Today is our last day at The Wimberley Community Center's Johnson Hall, named for one of our local treasures and a woman with enormous power. The Community Center exists largely because of MF Johnson's long dedication to it, and the town of Wimberley. I respect and admire her and her husband Bill and the example of their lives, and am so deeply grateful for their kindnesses to me.
The Community Center and Senior Citizen's Center have been our home since May, 2010, when Activities Director Carol Scheel took one of my classes and hired me to teach once a week. We had 8 people our first day. Now we've reached hundreds. I'm so thankful for that chance meeting with Carol, and to her for all she's done to create, build and sustain fitness programs for our senior community.
4 years later, the community has grown enough to require more classes and a better schedule than the Community Center can provide with its own busy schedule of meetings and events taking place there. So here we go! Our own place. Our own dreams.
1. Create a schedule for staffing the small studio Tuesday - Friday for recorded classes. A 45 minute sequence will be played and students are welcome to practice for free, or leave a donation, while construction continues at the church.
Here's the schedule:
Tuesday: 8 am, 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm
Wednesday: 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm,
4PM will be TREE YOGA with Helen
Thursday: 8 am, 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm
Friday: 9 am for a stretch in the parking lot with Helen.
Recorded classes in the studio: 11am, 12pm, 1 pm
Needed: 1 volunteer to coordinate and schedule. More volunteers to be present at the studio to turn on class, sign people in, etc. Also 1 volunteer to be at the Community Center each day to give information to students arriving for class.
2. Continue demolition of stage and old sound booth.
Needed: Demolition crew
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