FCC Programs

For more information call 570-481-4330 and leave a message or send an email to: info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org

MOST CLASSES BELOW REQUIRE MEMBERSHIP TO THE FCC , CLASSES WITH A BLUE CIRCLE  ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND ALL CLASSES
REGISTER BY:
email 
www.community.copilot21.com
Remind Text Message
Phone

BARRE FITNESS CLASS AT THE FCC & ONLINE
Tone, sculpt and strengthen your entire body with isometric movements and light weights during a low impact workout. Modifications can be made to accommodate your individual fitness needs. Barre is performed barefoot or with grip socks and a yoga mat.

Time: Thursdays at 4:30 PM
Instructor: Ashley Meinking, IBBFA Certified, NASM CPT
Membership: Unlimited $195 Annually or Quarterly $55

BARRETT BIRDING CLUB  AT THE FCC Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.10.34 PM
If you enjoy birds, join Darryl & Jackie Speicher of Pocono Avian Research Center for monthly meetings of the BBC at The FCC. Meetings will include informational programs, discussion of birds and seasonal birding opportunities, including walks and other birding activities throughout the year.

Time: 2nd Tuesday of the month 7 PM VIA ZOOM
Facilitators: Darryl & Jackie Speicher and Tim Grover
Membership: Basic $30 Annually

CARDIO TONE AT THE FCC & ONLINE *Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 3.03.26 PM
Looking for a challenging workout? Increase strength and tone muscles using a combination of cardio and body-sculpting exercises.

Time: Mondays from 4:30 – 530PM   
Instructor: Ashley Meinking, IBBFA Certified, NASM CPT
Membership: Unlimited $195 Annually or Quarterly $55

CHAIR YOGA AT THE FCC & ONLINE *Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.07.49 PM
Enjoy all of the benefits of yoga with the support of a chair. Learn common chair yoga poses and breathing techniques while increasing strength and flexibility.

Time: Mondays 1:30-2:30 PM and Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 PM
Instructor: Kimberly Matthew, RYT
Membership: Member Plus $50 Annually

DANCE & MOVEMENT AT THE FCC *
A seated, exercise class using dance movements to benefit anyone with chronic diseases including Parkinson’s, arthritis, fibromyalgia, trouble with balance, and other movement issues. Gentle dance, rhythm, and stretching movements improve flexibility and focus attention on eyes, ears, and touch as tools to assist in movement, increase muscle memory and balance.

Time: Tuesdays at 1:00 PM
Instructor: Natalie M. Schultz-Kahwaty, PhD
Please call 570-481-4330 or send an email to: info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org to register for this class.
This program is free and open to the public

HEALING SOUNDS  AT THE FCC

Quartz crystal singing bowls are played.  Each one tuned to a chakra energy center where sound nourishes and stimulates the many systems of the body. Stretch out on a mat or sit in a chair and allow the sound to flow energetically through you. Imagine laying perfectly still completely relaxed, while all the water content of the body is doing a shimmy to the resonance of the gong. It is not only the ocean tides that are affected by the pull of the moon, but the water content of our bodies as well. Experience this amazing form of sound healing- Feel energized and relaxed. Benefits include rejuvenation, deep peace, heightened awareness, and relaxation for the mind, body, and spirit.

Instructor: Kim Matthew, RYT

Cost: $10 per person- Membership is not required to attend- Registration is required via email or by payment made with the link below.
Where: The Friendly Community Center
Bring: A blanket, yoga mat  and other comfort items.

Registration via email and pay by cash or check the day of event info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org 

Healing sounds



IN STITCHES – KNITTING & CROCHET GROUP
People of all abilities in knitting, crochet, and other needlework are welcome to join this weekly stitchery group. Learn to knit, revive an old project, or start a new one. Sit and stitch, get help with your work or share your own expertise.

Time: Thursdays from 1 – 2:30 PM
Membership-Basic $30 Annually
Instructor: Carol Hillestad

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Join in for fun and exercise! In our line dancing lessons you will learn different line dances to many genres of music. Dance increases muscle memory, balance, and coordination. No partner or dance experience necessary.

Time: Every Wednesday (Except the 2nd Wed of the month) at 4 PM
Membership: $30 Annual Basic or Pay $5 per class
Instructor: Barbara Camlet

FCC LOSS SUPPORT GROUP (Free and open to the public)
Whether you lost a loved one, a job, a friend, a pet, or loss of anything important to you , this group is designed to help you cope and understand.

