The Fit4U Fitness Program is low-impact and light-Intensity program that’s Fit For You! Specially designed for those wanting a lower impact and light intensity workout as well as those ages 50+, these exercise classes offer something for every fitness level – from just starting out to a regular fitness enthusiast! Increase your mobility, strength, cardio endurance, flexibility and core stability.
Baby & Me Cycle/Core
Fit4U Class – Bring baby and get your workout in while you connect with other parents and guardians. Babies can sit in a car seat, in a stroller, on a blanket or in a bouncy-type seat while you ride. Babies welcome from six weeks to crawling.
Fit4U Class – Want to try indoor cycling? The instructor will assist you with a detailed bike set up, teach modifications and give you the skills and confidence to make indoor cycling a part of your exercise routine.
Fit 4 U Cycle
Fit4U Class – Wide range of structured cycle workouts. Perfect for active, older adults.
Cardio Fitness & Dance:
Fit4U Class – Basic classical ballet technique, cueing, body alignment and musicality. Instruction focuses on proper position and variations, benefiting both the beginner student as well as those with more experience.
Beginning Line Dance I
Fit4U Class – Featuring a wide variety of music, this class is designed for those that want to learn the basic steps as well as progress further.
Beginning Line Dance II
Fit4U Class – Step it up! For those that want more of a challenge, we’ll build on our basic steps to a variety of music styles.
Fit4U Class – Light, low-impact cardio and core conditioning integrating exercise balls, chairs and light weights.
Cardio Dance 101
Fit4U Class – Let’s get you dancing and your heart pumping! Instructor will take you through basic practice steps of the various cardio dance formats that we currently offer.
Indoor Cardio Walking
Fit4U Class – Alternating cardio walking with body toning for quick and efficient results. Easy-to-follow workouts without any complex or fancy footwork.
Fit4U Class – Combining dance, martial arts and mindfulness, Nia tones your body while transforming your mind. More than just a workout, Nia is a holistic fitness practice addressing each aspect of your life, body and mind.
Fit4U Class – Learn the basics of Zumba, one step at a time! Taught at a slower pace with attention to individual steps and time to practice each, this class will have you feeling confident you can attend any Zumba class as you build your skill set.
Fit4U Class – Come ready to sweat and leave feeling empowered and strong! Featuring easy-to-follow choreography focused on balance, range of motion and coordination, Zumba® Gold is the perfect match for both beginners and active older adults who are looking for lower intensity modifications of the original Zumba® moves you love.
Strength & Conditioning:
Fit4U Class – Combines Pilates, yoga and functional conditioning preparing you to excel in all kinds of exercise by improving your strength, balance, endurance and flexibility.
Better Balance Circuit Workout
Fit4U Class – This self-paced class is designed for active adults. Uses a variety of equipment and your own body weight. Focuses on exercises for improving strength, agility, flexibility and balance.
Fitness Center Circuit
Fit4U Class – Coached workout with a series of stations to get your whole body fit. Held in the fitness center, these classes offer something for everyone.
Fit4U Class – A total body conditioning class incorporating strength, cardio, core and balance.
Fit4U Class – Improve your daily function through a series of exercise routines emphasizing flexibility, balance and strength. Class focus is on muscle mechanics, core work and body awareness.
Group Circuit Training
Fit4U Class – Working in a group setting, exercises are modified and individualized to fit your needs and goals for improving the activities of your daily living. Exercises can be performed standing, seated or on the floor. Includes exercises for strength, flexibility and balance with a warm up and cool down.
Strength, Tone & Mightier Bone
Fit4U Class – This weight training class focuses on improving bone health and muscle mass while increasing flexibility and balance.
Stretch & Strength
Fit4U Class – Start your day out right with proper techniques of strength training and stretching. Class uses a variety of equipment with stretching woven in throughout the class.
Strength & Conditioning
Fit4U Class – Improve your strength, range of motion, flexibility, balance and hand-eye coordination. Weights are used from both sitting and standing positions with modifications recommended as needed. To add conditioning, rest periods are shortened.
Mind & Body:
Baby & Me Yoga
Fit4U Class – Journey in your yoga practice with baby at your side. Make new connections and build friendships as you transition from pregnancy. Babies are welcome from six weeks to walking.
Fit4U Class – An introduction to yoga using modifications on or standing behind chair to increase better balance and strength. Personalized assistance is available as needed. Breath and alignment are emphasized.
