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REGISTRATION FORMS

Adult Registration Form

 To Register, just print the form , and email it to recprograms@meaford.ca, or drop it off at the Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre & Arena Administration Office or call 519-538-1060 ext 1200

Specialized Programs & Workshops

URBAN POLING WORKSHOP

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

RPPOLE    $20/2-hour workshop

Saturday June 3    10am - 12pm

The use of urban poles while walking reduces stress on hips, knees and ankles while improving stability, balance and posture.  The use of walking poles can burn 20-46% more calories than walking alone.  Suitable for all ages.  Certified instructor.  Participants do not need their own poles, they will be provided for the workshop for you to try.

 

STOP SCIATIC PAIN WORKSHOP

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

RPSTOP      $45/+10 for illustrated manual    2- 2 hour sessions

Tuesday April 11   6pm - 8pm

Tuesday April 18  6pm - 8pm (review)

This workshop is designed for anyone with sciatic pain or piriformis syndrome.  The cause of sciatic pain varies so not all stretches work for everyone.  In this workshop, you will discover which exercises work for you based on your individual symptoms and allow you to better understand the cause of your pain.  Dress in comfortable clothing, bring a mat.  Second Week Review: This class allows you to work at your own level of experience.

Relax The Body, Quiet The Mind

Joanne Pineau

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

 RPRELAX                     $65            90 minute class        5 week program

Thursdays 6pm - 7:30pm

Session 4: CANCELLED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATIONS

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

RPPHOTO     $20/workshop  - register for all 5, receive $10 off- only $90

Must bring your own digital (DSLR) camera

Wednesdays 6pm - 7pm

Do you want to learn more about your camera and how to get off of the Auto setting?  Do you want to capture life as it happens and how you see it?  These basic Digital Photography workshops are designed to help teach hobbyists about their cameras and what it all means.  Learn how to locate and use the manual settings on your camera to get better images.

April 19: Camera Basics: Learning about your camera.  An overview of your camera and what everything does and how it all works together.

April 26:  Introduction: Setting Your Aperture.  Explore how different aperture settings work to allow more or less light into the camera and how it affects the depth of field of your photograph.

May 3: Introduction: Setting Your Shutter Speed.  Discover how the speed of your camera's shutter can record the available light to capture motion or freeze it.

May 10: Introduction: Setting Your ISO.  Learn how the sensor in your camera captures light and when you need a lower or higher ISO.

May 17: Photography Walk (location TBD).  Hands-on learning of all the information leading up to today, while we capture our beautiful images.

 

Low Back Program Joanne Pineau

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

 RPLOW                        $135 (audio disc and manual for home practice extra)

Download $9.99 USD or  Hardcopy with audio disc $40

90 minute class     6 week program

Tuesdays 6pm - 7:30pm

Session 4: April 25 - June 6 (No class May 30)   CANCELLED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATIONS

End back pain once and for all!  A gentle rebuilding and strengthening program for the back, adaptable to each body size and condition.  Bring your own mat and dress comfortably.  Materials for home practice will also be required to be purchased for the class, organized through the instructor.  Still wondering if this program can help your back?  Option to take first class before committing to see if this is the course for you, or talk to Joanne Pineau 705-888-9686.  www.innerjourney.ca Drop in fee not available for this program

 

Fitness Programs

Let’s Get Bone Fit Sharon Challis                  

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

RPBONE

$50 per session         60 minute class          6 week program

Tuesdays 1pm - 2pm

Session 5: April 4 - May 9

Session 6: May 16 - June 20

This program includes resistance training in combination with balance. Exercises are aimed at reducing fractures and bone loss. This class is suitable for fracture reduction and provides a safe, effective, evidence-based exercise program.

Low Impact Workout Sharon Challis  

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

RPLOW

$50 per session     60 minute class             6 week program

Thursdays 10am - 11am

Session 5: April 6 - May 11

Session 6: May 18 - June 22

Focus on full body fitness. This high-energy class is great for all ages who want to become more physically fit. Certified instructor. Bring a mat. A fitness ball will be required some weeks, a schedule will be provided.

Fitness Ball Blast Sharon Challis  

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

RPBALL

$50 per session     60 minute class             6 week program

Thursdays 5:30pm-6:30pm

Session 6: April 27 - June 1

A full body workout on your fitness ball!  A great place to learn ways to use this versatile home gym staple to get the results you are looking for.  All levels of fitness welcome.

Woodford Workout Sharon Challis  

Woodford Community Centre

RPWOOD    $50 per session   $10 drop in fee     60 minute class    6 week program

Thursdays 6pm - 7pm

Spring Session: March 16 - April 20

Focus on full body fitness including cardio, strength, balance and flexibility.  This class is great for all ages who want to become more physically fit.  Certified instructor.  Bring a mat.

Dance Programs

BELLY DANCING Erin McAndrew

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

RPBELLY                     $ 65 for 5 weeks

Tuesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Session 6: May 23 - June 20 (5 week program)

Come see how this ancient and mystical form of dance will naturally attune you to your body, your creative spirit, and your sensuality.  A great low impact workout, Belly dancing builds strength and flexibility, while enhancing rhythm, body awareness and control.  Please dress in anything you feel comfortable moving in.  Bare feet are suggested, and bare bellies not required!  Coin belts will be provided for you to adorn your hips with, and maximize your shimmy potential!  Come unleash your inner goddess.

