Health & Wellness

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Health & Wellness

 

 

Paying for fitness classes: Punch cards can be purchased at the front desk and can be used for ANY BSAC fitness class. Classes are ongoing. Punchcards of 10 classes: $45 for members/ $55 for non-members. If you wish to pay for an individual class, the coast is $5.00 for members and $6.50 for non-members.

 

EnhanceFitness

EnhanceFitness is an evidence-based class developed by experts in physical therapy and exercise physiology which includes aerobic activity, strength training, and flexibility and balance exercises. The class is interactive and filled with variety, allowing you to work at your own pace following the best choice for you as offered by your instructor.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:30am-10:30am. Auditorium.

 

Pilates

A mix of Pilates, light cardio, strengthening of core muscles and stretching. Exercises will be either standing or sitting position, no time on the floor. Use of light weights and bands, provided by BSAC. Tuesdays , 10:45am-11:45am.

 

Yoga (Iyengar)

The Lyengar style yoga emphasizes the devolpemt of strenth, stamina, flexibiltiy, balance and mental concentration. This is accomplished by practicing poses that enage specific areas of the body with a focus on physical alignment and breathing.

Mondays, 10:45am-12:15pm or Thursdays, 9:45am-11:15am in Room 16

Classes limited to 12 participants.

 

Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an ancient exercise taught in the modern era for health and relaxation. This class is taught with an emphasis on balance, relaxation, and flow, all to help improve circulation, relaxed breathing, and strength. Instructed by Sara Darnell-McGee.

Wednesdays from 2:45pm - 3:45pm in the Auditorium

Sarurdays from 9:30am - 10:30am in the Auditorium. (Saturday classes start June 2nd)

 

Zumba

Zumba gold is for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the orginal moves at a lower intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion, and coordination. Instructed by Christina Winkler.

Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30am-10:30am in the Auditorium

 

Open Gym

Membership to the BSAC is required to participate in the Fitness room. You must complete the Strength Training Class, and have your Physician complete the Physicians Authorization Form. You also must Sign the Consent and Liability Release Form.  Open gym is 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, and 9:00am to 12:00pm on Saturdays.  Donatation $1.00/day for members.

 

Strength Training Classes

Cost: $60 (BSAC member) for the 15-sessions class. Those on the waiting list will have first choice to attend. To be placed on the waiting list, please complete and return the Physician's Clearance Form, available at the front desk. We will call you to register for the next class.

 

Smiles For Life

Elder Care Dental Hygiene Services offers a monthly oral hygiene program.  Services include: oral health evaluations, cancer screening, and routine and deep cleanings. Fees range from $85 to $125.  Must sign up for an appointment at the Front Desk.

 

Massage Therapy

Tovah Rainsong of "Aah, Massage!" is now providing regular massage at the Center. Table massage or chair massage available Tuesdays at 10:00am-3:00pm. Room 3. Appointment required. Sign up at the Front Desk. Fee: (charged at $1.00/minute). Pay practitioner at time of appointment. Come a bit early for your first session for a pre-interview.

 

Foot Care

Keep your feet happy and healthy. Come in and see Suzanne Shrock, RN, Certified Foot Care Specialist. Please stop by the Front Desk or Call for an appointment on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Your feet will thank you.


 

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Bellingham Senior Activity Center Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm (Note: Front Desk Closes at 4:00) Saturday: 9:00am - 1:00pm (360)733-4030