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April 22, 2002

Life Center offers summer sessions for seniors

The summer schedule at California State University, Sacramento Life Center offers numerous learning opportunities and fitness programs for seniors. All activities will be held at the Life Center in the University's Julia Morgan House at 3731 T Street.

The latest in a series of free speaker forums on topics of interest to seniors will be "Leisure Counseling" on Friday, May 10, 1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Jennifer Piatt, recreation therapist and CSUS recreation and leisure studies lecturer, accompanied by CSUS students, will talk on leisure and its relationship to wellness.

SeniorNet computer training classes offered at the LIFE Center this summer include:

• Introduction to Computing (beginner's level), 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 28 - June 6 and 1 to 3 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, June 10 - 19. Cost is $20 for two-week class plus $30 SeniorNet fee.

• Introduction to Windows, 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesdays, May 7 - June 25; 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays, July 10 - Aug. 28; and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Thursdays, June 13 - Aug. 1. Cost is
$35 for eight-week class.

The Life Center also has a variety of upcoming and continuing exercise classes, including a new yoga class. Classes include:

• Balance and Fall Risk Reduction, noon to 1 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 11 - July 25. Cost is $95 for seven-week class.

• Stretching and Strengthening, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. and 10 to 11 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. $40 per month.

•Circuit Machines, 4 to 5 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. $30 per month.

• Tai Chi, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays. $25 per month.

• Yoga, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Thursdays. $20 per month,

For additional information or to enroll, call the Life Center at (916) 227-5518. Media information is available by calling the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.


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