Lysander Parks and Recreation: Swim lessons for children begin Jan. 14

— Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a soft and gentle form of exercise primarily practiced for its health benefits, dealing with tension, stress and health recovery. This slow-moving series of movements enhances health and can be practiced by people of all ages and abilities. This six-week program will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays or from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays from Jan. 10 to Feb. 16 at AM/PM Yoga Source Studio.

Beginner guitar lessons

Get your guitar out of the closet, blow off the dust and join us for guitar lessons. This class of group lessons will cover basic chording and a variety of strums. Held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 18 to March 14 (no class Feb. 22), at the Van Buren Elementary music room, the class will teach some solo pieces. Participants must bring their own guitar as this will be a “hands on” hour of strummin’; electric guitars are okay, but without amp.

Winter tennis lessons

Lessons are taught by USTPA Certified Professional instructor from Tennis-N-Gear at Gold’s Gym. Session I (Jan. 6 to Feb. 25) held 4 to 5 p.m. Fridays (tots - 5 to 7 years; future champs - 8 to 11 years; and rippers - 12 to 15 years) and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays (tots, future champs and rippers).

Kripalu/Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa yoga, also known as Flow Yoga, is a class of continuous movement where one pose flows into another. The breath is synchronized with the movement and sets the length of the holding. The flow is built around a series of poses of the Sun Salutation, which is the foundation for the class. The continuous movement of a vinyasa makes this style more aerobic and more challenging. Participants should have basic knowledge of asanas and alignment. Heightened body awareness, strength and endurance is attained by this practice. This program, taught by a Kripalu certified teacher, will be held from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays and from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Thursdays (Jan. 11 to Feb. 16) at AM/PM Yoga Source Studio. Intermediate level; previous yoga experience necessary.

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