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WINTER/SPRING 2024 ADULT CLASSES
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DAYTIME CLASSES held at 

Good Shepherd Church, Glen Rock


Power Vinyasa Yoga

This flow based yoga class combines traditional yoga asanas as well as functional movements that leave the body feeling strong, open and energized. This class is appropriate for seasoned yogis as well as athletes and work-out enthusiasts who want to bring more mindfulness and flexibility to their weekly workout routine.

Level 1

Monday, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Winter: Jan 8 - Mar 11(no class Jan 15, Feb 19), 8 classes, $112

Spring: Apr 1 - June 10 (no class May 27), 10 classes, $140

Julie Finkel


Level 2

Wednesday, 9:15 – 10:15 am

Winter: Jan 10 - Mar 13, 10 classes, $140

Spring: Apr 3 - Jun 12, 11 classes, $154

Julie Finkel


Gentle Yoga

This gentle yoga class is an excellent option for beginners, seniors or college students looking for a slow paced practice. Each class will consist of gentle flow based sequences, breath work, functional movement patterns and restorative poses to aid in relaxation and well being.

Wednesday, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Winter: Jan 10 - Mar 13, 10 classes, $140

Spring: Apr 3 - Jun 12, 11 classes, $154

Julie Finkel


Senior Exercise, $100

This class tones the whole body and improves bone density, flexibility, balance and coordination. Come join us for some fun as we work out to a variety of real music.

Thursday, 9:15 – 10:15 am

Winter: Jan 11 - Mar 14, 10 classes

Spring: Apr 4 - Jun 6, 10 classes

Susan VanValen


Bridge

Want to play Duplicate Bridge in a friendly,relaxed atmosphere? If you’ve had a series of lessons, or haven’t played in awhile, this is for you! Join our Supervised Play Bridge Club. (This class is not for beginners.) The format of Supervised Play has been changed, and the fee reduced accordingly.  A formal lesson will be replaced by a 10 - 15 minute question and answer period, which will allow more time for play. Best if you come with a partner, but not essential.

Thursday, 10:30 – 1  pm

Winter: Jan 11 - Mar 21, 11 classes, $105

Spring: Apr 4 - Jun 13 (no class May 9), 10 classes, $95

Doug Cestone, Experienced Bridge Teacher



EVENING CLASSES

SEMINARS
Social Security: The Basics You Need to Know to Maximize Your Benefits, $35

Did you know that not having a Social Security withdrawal strategy could lead to you paying more taxes in retirement? Social Security is one of the most valuable and least understood benefits available to retirees today. Failing to maximize your benefits could potentially leave tens of thousands of dollars on the table in 2024 and beyond. You are invited to join us for an informative seminar where we will discuss the must-know strategies and important topics relating to taxes and your Social Security benefits. Know of someone else who could benefit from this information? Bring them along too!

Winter: Tue, Feb 27

Spring: Thu, May 9

6 – 7:30 pm

Michael Demkiw, Third Tier Wealth

Glen Rock HS


Elder Law and Estate Planning, $35

Elderly individuals and their children are faced with a wide range of questions, particularly relating to basic legal documents that they need to control their personal and financial lives, how to reduce or eliminate inheritance tax, as well as financing long term care. This course is designed to address the importance of drafting a will, living trust, financial and medical powers of attorney. This course will also address the different types of funding for facilities, such as private pay, long term care insurance, and government assistance; client eligibility for government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid will also be discussed at length.

Mon, Apr 1

7 – 8:30 pm

Marize Helmy or Michael A. Manna

Glen Rock HS


The Seven Deadly Sins of Estate Planning, $35

Despite the Information Age we are living in, with access to mass amounts of information readily available at our fingertips, our law firm continues to find people making the same mistakes relating to estate planning and asset preservation. This course is designed to share the top seven mistakes repeatedly made, to enable you to avoid them. After all, “A smart person learns from their mistakes; A wise person learns from other people’s mistakes.”

