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Fitness Programs

Upcoming Activities

Fit and Strong >

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 9-10:30 am for ten weeks starting September 12, 2016
Developed by the University of Illinois-Chicago and approved by the National Arthritis Foundation, Fit and Strong is designed for those with painful joints.

Healthy Aging: Getting Fit with Circuit Training >

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-12:45pm for six weeks starting September 13, 2016
This class is for all fitness levels. Learn how to incorporate circuit training concepts into your exercise routine today.

Rooted Yoga >

Ten Thursdays from 9-10 am starting September 15, 2016
Plant yourself in one of our sturdy chairs, or take a stand and enjoy a combination of Yoga, Pilates, and Tai Chi exercises designed to improve posture, core strength, flexibility, balance, and concentration.

Zumba Gold >

Ten Saturdays from 9-10 am starting September 17, 2016
Zumba Gold is a specialty dance-fitness class set to international rhythms and designed for beginners and people seeking low impact exercise. Have fun as you improve your balance, coordination, and endurance! Moves are performed at a more moderate intensity than basic Zumba, and at a modified pace to suit the needs of those just starting their fitness journey. Modifications will be demonstrated in class to make it just right for you.

Personal Fitness Coaching >

By Appointment
A certified fitness trainer, specializing in adult fitness, will customize a personal health and wellness plan to help you achieve your specific goals. Your personal trainer will work with you individually to coach you, motivate you and optimize your fitness sessions.

Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention >

Ten Tuesdays from 12:15-1 pm starting September 13, 2016
This program, Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention, was designed by a team of Tai Chi and medical specialists led by Dr. Paul Lam and is easy to learn, safe, and fun!

A Matter of Balance >

Eight Thursdays from 2-4 pm starting September 15, 2016
Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling? Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you might fall? If so, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is a program for you. This nationally recognized program was developed at the Roybal Center at Boston University, and is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Participants learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.