Do you plan to travel or learn a new hobby after retirement? Do you want to continue gardening or keep up with your grandkids? This class is designed around functional movements; focusing on strengthening, balance, aerobic capacity, and flexibility with a whole lot of FUN! Age is just a number, not a limiting factor in this adventure called LIFE!
Class membership will include;
Evidence based exercise class targeting PD specific deficits to help maintain or restore skills that deteriorate or interfere with every day movements! Classes are for all fitness levels or symptom severity. Activities range from high intensity interval training to circuit classes, PWR!Moves, boxing, Tai Chi, and alot of FUN!
Class membership includes;
Classes will include Nordic walking and hiking along with a warm-up and cool-down, all incorporating Urban Poles. Not all poles are created equal. Urban Poles turn walking into a total body workout by using virtually every muscle in the body. They also promote good posture, increase stability over various terrains, and off load joints to reduce pain. As a friend once said "Poles over Pills."
Urban Poles provided for use during class with option to purchase.
Enjoy the peace and tranquility of being on the water while also working on your balance and strength with the added possibly to see a wild animal or two. This adventure is for all ages and ability levels as instructors are geriatric and neurologic specialists and available to assist throughout experience. Not confident in paddling on your own, no problem, you can enjoy riding tandem with a friend or with the instructor. Private or small group outings lasting 1.5-3 hours.
Not a fan of group classes? Have an upcoming event you need to get prepared to attend? Want to get back on your bike but not sure if you have the balance or stamina? Want to plant a garden but question your ability to get on/off the ground? Challenge yourself to improve your physical mobility and boost your quality of life! Instructors are geriatric and neurologic experts and will tailor the program to your individual needs.
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Assessments, goal setting, individualized exercise plans, and support to stay active in your community and the great outdoors. Be pro-active in finding your key to longevity and potentially avoiding a fall.
Empowering clients to stay in control of their lives by providing education that informs. Topics to include; falls, diabetes, nutrition, etc.
Urban Poling, aka Nordic Walking, has shown to have many benefits such as decrease stress on joints, provide a full body workout, and increase calorie expenditure. Urban Poles can al aid in stability, posture, balance, confidence for walking & endurance. Workshops will be 1-2 hours long & include; an introduction to poles, walking technique(s), & trial of the poles. Urban Poles provided for use during class with option to purchase. Great for company team building events or girls weekends.
Do you want to be able to offer your patients the opportunity to use Urban Poling Activator Poles - either in clinic or to use as an assistive device? Earn CEU's. Sign your clinic up to host a course.
*Programs are designed, supervised, and may be led by a licensed physical therapist; but they are not insurance based physical therapy sessions. We may refer you back to your doctor or physical therapist if warranted by a decline in function.