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Yan Can Cook with On Lok: Heartwarming Winter Recipes

Date/Time: Thursday, December 1st, 4-5pm

Location: Virtual

Join Chef Martin Yan and On Lok for Yan Can Cook with On Lok, live, virtual cooking series celebrating Chinese recipes and traditions.

Prepare delicious and simple recipes along with Chef Yan, who will be cooking from On Lok with a LIVE audience of our seniors and staff members.

RSVP on Eventbrite. You will receive a Zoom link to the event and recipes after you RSVP.

Featured dishes:

  • Braised Chicken with Coconut Milk

  • Chicken & Okra Stir-fry

  • Steamed Silky Egg Custard

We are giving away Chef Yan gifts sets to 3 lucky winners.

This event is FREE and open to all. It is not a fundraiser.

To learn more about this series visit Yan Can Cook with On Lok.


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Tai Chi for Arthritis Level 2

Online classes in English

Date/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. For ~10 weeks, from August 16 to October 20, 2022

Location: Online by Zoom

Tai Chi for Arthritis is an effective program for people with arthritis, incorporating exercises that improve balance, muscular strength, flexibility, and fitness. Tai Chi for Arthritis has been shown to decrease pain, improve brain health, and reduce falls.

The program follows Sun-style Tai Chi modified for people with arthritis by the Tai Chi for Health Institute and it can be practiced standing or seated.

Instructor: Joan Comendant Joan has been a personal trainer and Tai Chi instructor for 21 years. She has taught in the Napa Valley at community colleges, retirement homes, and senior centers.

Tai Chi for Health programs are supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Arthritis Foundation.

For more information or to register, please contact: Diana Lara at 415-550-2209 or dlararodgers@onlok.org

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Tai Chi for Arthritis Level 1

Bilingual English/Spanish - In person

Date/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. For ~10 weeks, from September 6 to November 10, 2022

Location: On Lok 30th Street Senior Center

Tai Chi for Arthritis is an effective program for people with arthritis, incorporating exercises that improve balance, muscular strength, flexibility, and fitness. Tai Chi for Arthritis has been shown to decrease pain, improve brain health, and reduce falls.

The program follows Sun-style Tai Chi modified for people with arthritis by the Tai Chi for Health Institute and it can be practiced standing or seated.

Instructor: Diana Lara Diana is a professional dancer, somatic educator, and tai-chi teacher. She has been teaching movement for 25 years, and she enjoys teaching seniors.

Tai Chi for Health programs are supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Arthritis Foundation.

For more information or to register for a workshop, please contact: Diana Lara at 415-550-2209 or  dlararodgers@onlok.org

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Tai Chi para Artritis nivel 1

En Español, bilingüe

Fecha/Ora: 6 septiembre – 10 noviembre, 2022 Martes y Jueves, 11:30am a 12:30pm 10 semanas

Lugar: En persona en el centro de la 30 On Lok 30th Street Senior Center

Diseñado para mejorar la coordinación, flexibilidad y equilibrio. El programa está basado en el estilo de taichi Sun modificado para personas con artritis por el Instituto de Taichi para la Salud.

Los programas de Taichi para la Salud están aprobados por el Centro de prevención y control de enfermedades y la Fundación de Artritis.

Maestra: Diana Lara Diana es educadora somática y maestra de taichi. Ha enseñado clases de danza y movimiento por 25 años y disfruta enseñar a personas mayores.

Para registrarse: Diana Lara al 415-550-2209 o  dlararodgers@onlok.org

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Tai Chi for Arthritis

In-person classes in English

Dates: Mondays and Fridays* 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. For 10 weeks from September 19 to November 28, 2022 *No class on Friday, November 25

Location: On Lok 30th Street Senior Center

Tai Chi for Arthritis is an effective program for people with arthritis, incorporating exercises that improve balance, muscular strength, flexibility, and fitness. Tai Chi for Arthritis has been shown to decrease pain, improve brain health, and reduce falls.

The program follows Sun-style Tai-Chi modified for people with arthritis by the Tai-chi for Health Institute. Tai Chi for Health programs are supported by the Centers for Disease Control and the Arthritis Foundation. Teacher: Richard Fong Richard Fong has been teaching Tai Chi in San Francisco for over seven years, starting as a teaching assistant for Sifu Bryant Fong at SF City College. His focus is on Qigong, a mindful-movement meditation training central to Tai Chi.

For more information contact: Diana Lara at (415) 550-2209 o dlararodgers@onlok.org.

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On Lok Always Active

Date/Time: Monday to Friday, 10 am - 11 am

Location: Virtual

Our virtual Always Active classes focus on mobility, muscle strengthening, balance, and flexibility specifically designed for Older Adults and adults with disabilities in the area of San Francisco.

To learn more or register contact us at: 415-550-2291 or Gpinzon@onlok.org.

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Fall Prevention

Date/Time: Monday and Thursday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Location: Virtual

The purpose of the Fall Prevention Program is to help seniors develop strength, flexibility, balance and gait to prevent debilitating falls. This virtual educational workshop program is designed especially for individuals who have fallen in the past and helps teach seniors how to stay safe while maintaining an independent lifestyle.

To learn more or register contact us at: 415-550-2291 or Gpinzon@onlok.org.


