A little exercise every day can help improve your balance and increase your chances of staying independent and healthy longer.
Getting enough exercise doesn’t have to mean joining a gym, buying expensive equipment, or learning complicated exercise routines. In fact, many exercises that can help improve strength and balance can be done while talking on the phone or watching a favorite T.V. program. And the only equipment you’ll need is your body and a chair or table for support.
Flexibility is important to:
Strength and balance activities help:
Individual Class information:
A Matter of Balance class can help reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels of older adults. Regardless of the type of exercise you can gain a lot by staying physically active. Exercise can help you maintain and improve your physical fitness, it can give you the ability to do things you want to do, and it can help you with your overall balance. As you have probably noticed the key word is you. The benefits you gain will depend on your starting point and how much effort you put in. So come and let’s take steps together to prevent falls.
Matter of Balance Class is a 2-hour class twice a week for 4 weeks from 10 am- 12 pm with a 10-15 minute break half way through. This class if free and registration is required by calling 704-292-1797.