Rec offers "Yoga for Seniors" classes in December

   NEWTON, NC (December 5, 2013) – The Newton Parks and Recreation Department and Catawba County Council on Aging are offering on Dec. 12 and Dec. 19 “Yoga for Seniors” to those ages 55 and older. The classes are free, but participants are encouraged to donate.

   The class run from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Newton Rec Center, 23 S. Brady Ave. 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