Age Friendly Fitness Programs
The following classes are included in the group fitness schedule and are FREE for Trent Students and members. The classes listed below are age friendly, and inclusive for all abilities, all are welcome to participate. Non-members can join any fitness class with the purchase of a day pass. View our group fitness schedule at: www.trentu.ca/athletics
In life we have to deal with many stressful situations. Mindfulness meditation improves out ability to cope. It is a natural , easy-to-follow meditation method that offers physical, emotional and psychological benefits leading to a positive impact on overall wellness.
This class can include standing & walking meditation (sometimes set to music) strengthening our mind-body connection, getting us to move in a gentle focused way to lower stress & release stagnant energy, It is a great way to practice self care as we aim to bring our awareness to our movement ro experience the here & now.
MOVEMENT & STRETCH
Functional fitness + flexibility, range of motion, low impact cardio, balance+ strength. Using a functional fitness approach, stay strong and mobile with a combination of low impact cardio, bone-strengthening resistance training and maintain flexibility with balance and strength- focused stretching.
A gentle Hatha yoga practice for those who want to improve energy, build strength, flexibility, balance, and range of motion in joints and spine. The class will involve pranayama (breath work), asana (posture) studies, and meditation.
A yoga practice blended with postures and breath work. The majority of the practice will focus on stretching, strengthening, and balancing all from the support of a chair.
Feel confident navigating the world with Osteoporosis Fit, using fall prevention-targeted movements. With an emphasis on posture and balance, we will work towards better muscle development and bone strength in a variety of functional exercises.