Pullman Parks & Recreation Guide

Winter/Spring 2018

Pullman Parks & Recreation Brochure...Your Recreation Connection

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Pullman Aquatic & Fitness Center: 500 NW Larry St PAFC Phone: 509-338-3290 Senior Center Phone: 509-338-3307 Pullman Senior Center: City Hall, 325 SE Paradise St 25 25 FITNESS & WELLNESS FITNESS & WELLNESS New! New! Free! Free! Mindful Meditation Regular meditation may help reducing stress, facilitating emotional wellbeing and improving mental clarity. If you are looking to pick up or continue the practice of mindfulness meditation, this group is for you. Everyone is welcome, and no prior experience is needed. We will start with a short reading of Thich Nhat Hanh's teaching, follow by two 20-minutes periods of meditation, and a brief walking meditation in between. About Thich Nhat Hanh (called "Thay" by his students): Thay is a Buddhist monk. His teaching is light, joyful, welcoming and friendly to people with diff erent religious backgrounds. In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. nominated Thay for the Nobel Peace Prize. Thay is the author of many books, including Peace Is In Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life, The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation, and You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment. Instructor: Thanh Nguyen Location: Gladish Community Center, Rm 213 Min 4/Max 16 Sa .............Jan 6-Apr 28 .............. 9:00-10:00am W ..............Jan 10-Apr 25 .............. 6:00-7:00pm Free Tai Chi for Health: Level 1 Tai Chi for Health is easy to learn, eff ective and safe. It gently exercises the entire body, increasing fl exibility, muscle strength, and heart/lung activity. The practice of Tai Chi improves posture and balance, increases energy, and integrates the mind and body bringing a sense of well-being. Medical studies have shown that Tai Chi is eff ective in reducing many of the symptoms of arthritis including joint stiff ness and pain. Seated adaptations are off ered for people unable to stand to participate. Participants should wear loose comfortable clothing and flat, comfortable shoes - no flip-flops or bare feet. Instructor: Frances Preston Location: Summit Therapy & Health Services, 1620 SE Summit Ct Min 4/Max 15 Tu .............Jan 9-Feb 6 ................. 1:00-2:00pm Tu .............Mar 6-Apr 3 ................. 1:00-2:00pm Tu .............May 1-29 ..................... 1:00-2:00pm In line with the Generosity Inspires theme at Pullman Regional Hospital, the fee for the class is "pay-it-forward" donation to recipient of your choice. Tai Chi for Health: Level 2 Tai Chi for Health Level 1 is a prerequisite for Tai Chi for Health Level 2 This course is a continuation of the movement forms off ered in Tai Chi for Health Level 1. In addition to learning new movements associated with the second part of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program, instruction will also focus on deepening your understanding of the principles of Tai Chi and improving the quality of your personal Tai Chi. Participants must complete Tai Chi for Health Level 1 before they can join Tai Chi for Health Level 2. Instructor: Frances Preston Location: Summit Therapy & Health Services, 1620 SE Summit Ct Min 4/Max 15 M ..............Jan 8-Feb 5 ................. 1:00-2:00pm M ..............Mar 5-Apr 2 ................. 1:00-2:00pm M ..............Apr 30-May 28 ............. 1:00-2:00pm In line with the Generosity Inspires theme at Pullman Regional Hospital, the fee for the class is "pay-it-forward" donation to recipient of your choice. Tai Chi for Health: Level 3 Tai Chi for Health Levels 1 and 2 are prerequisites for Tai Chi for Health Level 3 This course is a continuation of the movement forms off ered in Tai Chi for Health Levels 1 and 2. In addition to learning new movements forms, instruction will also focus on deepening your understanding of the principles of Tai Chi and improving the quality of your personal Tai Chi. Participants must complete Tai Chi for Health Levels 1 and 2 before they can join Tai Chi for Health Level 3. Instructor: Frances Preston Location: Summit Therapy & Health Services, 1620 SE Summit Ct Min 4/Max 15 F ...............Jan 12-Feb 9 ................ 1:00-2:00pm F ...............Mar 9-Apr 6 ................. 1:00-2:00pm F ...............May 4-Jun 1 ................. 1:00-2:00pm In line with the Generosity Inspires theme at Pullman Regional Hospital, the fee for the class is "pay-it-forward" donation to recipient of your choice. New! New! Qigong Half Day Workshop Qigong is an ancient form of Chinese exercise that integrates slow, rhythmic movement, mindful breathing and focused intention. It benefi ts the body by emphasizing the connection we have with the natural world. "Qi" is vital energy in all living things and "gong" is cultivation or work/exercise. As part of traditional Chinese medicine, qigong is used to help us heal and stay healthy. In this workshop, we will learn self- massages, visualization, breathing techniques and simple movements to help us feel whole and connected. Special emphasis will be placed on the Liver as we approach spring, which represents period of growth and the seasonal start to Yang energy. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Instructor: Liz Lee, Licensed Acupuncturist and East Asian Medicine Practitioner Location: Bishop Place, Social Rm 815, SE Klemgard St Min 12/Max 20 Sa .............Feb 24 ................... 9:00am-12:00pm Resident: $20/N-Resident: $22 All proceeds from this class will be donated to Pullman Parks & Rec. For more information, contact Liz Lee at liz. lee@pullmanregional.org or 509-334-4080. Tai Chi Qigong This class combines Qigong with Taichi for body awareness, improved balance and fl exibility. Tai Chi is a martial arts based type of Qigong exercise that is gaining popularity around the world for its health and wellness benefi ts. Tai Chi fundamentals from various styles will be incorporated in this class. This beginner's class is suitable for people of all fi tness levels, as modifi cations will be made based on physical ability. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Please sign up through Pullman Parks & Rec at 509-338-3227 or register on-line. For more information, contact Liz Lee at liz. lee@pullmanregional.org or 509-334-4080. Instructor: Liz Lee, Licensed Acupuncturist and East Asian Medicine Practitioner Location: Bishop Place, Social Rm, 815 SE Klemgard St. Min 12/Max 24 W ..............Feb 28-Apr 4 ................ 1:00-2:00pm In line with the Generosity Inspires theme at Pullman Regional Hospital, the fee for the class is "pay-it-forward" donation to recipient of your choice. Sign Up TODAY! CALL 509-338-3227

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