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Simple Yoga

Monday, February 28, 2022

Enjoy the benefits of traditional yoga without getting on the floor with this seated and standing Simple Chair Yoga program.  Simple Chair Yoga combines the strength, flexibility, and mind/body connection of traditional Yoga poses with the support of a sturdy chair for safety. Participants move through seated and standing exercises with modifications for all levels of ability, whether … Read More

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Friday, May 4, 2018

A group exercise class for people with arthritis and/or arthritis-related disease, are new to exercise or have been sedentary for quite a while, or are returning to exercise after recovering from illness or injury.  This class provides safe ways to stay active, reduce pain, and move more easily.  Learn from a trained instructor how to … Read More

Novel Seniors Book Club

Friday, May 4, 2018

The Novel Seniors Book Club is a unique seniors club, where members meet to discuss the title of the month. This is a peer group where any intimidation of participating in a group setting is eliminated. Seniors who are home bound are more than welcome. They are provided with an 800 number to call so … Read More

Arts & Crafts

Friday, May 4, 2018

Art and crafting classes are offered several times a month at the Durgin Center. These unique classes are hosted by local teachers and instructors who bring creativity and enjoyment to the classroom. Activities range from painting to pottery and a variety of other activities.  Check out our monthly calendar to see what classes or workshops … Read More

Matter of Balance

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Fear of falling can keep Older Adults from being as active as they would like to be, which reduces muscle strength and can actuallyincrease the risk of falls. Add to that the inevitable feelings of isolation and possible depression due to “being stuck in the house” and a Older adult’s quality of life suffers. Matter … Read More

Tai Chi

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tai Chi is an enjoyable exercise that can improve balance, relieve pain, and improve health and ability to do things. It is a slow exercise. It is easy to learn and good for all ability levels. The essential principles of Tai Chi include mind and body integration, fluid movements, controlled breathing and mental concentration. Tai … Read More