Health & Wellness Classes for Older Adults

All Health & Wellness classes cover various health-related topics of interest for older adults. Participate in fitness activities and learn the benefits of adopting behaviors associated with healthy and successful aging. Learn about the natural effects of the aging process and the benefits of being proactive by practicing brain fitness, incorporating healthy diet, managing chronic conditions, and engaging in routine physical activity as a means to living with optimum independence. Participants will enjoy a thorough low-impact workout that includes a walking/cardiovascular warm-up, as well as sitting and standing exercises, work with resistance bands, balls, and other props. Students will increase their strength, flexibility, range of motion, stamina, balance and overall well-being. All classes are free and meet from 10:00-11:50 a.m.

Monday Instructor: Kathy Mastin
Thursday Instructor: Mary Kathryn Krie


TAI CHI CLASS FOR SENIORS

This low impact Tai chi class will start with a Daoist form of Chi Gung (new energy work) called 8 Treasures. Benefits includea reduction of stress and physical discomforts. come try this ancient form. All levels of experience are welcome! Instructor Nancy O'Brien has many years of experience with Tai Chi, practicing, teaching and judging Tai Chi competitions. Class is free and meets Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, 9:30-10:30 .m.