Hi Everyone:

Here are the online Zoom programs currently offered through the Centre. Activities include Jill’s yoga classes, Riva’s Tai Chi and Qi Gong, Cardio Dance & Gentle Seated Exercise, Bingo, Smartphone camera photography classes, Ukulele Mondays and Oceanside A Cappella.

Watch for new classes and events coming up including “What’s Cooking with Patrick”, a live, interactive cooking program presented by Patrick Simpson from What’s Cooking – the store for cooks, in Qualicum Beach. The first of the series will be at 4 p.m. on July 7, 2020, so that you can have dinner ready to serve shortly after 5. Each show will walk you through the entire meal preparation. We will send out an email and post the ingredients list and recipe on our website the Friday before each show so that you can have the ingredients ready.
 
Meryl and Peter Tryon from the Courtyard Café and Patio are continuing to offer help to individuals or families who are struggling to prepare their meals at this time. So, if you are aware of anyone who is in need of a meal or meals, please ask them to get contact them at the Café 250-752-4152 or email courtyard.tryon@gmail.com. All information will be kept anonymous.

The QB Seniors Centre memberships are coming up for renewal in July. This year your membership will

provide discounts through several of the merchants in Qualicum Beach and Parksville and we will be

providing a complete list next week. As well, there will be a draw for an Amazon android tablet and other

fabulous prizes. Everyone who signs up for membership by August 31 will be eligible for the draw.

Registration will be available online through our website, by downloading and mailing your application

or by appointment to meet a representative at the Centre, whichever makes you feel most comfortable.

Please read the following disclaimer regarding participating in physical activities:

DISCLAIMER:
Always consult your physician or healthcare provider before beginning any exercise program. The workouts whether conducted in the Centre or presented as live, online classes are for injury-free individuals. Modifications may be given for certain exercises. However, due to the nature of the workouts, providing specific modifications for each participant will not be possible. All specific medical questions should be presented to your own health care provider and you should seek medical advice before starting any type of workout program.
If you choose to use this information and participate in any of our programs either in the Qualicum Beach Seniors’ Activity Centre or as live-stream online programs without prior consent of your physician, you are agreeing to accept full responsibility for your decisions and agreeing to hold harmless The Qualicum Beach Seniors’ Activities Centre Society, its agents and/or employees from any liability with respect to injury or illness to you or your property arising out of or connected with your use of the information contained within any programs offered by The Qualicum Beach Seniors’ Activities Centre Society, live stream online workouts, or our website.
Exercise is not without its risks and this or any other exercise program may result in injury.  As with any exercise program, if at any point during your workout you begin to feel faint, dizzy or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately and consult a medical professional.
You should rely on your own review, inquiry and assessment as to the accuracy of any information made available within the programs.
We strongly advise participants complete a Par Q questionnaire to assist in participant awareness of all personal health conditions that may be contra indicative of online fitness classes: Par Q; http://eparmedx.com/ . A copy of this questionnaire is available through our office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tai Chi and Qi Gong
Here are some suggestions to get the most benefit from this 40-minute class. (1) Prepare your space. An appropriate chair and space to at least swing your arms around yourself. (2) Put on some soft appropriate music. (3) Spend at least five minutes doing a relaxation exercise that works for you before the class. (4) Spend at least five minutes after the class sitting and taking in the energy you have cultivated. (5) If you have technological issues, please contact Pat Weber as I won't be able to answer these questions during the class.

Riva West is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Qi Gong/Tai Chi
Time:  Every week on Wed, 20 occurrence(s)
        Sep 2, 2020 01:00 PM
        Sep 9, 2020 01:00 PM
        Sep 16, 2020 01:00 PM
        Sep 23, 2020 01:00 PM
        Sep 30, 2020 01:00 PM
Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.
Weekly: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/tZUlfu2grj0sG9cIr-00JpjBtMjEdaQCKBlG/ics?icsToken=98tyKuGppjIuEtSTthiERpwcGor4LPzziCFdjfpetQ2oU3B5cgnUIs9IF7Z-Ifv7

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81894806613?pwd=b25mOTgyakR4Sk9kYjFZZjRuS1Z0dz09

Meeting ID: 818 9480 6613
Password: 148380


Cardio Dance & Gentle Seated Exercise Classes
Jeannine and Mandy’s classes run every Tuesday and Thursday. The meeting ID will be the same for all of the Cardio Dance sessions and the same will apply to the Gentle Seated Exercise sessions. The ID that applies to each program will need to be entered when you select “attend meeting” for each scheduled meeting.
Please register to attend, which provides greater online security but also helps us to know who was in attendance.

Fees for classes will now be $5/class + GST and individuals will be invoiced at the end of each month. At that time, they can pay via visa, mastercard, american express or by e-transfer.


​Gentle Seated Fitness
When: Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5Ikdemtpjop4IGgNlLVjMmkm2zapDX7YA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about

joining the meeting.

Cardio Dance Fitness:
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 10:00 AM Vancouver

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/v5QucOihqDMqcVtruILbjRAxmkhIURDiGg

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.



Bingo Tuesdays:
Join us for some fun and an opportunity to engage with others in the community while playing bingo online through Zoom.
  
If you are interested in participating, please email Jeannine and Mandy at 

westcoastrecreation7@gmail.com and we will contact you for further details and get

bingo cards to you.

