Adult Wellness & Enrichment Programs

Cooking & Spices

This class is geared towards educating adults on the foundation of cooking, understand spices and herbs, and teaching you what they pair nicely with. It will also focus on the importance of healthy eating, balanced diets, and how to incorporate your new knowledge of herbs and spices into your everyday cuisine. 

Activity #: 240621-1
Ages: 16 & up
Dates: 9/16 - 10/21
Days: Monday's
Time: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fee: $50 Res / $60 Non Res
Location: Norwich Recreation Department

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Parent Night Out

Enjoy a night on the town without the hassle of hiring a babysitter! Norwich Recreation is excited to offer a chance for parents to get a much deserved night out while the kids enjoy a night with our fantastic staff. The night will include games, crafts, food, movies, and tons of fun!

Activity #:     321202-A
Ages:           11- 14
Time:            6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Dates:          9/28
Day:             Saturday
Fee:             $5 Res / $10 Non-Res
Location:     Norwich Recreation Department

CPR & First Aid Certification

If you need CPR training for a job or to satisfy an OSHA-Mandated job requirement, or if you simply want to know how to keep your loved ones safe, the American Red Cross has world-class courses to ensure that you get the latest information and quality instruction. Adult, Child CPR/AED, and First Aid. Open to new and re-certification students.

Activity #:     451021-2
Ages:           14 & up
Time:            3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dates:          10/1
Day:             Tuesday
Fee:             $70 Res / $80 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department

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Meditation

This class is an experiential journey where basic breathing techniques establish a foundation for meditation. Each class begins with a mindful meditation, moves to a segment of meditative movement where our rhythmic breathing is maintained throughout and ends with a short Yoga Nidra (guided meditation). This practice is accessible to all students. Bring a yoga mat. Blankets and blocks will be provided. 6 weeks.

Activity #: Session 1: 540820-A1 // Session 2: 540820-A2
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:     Session 1: 9/16 - 10/21 // Session 2: 11/4 - 12/9
Days:      Monday's
Time:      9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:        $45 Res / $55 Non Res
Location: Lee Memorial UMC, 294 Washington Street

Essential Yoga

Yoga is for everybody in everybody and this class delivers a well-rounded yoga practice that is appropriate for all levels. It will be taught in the flowing style, marrying breath and movement, a basic component of any Hatha yoga practice. Bring a yoga mat. 6 weeks.

Activity #: Session 1: 540820-B1 // Session 2: 540820-B2
Ages: 16 & up
Dates: Session 1: 9/16 - 10/21 // Session 2: 11/4 - 12/16
                                                      No class November 11
Days: Monday's
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fee: $45 Res / $55 Non Res
Location: Brothers of Joseph Synagogue, 2 Broad Street

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Yoga Basics

Yoga basics is the perfect class for beginners or any student looking for a simpler practice. You will learn basic yoga poses, breath work and mindfulness techniques. Modifications will be offered to accommodate all levels of ability. Benefits include increased flexibility, improved strength, and stress reduction. 6 weeks.

Activity #: Session 1: 540820-C1 // Session 2: 540820-C2
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:      Session 1: 9/16 - 10/21  // Session 2: 11/5 - 12/10
Days:        Tuesday's
Time:         6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Fee:          $40 Res / $50 Non Res
Walk In:    $8 Res / $10 Non Res
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

Yin Yoga

This practice is accessible to all and will use blocks and straps to develop strength and increase flexibility throughout the whole body. No prior yoga experience is necessary. 6 weeks.

Activity #: Session 1: 540820-D1 // Session 2: 540820-D2
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:     Session 1: 9/18 - 10/23 // Session 2: 11/6 - 12/11
Days:      Wednesday's
Time:      9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:        $45 Res / $55 Non Res
Location: Foundry 66, 66 Franklin Street

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Therapeutic Yoga

This is an all levels class that focuses on the connection of breath and movement, the safe alignment of our joints, and a practical way to stretch our bodies. This is a perfect entry level class for those wishing to explore yoga as a healing modality or a good way to deepen your practice. If you have a mat, please bring it along, although it is not required. All other props (blankets, blocks, straps) will be provided. 6 weeks.

Activity #: Session 1: 540820-E1 // Session 2: 540820-E2
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:     Session 1: 9/20 - 10/25 // Session 2: 11/8 - 12/13
Days:      Friday's
Time:      9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:        $45 Res / $55 Non Res
Location: Foundry 66, 66 Franklin Street

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Tai Chi for Beginners

Tai Chi involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner, and accompanied by deep breathing to achieve the ultimate relaxation while increasing your flexibility, balance, and agility. Join us to expand your aerobic capacity and muscle strength, and increase your energy.

Activity #: Session 1: 240820-1 // Session 2: 240820-1A
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:     Session 1: 9/18 - 10/23 // Session 2: 11/6 - 12/11
Days:      Wednesday's
Time:      7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fee:        $45 Res / $55 Non Res
Location: Norwich Recreation Department