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WELLNESS PROGRAM

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.

 

Mondays

9:00am - 10:00am

Wesley Hall

Thursdays

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.

Mondays

10:30am - 11:15am

Wesley Hall

Wednesdays

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Wesley Hall

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

 

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.

Ft. Hunt Yoga Classes at Aldersgate UMC

In partnership with local yoga instructor, Sara Jefferies, we will be offering to Aldersgate members and those who attend regularly free Vinyasa yoga classes on Tuesdays (January - April). The classes will be held at Aldersgate in Founders Hall from 6:30pm - 7:15pm. Please be sure to bring your yoga mat and water bottle and enter through Door 8.

 

For others in the community attending there will be a $10 charge at the door, please use the signup so that Sara knows you are with Aldersgate.

Vinyasa style yoga offers a full body stretch. If you'd like to learn more about Sara and the other classes she offers in the area, please check out her private Facebook group called Fort Hunt Yoga.

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

Saturday, February 24th | 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, Alexandria, VA, USA

Fellowship with each other and commune with God in a walk through God's creation.

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Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, March 28th | 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Aldersgate UMC (Wesley Hall)

Give Blood: A Lenten Good Deed

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Grief Support Group

Wednesday, February 28th | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Aldersgate UMC (Library)

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

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Wellness Potluck

Wednesday, March 13th | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Aldersgate UMC (Wesley Hall)

Contact Judy Jurkowski (judy@aldersgate.net) with any questions.

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