Exercise

Our Bozeman Senior Center

Fitness Classes

ALL EXERCISE CLASSES ARE HELD IN THE FITNESS ROOM WITH THE EXCEPTION OF LINE DANCING (Dining Room) AND STRONG PEOPLE –MORNING CLASS (Rec. Room)

Strong People 

(M W 8:30 am) (Tues, Thurs 1:00pm)

Strength training class focused on increasing bone density and muscle mass. Class follows accepted protocol for people with bone loss. Participants work at their own level, increasing weights as they build strength. Each class also includes exercises to strengthen the core and finishes with stretching. All are welcome you may borrow weights from the Senior Center if you wish.

Aerobics with Rina Donaldson

(M,W 9:30 a.m.) 

This is a full hour’s workout. We do 35 minutes of cardio (which can vary in intensity depending on your own ability). After that we do 10 minutes of targeted weight lifting and 15 minutes of stretching. Come join this dynamic workout!

Email: rinadonaldson@hotmail.com

Core on the Floor with Rina 

(M,W 10;45 a.m.)

Pilates inspired. Gentle mat work and stretching.

Yoga and Balance with Melanie Simmerman 

(M,W 1:00 p.m.)

Yoga is based on classic Hatha Yoga poses and appropriate for all levels. Focus is on physical, mental and spiritual balance as we practice poses that challenge and enhance posture and balance, strength and flexibility. Balance focuses on strength and flexibility to gain and improve good posture and balance.

Email: jennylind50@yahoo.com

Sun Tai Chi

(Tues, Friday, 11:00a.m.)

Designed to relieve arthritic discomfort and achieve greater mobility and balance through the slow, gentle movement of all joints and muscles. Improves balance, coordination, concentration. It is moderately aerobic. Recommended to gain and maintain good health.

Beginning Tai Chi 

(Tuesdays and Fridays 10:30a.m)

Designed to relieve arthritic discomfort and achieve greater mobility and balance through the slow, gentle movement of all joints and muscles. Improves balance, coordination, concentration. It is moderately aerobic. Recommended to gain and maintain good health.

Cardio and Weights with Priscilla:

(Friday, 9:00a.m.) 

Rapid-fire exercise using upper and lower body plus core for strength, balance and flexibility. For cardio-respiratory strength and endurance.

Ball Class with Priscilla

(Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00a.m. starting October 7th)

Fun class that emphasizes core strength, balance and upper body strength. Use of large ball.

Email: pfbroadrunner@yahoo.com

Beginning Line Dancing

(Tuesdays and Thursdays, Fridays 10:00 to 10:45)

Beginning line dancing is a fun form of exercise with physical, mental, emotional and social benefits. Learn and practice common line dance steps. Then dance to a variety of music including rock, latin, country and waltz. Beginners who have no prior dance experience of any kind are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early on their first day for some pre-instruction.

Intermediate Line Dancing

(Tuesdays and Thursdays, Friday 10:45 to 11:30)

More complex and challenging dances will be taught and danced. Experienced dancers are invited to participate in this class.

Enlightenment Tai Chi Form

(Thursday, 11:00a.m.) 

Tai Chi is a graceful form of exercise characterized by slow, methodical, gentle movements and deep breathing exercises that are low impact, relaxing and somewhat aerobic. People of almost any age and fitness level can participate. In this class you will be learning the Enlightenment Tai Chi Form, some other easy short forms, warm-up and deep breathing exercises, and Tai Chi positions. Tai Chi can be a positive part of an overall approach to improving and maintaining your health. Taught by Valerie Watson.

Sun Tai Chi with Pat Holm

(Tuesday - 11:00 am)

Designed to relieve arthritic discomfort and achieve greater mobility and balance through the slow, gentle movement of all joints and muscles. Improves balance, coordination, concentration. It is moderately aerobic. Recommended to gain and maintain good health.

Email: holmrp@yahoo.com


Equipment can be checked out from the Senior Center. Let the instructor know you need weights or a ball and a time will be scheduled for you to pick up said equipment.