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When Alice McHugh fell, breaking a bone in her foot, she was just going about her daily routine. She’s on the mend now, but more committed than ever to get back to teaching Oasis falls prevention classes. Alice is featured in a new video with Dr. Laurie Punch, a BJC trauma surgeon and Associate Professor of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Find out what they have to say about how you can stay on your feet!
One of the most effective methods for falls prevention is Tai Chi, an evidence-based approach. Studies have shown that after 50 hours of Tai Chi, there is a proven reduction in falls risk. These classes are led by certified Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention instructors.
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Improve your balance and reduce falls risk through a multi-dimensional approach that improves muscle strength, flexibility, range of motion and confidence.
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This dynamic workout will activate all your muscles, free your joints and increase mobility. Essentrics draws on the flowing movements of tai chi for health and balance, the strengthening theories behind ballet for long, lean, flexible muscles and the healing principles of physiotherapy.
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ExerStart is a low-intensity exercise class for those looking to add more activity to their lives using resistance bands while standing or seated. Stay active so you can do thing things you want to do!
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Improve your balance and independence through dance! Balance Barre includes modified barre exercises and stretches performed to music. No dance experience required. Why not?
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New Northside Family Life Center
Friday, September 20, 2019