Yoga, tai chi for seniors continues in April

NEWTON, NC (April 4, 2013) – The Newton Parks and Recreation Department and the Catawba County Council on Aging will offer “Yoga for Seniors” in April & May for a suggested donation of $3 per class to those ages 55 and over.

The class will be held at the Newton Recreation Center from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursdays beginning April 4 ending May 30. The class will introduce participants to basic postures and techniques used in yoga to relax the body and calm the mind.

 Instructor Marjorie Blubaugh is certified to teach yoga and has more than 20 years of experience practicing and teaching yoga. She will provide individual attention to physical limitations presented by each class member and will offer alternative movements to prevent any discomfort.

For more information, call the Newton Parks and Recreation Department at (828) 695-4317, or visit