Keep You Moving and Healthy!
We want to keep you feeling great and staying active. From low-impact aerobics and yoga to aqua therapy and Tai Chi, our fitness classes are designed to promote improved balance, flexibility, and strength for older adults. Pair this with nutrition and wellness classes and bring a full balance to your wellness routine.
Our Fitness Classes Include
Walk with Ease
Walk With Ease is a 40-minute group walk that includes a warm-up and a cool-down, health education, stretching and strengthening exercises, and motivational strategies.
All abilities welcome. Ideal for beginning to intermediate fitness. A group exercise program that includes a variety of exercises for the management of arthritis, keeping the muscles around affected joints strong, decreasing bone loss, joint swelling and pain. Chair optional.
Beginning Ballet for Older Adults
Did you know that dancing has been scientifically proven to improve cognition and brain health? This fun and friendly class will introduce you to the fundamentals of ballet through basic ballet positions, steps, and vocabulary, proper posture and body alignment with an emphasis on adaptive techniques for the older adult physique. No prior ballet experience is necessary. NO pointe shoes, NO jumping.
Beginning Tai Chi
All abilities welcome. Ideal for beginning to intermediate fitness. Slow, smooth body movements to achieve a state of relaxation of both body and mind. Improves muscle tone, flexibility, balance and coordination.
Low-impact mat exercises and stretches that promote core strengthening of the body. Sit or lie with body weight as the main resistance, using gravity to stabilize your core.
Yoga promotes health for the body and the mind. Stretching, postures, meditation, and breathing techniques are taught with modifications for those more experienced or with physical limitations.
Gentle Stretch Yoga
Yoga to develop strength, stability, balance and range of motion. Breathing and relaxation to release tension and restore a sense of well-being and confidence in moving through daily activities. Tarifa also employs principles of “Constructive Rest” which utilizes mental imagery and tactile aid to help release tension in muscles in various parts of the body. Taught with modifications for those more experienced or with physical limitations.
Restorative yoga is a restful practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. The focus is on the release of mind-body tension and bringing the nervous system into a state of healing. Taught with modifications for those more experienced or with physical limitations.
Bingocize®, is a socially engaging group activity that combines light exercise, health education, and the widely popular game of BINGO!
Your Happy Spine and Back (Chair Class)
Access deep muscle strength, greater flexibility, and ease of movement in this modified class that will help you create functional strength and space throughout the spine and joints. An all abilities introduction to the GYROTONIC® method.
This Intermediate strength class will include repetitive low-impact movements that utilize the large muscle groups of the body for warming up and cardiovascular fitness. Following that, exercises focus on the core stability muscles, ending with a cool-down segment and a relaxing stretch & breathe segment. Modifications for intensity are always introduced for students who may have health issues or physical limitations to consider.
Make Your Goals A Reality
Ready to jump in and make your fitness and wellness goals a reality? Class registrations are open now and we are ready to help you choose the right path for you!