ZUMBA Fitness is a Latin dance inspired cardiovascular workout sweeping the nation. It is a dynamic, fun, and exciting workout for all body types and ages. It is labeled as 'exercise in disguise' because it feels like a dance party. No dance experience is necessary, just a desire to move your body and have fun! Instructor Lareina Rose is a Licensed Zumba Fitness instructor and a graduate of Lane's Exercise and Movement Science Program. Lareina is returning to Lane with many new and exciting routines that will keep your body moving and smiling.