Activities, Support & Services
Virtual Event

Let’s Get Moving with Bea

About This Program

Weekly exercise classes designed to adapt to the needs of persons with dementia and their caregivers. The workshop focuses on functional exercises including cardiovascular and strength training, balance exercises, and stretching. The classes are adapted to participants needs.

Details

Presented By

The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

Date and Time

Every Tuesday, 4 October to 6 December 2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Cost

FREE

Location

Virtual

What You Can Expect

1

Go at your own pace with easy-to-follow physical activities.

2

Connect with others while engaging in physical activity.

3

What is good for your heart is good for your brain.

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“I look forward to this class each week. It is a big stress reliever and fun to do. Bea is a super instructor, she inquires of our needs, gets to know us and puts a great program together. I have also enjoyed the pedals. It’s so easy to use them at any time of the day.”

– Let’s Get Moving Participant

About Bea Alt

A lifelong sports and fitness enthusiast, Bea Alt began teaching in the late 1980s initially as a yoga instructor and since 2003 as a certified Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging Senior fitness Instructor. She draws on fitness courses in topics such as bone health, dementia, balance and pole walking to feed her passion for safe active aging and keeping it fun even in the present virtual environment.

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