Better Balance: Developing Skill and Confidence

CRN: 
60094
Course Dates: 
Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8, 2011
Times: 
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Instructor(s): 
Chas Jansen
Course Catalogs: 
2011 Fall

Learn how better posture, strength, reflexes, and mindfulness lead to better movement and balance. The course covers aging’s effects on balance and factors leading to falls, as well as strategies to compensate for these threats to stability and safety. Through a variety of fun exercises and gentle challenges in a safe environment, develop greater mobility and confidence.

A certified yoga instructor teaching older adults since 2003, Chas Jansen (cjansen@mtsu.edu) understands balance as a set of skills. Recently upgrading his knowledge, he offers a practical program for better balance.