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Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

August 28, 2003

Seniors build strength at Life Center

A 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:

  • “Senior 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.
  • “Tai 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.
  • “Balance 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.
  • “Meditation,” 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 month.
  • “Balance 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.
  • “Stretch 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
  • “Yoga,” 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.
  • “Strength 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.
  • “Fitness 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.

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