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Achieve your wellness goals and improve your strength, balance, and mobility, with small group wellness classes.
This class is perfect for individuals wanting to improve endurance, balance, flexibility, and strength while working to improve overall health. Class can be modified to be performed at the balance bar for individuals who have deficits in balance.
Throughout this class, functional patterns are used to target multiple muscle groups to allow for greater mobility and performance of daily activities. For individuals looking for a safe and effective group wellness classes instructed and supervised by a physical therapist with an emphasis on posture exercises, functional strengthening, endurance, and balance.
This class is a great way to improve health and wellness if you have a medical condition or special concerns for exercise.
Good for a variety of individuals, including those that use a cane. It is also ideal for those who wish to prevent falls, increase functional strength and mobility. This class is a little more challenging with a faster pace and longer aerobics.
The cross-training approach with StrengthHab includes multiple formats that change every day for constant fun variety and maximal improvement in health, endurance, strength, posture, balance, and flexibility. Variations: See below
Low Impact Aerobics Slower paced fun aerobics that everyone can enjoy.
Lunge Intervals Combinations of invigorating lunges followed by a recovery period.
Circle Fun circle format!
Dance Simple dance patterns designed to challenge strength, thinking, coordination and endurance. You do not need to be a dancer to enjoy this class- it is for everyone!
Chair Aerobics Challenging aerobics performed in the chair- getting the heart rate up with large movements- great to improve core strength!
Step Power strengthening with the optional use of a step
The combination of these five formats of the classes is guaranteed to improve your energy level, giving you more strength and endurance to do the activities you enjoy!
If you use a walker or a cane for balance, have limited endurance, or are just beginning an exercise program this class is a good choice. Ideal for individuals who are concerned about their balance, strength and walking ability. It is also perfect for anyone with a history of falling or anyone who needs assistance to get up from a chair. Standing exercises are performed while holding the balance bar and sitting in the chair.
Variations: Dance and Basic
Participants learn how to safely exercise with arthritis without exacerbating symptoms. Our physical therapist provides instruction in individual precautions, modifications, contraindications, proper alignment, and ways to safely progress the exercise program. Class will include safe low impact aerobics, functional strengthening exercises with an emphasis on gentle stretches and range of motion.
This class contains a unique blend of physical therapy spinal stabilization exercises, Pilates, pelvic floor strengthening, and yoga. The exercises utilized in this class are performed regularly in physical therapy sessions for patients with back pain. By providing them in a group setting, participants are able to strengthen their back, core, and pelvic floor muscles in order to reduce back pain and improve balance, posture, and overall ability to move and feel better. Strengthening of the pelvic floor will also help to manage incontinence. This class is perfect for those who wish to strengthen their core muscles to support the spine or for those who already have some back pain.
This very fun and innovative class includes functional lower extremity strengthening throughout the entire aerobics section! Participants will get their functional leg strengthening while getting the heart rate up with aerobics!
It is an efficient way to exercise, good for cross training. The wonderful thing about this class is the fact it can be easily modified to meet different functional levels.
If you are serious about improving your agility this challenging class is for you! Power intervals include gentle plyometrics and power drills H.I.T. training.
YogaHab® differs from traditional yoga or yoga therapy because it is delivered by a licensed physical therapist. Adaptive Yoga sequences are combined with individual therapy theory, principles and treatment to achieve the physical therapy goals of enhancing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, motor control, kinesthetic senses, and improved posture.
The poses that are included are modified and adapted to be safe for seniors managing chronic conditions. YogaHab® is a medically targeted program and it is a very good workout challenging functional strength, posture, ease of movement and balance.
YogaHab® differs from restorative Yoga which is more meditative, relaxing and still.
This class is ideal for individuals who use a walker or a cane for balance and stability, if you need arm rests to get up from a chair, if you have fallen, if you have poor stamina, if you have completed PT in the past, this class is for you! Are you wanting to walk better, get up from a chair, stairs and curbs with ease? Join us in this challenging yet enjoyable PT designed wellness class!
Similar to MoveHab®, StepHab® utilizes low-impact aerobics in addition to slow-paced step aerobics. This class is an even better way to challenge your stamina and endurance by including the step exercises that help practice functional movements while exercising.
Much like many of our other classes, StepHab® has a portion of the class that includes exercises with bands and/or weights that helps to increase ease of day-to-day activities. This class is perfect for individuals who wish to continually challenge themselves and improve their fitness level.
Modifications can be made and precautions are always taken to meet the needs of the individuals in the class.
If you like line dancing, then you will love this class. Participants enjoy the cognitive challenge and fun of remembering small simple patterns to make a routine. Routines change every week, so you never get bored. A fun and easy way to get your cardio in, DanceHab® uses upbeat dance music to get you moving.
This class is perfect for individuals who really want to increase their endurance and are comfortable balancing while doing simple choreography. DanceHab® uses simple dance patterns that build on each other to keep challenging participants in balance, flexibility, coordination, endurance and strength.
The DanceHab® aerobics is followed by functional strengthening with weights and bands and ends with stretching.
This class is designed for individuals just beginning an exercise program. Members often begin with this class and then add or move on to other classes under the advice of a physical therapist.
This is a well- balanced class! It contains all the necessary components of wellness exercise: low impact aerobics, balance, strengthening, and flexibility.
The class contains a self – paced structure where individuals can work at the correct intensity and complexity to meet their personal fitness needs. A base exercise is demonstrated along with instructions in possible modifications and challenges
ChiHab® is a blend of neuroplasticity, vestibular rehab, functional strengthening, cognitive exercise and coordination training combined with principles from Tai Chi.
Have fun performing postures that build on one another to improve leg strength balance, coordination, flexibility and ease of movement with this fun and dynamic class.
New Class Offering! GroupHab Plus
This is a class for anyone of size who wants to participate in fun fitness classes but does not like the gym atmosphere, anyone who wants to exercise but does not feel comfortable at the faster pace at fitness center classes.
Classes are held at GroupHab in Simpsonville and they are physical therapy designed so they are safe and effective. 864-525-2654
Program begins with a wellness assessment.
At GroupHab you have the support you need. There is a class for everyone and you have a place to belong and have the support needed along the way to meet wellness goals!