MOVE with greater EASE and COMFORT.

Thursdays, Oct. 3rd - Nov. 21st, 10:45a-11:45a

Drop-ins welcome!

Instructors: Rich Kleinleder, PTA and Dotti Harness-Foster, Feldenkrais Practioner

Have fun, make new friends and develop a community that understand issues related to flexibility, balance and coordination.

This class is designed to increase endurance, strength, balance and stability and to encourage camaraderie and socialization.  Stiff joints, replacement joints, Parkinson's, brain injuries, MS...folks with mobility issues are welcome.  This class meets each Thursday and will bring refreshing insights to how you move throughout the day.  Strategies involve music, dance, and the Feldenkrais Method .

Whether seated or standing, participants explore movement and live music in ways that are refreshing, social, and stimulating.  Participants will discover the therapeutic value of exercise and how movement can provide more confidence in your daily activities.  You are provided with an exercise guide with visual prompts that cover:

Endurance: Improve the health of your heart, lungs, and circulatory system.

Strength: Feeling strong keeps our energy moving forward.

Balance:  Practicing and improving balance and learning how to prevent falls.
Flexibility: From your feet to your hands your whole self will become more involved and flexible.
Feet:  Explore the sensation of our feet, our gait, and movement in the ankle, knees and hips.

Vocalizing:  Creating good vibration by waking up the lips, jaw, face and self-expression.

Audio postcard:  National Public Radio describes the power to keep moving.

Thanks to the American Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

Thanks to the American Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

Dates: Thursdays, Oct. 3rd - Nov. 21st, 10:45a-11:45am

Cost: First time is always FREE

Location:  Homer Council on the Art (HCOA), Homer, Alaska, 355 W. Pioneer Avenue.

Body Moves in Homer, Alaska, 3 min. video.

Register with HCOA at 355 W. Pioneer Ave.

Sample class warm up.

Sample class warm up.