Body Dynamics

Date/Time: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 10 am - 11:30 am

Location: Virtual

This class includes moderate to high intensity exercises using weights, resistance tubing, stretching, and balance movements. In the first hour segment, the class will focus on breathing for stress reduction, balance, flexibility, and strength using body weight, hand weights, and/or therabands.

The cardio section is predominant in this class to encourage cardiorespiratory endurance. Once the first hour is complete, there is an optional 30-minutes of class time dedicated to more intense strength and flexibility components. Participants must be able to perform standing exercises for the duration of the class.

Register at 415-550-2210 or lduran@onlok.org.

Café con Leche (Spanish only)

Date/Time: Every other Wednesday from 10 am - 11am

Location: Virtual / Call-in

"Café con Leche" es un grupo psico-educacional donde nos reunimos por teléfono cada semana. En él, compartimos, y nos apoyamos los unos a los otros, algo muy importante durante esta época de confinamiento. Es un espacio en el cual conectamos y hablamos de diferentes temas como maneras de manejar la ansiedad, maneras de mantenernos positivos, como seguir conectados durante el aislamiento, y muchas otras cosas.

Unanse! Todos y todas estan bienvenidos!!! Aun cuando todavía no podemos estar juntos en persona, siempre podemos conectar con aquellos que apreciamos y queremos. Este grupo es facilitado por la Dra Maria Jose Perry.

Register at 415-550-2210 or lduran@onlok.org.

Chair Yoga

Date/Time: Fridays, 1 pm - 2 pm

Location: Virtual

This gentle flow of Chair Yoga is designed to improve flexibility, balance, strength, and coordination while boosting your mood, and releasing stress. Chair yoga is done while sitting and some poses can be done standing or on the floor using a chair for support. At the end of this practice you will experience a deep state of relaxation, and connection in between your mind, body in spirit. This practice includes meditation. During the class, many variations of the poses are explained for better comfort and level.

Register at 415-550-2210 or lduran@onlok.org.

Conversation Circle

Date/Time: Every other Wednesday at 2 pm - 3 pm

Location: Virtual

Conversation Circle" is a psychoeducational group where we meet via zoom every other week, and share, support each other during this unprecedented time. It is a space where we can connect and talk about different topics including how to manage anxiety, how to stay positive, how to connect to others, how to create a schedule during quarantine, and many others.

Please join us! While we can't meet in person but we can still connect with those we love. The group is facilitated by Dr. Maria Jose Perry

Register at 415-550-2210 or lduran@onlok.org.

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP)

Date/Time:  For more information, please contact: Marcia Molina at 415-550-2263 or marcia.molina@onlok.org, or Genny Pinzon at 415-550-2291 or gpinzon@onlok.org

Location: Virtual and in person

The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) is a six-week workshop to help older adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes manage their condition and improve their health and well-being. Classes are taught by a health educator in a caring and safe environment. DEEP is offered virtually during COVID-19.

Learn proven ways to take control of your diabetes and improve your quality of life.

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Programa de Empoderamiento y Educación en Diabetes (DEEP)

Fecha/Hora: Por favor comuníquese con Marcia Molina al 415-550-2263 o marcia.molina@onlok.org, o Genny Pinzon al 415-550-2291 o gpinzon@onlok.org

Lugar: Virtual y en persona

El Programa de Empoderamiento y Educación en Diabetes es un taller de seis semanas para ayudar a personas adultas en el autocuidado de su diabetes o pre-diabetes, y mejorar su salud y bienestar. Las clases las da un educador de salud en un entorno seguro y respetuoso (con sesiones virtuales durante la cuarentena por COVID-19).  Aprenda estrategias para controlar (o prevenir) la diabetes y mejorar su calidad de vida.

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Healthier Living

Date/Time: Please contact Ken Wong at 415-550-6002 or kwong@onlok.org.

Location: Virtual and in person

Healthier Living is a six-week workshop developed by Stanford University to help adults self-manage their chronic health conditions.

Participants meet once a week for six weeks, learning, sharing, and bonding. Workshops are facilitated by two peer co-leaders in a small group setting, and virtually during COVID-19.

Healthier Living is available in English, Spanish, and Cantonese.

For more information or to register for a workshop, please contact: Ken Wong at 415-550-6002 or kwong@onlok.org or Marcia Molina at 415-550-2263 or marcia.molina@onlok.org

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Healthier Living (En Español)

Fecha/Horario: llámenos, para registrarse contacte a: Marcia Molina al 415-550-2263 o marcia.molina@onlok.org o Genny Pinzon al 415-550-2291 o gpinzon@onlok.org

Location: Virtual y en persona

El programa “Tomando Control de su Salud” se enfoca en problemas que enfrentan adultos mayores con enfermedades crónicas y ayuda a construir auto-eficiencia al proveer herramientas no médicas, tales como fijarse metas propias, distintas técnicas de cuerpo y mente como respirar mejor, comer saludablemente, tener actividad física, mejorar la comunicación, y la importancia de dormir mejor. Es un taller de 6 semanas desarrollado e implementado por la Universidad de Stanford.

Para más información o para registrarse comuníquese con: Marcia Molina al 415-550-2263 o marcia.molina@onlok.org o Genny Pinzon al 415-550-2291 o gpinzon@onlok.org

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Line Dance

Date/Time: Fridays, 10 am - 12 Noon

Location: Virtual

This modern line dance class steps to mainstream music from 50’s.0’s,70’s, Latin, R&B, and current pop. 

Register at 415-550-2210 or lduran@onlok.org.