What does it cost? All classes are Free. As in gratis. No charge. How is this possible? Because Rianda House is powered by love. The love of our community.

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Amistad y Apoyo  Lupe Calderon, Mentis

Tuesdays, 10:30-12:00, Rianda House

Friendship and support in English and Spanish.  To enroll, call Healthy Minds Healthy Aging, a Mentis program, (707) 299-1885. En persona en Rianda House Únase a nosotros el martes, de 10 de la mañana a 12:00 para el rencuentro del grupo de amistad tan querido. Para registrarse, favor de llamar a Healthy Minds Healthy Aging al número (707) 299-1885.

Balance & Stretch Amanda Cole

Mondays, 10:00-11:00, Rianda House + Zoom

Join us for an energizing exercise class designed to increase activity, strength and confidence while decreasing the potential for falling.

Brain Fitness  Collabria Care

Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30, Feb  8,  22, Rianda House

The Brain Fitness Program is for anyone concerned about their memory changes and who wants to be proactive in maintaining brain health. Working in a small group, you will learn the connection between physical activities, exercise, and overall brain health and exercise your mind with new techniques for memory enhancement.

Canasta Lucy Thater

Fridays, 1:00-4:00,  Rianda House

Typically played with four people, Canasta is a great game for both mind and spirit. Come laugh with friends, old and new. The game takes 2-4 hours, as each has multiple rounds. If you don’t know how to play, don’t worry! Lucy will teach you!

Color Me Calm Leticia Russell

Wednesday, 5:30-6:30, February 22,  Zoom

Let’s color! A creative stress-busting social activity to increase calm while visiting with fellow colorists. No artistic experience necessary.

Dementia Family Caregiver’s Support Group

Thursday, 3:00-4:30, February 2, Rianda House

Thursday, 3:00-4:30, February 16, Zoom

Caregiver Support Groups are offered in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association and Collabria Care. For for information or support, contact Melissa Gerard at Collabria Care  (707) 815-6258 or email: mgerard@collabriacare.org.

Duplicate Bridge Tammy McDonald

Mondays, 12:30-4:00, Rianda House

Duplicate Bridge is fun, social, and competitive. It is a paired game, so please bring a partner or reach out to Rianda House and we will help you find one. Tammy will be available to discuss hands or answer questions after the game.

Embodied Meditation Marla Tofle, Somatic Coaching Mondays, 11:00-12:00  Rianda House + Zoom & Healing

Develop your capacity for mindfulness and foster whole-body presence. You will learn a body-oriented meditation that opens you to your natural state of ease. Each class begins with some rejuvenating, simple movement, and then you will be guided through a meditation. This body-oriented method helps us loosen our grip on the worries, be in the flow and feel more balanced. 

French Club  Sue & Skip Hopgood

Mondays, 9:30-11:00, Rianda House

Share experiences and cultural history through conversational French. Reading aloud, translating French literature to Tin Tin. French skills vary greatly. Some knowledge of French is necessary to actively participate.

Gentle Yoga for All Patricia Reis

Thursdays, 10:30-11:30, Rianda House

Tuesdays, 11:00-12:30, Beginning February 28

A Hatha Yoga Class for all levels. The class begins with a brief meditation followed by a mix of chair, floor and standing poses. Modifications will be provided as needed. Bring a Yoga mat and any other yoga props that may assist you on your yoga journey.

Gents & A Cuppa Joe Carroll Cotten

Thursdays, 8:30-9:30, Rianda House

Calling all gents! Come share a Cuppa Joe, discuss local issues, and swap stories with friends and neighbors. Always fun and informative!

Heart of the Matter  Dr. Lisa Hinz

Monday, 1:00-2:00, February 6, Rianda House

Share ideas and life experiences around topics of interest. Group leaders curate topics relevant to our current experiences and encourage safe and respectful sharing of ideas.

Imagery and Poetry  Dr. Lisa Hinz

Friday, 1:00-2:30, February 10, 24, Zoom

Poetry is often inspired by imagery. Figures, structures, or other forms inspire metaphorical connections. Creating a collage will be the foundation for writing poetry. No experience required.

Ladies & A Cuppa Tea Toni Abdalla

Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30, Rianda House

Ladies, please join us for friendship and a cup of tea or coffee. A warm and inviting atmosphere will encourage fun and lively discussions.