Facilitator: Marilyn Schultz
Time: 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 3:30PM
This program is free and open to the public.

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Discover this game of skill, strategy, and chance. Beginners and experienced players are welcome. Please register to attend to ensure there are enough players. Send an email to info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org or register on FCC Check-in computer.
Time: Every Thursday from 1-4:00PM 

Membership: Basic $30 Annually

MEN GET FIT AT THE FCC & ONLINEScreen shot 2014-01-15 at 3.03.26 PM 
Join in this circuit style, exercise program incorporating balance, flexibility and strength to interval timing for all fitness levels.

Time: Mondays from 3-4:00PM and Thursdays from 3-4:00 PM
Instructor: Bob Larsen NASM C-PT, CES, PES, EBFA BTS
Membership: Unlimited $195 Annually or Quarterly $55

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 Awaken your body and mind, gain mobility and flexibility in a 45-minute yoga class, finish the practice with guided meditation. This class is for any level of yoga practice, everyone and every “body” can benefit from the ease of body movement and the simplicity of guided meditation. Participate on a mat or in a chair.
Instructor:  Ann Merli
When: 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month- NO CLASS DURING  NOVEMBER
Time: 11:00 AM
Bring: A yoga mat, blanket and wear comfortable clothing- yoga mats are available to use at The FCC
Membership: Member Plus or $5 per class

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This Chinese-based moving meditation improves balance and mental focus while gently lubricating your joints. Each movement simulates beautiful elements in nature and can be modified for those who need to be seated.
Please register to attend via Co Pilot Communty Site, send an email to: info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org or by calling 570-481-4330 and leaving a message.
Time: Thursdays at 9:30 AM-
Where: The FCC
Instructor: Kimberly Matthew
Membership: Member Plus $50 Annually

SEATED TO THE BEAT AT THE FCC & ONLINE Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.07.49 PM
Have fun while working out to upbeat styles of dance and music in a seated position. Comparable to Chair Zumba style excercise class.

Time:  Tuesdays at 2PM
Instructor: Natalie Schultz-Kahwaty, PhD
Membership: Member Plus $50 Annually

YOGA TUESDAYS AT THE FCC & ONLINE Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 3.03.26 PM
Relax and stretch with common poses and breathing techniques in a calming atmosphere. Movements can be adapted with chair support secure with on the floor or chair supported movements. while increasing strength and flexibility. Bring a yoga mat.

Time: Tuesdays at 10:00 AM
Instructor: Ann Merli RMT, RYT, AYS, MT
Membership: Unlimited $195 Annually or Quarterly $55

YOGA SATURDAY AT THE FCC OR ONLINE Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 3.03.26 PM
Learn common poses and breathing techniques in a relaxing atmosphere while increasing strength and flexibility. Bring a yoga mat.

Time: Saturdays at 10:00 AM
Instructor: Colleen LaScala CPT, RYT
Membership: Unlimited $195 Annually or Quarterly $55

TONE & STRETCH Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 3.03.26 PM
Increase flexibility, muscle tone with controlled movements. Class will begin with light cardio workout, tone with Pilates inspired movements, followed by gentle stretching and relaxation. Bring a yoga mat.
Time: Tuesdays from 4:15 – 5:15 PM
Instructor
: Natalie Schultz-Kahwaty
Membership: Unlimited or Unlimited Quarterly Membership or $5 per class

WEEKLY WALKERSScreen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.10.34 PM
Need some fresh air? Join the Weekly Walkers group for a weekly hike to take in the beauty of our many local hiking trails. Hike trails are easy to moderate and announced a week prior via email.
If needed, hikes will be cancelled due to weather the night before, notification will be made via email, if you do not have an email address we can add you to a phone tree.

When: RESUMES MAY 2023 – Hikes announced in the weekly email newsletter or call 570-481-4330
Time: 9:30 AM
Where: Meet at The Mountainhome United Methodist Church, park in the spaces near the grass, car pooling is optional
Hike Guides: Ernie Camlet & Kathleen Lauer
Membership: Basic $30 Annually
Registration required: Please register for this group by sending an email to: info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org

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