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Aldersgate United Methodist Church offers wellness program opportunities to the congregation and to our community.
Regular Weekly Classes

Gentle Yoga

Gently relax and sooth your stress, renew and restore with this calming and rejuvenating class. The practice will focus on deep breathing, slow movement, gentle stretching and strengthening postures, as well as restorative postures and relaxation.



9:00am - 10:00am

Wesley Hall


11:30am - 12:30pm

Wesley Hall

Senior Strength & Stretch

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion and activities for daily living. Handheld weights are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support. This class is geared for healthy seniors as well as those with joint, mobility and/or balance issues.


10:30am - 11:15am

Wesley Hall


4:00pm - 4:45pm

Wesley Hall

If you have questions about the classes, please contact Judy at 703-765-6555, ext. 626 or


Also, please print out the required ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY and bring it with you.

The classes are ongoing, and they are a gift from the church to you and the community.

All are welcome to join class as long as their physician has given approval.

Classes are taught by Judy Jurkowski, Aldersgate UMC Wellness Coordinator. Judy is a Certified Exercise Instructor through Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), Les Mills International (LMI), and Silver Sneakers (Healthways, Inc). She has been teaching a wide variety of fitness classes at local gyms since 1987.

Aldersgate United Methodist Church offers support groups to the congregation and to our community.
Upcoming Events

Grief Support Group

Wednesday, September 27th | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Aldersgate UMC (Library)

Aldersgate UMC Grief Support Group on the 4th Wednesday of Every Month


Yoga in the Yard

Friday, October 13th | 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Aldersgate UMC (Front Lawn)

All are welcome! Please bring your own yoga mat and water.


Blessing of the Pets

Sunday, October 8th | 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Aldersgate UMC (Front Lawn)

All creatures great and small welcome!


Caregiver Support Group

Wednesday, October 18th | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Aldersgate UMC (Library)

Aldersgate UMC Caregiver Support Group on the 3rd Wednesday of Every Month


Wellness Potluck

Wednesday, October 11th | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Aldersgate UMC (Wesley Hall)

Contact Judy Jurkowski ( with any questions.

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