Exercise programs for seniors at Kaplen JCC

Exercise programs for seniors at Kaplen JCC

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly offers a variety of free exercise classes for seniors.

“Sit & Be Fit,” a total body workout regardless of fitness level, is designed to increase cardio fitness, enhance muscular strength and flexibility, and improve joint stability, balance, coordination, and agility. It is on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. “Qi Gong” (Life Energy Cultivation), an ancient Chinese practice, works to align breath, movement, and awareness during exercise to promote healing and meditation. It meets on Tuesdays at 11:30.

“Fit for Life” uses handheld weights, resistance bands, and exercise balls for a light cardio program to increases balance and coordination and improve muscular strength and flexibility. Good for all fitness levels. It meets on Wednesdays at 10. “Easy Exercise” uses light weights and rubber exercise bands to strengthen muscles. It meets on Thursdays at 10:15. “Balance & Agility,” designed to strengthen muscles and increase balance and stability, is on Fridays at 10:15. For information, call Marlene Ceragno at (201) 569-7900, ext. 439, or email her at mceragno@jccotp.org.

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