This fall prevention fitness class is aimed for 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 is aimed at preventing falls from occurring by improving your mobility, strength and balance. It will also teach you ways to fall safely or to get up from a fall if it were to happen. Classes are a mixture of standing and sitting exercises. All exercises can be 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 – May 19 and July 7
Where: Bedford Studio Space
Cost: $3 drop in fee (pre-registration required)