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Senior Citizen Programming – Yoga

Senior Citizen Yoga

Linden Department of Parks and Recreation announces that Renee Roman of You Me Trapeze joined their staff, teaching senior citizens and adults’ yoga. Renee personally found yoga after being a victim in a serious car accident. Yoga changed Renee’s life. She became passionate about learning more about yoga and other progressive fitness modalities. To that end, Renee pursued her certification which she received through Yoga Alliance in Barcelona, Spain. She also became certified in Aerial Yoga, Registered Yoga Teacher 200hr and bodyART®, which is a functional total body workout inspired by martial arts, Yin and Yang yoga, physical therapy and classical conditioning. Renee is now driven to share her love of yoga, trapeze, aerial and bodyART®. She teaches at numerous studios across New Jersey and New York City as well as private classes and events. Renee believes that an important key to living an outstanding life is movement. And her warm and welcoming energy will put your worries at ease, and allow you to be present in the moment.  Renee’s motto, “Life is better upside down.”
Pre-registration is required and must be done at least one week before the start of class.

Participants ages 50 and older builds strength, increase flexibility and improve posture and balance while movement is led by one’s breath. This class is designed for mid-life and older adults who may benefit from a slower pace gentle yoga flow. This class is a combination of chair yoga and floor yoga. Students are encouraged to use props, modify poses, transition mindfully and explore their appropriate balance between ease and comfort. Breath work, singing bowls, relaxation and meditation practices are included to encourage stress reduction. Beginners welcome. You need a yoga mat and a water bottle close by. Additional yoga props are welcomed but not necessary. Come as you are. All classes will be posted on Linden TV 36/42. The class will be held Monday, January 4 through Thursday, March 8 from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. The fee is FREE.

Senior Citizen Programming – Winter Lecture Series

Senior Citizen Winter Lecture Series

  • The Legacy of New Jersey’s Woodrow Wilson: Good & Bad – Monday February 1 1:00-2:30pm
  • Amending the US Constitution – Monday February 8 1:00-2:30pm
  • The Historic US Presidential Election of 1864Re Electing Abraham Lincoln – Monday February 22 1:00-2:30pm
  • Why Is Our Country So Politically Divided? – Monday March 1 1:00-2:30pm
  • Federal Reserve System & Its Effect on the US Economy – Monday March 8 1:00-2:30pm
  • The Gold Standard & the US Economy – Monday March 15 1:00-2:30pm
  • Money & Politics – Monday March 22 1:00-2:30pm
  • The American Debt Crisis – Monday March 29 1:00-2:30pm

Adult Programming – Adult Yoga

Adult Yoga

Linden Department of Parks and Recreation announces that Renee Roman of You Me Trapeze joined their staff, teaching senior citizens and adults’ yoga. Renee personally found yoga after being a victim in a serious car accident. Yoga changed Renee’s life.  She became passionate about learning more about yoga and other progressive fitness modalities. To that end, Renee pursued her certification which she received through Yoga Alliance in Barcelona, Spain. She also became certified in Aerial Yoga, Registered Yoga Teacher 200hr and bodyART®, which is a functional total body workout inspired by martial arts, Yin and Yang yoga, physical therapy and classical conditioning. Renee is now driven to share her love of yoga, trapeze, aerial and bodyART®. She teaches at numerous studios across New Jersey and New York City as well as private classes and events. Renee believes that an important key to living an outstanding life is movement. And her warm and welcoming energy will put your worries at ease, and allow you to be present in the moment.  Renee’s motto, “Life is better upside down.”
Pre-registration is required and must be done at least one week before the start of class.

Participants ages 18 and older are led through an energetic class were movement is led by breath, creating a deeper sense of self-awareness while offering a challenging flow building strength, increasing flexibility, range of motion, and mobility. Pranayama (breath work) and meditation are typically introduced. All levels welcomed. Modifications are offered for both the beginner and advanced level. You need a yoga mat and a water bottle close by. Additional yoga props are welcomed but not necessary. Come as you are. The virtual zoom class will be held Thursday, January 7 through Thursday, March 11 from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. The fee is $60.

Manners & Etiquette

  • For all Linden Boys and Girls Ages 7-13
  • Just in time for the Holidays!

Manners and Etiquette are important skills in an ever-increasing use of technology world! Explore “in person behavior,” “out in public” conduct, phone calls, texting, emailing and table manners. Learn how to stay engaged in a conversation and use inside and outside voices. Have FUN exploring different interactive skills/processes that will help you successfully show good Manners and Etiquette. Click here to download the informational flyer about this event.

Purchasing of supplies may be required. Here is a list of supplies: Table setting: fork, spoon, knife, water glass, cloth napkin. Simple foods for our final dining experience will be announced.

This VIRTUAL class will be held through ZOOM in 2 sessions on Saturday, December 12 and Saturday, December 19 from 9:00am through 12:00pm for a fee of $45.00.

Register online 24/7 here and log into your existing Community Pass account or you may call 908-474-8600 Monday through Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm.

All first-time registrants are required to call during business hours to have an account set up and MUST provide the following:

  • Birth Certificate for child
  • A Household Bill showing Proof of Residency
  • A Driver’s License or Photo I.D. for Parent/Guardian signing up their child

2020 Linden Halloween Events

The Department of Parks & Recreation invites Linden residents to attend this year’s Halloween events taking place at Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade (400 North Wood Avenue), on October 29th and 30th.

Scarecrow Creations made by the Linden Public Schools will be on display in front of City Hall from October 19th through October 31st.

October 29 – Halloween Horror Movie Night – Adults 13+ – Out of Towners Welcome!

  • Night of the Living Dead (1968) – 6:30pm Starring George Romero
  • House on Haunted Hill (1959) – 8:30pm Starring Vincent Price

October 30 – Family Night

  • Kids and adults are welcome to come in costume.
  • Magic Show – 5:30pm
  • Monster House Movie – 6:30pm
  • Movie treat bag for each person attending Monster House.

October 31 – A Marathon of Past Linden Halloween Parades

  • Watch on LindenTV Channel 36/42 starting at 8am.
  • Miscellaneous years starting with 1991.

Fall Youth Virtual Classes

The Linden Department of Parks and Recreation is happy to announce our new 2020 Fall Youth Virtual Classes. Please view the attached flyer and choose your favorite, or several favorites to attend! You may sign-up online here using your existing Community Pass account or by calling 908-474-8600 Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm.

Any questions, please call 908-474-8600 during business hours.

Thank you!

Linden Parks and Recreation

Virtual Summer Camp Starts Monday, July 13th!

We are excited that the 2020 Virtual Summer Camp launches this Monday! Register here now!

Also, we really need your help! In order to live stream from our smartphones, we need to have 1,000 YouTube subscribers on our YouTube Channel. You can help by going to our YouTube Channel right now and clicking on the Subscribe button. Thanks!

For exclusive content, make sure to register for the Virtual Summer Day Camp/Playground program on CommunityPass or by calling (908) 474-8600. With any questions, always feel free to contact Angelo Monaco, our Day Camp Playground Coordinator.