Alexandria and Arlington wellness calendar, Jan. 17-24

January 16, 2013

“The ABCDs of Medicare” Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Arlington County Human Services Center, Sequoia Plaza, 2100 Washington Blvd. 703-228-1700. Free. Registration required.

Blood-pressure monitoring Thursday, call for appointments starting at 10:30 a.m. Langston-Brown Senior Center, 2121 N. Culpeper St., Arlington. 703-228-6300.

Sleep disorders workshop A presentation by Jay Kaufman, a physician with Arlington Sleep Medicine. Thursday at 1 p.m. Walter Reed Senior Center, 2909 S. 16th St., Arlington. 703-228-0955. Free with annual 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Strength and Conditioning Club A self-directed group activity. Fridays, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon. William Ramsay Recreation Center, 5650 Sanger Ave., Alexandria. 703-746-5558. Fitness pass required. www.alexandriava.gov.

Lee Center walkers trip Travel by van to the District for a walk around Capitol Hill. Friday at 10 a.m. Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-228-0555. $3 with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Lunchtime yoga Mondays, noon-1 p.m. Cora Kelly Recreation Center, 25 W. Reed Ave., Alexandria. 703-838-6464. www.alexandriava.gov. Free. Registration required.

Arlington blood drive Tuesday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 125 S. Old Glebe Rd., Arlington. 703-228-5900. 800-733-2767. www.redcrossblood.org. Appointments recommended.

Pilates classes Tuesdays at 9:15 or 10:30 a.m. Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St., Arlington. 703-228-4745. Call for fee information. 55+ Pass registration required.

Hatha yoga Traditional class, Tuesdays at 10 a.m.; gentle class, Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. 703-228-4403. $4 per class with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Walking club trip Travel by van to Reston for a walk at Lake Anne Park. Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Culpepper Garden Senior Center, 4435 N. Pershing Dr., Arlington. 703-228-4403. $4 with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Gentle hatha yoga Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. 703-228-5722. $4 with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

Traditional hatha yoga class Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-228-0555. Call for fee information. 55+ Pass registration required.

Meditation theory and practice sessions Wednesdays at 2 p.m. Lee Senior Center, 5722 Lee Hwy., Arlington. 703-228-0555. $4 per session with 55+ Pass. Registration required.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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