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Health and Conditioning

HEALTH E21 Yoga Health & Safety, Principles & Practices for Older Adults

Through the practice of yoga you will learn how to develop your strength, flexibility, balance, and focus. You will also learn how to increase circulation, improve your breathing and your ability to relax and regain overall health and well–being. Please bring your own yoga mat (unless section is chair–based), a notebook and pencil.

9749 8:30a-10:20a WF EC 1227 308 Dee D

9750 10:00a-11:50a TTh EC 1227 308 Cooper M

9751 10:30a-12:20p TTh 1450 OCEAN Cass K
Above section is chair based – no mat required.

9752 11:00a-12:50p MW EC 1227 308 Lieb J B

9753 2:00p-3:50p TTh EC 1227 308 Dee D

HEALTH E22 Chi Gong Principles & Practices for Older Adults

Learn traditional Chinese exercise for health and well being. Emphasis on developing strength, flexibility and balance. Practice limbering movement with mindful breathing to increase and maintain your range of motion.

9754 8:30a-9:45a TTh EC 1227 308 Holtzermann C

HEALTH E23 T’ai Chi Principles & Practices for Older Adults

Tone and strengthen every muscle in the body by using this method of slow, circular movement of the long, Yang style form. Learn how to stay in balance. Learn to relax, concentrate and focus your energy. Meditate to nourish the whole body.

9755 9:00a-10:15a MF VP CTR Akers P A
Beginner and intermediate. Meets at Virginia Park Center, Fitness Room #1.

9756 12:00p-1:15p WF EC 1227 304 Nardini A S

9757 12:30p-1:45p TTh EC 1227 304 Terry Jr P W
Beginner and intermediate course.

9758 2:00p-3:15p MF EC 1227 304 Akers P A
For intermediate and advanced students of the long, Yang style form. Develop goals and a personal health plan. Not appropriate for beginning students.

HEALTH E24 Physical Fitness Principles & Practices for Older Adults

Learn how to safely build your aerobic capacity. Low–impact aerobic exercises to music, some strength training, and stretch movements to improve cardiovascular performance and flexibility.

9759 8:30a-9:45a TTh VP CTR Moy D N
Meets in VIRGINIA PARK CENTER, Fitness Room #1.

9760 9:00a-10:15a MW EC 1227 304 Wapner-Baart L J

9761 9:00a-10:15a TTh 1450 OCEAN Wapner-Baart L J

9762 9:30a-10:45a TTh EC 1227 304 Yewell R E
Intermediate and advanced.

9763 11:00a-12:15p TTh EC 1227 304 Yewell R E
Beginner course.

HEALTH E25 Strength & Stamina Training Principles & Practices for Older Adults

The course explores how older adults can maintain or improve their health and stamina through strength training using free weights, resistance devices and/or other fitness techniques. The course emphasizes safe ways to start and maintain a program. Principles of basic anatomy, physiology, good nutrition and/or stress management are included. Students may create a personal fitness and strength training plan based on their individual needs and physical challenges.

9764 8:00a-9:15a TTh EC 1227 304 Yewell R E

9765 10:00a-11:15a TTh VP PATIO Regalado O

9766 10:30a-11:45a MW 1450 OCEAN Vaillancourt A
This class has 30 minutes Aerobic exercise for stamina and 20 minutes weight training for strength.

9767 10:30a-11:45a MW EC 1227 304 Huner K A

9768 12:00p-1:15p TTh CLOVER Wapner-Baart L J
Walk your cares away and feel great. Class meets near the tennis courts. Please contact the instructor via email prior to the start of class for details: wapner-baart_linda@smc.edu

HEALTH E30 Personal Safety – Fall Prevention

Falls are the most frequent cause of serious injury to older adults. Learn how, why, where and when falls occur and how to avoid falling at home, around town or on your travels. Improve your balance. Exercises are followed by a short lecture.

9769 12:00p-1:50p M EC 1227 304 Albert G S

HEALTH E34 Stress Reduction through Yoga

Learn how to practice asanas: standing, seated, supine (lying down), and/or inverted poses together with focus and conscious breathing to improve your overall health and well–being. Induce relaxation and support your energetic and emotional balance. Please bring your own yoga mat, a notebook and pencil.

9770 8:00a-9:50a S VP CTR Holtzermann C
Above section meets at VIRGINIA PARK CENTER, Fitness Room #1.

9771 9:00a-10:50a M EC 1227 308 Cooper M

9772 11:00a-12:50p F EC 1227 308 Lieb J B

HEALTH E38 Joint Health & Mobility for Older Adults

For those with joint problems; improve strength, balance and flexibility with weights, stretches or repetitive movements. Develop a personal health plan.

9773 9:00a-10:15a MW 1450 OCEAN Vaillancourt A
You will learn to strengthen your lower body with exercises performed on mats and use free weights for upper body strength.

9774 10:30a-11:45a TTh VP CTR Wapner-Baart L J
Above section meets at VIRGINIA PARK CENTER, Finess Room #1.

9775 10:30a-11:45a TTh WISE Moy D N
Above section is targeted towards participants of the WISE Adult Day Program.

9776 2:00p-3:15p TTh EC 1227 304 Regalado O

9821 2:30p-3:45p MW REED PK Albert G S
Above section is chair based.

HEALTH E63 Body Conditioning After a Stroke

Learn to cope with the effects of a stroke. Promote health and wellness through physical fitness. Help develop a personal plan to restore energy, flexibility, stability and balance, strength and motor coordination through specifically designed exercises in sitting, standing and while lying on a mat. Limited class size and enrollment, maximum of two sessions per week. Registration is completed through the SMC Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS), 310–434–4442.

9777 10:30a-11:45a T EC 1227 307 Nakasuji B J

11:00a-12:15p Th EC 1227 307 Nakasuji B J

12:30p-1:45p Th EC 1227 307 Nakasuji B J

2:00p-3:15p Th EC 1227 307 Nakasuji B J

12:00p-1:15p T EC 1227 307 Phillips B S

1:30p-2:45p T EC 1227 307 Phillips B S

12:30p-1:45p F EC 1227 307 Evans Jami R

2:00p-3:15p F EC 1227 307 Evans Jami R

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