Fitness Programs

Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an instructor-led Chinese form of martial arts that involves slow, controlled and low-impact movements that can be easy for seniors - even those with limited movement. Tai chi can help seniors feel steadier on their feet as well as improving their hand-eye coordination. This class helps seniors strengthen muscles, increase flexibility and get gentle aerobic exercise.

Zumba Fitness

An instructor-led fitness workout that uses a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes based on the principle that a workout should be fun and easy to do. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. The intention of the class is to move a little and have a lot of fun – even if you don't perform each move perfectly.

Gentle Fitness

This instructor-led class focuses on strength exercises utilizing mats and light weights, and stretching focusing on legs, lower body, core, arms and upper body.

Stretch and Relax

An instructor-led class that is complimentary with Gentle Fitness, with a focus on stretching the entire body utilizing mats and easy movements.

Gentle Yoga

An instructor-led yoga class geared towards seniors at all levels of fitness with a focus on strength, flexibility and posture.

Functional Fitness

An instructor-led fitness class that includes a mix of seated and standing exercises to enhance cardiovascular health, strengthen muscles and improve balance.

Osteoporosis Fitness

An instructor-led basic weight training class that helps participants increase bone density, decrease risk of osteoporosis, increase metabolic rate while decreasing body fat, increase strength and endurance, and prevent injuries.

Dancercise

An instructor-led aerobic exercise class that utilizes Latin, ballroom and country dancing.

Recreation/Education Programs

Art Instruction

An instructor-led art instruction class with an open studio concept where students can sketch or paint, working at their own pace, focusing either on what is put on display or whatever their imaginations come up with. Input from the instructor and fellow students is provided.

English as a Second Language

This course guides primarily Spanish-speaking seniors into speaking clear and natural American English. It addresses basics in pronunciation for clear communication. Contents include sound/spelling patterns, syllables, consonant/vowel problems, linking, stress, and rhythm. The course is learner-centered, encouraging interactive activities and practice.

English/Spanish Conversation Class

An instructor-led class that enables participants to practice both English and Spanish with a learning plan and peer feedback to enable them to take their language skills to the next level.

Latin Quarter Luncheon

Following the English as a Second Language class on Tuesdays, Spanish-speaking seniors come to enjoy conversation and camaraderie. Participants are invited to bring their own lunch.

Duplicate Bridge

SAS provides a setting for playing duplicate bridge cards with an instructor who provides training and participates.

Other Services

Friday Spanish Seniors Club

We provide a congregate setting for frail, elderly hispanic seniors that enhances the quality of life of participants and supports their continued involvement in their community. Services include individual or group activities and provision of snacks and nutritious meals.

Friendly Visiting

These programs provide friendship and shared activities for individuals who feel socially isolated or have a medical condition or disease for whom companionship offers additional emotional and practical support.

Telephone Assurance

Volunteer calls are made at a pre-arranged time to ensure the safety and well-being of seniors living alone.

Monthly Program & Event Calendars

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