Missing getting your exercise at the Harford County Senior Centers? Have you ever wondered if the fitness classes offered at the Harford County senior activity centers are for you? Here is your chance to try them! Below are four videos by some of our excellent instructors. Each video is a complete class at a different ability level. This sampling of classes is just a fraction of what the centers have to offer. Simply click the image to view and try these exciting classes at home!
Please note that some of the exercise videos previously posted are no longer appearing on this page. We are aware and are working on getting these re-posted soon - thanks for your patience!
Cardio & Strength
This low-impact workout focuses on building your strength, balance and coordination. No jumping or twisting involved.
Performing intervals of cardio and strength training is twice as effective as regular exercise. Improve your strength and endurance while creating a higher metabolism which burns calories for hours after class ends.
This class is done on a yoga mat on the floor. This class demonstrates basic yoga poses, and how to modify them. Learn about the breath, alignment and mindfulness. The goal is to gain flexibility, strength and balance at a slower pace. Meditation and relaxation techniques are also highlighted.
This class is tailored for the beginning student. Qigong (pronounced chee-gong) is an ancient Chinese health method that combines slow, graceful stationary movements with mental concentration and breathing to increase and balance a person’s vital energy.
Sit & Stretch
Exercise safely from a chair with a choreographed movements focused on strength, stretching and coordination. Great for those just getting into exercising.
Tai Chi Basics
Students will be taught the elemental principles of Tai Chi Chuan, form choreography, and breath coordination in order to realize the potential of Tai Chi Chuan exercise to improve balance, mobility, and energy levels.
This class is designed for those at various levels of fitness. With attention to safe alignments, this class will help joint stability and mobility and improve posture. Various standing and seated postures will be taught, with modifications when possible.
Disclaimer: Please consult with your physician before engaging in any exercise program. I am aware that while participating in any physical fitness activity in my own home pursuant to any online program offered and produced by the Office on Aging, certain risks and dangers may be present. I attest to and verify that I have full knowledge of the risks involved in physical fitness activities and that I have obtained approval from my physician to participate in such activities. I do hereby release and forever discharge Harford County agents, contractors, employees, and volunteers from any and all actions, causes of actions, liability, claims or demands for or by reason of any damage, loss, or injury which may be sustained by me as a result of my participation in Harford County Office on Aging Senior Activity Centers or any programs produced or offered by the Harford County Office on Aging.