Healthy Aging/Legends

Healthy Aging/Legends
Brigette Rambadt
Healthy Aging Program Coordinator
507.433.1804 ext 110
healthyaging@ymcaatacrc.org

Legends

Our LEGENDS group exercise classes are not age-defined!
These classes are: For anyone experiencing limited mobility!
Geared to be: Adaptive & Inclusive! Low impact functional movements and corrective exercise
Targeting: Balance, core & flexibility


*NEW* Legends Intro Classes

Offered once a month, these 30 minute intro classes are focused on introducing you to the basics of your favorite YMCA at ACRC Group Exercise classes. Adaptive & inclusive.

DayTimeClassLocation
July 1410:45amBarre BasicsStudio A
August 1110:45amEasing into YogaStudio B
September 810:45amNordic WalkingMeet at Front Desk
October 1310:45amZumba GoldStudio A

Barre Basics – Learn the basics of Barre with this supported, low impact-toning  class. We will combine dance inspired  moves with Pilates, yoga and strength training.

Easing into Yoga – Learn the basics of Yoga with this supported-beginners class. We will introduce basic supported yoga poses to ease body, mind and breath. No flexibility required. Have fun, stay strong and go at your own pace.

Nordic Walking – Learn the basics of  Nordic Walking as a shared experience. We will use Nordic poles and technique to stabilize, strengthen, decrease joint strain and improve our stride and posture. Have fun, stay strong and go at your own pace.

Zumba Gold – Learn the basics of Zumba with this Zumba Gold intro class. We will introduce you to the fun of Zumba with easier to follow, less intense – low impact moves.

Register at the Membership Desk.


Enhance Fitness

New 16-week Session: October 10 – January 27

Enhance Fitness is a 16 week Evidence–based Arthritis Health Intervention exercise program.
This low impact/modified intensity class focuses on strength, balance, endurance & flexibility.

LocationDayTime of Class
Studio AMon., Wed., & Fri.11:30am – 12:30pm
Membership TypeCost
YMCA at ACRC MemberNo Charge (Grant Funded)
Community Member$150

Book Club – “BREATH, THE NEW SCIENCE OF A LOST ART”

Join us this fall in reading “BREATH, THE NEW SCIENCE OF A LOST ART”, by James Nestor.

How we breathe can do everything from alter body temperature, heart rate, and blood pressure to aid in fighting infection.

Our study of breathing fully and properly and its affects on the body begins, Wednesday October 5th. We will  meet  7 times for discussion plus 1 additional time for a breath practice/workshop.

Session: October 5 – November 16, Breath Workshop November 30 1:00pm.

Days to MeetTimeLocation
Wednesdays1:00pm – 2:00pmCommunity Room A
Membership TypeCost
YMCA at ACRC MemberNo Cost
Community Member$25 (book club + workshop), $20 (workshop ONLY)

Nordic Walking Group “Road Scholars”

Join us to walk with or without Nordic Poles. Outside weather permitting or on the track. Open to all abilities & paces!

Meet LocationDay of ClassTime of Class
Meet at Membership DeskWednesday9:30am – 10:30am

Stability/Mobility

Stretch & strengthen with aligned movement using a chair and the support of the 5′ stability
stick.

Meet LocationDay of ClassTime of Class
Community RoomMonday9:30am – 10:30am

Strength & Stretch

Using weights to tone & strengthen the entire body with sections of cardio exercise & stretching. Seated chair option available.

Location of ClassDay of ClassTime of Class
Studio AThursday8:30am – 9:15am

Moving For Better Balance (Tai Ji Quan)

New 12-week Session: August 30 – November 17

MFBB is a 12 week Evidence-based Health Intervention program designed to keep you mobile & independent. We will practice to connect, improve balance, strengthen muscles and reduce the risk of falling. Each class includes warm-up awareness exercises, a mix of the core form and mindfulness as meditation.

Meet LocationDay of ClassTime of Class
Community Room ATuesday & Thursday9:30am – 10:30am
Membership TypeCost
YMCA at ACRC No Charge (Grant Funded)
Community Member $35/session

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance is an evidence-based program designed to keep you mobile and independent.

Improve your balance, strengthen your muscles and reduce the risk of falling. Each session consists of warm-up exercises, a mix of core form and brief cool-down exercises.

A Y membership is not required.

To register, email Brigette at healthyaging@ymcaatacrc.org or at Membership Desk


Alumni Moving for Better Balance (MFBB)

For Graduates of the 12 week MFBB program!!

Meet LocationDay of ClassTime of Class
Community RoomFriday9:30am – 10:30am

For more information on any of these programs, please contact: Brigette Rambadt, Healthy Aging Program Coordinator 507.433.1804 ext 110 or by email at healthyaging@ymcaatacrc.org

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