Sunday

9:30am Yoga

Monday

7:30am Mobility
9:30am BodySculpt
4:30pm Pilates

Tuesday

9:30am Mobility
12:00pm Pilates
4:30pm BodySculpt

Wednesday

9:30am BodySculpt
5:00pm Yoga

Thursday

10:30am Pilates
4:30pm BodySculpt Express

Friday

9:30am BodySculpt

With my live online fitness classes you’ll get great workouts — and so much more!

You can ask questions and get feedback on your posture. I’ll give you modifications to the exercises, suggested music playlists, and encouragement to keep going.

Move Better, Feel Better and Age Well

May 16, 2024

As we age, maintaining good balance and mobility becomes increasingly important. These fundamental aspects of physical fitness go beyond aesthetics and play a crucial role in our overall well-being.

Balance refers to the ability to maintain your centre of gravity over your base of support. This allows you to stand upright, walk smoothly, and perform daily activities without the risk of falling.

Mobility, on the other hand, reflects your range of motion around your joints. Good mobility allows for efficient movement and flexibility, reducing the likelihood of injuries.

Here’s how incorporating balance and mobility exercises into your routine can benefit you:

  • Reduced Fall Risk: Falls are a leading cause of injuries in older adults. By strengthening the muscles that support your joints and improving your nervous system’s ability to detect changes in body position, balance exercises can significantly reduce fall risk.
  • Enhanced Coordination and Agility: These exercises stimulate the communication between your brain and muscles, leading to smoother, more coordinated movements. This improved coordination translates to better performance in daily activities and even during exercise routines.
  • Increased Functional Fitness: Balance and mobility are essential for performing everyday tasks like walking, climbing stairs, and reaching for objects. By improving these aspects, you can maintain independence and confidence as you age.

The good news? You don’t need fancy equipment or a gym membership to reap the benefits. Simple bodyweight exercises can be done at home and easily incorporated into your daily routine.

This is not medical advice. If you have undiagnosed pain or are new to exercise, always consult a healthcare professional before starting this or any new program.

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Do you have an idea for a class you’d like to see? Is there a particular exercise you want to work on? Send me your request and I’ll do my best to incorporate it into an upcoming video. I’d love to hear from you!

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