Fitness is important for all ages, but especially for seniors. Staying active will help you maintain good mental and physical health, mobility and strength.
Level 1 Class (Beginner) 60 minute group exercise class for anyone transitioning from physical rehabilitation. Focuses on mobility, flexibility, balance, posture, strength and cardiovascular fitness associated with everyday life activities.
Offered in Greenville, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 am - 11:00 am.
To feel young at heart, this program is just what the doctor ordered! Join us for this 60-minute group exercise class that focuses on muscular endurance for daily life and improving flexibility for greater mobility. Hearts ’N Sync improves balance and coordination and builds cardiovascular endurance. Everyone over the age of 55 should try this exceptional program to become reacquainted with exercise or to recover from injuries.
Offered in Ahoskie, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 am - 10:30 am, $15 for members and $30 for non-members.Offered in Greenville, Monday and Wednesday, 10:00 am - 11:00 am and Friday, 10:00 am – 10:30 am.
Gentle yoga makes yoga accessible to everybody, no matter your physical abilities. Breathing and posture work is taught like traditional yoga classes, but postures are modified to accommodate physical abilities and limitations allowing participants to reap benefits of reduced stress and increased flexibility and strength. Counteract and even slow down the body’s aging process through yoga practice by keeping limbs and organs strong, flexible and nourished with a healthy flow of oxygen.
The health benefits of gentle yoga:
Offered in Greenville, Mondays, 10:00 am - 11:00 am. Class held in the Group Exercise Room.
Exercise in the pool uses the water properties of buoyancy, resistance and turbulence to stretch and strengthen muscles, increase cardiovascular health, tone and trim and have fun. All ages can participate successfully in water exercise. Regular aquatic exercise can lead to gains in cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength.
Many people unable to exercise on land are able to exercise successfully in the water. Water buoyancy holds most of the body weight, enabling movement without excess impact on body joints.
Vidant Wellness Centers offer a variety of aquatic exercise classes as well as group and individual swim lessons at their indoor pools.
Senior Zumba - Wednesday, 10:00 amChair Yoga - Wednesday at 11:00 am and Friday at 10:00 amSenior Line Dancing - Friday, 10:35 am
Cardiac Rehabilitation and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (physician referral only, insurance coverage for qualified patients)
For more information on any of our programs, please contact the center closest to you:Ahoskie: 252.209.3090Greenville: 252.847.6501Washington: 252.975.4236
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