Classes

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Ageless Grace: Exercises for the Body and Mind


Courtesy of GetSetUp - (49 min.)




After demonstrating some chair moves to "Heard it Through the Grapevine," Guide Ellen Shapiro leads a class in chair movements. These movements are part of “21 Simple Tools for Lifelong Comfort and Ease.” Based on the science of neuroplasticity, this seated fitness program works the core, activates all 5 functions of the brain (analytical, strategic, kinesthetic learning, memory/recall, creativity, and imagination) and 21 different "aging factors" in the body.

Basic Yoga


Courtesy of GetSetUp - (54 min.)




Join us for a Forever Well yoga class taught by Guest instructor Laury Smith from the YMCA of Greater Houston. This class lets your body be your guide. No single pose is required and modifications are available for every pose letting you determine when you’re more flexible or ready for more challenging poses.

Cardio Yoga - Improve Endurance, Muscle Strength and Toning


Courtesy of GetSetUp - (49 min.)




This FUN Cardio Yoga class (aerobic exercise) involves repeated movements of the large muscle groups in arms, legs, and hips (& possibly some freestyle dance movement). With changes in heart rate and breathing pattern, this class maximizes the amount of oxygen in the blood and helps you use it more effectively. All levels of yoga practitioners are welcome!

Cauliflower Fried Rice - Recipe


Courtesy of Holy Cross Health - (7 min.)




Stay on track with your health goals by learning how to make cauliflower fried rice with Holy Cross Health's outpatient dietitian, Julia Mutter.

Conquering Negative Thinking


Courtesy of GetSetUp - (59 min.)




Sometimes we are our own worst enemies. Learn how to turn your inner critic around. Guide Bernadette will teach tools to help you change negative thought patterns that contribute to anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem. Hear relatable examples and see fun exercises that give you control over your thoughts and emotions.

Fraud Prevention: Government Imposter Scams


Courtesy of AARP Maryland - (17 min.)




Today, we live in a virtual world. Shopping, banking, communications, and social media are normal functions of life. Likewise, our personal information exists in the virtual world. Criminals try to exploit this vulnerability by posing as trusted government agents to steal our money. This session highlights the most common government imposter scams.

Get Moving (The Hustle) - Line Dancing


Courtesy of GetSetUp - (54 min.)




Get moving and have some fun dancing with Guide Shirley. This active session is for anyone who wants to get moving in a gentle, fun way. No dance experience is needed. We'll review the simple steps and put on some music to get you going.

How to avoid cyber scams


Courtesy of Village to Village Network, Federal Trade Commission (FTC and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) - (65 min.)




This webinar with speakers from the FTC and CFPB explains how to recognize an online, phone or email scam and what to do if you think you’ve been scammed. It includes questions from members of area Villages.

How to Boost Nutrition with Juices and Smoothies


Courtesy of GetSetUp - (49 min.)




Do you enjoy fresh fruit and vegetable juices or smoothies but wonder how to do it "the right way" at home? In this session, Guide Deb talks about how to construct a balanced healthful drink, which fruits and vegetables are best for juicing, which are best for blending, and demonstrate a juicer in action. We'll also talk about how to prep ahead so that making juices and smoothies can be hassle-free.

How to Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset


Courtesy of GetSetUp - (41 min.)




Our mindsets shape our thoughts and behaviors. Discover the key aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset. This type of mindset changes how you view problems and take advantage of opportunities. Even if you've never considered yourself entrepreneurial, this class led by Guide Kevin will enhance your overall perspective and outlook.e

Ideas for Reducing Expenses


Courtesy of GetSetUp - (53 min.)




Whether you want to tackle your debt, create an emergency fund, invest more, or just save more you need to understand and control your expenses. Whatever your money goals are, you want to find the best ways to cut expenses so you can have more money to do what you want to do. Guide Philip will help you discover ways to get started!

Individual Appetizers


Courtesy of Howard County Office on Aging and Independence (HCOAI) - (21 min.)




As many of us start to think about entertaining in our homes again, we’re still concerned about people crowding around a buffet table. Here, Jill Rose demonstrates how to prepare a few single-serving appetizers worth trying.

Morning Fitness - Core Training (seated)


Courtesy of GetSetUp - (49 min.)




The core is the center of all our movements and it has to be strong to support daily activities. Using only a chair and your own body weight, you’ll exercise along with exercise coach, Guide Stacy, as she shows you some basic exercises to strengthen the muscles of your core. Necessary equipment: chair

Power Class Demonstration


Courtesy of Howard County Office on Aging and Independence (HCOAI) - (10 min.)




Exercise Demo with Michelle Rosenfeld.Enjoy what Howard County Office on Aging and Independence has to offer from the comfort of your own home. Michelle Rosenfeld demonstrates a sample “Power Exercise” class available with the virtual fitness pass.

Summer Grilling - Tips and Recipes


Courtesy of GetSetUp - (51 min.)




Turn up the heat on the grill, not in the kitchen. In this session, Guide Deb will talk about some tips and techniques to get your summer barbecue off to a great start. She’ll share how to make some dry and wet rubs and talk about when to use each, and share a few recipes that are sure to be a hit.

The A, B, C and D’s of Medicare


Courtesy of Baltimore County Dept. of Aging - (14 min.)




This presentation will outline what all the parts of Medicare cover and how to get the most of your Part D drug plan hosted by Sherry Kolbe, Manager of the Baltimore County State Health Insurance Assistance Program.

Virtual Grocery Store Visit


Courtesy of Howard County Office on Aging and Independence (HCOAI) - (5 min.)




Is your pantry in need of a makeover? Take a virtual tour of a local grocery store with Carmen Roberts, a registered dietician, to gain some tips and strategies to make healthy choices.

Yoga Nidra: Guided Meditation for Deep Rest


Courtesy of Holy Cross Health - (7 min.)




Release deeply held stress and resettle the nervous system with Yoga Nidra, an evidence-based subtle yet profoundly powerful guided meditation practice.