Health and Wellness for Older Adults

 
 

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 Oct 14 and Nov 11

Instructor: Irene Lugsdin
Mon Sep 9-Dec 16 2:00-3:00pm
236952 $81.90/13 sess
English Bay Room

Instructor: Victoria Goldner
Fri Sep 13-Dec 20 12:30-1:30pm
236953 $94.50/15 sess
Dance Studio

Minds in Motion

Minds in Motion® is designed for people living with early-stage memory loss due to 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. Participants must fill out a PARmed-X form prior to the start of the program. *Note – Fee is for one person with dementia and one care partner.*

Instructor: Edouard Beaudry

Tue Sep 10-Oct 22 10:00-11:30am
234984 $43.75/7 sess

Tue Oct 29-Dec 17 10:00-11:30am
234985 $50/8 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. Drop-in for seniors (60+) = $3.00. Drop in for Adults = $6.00

Instructor: Sandra Leigh
Tue Sep 3-Oct 22 9:10-10:25am
237449 $22/8 sess
Tue Oct 29-Dec 17 9:10-10:25am
237450 $22/8 sess
Thu Sep 5-Oct 24 9:10-10:25am
237451 $22/8 sess
Thu Oct 31-Dec 19 9:10-10:25am
237452 $22/8 sess
Dance Studio

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 $4.65, space permitting. No class Oct 14 and Nov 11

Instructor: Sandra Leigh
Mon Sep 9-Oct 28 12:15-1:15pm
236945 $25.76/7 sess
Mon Nov 4-Dec 16 12:15-1:15pm
236946 $22.08/6 sess
Dance Studio

Feldenkrais: Awareness Through Movement

Using slow movement and directed attention, you can improve your balance, postural support and flexibility. These innovative lessons help decrease muscular tension and free your energies so you can move more confidently and be more responsive to the world around you. Drop-in for seniors (60+) = $12.00. Drop in for adults = $15.00

Instructor: May Nasser

Tue Sep 17-Nov 26 9:30-10:30am
234355 $120/10 sess

English Bay Room

Tai Chi Yang Style – Beginner Level I

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. Drop-in fee is $6.40.

Instructor: Kevin Hamilton M.E.S. Ph.D.

Thu Oct 3-Dec 5 9:40-10:40am
236962 $46/10 sess
Thu Oct 3-Dec 5 11:00am-12:00pm
236961 $46/10 sess

Denman Room

 

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