The Newport 60+ Activity center is pleased to announce that three Health and Wellness Volunteers recently were certified in leading group exercise classes. The FiTOUR certification included instruction and tools to provide safe and effective fitness class guidelines. It covered objectives of group exercise instruction, five components of fitness, F.I.T. principles and basic training concepts, basic anatomy, kinesiology and physiology, basic nutrition and weight management, ACSM guidelines, exercise safety and Injury prevention.
These three are also qualified and certified instructors in Silver Sneakers YOGA, Classic and Circuit exercise classes.
Michelle Annette teaches Silver Sneakers Yoga on Monday’s at 9:30 am. This class accommodates people who can’t get up and down easily from the floor. This style of yoga can be a very complete workout that increases flexibility and strength, while incorporating breathing techniques that are both energizing and calming. This class also provides core conditioning.
Barb Petty and Barbara LaBoss teach Silver Sneakers Classic on Tuesdays at 9:30 am. This class is designed especially for the 60+ crowd who wish for a moderate-paced class. This fun fitness program will help maintain and improve cardiovascular conditioning, circulation, flexibility and muscle tone.
The Newport 60+ Activity Center offers many FREE exercise classes. We invite you to drop in any time or visit our website@ HYPERLINK “http://www.newportoregon.gov/sc” www.newportoregon.gov/sc for a complete listings of activities. Please call us anytime for more information at 541-265-9617. The center is located at 20 SE 2nd St.
Pictured are Barb LaBoss and Michelle Annette not pictured Barb Petty.