SilverSneakers group fitness classes are appropriate for older adults who are fit and active as well as those who are sedentary, intimidated, unfamiliar with exercise, or those entering post-rehabilitation programs. These classes meet either in the Gym.
Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout! Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is offered for support, stretching, and relaxation exercises. *The ability to stand for 30 minutes is a requirement for this class.
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
This new class is designed to challenge you physically and mentally with a variety of simple and safe stretch exercises that you will do at your own pace. Using a chair for support, you will increase flexibility, build endurance and learn how to relax and think more clearly.
This 50-minute class is an answer to many requests from our senior-aged members who would love to benefit from the non-impact, fantastic cardiovascular workout known as indoor cycling but wanted a class more their “speed.” This low intensity class is perfect for beginners and seniors! Classes are dedicated to proper bike set-up, development and mastery of cycling techniques, proper form, and the building of strength, endurance, and overall fitness. The instructor will lead the class through various simulated terrains set to uplifting music in a fun and encouraging environment. Experience the enjoyment and benefits of indoor cycling at a pace you can master!
*Parkinson’s Disease patients, with their doctor’s permission, are also encouraged to attend this beneficial class. Current research shows evidence of possible symptom reduction from pedaling at moderate speeds for at least 40 minutes.