Geri-Fit Exercise Class

GeriFit® is a Title III-D Evidence Based Health Promotion (EBHP) group strength training exercise and fall prevention program designed for adults 60 years of age and older.  Proof of age is required at initial enrollment.

  • During this 45-minute class, you’ll improve functional capacity, balance, flexibility, and strength.
  • Designed for seniors (male & female) 60 years of age and older.
  • Works at rebuilding strength that has been lost through the aging process.
  • No high energy aerobics, dancing, or choreography to learn and there is NO floor work.
  • Each person is encouraged to work out at his/her own pace.
  • Some of the exercises can be performed seated in chairs.

Contributions to support Title III-D EBHP classes such as Geri Fit, Matter of Balance, and Tai Chi for Arthritis are encouraged and always appreciated. This can be in the form of cash, check, or 8 oz. water bottles.  

The following classes in Geri-Fit are available:

Monday in the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR)
8:30am-9:15am    Mary Konicki, Certified GeriFit® Instructor

 

Tuesday in the Physical Fitness Room (PFR)

8:00am – 8:45am, Gayla MacMillan, Certified GeriFit® Instructor

 

Wednesday in the Multipurpose Room
12:15 1pm, Mary Konicki, Certified GeriFit® Instructor

 

Thursday evening in the Physical Fitness Room (PFR)
5:45pm-6:30pm, Shantel R. Davis, Certified GeriFit® Instructor

 

Friday in the Multipurpose Room (MPR) 

12:15pm – 1pm, Mary Konicki, Certified GeriFit® Instructor

 

Seniors 60 years of age and older may participate in any or all of the above Geri-Fit classes FREE of charge.  The classes are on-going and new students are welcome to start the class any of these days.

 

 

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