wellness &
therapeutic EXERCISE

 

DIABETES FITNESS

 

FREE TRIAL CLASSES
WINTER

FALL

If you're living with diabetes—especially type 2 diabetes—regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do to lower your blood sugar. Increased physical activity can work just as effectively as some medications, with fewer side effects. If you're at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, regular exercise can help delay or even prevent diabetes from developing. In this program, we provide 20 minutes of moderate to vigorous-intensity aerobic exercises and 20 minutes of resistance exercises, followed by 5 minutes of stretching and cool-down.

 

STRETCH & STRENGTH FOR BACK HEALTH

FALL

There is a common misconception that exercise should be avoided when you are experiencing back pain. Understandably, you are reluctant to exercise out of the fear that any exercises or stretching will aggravate the existing back pain. However, exercise is a vital part of managing back pain and strengthening the weak muscles in the back and the core. Our therapeutic exercise program will help you move safely and condition your body gradually so you can live pain-free. Did you know that effective and safe exercise routines can help distribute nutrients into the disc space, joints, and soft tissues in the back? A consistent workout program designed by our professional movement specialist will help improve your mobility and strength, minimize recurrence, and reduces the severity and duration of possible future episodes of back pain.

 
 

ADVANCED OSTEOFIT

WINTER

This program will help you improve the health of your bones, gain muscular strength and endurance and prevent fall-related injuries. The exercises are tailored to cater to older adults with osteopenia or osteoporosis.

PILATES 55+ (CHAIR PILATES)

FALL

Traditional group Pilates classes are not always accessible when you have an injury or condition that limits your movement. 

Well, we have a class just for you!  In this class we will explore the Pilates principles of mobility and stability in this mostly standing and seated (on a chair) class. You will surprise yourself at the strength you will create in body and mind from week to week!

 
 

TAI CHI

WINTER

Each Tai Chi class will offer balance, coordination and breathing exercises using traditional flowing Tai Chi movements.

SIX-WEEK MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP

WINTER

This six-week self-awareness mindfulness workshop helps to boost participants' soft skills development through self-awareness activities and mindfulness basics. Participants learn to hold space for reflection and the development of human potential.  They forge deeper connections with everyone around them; explore their talents and gifts, ask questions, and build a repertoire of resources to help them develop as knowledgeable, caring and responsible citizens.  

 

TIME

WINTER

TIME (Together in Movement and Exercise) is a community based program welcoming people with balance and mobility challenges to exercise. It focuses on functional mobility exercises, done mostly in standing, The program is designed by physiotherapists at Toronto Rehab, and led by TIME trained fitness instructors in community centres across the country.