(Sharon, PA) – Sharon Regional’s Senior Circle program is a membership-based program designed to promote healthier lifestyles for adults 50 and older. Our Senior Circle chapter, one of more than 100 nationwide, offers members a generous menu of activities and benefits designed to enhance their quality of life and learn about health and general wellness by encouraging networking, offering fitness and health-related educational programs, in-hospital benefits, and national and local discounts. For more information or to join the Circle, visit www.SharonSeniorCircle.com.
- Beginners Tai Chi
September 6, 13, 20, 27 from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., at the Sharon Regional School of Nursing Morrison Hall. Tai Chi is a form of 'meditation in motion' slow rhythmic meditative movement designed to help find peace and calm. It is an effective means to decrease stress and anxiety, as well as increase balance, flexibility, fitness and core muscles. Tai chi can be performed in a standing or seated position. Loose fitting clothes and comfortable supportive shoes are recommended.
- Strength for Seniors
September 12, 19, 26 from 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., at the Diagnostic & Imaging Center 2435 Garden Way Hermitage. This 45 minute class will be based around strength and resistance training to help strengthen muscles and bones, provide relief from arthritis pain, improve ROM, control weight and glucose levels, and can even help with mood and sleep cycles. The class will use resistive equipment either a resistance band or light set of dumbbells (2-3lbs). There will be a limited number available so if you have a set of your own please bring to class. The class will incorporate stretching both as a warm up and cool down with resistive training and light cardiovascular training in between. Loose fitting clothes and comfortable supportive shoes are recommended.
- Zen Art Class
Tuesday, September 13 from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m., at Sharon Regional Medical Center Dining Conference Room 2. Learn about the different techniques of zen art. Zen art is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.
To register for this any of the events and classes listed above, please call (800) 451-5599. These events and programs are at no additional cost to Sharon Regional Senior Circle Members. For more information or to join Sharon Regional’s Senior Circle program, visit SHARONSENIORCIRCLE.COM or call (724) 983-5510.