CardioFitness plus Stretch for Seniors: Movement for Body & Brain

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Aerobic exercise increases blood flow to the brain, producing neurons that control memory and thinking, believed to help buffer against the effects of dementia. Class includes a 30-minute low impact aerobic workout, and will start and end with total body flexibility exercises to condition and protect against injury.

Location

Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind & Body
310 Baker Ave


instructor

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Susanne Liebich

Susanne Liebich has been a dance and movement instructor, a choreographer and program director for over 20 years. She takes a balanced, holistic approach to exercise blending traditional, expressive and therapeutic movement to create overall health and well being. She is a Certified Stott Pilates® Instructor, a Certified Black Belt Nia® Instructor, a licensed Dance for PD® Instructor, and continues to explore interests in various forms of dance, music and movement. She has also taught classes to at-risk teenage girls who reside at the Metro Youth Services Facility in Dorchester, served as Development Chair for BalletRox, and volunteered extensively for Concord Public Schools. Most recently, her classes include instruction in both dance and injury prevention to disabled children, older adults and other special population groups with limited mobility.