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Age Friendly – Classes & Events

Mat Yoga and Chair Yoga with Tamela - Online

Welcome to Fairfax Age-Friendly Mat and Chair Yoga. If you are new to Zoom guidance can be found here. Please make sure you have the Latest Zoom updates.

Suggested  Props: Yoga Mat, Chair, Belt, Yoga Blocks, Blanket, and/or resistance band (You can modify as needed - come with what you have!). Make your space cozy.

It may be helpful if you can see the screen of your device while practicing supine, seated, and standing poses. Setting up your device on a table near you will make your viewing clearer and more comfortable.

The LIVE-STREAM Studio will open 15 minutes before class starts to allow time for you to log in and prep your home practice space or say “HI “to your classmates.

Contact Tamela Smith at tamelak@comcast.net for Zoom links.

These classes will be for  ALL LEVELS. Since I will not be able to see all of you, please modify the poses as needed to support your body and to take care of yourself.  Most of all have fun.

All Classes are Free to Fairfax residence. If you are not a Fairfax residence, please send a tax-deductible donation to support these classes. Anyone can donate to support this program.  The donation can be made to the Town of Fairfax:  https://www.townoffairfax.org/donations/

DATE/TIME:

Mondays

Mat Yoga 9:30-10:45 am Please arrive in your space and log in early and get settled. The Zoom session will be open at 9:15 am We will start the class at 9:30 am.

Chair Yoga 12:00-1:00 pm Please arrive in your space and log in early and get settled. The Zoom session will be open at 11:45 am We will start the class at 12:00 pm.

Wednesdays 

Mat Yoga  9:30-10:45 am Please arrive in your space and log in early and get settled. The Zoom session will be open at 9:15 am We will start the class at 9:30 am.

Chair Yoga  12:00-1:00 pm Please arrive in your space and log in early and get settled. The Zoom session will be open at 11:45 am We will start the class at 12:00pm.

Fridays

Mat Yoga  9:30-10:45 am Please arrive in your space and log in early and get settled. The Zoom session will be open at 9:15 am We will start the class at 9:30 am.

Chair Yoga  12:00-1:00 pm Please arrive in your space and log in early and get settled. The Zoom session will be open at 11:45 am We will start the class at 12:00pm.

CLASS FEE: Free (donations can be made to the Town of Fairfax)

Marin County Commission on Aging 

April 1st, 10-11am

“Marin County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) 2021-2022 Area Plan Update At this annual public hearing, the Office of Aging and Adult Services will present the Area Plan Update.  You’ll learn about the AAA and the Commission on Aging’s response to COVID-19, actions to advance racial equity, additional accomplishments plus find out about collaborations and plans for the year ahead.  

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86877130581?pwd=bU5uU2hBQkxZbkJIS2Vua0N sZW5Cdz09 

Meeting ID: 868 7713 0581   

Passcode: 803039  

Dial in number 1+ (669) 900-6833 

Ross Valley Seniors

April 1st, 12:30-2pm  

Socializing begins at 12:30, presentation at 1 pm.

“San Anselmo: A Walk Through Time” presented by Dick Miner of the San Anselmo Historical Commission. Join us for an interesting look back in time at San Anselmo. Dick will lead you on a virtual tour of the history of San Anselmo using photographs and stories to replicate the in-person docent led tours. Feel free to join early at 12:30pm to meet the group and make some new friends! 

Please email  kmacleod@townofsananselmo.org for more information.

 

Age Friendly Marin "Breakfast with Friends Social Hour"

April 21st, 9:30-10:15 am

Join us with your coffee, tea or muffin for a friendly and enjoyable chat. Socializing is important for all and it's fun to connect, even via Zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8539357484?pwd=M3JXYlcxYmNvdUJlZlZFWUFZWlhsUT09

Meeting ID: 853 935 7484     Passcode: 398715     

Dial in number   +1 408 638-0968

Age Friendly Fairfax Task Force

April 23rd, 9:15-10:30 am

You’re welcome to attend, bring your energy and ideas!   

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8539357484?pwd=M3JXYlcxYmNvdUJlZlZFWUFZWlhsUT09

Meeting ID: 853 935 7484     Passcode: 398715    

Dial in number 1+ (408) 638-0968

Age Friendly Marin Forum

April 28th, 10:30-11:45 am

“Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults” Your life might depend on being organized and ready should an emergency situation arise. Reacting as quickly as possible under pressure takes advanced preparation. Get the best advice available geared for older adults and learn how to survive. Speakers:  Maggie Lang, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Mill Valley Fire Dept., and Quinn Gardner, MPA, Emergency Manager, City of San Rafael.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87522017040
Meeting ID: 875 2201 7040   

Dial by your location +1 669 900 9128, 87522017040

 

Save the date: Thursday, May 27, 10am-12:30pm

“Is There a Doctor in the House? Telehealth and Bridging the Digital Health Divide” 

The Marin County Commission on Aging presents this special webinar designed to promote an understanding of telehealth — the new normal —and what the County is doing to provide wider access throughout Marin. Participant fee has been waived. Event and registration details will be available next month.

Smartphone Classes (iPhone and Android)

To learn more about small group, individualized trainings offered by the State-funded California Telephone Access Program (CTAP), call 1-866-271-1540, email smartphonetraining@ddtp.org or follow this link. CTAP also offers free specialized phones for those who a mobility, hearing or sight impaired, call 1-800-806-1191 or visit https://californiaphones.org

1 to 1 Volunteer Program to Match Local Residents in Need with Volunteers to Assist Them

The Fairfax community has organized and we are here to help!   From shopping to getting prescriptions filled to picking up your delicious take-out or dog walking.  

 The Town has established a 1 to 1 volunteer matching service to support and protect people in need during this difficult time.Volunteers will help neighbors feel less nervous and alone during this time and check in on what support you may need over the coming weeks.  

 Sign Up! 

If you would like to volunteer or you need some support, please  click here  for more information.  

Kindly spread the word to your neighbors about this volunteer matching service to those who may need support and may not receive our Town email newsletter.  

Volunteers will be encouraged to follow all social distancing precautions including wearing gloves.  

Dance a la Moxie Seniors

Contratti Ballfield 

Instructor:  Sisi M.P. Hansen

Tuesdays, 2-3pm -- ongoing 

FREE 

A progressive, FUN total body workout guaranteed to make you feel better, look better and be better!  No experience necessary. The eclectic music will make you dance! Wear comfortable clothing and footwear to move in on the field. Covid protocols and safety will be followed.  Please wear your mask.

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