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Sandi Ko, Director of Human Resources, teaches a Watermark University Course.
Get your optimal workout with Joe, our very own Watermark Personal Trainer.
Brain and body fitness - it's what Watermark University is all about.
Yes, we'll say it. Joe will keep you "on the ball" with your workouts!
Test your bowling skills in the Wide World of Wii Sports!
Looks like a strike to us! Right up the middle!
Watermark University - always challenging, always fun.
We know that challenging our brains and getting in better physical shape has enormous benefits at every age, and can even slow the process of memory loss. That’s why we created Watermark University.
Watermark University offers something for everyone. Our course catalog is filled with an array of innovative brain and body fitness courses.
Intrigued? Enroll in a class or two – it’s a great way to get a taste of The Watermark lifestyle. Plus you’ll meet fantastic residents and associates who are taking and teaching courses.
Intro to Computers, Jenny Goinden
Tuesdays at 11:00 am Computer Lab
Thursdays at 11:00 am Computer Lab
The Watermark University Intro to Computers course introduces participant to the tremendous capabilities of personal computers. By learning to use computers and access the World Wide Web, participants will have the opportunity to connect with friends and family as well as research specific areas of interest.
1st & 3rd Friday at 11:00 am, Library/Lounge
The Watermark University Conversational French provides participants with the opportunity to learn the basics of the French language which will enables them to hold a simple conversation, such as ordering a meal in French. Class sessions may include, but are not limited to:
• Conversational French
• Making Requests
• Ordering Food
Personal Training, Joe Enoch
See Joe Enoch Fitness Room To Schedule
Personal Training is a one-on-one exercise regimen with your very own personal trainer, Joe Enoch. It's for that individual who wants or needs the special attention and motivation that a personal trainer provides. A personal training workout will combine all the essentials of fitness, including: strength, flexibility, core, balance, weight loss or weight gain, and cardiovascular.
Beginners Knitter, Jenny Goinden
Wednesdays at 2:00 pm, Library/ Lounge
This is where it all begins, Slip, Knot and Cast on Learn on how to cast your stitches, make a knot, learn how to knit and Purl. Knit & Purl are two stitches that make up the craft of Knitting.
Stretching & Flexibility, Joe Enoch
Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:30 am, Auditorium
Flexibility is one of the key components of a complete exercise program. Flexibility reduces stress, improves range of motion and helps to prevent injuries. Flexibility is also one of the most ignored aspects of exercise. The Watermark University Stretching and Flexibility course will educate you on the proper way to stretch so that you are on your way to a healthier lifestyle.
Strength & Aerobics, Joe Enoch
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 9:00 am, Auditorium
The Watermark University Strength & Aerobics course incorporates weights in addition to chair and standing exercises to strengthen tone and revitalize the body. These exercises will help to improve all body functions. Circulation and endurance are also enhanced. You will leave feeling energized and ready to start your day. All experience and fitness levels are welcome to attend each week.
The Wide World of Wii, Dana Henson
Tuesdays at 11:00 am, Auditorium
The Wide World of Wii Sports provides participants with the opportunity to embrace modern technology which promotes physical activity while also engaging the participant across other dimensions of well-being. Wii Sports includes Golf, Bowling, Tennis, Baseball and Boxing and anyone can play. Eventually teams will be formed so that a community champion can be crowned.
Current Affairs, Dana Henson
Wednesdays at 11:00 am, Library/Lounge
The Watermark University Current Affairs course builds on the foundation of the existing Current Events program by soliciting additional participant involvement. This additional involvement involves participants pre-selecting areas of focus for each class session so that they may research and communicate their perspective to the group. Class sessions provide a venue for participants to display their research and debate skills while also learning the viewpoints of others. All attendees will be encouraged, but not required, voice their opinions regarding the current topic of focus.
Patchwork Poetry, Hilda Weiser
Thursdays at 11:00 am, Library/Lounge
Based on the Patchwork Quilting concept, the Watermark University Patchwork Poetry course will provide participants with a social venue to express their poetic ability. Class sessions will be structured promote participation from as many people as possible. This structure will produce truly eclectic poetic works that will not take the shape of just one participant’s writing style. Prior poetry writing experience is not required.
Guide to Health & Well Being,
3rd Tuesdays of the Month, Game Room
The Watermark University Guide to Health & Well-Being Course provides participants with vital information related to their overall health and well-being. Participants will be provided with informational handouts related to the topic of focus and are encouraged to voice their opinions and personal experience.
Beginners Spanish, Edwin Ramos & Edwin Rodriguez
2nd & 4th Tues. at 1:00 pm Library/Lounge
Do you want to learn about one of the world’s greatest languages and the people who speak it? Well, now is the time! Come to the Spanish Language Class for beginners and learn about the language, the culture, the food and so much more!
Yoga (Sitting & Standing), Barbara Levitt
Every Saturday at 11:00 am, Auditorium
Yoga is the practice of bringing mind, body and spirit together. Through a series of postures and breathing techniques you will become supple and balanced. The class incorporates relaxation and meditation which will put you in touch with your inner peace. With regular practice, strength and flexibility of mind and body become a part of your lifestyle.
Pilates, Marie Pierre
TBA, Exercise Room
Pilates is a method of exercise developed by German-born Joseph Pilates. The Pilates method is a physical movement program designed to stretch, strengthen, and balance the body. Pilates exercise focuses on postural symmetry, breath control, abdominal strength, spine, pelvis and shoulder stabilization, muscular flexibility, joint mobility and strengthening through the complete range of motion of all joints. Instead of isolating muscle groups, the whole body is trained, integrating the upper and lower extremities with the trunk.
Every three (3) weeks class on Wednesday, Library/ Lounge
Mike Irby is a commercial photographer with extensive experience producing quality photography in the studio and on location. He created, staffed, and directed two corporate retail studios producing over 10,000 images a year. Now he is located in his own studio, available to put his proven experience to work for you. He is equally at home photographing senior executives in the board room or working with children for a fashion shoot.
Social Networking For Seniors, Kelly Thompson
2nd & 3rd Wednesday Of the Month, Computer Lab
Have you ever thought about Facebook? Internet Social Networking isn't just for teens and tweens anymore. Come to this class and let Kathy show you why these social networking sites are so addictive for people of all ages and backgrounds! Everyone is reconnecting with people through these sites. You can check in with grandchildren or locate old friends and neighbors - all through the computer.
Short Story Club,
Ed Rosenthal & Short Story Comm.
2nd & 4th Friday of the month at 11:00 am, Auditorium
Tuesdays at 10:30 am, Art Studio
Art Teacher Maria Orr will dig into your inner Monet and get you to do things with a paint brush that you never thought you could do. Come and just have some painting fun!
Bridge Lessons, Mitzi Wernick
Wednesdays at 10:30 am Library/ Lounge
With the Bridge lessons you can brush up on your card game or come and learn how to play Bridge.
Fridays at 10:30 am, Library/ Lounge
Stretch your brain and have fun with friends! We have to remember that our brains are muscles and if we don't exercise them, they get lazy and don't work as well as we'd like. Join us for this morning brain stretch as we play word games and test our memories with trivia questions.