|60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
|Peggy O'Callaghan, Coordinator||541.574.5459|
|Meals on Wheels||541.574.0669|
Friends of the 60+ Center
Newport Senior Citizens Association
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Health and Wellness
WHAT MATTERS MOST - YOUR HEALTH!
Anytime is the right time to re-engage your body with health and wellness opportunities. The Center offers many evidenced based programs, which means they have been proven to work! These designed programs can increase your strength, balance mobility, flexibility and overall health. Let us help you reach your goals. Classes have different fitness levels from beginning to advanced. Please check with the class leader or Instructor to find out if the class is a match for you. We also provide fitness tests by appointment, Most of our Health and Wellness opportunities are FREE .
We also are a participant with Silver and Fit and Silver Sneakers . Call your insurance company to see if they will reimburse our facility for your fitness classes.
Please select from our vast array of activities. For more information please call us!
Tuesday 1:00 - 2:00 PM
The main focus of this class is to increase strength and balance in your everyday life.
Wednesday & Friday 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Research shows that targeted exercises later in life slows bone loss and improves strength and balance to avoid falls and maintain independence.This class is safe for individuals with osteoporosis and osteopenia.
Wednesday 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Let loose as you learn the hottest professionally choreographed dance routines.You will be so focused on mastering the moves and having a total blast that you will forget you are actually working out!
Tuesday 2:15 - 4:00 PM
Learn the basics of line dancing. No experience is necessary. Line dancing is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines.
Thursday 2:15 - 4:00 PM
This class is for experienced line dancers who want to do some challenging dances.
Thursday, 11:15 - 12:15 PM
March 30th-May 18th
Join Billy Wood for this 8-week free postural stretching class. The class will be held in our Health and Wellness studio. Billy is a licensed massage therapist and has been mentored by an occupational therapist for over two years. He has found this type of stretching really beneficial for all ages.
Friday 1:45 - 2:45 PM
This is an energizing chair based dance class that improves flexibility, strength and overall coordination.
SILVER SNEAKERS CARDIO FIT
Tuesday 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance in this standing workout. Fitness and fun come together as you alternate non-impact aerobic choreography with upper-body strenghtening exercises using hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball.
Wednesday 10:45 - 11:45 AM and
Saturday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a Silver Sneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography.
Monday 9:30 - 10:30 AM
This class teaches us to focus our thoughts and bodies to help relieve stress and promote relaxation even after the class has ended. Yoga can be a complete workout which increases flexibility and strength, while incorporating breathing techniques that can both be energizing and calming.
Monday 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Tai Chi is a form of moving meditation that involves a set of postures that are interconnected by specific transitions in a smooth flowing manner.
Wednesday & Friday 9:30 - 10:30 AM
This evidence-based, self-led regime builds strength and flexibility.
Wednesday & Friday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
This is a self-led gentle exercise class. Class focus is on improved breathing awareness and balance from simple exercises done from a chair, as well as walking, and selective use of balance balls.
Tuesday 11:45 - 12:45 PM
Hatha Yoga differs from other styles of yoga in that it focuses more on breathing and poses than meditation. This class will teach you how to focus your thoughts and both to help relieve stress and promote relaxation. Other benefits of yoga can be increases mobility and flexibility of the joints, lowered blood pressure, increased lung capacity.
HATHA YOGA SPECIAL SATURDAY SESSION
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Hatha Yoga is a low-impact exercise for the body and mind. The class is taught in a workshop style, focusing on alignment and prevention of injuries over time.
LINE DANCING - INTERMEDIATE
Monday 1:30 - 4:00 PM
Faster paced line dancing which is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines.
Wednesday 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Qigong is a very old practice from China, similar to Tai Chi, which uses simple, natural movements to reduce the effects of stress, support the immune system, and improve balance, focus and memory.
Tuesday 9:30 - 10:30 AM and
Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance.
Monday 6:15 - 8:15 PM
A square dance is a dance for four couples arranged in a square with a caller who calls the next sequence of steps. Come meet friendly people and learn something new. No partner required.
(Taking Off Pounds Sensibly)
Thursday, 8:00 - 10:30 AM
This group meets weekly to support and encourage one another in their goal of weight loss and maintenance. Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
Monday and Friday 10:45 - 11:45 AM
An easy-going workout that combines simple-to-learn dance steps with infectious Latin rhythms and other world music. The result is a safe cardio workout which includes toning and stretching to help range-of-motion and flexibility.