Staying Active: Fitness Classes

The benefits for older adults exercising on a regular basis include: reducing the risk of falling, reducing the risk of coronary heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, reducing symptoms of depression, helps to maintain healthy bones, muscles, brain health and joints, and helps control joint swelling and pain associated with arthritis.

Staying Active: Fitness Classes include the following:

Walking Program – FREE 
Monday – Friday  at Gannon Recreational Center
Meet at LifeWorks Erie at 8:20 a.m. unless otherwise noted
Open to adults age 18 and over.
The Walking Program also meets Fridays at 8:20 a.m. at:
The Regency South Shore, 322 Washington Place, Erie, PA 16505. SA

T’ai Chi
Instructor, Ed Matthews

FREE
Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30-10:15 a.m. at LifeWorks Erie
Fridays from 9:30-10:15 a.m. at Regency at South Shore,
322 Washington Place, Erie, PA 16505
Open to adults age 18 and over. SA

Fit for Life Fitness Class
Nancy Adams, Certified Fitness Instructor, LifeWorks Erie
Tuesdays from 9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Free

This chair-based class will use body weight and light resistance bands to improve strength and comfort in your daily living activities. SA

Cardio Fitness
Doug Forne, Certified Fitness Instructor, LifeWorks Erie
Thursdays at 9:30 – 10: 15 a.m.
$3.00 per class
Use dumbbells, exercise bands and your own body weight with this full body workout targeting major upper and lower body muscle groups. SA

Please contact Marie Heberlein at 814-453-5072 ext 101 or via email at mheberlein@lifeworkserie.org to learn more about fitness class opportunities.