Health and Fitness

VPAS offers a variety of health education programs and activities designed to empower older adults to proactively manage their health with confidence. 

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Interested in learning the basics of yoga and participating in group exercise?  Then join us for light yoga with Holly Richardson, VMI Physical Education Professor, to build strength, flexibility, and balance, and improve well being.

Ongoing on Wednesdays, 1:30 - 2:15pm

Location: Maury River Senior Services, 2137 Magnolia Ave., Buena Vista VA

Register below or call 540.261.7474 for more information. 

Light Yoga Buena Vista

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention has been recognized by many national organizations including the Arthritis Foundation and the Administration for Community Living as safe and effective. Slow, controlled movements build muscle strength, improve balance, gently free up stiff joints, and relieve stress. All movements are done in an upright standing position, or may be done seated by those unable to stand. The physical exertion level of Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention is similar to that of walking.

Dates: Wednesdays, June 12th through July 17th from 3:00 - 4:00pm

Location: VPAS Cafe, 325 Pine Ave., Waynesboro 

Register below or call 540.942.1838 for more information. 
 

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention has been recognized by many national organizations including the Arthritis Foundation and the Administration for Community Living as safe and effective. Slow, controlled movements build muscle strength, improve balance, gently free up stiff joints, and relieve stress. All movements are done in an upright standing position, or may be done seated by those unable to stand. The physical exertion level of Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention is similar to that of walking.

Dates/Times: On Thursdays beginning May 9 through June 13 from 2:00-300pm

Location: Rockbridge Area Relief Association (RARA) Community Room, 350 Spottswood Drive, Lexington

Register below or call 540.216.7474 for more information. 

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention - Lexington

Interested in additional programs at the VPAS Cafes? Click here to find out more! 

Voluntary and confidential contributions are always accepted and appreciated.