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Magic of Sleep - Thursday, July 19
Discover why sleep is so important and how to improve sleep. Discuss disorders that can cause sleep loss (such as snoring, apnea, insomnia, movement disorders) and what to do about them.

Meets Th, July 19-Aug. 2, 10:30am-noon, at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $10. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Osteoporosis - Tuesday, July 24
Get a basic overview of osteoporosis, with an emphasis on education, exercise, and prevention. Ages 18+.

Meets 1:00-2:00pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $5. For more information and to register, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Just Tumbling (Ages 7-8) - Thursday, July 26
The emphasis of this class will be on learning all the basic tumbling skills and then incorporating them in a mini-floor exercise routine.

Class meets Th, July 26-Aug. 9, 6:00-7:15pm. Meets at the Foothills Activity Center, Fort Collins. Cost is $56. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Strength Training - Monday, July 30
Increase muscle strength, bone mass and stamina. The first class includes an orientation to training principles and equipment. Ages 18+.

Meets M,W, July 30-Aug. 29, 8:30-9:30am, at the Northside Aztlan Center, 112 E. Willow St., Fort Collins. Cost is $41. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Fitness & Fun Water Workout - Monday, July 30
This class combines the traditional water workout with water volleyball and other fun games. If you are looking for a break from the norm, this is the class for you. Ages 18+.

Class meets M,W,F, July 30-Aug. 31, 7:30-8:30am. Meets at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $57.26. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Multiple Sclerosis Chair Exercises - Monday, July 30
This class is for people with multiple sclerosis and is designed to maximize strength and endurance through chair-based exercises. The instructor is aware of symptom issues and monitors participants closely.

Class meets M, July 30-Aug. 29, 11:00-11:55am at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $41. To register, call 970-221-6655.
Strength & Tone - Tuesday, July 31
Develop upper and lower body strength, improve flexibility, and tone up. Varied routines focus on major muscle groups, without ever becoming boring!

Class meets Tu,Th, July 31-Aug. 30, noon-12:55pm, at the Northside Aztlan Center, 112 E. Willow St., Fort Collins. Cost is $41. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Low-Impact Aerobics - Tuesday, July 31
Low-impact aerobics including floor exercise and a cool-down period. This class is good for previously sedentary persons. Ages 18+.

Class meets T,Th, July 31-Aug. 30, 8:50-9:50am. Meets at the Foothills Activity Center, Fort Collins. Cost is $41. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Strength Training - Tuesday, July 31
Increase muscle strength, bone mass and stamina. The first class includes an orientation to training principles and equipment. Ages 16+.

Meets Tu,Th, July 31-Aug. 30, 9:30-10:30am, at the Northside Aztlan Community Center, 112 E. Willow St., Fort Collins. Cost is $41. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Yoga (Beginning) - Tuesday, July 31
By practicing yoga breathing and physical exercises, students gain strength, tone, flexibility and stamina. Students are encouraged to bring their own mats. Ages 18+.

Class meets Tu,Th, July 31-Aug. 30, at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $41. Choose one session: 2:45-3:45pm OR 4:00-5:00pm OR 5:15-6:15pm. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Prenatal Swim - Tuesday, July 31
For women during or after pregnancy. Low- and medium-impact exercises will promote muscle tone and cardiovascular fitness. The water may also ease the pressure of the pregnancy or help you take off that excess weight after delivery. Ages 18+.

Class meets Tu,Th, July 31-Aug. 30, 6:00-7:00pm, at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $38.50. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
To Drive or Not to Drive - Tuesday, July 31
Learn statistics about older drivers and how to determine if a loved one is safe to drive, or what restrictions may need to be put in place. Receive help to make driving decisions easier for everyone involved.

Meets 10:00-11:00am at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Zumba - Wednesday, August 1
Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program! The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms are combined to tone your body while burning fat. Zumba is the most fun you will ever have exercising! Ages 18+.

Meets W, Aug. 1-29, 5:30-6:25pm at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $21. For more information or to register, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Healing Through Meditation and Spiritual Wisdom - Friday, August 3
Age gracefully by bringing strength to midlife challenges such as stress, fatigue, and high blood pressure. Simple yoga breathing, visualization, positive affirmations, and meditation. Bring peace to the mind. Ages 18+.

Meets 10:00-11:30am, F, Aug. 3-24, at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Cost is $40. For more information and to register, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Petite Ballerinas (Ages 3-4) - Friday, August 3
Young dancers explore movement as they discover patterns, tempo, shapes and memory skills. Parents watch the last day of class. Attire: Leotards and tights, pink leather ballet slippers, hair pulled back.

Meets F, Aug. 3-17, 9:00-9:45am, at Northside Aztlan Center, 112 E. Willow St., Fort Collins. Cost is $35. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Tai Chi (Beginning) - Saturday, August 4
Tai Chi is a martial art from China. This class will present the four "Mother Forms" of the art which are low-impact, meditative repeating movements, and provide some insight into internal movement and training. Ages 18+.

Class meets Sa, Aug. 4-Sept. 1, at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. Class time is 12:45-1:45pm. Cost is $21. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Adaptive Standing Yoga - Tuesday, August 7
Learn yoga practices that include breathwork, gentle movements, stretching poses, and standing balance work. Designed for people with MS or other neuromuscular disorders and adapted for people with physical disabilities. Ages 18+.

Meets Tu, Aug. 7-28, 2:00-3:00pm, at the Raintree Athletic Club, Shields and Drake in Fort Collins. Cost is $28. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Adaptive Chair Yoga - Thursday, August 9
Learn yoga practices that include breathwork, gentle movements, and stretching poses. Designed for people with MS or other neuromuscular disorders and adapted for people with physical disabilities. Ages 18+.

Meets Th, Aug. 9-30, 2:00-3:00pm, at the Raintree Athletic Club, Shields and Drake in Fort Collins. Cost is $28. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Learn to Curl (the Sport of Curling) - Friday, August 10
For those who have never curled and want to see what it's all about. Learn to slide, throw stones, sweep, terminology, and proper technique. Ages 8+.

Meets 5:45-7:15pm at EPIC, Fort Collins. Cost is $11. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Positive Brain Change - Thursday, August 23
Research in neuroscience offers insight into our ability to rewire our brains toward greater positivity. Learn how to undo the habits of mind that reinforce our negativity bias and experiment with practices that create new neural pathways by seeding positivity and cultivating mindful presence. Ages 18+.

Meets 10:30-11:30am at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
Effective Communication Strategies - Wednesday, August 29
Caregivers learn to decode verbal and behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer's or dementia. Leave with strategies for communicating with people in early, middle, and late stages of dementia. Ages 18+.

Meets noon-2:00pm at the Northside Aztlan Center, Fort Collins. No fee. For more information and to register, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
To Drive or Not to Drive - Wednesday, August 29
Learn statistics about older drivers and how to determine if a loved one is safe to drive, or what restrictions may need to be put in place. Receive help to make driving decisions easier for everyone involved.

Meets 10:00-11:00am at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive. No fee. To register and for more information, go to www.fcgov.com/recreator or call 970-221-6655.
 
 
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