Wed, Apr 24

7 – 8:30 pm

Marize Helmy or Michael A. Manna

Glen Rock HS


Navigating the Medicare System, $35

This course is designed to give you an understanding of Medicare as well as updates and changes. You will receive a broad overview of the fundamental components of Medicare - The A,B,C & D's. Are you turning 65? Retiring? Wondering about your choices for the Annual Enrollment Period? This is your opportunity to get the information you need to make an educated decision for your Medicare Health Insurance needs.

Tue, May 21

7 – 8:30 pm 

Stuart Schwartz

Glen Rock HS


HEALTH AND FITNESS


Splash and Stride Water Fitness Class, $99

This water class is a cardiovascular, muscle endurance and flexibility class that provides cardio work and resistance training using your core stabilization to explore and improve dynamic balance, strength, agility and coordination. The session includes intensity, alignment, muscle involvement, muscle integration and stretching to achieve a full body workout. Progressions and regressions of moves will be offered so every level of learner will benefit. Each participant in the pool is a force that impacts everyone else. Burn calories and stay fit. This course is appropriate for all ages (18 & up) and levels from beginners on up.

Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug 6

Thursdays, Jun 27, Jul 11, 18, 25, Aug 9

9:45 - 10:30 am

Bernadette O’Brien

Glen Rock Pool


Men’s Basketball, $70

This adult basketball group focuses on learning the game, having fun and getting exercise. The current group of basketball players are great people with diverse basketball skills. Games can become competitive, but we play a friendly style. Newcomers are welcome. For players 25 years of age and up. Proof of age required at the door.

Tuesday, 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Mar 5 - May 21 (no class Mar 26), GR High School

Jun 4 - 18, Coleman School

14 weeks

Johan Palacio


Volleyball - Intermediate, $84

This course is for experienced competitive players. Prerequisite for this course is a thorough understanding of all USVBA rules, no beginners: only true intermediate players.  Bumping, setting, spiking, serving, blocking, offense and defense strategies and court positioning will be covered. Game play will occupy the entire time, with emphasis on a high level of competitive play.

Tuesdays, 7-8:15 pm

Mar 5 - May 28 (no class Mar 26)

12 weeks

Michelle Lomski

Glen Rock Middle School Gym


Volleyball - Advanced, $84

This course is for experienced competitive players. Prerequisite for this course is a thorough understanding of all USVBA rules. Bumping, setting, spiking, serving, blocking, offense and defense strategies and court positioning will be covered. Game play will occupy the entire time, with emphasis on a high level of competitive play.

Tuesdays, 8:15-10 pm

Mar 5 - May 28 (no class Mar 26)

12 weeks

Michelle Lomski

Glen Rock Middle School Gym


Yoga for Optimal Wellbeing, $165

This course is designed to teach you how to optimize your wellbeing and extend your health span through a yoga practice focused on better biomechanics, mindfulness, and joy. Physical movement is critically important for our long term wellbeing. However, there is mounting evidence that shows that how we move, not just how much we move, can have a dramatic effect on our wellbeing. In this course you will learn how to notice your ingrained detrimental habits (neck tension, for example) and then learn specific techniques designed to disrupt those patterns and create new, more beneficial ones. The physical benefits from better movement are significant. However, better movement requires and thus also increases your mindfulness, and that has equally profound benefits for your cognitive and emotional health. Lastly, focusing on mindfulness and better movement also makes your yoga practice dramatically more enjoyable. This contributes directly to your wellbeing, but also increases the likelihood that you will continue to practice regularly. An additional focus for this winter session is a framework for helping you develop and maintain a personal yoga practice. The course also includes an illustrated practice guide that describes all the poses and techniques covered in the course, as well as a set of online video classes you can use to practice at home, even after the course ends.

Tuesdays, 7 - 8pm

Jan 30 - Apr 16 (no class Feb 20, Mar 26), 10 classes

Gernot Huber

Byrd School


Hiking in Local Mountains, $79

Hikes are designed for beginner and moderate hikers. During our trips, you learn the history of the Ramapo Mountains while visiting historic iron mines, cave shelters, century old buildings,and a Revolutionary War entrenchment. The scenery affords some of the best mountain top views and waterfalls found in the local forests. More than just a walk down the path, our hikes will take us over mountains, through valleys, and across streams. Hikers should be in reasonable condition for a moderate and steady pace of 3 to 5 hours. In order to receive pertinent orientation materials, all registrations must include a current email address. Consult your physician before attempting a physically challenging activity like hiking. Hikes are led by an experienced hiker in the Adirondack and Ramapo Mountains who climbed Machu Pichu in Peru. He is a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club and a history buff. An email will be sent one week prior to the first week.

