Balancing Mat for Seniors
. Alisa Wyatt
Our ability to balance can suffer as we age due to patterns of compensation in the body resulting from injury, surgery or inactivity. In this session, Alisa takes you through a class to help rebuild balance with simple and straightforward exercises. She addresses 3 important components of balance that she calls: 1) the Inner Ear System; 2) the Core Muscles; 3) the Neuromuscular Map. While explaining each system, she leads you through exercises that will bring awareness to and improve your balance. During the class, Alisa also gives several exercises that can be incorporated into daily life as a reminder and way to continue the work from class. Props used for this class include: a rolling pin or wine bottle, Magic Circle, 2 lb Arm Weights, a chair to use for balance.