Sue Vedamony is a veryactive member of theSilver Foxes, and a dedi-cated volunteer for theSenior Recreation Pro-gram. Thank you Sue for taking care of the plantson the 2nd floor of theTakoma park Commu-nity Center. In addition,we are very grateful toher, and her husbandSam, for being back-upinstructors for the BoneBuilders exercise classon Monday and Thurs-day mornings. We appre-ciate their help and par-ticipation in the program.
Photos by Paula Lisowski
Beat the Heat in the Game room.
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Get out of the hotweather and join your friends in the GameRoom on the 2nd floor of the Takoma Park Community Center,7500 Maple Avenue.The Game Room isavailable for activeadults, age 55 and older,to play pool, table tennis,air hockey, basketballarcade and other activegames. Play it cool.
Shake Your Booty.
Thank You - Sue! Finished!
Sue VedamonyAlejandrina knitted her firstsweater in the special projectclass this spring. Great job!
Game Room (summer)hours:Monday
Friday,12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.(No Wednesdays)Saturdays,10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.Line Dancing is tremendously beneficial in keeping us young. The benefits of line dancing and all types of dancing are many: weight loss, control of high blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol, stress management,reduce risk of heart disease, strengthen bones and muscles, improve posture and balance, which in turn pre-vents falls, and increase your stamina and flexibility while building confidence. Barbara Craddock, profes-sional dancer and instructor, explains the benefits of dance in her article titled Benefits of Dancing & Quick Tips for Staying Healthy
. According to Ms. Craddock, along with the physical benefits, ―dance improves our memory by making us recall steps, routines and dance patterns making it a great mental exercise for brains.‖
Line Dancing is a social activity that leads to meeting new people and making new friends,
and you don’t need a dance
partner to join in the fun! Joinour own line dance instructor extraordinaire, Ms. BarbaraBrown on Wednesdays andFridays to see why her studentsare so happy. See page 4 for class information.