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Wellness Checks, Health Lectures, & Fitness

 

Blood Pressure Screenings

Blood pressure screenings are conducted weekly on Wednesdays by Eisenhower Health Center 10:00am – 12:00pm. Look for the scheduled program on Wednesdays each week by clicking here.

Free to all members.

Live Healthy! Eisenhower Health Lectures & Activities

On the 4th Thursday of the month, Eisenhower medical staff delivers a lecture on a topic of interest to seniors at 1:00pm – 2:00pm; Look for the scheduled program on the select Thursday each month by clicking here. [No Lectures for August & September]

Free to Mizell members.  

Desert Regional Medical Center Lectures & Activities

On the 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month a member of Desert Regional’s medical staff delivers a lecture on a topic of interest to seniors at 1:00pm – 2:00pm; Look for the scheduled program on select Thursdays each month by clicking here.

Free to Mizell members. For further information and RSVP, call: 800-491-4990

Fit After 50

Seniors are invited to come and exercise in this program which helps improve balance, flexibility, muscle tones, bone density, and posture. Look for the scheduled program on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays each week by clicking here. [No Tuesday and Thursday evening classes in July and August]

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 8:00am – 9:00am; $2 Suggested class donation – paid to the Instructor

Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00pm – 5pm [Returns September 4th]

Improve My Balance

Do you find it difficult to stand for a long period of time?  Is your balance less than it used to be?  Do you tire easily by performing a simple task?  Have you completed the  A Matter of Balance course and want to further improve your balance?  Then join us for a 45-minute intensive balance and coordination class taught by Dr. Marc Eisman, D.C., and Stephen Matthews, D.C., using specialized equipment and methods – based on evidence-based programs that are globally recognized.

The Improve My Balance™ classes are a part of our comprehensive exercise and our overall Falls Prevention programming.  Be prepared to have fun, be challenged and improve your balance. A devastating fall could rob you of your retirement years and your independence.  Strengthen your core and learn how to remain active and independent. Look for this program on our calendar each week by clicking here. [No Wednesday afternoon classes in August & September]

Wednesdays, 10:00am – 10:45am & 3:00pm – 3:45pm

Fridays: 10:00am – 10:45am

10 sessions for $40 for members / $60 for non-members; after 10 sessions, 2 are free! Drop-ins welcome: $4 members / $6 non-members.

Sign-up at the Mizell Ticket Window or call 760-323-5689, ext.107

Seated Wellness with Lynn Simonson

Lynn Simonson is an internationally respected educator of jazz dance and a certified senior fitness instructor. In 2003, she developed her Seated Wellness Course which blends yoga, breath work, strength building and most importantly brain charging exercises.Look for the scheduled program on Thursdays each week by clicking here. [Return October 4]

Thursdays: 9:15am – 10:15am $4 per class for members / $7 per class for non–members – paid to the Instructor

 

Zumba Gold®

Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba Gold® targets the largest growing segment of the population: baby boomers. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggae; the exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and the invigorating, party-like atmosphere.

Active older adults want camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of their weekly schedule. Zumba Gold® is the perfect fit. It’s a dance-fitness class that feels friendly, and most of all, fun. Zumba Gold® is an aerobics interval class that uses Latin-based rhythms and other dance-inspired tempos to create a fun upbeat workout. Look for the scheduled program on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays each week by clicking here. [Saturday program returns September 8]

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays: 9:00am – 10:00am; $5 per class for members / $10 per class for non-members

Sign up with Joan or Ann at the Mizell Ticket Window or call them at 760-323-5689, ext.107

 

Chair Yoga – Get Fit Where You Sit!

Chair Yoga helps you improve your health and fitness doing yoga while sitting on a chair. Yoga relaxes your body and mind, builds up your musculoskeletal fitness and flexibility, and improves your balance. Elevate your health and well-being with these 1 hour sessions. Join our professional instructors as they bring adaptive fitness and exercise programs to those who could not benefit from traditional physical activities due to age or limiting physical/mental conditions or one’s environment/location. Look for the scheduled program on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays each week by clicking here.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 1:00pm – 2:00pm  $5 per class for members / $10 per class for non-members

Sign up with Joan or Ann at the Mizell Ticket Window or call them at 760-323-5689, ext.107

                             

Beginning, and Intermediate & Advanced Tai Chi & Qigong 

Neal Arida, Tai Chi & Qigong Sifu, leads both levels of Tai Chi and Qigong that teach the Yang Family Long Form 108 along with Qigong organ exercises. Beginning class starts with learning standing postures, breath control and breath control in movement. Class will also include Tai Chi walking and preparation for the organ exercises. There is no competition in these classes – all movement will be modified to suit your current abilities and/or limitations.

Take the challenge of learning and practicing these ancient Chinese Arts of self-defense and health restoration by combining breath control with rhythmic, slow moving choreographed body movements. Learn to enhance vitality, improve overall health and reverse aging through Qigong (Chi Kung). Among its many health benefits are lowering of blood pressure, improved circulation, better balance, flexibility, enhanced breathing, clearing the mind, and lifting of the spirit. Look for Neal’s scheduled programs on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week by clicking here.

Tuesdays & Thursdays: Beginning Class, 2:00pm – 3:00pm / Intermediate & Advanced Class, 3:00pm – 4:00pm 

Class Fee Each Level:  $35 a month for members / $65 for non-members – Drop-in fee: $10 per class for members / $15 for non-members

Visit Joan or Ann at the Ticket Window or call them at 760-323-5689, ext.107

 

 

Information about our programs can also be found in our lobby on the two electronic daily schedule displays, the monthly schedule calendar distributed at the front reception, and the program flyers posted on the bulletin board and placed on tables around the lobby! 

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