Gentle Yoga for Mindfulness
Fit4U Class – This yoga practice is designed to settle the mind, stretch the body and cultivate relaxation in the moment with meditation, breath work and asanas, or seated poses.
Fit4U Class – A quiet time and space to focus on breathing, and your personal intention as you relax in an extended Savasana, a pose of relaxation.
Fit4U Class – Journey through this magical time together as you maintain fitness and wellbeing. Physician’s or midwife’s approval required before first class.
Restorative Flow Yoga
Fit4U Class – Restorative Flow includes gentle movement with the breath in standing poses, as well as passive lying and seated stretches.
Restorative Yoga for Athletes
Fit4U Class – A restorative practice designed to enhance athletic recovery and reduce the risk of injury. Add flexibility training to your workout routine and improve your athletic performance.
Fit4U Class – Restorative yoga poses prioritize stillness. This passive practice is done lying and seated, allowing time to go deep into stretches and lengthen tired muscles. Quiet your mind as well as your body.
Stretch & Relax
Fit4U Class – Gentle stretching to relieve tension, increase flexibility and improve range of motion. Class format is on the floor with mats provided.
Tai Chi 8 Movement
Fit4U Class – Slow, circular movements to gently exercise muscles and improve range of motion. Often described as “meditation in motion,” Tai Chi focuses on constant, low-impact movements and internal awareness to help generate a feeling of overall health and vitality.
Tai Chi 8/24 MoveMENT
Fit4U Class – This class is designed for those that want to build on the 8 Movement form of Tai Chi as a bridge to the 24 Movement. Both formats are featured.
Tai Chi 24 Movement
Fit4U Class – Further your practice of Tai Chi with additional movements to help improve balance, movement, vitality and wellbeing.
Fit4U Class – Opens the connective tissue in the body using deep, passive poses held for several minutes. This practice challenges your mind to relax as you tether your focus to your breath.
Fit4U Class – Get started in yoga as the instructor will cover the foundations of yoga poses along with modifications and class formats. Learn how to build a practice that meets your needs and goals.
Fit4U Class – Learn to do yoga poses correctly and safely with an emphasis on alignment, proper muscle action and breathing techniques. This class moves at a slow pace and includes the instruction and tools to develop your yoga practice.
Deep Water Running
Fit4U Class – Move against the resistance of water and create a challenging workout with directional changes. Run, ski and stride in the water while each stride helps you become a more effective and efficient runner with zero impact. Great cross training for runners and non-runners alike.
Water Running 101
Fit4U Class – A great intro to water running with 15 minutes on-deck introduction. Get fitted with the correct belt and learn how to use, stabilize and integrate your core doing basic drills on deck before the resistance of water is added.
Fit4U Class – Water provides a safe and effective way to maintain or improve your fitness level without jarring your joints. Fun, active class with your choice of shallow or deep water. Connect with others and make new friends in this program geared towards those 50-plus.
Mobility Thru Water
Fit4U Class – Consists of a series of gentle exercises which focus on improving strength, flexibility, balance, range of motion and cardiovascular fitness in a friendly, supportive social setting. Designed by the Arthritis Foundation, this is a great program for people with arthritis and chronic conditions.
Moving to Music: An Arthritis Exercise Program
Fit4U Class – A lively, fun chair exercise class with upbeat, varied music to help you move more freely and without pain. Program designed by the Arthritis Foundation.
Yoga for a Healthy Back
Fit4U Class – Don’t let back pain hold you back in your health and life! Yoga has been scientifically shown to benefit many with back pain, so join in this gentle yoga practice with individualized instruction and specific focus on back care. Using yoga poses and breath work, you’ll build the framework for your back strength and health while promoting awareness and self-discipline. Poses are practiced on the floor and standing with wall and chair support. Participants must be able to move independently from floor to standing.
Fitness passes through health plans? Ask us how.
You may be eligible to receive no-cost or low-cost fitness passes through your health plan. To learn more, ask the staff at the Bend Senior Center front desk for details.
One-in-five people 65 and older is eligible for a fitness benefit included in selected Medicare health plans. Contact your health insurance carrier to see if you are eligible. The Bend Senior Center is proud to partner with the following plans:
- Silver & Fit
- AARP Medicare Supplement
- United Health Plan - Oregon