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The Brain and Body Workout for Seniors

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The Brain and Body Workout for Seniors

Time: January 12, 2016 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Location: VanDusen Botanical Garden
Website or Map: http://www.vandusengarden.org
Event Neighbourhood and Type: shaughnessy, gentle, workout
Organized By: VanDusen Botanical Garden
Latest Activity: Jan 29, 2016

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Event Description

Runs from January 12 to February 16.

Instructor: Love Your Age Fitness
Price: Members: $58 / Non-members: $83
This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning.

Research shows that physical exercise has positive effects on brain function by improving the flow of oxygen to the brain, releasing hormones, and providing a nourishing environment for the growth of brain cells. In addition, new research in the area of brain plasticity suggests that exercise also helps the brain to grow new neuronal connections. This class, designed by Kinesiologists and Occupational Therapists, is an evidence-based program to improve both physical and brain conditioning by combining physical movement and exertion with coordination, rhythm, strategy, creativity, and dual task/executive function exercises. Bring your own yoga or exercise mat, a towel and wear comfortable clothing.
Single class drop-in rate: Members $11 / Non-members $15

Register onlineor phone 604-718-5898

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