Active Aging Adults


The JCC offers many classes that are geared towards active seniors, including Silver Strength, Chair Exercise, Thai Chia, Water Walking, Zumba Gold, and more. These classes are set at a less strenuous pace and offer options to progressively challenge yourself.

Information: Carmen Erian, 860-231-6348 cerian@mandelljcc.org


Silver Strength

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance; a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

 

Chair Exercise
This gentle chair exercise class is for people who need to work from the chair and is led by a qualified and experienced Chair-Based Exercise Instructor. A total body workout using bands and dumbbells is designed to develop strength and flexibility.

Tai Chi
Tai Chi is a traditional Chinese form of exercise that uses graceful movement and breathing techniques to improve posture, coordination, circulation, and restore a sense of well-being. Everyday professionals to runners, athletes and all levels of fitness are welcome to explore the practice of Tai Chi.

 

Zumba Gold
This Zumba class is a great option for beginners, the active older adult, or anyone looking for a lighter/modified Latin dance cardio class.


Fit for Life
This class is geared towards active senior adults looking for loads of fun and a little extra vigor in their workout. Cardio, strength, balance and exibility training will leave you feeling powerful and energized. Modifications will be given during class.

 

Water Walking
Designed to reduce joint stress and inflammation. It is sure to enhance your exibility, circulation and relaxation.

 


 

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