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Step aerobics has all the benefits of a high-intensity cardio workout without putting stress on your joints. It improves overall fitness by building strength, reducing fat, and boosting your cardiovascular health. The "step" (platform) is a 4-inch to 12-inch raised platform. You step up, around, and down from the platform in different patterns to boost your heart rate and breathing, and strengthen your muscles.
Core and Stretching Workout classes are designed to lengthen your muscles and tighten up your abdominals. The aim of these classes is to tone and flatten your stomach, help you when bending and reaching, to improve your movement/range of motion and to relieve stress.
Want to move your body whilst being mindful? If so, mindful stretching is for you! When we practice mindfulness while stretching we are teaching our minds to empty thoughts that don't have to do with how our bodies feel while stretching.
This class is ideal for anyone with mobility issues but wishing to take part in a gentle, yet stimulating, session. Predominantly chair based and combines physical therapy components such as strengthening, stretching, and balance work.
Functional training is a type of exercise that looks like movements you make in your daily life. It can be helpful for athletic performance, injury prevention, and other everyday fitness tasks. Functional exercises emphasize a wide range of motions, and each move makes you start and finish in a position where your muscles are working in their natural range
The Grateful Aging Program is introduced as a set of transformative steps to promote well-being and to shift fear of aging into inspiration for living well.
Nine steps to Grateful Aging are identified: 1) answer the call to transformation, 2) cultivate curiosity, 3) formalize a Grateful Aging practice, 4) set intention for Grateful Aging, 5) pay attention to the gifts of aging, 6) build Grateful Aging habits, 7) find guidance, 8) move to acceptance, and 9) transform self and society. Educational programs are described for elderly patients and for the health care professionals who serve them. The Grateful Aging Program is designed to expand awareness of healthy, mindful, and meaningful aging; to promote individual and social well-being; and to facilitate a supportive atmosphere for personal enrichment and shared learning.
Physical therapy patients or anyone interested in this class can benefit from the numerous advantages of yoga: autonomic nervous system relaxation, increased flexibility, improved strength, and psychological healing. Combined with the relative ease with which yoga can be learned and taught to a patient, there is more reason than ever to add yoga to one’s training repertoire.
Dance fitness is a type of group exercise class that incorporates some or many forms of dance. Like most forms of aerobic or cardio exercise, dancing has many health benefits. Besides burning a good number of calories, dancing can also increase your muscle strength. Building lean muscle mass may help you burn fat and tone your muscles.
Upper body exercise routines and lifting that target the chest, middle and upper back, shoulders, biceps, and triceps. Lower body splits target the abdominals, lower back, glutes, quads, hamstrings, and calves. This is an all-levels class that offers something for everyone - including yoga poses that increase core strength, improve posture, energy, flexibility, reduce stress, and enhance overall well-being. Powered by breath, flow and centering, you will focus on the mind-body connection using more efficient form, to develop a stronger, leaner, healthier body. Modifications of exercises will be offered so that you can make this full-body workout easier or more challenging to meet your needs.