A stretch band exercise program that occurs at various sites
around the county (see
The 30-minute workout includes simple warm up exercises
that emphasis posture alignment, proper breathing and range
of motion, which help to maintain flexibility. The stretch
band program uses lightweight latex resistance bands in
exercises to strengthen all the major muscles in upper and
To acquire a DVD and instructional guide free of charge please contact: Catherine Canzian at RSVP (845) 339-2181 or visit your local UC library to borrow a DVD and exercise booklet.
Comments from the members of the Adults Exercise Groups
“ Since I have started this exercise routine with a group I feel so much better. I’m working at Range of Motion, strengthening and working all my abdominal muscles. It keeps my hypertension in control and my diabetes .”
“ I enjoy the exercises. It makes me feel alive.”
“The exercise class has helped me understand the different ways to improve my body and also my mind.”
" These exercises have helped me so much. My legs are much stronger and my upper arms are stronger.”
“ Since taking the stretch band class, I find it easier to turn my head to see when I’m backing up my car. The class helps us to keep in shape.”
“ The stretch band class is wonderful. It is fun, easy and beneficial. It has been the most consistent and successful program we have had at the community center. It has continued to grow in numbers and we welcome it as of the activities here for all ages to enjoy.”
“ My mother in law and I have really enjoyed this program and hope it can be renewed. My mother in law is 95 and the program has a major positive effect on her psychological outlook. She and I look forward to the session and we’re sure to not schedule anything that might interfere."
“ Since my hip replacement this program has been most beneficial. “
” I feel much better after doing these exercises.”
in Ulster County 60 year and older. The classes are free.
join, show up at any site during class time or call the
site listed on the schedule.
here for updated site locations, day, time, and contact
here to download (and print out) a pdf file of the Adult
Exercise Schedule with times and locations.
increase flexibility, balance, strength and improve posture
while you make new friends and have a good time.
This multi year project
is funded by a grant from the New York State Department