Saturdays, 10 am start

4 Hikes

Apr 13, 20, 27, May 11

Robert Purcell


Zumba

Take the “work” out of workout with this class that mixes low-impact moves for an interval style, calorie burning, dance fitness party. Once the Latin and world rhythms take over, you will see why Zumba fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. It’s a total body workout that combines elements of cardio, conditioning, balance, and flexibility that will give you an energy boost and leave you feeling awesome by the end of each class!

Wednesday, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

WINTER: Jan 17 - Mar 20 (no class Feb 21)

9 weeks, $108

SPRING: Apr 24 - Jun 12 

8 weeks, $96

Lynn Bosch, Certified Zumba Instructor

Byrd School


Stretch

This class will concentrate solely on stretching. Exercises will work the upper and lower body. Stretching will be done standing as well as sitting on the floor. The goal is to enhance flexibility, gain elasticity of the muscles, which gives better range of motion of the joints and decreases injuries. Stretching helps improve posture, increases muscle blood flow, improves every day activities, and increases range of motion. It also helps with relaxation and stress relief. Participants should dress in comfortable clothing, bring water and a towel or yoga mat. Resistance bands are not required for this class. 

Thursday, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

WINTER: Jan 18 - Mar 21 (no class Feb 22)

9 weeks, $108

SPRING: Apr 25 - Jun 13

8 weeks, $96

Lynn Bosch, Certified Zumba Instructor

Byrd School


Pilates - Mixed Level, $110

This all level Mat Pilates class will strengthen the body’s “powerhouse,” a Pilates term that refers to your abdominals, lower back muscles, pelvic floor, hips and glutes. Through a series of floor exercises using resistance bands and rings, the workout helps build, sculpt and tone these muscles, giving your body a long, lean look. Pilates aids in flexibility and improving posture, as stretching your body is a vital part of class.

Thursday, 6:00 – 6:50 pm

Feb 29 - May 2 (no class Mar 21, Apr 4)

Denise Swan, 8 classes

Midland Park High School


Intro to Self-Defense, $99

Learn the basic tenets of Self-Defense to help yourself feel more aware of your surroundings, comfortable in your environment, and confident in your everyday life. Students will learn how to throw a proper punch, basic kicking technique, and learn strategies to successfully escape from common grabs/holds.

Thursday, 7:15 - 8:15 pm

Feb 29 - Mar 21

Sensei Justin Repole

Midland Park High School



SPECIAL INTEREST


Square Dancing - Level 2, $65

Continue to exercise your mind and body with the fun-filled activity of square dancing. Completion of Square Dancing Level 1 is a prerequisite for enrolling in Square Dancing Level 2 classes. Upon completion of Level 2, you will then be able to dance the Mainstream Level at various clubs in the area, as well as worldwide. For more information, please call 201-745-5698 or [email protected].

Thursday, 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Jan 11 - Apr 4 (no class Mar 28), 12 classes

Belles & Beaux Square Dance Club

Central School


Scottish Country Line Dancing, $120

Are you ready to immerse yourself in the captivating world of swirling kilts, lively jigs and reels, and infectious camaraderie? Come join a new dance class run by the New Jersey Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. Led by a passionate certified dance teacher, this class is your gateway to exploring the art of traditional Scottish dancing. No partner or previous dance experience is required-just bring your enthusiasm and a desire to make new friends and create memories to last a lifetime. Proof of Covid vaccine required by the organization. Soft soled shoes are recommended.

Tuesday, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Feb 27 - Apr 9 (no class Apr 2)

6 classes

Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus

400 Warren Ave, Ho-Ho-Kus


Mah Jongg, $125

Learn to play Mah Jongg in four easy lessons. This is a game similar to gin rummy, where you make different lays, but uses tiles and a specific card. It is a game of strategy and luck and lots of fun. You must bring a Mah Jongg card to the first session. It can be purchased through the National Mah Jongg League, 212-246-3052.

