CLASSES AND COURSES
Beginner/Intermediate Tai Chi
Each Tai Chi class will offer balance, coordination and breathing exercises using traditional flowing Tai Chi movements.
Add fitness into your lifestyle and manage diabetes better! This program will help improve your metabolism, gain strength, build endurance and learn practical lifestyle strategies.
Advanced Osteofit (Virtual)
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.
TIME (Together in Movement and Exercise)
If you have balance and mobility challenges and are looking for an exercise program, our TIME (Together in Movement and Exercise) program might be what you need! The exercises look similar to important movements performed in daily life, such as: rising from a chair, shifting your weight, reaching, and stepping up to a curb. The majority of the class is spent practicing these functional movements while standing. The program is designed by physiotherapists at Toronto Rehab, and led by a TIME trained fitness instructor.
PWR!Moves for Parkinson's Level 1 Basics
This progressive exercise class will focus on total body exercises that promote flexibility, strength and power. The class will assist participants in maintaining and improving motor skills that are used in everyday activities that have been affected by the progression of Parkinson’s disease. A series of rhythmical exercises are performed lying down on the floor, on all fours, seated and standing. Note that participants should be at the following fitness level:
Can get up and down the floor alone with or without a chair
Have not had two or more falls in the past 6 months
Have not experienced dizziness when transitioning from lying down to standing or sitting
Can participate in light to moderate cardiovascular intensity
PWR!Moves for Parkinson's Level 2
Participants who have completed PWR!Moves for Parkinson's Level 1 Basics are invited to join the next level up. PWR!Moves Level 2 will focus on increasing functional awareness by practicing multi-directional flows, balance, agility, strength and power. This class will incorporate the use of dumbbells, yoga blocks, spot markers, pool noodles and agility discs.
This 6 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.