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AT-HOME WORKOUTS FOR ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS

May 13, 2020by GPYMCA
STAY CONNECTED WHILE PRACTICING SOCIAL DISTANCING
THE Y MAY BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY, BUT WE’RE STILL HERE FOR YOU! THAT’S WHY WE’RE SO EXCITED TO LAUNCH ONLINE EXERCISES TO SUPPORT YOUR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING FROM HOME WITH YMCA360.

Don’t let COVID-19 slow you down. Physical activity is essential in maintaining a higher quality of life and independence. Regular exercise provides many practical benefits, including reducing the risk of diseases and conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, coronary artery disease and high blood pressure. Stronger muscles, better balance and coordination, and higher energy levels all work together to maintain or improve basic living skills.

RISE AND SHINE
This workout can be completed with just a sturdy chair and a stable back (11 minutes).
WEIGHTS
This energizing workout utilizes a sturdy chair and free weights (27 minutes).
RESISTANCE TUBE
Increase strength with the use of a sturdy chair and a resistance tube. (27 minutes).
TAI CHI
This unique martial art is for all ages and levels. Tai Chi promotes strength, coordination, posture, concentration, and energy level.
YOGA
With different levels for everyone, Y yoga is an effective combination of traditional movements and mindfulness using flexibility, breathing and strength.

RECHARGE WITH THE Y FROM HOME

Find a sense of peace and connection with your body while releasing tension with this at-home video series led by PMA-certified Pilates instructor, certified Breathwork facilitator and Clinical Qigong practitioner, Tutu Mora (Dorothy).

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All Greater Providence YMCA branches and programs will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day