Health & Fitness
Health Screenings and Services
All services are 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted:
Blood Pressure / Wed. & Thu., 10:00 a.m.-noon, Offered by medical volunteers
Every Wed., 10:00 a.m.-noon, Offered by medical volunteers
Massage, Meditation and Reiki
Tue., now weekly, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Susie Howell, Reiki Master, and Friends
Massage, Tue., July 26, 10 a.m.-noon, Norma Reesor, LMT.
Fitness at the Tallahassee Senior Center
Fitness classes are $2 unless otherwise indicated. For more information, call Ruth Nickens, RN, Health & Wellness Program Coordinator at 891-4042 or Ruth.Nickens@talgov.com or Henry Steele, Health Suite Assistant at 891-4045 or visit our website at www.talgov.com/seniors.
Wanted: Dynamic Fitness Instructor
Dynamic fitness instructor or personal trainer wanted to teach a Men’s Fitness Class. Must be certified, preferably in Senior Fitness. For interest and/or more information, please contact Ruth Nickens, RN, Health & Wellness Program Coordinator at 891-4042 or Ruth.Nickens@talgov.com.
Tue., 11am-Noon, 2nd Floor Auditorium, taught by Lori Roberts, certified NIA yoga instructor.
Mon., 1:30–2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor Auditorium, is an active-aging, fall prevention program specifically created to train and reverse many types of aging. Our philosophy fuses movement with neuroplasticity-enhancing drills to improve balance, the various functions of the brain, reflex skills, and improve daily life skills. Taught by Kathy Gilbert.
Tue., 10-11 a.m., Optimist Park, Kathy Gilbert
Tue., 1-2 p.m., SouthWood, Wendy Barber ($5 donation)
Wed., 2-3 p.m., Allegro Heritage Oaks, Kathy Gilbert
Fri., 11am–Noon, Dining Room, offers a gentle yoga workout for increased mobility, bladder control, self-esteem, and mental focus. Taught by Certified Yoga Instructor Bridget Welch.
Tue. and Thu., 9:30–10:30 a.m., 2nd Floor Auditorium, is a very popular and dynamic workout consisting of aerobics, light weights, stretching, strengthening and balance exercises. This workout is suitable for everyone and you can participate seated.
Wed. and Fri. 10–11am
Thu., 5:30–6:30 p.m., 2nd Floor Auditorium, $5 (50+) $7 others.
Mon. and Wed., 5:30-7:00 p.m., taught by certified yoga instructor Pamela Hunter. Vigorous practice for adults including poses, relaxation, and mediation. Wear comfortable clothes and bring yoga mat (if you have one). Fee: $10 (50+), $12 others.
Neighborhood Fitness Sites
Each class $2 (50+), $3 others.
Allegro, 4501 Shannon Lakes Dr. W.
Brain, Body, Balance with Kathy Gilbert, Wed., 2-3 p.m.
Bradfordville Fitness Northeast Branch Library, Rm. 103, 5513 Thomasville Rd.
For Bradfordville fitness classes, due to limited class size, prior to attending, call Llona Geiger, instructor, at 850-510-2801 to check availability.
Senior Fitness I (Beginner): Tue. & Fri, 9:30–10:15 a.m. $2.
Senior Fitness II (Beginner: Tue. & Fri, 10:30–11:15 a.m. $2.
Senior Fitness III: Tue. & Fri, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. $2.
Senior Fitness IV: Tue. & Fri., 1-2 p.m. $2.
Chaires-Capitola, Dorothy C. Spence Community Center
Seated Exercise: Tue. & Thu., 9:30–10:30 a.m., $2.
Senior Fitness: Mon., Wed. & Fri., 8:30–9:30 a.m. $2.
Fort Braden Community Center
Senior Fitness: Mon. & Wed., 10:30–11:30 a.m. $2.
Jack McLean Community Center
Super Seniors Fitness: Tue., Wed. & Thu., 10-11a.m. No charge.
Lake Jackson Community Center
Mindful Movement: Thu., 1-2 p.m.
Miccosukee Community Center Senior Fitness with Judy Upchurch,
Senior Fitness: Tue. & Thu., 11:15 a.m.–noon, $2.
Optimist Park, 1355 Indianhead Dr.
Brain-Body-Balance: Tue., 10-11 a.m. $2.
SouthWood Community Center
Brain-Body-Balance: Tue., 1-2 p.m., $5.
Woodville Community Center
Senior Fitness: Mon. and Wed., 8:30–9:30 a.m., $2.
Note: Aug. 22, 24, 29 & 31, due to Early Voting, classes moved to Jack McLean Community Center, 700 Paul Russell Rd.
Water Aerobics at City of Tallahassee Pools