Fitness & Wellness Center

SENIOR FITNESS & WELLNESS

To learn more about personal training or to book your sessions, please contact

Barbara Sachs-Trains at (516) 822-3535, x317 or email bsachs@miyjcc.org.

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FITNESS & WELLNESS FOR SENIORS

 

Silver Sneakers

A fun, energizing program that helps seniors take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events. This program is offered through participating supplemental health insurance.

 

Silver Sneakers Exercise: Designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion and skills required to keep active. Hand held weights, elastic tubing with handles and balls are used for resistance. A chair is used for support, stretching and relaxation.

 

Silver Sneakers Cardio: A slightly more rigorous version of the Silver Sneakers class with more

anaerobic activity.

 

Silver Sneakers Yoga: A seated yoga that combines stretching and breathing exercises to

relieve stress.

 

Senior Fitness Classes

Osteo-blast /50+ Circuit Training — Fitness class that targets bone strengthening through weight bearing and stretching exercises, as well as low-impact cardio training.

 

Chair Yoga/Tai-Chi/Essential Stretch — Classes specifically geared to the less mobile. Improve aerobic and muscular fitness by offering a slower paced but effective workout.

 

Senior Aquatics Classes

The following classes are also listed on the Swim Classes page of the Aquatics Center section.

 

AquAerobics — For adults 55 + who are interested in a low-impact water exercise class. Increase your strength, flexibility and aerobic conditioning through water exercises without putting stress on your joints and muscles. Helpful for people with arthritis or osteoporosis. You do not need to know how to swim.

 

Aqua Therapy — Private water exercises with a certified specialist to increase balance and muscle strength. For information, call Barbara, x317.

 

Nutritional Counseling for Seniors

Do you have a lack of appetite? Is your doctor telling you to loose some weight and you don’t know where to begin. CLICK HERE to learn about our in-house nutritionist and make an appointment.