FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HealthSteps at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center announces its Chair Exercise Class. This innovative class is designed for senior citizens, those with mobility issues, diabetics, and more. There’s no need to worry about tripping or losing balance, the entire class is performed from the comfort of a chair. Such physical activity can help promote functional fitness allowing participants to perform activities of daily living with greater ease.
This course will provide participants with an enjoyable, safe program. Goals of the class include:
- Restore or maintain muscle strength
- Relieve stiffness
- Improve and preserve joint range of motion
- Increase flexibility
- Enhance posture
- Increase endurance
This course will teach breathing and relaxation techniques; introduce activities to promote body awareness, posture, balance, and coordination; incorporate exercises to improve body mechanics, range of motion, strength and endurance; as well as practical tips for self care and better health.
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