silver sneakers

Silver Sneakers is a group exercise class that is FREE to qualifying seniors through their Medicare supplemental health insurance.  (BCBS of NC offers Silver & Fit for $50 annually.)  These classes however are open to everyone.  If your supplemental insurance does not offer the program it is $10 for a single class or $70 for 10 classes that do not expire.

Silver Sneakers is a great exercise class set to music that utilizes small hand weights, a ball, tubing and a chair for balance (and occasional sitting).  The instructor will begin class with you on your feet and moving to elevate your heart rate.  You will work on your balance, coordination, muscular strength and range of motion during the 45 minute class.  Added benefits are the friendships that develop between classmates and the fun you have.

Classes times:
9:15 am – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
11:30 am – Tuesday and Thursday

1:30pm YOGA – Fridays
Silver Sneakers Yoga – you do not get down on the floor and you do not take off your shoes.  Deep breathing and classic yoga poses/movements take place either sitting or standing with a chair for balance.  A fantastic class increase flexibility and deep breathing.

 

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