This fall prevention fitness class is aimed at older adults and led by Physiotherapist and Pilates instructor, Jalisa den Hartog. Did you know that according to the World Health Organization (WHO), falls are the 2nd leading cause of unintentional deaths worldwide. It happens to be adults over the age of 60 who suffer the greatest number of falls! This class aims to prevent falls from occurring by improving your mobility, strength and balance. Learn to fall safely, or to get back up from a fall if it were to happen. Go at your own pace with a mixture of standing and sitting exercises that are easily modified to your needs. Always listen to your body and go at your own pace!
Instructor: Jalisa den Hartog, PT
When: Thursdays, 10:30am -11:30am
June 16 and August 11
Where: Halifax Campus
Cost: $3 drop in fee (pre-registration required)