What exercise class is right for you?

What exercise class is right for you?
Muscle Pump: Mondays and Wednesdays 8:35am - 9:30am, and Fridays 9:45am - 10:45am (not 2nd Fridays)
Tone up your abs, legs, and arms in this fun class designed for any ability level. You will learn how to
work your muscles with dumbbells, toning bands, and resistance. Give it a try!
Total Body Workout: Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30am - 10:30am, Fridays 8:35am - 9:35am
This is a high-energy class for those who want to sweat! Cardio and weight training are elements of
TBW. This class is for someone who really wants to move - no sitting in this class.
Seniors on the Move: Mondays and Wednesdays 10:30am—11:00am
This class is for anyone wanting to learn beginner line dance steps. It will include the Electric Slide,
Cupid Shuffle, Mississippi, Cha Cha Slide and others. Straight dancing for 30 minutes.
Belly Dancing: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 12:45pm - 1:45pm
We dance to world music and learn basic steps of Eastern dance. This is a low-impact aerobic dance.
It’s a good choice for people who want to build flexibility and strength in their backs and core. Wear
exercise clothes and bring a scarf to tie around your hips. No experience necessary.
Exercise Away the Aches: Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This is a mostly seated class that focuses on improving joint discomfort. Exercises are for increasing flexibility and range of motion in hands, wrists, shoulders, ankles, etc. Exercise Away the Aches is a good
choice for someone experiencing arthritis or other joint issues.
Strong & Steady: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:15pm—1:15pm
Focus on improving your balance, endurance, strength and flexibility in this low impact seated and standing class. Use fun props, ankle weights, and bands to improve your overall physical health. Beginners
and up.
Line Dancing: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30pm - 3:30pm (not 3rd Wed)
The first hour of this class goes through familiar line dances. The second hour is for teaching and practicing new dances. Beginners are encouraged to start at the first hour.
Yoga: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00am -10:00am
This class is gentle on the body and focuses on stretching, balance, breathing, strength, and improving
flexibility. You can be on the floor or in a chair during this class. This is a good class for a beginner.
Medium Impact Aerobics: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:15am- 11:15am
This class focuses on cardio exercises, weight training, and floor work. Equipment used includes dumbbells, bands, and mats. Typically, this class spends 15 mins. on cardio, 15 on strength, 15 on abs/floor
work. This is an intermediate class for those who want to get their heart rates up.
Low Impact Aerobics: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30am - 12:30pm
This class uses a combination of mostly seated exercises that focus on strength, flexibility, and stamina.
You will use dumbbells, exercise bands, and balance balls. A very good class for a beginner.
Dance Aerobics: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
DCSL’s answer to Zumba! Dance Aerobics puts dance routines to upbeat music for a fun work-out - you
won’t even feel like you are exercising! There will be stretching and balances along with grooving to
familiar dances such as the Cupid Shuffle, Wobble, Blurred Lines, Bikers Shuffle, and Ms. Jody’s
Thang. All abilities are encouraged to participate and dance experience is not required.
Tai’ Chi: Fridays, 10:00am - 11:30am
This class is gentle on the body and focuses on stretching, balance, breathing, strength, and improving
flexibility. This class is about concentration and getting the positions/poses correct. This is a good class
for a beginner.
Above information is subject to change.
Remember to consult with a doctor before starting any exercise program.
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Monday to Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm
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Express yourself in a group setting about any subject from 1—10 minutes.
Wednesdays, 1:00pm—2:00pm, Theater
Mondays & Wednesdays 10:30am —11:00am, Lower Commons
THE SWEET TOOTH SCIENCE CAFÉ, Durham Public Library and NC Museum of Life and Science
Learn about different kinds of sweeteners, engage in a taste test, and then decorate a candy.
