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September 26, 2013

Wellness Classes

EXETER — Keep your mind and body healthy throughout the fall with wellness courses. This semester classes, beginning soon at Exeter Adult Education include:

Intro to Ballroom Dancing: This beginner class requires no experience, just a willing partner! Learn the basics of foxtrot, waltz, rhumba, and swing. Class size limited to six couples. Please wear comfortable shoes-no sneakers or rubber soled shoes. Classes are held Mondays for eight weeks, beginning September 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m. or 7:30-8:30 p.m. The cost is $90.00 per couple. Continuing students should register for 7:30 p.m. class. Maximum 6 couples per session.

Bokwa Fitness: Bokwa Fitness is a new and completely different approach to group exercise. Participants draw letters and numbers with their feet while performing an energizing and addictive cardio workout routine. Everyone can do Bokwa, from 4 to 99 years of age. People with two left feet who cannot dance or world champion Latin and ballroom dancers, all have a terrific experience in the same Bokwa Fitness class. Classes are held on Tuesdays for five weeks, beginning October 1, from 7:45-8:45 p.m. at Talbot Gym.

Tai Chi: This course is an introduction to the art of Tai Chi. Suitable for all ages and types. Stay beyond this session to learn the entire set. Classes are on Tuesdays for six weeks, beginning October 1, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The cost is $4.00.

Wellness Yoga: Gain more energy by learning simple, easy techniques to balance breathing while gaining control over your body and maintaining complete range of movement. Stress relief and meditation included. Bring a yoga mat or towel. Classes will be offered on Tuesdays for eight weeks, beginning October 1, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. or Thursdays, beginning October 3, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The cost is $70.00.

First Aid: This course is designed for individuals with limited or no medical training. Students will be trained on basics of first aid, medical emergencies,(including choking, breathing problems, shock) injuries (bleeding, broken bones and burns) as well as environmental emergencies. The class will be held on Mon., September 30, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The cost is $50.00. Students will receive a HeartSaver First Aid Course Completion Card within ten days of course completion.

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