Yoga for Seniors offered in April

NEWTON, NC (March 28, 2014) – The Newton Parks and Recreation Department and the Catawba County Council on Aging will offer Yoga for Seniors on Thursdays in April for those ages 55 and over. There is no fee, but participants are encouraged to give a donation.

Yoga for Seniors is offered from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Newton Rec Center, 23 S. Brady Ave. The class introduces participants to basic yoga postures and techniques 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