Category Archives: Yoga/Mindfulness

News from Park Plaza: Yoga Class

Exciting news from EngAGE Program Director Elizabeth Sampson: Park Plaza in North Hollywood, CA, has a new Yoga Class and it is amazing. Susan Diol started teaching here in late February and it is nothing short of astonishing. I didn’t … Continue reading

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News from La Coruña and Andalucia: Yoga Class

  Susan Diol is the yoga instructor at two Southern California EngAGE communities: La Coruña Senior Apartments in Van Nuys and Andalucia Senior Apartments in Panorama City.  At La Coruña, she has built a steady stream of new residents joining … Continue reading

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News from The Jasmine: Yoga

Yoga students at The Jasmine at Founder’s Village in Fountain Valley, CA, stretch and relax during Yoga Hour led by Backhausdance member and certified yoga instructor, Chihiro Sano. ~ Meloney Morse, Regional Program Director  

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News from The Grove: Yoga

Yoga students at The Grove in Garden Grove, CA, stretch and relax during Yoga Hour led by Backhausdance member and certified yoga instructor, Chihiro Sano. [We have two blog posts today! If you receive the blog in your email, you’ll see both by scrolling … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Art + Yoga

The EngAGE Blog celebrates its 2,000th post today! Thanks for reading. ~ Helene Weinberg, Creative Programs Director EngAGE offers a variety of classes, workshops, and special programs at each of our communities. These posts highlight just a small sample.  

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Better Brains by Yoga

Brain health expert Michael C. Patterson of Mindramp Consulting and yoga instructor Brandee Goatcher join forces to present an interactive workshop on how to use yoga to improve your brain health and help you to live longer, happier lives. Check … Continue reading

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EngAGE Seniors and Mindful Music Moments Residency

EngAGE Vice President Nancy Goodhart reports: Mindful Music Moments is a program combining mindfulness techniques with classical music and opera for daily delivery in schools over the morning announcements. Mindful Music Moments is licensed by each participating school. In return, … Continue reading

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Community News: Exercise

EngAGE residents know that staying active means staying healthy!   EngAGE offers a variety of classes, workshops, and special programs at each of our communities. These posts highlight just a small sample.  

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Staying Healthy

Yoga provides safe exercise and increased flexibility, strength, and endurance, as well as a relaxed and focused mental state. The Chair Yoga class welcomes yogis of all levels and begins with 20 minutes of warm-up.  The topic introduced last month … Continue reading

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The Jasmine: Yoga + Children’s Clothing for Africa

Yoga provides safe exercise and facilitates increased flexibility, strength, and endurance as well as a relaxed and focused mental state. Instructor Chihiro Sano includes postures that enhance both mobility and balance. Instructor Shirley Yu reported that residents completed 82 dresses and eight … Continue reading

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