West U Senior Services Offering Numerous Activities in New Year

December 22, 2011

The New Year brings numerous programs to West U’s active adult community.

West U Senior Services has several classes to choose from including Tai Chi, Line Dancing, and Beginning Meditation.

All classes begin Jan. 5.

Tai Chi: Greg Illich, the instructor, has been teaching for over 20 years and is certified through the Tai Chi Chaun Association. He has been training through Zenobics Tai Chi for Seniors. Evening Tai Chi starts at 5 p.m. Cost is $23 for the six week session.

Line Dancing: Come and kick up your heels for Thursday evening line dancing, starting at 6:15 p.m. Line dancing is an excellent form of exercise in a social setting. Cost is $24 for the six week session.

Meditation: A practice that cultivates awareness, concentration, focus and insight. Join Stan Merrill as he teaches the basic elements of meditation and discover how meditation is an effective tool in alleviating stress. Class is free of charge for the six week session.

Many trips have also been scheduled during the month of January.

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 8 a.m. – Shiner and Spoetzl Brewery Tour: We will visit the Spoetzl Brewery where Shiner Beers are brewed in old fashioned style. Following the tour, lunch will be held at Kloesel’s Steakhouse and lastly, we will take a tour of Flatonia’s E.A. Arnim Museum and Archives. Call 713.662.5895 or stop by to reserve your spot. Cost $15.

Monday, Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m. – American Festival of the Arts Potluck Lunch: Come and enjoy the talented singers of the AFA Academy chamber music program. Bring a dish to pass for the potluck. Cost is free.

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 11:45 a.m. – Reliant Center Car Show: We will travel to Reliant Stadium to see beautiful classic cars to the newest, coolest concept cars. Cost is $13.50.

For more information about these activities or any of the programs offered through Senior Services, stop by the Community Center at 6104 Auden or call 713-662-5895.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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