Center Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm, Fridays 8:00am – 1:00pm
Community Café – Monday through Thursday at 12:15pm—If you are 60 and older enjoy lunch for a suggested donation of $2.50, if you are under 60 the cost is $7.50. Reservations are required by 10:00am the day before with the exception of Monday’s which is required by Thursday at noon. To sign-up for lunch call 860-228-1700.
Silver Sneakers FLEX Class—Mondays 11:15, Wednesday & Friday 10:15 Please note class time change (45 min. classes) Monday 11:15—Noon, Wednesday and Friday 10:15—11:00
You MUST pre-register for class. This class will focus on cardiovascular, muscular strength, balance, flexibility, and improving reaction time which will improve your ability to feel strong and stable. Please bring hand held weights, a whiffle bat OR walking stick OR cane that is approximately 30—34inches high (just below the hip), and a Resita Band. To see if your insurance provider is a Silver Sneakers participant call 1-866-584-7389. If so, there is no charge for this class. If your insurance is NOT a Silver Sneakers provider, you can purchase a punch card for $30 for 10 classes. Pre-registration is required for NEW participants to the Silver Sneakers class. You MUST BE SIGNED UP PRIOR TO CLASS. To register, please call Patty at 860-617-8897.
ZUMBA Gold—Classes Tuesdays
New session is March 3rd—April 28th (no class March 10th & April 7th). Please note class will run 10-11 until March 31st in order to accommodate the AARP Tax Preparation Program starting at 11:30am. IF there is a school delay the class will start at 10:15. Zumba is dance fitness classes mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Tuesdays 10:00—11:00. There will be 7 classes for a cost of $14. To register come to the center or call 860-228-1700.
Tai Chi with Susan
Thursdays from 9:30—10:30 in the card room. The next session will begin Thursday, March 5th and run until April 16th. This is a form of exercise that’s used for stress reduction, balance, and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. There will be 7 classes for $14. Drop-in fee $4. Please note we must have 10 people registered in order to continue running class. Register at the Senior Center or call 860-228-1700.
Enhance Fitness—Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays 9:00—10:00am
This class will run Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 9:00AM – 10:00AM. This class will focus on dynamic cardiovascular exercise, strength training, balance, and flexibility. Being this class is an evidence based program, the class will meet 3 times per week to increase the participants fitness gains. People who regularly attend class have proven to grow stronger, improve their balance, become more limber, and elevate mood. The class will meet Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am—10:00am. Each session will be a 16 class session and will cost $32.
ACTIVE Fitness ACTIVE—Agility, Core, Toning, Improving health, Vibrancy, Energy. This class is perfect for both men and women who are looking to improve overall strength, core strength, balance, and overall fitness. The class will be taught by Paul Smith and will meet on Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 11:15-12:00. To Register or for more information 860-228-1700.
Mindful Meditation with Mandy – Mandy is not only our program coordinator, but she is also a Certified Professional Life Coach and has been practicing Mindful Meditation for nine years. She is presently teaching another meditation class through the East Haddam Public Libraries, so she brings a lot of experience with her. The meditation class will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 10:45am—Noon. Mindful Meditation is the opportunity to develop the skill of paying attention to your inner and outer experiences with acceptance, patience, and compassion. Mindfulness Meditation is effective for the management of stress, anxiety and panic, chronic pain, depression, obsessive thinking, strong emotional reactivity, and a wide array of health related concerns. Please register by Friday, prior to the Tuesday class, by calling the Center at 860-228-1700. Please bring a non-perishable food item as payment for the program, this will be donated to HIHS Food Pantry.
Every Thursday from 10:45—Noon—Come see what’s new…. The Sunshine Singers are looking for new members who enjoy signing and would love to share their talents with others… They are signing a new catalog of songs such as 500 Miles by Four Brothers and What the World Needs Now, using musical accompaniment, adding to their rhythm and energy. Join the Sunshine Singers who are a group who love to sing and perform at various venues. Come join them and be a part of a long standing singing group.
Veterans Coffee Hour – Wednesday, March 25th
Hebron Senior Center is hosting this program that is open to the military public (including the surrounding communities) on the fourth Wednesday of every month (March 25th). We are conducting a Veterans Coffee Hour at 10:00 a.m. to promote information sharing, camaraderie, and education as to benefits and entitlements Veterans may be eligible for. The Coffee Hour is hosted by Sherri Vogt, She is the Veterans Liaison for Hartford Health Care at Home. Sherri is also the primary liaison to the US Department of Veterans Affairs and Veteran Service Organizations. She facilitates community conversations with veterans and their families on issues that are important to them that are the foundation of legislative initiatives.
Massage or Reflexology with Tami Toscano
Tami Toscano offers massage and reflexology. Tami comes to us bringing many years of experience both in California and Connecticut and includes working with the senior population. She has already begun services here at the center and is getting rave reviews. Tami will be here from 10:00am—4:00pm on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. February 28th. New rates for 2019, the cost is $22 for 25 min and $44 for 50 minutes. To schedule an appointment please call the Senior Center 860-228-1700.