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Fitness

The effort to join is small but the benefits to one's general health and feeling of well-being are so beyond measure! All participants are required to complete a Health Questionnaire prior to their first class and wear sneakers (or rubber-soled shoes).

Please review our In-person and Virtual Fitness class guidelines

Every participant who would like to enjoy the exercise classes MUST fill out a Fair Lawn Senior Center Membership Form, a Health Questionnaire (which must be signed by a doctor for approval to participate in the fitness program) and be responsible for keeping the information current.  Health Questionnaires must be updated at least every 5 years.
 

STRETCH (formerly Senior Stretch)

Start your day with a class that includes no aerobic movement. This class will help improve balance, posture and coordination by performing energizing stretches and yoga poses. A chair is used for seated and / or standing support. Instructor: Nancy Whittaker

Monday/Wednesday @ 8:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday/Thursday @ 10:05 a.m. 

Friday @ 8:15 a.m.

 

CARDIO SCULPT (formerly Seniorcize)

This low/moderate impact fitness class includes cardiovascular, flexibility and strength segments.  A variety of equipment such as dumbbells, resistance bands, fitness balls and weighted bars will be used. Instructor: Nancy Whittaker

Tuesday/Thursday @ 9:10 a.m.

 

LATIN CARDIO (formerly Latin Seniorcize)

This dance-based cardio class incorporates a wide variety of Latin style movements. As it is soley an aerobic workout, there is no equipment needed. Instructor: Nancy Whittaker

Monday/Wednesday @ 9:10 a.m.

 

STRENGTH AND TONE (formerly Senior Circuit)

This interval training class strengthens major muscle groups and improves range of motion with the use of dumbbells, resistance bands, fitness balls and weighted bars. A chair is used for seated and / or standing support. Instructor: Nancy Whittaker

Monday/Wednesday @ 10:05 a.m.

 

CORE AND MORE

This mat-only class is a full body workout using traditional yoga poses and Pilate's movements. These are all incorporated to engage your core along with your mind and body. All participants must bring their own mat. Instructor: Nancy Whittaker

Friday @ 9:10 a.m.

 

BALLROOM DANCING

We invite anyone interested in social dancing to gather on Sunday afternoons and boogie to varied selections of recorded music from tango to waltz to the cha-cha. Get in shape for the next Senior Center party! Tuxedos are not required. Volunteer Leader: Fred Meyer  *INTRO to Ballroom Dancing will be held for 4-weeks starting 10/17/21 with Instructor Maryann Collins

Sunday @ 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

T'AI CHI

The Chinese have practiced this non-impact form of exercise for thousands of years. The mental, physical and emotional benefits of an accomplished student of Tai Chi are fantastic. Some attribute the longevity and excellent health of the elderly to this daily practice. These classes also incorporate Qigong which is a powerful system of healing and energy medicine from China. It is the art and science of using and breathing techniques, gentle movement, meditation to cleanse, strengthen and circulate the life energy (qi). Qigong practice leads to better health and vitality and a tranquil state of mind. Instructor: Paul Shansky

Monday @ 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

LINE DANCING

Country and City Line Dancing is very popular and features dances from the “Achy Breaky” to the “Electric Slide.”  Our dancers are enthused, energetic and ever ready when it comes to dancing!  Volunteers return to guide participants in a cooperative effort and all are welcome. 

Friday @ 10:30 a.m.

Last Updated: Mon, 09/13/2021 - 9:31am