The Verona Senior Center is offering a variety of virtual programs to keep aging minds and bodies fit and healthy. For information about how to register for events, visit calendar or call 608-845-7471.

Keeping Fit with Shannon

8:45-9:45 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 17

‘Zoom the Zoo’

11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Sept. 17

Experience Henry Vilas Zoo in a whole new way. Join their educators and animal ambassadors for a 30-minute, interactive and educational virtual experience. They’ll introduce you to some of their ambassador animals and learn what makes them so amazing. Animals may include a selection of invertebrates, reptiles, and small mammals.

Flowing Wave Qigong with Claire

3-4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17

Tai Chi Balance with Jody

11 a.m. to noon, Friday, Sept. 18

‘Declining with Dementia’

10-11 a.m., Monday, Sept. 21

Providing care for a person with dementia is challenging and stressful, especially as they enter the last stage of the illness. How do you provide quality of life for your patient when they can no longer effectively communicate? How can you help a family make peace their loved one not knowing them anymore? This training covers what to expect in the last stage of dementia.

Keeping Fit with Shannon

11 a.m. to noon, Monday, Sept. 21

Yoga Flow with Rachel

1-2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21

Join Rachel for a floor based yoga class that emphasizes proper alignment, body awareness, movement mechanics and balance through dynamic and gentle sequences.

Melt with Liron

5:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23

Learn how to reduce joint pain and muscle tension with self-treatment techniques that rehydrate your connective tissue and rebalance your nervous system. Improve flexibility, balance, posture and core strength as you reduce everyday aches and pains in this class.

Three In One Exercise with Rachel

6-7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23

Join for a head to toe, mind and body workout. Class will incorporate aerobics, floor exercise and mindfulness. Strength, cardio and balance class.

Keeping Fit with Shannon

8:45-9:45 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 24

Flowing Wave Qigong with Claire

3-4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24

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