Line Dancing Lessons Becky Jo Petersen

Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00, Magnolia Room

We’re bringing social dancing to Rianda House! Line Dancing is a great low-impact way to keep fit. You don’t need a partner and anyone can do it-even beginners. Bring a sense of fun and exploration as you kick up your heels to the lively music. This will be a 10-week session. You can come for all 10 classes or drop in. Y’all Come!

Mah Jongg     Michele Barberi Hyde & Bev Popko

Fridays, 1:00-4:00, Rianda House

4-Week Beginner Class Begins Feb 3

All levels of players are welcome to join this Friday afternoon game. To play this fun and stimulating game, you will need to buy an American Mah Jongg card at https://nationalmahjonggleague.org. A beginner Mah Jongg class will take place with Bev Popko, starting February 3rd for 4 weeks.

Memory Assessment/Family Cosultations     Wednesday, 12:00, Feb 8, Rianda House Melissa Gerard

Collabria Care offers private and confidential memory screenings for individuals concerned about abnormal memory changes. If a family member is concerned, we offer family consultations to provide guidance for best next steps. Please contact Melissa Gerard at mgerard@collabriacare.org for more information or to set up an appointment.

Needlers’ Club Julie Bolander

Thursdays, 1:00-3:00, Rianda House

A casual, encouraging, fun and helpful handicraft circle. Relax and work at your own pace as you socialize with other craftspeople. Some materials available.  All levels welcome.

Readers’ Theatre Group Dianne Fraser

Tuesday, 3:00, Rianda House

Be a part of this lively and interactive theater group that enjoys reading scripts and learning how to act, perform and develop new scripts. No memorization necessary. Fun guaranteed!

Senior Services Support  Lupe Calderon, Mentis

Tuesday, 12:30-2:00, Feb 7, Rianda House Annex

Need help finding the right resource? Receive one-on-one guidance to get senior services to match your individual needs. Call (707) 255-0966, ext. 165 to speak with Lupe Calderon, Prevention Specialist to schedule your appointment.

Strength Training Kathy Carrick

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30-8:30am 

Presbyterian Church, 1428 Spring St., St. Helena

Enhance muscle strength and tone. All levels welcome. $5 donation per workout suggested.

Seated Strength Training Becky Jo Peterson

Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:30-11:00

Magnolia Room, 1299 Pine Street, St. Helena

Strengthening your upper body may enhance your life by improving your ability to do everyday activities. You will be seated for these exercises. You may bring your own light weights, or we will provide water bottles for your use. Bring some water and a towel and give it a try.

Victim Services Advocate Counseling Irma Luna

Friday, 12:00-1:00, February 17, Rianda House

If you or someone you know is a victim of a crime, scam, abuse or eviction, or in a crisis situation, Irma Luna from Napa County District Attorney’s Office can help with no-cost & bilingual support! Call Irma for immediate assistance or to book a counseling session: (707) 299-1411.

Zumba Becky Jo Peterson

Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:30-10:30

Magnolia Room, 1299 Pine Street, St. Helena    

For all who like to move to music and have fun! Put on your best dance moves and get your heart pumping while you improve your balance and stamina and tone important muscles.



Bringing Bridge to Calistoga!  Tammy McDonald

Wednesday, 11:00-12:30, February 8

Bridge is a “mind sport” and one of the best exercises for the brain. Mini lesson & supervised play on various topics to help improve your game. Not for new bridge players. Light refreshments provided. Come join us for some “cool” bridge. Call Rianda House to make a reservation at (707) 963-8555 ext. 101 or email amanda@riandahouse.org

Lunch & Learn  Rianda, UpValley Family Center, Calistoga P &R

Wednesday, 11:00-1:00, February 15

Features an educational theme, timely resources, and community connections along with a healthy lunch. Call to reserve lunch (707) 963-8555, ext. 101 or email Amanda (amanda@riandahouse.org).

Blue Zones Cooking Demo Blue Zones

Wednesday, 11:00-12:00, February 22

There is something new cooking in the Blue Zones Kitchen. Join us in Calistoga for a free cooking demo and see how easy it is to serve up a fresh take on healthy. Call to reserve (707) 963-8555 ext. 109 or email Robin at Robin@riandahouse.org