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OUR APPROACH TO HEALTH AND WELLNESS

We believe that being healthy is more than exercising our bodies. It involves keeping all aspects of ourselves healthy by focusing on seven areas of wellness: physical, social, purposeful, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and financial.

Get Healthier

  OUR HEALTHY AGING
PROGRAMS

To register for any Class, please contact Julie Lake at (616) 233-0283 or email jlake@seniorneighbors.org.

New Fall 2021 Class Schedule

What to know about our Fitness Classes

  • Some classes are offered virtually by certified instructors using ZOOM. This means you participate in the safety and comfort of your home, using a computer, tablet or smart phone. You can install ZOOM on you device for free by clicking here.
  • Focus on strengthening, balance, conditioning, flexibility and having fun!
  • Allow you to regain strength and endurance after this lengthy shelter in place!
  • Are safe and effective for older adults!
  • All class donations can be covered under SilverSneakers or PeerFit if you have these benefits on your Medicare advantage plan!
  • Suggested donations of $3.00/class are accepted via mail or online at:  http://weblink.donorperfect.com/wellnessdonation

EnhanceFitness

These 60-minute group exercise classes address endurance, balance, strength and flexibility. People of all abilities can participate either seated or standing! To register please call (616) 233-0283. Click here for a flyer you can print.

In Person Classes
Schedules and COVID precautions are subject to change. Masks are strongly recommended. If you are not feeling well, please stay at home.

Alpine Baptist Church – 692 7 Mile Rd, Comstock Park

    • Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:00 am

Caledonia Kent District Library – 6260 92nd St, Caledonia

    • Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 am

Cedar Springs Public Schools Hilltop Admin Board Room – 204 E. Muskegon St, Cedar Springs

    • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:00 am

Grandville Senior Neighbors – 3380 Division, Grandville

    • Monday and Wednesday at 10:45 am

North Kent Presbyterian Church – 6175 Kuttshill Dr NE, Rockford

    • Starting 9/20/21
    • Monday and Wednesday at 9:15 am

United Methodist Community House – 904 Sheldon Ave SE, Grand Rapids

    • Wednesday and Friday at 11:00 am

Westview Christian Reformed Church – 2929 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids

    • Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 am

Zoom Fit Classes
With these classes, you participate from home on your computer. Note, schedule is subject to change.

  • Monday and Wednesday at 10:00 am with Dani
  • Friday at 9:15 am with Rosemary

Tai Chi For Arthritis

This gentle and slow moving exercise class is great for anyone with or without arthritis. It is based in centuries old martial arts movements and is a mindful and meditative way to build balance, strength, and endurance. Click here for a flyer you can print.

In Person Classes 

Third Reformed Church – 2060 Michigan NE, Grand Rapids

    • Advanced Tai Chi, Monday and Wednesday at 12:30 pm

Westview Christian Reformed Church – 2929 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids

    • Mixed Level Tai Chi, Wednesday and Friday at 11:00 am

Zion Lutheran Church – 582 Lamoreaux Dr NW, Comstock Park

    • Note: Masks are required at this location
    • Advanced Tai Chi, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 am

Zoom Classes
With these classes, you participate from home on your computer. Note, schedule is subject to change.

Intermediate Tai Chi with Gretchen

    • Tuesdays at 3:00 pm

Advanced Tai Chi with Sara

    • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:30 pm

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

Joint friendly stretching and strengthening exercises suitable for anyone with arthritis, and is effective for those without arthritis also! This program also includes a little cardio to get your heart rate up! Click here for a flyer you can print.

In Person Classes
Schedules and COVID precautions are subject to change. Masks are strongly recommended.

Cascade Christian Church – 2829 Thornapple River Dr, Grand Rapids

    • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00 pm

Schneider Manor – 725 Bowes Rd, Lowell

    • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am

Sparta Senior Neighbors  – 100 Ida Red, Sparta

    • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am

Zoom Classes
With these classes, you participate from home on your computer. Schedule is subject to change.

  • Wednesday at 11:00 am with Dani
  • Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am with Darcy

Gentle Yoga

Uses breathing techniques, balance poses, and gentle stretches to improve strength, mobility, and health. We practice in and around a chair with an option to spend the last 10 minutes on floor work. To register please call (616) 233-0283 or jlake@seniorneighbors.org. Click here for a flyer you can print.

In Person Classes
Schedules and COVID precautions are subject to change. Masks are strongly recommended.

Caledonia Community Green (KDL) – 6260 92nd St, Caledonia

    • This location is an OUTDOOR class
    • Thursdays at 9:30 am, September 16, 23 and 30 only

Grandville Senior Neighbors – 3380 Division, Grandville

    • Fridays at 11:00 am

Zoom Classes
With these classes, you participate from home on your computer. Schedule is subject to change.

  • Mondays at 11:00 am
  • Fridays at 9:30 am

Balance, Core & More!

This is a Zoom class. You’ll participate from home on your computer. This class takes you through a variety of exercises designed for people that would like to increase balance, muscular strength, and range of movement, helping with activities of daily living. Exercises may use hand- held weights. Elastic tubing with handles and a small ball or pillow for resistance are encouraged but optional.

  • Wednesday at 1:00 pm with Rosemary