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Be Fit While you Sit Chair Exercise
October 17, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Be Fit While You Sit with some synchronized movements to timeless popular music and exercise sequences designed to improve abilities in everyday activities, minimize ailments, and enhance healing. Led by Nicole Simpson, this virtual class with the use of a chair for sitting & balance is effective, gentle, and fun. Great for various conditions from general deconditioning & poor posture to joint issues, injury & disease. People who exercise are known to have better function in daily living that provides benefits such as:
- Building strength, balance, flexibility, and coordination
- Lubricates joints, ligaments, and tendons
- Improves circulation, pain management, mood, and mental wellness
- Reduces stress, anxiety, and blood pressure through mindful breathing
- More restful sleep and overall sense of wellbeing
Always check with your doctor before starting any exercise program and go at your own pace.
A typical class is 45 minutes in length with a 3-minute average of introductions & instruction to the virtual aspects in the beginning and at the end with any questions & comments. Classes emphasize posture & proper breathing and includes both a warm up & cool down. Joining in this special community, time flies as you lose yourself in the fun activities and familiar music.
Nicole Simpson is a fitness & wellness professional with over 30 years in the health industry and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology specializing in Exercise Science. Her degree includes an internship in Clinical Exercise Physiology training individuals with different injuries & disease in a gym setting. With over 20 years’ worth of skills in meditation and the eastern arts of yoga, tai chi, and qigong, Nicole is also a wheelchair user with paraplegia due to a spinal cord injury sustained in 2002 and an Ovarian Cancer survivor since 2007! As a group fitness instructor and a personal fitness trainer, she uses her experiences in both eastern & western practices and injury & disease with a passion for dance to bring you Be Fit While You Sit.
Tuesday and Thursday, 12pm (noon) PT, 1pm MT, 2pm CT, 3pm ET, (9 am HT, 11pm AKT).
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