Virtual programs that the Senior Center is working on to fill the gap while we can't meet in person. Other programs are in the works.
Brookline Bees Sewing Group
Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am
The group is hosting weekly Zoom meetings to stay connected while the Senior Center is closed. For information on how to connect, please send an email to email@example.com
Living Our Values
Wednesday mornings from 9-10 am
This discussion group is hosting weekly Zoom meetings to stay connected while the Senior Center is closed. To obtain a copy of the discussion material and for information on how to connect, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday evenings from 6-6:30 pm
Laura Kandziolka, our former Qigong instructor who relocated to Pennsylvania, is offering FREE live qigong classes on Facebook on Tuesday evenings from 6-6:30 pm. You don't need a Facebook account to attend. Just click here
and click on the video menu to the left. You can also find past recorded sessions here as well. These sessions also come highly recommended by our current instructor Dale Butler.
Combo Dance Fitness/Yoga Dance
Saturday mornings from 11-11:50 am
Emily Brenner, our wonderful Zumba Gold instructor is offering a FREE virtual Combo Dance Fitness/Yoga Dance class on Saturday mornings from 11-11:50 am thanks to a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield. She is also offering some other donation based classes throughout the week:
- Monday: 10 am Zumba®
- Tuesday: 10 am Strength/Low-Impact fitness (chair suggested, light hand weights or cans/water bottles as light weights optional)
- Wednesday: 10 am Let Your Yoga Dance®
- Thursday: 5 pm All levels Fitness (weights optional)
- Saturday: 11 am Combo Dance Fitness/Yoga Dance (FREE class thanks to a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield)
To join any of Emily's classes, please click here.
If you need to join by typing in the Meeting ID and the password, here it is:
Meeting ID: 556 335 6908
Online Dance Party with Lynn Modell
Thursday afternoons from 2-2:30pm
Lynn will play music from 40s, 50s, and 60s as well as some from film musicals and we'll dance together. You don't need much space in your home to participate. Just make sure there aren't any scatter rugs, uneven floor surfaces or objects on the floor that are trip hazards. Contact Lynn if you are interested at email@example.com
Mindfulness Practice Sessions
Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Starting on the week of April 13th, the Brookline Senior Center will be offering semi-weekly online mindfulness practice sessions. Join a video call from your computer or by phone every Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. to practice mindfulness with members of your community. No previous experience is needed. Sessions will be facilitated by Michael Allen, LCSW, and Conor McDermott Welch. Mindfulness helps with relaxation and bolsters attention and insight, all of which are needed now more than ever! To join the video call, you can go to https://us04web.zoom.us/j/137115626
when it is time for the meeting to begin. Please email or call Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org
and 617-730-2754 with any other question.
Virtual Memory Cafe
Wednesday, April 22 from 1:30-3:15 pm.
The session will be led by Jamie Jensen, Memory Connections Cafe Coordinator from the Brookline Senior Center. We will reminisce over “icebreaker” questions and then be joined by Cailey Biles, Reference Librarian from the Brookline Public Library, who will discuss what’s happening at the library with current online program offerings, as well as answer any questions about accessing resources. We will then be joined by Music Therapist Emily Higgins who will lead the group in an upbeat music therapy session. We are thankful to Season’s Hospice & Palliative Care for their sponsorship of this special Café!