These are really good exercise classes set to music and offer an invigorating workout for seniors. Each class consists of a good all round movement workout, followed by exercises for mobility, balance and postural control. Traditional elements of yoga, pilates and more general movement are utilised in this part of the class. The instructor is Russell Graham who has been teaching these classes with good humour for 20 years.
Cost: $70.00 for 10 class concession card (any class any time)
$8.00 casual class.
GYM TRAINING FOR SENIORS
Wednesday (circuit training) 7.30pm – 8.30 pm, ARA Gym
Cost $8 casual/ $70 – 10 class concession.
Part of the PEPSA exercise success formula are the gym class, these classes are based in the weights gym. Russell teaches gym instructors and personal trainers as well as leading the PEPSA exercise programme. These classes offer a great workout using weight training. Set to a circuit style, the limited numbers allows constant supervision to occur.
PEPSA times & venues are:
9.30 am Avonhead, St Marks Church Hall, 150 Withells Road
6.00 pm Bishopdale, Bishopdale Community Centre (next to Library)
Nothing at present
9.00 am Riccarton, St Ninians, Pururi St
10.00 am EASY, Riccarton, Pururi St
6.00 pm Ilam, Ilam School Hall, Ilam Road
9.30 am Avonhead, St Marks Church Hall, Withells Road
9.30 am Shirley, C3 Church, 269 Hills Road
Bring a mat for floor work & at all classes except gym training.