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Community Wellness

Here are some ways to engage with the community!

Dance

Salsa Performance Cycle with Raices Latin Dance

Fiddlers’ Green Pub & Restaurant
19 Temple St
Worcester, MA 01604

Website: http://www.RaicesLatinDance.com/book-online
E-mail: RaicesLatinDance@gmail.com
Phone: 917-517-4907

Tango, Swing, Waltz & more

Class dates and times vary

Poise Style & Motion
97 Webster Street
Worcester, MA 01603
United States

Website: http://www.psmdance.com/
Phone: (508) 752-4910

College and Adult Hip-Hop Class

Tuesdays 7-8pm
Cost: $15/class or $60/6 weeks

Central Mass Dance Academy
65 Water St.
Worcester, MA 01604

Website: www.cmdanceacademy.com
Phone: 508-754-2700

 


 

 

Music

African Drumming Workshops

Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

http://thehanovertheatre.org/music.php

Rock Climbing

Beginner Rock Climbing

No commitment or contract required. For one full month receive: unlimited rental gear, full gym access, yoga classes, fitness classes, climbing technique classes and a complimentary introduction to climbing class. This is for first time members only. Cost: $49

Central Rock Gym
299 Barber Avenue
Worcester, MA 01606

Website: Worcester@centralrockgym.com
Phone: 508-852-7625

Meditation

Zen Buddhist Training and Practice

Morning Practice is held Monday through Friday from 7 AM to 8 AM

Evening Practice is held Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7 PM to 8 PM and Sundays from 7 PM to 8:30 PM.

Website: http://www.worcesterzen.org

Tai Chi & Qjgong

Basics of Tai Chi and Qigong Level 1

Level 1 (7-8PM) In this class we will learn practices to develop balance, relaxation, rooting into the earth and fluidity of movement. These qualities are some of the inner components of all tai chi and qigong practices. Beginners as well as those with established practices are welcome. $60

Website: http://www.heartwellinstitute.com/
Address: 1015 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602
Phone: 774-243-6800

Nature Walks

Green Hill Park

Paved walking/running area with rolling hills, Green Hill Pond with small animal farm and MA Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial (both free)

50 Skyline Dr, Worcester, MA 01605

Website: http://www.worcesterma.gov/dpw/parks-rec/city-parks/green-hill-park

Wachusett Mountain State Reservation

Recreational opportunities abound at the reservation including hiking, nature study, hawk watching, picnicking, and skiing. From the summit, a clear day reveals views of Mt. Monadnock in New Hampshire, the Berkshires to the west, and the Boston skyline to the east. The Reservation's natural resources include forests, alpine meadows, ponds, streams, fields, and even a perched bog.

345 Mountain Rd.
Princeton MA 01541

Website: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-central/wachusett-mountain-state-reservation.html
Phone: 978 464-2987

Museums

Ecotarium: Museum of Science and Nature

The EcoTarium is a family-friendly, indoor-outdoor museum located in Worcester, Massachusetts. We offer three floors of interactive exhibits, exciting shows in the digital planetarium, daily Science Discovery programs, live animal habitats, hikes through forest and meadow nature trails, outdoor imaginative play, and a train ride around the grounds (seasonal).

Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Year-round

Cost: $14 for college students with valid ID

Website: http://www.ecotarium.org/
Phone: 508-929-2700

Worcester Art Museum

Wednesday-Friday, Sunday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
3rd Thursday of every month: 11am-8pm

Cost: College Students with ID: $12 / Free on the third Thursday of each month, FREE FIRST Saturday Mornings - The first Saturday of each month: 10am-noon

Website:  http://www.worcesterart.org/

Free Museum Passes through Lamar Soutter Library

Check out the free or reduced cost museum passes that our UMMS Library offers here.

 

Yoga

Reiki-Infused-Yoga

Wednesdays from 6:45 PM-8:00 PM

Flowforms Yoga
100 June Street
Worcester, MA 01602

Website: http://www.flowformsyoga.com/daily-calendar-with-class-descriptions.html
E-mail:info@flowformsyoga.com
Phone: 508-752-4700

Yin Yoga & Meditation

Mondays from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Union Street Yoga
51 Union Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01608

Website: http://www.enlightenedinterventionsllc.org/yoga-classes-and-workshops

 

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