Course Descriptions

Summer 2017           

For additional information, contact SAI at (541) 463-6262.
To register for classes, contact the partner agency listed for the classes you'd like to take.

Personal Enrichment

Dance and Exercise

NEW! Wisdom Body Traininggolden lotus

The Wisdom body Training brings physical exercise and mindfulness together. Enhance your natural confidence, as you dissolve anxiety and stress, while increasing physical and mental vibrancy. Through this Tibetan based inner-body approach, you can connect with your intuitive wisdom or innate health. All levels welcome. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

10:15-11:45 am, Su, Jul 30-Aug 27, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $42) - Khondro

NEW! Mommy/Baby Yoga

This unique yoga class strengthens you, and the bond between you and your infant. Experience the joy of slow moving yoga poses, and calming restorative time in an environment created just for you. Dads are welcome too! All levels welcome. Babies need to be non-mobile. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

11 am-12:15 pm, W, Jun 28-Jul 26, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $42) - Black

Beginning Yoga  yoga lady

Learn common yoga poses and how to practice them safely, honoring your own level of strength and flexibility. Emphasis on yoga taught the gentle and sustainable way. Discover how yoga promotes wellness, reduces stress and heals. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or in-fo@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

6:30-8 pm, M, Jun 26-Jul 24, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6 hrs $40) - Staff

7:15-8:45 pm, Tu, Jul 18-Aug 8, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6 hrs $40) - Butler

Curvy Yoga  

We'll reduce stress, exercise gently, and appreciate our bodies exactly as they are. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

10:30-11:45 am, Su, Jul 16-Aug13, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $42) - Breuer

NEW! Silver Yoga for 55+

Increase flexibility, mobility and strength with extra gentle yoga. Practice the Yoga skills of movement and breath work to help you move through the day with greater ease. Leave with yoga tools that will get you moving today! Not limited to seniors, safe and accessible for any-one. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

10-11:30 am, Tu, Aug 1-22, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6 hrs $40) - Cox-Trieger

NEW! Teen Yoga  v yoga

Learn Yoga for strength building, flexibility and reducing stress. Relax into a beginning meditation, then move through a standing progression and discover room to experience mind-fulness with alignment, breath and intention. Ages 13-19, beginners welcome! Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

3:15-4:15 pm, M/W, Jun 26-Jul 12, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6 hrs $36) - Lightdancer

Yoga for Healthy Bones

Can you build bone mass with less than 10 minutes of daily practice? Learn floor movements also geared to help improve balance, strength, coordination, and range of motion. Yoga experience is helpful but not required. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or in-fo@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

12:15-1:45 pm, M, Jun 26-Jul 24 (No class 7/17), Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6 hrs $48) - Siporin

NEW! Yoga Kids

Playful poses, animated breathing exercises, and imaginative relaxation techniques just for kids! Your child will play with yoga postures that combine body awareness with fun. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

4:30-5:30 pm, M, Jun 26-Jul 31, Eugene Yoga, 245 E Broadway (6.25 hrs $42) - Butler

Yoga Nidrayoga man

Learn how to deeply reduce the stress on your nervous system and gain greater balance and strength. Perfect for helping with insomnia and stress reduction. Bring two blankets and sleep pad. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register, contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or info@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

12:15-1:45 pm, M, Jun26-Jul 17, Eugene Yoga, 3575 Donald St (6 hrs $40) - Butera

NEW! Yoga on Mt. Pisgah

It’s the best of both worlds: a walk in nature, and a grounding yoga practice. Lengthen, strengthen, and breathe, while enjoying the twilight views from the top of Pisgah. Meet at the start of the uphill main trail for a 5:15 pm departure or find us at the top at 6 pm for 75 minutes of an all levels Yoga delight. Bring your mat. Co-sponsored by Eugene Yoga and LCC Successful Aging Institute. To register contact Eugene Yoga at (541) 520-8771 or in-fo@eugeneyoga.us. (SAI Course)

6-7:15 pm, W, Jun 28-Jul 26, Eugene Yoga, Offsite (6.25 hrs $42) - Black

NEW! Balancing Hormone’s for Seniors 55+

Senior-centered, but open to all who want to learn. Learn how to balance your hormones to naturally feel more vibrant in your golden years and learn how to lower your risk for hormone-related cancers. Taught by Mary Ruddick, Certified Nutritional Counselor. Questions? Email mary@enableyourhealing.com.

6-8 pm, W, Jun 28, Downtown Campus Rm 105 (2 hrs $29) - Ruddick

NEW! Learn to Play Doo-Wop, Beginning Piano 55+

Learn piano via 1950’s Doo-Wop in a relaxed, beginner-friendly environment. Learn fundamental musical concepts through a unique approach combining playing by ear, diagrams and activities. By the end, you’ll understand the structure of the typical Doo-Wop song, be able to improvise in the Doo-Wop style, and perform “In the Still of the Night” as a group. $10 required text available first class, payable by cash or check to instructor. No class July 4.

9-9:55 am, Tu, Jun 27-Jul 25, Eugene Piano Academy, 507 Willamette, Eugene (3.66 hrs $45) - Misa

Driver Training

AARP Driver Safety Program  oregon license plate

Learn the latest evidence-based strategies. Refresh your knowledge of the latest rules and road hazards. All licensed drivers welcome. Those 55+ may qualify for insurance discounts. Six hours. No tests. Cost $20, or $15 for AARP members. To find location of local classes, contact: aarp.org/findacourse or call 1 (888) 227-7669. (SAI Course)

Family Health & Dynamics 

Living Well with Chronic Conditions/Pain/Diabetes

Does a health condition, chronic pain, or diabetes affect your daily life? If so, these free 6-week programs may be just for you. Gain skills to help you manage symptoms, sleep, eat, exercise and work well with your health care providers. Co-sponsored by Senior & Disability Services, Trillium Community Health Plan and LCC Successful Aging Institute. Pre-registration required. For dates, times and locations, contact (541) 682-4103 or email livingwell@lcog.org. - Scott (SAI Course)

Money Management

NEDCO Financial Wellness Classes

Enjoy a wide spectrum of personal finance and homeownership classes. Register at ned-cocdc.org or call (541) 345-7106. Cost: $75 per year for unlimited classes and 1:1 counseling. (SAI Course)

Careers & Professional Development

Encore Careers

Become a Senior Companion!  scp

Are you a people person with time on your hands? Want to earn a bit of extra cash while helping others? The federal Senior Companion Program trains and supports low-income adult volunteers, age 55+ who make weekly visits to frail elders and those with disabilities. Help clients maintain quality of life and earn a small hourly tax-free stipend. Sponsored locally by Lane Community College. You’ll also learn about ElderHelp and Love INC.! To register, contact Willamalane at (541) 736-4444 or Campbell Center at (541) 682-5318. (SAI Course)

10-11:00 am, M, July 10, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St (1 hr. No Charge) - Brooks

1:30-2:30 pm, W, July 12, Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C St Spfd. (1 hr. No Charge) - Brooks