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A Matter of Balance
Many older adults experience a fear of falling. People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater. A Matter of Balance is a program designed for communitydwelling adults age 60 and older to increase activity levels and reduce the fear of falling. If you are concerned about falls, have sustained falls in the past, or are interested in improving your flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.
with Jessica Shepard
If you have built a strong foundation in beginner yoga, Intermediate Yoga is just for you. This class is designed for students who have had some yoga experience and would like to further their practice and explore a wider variety of poses and styles.
Escape and refresh on your lunch break with our certified yoga instructors in this gentle yoga class. Each hour-long class will help you stretch and strengthen your muscles while you reduce stress and recharge for the rest of your day. No yoga experience required. No class on Oct. 23rd.
with Patti Prema Kristiansen
This gentle class will help you stretch and strengthen your muscles, gain flexibility, improve balance, reduce stress, improve joint mobility and relax. Appropriate for all levels.
with Jessica Shepard
This gentle class will help you stretch and strengthen your muscles, gain flexibility, improve balance, reduce stress, improve joint mobility and relax. Appropriate for all levels. No class Nov. 27th.
Please note: the price of this class was incorrectly listed as a four-week class. The price listed about reflects a five-session class.
Tai Chi for Osteoporosis
with Adrienne Gallant
Tai Chi has been shown to slow the loss of bone density and to improve balance and reduce risk of falls. This beginner-level class contains uniquely powerful qigong movements along with agile steps as well as graceful and slow weight bearing movements to promote strength. Join Adrienne Gallant, certified in Tai Chi for Osteoporosis, for this six-week class to gain inner strength, stronger muscles and better balance ofboth mind and body.
Trail Talk - Searsport
Walkers and joggers of all fitness levels are invited to come together with clinical team members from Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital to exercise and learn about the many health benefits of being active. Whether you are new to exercise, considering training for a 5k or an avid runner, this group is for you. Families welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult. No previous exercise experience required; please consult your physician prior to starting an exercise regimen. Please note: The park entry fee will be covered by the program.