This is a group recreational water-based exercise program designed specifically for people with arthritis and related diseases. Specially designed exercises help participants improve their joint flexibility, strength, balance, coordination and reduce their pain and stiffness while supported by the water’s buoyancy and resistance. Participants in an AEA class can experience a reduced level of pain, an improved ability to function independently in day-to-day life, and a decrease in feelings of isolation and depression. Classes also provide a friendly, fun atmosphere in which participants can make new friends and try new activities.
Gain movement and pain relief from musculoskeletal/orthopedic injury with this warm pool class. Workout beginners will also find the class beneficial. Movement combinations are specifically designed to improve posture, balance, core strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and range of motion. This class is a total body workout in a low-impact environment utilizing shallow and deep water.