Fitness for Optimal Aging - New Participants [S-19-20]

Presenter: Deborah Molnar, Jennifer McDonald, Anne Reilly
Location: TBA
Classes: 2 Sessions 1.5 hours
Dates: Thu 9:30 AM 03/28, 04/11
Status: Course Closed

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Physical fitness is an essential aspect of healthy aging. On the first day, participants will receive individualized function-based screenings of physical fitness, including posture, flexibility, balance, endurance, and strength. The second day includes instruction on various exercises to address each of the areas of physical fitness. This program is designed to provide each participant whether new to exercise, or a seasoned fitness fanatic, with specific strategies to optimize their physical fitness.

The SUNY Canton PTA faculty: Deborah Molnar, PT, DPT, MSEd, Jennifer McDonald, PT, DPT, MS and Anne Reilly, PTA, BS are all experienced physical therapy professionals and educators who are passionate about the importance of maintaining fitness as a means to improve overall health. Together with other local physical therapy clinicians and their PTA students, they will share their knowledge and expertise with course participants.

NOTE TIME: Day 1 (Mar. 28): Class is 9:30 - 11:00 (Course 21, Fitness for Optimal Aging - Refresher Level will meet at 11:00-12:00.) Day 2 (Apr 11): Both New participants (Course 20) and Refreshers (Course 21) will meet 9:30-11:00.

OTHER NOTES: 1) Wear comfortable clothes appropriate for exercise, and good fitting athletic shoes. 2) Participants will be emailed parking instructions prior to the first class.

Cap: 15



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