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Seniors 50+ Programs

       SENIOR SERVICES                     DROP-IN TAI CHI                     Spring
                                                                               All Ages | $52 | 8 wk(s)
       Drop-In Activities                  Join us every Wednesday from 1:00–2:00pm   ID#56437 | 5/5–6/23 | F | 1:30–2:30pm
                                           for some Tai Chi. There is no instruction   Summer
       NEW ACTIVITIES                      during these drop-in sessions. $2 drop-in-  All Ages | $52 | 8 wk(s)
                                           fee per class
       Are you interested in joining other seniors                             ID#56438 | 6/30–8/18 | F | 1:30–2:30pm
                                                                               FWCC, Instr: Linda Sims
       to play chess, cribbage, or billiards at the  DROP-IN QIGONG
       Federal Way Community Center? Please call   Join us every Friday from 8:30–9:30am  BREATH, BODY & BALANCE
       us at 253-835-6925.
                                           for Qigong. Qigong literally translates to   Find out how the breath, body, and balance
       BEGINNING LINE DANCING              “energy exercise” and has been used in   are connected through gentle joint warm-
                                           China for many years to regulate the body’s
       This drop-in class teaches the basics of   energy flow and promote healing. This class   up exercises, tai chi, and qigong (breathing
                                                                               exercises). This class will teach tai chi basics
       line dancing. Don’t miss your chance to   will teach basic breathing exercises to help   as well as the 8-Yang form. Please wear
       get some exercise and meet some new   circulate your body’s energy and help with   loose, comfortable clothing.
       people. Everyone is welcome. Please wear   relaxation. Please wear loose, comfortable
       comfortable shoes. There is a $1 drop in   clothing.                    Spring
       fee per class. Mondays and Thursdays from                               All Ages | $56 | 8 wk(s)
       1pm–2:30pm.                         OPEN PICKLEBALL FOR SENIORS         ID#56435 | 5/3–6/21 | W | 8:30–9:30am
       BINGO                               Played in doubles format, this exciting paddle  Summer
                                           sport is a mixture of tennis, badminton and   All Ages | $56 | 8 wk(s)
       Mondays, 10:00am–12pm. All seniors are   ping pong. There is a $2 drop-in fee per   ID#56439 | 6/28–8/16 | W | 8:30–9:30am
       welcome! $1 for every four cards.   session or you may pay the trimester fee.   FWCC, Instr: Hansie Wong
                                           Monday–Thursday 7am–12pm. From 7am–
       DUPLICATE BRIDGE PLAYER’S           9am we will have competitive challenge  TAI CHI FOR HEALTH
       GROUP WITH LESSONS                  courts for competitive play available and   Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese system of non-
                                           from 9am–12pm we will have open play
       Join us Monday afternoons from 12:15–  courts available for all levels of play. On   strenuous movements that focus the mind
       4:00pm for intermediate and above skill   Wednesdays from 9am–10am we will   while conditioning the body. Regardless of
       levels. Lessons start promptly at 12:30pm   have instructional sessions for newcomers   age or physical ability, practicing Tai Chi can
       followed by games at 1:00pm. An     that will cover the basic strategies and   improve balance and coordination, increase
       experienced director and teacher will be   fundamentals of pickleball. Starting Monday   energy and stamina, reduce stress, calm the
       here to teach and facilitate play. Everyone   June 26th, we will implement our summer   mind and improve overall health. Loose,
       is welcome. There is a $2 drop-in fee per   schedule. From 7am–9am we will have three   comfortable clothing is recommended.
       day to play.                                                            This class teaches a simplified set of 8 forms
                                           courts available; from 9am–12pm we will   for those looking to work on balance and
       SOCIAL BRIDGE FOR BEGINNERS         only have one court available.      coordination skills in a tai chi context. The
                                           Pickleball Trimester Fee            CDC has recognized this simplified set as
       If you’ve never played Bridge before and
       would like to, this is the place for you. Join us   All Ages 50–Above | $90 | 17 wk(s)  proven for preventing falls.
                                           ID#51663 | 5/1–8/28 | M–Th | 7:30am–12pm
       Wednesdays from 12:30–4:00pm at FWCC.   FWCC                            Therapeutic Tai Chi—Spring
       There is a $2 drop-in fee per day to play.                              All Ages | $36 | 8 wk(s)
                                           Health & Fitness                    ID#56903 | 5/2–6/20 | Tu | 4:30–5pm
       BOOK CLUB                                                               Intermediate Tai Chi—Spring
       Join us every Friday from 3:30–5:00pm for  YOGA FOR SENIORS             This class is a follow on to the beginner
       Tea or coffee as we discuss different books.   Yoga has many health benefits for people   class. It is intended for those that have
       There is a $1 drop-in fee per class attended.                           learned all 24 forms of the Yang style short
                                           of all ages. This is a Gentle Yoga class that   form set, and seek the benefit of group
       MEMOIR/CREATIVE WRITING             is respectful of our joints, emphasizing   practice and further discussion.
                                           safety and comfort, yet challenges us to
       Become inspired and supported as you   stretch and strengthen. The class offers a   All Ages | $72 | 8 wk(s)
       discover the wealth of material you have   range of poses appropriate for beginners   ID#56905 | 5/2–6/20 | Tu | 5–6pm
       in your own life and memories. Find   and challenging enough for those who   FWCC, Instr: Elaine Welty
       meaning from your experiences and   have some experience with yoga. People
       capture it in writing. Drop-in Tuesdays from   with medical conditions are encouraged to
       10am–12pm. There is a $2 drop-in fee per   check with their health care provider to be
       class attended.                     sure this activity is safe for their situation.

        Registration Line • 253-835-6916 | • 253-835-6900  Parks & Rec. Program Guide | Spring • Summer 2017  5
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