Functional fitness will give you the freedom to increase your strength, decrease your pain, and maintain your independence for many years to come! You will learn how to perform proper movement techniques to prevent injury and ease chronic pain. By the end of this course, you will have a large amount of information that you can use to increase your flexibility, practice balance, modify exercises to suit your current mobility issues, and prevent potential issues that arise from arthritis and weak muscles. You will even have a fitness program to use after the course! You will be using dumbbells, a foam roller, and a chair for this class. You will be asked to perform exercises on the floor; however, options will be given to use a chair instead.
Tonia Leske has spent the last 15 years improving people’s health by focusing on their functional fitness levels and the causes of chronic pain. Throughout her career she has trained people privately in their homes and organized corporate boot camps that aim to reverse the effects of sedentary lifestyles. She primarily focuses on senior health.