DANCE IT OUT  Louise Stewart Potts

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

RPDANCE                    $50 per session ($10 drop in)

Mondays 6pm - 7pm    

Session 5: April 10 - May 29 (no class April 17 & May 22)

Tuesdays 10am - 11am          

Session 5 : April 4 - May 9

Session 6: May 16 - June 20

Fridays 10am - 11am

Session 5 : April 7- May 19 (no class April 14)

Session 6 : May 26 - June 30

Dance It Out (DIO) is a total body fitness based dance workout that includes all styles of dance. The workout incorporates cardio, strength, endurance and flexibility and is paced so anyone can participate. Running shoes and mat required. DIO is a feel good program with an uplifting, supportive and non-judgemental environment.

Move Free Louise Stewart Potts

Meaford Hall Arts & Cultural Centre

RPMOVE                           $70 per session

Thursdays 10am-11:15am

social after until 11:45am

Session 6: April 13 - May 18

A dance class for those with Parkinson’s disease, MS, Stroke and other movement disorders. A MOVE FREE class explores your imagination, renews strength, energy, confidence and builds a community. All to enrich your life. Open to Men & Women; All ages welcome.   Caregivers are invited to attend at no additional cost.

Certified Dance It Out Instructor. Dance For Parkinson’s Training through National Ballet School of Canada and the Mark Morris Dance Center, New York City USA.

LINE DANCING Darlene Nitzbon      

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

RPLINE

$50 per session ($10 drop in)

Mondays

Beginner Class 5pm - 6pm

Intermediate Class 6:15pm - 7:15pm

Session 4: February 27 - April 10 (no class March 13)

Session 5: April 24 - June 5 (no class May 22)

Come out ready to kick up your heels, stomp your feet and shake your booty to some great music. All ages are welcome to come out and join in on the fun while being active.

ZUMBA  Darlene Nitzbon

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

RPZUMB

$50 per session ($10 drop in)

Wednesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Session 5: April 5 - May 10

Session 6: May 17 - June 21

A total workout combining all elements of fitness: cardio, muscle, conditioning, balance and flexibility. You will feel a boost of energy with a serious dose of awesome each time you leave. Running shoes, comfortable clothing and water required.

 

YOGA PROGRAMS


Gentle Yoga Paula Stepan        
Meaford Hall Arts & Cultural Centre

RPGENTLE            $50 per session     6 week program

Wednesdays 10am - 11am

Session 4: March 8 - April 12

A gentle yoga series designed to boost energy, improve activity level, build strength and mobility, and increase range of motion in joints and spine. Suitable for anyone with no yoga experience or limited physical exercise. Mat required.

Yoga For Life Paula Stepan            

Meaford Hall Arts & Cultural Centre

RPLIFE                   $50 per session   6 week program

Thursdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Session 4: March 9 - April 13

Combines poses and breathing techniques that balance, purify and strengthen both the body and mind. A series of traditional poses designed to move you in all directions at your own ability. Mat required.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga Vicki Rowsell

Meaford & St Vincent Community Centre

RPVIN        $60 per session         6 week program        75 minute class

Thursdays 6pm - 7:15pm

Session 5 : May 11 - June 15

Build strength inside and out by flowing through a series of standing, balance, and floor postures with an emphasis on breath and alignment.  All levels welcome

CULTURAL PROGRAMS

PAINT Jam!

Meaford Hall Arts & Cultural Centre

GMHTIC                $35. Each class includes all materials, instruction, and a glass of wine or local microbrew!

Wednesdays 7pm - 9pm

April 26, May 31

Tap into your creative side or discover it! Join instructor and fabulous artist Suzette Terry as she tours you through the world of visual art in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. From beginner to seasoned artists, all are welcome. Take this time for yourself, indulge your mind, incite the creativity within you and walk away with a painting. Pre-registration is required, all materials supplied. www.suzette-terry.com

COOKING PROGRAMS

FUN IN THE KITCHEN PROGRAM

Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre

$25 per person        $10 per child when accompanied by an adult             $45 Family Rate (based on 2 adults , 2 children)

Wednesdays 5:30pm-7:30pm

Join chef Rheanna Kish in the kitchen as you boost your culinary confidence, learn new tricks and techniques and 
discover (or re-discover) the love of cooking. Class includes recipes, hands-on cooking and tasting or taking home the dishes you create. Seasoned cooks, beginners and children (accompanied by an adult) are all welcome.

April 12         Chinese Cuisine- Learn traditional Chinese favourites and some fun, new techniques to get you excited about                             your kitchen again.

May 24          Mediterranean - Let's take a trip to Tuscany to discover what all the fuss is about.  A little hint- it's wildly delicious!

June 14        Local and Seasonal - Celebrate the changing of the season with this menu featuring the best of local produce                      (think asparagus, strawberries and rhubarb).  Learn tips, tricks and techniques that will have you craving local all                               summer long.

community kitchen - VICTORIA VILLAGE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE

Join us in the Community Kitchen at the Victoria Village Family Resource Centre on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.

Delicious, nutritious and affordable meals will be made using ingredients that are found in the Good Food Box and participants are encouraged to stay and sit-down to enjoy the meal. All ages are welcome and the cost is pay-what-you-can. Participants can help decide what meals will be made. Please contact jaden.calvert@gmail.com for more information and/or if you are interested
in being part of the Community Kitchen!

Contact

For more information on these programs, please email recprograms@meaford.ca

Or call 519-538-1060 ext 1200

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