Senior Virtual Mind-Body-Health

Our workshop explores the mind-body connection with a goal of cultivating wellness through lectures, discussions, and practice.

Workshop Topics

  • Healthful Breathing Exercises
  • Mindful Movement
  • Meditation Techniques for Stress Control and Pain Relief
  • The Components of a Healthy Diet
  • The Medical Model, Self-Healing, Complimentary and Alternative Medicine
  • Wellness Practices and Philosophies From Around the World


Jeanne-Marie Hughes, PhD

About Jeanne-Marie

Jeanne-Marie Hughes, PhD (“Jeannie”) has taught dance, performance, yoga, fitness, meditation, and wellness in colleges and community settings since 1976. She is on the faculties of SFSU (Kinesiology Department: Fitness, Wellness, and the Global Perspective) and CCSF (PE and Dance Department: Salsa/Latin Dance, Yoga, Folk Dance). Jeanne has enjoyed teaching the community Mind-Body Health class at the Stonestown YMCA for several years, which as been supported by CCSF and then the SF Department of Adult Services.

Workshop Schedule

Every Monday at 1:30 PM PST

Upcoming topics include "Balance and Fall Prevention", "Endurance and Wisdom", "Security and compassion". 



Senior Community Connection

We are hosting easy-to-access, online activities to help seniors stay connected with community with activities such as games, conversations, cooking classes and more.

Participants can choose to participate at the level at which they are most comfortable and will receive helpful information and resources that can be accessed from home.

Workshops Schedule

Every Thursday at 3:30 PM PST

Upcoming topics include trivia, holiday traditions and exciting games!


Renew Active by UnitedHealthcare

Renew Active ™ by UnitedHealthcare is the gold standard in Medicare fitness programs for body and mind.


Senior Stress Busters: Ding Sum Method

In partnership with Stress Busters, we are offering virtual sessions for senior stress reduction based on the Ding Sum method.

Stress Busters provide support as a stable resource to help people with new and chronic hardened challenges.

Participants will learn to understand the origin of stress and how this simple tool can be highly effective in helping to eliminate stress.  They will have the opportunity to try the technique, share their experiences and ask any questions.

Workshop Schedule

Every 3rd Thursday of every month at 12:00-12:30 PM PST

Quilting and Textile Arts Class

Discover the art of quilting and textile art. A contemporary quilt making class where you can share tips/patterns with other quilt makers.

Class begins with a show and tell with what class participants are working on or completed projects. Show and tell is followed by an instruction on a skill in quilting from appliqué, binding, to tracing.


Caroline Lieberman, a former City College of San Francisco Instructor,

Class Schedule

Every Thursday at 2:00 PM PST


Health Screenings

January - June 2022

The Community Health Resource Center is offering FREE health screenings are at the Chinatown YMCA and Stonestown YMCA branches on a walk-in basis to all community members. Tests include total cholesterol, glucose, and blood pressure. Results are ready within 10 minutes. Wait times may vary.

Location: Chinatown YMCA - 855 Sacramento Street

Time: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 1:00pm – 3:00pm

View Available Dates

  • January 19
  • February 2
  • February 16
  • March 2
  • March 16
  • April 6
  • April 20
  • May 4
  • May 18
  • June 1
  • June 15

Location: Stonestown YMCA - 3150 20th Avenue(Senior Annex)

Time: 1st Tuesdays at 10:00am – 12:00pm

View Available Dates

  • February 1
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3
  • June 7