COA stresses the importance of regular exercise in maintaining elder health. A variety of classes are offered and are featured in the newsletter.
YOGA - Available May through November of each year. Classes are offered free for Topsfield residents, $3.00 for out of town. Fridays 9:30AM - 10:30AM at Little Brook Village in the Community Room, 69 Washington Street, Topsfield. Please bring a towel, mat if you have one, and your own water bottle. Free van service is available, to schedule a ride call the COA Van Line at (978) 887-1523.
TAI-CHI CLASSES - Tuesdays & Thrusdays 10:30AM - 11:30AM, Mark Warner's Professional Martial Arts Academy on Route 1 in Ipswich offers a class in Tai Chi. It is for people who wish to improve their health, fitness level, ability to focus, balance, flexibility, coordination, stamina, strength, body posture and endurance. For information, call (978) 356-9800. Classes are free, just walk in.
ZUMBA - Exercise Dance Class - Thursdays, 10AM - 11AM at Trinity Church, 124 River Road, Topsfield. 8 week sessions are sponosred by the Friends of the Council on Aging, but a donation of $3.00 per class is suggested. Bring your own water bottle. To register, call the COA at (978) 887-1523. Free van service available; call the COA Van Line at (978) 887-6866.