Muskingum County Center for Seniors

160 N. 4th Street • Zanesville, Ohio 43701 • 740-454-9761

Fitness Activities

ARTHRITIS EXERCISE

Participating in arthritis friendly exercise improves pain, function, mood and quality of life. It can also help delay the onset of disability and may help in managing other chronic diseases. Our arthritis exercise program is done from a seated position and can be done at any fitness level. Our Activities Director, Tara Rock, instructs the class on Mondays (except the first Monday of the month) and Thursdays at 9:30 AM.

LINE DANCE

Line dance is perfect for those that have a love for dancing and music. For the novice dancer, there is a beginner's class on Thursdays at 1:00 PM. For the more seasoned dancer, we offer line dance on Tuesdays at 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM and on Thursdays at 10:00 AM.

ROUND DANCE

Bring your dancing partner and learn dances such as the fox trot and the waltz, just to name a few. Instructors Chuck and Shirley Berry give hands-on round dance instruction on Tuesdays (except the first Tuesday of the month) at 2:30 PM.

SQUARE DANCE

Join us for a live band, socialization and square dancing every Friday at 7:00 PM. Don't dance? That's okay. Come for the entertainment and friendship.

DANCING DIVAS (AND GENTLEMEN) TAP CLASS

Looking for something new to try? Then this might be the group for you. The Dancing Divas, instructed by Anne Agin, meet on Mondays at 5:00 PM. This is a seasonal group and the schedule varies throughout the year based on upcoming events that the group takes part in. Tap dance is an excellent way to get your blood flowing while improving your cognitive abilities. Tap dance experience is not required. You must purchase your own shoes for this group.

ZUMBA

Zumba, instructed by Anne Agin, is a fun, fast paced fitness program that includes easy to follow dance steps. It is a fun workout that boosts your body from top to bottom. Zumba gives you an opportunity for social interaction. It improves your heart health and mobility. It provides stress relief, builds stronger muscles and bones and aids in weight loss. Zumba is held every Thursday at 9:00 AM.

TAI CHI

Tai Chi has multiple benefits, especially for those suffering from Alzheimer's, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's. It relieves physical effects from stress, promotes deep breathing, improves lower body strength and balance, improves mental status, reduces blood pressure and improves pain and promotes faster recovery from strokes and heart attacks. Tai Chi is a low impact, relaxing form of exercise that uses martial art forms in a meditative way. It can be done in a sitting or standing position and is an excellent form of exercise at any level. Josephine Morosowsky, Tai Chi Practitioner, guides the class through Yang style movements on Mondays at 10:00 AM.

YOGA

Yoga has physical and psychological advantages. It improves balance and stability, strengthens muscles, improves flexibility and joint health, reduces high blood pressure and reduces anxiety, improves respiration and encourages mindfulness. Yoga is calm, tranquil and restorative fitness program that focuses on breathing and listening to your body. It can be done from sitting position or on the floor. A yoga mat is suggested for comfort. Megyen Green, Yoga instructor, directs the class through movement and mindfulness on Mondays at 4:00 PM and 5:15 PM and Fridays at 12:00 PM.


Trips

Ohio State Fair ~ August 1, 2017

Blennerhassett Island ~ September 21, 2017

Cuyahoga Falls Scenic Railroad ~ October 19, 2017

Nashville Show Trip ~ October 30 - November 3, 2017


Dance Bands

July 21st ~ Bob Pletcher Band (Sponsored by Zandex)

July 28th ~ Bob Pletcher Band

August 4th ~ Brenda Sue & the Out-of-Towners

August 11th ~ Lou & Friends (sponsored by Zandex)

August 18th ~ No Dance

August 25th ~ Great Country w/Wayne King


Menu

Menu for the Week of July 24, 2017

Monday - Baked steak, mashed potatoes, beets, fruit cocktail, pudding

Tuesday - Turkey cobb salad, brownie, crackers, banana

Wednesday - Meatball sub, scalloped potatoes, California blend, fresh peach

Thursday - Chicken tenders, wedge fries, winter blend vegetables, fresh orange, vanilla wafers

Friday - Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, melon cup

Menu is Subject to Change


Hours of Operation

Monday & Tuesday - 8am to 10pm
Wednesday - Thursday 8am to 4pm
Friday - 8am to 10pm