Programs

At Boomers for Fitness, we custom design our programs to meet your specific needs and goals.  Whether you are completely new to fitness or already highly active, Boomers for Fitness will create a personal experience for you based on the programs below.  Participate in our programs individually or with a friend for a more social experience.

Completion of a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) and if necessary a Physical Activity Readiness Medical Examination (PARmed-X) is required in advance of starting any program.

Personal Training (55 minutes)

Personal training combines the major elements of fitness including cardiovascular, strength, flexibility and balance. In older adults, personal training has shown to improve strength, stamina, energy, flexibility, activities of daily living, posture, brain health and to prevent falls.

Aqua Fitness (55 minutes)

Aqua fitness is performing aerobics and/or strength work in a pool. It involves low to non-weight bearing exercises and can be performed either in a deep or shallow end, no swimming skills are necessary for the shallow end. The natural buoyancy of water reduces stress on joints, allows greater range of motion and reduces the risk of muscle injury. It helps to improve mobility, flexibility, strength and endurance.

Tai Chi/Qigong (55 minutes)

This form of exercise consists of a combination of standing or sitting postures and gentle deep breathing set to relaxing music. It has been shown to be effective in reducing the effects of stress and preventing falls. It also improves strength, balance and brain health.

Yoga (55 minutes)

Yoga is a form of exercise that uses slow movements and stretching with an emphasis on physical detail, mental clarity, mindfulness, breathing and meditation. Improve strength, tone balance and flexibility through basic yoga poses. Breathing, meditation and relaxation practices offer peace of mind and inner balance.

Nordic Pole Walking (55 minutes)

Nordic walking is low-impact fitness walking with specially designed poles. It is a great cardiovascular workout that incorporates more of the body’s muscles and burns more calories than walking. Helps to improve posture, balance and stability and reduces impact on joints. It is also shown to increase mobility, strength, flexibility and endurance.

Pilates (55 minutes)

Pilates is a movement system of stretching and strengthening exercises. It strengthens and tones muscles, improves posture and provides flexibility and balance. It integrates body and mind to provide a balanced body workout.

Zumba Gold (55 minutes)

Zumba Gold is an exhilarating, fun and easy-to-follow dance party.  It is Latin-inspired, calorie burning and provides a great cardiovascular workout.  It is also shown to improve balance, coordination and brain health.

Mindful Movement: (55 minutes)

Mindful Movement combines techniques from yoga, meditation, the Nia technique and dance to move you with ease and comfort using your own body weight, breath and gravity as a source of resistance. Helps to improve mobility, stability, flexibility, agility, strength and balance while gaining awareness.

Meditation (55 minutes)

Learn simple & practical skills for developing a meditation practice. Create ease in your life as you improve relaxation and relieve stress.

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