Bingo Tuesdays
When: Tuesdays, 11:30 AM Vancouver

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMscOGspjIoGdzW2UPkEEVlBFfoLE55ubDQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Please read the following disclaimer regarding participating in physical activities:


Disclaimer:
As with all exercise programs, when using our online fitness videos, you need to use common sense.  To reduce and avoid injury, you will want to check with your doctor before beginning any fitness program.  By performing any fitness exercises, you are performing them at your own risk.  West Coast Recreation Society will not be responsible or liable for any injury or harm you sustain as a result of our online fitness videos, or information shared on our website.  This includes emails, videos and text.  Thanks for your understanding.

The material (including without limitation, advice and recommendation) within this At-Home Challenge, other programs offered by West Coast Recreation Society., our email, online workouts, and our website is provided solely as general educational and informational purposes. Use of this program, advice and information contained herein is at the sole choice and risk of the participant.
Always consult your physician or healthcare provider before beginning any exercise program.  The workouts in the live, online classes are for injury-free individuals. Modifications may be given for certain exercises. However, due to the nature of the live stream and online workouts, providing specific modifications for each participant will not be possible. All specific medical questions should be presented to your own health care provider and you should seek medical advice before starting any type of nutrition or weight loss or workout program.
If you choose to use this information and participate in our live-stream online workouts without prior consent of your physician, you are agreeing to accept full responsibility for your decisions and agreeing to hold harmless West Coast Recreation Society, its agents, employees, contractors and any affiliated companies from any liability with respect to injury or illness to you or your property arising out of or connected with your use of the information contained within this program, other programs offered by West Coast Recreation Society, live stream online workouts, or our website.
Exercise is not without its risks and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. As with any exercise program, if at any point during your workout you begin to feel faint, dizzy or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately and consult a medical professional. You should rely on your own review, inquiry and assessment as to the accuracy of any information made available within this program.
ParQ link:  http://eparmedx.com/
Jeannine and Mandy
West Coast Recreation Society 
Adult Day Program



Smartphone Photography with Debbie Flynn
Are you interested in taking fantastic photos like this with your Smartphone. Join Debbie Flynn a professional photographer as she introduces you to creating photos on your Smartphone that are meaningful, artistic and creative. Her five lesson course Expressions goes beyond the basics of great photography and helps you to create beautiful pictures that will help you relive precious moments that you will be proud to share with your friends and family.
Debbie’s courses for children are exiting and meaningful. Kids love photography and this course will help them to take pictures and to edit them and bring out their artistic creativeness. The results are amazing.

Expressions 
Expressions is a four class program on Zoom to help you take great photos and express yourself with your phone camera. Participants said they easily understood their camera features and photography principles in the enjoyable, hands-on, engaging course. Taught by pro photographer, Debbie Flynn, Bring your Smartphone charged up and ready to go. 
The course is $50. Register with Debbie at: connect@debbieflynnphotography.com
 
Just For Kids - Smartphone Photography and Photo Editing
A 3 class Smartphone photography program on Zoom for budding photographers between 9 to 12 years. Kids easily learn with photographer, Debbie Flynn, how to make and edit good photos using their Smartphone camera and photo editing features. The classes are hands-on, the kids have a good time and practice time is built in during the class.
The course is $30. Register with Debbie at connect@debbieflynnphotography.com  
 

Ukulele
 
The Monday ukulele group is doing Zoom sessions and will look for an outdoor location for next week, weather permitting. For information on all of the ukulele programs contact Judy Palipowski at 250-752-6837 or email judypalipowski@gmail.com
 
 

Oceanside a Cappella
 
Oceanside a Cappella continues to have their weekly rehearsals via Zoom which has been a great success.  They have even successfully introduced some new music and continue submit recordings to their director to  monitor their progress.

 

Yoga

Jill is continuing to run her online classes Monday through Friday.The classes are offered to our members at a very accessible cost.   To register for this go to Jill's Website – www.yogaJil.com  (note only one l in Jil).  Look for Monthly Coaching and click there. 

If you have any questions you can contact Jill through her site:  www.yogajil.com 

Yogajil - stands for Joy In Living and that is what Jill really is sharing. These classes are accessible for anyone, and I highly recommend you give them a try!  Also, she won't turn anyone away for lack of funds, so reach out to her if you are interested!! I see many of our members receiving incredible health benefits from attending Jill's classes. For both mind and body!

Jill’s Yoga Classes are on line
Jill’s classes have been on line since September 1. Below is the link for all of her Zoom Classes. Please note the price of Membership is $89/month which includes full membership in her programs and access to all classes. Jill does have a  $40 option available for anyone that cannot afford the full membership price.
Here is the link:
One NEW Link for all Yoga Classes/ Zoom Calls 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9762857839?pwd=UTF5NjV5a0lUNmFib1ozV2hwemoxZz09

Meeting ID: 976 285 7839
Passcode: 004755 
Class times: (starting Sept. 1st)
Monday/Wednesday/Friday - 9am
Tuesday/Thursday - 10am
Wednesday - 6pm

For further information contact Jill at: www.yogajil.com

 

Zoom Tutorial

This is "Senior Center" by Jill Sawchuk on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.


This is a little video by Jill Sawchuk, our yoga instructor to help you to use Zoom on your phone, tablet and computer.

 

Enjoy!

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