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Evening Indoor Walking Program


with Thomas Nash

Calendar Current session started Jan 16, 2024 at 3 pm

Are you looking for a dry, safe, and well-lit place to walk? Join us for a healthy way to keep fit. A walking clinic will kick off the program providing information on techniques, proper stretching, goal setting, and record keeping. Info night for new participants is Tuesday, 1/16 from 5:30-6:30 pm in the high school cafeteria. No need to attend if you have previously participated in the walking program. Families are welcome to walk from 3:00-8:00 pm after the intro night. The nominal fee covers the entire semester! Kids are free.
February 19-23, April 15-19 no walking available.



Pumped Up Strength


with Jenna Chase

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 27, 2024 at 6:15 am, runs for 6 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 9, 2024

Pumped Up Strength is a new approach to resistance training. Utilizing combination movement patterns in a targeted, rhythmic progression, its superpower is the dynamic integration of upper and lower body movements set to fun music. The result? A sweat-drenched, functionally efficient workout that will challenge your body in new ways, improve lean muscle mass, and rev your metabolism. In these classes you will want a set of hand weights anywhere from 5–15lbs. *All virtual classes are recorded and sent to students for practice.




Ferment This! Kombucha
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Ferment This! Kombucha


with Emma Holder

Calendar Next session starts Feb 27, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You could buy a $4 bottle of kombucha, or you could make your own for pennies. It's simply sweetened black or green tea with a culture added and allowed to ferment. We''ll make both a primary (tea and sugar only) and a secondary (flavored) ferment with your favorite fruit or juice. Some fascinating history, some microbiology, troubleshooting, the right glassware and what the heck is a SCOBY? (It's provided - pick up at the WRAE office - we'll let you know when it's ready for you).



Feel Younger Longer with the Fit & Free Lifestyle Workshop
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Feel Younger Longer with the Fit & Free Lifestyle Workshop


with Pearla Phillips & Tracey DuBois

This workshop kicks off with a 90 minute session that will provide you with the tools and instructional guidance to prepare for 2 weeks of our Fit & Free Classes either LIVE or On-Demand.  Increase your mobility, stability, strength and balance while relieving tension related to pain.  Our Certified Nutritionist will provide a done-for-you meal plan with recipes! We will show you how consistency, commitment and just 45 minutes a day, a few days a week will increase your range of motion, free up space in your body, build strength and stability and keep you feeling young longer. The FREE & FIT Program combines Yamuna®, Yoga and Functional Fitness for an overall fitness program for total body sustainability.  Yamuna® Bodywork is a self-massage modality that releases restrictions in your body allowing you to move freely. The use of Yamuna® therapy balls will create space in your joints allowing for greater range of motion and relief. Functional Fitness includes movements that increase longevity and lifespan! Body movements that simulate the ‘functions’ we use on a daily basis to increase mobility, strength and balance. As we age, we feel more aches and pains that can slow us down. Once we slow down it’s difficult to keep doing the things we love. The purpose of this Fit & Free Lifestyle Program is to remove physical restrictions in your body and build strength so that your body functions optimally. Keeping our bodies functioning at their highest capacity is VITAL for a quality of life that keeps us ACTIVE and FEELING YOUNG. This is an ALL LEVELS class. Please bring a yoga mat and wear exercise clothing. All tools will be provided to you and available for purchase should you choose to join the fun!  Materials cost payable to the instructor of $65 includes: The Fit & Free Lifestyle Kit with 1 Gold, 1 Pearl, 2 Black Yamuna® Balls plus a pump; a Resistance Band and a 40 oz. Aluminum water bottle, 2-week Access to our On-Demand Library, Access to a Virtual LIVE Class 6:00 am MWF or an 8:00 am TTH for two weeks.

Make Your Own Herbal Tinctures


with Katie Munn

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 4, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Herbal extracts are a wonderful way to get the healing power of plants. This class will teach you how to make herbal tinctures going over herbs that are commonly used for stress, anxiety, stress and digestion. Every person will leave with their very own tincture.
$10 Material fee payable to the instructor (cash please) on the night of class.




Ferment This! Sauerkraut variants; curtido and coleslaw


with Emma Holder

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 5, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Lacto-ferment cabbage and add some twists to result in delicious safe home-made signature cabbage-based ferments. You’ll learn a bit of microbiology and basic techniques to create basic sauerkraut, Salvadorean curtido, and coleslaw. Fermented vegetable salads/condiments add flair, probiotics and nutrition to any meal. Zoom link and materials list provided by instructor upon registration.




First Aid


with Charissa Kerr

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 6, 2024 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The First Aid class includes: medical emergencies, bleeding that you can see, bleeding you cannot see, treating for shock, and how and when to call emergency services. The course cost includes a blend of powerpoint and video, instructor and practical components, and a certificate of completion. Optional workbook is available for $10 (cash please) from instructor at class.






with Charissa Kerr

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 6, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through May 13, 2024

Learn about adult, child and infant CPR and AED use, adult, child and infant choking, and how and when to call emergency services. Course includes use of manikins, video, certified instruction, practical components, and a certificate of completion. Practical time has been increased to ensure you have enough time to gain confidence in your skills. Optional workbook is available for $10 (cash please) from instructor at class.



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