STAYING HEALTHY AT EVERY AGE
Our Active Older Adults classes concentrate on improving strength and flexibility so daily living activities become easier.
Class incorporates friends, fitness, and fun! Combine strength and cardio with chairs so any level can participate.
Rock Steady Boxing
Rock Steady Boxing enables people with Parkinson’s Disease to fight their disease by providing non-contact boxing-style fitness programs that improve their quality of life and sense of efficacy and self-worth. Classes are designed to help with voice activation, manual dexterity, gait, and fun. Rock Steady Boxing provides encouragement through a “tough love” approach, inspiring maximum effort, speed, strength, balance, and flexibility. The class has shown that anyone, at any level of Parkinson’s, can actually lessen their symptoms and lead a healthier and happier life. No boxing experience necessary.
FREE FOR THE COMMUNITY:
- Tues/Thurs. at 2-3 p.m.
- Paperwork and testing is first required before attending
- You will have a community of support from friends of fighters and caregivers
- RSB coaches and volunteers to lead you through the workouts.
The class encourages the caregivers to be active during the class whether performing the exercises themselves or assisting with specific activities such as focus mitts. The importance of caregivers to take care of themselves and workout to help relieve their physical and mental stress is important for them and their loved ones.
Evidenced based physical activity program beneficial for older adults living with arthritis. Prior fitness testing is required before session starts.
Modifies yoga while sitting in a chair, targeting basic body mechanics and posture.
A fun and refreshing way to get in shape. These classes tone and firm working on cardiovascular fitness and flexibility in a medium that's easy on the joints. Swimming skills are not necessary to join these classes.