Gardening, whole physique exercise are amongst new Kaunoa courses for seniors | Information, Sports activities, Jobs

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The Maui News

Gardening, geography and a full-body workout are among the new virtual classes Kaunoa Senior Services will be offering in February.

The courses are aimed at seniors aged 55 and over and are available online via Zoom.

New courses next month include:

“Your Gardening Questions Answered” with Ann Gachuhi, Founder and CEO of the Home Gardening Support Network, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on February 16.

“The Geography of Australia” with Willis HA Moore, Editor and Manager of the Hawaii Geographic Society, on February 24 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

“Stronger Bodies, Smarter Brains, Better Brains, Better Bodies” a full-body workout to improve cognitive function, overall strength, balance and flexibility, Tuesdays February 7-28 from 9am-10am. This course is also available in person at the Kaunoa Senior Center in Spreckelsville. A satellite course is available at the West Maui Senior Center in Lahaina.

Kaunoa will also continue to offer other wellness and fitness classes including:

• Move! Mondays at 8am on February 6, 13 & 27 (also available in person at the West Maui Senior Center).

• Walk it! Mondays from 11:45 to 12:30 February 6, 13 and 27.

• Stretching at 9am Tuesdays 7th-28th. February.

• Yoga – Level 1 at 1:30pm Tuesdays 7th-28th. February (also available in person at Kaunoa Senior Center).

• Interval Training at 9:00 am on Wednesdays and Fridays, February 1-24.

• Low Impact Aerobics at 9:00 am on Thursdays 2-23 February.

• Strength and conditioning sessions Thursdays at 10:00 am, February 2-23 (also available in person at the West Maui Senior Center).

• Range of Motion Practices at 11:30 am Thursdays, February 2-23 (also available in person at the West Maui Senior Center).

• Line Dancing, Beginners 12:30-1:30 pm Mondays 6, 13 & 27 February (also available in person at Kaunoa Senior Center).

• Line Dancing, Intermediate, Thursdays at 9:00 am, February 2-23 (also available in person at Kaunoa Senior Center).

There will also be arts and crafts classes including:

• Bamboo Watercolor Painting from 10am to 11:30am on Mondays 6th, 13th and 27th February.

• Step-by-step acrylic painting “Red Hibiscus” from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays 15 and 22 February.

• Maui Beaches Watercolor Painting Series from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, February 7th and 14th.

For class descriptions and to register, call (808) 270-7308 and select option 3 or (808) 270-4310. A signed waiver is required for practice classes. Pre-registration is required for classroom instruction at Kaunoa Senior Center and West Maui Senior Center.

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