Agency on Aging offers free exercise sessions on Zoom

Milford. Lana Romeo, health and wellness coordinator at the Pike County Area Agency on Aging, says, "The power is yours. Take control of your health."

20 May 2020 | 02:53

Lana Romeo, health and wellness coordinator at the Pike County Area Agency on Aging, is offering free afternoon Zoom programs to promote mobility, self-confidence, physical awareness, social interaction together but apart, expressiveness in movement, and a greater sense of meaning.

Have fun and socialize in the convenience of your own home every Wednesday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Ask your friends to join.

Sessions include:

● Warm-up exercises for seated and standing participants

● Tai chi for arthritis

● Dance exercise

● Cool-down

● Meditation will end some sessions

Things needed for the sessions include:

● Stretch bands, or pantyhose or a towel

● One-pound weights or 2 cans of soup

● A ball about 24 inches around or a firm pillow

● Comfortable attire so you can move freely. Please, no birthday suit.

"A healthy life starts with you," says Lana. "The power is yours. Take control of your health. Make a choice -- live healthy. Be active, eat healthy, and live a better life."

You will need an e-mail to join the session. For details email kdantuono@pikepa.org or call 570-775-5550.