From tailored one-to-one personal training for adults with developmental disabilities to regularly schedule adaptive programs, all in the inclusive setting of the newly remodeled Fitness Center.
MINDFUL MOVEMENT WITH MEL
SUNDAYS, JANUARY 12 – MAY 24 • 2 – 3 PM
Join Mel Harper, trained Yoga Calm instructor, who will guide us in movements that are safe for and accessible to all populations. This class will integrate physical yoga with mindfulness practices and activities, effectively addressing the needs of the whole person, heart, mind, and body. This class helps children and adults develop emotional resiliency, leadership and communication skills, trust and empathy, focus and self-control. It’s especially effective for people with disabilities, including ADD/ADHD, autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and behavior and mental health differences but is open to all.
ST. PAUL WELLNESS PROGRAM
Subsidized one-to-one personal and small group training tailored to the unique needs of adults with developmental disabilities. Work together with staff to create a customized training plan, stay motivated and focused on your goals while you build a relationship with a professional trainer who cares!
ASL WATER YOGA
WEDNESDAYS • 7 – 8 PM
Taking the principles and poses of traditional yoga and adapting them for a gentle stretching and strengthening experience that will leave you feeling relaxed and balanced. Without gravity, the body is able to stretch more deeply and move more freely, allowing you to tune into your mind and body, finding your breath and restore a peaceful connection to the world through your yoga practice. This course is taught in American Sign Language and works primarily the Deaf, Deaf Blind, Hard of Hearing or ASL community, but welcomes everyone for the cultural and language experience.
PROGRAMS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HIGHLAND FRIENDSHIP CLUB
2/5, 2/26, 3/11, 3/18, 4/1, 4/8, 4/22, 5/6, 5/20 • 1 – 2 PM
Jump in the beautiful new pool at the JCC for light exercise and stretching. Nick Boyer, a Certified Personal Trainer and Seth Tersteeg, HFC Super Staff, will lead you through this fun hour of exercise. The pool isshallow, warm, and has a wheelchair lift. This class is FULLY INCLUSIVE and adaptable to individual needs. An all gender locker room, complete with showers and complimentary towels, are also available. Extra optional bonus: a hot tub visit!