Wednesday, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

April 3 - 24, 4 classes

Linda Cohen

Glen Rock High School


Oil Painting for Beginners/Advanced Students, $195

Have you ever thought about learning to paint in oils? Or did you paint in oils a while ago and you want to get back to it? This is the class for you! This class combines beginners with experienced artists. Beginners will learn the fundamentals of oil painting while more experienced artists will “brush up” their skills learning more advanced techniques. Beginners and first time painters to our class work on structured projects tailored to students’ experience. Everyone paints at their own level and at their own speed. The focus is on individual style. On the first night of class new students should bring pen and paper. We will go over materials. If you have any old oil painting supplies please bring them regardless of their age. Our ongoing students continue working on their paintings. Many of our regular students have shown their painting in local exhibitions winning top prizes in juried shows. Please see our Facebook page @artoftuesdaynight

Tuesday, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Feb 27 - Apr 23 (no class Apr 2)

Susan Marlet, 8 classes

Midland Park High School


Boating America, $95

This beginner boating course will give you the knowledge needed to obtain the required NJ Boating Safety Certificate. The course will cover federal, state and local boating laws and regulations, required safety equipment, safe boating practices, PWC and small boat handling, trailering and protecting your boat, navigation and emergency procedures. The state test will be administered at the last session. Upon passing the test, the Boating Certificate will be issued on the same night of the test. Students must be at least 13 years old and must attend all 4 classes in order to receive a certificate. (Includes all fees for materials, manuals, etc.)

Monday, 7:00 – 9:30 pm

Feb 26 - Mar 18, 4 classes

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 10-13

Midland Park High School


LEARN A LANGUAGE


Spanish I, $135

Have you ever wanted to learn Spanish but never had the time? Then this class is perfect for you! Come join us as our native Spanish speaking instructor introduces you to basic Spanish terminology, common phrases and vocabulary. This fun and patient environment will make learning a new language easy! Text book will be discussed in first class.

Thursday, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Feb 22 - Apr 18 (no class Mar 28)

8 weeks

Patricia Rodriguez

Glen Rock High School


Spanish 2, $135

A continuation of Spanish 1 with more emphasis on pronunciation and grammar. Students should have already taken Spanish 1.

Wednesday, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Feb 21 - Apr 17 (no class Mar 27)

8 weeks

Patricia Rodriguez

Glen Rock High School


French Basics 1 (Beginner), $130

For the beginning student. Students will learn everyday expressions which may be helpful when

traveling to a French speaking country. We will cover greetings, salutations and basic conversations.

Wednesday, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Mar 6 - May 8 (no class Apr 3)

Helene Donovan, 9 classes

Midland Park High School


French Conversation (Intermediate), $130

This is a conversational class that will cover various topics such as current affairs, culture,

sociology, history, etc. This is a class that requires a basic level of oral French and French

conversation.

Wednesday, 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Mar 6 - May 8 (no class Apr 3)

Helene Donovan, 9 classes

Midland Park High School


American Sign Language - Level 1, $135

No voices will be used in class, as students learn a basic introduction to ASL and the communications of deaf culture. Visual gestural activities include finger spelling, basic word vocabulary and sentence structure, use of body language and facial expression, and the describing of objects and location. This course is designed to meet the needs of family, employers, educators, human services providers and health professionals who use sign as a part of their daily and or occupational responsibilities.

Tuesday, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Feb 27 - Apr 30 (no class Apr 2)

Belle Hsu, 9 classes

Midland Park High School


American Sign Language - Level 2, $135

The intermediate class continues basic language and culture study. It offers the opportunity to build receptive and expressive ASL vocabulary in a non-voice setting with group practice. Topics include the use of signing space and further use of non-manual components, including facial expression and body postures. Prerequisite: American Sign Language – Basics (or equivalent knowledge).

Tuesday, 7:30 – 9:00 pm

Feb 27 - Apr 30 (no class Apr 2)

Belle Hsu, 9 classes

Midland Park High School



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