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Exercise Classes tailored for Older Adults

Lynn teaches exercise class at Bow Cliff Centre tailored to the Active Older Adult. She starts with cardio to keep them active at their pace.

Lynn offers a wide variety of classes designed to suit the needs of her participants. In general, classes focus on functional fitness. All activities are designed to help people maintain their independence and make their daily lives easier and therefore more enjoyable. Social interaction is a very important component of emotional well being and group classes are a wonderful way to make new friends while getting fit.



The members work on muscle strengthening that you use for daily activities, helping with Fall Prevention, fine motor skills, and reflexes.


Lynn incorporates ball exercises that help with reflexes, and fine motor skills.
She helps members with muscle toning, along with challenging them with memory, and multitasking, for accident prevention.

Lynn uses a wide range of pieces of equipment with everything from rubber chickens to balls and balloons to present challenges for everyone.  Classes include cardiovascular, strength, flexibility, balance and coordination training and also amusing mental tasks to keep the grey matter stimulated.



Lynn also incorporates her dance moves for fun and keeping participants limber.  She challenges people with memory function, fine motor skills and memorizing patterns, all while doing the exercises.

Everyone is encouraged to participate at his/her own fitness level and within his/her own physical/health limitations.  It is never too late to improve your physical fitness. Muscles will get stronger when challenged. 

 Fall prevention is epidemic in the older adult population therefore the balance and coordination training are crucial in improving reflexes and helping people to become more agile. Whether you would prefer a gentle chair class or a more vigorous aerobics or dance class, Bow Cliff is the place to be.