Fall Fitness Classes For Senior Adults Offered Nov. 4-Dec. 2

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

UT Extension and Erlanger are offering free fall prevention classes on Mondays and Wednesdays running Nov. 4-Dec. 2 at Erlanger at Volkswagen Drive (across from plant).

Matter of Balance class is from 2:30-4:30 p.m. and consists of discussion activities and light exercise to improve balance and strength. 

Tai Chi for Arthritis/Fall Prevention classes are offered twice from 1-2 p.m. or 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sessions consist of gentle exercises to help mild arthritis symptoms and increase balance, flexibility and stamina.  

Exercises in both classes can be done while seated.

Register by calling 423-855-6113 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Check with your doctor prior to class if you have health concerns about exercising. 

UT Extension and Chattanooga Youth & Development Center are offering a free fitness class for senior adults on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. at John A Patten YFD Center in Lookout Valley, and will run through the end of the year..

Make your reservation by calling 423-843-5955.

Staying Active for Life (SAIL) is a moderate paced strength, balance and stamina class. Check with your doctor prior to class if you have health concerns about exercising.


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