Health and Wellness for Older Adults

Alzheimer Caregivers
Support Group

For family or friend caregivers of a
person with dementia. Preregistration
is required, please
contact the Alzheimer Society of
BC at 604-675-5150 before
attending. This group meets on the
2nd Thursday of each month.

Instructor: Alzheimer Society of BC
Thu Jan 11 1:30-3:30pm
Thu Feb 8 1:30-3:30pm
Thu Mar 8 1:30-3:30pm
143865 Free

Be Well

“Be Well” offers those 55+ in the West End
a free weekly drop-in program where, in a
happy social atmosphere, blood pressure
checks, fitness breaks, and seminars on
a variety of wellness topics are offered.
Monthly schedules are available at the
West End Community Centre.

Instructor: Lanzer Permalino
Wed Jan 10-Mar 28 1:00-3:00pm
133673 Free
Bidwell Room

SteadyFeet

Steadyfeet is a partnership
program between the Vancouver
Coastal Health and Community
Seniors Centres. Recommended by
doctors and physiotherapists, the
Steadyfeet balance and mobility
program helps to increase
confidence, improve functional
mobility, increase lower body
strength, improve balance and
reduce fall risk. Please make sure
that waiver forms are completed
prior to the start of class.
Participant can not start the
program without clearance from a
doctor. PAR Q+ required. No class Feb 12.

Instructor: Victoria Goldner
Mon Jan 8-Mar 26 2:00-3:00pm
139154 $66/11 sess
English Bay Room

Instructor: Wayne Cammel
Wed Jan 10-Mar 28 12:15-1:15pm
138774 $72/12 sess
Dance Studio

Instructor: Victoria Goldner
Fri Jan 12-Mar 23 12:30-1:30pm
139156 $66/11 sess
Dance Studio

Minds in Motion

Minds in Motion® is designed for
people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s
disease and other dementias and a
friend, family member or care
partner. Enjoy light exercise
conducted by a certified fitness
instructor, followed by activities or
games and social time in a relaxed
atmosphere. Hosted by the
Alzheimer’s Society B.C. Light
refreshments will be provided. Note
– rate is for a couple (2
participants). Participants must fill
out a PARmed-X form prior to the
start of the program
Fitness Instructor: Edouard Beaudry
Set 1
Tue Sep 12-Oct 31 10:00-11:30am
118556 $48/8 sess
Set 2
Tue Nov 7-Dec 19 10:00-11:30am
118557 $42/7 sess
Denman Room

Yoga Over 50

Tone and strengthen the muscles in
your body through the slow,
relaxing motions of yoga. Whatever
your fitness level, you will benefit
from this ideal, safe form of
exercise. Cost for Seniors (60+) =
$2/ drop-in 10 tickets/$20 Adults =
$5/drop-in 10 Tickets/$50

Instructor: Sandra Leigh DYT DMT
Tu/Th Sep 5-Dec 28 9:10-10:30am
123533 $2.50/drop-in
Dance Studio

Minds in Motion

Minds in Motion® is designed for people
diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease
and other dementias and a friend, family
member or care partner. Enjoy light
exercise conducted by a certified fitness
instructor, followed by activities or games
and social time in a relaxed atmosphere.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Note – rate is for a couple (2 participants).
Participants must fill out a PARmed-X
form prior to the start of the program.

Instructor: Alzheimer Society of BC
Set 1
Tue Jan 9-Feb 13 10:00-11:30am
135874 $36/6 sess
Set 2
Tue Feb 20-Mar 27 10:00-11:30am
135875 $36/6 sess
Denman Room

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga is a unique class that
modifies yoga postures through the
creative use of a chair. Our class is
open for all ages and stages of
yoga and movement ability. A Chair
Yoga practice is helpful to learn for
many reasons, including for when
you’re stuck at the office, on
vacation (airplane/road trip
sequence) or, if you could use a
little extra support during standing
and balance poses. Chair Yoga
welcomes you, whatever level you
are at. Drop-in $4, space
permitting. No class Feb 12.

Instructor: Sandra Leigh DYT, DMT
Set 1
Mon Jan 15-Feb 19 12:15-1:15pm
142528 $17.50/5 sess
Set 2
Mon Feb 26-Mar 26 12:15-1:15pm
142529 $17.50/5 sess
Dance Studio

Chair Zumba

Come dance with us in your chair.
This class is for anyone with limited
mobility or just wants to sit while
getting a gentle work-out for your
body and mind. We chair dance to
Latin music, Salsa, Cha Cha,
Cumbia, Merengue and many more
rhythms from around the world.

Instructor: Karen Black
Thu Jan 18-Mar 22 2:00-2:45pm
143629 $70/10 sess
Dance Studio

Yoga Over 50

Tone and strengthen the muscles in your
body through the slow, relaxing motions
of yoga. Whatever your fitness level, you
will benefit from this ideal, safe form of
exercise. Cost for Seniors (60+) = $2.50/
drop-in 10 tickets/$25; Adults = $5.50/
drop-in 10 Tickets/$55.

Instructor: Sandra Leigh
Tue Jan 2-Mar 29 9:10-10:30am
135872 $2.50/drop-in
Dance Studio

Tai Chi Yang Style

This gentle martial exercise relaxes, aligns
and tones the body while improving
breathing, balance and body awareness.
Tai Chi is a set of movements done mindfully
and with coordinated posture. It is a
suitable form of exercise for most people.
Please pre-register as space is limited.
Levels 1 and 2 Man-ching Sequence. Level
3 Yang Chengfu Long Form Sequence
Drop-in fee is $6. No class Feb 15.

Instructor: Kevin Hamilton M.E.S.
Level 1
Thu Jan 11-Mar 22 10:45-11:45am
135879 $42/10 sess
Level 2
Thu Jan 11-Mar 22 12:00-1:00pm
135880 $42/10 sess
Level 3
Thu Jan 11-Mar 22 9:40-10:40am
135881 $42/10 sess
Denman Room

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