Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento
August 28, 2003
Seniors build strength at Life Center
variety of wellness classes for seniors are available this fall at California
State University, Sacramento’s Life Center. Classes are held at the historic
Julia Morgan House at 3731 T St.
Wellness classes include:
Fitness for Men,” a new, ongoing class for men 55 and older focusing
on cardiovascular, strength, balance and flexibility training offered 3:15-4:15
p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. The cost is $45 per month.
Chi,” an ongoing class featuring the ancient balance, strength, flexibility,
relaxation and concentration-enhancing discipline offered 1:30-3 p.m. on Tuesdays
and Thursdays. The cost is $25 per month.
and Fall Risk Reduction,” a seven-week, individually programmed course
designed to improve balance and mobility offered 2-3 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays
starting Oct. 6. A second session is offered 10:45-11:45 on Tuesdays and Thursdays
beginning Oct. 7. The cost is $95 per month.
a five-week stress-reduction meditation class offered 5:30-6:45 p.m. on Tuesdays.
A second section is offered 8-9:25 a.m. on Thursdays. The cost is $50 per
and Strengthening,” an ongoing extension of the fall-reduction course
emphasizing strength training offered noon-1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The cost is $45 per month.
and Strengthening,” an ongoing course focusing on body mechanics, posture,
balance and deep-relaxation techniques to improve overall strength and flexibility,
offered 7:30-8:30 a.m., 8:45-9:45 a.m., 10-11 a.m. and 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The cost is $45 per month
an ongoing class featuring deep-relaxation, deep-breathing and gentle yoga
techniques offered 12:15-1:15 p.m. on Mondays and 8:15-9:15 a.m. on Tuesdays.
The cost is $25 per month.
and Circuit Training,” an ongoing, individually programmed strength
and endurance course designed for older adults offered 4:30-5:50 p.m. and
6:30-7:30, Mondays and Wednesdays. The cost is $45 per month.
for Life - Exercise for Challenged Older Adults,” an ongoing class designed
for seniors with medical challenges, such as arthritis, diabetes, high blood
pressure and stroke, offered 9:30-10:30 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays. The
cost is $45 per month.
For additional information call the Life Center at (916) 227-5518. For media
assistance call the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.