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Published on January 15, 2019

Rutland Regional to offer
Chair Aerobics

Rutland, VT: If you have difficulty standing or walking, it doesn’t have to mean exercise is out of the question. Rutland Regional Medical Center is offering Chair Aerobics on Tuesdays and Fridays, beginning February 19 through March 8, 10-11am, in the CVPS/Leahy Community Health Education Center at Rutland Regional.

The class, instructed by Allyson Taggart, NASM-CPT, will focus on strength, endurance, and flexibility by using a chair as a platform for workouts. The class is suitable for most beginner levels, and geared towards those who are disabled, recovering from an injury, experiencing joint problems, and/or have difficulty performing exercises that require standing, walking, or running for any length of time.

Each class will open with an introduction on a topic, a review of the exercises, a workout and a take-home exercise assignment. Topics covered throughout the course will include shoulder mobility/flexibility, endurance and isometric exercise, balance and core strength, and education on the health benefits of aerobic exercise.

Cost for this course is $15. Registration is required. For more information call 802.772.2400 or register online>>>

About Rutland Regional Medical Center

Rutland Regional Medical Center, founded in 1896, is the largest community hospital and the second largest healthcare facility in Vermont. With a strong patient focus, consistent quality performance, nursing excellence and award-winning care, Rutland Regional remains dedicated to improving the health of families and individuals throughout Rutland County and beyond.

Rutland Regional has received many different honors and awards over the years, including: Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report and was the first hospital in Vermont to receive both the Governor’s Award for Performance Excellence and Magnet Recognition® for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovation. Learn more about our Quality & Awards>>>

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Media Contact: Peg Bolgioni, 802.772.2843 or pbolgioni@rrmc.org

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