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Active Adult Exercise
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 6 - Dec. 13, 9:45 - 10:30 am DMU Wellness Center, Group Fitness Room
An exercise class for all ages and abilities, focused on improving balance, strength and flexibility. Taught by Sharon Johansen, PTA, MS, ATC, a DMU Physical Therapy clinician.
Core Strength with Pilates
Tuesdays, Nov. 6 - Dec. 11, 4:30 - 5:15 pm DMU Wellness Center, Group Fitness Room
A specially designed Pilates class for all ages and abilities, focusing on core strengthening for wellness and pain reduction. Taught by Kari Smith, PT, DPT, a Stotts Pilates-certified instructor.
Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 6 - Dec. 13, 3 - 4 pm DMU Wellness Center, Group Fitness Room
Reduce pain and stiffness from arthritis through a series of gentle, pain-free movements. Improve balance, strength, flexibility, stamina and, most important, your quality of life. Taught by Kathy Mercuris, PT, a certified Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention instructor.
This class will address the gradual loss of muscle, joint stiffness and changes in balance with aging. Yoga improves cardiovascular function and calms the nervous system through meditation and breath. Classes taught by therapists trained in Medical Therapeutic Yoga, Monday is Kate Cardamon, PT, MPT, PYT-C and Wednesday is Laura Covill, PT, DPT, OCS, PYT.