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East Cobb Senior Center

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East Cobb Senior Center

3332 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066
(770) 509-4900 
(770) 509-4912 (Fax)

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Transportation is not provided.

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Spring 2019 Classes

Registration begins Monday, April 8 at 9:00 am.

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Monday Classes

Smovey’s Fitness #9033

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Instructor: Jolanta Oosoba-Olbrys

April 15 – June 24 (No class May 27)

9:15am–10:15am

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents

Join us for a new, fun, innovative exercise which promotes general fitness, weight loss and provide therapeutic benefits. Smoveys are a pair of molded hollow rings and each contains four stainless steel balls. Benefits include: balance, stability, power, walking, mobility, endurance, coordination, strength, and speed.

Senior Exercise #9035

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10:30am–11:00am

Free; Ongoing

Registration required

This class will help increase balance, flexibility, and range of motion through light aerobic movements.

Video-led. No instructor.

Monday Golden Zumba #9037

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Instructor: Telma Fortunato

April 15 – June 24 (No class May 27)

10:30am –11:30am

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents

Zumba combines Latin rhythms with cardiovascular exercise to create a low impact aerobic routine that is fun and easy to follow. It combines high energy and motivating music with unique body sculpting movements that allow the participants to dance their way to better fitness. Exercising has never been more fun.

Beginner Tai Chi #9040

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Instructor: Sachiko Hirata

April 15- June 24 (No class May 27)

12:00pm–1:00pm

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents

Tai Chi is a "moving meditation” class for new students with less than two years of experience. Discover the benefits of this ancient form of martial arts which will improve balance, agility, strength, and coordination. This unique class will help you flow through your everyday life.

Intermediate Tai Chi #9034

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Instructor: Sachiko Hirata

April 15- June 24 (No class May 27)

1:15pm–2:15pm

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents

Tai Chi is a "moving meditation.” This class is for the more experienced participants who have two or more years of experience. Discover the benefits of this ancient form of martial arts which will improve balance, agility, strength, and coordination. This unique class will help you flow through your everyday life.

Beginner Strength Training #9046

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Instructor: Margaret Souter    

April 15 – June 24 (No class May 27)

2:30pm-3:30pm

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents                     

This class is full body strengthening with the use of hand weights and a band.  If you have not attended a strength class before, you will find this class challenging, but invigorating. Strength training and the addition of Pilates for core strength & stability will help you to function easier in life and in daily activities as it will help with balance, the strength to lift and carry, and to build dense strong bones.  A little cardiovascular conditioning is incorporated here and there making this a very well-rounded class.

Tuesday Classes

Beginner Spanish #9049

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Instructor: Giulietta Glade

April 16-July 2

9:00am–10:00am

$36 Cobb residents; $41 Non-residents

If you’ve always wanted to learn a second language, now is your chance. You will learn everything from the alphabet to how to form sentences. Textbook required.

Second Level Spanish #9050

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Instructor: Giulietta Glade

April 16- July 2

10:15am–11:15am

$36 Cobb residents; $41 Non-residents

Are you interested in improving your Spanish? We are offering the second Level Spanish class where you will learn new words, verbs and their conjugation. No beginners please. Textbook required.

Beginner-Intermediate Watercolor Class #9052

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Instructor: Aileen Swartz       

April 16 – May 14

10:00am–12:00pm

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents. Plus $6.00 supply fee

This class is open to beginners as well as advanced and improved artists. The session kicks off with a few drawing basics and then will explore detailed watercolor technique and occasional special effects. Aileen provides a variety of subject matter, but you may bring your own photo, postcard, calendar, etc. Any ideas welcome.

Focus on Fitness #9031

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Instructor: Jolanta Osoba-Olbrys

April 16 – June 25

11:45am–12:45pm

$11 Cobb residents; $14 Non-residents

This is an exercise class that utilizes chair aerobics as an alternative to floor exercise. This instructor led-class uses resistance bands, free weights, some walking, and stretching. In this class we are going to use free weights.

Line Dance with Sylvia #9038

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Instructor: Sylvia Irvin

April 16 – June 18

3:00pm–4:00pm

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents

Put some spring in your step. Come join our beginning line dance class, where you will learn all the boot-scooting country line dances, maybe even the electric slide, and some oldies like the stroll.