Friday, May 1, 9:00am, Upper Commons
WALK TO CURE ARTHRITIS, Sign up at the front desk (1 & 3 mile routes)
Friday, May 8, 10:00am, Upper Commons
Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:30am - 11:30am, May 12 to June 19, Old TV Lounge
ASSISTED LIVING 101: “The Next Best Thing to Being at Home” Spring Arbor of Durham
Thursday, May 14, 2:00pm, Upper Commons
Tuesday, May 19, 10:30am—11:30am, Upper Commons
Tuesday, May 19, 5:30pm - 7:00 pm , Old TV Lounge, Durham Center for Senior Life
ADVANCE PLANNING , Law Offices of Douglas E. Koenig PLLC,
Wednesday, May 20, 10:00am - 11:00am, Theater
MEMORIAL DAY COOKOUT, Hot dogs, burgers, ice cream, corn hole, horseshoes, croquet
Friday, May 22, 12:00pm; $3.00, Suggested Contribution
Friday, May 29, 10:00am —1:00pm
Older Americans Month Movies
Friday’s at 1:30pm in the Theater
May 1
Young at Heart
May 8
Diary of a Mad Black Woman
May 15
Driving Miss Daisy
May 22
Strangers in Good Company
May 29
The Bucket List
*Movie suggestions are welcome*
Social Services On-site: Monthly:
Tuesday, 1:00pm– 3:00pm: Medicaid
Wednesday, 9:00am - 1:00pm: DSS Adult Services
Legal Clinic On-Site:
Friday, May 15, 9:00am -12:00pm
Book Club
Friday, May 1 and May 15, 11:00am, Board Room
Book: Mayo Angelo, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
CHAMP (Communication and Hearing Assistance
Mentoring Program)
Monday, May 11, 9:30am-12:00pm, Board Room
Bingo with Pruitt Health
Friday, May 8, 10:30am -12:00pm, Upper Commons
Stay Fit for Life, Trauma Awareness Week, Kim Bailey
and the Duke Trauma Center
Tuesday, May 12, 9:30am, Theater
Birthday Party with Right at Home
Tuesday, May 12, 1:00pm, Upper Commons
Blood Pressure Clinic with Pettigrew Rehabilitation
Center, Monday, May 18, 10:00am - 11:00am,
Upper Commons
Participant Tours of DCSL
First Monday of the month, 10:00am and 2:00pm
Fitness Room Orientations:
Wednesday, May 27, 9:00am—4:00pm
Fitness Center
8:35am - 9:30am
Muscle Pump
8:35am - 2:00pm
Ceramics Open Studio
8:35am - 12:00pm
Ceramics Open Studio
9:00am - 10:00am
Beginning Yoga
8:35am - 9:30am
Muscle Pump
8:35am - 12:00pm
Ceramics Open Studio
8:35am - 12:00pm
Open Arts Studio
9:00am - 10:00am
Beginning Yoga
8:35am - 12:00pm
Open Arts Studio
8:35am - 9:35am
Total Body Workout
9:30am - 10:30am
Total Body Workout
10:00am - 11:00am
Taking Off Pounds
9:30am - 10:30am
Total Body Workout
10:00am - 1:00pm
9:45am - 10:45am
Muscle Pump
Sensibly –TOPS
10:30am - 11:00am
Seniors on the Move
(1st Thurs ONLY)
10:15am - 11:15am 10:30am - 11:00am
Med. Impact Aerobics Seniors on the Move
(not 2nd Friday)
10:15am - 11:15am 10:00am - 11:30am
Med. Impact Aerobics Tai’Chi
11:00am - 12:00pm
11:00am - 12:00pm
Exercise Away the Aches Sudoku
11:00am - 12:00pm
11:30am - 12:30pm 10:30am - 12:00pm
Exercise Away the Aches Low Impact Aerobics Bingo
12:15pm - 1:15pm
11:30am - 12:30pm
12:15pm - 1:15pm
12:30pm - 1:30pm
11:00am - 12:00pm
Strong and Steady
Low Impact Aerobics
Strong and Steady
DCSL Choir Practice
Book Club (1st & 3rd)
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adv. Watercolor Painting
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Crochet Drop-In
1:00pm - 3:00pm
12:45pm - 1:45pm
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Belly Dancing
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Crochet Drop-In
Crochet Drop-In
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Express Yourself
Belly Dancing
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Quilting Drop-In
Movie Matinee
2:15pm - 3:15pm
Golden Genies
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Line Dancing
1:00pm - 4:30pm
1:30pm - 3:30pm
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Line Dancing (not 3rd Wed) Pinochle
2:00pm - 3:00pm
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dance Aerobics
Powder Puff Pool Practice
2:00pm - 4:00pm
AARP Meeting (3rd Wed
Make your donation today! Inquire at the front desk.
Kings in the Corner
(2nd & 4th)
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dance Aerobics
Troupe Practice