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CLASSES

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Classes Calendar

Designed for older adults and caregivers, classes are open to the public at no cost. Select a region to see classes in your area. Date listed is when the class begins.

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Sunday, Mar. 24

Tai Chi for Better Balance (TCBB)

The movements of tai chi help older adults reduce their risk of falling, while also increasing balance and flexibility. Participants learn ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow, continuous movements. It does not matter how strong, flexible or active you are – tai chi is designed for people at all levels of health. For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail Johnnie.Burgess@ouhsc.edu.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Class Length: One hour, twice a week         Course Length: Six weeks

Monday, Mar. 25

Staying Active and Independent for Life

Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is a fitness program for older adults, which can be done sitting or standing.  Performing exercise that improves strength, balance and fitness is critical for staying active and reducing the risk of falls.  The SAIL program was designed with these principals in mind.  Each class includes warm-up, stretching, cardio, balance, and strengthening exercises, as well as a cool down.  For more information, call (580) 297-5137 or e-mail Johnnie.Burgess@ouhsc.edu.

Monday, Mar. 25

Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance

The movements of Tai Chi help seniors reduce the risk of falling, increase balance, and flexibility.  Participants learn ways to improve their overall mind, body, and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements.  It does not matter how strong, flexible or active you are.  Tai Chi is designated for people of all levels of health.  This series meets twice weekly, for six weeks.  To register, call Sharon Elder, Education Specialist at 888-616-8161 or email at Sharon-Elder@ouhsc.edu.  Everyone is welcome to participate.  Please call to register.

Monday, Mar. 25

Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL)

SAIL is designed to meet the fitness needs of older adults; each class includes cardio and strength training, plus balance and flexibility exercise. Participants walk away with tools for Improving balance and flexibility, Strengthening muscles, Improving the quality of sleep, Enhancing stamina, Increasing energy level, Relieving stress, Improving cardiovascular functions, Lowering high blood pressure, and Reducing risk of falls. This class meets twice a week for six weeks. To register, please call (580) 699-3976 or (844) 692-6188.

Monday, Mar. 25

TAI CHI MOVING FOR BETTER BALANCE - beginning

The movements of Tai Chi help seniors reduce the risk of falling, increase balance and flexibility. Participants learn ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. It does not matter how strong, flexible or active you are, Tai Chi is designed for people of all levels of health. This series meets twice a week, for six weeks. To register please call 271-6424 or email centralohai@ouhsc.edu

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