Carlsbad keeps seniors smart and healthy

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Senior Center continues to offer classes to keep area seniors active and fit.The center is offering BrainHQ classes beginning March 1 for adults ages 50-plus. Classes are daily from 8 to 9:30 a.m. for two weeks. Fees are $25 for Carlsbad residents and $35 for non-residents for 11 classes. Built by a team of top neuroscientists, BrainHQ uses online exercises to sharpen cognitive skills and is proven to make real and lasting improvements in brain function.

For the body, the center continues to offer intermediate and advanced yoga beginning March 4. Bring a mat and small towel, and wear clothing that allows movement. Little to no food is suggested within two hours of practice. Intermediate classes are offered on Mondays beginning March 4 from 3 to 4:15 p.m. and advanced classes are offered on Thursdays beginning March 7 from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Four-week sessions are $25 for Carlsbad residents and $35 for non-residents. Drop-in fee for one class is $8.

The center also offers “Live Long: Do Qigong” classes weekly from 10 to 11 a.m. beginning March 5. Fees are $32 for four classes for Carlsbad residents and $42 for non-residents. Drop in fee for one class is $10.

For a more active approach, consider Zumba Gold classes on Fridays from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. beginning March 1. Songs are choreographed for specific purposes such as warm-up, cardio conditioning, balance and stretching. Fees are $25 for Carlsbad residents and $35 for non-residents for five weeks. Drop-in fee for one class is $7.

For more information on the city of Carlsbad Senior Center seminars and classes, go to carlsbadca.gov/parksandrec or call (760) 602-4650.

 

 

 

 

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