Summer Fitness Classes! Moving For Better Balance
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Moving For Better Balance | Helping You Feel Strong, Steady, and Safe!
June 7 – August 25, 2017
Wednesdays & Fridays | 9:30am | Houghton Room
12 week program: Two (1 hour) sessions per week | $65 per month
To pre-register or for more info, call Friends of Boca Grande at: 941-964-0827
Led by a YMCA trained instructor, this program focuses on improving mental, cognitive, and physical functional ability especially balance to reduce fall-related risks and fall frequency.
You do not have to accept impaired balance and limited mobility. You can gain confidence in your mobility through Moving For Better Balance, a 12 week evidence-based, instructor-led small group program designed to help you improve your strength, balance, flexibility, and mobility through slow, therapeutic movements based on Tai Chi, a graceful form of exercise and deep breathing.
Program Goals and Health Benefits:
•Improved social and mental well-being
•Improved balance and physical performance
•Improved confidence in conducting daily activities
•Reduced risk of falling and sustaining fall injuries
•Improved overall health
•Maintained independence and improved quality of life
•A decrease in blood pressure
•Improved sleep quality
•Improved cardiovascular and respiratory function