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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. Hand held 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.

Upcoming Events

Bikes & Bibles

Sunday, June 4th | 3:00pm

Fort Hunt Park Picnic Area C, Fort Hunt, VA, USA

Join us for an afternoon bike ride!


Care Giver Support Group

3rd Wednesday of Every Month | 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Aldersgate UMC (Library)

Aldersgate UMC Care Giver Support Group


Soul Space

Tuesdays (through June 20th) | 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Aldersgate UMC (Guback Center)

Come join this exciting new Bible study in which we explore the scriptures in new and creative ways!
No registration required. Open to ages 14+.


Grief Support Group

4th Wednesday of Every Month | 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Aldersgate UMC (Library)

Aldersgate UMC Grief Support Group


Nature/Prayer Walk + Frolic & Fellowship

Saturday, June 10th | 6:30pm

Fort Hunt Park, Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA, USA

Fellowship with our favorite pup dogs and commune with God in a prayer walk around Ft. Hunt Park.

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