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September 2021

Yoga for Seniors

September-13 to November-1, 2021 from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Dance Studio at *West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

This class is for older men and women at all fitness levels, including those with some physical challenges. Adapted to safely meet your needs, by a yoga teacher with 50 years experience. Each class provides a balanced full body workout, designed to build strength as well as flexibility, better posture and breathing, and deeper levels of relaxation. Yoga class is a fragrance-free zone. Bring your own yoga mat and filled water bottle.

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Senior’s Yoga with John

September-14 to October-26, 2021 from 9:10 am to 10:25 am
Dance Studio at *West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8 Canada

Tone and strengthen the muscles in your body through the slow, relaxing motions of yoga. Whatever your fitness level, you will benefit from this ideal, safe form of exercise.

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Chair Yoga

September-15 to October-27, 2021 from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Dance Studio at *West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Chair Yoga is a unique class that modifies yoga postures through the creative use of a chair. Our class is open for all ages and stages of yoga and movement ability. A Chair Yoga practice is helpful to learn for many reasons, including for when you're stuck at the office, on vacation (airplane/road trip sequence) or, if you could use a little extra support during standing and balance poses. Chair Yoga welcomes you, whatever level you are at.

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Qi Gong for Everyone

September-15 to October-27, 2021 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Dance Studio at *West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8 Canada
West End Community Centre Programs Vancouver BC Canada

Qi Gong is an ancient exercise system combining gentle flowing movements with slow smooth breathing and focused intention to calm the mind and invigorate the body. It is especially helpful because it safely exercises the muscles and joints and the brain while improving the flow of chi or energy in the body to promote longevity. Qi Gong class is a fragrance-free zone. Bring your own yoga mat and filled water bottle.

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Senior’s Yoga with John

September-16 to October-28, 2021 from 9:10 am to 10:25 am
Dance Studio at *West End Community Centre, 870 Denman Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8 Canada

Tone and strengthen the muscles in your body through the slow, relaxing motions of yoga. Whatever your fitness level, you will benefit from this ideal, safe form of exercise.

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Covid Safety at the Community Centre
NOTE: The nature of the activity is such that you may interact with other people who are considered to be in good health, continuous physical distance between other people cannot be guaranteed, and, by participating in the activity, you are at risk of being infected by a pathogen, including but not limited to SARS-COV-2. SARS-COV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, may exacerbate other health issues and is the cause of an ongoing global pandemic. SARS-COV-2 is highly communicable and dangerous. If you become infected with SARS-COV2, you may transmit it to other people even if you are not exhibiting symptoms of illness.

Communicable Disease Health & Safety Practices

• Participants should assess themselves daily for symptoms of common cold, influenza, COVID-19, or other infectious respiratory disease before attending a program.
• Participants who are ill, including participants of essential service providers, should not attend a program or access the Community Centre.
• The use of masks is recommended indoors for people 12 years of age and older and who are not yet fully vaccinated.
• Staff, program participants, and the public may wish to continue wearing a mask for some time – please respect this choice and be aware of others’ personal space.
• Registration and payment is required for most programs to help reduce the capacity to allow for physical distancing. Limited drop-ins may be permitted.
• Participants are encouraged to arrive no more than 10 minutes prior to your program time. Patrons may be required to line up prior to entering the facility.
• If a participant, instructor or staff member is unsure if they should self-isolate due to illness they should contact 8-1-1 or the local public health unit. They can also be advised to contact a family physician or nurse practitioner to be assessed for COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases.
• All participants are encouraged to practice proper hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette by covering coughs or sneezes.