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CLASSES

Classes Calendar

Designed for older adults and caregivers, classes are open to the public at no cost. Select a region to see classes in your area. Date listed is when the class begins.

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Monday, Dec. 17

Staying Active and Independent for Life

Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is a fitness program for older adults, which can be done sitting or standing.  Performing exercise that improves strength, balance and fitness is critical for staying active and reducing the risk of falls.  The SAIL program was designed with these principals in mind.  Each class includes warm-up, stretching, cardio, balance, and strengthening exercises, as well as a cool down.  For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail Johnnie.Burgess@ouhsc.edu.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Walk With Ease

The Walk with Ease program is designed for people interested in walking in groups.Sessions begin with a short discussion, important to successful walking or arthritis management.Participants will develop an individual walking plan, learn stretching techniques, and tips to improve current mobility and endurance.The information and strategies are based on research in arthritis management, exercise science, and behavior change.For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail .

Wednesday, Dec. 19

Staying Active and Independent for Life

Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is a fitness program for older adults, which can be done sitting or standing.  Performing exercise that improves strength, balance and fitness is critical for staying active and reducing the risk of falls.  The SAIL program was designed with these principals in mind.  Each class includes warm-up, stretching, cardio, balance, and strengthening exercises, as well as a cool down.  For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail Johnnie.Burgess@ouhsc.edu.

Thursday, Dec. 20

TAI CHI MOVING FOR BETTER BALANCE

The movements of Tai Chi help seniors reduce the risk of falling, increase balance and flexibility. Participants learn ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. It does not matter how strong, flexible or active you are, Tai Chi is designed for people of all levels of health. This series meets twice a week, for six weeks. To register please call 271-6424 or email centralohai@ouhsc.edu

Thursday, Dec. 20

Walk With Ease

The Walk with Ease program is designed for people interested in walking in groups.Sessions begin with a short discussion, important to successful walking or arthritis management.Participants will develop an individual walking plan, learn stretching techniques, and tips to improve current mobility and endurance.The information and strategies are based on research in arthritis management, exercise science, and behavior change.For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail .

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