One of these seems to be an exercise/dance class which suits me. This is no small feat, given my aversion to most organized forms of athletics (the last time I recall really enjoying sports was in elementary school relay races). The class is called Nia, which is described as "a personal growth, body-mind-spirit fitness program that uses The Body's Way to achieve physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual fitness and well-being." Wondering what Nia stands for, I discovered on the website it was once known as "non-impact aerobics" and "neuromuscular integrative action".
My own association with the word Nia is from the African American observance of Kwanzaa. Nia is the fifth day of the seven day celebration, and means "purpose". The name of the class resonated with me because of this association, and when I read more about the classes, I was intrigued. I found a class meeting nearby, and signed up. The first class was this morning, and while it will take a bit of time to get the hang of the sequences of movements, I feel I did well for a first timer. It felt good, and I can see once the movements become more natural, I will be able to 'go with the flow' of the mind-body-spirit connection. If this interests you too, see if there's a Nia class near you, and try it. Then, let me know what you think.