Kennedy Dancers offer free classes for seniors

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The Kennedy Dancers have announced free classes in dance/fitness for residents 60 & older or adults 18–59 with disabilities. (If you live outside Hudson County, you may attend classes here for a small fee.)

Please notice days and times:

Monday- Easy Yoga with Meditation (12:30 pm-1:15 pm)

Monday- Hip Hop (6:45 pm-7:45 pm)

Tuesday- Ballet/Beginners (6:45 pm-7:30 pm)

Tuesday- YOGA Stretch (7:30 pm-8:15 pm)

Wednesday- Zumba GOLD (12:30 pm-1:15 pm)

Wednesday- Ballet Open Level (6:30 pm-7:30 pm)

Wednesday- Belli Dance (7:15 pm-8:00 pm)

Thursday- Salsa (7:15 pm-8:15 pm)

Friday- Party-time Line Dances (12:30 pm-1:15 pm)

Saturday- Tai Chi (9:30 am-10:15 am)

Saturday- Latin Social Dance (11:00 am-11:45 am)

All students must register, bring proof of residency, must wear comfortable clothes, sneakers with WHITE soles, and shoes that are not worn outside of these classes – in order to prevent bringing outside dirt and bacteria. The white soles also prevent scuffing and marking our dance floors.

Dance is known to help reduce chronic health complaints, including – lessening doctor visits and providing easing of depression and increased socialization.

The American Medical Association also says that dance movement and combining a series of steps may alleviate early dementia symptoms and restore cognition in the human brain. Recently, the American Cancer Association announced that regular exercise even just 3 hours weekly can help reduce cancer risk by 30%.

Overall, dancing is fun, promotes physical fitness and can contribute to sustained good health.

Please contact Kennedy Dancers at 201-659-2190 or email us at kennedydancers@aol.com. Visit our website at www.kennedydancers.org.