Fall 2020: Cummings to you – live on Zoom! The Montrealer August 24, 2020 2473 Join the Cummings Centre online this fall for your favourite classes and blockbuster events live in real-time. Creative and stimulating educational programs and classes offered to the 50+ community are remaining fully online to keep everyone safe, but still connected. Choose from over 80 programs, there is something for everyone. In the face of new challenges, the Centre has adapted to the changing landscape, continuing to offer high quality programming. You can stimulate your brain and maintain a healthy degree of social interaction, all from the safety and comfort of your own living room. Delve into current affairs or politics with various seminars from experts in those fields. Get enamoured at a paint night or with landscape painting and acrylic paint classes, some of the fine arts classes being offered this fall. “I love the variety offered in the Cummings live events …all types of speakers, classes, exercises, etc.” – Gloria Pascal The popularity that Wellness programs have experienced over the summer are expected to continue into the fall. Participants appreciate the wide offering of recurring exercise classes designed to service a range of fitness levels giving everyone an option to work out at their own pace and meet their fitness goals and needs. Gloria Pascal, an active member at the Cummings Centre, looking forward to the many online programs offered this fall. Online offerings that are planned will include many of the favourites, including aerobic dance, cardio/ strength and brain training intervals, emphasizing physical movement, strength, balance, posture and flexibility. Try out belly dancing, tai chi or chair aerobics. As well, Adapted Programs will continue to provide the needed support and functional movement exercise options to those who are adjusting to life with a long-term condition. Stay connected through technology or be a part of a rock ‘n soul choir. Join our ever-popular music appreciation sessions or explore ukulele basics. “I love the variety offered in the Cummings live events …all types of speakers, classes, exercises, etc.,” said Gloria Pascal, an active member at the Cummings Centre. “The live Zoom classes that I took so far have been great and I look forward to all the others I have registered for. It’s a really great way to help keep us occupied at this time and to show you care.” The fall 2020 season kick off begins Wednesday, September 2 with Food Chronicles Creator Heidi Small as she interviews Top Chef Canada Season Eight participant Jo Notkin. Well-known radio media personality Trudie Mason will also headline the fall programs on Wednesday, September 15 with a rare peak at a day in the life of CJAD. Another special event features the history of 1970’s Pop Rock with Ethnomusicologist Craig Morrison, on Tuesday, September 22. As volunteer Doug Roseman puts it, ”Don’t miss out and look forward to all of the excellent fall programming coming straight to you from the Cummings Centre.” Fall registration begins on Monday, August 24, 2020 for all courses and programs. Call 514.343.3510 or log on to www.cummingscentre.org/registration for more information. The Cummings Centre empowers and enhances the quality of life of adults age 50 and over by providing dynamic and innovative programs, social services and volunteer opportunities in a vibrant, respectful, inclusive and compassionate environment. Related
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