Wellness Center

Wellness Center

The Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging offers more than 50 activities ranging from fitness, learning, arts, recreation, and events. 

FITNESS

Barre Fitness

Inspired by elements from ballet, this low impact workout is designed to strengthen your body in ways other workouts can’t. Using a stabilized ballet barre, Mimi will show you all the moves to help improve flexibility, balance and stamina. It’s time to raise the barre with your fitness routine.

Conditioning with Confidence

A low-impact beginning seated exercise program to improve range of motion, flexibility, balance, and strength. Great for those just starting to develop their fitness routine!

Tai Chi

An ancient system of blending, breathing, and movement to improve your balance and coordination. Introduction and advanced level Tai Chi are available.

Gentle Chair Yoga

This gentle seated class is accessible to all fitness levels. Class works with breath and movement, easier and modified postures, body awareness, gentle stretching and strengthening, and relaxation.

Gentle Mat Yoga

A ‘slow-flow’ yoga class based on the floor. Breath, movement, and stretching are the primary focus of this class. Does require getting up and down from floor. Moderate impact level.

Chair Aerobics

An energetic 30-minute low impact seated aerobic class great for all fitness levels. Enjoy exercises designed to improve your flexibility, range of motion, strength and aerobic endurance.

Stretch + Tone

A low impact seated fitness class that develops strength, flexibility, muscle tone and endurance. All fitness levels welcome. Offered in the northeast region. Advanced Stretch + Tone is available for a more challenging experience.

Line Dancing

Fun and fitness collide in this dance class covering the techniques of line dancing with the goal of a more flexible and fit body. Beginning classes also offered.

Tap Dancing

Balance, coordination, and toning come together in this fun dance class. Break out your tap shoes! Beginners welcomed.

Ping Pong

All physical abilities are able to participate in this activity that supports hand-eye coordination, agility and fun! Beginners welcomed!

Gentle Pilates

An exercise class based on the floor that engages the mind and body. A balance and holistic blend of strength training, breathing techniques and flexibility works to improve overall fitness. Does require getting up and down from floor. Moderate impact level.

On the Ball

Strengthen and condition muscles while actively working to improve overall balance and cardiovascular wellness utilizing an exercise stability ball. Exercise balls are provided. Moderate impact level.

Cardio Drumming

A group exercise class with mind and body benefits. The workout uses a variety of beats and choreography exercises incorporating an exercise ball and drumming sticks. All equipment is provided. Moderate impact level.

Beginning Exercise Drumming

A slower, seated, low-impact exercise drumming class benefiting the mind and body. Also incorporates the use of an exercise ball and drumming sticks. Equipment provided. Great for beginners! All fitness levels welcomed.

Happy Hula

A graceful dance wherein you talk with your hands while swaying your hips to the music. Work on building balance and flexibility while having fun! For beginners and experienced dancers alike.

Moving with Parkinson’s

Join our “Dance for PD” coordinator, Mimi and a group of dedicated volunteers as they help participants learn to enhance their aesthetic awareness and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, gait and depression. Live piano accompaniment to help get you moving.

 

LEARNING

Build Your Brain Workshop

This 6-week long workshop will combine simple movement combinations along with memory recall, cognitive problem solving and speed variations to engage specific parts of your brain. The goal is to challenge your brain and body simultaneously to help stimulate new growth all while having a lot of fun! Workshop is offered multiple times throughout the year.

Book Club

Join this monthly discussion and the book for the following month will be provided.

Connecting with Memories

Nancy Buchanan shares her insights about various topics that impact our everyday world. You’ll see things from a whole new perspective after hearing her presentations!

Memory Writers

Take time once a month to come and get comfortable writing the stories of your life. Tricia McDonald guides you through the process. You will amaze yourself!

Yarn & Stitches Group

Bring your knitting or crochet project and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow ‘crafters’.

Build It Fly It

Join these model enthusiasts as they build a fabulous radio-controlled airplanes. The object is to have fun building a plane (work together on the instructor’s model or bring your own), then take it out and fly it!

Technology Assistance

Your opportunity for individualized assistance with various things including using your devise, social media, or the internet.

 

ARTS

Beginning Acrylics

An enjoyable class whether it is your first time putting paint on a canvas or you are an experienced painter! A skilled instructor will lead you step by step through your own work of art.

Art With Joy

Get creative and engage with other artists during this open art studio. Whether it’s your first time or you are a veteran painter, our instructor can help you from start to finish on any project. Share with other artists and get helpful tips and tricks!

Wood Carvers

This class is for any ability level while offering many forms of woodcarving. Come and learn to carve or spend time with others who enjoy the craft.

Quilting

Monthly and weekly projects led by an experienced instructor. Create a gift or something beautiful for yourself. Beginners and advanced crafters welcomed.

Ukulele Club

For experienced and beginners alike! Each month the group meets to work on new music. Ukuleles are not provided. Please bring your own.

 

RECREATION

Rummikub, Mah Jongg, Bridge, Euchre, Bingo, Hand & Foot, Pinochle, Cribbage, Chess, Bingo, Billiards

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