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Our Classes

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Free

with Alzheimer's Association

Calendar Next available session starts May 13, 2020 at 3 pm

Alzheimer's is not normal aging. It's a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

Join us to learn about:

  • The impact of Alzheimer's
  • The difference between Alzheimer's and dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease stages and risk factors
  • Current research & treatments available to address some symptoms
  • Alzheimer's Association resources

Pump Up Your Pelvic Floor

$15

with Susan Ramsey, PT, MA

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Did you know that regular pelvic floor muscle exercises can help:

  • Improve bladder and bowel control
  • Decrease pain during labor and childbirth
  • Improve recovery from gynecological surgery, prostate surgery, and childbirth
  • Increase sexual sensation
  • Increase social confidence and quality of life

This class will teach participants how to find, feel, and move their pelvic floor muscles. We will learn specific exercises to strengthen and relax the muscles and how to incorporate those exercises into a daily routine. This class is open to men and women of all ages and stages of life, including pregnancy.

Advanced Pelvic Power

$15

with Susan Ramsey, PT, MA

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 6, 2020 at 4:30 pm

This class is designed for people who have already taken the 'Pump Up Your Pelvic Floor' class.

Now that you know how to find, feel, and move your pelvic floor muscles, it's time to apply that knowledge to exercise. In this class, you will learn a core exercise sequence that you can do at home. You will also learn how to use your core during other types of exercise, like yoga, weight training, and more.





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