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Wellness

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  The goal of the Kingsport Senior Center Wellness Program is to assist seniors in adopting positive behaviors that will lead to healthier lives and to integrate social, mental, emotional, spiritual and physical wellness into everyday life.The Kingsport Senior Center offers area seniors an extensive choice of activities including a variety of exercise classes and a fully equipped exercise room.Other recreational opportunities: Badminton, Basketball, Billiards, Darts, Golf, Horseshoes, Pickle-Ball, Shuffleboard, Table Tennis, Volleyball and many more.
Examples of the Wellness Classes Offered:

  • Silver Sneakers Classic
  • Aerobics; high and low impact
  • Exercise For Every Body
  • Strength Training
  • Tai-Chi; beginner and intermediate
  • Yoga; yoga nidra
  • Boom Fitness
  • Piloxing
  • Poundfit
  • Lap Swim

There is also a fully equipped Exercise Room available to all our members!

Branch Sites—Exercise Classes

Lap Swimming—Aquatic Center-Monday-Friday 8:00 am-11:00 am

Silver Sneakers Classic—Lynn View—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am

Core Conditioning—Lynn View—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 am

Silver Sneakers Yoga—Lynn View—Wednesday 11:00 am

Silver Sneakers Yoga—Bloomingdale Baptist Church—Tuesday, Thursday 10:00 am

Core Yoga—First Broad Street United Methodist Church—Tuesday, Thursday 11:00 am

Yoga—First Broad Street United Methodist Church—Tuesday, Thursday 11:30 am

Silver Sneakers Yoga—Colonial Heights United Methodist Church—Monday, Wednesday 11:00 am

Poundfit—Colonial Heights United Methodist Church—Thursdays 11:00 am

Total Body Workout—V.O. Dobbins—Monday, Wednesday 9:30 am

Branch Sites—Sports

Bowling—Warpath Lanes—Tuesday 12:30 pm

Cornhole—Lynn View—Monday-Friday 9am-2pm

Pickleball—Lynn View—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Senior Center Main Site—Exercise Classes

Silver Sneakers Classic—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 am

High Impact Aerobics—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:15 am

Strength Training—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:15 am

Strength Training—Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 am

Boom Fitness (Silver Sneakers)—Tuesday, Thursday 8:30 am

Exercise for Everyone—Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 am

Piloxing—Tuesday, Friday 9:30 am

Senior Center Main Site—Sports

Table Tennis—Monday 2:00 pm, Wednesday 1:00 pm, Saturday 10:30 am

Volleyball—Monday 4:00 pm, Thursday 1:00 pm

Women’s Volleyball Lessons—Thursday 11:15 am

Shuffleboard—Tuesday, Thursday 1:00 pm

Pickle Ball—Tuesday, Friday 1:00 pm

Basketball—Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am

Cornhole—Thursday 4:00 pm

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NEW Hiking Club

The Kingsport Senior Center now has a NEW Hiking Club! We have recently went on hikes to Bays Mountain and Warriors Path State Park. Come join us to hike up to beautiful locations on nice misty mornings! Please call Kevin Lytle, Wellness Coordinator at (423) 392-8407 if you are interested. B&W Figures Doing Tai-Chi

Basic Tai-Chi

The Center will be having Basic Tai-Chi on Monday’s through March 26, 2018 at 9:00am in Room 302. This is a beginner class taught by Robert Buchannan. This class is free, plus, you don’t have to sign up for it! So come join us in learning Basic Tai-Chi!

“Hodge Podge” Tai-Chi

The Center will also be offering “Hodge Podge” Tai-Chi on Monday’s through March 26, 2018 from 10:30am to 11:30am in Room 302. This class will include 20 minutes of tai-chi, 20 minutes of yoga, and 20 minutes of meditation. Bob Buchanan will lead this class. This class is free and doesn’t require sign up, so be sure to stop by for a fun and calming time.

Tai-Chi

If you’re looking for a more intermediate and advanced course, our regular Tai-Chi class will be perfect for you. The class starts will be on Friday’s through March 30, 2018. The class begins at 9:00am in Room 310. Its FREE and no sign up is required!

Healthy Living

Wellness Seminars

Memory Screening/Virtual Dementia Tour—4th Thursday of each month, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Griefshare Program—9:30 am-11:30 am (every 2nd Wednesday of the month)

Dr. Aaron Brinklow, ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport will be at the Center on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 10:30 am in the Card Room. Topic of discussion will be Bone Health & Exercise: Dr. Brinklow will discuss how to safely prevent, treat, or reverse osteoporosis, preventing falls and keeping your independence longer.

Dr. Andrew Gibbs, ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport will be at the Center on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 10:30 am in the Card Room. Topic of discussion will be Why Dietary Fiber is Important to Your Heath: Dr. Gibbs will discuss how fiber is an important part of a balanced diet. It can prevent heart disease, diabetes, some cancers and weight gain. It can also improve digestive health. He will also go over why it’s important, the benefits and how much you should have.

BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS

Carey Tullock with Avalon Hospice will be at the Center on Monday, February 19, 2018 for blood pressure checks from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon and every other 3rd Monday of the month, in the Hallway by the Office. These services are free and not required to sign up for.

TOURNAMENTS

We invite all shuffleboard players to show off your skills on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 10:00 am. This tournament will be doubles playing the best three games, with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place only. We will only use one side of the score board. Cost is $2.00 per person due day of tournament. We will need at least 12 to sign up for tournament to be played. Sign-ups start on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 with a deadline to sign up by close of business Monday, February 26, 2018.

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