New Beginnings Center for Contemporary Adults 60+

Older Adult Center Programming in Covid Times

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Class Descriptions – Upcoming

Wednesday, October 20 at 11:00 am

Nutrition Lecture: Learn Ways To Reduce Cancer Risk Through Better Nutrition
Link: Phone #: (646) 876-9923. Meeting ID: 99088822810.

With Rick Shields, CDN, Certified Dietician, Nutritionist.

Monday, October 25 at 10:00 am

6th Annual Symposium on Positive Aging 

This signature event of the JCC’s Wechsler Center for Modern Aging will begin with an in-person conversation between Rabbi Joy Levitt, CEO of the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Anna Quindlen. Friends since college, Anna and Joy will reflect on their decades-long relationship, and discuss the unique ways in which friendships become more critical as we age.

Wednesday, October 27 at 2:30 pm

NYC’s Fifth Avenue: The Gilded Age, Millionaires Row, The Mansions and More
Link: Phone #: (646) 876-9923. Meeting ID: 6468769923.

Presented by Susan Birnbaum, New York City Sightseeing Guide, Owner & Operator of Susan Sez, NYC Walkabouts

Class Descriptions – Weekly Classes

Bliss Fit


This is a hybrid class. This well-rounded exercise class utilizes yoga, dance, strength training and Qi gong exercises  to help enhance overall fitness and well-being.  Instructor:  Trinity Schmidt, Certified Yoga and Dance Instructor, Personal Trainer.

JASA: Charla para la Pandemia

Link: Dial-In Number: (413) 889-2224. PIN: ‪607346882#

With Deborah Lopez, LCSW.

JASA: What’s on Your Mind

Link: Phone #: (929) 205-6099. Meeting ID: 91899532883. Pass Code: 498251.

With Christina Soddano, LCSW.

Come Alive Exercise Class

Link: Meeting ID: 7067522362. Passcode: 7Q1pS0.

You are welcome to join our daily exercise class. We alternate between sitting & standing with a focus on muscle strengthening & joint mobility. With Martha Covi, Center Member, N.Y.C. Department for the Aging Certified Stay Well Exercise Instructor

Chair Yoga

Link: Phone #: (646) 876-9923. Meeting ID: 97659094728.

Pammi Anandani’s class resumes. This is a hybrid class.


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All Older Adult Center Programming is funded by the New York City Department of the Aging unless otherwise noted.