Adult Wellness & Enrichment Programs

Cooking & Spices

This class is geared towards educating adults on the foundation of cooking, understanding spices and herbs, and teaching you what they pair nicely with. It will also focus on the importance of healthy eating, balanced diets and how to incorporate your new knowledge of herbs and spices into your everyday cuisine. 6 weeks.  

Activity #: 440621-1
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:      April 20 - June 1
Days:       Monday’s
Time:        7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fee:         $50 Res / $60 Non Res
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

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Stock Market Basics

Learn how the stock market works and ways to invest in it. This 5-week course is open to anyone who is interested. Take advantage of this amazing class!

Activity #: 440120-1
Ages:       18 & up
Dates:      April 22 - May 27
Days:       Wednesday’s
Time:       6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Fee:         $45 Res. / $55 Non-Res.
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department


Plant Based Eating

Did you watch "The Game Changers" and want to try Plant Based meals? Come join Laura Ely, as she covers the basics and beyond for healthy delicious plant based recipes for healthy, delicious plant based recipes. Laura has been vegetarian for over 10 years and vegan for 5 years. She will share time tested, successful recipes.

Activity #: 440620-1
Ages:       14 & up
Dates:      April 21 - May 12
Days:       Tuesday’s
Time:        5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Fee:         $40 Res. / $50 Non-Res.
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

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Basic Dog Obedience

This six week class is designed to focus on building reliable basic obedience skills. Items covered will include leash manners, commands such as "Come", "Leave It", "Sit", "Down" and "Stay". No previous training is required.  Rabies certificate is required. First class includes the dog & handler. Only one dog per handler. Please bring water and a bowl, treats, waste bags to clean up after your dog, a non-slip mat, and a NON-RETRACTABLE leash is required. 6 weeks.

Activity #: 440120-1
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:      April 25 - May 20
Days:       Saturday’s
Time:       11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fee:         $90 Res. / $100 Non-Res.
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

CPR & First Aid Certification

If you need CPR training for a job or to satisfy an OSHA-mandated job requirement or you just want to know how to keep your loved ones safe, the American Red Cross has world-class courses to ensure that you get the latest information, and quality instruction. Class will cover Adult, Child CPR/AED and First Aid in a blended online format. Open to new and re-certification students.

Activity #:     451021-1
Ages:           14 & up
Time:            6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dates:          April 2
Day:             Tuesday // Thursday
Fee:             $70 Res / $80 Non-Res
Location:      Foundry 66, 66 Franklin Street

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Slow Vinyasa

A slower paced vinyasa class where we move with and through our breaths while taking time to focus on alignment and sensations in the body. This is a perfect way to start the week and appropriate for all levels. 6 weeks.

Activity #: 540820-A
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:      April 20 - May 25
Days:       Monday’s
Time:       9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:         $45 Res / $55 Non Res
Location: Lee Memorial UMC, 294 Washington Street

Essential Yoga

Yoga is for everybody in every body and this class delivers a well-rounded yoga practice that is appropriate for all levels. It will be taught in the flowing style, marrying breath and movement, a basic component of any Hatha yoga practice. Bring a yoga mat. 6 weeks.

Activity #: 540820-B
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:      April 20 - May 25
Days:       Monday’s
Time:       6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fee:         $45 Res / $55 Non Res
Location: Brothers of Joseph Synagogue, 2 Broad Street

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Yoga Basics

Yoga Basics is the perfect class for beginners or any student looking for a simpler practice.   You will learn basic yoga poses, breath work, and mindfulness techniques.  Modifications will be offered to accommodate all levels of ability.  Benefits include increased flexibility, improved strength, and stress reduction. 6 weeks.

Activity #:  540820-C
Ages:        16 & up
Dates:       April 21 - May 26
Days:        Tuesday’s
Time:         6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Fee:          $40 Res / $50 Non Res
Location:   Norwich Recreation Department

Yin Yoga

This practice is accessible to all and will use blocks and straps to develop strength and increase flexibility throughout the whole body. No prior yoga experience is necessary. 6 weeks.

Activity #: 540820-D
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:      April 22 - May 27
Days:       Wednesday’s
Time:       9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:         $45 Res / $55 Non Res
Location:  Foundry 66, 66 Franklin Street

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Therapeutic Yoga

This is an all levels class that focuses on the connection of breath and movement, the safe alignment of our joints, and a practical way to stretch our bodies. This is a perfect entry level class for those wishing to explore yoga as a healing modality or a good way to deepen your practice. If you have a mat, please bring it along, although it is not required. All other props (blankets, blocks, straps) will be provided. 6 weeks.

Activity #: 540820-E
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:      April 24 - May 29
Days:       Friday’s
Time:       9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fee:         $45 Res / $55 Non Res
Location:  Foundry 66, 66 Franklin Street

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Tai Chi for Beginners

Tai Chi involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner, and accompanied by deep breathing to achieve the ultimate relaxation while increasing your flexibility, balance, and agility. Join us to expand your aerobic capacity and muscle strength, and increase your energy.

Activity #: 440820-1
Ages:       16 & up
Dates:      April 22 - May 27
Days:       Wednesday’s
Time:       7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fee:         $45 Res / $55 Non Res
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department