Fitness Programs (March)

Note: These classes are not meant to replace any medical care.  Please check with your physician or medical practitioner before participating in any exercise class. Registering for these classes states that you agree that neither the Edward King House Senior Center, nor its trustees, representatives,
employees, contractors and agents may be held liable in any way for an occurrence in connection with any activity which may result in injury, harm or other damages to the registrant or members of our organization and guests, invited or not.
Each class is sold in monthly bundles.  Refunds are not available.

Tuesdays

S.A.I.L (Stay Active and Independent for Life) Oct 31st – April 30th

This program consists of 1 hour sessions, 2 times a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) for 6 months. It includes a warm-up, aerobics, light weights, balance, strength, stretching, and 1 educational topic for each class. The program is meant to be fun and enriching and can be adapted to accommodate individuals with a mild level of mobility issues. Tues & Thurs Oct 31 – April 30.

Pilates with Kathy from ShipShape (on Zoom) at 9am
Its muscle-strengthening benefits mean that it is also very beneficial for over 50s. That’s because, as you get older, you start to lose muscle mass & engaging with a regular Pilates routine will help strengthen those muscles in the long-term. Must have camera on, participants will not be admitted after 9:10 Dates: March 5, 12, 19, 26

Balance , Breath and Movement with Kathy from ShipShape (on Zoom) at 10am

Do you want to maintain or improve your mobility & strength? Is loss of balance and falling a concern? This program assesses your current abilities & incorporates balance, stretching, & strengthening movements to increase mind/body awareness. Must have camera. No admittance after 10:10. Dates: March 5, 12, 19, 26

Silver Age Chair Yoga with Carmen (in-person/indoors) at 10:30am
Silver Age Chair Yoga is a program designed to meet the special health needs of older adults. Safely participate at your own level of comfort. This is a gentle introduction to chair yoga. Seated chair postures as well as chair supported standing postures will be practiced. Bringing your own mat is required. Dates: March 5, 12, 19, 26

Intermediate Boxing Fitness with Karen (in-person/indoors)  at 10am

This class is only for those who have taken Boxing Fitness here and have completed an Intermediate Boxing Assessment. Throwing punches is a fun way to stay strong and fit at any age, but it is especially beneficial for older adults. Come get moving with professional boxer Karen Dulin from Newport Boxfit. Dates: March 5, 12, 19, 26

Boxing Light  Fitness with Karen (in-person/indoors) at 11:15am NEW**

This class is for those who have NOT taken Boxing Fitness here and have completed a Boxing Assessment by the instructor. Throwing punches is a fun way to stay strong and fit at any age, but it is especially beneficial for older adults. Come get moving with Karen Dulin from Newport Boxfit. Dates: March 5, 12, 19, 26

Keep Your Independence With Tommy @Donovan Manor (In Person/indoors) at 11:15am
Keep Your Independence through easy, fun movements designed to help you manage: stairs, chairs, cars, walking, balance and mind/body connections. This program is being offered at Donovan Manor in Newport.  Dates:  March 5, 12, 19, 26

Vinyasa Yoga with Keith In Person (Tuesday) at 6pm

A slightly vigorous sequence with standing postures, balancing poses, stretching and activating the lower abdomen and back. All levels of yoga participants welcome. Participants are required to bring their own mat.  This program will return in April

Wednesdays

Chair Yoga Dance with Carmen (IN PERSON) Wednesday at 9am

This class is full of Moving, Swinging, and Jiving. Chair Yoga Dance is done Sitting or Standing near a chair and blends yoga movement synchronized with a music soundtrack and is a whole lot of fun. Music from all eras and genres like pop, western, Motown and lots more. Please Bring Your Own Yoga Mat. Dates: March 6, 13, 20, 27

Intermediate Yoga with Andrea (in-person/indoors)  at 9am
Must have some experience with yoga before you take intermediate yoga. Explore the fundamentals as you learn to breathe and move deeply from within. Practice light movements with consciousness to build strength, balance, and flexibility and inner peace. Participants are required to bring their own mats. Dates: March 6, 13, 20, 27

Strength and Mobility with Liam (In-Person/indoors) at 10:15am

This intermediate level class can be adapted to accommodate different needs and capabilities. It focuses on light strength training to build up muscular strength with balance and mobility work. The intervals are slowly paced with minimal up and down movement. Please bring light weights and a yoga mat. Dates: March 6, 13, 20, 27 

Tai Chi with Kenji (in-person/indoors) at 10:30am 
Tai Chi is a gentle exercise that is suitable for older adults, even if managing chronic conditions. It offers the benefits of flexibility, muscle strengthening, and endurance training. Tai Chi can improve the health of seniors without worsening existing impairments.  Dates: March 6, 13, 20, 27

F.A.S.T@Donovan Manor (In Person/indoors) at 11:15am
F.A.S.T: Fun, Active, Strength Training is a dynamic upper, lower, and core exercise program that will incorporate nutrition tips and receipes. This class is for beginners and advanced participants, as modificatons will be available. Instructed by Regina Dublin, RN. Summer.  Dates:  March 6, 13, 20, 27

Thursdays

Pilates with Kathy from ShipShape (on Zoom) at 9am
Its muscle-strengthening benefits mean that it is also very beneficial for over 50s. That’s because, as you get older, you start to lose muscle mass & engaging with a regular Pilates routine will help strengthen those muscles in the long-term. Must have camera on, participants will not be admitted after 9:10 Dates: will not be admitted after 9:10 Dates: March 7, 14, 21, 28

Intermediate Boxing Fitness with Karen (in-person/indoors) at 10am
This class is only for those who have taken Boxing Fitness here and have completed an Intermediate Boxing Assessment by the instructor. Throwing punches is a fun way to stay strong and fit at any age, but it is especially beneficial for older adults. Boxing moves are great for cognitive function.  Dates: March 7, 14, 21, 28

Silver Age Chair Yoga with Carmen (IN PERSON) at 10:30am

Silver Age Chair Yoga is a program designed to meet the special health needs of older adults. Safely participate at your own level of comfort. This is a gentle introduction to chair yoga. Seated chair postures as well as chair supported standing postures will be practiced. Bringing your own mat is required. Dates: March 7, 14, 21, 28

Keep Your Independence With Tommy @Donovan Manor (In Person/indoors) at 11:15am

Description: Keep Your Independence through easy, fun movements designed to help you manage: stairs, chairs, cars, walking, balance and mind/body connections. This program is being offered at Donovan Manor in Newport.  Dates: March 7, 14, 21, 28 

The Alexander Technique with Mara (in-person/indoors) at 1pm
The Alexander Technique addresses posture, poise and pain relief. It teaches you how to think differently about how you move and carry yourself. You don’t need any physical skill, just an open and curious mind. This program will return in April.

Line Dancing with Officer Scott (in-person/indoors) at 4pm 

Put on your boogie shoes and enjoy an hour of line dancing with Newport’s Community Police Officer and line dancing enthusiast, Merrie Scott.  This program will return in April 2024.

 
 

 

 

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