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January 2018 Events

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January 2018 Calendar of Events

January Events

Every Tuesday, January 2 - 30
9:30 – 10:30
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SilverSneakers Flex Program
Instructor: Gail Crane, Physician Assistant.
Join Gail to experience the benefits of the FLEX fitness classes, which include mild cardio, mild resistance/weight training and stretch/flexibility and balance.
Every Wednesday, January 3 - 31
10:15 – 10:55
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Introduction to Line Dancing
Instructor: Marilyn McNeal.
This class introduces you to Line Dance steps, patterns and easy dances. Step patterns are described, practiced and used in easy, fun dances. Step sheets of each dance are also provided so you can practice at home. This is an eight week class.
Every Wednesday, January 3 - 31
11:00 – 11:55
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Absolute Beginner Line Dancing
Instructor: Marilyn McNeal.
This class is for those who have learned the basic step patterns previously learned in an introduction to line dance class. The class is progressive and always adding new dances.
Every Thursday,
January 4 - 25
9:30 – 10:30
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Senior Flex Fitness Class
Instructor: Leah Whitaker, Silver Sneakers Instructor.
Join Leah to experience the benefits of the FLEX fitness classes which include mild cardio, mild resistance/weight training and stretch/flexibility and balance.
Every Friday,
January 5 - 26
10:00 – 11:00
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Salsa Dancing
Instructor: Kathleen Hernandez, Next Step Fitness.
Learn the popular form of dance that originated in the Caribbean. Salsa is a great workout for both your legs and arms.
Every Monday,
January 8 - 29
9:00 – 10:00
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Chair Yoga
Instructor: Isabel Brizard, certified yoga teacher.
Join Isabel to learn a gentle form of yoga that is practical sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support. The benefits of yoga include improved strength, improved flexibility and reduced stress and improved mental clarity.
Every Mon. & Wed. January 8 - 31
10:00 - 11:00
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Tai Chi
Instructor: Liz Dalusio, certified Tai Chi Instructor, Elder Options.
Join Liz and learn the art of movement and stretching exercises for arthritis and fall prevention. Please arrive a few minutes early on the first day of class for registration and comfortable attire is recommended.
Monday, January 8
11:00 - 12:00 REGISTER
New Year, New You: Healthy Eating on a Budget
Instructor: Jessie Driggers, Health Educator, Health Education Florida, Marion County Department of Health.
Join Jessie as she reveals how to shop for healthy foods without breaking the piggy bank.
Monday, January 8
1:00 - 3:00
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Creative Card Class
Instructor: Susan Ricks, Stampin’Up Demonstrator
Fee: $10 to create 3 different cards.
Friday, January 12
1:00 - 3:00
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Ring in 2018: Bingo
Caller: Shirley Hamilton, Healthy 55 Volunteer.
Join Shirley for a day of NEW YEAR Bingo, to include prizes and fun!
Tuesday, January 16 11:00 - 12:00
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New Year, New You: Continuing the Journey to Improve Health and Wellness
Instructor: Gail Crane, Physician Assistant.
A series of dvd presentations by Professor of Medicine and director of a Mayo Clinic, Brent Bauer, MD with discussion facilitated by Gail Crane.
Tuesday, January 16 1:00 - 2:00
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New Year, New You: Brain Games
Instructor: Brenda Williams, Healthy 55 Coordinator.
Join Brenda for mind stimulating activities to include problem solving, reasoning, memory and processing speed and the opportunity to meet other Healthy 55 members. Prizes awarded!
Wednesday, Jan 17
2:00 - 3:30
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Diabetes: Medications and Nutrition
Instructor: Amy Waller, Physician Assistant, Novo Nordisk Diabetes Educator.
Join Amy to learn how to control your diabetes through medications, diet, exercise and controlling your stress levels.
Thursday, January 18 5:45 - 7:00
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Paint Wood Art Wall Hanging
Instructor: Sheila Ramos, owner of The Artist Hub.
Cost: $15
Fridays, January 19 & 26 10:00 - 2:00
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Speechcraft: How to Use Public Speaking In Order to Become a More Effective Communicator
Instructor: Petty Mitchell, Registered Nurse, Triple Crown Toastmaster.
Join Patty as she teaches “the secret” in improving your communication skills and confidence in public speaking.
Friday, January 19
11:00 - 12:00
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New Year, New You: Healthy Cooking Demonstration
Instructor: Chef Damon Vitale, Culinary Instructor, Marion Technical College.
Join Chef Vitale as he demonstrates how to transform an ordinary dessert into a healthy decadent dessert that is easy to make. You do not want to miss this culinary treat!
Every Monday,
Jan 22 - Feb 26
11:00 - 1:30
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New Year, New You: Top 8 Ways to Control Diabetes
Instructor: Betty Flagg, Elder Care Options Administrator.
This evidenced based workshop developed by Stanford University will give you practical ways to deal with diabetes; discover better nutrition and exercise; techniques to deal with symptoms such as hyper/hypoglycemia, fatigue, pain, stress and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration and appropriate use of medications. Seating is limited.
Monday, January 22
1:00 - 3:00
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Painting Jars with Raffia
Instructor: Sheila Ramos, owner of The Artist Hub.
Cost: $10
Four jars that spell out the word LOVE, great gift for Valentines Day.
Tuesdays, Jan 23 & 30
11:00 - 1:00
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Dominos Tournament
Join us for a fun day of friendly competition! Prizes awarded.
Monday, January 29 1:00 - 3:00
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Mosaic Valentine Heart
Instructor: Sheila Ramos, owner of The Artist Hub.
Cost: $15
Tuesday, January 30 9:30 - 10:30
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Winter Gardening and Dreaming about Spring
Instructor: Pat Burns, Master Gardener.
Join Pat to learn about winter plants and how to start preparing your garden for spring.
Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 - 2:00
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New Year, New You: Healthy Recipes for 2018
Instructor: Amy Freeman, Registered Dietitian with Ocala Regional Medical Center.
Tired of the same old recipes? Are you willing to cook outside of the box? This cooking demonstration will focus on some unconventional healthful ingredients for 2018.
January 2018 Calendar of Events
Thursday, January 4
11:30 – 12:30
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A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO CANCER
Presented by: Norman Anderson, MD, Radiation Oncologist, C.E.O. Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute.
Learn cancer treatments that cost less, have fewer side effects with better results.
Thursday, January 11
11:30 – 12:30
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ARTHRITIC KNEE PAIN: WAYS TO AVOID KNEE REPLACEMENTS
Presented by: Jonathan Walker, Doctor of Chiropractic, Ocala Spine and Injury.
Learn different non-surgical treatment options available for arthritic knee pain.
Thursday, January 18
11:30 – 12:30
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KNOCK OUT PARKINSON’S DISEASE
Presented by: Segismundo Pares, MD and David Barnes, Excercise Physiologist, The Zone Health and Fitness Center.
Learn about Parkinson’s diease and the medical treatment options available, as well as fitness excercises that can be done at The Zone and home to strengthen balance and prevent falls.
Thursday, January 25
11:30 – 12:30
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Q&A : CHIROPRACTIC CARE
Presented by: Douglas Swinson, Doctor of Chiropractic, Swinson Chiropractic and Total Health. Everything you wanted to know about chiropractic care and treatment options.