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"Yoga for Seniors" returns in September

NEWTON, NC (August 29, 2013) – The Newton Parks and Recreation Department and the Catawba County Council on Aging will offer “Yoga for Seniors” September 5, 12 ,19 and 26 for a suggested donation of $3 per class for those ages 55 and over.

The class will be held at the Newton Recreation Center, 23 S. Brady Ave., from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 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