The Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is one of the nation’s leading exercise programs designed exclusively for older adults. This program is available to members of participating Medicare health plans and Medicare Supplement carriers. Your SilverSneakers fitness membership gives you access to the basic amenities at Wellness Works, including signature SilverSneakers classes.
Regular participation in SilverSneakers can help you build muscular strength, improve joint mobility and increase cardiovascular endurance, leading to improved health and greater independence. SilverSneakers also provides opportunities to expand your social network and strengthen friendships, increase your mental sharpness, and take part in social activities and wellness seminars.
The following signature SilverSneakers classes are currently offered at Wellness Works:
SilverSneakers® Classic: Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support. SilverSneakers® Yoga: Silver Sneakers Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance, and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and a final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.