 

Wednesday Classes

Gentle Yoga #9042

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April 17- May 29

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

$21 Cobb residents; $26 Non-residents

Instructor: Carolyn Purvis

Yoga with a gentle touch for those who need balance support, are returning to yoga after medical reasons or hiatus. Poses are done seated in a chair, standing, and on a mat. Modifications are given.  Bring a yoga mat and block. Experience not required.

Senior Exercise #9035

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Ongoing

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Free; Registration required

Video-led; no instructor

This class will help increase balance, flexibility, and range of motion through light aerobic movements.

Intermediate Yoga #9041

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April 17- May 29

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

$21 Cobb residents; $26 Non-residents

Instructor: Carolyn Purvis

Slow flowing practice designed to increase your range of motion, flexibility, and balance. Poses held longer to build strength and endurance. This class teaches you the logic and reason for each pose.  Yoga mat and yoga block required. No beginners please.

Soul Line Dance #9039

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April 17 - June 19

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents

Instructor: Gwendolyn Wardell

Soul Line Dance is designed for the new line dancer as well as those who have some prior dance experience. You will learn standard dance steps which will be used to perform beginner & intermediate dances. You’ll learn current and older favorites. As new dances are introduced in the soul line dance community, they will be covered in the curriculum.

Intermediate Strength Training #9045

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April 17 - June 19

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents

Instructor: Margaret Souter

Full body strengthening with light hand weights, bands and a kettle bell.  To achieve the maximum benefit from this class, women should bring at the very least an 8 lb but ideally a 10 lb kettle bell. Men should bring at least a 15 lb bell.  This is an exercise class for seniors that have attended my strength classes on a regular basis. No beginners, please.

Thursday Classes

Beginner Pilates #9044

April 18 - June 20 (no class May 30)

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents

Instructor: Josipa “Joey” Burgess

Pilates is a body conditioning routine that seeks to build flexibility, strength, endurance. You will flow through a series of movements designed to condition your entire body. Mat required.

Advanced Yoga #9043

April 18-June 13 (no class May 9)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

$24 Cobb residents; 29 Non-residents

Instructor: Ann Olsen

Designed for the experienced yoga student, these gentle stretches increase your range of motion,flexibility, balance, and strength. Yoga mat and yoga block required.

Thursday Golden Zumba #9036

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Instructor: Telma Fortunato

April 18 – June 20

10:30am –11:30am

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents

Zumba combines Latin rhythms with cardiovascular exercise to create a low impact aerobic routine that is fun and easy to follow. It combines high energy and motivating music with unique body sculpting movements that allow the participants to dance their way to better fitness. Exercising has never been more fun.

Chair Yoga #9048

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Instructor: Stephanie O’Donoghue

April 25 – June 27 (No class June 6 or 13)

1:45pm-2:45pm

$24 Cobb residents; $29 Non-residents

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  This class will help with flexibility, improve muscle tone, and builds balance to help prevent falls.  In addition to a good stretch, you will also enjoy other health benefits of yoga including better breathing habits, reduction of stress, better sleep, and a sense of well-being. This class will incorporate breath work, humor, and fun facts about your body.

Friday Classes

Focus on Fitness #9032

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Instructor: Jolanta Osoba-Olbrys

April 26- June 28

11:45am–12:45pm

$10 Cobb residents; $13 Non-residents

This is an exercise class that utilizes chair aerobics as an alternative to floor exercise. This instructor led-class uses resistance bands, free weights, and some walking and stretching. In this class we are going to use resistance bands.

Boot Camp #9047

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Instructor: Margaret Souter

April 26-June 28

2:45pm-3:45pm

$30 Cobb residents; $35 Non-residents

This class is cardio-based to work on strengthening your heart muscle and your physical endurance.  It will consist of 2 to 3 segments of cardio that will be strictly low impact.  We will not be doing any high impact moves.  There also will be a good amount of time left in the class when we are good and warm to improve our flexibility with some good stretching.  Proper training/running shoes are required and please dress down as you will work up a sweat in this class!

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