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5Rhythms: Movement Exploration for Baby Boomers 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Barbara Marlowe
Sessions: 8 Location: Sherrill Center 306
Tu, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Classical Yoga  

9/20/2019 - 10/25/2019 Instructor: Wes Sparks
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
F, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Course fee: $45 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($35 for YMCA members).
 

Functional Meditation 

10/14/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Jacquie Wollins
Sessions: 4 Location: Sherrill Center 468
M, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Second 4 weeks
 

Happy Feet 

9/30/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Jacquie Wollins
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 102B
M, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Last 6 weeks
Prerequisite: Participants must be able to get down and up from the floor without assistance.
 

Healing the Back with Yoga 

9/17/2019 - 10/22/2019 Instructor: Tanya Neplioueva
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Tu, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Hiking to Stunning Appalachian Vistas 

10/17/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Judith Edelman, Alice Higgins
Sessions: 4 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
Th, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Check with Instructor for Site Location , NC
   
Last 4 weeks
Prerequisite: Participants must be able to hike 4-5 miles on rocky trails with roots and moderate elevation. Sturdy hiking shoes, hiking poles and water are essential.
 

Introduction to Mat Pilates  

9/19/2019 - 10/24/2019 Instructor: Nadja Simon
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Th, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Materials used: Mats, bolsters, bands, blocks and hand weights are provided, but if you prefer your own yoga mat or any other supportive equipment, please feel free to bring your own. Also, please bring a water bottle. Prerequisite: This course is intended for those beginners looking to improve core strength. Movements will be drawn from the classic Pilates Mat series with some modifications for those with back, neck, and hip issues. Participants must be able to get onto the floor, do work on the floor and get up from the floor. Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Joint by Joint: Anatomy and Function 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Tiffany Salido
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 102B
M, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Materials fee: $12 payable to the instructor for resistance band, resistance loop, ball, noodle. Participants need an exercise mat if participant is able to get on the floor. OLLI has yoga mats that can be used. Seated options will be offered. One session will be held at The Movement Joint (https://themovementjoint.com).
 

Lawn Bowling 

9/20/2019 - 10/25/2019 Instructor: Stan Glickman
Sessions: 6 Location: Carrier Park Bowling Green
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 110 Amboy Rd Asheville, NC 28806
   
Materials list: Heelless shoes. Contact the instructor for more details.
 

Living Well in Fall 

9/17/2019 - 10/8/2019 Instructor: Su Shen Huang
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 120
Tu, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
First 4 weeks
 

Quick and Easy Plant-Based Cuisine Around the World 

9/19/2019 - 10/10/2019 Instructor: Bonnie Wheeler
Sessions: 4 Location: Instructor's Home Kitchen
Th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Asheville, NC 28804
   
First 4 weeks Section A
Materials fee: $20 for the purchase of food.
 

Quick and Easy Plant-Based Cuisine Around the World 

10/17/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Bonnie Wheeler
Sessions: 4 Location: Instructor's Home Kitchen
Th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Asheville, NC 28804
   
Second 4 weeks Section B
Materials fee: $20 for the purchase of food.
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 1 

9/16/2019 - 10/21/2019 Instructor: Jessica Medlin
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
M, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
   
Section A
Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 1 

9/18/2019 - 10/23/2019 Instructor: Mary Heard
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
W, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Section B
Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 2 

9/18/2019 - 10/23/2019 Instructor: Mary Heard
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
W, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Prerequisite: Completion of Strength Training for Healthy Aging, Level 2. Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Tap Dance for Fun 

9/20/2019 - 11/1/2019 Instructor: Mary Walker
Sessions: 7 Location: Reuter Center 102
F, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
No Session on November 8
Materials needed: Tap shoes; contact the instructor for advice.
 

Therapeutic Yoga  

9/19/2019 - 10/24/2019 Instructor: Jessica Medlin
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
Th, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

Ultra Beginner Line Dance 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Denna Yockey
Sessions: 8 Location: Student Rec Center 213
Th, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
 

Yoga Nidra 

9/18/2019 - 10/23/2019 Instructor: Jean Marie Murphy
Sessions: 6 Location: Woodfin YMCA Yoga Room
W, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 40 N Merrimon Ave, Ste 101 Asheville, NC 28804
Course fee: $35 fee to be paid to the YMCA on the first day of classes ($25 for YMCA members).
 

 
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Reuter Center, CPO 5000
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Asheville, NC 28804
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