Gentle Exercise for Older Adults

It’s never too late to improve physical fitness, to start exercising and reap the rewards that being more active brings. Strength and balance exercise is a programme for older adults, centred around falls prevention. The aim to improve and build core strength and balance, so that people can remain active, mobile and independent for as long as possible.

Sessions can be delivered on a 1-2-1 basis as a private personal training session, in the comfort of your own home or in a group class format, which is a great way to get out of the house, have a change of scenery, socialise and form new friendships.

Both Kate and Ruth are qualified to deliver these sessions and have experience of working with people of all abilities and experience levels. Sessions incorporate a mix of chair based, standing and movement exercises, using bodyweight, exercise bands and light hand weights. All tailored to an individuals or group ability, and all modifiable so that an individual can work within their capabilities.

Benefits of strength and balance training…

  • Improve and build strength in core and lower body.
  • Improve balance and coordination, reducing risk of falls.
  • Improve health, fitness and general well-being.
  • Build confidence and self-esteem.
  • Stay active, mobile and independent for as long as possible.
  • Socialise and form new friendships taking part in group sessions.

If you have a friend or relative that has had a fall or has a fear of falling and has subsequently become less social, active and independent and you feel would benefit from this training or group class setting, get in touch and see how we can help.

Also, if you work/socialise in a setting such as a sheltered accommodation, church or community group and you feel setting up a group class of this nature would be beneficial to your service offering, get in touch to enquire about group classes.

Group classes taking place in the community…   

Ruth’s classes…

Location: Stand Unitarian Chapel, 56 Ringley Road, Whitefield, M45 7LL 
1pm – 1.45pm
£4 pay per session
Booking – must book a place in advance as numbers are limited.
Contact Ruth on: 07891 092 893

Kate’s classes…

Location: Haslingden Community Link, Bury Road, Haslingden, Rossendale, BB4 5PG
Day: Wednesday’s (starting on Wednesday 30 June 2021)
1pm – 2pm
£18 for a 4-week course or £6 pay per session (if there’s space on a class/course)
Booking: maximum of 15 people on a class/course. Pre-booking is required via the GymCatch app. If you can’t book online/via the app get in touch to be added. If there’s space on a course you can join us at anytime, get in touch to enquire. Click this link to go to the GymCatch app.
Contact Kate on: 07875 584 383

Click this link to view and download Kate’s class poster for Haslingden Community Link

For more information get in touch.

Call Kate on: 07875 584 383

Call Ruth on: 07891 092 893

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